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KDLL Public Radio seeks a news reporter/evening newscast host

April 6, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

KDLL Public Radio in Kenai, Alaska, is seeking a curious and enthusiastic general-assignment news reporter/evening news host.


  • Produce news stories for radio and web
  • Record and edit audio for daily broadcast, using field recording equipment, studio and telephone recording equipment
  • Work with other KDLL staff to package and deliver Monday-Friday 5:20 p.m. newscasts
  • Work with other KDLL staff to produce a weekly, five-minute economic news feature
  • Work with other KDLL staff to plan, schedule and conduct a weekly, hour-long, community-focused live interview show
  • Seek out diverse, community-focused news stories
  • Collaborate on breaking news and special reporting projects
  • Assist with twice-yearly on-air membership drives

Successful candidates will ideally possess the following skills and competencies:

  • News reporting experience, producing content on deadline
  • Familiarity and comfort with using broadcast equipment and live delivery of news
  • Excellent writing skills, delivery, news judgment and journalistic integrity
  • Enthusiasm for community-focused news
  • Flexibility and versatility of interests — able to cover municipal government to wildfires to community theatre and everything in between
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Ability to operate a board, audio and computer equipment and editing software — experience with Adobe Audition is preferred
  • Ability to stay calm on deadline and/or when facing technical problems
  • Ability to balance daily reporting and hosting duties with working on future projects

Salary: $35,000-$40,000, depending on experience

Apply: Send resume and clips to Jenny Neyman, general manager, at

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