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  • Part-Time News Photographer

    We’re looking for curious, hard-working photographer to work out of our Fort Smith newsroom.  We’re looking for someone who can prove they are not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage.  Experience and working knowledge of digital video photography and non-linear editing is a big plus. Photographers shoot and edit video under extreme deadline pressure.   Core Job Functions:          Insures sound and picture quality of all stories shot.          Works alone […]

  • Editor, News Photographer

    5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV is looking for a hard-working show editor/photographer to work out of our Fort Smith newsroom.   As a newscast editor, you’ll play a crucial role in getting a quality news product on the air.  Editors work hand-in-hand work with newscast producers to edit video that air in the newscasts.  An editor also records microwave and satellite feeds, and prepares video for broadcast.   As a photographer, we’re looking for someone who is […]

  • News Reporter

    5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM TV and KXNW TV, has an immediate opening for a reporter to work from Fayetteville and cover Northwest Arkansas news. The right candidate will gather all necessary information and resources for a wide range of news stories, and report it accurately.  Curiosity is a must.  We’re looking for a creative storyteller with solid writing skills. You must be a motivated self-starter who is willing to hustle on breaking news and enterprise stories.  The right […]

  • Photographer/Editor

    5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV is looking for a hard-working show editor/photographer to work out of our Fort Smith newsroom.   In your role as a show editor, you’ll play a crucial role in getting quality newscasts on the air.  Editors work hand-in-hand work with newscast producers to edit all video to air in the newscasts.  An editor also records microwave and satellite feeds, edits and reviews video, prepares video for broadcast use and playback video during […]

  • Weekend Anchor/Reporter

    5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM TV and KXNW TV, is looking for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter who can handle breaking news, and is a proven leader with editorial content and people. You must enterprise significant local news stories and be able to write for the web. We are the market leader and want an anchor/reporter that thrives on being a member of a winning team.   Responsibilities and Skills: Become one of the primary personalities of the TV station Invest […]

  • Meteorologist/Reporter

    5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, is looking to grow its weather and news departments with the addition of a morning Meteorologist/Reporter.  The right candidate will anchor weather on the weekend, and also report during the week. Reporting will consist of telling weather, traffic, environmental or outdoor stories of interest.  That means you’ll be getting plenty of reps in weather as you report as well: expect at least a 50/50 mix over a 12-month period.  The ideal candidate will […]

  • Production Manager

    5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, is looking for an energetic and experienced Production Manager.  With the full support of the News Director, the right person for this job will manage all production personnel and work every day to improve the quality of our on-air product.   Qualified candidates must know how to do everything in TV production, and must have at least five years of television production or management experience.  Applicants must be excellent technical directors with […]

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    5NEWS Winter Weather Closing Policy

    When severe weather moves into our area, 5NEWS will keep you informed on-air, on the go with 5NEWSonline.com and on our social media platforms. If you need to list a school closing please call the newsroom at (479) 783-1191, and confirm your closing with your password. If you need a password please call during normal business hours and we will set up your account. For school closings click here. Due to the advancements in social media 5NEWS has revised its policy […]

  • Part-Time Sports Reporter

    5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM TV and KXNW TV, is looking for a curious, hard-working sports reporter/photographer.  The right person for this job is a good storyteller who can do it all: generate daily local sports story ideas, shoot, edit, produce and report.  We’re looking for a journalist who will cover all sports and tell personalized stories about local athletes year-round.  We are unique in this market because we are committed to covering all aspects of Arkansas athletics while […]

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    FBI: 23-Year-Old L.A. Man Suspect In Airport Shooting Rampage

    Los Angeles (CNN) — A man armed with what police say was an assault rifle and carrying materials expressing anti-government sentiment opened fire Friday morning at Los Angeles International Airport, killing one person before being chased down himself, authorities said. Eyewitnesses said the suspect asked people, “Hey, are you TSA?” — the acronym for the Transportation Security Administration — according to a federal law enforcement official. If they said “no,” he would move on. One of those questioned travelers was […]

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    Nevada School Shooting: Staff Member, Suspect Killed

    (CNN) — A staff member was killed and two students were injured after a student opened fire at a Nevada middle school on Monday, police said. The “student/suspect” in the case was also killed, Washoe County School District Police Chief Mike Mieras said. Authorities said it was too soon to say whether the suspected shooter was killed by a self-inflicted wound or a law enforcement shot. The suspect’s motive was unclear. “As you can imagine, the best description is chaos,” […]

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    NFL Owner Bud Adams Dies

    (CNN) — K.S. “Bud” Adams Jr., the founder and owner of the Tennessee Titans/Houston Oilers football franchise and a co-founder of the American Football League, died Monday morning at his home in Houston, the team said. He was 90. Adams owned the team for more than 53 years, starting in Houston, where his Oilers began play in 1960 as a charter member of the NFL’s new competitor, the AFL. Adams, an oil company founder, teamed with other businessmen, including eventual […]