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FOX 5/WNYW in New York seeks DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR

FOX 5/WNYW in New York seeks a DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR

Create compelling, UX-focused content related to news, events and topics relevant to local users and beyond, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, breaking news, and social media elements. Engage and build loyalty among communities. Serve as liaison to newsroom, ensuring digital and social dominance. Reach and engage users on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and beyond. Work with Group Content Team and other FTS markets to distribute high-interest stories at scale. Follow group standards. Monitor real-time analytics. Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned. Requirements include: 3+ years’ experience developing and publishing content, including news, on digital and social platforms preferred. BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing. Excellent writer and storyteller. Superior news judgement. Impeccable writing and copy editing skills. Overwhelming attention to detail. Thrive under deadline pressure. Stellar communication skills. Social media expert. Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Video and photo editing experience (Adobe products a plus). Must be willing to work various shifts, including nights and weekends. 

To apply, visit: https://foxcareers.com/Search/JobDetail/R50021217/digital-content-creator-fox-tv-stations

 

 

WLS-TV VACATION RELIEF NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER

WLS-TV VACATION RELIEF NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER

ABC7/WLS, the ABC Owned Television station in Chicago, IL is seeking an experienced ENG News Photographer to fill vacation slots. 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.

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
  • Able to lift and carry 30 lbs. of equipment
  • Able to work all shifts including nights, weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

To apply, please log on to: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/ and search for Job ID: 10038476 or use the link:

https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/chicago/eng-crew-vacation-relief/391/43341720656

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.

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION FOR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS

The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email [email protected] with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

WLS-TV, Weekend Morning Newscast Producer

WLS, Weekend Morning Newscast Producer

ABC7/WLS, the ABC Owned Television station in Chicago, IL is seeking an energetic, creative producer for our weekend morning newscasts.

Responsibilities:

  • In addition to crafting a fast paced, visually compelling show, the producer is responsible for booking guests and creating relevant feature segments that will be of interest to weekend morning news viewers. 
  • The producer will communicate with reporters about the focus and format of their stories.  
  • The producer will be responsible for creating some graphics and editing video at their desktop.
  • The producer will also work as a newswriter, working on various newscasts 3 days a week.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years newscast producing experience in a medium to large market.  
  • Must have rock solid news judgment and aggressive when it comes to covering breaking news. 
  • Strong writing, communication and organizational skills. 
  • Demonstrates consistent use of social media in all parts of newscast creation from story selection to on-air presentation. 
  • Able to work unpredictable hours and work under deadline pressure.
  • The weekend morning producer role includes weekend/overnight hours.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

Additional Information:

This is a NABET-represented position.

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

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

To apply, please log on to: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/ and search for Job ID: 10038461 or use the link:

https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/chicago/wls-weekend-morning-newscast-producer/391/43341721936

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.

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION FOR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS

The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email [email protected] with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

General Sales Manager

Our company is committed to being trusted voices of light and truth reaching hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

 

 

 

Who We Are

At Bonneville International, our purpose is to build up, connect, inform, and celebrate communities and families in the markets we serve. As an integrated media company, we provide content, advertising, and digital marketing solutions across 23 radio stations in Denver, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Seattle, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL-TV 5, in Salt Lake. We are responsible for lifting and inspiring with respect and giving voice to all the communities and clients we serve.

 

We believe that empowering our employees to share their ideas and experiences will fuel creativity, innovation, and inspiration. A diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our ability to create and deliver exceptional content, products, and services that represent our communities. We’re proud of our history and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

 

To learn more about Bonneville and how our local media matters, visit: https://bonneville.com/

 

Position Overview

 

We need a dynamic General Sales Manager to oversee a sales team in our San Francisco market. The ideal candidate will have a track record of growing market share by creating integrated marketing solutions, developing client relationships, coaching account executives and achieving revenue goals. They will develop and maintain strategies to ensure revenue growth for the stations and for our digital channels.

 

Note: Work configurations are subject to change based on business needs and at company discretion.

  • This position is a hybrid role that requires the employee to sometimes work at Daly City site. Specific hybrid schedules will be determined based on business needs and evaluated by managers and senior management.

