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.
Reporter – Regular Full Time
Do you like a great working environment, how about having fun on the job, or what about making a difference in people’s lives, it’s what we do on our unique 4pm News. We now have a rare opportunity for just the right journalist. This top 50 market leader is looking for a reporter who can do creative live shots, come up with unique story ideas, and be nimble enough to cover breaking news or features. Duties include planning, researching, writing, and reporting (both live and taped), as well as personal appearances on behalf of the station. We are focused on women’s issues and want stories that will empower, teach, and help the people of our community. You must be a social person as well, someone who connects with viewers on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of television news experience. So if you can bring the energy and enthusiasm each day and tell great stories, hurry up and apply.
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.
General Assignment Reporter – Regular Full Time
WGHP, Tribune Media’s FOX affiliate serving the Piedmont area of North Carolina is recruiting for a dynamic reporter who will break stories, do creative live shots, and enterprise great pkgs. We have award winning photojournalists, all the best equipment and 10.5 hours of local news to fill a day. 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, have a minimum of 2 years of television news experience, and be a strong live reporter with excellent writing and storytelling skills.
College degree required, with preferred major in journalism.
STUDIO OPERATOR – Regular Part Time
WGHP/FOX 8 has an opening for a Studio Operator. The successful candidate 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.
PHOTOGRAPHER – Regular Full Time
WGHP/FOX 8, Tribune Media’s FOX affiliate serving the Piedmont area of North Carolina has a unique opportunity available for a seasoned photojournalist to join our team.
We are looking for an individual with a good attitude and excellent people skills. 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.
Our photojournalists 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.
High school diploma required, college degree preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a clean driving record. Previous ENG experience preferred.
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