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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.



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

KTXS (K-Texas), the dominant news station in Abilene, Texas is looking for an ANCHOR. 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.



WEEKEND SPORTS ANCHOR – RERPORTER (Posted 6/29/2016) (click here to apply online)

KTXS (K-Texas), the dominant #1 television station in Abilene, Texas, is looking for a Weekend Sports Anchor-Reporter.

The person hired for this position will cover teams at the three universities that call Abilene home, as well as all the high schools across the Big Country. Among the universities is Abilene Christian University which is becoming an NCAA Division 1 school and is a member of the Southland Conference. The Wildcats are scheduled to play several big name opponents over the next couple of seasons, including Texas A&M, Baylor and Mississippi State.

The person hired for this job will anchor the sports segment of weekend newscasts and our weekly, "Sports Sunday" program. They will also play a key role in our “Football Friday Night” show during the high school football season.

We’re looking for someone who can go beyond the highlights and tell stories that capture the emotion and human spirit, the things that have made sports a fabric of American culture.

Our station has top-notch photographers, two WiFi cameras, a live truck, the regions only satellite truck, and is the only station in the market broadcasting in high definition.

A college degree in journalism or related field is required. Experience with shooting, ENPS and Edius is a big plus.

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, please email your cover letter, resume and a link to your reel to our News Director, Jamie Burch, at jburch@ktxs.com

No phone calls please.



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 mailto:fwaggoner@ktxs.com.
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