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Director of Development, WSIU

 

Associate Director for Development

(Director of Development, WSIU)

Broadcasting Service

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale or Springfield, IL

 

Apply by August 1, 2019.

 

Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Director for Development (Director of Development, WSIU) for the WSIU Broadcasting Service. WSIU has undergone a recent expansion of its service area and now reaches two-thirds of the counties in the State of Illinois, along with portions of the five border states. WSIU provides public media service via television, radio, and digital platforms to approximately five million people throughout western, central, and southern Illinois. This position is responsible for establishing an annual overall plan for development in consultation with the WSIU Executive Director, securing private support for WSIU throughout its coverage area and the five border states. The position will also oversee the management of WSIU's annual fund program. This is a highly visible, public position that must exercise discretion and sound independent judgment with respect to the University or to the proprietary environment of business or institutional partners. Extensive regional travel, including some nights and weekends, required.   https://www.wsiu.org/

 

This position may work out of either the Carbondale or Springfield area.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree in relevant discipline. Two (2) years successful professional experience in fund raising or related non-profit organization work. A master's degree in nonprofit management or closely related field may be substituted for the two years of experience. Demonstrated ability to communicate in written or oral forms & evidence of appropriate interpersonal skills necessary to be a successful fundraiser. Must have a valid driver's license.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of public broadcasting; FCC & other regulations governing public broadcasting fundraising activities. Proven media, philanthropic business development and/or grant writing experience preferred.

 

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience; there is an excellent fringe benefits package.

 

 

 

SIU is being assisted in this search by Livingston Associates.  Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates.     https://livingstonassociates.net/openings.html      For consideration, please follow Application Procedure below.

 

Application Deadline: Apply by August 1, 2019.

 

Application Procedure: Please submit nominations or a cover letter of application, current resume, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references to:

 

Screening Committee-Associate Director for Development, (Director of Development, WSIU)

Broadcasting Service, Communications Building Suite 1003

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

1100 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6602

Carbondale, IL 62901

 

 

 

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

 

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.

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

Qualifications
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.

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

Apply on-line at: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for Job ID #2019-49814

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Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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.

Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Data Journalist

Founded in 1977, EdSource is a highly-respected independent, nonprofit organization with the largest team of state-based education reporters in the nation. Our principal focus is on California, within the context of education reform and innovation nationally.

EdSource is seeking an enterprising data journalist to join our growing team to analyze and present data in a way that will break new ground on issues of interest to California readers and beyond. 

The data journalist will work collaboratively with editors, reporters and the web developer/designer to produce interactive data-driven stories and web graphics that help translate complicated information into stories that engage and educate readers on California’s new school funding model, learning standards and the assessments that are reshaping the future of the state’s public education system.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorming and suggesting opportunities for data-driven stories and projects
  • Obtaining, cleaning and analyzing data to produce compelling stories
  • Producing graphics and working with data visualization specialist to turn data into reader friendly visuals including interactive maps
  • Obtaining data from public agencies using, if needed, the state and federal right to know laws
  • Maintain and renew data sets that are routinely used by the newsroom
  • Work with beat reporters to generate data-driven stories and improve the quality and representation of data accompanying their stories.
  • Teach and encourage best practices and newsroom data policies.

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in using analytical tools and instruments such as Excel, Microsoft Access, SPSS, SQL, RStudio, MySQL
  • Experience analyzing state and federal education data
  • Knowledge of state and national public education data sources
  • Mapping skills and working with shapefiles in mapping software such as QGIS
  • Knowledge and experience obtaining and analyzing data. Experience with California data a plus
  • Someone who sees education stories and projects in other data sets whether they originate in state government agencies or federal agencies
  • Basic understanding of school systems and school reporting requirements; and of factors and issues related to validity, reliability, and accuracy of different types of school data
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communications skills to work with EdSource colleagues, agency staff and technical staff at public and private research agencies
  • Background in interviewing and reporting a plus
  • Writing ability to highlight data analysis results preferred
  • Strong organizational skills

Along with the opportunity to do meaningful work with a team of experienced journalists, EdSource offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a range of medical plans, a retirement savings plan, generous vacation leave and paid holidays, as well as professional development opportunities.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references, links to your social media accounts and links to, or attachments of, four to six examples of your written/digital work to jobs@edsource.org. Please include job title in subject line.

 

Newscast Director

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

Responsibilities:             

Perform any production duties as assigned including:                                 

  • Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions using production automation technology
  • Supervise production crew on a daily basis
  • Maintain production studio and control room
  • Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned
  • Multi-camera field production as assigned

Requirements:        

  • Experience directing newscasts
  • Knowledge of production standards and equipment
  • Knowledge of Overdrive automation is preferred
  • Ability to clearly give direction to crew, while under pressure
  • Ability to read and write
  • A college degree is preferred
  • Must be able to lift and position equipment weighing up to 40 pounds

Apply online at www.sbgi.net/careers

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

Writer/Producer, WTAT-TV, Charleston, SC

WTAT FOX 24 in Charleston, SC is looking for someone to join a team of dynamic journalists and videographers to produce a highly visual, information-packed lifestyle show. FOX24 News Now covers everything you can think of, from fashion to food and everything in between. You will be responsible for the day-to-day producing operations in conjunction with the show’s host.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Book guests for daily talk show, between 15 to 18 individuals a week
  • Coordinate shoots and pretapes for sponsored segments, i.e. Food Friday and Spotlight Music Series
  • Coordinate shoots and pretapes for non-sponsored segments
  • Write daily scripts in coordination with host and executive producer
  • Update calendar daily with guest information, i.e. cell numbers, what they are coming on to speak about, b-roll, etc.
  • Sending guests segments upon request
  • Maintain show archive
  • Build rapport with various Charleston entities, from politicians to public relations firms
  • Cutting basic b-roll and other video in Premiere Pro
  • Pulling packages from FOX Edge and CNN
  • Responsible for weekly briefings with sales and production staff on show lineup and upcoming shoots
  • Additional digital and social media responsibilities as needed

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum two years of television production experience
  • BA in Communication, Journalism or related field
  • Strong writing, punctuation and grammar skills are a must
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is imperative·         Focused and creative, yet flexible
  • ·         Ability to work well under tight deadlines

 

If this is you, please submit resume to jobs@foxcharleston.com and include “WTAT-Writer/Producer” in the subject line.

 

No phone calls please.

 

WTAT-TV and Cunningham Broadcasting Corporation are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

 

Bloomberg Technical Producer - Radio (Contractor)

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We bring out the best in each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we also help network with the communities 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!

Bloomberg radio has a rare opportunity for a motivated, hardworking Part Time Technical Producer to join its 24/7 global radio network. This position enables you to work side by side with producers and talent across multiple countries and continents inventing rare content for our global audience. This opening is not for a button pusher but rather a standout colleague that can contribute to all aspects of LIVE show production.

This person will demonstrate a creative approach to tasks, have an enthusiastic work ethic and be willing to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays. Strong multitasking skills are a requirement.


We'll trust you to:


-Running an audio console during live and pre-taped programming.

-Process and file various feeds and audio reports

-Route audio and monitor radio networks

-Check the functionality of studio equipment daily

-Assist talent and producers during live programming

-Monitor commercial logs and make up missed spots

-Other production duties as assigned

You'll need to have:

-3-5 years of recent and relevant Major Market Radio Experience

-Digital audio editing Experience (Adobe Audio preferred)

-General knowledge of automation, and radio newsroom software

-Flexibility to work nights, weekends and holidays-Knowledge of ISDN, and IP based audio codes

-General computer and networking knowledge

-Experience working with Microsoft Office

-Strong leadership, multitask and interpersonal skills

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we’re a good match. We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps- but in the meantime feel free to browse this: https://www.bloombergmedia.com/

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.

Sales Assistant - WQAD

WQAD, the ABC affiliate in Quad Cities, is seeking a Local Sales Assistant to support our sales team. As a Local Sales Assistant, you'll be responsible for working with the WQAD sales team and their clients to ensure successful Broadcast/Digital advertising campaigns. We're looking for candidates who can provide superior customer service to our clients and sales executives as well as understand the sense of urgency inherent in working in a broadcast industry sales organization. The position is best-suited for a well-organized, detail-oriented team player with exceptional written and verbal skills, and the ability to prioritize and manage time effectively. A positive attitude and professional demeanor is essential along with the flexibility to work in a rapidly changing environment. This is a great opportunity in a growing organization for someone who is able to maintain a high level of accuracy, excel in high pressure situations and desires career advancement in broadcast sales

Responsibilities
• Assist the Local Sales Manager, with report generation and department work flow systems
• Data entry for ordering, processing and maintaining client advertising campaigns.
• Work directly with clients and sales team to provide detailed customer service and execution of integrated multi-platform marketing plans.
• Provide and communicate post analysis of campaign delivery to clients and sales team as needed.
• Create presentations, proposals and supportive marketing materials for sales department.
• Assist the sales effort with identifying prospects and qualifying opportunities to increase revenue.
• Basic administrative duties that support the sales department and overall station operations.

