Status: Full-time position
Location: Roswell, NM
Qualifications: Previous professional experience in news gathering helpful but not required. Ideal candidate has experience with ENPS and AVID editing. Candidate must have strong news judgment and writing skills; ability to shoot, write and edit a news story; ability to deliver the news story from the field or the news desk. Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently. Must have a clean driving record.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions. The following physical requirements are typical but not all-inclusive
LIfts and carries moderately heavy camera equpiment including camera,tripod and lights. Ability to drive long distances in company vehicle under a variety of weather conditions. Work requires a great deal of walking, standing, bending and kneeling. Dexterity and knowledge to operate sensitive computer and editing equipment.
Duties: This multi-media journalist position is located in the Roswell, NM bureau of KOB-TV, an Albuquerque based TV station. The MMU teleconferences into the daliy editorial meeting in Albuquerque and is responsible for pitching turnable stories relevant to Southern New Mexico viewing area. Once story assignments are approved, the MMU will research story, set-up interviews, shoot, write and edit the piece and deliver the story either live in the field or from the Roswell news desk. Must be willing to drive long distances and have the ability to work on tight deadlines. Occassionally must travel to Albuquerque to fill-in report from main studio. Bureau Chief will have a high profile presence in the community to enhance KOB's profile in Roswell.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Human Resources Department
4 Broadcast Plaza SW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Fax (505) 764-2522
No telephone calls please