 

What You Will Do:

Primary job duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruit and attract top sales talent
  • Communicate effectively to build and maintain successful internal and external relationships with reps, buyers, planners and clients
  • Take full ownership of station budgets and revenue goals and develop strategies to improve sales year over year
  • Develop targeted, customer focused marketing solutions using multiple media products including but not limited to radio, web, mobile and social media
  • Develop sales team through mentoring, goal setting, training and other management practices

 

Skills and Experience We Are Looking For:

 

  • College degree in business, communications, sales, marketing, related field, or equivalent is preferred.
  • A minimum of five years’ successful sales experience, including two to three years as an effective manager, directing the accomplishment of sales objectives, preferably in broadcasting
  • Highly computer literate in all Microsoft Office products and ideally has experience with Wide Orbit, Salesforce, and a complete understanding of Nielsen Ratings
  • Excellent understanding of effectively pricing and managing inventory
  • Skilled negotiator with ability to up-sell
  • Proven history of achieving budgets on multiple platforms
  • Ability to organize, analyze and interpret statistical data and draw conclusions from finding and follow-through.
  • Possess excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Capable and willing to resolve unexpected problems and be flexible to perform unscheduled assignments
  • Maintain a positive rapport with co-workers, vendors and clients
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and proven ability to safely drive personal vehicle without exposing company to serious liability risks
  • Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures
  • Work effectively in a team environment.
  • Proven ability to handle stress.
  • Ability to consistently work hours required.  Works more when required to meet deadlines including weekends, evenings, etc.
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
  • Maintain positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management and clients
  • Maintain confidentiality by not discussing internal matters, company strategies, client’s proprietary information, personnel matters, wage and salary information or any sensitive information with clients, competitors, listeners, the media or inappropriately with co-workers, and by not distributing our proprietary research or other information to our competitors.

 

 

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in and actively support Bonneville’s EEO policy as it relates to recruitment, selection, evaluation, compensation, training, promotion and termination.  Includes being knowledgeable and conversant with the FCC EEO Rules effective March 10, 2003, and understanding the compliance issues that safeguard the station’s FCC license.  
  • Take a proactive role in supporting Bonneville’s policy to prevent harassment of any kind within the workplace, at off-site places of company business and at company-sponsored social venues.
  • Assure that employees working in your department will receive annual performance appraisals.  Guarantee that employees will sign Conflict of Interest and Payola annually.

 

 

Physical Demands

  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
  • Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to operate computer keys and general office equipment. Ability to work on a computer for prolonged periods of time.
  • Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
  • Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination.
  • Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion.

 

 

Compensation Range: $ 160,000 - $240,000. Salary will be determined by an evaluation of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant along with internal and external benchmarks.

 

What We Offer You: Check Out Our Bonneville Benefits!

Employees at Bonneville can enjoy a broad offering of benefits, including:

  • Robust, affordable medical, dental and vision coverage with no wait period for enrollment
  • 401(k) with Company match and employer-funded retirement account, both fully vested from day one
  • Paid leave for new parents under our Medical Maternity (8 weeks) and Parental Leave (8 weeks) benefits
  • Opportunities to apply for tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off for vacation (120 hours accrued per year) and sick leave (80 hours accrued per year) in addition to 12 paid company holidays per year
  • Paid time off for volunteering (40 hours per year)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services
  • Access to an entire team of free financial planners
  • Matches on contributions to charitable organizations after one year of service
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities
  • Dynamic team culture that values teamwork, having fun, and collaboration

 

Bonneville is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

 

 



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://admin.sourcingpro.io/apply/68830/443069/

 

Sr. Coordinator, Brand Multiplatform Media Strategy

ROLE SUMMARY

The Brand Multiplatform Media Strategy Senior Coordinator will work with the Media Strategy team to maintain monthly promotional plans, track projects for Ad Sales and work closely with multiple departments including Brand Design, Brand Creative, Programming, Research, Ad Sales Marketing, Consumer Marketing, Traffic and Operations. This role will also be responsible for strategically scheduling promotional spots and secondary elements for Hallmark Chanel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Hallmark Drama, and additional digital platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Plan weekly promotional campaigns in the GRiPit Promo Optimization tool for our three linear channels
  • Schedule promos and graphics on daily broadcast logs to achieve GRP/Reach and Frequency goals.
  • Schedule promotion across non-linear platforms using FreeWheel
  • Work with the Brand Production & Operations department to ensure timely delivery of assets
  • Collaborate with the Network Operations department to ensure that planned media airs as anticipated
  • Pull promo reports as needed
  • Day-Of-Air log changes as needed 
  • Partner with the Creative Services team to manage work orders in OAP – this includes placing promotional orders for on-air, non-linear campaigns and adding necessary versions
  • Traffic on-air & multi-platform assets
  • Pull as-run reports and complete post-logs each week
  • Fulfill synergy requests

QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as an on-air planning coordinator, promo scheduler, traffic/commercial operations scheduler or equivalent
  • Previous experience using GRiPit, Wide Orbit and FileMaker Pro
  • Previous experience using Microsoft Office software. Proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Detail oriented and proven ability to organize and schedule work effectively and follow-up on project completion

OTHER CHARACTERISTICS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Must be team-oriented and have a collaborative work style with ability to build strong working relationships
  • Enthusiastic self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

 

The hourly rate range for this job is between $24.46 and $30.58. Hourly rates will take into consideration several factors including location. 

 

Please apply at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=42354&clientkey=477B620764F4A7BADB21CD8BE2241D3A

Motion Designer - Hallmark Media

SUMMARY

It’s an exciting time to join Hallmark Media and become part of our award-winning in-house creative agency, Crown Global Brand Group. We are a collaborative, diverse and inclusive team of creatives who take pride in our work, company, and brand. 

We’re on the search for a Motion Designer to join our expanding creative team. The Motion Designer is an essential role within the Crown Global Brand Group and is responsible for creating conceptual and engaging designs that reinforce and evolve our brand aesthetic within the parameters of our creative briefs. The ideal candidate is a highly creative thinker, collaborator, problem-solver, and passionate about all things design. In addition to a formal design education, you have tasteful design sensibilities and a strong eye for detail. We are on the hunt for a designer who is looking to grow in their career and with the company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Creative Director, Motion, you will execute creative solutions consistent with Hallmark Media and its media properties brand criteria. You will be responsible for helping with the day-to-day and overall brand creative development for Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Hallmark Drama and Hallmark Movies Now. Working across internal teams you will bring fresh and creative approaches to business initiatives and identify new innovative directions for the ongoing evolution of our brands.

  • Collaborate with other designers, creative directors, producers, and editors to execute on brand creative materials that support 360 marketing initiatives and move our business forward.
  • Responsible for designing and executing industry leading creative on projects ranging from On-Air Promos, Social Content, Brand Creative, Sizzle Reels, Ad Sales initiatives, Marketing Campaigns, Corporate Presentations, and other internal client needs.  
  • Enthusiastically partners with peers and internal clients to ensure work meets creative and strategic standards appropriate to the target audiences and brand
  • Working within brand graphics packages, you will support Senior Motion Designers and Creative Directors on day-to-day projects and responsibilities
  • Participate in creative brainstorms and team meetings
  • Translate creative brief concepts into effective and original creative
  • Design style frames and mood boards for original series, stunts and other business initiatives

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must submit a portfolio link with resume when applying
  • 2-4 years’ experience designing for broadcast/streaming and social media  
  • Strong design, typographic, conceptual and animation skills a must!
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite - After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator and 3rd party plug-ins
  • Working knowledge of After Effects Mogrt templates and expressions
  • Cinema 4D experience a bonus
  • Current with motion design trends and practices
  • Current with Social Media platforms and trends
  • Solid understanding of file structure and project workflow
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Comfortable troubleshooting basic IT and technical issues as they arise
  • Able to juggle multiple projects and pivot when necessary

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS/CHARACTERISTICS  

  • Undergraduate degree with major in Graphic Arts or Design a plus
  • You are a team player with a positive attitude and thrive in a collaborative work environment
  • Responds with a “can do” attitude to tight deadlines and feedback from team leaders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment while balancing high-priority, long-term projects with short-term, immediate deadlines
  • Passionate and curious about design, TV, movies, streaming and all things entertainment
  • Excellent and articulate communicator/partner who proactively seeks out information when necessary
  • Ability to showcase diplomatic skills in the face of the unpredictable
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Must own an ugly holiday sweater!

 

The annual salary range for this job is between $81,000 and $90,000. Salary will take into consideration several factors including location. 

 

Please use link to apply: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=42407&clientkey=477B620764F4A7BADB21CD8BE2241D3A

WLS GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

ABC7/WLS, the ABC Owned Television station in Chicago, IL has an opening for an energetic and dynamic general assignment reporter.

