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Technical Director - Freelance

Smarter, Faster, and as always - First. That's our philosophy. Bloomberg Media empowers global business leaders with breaking news, expert opinion and proprietary data distributed on every platform, across every time zone. Like our products and solutions- our teams are agile, dynamic, and innovative. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy for which we're known. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in our communities as around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen!

Around the clock, from around the globe- our Broadcast Ops Group supports live production for Television, Radio, and digital platforms. From our world headquarters in New York City, you will do much more than keep the lights on. With over 2,700 news professionals in 150 bureaus across 73 countries- we face exciting challenges every minute of every day.

You're the type of person who thrives in a fast paced high energy environment. You have a strong understanding of control room operations, and you’ll manage a crew who can run it efficiently and effectively. You’ll be an essential resource to Directors as well as the editorial team. We're looking for someone like you to join our growing and dedicated Broadcast Operations group.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Have knowledge of technical operations including fundamentals of audio, video and graphics
  • Be an excellent troubleshooter of audio/video problems
  • Be a team-player, with an “all hands on deck” mindset
  • Be dynamic and able to switch gears between multiple roles including cameras, audio, technical directing, affiliate directing, and master control

You'll need to have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a top ten market as a live newscast Technical Director
  • Experience in a live news environment is key
  • Great attention to detail, and be organized!
  • Flexibility with work hours

Does this sound like you?

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Digital News Editor

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard and we work fast, moving markets and chronicling the rise and fall of the people who make them. We are known for our quality, accuracy, and ability to deliver news and data investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through partnership with key news-makers.

Bloomberg is looking for news editor to join the editorial team at its flagship online publication in New York. The role of news editor at Bloomberg Digital is a uniquely modern position that requires tenacity, speed, technical know-how, and a daily passion for news. News editors are unflappable in the face of fast-breaking news, poised under pressure, and committed to accuracy.

News editors are responsible for spotting big stories and featuring them on the homepage, social and mobile. A high degree of fluency with news-gathering technology, mobile apps and social media is a requirement, as news editors work natively in a digital environment, spotting stories, trends, and patterns.

As our digital news editor, we’ll trust you to:

  • Monitor news feeds and social media for breaking news
  • Evaluate and promote the most important stories of the day on the front page and the app
  • Have a deep understanding of and responsiveness to digital analytics
  • Work with social media editors to effectively share stories with the world
  • Write and send mobile push alerts for various audience groups & region
  • Ensure clear writing of headlines, decks and any story framing
  • Coordinate with editorial teams in Europe and Asia

We'll need you to have:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • -5+ years of experience at a leading company
  • A strong understanding of the tools, trends, platforms on digital media
  • Experience with mobile and social platforms
  • Background in journalism, preferably with business and financial news
  • Ability to work gracefully under pressure

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think you're a match! We'll be in touch right away with next steps.

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.

Part-Time Editor - WQAD

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

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

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Dexterity to operate keyboard & mouse for editing. The ability to hear and react quickly to director’s cues. The ability to review and edit quality stories.

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

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 andy.mckay@wqad.com.

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.

Weekend Meteorologist - WQAD

The primary responsibilities of a WQAD Weekend Meteorologist is to produce and present weather information on the station's newscasts, on social media platforms and engage in storm-tracking when weather happens.

Responsibilities:

• Anchor weather segments on scheduled newscasts.
• Responsible for the airing of severe weather cut-ins.
• Maintains contact with the national weather service, area meteorologists and weather observers around the viewing area.
• Compile forecasts and other weather data for air using the NOAA weather wire, the weather computer systems, etc.
• Arranges and composes maps and illustrations using the weather graphics computer or other similar device. During severe weather, communicates with Assignment Desk and news crews as needed.
• Makes regular public appearances, including school visits and station promotions.
• Reporting weather related material for newscasts as needed.
• Monitors severe weather overnight and weekends as needed.
• Communications through social media and weather blog.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Minimum 1 year experience
• Meteorological or other like sciences degree.
• Must be able to work under extreme pressure, stress and deadlines.
• Must be able to work holidays, weekends and unusual shifts.

OTHER DUTIES:
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, special projects, technological developments, etc.

RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS                     EXTERNAL CONTACTS
News Staff                                     General Public
Operations Staff                             National Weather Service
Engineering Staff
Promotions Staff

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

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.

 

Digital Content Producer - WQAD

Our news department is looking for a talented and creative journalist to join our growing online news team producing content for WQAD.com, associated digital platforms and social media. The ideal candidate will have natural curiosity, a passion for news and the ability to tell a complete and understandable story using a variety of storytelling tools.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Mine a wide variety of sources for relevant content. Select, generate, research and write original stories and viral content.
Capture and edit images and video.
Represent WQAD professionally via social media.
Develop sources and review contributions from others for publication.
Work independently and demonstrate solid judgment for content selection and priorities.
Work under frequently tight deadlines and have the ability to react to breaking news situations quickly and accurately.
Assist in digital storytelling training for reporters, anchors and other broadcast talent.
Assist in reviewing digital analytics and metrics to help adjust our digital strategy as needed.
Other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS: We are looking for a strong writer with good news judgement. Experience with video editing is a plus. A good candidate will be flexible and able to work well under deadline pressure. Journalism background, excellent communication skills and a basic understanding of AP style are required. Computer skills are required. . Must be self-motivated and able to work with a diverse group of people.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Dexterity to operate a keyboard, computer and other such equipment. Communication skills used in office setting.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION: Send a resume to Tory Brecht, Digital Content Manager, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at tory.brecht@wqad.com. Please include a cover letter with resume submissions.

