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Current employment opportunities at KHQ-TV:

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

KHQ-TV has an open full time accounts receivable position.   This position includes credit and collections, posting cash payments, calculation of commissions and multi-channel phones.  Position will primarily be accounts receivable for KHQ-TV, KNDO/U-TV and SWX-TV and will include reception backup work.    

Must have good communication and organizational skills, be detail oriented and computer proficient in Outlook, Excel and Word.  Wide Orbit experience a plus.

Please email resume and cover letter referencing AR position to jobs@khq.com or send to KHQ, Attn: Controller, PO Box 600, Spokane, WA  99210  EOE, women & minorities encouraged to apply.


SWX Executive Producer - Montana

Using the resources and commitment developed and honed in Central and Eastern Washington, SWX is now operating throughout the state of Montana. And we need the key person to help us in the Treasure State.  The Executive Producer is much like an operations manager. He or she will work alongside our team that is already in place to help program, produce, and execute high class and high quality sports production at the high school and collegiate levels. The individual will report directly to the Station Manager of SWX.  The EP will be responsible for managing all aspects of our Montana sports production – the overall on-air product; the talent, producers, and sales staff; the station’s relationship with our play-by-play partners; and the station’s interactions with the schools and organization themselves. 

Responsibilities:  The EP’s specific job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:  Oversight of all local sports programming; Management of producers and directors; Scheduling of local talk talent, including substitute hosts; Oversight of station production/imaging; Talent development/coaching; Talent recruitment; Freelance employee recruitment and development; Coordination with sales managers throughout the state; Relationships with broadcast partners (high schools, college, etc); Acting as point person for other departments (such as news); Competitive monitoring; Budget/expense management; Management of other departmental personnel (e.g., play-by-play talent, board ops, reporters, digital editor, social media, etc.).; Working knowledge of remote trucks functions and capabilities

Basic Qualifications:  Strong spoken word content background; Five (5) years minimum experience in sports production; Experience working with high-profile talent; Excellent communication skills; Knowledge of technical equipment as well as specific programs such as ENPS and Wide Orbit. 

Preferred Qualifications:  A minimum of Two (2) years experience in programming management, including oversight of staff; Understanding of the typical sports fan; Experience in recruiting and developing talent; Experience in directing production/imaging; Experience in managing a budget.

Required Education:  College degree in a related field or Equivalent

Company Overview:  At SWX, we’re building a local sports dynasty. We are committed to providing the most comprehensive local sports coverage in all of our markets.  Featuring state-of-the-art technology, SWX is at the forefront of live productions and local sports coverage reaching from Central Washington to the Eastern edge of Montana. 

Additional Information:  SWX is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.


MORNING PRODUCER

Are you looking for an opportunity that could help you land a gig in the "bigs?"  This may be it!  We're looking for a dynamic producer to help lead the charge for a 2-hour state-wide morning newscast.  You'll help "Wakeup Montana" utilize a team of 5 reporters to deliver daily "live" hits of new, fresh, and unique content throughout the region.  This position is for a go-getter who understands strong, creative production, isn't afraid of breaking news, and loves the challenge of "live" TV.  If you have the skills, the passion, and the ability to make quick decisions, multi-task, get social/digital and work effectively under pressure, we want to hear from you!

Duties include producing as scheduled, writing and editing news copy, must meet deadlines and work well under pressure, possess good news judgment, positive can-do attitude and be a team player, ability to post to our various websites and social media platforms, and ability to use non-linear editing systems.

Qualifications include a broadcast journalism degree, previous line producing experience is a plus, strong writing and communications skills, being able to work with little direction, must be dependable and reliable, and maybe called for other special events such as elections, fires, floods and/or other major events.

The qualified applicant should have a degree in broadcasting or related field and experience producing local television news.  If you want to be part of our team, send a resume and demo link to:  traci.zeravica@khq.com

No phone calls please.  Experience in the broadcast industry is a plus but not required.  Cowles Company is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  


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.


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.


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, 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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