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Heartland Media's KEZI-TV is the ABC affiliate in Eugene, Oregon, located in the beautiful Willamette Valley.  You’ll live and work just a short drive away from golfing, skiing, hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, and the beautiful Oregon coast.  Portland is less than a two hour drive away if you need an occasional big city fix.


Newscast Producer

We are looking for a smart individual with solid news judgement, strong writing skills, and the ability to communicate clearly with those in the newsroom and crews in the field.

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KEZI 9 News is looking for a strong, high energy producer in Western Oregon.

We are looking for a smart individual with solid news judgement, strong writing skills, and the ability to communicate clearly with those in the newsroom and crews in the field. Accurate spelling and a solid understanding of grammar is a must.

Our producers also play an important role in newsgathering across multiple platforms to include television, digital and social media.

Preference will be given to candidates with professional newsroom experience. A background check and pre-employment drug screen is required.

Join our amazing team at KEZI, Eugene’s ABC network affiliate.  We’re the #1 news station and most recognized local television brand in the market.  Western Oregon is beyond beautiful from the mountains to the coast, noted for our natural environment, recreational opportunities, and the arts.  We are home to the University of Oregon and Oregon State University.  It’s a great place to work hard and play hard with a great group of journalists!

Email cover letter, resume, references and link to reel to: debbiecarter@kezi.com

If by mail to:

Ms. Debbie Carter
Executive Assistant
KEZI 9 News
P.O. Box 7009
Springfield, OR 97475

No phone calls please.

KEZI is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Assistant News Director

Strong news judgment, innovative mindset and strong organizational, communication, management and writing skills, thorough understanding of producing news content on multiple platforms...

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Innovative mindset and strong organizational, communication, management and writing skills
  • Thorough understanding of producing news content on multiple platforms
  • Strong news judgment
  • Manager experience, producer or assignment editor in a major/medium television market preferred
  • College degree in journalism, communications or related field preferred
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills; a team player

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute policies and vision of the station as a member of the news management team
  • Decide in concert with, or in place of, the News Director the story selection, personnel assigned to cover stories and the angle and approach to news stories, with a focus on innovative live, local and late breaking hard news
  • Protect & promote station "brand image" within the newsroom; work with anchors, producers and reporters on delivering the stated hard news strategy with consistency in news presentation, writing, graphics & storytelling
  • Review and approve newscast rundowns and proofread scripts prior to air
  • Oversee producers, reporters and anchors to insure and improve news content strategy execution
  • Liaison with Digital Media Manager for web & social media efforts to produce/promote content on all platforms
  • Supervise producers and the daily execution of newscast content, presentation and style
  • Monitor performance of anchors, producers, assignment editors, reporters & photographers, and report concerns to News Director
  • Produce and lead the team’s coverage of major breaking news stories and events
  • Oversee competitive viewing of market newscasts, and debrief daily with the News Director after the 5-7p block
  • Act as a “super user” of newsroom software and systems, and oversee employee training on these systems
  • Schedule news personnel and approve overtime
  • Other duties as assigned by the News Director or General Manager

KEZI-TV is located in the beautiful Willamette Valley.  You’ll live and work just a short drive away from golfing, skiing, hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, the beautiful Oregon coast, and Portland is less than a two hour drive away.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • This is a full-time salaried position.

A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN IS REQUIRED / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Email cover letter, resume, references and link to reel to: debbiecarter@kezi.com

Ms. Debbie Carter, Executive Assistant

KEZI 9 News, PO Box 7009, Springfield, OR  97475


General Assignment Reporter

The right candidate will be a self-starter, curious about the world around them, detail-oriented and a phenomenal team player.

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KEZI 9 News is looking for a competitive, hard-working multimedia journalist in Western Oregon.

The right candidate will be a self-starter, curious about the world around them, detail-oriented and a phenomenal team player. Desire to learn and grow is a must, as well as having social media/digital experience. They will be expected to enterprise content on a daily basis, as well as foster and maintain community contacts and relationships. They will also be able to shoot, edit and write stories for multiple platforms to include television, digital and social media. Active live reporting in the field and studio is a must. They will also be expected to work weekends and holidays.

Degree in Journalism is preferred.  Experienced preferred but willing to give the right entry-level person a shot. Must have a clean driving record.                         

A background check and pre-employment drug screen are required.

Join our amazing team of journalists at KEZI, Eugene’s ABC network affiliate.  We’re the #1 news station and most recognized local television brand in the market.  Western Oregon is beyond beautiful from the mountains to the coast, noted for our natural environment, recreational opportunities, and the arts.  We are home to the University of Oregon and Oregon State University.

Email cover letter, resume, references and link to reel to: debbiecarter@kezi.com

Or mail to:

Ms. Debbie Carter
Executive Assistant
KEZI 9 News
P.O. Box 7009
Springfield, OR 97475

No phone calls please

KEZI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Weekend Evening Anchor/Weekday Reporter/Producer

This position is primarily responsible for researching, developing, shooting, writing, editing, producing and narrating reports for a variety of content distribution platforms...

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  • This position is primarily responsible for researching, developing, shooting, writing, editing, producing and narrating reports for a variety of content distribution platforms, including KEZI 9 News, kezi.com, KEZI 9 News Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, MeTV, and other stations and platforms in the broadcast group.
  • Perform live shots from the newsroom and in the field.  Anchor and produce newscasts as assigned.  Serving as a public representative of KEZI 9 News at various community functions.
  • College degree in journalism or related discipline preferred.  Two plus years prior television news experience as an anchor/reporter preferred.  Ability to produce newscasts.  Ability to work shifts as assigned including weekends and weekdays.  Ability to use, transport and lift video camera equipment and tripod (approx.  55 lbs.) without assistance from a grip or videographer.  Proficient at shooting and editing under extreme deadline pressure.  Outstanding interpersonal skills and a team player.

 

KEZI-TV is located in the beautiful Willamette Valley.  You’ll live and work just a short drive away from golfing, skiing, hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, and the beautiful Oregon coast.  Portland is less than a two hour drive away if you need an occasional big city fix.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • This is a full-time position; rate of pay is salaried.

A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN IS REQUIRED/EQUAL OPPORTUITY EMPLOYER

Send cover letter, resume, references and reel to debbiecarter@kezi.com, or:

 

Ms. Debbie Carter

Executive Assistant

KEZI 9 News

P.O. Box 7009

Springfield, OR 97475