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Data and Interactives Journalist

If you’re a journalist who eats data for breakfast and loves visualizing stories in new and innovative ways, we might have the perfect job for you: Data and Interactives Journalist at CalMatters. 

Why you? You are, at heart, an enterprising journalist who believes our society and democracy work better when people know and understand how policy, politics and government work. You know the power of original data, compelling interactives and beautiful graphics in storytelling. 

What we’re looking for:

  • A candidate who can work independently, meet deadlines and collaborate with a small but passionate data and interactives team.
  • A candidate who can find and pitch original data stories, while also enthusiastically working with others on making their data and graphics ideas a reality.
  • A candidate who is proficient in producing compelling graphics and interactive experiences for the web, using whatever tools they have in their toolbelt
  • A candidate who wants to push the limits of digital storytelling and explore innovative ways to reach our audience, including game design, 3d visualization libraries or immersive map-driven stories. 
  • A candidate who is excited about collecting, cleaning, and analyzing data, as well as constructing resilient data pipelines for our projects. 
  • A candidate who is excited about helping to shape our data and interactives team moving forward.

We would like this journalist to be based in California.

In four years, CalMatters has become the largest newsroom covering California policy and politics. We’re a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, and we give our coverage at no cost to more than 200 media outlets in California. With you on the team, our journalism will be deeper and more impactful and will reach more people.  

We are an expanding and collaborative newsroom, successfully forging a new model for sustainable, intelligent, nonprofit journalism. We’re committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply. If you’re interested, please provide a resume, a cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job and links to at least six online samples of your work. Write to jobs@calmatters.org with the job title in the subject line. 

KGNU - News Director

KGNU is hiring a News Director.  Help shape the future of local news along the Colorado Front Range.  The KGNU News Director is a dynamic, energetic, creative, team-oriented, and talented individual responsible for leading KGNU’s award-winning News Department.  The News Director is responsible for overseeing the editorial agenda, overall direction, and day-to-day operations of the KGNU News Department. The News Director must excel in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, collaborative environment.

The ideal candidate is a superb journalist and experienced manager with superior organizational skills and high journalistic standards who brings an inspiring, social and racial equity-centered editorial vision that will address local news and information gaps with the skills to implement a strategy to achieve it. Our newsroom prioritizes community relevance and engagement.

The News Director leads KGNU’s daily local news coverage across all platforms: radio, podcast, web, social media, and multimedia. The News Director will drive the daily reporting with a combination of energy and calm, creativity and consistency.  The News Director will ensure that news coverage and public affairs programming reflect the highest standards of journalistic ethics, audio production, and public service to the KGNU audience and the communities we serve.

The News Director manages our small but mighty team of staff reporters and producers; while providing journalistic guidance, coordination, training, and management of our volunteer reporters, producers, hosts and interns. Fluent Bilingual (Spanish-English) candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

A full job description, details and application instructions can be found on the KGNU websiteApplications due October 30, 2020.

The Qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and / or ability required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of related newsroom experience (reporting, editorial, production)
  • Minimum 3 years experience in broadcast media production (producing, hosting, reporting, editing)
  • Extraordinary interviewing skills, with positive, inquisitive and personable presence
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills
  • Superb editorial integrity and skills
  • Demonstrated Excellence in digital audio editing (Audition, Soundforge, Audacity, Hindenburg…)
  • High proficiency in office suites; excel, word, Google docs/drive,
  • Proficiency in project management suites (Asana, Airtable, Coda, Trello, etc)
  • Demonstrated experience developing strategies to meet local news and information needs
  • Proven history implementing or managing online and Social Media news distribution strategies
  • Proficiency in tracking goals & results, generating accurate reports and recommending direction

  • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to efficiently carry out multiple activities and responsibilities in one job
  • Proven Project Management experience
  • Proven track record working effectively and enthusiastically in collaboration with and managing  a wide variety of people of all ages and backgrounds, both in group settings and one-to-one
  • Available to work outside of regular hours during required special news coverage cycles, fundraising campaigns and for community events

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual Spanish and English Fluency is an extremely valued skill for this role
  • Demonstrated commitment to independent media
  • Prior experience working in and passion for community or public radio & broadcasting

  • Experience developing and editing multimedia, photos, graphics, or video with multimedia software (Photoshop, Premier) for digital publication
  • Experience publishing to podcast platforms and proven podcast distribution strategies
  • Prior experience publishing to Wordpress and online platforms (CorePublisher, Joomla)
  • Experience using MailChimp or similar electronic newsletter interfaces

  • Demonstrated experience working with and coordinating volunteers.
  • Prior experience with conflict resolution
  • Prior experience developing training resources for media-makers
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Colorado media landscape and local issues

Related Experience: On-air public broadcasting, news collection, reporting, general management (community or public media)

All Submissions should be made by email ONLY to job@kgnu.org and directed to the KGNU News Director Search Committee. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: 

October 30, 2020

11:59 PM

MMJ - Multimedia Journalist

WTVC is looking for an Multi-Media 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.

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 1-2 years reporting experience is preferred
  • 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

Apply today at https://sbgi.net/careers/

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

Chief Engineer

WFLI is looking for a Chief Engineer!

