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.
NEWS DIRECTOR (Posted 7/17/2015) (click here to apply online)
KTXS-TV, the ABC affiliate in Abilene, Texas, has an opening for an aggressive, experienced, hands-on news director who is committed to providing leadership and the vision for the future. We produce approximately 20 hours of live news each week, and have a thriving digital presence tied to our on-air product by online mobile and social media. Successful candidates will be able to manage a staff of 25, handle budget responsibilities, and will love to coach and train newsroom personnel. You will work closely with the team to develop and execute our strategic news plan tied to our viewer research. Candidates will have a track record as a team player, and will promote a collaborative work environment in concert with our company's "culture of excellence". If you are the one to lead our #1 news operation and help our team grow to the next level, then you need to apply. Qualified candidates should contact Bud Brown, VP & General Manager at bbrown@KTXS.com. No phone calls please. KTXS-TV is owned by Bonten Media Group.
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Posted 5/28/2015) (click here to apply online)
You must have prior success selling conceptual business solutions to owners and top executives of medium-sized businesses. You are a sales performer with a proven track record and/or a high desire for sales success. You listen and ask questions with ease, develop strong relationships early, and would describe your selling style as consultative. You’re creative, enjoy selling, and set high success goals. You are a self-starter, have a strong sense of urgency, and are able to work independently inside and outside of a bustling sales office. You are adaptable, unafraid of new technology, goal-oriented, organized, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience with media advertising, television, digital, and mobile a huge plus, but not required if you are the perfect candidate. Must have prior income of at least $50,000 and desire to earn much more. Send resume mailto:email@example.com.
NEWS ANCHOR/REPORTER (Posted 4/06/2015) (click here to apply online)
NEWS ANCHOR/REPORTER needed for award-winning ABC affiliate in Abilene, Texas. This is a primary anchor position requiring at least 5 years of professional experience at a broadcast TV station. The ideal person for this job is a great storyteller, is a leader, and has a deep and abiding passion for learning about the world around us and understanding why things happen. We are the leading news station in the Abilene-Sweetwater market. In addition to anchoring our main newscasts, a typical day also involves script approval for reporters, rundown guidance with producers, and reporting on special assignments. Do you show energy, enthusiasm, and initiative equally behind the anchor desk and in the newsroom? If so, we’d like to see your tape! We are looking for someone who will call Abilene a permanent or long term home. If you’d like to join our team, send resume and reel to: KTXS News Anchor Search, Attn: Bud Brown, Station Manager P.O. Box 2997, Abilene, TX 79604 Email contact at at BBrown@ktxs.com (email is strongly preferred)
Production Assistant (Posted 5/28/2015) (click here to apply online)
KTXS-TV has an opening for a part-time production assistant, one on our AM Crew Production Crew and on our night side 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.