GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (Posted 10/26/12)
HOUSTON – KHOU 11, a Belo owned station in Houston, Texas, is seeking a highly experienced Executive Assistant to provide administrative support to the President and General Manager. Key responsibilities include: maintaining the highest level of confidentiality in handling sensitive information concerning the organization; scheduling and organizing various events and activities such as meetings, travel arrangements for the president and department heads, as needed; managing phone calls for GM; typing and designing general correspondence, memos, charts, tables, graphs, presentations; negotiating on behalf of the employer with some degree of authority with vendors; maintain KHOU FCC political and public files; and complete quarterly FCC reports as required.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of ten (10) years experience supporting leadership at the executive-level, a high level of proficiency of MS Office Suite, strong organization, and prioritization skills, as well as the ability to demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. Please include “Executive Assistant” in the subject line of your email submission of your resume and cover letter.
Executive Producer (9/26/12)
KHOU 11, a Belo owned station in Houston, Texas, is seeking an Executive Producer to oversee the station’s news programs and help implement the strategies developed by the news director to improve the news product on a daily basis. Key responsibilities include: participating in editorial meetings where stories are discussed and assigned; ensuring reporters are clear on the expectations regarding the focus of the story; production techniques, etc.; working closely with the assignment desk on story coverage; checking producer formats for pace, flow, graphics, and content; reading and editing newscast scripts; assisting the Executive News Director and Assistant News Director in critiquing broadcasts; scheduling producers and writers. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years producer experience in a medium to large market. Prior management experience is preferred. Please include “Executive Producer” in the subject line of your email submission of your resume and cover letter.
Photojournalist (Posted 8/15/12)
KHOU 11, a Belo owned station in Houston, Texas, is seeking a Photojournalist who will be responsible for providing complete and visual coverage of news events in a fair, unbiased and accurate manner. The selected candidate will photograph news events, both live and on tape, for news programs and edit stories on Non-linear or similar system to the fullest capability of the equipment. The selected candidate must have a valid Texas driver’s license; a minimum of five years of photojournalist experience preferred; a strong background in ENG (Electronic News Gathering) operations a plus; college degree preferred. Please include a DVD along with your resume and cover letter. Please include “Photojournalist” in the subject line of your email submission of your resume and cover letter.
News Editor (Posted 11/9/12)
KHOU 11, a Belo owned station in Houston, Texas, is seeking an experienced editor to join our news team. Key responsibilities include editing daily news stories for KHOU and KHOU.com, as well as tuning in microwave and satellite shots, bringing in FTP feeds, and archiving shows. Ideal candidates will have 2-3 years of non-linear editing experience in a newsroom, work well with others, work well under pressure and have the ability to turn a high number of stories in a short period of time. Experience with Sony Xpri editing software is a plus, as well as experience with non-linear products such as Adobe Premier Pro, Avid, Final Cut Pro, or Grass Valley Edius Software. College degree is also preferred. Please include “News Editor” in the subject line of your email submission of your resume and cover letter.
Account Executive (Posted 9/26/12)
KHOU 11, a Belo owned station in Houston, Texas, is seeking a highly motivated Account Executive to join our sales team. The Account Executive will primarily focus on selling commercial airtime, programs and TV production to advertisers and agencies located in the Greater Houston area, as well as outside the DMA, as well as focus on prospecting and developing new business. A college degree in marketing, sales or advertising is preferred but not mandatory. Also, knowledge of TV audience rating services is helpful. Please include “Account Executive” in the subject line of your email submission of your resume and cover letter.
Digital Sales Coordinator (Posted 10/12/12)
KHOU 11, the CBS affiliate in Houston is seeking a highly motivated sales professional to join our team as the digital sales coordinator. The primary focus of this position will be to oversee the development, implementation and delivery of on-line sales campaigns. The Digital Sales Coordinator will work closely with KHOU account executives to bring value to the client before, during and after the sale. This position will also be responsible for working directly with creative assets to ensure a quality product for the client.
The Digital Sales Coordinator will also work closely with Sales Managers to ensure all campaigns start on time, end on time and deliver properly. From time to time, special situations may arise that require coordination of other activities to assist the sales team. This position offers an opportunity to utilize your existing administration and communication skills while continuing to learn and develop your knowledge of digital media. The work is varied and challenging and you must enjoy and thrive in a busy, deadline driven environment.
Qualifications include: two (2) years of experience in a similar position and/or work environment strong computer skills and working knowledge of various systems including Yahoo! Apt, Dart, Omniture, Comscore, and Basecamp. A college degree is preferred. Please include “Digital Sales” in the subject line of your email submission of your resume and cover letter.
Audience Coordinator (Posted 10/26/12)
KHOU 11 is looking for a highly organized, creative, “can-do” Audience Coordinator. The person hired will be responsible for booking audience members for our daily morning show, Great Day Houston, that conform to our target demographics. In addition, he/she will work with the show producers to assure that the studio audiences match the daily show content by pre-interviewing potential audience members. The Audience Coordinator will be in-charge of the audience from arrival, to “warm-up”, to photos, to departure making sure that they have a great experience while visiting our studios. If you are a people person with great local connections this could be the job for you. College degree required. Experience working in television industry is a plus. Please include “Audience Coordinator” in the subject line of your email submission of your resume and cover letter.
Reporter/Producer (Posted 10/26/12)
KHOU 11’s, Great Day Houston, the only live morning talk and entertainment show in the 10th market is looking for a talented, creative, Producer/Reporter. The person hired will be responsible for creating live daily segments that are entertaining, informative and attract our targeted demo audience of women 35-45. Additionally, he/she must be able to integrate client-driven segments that are informative but presented in a fresh, creative way. Are you a story teller? Do you love local TV? Tired of news? Here is a challenging but fun opportunity. Please include “Reporter/Producer” in the subject line of your email submission of your resume and cover letter.
Senior Promotion Writer/Producer (Posted 8/28/12)
Are you creative, multi-talented and passionate about promotion? Then, we have the job for you. KHOU-TV is looking for a senior promotion writer/producer to join our award-winning staff. This creative wiz will be responsible for producing work that will create a stronger, emotional bond between our station and our viewers/users.
This position calls for a person who is a strategic thinker and a team player. This is a great job for a self-motivated, energetic individual with a can-do attitude. Negative, glass half empty people need not apply. We are looking for a high character person that fits the KHOU 11 brand.
- Conceptualize, write, produce and edit attention grabbing spots and campaigns for news, our digital media platforms, locally produced specials and the station’s community marketing efforts
- Write compelling news topicals and special report promos that will motivate viewership
- Create topical and image web banners for our web, mobile and social media platforms
- Manage the execution of the station’s outside media (radio, cable, outdoor, digital interactive ads)
- Effectively utilize social media to promote the station’s key initiatives
- College degree in Communications or related field
- 3 or more years experience in news promotion
- Exceptional copywriting skills
- Strong creative and conceptual thinker
- Advanced Avid or Final Cut Pro editing experience
- Experience working with Adobe Photoshop and After Effects
- Ability to manage budgets for promotional projects
- Knowledge of social media marketing trends
- Solid visual and editorial sensibility
- Must be willing to work flexible hours when needed
- The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
- The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Please include “Sr. Promotion Writer/Producer” in the subject line of your email submission of your resume and cover letter.
To apply for any of these positions, mail, fax or e-mail resume and cover letter, with reference to the position you are applying to:
ATTN: Human Resources (Please include job title on resume/cover letter)
1945 Allen Parkway
Houston, Texas 77019
Fax 713 284-8818
Apply online: firstname.lastname@example.org
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KHOU 11 offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Ideal candidates must successfully pass a background check.