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Multimedia Journalist (MMJ)

WTVC is looking for a Multimedia Journalist. 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. 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. MMJs at WTVC work alongside a team of five photographers to collaborate on impactful stories.

Skills and Experience:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • The ability to tell an NPPA style story
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 1 year reporting experience is required
  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The lifeblood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.
Apply today at https://sbgi.net/careers

Career Engine AmeriCorps VISTA

Job Title:AmeriCorps VISTA
Sponsored Employer: Open Media Foundation
Project Assigned: Open Media Career Engine (OMCE)
 
Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) is a national service program designed to assist non-profit organizations and public agencies build capacity to decrease poverty. The Open Media Foundation is dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the Media and Journalism sector.
Member Duties
As an Open Media Careers Engine Service Team Member you will be performing:
● Recruitment (connect with media and journalism organizations to help engage, find, and hire diverse applicants by editing job descriptions, posting to diverse job boards and connecting diverse organizations to industry leaders)
● Fundraising and Sponsorship (lead efforts to secure public grant funding, independent grant writing and research)
● Partnership Building (build partnerships with news organizations and nonprofits around Colorado)
● Convene between media industry employers and Open Media Career Engine to explain and engage leaders to hire diverse candidates
● Project Implementation (help build the job board and establish a training certification program)
Compensation: An AmeriCorps VISTA will receive a bi-weekly living allowance rate by county. Denver, Colorado, members receive $791.70 bi-weekly.
Program Benefits: Relocation Allowance, Living Allowance, Health Coverage*, Training, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend.
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit
http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare.
Terms: None
Service Areas: Education, Community and Economic Development
Skills: Communications, Team Work, Recruitment
To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] using “AmeriCorps VISTA” in the subject line. You will also need to create a profile and application through AmeriCorps. The deadline to apply is December 10, 2022.

TV Producer

Location/Market: San Diego, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Summary

Responsible for facilitating the news gathering process and ensures comprehensive coverage of all news stories across all platforms including, but not limited to, broadcast, digital, and web. Coordinates interviews, cultivates important contacts, writes compelling stories, updates the stations website. Works closely with fellow producers, anchors, reporters, and control room operators to ensure technically flawless newscasts.

Essential Functions

1.      Starts daily editorial meeting; develops interesting story ideas using strong editorial judgment.

2.      Coordinates interviews and logistics for field crews.

3.      Facilitates the news gathering process and ensures comprehensive coverage of all news stories across all of the platforms.

4.      Develops enterprise story ideas consistent with the Entravision news brand.

5.      Cultivates contacts important to news coverage in the metropolitan area, including law enforcement.

6.      Monitors police and emergency scanners and electronic/printed sources for news and disseminates the information to appropriate newsroom personnel.

7.      Cooperates with and supports news and online platforms as assigned.

8.      Writes compelling stories for newscasts and web distribution.

9.      Calls sources and follows up on leads, identifying the most compelling video and sound.

10.    Masters the station’s graphics system and uses all of the available information and media to craft compelling and accurate daily stories on-line and on air.

11.   Works closely with fellow producers, anchors, reporters, and control room operators to ensure technically flawless newscasts.

12.   Does in-house packages and re-track stories when needed.

13.   Regularly updates station’s website. Posts news or videos online (Wordpress and Syndicaster). Coordinates web content with digital reporter.

Competencies

1.      A Self Starter who knows how to craft news, sports, and weather stories from beginning to end.

2.      Excellent People Skills.

3.      Sound Judgment.

4.      Strategic Thinking.

5.      Strong Leadership.

6.      Teamwork.

Supervisory Responsibility

Reports directly to the News Director

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a Full Time position.  Actual hours and schedule may vary.

 

Required Education and Experience

1.      3-5 years large market broadcast news experience and newsroom management or supervision.

2.      Strong understanding of news gathering ethical and legal issues.

3.      Genuine enthusiasm for work and a drive for excellence.

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

Entravision Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We encourage women and minorities to apply.

