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11/20/13 - VIDEO EDITOR- Denver, CO: Thorough knowledge of AVID News Cutter, how to ingest and import video, advanced editing skills with full understanding of composiition, sequencing, shot selection, effects editing, graphics, multi-layer editing and audio blending. Experience using iNews and AVID Editing software.
11/20/13 - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER- Seattle, WA: Looking for an Executive Producer with a successful track record of involvement in the entire editorial process. If you understand audience research and its implementation; are skilled at successful tease writing; can handle projects in addition to the daily supervision of newscasts ( e.g., elections, special event coverage), and are effective at coaching creative people, we want to talk to you. This is not a job for a beginner. Candidates must have a college degree and at least five years of experience in daily show production in a top 30 market television station or cable network.
11/20/13 - REPORTER - Seattle, WA: Seeking an experienced, enterprising and energetic hard-news reporter. This seasoned journalist will join a newsroom that emphasizes breaking news, daily investigative reporting and severe weather coverage. We’re looking for a reporter who has ideas, digs for extra information, writes well, loves “live” and expects to win. The reporter should also be hungry to use new technology to present stories and the journalist should be adept at using social media to gather and break stories. Previous reporting experience required. The reporter should be available to work any shift.
11/20/13 - 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.
11/6/13 - NEWS REPORTER - Denver, CO:Report live and on tape, scripted and unscripted, with clarity and confidence. Write clearly and interestingly and use video and graphics to illustrate facts and ideas in the story. Strong live shot skills a must. Three years experience on air preferably in a top 20 market. College degree or equivalent experience required.
11/6/13 - ANCHOR/REPORTER - Jacksonville, FL: Responsible for anchoring newscasts including weekends and reporting. Along with turning stories for TV, you will be responsible for contributing to website and social media. If you can’t deliver on all platforms, you need not apply. Minimum 4 years anchoring experience. College degree preferred.
11/6/13 - NEWSCAST EDITOR (Part-Time)- Jacksonville, FL: Proficient in non-linear editing systems including Harris Velocity and/or Final Cut Pro. Will help edit news stories, reporter packages, web videos and other projects as needed. Must be able to work under deadline pressure.
11/6/13 - MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST- Jacksonville, FL: Along with turning stories for TV, you will be responsible for contributing to website and social media. If you can’t deliver on all platforms, you need not apply. Looking for someone who has experience with P2 cameras and nonlinear editing. Prefer college degree and 2 years news reporting or photography experience.
10/25/13 - Teleprompter & Studio Camera Operator - (Part-time) -Memphis, TN: Main duty will be to operate Teleprompter during live newscasts. Must be able to focus and follow along, keeping pace with the anchors and the script. Must be comfortable in a high pressure environment, and willing to follow instructions on the fly. Will also be cross-trained on studio camera operation and graphics system. When operating camera, must maintain a clean and operational studio, including lighting system. The position also requires coordinating with the audio engineer to maintain microphone and headset system. This position will require working weekends and the ability to be on call for special news events and breaking news. HS Diploma and some experience in broadcast required.
10/15/13 - News Director - Cleveland, OH: Looking for News Director to lead award-winning news department while living and breathing news 24/7. Applicants should have a minimum of 7 years experience, be a strong on-air anchor and great in the digital/web world. Knowledge of RCS News and Nex Gen are helpful.
10/15/13 - Associate Producer- San Diego, CA: Primary responsibilities include news writing, line producing, posting and updating web stories, and building on-air graphics. Candidate must be able to work weekends and some alternate shifts. Previous experience writing for broadcast news and line producing is required. Previous experience working with VIZrt graphics system, ENPS, and a degree in Journalism or Communications is preferred.
10/7/13 - 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. 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.
10/7/13 - 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: 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.
10/7/13 - PLANNING PRODUCER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): 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.
10/7/13 - 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.
10/7/13 - 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.
10/7/13 - ASSIGNMENT MANAGER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Manage daily news coverage and operation of the assignment desk to include the following duties: Develop and implement strategies for effective, efficient and smooth operation of the assignment desk to ensure maximum news production and most efficient use of resources. Work with field crews to maximize content and logistics of daily news coverage. Attend editorial meetings. Monitor scanners for breaking news. Assign news crews to cover stories. Gather meaningful news information from available sources for newscasts. Work closely with other news managers and producers in executing daily and future story coverage. Supervise assignment editors to ensure strategic coverage goals and objectives are met. Oversee daily planning functions to ensure consistent news coverage of continuing stories and sharing of resources among newscasts. Supervise station’s role in Local News Service. Plan coverage of special events, such as the Daytona 500, sports championships, parades, etc. Supervise Planning Producer to develop and execute strategies for future news stories, projects and newscasts. Ensure follow-up stories and assignments are pursued. Supervise social media efforts from assignment desk staff. College/University degree in broadcast journalism or other related field. A minimum of three years’ experience on a TV news assignment desk preferred. Working knowledge of newsroom computers, the Internet and computer-assisted reporting.
10/7/13 - NEWS OPERATIONS MANAGER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Manage all electronic newsroom equipment including purchasing, maintenance and repair. Manage all news video feeds for quality control and resolve all technical and editorial problems with video and editing. Coordinate and ensure vehicle maintenance and upkeep. Manage editing staff and supervise all news video from editing stage to archiving. Train news staff on internet/wireless transmission tools. Coordinate equipment needed in planning of big story coverage and special events including breaking news and severe weather events. Function as the liaison for between the News Department and the Engineering and IT departments. Assist in the scheduling of photographers and editors. Evaluate new technology and make recommendations for budgets. A minimum of five years’ experience at a television station is preferred. College degree preferred and formal technical training on Avid’s Unity system is highly desired. Thorough knowledge of electronic newsroom equipment. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Detail oriented.