Jobs at the KFMB Stations - San Diego, California Talk Radio Station - AM 760 KFMB

Jobs at the KFMB Stations

CBS 8 (KFMB-TV) is searching for a National Sales Assistant to support the National Sales Manager. This position is responsible for acting as liaison between KFMB Stations and our national rep firm. Responsibilities include: Coordinating television sales orders; Handling airtime scheduling (order input, revisions, cancellations, pre-emptions, make-goods); Assisting national reps with program changes, pulling spot placements/invoices; Answering phone/e-mail inquiries; Researching and resolving discrepancies and preparing credits/adjustments; Coordinating credit for advertisers; Preparing or distributing reports; and Providing backup to local TV sales assistants as needed. Candidates must be customer service oriented with excellent attention to detail, must possess solid communication and organization skills, and must be able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment. Position requires computer literacy with a proficiency in Wide Orbit and Medialine, in addition to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; College degree required. 1-2 years TV sales experience is required; previous National TV Sales experience is preferred.
KFMB Stations is searching for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer for CBS News 8 (KFMB-TV), a CBS affiliate in San Diego. Position requires the ability to troubleshoot and provide technical support to our on-air servers, broadcast equipment, news production and on-air operations. Position will also provide Information Systems support as required. This position will work an evening schedule (2:45p-11:45p) including Saturdays; however position requires the ability to work a variety of shifts (including holidays) and to be on call, as needed. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years television broadcast maintenance experience as well as network administration and progressive IT experience. Candidates must be able to work with minimal supervision, work well under pressure, be solution-oriented, and be capable of lifting a minimum of fifty pounds.
KFMB-AM Talk Radio 760 has an opening for an on-air news anchor/reporter. We are looking for candidates with an exceptional understanding of news, politics, entertainment and sports. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: writing and editing stories for both on-air and on-line use. Position may also interact with talk show hosts. Candidates must have experience with the following: ENPS or similar newsroom gathering/editing system, digital audio editing (e.g. Adobe Audition) and digital audio recording devices and automation systems (Enco). Previous on-air experience and a minimum of three years broadcast, digital or comparable experience are required. Please include references and samples of your work (via DVD or a link to an online portfolio) when applying.
KFMB Stations is searching for a Financial Services Manager to support and assist with the financial responsibilities for all Station properties, including KFMB-TV; Me-TV; KFMB-FM; KFMB-AM; and KFMB Interactive. This position reports to the Financial Services Director and assists with the preparation of the departmental, divisional, operating and capital budgets for all KFMB Properties. Additional responsibilities include: Assistance with the development of the annual budget; Updating annual forecast on a weekly basis; Management of the month-end close process including: Financial Reporting for month-end, quarterly, and year-end close; Preparation, completion and distribution of monthly departmental financials; Monthly managerial variance reports and journal entries; Account reconciliation and preparation of support schedules for A/R, Sales and various G/L accounts; Preparation of monthly payroll bank reconciliations; Preparation of annual audit schedules; Fixed asset depreciation; Calculation of sales commissions; Preparation and filing of annual business property tax reports; and tracking of capital projects. Position may oversee other accounting personnel and provide backup and/or assistance for the Financial Services Director, payroll or other accounting positions as needed. Position requires ability to meet deadlines, strong organizational skills and attention to detail and the ability to effectively interface with all departments within the KFMB Stations. 5+ years of financial or accounting experience is required. Proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office (with an emphasis in Excel) is required. Great Plains, ADP and Wide Orbit experience is preferred. Knowledge of the broadcast industry is also preferred.
KFMB (Human Resources) is seeking a highly motivated intern to assist with various HR projects. Candidates must be currently enrolled in a Bachelors Degree program in Human Resources  (Junior or Senior status) and have a strong desire to learn more about HR and how to apply the skills they have already learned. Intern must be able to follow directions yet still work independently (under supervision), perform detail oriented work with a high degree of accuracy, and have excellent writing skills. Must also be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel and internet savvy.
CBS News 8's internship program is intended to assist students who are interested in pursuing a career in the broadcasting industry.

Internships will provide students with an opportunity to learn about television broadcasting as well as hands-on experience in the newsroom. Selected candidates will work closely with producers and will assist with various functions such as researching story ideas, writing scripts, retrieving video and working in the control room to bring the news to our viewers.

We are looking for interns who are committed to a career in broadcasting and have already completed some prior journalism courses. Prior media-based internships and/or previous work experience in the broadcasting industry will also be taken into consideration when evaluating applicants. Juniors and seniors are preferred.
Internships are available in Radio Promotions to help students gain work experience in radio promotions, including general administrative duties and the coordination of promotional events. Candidates must be able to drive themselves to/from remote locations and be able to lift   30-40 lbs.  Internship hours are flexible but may involve weekends and holidays.
Internship is geared towards a better understanding of radio programming, including show preparation, production, call screening, and technical assistance during live broadcasts. Candidates must be available 10-15 hours/week. Previous experience in public or commercial radio is helpful.
KFMB Interactive's internship program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in either online journalism or multimedia graphic design.

Selected journalism interns will work directly with the KFMB Interactive content team gathering and updating stories/video for Interns will learn the process of analyzing content from multiple sources and posting to desktop, mobile, apps and social platforms.

Selected graphic design interns will work with the KFMB Interactive design team on website layout, ad design and design projects that relate to all interactive media platforms.

Each selected intern will have a unique individual project that will be completed during the course of the internship related to their field of study. Internship candidates must demonstrate an interest in online media and have completed upper division journalism/design courses. Juniors and seniors are preferred. Candidates must be available 10-15 hours a week.
*Internships are unpaid and therefore interns must be enrolled in a college or university internship program that provides school credit in exchange for no pay. Candidates must be able to provide proof of credit prior to starting their assignment. If selected, candidates will be required to complete an "Intern Eligibility Form" and "Waiver of Liability Form" for KFMB Stations

NOTE: Applicants should specify AM, FM, TV, Interactive, or Human Resources internship.
How to apply:

Please send resume (and link to reel, if applicable) via e-mail to Also, please indicate your referral source.

If no email access, resume and supporting material (e.g. tape/reel/DVD) can be mailed to:
KFMB Stations/Attn: Human Resources
7677 Engineer Road
San Diego, CA 92111

KFMB STATIONS does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications.

The KFMB Stations are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Stations prohibit unlawful discrimination based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, or sexual orientation or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. The Stations prohibit discrimination in all employment practices and personnel actions on any basis prescribed by law, including discriminatory employment practices specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.
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