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JOB: Helicopter Pilot (KRQE)

KRQE News 13, the leading TV and digital news operation in Albuquerque, New Mexico is looking for a full-time helicopter pilot to fly Sky News 13, an AS350B2 Eurocopter series aircraft.

You will be responsible for ensuring all operations involving the company aircraft are in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations, the Sky News 13 Procedures Manual, and all local,
state and military regulations.   In addition, the ideal candidate
must meet all company insurance requirements.


The pilot is responsible for flying Sky News 13 to breaking news and events occurring in the Albuquerque market in a responsible and safe manner. He or she is responsible for making sure the aircraft remains clean and mission ready with all required maintenance. The pilot will work with news managers to coordinate coverage.

The pilot maintains accurate records of daily flight activity, including departure and arrival time, destination and news story name are kept. The pilot will participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.


The pilot applicant must possess a minimum of 2,000 – 2,500 helicopter flying time, 100 hours of AS350B2 experience and 5000 hours of turbine time. Previous ENG experience preferred.

To express your interest in this position submit your resume online at www.krqe.com/jobs/.  The application deadline is open until the position has been

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.

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.

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.

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JOB – Engineering Maintenance


KOB 4 is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented Media Prep Operator, to join the company’s Engineering team. The Media Prep Operator, as part of the Engineering department, will be responsible for recording and playback operations for KOB’s Master Control environment, and assisting with setup, recording and distribution of live news feeds.

The successful candidate will have a minimum 2 years of experience working in production or master control at a television station. Must be familiar with all varieties of video formats, codecs, and digital recording equipment. Experience with television news and traffic operations, working knowledge of ENG/SNG equipment a plus.  Familiarity with signal routing, distribution, and master control equipment helpful. Must be able to work effectively under tight deadlines and in breaking news situations. Excellent communication, organization, and writing skills are required. Must possess exceptional interpersonal skills, working in a team environment with news, production, sales staff and station production personnel. Applicant must have a good driving record and a valid driver’s license, both will be checked.


  • Operation of satellite recording equipment for station programming, ensuring proper timing, ingest, and preparation of recordings for air.
  • Setting up multiple microwave/satellite live news feeds simultaneously, distributing signals properly throughout the production chain.
  • Setup, recording, ingest and playback of news material for news editors and on-air play-out.
  • Recording, timing, ingest of station commercials, promos, and locally produced programming, and ability to properly duplicate and transfer those throughout the facility.
  • Works closely with news and production departments during every newscast.
  • Ensure that commercial spots and syndicated program are prepared and checked for quality control in a timely manner for air.

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Job# 34-17
Albuquerque, NM
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