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.


TV Traffic Copy Coordinator (Temporary)

Looking for a fast-paced assistant with extreme attention to detail

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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 Temporary Copy Coordinator. We are looking for someone specializing in television Copy/Continuity in a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational skills, be accurate, pay attention to detail, have the ability to problem-solve, and possess good communication skills.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Securing and inputting traffic instructions for our advertisers
  • Entering copy information using OSI traffic software
  • Maintaining instruction files and various other traffic functions
  • Working closely with local Account Executives and clients in a professional manner

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines within a team setting
  • Work well under pressure and be dependable
  • Be a quick study and a self-starter
  • Must be computer literate; knowledge of OSI is a plus.
  • Previous Television/Radio traffic or Advertising traffic experience helpful

 

JOB LOCATION AND HOURS:

  • KHSL/ KNVN TV stations, Chico, CA
  • Anticipated temporary position available May - Aug 2019
  • Approximately 20-25 hours weekly; flexible

SUBMIT COVER LETTER and RESUME 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.

 

 

 

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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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Sales Assistant

Dynamic assistant to support sales team

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

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist sales team in performing daily activities, reporting, scheduling and order processing
  • Assist sales manager in preparing reports and analysis as needed
  • Update revenue reports and activity daily

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills; specifically all Microsoft Office (excel, word, powerpoint)
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive, enthusiastic and dynamic attitude
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and adapt to changes quickly

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • One year broadcast media related experience and/or training is preferred
  • Office administrative experience required

 

JOB LOCATION AND HOURS:

  • KHSL/ KNVN TV Station, Chico, CA
  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

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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Executive Producer

Looking for a true leader who eats and breathes local news

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Do you eat and breathe local news?  Do you live for breaking news?  Are you the best producer in your shop, a leader, and ready to take the next step?  If you answered yes to these three questions then we want you.  Action News Now, KHSL and KNVN TV station (the local CBS and NBC networks) in the Chico/Redding market has an immediate opening for an executive producer.  This person must understand the importance of telling local stories, building our social media footprint and online presence.

The Executive Producer is responsible for helping the News Director manage and mentor the staff. The right candidate is able to make sure everyone is on the same page and moving the station forward as well as line producing.  If this is you, then we’d love to hear from you.

Chico, CA is a beautiful city, home to Chico State University and Butte Community College. Redding is in Shasta County, home to spectacular Mt. Shasta.  If you like sunshine, skiing, hiking and being outdoors then you’ll love living here.

JOB LOCATION AND HOURS:

  • KHSL/ KNVN TV Station, Chico, CA
  • Monday – Friday

SUBMIT RESUME & COVER LETTER @ Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com

 

 

 

 

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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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TV Director

directing a fast paced, graphic oriented newscast, with multiple live shots, in a state of the art facility

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KHSL and KNVN TV station (the local Actions News Now, CBS and NBC network) has an opportunity for the right person. If you’re looking for a rewarding and exciting career in Television and enjoy directing a fast paced, graphic oriented newscast, with multiple live shots, in a state of the art facility; you’re the person we’re looking for.

The successful candidate must be a take charge person, who is able to TD/Direct using a state of the art Carbonite Production Switcher with a Bitcentral video playback server and Xpression graphics system.

We are looking for someone with at least a two year degree in television production and 2-3 years’ experience directing in a medium size market or someone ready to make a step up from a smaller market.

 

SUBMIT TAPE, RESUME & WAGE REQUIREMENT @ Jobs@ActionNewsNow.com


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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