Multi-Media Journalist                                                     9/27/16



Omaha
Full-time
 
Description:  
The multi-media journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.

Key Activities:

  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.
  • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
  • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
  • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi-media stories.
  • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.


Education & Experience/Certifications:
Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
Minimum of two years of experience

Skills & Abilities:

  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.


Work Environment:

  • Valid Driver's License, good driving record and be able to provide certificate of insurability with company required insurance limits.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.


To apply:
Please Ctrl-Click on the link below, or copy/paste into your web browser and then click on the Apply button:
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccsh/public/RTI.home?r=5000144946806&c=1060841&d=External




Manager of MCTV and Library Communications                      9/27/16


The City of Midland, Michigan seeks an experienced candidate to oversee all activities of a municipal and community access cable station in order to provide citizens an optimal level of quality programming and information pertaining to city services, community events and issues.  This position also assists the Library Director in the implementation of a strategic, multi-faceted communications program designed to build and strengthen the role of the Library and MCTV in the community.  For a complete job description and employment application please visit our website:  www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/careers



Video & Media Content Designer                        9/26/16


City/County: Lansing/Ingham County
Type of Employment: Full-Time
Pay Grade and Annual Salary: Pay Grade 3, $50,025 to $64,975 annually
Business Unit: Marketing, Communications & Public Relations
Supervisor: Nick Nerbonne, Digital Media Director


Brief Job Description:

  • This position works as a video production specialist for the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and its programs to conceptualize and create cutting-edge, dynamic multimedia and video products to present the MEDC to industry stakeholders, the press, and to multiple audiences via social media.
  • This position participates in all stages of the multimedia development life cycle, including initial concept, gathering requirements, conducting stakeholder interviews, development, testing, and distribution to create content to meet the online, mobile and social platform needs of the MEDC.


The preferred candidate will have the following:

  • Knowledge of and demonstrable skills with a variety of video and audio formats, technologies, video and audio compression, post production, delivery requirements, video capture and encoding, graphic design and motion graphics
  • Skilled knowledge of camera, lighting, and sound
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in using AVID, Final Cut Pro Suite, and Adobe Creative Suite applications or similar products
  • Ability to troubleshoot position-specific electronic and IT devices
  • Familiarity with social media platforms for content distribution


Minimum Education Required:

  • Prefer a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or related field.
  •  Also acceptable is training in a vocational school, with course work in communication, marketing or public relations, or significant related on-the-job experience.


Minimum Experience Required:

  • This position requires a minimum of two to four years of related experience and/or training in public relations; communications; videography, content management, social media applications, and/or other specialized software related to the position responsibilities.
  • A minimum of two years of experience as a video producer and/or editor is preferred.


How to Apply: If you believe that your qualifications meet the listed requirements and are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and a completed Employment Application by e-mail to medchr@michigan.org.

Note: A completed application is not required for current MEDC employees who apply.

*Adobe Acrobat Reader (download here) is required to complete the application.

Please document in your cover letter and/or resume how you meet the preferred candidate language listed above.

In addition, applicants should include with their application material a demo reel or brief selection of works for the recruitment team to review

Deadline for Response: October 9, 2016






Studio Technician                                                   9/23/16


Job Number    12275
Company Name    E.W. Scripps Company
Contact Name    VirtualEdge Administrator
Response Type    Via Web Site

Jobs Available    1 Full Time
Years Experience    Not Specified
Education Required    No Minimum
Job Type    Direct
Travel Percentage    0
Job Level    Entry-Level

Full Description
  • Studio Technician IV, ensures that sets, props and technical equipment are ready to use and safely positioned prior to programming; effectively communicate between newsroom Managers, local programming team and production
  • Anticipate and prevent problems that could impact the show
  • Serve as a link between the floor and program director to ensure timings are met and the broadcast goes smoothly

