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Current employment opportunities at KHQ-TV:

NEWS DIRECTOR

Are you looking to work for a progressive company with a deep commitment to journalism?  If you said yes, consider becoming a News Director in the beautiful Northwest. There isn’t a lot to go by here, but we can tell you what the job entails. The News Director will be responsible for budgets, training, hiring, talent contracts, strategic planning, and the station’s digital news content. The model News Director will work closely with promotion and sales, and should be engaged in building and developing a highly skilled, passionate and empowered newsroom staff.  The News Director should also possess the understanding of social media and its relationship to local news. If this describes your skill set, and you are intrigued, send your resume and cover letter to northwestnewsdirector@gmail.com   No phone calls please.  EOE, women and minorities encouraged to apply.  


RECEPTIONIST

KHQ-TV has an opening for a full-time Receptionist.  Duties to include the efficient operation of the front desk, including admitting and greeting visitors and clients, and serving as a backup switchboard operator.  Additional duties include shipping and receiving, and other misc. duties with some accounting work.  Word and Excel experience required.   Send resume to jobs@khq.com or

Attn:  Controller

KHQ, Inc.

P.O. Box 600

Spokane, WA 99210-0600

No phone calls please.  EOE, women and minorities encouraged to apply.  Position open until filled


NEWS PHOTOJOURNALIST

KHQ-TV is looking for a creative News Photojournalist who is an aggressive visual storyteller to join our award winning team.  If you have an eye for great pictures, an ear for great sound and want to work with the best technology in the field, then this job is for you.  Duties and Responsibilities:  Shoot news, feature and sports assignments; Shoot on Panasonic P2 camera; Edit on non-linear systems (including smart phones); Operate ENG trucks and new streaming technologies; Duties and responsibilities may change as a result of business needs.  Required Qualifications & Skills:  Previous experience as a photographer, and/or videographer at a television station; Experience with professional video cameras; Experience with digital workflows for images and videos; Ability to create compelling photographic or video narratives on deadline; Willingness to work weekends, holidays, and overtime as necessary; Willingness to help train the public in shooting and producing video; Knowledge of and desire to participate in social media; Ability to adapt in a changing media and technology landscape; Ability to function in a deadline environment; Good attitude; Able to lift heavy equipment; Capable of driving and operating vehicles safely; Must be willing to assist across all platforms and areas of content as needed.  Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in Radio/TV, Film, Fine Arts or related area AND one year experience operating video cameras and editing equipment; OR, Five years experience operating video cameras and editing equipment; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.  If you want to be part of our team, send a resume and link to your work to:  newsjob@khq.com   EOE. Women & minorities encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.


NEWSCAST DIRECTOR

KHQ/SWX-TV has an immediate opening for a full-time Director.  Responsibilities for this leadership position include directing and technical directing complex, graphically-intense live local news, sporting events and digital product.  You will also operate studio equipment as needed. Experience with production switchers and an understanding of broadcast equipment is essential.  Must be available to work flexible hours including holidays, early mornings and weekends.  Must be a team player, work well under pressure & have a positive attitude. College degree and two years directing experience is required.  Required Skills or Qualifications:  Ability to quickly adjust to breaking news, proficiency with Ross Overdrive or other automated production switcher, ability to troubleshoot technical issues, strong creative vision to effectively execute bold, cutting edge newscasts on a daily basis.  No phone calls please.  EOE, women and minorities encouraged to apply.  Send resume and related materials to:  newsjob@khq.com


MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST

Telemundo TV in Yakima and Tri-Cities, Washington is looking for an aggressive Multi-Media Journalist. We are seeking a creative storyteller with the ability to shoot, edit and write for broadcast, social media and web. We're a great place to start your journalism career! Applicants should have  a college degree in journalism or related field, good driving record and pass a pre-employment drug test. Please email your resume and link to your reel to jana.gray@nbcrightnow.com or mail to Jana Gray, News Director 3312 W Kennewick Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336.

EOE. Women & minorities encouraged to apply. 


NEWSCAST DIRECTOR - PART TIME

NBC RIGHT NOW TV in Yakima and Tri-Cities Washington is looking for a Newscast Director on a part time basis. We are seeking a creative technical director, who is willing to work hand and hand with the producer of a daily 30 minute newscast. We're a great place to start your journalism career! Applicant should have a college degree in journalism or related field, good driving record, and pass a pre-employment drug test. Please email your resume and link to your reel to jana.gray@nbcrightnow.com or mail to Jana Gray, News Director 3312 W Kennewick Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336.

EOE. Women & minorities encouraged to apply. 