Please apply at www.entravision.com

TV Sales Assistant

Location/Market: San Diego, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Summary

Responsible for assisting with sales of our radio and television advertising . Collects monies from clients, fills out time and production orders and aids in ensuring the completion of advertising spots.

Essential Functions

1.      Collects monies from clients that are past due and from those that will need to repay.

2.      Properly fills out time orders and production orders.

3.      Aids in the production of advertising spots and scripts and ensuring their completion.

Competencies

1.      Strong Organizational Skills.

2.      Excellent Written and Verbal Communication.

3.      Technical Capability.

4.      Strategic Thinking.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a Full Time position, Monday through Friday. Actual hours and schedule may vary.

Supervisory Responsibility

Reports Directly to SVP

 

Required Education and Experience

1.  CRM experience is required.

2.   1+ years in the broadcast industry or comparable experience.

3.     Written and Verbal Spanish Proficiency.

Preferred Education and Experience

1.      Understanding of Nielsen Media Research information a plus.

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

Entravision Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We encourage women and minorities to apply.

TV Sales Assistant

Location/Market: San Diego, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Summary

Responsible for assisting with sales of our radio and television advertising . Collects monies from clients, fills out time and production orders and aids in ensuring the completion of advertising spots.

Essential Functions

1.      Collects monies from clients that are past due and from those that will need to repay.

2.      Properly fills out time orders and production orders.

3.      Aids in the production of advertising spots and scripts and ensuring their completion.

Competencies

1.      Strong Organizational Skills.

2.      Excellent Written and Verbal Communication.

3.      Technical Capability.

4.      Strategic Thinking.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a Full Time position, Monday through Friday. Actual hours and schedule may vary.

Supervisory Responsibility

Reports Directly to SVP

 

Required Education and Experience

1.  CRM experience is required.

2.   1+ years in the broadcast industry or comparable experience.

3.     Written and Verbal Spanish Proficiency.

Preferred Education and Experience

1.      Understanding of Nielsen Media Research information a plus.

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Entravision Communications Corporation participates in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

Entravision Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We encourage women and minorities to apply.

WLS Transmission Engineer

WLS Transmission Engineer

Job Summary:

WLS-TV, Chicago is looking for a Transmissions Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a fast-paced news environment, work well under pressure, perform duties quickly and efficiently, and is a team player. The successful candidate must also ensure daily acquisition and distribution operational needs are met in a timely and consistent manner, with minimal supervision plus have good communication skills dealing with various internal departments.

ABC7 is committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company. We expect our employees to have a high degree of ethics and a strong ability to work on a team while displaying empathy and inclusion. We also strive to create content that authentically engages and connects with our diverse audience.

Basic Qualifications:

• 5+ years in Broadcast Engineering, Transmissions or similar work environment
• Operational experience in live transmission/acquisition or live streaming.
• Advanced knowledge of:
• Microwave RF Control Systems
• Broadcast Intercom Systems
• Ability to identify issues, troubleshoot effectively, communicate and identify workaround solutions quickly to restore live production signals.
• Transmission and acquisition equipment and systems.
• Digital audio and video signals.
• Ability to identify issues, troubleshoot effectively, communicate and identify workaround solutions quickly to restore live production signals.
• Flexible availability, including nights, weekends and holidays

You would also have the ability to identify issues, troubleshoot effectively, communicate and identify workaround solutions quickly to restore live signals. The candidate must have knowledge of router systems, CC encoding, and satellite control operation.

Preferred Education:

College degree preferred; Newsroom experience strongly preferred.

Additional Information:

This position is covered under the Company’s collective bargaining agreement with NABET-CWA.

This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

To apply, please log on to: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/ and search for Job ID: 10019643 or use the link:

https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/chicago/wls-transmission-engineer/391/36171855600

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

WLS Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

WLS-News Photographer

WLS-News Photographer


Job Summary:

WLS-TV, Chicago, is seeking an experienced ENG News Photographer. Successful candidates will have a proven track record in the fast-paced, high-pressured environment of daily local news gathering. Candidates should possess excellent people skills, and a strong work ethic.

