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Position: Part-Time News Editor

Description: Applicant must have experience with non-linear editing and videotape production and editing of news stories. Position will edit stories for daily newscasts. The ability to work under pressure is a must as well as the availability to work a variety of shifts. Will perform other duties as assigned.

 

Position: News Producer

Job Description: KRGV Channel 5 is looking for an aggressive, creative and smart News Producer. You must have a great "can do" attitude and not be afraid to leave your comfort zone. You must be highly-organized, a leader in production technique and showcasing skills, driven and able to cover Breaking News. Must be willing to think differently than most newscast producers and try new things. The job is in the Harlingen-McAllen-Brownsville market in South Texas at the ABC Affiliate.

Responsibilities: Cover all aspects of the broadcast: news writing, editorial judgment, guest booking and coordination of live shots.

Requirements: Prefer at least one year experience in a television station. Candidate must be reliable and have good people skills.

Web News Producer

Duties: Assist with managing the KRGV Channel 5 website. Post news, weather, sports and other content to the website and social media networks, while maintaining the station's brand. Must be willing to dig for news to post web-only stories, which will add to the site's content and lives the brand.
Skills: Strong writing an editing skills; knowledge of AP style; basic HTML skills, knowledge of web metrics, social media tools & basic Photoshop skills. Applicant must be able to find news, post it to the web, convert and FTP files, find online resources, train others on use of web tools, and work in a fast-paced environment. College degree preferred. Knowledge of the court system and the ability to access records as well as having a journalism background is a plus. Familiarity with content management systems, website development, and CSS is helpful.

Account Executive

KRGV-TV CHANNEL 5 is seeking a McAllen Area Account Executive to service existing clients and develop new accounts. This dynamic individual will be responsible for all aspects of servicing clients of Channel 5 including business development, overseeing production of commercials, commercial scheduling, billing, and collections. A minimum of three years of television and internet sales experience is required. 

  • Maintain and renew existing accounts
  • Prospect and cultivate new accounts
  • Make appointments and sales calls with new and existing accounts on continuous basis.
  • Build proposals, negotiate contracts, and handle collections with all assigned clients.
  • Interface with all internal departments including, but not limited to, Traffic and Accounting to facilitate all phases of the selling process
  • Work with the Marketing Director to develop and present sales and market research pieces for existing and new accounts
  • Work with the Creative Services Director, Sales Production Photographer, and Sales Production Editor on developing and producing client commercials.
  • Work with the Graphics Designer on developing and producing website, mobile, and app web creative.
  • Work with Sales Assistants to ensure that sales contracts are accurate and verified.
  • Produce a weekly sales report that outlines all sales activity.
  • Become a proficient user of all sales support software, including but not limited to OSI, Scarborough, Ad Connections, Ad Mall, Titan TV, and other software.
  • Attend regularly scheduled weekly sales department meetings and attend station staff meetings when scheduled.
  • Must have a good driving record and reliable transportation. Company requires insurance coverage and valid driver's license.
  • Excellent opportunity to join the most professional sales team in the Valley. Competitive commission structure, car allowance, and quarterly bonus opportunity. Attractive employee benefits package.

Full Time News Video Photographer

The primary duty of this job is to gather ENG video in the field, working with reporters and the assignments desk. Experience in all aspects of television news photography, electronic editing equipment, and live microwave trucks. Must have a valid driver's license.

 

 

 

 

 


KRGV-TV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person's race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.

KRGV-TV is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

If you or anyone you know might be qualified for an advertised vacancy, we encourage you to send a resume to:

Tammy Meier
Personnel Director
KRGV-TV
P.O. Box 5
Weslaco, TX 78599
Fax: (956) 973-5003

or email: tammy@krgv.com

 

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Organizations wanting notification about future job opening can contact us by fax at (956) 973-5003 or by sending an email to tammy@krgv.com

Informing you and your organization of the above employment opportunity is an affirmative action on our part to actively seek qualified minorities and women for our staff vacancies. Through your assistance we want to ensure that our employment opportunities are made known to members of minority groups and to women.