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Producer - WQAD

Conceptualize, write, videotape, and edit promotional announcements, commercials for station clients, and public service announcements for television and digital and social 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 account executives to produce commercials and digital advertising

Work with programming manager to produce local 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


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
Requires basic experience in editing software such as Final Cut, Avid , or Adobe products: Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop
Knowledge of video cameras like Sony XDcam,
Knowledge of DSLR cameras is not required but is a plus
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to conceptualize and generate creative copy and visual elements
Willingness to self-train and seek new techniques of editing and photography
Ability to be flexible, switch gears and re-organize quickly in a rapidly changing (news) environment
Ability to work in teams
Knowledge in use of Steadicam Scout and Steadicam Merlin not required but a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires physical dexterity in shoulders, wrists, hips and legs
Must have the ability to shoulder mount and carry a 13lb camera for long periods of time
Must be able to lift and carry 30-pounds of equipment over long distances and up and down stairs


RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS - News, sales, engineering and traffic departments

EXTERNAL CONTACTS - Commercial clients, advertising agencies, non-profit organizations

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Email your resume & links to your video portfolio to lori.evans@wqad.com

WQAD-TV is located at 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, IL 61265

Applications without portfolios will not be accepted.

Successful applicants will be required to take a creative writing test.


Equal Opportunity Employer


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.


WQAD-TV is owned and operated by Tribune Media.

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HBO Project Coordinator

HBO Project Coordinator

 

 

OVERALL SUMMARY:

The Project Coordinator is involved in all aspects of a campaign, from conception through delivery of all promotional assets. This includes but is not limited to overall project management; maintaining client communications; and distribution of promotional materials.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  • Project-manage the development, production and distribution of a campaign’s promotional assets across multiple platforms.
  • Oversee the details of each promo in a campaign: deadlines, legal and creative approval, endpage messaging, etc.
  • Act as the main point of contact for a given campaign to an Associate Creative Director and team of Producers, providing daily operational support and guidance.
  • Liaise between client groups to best serve the network’s promotional priorities.
  • Consult with the Program Marketing, Creative Marketing, and Account Management teams on long- and short-term marketing goals.
  • Keep campaign management databases current and accurate to ensure timely exchange of information with other internal groups.


REQUIREMENTS:
 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant project management experience in the media/entertainment field
  • Experience in high-volume, fast-paced environments requiring teamwork and flexibility
  • Ability to track and keep projects on schedule, manage tight deadlines, and shift priorities at a moment’s notice
  • Excellent attention to detail, solid follow-up skills, ability to think strategically and solve problems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to interface at senior levels within and outside the organization
  • Knowledge of post-production concepts  
  • Experience with paid advertising and new media platforms preferred

Apply Online at https://careers.timewarner.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=391&siteid=36&jobid=804402 

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Bloomberg - Programmatic Specialist

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 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. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in our communities as around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

The Bloomberg Programmatic Specialist is responsible for end to end execution of global programmatic operations. As part of the overall Global Advertising Operations team, this candidate will have the opportunity to own all aspects of programmatic; including deal management, yield management, reporting, revenue growth, and strategic planning and input. This is an amazing opportunity for someone with programmatic experience to really own operations and use the power of data to drive revenue generating recommendations, tactics and strategies.

The programmatic specialist will work cross functionally with teams including pricing & inventory, planning & campaign management, sales, ad technology, finance and trafficking. You will have input on pricing strategy as the programmatic subject matter expert in support of Bloomberg Media, providing insights on product offerings, deal structure and general programmatic education. You will have a deep understanding and expertise on programmatic products, platform capabilities and limitations. You will use that knowledge base in combination with industry trends and data analysis to help increase programmatic revenue and define Bloomberg's programmatic strategy and vision.

We will trust you to:

- Analyze programmatic data to provide insights and optimizations across all platforms, products, ad types and buyers
- Conduct tests of pricing strategies designed to improve yield and grow overall revenue
- Independently negotiate PMP deals based on guidelines and pricing structure
- Design metrics and build, monitor and maintain dashboards to track key monetization metrics for executives
- Support the sales team in client meetings
- Assist with onboarding new SSPs - set up front-end configurations, flooring strategies and incorporate data into existing reporting
- Design strategies to measure impact of new technology partners
- Act as the primary liaison for buyers and our sales team when deal requests are submitted via SSPs, DSPs, ATDs, for all programmatic deal types
- Interface with partners to resolve issues related to PMP deals, with the ability to determine the root cause of the issue and recommend actionable next steps
- Mine actionable data from open exchange to provide programmatic leads for sales to convert into higher spend deals
- Create and maintain revenue forecasting models
- Monitor and maintain ad quality across our portfolio of partners
- Respond to programmatic RFPs and determine inventory avails