ABC7 is committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company. We expect our employees to have a high degree of ethics and a strong ability to work on a team while displaying empathy and inclusion. We also strive to create content that authentically engages and connects with our diverse audience.

Basic Qualifications:

- Working knowledge of P2 camera systems, Adobe Premier Pro editing and bonded cellular transmission technologies (Dejero and Live U)
- Able to operate ENG and SNG vehicles and live remote equipment
- Applicants must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs. of equipment
- Able to work all shifts including nights, weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

- Applicant should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a major market

Required Education:

- A college degree and a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record.

Additional Information:

-This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

-This position is covered under the Company’s collective bargaining agreement with NABET - CWA

To apply, please log on to: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/ and search for Job ID: 10019753 or use the link:

https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/chicago/wls-news-photographer/391/36171855904

Reporting Location - Chicago, IL

About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

WLS Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Program Manager for Colorado Citizen Observers Pilot Project

The League of Women Voters of Larimer County (LWVLC a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization) seeks a Program Manager who will be hired on contract to manage a 9-month project aimed at supporting local journalism. The ideal candidate will have both journalism and program management experience. Compensation for the 9 months project is $30,000 at roughly half-time, with potential to shift to full-time salary after 9 months, pending grant funding. This 9-month contract will be a 1099 arrangement, and the contractor is available to be involved in work outside this program, as this is considered a part-time obligation. 

This position is a hybrid work-from-home/in-person position. While the majority of tasks can be performed remotely, the ideal candidate will live in or near Larimer County and be available for occasional in-person meetings in and around Larimer County. The contractor will be paid a monthly sum of $3333.33 for an average estimate of 20hrs/week.

You should consider applying if you…

  1. Support the Mission of the League of Women Voters to empower voters and defend democracy.
  2. Would like to be involved in getting more people engaged with local policy and government to create a more equitable society.
  3. Are a skilled facilitator and organizer with project management experience.
  4. Are able to turn complicated topics into easy-to-understand language. 
  5. News writing experience encouraged. 

 

Description of Project

Local government bodies hold thousands of public meetings every day—but the vast majority receive no media coverage and produce minimal records. The Colorado Citizen Observer Pilot Project will make local government more accountable and transparent by training and guiding community members to attend these meetings and publish the results via news products, social media and a platform on the Internet.  

The League of Women Voters of Larimer County is preparing to scale up its Observer Corps program in partnership with Open Media Foundation, the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, CSU’s Center for Public Deliberation, and local news outlets in Northern Colorado. The Colorado Citizen Observer Pilot Project will consist of at least 20 volunteers who will attend public meetings. These include elected boards, appointed boards, and other important commissions or boards in Larimer County. At least 10 boards or commissions will be selected to be observed. The volunteer observers will prepare a report within 24 hours and post it on an internet platform. The commissions and boards selected will be chosen based on impact in the community, interest by the media partners, and topical areas of interest to the LWVLC. The purpose of the project is to improve visibility of important public meetings for the press, the League, and the public. 

Duties

1. Communicate with all observers. Manage overall assignment workflow of observers.

2. Help arrange and publicize training opportunities for the observers.

3. Schedule and lead regular meetings with observers and partners.

4. Communicate with and develop relationships with the partners and local media.

5. Work with the LWVLC treasurer to manage the budget. Work with the designated LWVLC contacts on any changes to the budget. Forward invoices to the treasurer.

6. Develop a process to regularly review reports for objectivity and accuracy. 

7. Regularly report to the leads on the status of the project.

8. Gather information for evaluation of this pilot project for the LWVLC and the funder. Prepare appropriate reports for the LWVLC and the funder.

9. The program manager will attend partner meetings (Zoom) and report to the designated LWVLC leaders. Some in-person events or meetings may be required. 

