Job Standard for Host/Reporter, Broadcast, Associate
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Host/Reporter, Broadcast, Associate Overview
- Person Group: Professional
- Job Code: 75152
- Pay Grade: P4
- FLSA Status: Exempt
- Career Level: Associate
- Family: Communications & Marketing
- Function: Broadcasting
Manages and maintains the Boise State Public Radio news website and associated social media platforms.
Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Incumbent learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. This level is typically focused on self-development. Requires theoretical knowledge through specific education and training.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Excellent writing skills for broadcast and web
- Compelling, trustworthy on-air personality
- Strong background in journalism for radio and digital platforms
60% of Time the Host/Reporter, Broadcast, Associate must:
- Inform viewers, listeners, or audiences
- Gather information for news stories
- Operate control consoles for sound, lighting or video
- Announce musical selections, station breaks, commercials, or public service information, and accept requests from listening audience
- Study background information to prepare for programs or interviews
- Operate control consoles
35% of Time the Host/Reporter, Broadcast, Associate
Determined by department needs
5% of Time the Host/Reporter, Broadcast, Associate
Perform other duties as assigned
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Some positions may involve frequent bending, moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 50 pounds; some positions may involve moving, lifting, and carrying material weighing up to 70 pounds; standing up to eight hours each day; working in all weather conditions; exposure to high noise levels and requiring wearing hearing protection.
Not applicable for Host/Reporter, Broadcast, Associate
Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business needs, are required for movement into higher level jobs.
Incumbents must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual. In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.