JOB: Floor crew, KOB

POSTING DATE: February 22, 2018
JOB#: 11-18
JOB TITLE: PT Floor Crew – AM Schedule
COMPANY: KOB, Production
SCHEDULE: As Scheduled

STATUS: Part Time, Hourly


Knowledge of TV camera operation, floor directing, and general lighting. Prior television production experience helpful. Must be able to work mornings and weekends. Must have valid driver’s license. Applicant’s driving record will be checked.


Responsibilities will, include, but not limited to: Operating cameras during newscasts and/or live shows. Maneuvering cameras and following instructions from director. Prepares studio set to ensure lights and mics are functioning. Handles teleprompter, assists with audio setup, floor directing, and set construction. General maintenance of studio area for newscasts/local programming and taping.


Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions. Work involves moving the studio camera with wheels. Pulls and pivots the camera in the direction required. Stands to operate studio camera. May lift and carry heavy equipment. Work also includes walking between news and production. May assist with media prep operations. Studio maintenance to replace lamps, move camera props and use of ladder to reach necessary equipment.

Job# 11-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please

JOB: Technical journalist, KUNM

KUNM at the University of New Mexico is hiring one full-time Technical Journalist to report for the Public Health New Mexico project.

Applicants must submit their application materials via the UNMJobs website. Applications to other third party job sites will not be considered.

The Technical Journalist will initiate independent research, investigation, and story development in consultation with the News Director. They will write and prepare stories for broadcast and publication online. They will work as a member of the team to establish the nature and focus of stories and participate in determination of the general direction of the project.


1. Working with the grant-funded public health team, plans story concepts and performs independent research and investigation in the development of reporting work.

2. Analyzes researched information for quality of reporting, newsworthiness, and relevance to subject matter; interprets and synthesizes information into articles as appropriate.

3. Creates, writes, edits, and prepares broadcast and online content on a range of subject matters relevant to the general direction of the project.

4. Participates in decision-making regarding the general direction, focus, scope, and format of project work.

5. Collaborates with content partners (other radio stations, online and print journalists, data specialists) on joint projects and efforts to broadly disseminate KUNM work.

6. Keeps abreast of issues and trends within public health, poverty and related fields.

7. May host long-form live or pre-recorded broadcasts related to public health and poverty topics.

8. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference for in-depth knowledge and experience reporting on Hispanic/Latino and/or Native American cultures, communities and constituencies
  • Preference for high degree of fluency in conversational Spanish
  • Preference for experience with investigative and enterprise journalism
  • Valid driver’s license

Benefits: This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

ERB Statement: Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage. News is hiring a full-time Technical Journalist for our Public Health New Mexico reporting project.

JOB: Reporter, Albuquerque Business First

Date Posted: February 09, 2018

Industries: Newspapers / Wires, Digital Media

Specialty: Business/Technology

Job Status: Full-time

Salary: Negotiable


Albuquerque Business First is looking for an ambitious and social-media-savvy scoophound who will thrive in our breaking news culture. That person will join an award-winning staff that’s constantly experimenting with new ways to engage readers. This person will cover real estate and retail. These are two of our most highly-read beats, and our audience expects to read must-know real estate and retail news from us first.

This person must be able to quickly establish themselves as a go-to source for business news on their assigned beats, own those beats and become an expert in them. They must own their audience, by every measure. They’ll marry traditional reporting techniques with digital and social media newsgathering and publishing. They’ll contribute multiple daily stories on their beat and long-form pieces for the weekly edition. They’ll have an unparalleled ability to identify companies and business leaders who are or will become newsmakers.

Required skills: Exceptional source development and news judgment

Polished business writing

Demonstrated experience breaking news online

Ability to work independently and remotely

Strong analytical and investigative abilities

Demonstrated success using social media as a newsgathering tool

Ability to shoot photos and video

Experience: Minimum two years journalism experience with proven ability to write and report.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Working conditions and physical requirements:

Reports to editor-in-chief and managing editor. General office environment. Extensive computer use required. Some travel required. Ability to work flexible work schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays. Attendance at both ABF and industry-related events required.

Albuquerque Business First and its 39 sister media companies are part of American City Business Journals, the No. 1 source for local business news in the nation. We publish daily online and weekly in print, deliver multiple daily email products and host monthly events attended by hundreds of business executives. We think covering business is just about the most fun thing you could possibly do, and we have a great time doing it.

To apply, email resume, cover letter and three to five published clips to Editor-in-Chief Rachel Sams at No phone calls please.

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.