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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.

REPORTER(Posted 7/9/2016) (click here to apply online)

The ideal candidate is an ethical, passionate journalist who is self-motivated and has a great attitude; someone with a sense of curiosity; someone who refuses to take no for an answer and always looks to answer WHY; a great story teller who can write for on-air, as well as the web and social media.

You must have solid news judgment, the ability to multi-task and be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

Our reporters get to work, day in and day out, with some of the best photographers in the state. Many of them have moved on to top 50 markets.

The person hired for this position will also produce on weekends. This skill set will make you a better reporter and give you a huge advantage over the competition when looking for your next job.

A college degree in journalism or related field is required. Experience with ENPS and Edius, or other non-linear editing platforms, are a big plus.

Please email your resume and a link to your reel to KTXS News Director Jamie Burch at mailto:jburch@ktxs.com

No phone calls please.

NEWS ANCHOR (Posted 3/25/2016) (click here to apply online)

The person hired for this job will co-anchor at 10 and report for the early newscast.

The ideal candidate is a passionate journalist who will be a leader in the newsroom. Someone who will ask the tough questions, refuse to take no for an answer, dig deeper and hold the powerful accountable.

You must have solid news judgment, the ability to multi-task and be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

This is a primary anchor position, so 2-4 years of experience at a broadcast TV station is preferred. A college degree in journalism or related field is required. Experience with ENPS and Edius, or other non-linear editing platforms, are a big plus.

Please email your resume and a link to your reel to our News Director, Jamie Burch, at jburch@ktxs.com

No phone calls please.

PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS (Posted 7/1/2016) (click here to apply online)

KTXS-TV has openings for part-time production assistants, on our AM and PM Production Crews. 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 and eventually directing. Must be a team player and have your own personal transportation and be able to lift 40 pounds. To apply send resume to: Production Assistant Search PO Box 2997 Abilene, Texas 79603. Phone calls & Email to Nikki Caudle.(ncaudle@ktxs.com)

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Posted 3/30/2016) (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 to fwaggoner@ktxs.com.
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