Key Activities
  • Verify studio set and technical equipment are ready to use and safely positioned prior to show start; communicate complex information, any changes and timing cues to on-air talent and production team; execute specific actions that support the show activities.
  • Oversee the schedule and workflow; exchange pertinent information with talent, guests and floor crew to ensure timings are met; assist with placement/removal of show props and specialized components for the broadcast; troubleshoot technical problems during live production.
  • Assist director with organization and scheduling of studio techs; coordinate schedules with other departments involved; coordinate the work of others; support/implement operational plans to enhance production techniques and services.
  • Conduct training on equipment, procedures and operational tasks; mentor and develop the skill sets of production studio team members; identify process improvements and lead others to implement corrective actions.
  • Guides work of others who perform essentially the same work. May organize, set priorities, schedule and review work, but has no responsibility to hire, terminate, review performance or make pay decisions
  • Administrative Activiates: Copying and Filling out forms/documents
  • Other duties as assigned by the Production Supervisor.

Education & Experience/Certifications
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Vocational, technical training or associate degree preferred
  • 3 - 5 years experience

Skills & Abilities
  • Perform complex and technically demanding work associated with TV production
  • Preempt potential problems and provide effective solutions in a fast-paced environment
  • Take the lead in understanding and applying new technology, and teach others to become proficient
  • Mentor other less experienced members on the team

Work environment
  • Employees are protected from weather conditions or contaminants, but not necessarily occasional temperature changes.
  • Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals or infectious diseases in work setting.

To Apply:
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccsh/RTI.home?r=5000141458806&d=External&c=106...



Assignment Editor                                                       9/21/16

Full Time
Grand Rapids - 49503
Michigan
http://www.woodtv.com/careers

Details:
  • 24 Hour News 8 is looking for the next leader of its assignment
  • desk team.
  • The ideal candidate should be plugged into the community and
  • understand the importance of gathering unique content.
  • This position requires
  • someone who is aggressive on breaking news – flexible with resources – highly
  • organized -- and has the ability to build strong sources in the community.

To Apply:

  • If you are passionate about managing an assignment desk and want to win the big stories – please apply at www.woodtv.com/careers.
  • No phone calls please.
  • Offer of employment contingent upon completion of pre-employment checks.
  • EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability    



News Reporters
                                                                         9/21/16

Company: Mid-West Family Broadcasting

Station(s): WSJM-FM
Job Type: Full Time
Hours: Full Time
Date Available: Immediately

Job Description:
  • The key "front-line" people in the news department located in a beautiful, coastal resort area.
  • They are on-the-scene at every kind of event. Local news reporters must be excellent writers, capable of working quickly and accurately.
  • Some evening and weekend hours.

Benefits:
We offer salary and a full benefits package available with Health, Dental, 401K and Flexible spending.

Education Required:
Degree preferred but not necessary.

Experience Required:
Minimum 1 year in news reporting and anchoring.

To Apply:
If you are excited about the opportunities available, please send your resume, writing samples and mp3 airchecks to brownteacher@hotmail.com.

Contact Info:
Program Director
brownteacher@hotmail.com
Fax: (269) 925-1011
Instructions: Please site (in your e-mail or cover letter) the location that you saw this job posting. 




Assistant Traffic Manager                                     9/19/16

JOB#:  60-16
COMPANY:  KSTP-TV, Sales-General
SCHEDULE:  M-F, 8:30a-5p
STATUS:  Full Time, Salaried
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or GED required, college degree preferred.
  • 3 plus years of proficient, accurate data entry skills (alpha and numeric) in a clerical or sales setting required.
  • MS Windows based computer experience required.
  • Previous broadcast or traffic experience.
  • Prior experience in a leadership and/or supervisory role preferred.
  • Knowledge of video production terms, processes, and software helpful.
  • High attention to detail with ability to meet tight deadlines and be dedicated to quality performance.
  • Ability to manage high volume of information accurately and efficiently with minimal mistakes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to problem solve by identifying issues and creating an appropriate plan based on independent interpretation of guidelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
DUTIES:
  • Serves as backup manager in Traffic Manager's absence.  Aids and supports the Traffic Manager in overall supervision of the traffic team employees for maximum development and productivity.
  • Responsible for daily instruction of advertising copy to run on the air and supervision of Traffic Assistants who are responsible for commercial continuity for assigned stations and advertisers.  Provides training, coaching and performance feedback on a regular basis. Conducts necessary performance reviews and works with employees to set job goals.
  • On a daily basis, processes new orders and order changes into system for assigned channels, working to maximize commercial inventory.
  • Edits daily logs using prescribed broadcast software.  Ensures each commercial spot placed is airing in the correct time period, does not have a product conflict and order/advertiser separation guidelines are followed.
  • Serves as backup to Traffic Assistants and Traffic Coordinator as needed.
  • Helps maintain sales reports for Sales Manager.  Creates, prints, and distributes assigned reports on a daily basis.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.
APPLY TO:
http://kstp.com/jobs
 Job# 60-16
 St Paul, MN
 No Telephone Calls Please
 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



