Company: KGW 8 TV


Category: Media – Journalism – Newspaper

Primary Industry: Broadcasting – Radio- TV

Position: News Producer

Open Date: 8-1-2017

Closing Date: 1-10-2018

FT/PT: Full Time

Location: Portland, Oregon


Job Summary

KGW 8 in Portland, Oregon, is seeking a cutting-edge producer.  KGW 8 is a ratings leader in the Portland market.  If you’re a competitive, cutting-edge producer, with a real grasp on what news viewers need and want - KGW wants you to join its award-winning team. It is a terrific chance to work at the leading news operation in Portland, one of the greatest cities in the United States.

 What we need:

  • Excellent news writer who loves to craft copy
  • Creative Multitasker
  • Active on social media
  • Great team player
  • Understands the growing emphasis on the multi-platform, digital-first news environment



To be successful at KGW, you must have a strong understanding and demonstrated
proficiency in TV newscast production; a deep understanding of how to connect
content to audiences; the ability to work unselfishly with teams in the
creative process of brainstorming, developing, launching and sustaining quality
programs; a love and appreciation of all genres of television -- news, dramas,
comedies, reality and entertainment; and a proficiency in using social media.

Knowledge of Portland and Oregon is helpful in this position but not required. KGW puts a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic and winning.


Qualifications, Experience & Education

  • A bachelor's degree in journalism, film, fine arts or equivalent
  • Two years experience line producing
  • Strong leadership, writing and organizational skills
  • An understanding of audience flow and meter strategy is needed
  • Desktop video editing and graphics production skills using server-based digital video systems are required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using social media for news gathering, crowd sourcing, and interaction with viewers and sources


How to apply

Contact Company:
KGW-TV, Portland, OR

Contact E-Mail:

Contact Details:
Kym Nyyssela Otte

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 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.