YLAZ Co-Host

Posted: 6/7/2019 | Expires: 7/7/2019

Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Function: Production
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Job Title
YLAZ Co-Host

Job Description

I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

The Your Life Arizona Co-Host at Arizona's Family CBS 5 & 3TV (Meredith Corp.) is a part-time role that assists in segment planning and daily scripting. Works with staff to evaluate and improve Your Life content for both clients and viewers. The Co-Host also serves as the Host as needed. Hosts other programming and production as needed.

Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.

II. Essential Job Functions

Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

40% Co-host Your Life A to Z. On camera from studio or location, deliver daily show content to viewers. Use personality and conversation, enhanced with humor and insight, to build a comfortable on-air relationship with viewers and guests. Provide excellent customer service.

20% Help script daily show and show sheet. Write clearly, accurately, and conversationally.

20% Produce offsite segments. Research, write, and appear on camera for location packages.

15% Segment Plan. Research and organize content and visuals for segments as assigned.

5% Promote show growth. Evaluate with staff creative vision of Your Life and recommend content and strategies to enhance revenue and ratings


III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


High school diploma or GED equivalent. Degree in Broadcasting or Communications preferred.


1-2 years professional experience hosting a local program preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to convey a show image and show content to targeted demo viewers.

Exceptional communication skills, creativity, and detailed knowledge of field production.

Ability to memorize short scripts and ad-lib information.

Demonstrate good judgment and proficiency in research, writing, and creating solutions for content or technical issues that arise during all phases of production.

Ability to work well under pressure while meeting daily deadlines.

Ability to work well on a team, as well as independently.

Excellent computer and typing skills.

Outstanding customer service orientation.

% Travel Required (Approximate) : 5%

It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees


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