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.

General 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.

Producer – Regular Full Time

WGHP is recruiting for a morning show producer. 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • 2+ years previous news producing experience
  • 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

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.

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.

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