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Executive Producer - Windy City Live

Chicago’s #1 television station is looking for an Executive Producer to lead a small team of hard working, well-connected creatives who bring a ton of energy and smarts to the party.

The ideal candidate would be an experienced show runner with an extensive background in the “talk” genre and format. The position is responsible for overseeing and leading a team that produces 5 hours of live television per week in addition to a weekend recap show. This position reports to the Director of Content Innovation.

Windy City LIVE is a one-hour studio-based local show with a LIVE audience. The popular program features topical news, pop culture, celebrity guests and regular features. WCL enjoys success across a multi-platform environment and has one of the largest social media following of any local entertainment television program in the country.

Job Responsibilities

Managing the day to day editorial vision of WCL, including developing ideas for compelling, entertaining & local segments and themed shows.

This position works closely with the sales & marketing team to develop integrated content.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate expense discipline and management of budgets and resources.

Candidate must have a proven track record of leading and managing a team of talent, producers, PA’s, editors and other support staff. Other responsibilities include: producing ABC 7’s NYE show “Countdown Chicago,” working with E.P. of Content Innovation on new “Localish” initiatives and spearheading the hire of WCL interns.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will have extensive knowledge and understanding of all things “Chicago”, and will demonstrate a passion for the community.

Basic Qualifications

10+ years working in the in the TV industry (5+ in Live TV).

5+ years of management experience.

Experience in a Control Room environment

Additional Information

Interested applicants should upload a resume along with references online at www.disneycareers.com.

Requisition ID# 699607BR

No phone calls please.

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


Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

Executive Producer - Windy City Live

Executive Producer - Windy City Live

Creative Services Producer/Editor

Sinclair Broadcast Group in Chattanooga, TN, is seeking a Creative Services Producer/Editor to shoot and edit stories for a daily lifestyle program.  Ideal candidate has strong videography and editing skills, good creative judgment, and the ability to work both independently and with others.  A positive attitude and strong organizational skills are also necessary.

Duties will include: 

  • Pre-production planning and scheduling
  • Produce, shoot and edit packages for the show
  • Prepare photos, graphics and video for air
  • Train as back-up director for the show (iNews and Overdrive experience a plus)
  • Train as audio engineer for the live show
  • Train as back-up studio tech/floor director for the show
  • Train as back-up producer for the show when primary producer is absent
  • Assist host in promoting the show through social media

Requirements: 

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Suite including Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Available to work weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm, with some evenings and weekends possible

This position falls under the Creative Services Department, so you also will be responsible for assisting with live, local sports broadcasts, commercial overflow work and event/promotional work as needed.

Apply online at http://www.sbgi.net/careers

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

Master Control Operator

Sinclair Broadcasting Group’s Chattanooga HUB is seeking a Master Control Operator. The ideal candidate will be versatile and capable of learning specialized software applications and have an aptitude for operating electronic equipment.  Must have great attention to detail, excellent computer skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Broadcast operations including setting up, controlling and monitoring television broadcast equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience
  • On-air switching, dubbing and transferring programs
  • Gathering satellite feeds for broadcast use
  • Preparation and operation of equipment (before, during and after live newscasts)
  • Support the production of newscasts and other live or taped programming for television and multi-platform use
  • Support operation of the station by assisting Engineering, News, and other departments
  • Other duties as assigned 

Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Master Control Operator is preferred

 

Apply online at http://www.sbgi.net/careers

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

Account Executive - Lima, OH

 

The Company:

Woof Boom Radio Lima, LLC is well respected in the community as being a partner to everyone with our radio stations and blossoming digital advertising leg. We are continuing to grow and seek new opportunities in the form of different markets and passionate talent.

We are proud to operate the following stations:

 

    104.9 WEGE-FM, 93.1 WWSR-FM, and 940 WCIT-AM, in Lima, Ohio

    92.1 WFGF-FM in Wapakoneta, Ohio and

    107.1 WDOH-FM in Delphos, Ohio

 

The Position:

Our organization is a close knit group looking for someone who wants to advance in their sales career. This rewarding position offers training and support for those who show the motivation and passion for the industry.

You will be selling our group of radio stations along with our growing digital advertising leg. This is a salaried position that will transfer into commission in the future.

 

The Location:

Lima, Ohio

 

Why Should You Apply:

Health benefits

Company matched 401K

Excellent growth opportunities

No commissions cap

 

Please send your resume and cover letter to: allen.willis@woofboom.com

 

Woof Boom Radio Lima, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Producer, WTAT-TV, Charleston, SC

WTAT-TV FOX24 in Charleston, SC is currently seeking an experienced Producer within the Creative Services Department. The successful candidate must be able to create, conceptualize, script, shoot and edit cutting edge promos and commercials while also managing deadlines.

 

At least two years of professional shooting experience is required, as well as proficiency with After Effects, Adobe Premiere and Photoshop programs. Excellent verbal, written, and organizational skills are a must.

