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Producer, Student Reporting Labs

Student Reporting Labs (SRL), the national youth journalism program that connects classrooms and afterschool programs to local PBS stations and the PBS NewsHour, seeks a Producer to oversee production of Student Reporting Labs video and digital content for NewsHour broadcast and digital platforms.

The Producer will work a portfolio of schools within in the program to ensure the highest technical and editorial quality by setting and enforcing standards and managing SRL video workflow. Additional responsibilities include developing strategies and workflows, generating story ideas, editing, timely communication with teachers and students and participation in special events. College degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum 4 years professional experience shooting, editing and producing video content for a media outlet.

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.

Master Control Operator - WJAC-TV

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

Reporter Producer, Segment Unit

PBS NewsHour is seeking an enthusiastic individual who will serve as an integral member of the PBS NewsHour’s Segment Production Unit overseeing the daily production of video segments for use on-air and on-line.  The Reporter Producer will write and edit broadcast copy, objectively and on deadline, for use in the PBS NewsHour’s daily video news summaries and select and edit incoming video images and interview clips to accompany those summaries.  Additionally, this individual will research and produce day-of-air and forward-planned field segments, develop pitches for field segments, and plan budgets. Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. 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.

Account Executive - WQAD

WQAD 8 has an opening for an Account Executive. Responsibilities include proposing media advertising strategies over several media platforms to local businesses and advertising agencies. Previous sales experience and a college degree preferred. Working knowledge of digital, mobile, social media a plus. Must have the ability to utilize PowerPoint, Word and Excel proficiently.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES/SKILLS:
• A proven track record of creativity
• The ability to complete an effective customer needs analysis
• Develop new business for continued revenue growth, working with direct clients and advertising agencies.
• Embrace new technology. Applicant needs to be experienced in the use of new technology and possess the ability to learn how new technologies can be used to develop sales opportunities that will benefit our customers and new revenue growth for our business.
• Conduct sales calls within an established zone in our designated market area.
• Experienced in building relationships and able to use available resources to generate revenue.
• Forecast pending business.
• Achieve monthly revenue budget.
• Achieve monthly new business quota. Conduct presentations utilizing our marketing department and use available research materials to secure new customer and develop revenue.
• Maximize use of selling day by using available resources to handle administrative duties.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Verbal and written skills used in meetings, conversation and presentations.
• Ability to drive vehicle.
• Dexterity to operate keys on computers and telephones.
• Ability to lift tapes, sales packages and other object up to 20 pounds and over when needed.
• Exposed to all kinds of weather conditions in connection with making sales calls on clients.
• Must be willing to travel.

RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS        EXTERNAL CONTACTS
Other Account Executives   Advertising clients
Sales Assistants
Station Management

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume to Dan Englund, Director of Sales at WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at dan.englund@wqad.com.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.


Equal Opportunity Employer

C-Span - Political Producer

C-Span is looking for a Political Producer based in DC. This position requires a minimum of four years of related experience after graduating college.

C-Span - Freelance Video Journalist

C-Span is looking for a Freelance Video Journalist.

Bloomberg NEF: U.S. Solar Labor Market Contractor

Our team:
Bloomberg NEF (BNEF) is a leading provider of primary research on clean energy, advanced transport, digital industry, innovative materials, and commodities.
With a team of experts spread across six continents, BNEF leverages the world’s most sophisticated data sets to create clear perspectives and in-depth forecasts that frame the financial, economic and policy implications of industry-transforming trends and technologies.
Available online, on mobile and on the Terminal, BNEF is powered by Bloomberg’s global network of 19,000 employees in 176 locations, reporting 5,000 news stories a day. Visit https://about.bnef.com/ or request more information.

To succeed at BNEF we need people who can work in an independent manner and show initiative to develop their own viewpoints, yet be collaborative with colleagues. We don’t rely on the status quo, we look for innovative yet pragmatic thinking that turns big ideas into real insights and impact. Working at BNEF sometimes feels chaotic; we need teams that are both dynamic and structured to generate the unique perspectives our clients really value. Our teams are diverse, creative, focused, and fun!

The Role:
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) is seeking a talented, highly-motivated individual to join our energy research team in New York for 10 weeks. The successful candidate will undertake research and analysis relating to the U.S. solar labor market, and will work alongside our regional solar team.

We will trust you to:
- Conduct research on the U.S. solar labor market
- Gather and organize data sets
- Publish written research on topics covered
- Do quantitative analysis on U.S. solar labor market, understanding the geographic and political distribution of solar jobs in the U.S., and identifying where productivity gains have been made.
- Speak with industry figures and BNEF clients to gather information and opinions

We’ll need you to:
- Have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) or current senior in undergrad or masters degree program
- Demonstrate an interest and enthusiasm for the energy industry
- Have excellent critical thinking and strong quantitative skills
- Have good communication skills: writing (for research projects) and speaking (for presentations). Written and spoken English must be excellent.
- Act as a self-starter, have a high work-rate and have the ability to work on parallel tasks with attention to detail
- Derive information from public sources and in-person / telephone interviews
- Have working knowledge of Excel and other MS Office applications

We would love you to have:
- An understanding of energy or labor economics
- A background in natural sciences, engineering, economics, or finance

At a minimum, we require that you:
- Are legally authorized to work full-time in the United States and will not require visa sponsorship now or in the future
- Available to start September/October 1st

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/68451

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.

