PNS - KPRC-TV 2
Location of Position:
P. O. Box 2222
General Position Description:
KPRC - TV Local 2, the Post-Newsweek owned NBC station in Houston, Texas is seeking an experienced multi-media journalist to create compelling health stories in a market known for cutting edge medical research and breakthroughs.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will possess the following skills: mastery of contemporary TV production techniques, ability to shoot and edit broadcast quality video for air, strong live reporting skills, detailed oriented, ability to manage multiple projects at the same time, an interest in daily and breaking health coverage, creative idea person and accomplished manager of human and other resources.
NOTE: All of the essential functions of this position are not necessarily described in this posting.
-Develop story ideas, with a focus on health trends and breaking medical news
-Develop contacts within Houston's extensive and diverse medical community
-Shoot, write and edit stories for same day air
-Report live for various newscasts as determined by news management
-Work closely with producers to incorporate high end production techniques and showcasing elements
-Create exclusive promotable content for digital platforms, including Click2Houston
-Review work with Executive Producer, Special Projects
-Maintain flexible hours to complete tasks on deadlines
-Work with creative services department on the promotion of special reports
-Candidate should have a minimum of two years of TV news experience
-A college degree in broadcast journalism, communications, or other related area is preferred
Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment physical exam and drug screening, investigative background check, employment / education verifications and reference checks. You must hold a valid driver?s license and be insurable under Texas Law.
Location: 8181 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77074
To apply: Please contact: Assistant News Director, Rhonda LaVelle
KPRC - TV
PO Box 2222
Houston, TX 77252
or email resumes to:
Name or Department:
P. O. Box 2222 Houston, Texas 77252