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7/29/15 - ASSIGNMENT EDITOR (PART-TIME)Seattle, WA:This individual is responsible for assignment desk news coverage on a variety of shifts, including weekends and overnights, and especially breaking news. The Assignment Editor will be a dynamic and energetic person who can help manage the news gathering process from the Assignment Desk. The person should break news stories, develop sources and communicate clearly. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: monitoring scanners, answering newsroom phones, making calls to people involved in news stories, dispatching field crews, and assisting other newsroom staff. The assignment editor is required to write and post breaking news stories to the newsroom website. This position will also be responsible for publishing social media updates to Facebook and Twitter accounts. The assignment editor must work well with other managers in achieving newsroom goals. Qualified applicants must demonstrate leadership. Other requirements include the ability to multi-task, strong computer skills, good news judgment, and ability to clearly communicate. Experience on major market assignment desk and some college is preferred. Knowledge of the Puget Sound region’s geography, politics and history is a definite plus.

7/29/15 - 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.

7/29/15 - ANCHOR/REPORTER - Phoenix, AZ: - Looking for a dynamic journalist to anchor and report for high-energy 4pm newscast. The right candidate has excellent storytelling skills and presence to deliver a daily news program in new and innovative ways. This anchor must use their passion for news and pop culture to provide a dynamic on-camera as well as social media presence. Generates story ideas, researches and reports field content from the field during the day, then works with the producers to deliver a live daily news program Monday through Friday evening. Performs on-air responsibilities for the show as requested or required. Absorbs background information related to program content and relates to viewers and guests; Helps viewers, followers and fans connect the various facts, information and opinions. While reading from a script is required, this position may often be on air without the benefit of a script; live, interactive, co-producing from the set. Works with producers, managers and photographers. Contributes daily story ideas. Build relationships for the purpose of developing connections for story leads. Develops and cultivates contacts within the community. Participates in all assigned special promotions projects. Bachelor's degree in related field Experience. Minimum of 2 years' experience in an anchor/reporting role.

7/14/15 - ASSOCIATE PRODUCER- TV San Diego, CA: Looking for an Associate Producer. Primary responsibilities include news writing, line producing, posting and updating web stories, and building on-air graphics. Previous experience writing for broadcast news is required. Previous experience line producing, as well as experience working with VIZrt graphics system and ENPS is preferred. A degree in Journalism or Communications is also preferred.

7/14/15 - WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT EDITOR (Part-Time) Memphis, TN: Candidate must be eager to learn and able to keep up in a fast moving newsroom. Candidate will be in charge of planning weekend assignments, executing coverage plan, managing crews in the field, listening to police and fire scanners for breaking/spot news, answering phones, and creating and writing web content. Duties also include posting video to the website, and managing station’s other social media platforms. Candidate must have good news judgment and be able to think quickly. This is a part time entry level position. This is a chance for someone who is news hungry to get in on the ground floor of the most exciting newsroom in Memphis. Ideal candidate would have worked in a local television station, preferably in a newsroom.This is a part-time position (29 hrs per week). Qualified candidate will be able to operate studio television cameras during live and taped productions, act as floor director and teleprompter operator during live and taped productions and assist in studio maintenance (cleaning, organization), etc.

7/14/15 - ANCHOR/REPORTER (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL): Anchor newscasts as assigned. 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 three years’ experience working as a reporter and/or anchor in a medium or large market preferred. Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Ability to tell stories, ask good probing questions in Q&A with reporters and ad-lib effectively. Strong writing skills and thorough knowledge of current events. Excellent people and communication skills; must be a team player. Working knowledge of newsroom computers.<

7/14/15 - 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.

7/14/15 - ASSIGNMENT EDITOR (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Responsible for gathering story info from various news sources and determining the newsworthiness. Make decisions on what stories to cover and assign/dispatch crews. Keep news staff apprised of breaking news and changes in assignments. Make beat check calls to law enforcement and other governmental agencies. Communicate with affiliates to ensure continuity in coverage. Coordinate coverage of special events. Write, edit and post stories on the station’s website and social media platforms; on-air, on-line, in-mobile and social. A minimum of two years’ experience in TV news, including assignment desk experience preferred. Must be well organized and able to manage multiple projects. Must demonstrate outstanding news judgment and good news writing skills. Must be able to deal effectively with people. Must be able to work well in a fast paced environment. Overtime, holidays and varied hours required.

