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Part-Time Production Assistant - WQAD

Are you just getting started in Broadcast TV, and need some challenging & rewarding work experience? Join the WQAD Production Department, and you will receive training on state-of-the-art equipment, and work with some of the most knowledgeable experts in the field! The WQAD Production Department is a proven leader with a prestigious history in the Quad City market, and is currently seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and motivated Production Assistant to enhance an already dynamic technical team! Expect to actively engage in a comprehensive training program designed to develop the next generation of broadcast Directors! You will master knowledge and skills that will equip you to meet the challenges and demands of the ever-changing broadcast field. If you can adapt to change quickly, think critically, seek innovative solutions, develop a vision & plan for projects, and inspire others, then hurry and apply today!

Responsibilities
• Run TelePrompter for live broadcasts.
• Coordinate staging & microphones for live broadcasts & guest segments.
• Will assist Directors with any production related duties as assigned.
• Communicate with various personnel before & during live broadcasts.
• Basic maintenance of studio sets, equipment, and lighting grid.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
• Must have excellent written communication skills (including handwriting, keyboarding, grammar & spelling).
• Must have excellent oral communication skills.
• Must be able to make decisions and react quickly & calmly to unexpected program changes, equipment malfunctions, and Breaking News/Severe Weather coverage.
• Position requires driving

The successful candidate will train on these skills:
• Ross Overdrive APC operation including: Ross Vision 2X video switcher, Robotic Cameras, Automated Audio, newsroom scripting software.
• Photoshop, After Effects, and basic Graphic Design principles.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• A High School diploma is required. An Associate Degree and 1-year TV Production experience preferred.
• This position requires active participation in the WQAD Production Training Program.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Good manual dexterity to operate the numerous small push buttons and rotary switches on equipment. Good eyesight & hearing. Headsets are used in communications.

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.

Apply on-line at: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for Job ID #2019-49845.


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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 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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.

Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Visual Content Producer

The Visual Content Producer will work to invigorate local news stories at WLS-TV/Chicago through techniques including use of motion graphics and special effects. This one-year fellowship is in conjunction with the Reinventing Local TV News Project at Northeastern University and the Visual Content Producer will also function as a research partner.

Responsibilities

The VCP is responsible for planning, pitching, and executing both small and large scale concepts in a wide variety of styles using programs such as Autodesk Maya and Adobe After Effects.

Basic Qualifications

Both 2D and 3D animation skills are needed as well as proficiency in the Adobe Suite and Autodesk Maya. Knowledge in software such as Substance Painter recommended. The VCP will work largely in an explorative and experimental way, collaborating with the news team to create graphic content that best fits a story’s narrative.

Additional Information

The position will be a full-time, salaried role with benefits; the television station will make hiring decisions and will employ the producer, who will also serve as an industry liaison to the Northeastern faculty.

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

Requisition ID# 691143BR

No phone calls, please

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

Visual Content Producer

Producer - WQAD

Conceptualize, write, videotape, and edit promotional announcements, commercials for station clients, and public service announcements for television and digital and social mediums. To create on-line ads for web and mobile. To strategically place news and programming promotion on daily broadcast schedules as to reach optimum numbers and kinds of viewers attracted to the programs on our station.

Responsibilities
• Work with clients and account executives to produce commercials and digital advertising
• Work with news, news director & creative services director to produce topical & image branded news promotion for on air and digital mediums
• Work with programming manager to produce local shows, and episodic promotion for syndicated programming
• Work with Art Director to create graphics and animations
• Work with marketing manager to produce public services announcements & station sponsored event promotion & contests
• Work with research manager and creative services director to affectively place promotion on logs so as to maximize reach and frequency goals for news and brand image promotion
• Operate professional and commercial cameras
• Use computers and editing software affectively

Qualifications
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
• Requires basic experience in editing software such as Final Cut, Avid , or Adobe products: Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop
• Knowledge of video cameras like Sony XDcam,
• Knowledge of DSLR cameras is not required but is a plus
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
• Ability to conceptualize and generate creative copy and visual elements
• Willingness to self-train and seek new techniques of editing and photography
• Ability to be flexible, switch gears and re-organize quickly in a rapidly changing (news) environment
• Ability to work in teams
• Knowledge in use of Steadicam Scout and Steadicam Merlin not required but a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Requires physical dexterity in shoulders, wrists, hips and legs
Must have the ability to shoulder mount and carry a 13lb camera for long periods of time
Must be able to lift and carry 30-pounds of equipment over long distances and up and down stairs


RELATIONSHIPS:

INTERNAL CONTACTS

News, sales, engineering and traffic departments

EXTERNAL CONTACTS

Commercial clients, advertising agencies, non-profit organizations

 

Apply on-line at: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for Job ID 2019-49846. MUST INCLUDE A LINK TO PORFOLIO OF CREATIVE WORK.

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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 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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.

Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Data Journalism Fellowship, ABC Owned Television Stations

As a Data Journalism Fellow for ABC Owned Television Stations, you will be charged with finding great local stories within the vast amounts of data that exist about our cities to support both investigative work and day to day consumer stories. You will be part of a first of its kind local data journalism team, with the goal of infusing high-impact data journalism into ABC’s newsrooms and content. You will be expected to regularly pitch and produce data-driven stories with creativity and originality across platforms.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify, quire and analyze data sets of potential interest to ABC OTV
  • Track data releases in your specific market
  • Analyze and organize data and pitch stories based around data mining process
  • Develop digital content based in data but supported by context
  • Be an advocate and resource for data journalism within your newsroom 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to identify stories of interest and develop story angles from data
  • Basic competence with Excel; data journalism experience preferred
  • Ability to write quickly and accurately
  • Strong presentation and pitch skills to advocate for data journalism in the newsroom
  • Ability to work collaboratively, collaborating with reporters, producers and writers to produce stories
  • Self-starter able to work independently
  • Technical aptitude to learn new software skills
  • Understanding of local news market
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy
  • Up to date on developments, trends and tools in the data journalism space

Preferred Experience:

  • Stories published by local or national news providers and/or an academic institution
  • Experience working in a local newsroom environment and passion for local journalism
  • Programming, coding and design / data visualization skills are a plus
  • Basic video production skills are a plus

Preferred Education:

  • Degree or equivalent, data journalism degree preferred but not required

Additional Information:

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

Requisition ID# 669448BR

No phone calls, please

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

 

News Producer

WTVC NewsChannel 9/FOX Chattanooga has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer who will be responsible for the day-to-day production of newscasts.  This position works closely with the newsroom managers on the newscast and its content.  As the News Producer, you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories and develop website content. 

Skills:

  • Solid news judgment
  • Compelling and accurate writing
  • Ability to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities are a must
  • Proficiency with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems such as iNews

Experience:

  • At least one (1) year of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station
  • Journalism degree preferred

 

Apply online at www.sbgi.net/careers

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

 

VP, Fuse Content Studio

Fuse Media is currently seeking a highly creative and innovative Vice President to oversee development and production of its in-house studio.  This position will require someone with an extensive creative background and a deep understanding of long and short form storytelling for both linear and the digital space; including social and branded content efforts. This endlessly creative and curious person will lead a team of content creators to ideate and execute content across all Fuse platforms. The ideal candidate is a music culture junkie that lives and breathes the latest trends in fashion, food, technology, influencers, and social advocacy and with an intuitive sense of what will resonate with Fuse’s multicultural millennial audience. This position is based in our Glendale, CA headquarters and reports to the Chief Content Officer.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for creating a steady flow of quality and cost-effective cross platform content ideas and overseeing them to fruition
  • Resposible for physically producing the content from field to post and in some instances utilizing outside producers and crew
  • Interaction and close coordination with the linear development and current production teams to develop complementary concepts and formats that will pitch and catch between the linear network and YouTube
  • Flesh out internal concepts and create materials to pitch up internally; including writing treatments, creating talent lists and beating out formats
  • Create and evolve an onscreen style and aesthetic utilizing Fuse’s Content filter on POV. 
  • Manage a team of developers and producers to meet studio goals
  • Liaise with the Production Management and Legal teams to ensure all concepts are fully realized with appropriate deliverables, budget and calendar support throughout all stages of creation

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of media experience as content studio executive and/or lead creative producer for a reputable broadcaster or creative agency
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or an equivalent combination of skills, training and hands-on experience
  • Must have a deep knowledge of and passion for music, pop culture and original content
  • An independent thinker and idea-generator that is adept at managing a team of the same
  • Ability to oversee all facets of production: formulating budgets; hiring production companies, directors, DPs, editors, talent, identifying story subjects/locations, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to spearhead large and small crew shoots
  • Proactive, deadline and detail-oriented, outstanding judgment and creative abilities, strong verbal and written communication, effective business management skills - organizational, interpersonal, prioritization, motivational
  • Ability to work efficiently and seamlessly across multiple projects, platforms and stakeholders
  • Show strong leadership in establishing a collaborative, productive and empathetic culture and work environment
  • Available to travel, sometimes with short notice, to location shoots and events when appropriate

 

Please apply online via our careers page here.

Director of Development, WSIU

 

Associate Director for Development

(Director of Development, WSIU)

Broadcasting Service

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Carbondale or Springfield, IL

 

Apply by August 1, 2019.

 

Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Director for Development (Director of Development, WSIU) for the WSIU Broadcasting Service. WSIU has undergone a recent expansion of its service area and now reaches two-thirds of the counties in the State of Illinois, along with portions of the five border states. WSIU provides public media service via television, radio, and digital platforms to approximately five million people throughout western, central, and southern Illinois. This position is responsible for establishing an annual overall plan for development in consultation with the WSIU Executive Director, securing private support for WSIU throughout its coverage area and the five border states. The position will also oversee the management of WSIU's annual fund program. This is a highly visible, public position that must exercise discretion and sound independent judgment with respect to the University or to the proprietary environment of business or institutional partners. Extensive regional travel, including some nights and weekends, required.   https://www.wsiu.org/

 

This position may work out of either the Carbondale or Springfield area.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree in relevant discipline. Two (2) years successful professional experience in fund raising or related non-profit organization work. A master's degree in nonprofit management or closely related field may be substituted for the two years of experience. Demonstrated ability to communicate in written or oral forms & evidence of appropriate interpersonal skills necessary to be a successful fundraiser. Must have a valid driver's license.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of public broadcasting; FCC & other regulations governing public broadcasting fundraising activities. Proven media, philanthropic business development and/or grant writing experience preferred.

 

Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience; there is an excellent fringe benefits package.

 

 

 

SIU is being assisted in this search by Livingston Associates.  Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates.     https://livingstonassociates.net/openings.html      For consideration, please follow Application Procedure below.

 

Application Deadline: Apply by August 1, 2019.

 

Application Procedure: Please submit nominations or a cover letter of application, current resume, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references to:

 

Screening Committee-Associate Director for Development, (Director of Development, WSIU)

Broadcasting Service, Communications Building Suite 1003

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

1100 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6602

Carbondale, IL 62901

 

 

 

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

 

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.

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

Qualifications
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

Apply on-line at: http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for Job ID #2019-49814

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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 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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.

Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.