You'll need to have:

- Minimum 2+ years of experience in programmatic operations and technology, preferably with a publisher or working with publishers
- Solid experience with publisher side ad technology platforms (DFP, AdX, header bidding, mobile app and video SSPs)
- Expertise in open exchange RTB environments, programmatic guaranteed, preferred deals, private auctions, networks and other demand partners
- Experience in data management, analytics tools, and business intelligence tools including Excel PowerPivot and PowerQuery
- Attention to detail and ownership of tasks, ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a global organization
- Ability to effectively multi-task with strong time management and organization skills
- Experience working in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to maintain strong professional relationships internally and externally
- Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills

Does this sound like you?

Apply via our careers website! If we think you'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, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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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 Reporters, producers, photographers and management

EXTERNAL CONTACTS   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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Full 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 Final Cut Pro
• Successfully meet multiple daily deadlines
• Shoot and or write news & sports stories

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience in editing, writing and shooting video
• 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:
Possess the dexterity to operate keyboard & mouse for editing. The ability to review and edit quality stories. Must be able to lift and operated field news cameras.

RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS Reporters, producers, photographers and management

EXTERNAL CONTACTS 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.

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 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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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 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 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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HBO Executive Assistant, Global Distribution

 

HBO Executive Assistant, Global Distribution

 

OVERALL SUMMARY:

This Executive Assistant position assists the Executive Vice President of HBO’s Global Distribution (GD) department. GD works with distribution partners to market and deliver the best entertainment viewing experiences our customers have ever enjoyed. Internationally, the EVP is responsible for the operations of HBO branded networks in 67 countries. Domestically, the EVP leads distribution efforts for the premium networks HBO and Cinemax, oversees the Affiliate Marketing Group, and heads digital distribution efforts including streaming products HBO GO, MAX GO, HBO NOW and HBO Home Entertainment. This is a unique position because it allows visibility to all aspects of the distribution and marketing disciplines and creates the opportunity to work with internal and external senior executives and other department heads. This role requires an individual with strong people and project management skills. But we are also looking for someone who has a genuinely curious nature, goes beyond usual approaches to solve problems, and is dedicated to the position. The role presents tremendous opportunities for growth. A successful candidate will be imaginative, a problem-solver, resilient in an environment of fast-paced change and highly collaborative. In this position, you have the chance to make a big impact while working with a diverse and dynamic group of professionals. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Organize and oversee business and entertainment events

·         Coordinate department’s presence at conferences, premieres and other relevant events

·         Individual will serve as liason to executive to communicate critical information

·         Collaborate with senior level internal and external executives for events and scheduling

·         Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts

·         Encourage innovation and challenge business as usual

·         Promote a culture of transparency, empowerment and accountability by modeling the same

·         Customize and implement innovative and impactful solutions

·         Provide full administrative support including heavy phones, scheduling meetings, processing expense reports, and making travel arrangements

·         Ensure meeting arrangements are completed accurately and include appropriate materials, web conferencing, conference call number and catering services if required

·         Understand the business objectives of HBO and its clients by maintaining familiarity with and understanding of the telecommunications and tech industries


REQUIREMENTS:

·         Bachelor’s degree and 2 – 3 years of related experience, preferable working for a senior executive in a corporate environment

·         Interest in field of distribution and marketing preferred

·         Proven capabilities in relationship management

·         Demonstrate ability with juggling multiple assignments simultaneously without becoming easily overwhelmed

·         Manage assignments and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

·         Strong detail-oriented organizational skills

·         Collaborative work style

·         Seek to resolve outstanding problems proactively

·         Flexible and adaptive to change

·         Strong project management and problem solving, interpersonal, writing and public speaking skills

·         Requires a high degree of initiative and professionalism

·         Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Please apply online: https://careers.timewarner.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=391&siteid=36&jobid=805460

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HBO Executive Assistant, Global Distribution

 

HBO Executive Assistant, Global Distribution

 

OVERALL SUMMARY:

