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.

Editor – Regular Full Time

WGHP/FOX 8 serving the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina is looking for a full-time Video News Editor. The ideal candidate will be able to work well under pressure with accuracy and precision in a fast-paced, deadline oriented news environment.

This person will exercise proper news judgment while working closely with producers and reporters to edit video for newscasts.

*High school diploma or equivalent

* Minimum of one year previous professional experience as an editor using standard broadcast non-linear editing equipment, preferably Final Cut Pro

* Demonstrated ability to consistently use good judgment and decision-making skills

* Demonstrated creativity and ability to organize news footage into coherent, well-paced news packages

*  Work with producers and graphic designers to visually enhance information in the newscast. Must make effective use of full screen graphics, lower thirds, boxes, and more

*  Ability to project a professional image over the phone and in person with co-workers and viewers while working under pressure in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

*  Proven record of dependability, ability to consistently meet deadlines, and ability to work a variety of schedules to meet company needs

*  Ability to work in a limited work space with reasonable accommodation

Please visit www.tribunemediacareers.com to apply online.  Please include a link to a reel of your work, if available.

No phone calls please.

Studio Operator –Regular Part Time

WGHP/FOX 8 has an opening for a part time 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.

Studio Operator –Regular Full Time

WGHP/FOX 8 has an opening for a full time 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.

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.

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.

Qualifications

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.

Thank you for your interest. Please note that this is not an actual Job Opening. Tribune Media Company is being proactive in their search for candidates by building a database of qualified resumes for future opportunities.  Once you have submitted your contact details and some basic information about your background, it will be reviewed as opportunities arise.

Local Sales Assistant – Regular Full Time

WGHP, the Tribune FOX affiliate in Greensboro/High Point, NC is hiring for a Local Sales Assistant to join its team. The primary focus of the Sales Assistant is to perform all aspects of local sales order processing and to provide clerical support, and coordination for Sales personnel.

  •     Processes local orders and correspondence.
  •     Processes make-goods and exceptions for local orders.
  •     Generates local sales availabilities for Sales personnel via computer.
  •     Maintains local sales lists via computer.
  •     Assists in order input via traffic system as required.
  •     Types correspondence and presentations accurately.
  •     Uses computers for various projects, usually spreadsheets, mailing lists, memos, and promo pieces.
  •     Assists advertisers with requests in the absence of Sales personnel.
  •     Receives incoming telephone calls for local sales.
  •     Receives and routes correspondence.
  •     Maintains confidential files and office records.
  •     Greets advertisers and public for appointments with Sales department.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

Experience in using traffic system, other computers, word processors and Microsoft Office.  Knowledge of standard English in compiling and writing reports and letters.  Knowledge of filing systems.  Knowledge of traffic operation.  Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one).

Education Requirements:

A minimum of two years’ WORK experience.

Physical Requirements:

Dexterity to operate keys and buttons on computers, telephones and other office equipment.  Ability to lift up to 20 pounds, as required, and ability to file in high and low areas.

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.

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