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all engineering functions of the station, including, planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
  • Manage training and hiring processes for engineering staff
  • Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications
  • Ensure software license compliance and all software versions are up to date
  • Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting of broadcast electronical equipment, including but not limited to, cameras, audio and video equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
  • Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance
  • Work with Corporate leadership to ensure security and FCC compliance

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in broadcast electrical system and equipment maintenance
  • Experience training and managing technicians with a positive and constructive attitude
  • Proficiency in evaluating, troubleshooting, installing, and maintaining broadcast equipment and IT systems
  • Dedication to quality and time management while upholding to all FCC regulations
  • Hold a valid driver's license
  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
  • Ability to work on ladders, stand for long periods of time, and lift computers or equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Technical degree in electronics or a related field, or an equivalent of work and educational experience
  • SBE certification  is preferred

Apply today at https://sbgi.net/careers/

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

Newscast Producer

WTVC has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer! In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, Assignment Desk and Anchors on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories and develop content for our web site.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Solid news judgment
  • Be a compelling and accurate writer
  • Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities are a must
  • Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews

Experience:

  • Previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station is preferred, although the right entry-level candidate may be considered
  • A journalism degree is preferred

Apply today at https://sbgi.net/careers/

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

Multimedia Journalist

 
Requirements:  

WTVC is looking for an Multi-Media 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.

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 2 years reporting experience, including live shots, is preferred
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus

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

Apply today at https://sbgi.net/careers/

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

Special Platforms Social Editor (Contractor)

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard, and we work fast — while keeping up the creativity and entrepreneurialism we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from QuickTake to New Economy.

Bloomberg’s QuickTake is seeking a news-savvy social editor to help grow our Snapchat and YouTube accounts!

As a 6-month contractor, you will run QuickTake's Snapchat by posting 15-20 breaking news clips a day. You should be able to identify breaking content (raws, SOTs, live clips, etc.), cut and edit clips, write social copy and work with Snapchat on standard methodologies to optimize our audience.

You should have an understanding of Snapchat’s audience and how to build high-performing content for the platform, including how to create short-form content in vertical. You will also work closely with our QuickTake social team to post these clips to other platforms, specifically YouTube.

We are looking for a candidate with outstanding judgment and the ability to work in a fast-paced editorial environment by identifying top news and publishing it to our social media platforms.

Please note: this position will work Saturday – Tuesday and/or Tuesday – Friday.

We'll trust you to:

- Manage QuickTake's social media accounts, specifically Snapchat and YouTube by posting 15-20 clips a day
- Come up with innovative ways to grow our Snapchat and YouTube audiences
- Build content around the top stories happening globally
- Produce and edit raws, SOTs and other breaking news content
- Create social-first clips from live feeds
- Work with our video editors and producers to help publish videos optimized for social engagement
- Aggregate and interpret data to better understand what’s performing well and then use that knowledge to inform decisions on each platform

You'll need to have:

- 2-3 years of experience as a social media editor in a digital news environment
- Experience covering breaking news
- Strong editorial judgement
- Outstanding writing skills
- Video editing experience using Adobe Premiere Pro (a firm grasp of complementary Adobe Creative Cloud software including Photoshop is a plus)
- A love for news and a wide knowledge of topics in business, markets, entertainment, politics, and technology

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/86251

If we believe you’re a good match we'll get in touch 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.

ACLU MT Communications Director

The ACLU of Montana seeks a seeks a passionate, energetic, and committed Communications Director to lead its Communications Department. ​This is an opportunity for a visionary professional to build on the success of the premier civil liberties and civil rights organization in Montana.

We will begin reviewing applications October 5, 2020. Applications after that date are encouraged and will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We are aiming for a start date in November 2020.

Job Posting - https://www.aclumontana.org/en/jobs/communications-director 

Senior Account Executive, Enterprise Sales - Bloomberg Media

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 and data investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

Are you a motivated sales professional that's excited to join the Enterprise division of Bloomberg Media, responsible for both prospecting and driving new business account growth across Bloomberg's integrated media platforms nationally? If so, please see below!

We’ll trust you to:

-  Work with key clients across a variety of industries
-  Identify new business opportunities
-  Develop a strategy for long term success - while both building and managing your own book of business

You’ll need to have:

-  Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
-  7-10 years of recent Linear TV, OTT and Digital advertising sales experience
-  Proven Client and Agency relationships across the US at all title levels
-  Ability to enthusiastically prospect and develop new business
-  Creative ideating that generates renewable and successful partnerships
-  Excellent communication and presentation skills
-  Solid understanding of media advertising landscape
-  Self-motivated; proactive; strong team player
-  Capable of multitasking and working in a fast paced environment
-  Passion for media, advertising and business

If this sounds like you:

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/86084

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.

Client Services Lead - Bloomberg Media

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard, and we work fast — while keeping up the creativity and entrepreneurialism we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from QuickTake to New Economy.

We are looking for an ambitious, customer-service oriented individual who can manage custom campaigns from start to finish, including large-scale, integrated programs. This position is an individual contributor role where you'll work directly with clients and lead project teams from kick off through completion.

You will be someone who isn’t afraid to work tirelessly to find new, creative ways to help our clients and to unite various teams to achieve these goals. The right candidate will be viewed by our clients as an extension of their own team: someone who truly understands their business and continually adds strategic value.

We’ll trust you to:

-Work cross-functionally with Sales, Strategy, Creative, Media Planning, Finance, Ad Operations, Data Science & Insights, Editorial and Events
-Ensure we are meeting — and exceeding — client expectations
-Build strong, trusting relationships and own communications with clients, agencies and colleagues across different departments
-Collaborate with appropriate teams to identify upsell opportunities and help pitch clients on new engagements
-Manage cross-functional teams to deliver work that is on strategy, time and budget
-Update internal systems with required project updates
-Provide strategic and operational support across the team as needed
-Build a strong working knowledge of the Bloomberg Media ecosystem

You’ll need to have:

- 3+ years of experience in an account management, project management or integrated production role at a publishing company or agency
-Experience driving results and growth in line with company objectives and goals
-Proven success launching large-scale, integrated campaigns
-Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
-Broad understanding of media and marketing trends, as well as their impact on business strategies
-Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with limited guidance
-Positive, can-do attitude, with a desire to learn and grow

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/85785

We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.

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.