This Executive Assistant position assists the Executive Vice President of HBO’s Global Distribution (GD) department. GD works with distribution partners to market and deliver the best entertainment viewing experiences our customers have ever enjoyed. Internationally, the EVP is responsible for the operations of HBO branded networks in 67 countries. Domestically, the EVP leads distribution efforts for the premium networks HBO and Cinemax, oversees the Affiliate Marketing Group, and heads digital distribution efforts including streaming products HBO GO, MAX GO, HBO NOW and HBO Home Entertainment. This is a unique position because it allows visibility to all aspects of the distribution and marketing disciplines and creates the opportunity to work with internal and external senior executives and other department heads. This role requires an individual with strong people and project management skills. But we are also looking for someone who has a genuinely curious nature, goes beyond usual approaches to solve problems, and is dedicated to the position. The role presents tremendous opportunities for growth. A successful candidate will be imaginative, a problem-solver, resilient in an environment of fast-paced change and highly collaborative. In this position, you have the chance to make a big impact while working with a diverse and dynamic group of professionals. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Organize and oversee business and entertainment events

·         Coordinate department’s presence at conferences, premieres and other relevant events

·         Individual will serve as liason to executive to communicate critical information

·         Collaborate with senior level internal and external executives for events and scheduling

·         Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts

·         Encourage innovation and challenge business as usual

·         Promote a culture of transparency, empowerment and accountability by modeling the same

·         Customize and implement innovative and impactful solutions

·         Provide full administrative support including heavy phones, scheduling meetings, processing expense reports, and making travel arrangements

·         Ensure meeting arrangements are completed accurately and include appropriate materials, web conferencing, conference call number and catering services if required

·         Understand the business objectives of HBO and its clients by maintaining familiarity with and understanding of the telecommunications and tech industries


REQUIREMENTS:

·         Bachelor’s degree and 2 – 3 years of related experience, preferable working for a senior executive in a corporate environment

·         Interest in field of distribution and marketing preferred

·         Proven capabilities in relationship management

·         Demonstrate ability with juggling multiple assignments simultaneously without becoming easily overwhelmed

·         Manage assignments and meet deadlines with minimal supervision

·         Strong detail-oriented organizational skills

·         Collaborative work style

·         Seek to resolve outstanding problems proactively

·         Flexible and adaptive to change

·         Strong project management and problem solving, interpersonal, writing and public speaking skills

·         Requires a high degree of initiative and professionalism

·         Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Please apply online: https://careers.timewarner.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=391&siteid=36&jobid=805460

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Bloomberg - Tax Reporter

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard and we work fast, moving markets and chronicling the rise and fall of the people who make them. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.
 
Bloomberg News seeks a Tax Reporter in Washington D.C. This individual will be responsible for coverage of tax-related spot news and reporting covering but not limited to congressional action, White House budgeting, the IRS, tax court, and independent tax think tanks. A minimum of five years of relevant reporting and writing experience is required, with a premium on strong reporting and writing as evidenced by clips.
 
Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree
-Experience working in a real-time news environment
-Ability to generate smart story ideas, develop new sources and work collaboratively
-Minimum of five years of reporting experience
-Enthusiasm, ability to work quickly and calmly in high-pressure environment
 
How to Apply:
https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/66184

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.
 
The Company:
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

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Bloomberg - Breaking News Editor

You're a news junkie who loves breaking news. You embrace challenges, have solid judgment, can make split-second decisions, works well with others and thrive in a real-time environment. Our team is lightning fast, innovative and uses our collective experience to anticipate where and how news will break next. If that sounds like you, we want you to join our East Coast Breaking News team in the Americas.
 
We'll trust you to:
- Unearth news breaking on traditional and new-media sources and recognize news that is significant to the markets
- Write potentially market-moving headlines and the first version of stories that explain the 'why' in addition to the `what'
- Collaborate with global bureaus and teams across Bloomberg to deliver this-just-in-news across all platforms
- Utilize automation and machine learning tools to ensure Bloomberg remains on the cusp of breaking news
- Provide on-the-spot decisions on topics including M&A, IPOs, earnings, government and other global events
- Work with stakeholders across Bloomberg to conceive, develop and disseminate tools and best practices across teams and regions
 
You'll need to have:
- A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
- An understanding of global markets, economics, politics and finance
- The ability to write and edit clearly and quickly under deadline pressure
- Experience working in a real-time news environment preferred
- A robust knowledge of social media and appreciation of how news breaks on various platforms
- Fluency in English. Knowledge of additional languages preferred.
 
How to Apply:
https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/65995

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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