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News Reporter

About us: NonStop Local KHQ is the Inland Northwest’s leader in local news, weather and sports coverage on television and digital platforms!  Affiliated with the NBC network, KHQ is the flagship station of KHQ Incorporated and Cowles Montana Media.

About this opportunity: KHQ-TV is looking for a Reporter/MMJ to join the Inland Northwest's largest, proudest news team. Are you curious? Do you get a rush at discovering details?  Do you love breaking news and want to be a Superstar?  You'll cover breaking news, develop and nurture local news contacts, enterprise unique content, and follow-up on news stories.  You’ll not only develop stories, but also shoot, write, and edit them for multiple media platforms.  We need a highly motivated individual who is well-versed in the rules of journalism, capable of working in a self-directed environment and able to exercise a high level of creativity and enterprise. 

Required Qualifications & Skills:  Previous reporting experience with a professional broadcast, print, or online news organization, either as a staff member or intern; Experience with mobile reporting tools; Willingness to work overtime when necessary; Knowledge of and desire to participate in social media; Ability to adapt in a changing media and technology landscape; Bachelor's degree in Radio/Television, Film, Fine Arts, or related field is required. 

Other Requirements:  Passion and dedication to news; Great storyteller who writes to video; Good video photographer with an eye for news and features; Experience as a television news reporter, photographer, or editor; Ability to meet daily deadlines and work cooperatively with other staff members; Experience editing news copy and video; Newsroom computer software experience preferred; Must possess a valid driver's license with no DUI convictions; Ability to carry thirty pounds of television equipment.

What we offer:

Salary Range: $17.50/hour - $19.75/hour + Signing Bonus

We are a family-owned and operated multi-business organization with a heart for the community we serve and our employees! We set you up for success by providing the necessary tools and training needed to succeed in your position. This includes:

  • A friendly, supportive, and professional team atmosphere
  • Competitive wages and benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K matching, Employee Assistance Programs, and so much more!
  • We believe work/life balance is key to continued success. We offer Vacation days, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Floating Holidays, and more!

For detailed information regarding benefits, vacation, sick, and holiday time, please copy and paste the following link into your browser: NonStop Local Benefits

What’s next:

If you want to be part of our winning team and live & work in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, email your cover letter, resume, and link to your reel to:  Jeff Hite, Director of Recruiting & Training, at:   

KHQ Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  No phone calls please.    

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

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