Job Functions

  • Shoot raw footage with various cameras for production spots
  • Production of commercial spots to meet client specifications
  • Coordinate various production techniques in the field and in studio
  • Shoot and edit segments for locally produced business spotlights
  • Monitor project due dates, and overall completion by deadlines set by Creative Services Director
  • Write and produce creative promotional campaigns and contest spots
  • Produce and edit special projects i.e. sales presentations, launch campaigns, etc.
  • Participate in off-site promotions
  • Maintain on-air look of the station concerning graphics, voiceovers, and tags

Requirements

  • College degree and/or two years of Production experience is preferred
  • Proficient with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop
  • Professional shooting skills and good understanding of graphics and visual effects
  • Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills
  • Strong writing, editing and producing skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Creative mind and a unique and fresh artistic perspective

If you have the required experience and skills, we want to hear from you! Please email your resume to jobs@foxcharleston.com and include “WTAT-Producer” in the subject line. Please include your salary requirements and a link to your latest work. Work examples should showcase strong editing and writing skills.

 

No phone calls please.

 

WTAT-TV and Cunningham Broadcasting Corporation are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Communications Assistant

Thirteen years ago the Pulitzer Center opened its doors, a one-person shop with a donated desk, modest seed funding, and high ambitions: to fill gaps in reporting and inspire a new generation of journalists to cover the big global issues that affect us all.

We’ve come a long way—building a talented team, supporting hundreds of journalists, forging partnerships with strong news-media organizations and with educational institutions across the globe.

We’re looking for someone with strong writing and editing skills, a passion for media and international affairs, and experience producing digital and print publications to join our team as Communications Assistant. The position will work closely with our Communications Director to help promote the Pulitzer Center’s journalism and education work to audiences around the world. 

This is a unique opportunity to work on exciting and impactful communications initiatives such as the Pulitzer Center’s 1619 Project education partnership with The New York Times, our “Bringing Stories Home” local journalism initiative, and our “Connected Coastlines” climate journalism initiative.  

We believe public-interest journalism is a public good. We invite you to help us guarantee that we can continue to advance a deeper, more nuanced understanding of the world around us – helping inform the public, policy-makers, and the next generation, on the defining challenges of our time.

For more information about the Pulitzer Center, visit pulitzercenter.org.

Responsibilities

  • Writing and editing: Draft and edit communications copy such as press releases, award announcements, social media posts, and event emails; assist in reviewing internal and external content to post on the website
  • Desktop publishing: Produce flyers, postcards, brochures, one-sheets, display advertisements, and other print communications materials
  • Email marketing: Build email newsletters for campaigns and initiatives; oversee intern production of weekly newsletter
  • Social media: Manage Pulitzer Center alumni Facebook group; assist in managing Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram feeds; assist in responding to inquiries made via social media
  • Media outreach: Build targeted media lists for pitching to media outlets; respond to initial email inquiries from the media and the general public; assist in pitching Pulitzer Center initiatives to journalists 
  • Events: Assist in promoting Pulitzer Center events through a variety of communications channels; assist in the logistics and management of Pulitzer Center events, including our Talks@Pulitzer series, film festival screenings, and annual conference
  • Conferences: Represent the Pulitzer Center at conferences and meetings held by journalism and education organizations
  • Impact and analytics: Working with Grants and Impact Manager, create regular reports on web, email, and social media engagement, event attendance, and media hits
  • Administrative: Provide administrative support to the communications team

The ideal candidate will possess the following: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of 1 - 2 years communications experience working at a media organization, nonprofit, think tank, or related organization in either an internship or full-time capacity
  • Strong writing and editing skills, familiarity with AP style preferred
  • Experience using Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop in the creation of print and digital publications 
  • Experience using Mailchimp, Constant Contact, or similar email marketing tool
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Some professional social media experience
  • The ability to work independently, as well as the flexibility and creativity to work collaboratively as a part of a small and lean team under tight deadlines
  • Passion for news and international affairs; genuine curiosity about the broader world outside the borders of the United States

HOW TO APPLY

Please e-mail your application to jobs@pulitzercenter.org and include “Communications Assistant” in the e-mail subject line.

DEADLINE: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis after September 10, 2019.

Applications should include:

  • a detailed CV
  • a written statement of interest (no more than 500 words) linking your passions and experience to this opportunity and how you think that experience can help advance the Pulitzer Center’s mission 
  • names and contact info for three references
  • three to five samples of your work including at least one written piece and at least one sample of print materials you have produced

The Pulitzer Center is an equal opportunity employer. The Center is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us, whether in terms of race, religion, color, age, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, physical challenge, or marital or family status, are (i) understood, respected and appreciated, (ii) recognized as a source of strength and (iii) valued as qualities that enrich the environment in which we work.

Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Compensation for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Salary range: $35,000-$45,000

In addition, the Pulitzer Center offers a comprehensive benefits package.

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL: Early to Mid-Career

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: 4-year degree

News Photographer

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga needs a creative and dedicated full-time News Photographer who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. 

This role will cover day-to-day general, in-depth features and investigative assignments. We are shooting full high definition (HD) on media cards and editing on desktops and laptops. Requires strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, excellent people skills, a strong work ethic and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

Requirements:

  • A strong team-player who can produce good stories under tight deadlines
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to operate ENG news vehicles
  • At least 1 year of shooting experience (or equivalent/related experience) and technical knowledge of editing and photo equipment
  • Ability to edit and shoot general assignment stories, lives shots and natural sound packages
  • Able to lift and carry 25 to 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • At least 1 year of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization or related experience

Apply online at http://www.sbgi.net/careers

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