News Anchor, Reporter, Morning Co-Host

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One of America’s most respected News-Talk brands, honored for its nationally acclaimed coverage and human outreach during the devastating 2011 Joplin Tornado, and credited for saving “thousands of lives” has a rare morning cast opening.

Today’s KZRG rivals fellow spoken word formats from Kansas City to Tulsa.

Zimmer Marketing would like to meet you since this rare morning opening means opportunity. To fit the profile: experience in or around Talk Radio; News writing and delivery helpful; most of all, a “team player” who will compliment KZRG’s morning cast.

Zimmer-owned KZRG has facilities typically found only in Top 30 markets, a strong culture staff, serving the “four states corner” from Joplin.

We thrive in an innovative environment. The ideal candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced setting and see projects through to completion. We’re looking for coachable individuals who can receive guidance then work independently.

Skills Required:

3+ years of News Anchoring, Reporting, Proficient with Writing, Web Posting, Social Media
Studio Board Operation as needed
Ability to build relationships with the community leaders
Required to maintain a contact list with News Sources
Strong Skills with Radio Automation Systems

Other Skills Required:
Bachelor degree or related experience
Videography skills preferred
Ability to work in a collaborative environment
Practice continual improvement
Ability to take direction then work independently and see a projection to completion
Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
Must be a team player with a good attitude
Desire to work in a fast-paced environment
Possess attention to detail
Must be a self-starter

Benefits:

Salaried (compensation is based on experience)
Excellent benefits including a 401K, medical packages including optional dental and vision.
Vacation time: One week after a year, two weeks after two years and three weeks after seven years.
6 paid holidays and one floating holiday per year.
Five illness days
Ongoing training opportunities

We believe in service to the community and encourage our employees to volunteer in improving the community. Each year Zimmer Radio helps area charities with fundraising efforts including St. Jude, Honor Flight of The Ozarks, American Red Cross, Water Gardens, Special Olympics, Big Brothers & Big Sisters, Bright Futures, Heartland K9’s For Veterans, Christmas of Hope, Compass Quest Veteran Services, Firefighters Christmas for Kids, the MDA, and area Humane Societies throughout the 4-State Area.

Zimmer Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Submissions: short resume, audio sampler and a statement of your personal objectives. [email protected]

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