careers in Broadcasting in Hawaii

There're plenty of opportunities in front and  behind the mic.

BUSINESS MANAGER

WHAT THEY DO: The station's business manager is generally responsible for financial transactions, regulatory oversight and coordination of business contracts.

REQUIREMENTS: Business managers are generally expected to have extensive professional background in accounting and financial management. While business management is more likely a television position, some radio broadcast stations also require business managers.

GENERAL MANAGER

WHAT THEY DO: The General Manager is the person responsible for the overall operation of a station, including long-range planning, budgets and personel. This position requires business knowledge, leadership ability and a technical understanding of how a station operates.

REQUIREMENTS: In today's broadcast market, a GM position generally requires a 4-year degree and, for larger broadcast groups, an MBA.

NEWS REPORTERS

WHAT THEY DO: The key "front-line" people in the news department are the beat reporters. They are on-the-scene at every kind of event, and larger organizations may compartmentalize assignments, such as health reporter, education reporter, entertainment reporter, etc.

Local news reporters must be excellent writers, capable of working quickly and accurately to sum up the key elements of a news story and make it understandable and relevant to the audience. In today's new media, reporters must be able to write to all digital media, including social networks.

REQUIREMENTS: Often reporters can enter smaller markets before they have completed their degree in broadcast journalism. Nonetheless, a college degree will be necessary to move onto larger markets and more responsibility.

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Local Sales Manager

Available in Honolulu
KHON2, the FOX & CW affiliate in Honolulu, is seeking a talented, dynamic, driven leader to inspire and coach a top performing sales team. The Local Sales Manager must be on the streets with Ac...

Account Executive

Available in Honolulu
The primary responsibility of the Digital Strategist is to work through the local sales team to achieve monthly digital revenue goals. Digital Strategist must be able to convey a high level of work...