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8/24/15 - PROGRAM DIRECTOR - San Diego, CA: On the lookout for a Program Director to plan and oversee all on-air programming, music scheduling and production. We are looking for someone with a creative vision and the ability to evaluate current programs for ways to enhance the current listener audience while working with promotions, marketing, sales and interactive departments to develop new strategies and campaigns to gain demographics and maximize ratings. Position will direct and monitor programming and activities in conformance with FCC rules and regulations and Station policies and will also be required to: Monitor and evaluate music selected for the Station; Approve all commercial and paid programming content; Audition, hire, develop and coach on-air talent; Schedule staff for on-air shifts, remotes and appearances; and Prepare and maintain the FM Programming department’s budget. Candidates must have prior programming experience, solid knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations and possess strong social media skills. Experience with Music Master, ENCO automation, PPM weekly/monthly tools, Tapscan, PDAdvantage and Media Monitors is a BIG plus. Ability to perform as on-air is also a plus.
8/24/15 -NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER/EDITOR- Salt Lake City, UT: The News Photographer/Editor operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports. 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. High school diploma. Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Minimum two years’ experience operating video recording equipment. (More for larger markets and less for smaller markets.)
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.