To Apply: 

The Open Media Foundation is recruiting on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Larimer County. Please send your cover letter & resume to [email protected] with “Program Manager for CCOPP” in the subject line. For priority consideration apply by 09/27/2022. The application deadline is 30 days from the date of this announcement. 

About League of Women Voters of Larimer County: The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization working to protect and expand voting rights and ensure everyone is represented in our democracy. We empower voters and defend democracy through advocacy, education, and litigation, at the local, state, and national levels.

The League of Women Voters Larimer County is a member of the national League of Women Voters. Throughout the League’s more than 100 year history and working in all states, the League focus has been to expand participation and give a voice to all Americans. It never endorses, supports or opposes any political candidate or political party.  More information at lwv-larimercounty.org 

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND RACIAL EQUITY

The League of Women Voters of Larimer County is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff and creating a working environment that promotes racial equity and inclusiveness. We believe attracting and retaining diverse staff is crucial to serving our community and fulfilling our mission. Women, Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities and veterans are highly encouraged to apply.

WLS, Director - Content Innovation

WLS, Director – Content Innovation

Job Description

ABC7 / WLS-TV, THE WALT DISNEY OWNED STATION IN CHICAGO, is looking for an experienced, dynamic lead-er and premium content creator to develop and produce innovative and revenue-generating programming for all platforms. The ideal candidate will create data driven content strategies and spearhead the station’s programming efforts – including a live half-hour, weekly talk show, special linear and streaming broadcasts, local community parades and events, original digital content, sales and synergy integrations, and the ABC Owned Television Stations Localish brand and premium content efforts across the company. The Director of Content Innovation will serve as the chief thought leader for ideating, creating, and boosting programming efforts for WLS ABC 7 across all platforms.

Responsibilities

• Generate ideas for, and oversee production of, local events, special broadcasts, digital streaming and original content, sales integrations, Localish and OTV-wide content initiatives.

• Also includes oversight of a live, weekly half-hour talk show, Windy City Weekend

• Partner with forward-thinking sales leaders to maximize revenue opportunities with premium and in-tegrated content deals

• Takes risks and serve as a lead creative thought leader in the programming department

• Build and cultivate partnerships for growth and exposure

• Create community and PR based ideas and events with our sales and marketing teams

• Work directly with the Marketing and Audience Development team on best content for growth and platform distribution

• Work directly with content creators and lead content initiatives, both inside and outside the station

• Drive programming transformation as we shift emphasis to multi-platform, live streaming and original content

• Write, produce (both live and scripted programming), edit and shoot as necessary

Basic Qualifications

• Minimum of 10 years of experience as premium content and live, broadcast program creator, developing and producing innovative and revenue-generating programming for all platforms

• Proven and experienced leader with a track record of creating compelling and unique content

• Ability to take programming and digital media research and create action plans and guide staff based off that research

• A leader that fosters collaboration and innovation among all team members

• Ability to recognize, create and communicate priorities, strategies, opportunities and challenges while driving growth and performance improvement.

• Excellent communication skills

• Strong written, verbal and presentation skills

Required Education

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Information

This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

To apply, please log on to: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/ and search for Job ID: 10019623 or use the link:

https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/chicago/wls-director-content-innovation/391/35766145280

No phone calls, please

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a car-toon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

WLS Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Master Control Operator

WTVC is seeking a Master Control Operator. The ideal candidate must be versatile and capable of learning specialized software applications and have an aptitude for operating electronic equipment. You must have great attention to detail, excellent computer skills, and must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Broadcast operations including setting up, controlling and monitoring television broadcast equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience
  • On-air switching, dubbing and transferring programs
  • Gathering satellite feeds for broadcast use
  • Preparation and operation of equipment (before, during and after live newscasts)
  • Support the production of newscasts and other live or taped programming for television and multi-platform use
  • Support operation of the station by assisting Engineering, News, and other departments
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Master Control Operator is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.