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 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


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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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.

 

 


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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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.

 

 


Meteorologist

Action News Now, CBS/NBC duopoly covering Chico/Redding, CA market has an opportunity for an energetic, highly skilled, relatable meteorologist to join our weather team.

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Our next meteorologist knows the science behind forecasting and can tell an easy to understand weather story.  This person must be familiar with Augmented Reality and willing to innovate and create, not just “cut and paste” graphics.  They must be cool under pressure and ready to go at a moment’s notice when it comes to severe, breaking weather stories.

Chico/Redding is in Northern California. We see extreme heat and wind conditions that are prime drivers for wildfires, some snow and rain with the possibility for flash flooding during those times.

It’s a great area to live, especially if you love being outdoors, with an abundance of parks, trails, mountains and bike paths.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Give our viewers the weather information they need and want with accurate, compelling and understandable storytelling and graphics.

-Give urgent, immediate, and accurate weather in times of severe weather, making sure our viewers are prepared, not scared.

-Must be digital savvy, using multiple social media platforms to get important information out.

-Will use not just regular graphics but also Live Lineups and Augmented Reality.

-Ready to go when there is a severe weather event, whether it’s inside the studio or in the field.  

-Must have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of weather science and forecasting.

-Dynamic, authoritative presence on air that is relatable and easy to understand when giving out important, life-saving information.

 

EDUCATION:

-Minimum – Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field experience.

-Some on air experience is required, either for your college station or professionally.

 

SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND WORK SAMPLES TO:

Aaron Vogel

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.

 

 

 


Multimedia Journalist

Action news Now, KHSL and KNVN TV station (the local CBS and NBC networks) in the Chico/Redding market is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to help take our newscasts to the next level.

Apply Now

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.

 

 

SUBMIT RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND WORK SAMPLES TO:

Aaron Vogel

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.