Current Available Jobs for KEZI

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.


Sports Anchor/Reporter

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,

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • College degree in journalism or related discipline preferred. 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

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law)

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No phone calls please.  Send cover letter, resume, references and reel link to debbiecarter@kezi.com, or mail to:

Ms. Debbie Carter, Executive Assistant

KEZI 9

PO Box 7009, Springfield, OR  97475


Accounting Assistant

Broadcast media company is searching for an Accounting Assistant to be responsible for assisting with the company’s financial center activities.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Broadcast media company is searching for an Accounting Assistant to be responsible for assisting with the company’s financial center activities.  Candidate will work in the accounting department performing data entry, record keeping, bank deposits, accounts payable, accounts receivable and other financial duties as needed.   A minimum one year of experience in A/P, A/R or general accounting role is required with college course work in accounting preferred.  Candidate must have both excellent written and verbal communication skills to ensure that no mistakes are made in calculating the company’s financial dealings; working with money is a sensitive task and must be handled with care.  Candidate must be highly motivated and detail-oriented, as well as efficient and hardworking to keep up with various financial deadlines. He or she must have the adequate computer skills to use company preferred accounting software and methods.  The ability to work together with other members of the team is critical.    Work environment will be shared with several other accounting department staff. 

 

Terms of Employment: 

This is a full-time position during regular business hours with possible required overtime during critical projects.

 

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

 

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

 

Cover letter, resume, and references should be submitted to:

Accounting Assistant

c/o KEZI-TV

P.O. Box 7009

Springfield, OR 97475

 

Or emailed to:

accountspayable@kezi.com

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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.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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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.

A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN AND BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED 

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General Assignment Reporter

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

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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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.  Experience preferred but willing to give the right entry-level person a shot. Must have a clean driving record.                         

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.

A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN AND BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Apply on our website, or 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


Reporter - Roseburg Bureau

Enterprising, shooting, writing, editing and presenting news stories for multiple distribution platforms, including KEZI 9 News, KEZI 9.2, kezi.com, Facebook, and Twitter.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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  • One to three years television news experience as a reporter preferred. College degree in journalism or communications preferred.  Strong writing and editing skills.  Skilled at non-linear editing and videography.  Ability to work under intense deadline pressure.  Outstanding interpersonal skills; a team player.
  • Enterprising, shooting, writing, editing and presenting news stories for multiple distribution platforms, including KEZI 9 News, KEZI 9.2, kezi.com, Facebook, and Twitter. Creatively producing stories and effectively using pictures and natural sound to tell a story, with strong audio/video linkage.  Perform live shots from the newsroom and in the field.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • This is a full-time position

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!

A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN AND BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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

 

Ms. Debbie Carter

Executive Assistant

KEZI 9 News

PO Box 7009

Springfield, OR 97475


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

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,

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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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 AND BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED 

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Apply here, or cover letter, resume, and references should be submitted to:  debbiecarter@kezi.com, or mail to…

 

Ms. Debbie Carter, Executive Assistant

KEZI 9 News

P.O. Box 7009

Springfield, OR  97475


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...

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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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 AND BACKGROUND CHECK 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