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.
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 or recent college graduate 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. Previous outside sales experience preferred. College degree required.
Resumes received without an accompanying cover letter will not be considered.
Director – Regular Full Time
WGHP, Tribune Media’s FOX affiliate serving the Piedmont area of North Carolina is recruiting for a director to join its team. The position will be responsible for preparing and directing/technical directing multiple live and recorded telecasts. This includes newscasts, programs, specials, newsbreaks, production and promotion sessions. Knowledge of automation software and coding is preferred. Regularly exercises discretion and judgment while determining the best results for newscast direction and final product. Responsible for quality control of all newscasts, programs, sessions, etc. Creatively render scripts and concepts into aural and visual media. Project management skills must include strong team leadership abilities, ability to prioritize and organize projects, meet deadlines, work calmly in a fast-paced environment and work with and supervise production crews. Must make quick decisions and have the ability to react quickly to changing events.
A high school diploma is required. A college degree is preferred. The right candidate should have 2-3 experience in broadcast operations.
WGHP-TV is looking for a weekday Meteorologist. Duties will include weather anchor for the 4 pm newscast, several noon newscasts, and some live shots during the week, as well as fill-in on other shows during vacations. You will tag team severe weather coverage with our Chief Meteorologist when necessary. The right candidate will have to not just forecast the weather, but tell a weather story. You need to be skilled at graphics and have the ability to use those graphics to tell a clear, concise, interesting weather story. You’ll also need to make that story different through multiple weather hits inside the newscast. Technically, we operate two WSI MAX systems with MAX Sky, MAX Storm and MAX Social. We are on the Weatherbug Network and installing new cameras. So if you want to work with the best, try new and different things, and have a lot of fun doing it, send your reel.
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.
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