Lifestyle Host-12983

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere




KPNX-TV, the TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate in Phoenix, AZ is seeking a creative, engaging, Lifestyle Show HOST for its popular program, “Arizona Midday.” Candidate would host LIVE and pre-taped shows and work with sales to create content for multiple platforms for local businesses. The successful candidate will be able to execute a variety of tasks in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment and work well with advertisers and producers.


  • Host pre-taped and LIVE Lifestyle Show Monday-Friday on KPNX-TV in an engaging, exciting, and informative manner.
  • Excellent, creative presentation and writing skills a must.
  • Generating unique, compelling and innovative story/show ideas and content.
  • Learn basic producing to help when short-staffed.
  • Work with sales team to create mutually beneficial relationships with clients.
  • Properly coordinate and schedule pre-produced sales segments that might require travel to local businesses.
  • Provide an exceptional level of customer service to advertisers purchasing sponsored content.
  • Work with community advocates to highlight their contributions positively impacting the Phoenix area.
  • Develop contacts throughout the community to identify brand- appropriate stories and contribute daily through the editorial process.
  • Perform other tasks as required by producers.
  • Strong social media skills, including an active presence on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other platforms.
  • Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.




  • Broadcast Journalism and/or Mass Communication degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of hosting or reporting experience preferred.
  • Experience working with digital and social media tools in a professional environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure.
  • A personal style that promotes effective communication and professional relationship-building.
  • Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement.
  • Cultivate sources.
  • Ability to generate creative, engaging, metrics-informed story pitches.
  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Strong organization and time management.
  • Knowledge of Phoenix area.
  • Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
  • Occasional Saturday assignments
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
  • Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
  • Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit


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