NEWS PRODUCER

KHQ-TV in Spokane, WA is looking for a dynamic News Producer with solid news judgment who can produce, orchestrate, and energize the market's dominant news programming.  This newsroom leader should have a flair for production value--incorporating live elements and cutting-edge graphics to tell stories that are relevant and compelling to our viewers.   If you're in a box, stay there; we only want creative thinkers.  And if you dread breaking news, this isn't the place for you because we thrive on our patented coverage of breaking news.  If you have the skills, the passion, and the ability to make quick decisions, multi-task, and work effectively under pressure, we want to hear from you!  

Qualified applicant should have a degree in broadcasting or related field and experience producing local television news.

KHQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer as well as Spokane's legacy station with deep roots in the community -- and proud of it.  If you want to be part of our team, send a resume & demo link or non-returnable DVD to:  producerjob@khq.com   EOE. Women & minorities encouraged to apply. No phone calls please.  Experience in the broadcast industry is a plus but not required


MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST

KHQ-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to join the Inland Northwest's largest, proudest news team. Are you a perfectionist?  Are you a control freak?  Do you love breaking news and want to be a super-star?  You'll cover breaking, develop and nurture local news contacts, enterprise unique content, and follow-up on news stories.  You will not only develop stories, but also shoot, write, and edit them for multiple media platforms.  We need a highly motivated individual who is well-versed in the rules of journalism, capable of working in a self-directed environment and able to exercise a high level of creativity and enterprise.  One to three years of experience is preferred. Please send your resume, cover letter and reel to:  reporterjob@khq.com

Required Qualifications & Skills:  Previous reporting experience with professional print or online news organization, either as a staff member or intern; Experience with mobile reporting tools; Willingness to work overtime when necessary; Knowledge of and desire to participate in social media; Ability to adapt in a changing media and technology landscape; Ability to use web-based applications such as G-mail, Google, Facebook, etc.; Ability to create non-article content - e.g. tweets, video clips, databases - for online.

Other Requirements:  Passion and dedication to news; Great storyteller who writes to video; Must enjoy working as one "man" band; Good video photographer with eye for news, features and sports; Minimum two (2) years experience as a television news reporter, shooter or editor; Familiarity with ENG and SNG; Ability to meet daily deadlines and work cooperatively with other staff members; Experience editing news copy and video; Good phone etiquette; Newsroom computer experience preferred; Must possess a valid driver's license with no DUI convictions; Ability to carry fifty pounds of television equipment; Pass pre-employment drug test.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in Radio/Television, Film, Fine Arts or related field AND four years experience operating video cameras and editing equipment; OR, Two years experience operating video cameras and editing equipment; OR, an equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

EOE, women and minorities encouraged to apply.


MARKETING DIRECTOR

At River Park Square we are the premier destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment in downtown Spokane. While many may think this is just a shopping destination, we are so much more. We serve the community of Spokane by providing a place for people to gather; we sponsor and coordinate cultural and entertaining events which all can enjoy. If you have the passion and creativity to provide exciting and quality marketing events which will continue to promote River Park Square as the place to be in Spokane, then this is the position for you.

The Marketing Director develops and implements an annual marketing plan and budget that will result in increased traffic, sales and income for the shopping center. The individual coordinates and implements projects and programs that will increase the value and enhance the image of the shopping center and of the Company. 


NEWS DIRECTOR - MISSOULA, MT

ABC FOX Montana is seeking an experienced, dynamic, engaging and creative leader to be our next News Director. This position is based in beautiful Missoula, Montana, but the newsroom extends to Kalispell, Butte, and Bozeman, Montana. Cowles Montana Media continues to invest in people and technology to build this station into Montana’s premiere news leader. 

The News Director will be responsible for budgets, training, hiring, talent contracts, strategic planning, and the station’s digital news content. Candidates should be engaged in building and developing a highly skilled, passionate and empowered newsroom staff.  As our leader of leaders, you should also possess superior news judgment and a deep understanding of social media and its relationship to local news. 

If this sounds like you, and you’re ready to earn your news director stripe or looking for a higher quality of life, please send resume and cover letter to via email to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com or Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, Mt. 59801. Cowles Montana Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job description and qualifications: http://www.abcfoxmontana.com/story/35836489/news-director-missoula


ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - MISSOULA, MT

Cowles Montana Media ABC & FOX Television in Missoula, MT has an opportunity for a motivated sales rep to develop new business opportunities and manage an existing list. The ideal candidate will have exceptional relationship building skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, sales experience, strong pay-for-performance orientation, strong integrity and the ability to work independently. Advertising/ Media Sales experience preferred. Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink by July 31, 2017 to: Personnel, ABC FOX Montana, 2200 Stephens Ave, Missoula, MT 59801 or email to jobs@abcfoxmontana.com. ABC FOX Montana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job description and qualifications: http://www.abcfoxmontana.com/story/35836558/account-executive-missoula


ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

KHQ-TV WA is looking for a sales/marketing professional to help us take on our multi-media world of television, digital sports, internet and mobile. You must have a can-do attitude with a streak of creativity. Moreover, we're looking for someone who needs to win, someone who is skilled at creating & delivering presentations in front of large groups and one-on-one with key decision-makers. Candidate must be able to adapt to new technology, handle campaign reporting, exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills, be an organized planner, and be goal-oriented. This position is responsible for developing new advertisers and increasing the share of existing advertisers. Knowledge of agency structure and ratings negotiations is a plus. 

Ideal candidate will have a college degree and media or sales experience. Send resume and cover letter to local.sales@khq.com


EEO, Women and Minorities encouraged to apply 


Account Executive, Montana

Job Description:  This position is responsible for creating and retaining local advertising business for the station.  Assist business owners, business managers, and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through use of television advertising.  Prospect, close, and service new business as well as existing business.  Create full sales presentations and promotions.  Work with creative services personnel to create television commercials.  Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market.  Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.  

Qualifications:  Outside media sales experience (broadcast preferred).  Record growth and stability in employment.  Solid knowledge of business mathematics.  Knowledge of television industry and/or other media.  Ability to sell using media research.  Aggressive, team-oriented attitude.  Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation).  Excellent "team player" interpersonal skills.  Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and goal orientated environment.  The right candidate will have a high level of integrity, an entrepreneurial work ethic, a coach able spirit and the ability to ask for the order.  Must be able to work flexible hours.

Physical Requirements or Restrictions:  Sight and dexterity to do computer input.  Valid driver's license.  Must be able to carry presentation equipment and drive from business to business for sales presentations.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017 (or until filled). EEO. Women & minorities encouraged to apply.
Send Cover Letter and Resume to: Human Resources, Cowles Montana Media, 2200 Stephens Ave., Missoula, MT 59801.


INTERNSHIPS

We're Looking for Interns

Want to work for KHQ.com? Here's your chance!We're looking for a few smart, eager interns who can fill key roles within our web sites – KHQ.com and SWXRightNow.com. You may have your work published both locally and nationally on the Associated Press wires, on Yahoo!, digg, Drudge and more.

WHAT WE'LL DO FOR YOU:

Unfortunately we have no money to offer, but you'll gain invaluable work and life experience at one of the most visited web sites in the Spokane area. You'll have the opportunity to get your work published online, learn how a major news outlet works and build connections with people in the industry.

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:

  • A talent for telling stories -- in various formats
  • Eagerness to learn -- We'll teach you to be a better journalist, learn new technologies and build your resume.
  • Smarts, good work ethic -- We're looking for someone who wants to be the best at all times.
  • You're quick on the uptake -- Can take direction and go with it, but know when to ask questions
  • Extreme multi-tasker -- Can handle juggling all kinds of tasks
  • Child of the Internet -- You should get most of your news online and know how to find news and information in more ways than just Googling.
  • Self-motivated -- We don't babysit.
  • Team player -- You should play well with others.
  • You like to have fun – Can you tell a joke, laugh and smile?
  • You need to be a junior, senior or graduate student in good standing at an accredited institution and you must get college credit for the internship.

WHAT ROLES WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Editorial Interns

  • Writing experience is a must -- We're not expecting you to be a writing master, but some experience in either a newspaper, web site, blog or a journalism class is necessary.
  • Versatility -- You should be able to adapt to different types of content: hard news, around town news, politics, etc.
  • Comfortable with all forms of Social Media.

Brownie Points if you:

  • Have a good knowledge of Spokane/Coeur d'Alene area
  • Have video and photo editing experience
  • You're savvy with what's happening around town [trends/hot spots]

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

If you think you fit into one of our highly coveted positions, then send in your resume. Also tell us about yourself, give your availability and examples of your work. Examples are a must! Send to:

KHQ-TV
Attn: Rob Curry, Executive  Producer
P.O. Box 600
Spokane, WA 99201

Or email to:  rob.curry@khq.com


KHQ, inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. EEO Information If your organization distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refers job seekers to employers, and would like to receive job vacancy notices for KHQ-TV, please provide KHQ-TV with the name, mailing address, e-mail address (if applicable), telephone number, fax number, and contact person and identify the category or categories of vacancies for which you would like information specified above to the following person at KHQ-TV: Paula Bauer. It is the policy of KHQ-TV to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law, in all personnel actions.

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