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Full Time Editor - WQAD

We are looking for a team member to join an already dynamic team. Do you have a thirst to go the extra mile to deliver great product? If so, we are interested in speaking to you about this opportunity.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Edit accurate & compelling video
• Operate Final Cut Pro
• Successfully meet multiple daily deadlines
• Shoot and or write news & sports stories

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience in editing, writing and shooting video
• Journalistic knowledge to match appropriate video with the script
• Effective communication skills with Producers & other news staff
• Valid driver’s license
• A four-year degree or equivalent experience is preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possess the dexterity to operate keyboard & mouse for editing. The ability to review and edit quality stories. Must be able to lift and operated field news cameras.

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

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume and tape to Andy McKay, Chief Photographer, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061. This may also be e-mailed to [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

Production Assistant, Segment Unit

PBS NewsHour is seeking a passionate Production Assistant who will be responsible for providing a diverse range of writing, research, editing, production, and tracking services to support the work of the PBS NewsHour. You will prepare news material and news feeds for compilation and produce compilations exercising independent judgment. Other tasks include researching and fulfilling video requests for PBS NewsHour producers, acquiring and creating footage, assisting in covering breaking news and in writing for broadcast news summary. College degree in journalism, communications, political science, or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Introductory experience with broadcast and online journalism, including writing, editing, and shooting preferred. Experience with nonlinear editing programs is desirable.

PBS NewsHour is a wholly-owned, non-profit subsidiary of WETA. For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Reporter Producer, Education & National Affairs

PBS NewsHour is seeking an enthusiastic individual who will serve as an integral member of the PBS NewsHour’s National Affairs coverage team. The Reporter Producer will research and produce day-of-air and forward-planned segments on a variety of subjects, primarily business, economics, education, health, science, technology, sports, and entertainment in close coordination with the PBS NewsHour’s team of on-air correspondents and anchors.  Additionally, this individual will produce tape packages periodically, closely cover education policy and develop relationships with sources, and conceive and develop pitches for segments that include a detailed explanation of the story.  Minimum of two (2) years experience working in journalism, preferably for a national outlet. Reporting or blogging experience required.

PBS NewsHour is a wholly-owned, non-profit subsidiary of WETA. For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.

WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

News Producer

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. The candidate will be responsible for day-to-day production of our newscasts. This position will work closely with newsroom managers on the newscast and its content. 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.

Skills: 

  • Possess solid news judgment
  • Be a compelling and accurate writer
  • Ability 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
  • Must have strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities are a must
  • Proficiency with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews

Experience and Education:

  • At least one year of experience producing newscasts at a commercial TV station, or equivalent
  • A degree in journalism is preferred

Apply online at www.sbgi.net.

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

Vacation Relief Newswriter & Producer

ABC 7, Chicago's #1 news is seeking a creative and self-motivated news writer and producer to join our team.

Basic Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have outstanding news judgment and be able to craft a thoughtful, visually compelling newscast that meets the high journalistic standards of ABC7 Chicago.   Strong organizational and time-management skills are a must. Duties also include creating some graphics and desktop editing. Should be active on social media and understand how to leverage digital platforms for newscast production. Must be willing to work a variety of shifts including weekends.

Required Education
Must have 3-5 years’ experience producing newscasts. Large market experience is preferred. College degree required.

Additional Information
This is a NABET represented position. Interested applicants should upload a cover letter, resume and links at "www.disneycareers.com"
Requisition ID # 558182BR


No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporting Location - Chicago, IL

 

News Operations Manager

ABC 7 Chicago is looking for its next news operations manager. Join the #1 team in Chicago and help define the future of newsgathering.  You’ll work with a talented group of photographers, editors and editorial staff members as you oversee all operational aspects of the newsgathering process.

Responsibilities

Lead and manage station’s news photographers, media managers and editors; provide those employees with feedback and ensure high quality production values in all newscasts

Schedule photographers, gear and vehicles

Oversee maintenance of news vehicles

Troubleshoot equipment issues and serve as primary news contact to engineering and IT departments

Plan operational aspects of special events coverage, such as election night, major sporting events, and out of town trips

Define workflows in the field, edit area and transmission

Monitor new and emerging technologies and evaluate how those technologies can enhance and streamline news workflows

Work with VP/news director on capital and operational budget development

Take lead on all newsgathering safety and risk management issues

Develop and maintain vendor relationships; negotiate services

Basic Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have an in depth knowledge of field newsgathering and edit operations; significant experience dealing with the demands of a 24/7 news operation and the pressures of executing breaking news; knowledge of new and emerging newsgathering technologies such as cellular bonded technology; superb communication and organizational skills

 Preferred Qualifications

5+ years experience as a news photographer; knowledge of labor union contracts preferred.

Education

College degree required.

