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1/16/15 NEWS DIRECTOR - Phoenix, AZ: The News Director is responsible for developing and implementing measurable strategies for audience growth while effectively managing news content delivered on multiple platforms. Duties include, but are not limited tocreate and implement strategic plans for audience growth and newsroom operations; Communicate a compelling and inspired vision consistent with company strategy; Analyze and respond to trends affecting the industry and DMA; Approve all newsroom personnel decisions; Develop and control annual budget to comply with station guidelines; Build and maintain key relationships to foster a positive news image within the community; Monitor all on-air and online product for compliance to Federal, State and local laws; Work closely with other members of the station team to develop and attain departmental and station goals; Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station websites; Ability to adapt current resources to emerging technology; Supervise and provide regular feedback to direct reports with ultimate responsibility for all newsroom personnel; Perform other duties as assigned.

1/16/15 - 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.

1/16/15 - PRODUCER (Regular Full Time / Orlando, FL): 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.

1/16/15 - 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.

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.