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering and reporting news for on-air and digital platforms
  • Contributes ideas, works sources, writes effectively, delivers live reports flawlessly and generates material for all platforms

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to gather and present news in a fast-paced, deadline environment
  • Solid writing and reporting skills
  • Ability to develop sources and enterprise stories
  • Understanding of digital platforms; social media experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability and knowledge of shooting and editing a plus

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with a preferred emphasis in journalism or a related field.
  • Preferably, Minimum 3 years experience in a large market

Additional Information:

This position is covered under the Company’s collective bargaining agreement with AFTRA.

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

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

To apply, please log on to: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/ and search for Job ID: 10038464 or use the link:

https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/chicago/general-assignment-reporter/391/43240070992 

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.

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION FOR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS

The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email [email protected] with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

TV News Reporter/Video Journalist - KCEC Univision Denver, CO

Location/Market (City, State):  Denver, Colorado

Media (Station Call Letters and Channel): KCEC-TV Univision

Company Division: TV

Job Type (i.e. Part-Time, Full-Time): Full Time

Job Title: Reporter / Video Journalist - 1 position available

 

Job Description/Responsibilities

KCEC Univision Colorado is looking for a bilingual experienced Reporter/Video Journalists to cover news stories for daily live newscasts

These Journalists will be responsible to coordinate, organize and conduct conversational live reporting, feature reporting and news.

Must be able to shoot, write and edit and present live stories on a daily basis for 5pm and 10pm shows

Candidates will be responsible for the development of on-going sweeps style stories   Cultivate sources within the market to generate breaking stories

 Requirements:

* BA in Journalism, Communication or related studies
* Minimum 3 years of experience in the field
* Must be willing to work in Denver Metro area

* Must be fluent in Spanish (speak, read & write)

* Must be willing to submit a background investigation

* Must have a valid driver’s license

* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

* Punctuality and Dependability are essential
* Knowledge of Final Cut Pro editing technology a plus

* Please include links to ON-AIR demo.

 

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

 

Entravision is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourages applications from women and minorities.

 

Send Resume to:  [email protected] or mail to 1907 Mile High Stadium West Circle, Denver, CO 80204. Apply online at

 

 

Closing Date: 2/15/23

 

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.

Programming & Content Acquisitions Coordinator

ABOUT FSTV

Network Background: Operating in its 28th year, Free Speech TV (FSTV) is a national, nonprofit, independent news network whose mission is to empower an informed and active citizenry to build a more just, equitable multiracial democracy. Powered by our viewers, FSTV amplifies the voices not heard on the corporate networks and lifts up the efforts of everyday people working on the front lines of racial, economic, and environmental justice. The team at FSTV believes a just, kind, and sustainable world is built by people inspired by diverse voices, surprising conversations, and fearless truth-telling.

Free Speech TV airs 24/7 with daily news programs like Democracy Now! and The Thom Hartmann Program, with weekly current affairs series like Gay USA and Economic Update, with award-winning documentaries, and with special coverage of events and movements like Netroots Nation, Bioneers and the Poor People’s Campaign. FSTV reaches 30 million US homes via DISH, DIRECTV, local cable affiliates, Sling TV, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire/Alexa, iOS app, social media and www.freespeech.org.

Position Summary: Free Speech TV seeks a values-aligned and experienced programming/acquisition coordinator to help acquire, develop
and curate the content in support of FSTV’s vision of informing, educating and mobilizing viewers to build a better world. As a Denver, CO-based team member of the FSTV Content Team, the Programming & Content Acquisition Coordinator will work closely with the network’s producers, program hosts, distribution platforms, and movement organizers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

● Researching the social justice programming marketplace, exploring programming partnerships, and evaluating long- and short-form
content that reflects FSTV’s mission and values.
● Cultivating relationships with content contributors, distributors and filmmakers and representing FSTV with integrity, respect and the
highest standards in developing those relationships.
● Maintaining a database of contacts and programs, while monitoring program rights, requirements, payments and licensing
agreement dates.
● Producing written analyses (coverage) of reviewed programs and recommending acquisitions to the Program Director and Content Team.
● Drafting and negotiating license agreements.
● Writing content descriptions for multiple platforms and defining tagging metadata.
● Working with the content team to develop program launch strategies.
● Reviewing submitted media files for quality control.
● Assist in Ingesting, transcoding and formatting incoming media;Ensuring the timely electronic delivery of media to master control and digital platforms.
● Assist in support of recorded and special live events, both virtual and in-person, for broadcast and digital distribution.
● Perform other duties assigned by the Program Director.