Newsroom Producer                                                  9/19/16


Company: Gray Television
Station(s): WJRT-TV
Job Type: Part Time
Hours: Part Time

    
Job Description:
  • WJRT-TV/ABC12, the ABC station in Flint, Michigan owned by Gray Television, is looking for a creative and aggressive PT Producer.  
  • WJRT is seeking a candidate who is a “show crafter” and not a “stacker”.  
  • Position requires two to three years prior news production experience and strong editorial skills.  
  • Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, or a related field.  
  • The ideal candidate must possess exceptional organizational and writing skills.  
  • Ability to lead and make split second decisions based upon knowledge of directives.  
  • Must be self-motivated, ability to multitask, and excel under intense deadlines pressure in a rapidly changing environment.  
  • High level of communication skills both written and verbal.   
  • Applicants must have experience with ENPS and non-linear editing.  
  • Ability to write, re-write, edit and post to website as well as other platforms.     
  • This is a 24/7 operation and may require working overnights and/or weekends, as well as holidays.  
    
THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION
    
To Apply:
Please send a resume and cover letter to:
Jayne Hodak
News Director
WJRT-TV
2302 Lapeer Road
Flint, MI  48503
    
 **NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE**  
    
WJRT-TV, Gray Television are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer:
  • The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and key responsibilities and essential duties of work performance by employees within this classification.  
  • It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees to do this job. 
  • The job description is not an employment contract.  
  • Our company reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time. 
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing.




ENTERCOM WICHITA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
To be considered for any of the positions below, please apply online at www.entercom.com and click on "Careers"
KFH-AM / 1240 KNSS-AM / 1330 KDGS-FM / 93.5 KFH-FM / 98.7 KEYN-FM / 103.7 KFBZ-FM / 105.3

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS AS OF 9/16/16

Business Operations Assistant:

Entercom Wichita is interviewing candidates for a Business Operations Assistant.  This individual will be responsible for aspects of

A/R, A/P, and miscellaneous office functions for our cluster of radio stations in Wichita.  The ideal candidate must be highly organized and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can work independently.  The candidate must be able to prioritize to meet accounting deadlines.  Organizational skills, such as attention to detail and accuracy, are a must.  We are looking for a team player who will provide excellent customer service to our sales force and advertising clients.  The ideal candidate must also be proficient with Microsoft Applications.  Broadcast and Wide Orbit experience is a plus.  Associates degree in Accounting or Business is valued.  Preferred years of experience: 1-3 years.  To apply for this position, please visit www.entercom.com/careers .  Entercom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Account Executive:
You are the best of the best. You are self-motivated, fearless, creative, a pro-active problem solver, tenacious, detail-oriented, money-motivated and approach this job as if you are your own CEO. You are a self-starter, organized, detail-oriented and have the ability to work without much direct supervision. Entercom is seeking you. Entercom has the latest tools and technology, the most knowledgeable management and is known as offering the best work environment for selling radio advertising in the industry. Nobody in the market can offer more to their clients than Entercom.
Successful candidates are experts in:

  • Strategic targeting of clients
  • Prospecting and relationship building
  • Setting face to face appointments
  • Thoroughly analyzing customer needs
  • Creatively designing marketing campaign
  • Strategically selling compelling concepts to key local and regional decision makers

