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Current employment opportunities at KHQ-TV:
KHQ/SWX-TV has an immediate opening for a full-time Director. Responsibilities for this leadership position include directing and technical directing complex, graphically-intense live local news, sporting events and digital product. You will also operate studio equipment as needed. Experience with production switchers and an understanding of broadcast equipment is essential. Must be available to work flexible hours including holidays, early mornings and weekends. Must be a team player, work well under pressure & have a positive attitude. College degree and two years directing experience is required. Required Skills or Qualifications: Ability to quickly adjust to breaking news, proficiency with Ross Overdrive or other automated production switcher, ability to troubleshoot technical issues, strong creative vision to effectively execute bold, cutting edge newscasts on a daily basis. No phone calls please. EOE, women and minorities encouraged to apply. Send resume and related materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org
KHQ has an immediate opening for a full-time and/or part time traffic assistant. Detail oriented, reliable, computer savvy and must be able to work under strict deadlines. Good communications skills are a must. WideOrbit experience ideal. Prior broadcast or media experience in sales and traffic operations preferred, but not required. EOE, women and minorities encouraged to apply. E-mail resumes to email@example.com
TECHNICAL MEDIA PRODUCER
KHQ-TV, the Inland Northwest's Local News Leader has an immediate opening for a part-time Technical Media Producer. TMP’s as we call them are the true Swiss Army Knives of the KHQ newsroom. TMP's do everything from edit video, operate studio cameras, prepare the studio for broadcast, shoot breaking news, write web and newscast stories, and countless other responsibilities. So you have to be technically savvy, adaptable, and producer-minded. The TMP position is frequently used as a springboard to more advanced positions in the newsroom. Non-linear editing experience is preferred. If you want to be part of our team, send a resume and non-returnable tape to TMPjob@khq.com No phone calls please. EEO, women and minorities encouraged to apply.
KHQ-TV is looking for a Digital Journalist to join the Inland Northwest's largest, proudest news team. Do you love breaking news and want to be a superstar? You'll cover breaking, develop and nurture local news contacts, enterprise unique content, and follow-up on news stories. You will not only develop stories, but also shoot, write, and edit them for multiple media platforms. We need a highly motivated individual who is well-versed in the rules of journalism, capable of working in a self-directed environment and able to exercise a high level of creativity and enterprise. Required Qualifications & Skills: Previous reporting experience with professional print or online news organization, either as a staff member or intern; Experience with mobile reporting tools; Willingness to work overtime when necessary; Knowledge of and desire to participate in social media; Ability to adapt in a changing media and technology landscape; Ability to use web-based applications such as G-mail, Google, Facebook, etc. Other Requirements: Passion and dedication to news; Great storyteller who writes to video; Must enjoy working as one "man" band; Good video photographer with eye for news, features and sports; Minimum two (2) years' experience as a television news reporter, shooter or editor; Familiarity with ENG and SNG; Ability to meet daily deadlines and work cooperatively with other staff members; Experience editing news copy and video; Good phone etiquette; Newsroom computer experience preferred; Must possess a valid driver's license with no DUI convictions; Ability to carry fifty pounds of television equipment; Pass pre-employment drug test. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Radio/Television, Film, Fine Arts or related field AND four years' experience operating video cameras and editing equipment; OR, Two years' experience operating video cameras and editing equipment; OR, an equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education. KHQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as Spokane's legacy station with deep roots in the community -- and proud of it. If you want to be part of our team, send a resume & demo link to: firstname.lastname@example.org EOE. Women & minorities encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.
KHQ-TV in Spokane, WA is looking for a dynamic full-time News Producer with solid news judgment who can produce, orchestrate, and energize the market's dominant news programming. This newsroom leader should have a flair for production value--incorporating live elements and cutting-edge graphics to tell stories that are relevant and compelling to our viewers. If you're in a box, stay there. We only want creative thinkers. And if you dread breaking news, this isn't the place for you. We thrive on our patented coverage of breaking news. If you have the skills, the passion, and the ability to make quick decisions, multi-task, and work effectively under pressure, we want to hear from you! Experience in the broadcast industry is a plus but not required. Required Skills and Qualifications: Must be a good writer for broadcast, must have solid news judgment, must be able to manage a newscast for time constraints, must be familiar with AP style.
KHQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as Spokane's legacy station with deep roots in the community -- and proud of it. If you want to be part of our team, send a resume & demo link to: email@example.com EOE. Women & minorities encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.
KHQ-TV WA is looking for a sales/marketing professional to help us take on our multi-media world of television, digital sports, internet and mobile. You must have a can-do attitude with a streak of creativity. Moreover, we're looking for someone who needs to win, someone who is skilled at creating & delivering presentations in front of large groups and one-on-one with key decision-makers. Candidate must be able to adapt to new technology, handle campaign reporting, exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills, be an organized planner, and be goal-oriented. This position is responsible for developing new advertisers and increasing the share of existing advertisers. Knowledge of agency structure and ratings negotiations is a plus.
Ideal candidate will have a college degree and media or sales experience. Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
EEO, Women and Minorities encouraged to apply
Account Executive, Montana
Job Description: This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers, and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with creative services personnel to create television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.
Qualifications: Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred). Record growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Ability to sell using media research. Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation). Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal orientated environment. The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coach able spirit and the ability to ask for the order. Must be able to work flexible hours.
Physical Requirements or Restrictions: Sight and dexterity to do computer input. Valid driver's license. Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2017 (or until filled). EEO. Women & minorities encouraged to apply.
Send Cover Letter and Resume to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801.
We're Looking for Interns
Want to work for KHQ.com? Here's your chance!We're looking for a few smart, eager interns who can fill key roles within our web sites – KHQ.com and SWXRightNow.com. You may have your work published both locally and nationally on the Associated Press wires, on Yahoo!, digg, Drudge and more.
WHAT WE'LL DO FOR YOU:
Unfortunately we have no money to offer, but you'll gain invaluable work and life experience at one of the most visited web sites in the Spokane area. You'll have the opportunity to get your work published online, learn how a major news outlet works and build connections with people in the industry.
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:
- A talent for telling stories -- in various formats
- Eagerness to learn -- We'll teach you to be a better journalist, learn new technologies and build your resume.
- Smarts, good work ethic -- We're looking for someone who wants to be the best at all times.
- You're quick on the uptake -- Can take direction and go with it, but know when to ask questions
- Extreme multi-tasker -- Can handle juggling all kinds of tasks
- Child of the Internet -- You should get most of your news online and know how to find news and information in more ways than just Googling.
- Self-motivated -- We don't babysit.
- Team player -- You should play well with others.
- You like to have fun – Can you tell a joke, laugh and smile?
- You need to be a junior, senior or graduate student in good standing at an accredited institution and you must get college credit for the internship.
WHAT ROLES WE'RE LOOKING FOR
- Writing experience is a must -- We're not expecting you to be a writing master, but some experience in either a newspaper, web site, blog or a journalism class is necessary.
- Versatility -- You should be able to adapt to different types of content: hard news, around town news, politics, etc.
- Comfortable with all forms of Social Media.
Brownie Points if you:
- Have a good knowledge of Spokane/Coeur d'Alene area
- Have video and photo editing experience
- You're savvy with what's happening around town [trends/hot spots]
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO
If you think you fit into one of our highly coveted positions, then send in your resume. Also tell us about yourself, give your availability and examples of your work. Examples are a must! Send to:
Attn: Jeff Hite, Assistant News Director
P.O. Box 600
Spokane, WA 99201
KHQ, inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EEO Information If your organization distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refers job seekers to employers, and would like to receive job vacancy notices for KHQ-TV, please provide KHQ-TV with the name, mailing address, e-mail address (if applicable), telephone number, fax number, and contact person and identify the category or categories of vacancies for which you would like information specified above to the following person at KHQ-TV: Paula Bauer. It is the policy of KHQ-TV to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law, in all personnel actions.