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News Photographer - WJAC-TV

WJAC-TV is looking for a creative and dedicated full-time News Photographer! We are seeking someone who can see beyond the lens and bring back compelling stories. The candidate should have two years of ENG experience with a network affiliate news organization. You 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. You should have strong editing skills in non-linear edit systems, possess excellent people skills, a strong work ethic, and a great attitude. A passion for story telling is absolutely essential in this position.

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Ignite Director - WJAC-TV

WJAC-TV is currently seeking an Ignite Director. Primary responsibility of the position is to plan, code, direct and manage production of daily newscasts using the Ignite Automation Production System. Our station is a 24/7 business, and applicants should understand that this position may require working a variety of shifts, along with weekends and/or holidays. A valid driver's license with a clean record is required.

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PBS NewsHour: Producer, Politics

Are you a dedicated and driven news producer? The Producer, Politics serves as an integral member of the PBS NewsHour politics unit, overseeing the production of video segments for use on-air and a variety of online content.

 

As the Producer, Politics, you will conceive, develop and execute field segments as well as studio discussion segments. You will also manage, plan and produce field, and political event coverage for packages as well as special projects. Further, you will identify, pre-interview, and book guests, gather and write background briefing materials for anchors and others, budget plan for field segments, and conceive and execute a variety of online coverage projects, which might include social media, podcasts, slideshows, extended interviews, and interactive forums and more.

 

You have experience covering politics and government at a national level and shooting and editing (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut or Avid) experience are a plus. You are able to work effectively in a fast-paced newsroom setting and to adjust smoothly to changing assignments under deadline pressure.  Flexible and able to handle multiple tasks.

 

Qualified individuals will have a college degree in journalism, political science, or related field, minimum of four (4) years of producing original news content, preferably for a national news outlet. Or, equivalent combination of education and experience.

                                                                                                               

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.

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Washington Digital Editor

Job Description

ABC News is seeking a Washington Editor to join our growing digital team.

The person in this role will be overseeing the editorial direction of digital content from the Washington Bureau. The ideal candidate is someone who has a deep background in and knowledge of politics.

The Washington Editor will be responsible for coordinating all coverage among the DC-based verticals and developing creative and innovative approaches to stories in the digital space.

We are seeking someone who can elevate our content and bring unique perspective to our coverage. The successful candidate will be someone who takes creative risks and is eager to experiment with different forms of storytelling.   He or she should also have experience overseeing the production of text and video for digital audiences. 

This person should be a digital evangelist – someone who is a voracious consumer of news and digital content and who feels equally comfortable assigning a text piece as they do an animated explainer or FB live.

The Washington Editor will work very closely with the team in New York.

Responsibilities

  • Plan daily and futures coverage with DC-based units
  • Collaborate with producers, editors, bookers and correspondents
  • Evangelize digital innovation and storytelling
  • Work with units to flesh out story ideas
  • Develop approaches to covering the administration
  • Coach the units on developing long- and short- form content
  • Serve as digital liaison to DC-based broadcast and newsgathering teams
  • Keep New York in the loop on all things DC

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 5-10  year experience working at a digital-first news outlet
  • Proven experience overseeing the coverage of breaking news
  • Willingness and desire to collaborate across different teams
  • Ability to balance priorities, multiple projects and tasks
  • Brings energy, humor and positivity to the group dynamic
  • Has experience overseeing the production of text, video and live
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Has experience running point on major breaking news
  • Deep understanding of politics and covering D.C. based beats
  • Experience collaborating with different teams
  • Has worked in the field for a digital-first organization
  • Excellent communication skills

Required Education

  • BA or BS from a 4 year accredited college or university or equivalent experience

Additional Information

Interested applicants must apply at www.disneycareers.com. Requisition ID# 460654BR or click here. Only accepting online applications.

 

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

 

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Coordinator, Production Finance (Junior Executive Training Program)

The Opportunity

Netflix is looking for a Production Finance Coordinator that will reside within the company's originals team in Hollywood, California. This is an entry level production finance position with time spent both internally at our production headquarters in Hollywood and externally implanted on one of our productions. While in the office candidates will support Netflix Production Finance Team and Production Finance Associates who manage owned and 3rd party productions. While embedded in a production, coordinators will work as a member of the production accounting team. Coordinators will be assigned to a specific content group including Series, Features, Documentaries, Stand-Up, Talk Shows, and Unscripted productions. Exceptional Coordinators will have the opportunity to develop into production Finance Associates.

 

Role/Primary current responsibilities:

  • Ground up training in Production Finance and Production Accounting while supporting the Production Finance Team.

  • Partner with Production Finance associate to manage studio paid costs, bank reconciliations, show fundings, accounts payable and relationship management with outside production accounting teams

 

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be highly analytical.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Possess high level of intellectual curiosity, focus on generating results and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity and ethics.

  • Candidate must be self-motivated, disciplined, highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks.

  • High aptitude and enthusiasm for complex problem solving and analysis utilizing financial applications, including great Excel skills.

  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills and experience in facilitating and presenting analyses.