Staff Desk Assistant

ABC7 Chicago is looking for a resourceful, aggressive journalist to become part of the nerve center of our news gathering operation for all platforms.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be an aggressive, self-sufficient journalist who recognizes a good news story and understands what it takes to bring it to audiences on all platforms. We need someone who is a team player, works well under deadline pressure and is comfortable juggling multiple duties.  Those duties include field producing, making phone calls, monitoring social media, dispatching crews and communicating new information to the newsroom in a timely manner.

Basic Qualifications

Must understand and adhere to all journalistic standards when developing stories for all ABC7 platforms. Must be an excellent communicator. Must understand how to leverage social media as a news gathering tool.

Required Education

College degree required

Preferred Qualifications

Newsroom experience strongly preferred.

Additional Information

This is a NABET represented position

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

Requisition ID # 576452BR

No phone calls, please.

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


Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

 

Multi-platform Programming Producer

Chicago’s #1 TV station is looking for a multi-skilled producer and modern visual storyteller to create original video content for all of our platforms – TV, digital and social media. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and a “natural” at crafting compelling stories. The ideal candidate will also possess the following skills:

  • Adept at researching and finding positive community stories, feature stories and “shareable” content
  • Must be a strong, creative and versatile writer who can really bring stories to life
  • Must be a master organizer, planner and be able to handle the logistics of live broadcasts and events, multiple on-going projects and crews 

Responsibilities

Producing both short-form and long-form video content, half-hour programs, live programming specials and social video content as needed. Must be an idea generator, problem-solver and be willing to collaborate and work with a large creative team.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum of 5 years producing, writing, editing and shooting original video content for a TV station or similar professional environment.

Preferred Qualifications

A strong knowledge of digital platforms, social media and experience with Adobe Premiere is preferred.

Additional Information

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

Requisition ID # 574246BR

No phone calls, please.

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

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

Digital & Social Content Coordinator

The Digital & Social Content coordinator will assist the Vikings digital and social groups, creating content specifically for the team’s various digital properties. This person will oversee the Vikings push notification strategy, working with partnerships and business intelligence to create engaging campaigns. They will also work closely with the digital team to help launch new technologies or platforms – like OTT. This person will also create social specific content for the Vikings Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube accounts. In some instances, they may serve as the point person on select digital-only content series. This position will also assist with social community management and ideation around digital and social content opportunities.  Apply online at Vikings.com


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Assist digital team with Vikings Now OTT and Vikings VR applications, updating and managing content.
· Assist with Alexa Flash Briefing and Vikings Daily Program
· Manage organization’s push notification strategy on the Vikings mobile app. Will work with sales, marketing and content teams to build and create relevant notifications and experiences – both location based real-time
· Serve as a point of content with Rover, building new templates for tentpole events as well as retail and event opportunities
· Assist with content uploading and programming for Vikings.com.
· Assist with social community management, creating and encouraging a two-way dialogue with fans
· Assist with implementation of content strategy on gamedays and events
· Assist with innovation on new digital and social platforms, defining organization strategies in a fluctuating digital/social landscape
· Work closely with the team’s sales & marketing, community relations, public relations, ticketing, stadium ops, MVC (Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders), Viktor, Vikings Women, fan experience & merchandise sales departments to create and execute social media marketing, promotional and sponsor-related campaigns as needed
· Be involved in the planning and execution of Vikings digital & social media efforts in a highly innovative environment where collaboration is highly encouraged
· Other duties as assigned

EXPECTATIONS:
· Collaborate with various departments with vested digital & social media interests
· Flexibility to work long hours, evenings, weekends and willingness to travel
· Project a professional image in all interactions including fans, corporate partners and Vikings associates

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
· Bachelor’s Degree required
· 2-3+ years’ experience in Digital Media, Social Media, Digital Marketing, or a related field
· Knowledge of digital space including mobile applications, OTT, VR and AR
· Must have an outstanding working knowledge of all major social platforms
· Excellent writing, communication and proof reading skills; superior attention to detail
· Availability to work long, irregular hours
· Adaptability to a fast-paced environment involving simultaneous projects and multiple supervisors
· Ability to meet deadlines and think creatively
· Possesses initiative, passion for innovation and technology, organization, customer focus, effective communication

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS: This position may require the individual to have access to confidential records and information. To successfully perform this position, confidentiality of the information with which the individual has contact must be maintained.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
· Must be able to navigate the stadium on home or away games to access the field, outdoor plaza, press box, locker room, etc.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Will have duties at home and away stadiums, community events and other Vikings events
· Ability to work in inclement weather conditions