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 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 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.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER– Regular Full Time
FOX8 WGHP 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.
STUDIO OPERATOR – Part Time
WGHP is looking for a part time studio operator. Individual will operate various studio and production equipment such as camera, teleprompter, character generator and audio board. Must also work with studio operations manager in studio preparations for productions, i.e. lighting, putting up sets, working on a ladder, product displays, studio and prop room cleanup and organization. Will perform other duties as assigned.
Education in broadcast studies would be helpful.
College degree preferred. High school diploma required. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and nights.
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.
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