  • Entertainment industry interest preferred.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree required (Finance, Accounting or Film encouraged but not required).

  • Minimum of two years of work experience post degree.

  • Must be willing to travel to location for several months at a time.

Interested applicants can apply here

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Marketing Consultant - WPEC CBS12

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all the major networks. 

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Producer ~ Education

A multiple media producer is needed to create segments and programs for educational and general audiences.  Duties include researching topics and stories, writing scripts, organizing field and studio productions, non-linear editing, collaborating with educators and technical staff.  The ideal candidate will be a creative storyteller aware of critical issues, trends and leadership in education and the community. 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Under the direction of a Managing Producer

Plan, organize and coordinate all aspects of multiple media productions and production elements. May include pitching story, segment and show ideas and proposals, researching, field producing, production design, and budgeting. Includes but not limited to:

  • Determine content and treatment.
  • Perform creative enterprise: research, write, assemble and/or edit scripts/stories. Write promos, teases and intros to reports and interviews.
  • Conduct interviews or pre-interviews; book talent or guests, direct talent performance.
  • Direct and/or perform the gathering, editing and mixing of audio and/or video/visuals using digital recording and editing equipment. 
  • Operate on-air and production equipment
  • Gather and post content for use on web and social media.
    • May voice reports for radio and appear on TV
    • May include supporting and coaching host/reporter performance.
    • Prepare and present program and project reports, keep projects on schedule and on budget.
    • Establish and maintain productive work atmosphere and ensure team is working together.
    • Maintain  meaningful program related relationships with regional, state and national sources
    • Participate in on-air fundraising as needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

               Knowledge/skills/aptitudes:

 

  • In-depth knowledge of and demonstrated skills in multiple media production required: writing, videography, editing required including skills in non-linear video editing, audio editing and basic web/social media.
  • Demonstrated experience practicing sound journalistic standards. Awareness of critical community issues, trends, and leadership.
  • General business know-how including supervisory and problem solving skills. Demonstrated creative ability across a broad range of formats, styles and media.
  • Adept at research, story and show planning, writing and development. 
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize in a high pressure environment, and successfully complete assignments on deadline.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated conflict resolution skills. Ability to consistently work well with others, demonstrating at all times respect for the diverse constituencies of public broadcasting. Ability to use computers to enter, access and retrieve data. Use word processing software.

 

Experience: 

 

Multiple media (especially digital) and on-air host experience preferred.

Experience producing high quality content for television, radio and web strongly preferred. Instructional design or experience in creating media for students/ teachers/classroom uses a plus.  

 

Education:

 

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

 Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:

               

Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices.

ideastream is an equal opportunity employer

to apply go to http://www.ideastream.org/about/careers

            

 

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Production Assistant, Segment Unit

PBS NewsHour is seeking a passionate Production Assistant who’s 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 footage and creating footage, and 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.

 

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

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Associate Producer - Studio Six

Department Overview

National Programming's – StudioSix is a quick turnaround production unit, which develops, produces and presents a number of ongoing series and special programs for outlets including PBS, APT, PBS Plus, pbs.orgwgbh.org, and others. Among recent productions are: Point Taken, America After Ferguson, Simply Ming, Moveable Feast, In the Mind of the Chef, Rough Cut with Tommy Mac, Sacred Journeys, Ice Warriors, I’ll Have What Phil’s Having and more in the pipeline. 

In addition, the StudioSix team also researches and develops select R&D under the direction of the VP of National Productions and the Executive in Charge of StudioSix for PBS, primetime and other Cable / Digital Media outlets.
   
 
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Position Overview

The Associate Producer will be the primary lead with all aspects of pre-production, travel & shoot planning, booking guests, preparing shoot itineraries and schedules, logging of media footage, compiling all necessary releases, amongst other duties as assigned. 

It will be essential that the candidate feels comfortable and can take initiative in making phone calls, scheduling travel, manage logistics for both domestic and international production shoots, as well as multi-task on other production related projects at the same time. 

In addition, the candidate will provide support during the shutdown of all projects and ensuring back-ups of all media, coordination with tape library, creating music and visual cue sheets for shutdown, and other duties as assigned. The candidate will also be vital to assist in researching talent, topics and content development for preliminary R&D projects. Must have TV Production experience and strong research, booking and organizational skills.


   
 
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Skills Required

- TV Production experience is necessary. Studio and Field Production experience is preferred. 
- Strong organizational skills and experience in managing media both tapes and tapeless. 
- Positive attitude, with the ability to work with Executive Producers, Sr. Producers, Editors and others in a collaborative / team environment – often working toward stringent time deadlines and changing priorities. 
- Ability to think big and out of the box and be comfortable bringing ideas to the table to help solve problems or improve systems. 
- Familiarity with a range of social media platforms, and digital media systems is important. 
- Knowledge of AVID and Final Cut Pro editing systems.
   
 
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Educational Requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.

 

Apply online at http://www.wgbh.org/about/employmentOpportunities.cfm

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Account Executive

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

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

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume to Dan Englund, Local Sales Manager 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.
Tribune Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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