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.
PHOTOJOURNALIST – Regular Full Time
Must be able to shoot, produce and edit creative television news stories on high definition broadcast equipment. Must be capable of learning how to operate an SNG/microwave live truck. Must understand basic NPPA storytelling, shooting, lighting and editing techniques. Be willing to work hard, tolerate flexible scheduling, including weekends, and like to have fun. Good attitude and people skills essential. Teamwork with a reporter is essential, but some days you may gather the news solo. Must be able to work under deadline pressure, demonstrate solid ethical news judgment and have excellent communication skills. Previous ENG experience preferred. High school diploma required, college degree preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a clean driving record.
MORNING NEWS PRODUCER – Regular Full Time
Do you want to produce a newscast that’s smart and relevant? WGHP/FOX 8 is looking for a dynamic producer to join our morning team. This producer will be responsible for overseeing the production of the newscast; choosing stories and placement of stories in the newscast. You will write the bulk of newscast, with assistance from associate producer. In addition, you will participate in story meetings and set up content and interviews. Coordinate crews as needed. Work hand-in-hand with production department to communicate graphic needs and blocking of show. Review meter and diary ratings to determine direction for newscasts with news managers.
The successful candidate must be aggressive, have strong organizational skills, be creative, competitive, patient, and a strong team player. Must be a quick writer, demonstrating exceptional spelling and grammar. Must communicate effectively in booth during a show and work one-on-one with talent in structuring the show. Must be able to effectively judge multiple live shots, satellite shots with anchors, and have a clean show. College diploma and 2-4 years of line producing experience preferred.
MEDIA CONTENT COORDINATOR – Regular Full Time
WGHP/FOX 8, Tribune Media’s FOX Affiliate serving the Piedmont Triad area is recruiting for a Media Content Coordinator. The successful candidate must be well versed in all functions associated with master control and tape room operations.
The operations duties include but are not limited to successfully airing programming and commercial material, ingesting, recording and preparing programming and commercials for playback to air and receiving various feeds as requested by other departments within the facility. Strong broadcast technical skills are essential for this position. This position will function as the liaison between all departments of WGHP. This position will be responsible for all user functions associated with state of the art on-air automations systems including peripheral equipment and signal paths and will assist in training other operators in attaining new skills or training new employees on broadcast specific equipment and operations. Effectively communicate with other departments regarding on-air and operational situations. This position requires a total commitment on-air programming, news, and commercial material. Must make quick decisions and have the ability to react quickly to changing conditions. Regularly assesses audio and video (visually and audibly) content of live news, tapes and feeds for quality and conformity to on-air look.
Good computer skills are a must. A high school diploma is required and a college degree is preferred. The right candidate should have 2-3 years experience in broadcast operations.
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 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 and have previous outside sales experience. College degree required.
FOR CONSIDERATION – Interested candidates should apply online here. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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FOX 8 WGHP
Attn: FOX 8 Jobs
2005 Francis St
High Point , NC 27263