KNKX is a Puget Sound area public media outlet, dedicated to bringing jazz, blues, regional news, and NPR programs to the Northwest and beyond. As an independent station, KNKX employees are energized in their mission to provide the very best service to over 400,000 listeners on-air and online, to engage closely with community members and the public media industry to constantly improve and innovate, and to present music and stories that educate, inspire, and expand horizons. KNKX offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. We have offices in Seattle and Tacoma.
KNKX employees work in an office culture that welcomes creativity, experimentation, teamwork, and open dialogue. Our organization aims to reflect the vibrancy and diversity of the place where we live, and encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We have offices in Seattle and Tacoma.
KNKX 88.5 FM is looking for part-time, temporary hosts to help deliver our local newscasts. Hosts will fill in for regular staff on an on-call basis for weekday mornings (Morning Edition), weekday afternoons (All Things Considered) and weekend mornings (Weekend Edition Saturday and Sunday). Hosts work out of either the Seattle or Tacoma KNKX studios. These are not remote positions. This is an open-hire position, which means we are always looking for talented people and may have multiple opportunities. If your skills match our needs, please apply and we’ll be in touch. (This is a temporary, part-time role. If you are offered this position and become eligible for full-time employment in the future, KNKX will conduct a wide and inclusive recruitment process, including other candidates, per the FCC EEO rules).
Typical duties of on call/fill in-news hosts include:
This on-call position pays $28 per hour. No health or other benefits are included. All KNKX employees must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to the job start date.
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