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.

 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.

Resumes received without an accompanying cover letter will not be considered.

MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR – Regular Full Time

WGHP/FOX 8 has an opening for a Master Control Operator.  The successful candidate will operate state of the art broadcast equipment including but not limited to automated on-air playback systems, satellite receiving equipment and server based media storage systems. Must be a highly motivated individual with heavy emphasis on digital media, FTP protocol, and file movement from in house and out of house networks.  Oversee transmitter remote, take transmitter readings, and make remote adjustments to transmitter as needed. Must communicate effectively with all station departments. Must make quick decisions and have the ability to react quickly to changing conditions. Must be able to precisely write discrepancy reports daily and maintain written documentation of daily events and errors during assigned shifts. Regularly assesses audio and video (visually and audibly) content of on-air signal for quality and conformity to on-air look. Attend and participate in department meetings, safety meetings and training. Operator may assist in training other operators in attaining new skills or training new employees on station specific equipment and operations. Effectively communicate with other departments regarding on-air and operational situations. Occasionally moves throughout the station and the department to coordinate work requirements. Good computer skills a must. High school diploma required and college degree preferred. Prefer candidates that have 1-2 years’ experience as a Master Control Operator.

Weekday Meteorologist:

WGHP-TV is looking for a weekday Meteorologist.  Duties will include weather anchor for the 4 pm newscast, several noon newscasts, and some live shots during the week, as well as fill-in on other shows during vacations.  You will tag team severe weather coverage with our Chief Meteorologist when necessary.  The right candidate will have to not just forecast the weather, but tell a weather story.  You need to be skilled at graphics and have the ability to use those graphics to tell a clear, concise, interesting weather story.  You’ll also need to make that story different through multiple weather hits inside the newscast.  Technically, we operate two WSI MAX systems with MAX Sky, MAX Storm and MAX Social.  We are on the Weatherbug Network and installing new cameras.  So if you want to work with the best, try new and different things, and have a lot of fun doing it, send your reel.

Senior Accountant – Regular Full-Time

WGHP is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant/Analyst to prepare and coordinate timely and accurate financial information, analysis and reporting in accordance with company policies, government regulations, and GAAP for the station.  To be an integral part of a Regional Finance team (three stations) and ensure the team objectives and goals are met.  To provide finance service functions to the management of WGHP in coordination with Regional VP Finance.

This position will report to the Regional VP of Finance with dotted line reporting to the station’s General Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the WGHP management team to ensure accurate expense control, forecasting and budget prep.
  • Oversee payroll preparation for WGHP.
  • Supervise entire month-end close process to include JE prep for staff accountant, analysis of P&L and balance sheet to ensure completeness of close.
  • Prepare month-end corporate reports.
  • Prepare strategic analysis for GM as needed.
  • Assist the regional team as necessary with processing of balance sheet account reconciliations, and any  accounting cycle functions as assigned by Finance management.
  • Assist in internal and external financial and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance results.
  • Backup Daily Pacing
  • Assist as necessary with the annual operating plan.
  • Assist on special projects, analyses, and presentations as needed.
  • Miscellaneous other duties as assigned by management.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Minimum 4-5 years’ experience as an Accountant.
  • Broadcast experience a plus.
  • Strong leadership, analytical, and organizational skills are required.
  • Must be able to work under time constraints and manage deadlines.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications and automated accounting systems.
  • Some travel may be required.

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER – Regular Part Time

WGHP/FOX 8 is looking for a person with a passion for writing and a nose for news. This individual will assist newscast producers with all elements of putting together a newscast including writing and researching stories. Will work with all aspects of the production of a newscast, including coordination with the production staff and graphic artists. Could be assigned overnight and weekend shifts. Will perform other duties as assigned.

This is a training position with expectations to become a newscast producer who will fill-in as needed. Must be an excellent writer, focusing on matching script to video. Must have outstanding spelling, grammar, and copy editing skills. Must be able to work flexible schedule. Broadcast and other related news experience preferred. Must have good news judgment and know current events. Requires strong communications and people skills. Must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to multi-task in a fast paced environment within specific time constraints.

Requirements: College degree required. Must be proficient with PC and industry specific software.

Weekend 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 weekend 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.

Anchor /Reporter, Morning News – Regular Full Time

Hope you like waking up early, breaking news, fun cross talk, and a great working environment.  Sound good?  Well, a top rated FOX morning news show is looking for an anchor who can keep up with Brad Jones and Kerry Charles.  You thought everything was big in Texas, try North Carolina.  We have a five and half hour morning show with rotating anchors.  We’re looking for an energetic communicator, a great ad-libber, someone with excellent news judgment, a social media maven, and someone who enthusiastically takes part in community projects; we want the whole package.   So if you can check off those boxes, come in and start anchoring at 4:30am, juggle multiple projects, do it with a smile on your face and a great attitude, this is the place for you. We have all the tools to make great TV, now we need an AM anchor to help make it greater.

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

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