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Associate Producer - Studio Six

Department Overview

National Programming's – StudioSix is a quick turnaround production unit, which develops, produces and presents a number of ongoing series and special programs for outlets including PBS, APT, PBS Plus, pbs.orgwgbh.org, and others. Among recent productions are: Point Taken, America After Ferguson, Simply Ming, Moveable Feast, In the Mind of the Chef, Rough Cut with Tommy Mac, Sacred Journeys, Ice Warriors, I’ll Have What Phil’s Having and more in the pipeline. 

In addition, the StudioSix team also researches and develops select R&D under the direction of the VP of National Productions and the Executive in Charge of StudioSix for PBS, primetime and other Cable / Digital Media outlets.
   
 
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Position Overview

The Associate Producer will be the primary lead with all aspects of pre-production, travel & shoot planning, booking guests, preparing shoot itineraries and schedules, logging of media footage, compiling all necessary releases, amongst other duties as assigned. 

It will be essential that the candidate feels comfortable and can take initiative in making phone calls, scheduling travel, manage logistics for both domestic and international production shoots, as well as multi-task on other production related projects at the same time. 

In addition, the candidate will provide support during the shutdown of all projects and ensuring back-ups of all media, coordination with tape library, creating music and visual cue sheets for shutdown, and other duties as assigned. The candidate will also be vital to assist in researching talent, topics and content development for preliminary R&D projects. Must have TV Production experience and strong research, booking and organizational skills.


   
 
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Skills Required

- TV Production experience is necessary. Studio and Field Production experience is preferred. 
- Strong organizational skills and experience in managing media both tapes and tapeless. 
- Positive attitude, with the ability to work with Executive Producers, Sr. Producers, Editors and others in a collaborative / team environment – often working toward stringent time deadlines and changing priorities. 
- Ability to think big and out of the box and be comfortable bringing ideas to the table to help solve problems or improve systems. 
- Familiarity with a range of social media platforms, and digital media systems is important. 
- Knowledge of AVID and Final Cut Pro editing systems.
   
 
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Educational Requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.

 

Apply online at http://www.wgbh.org/about/employmentOpportunities.cfm

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Account Executive

WQAD 8 has an opening for an Account Executive. Responsibilities include proposing media advertising strategies over several media platforms to local businesses and advertising agencies. Previous sales experience and a college degree preferred. Working knowledge of digital, mobile, social media a plus. Must have the ability to utilize PowerPoint, Word and Excel proficiently.

Responsibilities:

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES/SKILLS:

  •  A proven track record of creativity
  •  The ability to complete an effective customer needs analysis
  •  Develop new business for continued revenue growth, working with direct clients and advertising agencies.
  •  Embrace new technology. Applicant needs to be experienced in the use of new technology and possess the ability to learn how new technologies can be used to develop sales  opportunities that will benefit our customers and new revenue growth for our business.
  •  Conduct sales calls within an established zone in our designated market area.
  •  Experienced in building relationships and able to use available resources to generate revenue.
  •  Forecast pending business.
  •  Achieve monthly revenue budget.
  •  Achieve monthly new business quota. Conduct presentations utilizing our marketing department and use available research materials to secure new customer and develop revenue.
  •  Maximize use of selling day by using available resources to handle administrative duties.
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Verbal and written skills used in meetings, conversation and presentations.
  • Ability to drive vehicle.
  • Dexterity to operate keys on computers and telephones.
  • Ability to lift tapes, sales packages and other object up to 20 pounds and over when needed.
  • Exposed to all kinds of weather conditions in connection with making sales calls on clients.
  • Must be willing to travel.

RELATIONSHIPS:                                                                                                EXTERNAL CONTACTS
INTERNAL CONTACTS 
Other Account Executives                                                                                     Advertising clients
Sales Assistants
Station Management

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume to Dan Englund, Local Sales Manager at WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at dan.englund@wqad.com.
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.
Tribune Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Associate Producer, Student Reporting Labs

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Producer with a passion for education and journalism. Student Reporting Labs (SRL) is a video journalism program in schools around the country. As our Associate Producer, you’ll manage our school portfolio and work regularly with teachers and students, ensuring the best program experience.

 

As an Associate Producer, SRL, you also will:

  • Update the program website with various content.
  • Provide editorial feedback to students.
  • Quality control.

 

You have:

  • Experience using WordPress and other CMS platforms.
  • Ability to produce interactive content
  • Knowledge/experience in journalism, education and public broadcasting media.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with an eye for detail.
  • A minimum 2 years of experience working in journalism/bachelor’s degree/equivalent combination of training and experience.

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive and comprehensive benefits package
  • 403(b)/Roth and outstanding company match program
  • Learning and growth opportunities
  • Free parking
  • Workplace events and volunteer opportunities

 

 

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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Full-Time Producer

 

 

WQAD NEWS 8

JOB OPPORTUNITY

 

LOCATION:  WQAD-TV, Moline, Illinois

POSTING DATE:  5/16/17

Overview:

Location: Moline, IL

 

Reports To: Assistant News Director

 

Are you a “news junkie” with a passion for journalism and live television? If so, WQAD News 8 has an immediate opening for a full-time newscast producer.

Responsibilities:

As a key member of our editorial content team you will collaborate with managers, the assignment desk and web producers in the planning, writing and coordination of all elements of a daily newscast. You must be able to handle a great deal of writing under tight deadlines and be able to keep your cool under pressure.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree in mass communications, journalism or a related field, strong writing skills, strong organizational skills, and a high level of creativity. 

 

The right candidate for this position will be available to work a variety of hours including overnights and weekends.

 

Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

 

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: www.wqad.com or send your resume to Elaine Barreca (Assistant News Director) elaine.barreca@wqad.com

 

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT 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 approximately 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 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and 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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Marketing Consultant - WPEC

WPEC is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Marketing Consultant. We are looking for someone who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, have an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, along with a drive to succeed. Most importantly - we are looking for a hard-working salespeople who want to have FUN at work, make money, and help local businesses grow.

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Communications Specialist

ideastream, Northeast Ohio’s Public Media Organization located in Playhouse Square is looking for a Communications Specialist.

This role will have the primary focus of creating the ideastream program guide, a monthly printed publication distributed to all ideastream members. The successful candidate will oversee the creation of the monthly guides and support ideastream with additional content and graphic design of external communication efforts. Secondary priorities will include monthly station email newsletters.

  Qualifications include:

 

  • Understanding of graphic design and production to format, edit and source content (text and images) for monthly station program guides and promotional materials.
  • Ability to create and resize various print and digital ads often using existing templates and design specifications, with some original elements.
  • Strong writing and editing expertise to research, write, and coordinate creation and distribution of promotional materials including program guides, e-newsletters, advertising, web content and other communications with an accurate and consistent presentation to targeted distribution points as assigned.       
  • Experience using Adobe InDesign and other Creative Suite programs. Familiarity with email service providers such as MailChimp and Constant Contact and general understanding of email marketing best practices.
  • Experience in web-based promotion, including, but not limited to the effective use of social media and email marketing to achieve promotional/communications goals.
  • Acute attention to detail and strong proofreading skills. Demonstrated enthusiasm for excellence and creativity. Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • 2-3 years of experience in writing assignments for a public relations, media relations, journalism, advertising or in-house communications department preferred.
  • Template-based design and production experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or similar or equivalent experience required.

 

If you fit this profile and are looking for a change in your career please go to www.ideastream.org/employment and click on the position desired. There you can review full job descriptions, additional requirements and apply.

 ideastream is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply; we value diversity in our workplace.

 

 

 

 

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Director

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga is looking for a Director for our newscasts.

Responsibilities:

Perform any production duties as assigned including:                                                

  • Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions
  • Operate audio mix equipment
  • Supervise production crew on a daily basis
  • Maintain production studio and control room
  • Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution

Requirements:        

  • Experience directing and technical directing newscasts
  • Knowledge of Overdrive production automation systems preferred
  • Knowledge of production standards and equipment
  • Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
  • Typing and good spelling
  • Ability to read and write, college degree preferred
  • Must be able to lift & position 30 pounds

Apply online at www.sbgi.net.

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

 

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Multimedia Producer, Education

Multimedia Producer, Education

 

Join a high-performing team responsible for projects like this (http://theways.org/) and this (http://wisconsinperforms.org/) and this (http://wimedialab.org/biographies/). You’ll get the satisfaction that comes from knowing that your work makes a difference and have colleagues who are life-long learners, motivated by the power of curiosity and serving Wisconsin learners, educators and partners.  Requires: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; experience must include 2 or more years of video producing and hands-on editing.  Knowledge of basic journalistic editorial principles, ethics and standards. Ability to write short format scripts, with factual integrity, that move, surprise, dazzle and engage. Details: www.wpt.ort/AboutWPT/employment. Betsy.nelson@wpt.org, 608-262-5221. EOE.

 

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Multimedia Journalist - Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga

WTVC NewsChannel 9, the top-rated news station in one of the nation's most attractive cities, has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the Internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television.

Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include:

  • Reporting
  • Shooting and editing news stories
  • Enterprising story ideas
  • Developing contacts
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Job Skills and Requirements:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Experience with live shots and Live-U is a plus
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record

If you have the required experience and skills, we want to hear from you! Please apply online at www.newschannel9.com or www.sbgi.net and include a link to your work.

NewsChannel 9 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace.

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HR and Payroll Coordinator

  • As a member of the Financial Times’ Global Human Resources team, the HR and Payroll Coordinator will provide HR and payroll administration for the US arm of the Financial Times. This position will be responsible for preparation of US payroll as well as administrative support for local and global HR projects and services. This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in growing their HR career by gaining exposure to all aspects of the HR function as part of a first class media company. Given the nature of our ever-evolving business and the introduction of new payroll, benefits and HRIS providers in 2017, we require someone who is easily adaptable and comfortable in a change environment.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

     

    Payroll:

    • Administer US payroll in ADP TotalSource system, to include inputting approved pay adjustments, personnel transactions such as new hires, termination; employee status changes, benefit deductions, garnishments, taxable fringe benefits, loan collection, leaves of absence
    • Actively support Workday HRIS implementation and maintain all employee related changes in a timely manner
    • Maintain the integrity of employee data and files, ensuring that all changes to terms are accurately recorded
    • Maintain the flow of documentation for payroll changes including clear communication with ADP, benefits vendors, and internal departments to ensure accuracy and timeliness of payroll changes, auditing of payroll & HR systems
    • Act as primary point person to address employee inquiries regarding pay
    • Ensure that transactions are processed in compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as government agency regulations
    • Run compensation and other payroll and HRIS reports as requested

     

    HR Administration:

    • Manage on-boarding and off-boarding processes, including preparation of offer letters and orienting new employees to the organization, company benefits and organizational structure
    • Support Compensation & Benefits Specialist in effectively managing employee benefit deductions and corresponding payroll file feed
    • Support managers in their recruitment efforts by posting job ads, reviewing resumes, scheduling interviews
    • Support coordination and organization of global and local learning and development initiatives such as facilitated training sessions, lunch & learns, and other internal events
    • Partner with the Global Mobility team to facilitate smooth on-boarding and off-boarding of expat employees, emphasis on payroll set up
    • Provide general advice to employees regarding US HR policies and procedures
    • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned or as responsibilities dictate

     

    SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Minimum of 1 year relevant payroll experience
    • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and customer service skills
    • Ability to maintain a high level of trust and integrity to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
    • Comfortable working autonomously without direction; ability to effectively prioritize workload
    • Ability to liaise with employees at all levels of the organization

     

    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

    • Experience with ADP payroll systems
    • Proficiency in Workday HRIS
    • Experience working as part of a global, matrixed organization
    • Experience working in the media industry

     

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