Qualifications
• Ability to learn proprietary and industry-specific software, such as Wide Orbit, TNS and Stowell. Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as basic math abilities.
• Candidate must have a valid driver’s license.
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Apply on-line at: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for Job ID #2019-49751

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Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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.

Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Graphic Designer, Full Time

The ABC7 Chicago Design Department has an opportunity for a full-time Graphic Designer to join our collaborative team. Our ideal candidate is a solution-oriented, motivated self-starter who is able to manage a diverse workload in a fast-paced environment.

Top candidates will demonstrate high-level design and motion graphic expertise, excellent branding skills, and experience creating dynamic presentation solutions for 2D and 3D environments. This position will require a balance of daily design production and higher profile, long-term creative solutions.  Designers able to conceptualize and execute a wide range of visual solutions for storytelling will be highly considered. 

Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and execute visual content solutions for multi-platform purposes with respect to brand guidelines
  • Develop and balance design solutions for daily and longer-term projects
  • Design and animate 2D and 3D solutions
  • Build, implement and maintain on-air templates using Ross Xpression
  • Train and onboard content creators on design solutions as needed
  • Catalog and maintain asset libraries
  • Required to work flexible hours and days as production assignments dictate, including weekends, nights and holidays. We are a 24/7 content operation and schedule staff accordingly.

Basic Qualifications

  • High-level proficiency in Adobe Creative suite (primarily Photoshop, Illustrator & After Effects) with a desire to stay up to date with new techniques and best practices. Cinema 4D proficiency is a plus.
  • Demonstrate a solid creative problem-solving and technical acumen
  • Ability to function at a high level both individually and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Proficiency using Ross XPression, or similar logic-based system, from template conception/construction to final deployment, implementation and maintenance
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Capable of maintaining a solution-based approach in an ever-changing content production environment.
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully manage own deadlines and assignments.
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in a graphic design or animation role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated expertise in animation technique for brand-based work.
  • Experience building/using infographics as a storytelling aid.
  • Able to utilize both technological and creative approaches for problem-solving.
  • 3D modeling/texturing experience for broadcast, gaming or augmented reality.
  • Experience using logic-based graphic engine systems, such as Vizrt or Ross XPression, to build graphic behaviors.

Preferred Education

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in graphic design, motion graphics or similar area of focus.

Additional Information

Only applicants who provide both a resumé and portfolio link will be considered. 

Candidates should upload these at www.disneycareers.com Requisition ID# 688440BR

No calls or emails, please. 

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Graphic Designer, Full Time

Senior Reporter

EdSource, a California nonprofit organization with the state’s largest team of education reporters, is seeking an enterprising reporter to cover student wellness and school climate, with a secondary focus on alternative discipline strategies. 

A successful candidate will have a proven track record of developing relevant, engaging and data-driven stories and possess multimedia skills. We’re looking for a creative and resourceful reporter with a knack for distilling complex topics and education jargon into clear, compelling features that shed new light on issues and trends across pre-school, K-12 and postsecondary levels.

Reporter must have excellent news judgment and bring a strong watchdog focus to her or his beat. Writing for EdSource provides an unusual opportunity to break from the treadmill of daily reporting, and write on the most significant changes occurring in public education. 

EdSource is one of the nation’s most established and respected nonprofit journalism organizations, with a long track record of reporting on important education issues. While its principal focus is on California, EdSource covers issues within a national context. 

Reporters will join an influential and growing organization recognized as one of the most authoritative sources of education reporting in a state with the nation’s largest system of public education. Articles are published online, in daily email newsletters, and through partnerships with other news organizations.

Position can be based in Oakland or Los Angeles.

Qualifications:

  • At least 7 years of professional media experience, preferably working with a daily journalism publication;
  • Excellent writing skills, along with the ability to report aggressively and place issues within a larger context;
  • Creative self-starter who is eager to explore new ways of covering issues in education through multimedia digital formats;
  • Strong digital skills, including podcast and video experience, are a plus;
  • Experience in education reporting and children’s issues preferred but not required;
  • Proven ability to work independently under deadline pressures, and as part of a team; commitment to working collaboratively.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write lively and knowledgeable stories in a variety of styles and formats, including enterprise, investigative and breaking news stories;
  • Maintain an active online presence, as well as develop new ways to build an audience.

Along with the opportunity to do meaningful work with a team of experienced journalists, EdSource offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a range of medical plans, a retirement savings plan, generous vacation leave and paid holidays, as well as professional development opportunities.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references, links to your social media accounts and links to, or attachments of, four to six examples of your written/digital work to jobs@edsource.org. Please include job title in subject line.