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5/6/13 - NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER / EDITOR - Salt Lake City, UT: Shoots video for news reports. Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements. Sets up, composes and executes video shots. Maintains video equipment. Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content. Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations. Performs other duties as assigned.
5/6/13 - 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.
5/6/13 - PLANNING PRODUCER (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL): Plan coverage and produce content for our 5 ½ morning news block. Work closely with executive producers, producers and reporters to ensure that stories are enterprised and accommodated in newscasts. Daily duties include researching story ideas, booking guests, conducting interviews, and producing stories & segments for the newscasts. Understand the logistics of the assignment desk and the needs of a newscast through a producer’s eyes. Work with web site in developing stories, segments and projects to work in conjunction with newscasts. College degree in broadcast journalism or other related field. Previous assignment desk and/or producing experience preferred. Working knowledge of newsroom computers and the Internet.
5/6/13 - 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.
5/6/13 - 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.
5/2/13 - Executive Producer - Seattle, WA: Oversee and grow two hours of early evening and two hours of prime time news. The focus of this position is to lead the PM teams in creating dynamic, compelling newscasts built on breaking news, viewer-focused content and audience engagement. This will include contributing leadership to the PM editorial meeting, approving rundowns and production elements, editing reporter scripts and coordinating breaking news response with the assignment desk. The EP is also responsible for managing and reviewing all nightside staff as well as monitoring and oversight of digital and social media content. The successful candidate will be creative, energetic and have a track record of local news success. A positive, solution-oriented attitude is a must.
5/2/13 - DIRECTOR - Salt Lake City, UT: Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions. Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs. Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition. Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments. Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast. Trains camera, audio, and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts. Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts. Tests equipment to ensure proper operation. Performs other duties as assigned. High school diploma. Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Minimum two years’ experience in news operations and production. (More or less depending on market size.) Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. Proficiency with broadcast control equipment. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
5/2/13 - News Anchor/Reporter - Ohio: Full-time opening in the award-winning news department. Duties include covering events and anchoring newscasts.
The applicant should have field and “behind the mic” experience, strong writing skills and a passion for broadcasting. Web skills, including video and photo editing, are a plus.
Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
4/25/13 - DIRECTOR - ESPN- Bristol, CT: Directs television productions by coordinating the information about the show before it airs, then disseminating that information to the crew involved during the broadcast. They will need to be a team builder who has good technical skills. Responsibilities: Directs live television productions from the control room by "calling the shots" to the production crew, technical crew and anchors involved. Coordinates and executes all aspects of a fast paced "live" production that never goes as scripted. Insure a clear, concise and orderly flow of information to those involved during the broadcast. Coordinates the show’s rundown to reflect production values, such as video, audio and graphic requirements before the production. Communicates the necessary information about elements of the show to be aired, such as information regarding live shots, studio guests, graphic requirements, etc., and complete and/or coordinates any accompanying paperwork. Oversees all aspects of the production, whether technical in nature, such as lighting, camera positions, special effects, etc., as well as production values, such as timings, graphics, etc., to insure a first-rate, quality broadcast before, during and after a broadcast. A thorough understanding of television production is mandatory. Clear, concise and comprehensive verbal communication skills. Ability to think quickly in a pressure situation is a necessity. Leadership skills are a must as the position includes facility and crew oversight, organizing and executing the look of the show, problem solving after the show. Hard working, detail oriented, passionate about production, interested in technical areas and continually offers creative ideas Bilingual (Spanish/English) fluency preferred Minimum of 10 years' major market experience or network equivalent preferred High school diploma or equivalent. College degree preferred.
