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Production Assistant, Segment Unit

Production Assistant, Segment Unit

Washington, DC

PBS NewsHour is seeking a passionate Production Assistant who will be responsible for providing a diverse range of writing, research, editing, production, and tracking services to support the work of the PBS NewsHour. You will prepare news material and news feeds for compilation and produce compilations exercising independent judgment. Other tasks include researching and fulfilling video requests for PBS NewsHour producers, acquiring footage and creating footage, and assisting in covering breaking news and in writing for broadcast news summary. College degree in journalism, communications, political science, or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Introductory experience with broadcast and online journalism, including writing, editing, and shooting preferred. Experience with nonlinear editing programs is desirable.

For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.

                                                                                                        WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law

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HBO Executive Assistant, Domestic Network Distribution

OVERALL SUMMARY:

Serve as an integral member of the DND team assigned to manage HBO’s business with its MSO (cable) partners. Provide administrative support for the SVP, in addition to the VP responsible for the Comcast account. This position allows visibility to all aspects of the distribution discipline. It is a role that requires an individual with strong people and project management skills, but we are also looking for someone who has a genuinely curious nature, works smart, goes beyond usual approaches to solve problems, and is dedicated to the position. A successful candidate will be imaginative, resilient in an environment of fast-paced change, and highly collaborative. In this role, you will have the chance to work with a diverse and dynamic group of professionals in a position that allows opportunities for growth.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide general administrative support to SVP and VP as requested. Specific responsibilities include answering phones, making travel arrangements, scheduling meetings, processing expense reports, and planning events (internal and for affiliates).
  • Serve as liaison between SVP and her team, internal HBO clients, and partner affiliates, as well as between the VP and his contacts.
  • Process invoices and route for approval in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare outgoing mail (often sizable shipments of premium items) as assigned.
  • Process monthly expense reports.
  • Understand the business objectives of HBO and its affiliates by maintaining familiarity with and an understanding of the telecommunications industry.
  • Learn to understand and navigate HBO’s corporate culture to accomplish objectives.


REQUIREMENTS:

Budget Tracking

  • Knowledge of standard accounting principles at a minimum.

 Aptitude and Competence

  • Demonstrate strong organization and planning skills.
  • Manage assignments and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of internal applications once trained.
  • Demonstrate ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously without becoming easily overwhelmed.

 Team Membership

  • Demonstrate support for the team through an enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Show a willingness to accept extra work assignments when needed.
  • Be able to work collaboratively with team, other office co-workers, and NY corporate contacts.

Adaptability to Change

  • Adapt quickly to changes in the EA position, the marketplace, and the organization.
  • Show a willingness to try new methods and applications when necessary.

Problem Solving

  • Take initiative in completing assignments, solving problems, and seeking solutions.
  • Seek answers to questions proactively when the answers are not immediately apparent.
  • Make progress on assignments independently.

Communication Skills

  • Must be articulate, in spoken and the written word.
  • Must listen well.

 Professionalism, Standards and Ethics

  • Strive to demonstrate adherence to the highest professional standards and ethics.
  • Demonstrate appropriate discretion and decorum while in the office.
  • Exhibit a professional and courteous attitude during interactions with team members, co-workers, and affiliates at all times.
  • Represent the team well on budget calls, in application trainings, and in meetings.


EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • 3+ years business experience in a fast-paced environment
  • College degree preferred
  • Accounting/budgeting experience preferred

 

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HBO Publicity Assistant

OVERALL SUMMARY:

Provide administrative support for Vice President, Media Relations as well as support and coordination of activities within a fast-paced Media Relations team which includes a Director and Sr. Publicist.  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administrative support includes answering phones, monthly expense reports, scheduling meetings, managing daily calendar, coordinating travel and other general clerical support work
  • Coordinate travel, cars and grooming for talent at press appearances and special events
  • Generate and maintain talent itineraries and press schedules
  • Organize and file daily stream of press clippings; distribute to appropriate executives and file for future departmental use
  • Manage requests for press materials including clip reels and photos; cut video clips as needed
  • Assist at premiere screenings and press events. This would include, assisting in seating assignments, ticketing, production support and other related tasks at events  
  • Assist in preparing publicity materials for film festivals and awards ceremonies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with select group of editors, filmmakers and talent reps
  • Research and development of targeted press lists
  • Some writing of press materials


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant work experience, preferably in a PR role
  • Strong interest in television, social issues, news
  • Solid writing and communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, organized, able to multi-task and meet strict deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills. Candidate interacts with a diverse group of executives at all levels, media and filmmakers
  • Ability to handle confidential information with a high level of discretion, sensitivity and professionalism 
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Flexible work schedule, must be able to assist at events scheduled in the evenings and on weekends

 

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Business Sponsorship Account Executive

We are seeking a motivated self-starter to secure financial support for Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) programming, local productions, and special events.  This individual works primarily with the business community and foundations, supporting WPR’s community efforts and activities while stewarding relationships with all donors and key constituencies. Requires: demonstrated success setting and achieving fundraising goals in a client service, sales or marketing-intensive environment;  excellent communication/ interpersonal skills; ability to analyze and interpret data and develop presentations.  Details: www.wpr.org/job-opportunities.  Questions? contact betsy.nelson@wpr.org.

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News Anchor

WTVC-TV NewsChannel 9, the market leader in Chattanooga, Tennessee, needs an energetic and engaging evening news anchor to complete our weekday, evening anchor team. In addition to the typical duties of a news anchor, we are looking for someone who is eager to head into the field and break hard news investigative stories.  Our anchors are also expected to help mentor and grow younger staff mentors, write and edit copy and lead the way in digital and social media. 

 Job Duties:

  • Anchor assigned newscasts
  • Deliver scripted and ad-libbed material with energy, professionalism and personality
  • Work with and guide reporters and producers in newscast production
  • Maintain active daily presence on social media which engages with audience
  • Ability to enterprise stories
  • Possess the highest journalistic integrity and ethical standards
  • Appear on behalf of the station at public events

 Experience: 

  • Minimum of 10 years of reporting experience is required
  • 5+ years as a daily news anchor experience is required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience

Apply online at www.sbgi.net.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.

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Part-Time Production Assistant


WQAD News 8

POSITION SUMMARY (Scope & Purpose)

Our production department is looking for a team member to join an already dynamic behind-the scenes team. Do you like being in the center of the action? If you have a can-do attitude and like working early or late, we need you!!!

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operate teleprompter
Edit video
Ensure all pre-newscast details are completed and ready for air
Maintain a clean and organized studio
Set up and maintain studio lighting
Assist production and news departments during breaking coverage
Others duties as assigned which may include, assisting Director, running graphics during live newscasts, updating station website

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Production experience is helpful but not necessary. Basic computer skills are required. Must be able to multitask. Communication skills are essential for this position. Must be able to verbally communicate professionally and effectively. Must also be able to communicate precisely particularly during tense situations under time constraints.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Dexterity to operate computer, editing equipment and cameras. Ability to stand for a hour or more. Vision to follow written scripts and to focus cameras. Ability to move hands quickly for hand cues.

 

 

RELATIONSHIPS:

INTERNAL CONTACTS EXTERNAL CONTACTS

Production staff Guests of newscasts

News staff General public

Creative Services staff

 

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:

Send resume to Tom Maloney, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, IL 61265-6061 or email at tom.maloney@wqad.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

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Account Executive - Experienced

WTAT Television, FOX Affiliate in Charleston, SC, has an immediate opening for an experienced Account Executive well versed in both Broadcast and Digital Sales.

If you have a successful background of developing New Business (including Broadcast and Digital sales) as well as solid negotiating skills, we have a great opportunity for you in one of the most sought-after markets in the country! For this position, we require a minimum of 3 years Electronic Media experience (may include Broadcast, Cable and/or Radio sales). In addition, we are looking for a proven track record in Multi-Platform sales to include Digital Sales development.  Must be proficient with Order Entry, knowledgeable with ratings services and negotiating for the highest shares possible. Last, but not least, a solid history and desire to establish and grow New Business will be the winning component to help you secure employment with our company.

To apply, please send resume to jobs@foxcharleston.com and include “WTAT-Account Executive” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

WTAT-TV and Cunningham Broadcasting Corporation are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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HBO Account Assistant- Domestic Network Distribution

OVERALL SUMMARY 

Serve as an integral member of the AT&T Account Team in HBO’s Domestic Network Distribution Department.  Responsibilities include support for 1 Account Director, 2 Account Managers, 2 Account Executives, and 6 Sales Development Executives (SDEs).  Duties include tracking of marketing expenses and department budget, processing expense reports, ordering and shipping of call center items, and responding to routine requests from affiliate clients. Candidate must be able to prioritize and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as primary support for the AT&T Account Team, being able to adapt to a wide variety of business priorities and personalities.
  • Assume ownership of a marketing budget.  
    • Enter and track all financial commitments and reconcile expenses.  
    • Process invoices for payment ensuring proper documentation requirements are met.
    • Assist with resolving any billing discrepancies.
    • Process detailed monthly, quarterly, and year-end close accounting reports and financial statements
  • Process expense reports for team members, assist Director with travel and calendar, and track attendance and vacation requests.
  • Coordinate agenda updates for Team’s weekly status meeting.
  • Assist in planning call center agent incentives, placing and tracking prize orders, and maintaining records for tax reporting.
  • Participate in overall planning of client-facing and internal events, as well as make restaurant/catering arrangements, hotel room blocks, manage invitations and RSVPs.
  • Book meeting rooms, order office supplies, and organize premiums closet inventory.
  • Coordinate logistics/materials for routine affiliate visits and serve as a primary liaison between account team members and their affiliates when account team members are traveling.
  • Process internal premium solicitations and fulfill affiliate premium requests as needed
  • Maintaining required records and backups in compliance with the HBO Records Retention policy.
  • Partner with colleagues on ad-hoc projects, keeping manager/colleagues informed and share best practices.
  • Understand HBO business objectives and those of our affiliates by maintaining a familiarity and understanding of the industry by regularly reading corporate and industry news from published sources like blogs, trades, etc.

REQUIREMENTS 

  • 2+ years work experience, some Accounting and/or Accounts Payable experience preferred
  • College degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Independent thinker with ability to manage assignments and meet deadlines without hands-on supervision
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Familiarity with Concur, Photoshop and asset management systems
  • Demonstrate great attention to detail and accuracy
  • Team player is a MUST!

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HBO Account Assistant- Business Affairs

OVERALL SUMMARY:

This Account Assistant position is part of HBO’s Domestic Network Distribution (DND) department. DND works with HBO’s distribution partners to market and deliver the best entertainment viewing experiences to our customers, while maintaining responsibility for HBO and Cinemax subscriber and revenue growth.
This person will serve as an integral member of the Comcast Team by providing administrative support for the Account team and additional support for five Sales Development Executives (SDEs), as needed. Additional account responsibilities include budget management consisting of maintaining accurate and up-to-date commitment and spending information, reconciling the General Ledger, and timely processing of payments. Assistant also responds to routine requests from affiliates on an ongoing basis.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Support the Account team with daily administrative duties including expense reports, travel arrangements and phone support
  • Assist in internal and offsite meeting coordination and event planning
  • Track budget expenses, process invoices for payment, communicate monthly financial commitments to team administrator and work to resolve discrepancies
  • Work in partnership with Marketing to support the execution of HBO/MAX campaigns and projects
  • Update Salesforce and affiliate contact lists as necessary
  • Assist SDEs with field support requests
  • Assist Account Team in gathering and organizing data for after-action analysis of campaign activity
  • Process internal premium solicitations and fulfill affiliate premium requests as needed
  • Prepare outgoing mail and packages to affiliates
  • Understand HBO’s business objectives and those of our affiliates by maintaining a familiarity and understanding of the industry by reading corporate and industry news as needed


REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • B.A. or B.S. degree preferred
  • Relevant business/marketing experience and interest in growing within the department
  • Excellent organization, time management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate great attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient with various computer applications, including Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point
  • Basic accounting/budgeting knowledge preferred
  • Self-starter with strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines without supervision
  • Team player, with the ability to work well across functional teams
  • High degree of enthusiasm and energy essential

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HBO Financial Coordinator

OVERALL SUMMARY:
 

This position will support financial operations for the Corporate Communications team and will report into the Manager Budget Analysis. 
 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee and maintain Gifts database for all Corporate Sponsorships, Employee Engagement, Festivals for LA and NYC which includes creating records of funding requests, updating entries, notes and account lines
  • Prepare and provide updates and various reports for meetings related to Corporate Gifts
  • Prepare and enter payment requests into Finance systems and ensure accuracy with Gifts database and FINesse
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is obtained to process payment requests
  • Ensure timeliness and maintain vendor relationships
  • Resolve and reconcile payments against financial ledger and Gifts database
  • Record and track expenses for all of Employee Engagement and Festival Activations for LA and NYC
  • Provide support in budget preparation and drafting relevant reports


REQUIREMENTS:
 

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3 years relevant experience in a corporate environment 
  • Ability to prioritize, juggle various tasks, meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Must be detailed oriented with the ability to identify discrepancies, and be able to provide appropriate solutions
  • Excellent at executing the administrative and clerical functions independently and efficiently
  • Possess excellent planning, time management, and organization skills and be a team player
  • Self-starter with initiative in completing assignments, solving problems and seeking solutions
  • Flexibility and ability to thrive in quickly changing environment with a high level of professionalism
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat
  • Work overtime as needed
  • Experience preferred in GIFTS and Oracle FINesse

 

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