JOBS @ KING 5: Reporter, engineer, floor director

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Posted last month:

REPORTER

We are seeking an experienced, dynamic, and energetic reporter for the morning newscasts.  Must be a self-starting journalist capable of enterprise reporting.  Excellent writing and story-telling skills required.  Successful candidate must be proficient with live reporting, including breaking news situations.

College degree with minimum two years’ experience as a general assignment reporter in a medium to large market preferred.  Excellent writing, packaging, and live skills.  Must possess a broad range of reporting styles.  Demonstrated ability to work under pressure.  Must be willing to work overtime.

KING TV is a subsidiary of Belo Corp.  Belo is one of the top media companies in the country and provides a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401(k).

If qualified, please send a non-returnable VHS, BETA, or DVD, and a copy of your resume and a cover letter to:

HUMAN RESOURCES #K10R06

KING 5 TV

333 DEXTER AVE. N.

SEATTLE, WA  98109

ENGINEER

We are seeking an Engineer for our new daytime talk show “New Day Northwest.”  Responsibilities include operating TV equipment in production and performing on-air operations to include but not limited to:  Jib camera operation, audio production, and pre-production.  May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

High school graduate; some broadcast technical college preferred.  Minimum three years’ experience in studio production and camera operations preferred.  Must possess good communication skills, able to work under deadline pressures, good problem solving skills, and be team oriented.  Must be able to work weekday mornings.

Send a copy of your resume, and a cover letter to: HUMAN RESOURCES #K10A07, KING 5 TELEVISION, 333 DEXTER AVE N. SEATTLE, WA 98109.


FLOOR DIRECTOR

We are seeking a Floor Director for our new daytime talk show “New Day Northwest.”  During live programming, responsibilities include assisting the on-air talent with cues from the Director, coordinating communications between the Director and talent in the studio, keeping the Director and Technical Director informed of any impediments which may hinder production, and assisting in some pre-production activities.

Qualifications:

High school graduate; some broadcast technical college preferred.  Minimum two years’ production experience preferred.  Must have the ability to work under pressure deadlines with the ability to prioritize needs simultaneously.  Must have good communication skills and be team oriented.  Must be available to work weekday mornings.

Send a copy of your resume, and a cover letter to: HUMAN RESOURCES #K10A08, KING 5 TELEVISION, 333 DEXTER AVE N., SEATTLE, WA 98109.

About sbhatt

Sanjay Bhatt jumped into journalism in 1996, landing his first job at The Times Leader, a daily in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. He juggled covering 12 school districts and loved turning out enterprising, investigative pieces. Within a year, he got hired by The Palm Beach Post of West Palm Beach, Fla., where he spent the next six years building a reputation as a top health reporter. The biggest story he covered there was the 2001 anthrax investigation. In 2003, he joined The Seattle Times, where he has examined public schools, neighborhood issues, the economic crisis and local government. He enjoys producing mini-documentaries, trying new ideas online and learning new technologies. View all posts by sbhatt →
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