Current Available Jobs for KHSL

Action News Now is the shared news brand for television stations: KHSL, KNVN, the CW, and Telemundo in the Chico-Redding DMA.

Our station is based in Chico, CA covering the Chico-Redding DMA (Market 132). Chico is located in Butte County, approximately 90 miles north of Sacramento, 150 miles west of Lake Tahoe, and 160 miles from San Francisco. The nor-Cal gem of Chico is home to California State University Chico, the 13th largest municipal park in the nation (Bidwell Park), Sierra Nevada Brewery and countless opportunities for outdoor and cultural entertainment. The energy of this quaint, vibrant college town plays a major role in our organization and the community thrives on local businesses, nearby treasures of Mount Shasta and Lassen National Park, and the gorgeous agricultural valley surrounding the area.


Part Time Production Assistant/ Master Control Operator

A qualified candidate should be a team player, willing to learn, have great communication skills, work well under deadlines and have a good understanding of computers.

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JOB RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Setting up the studio for the newscast
  • Editing news stories and content to script
  • Running audio & Cameras for the newscast and news cut-ins
  • Setting up digital playback unit for the news
  • Monitoring transmitter operations
  • Airing network and syndicated programming
  • Inserting commercial content into programming
  • Keeping and filling out the daily program log, in a neat and legible fashion
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Digital Editing Experience a plus, but will train
  • Work well under the stress of a fast pace live newscast
  • College experience a plus

 

JOB LOCATION AND HOURS:

  • Chico, CA
  • Days and hours to be arranged (both AM and PM shifts available)

 

SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND WORK SAMPLES TO:

Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy and pre-employment drug testing is required.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

 

 


News Sports Director/ Multi-Media Journalist

An engaging and creative storyteller to take a great sports department to the next level

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KHSL and KNVN TV in beautiful Chico, CA is looking someone to take a great sports department to the next level. If you have a passion for local sports, for telling stories and not just doing highlights then we want to talk to you. The successful candidate should be an engaging and creative storyteller.  Our next Sports Director will be a self-starter with a finger on the pulse of the local sports community and a social media wizard. This position will set the direction for the sports department.

 

There is an expectation of live shots from all on air talent. All on air talent must be able to write, shoot, edit and do their own live shots via TVU. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Delivery of scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality and purpose
  • Serve as a working sports reporter, working as an MMJ to cover local sports stories of importance to our community
  • Travel to sports events to gather and assemble stories
  • Strong writing and journalism skills are a must for this role
  • Ability to shoot and edit captivating stories
  • Able to run a TVU live kit
  • Previous experience writing for web and broadcast is required
  • Appear on behalf of stations at public events

 

Education:

College degree (in Journalism or related field preferred)

 

SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND WORK SAMPLES

 

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy and pre-employment drug testing is required.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

 

 

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News Anchor

Rock star journalist to help take morning show to the next level

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Action News Now, KHSL/KNVN TV in Chico, California is looking for a rock star journalist to help take its morning show to the next level. You will help anchor the two hour morning show, turn stories and be active and engaging on social media.  We are looking for someone with MMJ and anchoring experience, is a good newsroom teammate and leader.  Duties include but are not limited to: anchoring, MMJing, community events, contributing story ideas, must have producing knowledge as well.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Generate unique, compelling and innovative story/ show ideas and content.
  • Contribute to multiple platforms on a daily basis including writing for the web sites, posting on social media, creating for mobile, and most of all creating a dialog with our audience and your friends and followers.
  • Excellent use of social media for news gathering/disseminating and community engagement
  • Cultivate sources

EXPERIENCE/ KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in news reporting.
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.

SUBMIT RESUME & COVER LETTER

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy and pre-employment drug testing is required. KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program. KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

 

 

 

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Part-time Sales Assistant, Redding

Redding office needs a talented and motivated individual

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KHSL and KNVN TV station (the local Actions News Now, CBS and NBC network) has an immediate opening for a part time Sales Assistant. Our Redding office needs a talented and motivated individual to assist our sales team with daily operations. 

The right candidate will be able to prioritize, multi-task and have solid experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products including Excel, Word and Power Point.

Approximately 20 hours per week in our Redding office.

 

SUBMIT RESUME & COVER LETTER

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy and pre-employment drug testing is required.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

 

 

 

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Multimedia Journalist, Redding

If you have a passion for local news and telling people’s stories then send us your reel and resume

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If you have a passion for local news and telling people’s stories then send us your reel and resume.

Action News Now, KHSL and KNVN TV station (the local CBS and NBC networks) in the Chico/Redding market is looking for an MMJ to help take our Redding bureau to the next level.  This person will be a self-starter, come with great story ideas each day and understand how to use social media to help connect with our community and tell their stories.

Our team sets the bar when it comes to delivering important, lifesaving information. We were the first station to go wall-to-wall for the Carr and Camp Fires. Our team lives to tell people’s stories and help our community.

If you want to be part of something special, work with a great team in a great city, while you live, eat and breathe local news then we want to talk to you.

If you love beautiful vistas, skiing, hiking and being outdoors and being part of a great news family, then you’ll want to talk to us.

 

JOB LOCATION:

  • KHSL/ KNVN TV Station, Redding, CA

SUBMIT REEL, RESUME & COVER LETTER @ Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

 

 

 

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Broadcast Engineer

Work hands-on installing, maintaining and evolving a broad range of broadcast equipment

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KHSL and KNVN TV station (the Heartland Media-owned local Actions News Now, CBS and NBC affiliate) is looking for a Broadcast Engineer. Our engineering/IT team work hands-on installing, maintaining and evolving a broad range of broadcast, IT and office equipment/systems at our facilities in Chico and Redding, CA along with transmitters and network of translators across our DMA.   

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree in electronics or IT equivalent, or electronics military broadcast engineering training, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • SBE certification is a plus
  • Skilled with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and client relationship skills; a “team player”
  • Flexibility to work extended hours, as needed, including occasional nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to work outside in a variety of weather conditions
  • Must be able to use, transport, and lift equipment weighing approximately fifty (50) pounds
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid CA driver’s license

SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME & REFERENCES to Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

 

 

 

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Part Time Morning News Photographer

Ideal candidate is a versatile storyteller with an ability to capture moments as well as create photo and video stories.

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Shoots video for live news, special reports and projects.
  • Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements.
  • Sets up, composes and executes video shots.
  • Maintains video equipment.
  • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and digital content.
  • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Approximately 15-20 hours per week in our Chico office for the morning newscast (4-7am).

 

SUBMIT RESUME & COVER LETTER TO:

 

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy and pre-employment drug testing is required.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.

 

 

 


Full Time Producer

Action News Now has an immediate opening for a strong, dynamic, aggressive, unafraid to try new things, news producer to take over its 6/10pm newscast.

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Action News Now is based in beautiful Chico, CA with a fully staffed bureau 70 miles to the North in Redding. If you love local news, owning the big story, throwing away your lineup when the big breaking news story hits (Camp Fire), then we want to talk to you.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Crafting, researching, writing stories for the newscasts
  • Working with the night side team to produce active, engaging and memorable newscasts for viewers
  • Working with reporters, anchors, meteorologists, and production to put out a fast paced, clear and concise newscast

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Smart, aggressive and passionate
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule

 

JOB LOCATION AND HOURS:

  • Chico, CA
  • Days and hours to be arranged

 

SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND WORK SAMPLES 

 

KHSL and KNVN TV stations are committed to providing a safe place for its employees to work, and therefore adheres to a drug-free workplace policy and pre-employment drug testing is required.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations participate in the Federal e-Verify Program.

KHSL and KNVN TV stations provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants.