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Looking for a job in broadcasting? Radio and television stations in Arkansas offer many opportunities for employment. You'll find everything from entry-level positions to more advanced opportunities listed below. If you're an ABA member and want your job opening listed here, email it to us and we'll take care of it! Please let us know when the position is filled so we can remove the listing.




Job Title: General Assignment Reporter
Station: KATV-TV
Location: Little Rock

KATV, Little Rock, Arkansas, is looking for an energetic, highly motivated, aggressive and creative journalist to join our number one rated, award winning news team. The candidate we are looking for is someone who can enterprise story ideas, gather information and tell the stories of real people. We want someone who has sound writing skills, excellent active live shot presence and knows the importance of digital media. The successful candidate will be someone who thrives on breaking news.
Requirements:
• The ability to conduct effective interviews and gather information
• Report and write stories under deadline pressure and appear on camera-both live and recorded
• Generate content for all platforms both broadcast and digital
• Creativity, resourcefulness, strong storytelling and organizational skills
• A positive can do attitude
• The ability to shoot, write, and edit when called upon
Required Experience:
• One year plus of experienced reporting in a local broadcast news affiliate, as an On-Air Reporter is preferred
• A degree in Journalism or related field is required
• Experienced with field live shots is a must
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/. 4/18/2017

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Job Title: Account Executive (2 openings)
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
• Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
• Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
• Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
• Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
• Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
• Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
• Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
• Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Please contact Sarah Noblin- Snoblin@knwa.com. EOE. 4/17/2017

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Job Title: News Photographer
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Shoots video for news reports.
• Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements.
• Sets up, composes and executes video shots.
• Maintains video equipment.
• Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content.
• Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Send resume to Lbrence@knwa.com. EOE. 4/14/2017

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Job Title: Office/Production Assistant
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

This position works with programming manager and account executive in performing all duties required by the department personnel as needed.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
. Be able to shoot footage/interviews as assigned by news director/program manager on an as needed basis.
. Assist with traffic and FCC filings
. Assist program Manager to create and update computerized program schedules.
. Prepares forms and reports
. Performs clerical functions
. Maintains files and other business records.
. Performs other duties as assigned
. Position becomes open in mid to late June.
. Hourly pay
To apply to to www.nexstar.tv, select careers tab to fin applications. Please inquire with Marty Houston at 479-474-2451 ext. 601. EOE. 4/17/17

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Job Title: News Director and Announcer
Station: Thunderbolt Radio WCMT/WCDZ
Location: Martin, TN

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to gathering, writing, reporting news.
Knowledge of high school sports helpful. Must be able to read, write, report and gather local news. Thunderbolt Radio , WCMT AM/FM WCDZ FM. PO Box 318, Martin, Tennessee, 38237. Apply to: jobs@wcmt.com. EEO 4/14/2017

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Job Title: Executive Producer
Station: KAIT-TV
Location: Jonesboro

KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has an immediate opening for Executive Producer. Applicants should have exceptional showcasing skills, strong writing, and great organizational skills for our top-rated morning show. Ideal candidates must have 2-4 years experience newscast producing and some management experience is preferred. We are looking for a leader with a vision, someone who can create fast paced content for a morning show audience, and execute our strong brand across platforms both on-air and online. Responsibilities require working with show producers, staff, and managers to create and produce quality content for all platforms. Must have a proven record on reacting to breaking news; story showcasing, and must lead by example. Executive Producer must be willing to fill-in and line-produce. Qualified applicants, please apply on line with links to your work @ https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6633/executive--producer/job. No phone calls please. EOE/M/F/D/V. 4/12/2017

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Job Title: Photographer/Editor
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

The Account Executive is responsible for selling advertising to local businesses and ad agencies and negotiating ratings and rates with ad agencies. This position will also bring in new businesses to advertise on the TV and web. The ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment and has strong interpersonal skills. If you are motivated by an excellent product, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no further. We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new client base – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and desire to WIN! If you want to work for the best, we want to hear from you today!
Qualifications Requirements:
• Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced environment
• Accountability within a goal-structured organization
• Needs a positive, results-oriented attitude and must be a team player
• Proven track record of successfully selling to business owners and CEO’s
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Proficiency with Wide Orbit, Kantar and One Domain/WO Media Office a plus.
• Must be able to use qualitative research effectively to further sales effort
• Strong formal and interpersonal communication skills.
Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Requirements:
• Must have a proven track record in web/mobile sales and in the cultivation and development of new business/ non-traditional business.
• Experience in TV/Radio sales
• Solid negotiation skills
• Experience in a consultative customer focused business atmosphere
Please complete careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply. EOE. M/F/D/V
4/7/2017

