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Careers at BEK

We’re a fun group of people working in a great environment, and we’re serious about exceptional technical and customer service. We strive to surprise people with the kind of caring and respect they don’t rely on from companies anymore, but come to once they’ve worked with us. We treat each other the same way, always treating coworkers with dignity and working as a team.

If this sounds like you, and if you’re interested in working in a supportive, professional and enjoyable environment, please apply for one of the positions below.
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Job Description:

BEK News is looking for a multimedia journalist to produce multiple daily news updates across the lineup of BEK TV Networks including digital streaming and social media platforms.  In addition, coverage and production of live news events as needed. Must have strong editing and social media skills.  The successful candidate for this position will be creative and forward thinking in regard to news gathering and distribution in a digital world.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate news leads and tips to develop story ideas.  Gather and verify accurate information about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation.
  • Work in conjunction with news gathering partners both linear and online
  • Gather accurate and interesting information for newscast / update presentations
  • Produce accurate, complete and compelling news copy on deadline
  • Build network of sources who supply information that allows BEK News to stay ahead of competition
  • Develop ideas for news, feature and enterprise pieces as well as investigate stories
  • Present clear, creative and accurate live shots
  • Organize material, shoot and edit video and write stories based on details and information obtained
  • Use various digital and social platforms to distribute updates and share stories with public and news partners


Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Solid vocal delivery, camera presence and clear enunciation
  • Strong Reporting Skills
  • Understand the importance of social media
  • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar, and organizational skills
  • Promote teamwork and maintain attitude of cooperation with all station personnel
  • Possess exceptional research skills


Training/Equipment:

Operate newsroom computer systems, editing systems, various news gathering cameras


Education:

Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, prefer real life news gathering and development experience but strong collegiate and internship experience will be considered.

 

Contact Information:

BEK TV/KNDB-DT/KNDM-DT/KNGF-TV

Jordan Hassler

Chief Operations Officer

923 East Interstate Ave

Bismarck, ND 58503

jhassler@beksports.com

Office: 701-475-1229

Toll Free: 888-475-2361

Fax: 701-475-2100

How to Apply

BEK offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Application for Employment.


Please send application and resume to:

BEK Communications

Attn: Human Resource Manager

PO Box 230, Steele, ND 58482


or email to:

careers@bektel.coop

Benefits

BEK offers the traditional medical, dental, life, PTO, 401K and Flexible Spending benefits. But we think you'll like our perks even more. Here are just a few:
  • Live in our service area? No cost telephone, internet, TV offerings and Cloud product offerings
  • 8 company-paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Tickets to area high school, college and professional sporting events and more!

EEOC

BEK Communications is a drug free workplace, conducting pre-employment and random drug testing.