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JOB: Reporter/Producer at KOB

Qualifications: 

Applicant should have two years’ experience as a reporter/producer for a network affiliated television station.  We’re looking for a reporter 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, juggle numerous tasks and must be able to create high-quality newscasts under strict daily deadlines. Having the drive and ambition to win in a competitive environment are essential. The right reporter/producer will enterprise from Day One. They will pitch and turn original stories true to the KOB brand.  Immediately, the requirement is 50% enterprise reporting. 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 multi-talented 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.

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.  In addition to reporting, your responsibilities will include producing, 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. When producing, the successful candidates must have the ability 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.

Apply to: http://www.kob.com/jobs
Job# 40-17
Albuquerque, N
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Copy Editor Job At The Taos News

The Taos News is a 10,000-circulation, family-owned weekly newspaper located in beautiful Taos, New Mexico. In 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2016, The Taos News was voted the best weekly newspaper in the United States by the National Newspaper Association.

This full-time position requires a stickler for detail, someone who has nightmares if a name is spelled incorrectly or numbers don’t add up.  Those applying for the position must possess excellent knowledge of grammar, syntax, spelling, punctuation and Associated Press style. The successful candidate must be able to work well under deadline pressure. Ability to speak, read and edit Spanish a plus.

Duties:

  • Edits and proofreads copy for weekly newspaper, Tempo arts section, special sections and breaking news stories for web with extreme proficiency, accuracy, and consistency

  • Enters data in weekly calendar and compile community announcements for print and website

  • Compile weekly Creative Edge visual arts briefs for Tempo arts magazine.

  • Be a team player with a willingness to help with any project

  • Answers to the managing editor

 

A qualified candidate must have:

• A minimum of 3 years experience copy editing newspapers or magazines.

• Full understanding of prepress workflow management.

• Experience with News Edit Pro 6 a plus.

• The ability to multitask in a fast paced, multi-deadline environment.

• Be willing to work night and weekend shifts.

• To work across departments with a variety of personalities

•  Be accustomed to working in a newsroom, able to nimbly edit copy on short notice and available to edit breaking news

• An excellent grasp of English grammar, syntax, and punctuation; well-versed in AP Style

• Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills

• Spanish editing skills a plus

Benefits: Health, dental, vision and life insurance after three months; paid vacation; 401K; and subsidized spa membership.

Other amenities: Great work environment; outdoor recreation; a lively arts and entertainment scene; and a multi-cultural community.

Please submit resume and five examples (PDF) via email to Editor, Staci Matlock at: editor@taosnews.com

No phone calls or mailed submissions please.

KRQE Seeks Photojographer

KRQE NEWS 13 a CBS Affiliate in Albuquerque is looking for talented photojournalists.  We need someone who can tell a story with pictures, and is capable of operating our satellite truck.    A hard worker who wants to learn and grow is the person we  need.

JOB SUMMARY: The Photographer combines artistic talent, technical expertise, and composition skills to produce images that will provide a visual story on a given topic as assigned.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
• Shoots and edits news video stories, including daily news, special news, features, sports and live events.
• Takes direction from, and interact with, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel.
• Maintains and operates camera equipment as well as company vehicle safely and efficiently.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Maintains positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
• Responds positively to feedback.
• Ability to edit raw video to newscast form in a manner to complete the story for the viewer.
• Proficient in social networking sites. Ex: Twitter, Facebook.
• Must be detail-oriented.
• Must present professional image as a representation of the station at all times.

Education/Experience:
High School Diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in broadcasting, journalism, or related field preferred.   A minimum of 2 years video photography in a medium or major market TV News station preferred.

Training/Equipment:
Operate live trucks and camera equipment preferred.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
Must be able to operate computer and editing machine. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 30 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid  driver’s license and an acceptable driving record are required.

Apply online: 
https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

Job Req #:
6088