Our purpose is to help our clients’ business grow. Our efforts will be focused on developing ourselves through training and coaching. We’ll accomplish this through an environment where exceeding company standards, continual improvement, initiative and innovation are recognized and rewarded.
Zimmer Communications will be a vital part of the community by being a free source for news, entertainment and information. We will also be involved in helping the various public service initiatives in each local market. The outgrowth of our work together will result in a sense of pride, a spirit of involvement, personal accomplishment and partnership.
Zimmer Communications in Springfield, MO is looking for a news reporter/anchor and producer to deliver on air and digital content for our cluster of stations, including 93-3 and A-M 560 KWTO, 98-7 The Dove, 101-3 Real Country, and 96-9, 99-9 and A-M 1060 ESPN The Jock.
KWTO has recently been recognized with 1st place and certificate of merit awards by the Missouri Broadcasters Association.
You will be responsible for writing news stories and anchoring newscasts on each of our Zimmer stations in Springfield, as well as posting stories on our station websites and social media accounts. This position requires flexibility and versatility to cover breaking news and severe weather, public meetings and press conferences, produce various shows on our stations, and other related duties assigned by station management.
Additional Information: We’re a Missouri-based, family-owned company with nine radio stations, three magazines and a growing Digital/Events department.
Experience with broadcast news writing and anchoring are preferred, though we are willing to train the right person with the right attitude. Good grammar and verbal communications stills are a must.
Our Core Values:
PASSION—A passion for helping others and ourselves achieve success.
RESPECT—Respect the time, talent and contribution of every individual.
CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT—Be committed to continually improve professionally and personally.
FUN—Life’s too short for anything else.
LEADERSHIP—To rally teams toward achieving common objectives.
OPENNESS—Always know where you stand. Never be afraid to share information.
OWNERSHIP—Trust yourself and others to act quickly and independently. Take accountability for your actions
HUMILITY—Those who achieve the most brag the least.