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NewsChannel 5 Jobs

Job Openings at KREX (KREX-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer):

Technical Director-KREX
 
Department: Grand Junction, CO

Location: Grand Junction, CO

Employment Type: Full Time

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.
  • Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs.
  • Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition.
  • Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments.
  • Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast.
  • Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.
  • Switches video sources and gives direction at the same time during live broadcasts.
  • Tests equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • High school diploma.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Minimum two years' experience in news operations and production.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Proficiency with broadcast control equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Director must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Director must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
Please visit site to apply:http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68713.html



Creative Services/Promotions Director-KREX

Department: Grand Junction, CO

Location: Grand Junction, CO

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Creative Services Director is responsible for directing creative work including audience promotions, commercial television advertising, web content, contests and event coordination, and social media interaction.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Closely working with the Sales Department to develop ideas and products with the Account Executive's clients. 
  • Creative and informative writing skills for both news and advertising purposes. 
  • Proficiency with digital field cameras to produce basic as well as unique shots. 
  • Skills in editing with carious programs, Final Cut Pro, Final Cut X, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Photoshop. 
  • Site management: Setting up production equipment including lighting, tripods, and multiple cameras while directing the crew and/or talent. 
  • Manage the daily broadcast log to ensure best placement of programming, promotions and news topicals. 
  • Production of programming and station promotion, public service announcements, copy writing, station events. 
  • Direct the design and creation of logos, slogans and various other branding elements to support the goals of the marketing plans. 
  • Direct the design and creation of on-air spots, long-form videos, on-line formats, print materials and materials for other media in support of the marketing plans. 
  • Work closely with News, Sales and other departments as necessary to assure the design and delivery of effective promotional, marketing and sales materials. 
  • Oversee company sponsorship and involvement in outside events. 
  • Manage the commercial production staff of one. 
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites. 


Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcasting, Film, Marketing and/or a related field of an equivalent combination of education and work related experience is a plus 
  • Fluency in English. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required. 
  • 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. 
  • Must be self motivated, 
  • 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. 
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record. 
  • Flexibility to work any shift. 




Physical Work & Work Environment

Creative Services/ Promotions Director must be able to lift 35-50lbs worth of equipment. Sit for long periods of time editing. Conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Please visit site to apply :http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68712.html



Morning News Anchor/Producer-KREX

Department: Grand Junction, CO

Location: CO

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Summary:

The News Anchor/Producer will produce the 2 hour morning newscast, and serve as the co-anchor. This person will serve as a primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.
• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
• Acts as a field reporter as assigned.
• Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.
• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Edits video clips as assigned.
• Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Superior on-air presence.
• Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues.
• 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.
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The News Anchor/Producer must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition the News Producer/Anchor must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Please visit site to apply:http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68525.html


Main Anchor/Producer-KREX

Department: Grand Junction, CO

Location: Grand Junction, CO

Pay Type: Salary

Benefits: Medical, Dental, 401K, and more...

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Summary:

The News Anchor/Producer serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Produces, and presents news stories and other content for all platforms.
• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.
• Acts as a field reporter as assigned.
• Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.
• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Edits video clips as assigned.
• Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Experience in news reporting or anchoring is a must.
• Superior on-air presence.
• Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues.
• 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.
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The News Anchor/Producer must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition the News Anchor must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Please visit site to apply:http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68526.html

 

Sales Assistant-KREX


Department: Grand Junction, CO
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Employment Type: Full Time

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.
Requirements & Skills:
• High School diploma.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Minimum one year's experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales or media fields.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Sales Assistant must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

Please visit site to apply: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68284.html


Digital Media/Sales Manager-KREX


Department: Grand Junction, CO
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Employment Type: Full Time


The Digital Media/Sales Manager directly oversees the daily operations of the station's advertising business and interacts with clients and advertising agencies to maximize advertising revenue. The Digital Media/Sales Manager also assists in hiring, training and developing Account Executives.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in Media and new product revenue.
• Drives new business development.
• Manages inventory and revenue forecasting.
• Assists in prepareing budgets and approving budget expenditures.
• Manages Accounts Receivable for Media advertising.
• Calls on accounts with Account Executives.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Minimum three years' experience in sales, preferably in the eMedia field.
• Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
• Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
• 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.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Digital Media/Sales Manager must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors.

Please visit to apply: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68282.html


Account Executive-KREX


Department: Grand Junction, CO
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Employment Type: Full Time

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.

Requirements & Skills:

• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
• Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Account Executive must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

Please visit site to apply: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68274.html




Sports Director/Anchor KREX


Department: Grand Junction, CO
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Sports Director/Anchor leads the Sports team and produces/anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Leads the Sports team
• Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms.
• Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner.
• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content.
• Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
• Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage.
• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
• Shoots video for sports reports.
• Sets up, composes and executes video shots.
• Maintains video equipment.
• Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content.
• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Previous experience in sports reporting or anchoring.
• 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.
• Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.
• Knowledge of and proficiency with Final Cut Pro and EZ News are pluses.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Sports Director/Anchor must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Sports Director/Anchor must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Please visit site to apply: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68219.html



Production Assistant/Part Time-KREX


Department: Grand Junction, CO
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Employment Type: Part Time

KREX-TV in Grand Junction, Colorado is looking for a part time production assistant. Hours may be early morning or afternoon/evening, including weekends, so the right candidate will be extremely reliable and punctual. Duties include but are not limited to:


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Running cameras and handling all in-studio coordination for our newscasts
Running the audio/video side of newscasts when not running cameras
Editing video and assisting the newsroom in creation of content
Train on operating video switching and graphics production equipment to serve as backup
Other duties as assigned.


Requirements & Skills:

• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Strong PC/MS Office experience.
• Experience with other broadcast-related equipment is a plus.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Production Assistant must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Production Assistant must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Please visit site to apply: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68647.html



Local Sales Manager-KREX
Department: Grand Junction, CO
Location: Grand Junction, CO
Employment Type: Full Time

The Sales Manager is responsible for leading the day to day operations of the Sales department, including development of new business and achievement of revenue goals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Provides leadership for the broadcast/web sales teams, to include performance evaluations.
• Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
• Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, national, eMedia and new product revenue.
• Drives new business development.
• Manages inventory and revenue forecasting.
• Manages recruitment and development of talented sales professionals.
• Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures.
• Manages Accounts Receivable.
• Calls on accounts with Account Executives.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Minimum three years' experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
• Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
• Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
• 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.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Sales Manager must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

Please visit site to apply: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68972.html

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