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8/29/14 - REPORTER/ANCHOR - Seattle, WA - Looking for an experienced anchor with a passion for reporting. Ability to narrate, ad-lib and add value to live breaking news and severe weather coverage. Investigative reporting skills that add depth to the newscast. Strong writing and editorial skills. Thorough understanding of social media and demonstrated ability to move audience between all platforms. Curiosity that drives an understanding of current events in Seattle and beyond. Desire to connect with local communities by meeting with local groups and representing KIRO 7 at important events in and around Seattle. Preferred: B.A Degree in Journalism, Communications, or Other. Required 1-2 yrs. experience as a Reporter/Anchor.

8/29/14 - 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 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 position requires a minimum of 7 years of newsroom experience and at least two years of management experience. College degree preferred.

8/29/14 - CREATIVE SERVICES WRITER/PRODUCER - Seattle, WA Seeking a promotion Writer/Producer who lives and breathes local news and wants to sell a great news brand! The ideal candidate loves writing, editing, and thrives in a newsroom environment. You will be surrounded by a team that wants to win, that values your expertise, your passion, and your creativity. Whether you’re a veteran or a relative newbie, we’re in search of someone with a positive, can-do attitude, and a willingness to learn from a talented and supportive group of producers. Whether you want to find a fun and exciting new place to call home, or take your career to that next level, we’re the place for you! Come experience the incredible beauty of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest, the exciting atmosphere of a winning station, and the support of THE BEST media company in the country. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Production, Marketing or Broadcast-related field preferred. Excellent communication, organization, and writing skills are required. The successful candidate will have a minimum 1-2 years of experience working in Creative Services or the newsroom at a television station. Must have hands-on experience with a local news product. You must be a creative writer and video editor. Must have experience in graphic design, as it relates to producing compelling/eye-catching promos maximizing graphic elements in the production. Prefer Avid, After Affects, and Photoshop experience, as well as videography experience. Prefer experience using Avid iNews and DekoCast software.

8/7/14- NEWS PRODUCER- Memphis, TN Candidate must be able to juggle multiple live shots and breaking news. We’re looking for a strong writer who knows how to put together a fast-paced, compelling newscast and work on deadline. Duties include, but are not limited to: finding local news content, selecting stories, putting together a newscast, submitting graphics requests for stories and newscasts, and ensuring newscasts adhere to time limitations and requirements. If you want to work in a news department where you’ll learn, grow, and be a part of an aggressive team that concentrates on local news, we want to talk with you. Send your resume, including references, along with a link to three complete newscasts you’ve produced within the last two weeks. Two years minimum producing experience required. College degree preferred.

8/7/14 - ASSIGNMENT EDITOR- (Full Time / Orlando, FL): 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.

8/7/14- REPORTER/ANCHOR -(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, on the web and various social media sites. 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.

8/7/14- 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.