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Maintenance Engineer - WQAD

The technical equipment and physical plant of the station requires routine maintenance and repair to keep it in correct operating condition. Situations also arise that require emergency or short notice conditions and station maintenance staffs are available to meet those needs. Keeping the station on the air and operating properly is the responsibility of the Maintenance Engineers.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES/SKILLS:

1. Responsible for mechanical, electrical, and electronic maintenance and repair of building and physical plant equipment: heating, ventilating, and air conditioning; lawn and grounds equipment; towers; vehicles; and other equipment as assigned.

2. Responsible for equipment installation, construction, renovation, and record keeping. Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings, instruction manuals, and other technical information.

3. Must be able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

4. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Skills and Knowledge
The person who fills this job must have an understanding of television station operations and must be able to function as an operator as required... Additional experience in equipment maintenance or verifiable training in equipment maintenance, computer systems, and mechanical maintenance desired. Must have ability to work with hands and must be able to use tools, test equipment, and problem solving skills in maintenance and repair of equipment. Must have ability to analyze the situation for the course of action needed. Position does require standing, lifting, manual dexterity, full vision, color perception, speaking, and hearing. Some responsibilities will require lifting, climbing, standing, walking, reaching, and balancing. Position requires a valid driver’s license.


Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalency required. College degree in Electrical or Broadcast Engineering preferred. A minimum of 5 years experience in broadcast operations, and at least two years of maintenance experience required.

To Apply
Please submit your resume to Troy Hollmer Chief Engineer, WQAD-TV 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265 Troy.Hollmer@WQAD.com 309-764-8888 309-736-3235

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Multi-Media Journalist - WQAD

WQAD News 8, the Tribune owned affiliate in Moline, IL is seeking an experienced Multi-Media Journalist to join our news team. We are looking for an authentic, dynamic, engaging individual who can connect with an audience on all platforms and is a team player. The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, strong reporting skills and experience as a videographer and nonlinear editor along with the ability to tell memorable stories and ad lib with ease.

If you are a serious, smart journalist who wants to work in an innovative environment, is driven and self-sufficient, apply now!

Responsibilities
• Shoot, edit, write and produce news stories including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
• Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
• Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
• Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
• Appear on camera as required for all platforms
• Gather material on multiple stories per day – delivering content throughout the day on all platforms
• Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
• Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
• 2+ years of MMJ experience
• Proven track record delivering compelling and promotable stories
• Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If you are interested in this position
Send a resume to Alan Baker, News Director, WQAD News 8, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at alan.baker@wqad.com


Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info
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% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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Full Time Producer - WQAD

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 Kristy Phillipson (Executive Producer) kristy.phillipson@wqad.com

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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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 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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WCIV - Local Sales Assistant II

WCIV is seeking a detail-oriented Sales Assistant who has strong written and oral communication skills.

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WCIV - Marketing Consultant

WCIV is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Marketing Consultant. The ideal candidate will meet or exceed revenue goals by designing creative client campaigns that drive desired business results. We are looking for someone who can connect with clients and help them achieve their business objectives through effective TV and digital advertising.

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Seeking an Executive Director for Pacifica

Executive Director

Pacifica

Berkeley/Los Angeles (TBD)

 

The Pacifica National Board (PNB) seeks an Executive Director for our five-station network (KPFA, Berkeley, California, KPFT, Houston Texas, KPFK, Los Angeles, California, WBAI, New York, New York, and WPFW, Washington, DC) as well as the Pacifica National Archives and our growing Affiliate program.

 

About Pacifica: Started in 1946 by conscientious objector Lew Hill, Pacifica’s storied history includes impounded program tapes for a 1954 on-air discussion of marijuana, broadcasting the Seymour Hersh revelations of the My Lai massacre, bombings by the Ku Klux Klan, going to jail rather than turning over the Patty Hearst tapes to the FBI, and Supreme Court cases. Those cases include the 1984 decision that noncommercial broadcasters have the constitutional right to editorialize, and the Seven Dirty Words ruling following George Carlin’s incendiary performances on WBAI.

 

The Pacifica Foundation operates noncommercial radio stations in five major metropolitan areas, operates the Pacifica Radio Archives with decades of historical audio, and syndicates content to over 300 affiliate stations. It invented listener-sponsored radio.  http://pacificanetwork.org/

 

In consultation with the Pacifica National Board (PNB), Local Station Boards (LSB) and our management and staff, we have created the profile of the ideal next ED for Pacifica. We will select from and consider candidates who most clearly demonstrate those skills and characteristics. For details, please visit the full posting at http://liv.jobs.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent;
  • 10 years’ experience in progressive, listener supported media or related field;
  • Five years supervisory experience.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Pacifica is being assisted in this search by Livingston Associates.  Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates. For consideration, please visit the job posting and apply online at http://liv.jobs.

