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KOB Seeks Reporter/Photographer

Qualifications: 

Previous professional experience in news gathering required. Experience with AVID editing required. Candidate must be beyond the basics in shooting skills. The Farmington Bureau Chief must have strong news judgment and writing skills; ability to shoot, write and edit a news story; ability to deliver the news story from the field or the news desk.  Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently.  Must have a valid drivers’ license and a clean driving record, both will be checked.

Duties: 

This multi-media journalist position is located in the Farmington, NM bureau of KOB-TV, an Albuquerque based TV station.  The MMJ teleconferences into the daily editorial meeting in Albuquerque and is responsible for pitching turnable stories that are already researched and set up.  Once story assignments are approved, the MMJ will  shoot, write and edit the piece and deliver the story.  Must be willing to drive long distances and have the ability to work on tight deadlines The right candidate will work periodic shifts in our Albuquerque Newsroom to hone their skills.  Bureau Chief will have a high profile presence in the community to enhance KOB’s profile in the Four Corners. We love to promote from within. There are tremendous opportunities for growth and you will be working with a Management team that loves to coach.

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: Lifts and carries moderately heavy camera equipment including camera, tripod and lights. Ability to drive long distances in company vehicle under a variety of weather conditions. Work requires a great deal of walking, standing, bending and kneeling. Dexterity and knowledge to operate sensitive computer and editing equipment.

Apply to: 

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

2 Job Openings At KOAT

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT:  KOAT-TV has an opening for a Production Assistant. We are looking for an energetic team player who understands the flexible schedule that the broadcast industry requires to join our production crew. This person will be responsible for operating cameras, teleprompter, audio-board, graphics and video equipment; as related to live broadcasts and post-production.  Must have good technical skills, and good communication skills. Responsibilities include floor directing, camera/studio operator, digital editing, assisting the news department, and other duties as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Construction, maintenance, installation and operation of props, cameras, prompters, sets and other production equipment.
  • Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets.
  • Lighting and script preparation for newscasts.
  • Edit syndicated promos for air.
  • Video cueing during newscasts.
  • Assist the directors as needed.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Must have a good attitude, be willing to learn, and be a team player.
  • Must be able to problem solve quickly and work well under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Attention to detail a must.

Full description and how to apply: Production Assistant

NEWS EDITOR: KOAT-TV has an opening for a highly motivated and creative News Editor to work in a very competitive news market. This position will cover news stories as assigned.  Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for visual compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining strong writing and storytelling with great pictures and sound.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Edit stories, videos, and newscasts on tight deadlines.
  • Maintain news archives.
  • Operate electronic newsgathering equipment.
  • Nonlinear editing (using Adobe Premiere) of newscast elements including PKGs, VOs, VOSOTs, opens, teases and preproduction material.
  • Effectively collaborates with producers, reporters and managers to produce high quality stories.
  • Ensuring proper storage and organization of media files.
  • Maintaining standards for all edited material.
  • Taking in ENG and SNG feeds.
  • Any other editing duties as assigned by news managers.

Required Skills

  • Ability to work on linear and non- linear equipment.
  • Proficiency editing with Adobe Premiere.
  • Ability to edit on non- linear equipment, including Final Cut Pro, Avid and Edius.
  • Must be able to handle and juggle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of current television production techniques.
  • Familiarity with mass communications law and media responsibilities.
  • Communicate effectively with photographers and producers.
  • Must be able to record multiple feeds on a digital encoding system.
  • Able to search for source materials from multiple outlets and platforms.
  • Able to work in a fast paced, detail-oriented environment with calm, skilled execution.
  • Possess a valid drivers’ license and good driving record.

Full description and how to apply: News Editor

KRQE Seeks Digital Content Producer

The KRQE Media Group in Albuquerque, NM is searching for a top-notch Digital Content Producer.  You will be responsible for producing and managing text, video and interactive content for KRQE News 13 and FOX New Mexico online platforms. If you’re passionate about online journalism production, have a true love for writing, the internet, a keen interest in news, and thrive in a very competitive marketplace you could be the perfect candidate to join our digital news department.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
• Responsible for evaluating stories organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web.
• Oversees writing, production, and timing of broadcast or on-line publication.
• Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.
• Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
• Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
• Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
• Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.
• Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
• Detail oriented proficient in non-linear editing.
• Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.
• Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
• Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
• Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction.
• Proficient in non-linear editing.

Education/Experience:  Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute + 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology MS Outlook, E-mail.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities other duties may be assigned.

APPLY: http://krqe.com/jobs/