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Job Title: Sports MMJ
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

THV11, the TEGNA owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas is seeking an innovative, motivated, and creative Multi Skilled Journalist for our Sports Department. This position is responsible for leading our sports reporting during the week. The successful candidate will have a deep background in sports reporting, and experience in a market that has professional or major college sports. You must be skilled at building sources and writing and presenting sports stories. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace. Significant experience, both in the field and on the desk is required. Candidates should also be adept at daily use of social media and utilizing multiple platforms in storytelling. Please contact thv11.com to apply. 4/7/2017

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Job Title: Producer
Station: KFSM/KXNW TV
Location: Ft Smith

KFSM (CBS) in Ft. Smith /Fayetteville AR a Tribune Media station is looking for newscast Producer. The right person will take pride in producing great content for the markets #1 rated newscasts. As a bonus, you’re moving to one of the fastest growing regions in the U.S. fueled by Walmart and Tyson headquarters and the University of Arkansas. We even offer vacation days to enjoy the fantastic Ozark scenery with endless biking, hiking and boating opportunities. The Producer must have instinctive news judgment, excellent writing and communication skills, plus a strong understanding on how to push 5NEWS across several platforms. This position requires a college degree in journalism or related field of study. You must be an experienced and proficient show producer. You don’t “stack” shows, you “craft” them. Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
Equal Opportunity Employer. For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com. 3/31/2017

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Job Title: Promotions Producer
Station: KATV-TV
Location: Little Rock

KATV has an immediate opening for a Senior Promotions Producer. Little Rock's top-rated news station is looking for a producer to create award-winning promotional spots. The ideal candidate for this position must be able to write, shoot, and edit big-market quality promos that can break through the clutter and drive tune-in; someone who can generate creative ideas within our brand, and has the skill and talent to take those ideas to fruition. Proficiency with Adobe Premiere and After Effects programs and proficiency shooting professional video with a DSLR camera is required. Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills are a must. Ability to meet deadlines and multitask is important.
At least two years of news promotion experience is preferred. This is not an entry level position. If you have the required experience and skills, we want to hear from you! When applying online, please include your salary requirements and a link to your latest work. Work examples should showcase strong editing and writing skills. If you do not have a link to your work, apply on-line and then send your non-returnable DVD to: KATV, PO Box 77, Little Rock, AR 72203. Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/. 3/30/2017

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Job Title: Master Control Operator
Station: Media Gateway
Location: Little Rock

Media Gateway in Little Rock is currently seeking to fill two full time positions for Master Control Operator. Must be available to work weekends and previous experience is preferred. Position Responsibilities: Master Control Operator is responsible for monitoring the quality and accuracy of our on-air signals as well as ensuring the transmission meets government regulations and the station’s high standards. Additional responsibilities include: troubleshooting equipment malfunctions and preparing programming for play out.
Duties will include, but are not limited to:
· Perform on-air switching for live events
· Operate recording hardware, satellite receivers and computer based systems
· Prepare and check material for on-air playback via automation system
· Verify all material airing by referencing program logs
· Monitor on-air signals for quality control
· Anticipate and troubleshoot issues when they occur
Please contact: Zhopson@thegateway.tv. EOE. 3/30/2017

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Job Title: Meteorologist/Reporter
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

KHBS has an opening for a high energy, highly skilled weekend meteorologist. We are looking for a meteorologist who knows the science, but can tell a relatable weather story. Our next meteorologist will be an accurate forecaster, keep our viewers and employees
safe, convey appropriate tone, summarize complicated information, and stay cool
under pressure. The weekend meteorologist will fill in for the weekday meteorologist and also report during the week. Experience Required:
• Previous on-air experience preferred
Education Required:
• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field or equivalent work
experience
• CBM and/or AMS seal preferred
To Apply:
Please visit careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply EOE M/F/D/V 3/23/2017

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Job Title: Morning Traffic Anchor/Reporter
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

KHBS is now hiring a Morning Traffic Anchor/Reporter. We need
a good storyteller who has excellent on-air presence and excellent
communication skills. We want someone who can interact with our viewers on
social media. The successful candidate is a Multimedia Journalist with a
passion for journalism who has the ability to tell good news stories,
generate story ideas, write to video and do compelling live shots for
newscasts. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win
each day. The right candidate should be an accurate, ethical, compelling
storyteller with a team attitude.
Experience Required:
Looking for 1-2 years as journalist and storyteller in a commercial television station.
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred or equivalent work experience.
Contact: Please visit careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply. EOE M/F/D/V 3/23/2017

