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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

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.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

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
filled.

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