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.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER– Regular Full 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.
MEDIA CONTENT COORDINATOR – Regular Full Time
WGHP/FOX 8, Tribune Media’s FOX Affiliate serving the Piedmont Triad area is recruiting for a Media Content Coordinator. The successful candidate must be well versed in all functions associated with master control and tape room operations.
The operations duties include but are not limited to successfully airing programming and commercial material, ingesting, recording and preparing programming and commercials for playback to air and receiving various feeds as requested by other departments within the facility. Strong broadcast technical skills are essential for this position. This position will function as the liaison between all departments of WGHP. This position will be responsible for all user functions associated with state of the art on-air automations systems including peripheral equipment and signal paths and will assist in training other operators in attaining new skills or training new employees on broadcast specific equipment and operations. Effectively communicate with other departments regarding on-air and operational situations. This position requires a total commitment on-air programming, news, and commercial material. Must make quick decisions and have the ability to react quickly to changing conditions. Regularly assesses audio and video (visually and audibly) content of live news, tapes and feeds for quality and conformity to on-air look.
Good computer skills are a must. A high school diploma is required and a college degree is preferred. The right candidate should have 2-3 years experience in broadcast operations.
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.
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