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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Project Manager, Cultural Affairs

Wisconsin Public Television seeks a Project Manager to provide cross-departmental support for arts and culture broadcast and digital projects with particular emphasis on the Young Performers Initiative (YPI), a general audience and educational initiative celebrating Wisconsin’s young performers and those who inspire them. Requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus professional experience in project management; arts/music education; media production; or related field; excellent communication and strong planning and organizational skills.

 

Details: https://wpt.org/AboutWPT/Employment/project-manager-cultural-affairs

Betsy.nelson@wpt.org. 608-262-5221

 

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Manager, Foundation Gifts

ideastream, Northeast Ohio’s Innovative Public Media organization is in need of a Manager, Foundation Gifts. This critical role is responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting gifts from foundation prospects with a giving capacity of $10,000 and greater.  Managing a portfolio of more than 100 prospects, the Manager will identify prospects through prospect research tools, seek discovery for affinity through networking and appointments, and develop a relationship that leads to a solicitation for ideastream programs and services. The successful candidate will:

  • Manage a diversified portfolio of more than 100 non-corporate foundation prospects in various stages of giving – prospect, active giving, lapsed giving
  • Engage prospects in events and volunteer opportunities in order to build affinity
  • Maintain an activity level of an average of three face-to-face appointments each week with prospects in varying stages of moves management – discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship

Qualifications include:

  • Excellent oral, written communication, interpersonal, relationship building and presentation skills
  • Ability to cultivate strong, positive relationships, work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Moderate level of sales, marketing or nonprofit development experience
  • Experience managing a prospect portfolio with revenue expectations
  • Experience in a nonprofit development/fundraising setting, Public Broadcasting experience a plus
  • Experience in writing grants and proposals
  • Experience in using a prospect management database, Allegiance a plus
    Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications or related field
  • Master’s degree preferred

 For a full job description and to apply go to: http://www.ideastream.org/careers and click on the job title.

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Maintenance Engineer - WQAD

The technical equipment and physical plant of the station requires routine maintenance and repair to keep it in correct operating condition. Situations also arise that require emergency or short notice conditions and station maintenance staffs are available to meet those needs. Keeping the station on the air and operating properly is the responsibility of the Maintenance Engineers.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES/SKILLS:

1. Responsible for mechanical, electrical, and electronic maintenance and repair of building and physical plant equipment: heating, ventilating, and air conditioning; lawn and grounds equipment; towers; vehicles; and other equipment as assigned.

2. Responsible for equipment installation, construction, renovation, and record keeping. Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings, instruction manuals, and other technical information.

3. Must be able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

4. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Skills and Knowledge
The person who fills this job must have an understanding of television station operations and must be able to function as an operator as required... Additional experience in equipment maintenance or verifiable training in equipment maintenance, computer systems, and mechanical maintenance desired. Must have ability to work with hands and must be able to use tools, test equipment, and problem solving skills in maintenance and repair of equipment. Must have ability to analyze the situation for the course of action needed. Position does require standing, lifting, manual dexterity, full vision, color perception, speaking, and hearing. Some responsibilities will require lifting, climbing, standing, walking, reaching, and balancing. Position requires a valid driver’s license.


Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalency required. College degree in Electrical or Broadcast Engineering preferred. A minimum of 5 years experience in broadcast operations, and at least two years of maintenance experience required.

To Apply
Please submit your resume to Troy Hollmer Chief Engineer, WQAD-TV 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265 Troy.Hollmer@WQAD.com 309-764-8888 309-736-3235

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Multi-Media Journalist - WQAD

WQAD News 8, the Tribune owned affiliate in Moline, IL is seeking an experienced Multi-Media Journalist to join our news team. We are looking for an authentic, dynamic, engaging individual who can connect with an audience on all platforms and is a team player. The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, strong reporting skills and experience as a videographer and nonlinear editor along with the ability to tell memorable stories and ad lib with ease.

If you are a serious, smart journalist who wants to work in an innovative environment, is driven and self-sufficient, apply now!

Responsibilities
• Shoot, edit, write and produce news stories including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
• Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
• Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
• Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
• Appear on camera as required for all platforms
• Gather material on multiple stories per day – delivering content throughout the day on all platforms
• Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
• Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
• 2+ years of MMJ experience
• Proven track record delivering compelling and promotable stories
• Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If you are interested in this position
Send a resume to Alan Baker, News Director, WQAD News 8, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at alan.baker@wqad.com


Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info
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% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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Full Time Producer - WQAD

Are you a “news junkie” with a passion for journalism and live television? If so, WQAD News 8 has an immediate opening for a full-time newscast producer.

Responsibilities:
As a key member of our editorial content team you will collaborate with managers, the assignment desk and web producers in the planning, writing and coordination of all elements of a daily newscast. You must be able to handle a great deal of writing under tight deadlines and be able to keep your cool under pressure.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree in mass communications, journalism or a related field, strong writing skills, strong organizational skills, and a high level of creativity.

The right candidate for this position will be available to work a variety of hours including overnights and weekends.

Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: www.wqad.com or send your resume to Kristy Phillipson (Executive Producer) kristy.phillipson@wqad.com

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT 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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 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.

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WCIV - Local Sales Assistant II

WCIV is seeking a detail-oriented Sales Assistant who has strong written and oral communication skills.

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