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.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – Regular Full Time
Are you ready to take the next step in your career and join the best and the brightest newsroom in the Sunny Southeast? Are you looking to use your creativity in a way that traditional newscasts don’t allow? Would you like to create a different type of newscast? We’re a FOX station looking for a creative executive producer who can oversee 3 hour-long newscasts that include lots of local guests, community news and interesting talk. You’ll manage the on-air presentation of assigned newscasts, including show content, look and live remotes. Manage and direct news personnel to create and develop compelling newscasts. Make sound editorial decisions and write news copy. Hire, train, manage and prepare schedules for producers and associate producers. Will fill-in line producing as needed. Plan and create special events for newscasts. Set up guests and segments. Your tools include the Piedmont Triad’s largest news gathering team, several live trucks, FOX NewsEdge, CNN Newsource and access to video from all of the Tribune Broadcasting properties. Degree in Journalism, Communications or related field is preferred and a minimum of five years live news producing experience required. Must have ability to manage and lead staff, be highly organized and have good interpersonal skills. Requires excellent broadcast news writing and A+ spelling and grammar. Must have the ability to implement new technologies into newscasts.
INFORMATIONAL SERVICES MANAGER – Regular Full Time
WGHP/FOX 8, myFOX8.com and Antenna TV, in Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem market has an immediate opening for an Informational Services Manager.
The I.S. Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing the I.T. goals of WGHP. As a member of the WGHP Engineering Department, this candidate must be team oriented and capable of working closely with the WGHP employees as well as the Tribune Media corporate team.
Qualified applicants must have 3-5 years of informational service experience and be proficient with all computer based hardware and software. Preferred candidates should have a college degree in computer technology with an emphasis on broadcast technology.
The specific duties for this position include:
- Configure, install and maintain system servers, workstations Newsroom systems, telecommunications equipment and all computer based broadcast equipment.
- Administer user accounts and provide user support for WGHP employees and Tribune corporate team.
- As the IT Manager, this job requires planning and participating in the goals and operating and capital budgets of WGHP working closely with outside vendors and the Tribune Media corporate IT team.
This position requires the candidate to be self-motivated, able to handle stress and willing to work weekends and holidays as needed.
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 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.
RESEARCH DIRECTOR – Regular Full Time
WGHP/FOX8, myFOX8.com and AntennaTV, in the Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem market has an immediate opening for a Research Director. The Research Director will be responsible for directing and supervising overall research efforts and determine objectives of department. The successful candidate will monitor and communicate WGHP/FOX8 market ratings; analyze and evaluate Nielsen data for Sales, News, Programming and Creative Services with the ultimate goal of helping maximize our ratings/viewership on WGHP/FOX8, myFOX8.com and AntennaTV.
The ideal candidate is team oriented works quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment.
Qualified applicants must have a minimum of one to two years of broadcast research experience and a proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Preferred candidates should also have a college degree in communications, mathematics, marketing, broadcast/cable research or equivalent studies and knowledge of Nielsen products including Scarborough, Grabix, NLTV and WideOrbit Media Sales.
FOR CONSIDERATION – Interested candidates should forward resume, cover letter, and a non-returnable tape if applicable. Please state job title and where you found out about the position. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
FOX 8 WGHP-TV
Attn: Human Resources
2005 Francis Street
High Point, NC 27263
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FOX 8 WGHP
Attn: FOX 8 Jobs
2005 Francis St
High Point , NC 27263