FOX 8 WGHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status or any other legally protected classification in accordance with federal, state and local law.

REPORTER – REGULAR FULL TIME

A top rated FOX affiliate is looking for that next great reporter. You have to like telling great stories, working with award winning photojournalists, and using the hottest/newest television technology. Bringing the energy every day to do creative live shots and standups is a must. You also need to be a social butterfly able to Facebook, tweet, and Instagram at a moment’s notice with engaging content. If this sounds like you, then what are you waiting for, apply for our reporter’s opening.

WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT DESK EDITOR/WEB PRODUCER/ASSOCIATE PRODUCER – Regular Full Time

Fox 8 News has an exciting opportunity for an Assignment Editor “PLUS”. This Weekend Assignment Editor is responsible for managing assignments, coordinating vehicle logistics, monitoring phones, scanners, wires, digital platforms and keeping up with local contacts to ensure newsroom is aware of all potential stories, especially breaking news.

You will also be needed to help out with our web content and be able to fill-in as an associate producer.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in journalism/communications or equivalent experience in the field.
  • At least 1 year of newsroom experience.
  • Strong communication skills, conflict management and customer service skills.
  • Strong organizational skills in a fast-paced environment and deadline driven environment.
  • Requires sound news judgment, the ability to work under tight deadlines and in stressful situations.
  • Experience posting stories to digital-mobile-social platforms.
  • The ability to work a flexible schedule.

Assignment Desk Responsibilities:

  • Reviews all news releases and news email
  • Monitors police and fire scanners
  • Monitors other local and national news sources as well as all digital platforms, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and any other online news sources for story ideas.
  • Plans and assigns the news stories of the day.
  • Coordinates crews and logistics to make sure the selected stories are covered efficiently with available staff.
  • Attend planning meeting with News Director, Asst. News Director and Assignment Manager.
  • Contacts news management in the event of significant breaking news that requires additional resources or would require interrupting regular programming.

Web Producer Responsibilities:

The Weekend Assignment Editor will also write content for and post stories and photos to MYFOX8.COM Digital-Mobile-Social platforms.

Associate Producer Responsibilities:

Associate Producer will work closely with producers, managers, reporters, directors, editors and graphic artists.

They will help producers write and execute daily newscasts, with an emphasis on high story count, breaking news and big weather coverage.

ENTRY LEVEL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – REGULAR FULL TIME

If you are a highly motivated individual with outside sales experience and would like to join a top-rated TV station in the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem market, send your cover letter and resume to FOX8/WGHP.

We are looking for a polished professional or recent college graduate looking to take their sales skills to the next level utilizing multi-platform sales: internet, broadcast, social media and digital channel.

The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish, develop and maintain business relationships. Strong negotiation skills, the ability to multi-task, and a creative eye for commercial ideas are also necessary. Keen organizational and computer skills are required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Previous outside sales experience preferred. College degree required.

FOR CONSIDERATION – Interested candidates should apply online here. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

If you are an organization that would like to be added to the distribution list for the FOX 8 Job Openings, please contact us at TWilkins@Tribunemedia.com or call (336) 821-1204. You may also write us at:

FOX 8 WGHP
Attn: FOX 8 Jobs
2005 Francis St
High Point , NC 27263