Experience:

  • Media sales
  • Sports sponsorship
  • Digital sales background preferred
  • Successful track record of new business development
  • Proven track record in meeting and exceeding defined sales goals
  • Strategic multi-level selling 

As an Account Executive with Entercom, you will also represent some of the largest sports teams and talent in the entertainment world. In keeping with the other members of the Entercom Teams, the #1 trait we hire for is "WINNING ATTITUDE".  We are looking for driven individuals who refuse to lose or compromise their level of success even in an unsteady economy. If this describes YOU, please forward your resume and career success stories today. To apply for this position, please visit www.entercom.com/careers .  Entercom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

P/T Studio Operators and Producers:

Experience operating radio broadcasting console and/or producing an on-air show preferred.  Submit application and resume to:   Entercom Wichita, 9111 E. Douglas, Suite 130, Wichita, KS  67207, Attn: Program Director.  No phone calls please.  To apply for this position, please visit www.entercom.com/careers .  Entercom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

P/T On-Air News Anchor/Reporter:
KNSS Radio has openings for experienced on-air news anchor/reporters.  Submit an application, resume and tape to: KNSS Radio, ATTN: Tony Duesing, 9111 E. Douglas, Suite 130, Wichita, KS 67207.  Your resume may also be submitted to tduesing@entercom.com. Please submit an Entercom application for consideration. You can find Entercom job applications and internship applications on line by going to www.entercom.com, click on jobs and select "Wichita" and go to the end.  To apply for this position, please visit www.entercom.com/careers .  Entercom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Multi Media Journalist                                          9/15/2016

WILX-TV 10
LANSING, MICHIGAN
PHONE: (517) 393-0110
FAX: (517) 393-8555
www.wilx.com

JOB CLASSIFICATION: MMJ - FT Pay Rate $11.80
POSTING START DATE: September 15, 2016
DEPARTMENT HEAD: Kevin Ragan, News Director

  • WILX TV, Mid-Michigan’s News and Weather Authority, has an opportunity for an ambitious and talented Multi-Media Journalist.
  • You’ll be covering major stories in a capital city adjacent to a Big 10 University.
  • The successful candidate should have excellent writing skills, reliable news judgment, meet deadlines under pressure, and have a positive attitude.
  • The ability to shoot and edit video is a must.
  • WILX-TV is a drug-free company.
  • We require pre-employment drug testing.
  • WILX also participates in E-Verify.
  • EOE.
  • All positions must show flexibility of evolving or changing operational needs.
  • Hours, shifts, responsibilities, etc…are subject to change at management’s discretion.
  • WILX is a state of the art television station with a great work environment.

TO APPLY:

SEND RESUME TO: Kevin.Ragan@wilx.com

OR MAIL TO: WILX-TV 10
Attn: News Director
500 American Road
Lansing, Michigan 48911

CURRENT EMPLOYEES APPLYING FOR THE POSITION SHOULD SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO STATION HR DEPT.


ASSIGNMENT MANAGER                                                      9/13/16


Fox4, WFTX – TV has an exciting opportunity at our station in Sunny SWFL

This position is responsible for:

  • Managing news assignments
  • Coordinating logistics
  • Monitoring news wires and scanners
  • Coordinating the assignment desk staff

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -

  • Supervise the assignment desk
  • Plan news coverage as directed by news management
  • Dispatch crews to stories and breaking news, using appropriate logistical and journalistic judgement
  • Make calls to news sources as needed, gaining appropriate and actionable information
  • Find stories, conduct research and track story ideas in assignment desk computer with emphasis on key brand points
  • Publishing of online content
  • Perform other duties as needed and as directed by news management
  • Keep news managers and producers informed on progress of new stories

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED - Candidates must have a four year college degree in communications or a related field and prior experience as an assignment editor, assignment manager, OR any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. The following characteristics and skills are a must:

  • Basic computer skills; Microsoft Office, non-linear, and production techniques
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of the principles of responsible journalism
  • Ability to work well with others in a team-based environment
  • Ability to write effectively

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT:

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccsh/public/RTI.home?r=5000136440106&c=1060841&d=External

 

 

News Producer                                                9/13/16

Omaha, Nebraska - Full-time
 
Description:  KMTV, the CBS affiliate in Omaha, NE is looking for top-notch, hands-on News Producers. If you are a newsroom leader, an advocate for the newscast and looking for a challenging opportunity, then this is the place for you. We are looking for the best of the best!
 