4/25/13 - EDITOR - ESPN - Bristol, CT: Bottom Line is part of ESPN’s Stats & Information Group, and is a constant resource and companion for fans across multiple networks and platforms. BottomLine Editors handle the day-to-day production of all editorial content on BottomLine. Editors produce urgent, in-demand content for these multiple networks on TV and digital platforms, often simultaneously. They are proven sports professionals and are counted on to generate accurate, quality content on the various BottomLines, which often is the first ESPN product to report on an event or news item. BottomLine Editors perform critical and high-profile day-to-day editorial duties and contribute to long-term projects. They are given the task of coordinating BottomLine coverage for certain sports and/or events, all by working collaboratively as part of a small yet dedicated team of editorial professionals. BottomLine Editors effectively use Score and News Alerts to drive awareness of big stories, games and events, and continually seek ways to expand coverage of top-level global stories. Reponsibilities Interact on deadline with content decision makers within and outside of the BottomLine (e.g. News Editors; show producers) to ensure the BottomLines are consistent with all editorial directions and treatments, both domestically and internationally. Become proficient in the use of the Bottom Line computer programs and regularly conceive ideas about how best to utilize the systems to deliver content to viewers. Innovation is at the heart of BottomLine’s mission, so the ideal candidate is always striving to advance and improve BottomLine processes to better serve viewers and enhance time-spent viewing. Foster and actively engage in a team-first environment by communicating openly and honestly, and providing timely, balanced feedback to teammates. Participate in projects on- and off-air, and interact with outside departments as directed to ensure timely and accurate completion of projects. Understand, implement and contribute to all BottomLine policies and procedures to ensure consistent content output. Recommend ideas or courses of action that maximize efficiency and productivity in the group while furthering ESPN priorities. Possess significant, broad-based sports knowledge of a variety of sports. Must have demonstrated the ability to make editorial decisions that serve the fan. Outstanding organization skills and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple shift priorities. Strong grammar and writing skills. Demonstrated proficiency in working on collaborative teams that hit deadlines and achieve objectives. A creative self-starter capable of buying-in to a vision and understanding that leadership is not a position-based trait. A comprehensive and inclusive communication style that reaches across groups and job levels is essential. Must be capable of establishing buy-in from peers, management and outside groups through the clear communication of priorities and expectations. Knowledge of sports research methods, as well as how to locate (and when to trust) relevant editorial Web resources. Must have full availability to work nights, weekends and holidays. Experience working with sports content and storylines via TV, radio, newspaper or a notable sports blog. A minimum of 1 year of experience in an editorial role, preferably with content editing and news judgment components. Internships and college media are acceptable, but professional experience is preferred. A minimum of 1 year experience working with statistics in an online, television or print media environment. Fluency in reading, speaking and writing Spanish preferred. Knowledge of ESPN policies and procedures. High school diploma or equivalent. College Degree or equivalent.
FALL 2013 INTERNSHIP - ESPN - Bristol, CT: This internship begins on September 16th and ends on November 22nd. ESPN Internship Information: If you are graduated you do not qualify for an internship. Please apply to full time positions. You must be currently matriculating within a degree program and in good academic standing; available for employment within 12 months of the internship. Graduation date of Fall 2013, Spring 2014, or Summer 2014. If you apply for a position that requires you to have certain skills you must have those skills to qualify. This is not a training program. 10 weeks; 40 hours/week. Ability to work nights and weekends as necessary. Subsidized housing is available on a first come first serve basis for interns who live greater than 50 miles of work location. Authorized to work in the United States for any company. Intern must be able to provide his/her own transportation to and from work. Responsibilities: Supports Coordinating Producers, Producers, Highlight Producers and Associate Producers with the production of live or taped studio shows and/or remote events. Screens games and selects shots for highlights. Creates shot sheets for assigned highlights. Screens, logs, transcribes and clips footage for events; organizes head shot and melt reels. Cuts show elements, such as video b-roll, highlights, teases selects materials for bumps and roll-outs. Operates studio teleprompter system. Perform crew functions as needed during productions and assist in location productions. Provides timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia elements and publishes to various platforms. Coordinate graphics for assigned studio telecasts or remote events. Develops relationships with our various international networks to obtain material to support show needs; leverages US-based and international libraries and highlight-gathering operation to support international show needs. Screens videotapes and/or servers and conducts research in the media asset management system to obtain material for the preparation of production elements. Logs and archives video and associated data for future use. Ensures suitability of footage for ESPN Authenticated Networks in real time. Maintains updated production manuals and element reels; assists in preparation for events, including shipping materials. Researches, writes and disseminates ideas for future content elements on ESPN platforms. May be called upon to run social media accounts for ESPN shows and properties. Accountable for strict adherence to established Production department procedures. Elite knowledge of sports, including current athletes, rules and events. Must possess demonstrated communication and organization skills, and ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of production situations. High level of familiarity with ESPN programming, platforms and studio shows. Demonstrated leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity. You must be currently matriculating within a degree program and in good academic standing; available for employment within 12 months of the internship. Graduation date of Fall 2013, Spring 2014, or Summer 2014.
4/23/13 - Sports Anchor/Reporter - Memphis, TN: Must be a a strong writer and skilled anchor. The candidate will be responsible for shooting, writing, and editing stories for on-air and for our website, reporting live from the field, and reporting via social media. Candidate must be a team player who is willing to jump in and cover breaking sports stories in the a-block of our newscasts. College degree required. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience on-air reporting and/or anchoring. We want to see your anchoring, live shots and feature reporting from the past month.
4/23/13 - 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.
4/5/13 - Morning News Co-Anchor - Memphis, TN: Energetic, experienced news anchor with strong on-camera delivery and the ability to ad-lib with co-hosts. Strong writer with excellent news judgement. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred with min. 5 years full-time reporting and anchoring experience.