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Assignment Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KUSI 9 News in San Diego is looking for a qualified Assignments Editor to begin immediately.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Will Assign reporters and photographers to stories, develops a network of news sources in all fields, sets up stories in advance, must be well informed on current events, reads daily newspapers, and watches other news programs regularly, routinely checks beat checks for possible stories, keeps Executive Producer and producers informed on stories and the progression of stories, takes viewers calls with complaints and story ideas and assists in setting feeds of news stories.  Will be assisting producers in getting the daily broadcast on and off the air with minimum amount of problems.  Will tear and distribute scripts to news and production crew, log new tapes for news stories, locate file video requested by producers or reporters, help maintain video library, write teases and stories, other duties as assigned by producers.

REQUIREMENTS:

Excellent communication and organizational skills, MUST be able to work in a fast-paced environment, make decisions under pressure, able to work in a highly stressful environment, maintain professional composure at all times and able to multi-task. Ability to write clear, concise English, Computer literate. Must be familiar with Broadcast style writing.

HOW TO APPLY:

You can apply for the position on our Website at www.kusi.com, click on “Get Hired” and then click on “KUSI News Get Hired”.  Don’t forget to attach your resume to your On-line Application.  Once we have had a chance to review your application we will be in touch with you should we have any questions regarding your application and qualifications for the position.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-04-25

Social Media Coordinator/News PA

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KUSI 9 News in San Diego is looking for a qualified Social Media Coordinator/News PA to work part-time, including weekends.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Producing content for publication to the company website and social media platforms.  This will include, but is not limited to:

  • Updating the website with content
  • Posting content to social media sites
  • Proofreading and editing all content posted to the web to ensure the writing style is appropriate (AP style).
  • Organizing and executing events, news stories, contests, etc., with the Promotions department.
  • Conducting and maintaining databases and distributing the information for email blasts and e-newsletters
  • Proactively offering ideas for improvements.
  • Will be assisting producers in getting the daily broadcast on and off the air with minimum amount of problems.
  • Will tear and distribute scripts to news and production crew, log new tapes for news stories, locate file video requested by producers or reporters, help maintain video library, write teases and stories, other duties as assigned by producers.

REQUIREMENTS:

Necessary Qualifications and Skills:  Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or related field. 2 years of professional writing experience, knowledge of AP style writing, demonstrated excellence in writing, editing and proofreading.  Must have working knowledge of the Internet and social media platforms, ability to take direction from management and create an actionable plan for execution.  Must be detail oriented and have excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

You can apply for the position on our website at www.kusi.com, click on "Get Hired" and then click on "KUSI News Get Hired". Dont forget to attache your resume to your online application. Once we have had a chance to review your application, we will be in touch with you should we have any questions regarding your application and qualifications for the position. 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-04

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KUSI 9 News is looking for a qualified news producer with a minimum of 3-5 years TV News Producing Experience in mid to major market size.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Candidate will write stories, assign stories to writers/production assistants, monitor news of the day, incoming affiliate feeds, oversee in the selection of video for the broadcast, will assist Executive Producer in reading report scripts to make sure they are factual, balanced and clear. Will monitor the progress of assigned stories, post content to the website and social media platforms, and will coordinate with the studio director to control the news broadcast from start to finish when it is on the air.

REQUIREMENTS:

Effective writing, excellent spelling, grammar and proofreading skills. Must exercise excellent organizational, planning, and good news judgment. Must have the ability to perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure and under a deadline while multi-tasking. Must have solid understanding of internet and all social media platforms. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

You can apply for the positon on our Website at www.kusi.com, click on “Only on KUSI” and then go to “Current Job Opportunities”. Don’t forget to attach your resume to your On-line Application. Once we have had a chance to review your application we will be in touch with you should we have any questions regarding your application and qualifications for the position.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-10

Closed Captionist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KUSI 9 News is looking for a qualified transcriptionist with a college degree to create closed captioning for pre-recorded and living programming. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Transcribe source material into caption files, and format text into appropriate captioning styles.  Research Internet and other sources for correct spellings, terms, and information to ensure accuracy when creating closed captioning.  Must have some flexibility with scheduling.  Experience with voice to text systems like Caption Mic, Comprompter Caption Central system or Dragon – Naturally Speaking systems are a plus.

REQUIREMENTS:

Must have exceptional command of the English language, Excellent touch-typing, spelling and grammatical skills.  Computer literacy with Windows proficiency, detail-oriented and able to work quickly and accurately under pressure.  Previous editing and/or proofreading experience preferred. Skilled in sustained concentration on audio tracks of media. The ideal candidate will be able to listen to a conversation and re-speak what is heard into a microphone.

HOW TO APPLY:

You can apply for the position on our website at www.kusi.com, click on "Get Hired" and then click on "KUSI News Get Hired". Dont forget to attach your resume to your online application. Once we have had a chance to review your application, we will be in touch with you should we have any questions regarding your application and qualifications for the position. 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-11