Additional Information

Candidates should upload their cover letter and resume at www.disneycareers.com

Requisition ID # 555646BR

No phone calls, please.

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

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

10pm Newscast Producer

Produce the top-rated 10pm newscast at the best television station in Chicago. ABC7 Chicago is in search of an experienced newsroom leader to join our late news team.

Responsibilities

In addition to crafting a fast paced, visually compelling show, the producer is responsible for communicating with writers and reporters about the focus and format of their stories. The producer will also be responsible for creating graphics and editing video at their desktop.

Qualifications

Show stackers need not apply. Our ideal candidate will be a proven newsroom leader with impeccable judgement about news and use of station resources.  We are looking for someone who will aggressively cover breaking news and showcase it creatively in the 10pm newscast.  Strong writing, communication and organizational skills are a must.  Consistent use of social media in all parts of newscast creation from story selection to on-air presentation is preferred.  3-5 years of large market production experience is a requirement.

Required Education

College degree required.

Additional Information

Candidates should upload their cover letter and resume at www.disneycareers.com

Requisition ID # 554359BR

No phone calls, please.

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

 

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

Bloomberg - Reporter - Credit Markets

At Bloomberg News we are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

We are looking for a Reporter in our credit markets team, based in New York. You will be responsible for breaking stories about new deals and trends in the investment-grade bond market as well as coverage of the secondary market and relevant research. You should possess a strong understanding of deal flow, structure and pricing and a broad base of syndicate and institutional contacts.

You get excited about breaking news and beating the competition every day, as well as working with data, picking up trends, writing fresh analysis and tracking personalities.

We'll trust you to:

- Break news on new deals and trends in corporate bonds
- Lean on existing sources and develop new ones to get deal terms and intelligent, impactful news
- Work with multiple news teams across the newsroom, including magazines and TV
- Cover breaking news with speed and accuracy
- Write insightful, thought-provoking stories
- Be comfortable with data and telling stories with data

You'll need to have:

- Previous experience in journalism, preferably in real-time news
- Ability to write quickly and clearly under deadline pressure
- Ability to generate exclusive, breaking news as well as informative feature stories
- A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

If this sounds like you:
Apply via our careers website! If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know next steps.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities 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.

Bloomberg - QuickTake Editor - New York

You're a seasoned journalist with a passion for distilling complicated stories for readers who are smart yet pressed for time. You're curious about a wide range of topics: business, finance, markets, economics, technology, politics and government. Bloomberg is looking for a dynamic editor to join its global QuickTake team to produce reader-friendly news explainers on these subjects in a variety of formats. The focus is on clear writing, authoritative material and an unbiased take.

You'll have the opportunity to contribute to a range of platforms: QuickTakes appear on terminal, web, print, video, mobile and radio products. The brand is still evolving, and you'll be an integral part of the team as it innovates. QuickTake editors produce pieces by working across Bloomberg's global newsroom of more than 2,700 journalists. They also work iteratively, sharpening each other's work. Thus, comfort with a highly collaborative setting is a must.

We'll trust you to:
- Conceptualize and edit news explainers, both breaking and feature pieces
- Simplify language, enabling the reader to see the forest and not just the trees
- Collaborate effectively across the team, the newsroom and various platforms
- Be adept at using graphics to illustrate complex material

You'll need:
- Years of experience editing at a senior level, including in a fast-paced news environment
- A flair for editing copy into standout text
- Comfort with having a background role on stories (no byline)
- The ability to distinguish authoritative sources, to research a topic thoroughly, and to fairly present both sides of an argument
- A proven record as a team player who collaborates easily and effectively

If this sounds 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:
http://www.bloomberg.com/professional/

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.

Bloomberg - Equities Reporter

Bloomberg News is one of the biggest financial news organizations in the world, leading the way in delivering scoops about mergers and acquisitions. Our global equities team covers the regional equity markets, as well as breaks news on individual equities and market events.

You're tenacious and passionate about developing sources and breaking news, while also demonstrating a knack for telling compelling stories that will interest Bloomberg's global audience. You will join our equities team in NYC to own the coverage on Americas equities. You'll also help cover breaking news.

We'll trust you to:

- Break news and write enterprise stories
- Produce timely and clearly written stock movers and analysis that explains to our clients why shares are moving and include smart input from traders or investors
- Produce interviews with investors and executives that keep our clients glued to the Terminal and identify industry/economic trends
- Develop a broad array of sources
- Be a team player
- Write for a range of platforms

You’ll need to have:

- A bachelor's degree
- Experience in financial news and business reporting and a strong interest in both
- Experience covering technology, media and telecom companies strongly preferred
- An ability to write quickly, concisely and accurately under tight deadline pressure
- Skills to generate tips and cultivate sources
- Solid news judgment
- A sense of humor

If this sounds like you:

- Apply via our careers website! If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know next steps.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities 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.