Attributes
The Acquisitions Coordinator position requires the abilities, leadership, willingness, drive and initiative to:

● Manage content partners and cross-departmental projects with the ability to work collaboratively.
● Complete all tasks accurately and on time with strong attention to detail.
● Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills — ability to interact well, collaborate and support colleagues and partners (producers, hosts, and vendors).
● Remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges while at times working in a high tempo environment
● Manage multiple assignments simultaneously and effectively.
● Work extended hours for special events.

Preferred Professional and Personal Qualifications
The ideal candidate for the Content Coordinator position will offer:

● 3 to 5 years of experience along with a nuanced understanding of journalism, storytelling, political/strategic communications and
audience engagement across demographics, ideology and lived experience.
● Personal commitment to FSTV’s values and its vision of a multiracial democracy.
● A deep understanding of the intersectionality of social, racial, economic, and environmental justice issues, and a passion for the
network’s movement-building mission.
● Familiarity and a network of social justice organizations, movements and progressive content creators.
● A minimum of 2 years working in a social media environment with an understanding of how progressive issues, activism, and digital
media intersect on social media platforms, particularly video streaming platforms.
● Experience with GoogleDocs with a view to managing lists and schedules.
● Basic familiarity of production and post-production processes in a broadcast or digital environment preferred.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Planning and organization skills, with ability to manage multiple projects, to respond quickly to emerging opportunities, and to meet
deadlines consistently.
● Strong interpersonal skills, maturity, tactfulness, and good judgment.
● Strong work ethic, demonstrating personal initiative, responsibility, and a commitment to results.
● Collegiality and a good sense of humor, employing a welcoming, collaborative approach and a strong team-oriented style.
● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
● Ability to travel as needed (post-Covid).

FLSA Status: Fulltime, Non-Exempt
Reports To: Program Director
Department: Programming
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Location: Denver, CO (currently hybrid)
Travel: Occasional travel is required
Compensation: $55,000-$60,000 annually, commensurate with experience
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life, short/long-term disability insurance. Generous paid time off. 401k retirement plan.
Anticipated Start Date: 2/28/23 or earlier when possible.

To Apply: To apply, submit a cover letter to [email protected] using “Programming & Content Acquisitions Coordinator position” in the subject line. The application deadline for this position is COB on 1/30/23

Free Speech TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based upon age, race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, status as a veteran, status as an individual with a disability or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

WLS Anchor Reporter

WLS ANCHOR/REPORTER

ABC7/WLS, the ABC Owned Television station in Chicago, IL has an opening for a collaborative anchor/reporter who is responsible for taking ownership of, and working with producers and reporters/colleagues to craft high impact content on linear and digital platforms. The candidate also sets the tone for teamwork and excellence within the station and across the station group. The anchor/reporter is an empathetic and ethical news leader who is committed to uncovering and reporting the facts, and with integrity above all else. He or she must be a team player, compelling journalist, and inclusive storyteller with the ability to authentically engage and connect with a diverse audience. Additionally, the anchor/reporter must demonstrate a full understanding of the powerful voice and responsibility journalists have to, and with, the communities they serve.  This position will anchor afternoon/evening newscasts M-F.

Responsibilities:

  • Exceptional reporting, writing and interviewing skills
  • Ability to source and generate impactful enterprise leads, and create impactful content relying on critical relationships with local news makers
  • Be tenacious in their ability to uncover stories through investigation and research
  • Subject matter expertise in telling high impact stories in breaking news coverage, and ability to demonstrate this from the anchor desk and in the field
  • Ability to report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as owned and distributed digital and social platforms
  • Active use of social media for promotion and news gathering
  • Demonstrated ability to move an audience between linear and digital platforms
  • Willingness to lead and mentor
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the community, which includes representing the station and participating at various community events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least five years of experience

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. Preferred emphasis in journalism or a related field.

Additional Information:

This position is covered under the Company’s collective bargaining agreement with AFTRA.

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

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

To apply, please log on to: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/ and search for Job ID: 10038172 or use the link:

https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/chicago/anchor-reporter/391/42841325712 

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.