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.
Producer, AM – 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 morning 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 the 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 the production department to communicate graphics needs and blocking of the show. Review meter and diary ratings to determine the 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 the 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 1-2 years of line producing experience preferred.
Producer, Weekend Evening – Regular Full Time
WGHP is recruiting a producer for our weekend evening newscasts. The producer must be a strong storyteller who brings energy and is ready to take on a challenging new opportunity! This person needs to excel under tight deadlines, be a proven newsroom leader and bring bold, creative ideas for developing the newscast. We are looking for someone who is a strong, dynamic, collaborative, and a people-oriented leader. The right candidate will have solid news judgment, be a positive coach, have impeccable writing skills and be able to produce compelling shows while overseeing talent.
- Write, manage and approve content for air
- Collaborate with Editors, Associate Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
- Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
- Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.
Promotions Producer – Regular Full Time
WGHP FOX8, in Greensboro-Winston Salem-High Point, NC has an immediate opening for a seasoned Promotion Producer. Are you a dynamite After Effects editor? A rock star shooter? A clever and witty writer? What’s your specialty, and what separates you from the rest of the field? If your skill set matches our needs, you might be the right person to join our award-winning team. We’re a collaborative group of highly skilled and specialized promo pros. Send us your reel and show us what you can bring to the mix. Minimum of 2 years’ experience required. High school diploma also required, a college degree in television production, communications, etc. preferred. Calls encouraged. Job duties include but are not limited to…
• Create, develop and produce on-air promotional spots. This includes producing and editing on-air image campaigns, topicals, bag and tag episodic promos, etc.
• Produce/Edit/Shoot special event and contest promos, as well as organize, set-up and oversee special promotional events.
• Expert knowledge in Adobe Production Suite required (Premiere, After Effects, etc.).
• Work closely with the news department to determine promotional priorities when crafting compelling news topicals, show hot opens, etc.
Producer, Planning AM – Regular Full Time
Can you help plan an interesting, informative, and fun morning news show? Do you have the organizational skills to juggle network live shots, local live shots, and a country band in studio live? Those are just a few of the things you’ll be working on as an AM Planning Producer. You’ll work a 7-4pm shift making sure the next day is set up, and the day after that is set up, and the day after that is set. The main goal is to plan segments and big story coverage. You’ll need to format and write the segment consulting with the Morning Executive Producer. You’ll also fill-in for the Morning EP during vacation times.
Be prepared to come in on weekends if something big is happening on Monday and also check your ego at the door since you might have to produce from time to time.
- 3 years producing experience
- Good organizational skills
- Flexible schedule
- Great interpersonal skills
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