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Multimedia Journalist, Redding Posted: 01/11/2021

If you have a passion for local news and telling people�s stories then send us your reel and resume

Action News Now, the CBS/NBC duopoly in beautiful Chico/Redding, CA is looking for a passionate, experienced and driven journalist to join our three person Redding Bureau and help take our team to the next level. If you are passionate about news, telling real people stories, and holding the powerful accountable; we would love to talk to you. If you love the great outdoors; biking, hiking, skiing, boating and more, then you’ll want to talk to us. This position is responsible for generating original story ideas each day, understanding how to use social media in their story telling and gathering and posting to the station website each day.

 

What You'll Do

  • Generate original stories and deliver them in an exciting and impactful way
  • Go live multiple times each day, sometimes on separate stories
  • Be ready to rock and roll on breaking news whenever it happens.
  • Prepare, write, produce, report, edit, deliver and post news stories and content over multiple platforms
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research
  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Perform various community service activities for station as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

What You'll Need

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors in journalism or the live experience equivalent

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and skill using ENPS. 
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  • Knowledge of Edius editing systems, or similar editing equipment.
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
  • Able to lift and carry at least 55 pounds

 

 

 

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Producer Posted: 04/23/2021

Action News Now is looking for producer to help take our news to the next level.

If you have a passion for local news and telling people’s stories then send us your reel and resume`.  Action News Now is looking for producer to help take our news to the next level.  This person will be a self-starter, come with great story ideas each day and understand how to use social media to help connect with our community and tell their stories.

Our team sets the bar when it comes to delivering important, lifesaving information. We were the first station to go wall to wall for the Carr and Camp Fires.  Our team lives to tell people’s stories and help our community.

If you want to be part of something special, work with a great team in a great city, live, eat and breathe local news then we want to talk to you.

If you love beautiful vistas, skiing, hiking and being outdoors and being part of a great news family, then you’ll want to talk to us.

Action News Now is the CBS/NBC duopoly that’s based in Chico, CA and Redding, CA.

 

Background check and drug test required upon hire.

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Meteorologist Posted: 05/11/2021

Action News Now, the CBS/NBC duopoly covering the Chico/Redding, CA market has an opportunity for an energetic, highly skilled, relatable meteorologist to join our weather team.

Action News Now, the CBS/NBC duopoly covering the Chico/Redding, CA market has an opportunity for an energetic, highly skilled, relatable meteorologist to join our weather team.  Our next meteorologist knows the science behind forecasting and can tell an easy to understand weather story.  This person must be familiar with Augmented Reality and willing to innovate and create, not just “cut and paste” graphics.  They must be cool under pressure and ready to go at a moment’s notice when it comes to severe, breaking weather stories.

Chico/Redding is in Northern California. We see extreme heat and wind conditions that are prime drivers for wildfires, some snow and rain with the possibility for flash flooding during those times.

It’s a great area to live, especially if you love being outdoors, with an abundance of parks, trails, mountains and bike paths.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Give our viewers the weather information they need and want with accurate, compelling and understandable storytelling and graphics.

-Give urgent, immediate, and accurate weather in times of severe weather, making sure our viewers are prepared, not scared.

-Must be digital savvy, using multiple social media platforms to get important information out.

-Will use not just regular graphics but also Live Lineups and Augmented Reality.

-Ready to go when there is a severe weather event, whether it’s inside the studio or in the field.  

-Must have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of weather science and forecasting.

-Dynamic, authoritative presence on air that is relatable and easy to understand when giving out important, life-saving information.

-Some MMJing may be required. All reports will be weather or climate related.

 

EDUCATION:

-Minimum – Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field experience.

-Some on air experience is required, either for your college station or professionally.

 

SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND WORK SAMPLES TO:

Aaron Vogel

Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

Avogel@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.

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PT Digital Producer Posted: 05/18/2021

Action News Now is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, technically-savvy news junkie to produce and maintain the content for Action News Now and multiple social media platforms with the goal of building an audience of loyal and local visitors.

Action News Now is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, technically-savvy news junkie to produce and maintain the content for Action News Now and multiple social media platforms with the goal of building an audience of loyal and local visitors. This position is part time and reports to the Digital Content Manager and News Director.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Write and adapt broadcast content for website, working closely with News department to ensure continuity with news coverage.
  • Create significant, original, locally-focused stories for all digital platforms.
  • Create engaging content on Facebook, Twitter and other digital platforms that draw viewers to the web and television.
  • Participate in the creative development and technical implementation of online content for the website.
  • Help reporters post stories to the station website.

 

Other duties may be assigned as needed.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Must understand and be able to execute news stories on evolving digital platforms • Have sound news judgment • Attention to detail • Initiative and drive in a deadline-driven environment • Energy and follow-up • Successfully collaborate daily with teammates across the newsroom • The ability to handle stressful environments • Strong communication skills • Understand Breaking News

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • A. Degree in Journalism, Communications, or other field of study preferred • Experience with website content creation and social media platforms – with clear, measurable results – is preferred

 

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Aaron Vogel

Avogel@actionnewsnow.com

or

Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

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PT Editor/ Video Journalist Posted: 05/18/2021

Action News Now is looking for a creative, passionate, hard-working part time video journalist/editor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following: The ideal candidate must have working knowledge of video cameras, non-linear editing, able to work under deadline, work flexible hours and want to learn.

 

This person must love news, be a team player, have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and be able to lift between 25-50 pounds as needed.

 

The job includes editing newscasts, shooting and gathering news stories, helping reporters with live shots as needed and filling in when the morning or evening editor is out.

 

This is an entry level position.

 

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Aaron Vogel

Avogel@actionnewsnow.com

or

Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

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Broadcast Engineer Posted: 04/01/2019

Work hands-on installing, maintaining and evolving a broad range of broadcast equipment

KHSL and KNVN TV station (the Heartland Media-owned local Actions News Now, CBS and NBC affiliate) is looking for a Broadcast Engineer. Our engineering/IT team work hands-on installing, maintaining and evolving a broad range of broadcast, IT and office equipment/systems at our facilities in Chico and Redding, CA along with transmitters and network of translators across our DMA.   

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree in electronics or IT equivalent, or electronics military broadcast engineering training, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • SBE certification is a plus
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and client relationship skills; a “team player”
  • Flexibility to work extended hours, as needed, including occasional nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to work outside in a variety of weather conditions
  • Must be able to use, transport, and lift equipment weighing approximately fifty (50) pounds
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid CA driver’s license

SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME & REFERENCES to Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

 

 

 

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Multimedia Journalist Posted: 10/31/2019

Action news Now, KHSL and KNVN TV station (the local CBS and NBC networks) in the Chico/Redding market is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to help take our newscasts to the next level.

This person will be a self-starter, come with great story ideas each day and understand how to use social media to help connect with our community and tell their stories. Our team sets the bar when it comes to delivering important, lifesaving information. We were the first station to go wall-to-wall for the Carr and Camp Fires. Our team lives to tell people’s stories and help our community. If you want to be part of something special, work with a great team in a great city, while you live, eat and breathe local news then we want to talk to you. If you love beautiful vistas, skiing, hiking and being outdoors and being part of a great news family, then you’ll want to talk to us.

 

 

SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND WORK SAMPLES TO:

Aaron Vogel

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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