 

Apply by June 15.

 

Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Pacifica is committed to fostering a diverse workplace.

 

Search Assistance by Livingston Associates

https://livingstonassociates.net/openings.html#PF

Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates.

 

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Bloomberg Account Executive- Media

Smarter, Faster, and as always - First. That's our philosophy. Bloomberg Media empowers global business leaders with breaking news, expert opinion and proprietary data distributed on every platform, across every time zone. Like our products and solutions- our Sales teams are agile, dynamic, and innovative. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy for which we're known. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

We’re looking for a client- facing, senior sales professional to represent Bloomberg's complete multi-platform media offerings. We’ll trust you to build and maintain relationships with new and existing clients. You have expertise in the Financial Services vertical – and you’ll think outside the box to satisfy each client. You’ll partner with our internal teams to ideate and create custom ad experiences. You are a creative, seasoned sales professional. You’ll harness the power of our data and resources to maximize revenue and drive growth for our business. Are you up for the challenge?

You’ll need to have:

  •  Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  •  8 or more years of recent/relevant media sales experience
  •  Experience with the following desired: Programmatic sales; Cross platform selling; Strong digital video sales experience; Analytics; Media campaigns.
  •  Significant and strong client relationships at all levels
  •  Track record of total revenue and platform revenue growth
  •  Creative ideas that generates renewable and successful partnerships with the client
  •  Coverage of the entire client and agency relationship
  •  Internal and external communication at a highly productive and seamless level
  •  Ability to prospect and develop new business
  •  Deep understanding of media advertising landscape
  •  Desire to partner with multidisciplinary teams
  •  Ability to multitask in a dynamic environment
  •  Real passion for media, advertising and business
  •  Willingness for business travel as needed

We'd love to see:

  • Experience in the financial vertical

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we’re a good match. We’ll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Senior Video Producer, Digital Originals

Fuse Media is currently seeking an experienced digital media producer and storyteller to join our Digital Content team to produce brand-defining video content. This New York-based role will be responsible for guiding projects through each stage of the production and post-production process - from development through final deliverables. The ideal candidate is a music culture junkie that lives and breathes the zeitgeist and has an intuitive sense of what will resonate with Fuse’s multicultural millennial audience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Write, produce, shoot, manage and guide multiple original video series from pre-production through final delivery
• Responsible for the creative behind each video, including finding the right talent, creation of shot lists, interview questions and managing the daily schedule to ensure timely delivery of each video
• Develop and shape stories at the pitch phase; giving notes on treatments, beat sheets and paper edits
• Bring a unique, creative vision and strong editorial voice, and constantly work to identify new sources of content/talent as well as new formats for storytelling
• Manage all costs of production and post-production
• Coordinate with the Original Content team, identifying content opportunities for digital and social channels
• Collaborate with the Digital Sales team to develop sponsored content opportunities and treatments

QUALIFICATIONS
• 5+ years of producing/editing digital video content at a media publisher and 3+ years of field production or relevant experience
• Undergraduate degree in Media/Film, related field or equivalent professional experience
• Excel at conceptualizing innovative ideas to tell highly engaging, fun, positive stories about music/multi/youth culture
• Ability to work independently while also providing leadership and strategic thinking for a close-knit creative team
• Experience in storyboarding, episode overviews, shot lists, interview questions and physical production
• Experience in ideating, crafting a narrative, capturing the moments and producing compelling final cuts
• A successful history in the digital and social media landscape, including creating content for YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snap and other platforms, including branded and sponsored content
• Proficient with Adobe Premier, Final Cut Pro or other non-linear editing systems

ABOUT FUSE MEDIA
Fuse Media is an independently owned multiplatform media company reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. The company’s media brands include the Fuse and FM linear and video-on-demand (VOD) channels; Fuse.TV online and mobile websites; the Fuse TV mobile and over-the-top (OTT) apps; a podcast network; several branded social media channels; and live events. Fuse network is currently available in approximately 70 million households and FM reaches over 43 million households.

