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Part-Time Production Assistant

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga is seeking a part-time production assistant.

Responsibilities include:

  • Operate teleprompter and audio for newscasts
  • Prep for newscasts including, but not limited to:
    • Studio and set preparation
    • Maintaining studio
    • Lighting
    • Tape editing for newscasts
    • Other duties as assigned

Education/Experience Level:

  • Experience is not necessary, but education and/or internship in TV or related field preferred
  • Training will be provided

General Hours:

  • Must be able to work nights and/or weekends

 

Apply online at www.sbgi.net.

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

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News Photographer

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga is seeking a creative, dedicated full-time News Photographer.  We need someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories.  Successful candidate should have two years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. Will cover day-to-day, general, in-depth features and investigative assignments.  Will shoot full high-definition (HD) on media cards and edit on desktops and laptops.  Must have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, excellent people skills, a strong work ethic and a great attitude.  A passion for storytelling is absolutely essential in this position.

Requirements:

  • We are looking for an aggressive team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines
  • Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record and be able to operate ENG news vehicles
  • At least one year of shooting experience and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment preferred
  • Ability to edit and shoot general assignment stories, lives shots and natural sound packages
  • Must be able to lift and carry between 25 and 50 pounds on a regular basis

Apply online at www.sbgi.net and include a web link to your recent work.  If you do not have a web link, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of your work to:  Chief Photographer, 4279 Benton Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37406.  No phone calls or emails please.

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

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Multimedia Journalist

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga has an exciting opportunity for a Multimedia Journalist (MMJ).  Responsibilities will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories; enterprising story ideas; developing contacts and other responsibilities as assigned.  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.

Skills:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Ability to work well independently

Requirements:

  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record
  • Must be able to lift and carry 15 to 25 lbs. on a daily basis
  • A four-year degree in digital news or equivalent is required
  • A minimum of one year of reporting experience is preferred
  • Experience with live shots, including the operation of LiveU, is a plus

Apply online at www.sbgi.net and include a web link to your recent work.

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

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Technical Director

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga needs a Technical Director for our local newscasts. 

Responsibilities:

Perform production duties as assigned including but not limited to:  

  • Direct and TD assigned newscasts and productions using Overdrive automation
  • 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:       

  • Knowledge of production standards and equipment
  • Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
  • Typing and good spelling skills necessary
  • Ability to read and write, college degree preferred
  • Must be able to lift & position 40-pound lighting instruments
  • Live production experience is required
  • Knowledge of automation systems, especially Overdrive, is preferred

Apply online at www.sbgi.net.

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

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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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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


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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Part-Time Editor - WQAD

We are looking for a team member to join an already dynamic team. Do you have a thirst to go the extra mile to deliver great product? If so, we are interested in speaking to you about this opportunity.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Edit accurate & compelling video
• Operate non-linear editing equipment
• Successfully meet multiple daily deadlines

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience in editing
• Experience with non-linear editing equipment
• Journalistic knowledge to match appropriate video with the script
• Effective communication skills with Producers & other news staff
• Valid driver’s license
• A four-year degree or equivalent experience is preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Dexterity to operate keyboard & mouse for editing. The ability to hear and react quickly to director’s cues. The ability to review and edit quality stories.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS EXTERNAL CONTACTS
Reporters, producers, photographers and management General public

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume and tape to Andy McKay, Chief Photographer, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061. This may also be e-mailed to andy.mckay@wqad.com.

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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Digital Content Producer - WQAD

Our news department is looking for a talented and creative journalist to join our growing online news team producing content for WQAD.com, associated digital platforms and social media. The ideal candidate will have natural curiosity, a passion for news and the ability to tell a complete and understandable story using a variety of storytelling tools.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Mine a wide variety of sources for relevant content. Select, generate, research and write original stories and viral content.
-Capture and edit images and video.
-Represent WQAD professionally via social media.
-Develop sources and review contributions from others for publication.
-Work independently and demonstrate solid judgment for content selection and priorities.
-Work under frequently tight deadlines and have the ability to react to breaking news situations quickly and accurately.
-Assist in digital storytelling training for reporters, anchors and other broadcast talent.
-Assist in reviewing digital analytics and metrics to help adjust our digital strategy as needed.
-Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS: We are looking for a strong writer with good news judgement. Experience with video editing is a plus. A good candidate will be flexible and able to work well under deadline pressure. Journalism background, excellent communication skills and a basic understanding of AP style are required. Computer skills are required. . Must be self-motivated and able to work with a diverse group of people.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Dexterity to operate a keyboard, computer and other such equipment. Communication skills used in office setting.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION: Send a resume to Tory Brecht, Digital Content Manager, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at tory.brecht@wqad.com. Please include a cover letter with resume submissions.
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 - WQAD

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.

 

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.

 

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

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume to Dan Englund, Director of Sales 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.


Equal Opportunity Employer

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Evening Content Manager - WCIV

 
WCIV
has an immediate opening for an energetic and creative Evening Content Manager to oversee news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy. The ideal candidate has a strong digital background. The majority of responsibilities will be for digital and social platforms. You will also work closely with the nightside producers, reporters and anchors on coverage. As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Evening Content Manager will lead by example.

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WKSU Sales Associate

WKSU is seeking a determined, persuasive, skillful media sales professional to join their team. 

In this position you will help businesses and non-profits connect to WKSU’s audience with their sponsorship message on multiple delivery channels including radio, digital and events. In this relationship building role, you will reach out to decision makers at local businesses, meet with them to understand their marketing needs and develop proposals that offer marketing solutions to help them grow their businesses. This is a high performance position in that you will prospect, conduct needs assessments, create and present proposals, close the deal, write copy and service the account.  While managing an account list you will also focus on developing new business. 

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