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.

 

Producer, General Assignment

PBS NewsHour has an exciting opportunity for a Producer, General Assignment. This individual will manage and plan production and delivery of high quality, innovative content on a wide variety of topics both on television and online for the PBS NewsHour in collaboration with senior production team and the Executive Producer. Primary responsibilities include managing, planning and producing news and feature content for nightly broadcast and digital associated platforms, generating story ideas, research and arranging interviews, coordinating and field producing shoots, and overseeing editing of stories for air. College degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of four (4) years’ experience working in broadcast journalism, preferably for a national 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.

Bloomberg - Graphics Developer

We're seeking an experienced graphics developer in New York to conceptualize and build insightful data visualizations and interactive features - relying on your technical expertise, distinctive design sensibility and exceptional curiosity. You will have the opportunity to create features from pitch to publication, as well as collaborate with the wider newsroom on a variety of projects - from stories that unfold in minutes to months-long investigations.

The Bloomberg News Graphics Team is a tight-knit group of about 30 data journalists, researchers, designers and developers in New York; Washington, D.C.; London and Hong Kong. We break news, investigate issues of consequence and recognize that the more diverse our interests, areas of expertise and experiences, the better we're able to do that.

Data drives everything that we do - so you should be comfortable analyzing varied and complex data sets. Bloomberg's extensive collection of proprietary data is a great source, but we also scrape, submit records requests or otherwise compile data sets from scratch to tell compelling visual stories about business, markets, finance, technology, economics and politics. As the graphics team for a global news organization of more than 2,500 journalists, there's no shortage of work to do and no limit to the types of graphics we make.

Responsibilities:

Web Development:
You should have over two years of professional experience with modern HTML, CSS and JavaScript, including using Node for build processes, as well as rendering/animation libraries like D3, Canvas and WebGL.

Data Analysis:
Many of us use R and Python for data analysis, but we welcome those who prefer other methods.

Cartography:
We make lots of maps. Common tools are QGIS, ArcGIS, MapBox, Leaflet and D3. If you have knowledge of GDAL and usage of satellite photography—even better.

Storytelling:
We’re always eager to explore innovative narrative forms, so we welcome those who have experience with VR, 3D, illustration or anything else that can help us tell bold visual stories.

If you think you'd be a good fit to join us, submit an application via https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/68031 and include a resume, a brief letter telling us about yourself and a portfolio that demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of data journalism and graphics design and development. Include a link to your github account if you have one.

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.

WPEC - Broadcast Engineer

WPEC in West Palm Beach, Florida is seeking a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Bloomberg Team Leader - Live Video Desk

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. The buzz of a recent tech breakthrough. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. "Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces." We bring out the best in each other. Through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in the communities around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen.

Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is setting out to become the indispensable source of information for the world's most influential business leaders.

You will be responsible for leading a 24/7 global team of video editors who are responsible for editing and publishing video content to all Bloomberg platforms including the Bloomberg Terminal, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg.com, and other downstream distributions.

We'll trust you to:

  • Work directly with the global assignment desk, show producers, and the global newsroom on coordinating edits and distribution of content.
  • Be responsible for the scheduling team
  • Define and implement workflows

You'll need to have:

  • 5+ years of editing experience
  • 3 years of management experience
  • Expertise in Adobe Premiere and be familiar with asset management workflows
  • Understand the technical aspects of video
  • Be an independent problem solver, multi-tasker, and thrive in a breaking news environment
  • Be willing to work off hours including nights, weekends, and holidays

Does this sound like you?

Apply! if you think we’re a good match. We’ll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

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.

Bloomberg Social Media Curator

Bloomberg is seeking a smart, news-savvy Social Curator to manage content distribution and audience growth for TicToc, Bloomberg’s 24/7 global news network on Twitter. You will be joining our weekend team, working a Wednesday to Sunday schedule. You must have a remarkable ability to distill a 150 - 300 word story down to a single captivating sentence, engaging the reader and persuading them to view, click, RT, like and/or comment.

An ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced news environment is a must. This person should have experience managing social platforms, curating top news stories, writing for social and managing promoted campaigns. The right candidate is obsessed with social media and understands how to best tell a story on each platform, utilizing Moments, threads, Instagram stories, Facebook Live, etc. A passion for analytics and ability to use data to make informed decisions about what's working and what's not working is key, as well as experience using social tools like SocialFlow and CrowdTangle.

We’ll trust you to:

  •  Manage TicToc’s social media accounts, primarily @tictoc on Twitter
  •  Identify and monitor the top global stories
  •  Cover breaking news and live events
  •  Curate the social conversation around a story
  •  Work with the video editors and producers to help publish videos optimized for social engagement
  •  Build growth and engagement strategies
  •  Establish a trustworthy, informative and consistent voice on the platform.

You need to have:

  •  Proven experience as a social media editor, preferably in a digital news environment. Experience covering breaking news is a plus.
  •  Exceptional writing skills
  •  A love for news and a wide knowledge of topics in business, markets, politics, and technology.
  •  Strong editorial judgement.
  •  Experience using social analytics tools to inform strategy and decisions.

This is a weekend position. You will work Wednesday-Sunday with a dedicated team.

Does this sound like you?

Apply! if you think we’re a good match. Feel free to include a portfolio of your best work samples and social media handles, if any, in your application. We'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps.

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.