Primary Purpose:  Create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.

Key Activities:

  • Develop and organize newscasts; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing
  • Works closely with news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs
  • Enhance content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding
  • Execute time sensitive decisions
  • Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions
  • Perform desktop editing
  • Posting content to station's Web sites   
  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed

Education:

  • Four year college degree in Journalism or related field

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years as a television news writer or producer

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus
  • Excellent conversational and creative writing skills
  • Must have strong communication and organization skills
  • Adaptable, self-motivated and able to work in a face paced, deadline driven environment
  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
  • Understand and utilize Web analytics   

Work Environment:

  • Newsroom-deadline driven and fast paced
  • The E.W. Scripps Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply:

Please Ctrl-Click on the URL below, or copy and paste into your web browser and then click on the Apply button:
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccsh/public/RTI.home?r=5000137735706&c=1060841&d=External


WILX-TV 10                                                                   9/7/16

LANSING, MICHIGAN
PHONE: (517) 393-0110
FAX: (517) 393-8555
www.wilx.com

JOB CLASSIFICATION: MMJ - FT Pay Rate $11.80
DEPARTMENT HEAD: Kevin Ragan, News Director
WILX TV, Mid-Michigan’s News and Weather Authority, has an opportunity for an ambitious and talented Multi-Media Journalist.

  • You’ll be covering major stories in a capital city adjacent to a Big 10 University.
  • The successful candidate should have excellent writing skills, reliable news judgment, meet deadlines under pressure, and have a positive attitude.
  • The ability to shoot and edit video is a must.
    WILX-TV is a drug-free company.
  • We require pre-employment drug testing. WILX also participates in E-Verify. EOE.
  • All positions must show flexibility of evolving or changing operational needs. Hours, shifts, responsibilities, etc…are subject to change at management’s discretion.
  • WILX is a state of the art television station with a great work environment.

SEND RESUME TO: Kevin.Ragan@wilx.com
OR MAIL TO: WILX-TV 10
Attn: News Director
500 American Road
Lansing, Michigan 48911

GRAY TELEVISION; DBA WILX-TV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT COMPANY
CURRENT EMPLOYEES APPLYING FOR THE POSITION SHOULD SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO STATION HR DEPT


 

KQTH Morning Host                                             9/7/16                                          

LOCATION:  Tucson-30272
AREA OF INTEREST:  Broadcasting
FULL-TIME/PART-TIME:  Full-time

DESCRIPTION
Scripps Media's 104.1 KQTH, Tucson's News and Talk Station, has an immediate opening for a Morning Host.
Position Summary

  • Host a live issues-driven talk radio show from 6-10AM weekdays.
  • Inform, entertain and engage audience via prepared content pertinent to the target demographic.
  • Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial copy, identify station, interview guests, make public appearances, and help drive the ratings of the station.

Key Activities:

  • Responsible for creating and hosting an on-air shift and attracting listening to the station.
  • Keep daily program logs on all elements aired during broadcast, such as segment topics and station promotions.
  • Select program content, in conjunction with producers and assistants, based on factors such as program specialties, audience tastes, or responses from the public.
  • Study background information in order to prepare for programs or interviews.
  • Comment on current events and other local information, such as weather or traffic conditions.
  • Maintain a consistent profile on digital platforms including, but not limited to the station website, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Identify and book guests to appear on the show.
  • Interview show guests about their lives, their work, or topics of current interest.
  • Discuss various topics over the telephone with listeners.
  • Identify the station and introduce or close shows, using memorized or read scripts, and/or ad-libs.
  • Record commercials for later broadcast.
  • Host civic, charitable, or promotional events
  • Make promotional appearances at public or private events on behalf of the radio station.
  • Execute and assist with games, contests, or other on-air competitions, performing such duties as asking questions and awarding prizes.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in radio broadcasting or related field.