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Job Title: Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

KHBS-TV is looking for a weekend sports anchor/reporter who can
break the clichéd local sports model. We are looking for a sportscaster who can
break the big sports stories, move beyond the dry press conference sound bites,
enterprise compelling human interest stories, and find the unique angles that
will captivate the non-sports fan. Our next weekend sports anchor/reporter will
turn both sports and news stories during the week. Must be able to
enterprise exclusives, tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live
shots. We are looking for a sportscaster who knows when sports news is breaking
news, and wants to jump into continuous coverage of breaking weather or news.
Our next sports anchor/reporter will help mentor and grow a team of reporters
and producers who contribute to sports specials and event coverage. Our sports
anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. The
weekend sports anchor/reporter will work out of the Northwest Arkansas newsroom
in Rogers. Required experience:
• Past sports experience preferred
• Past news experience preferred
Education Requirements:
• College degree or equivalent work/military experience
To Apply: Please visit careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply. EOE M/F/D/V 3/23/2017

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Job Title: Receptionist
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

KNWA/KFTA –TV is looking for a front desk receptionist. Duties include answering the phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, working in station’s traffic system, and assisting station managers with various jobs. The right candidate will have a positive and upbeat work attitude, strong organizational skills, good time management, and a friendly demeanor. Please email your resume to Candy Williams at cwilliams@knwa.com- or apply online at http://www.nexstar.tv - go to careers tab.
NO PHONE CALLS. Nexstar Broadcasting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
3/15/2017

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Job Title: Sales Account Executive
Station: KATV-TV
Location: Little Rock

KATV, in Little Rock, is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Sales Account Executive. We are looking for someone who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, along with a drive to succeed. Most importantly - we are looking for a hard-working salespeople who want to have FUN at work, make money, and help local businesses grow. Our Account Executives are some of the highest commissioned sales people in the industry. If you are interested in selling some of the best media in the industry, we want to hear from you!
Qualification:
• Strong organizational, written and presentation skills
• Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships
• Competitive, persuasive, energetic and self-motivated traits
• Ability to overcome objections
• Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives and social media required
• Outside media sales experience preferred
• Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win
• Professional appearance a must
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/. 3/10/2017

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Job Title: Newscast Director
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

THV 11, the CBS affiliate in Little Rock, AR has an exciting opportunity for a Newscast Director with strong production skills, who can operate in a fast paced environment. This position works daily with Operations, News and Creative Services to execute a consistent and technically clean news product. This position also checks the daily logs and Crispin playlist to make sure all elements are correct and ready for air. Knowledge of Sony ELC Control Room Automation and Sony production switcher is a big plus. Experience with ENPS, BitCentral Precis and Miranda Vertigo also a plus. 3 years’ experience in various aspects of television production preferred. Excellent communication skills required, with an emphasis on working as a team with producers. Flexible shifts may include holiday and weekend work. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace. Please contact thv11.com to apply. 3/10/2017

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Job Title: Meterologist
Station: KARK-TV
Location: Little Rock

The Meteorologist forecasts weather conditions and produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
Requirements & Skills:
• BS/BA in Meteorology
• AMS Seal (CBM preferred)
• Experience with WSI TruVu Max/Max Storm helpful
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Minimum two years’ experience as an on-air meteorologist
• Superior on-air presence.
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
• Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
• Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.
• Optimistic and Winning Attitude
To Apply
If interested, email resume and reel to akellerman@nexstar.tv
or mail it to:
Austin Kellerman
KARK-Fox16 News Director
1401 W. Capitol Ave Suite 104
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
or log on to www.nexstar.tv and apply online
EOE. 3/10/2017

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Job Title: Anchor
Station: KFSM/KXNW TV
Location: Ft Smith

