Careers

Employment Opportunities at the Cascade Radio Group

Cascade Radio Group has a July 2023 full-time in studio opening for an afternoon news reporter/anchor to join our team!  KGMI is a heritage News/Talk station, covering local, state, and national news in Bellingham, WA. The ideal candidate has both journalism and broadcasting experience, is capable of delivering live newscasts and covering breaking news and can act as a fill-in anchor/host as needed.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing, writing and recording news and sports stories to be used on KGMI and other CRG stations as needed
  • Operating on-air board and software.
  • Covering local community meetings, events and breaking news as assigned, evenings and weekends possible
  • Writing and anchor the KGMI 5 O’clock News Hour M-F.
  • Maintaining station websites and social media.
  • Working directly with the Brand Manager in prioritizing news to be covered, coordinating efforts with other news staff and making sure these priorities are conveyed and on-air in a timely fashion.
  • Updating station show promo’s and loading syndicated programming as directed.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year of journalism and/or broadcasting experience.
  • Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of audio editing software and remote broadcast equipment.
  • Passion for writing and researching local, state, and national news.

To Apply:

Email your resume, aircheck, and a newswriting sample to hpersson@cascaderadiogroup.com.  Salary $40,000-$42,000 DOE plus benefits.

KGMI is part of the Cascade Radio Group and is owned by Saga Communications, Inc.  Cascade Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer.

 

UPDATED 1/25/2023