Experience:

  • 2-5 years as an on-air performer preferred.
  • Experience with digital production programs and equipment

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
  • Good voice quality that includes clear enunciation.
  • Ability to present your perspectives and insights in an entertaining and creative way.
  • Ability to connect with the audience.
  • Strong problem solving abilities.
  • High work ethic.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and detail orientation.
  • Operate studio equipment.
  • General knowledge of radio station operation.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Knowledge of the radio sales process.
  • Understanding of FCC rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Proficient in basic production skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Web proficient
  • An energetic, engaging personality
  • Valid driver's license, driving record in compliance with station policy, and proof of insurability (liability limits of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per accident/$50,000 property as defined by station policy).


We offer the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Short/Long Term Disability, Opportunities to grow, Wellness Program & more! 

To Apply:
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1060841&d=External&r=5000136211706&_fromPublish=true


 

News Producer                                                  9/6/16
 
COMPANY:  KSTP-TV, News/Weather/Sports
SCHEDULE:  Varies
STATUS:  Full Time, Hourly
JOB#:  58-16
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Broadcasting background and prior producing experience required
  • Must have sound news judgment and understanding of the 5 Eyewitness News brand
  • Must have excellent writing and research skills, and the ability to handle deadlines and pressure
  • Strong boothing ability
  • Able to incorporate the best visuals, compelling sound and graphics in newscasts

DUTIES:
Are you a producer who wants to really produce a newscast vs just stack a show? Do you want to produce a newscast that will inform and entertain viewers? Do you want to grow into an EP and be a leader in your newsroom? KSTP is the station for you. Our well-sourced reporters don’t MMJ. They work with talented photographers. Our directors have technical directors and we have real people running our studio cameras so you don’t need a code to execute changes with your newscast. We have 6 live trucks, 3 mobile live units and our own helicopter. You say that is unheard of in broadcasting today, we say that is KSTP in Minneapolis/St. Paul. Come work in a top 15 market with not 1, but 2 major cities. We have the largest news staff, web staff and the most Meteorologists in the market.

  • The best candidate will use video and sound that makes headlines pop off the screen, work with reporters to develop demonstrative live shots and write teases that will make viewers want to throw away the remote control.
  • You should have a passion for producing, a love of news and a desire to come to work to have some fun.
  • Show us what you can do, and we'll make you an offer you can't refuse.
  • Produce entire assigned newscast; includes writing and production of the broadcast
  • Responsible for writing stories for KSTP.com
  • Take an active role in editorial meetings

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

APPLY TO:
http://kstp.com/jobs
 Job# 58-16
 St Paul, MN
 No Telephone Calls Please
 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


 

Multi-Platform Journalist                                     9/2/16

Vacancy Type:  Full Time
Date Posted:  9/1/2016
Closing Date:  10/1/2016
City:  Grand Rapids - 49503
State:  Michigan
URL:  http://www.woodtv.com/careers

Details:
Are you driven to have your story lead the newscasts and digital
platforms every single day?  If you’re an aggressive multi-platform journalist who knows how to investigate, build sources, and tell stories that impact our community -- we should talk.  We’re a market leading newsroom with a defined brand built around breaking news, severe weather, and investigations. 
Experience:
College degree or the equivalent experience and broadcast experience preferred.
Requirements:
 f you’re an aggressive multi-platform journalist who knows how to investigate, build sources, and tell stories that impact our community -- we should talk.
Apply:  
www.woodtv.com/careers.
No phone calls please.
Offer of employment contingent upon completion of pre-employment checks.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability    


NEWS PRODUCER                                                                  8/31/16

 

KWCH-TV
Wichita, KS

KWCH-TV, KSCW-TV, and satellite stations KBSD-TV, KBSH-TV, KBSL-TV, is currently accepting applications for a full-time News Producer to join the #1-rated news team in Kansas.​

We're seeking someone with 2-4 years of news producing experience. If you're right out of school, you CAN get a job here, and to do it your show has to really rock! 

