KTXS/KTXE/CWAbilene/MeTVAbilene & KTXS.COM (Bonten Media Group-Texas) is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with federal, state, and local equal employment laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions with Bonten Media without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status.
Newscast Producer(Posted 1/27/2015) (click here to apply online)
NEWSCAST PRODUCER needed for award-winning ABC affiliate in Abilene, Texas. We’re looking for a good writer with a strong work ethic. Can you take charge and help put together a quality newscast? Do you work well with others under tight deadlines? This is a great opportunity to grow and develop . Our station has many of the same resources as stations in larger markets, including our own live doppler radar, a satellite truck, and a live truck. Previous producers have moved on to markets like Dallas, Oklahoma City, and Albuquerque. College degree strongly preferred. Candidates with TV news internships also preferred. Our newscasts can be viewed 24/7 under our livestream link at KTXS.com. If you’d like to join our team, send resume, cover letter, and newscast reel (or work/writing samples in lieu of a reel) to KTXS, Jason Goodwin - News Director, Attn: Producer Search, 4420 N Clack, Abilene, TX 79601 mailto:email@example.com (e-mail is preferred, no phone calls please)
Associate Producer/Assignment Desk Asst. (part-time)(Posted 1/28/2015) (click here to apply online)
KTXS TV, an award winning ABC affiliate in Abilene, TX is accepting applications for an Associate Producer/Assignment Desk Assistant. Duties include writing stories for both our newscasts and our website, assisting newscast producers with editing video, and ordering graphics, as well as assisting our assignment editor , anchors, and producers with making beat calls, and listening to scanners. This entry-level position is perfect for a solid writer with good news judgment who is looking to break into newscast producing. If reporting interests you, this position could eventually involve on-air reporting, once the candidate has mastered writing and producing. Writing and producing comes first. Internship or college TV station experience preferred. Candidates who have a college degree , or who are working towards one are strongly preferred. Although schedules are not guaranteed, this position typically works afternoons/evenings during the week. Please email your resume, cover letter, and reel (optional- either newscast or reporting) to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. Jason Goodwin, News Director, KTXS, 4420 N Clack, Abilene, TX, 79601
Morning Production Assistant(Posted 10/24/2014) (click here to apply online)
KTXS-TV has an opening for a part-time production assistant, one on our AM Crew Production Crew. Those interested will have the opportunity to learn about live news production while receiving hands-on training of the following: Teleprompter, high definition studio camera, graphics and audio.. Must be a team player and have reliable transportation. To apply Send resume to: Production Assistant Search PO Box 2997 Abilene, Texas 79603. Phone calls & Email to Nikki Caudle at email@example.com.
Weekend Director (Posted 9/11/2014) (click here to apply online)
KTXS-TV is seeking a highly motivated, self-starter to direct live newscasts, cut-ins, and programs. This individual must have great communication skills, coordinate and lead a news production team. This position serves as our backup director and covers some holidays, severe weather, breaking news, and vacation time. Other responsibilities include, graphic design, video editing/uploading, commercial dub ingestion, and working on live events outside of station. Experience with Grass Valley Kayak a plus. Ability to operate studio cameras, audio board, and character generator is required. Must be a team player who takes initiative, and be able to maintain control and composure during stressful situations. Must have reliable transportation and be able to lift 30 lbs. (click here to apply online)
National/Regional Sales Manager(Posted 8/5/2014) (click here to apply online)
KTXS-TV is seeking to hire a highly motivated and well-organized sales manager to lead our sales force. The national regional sales manager is responsible for achieving targeted budgets for both our national and regional accounts. Some travel is involved. This individual will be responsible for maintaining a consistent and effective level of communication with our national rep firm, advertising agencies, buyers and regional account management. They will be responsible for some supervisory responsibilities of both the sales clerical staff and account executives. They will report to the Dir. of sales and as such will be responsible for assisting in setting budgets and providing accurate and timely reports to their supervisor and other members of management.
Current Open Positions
Engineer(Posted 7/2/2014) (click here to apply online)
KTXS-TV is searching for an Engineer that knows Broadcasting and has a passion for it. KTXS-TV is a four-station operation in Abilene, TX, that leads the market and is looking for candidates that thrive in a team-based environment. Responsibilities include maintaining efficiency. Experience with Studio and transmitter maintenance a plus and backup duties for other engineers will be required. The ability to troubleshoot, multi-task, and work in a fast-paced environment are critical. Candidate should have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record, be able to lift 75 pounds, and be able to work overtime on occasion. Qualification: two-year degree or equivalent work experience in Information Technology or Broadcast engineering.
Account Executive (click here to apply online)
Do you love to learn about other businesses and how they operate? Do you like to learn new ways to help your clients grow and succeed? Do you like to develop new customers and new relationships? Are your days structured and organized? Do you follow up on your work and are you a person of integrity and commitment? If you are an enthusiastic, self-motivated salesperson who seeks big challenges to achieve big rewards, we may have the position for you. KTXS TV, Me-TV, CW Abilene, and KTXS.com are seeking a salesperson that can operate independently and has the curiosity it takes to learn, process, and create solutions for our clients. If you are that person, please contact Feray Waggoner, Local Sales Manager at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or call 325-677-2281. KTXS-TV; 4420 N. Clack Street; Abilene, TX 79601. Bonten Media Abilene is an Equal Opportunity Employer.