7/14/15 - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Management of the editorial content and staff for assigned newscasts, along with the web site and social media platforms. Must demonstrate solid news judgment and creative writing and producing skills. Must be a leader with the ability to supervise and work with anchors, reporters, editors, producers and production crew to produce winning newscasts with clean on-air look. Decisive, authoritative leader with strong communication skills and the ability to build a strong team environment. Must be able to integrate social media with broadcast television. At least three years’ experience working in a TV newsroom as a major market producer or smaller market news manager. Must be flexible and able to handle pressure and meet deadlines.

7/14/15 - PHOTOGRAPHER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): 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: P-2 camera systems and AVID edit systems, Dejero backpacks, 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.

7/14/15 - SENIOR WEEKEND PRODUCER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Weekends: Oversee editorial content and meet strategic goals for assigned newscasts. Demonstrate solid news judgment. Ensure newscasts are created with impact by including stories and teases written creatively and effectively. Research and present compelling story ideas. Integrate new digital media (web, social media) with broadcast television. Week days: Plan coverage and produce content for newscasts. Lead planning/coverage efforts for local sports content and programming. Work closely with executive producers, producers and reporters to ensure that stories are enterprised and accommodated in newscasts. Research story ideas, book guests, conduct interviews, and produce stories & segments for the newscasts. Strong creative writing skills and editorial judgment are a must. Ability to lead decisively and contribute to the development of a strong team environment. 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.

6/24/15 - REPORTER- Seattle, WA: Immediate opening for a reporter. We’re looking for an enterprising, investigative-minded, versatile, energetic reporter who will break local stories and get exclusive interviews. Candidate must be a strong storyteller, skilled at developing contacts and pursuing original, sourced and enterprise stories. Responsibilities include generating daily content for newscasts, the web and reporting through social media. If you’re a lead reporter who doesn’t rely on what’s in the paper to find a story, we’d like to talk to you about making your mark as part of a dynamic, motivated team.

6/24/15- STUDIO TECHNICIAN - Phoenix, Arizona: Looking for a Studio Technician to operate video equipment to include, but not limited to teleprompter, studio and field cameras, glidecam, and jib during live and taped productions, is able to floor direct and/or stage manage live, taped and field productions and assist in studio maintenance (organization, painting, clean-up), etc. The qualified candidate will also operate and record/edit VTRs, be able to navigate the internet (web), post video and text to website and be proficient with Final Cut Pro-X and multiple broadcast video codecs. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Two or four year college degree preferred. Previous television station experience with live and taped programs a must. Live newscast production a plus. Non-linear editing and capturing experience required. Final Cut Pro-X experience a plus including editing, exporting, and converting/transcoding multiple video formats.

6/4/15 - PRODUCER - Phoenix, AZ:: Develop and organize newscasts; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing.Enhance content of the rundown with graphics, video, research, and station branding.Execute time-sensitive decisions and write clearly for multiple platforms.Responsible for oversight of daily live broadcasts . Edit video for multiple platforms. Assists with on-air and online production of all filed material. 2-3 years experience in local news producing, with a preferred BA in Journalism. Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills. Proficient at posting content to various websites. Computer literacy required, with a preference for 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

6/4/15 - REAL TIME EDITOR - Phoenix, AZ:Identify breaking news in real-time and aggressively gather facts for cross-platform distribution.Acts as a research partner to field crews, helping to foster enterprise story news gathering. Write, edit and optimize digital story content and social media posts. Monitors station email and scanners to stay ahead of stories as they occur in the community. Oversee the completion of assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress BS/BA in Journalism or related discipline. Minimum 2 years of experience in content gathering and/or distribution background. Preferred focus in digital media, content management systems, basic HTML, image editing, web and TV-style writing and social networking.