A Bachelor's degree in a related field, and a valid driver's license with a good driving record, are required.

Essential Functions:

• Prioritize, organize, and produce newscasts
• Maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and local contacts
• Search wire services, network feeds, websites and others sources to find relevant material for newscasts
• Work with news management to determine which stories to air during evening newscast
• Coordinate story assignments with assignment manager
• Collaborate with news operations staff to build graphics
• Act as leader in facilitating teamwork of staff members
• Accurately edit video with an eye for visual elements that make stories understandable to the viewer
• Work with directors and anchors on presentation of stories
• Assist reporters on story development, story expectations, and accurately gathering information under pressure
• Write creative headlines and teases
• Research and brainstorm story ideas, present ideas in editorial meetings
• Generate promotable story ideas daily
• Post and update stories to station website and social media sites, engage viewers
• Communicate with the web staff during breaking news
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned
• Write news stories
• Monitor competition's shows and websites for missed leads
• Assist producers in formatting other newscasts

Essential Skills & Abilities:
• Clear, concise, conversational writing skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Demonstrate solid news judgment
• Maintain strong journalistic ethics
• Strong initiative and attention to detail
• Be creative and create compelling and memorable newscasts
• Knowledge of newsroom software
• Knowledge of web posting software
• Strong research skills, including online research using various search engines
• Ability to stay current with national and local news/weather
• Intermediate-level knowledge of social media
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
• Ability to work independently with little supervision
• Demonstrate leadership through training and mentoring less experienced staff members; guide others to get the desired outcome
• Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment; work well with co-workers
• Edit video and audio on industry standard equipment
• Build graphics and use effectively in shows
• Handle and adjust to last-minute changes
• Make quick, accurate decisions during the on-air process

The position offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package, including group health & dental, paid time off, 401(k) and more.

To apply, send your reel and resume/cover letter to bgregory@kwch.com or mail it to:

Brian Gregory
News Director
2815 E 37th St N
Wichita KS 67219

Traffic Manager                                                             8/31/16
 
JOB#:  56-16
COMPANY:  KSTP-TV, Sales-General
SCHEDULE:  M-F, 8:30-5pm
STATUS:  Full Time, Salaried
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED required; college degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of proficient, accurate data entry skills (alpha and numeric) in a clerical or sales setting required.
  • MS Windows based computer experience required.
  • Previous broadcast or traffic experience.
  • Experience in a leadership and/or supervisory role required.
  • High attention to detail with ability to meet tight deadlines and be dedicated to quality performance.
  • Ability to manage high volume of information accurately and efficiently with minimal mistakes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of people and independently.
  • Ability to problem solve by identifying issues and creating an appropriate plan based on independent interpretation of guidelines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

DUTIES:

  • Directs day-to-day management and supervision of Assistant Traffic Manager, Traffic Coordinators, and Traffic Assistants.
  • On a daily basis, maximizes commercial inventory so that stations receive the most dollars for each spot.  Places displaced spots or pre-empts spots in a timely manner.
  • Places and processes spot orders into system by maximizing commercial inventory, troubleshoots orders for accuracy, and works with Sales Managers and Account Managers to answer questions, correct errors, gather information, and communicate availability of inventory.
  • Oversees the input of programming for program/commercial log so it is completed in a timely manner with actual listings of real inventory available for sale. 
  • Manages inventory including maintenance of inventory codes, creating new codes and comments and making changes if oversold.
  • Responsible for daily preparation of error-free program/commercial logs using prescribed broadcast software. 
  •  Ensures each commercial spot placed does not have a product conflict, is airing within the correct time period, and order/advertiser separation guidelines are followed.
  • Responsible for the daily instruction of advertising copy to run on the air for the assigned stations and advertisers.  
  • Ensures proper maintenance of media inventory records and library and that accurate and up-to-date files of traffic instructions and verification sheets are kept.
  • Oversees all aspects of paid local and national programming.  Makes inquiries about unallocated or unsold programs and/or problems as needed.
  • Reviews daily log comment sheets and makes necessary adjustments for accurate log reconciliation.
  • Maintain sales reports for Sales Managers.  Creates, prints, and distributes appropriate reports on a daily basis.  Maintains political audits during political windows.
  • Available for questions and problem resolution 24/7.
  • Along with Director of Sales, develops departmental guidelines and practices and communicates them to others.
  • Works cooperatively and professionally with a variety of individuals.
  • Work on other traffic and/or sales projects as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

