Employment

News Director

The News Director will lead the Action News Now brand in the newsroom.

Action News Now located in beautiful Northern California has an immediate opening for a News Director. If you have a proven track record as a News Director,  Assistant News Director or Executive Producer and want the opportunity to work in a great environment and culture then we ‘d like to hear from you. The News Director will lead the Action News Now brand (CBS12, NBC24, Chico-Redding CW and Telemundo). We produce over 37 hours of News a week, simulcasting broadcasts on our CBS and NBC stations.

 

Heartland Media provides all the tools and support to be a dominant #1 news operation. Position is based in beautiful Chico, Ca covering the Chico-Redding DMA.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of five years of success in key leadership role(s) within a television newsroom. 
  • Demonstrable knowledge of all phases of a television news operation, including, but not limited to: news reporting and writing, newscast formats, news producing, newsroom organization, and newsgathering technology. 
  • Must be a dynamic strong leader with a clear vision and ability to communicate that vision to his/her staff. 
  • Must be creative and adept at managing in a fast-paced and energetic news environment.
  • Basic understanding of newsroom technical operation including computer networking, newsroom systems, microwave, satellite and digital technology.  Success in managing social media and multiplatform news gathering.
  • Understanding of basic budgeting principle and financial management.

 

DUTIES:

  • Developing and maintaining a strategic and editorial vision for Action News Now by working closely with GM, Consultant and market research.
  • Direct and manage overall efforts of the news department. Responsible for all administrative duties associated with running the news organization, including personnel and budgeting. 
  • Reports to the General Manager.

 

JOB LOCATION:

  • Chico, CA

 

SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER to Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

 

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News Reporter/ Multi-media Journalist

A general assignment news reporter for its Action News Now broadcast and digital news operation

KHSL and KNVN TV is accepting resumes and work samples for a general assignment news reporter for its Action News Now broadcast and digital news operation. This position will serve our CBS, NBC, CW and Telemundo affiliates. A successful candidate will be a good storyteller that`s getting better and willing to dig in and learn what`s important to our viewership. This position will go live in the field on a daily basis and work to gather content for packages and other stories for both on-air and online.

 

Our reporters are expected to report on multiple platforms and be capable of running their own live shots with a TVU pack. Reporters are also expected to develop strong contacts, enterprise stories on their own and stay ahead of the competition.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/ KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS:

  • Write and package breaking news stories and general news stories for TV as well as the online and mobile community
  • Strong knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment
  • Detail oriented with strong time management skills
  • Excellent on-air reporting, writing and technical skills

 

Education:

College degree (in Journalism or related field preferred)

 

SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND WORK SAMPLE to Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy and pre-employment drug testing is required.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

 

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Chief Photographer/ Multi-media Journalist

A successful candidate will be a good storyteller that`s getting better and willing to dig in and learn what`s important to our viewership

KHSL and KNVN TV is accepting resumes and work samples for an open Chief Photographer to join our news team. Preference given to candidates with experience shooting 16x9 digital format, skilled in non-linear editing (we edit on Adobe Premier), and experience operating TVU packs. This position will serve our CBS, NBC, CW and Telemundo affiliates. A successful candidate will be a good storyteller that`s getting better and willing to dig in and learn what`s important to our viewership.

 

Our Chief Photographer/ Reporter is expected to shoot and edit video, operating ENG microwave live truck, and report news content on all station digital platforms. This position is also expected to develop strong contacts, enterprise stories on their own and stay ahead of the competition.

 

A minimum of two years’ experience working in broadcast television is preferred.

 

Education:

College degree (in Journalism or related field preferred)

 

SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND WORK SAMPLES to Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy and pre-employment drug testing is required.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

 

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Part-time News Photographer

PT Morning News Photog who is versatile and dynamic team player

KHSL and KNVN TV station (the local Actions News Now, CBS and NBC network) has an immediate opening for a part time, morning news photographer. The ideal candidate is a versatile storyteller with an ability to capture moments as well as create photo and video stories.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shoots video for live news, special reports and projects.
  • 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 digital content.
  • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Approximately 15-20 hours per week in our Chico office for the morning newscast (4-7am).

 

SUBMIT RESUME & COVER LETTER TO:

 

 

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy and pre-employment drug testing is required.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

 

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Part-time News Production

Looking for a team player who wants to help build the north state's best news!

KHSL and KNVN TV Stations have an immediate opening for a Part-time Production Assistant.

 

A qualified candidate should be a team player, willing to learn, have great communication skills, work well under deadlines and have a good understanding of computers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  • Setting up the studio for the newscast
  • Editing news stories and content to script
  • Running audio for the newscast and news cut-ins
  • Running teleprompter for the newscasts and cut-ins
  • Running cameras for the newscasts
  • Setting up digital playback unit for the news
  • Other duties as assigned

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Digital Editing Experience a plus, but will train
  • Experience editing on Final-Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere a plus, but will train
  • Work well under the stress of a fast pace live newscast
  • College experience a plus

 

LOCATION & HOURS:

            KHSL/KNVN-TV Chico, CA

Days and Hours to be arranged (both AM and PM shifts available)

 

SUBMIT RESUME

 

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy and pre-employment drug testing is required.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

 

 

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