Full Time Job

AM Anchor/Producer/Reporter


Medford, OR 03-27-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Locally owned KOBI-TV NBC5 in Medford, OR is looking for an experienced AM Anchor/Producer/Reporter to join our NBC5 News team.

Medford is located on the I-5 corridor just a half hour north of the California border, about 4.5 hours from Portland and the Bay Area/Sacramento. We’re located amidst the beautiful Cascade Mountain Range about 2 hours from Redwoods and the Pacific. Our region is full of outdoor activities, wineries, and entertainment (Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Britt Festivals), along with skiing, golfing and hiking, all in our backyard.

If you have a strong background in anchoring, producing, reporting, editing, and are proficient with newsroom computer systems and have knowledge of social media platforms, this may be the right job for you!

Job duties for this position include:

  • Anchoring newscast(s);
  • Determines the order and the time given for stories to be presented on the news;
  • Selects stories to air during show, proofreads all reporter’s scripts for content and accuracy; approves final scripts;
  • Researching and writing original reports;
  • Edits and assembles new stories; and,
  • Adding stories to the KOBI website and social media sites.

To qualify for this position, you must have:

  • College degree in journalism/communications or equivalent work experience;
  • Knowledge of news gathering, production, and writing;
  • Knowledge of journalism policies and practices;
  • Ability to professionally report news on-air;
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and without supervision; and,
  • Ability to maintain working relationships with staff and the general public.

This is a full-time position, working 40 hours per week. Our benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, 401K retirement plan, health care spending account, life insurance, paid sick leave, paid vacations, and paid holidays.

KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2 is licensed by the FCC; therefore, we must follow federal guidelines. Since marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, if offered a position, a candidate would be required to pass a 10-panel drug screen, which does include marijuana. A 3-year driving record check and a 7-year criminal background check are also pre-employment requirements, for a candidate offered the position. We also require all hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have updated boosters.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb05zo-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $19.00 to $28.00 Per Year ($ USD)
Application Instructions

If you meet the qualifications above, send your Cover Letter and Resume via one of the options below. You will be sent an application to complete. You are not considered an “applicant” until an application is returned to us. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

1. Email resume. Please include the following in your email message:

  • The Job Title in the Subject Line
  • Resume and Cover Letter in Word or PDF format only

2. Mail to the physical address below:

Attn: Human Resources

125 S. Fir Street

Medford, OR 97501

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company Profile

KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2, owned by California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc., is the longest continuously independent broadcast group in the West, and one of the two oldest in the country. The founder of our company, Bill Smullin, often said “Most people work 50 weeks a year in order to spend two weeks vacation in the beauty of Northern California and Oregon – the area we are fortunate enough to live, work, and play in every day.”

It is the mission of COBi to provide an environment that encourages our staff to enthusiastically join with our viewers and clients in the fun of creativity, service, and work that serves all individuals with quality broadcast.

COBi is continually looking for individuals who embrace our culture and possess skills that will complement our company.