JOB: News producer, KOB

POSTING DATE: February 05, 2018
JOB#: 8-18
JOB TITLE: News Producer
COMPANY: KOB, News/Weather/Sports
SCHEDULE:
As Scheduled.

STATUS: Full Time, Hourly

QUALIFICATIONS:

KOB Eyewitness News 4 is seeking a dynamic Producer for our Newsroom! Two years’ experience and a college degree in journalism or related field plus computer skills are required. This position is for a news producer in a top 40 competitive news market. We’re looking for a producer with excellent news writing skills, solid storytelling ability through the effective use of video and graphics, strong news judgment, good people skills and the ability to thrive as a member of a team. Our producers must thrive on breaking news, juggling numerous tasks and must be able to create high-quality newscasts under strict daily deadlines. Drive and ambition to win in a competitive environment are essential. Must have a valid drivers’ license and a good driving record, both will be checked.

DUTIES:

We’re aggressive about breaking news and ensuring we’re not only first but the best source in our market. Our producers are crucial to our success. Your responsibilities will include “producing” not just stacking newscasts, writing updates and teases, writing for the web, coordinating news coverage, and helping with special projects. We want producers who have passion about the day’s news and what they want to see in their newscasts. Successful candidates must be able to guide reporters and other staff members in areas such as putting together story elements and the effective usage of graphics and pre-production. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by supervisor.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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. The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Mobility to move around newsroom and broadcast facility. Dexterity to operate equipment. Seeing and hearing necessary to handle all job functions.

APPLY TO:
http://www.kob.com/jobs
Job# 8-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

JOB: Reporter, KOB

POSTING DATE: February 07, 2018
JOB#: 10-18
JOB TITLE: Reporter
COMPANY: KOB, News/Weather/Sports
SCHEDULE: As scheduled.

STATUS: Full Time, Hourly

QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicant should have two years’ experience as a reporter for a network affiliated television station. The right reporter will enterprise from Day One. They will pitch and turn original stories true to the KOB brand. Immediately, the requirement is 50% enterprise reporting. Our reporters do not and cannot live off the assignment desk. Applicant will handle a variety of news reporting assignments. We emphasize Breaking News and stories that hold people accountable. This reporter must be able to get answers to tough questions. We are active, live storytellers. If you are not moving and showing viewers something on your reel, please don’t send it. Active live shots are the expectation at KOB Eyewitness News 4. This reporter must write-it-like-he or she-talks-it, can deal with confrontation, and must be able to work at a high level with multiple hard deadlines every day. The right candidate will use the Web and Social Media as second nature to push viewers to our broadcasts, develop a high personal profile and cultivate stories. Our reporters are well-coached with an emphasis on weekly, sometimes daily, feedback. You must be coachable and have the ability to receive and apply constructive coaching advice.

DUTIES:

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Travel to scenes where news is happening. Writes, produces, and reports under deadline pressure. Ability to work flexible hours is a must. You must have a valid driver’s license, a good driving record and be insurable. Applicant’s driving record will be checked.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Dexterity to operate equipment and computer keyboard. Sufficient mobility to get around the building as well as climb in and out of vehicles, etc. Able to work in all types of weather conditions. Able to see well and sufficient hearing.

APPLY TO:
http://www.kob.com/jobs
Job# 10-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER