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Director of Sales

Overview:

Reporting to the President and General Manager the Director of Sales is responsible for maximizing revenue for Tribune Company’s WQAD News 8 based in the Quad Cities.  Responsible for driving key revenue streams, analyzes all sales variables to determine optimal strategic plan to achieve the revenue goals.  Effective yield management, accurate forecasting, and budget creation/management (including spot television, web, mobile, and event marketing.)  By policy and example, motivates, leads, and fosters a positive work environment for the entire sales department. 

 Responsibilities:

  • Effectively lead and motivate station sales staff to achieve revenue plans. Staff can include Local/National/Digital Sales Managers, Local/Digital Account Executives, Sales Assistants and Research Analysts.
  • Establish a clear vision for the department from revenue to behavior; set goals and standards; monitor performance and holds department accountable.
  • Implement disciplined broadcast yield management and pricing strategies to overachieve station holding capacity.
  • Provide station and Tribune leadership with comprehensive sales analysis, both verbally and in written communication, on a regular basis. This includes presentations on sales trends, market knowledge, and revenue achievement.
  • Maximize 3rd party vendors, consultants and partners that assist in achievement of revenue goals.
  • Drive demand through development of unique non-spot initiatives, station projects, category opportunities; lead these new business efforts from strategy to execution.
  • Report with accuracy on projected station and market revenues.
  • Evaluate, hire, retain and develop sales staff. Provide timely coaching and candid feedback to insure goal achievement and career growth of direct reports.
  • Create and execute a plan to build a positive sales reputation within our industry and market; one based on service, integrity and growth.
  • Develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with clients and agencies on a local, regional and national level.

 

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News Investigative Reporter

Category:

Talent

Position/Title:

News Investigative Reporter

Details:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

 

 
WRGB
 seeks an enterprising and aggressive reporter to join our team of investigative and consumer reporters. We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, research it, write it with impact, and use strong storytelling and TV production to make it impactful and memorable. Knowledge of the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) process, computer-assisted reporting, and data-driven reporting is required along with familiarity of legal issues related to investigative television news reporting are required. Strong writing skills and knowledge of current events is essential. Dynamic live television and storytelling skills are a must.

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Copy Coordinator

Category:
Other

Position/Title:
Copy Coordinator

Details:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

 

WTVX/WTCN/WWHB, in West Palm Beach, FL, is seeking a Copy Coordinator/Commercial Instruction Coordinator to join our Advertising Support team. We are looking for someone specializing in Copy/Continuity in a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational skills, be accurate, pay attention to detail, have the ability to problem-solve, and possess good communication skills.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
7/28/2016

Closing Date:
8/28/2016

City:
West Palm Beach

State:
Florida

URL:
http://www.wearewestpalm.com

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Broadcast Infrastructure Engineer

Category:
Engineering

Position/Title:
Broadcast Infrastructure Engineer

Details:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

 

West Palm Beach HUB, in West Palm Beach, Florida, is seeking a Broadcast Infrastructure Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, Miranda equipment upgrades, routers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, HUB computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
7/28/2016

Closing Date:
8/28/2016

City:
West Palm Beach

State:
Florida

URL:
http://www.wearewestpalm.com

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Broadcast Digital Sales Assistant

Category:
Sales

Position/Title:
Broadcast Digital Sales Assistant

Details:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

 

WRGB CBS 6/WCWN CW 15 is seeking a detail oriented Broadcast-Digital Sales Assistant to support client fulfillment of Broadcast Sales. In this role, you will provide a special focus in supporting our Digital/New Media efforts. It is important for you to work well with a group of Account Executives and Management team, and execute various administrative duties in support of our sales efforts. 

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
7/28/2016

Closing Date:
8/28/2016

City:
Schenectady

State:
New York

URL:
http://www.cbs6albany.com

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Creative Service Producer

POSITION SUMMARY (Scope & Purpose)

Conceptualize, write, videotape, and edit promotional announcements, commercials for station clients, and public service announcements for television and digital mediums. To create on-line ads for web and mobile. To strategically place news and programming promotion on daily broadcast schedules as to reach optimum numbers and kinds of viewers attracted to the programs on our station.


PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with news, news director & creative services director to produce topical & image branded news promotion for on air and digital mediums
Work with clients and sales to produce commercials and digital advertising
Work with programming manager to produce locally produced shows, and episodic promotion for syndicated programming
Work with Art Director to create graphics and animations
Work with marketing manager to produce public services announcements & station sponsored event promotion & contests
Work with research manager and creative services director to affectively place promotion on logs so as to maximize reach and frequency goals for news and brand image promotion.
Operate professional and commercial cameras
Use computers and editing software affectively



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Talent

Category:
Talent

Position/Title:
Multimedia Journalist

 

Details:

 

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

 

 

 


WPEC, CBS 12
, in amazing West Palm Beach Florida, has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ). Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. A minimum of 3 years reporting experience at a commercial television station is required. 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. 

 

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Human Resources Specialist

Human Resources Specialist

About Us:

Broadcasting and Media Innovations Division of University of Wisconsin-Extension is home to Wisconsin Public TV, Wisconsin Public Radio, and Instructional Communications Systems and is headquartered on the UW Madison campus. 

 

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a proactive and enthusiastic human resources specialist to join our HR team. During this one-year project appointment, you’ll play a key role in helping our organization attract and retain a diverse and talented workforce through developing new, creative recruiting ideas, developing relationships with community and university partners, and building an effective internship program. 

 

 

 

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Writer/Producer

Are you self-motivated, disciplined, and creative looking to leave your mark on Network Television?

 

WTAT FOX 24 in Charleston, SC is looking for a Writer/Producer to create a half-hour daily hot-topics variety show. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • ·         Must be a news junkie and follow local, national and international stories, including entertainment, arts, and culture
  • Work with show’s Host to develop relevant, trending topics and content which can be discussed on the show

  • Help writing scripts and formulating questions for interviews

    • Book guests who can contribute to the daily on-air content
  • Help build rolodex of contacts to bring onto the show through cold calling

  • Maintain strong relationship and rapport with contacts

  • Be able to produce in-studio segments and on-location shoots

  • Research topics thoroughly; leave no stone unturned

    • Manage and source graphics and videos which coincide with the daily topics
    • Work with Director and Master Control to ensure show is ready for air
  • Strong understanding of production value including how the show is shot on multiple cameras

    • Develop social campaigns to drive shows topics.  Work with Digital Content Director and Station Producers to promote the show.
  •  Lead daily and weekly editorial meetings

     

 

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Account Executive

WTAT FOX 24 in Charleston, SC has a rare opportunity for an experienced Account Executive. We’re looking for someone with a minimum of two (2) years Broadcast Sales experience to join our team.  If you’re wanting to take the next big step in your career and can sell New and Digital business while growing share with Agency accounts, we have an opening for you on our team.  Come live in what Travel and Leisure magazine just named the #1 city in the world and work for a strong FOX affiliate that offers high earning potential.  If you’re that successful, motivated and high-energy Sales professional, please email your 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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