Live News Van Operator

Medford, OR
Posted: 2019-09-24


We are looking for a Live Van Operator/Video Editor to support our Newscast team. If you have a background in digital videography and editing, than this may be the right job for you. Experience with a live van is preferred, but not required!

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, short term disability, paid sick leave, paid vacations, and paid holidays.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job duties for this position include:

Setting up the live van and camera for assigned live shots
Writing local news stories for newscasts
Filming news stories for newscasts
Covering breaking news
Editing video for nightly newscasts
Posting to social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and KOBI website
This position works approximately 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday from 3pm – 11:30pm.


To qualify for this position, we would prefer that you have:

Experience operating video and sound equipment
Experience working with Edius, Adobe Premier or other video editing software
Ability to setup the Live Van for a assigned shots
Ability to perform in-field troubleshooting

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 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.


If you meet the qualifying requirements above, please send your cover letter and resume (in Word or PDF format only) via email or to the physical address listed below:

Craig Smullin
News Director
125 S. Fir St.
Medford, OR 97501

To be considered for this position, you must also include the following:

The subject line of your email must include the job title listed above.
The body of your email must include verbiage that includes the title of the job posting.
Send resume in Word or PDF format only.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer