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.
STUDIO OPERATOR – Regular Full Time
WGHP is looking for a full 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.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – MORNING – 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 morning Executive Producer who can oversee a 5.5 hour morning show that include lots of local guests, community news and interesting talk.
You’ll manage the on-air presentation, 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.
NEWS PRODUCER, PM – Regular Full Time
WGHP has an opportunity for a producer to lead the FOX8 10:00 News, consistently among the top performing prime time newscasts in the country. We are looking for a creative mind who knows how to use resources, knows how to create interesting television, and isn’t afraid to try new ideas. Most nights, three crews are dedicated to the newscast. You will also have at least one associate producer and a graphics artist. Our set features multiple talent locations, several monitors and state of the art WSI MAX Weather, which can also be used in news production applications. The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to produce a fast-paced newscast that values storytelling. We’re looking for someone with at least two years of line producing experience.
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.
MORNING LIVE SHOT REPORTER – Regular Full Time
WGHP, The Tribune Company’s Top-rated FOX affiliate in Greensboro-High Point-Winston-Salem is looking for a dynamic morning reporter who will break stories, do creative live shots, and enterprise great ideas and packages on those slow news mornings.
We’re seeking someone who can quickly become immersed in the community to develop and maintain a story source network. Duties include planning, researching, writing, and reporting (both live and taped), as well as personal appearances on behalf of the station.
The job requires solid journalism skills and a strong knowledge of national and international events, as well as keeping up on all local stories. Must be able to deal effectively with people, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and work accurately and efficiently under pressure.
Candidate must demonstrate proficiency with live news technology, creative production techniques, and newsroom computers. Must have a minimum of 2 years of television news experience, and be a strong, creative live reporter with excellent writing and storytelling skills. College degree required, with preferred major in journalism.
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