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12/19/14 - MORNING ANCHOR - Phoenix, AZ : looking for a co-anchor for Emmy award winning weekday morning newscast. The ideal candidate is a high energy, collaborative, positive leader. We are looking for someone who is professionally curious, a strong writer, and a star in communicating breaking news. Expect anchors to find cool new ways of incorporating digital content into our daily coverage. Thrive on winning the big story in this highly competitive news market. Candidates must possess exceptional skills on the anchor desk and live in the field. Must have the command, presence and polish necessary to excel in this market. Primary duties include writing and delivering compelling news stories on air and across digital platforms.

12/19/14 - PRODUCER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Produce and meet strategic goals for assigned newscasts. Create newscasts with impact by writing stories and teases creatively and effectively. Research and present compelling story ideas at daily editorial meetings. Utilize social media tools to engage and attract viewers. Strong creative writing skills and editorial judgment are a must. Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment, ENG & SNG remotes is desirable. College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism. Prior experience in a television news department producing newscasts. Must work well under deadline pressure during breaking news.

12/19/14 -REPORTER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Use creativity, unique style, originality, innovation, discretion and good news judgment to enterprise, prepare and disseminate news stories in newscasts, during live reports and on the web site. Find local information in an innovative way. Cultivate and maintain contacts and evaluate leads/tips to develop story ideas. Utilize sources to develop substantive news stories. Write creatively and accurately to video. Provide live coverage of breaking events. Take initiative and be a leader in the newsroom. A minimum of two years’ experience preferred. Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Ability to tell stories and ad-lib effectively. Strong writing skills and thorough knowledge of current events; must be a team player. Working knowledge of newsroom computers.

12/19/14 - ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Write stories for news programs. Select appropriate video and sound for stories. Assist anchors, reporters and producers in preparing stories for broadcast and the web. Work with the assignment desk in gathering information. Produce newscasts as needed under management supervision. Strong creative writing skills and editorial judgment are a must. Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment, ENG & SNG remotes is desirable. Must work well under deadline pressure. College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism or equivalent job experience is preferred.

12/19/14 - DIGITAL JOURNALIST (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Provide original news content for station, website and various social media platforms by successfully accomplishing the following: gather news information including; conducting live and taped interviews; write stories and deliver news reports on-air, on-line and other media platforms. These platforms require the Digital Journalist to shoot and edit video and present material in an engaging manner. Must contribute to social media efforts; initiate research, and enterprise stories. Must be a self-starter, able to work independently, have outstanding time management skills and complete required assignments on deadline. Strong working knowledge of technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools and non-linear editing such as AVID. A 4-year college degree is required with emphasis in Communications or Journalism and a minimum of two years’ experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, must be able to meet driving requirements. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

11/26/14 - NEWS ASSISTANT (PART-TIME)- Seattle, WA: This position assists producers and writers with ensuring the newscast gets on the air smoothly. General responsibilities include: printing, ripping and separating scripts, and operation of the teleprompter for live newscasts. Applicants must have a positive, professional attitude. Some broadcast experience is preferred.

11/26/14- WRITER (PART-TIME)- Seattle, WA: Looking for a part-time News Writer. Qualified candidates must have a college degree. Prior experience in broadcast television is strongly preferred. This provides an opportunity for ambitious, hardworking candidates to be trained in newscast production. Applicants must be willing to work any shift.

11/26/14 - NEWS PRODUCER - Seattle, WA: Opening for a creative, dynamic producer to join our news staff. This person must be able to take charge of a newscast, make strong news decisions and be able to coordinate many live shots and handle breaking news like a pro. This producer must be flexible and be able to write strong copy for TV and the web if necessary, coordinate with reporters and produce a newscast that is showcased. Qualified applicant should have a degree in broadcasting or related field and experience producing local television news.

11/26/14 - MANAGING EDITOR - Seattle, WA: Searching for a Managing Editor to supervise the day-to-day editorial operation of the newsroom. The right candidate will be someone who can execute the station playbook, interpret research, and think critically about the major news happening in Seattle. The Managing Editor should have a passion for breaking news coverage, digital news coverage, and social media. The ideal candidate will also bring excellent leadership and team building skills. The Managing Editor’s duties include (but are not limited to): Supervise the editorial content of the news product. Proactively exercise journalistic judgment in maintaining accurate, unbiased coverage. Work closely with the News Director, Executive Producer, Digital Team, Assignment Editors, Producers and Reporters in planning the day's assignments. Provide constructive editorial feedback to news staff. Make sure content is executed on all platforms, including website and social media sites. Report directly to the News Director and act in place of the News Director when appropriate. The position requires a minimum of 7 years of newsroom experience and at least two years of management experience. Experience in a large market is a plus. College degree preferred.

11/24/14 - GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER - Memphis, TN: Candidate must be a strong writer who is skilled at developing contacts and pitching original, enterprise stories. Candidate will be responsible for generating up to two unique stories per day, doing live shots, posting stories to the web, and reporting via social media. We’re looking for a creative story teller, who doesn’t rely on the day planner, the newspaper, and multiple interviews with officials. Memphis is a big breaking news town. We want someone who is capable of quickly switching gears and stories. College degree required. Must have a minimum three years on-air reporting experience.

11/24/14 - REPORTER (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL): Use creativity, unique style, originality, innovation, discretion and good news judgment to enterprise, prepare and disseminate news stories in newscasts, during live reports and on the web site. Find local information in an innovative way. Cultivate and maintain contacts and evaluate leads/tips to develop story ideas. Utilize sources to develop substantive news stories. Write creatively and accurately to video. Provide live coverage of breaking events. Take initiative and be a leader in the newsroom. A minimum of two years’ experience preferred. Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Ability to tell stories and ad-lib effectively. Strong writing skills and thorough knowledge of current events; must be a team player. Working knowledge of newsroom computers.

11/24/14- PHOTOGRAPHER (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL): Shoots and edits video and audio for newscasts, news programming, promotion and other station related purposes. Operates ENG vehicles and equipment. Self-motivated, creative storyteller with strong photography and editing skills and a full understanding of live truck operations. Working knowledge of: DVC Pro/P-2 camera systems and AVID edit systems, lighting and sound equipment, and newsroom computer systems considered a plus. At least 2 years’ experience as a photographer/editor in a television news department is preferred. Willingness and ability to travel for story assignments. Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record.

11/24/14 - DIGITAL JOURNALIST (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL): Provide original news content for station website and various social media platforms by successfully accomplishing the following: gather news information including; conducting live and taped interviews; write stories and deliver news reports on-air, on-line and other media platforms. These platforms require the Digital Journalist to shoot and edit video and present material in an engaging manner. Must contribute to social media efforts; initiate research, and enterprise stories. This position will be based and work in the Gainesville/Ocala market area. Must be a self-starter, able to work independently, have outstanding time management skills and complete required assignments on deadline. Strong working knowledge of technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools and non-linear editing such as AVID. A 4-year college degree is required with emphasis in Communications or Journalism and a minimum of two years’ experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, must be able to meet driving requirements. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

11/24/14- ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL): Write stories for news programs. Select appropriate video and sound for stories. Assist anchors, reporters and producers in preparing stories for broadcast and the web. Work with the assignment desk in gathering information. Produce newscasts as needed under management supervision. Strong creative writing skills and editorial judgment are a must. Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment, ENG & SNG remotes is desirable. Must work well under deadline pressure. College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism or equivalent job experience is preferred.