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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.


Evening 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!


Sports Reporter/Anchor

College degree in journalism or related discipline required. 1-2 years’ experience as a sports anchor/reporter preferred. Ability to shoot, write, edit clearly and efficiently under extreme deadline pressure.

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SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • College degree in journalism or related discipline required. 1-2 years’ experience as a sports anchor/reporter preferred.  Ability to shoot, write, edit clearly and efficiently under extreme deadline pressure.  Ability to use, transport and lift video camera equipment and tripod (approx. 55 lbs.) without assistance from grip or photographer.  Ability to work shifts as assigned including weekends, weeknights, overnights and holidays as needed.  Some travel required.  Outstanding interpersonal skills; a team player.  Must have a clean driving record.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This position is primarily responsible for researching, developing, shooting, writing, editing, producing and narrating sports 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. Overseeing sportscasts and sports specials in all phases of production.  Serving as a public representative of KEZI 9 News at various community functions.  Other duties as assigned by the Sports Director, News Director or General Manager. 

 

Western Oregon is beyond beautiful with scenery from the Coast to the Mountains. It’s a great place to work hard and play hard with a great group of journalists!

This is a full-time salaried position.

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


Morning Anchor / Reporter / Producer

The right person will be a self-starter with the desire to learn and grow, also detail-oriented and a phenomenal team player.

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KEZI 9 News is looking for an energetic, personable Anchor/Reporter/Producer for our early morning newscasts in Western Oregon.

The right person will be a self-starter with the desire to learn and grow, also detail-oriented and a phenomenal team player.

The right candidate will be expected to deliver daily newscasts in a professional manner, as well as assist in the producing of those newscasts. This person will be expected to enterprise content on a daily basis, and also be able to shoot, edit, and write stories for multiple platforms to include television, digital and social media. Live reporting in the field and studio is a must. This position will serve as a representative of KEZI 9 News at various community functions.

Journalism degree required, and 1-3 years’ experience preferred.  Must have a clean driving record. A background check and pre-employment drug screen is required.

Western Oregon is beyond beautiful with scenery from the Coast to the Mountains. We also 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!

 

No phone calls, please.

KEZI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Technical Director / Master Control - Technical Media Producer (TMP), part-time

The TMP is responsible for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring on-air streams, and FCC logs, & ingesting daily programming & commercials.

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DESCRIPTION:     A Technical Media Producer (TMP) is a hybrid position which includes the responsibilities of a Master Control Operator and a Technical Director. The TMP is responsible for directing live or pre-recorded productions as assigned, monitoring on-air streams, FCC logs, and ingesting daily programming/commercials.  Daily assignments will include directing at least one newscast, ingesting/segmenting various long-form programs, ingesting commercial spots, loading programming playlists for the following day, and performing various tasks as needed.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:    Operation of Ross Overdrive automation (including robotic cameras, audio console, graphics, and production video switcher), and all supporting equipment in Production/Master Control; including the ability to effectively perform at the following:  commercial/promo ingesting, satellite operation, program ingesting/segmenting, & a working knowledge of web production.  Operation of Edius editing software, and studio teleprompter. Daily care & maintenance of equipment & studio.  Work closely with all departments to meet daily demands.  Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:   Master Control and Live Production experience.  Experience with production automation system like Ross Overdrive, ability to work under pressure, great communication/people skills, ability to multitask under time sensitive deadlines, strong technical & computer skills, flexibility with scheduling & job assignments, understanding of FCC program logs & all FCC broadcast regulations.  Willingness to learn new hardware and software.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:   This is a part-time position; rate of pay is hourly. 

 

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


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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GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER    

OPENING DATE:   January 31, 2020

CLOSING DATE:                   Until filled

LOCATION:                          Eugene, OR

 

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 required.  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

 

No phone calls please

KEZI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Account Executive

The Account Executive will be responsible for selling advertising to existing clients and building an additional list of clients through new business development.

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Join our amazing advertising sales team at KEZI, Eugene’s ABC network affiliate.  We’re the #1 news station and most recognized local television brand in the market. 

3+ years’ experience in media sales or related field is preferred.  Looking for a team-oriented professional with a proven record of new business development, digital advertising sales, transactional account management and a tireless work ethic.  Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to multi-task well in a fast-paced environment, and superb customer relations skills.   An Oregon driver’s license and good driving record are required as well as a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

The Account Executive will be responsible for selling advertising to existing clients and building an additional list of clients through new business development. 

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. 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Salary + commission on monthly billing per compensation plan.  This is a full-time position.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Send cover letter and resume to:

debbiecarter@kezi.com

Or mail to:

Ms. Debbie Carter

Executive Assistant

KEZI 9

PO Box 7009

Springfield, OR 97475