APPLY TO:
http://kstp.com/jobs
 Job# 56-16
 St Paul, MN
 No Telephone Calls Please
 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


 

COPY EDITOR                                                                       8/30/16

In collaboration with account coordinators, sales management, clients and agencies this position is responsible for scheduling commercial copy for national and local advertisers, as well as serving as a back up to the log editor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Secure and enter advertising traffic instructions for station advertisers.
  • Enter copy information using ad management traffic software.
  • Maintain instruction files, tape library, and various other traffic functions.
  • Work closely with account coordinators and traffic management, clients and agencies.
  • Act as back-up to traffic log editor as needed. This includes ensuring that the traffic is scheduled in the appropriate time slot and that the engineering department has the information needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED 

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  1 year of related experience is preferred and previous broadcast experience especially with ad management and broadcast traffic systems (i.e. WideOrbit, OSI etc) is desirable. OR any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. The following characteristics and skills are a must:

  • Proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and complete work assignments in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Adaptable and flexible with ability to shift focus in fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team oriented and experienced in working in a team environment.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Strict attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Work environment

  • May require limited overtime to cover vacations and holidays.
  • Standard office environment.

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccsh/public/RTI.home?r=5000131159706&c=1060841&d=External

 
 

LOG EDITOR                                                                         8/30/16


This position is responsible for managing the daily ad log to maximize inventory and revenue as well as serving as a back up to the Copy Editor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Edit advertising elements on the daily program log for the current week.
  • Ensure that all elements are entered accurately and in accordance with advertiser requirements to ensure quality control.
  • Correct log conflicts as required.
  • Perform electronic-log changes to finalize logs when necesssary; includes coordinating last minute orders/revisions.
  • Generate a daily station log.
  • Work closely with sales account executives, sales management, engineering, promotion departments, and central traffic hub.
  • Act as back-up to other positions in the traffic department as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED 

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  2 year of related experience is required with previous experience as a Copy Editor highly preferred.  Experience especially with ad management and broadcast traffic systems (i.e. WideOrbit, OSI etc) is desirable OR any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. The following characteristics and skills are a must:

  • Proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and complete work assignments in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Adaptable and flexible with ability to shift focus in fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team oriented and experienced in working in a team environment.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills. Strict attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • May require limited overtime to cover vacations and holidays.
  • Standard office environment.

TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT: https://recruiting.adp.com/srccsh/public/RTI.home?r=5000131159906&c=1060841&d=External

 

 

Account Executive                                                    8/24/16

103.9 The Fox Flint seeks an experienced radio Account Executive.

To Apply:

Send resume to: 4511 Miller Rd.  Flint, MI  48507

Email to:  bbailey@classicfox.com


 

Multi-Media Journalist                                                 8/24/16


Description

The multi-media journalist is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms.

Key Activities

  •  Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  •  Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
  •  Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  •  Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.
  •  Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
  •  Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
  •  Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
  •  Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  •  Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
  •  Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia stories.
  •  Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels.
  • Education & Experience/Certifications
  •  Bachelors degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
  •  Minimum of two years of experience

Skills & Abilities

  •  Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.
  •  Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.
  •  Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
  •  Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.
  •  Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
  •  Proficient at posting content to various websites.
  •  Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

Work environment

  • Valid Driver's License, good driving record and provide certificate of insurability with company required insurance limits.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

To Apply

https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1060841&d=External