KFSM (CBS) in Fayetteville and Ft. Smith Arkansas is searching for a talented storyteller to join our team. We’re looking for a digger who can uncover leads in what was just named one of the top 5 best Places to Live in America by US News and World Report. We are home to the University of Arkansas and SEC Sports action. We have some of the most beautiful outdoor adventures you will find anywhere. If you lead by example… if you care about being fair and accurate… if you thrive in the live environment… let us hear from you. If you love the give and take of social media… let us hear from you.
Command of the English language. Should be able to write in complete sentences with proper spelling, punctuation and format. Should be able to function under extreme stress and deadline pressures. Experience in reporting and news gathering preferred. Should have working knowledge of the Internet and feel comfortable using computers and electronic newsgathering equipment. A four year degree in liberal arts or journalism is preferred and/or two years related WORK experience.
Requirements:
• Brings in story ideas everyday
• Builds and maintains a list of sources
• Builds relationships in the newsroom and the community
• Turns stories on deadline that are fair, accurate and engaging to the audience.
• Presents those stories on live television in an energetic, conversational and creative style
• Posts and promotes those stories on the internet, social media, and other platforms and engages with our viewers.
• Cultivates curiosity
• Relishes personal responsibility, including learning new things and adapting to change as the world and the industry evolve.
• Works well in a team environment.
• Refuses to give up, even when people aren’t returning telephone calls.
• Protects the reputation and integrity of self and that of the station.
• Welcomes coaching and constructive criticism.
• Understands and enjoys the privilege of representing the station at community events.
For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com. EOE. 3/8/2017

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Job Title: Sales Assistant (2 Openings)
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

Do you enjoy the fast-paced world of Broadcast Television Sales? Join our talented team! Nexstar Broadcasting has an immediate opening for a National Sales Coordinator and a Local Sales Coordinator at KNWA / KFTA in Fayetteville. The Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic and accounting perspective. The Sales assistant is also responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel as needed.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Performs all clerical functions for the Sales Department.
• Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices and procedures.
• Enters order, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.
• Corresponds with customers and confers with coworkers to answer inquiries and resolve account problems.
• Prepares forms and reports.
• Monitors inventory.
• Maintains files and other business records.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Please apply at http://www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 3/8/2017

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Job Title: Digital Media Account Executivve
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

KNWA is looking for a Digital Media Account Executive with a background in selling online advertising, web design and targeted display who will be responsible for developing new business and guiding our digital advertiser campaigns. This individual must be highly skilled in the entire digital sales cycle from pre-sale research on a client’s digital footprint to decoding a customer’s digital need. The candidate must also have the polish and poise to present a comprehensive digital recommendation across a suite of digital services, guide the launch and manage the ongoing conversion conversation with the client. Qualified candidates should email their resumes to Sarah Noblin, Director of Sales - snoblin@knwa.com. Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 3/7/2017

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Job Title: Multimedia Journalist
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

KHBS-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist that has the ability to generate story ideas, write to video, and do compelling live shots. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. The Multimedia Journalist should be an accurate,
ethical, compelling storyteller with a team attitude. The right candidate loves telling stories and delivering them LIVE to the viewers. This person will produce content on-air, on-line, and for our mobile devices. We are looking for someone who can shoot and edit video and has a passion for journalism and bringing the viewer the “big story”.
Qualifications Requirements:
• Works quickly and efficiently
• Good personality. Must connect with viewers
• Must enjoy being part of a team.
• Excellent writing and packaging skills
• Must be able to provide samples of reporting and photography.
• Ability to develop contacts and generate stories.
• Ability to shoot and edit high quality video
• Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience. Contact: To Apply: Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply.
EOE. M/F/D/V 3/7/2017

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Job Title: Chief Meterologist
Station: KFSM/KXNW TV
Location: Ft Smith

5NEWS has an immediate opening for a AM Meteorologist/MMJ. In this role, the selected candidate will present weather forecasts for the weekend news and report three days a week. Experience required:
This is not an entry-level position – previous on-air experience presenting weather and news information is required. Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. Send us a link to your most recent work along with your resume and approach to the way you present weather each day on air and through social media. Please apply at www.tribunemedia.com/careers/.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Requirements:
• As a meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of on-air and digital platforms. You will produce graphics and maps, and report live with the Chief Meteorologist and weather team during severe weather events. You will write and produce reports and be on top of social media especially during severe weather. Duties include forecasting, producing and presenting viewer focused weather casts, making public appearances , working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news.
• As a reporter, you will need the skills to tell compelling stories. Your responsibilities will include pitching story ideas, developing contacts and reporting 3 days a week. You will need strong news judgment, excellent storytelling skills, and the ability to work well with others. You will produce content on a variety of platforms including, internet, social networking sites as well as mobile, in addition to on air. You must have excellent time management skills and make deadlines. 3/3/3017

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Job Title: News Photographer
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Shoots video for news reports.
• Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements.
• Sets up, composes and executes video shots.
• Maintains video equipment.
• Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content.
• Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Send resume to Lbrence@knwa.com. EOE. 3/2/2017