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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.

Producer
Are you looking for that big break into broadcasting? KTXS, the leading news station in Abilene, Texas, has an immediate opening for a PRODUCER.

This is a skill set that is in high demand. You can start here and literally write your own ticket. Previous KTXS producers have moved onto markets like Dallas, Austin, and Oklahoma City.

We’re looking for an ethical, passionate journalist who is self-motivated and has a great attitude; someone 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.

A college degree in journalism or related field is required.

Please email your resume to KTXS News Director Jamie Burch at jburch@ktxs.com.

No phone calls please.

Photojournalist
KTXS, the award winning ABC affiliate in Abilene, TX, has an immediate opening for a photojournalist.

We’re looking for someone who’s willing and able to gather news and tell stories with not only words but also video and sound.

We shoot on Panasonic P2 cameras, have multiple ways to go live – 2 backpacks,  ENG truck, and a satellite truck - and will give you all the tools you need to cover breaking news.

The person hired for this part-time position needs to be able to work under tight deadlines and carry at least 50 pounds of equipment.

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

No phone calls please.   

Administrative Sales Assistant
KTXS/KTXE/CW & MeTV   has an exciting opportunity in TV Sales, for a dedicated individual looking for a career, not a job. We are seeking those who make customer service a priority, who wants to make a difference in client’s success.

KTXS is a place for the hard working, passionate, and highly motivated. When you join the number one local TV station, you can expect a career that provides constant variety, the chance to help people and businesses thrive, and progressive training and professional development opportunities.

The individual we are looking for is a highly motivated, positive individual with a proactive demeanor. Multitasking and single tasking skills are a must, who has a high degree of organization, follow through, and possess critical thinking skills. The right individual is able to think creatively and develop solutions to problems independently. This position requires high proficiency in many computer applications. Demonstrated ability to use Excel spreadsheets as well as be able to learn computer programs quickly. Does this sound like you? If so, apply now! 

Responsibilities
-Entering orders received from our national advertisers

-Regular communication with the National Sales Manager, with National Agencies, and with other station departments

-Other duties as assigned

Requirements
-A high level of organizational skills and the ability to prioritize

-Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

-Administrative support and 1-2 years of experience preferred

-Broadcast Sales, media buying or agency experience is a plus

-Strong attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks under a deadline.

What KTXS can offer
-Competitive salary

-Health, Dental and Vision plan

-Life and Disability insurance

-401K Plan

Desired Skills & Experience:
-Very organized, great with time management

-Detail oriented and able to multi-task and adapt to a fast-paced professional office environment

-Positive attitude

-Dependable and committed to superior customer service

-Previous administrative experience desired

-High level of self-motivation and sense of urgency

-Excellent data entry skills

-Solid personal computer knowledge and ability to use essential technology (databases, word processing, spreadsheets, and email) effectively and efficiently, able to communicate effectively and tactfully (both verbally and written) to all levels, both internally and externally.

Please email resume to Feray Waggoner at fwaggoner@ktxs.com.

KTXS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.