 

Please submit an online application, here

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Booking & Talent Relations Manager

Based in our New York City location, Fuse Media is currently seeking a Manager within the Music and Talent Relations Department. This role will spearhead the casting and booking of music celebrities into Fuse digital series and creative initiatives. It will be charged with identifying key talent, building and managing relationships with, and developing new ideas to grow this talent across all of our platforms. In addition, this role will also serve as a strategic advisor between talent/content creators/influencers and internal departments including content, sales, social, creative, PR and events. The ideal candidate is a pop culture junkie that lives and breathes the latest trends in music, fashion, food, technology, influencers and megastars with an intuitive sense of what will resonate with Fuse’s multicultural millennial audience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


• Research, identify and track celebrity/creator/influencer casting candidates for creative development with a primary focus on the music industry. There will be cross over into social media celebrities, YouTube creators, and mainstream actors and athletes.
• Responsible for external outreach to talent, negotiate appearance parameters, confirm bookings, and work with their respective external teams to ensure promotional success for activations/launches
• Analyze social footprint and related engagement to prioritize casting process
• Source examples of previous interviews and compile profiles of developing talent personalities
• Contact and pitch appearance talent; negotiate fees and outline requirements; confirm and manage details, timing and logistics; ensure talent arrival, participation and anticipate talent needs during production process
• Upon completion of each appearance follow-up with representatives to inform them of key dates and coordinate promotion agendas
• Close each production cycle by compiling an engagement report recapping participation, production debriefing notes, general feedback and improvements relating to talent appearances
• Facilitate flow of accurate and timely information amongst Marketing, Social, and PR departments relating to talent bookings
• Source and circulate creative materials and details from talent managers for internal use

QUALIFICATIONS

• MUST have established relationships and connections within the multicultural millennial worlds of music e.g. publicists, managers and record labels
• 5+ years of talent booking experience within an entertainment company setting
• MUST have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Undergraduate Degree, preferably in related field or equivalent professional experience
• Previous experience in the talent casting process – developing ideas, profiling personalities, matching to creative brief, researching social and analyzing engagement
• Relevant experience across key social media properties including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snap, Instagram, and others
• Existing client relationships and contacts amongst social creators, personalities and influencers
• Content/Program/Campaign development experience participating within a team that took a concept from ideation to launch.

Fuse Media is an independently owned multiplatform media company reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast-growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. The company’s media brands include the Fuse and FM linear and video-on-demand (VOD) channels; Fuse.TV online and mobile websites; the Fuse TV mobile and over-the-top (OTT) apps; a podcast network; several branded social media channels; and live events. Fuse network is currently available in approximately 70 million households and FM reaches over 43 million households.

 

Please submit an online application via our careers page, here

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Digital Editor

Department Overview

Since its inception in 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS’s flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its debut as “the last best hope for broadcast documentaries,” FRONTLINE’s stature over 35 seasons is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. FRONTLINE never shies away from tough, controversial issues or complex stories. In an age of round-the-clock breaking news, FRONTLINE remains committed to deep, provocative, hard-hitting, long-form journalism.
   

 

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Position Overview

FRONTLINE is looking for an experienced Digital Editor to oversee our journalistic efforts online. Under the supervision of the senior editor, this position is responsible for managing the daily editorial operations of the FRONTLINE website, helping to shape the series' digital footprint and supervising the team assigned to build content. 

The Digital Editor will lead the digital team in ensuring that FRONTLINE's online presence remains competitive, highly visible and continues to offer quality journalism online, while helping to shape new media and multiplatform strategies. 

He or she will assign and edit stories for FRONTLINE's website and coordinate with FRONTLINE film producers on future stories as well as updates to previous investigations. This position acts as a critical liaison between FRONTLINE's senior editorial team, our producers, our audience engagement staff, as well as with counterparts at PBS and WGBH as it relates to digital content and strategy. 

We are seeking an energetic news junkie, who has wide-ranging interests, a healthy sense of curiosity, sound editorial judgment, established reporting skills and a passion for investigative and accountability journalism. 

The successful candidate will be a creative thinker who thinks critically not just about which stories to be telling, but how to tell them. Experience editing interactive or multimedia work is a plus. The candidate will also have deep knowledge of FRONTLINE's past work and core mission, and the ability to work on multiple projects under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 


Responsibilities include: 
• With the senior editor, managing a team of reporters, as well as an interactive team that consists of a senior designer and a senior web developer. 
• Assigning and editing stories for FRONTLINE's website. 
• Setting and maintaining an appropriate editorial tone and voice. 
• Running daily stand-up meetings. 
• Coordinating social media efforts with FRONTLINE's audience development team. 
• Managing a reporting fellowship program between FRONTLINE and Columbia University. 
• Crafting attention-grabbing headlines and curating the FRONTLINE home page. 
• Coordinating with FRONTLINE film producers on future stories as well as updates to previous investigations. 
• Copy editing digital video.


   

 

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Skills Required

• 5-10 years of journalism experience, preferably in a digital newsroom. 
• Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills. 
• Demonstrated leadership/management ability. 
• Strong news judgment. 
• Familiarity with Wordpress content management system and basic HTML. 
• Working knowledge of AP style.
   

 

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Educational Requirements

Bachelor's degree required.

Please submit your application through our website: https://www.wgbh.org/foundation/careers/employment-opportunities

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