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Part-Time Producer - WQAD

Are you a “news junkie” with a passion for journalism and content creation? If so, WQAD News 8 has an immediate opening for a part-time producer.

Position Summary:
As a key member of our online news team you will be contributing a variety of content to WQAD.com, associated digital platforms and social media. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, 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, research, write and produce original articles, videos and other viral content.

• Work independently and use solid judgement for content selection and priorities.

• Work under frequently tight deadlines and have the ability to react to breaking news situations quickly and accurately.

• Capture and edit images and video using Final Cut 10.

• Develop sources and review contributions from others for publication.

• Assist in reviewing digital analytics and metrics to help adjust our digital strategy as needed.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• The ideal candidate will be working toward a Bachelor’s 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 have a working knowledge of editing on Final Cut Pro

• 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 Katrina Lamansky (Executive Producer) katrina.lamansky@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 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.

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Bloomberg Segment Producer

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. And 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. The segment producer will produce newsmaker and compelling guest interviews, taped segments, and help produce in the control room.

You will work with the Bloomberg Television and Radio show teams to conceive of and execute enterprising segments for TV, Radio and all digital platforms. The ability to creatively use video and graphics is required. A strong rolodex and established relationships with business world guest speakers and experts is preferred. You will have a deep understanding, experience and knowledge of financial and business news, and a minimum of three years industry experience. You thrive under the pressure of deadlines and breaking news. This position requires flexible hours to accommodate production schedules.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Produce compelling daily live segments for television and radio
  • Pitch, research, write and edit stories for multiple platforms
  • Book expert guests for television and radio and help raise the bar for guest quality
  • Create and handle all graphical and production elements for broadcast

You’ll need to have:

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant business news producing
  • Experience working in a live TV news environment
  • Strong writing and edit supervising skills, and be able to creatively use video and graphics
  • Previous financial journalism experience is preferred
  • Flexibility with hours

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.

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WJAC-TV Weekend Meteorologist / Reporter

WJAC-TV is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter. You will present the weather forecast for the weekend news and report 3 days a week.

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Bloomberg Technical Producer - Radio (Contractor)

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. And through our countless volunteer projects, we also help network with 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 radio has a rare opportunity for a motivated, hardworking Part Time Technical Producer to join its 24/7 global radio network. This position enables you to work side by side with producers and talent across multiple countries and continents inventing rare content for our global audience. This opening is not for a button pusher but rather a standout colleague that can contribute to all aspects of LIVE show production.

This person will demonstrate a creative approach to tasks, have an enthusiastic work ethic and be willing to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays. Strong multitasking skills are a requirement.

You will be able to:

  • Running an audio console during live and pre-taped programming.
  • Process and file various feeds and audio reports
  • Route audio and monitor radio networks
  • Check the functionality of studio equipment daily
  • Assist talent and producers during live programming
  • Monitor commercial logs and make up missed spots
  • Other production duties as assigned

You need to have:

  • 3-5 years of recent and relevant Major Market Radio Experience
  • Digital audio editing Experience (Adobe Audio preferred)
  • General knowledge of automation, and radio newsroom software
  • Flexibility to work nights, weekends and holidays-Knowledge of ISDN, and IP based audio codes
  • General computer and networking knowledge
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong leadership, multitask and interpersonal skills

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.

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Executive Producer - WQAD

Our news department is looking for a seasoned broadcast journalist to join our news team. You will execute our station strategy across all of our newscasts and oversee our team of producers.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversee and conceptualize newscasts and deliver the news in a dynamic presentation that follows our station strategy.
• Develop and train producers
• Pitch in on the demanding and ordinary work that goes on in a newsroom where everyone is asked to give their best effort.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
Must know what it takes to build competitive, winning, and watchable, habit-forming newscasts. Producing experience is required. You must demonstrate a keen sense of news judgment and it’s a given that you can write and produce. You must juggle the fast-pace changes that occur in real-time no matter where you are at. You must have the ability to manage people in the news and production departments.


RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS              EXTERNAL CONTACTS
News Staff Ownership              Group Counterparts
Operations Staff                      General Public
Sales Staff
Engineering Staff
Creative Services 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

AN 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.

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Bloomberg Intelligence: Healthcare Facilities & Managed Care Analyst

Companies are the backbone of the stock and bond markets. Bloomberg Intelligence ("BI") conducts in-depth research on large and midsize companies to help stock and bond investors effectively evaluate those companies. We analyze the unique attributes of each business, how it competes against other companies in its industry and how the business strategies and successes translate into financial results. Our analysts also research the technology, regulation, litigation and economies that will shape the environment for these companies and the related industry impact.

BI research is a combination of written analysis accompanied by interactive charting and analytics created from company reported data as well as industry and government data. Analysts review, check and curate this data into comprehensive and logically arranged dashboards to support their own research and to provide Bloomberg Terminal users a platform to view and analyze the data as well.

What's the role?
You would be part of this growing team and be responsible for developing and writing research on the US Healthcare Facilities and Managed Care sector and the companies within it. You will be generating insights, constructing data analysis and conducting investment research on a portfolio of Healthcare Facilities and Managed Care companies for which you will take responsibility. Your analysis will be based on Bloomberg's data sets, financial models as well as issuer calls and announcements.

We’ll trust you to:
- Actively contribute to the team’s daily research activities (i.e. data, written research, idea generation)
- Monitor and interpret major company developments and identify macro themes and trends affecting industries
- Develop and maintain relationships with internal departments throughout Bloomberg as well as external company, industry and data professionals
- Work with other data and core business groups to help develop and improve content and functionality across the terminal
- Interact with clients via our online messaging systems
- Participate in department-wide special projects

You’ll need to have:
- 5 - 7 years of relevant experience
- Graduated with a Bachelor's degree, preferably with a concentration in Finance
- Financial market research experience is critical in order to be successful in this role
- Excellent written communication and presentation skills
- An understanding of advanced concepts, practices and procedures of finance/accounting
- Solid experience interpreting financial statements and performing quantitative financial analysis
- Strong organization skills and capable of handling multiple projects
- Demonstrable research and analytical skills
- A commitment to improving and developing products
- An ability to meet deadlines, logically take on problems and set priorities

We’d love to see:
- Proficient industry knowledge the Healthcare Facilities and Managed Care industry
- CFA designation
- A Master's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, MBA, or related discipline
- A high level proficiency with Microsoft Excel and/or Financial Macro Development and knowledge of VBA
- Previous work experience with the Bloomberg Terminal. Let us know what your favorite functions are!

If this sounds like you:
Apply if you think we're a good match and we'll get in touch with you to let you know next steps. In the meantime, check out http://www.bloomberg.com/professional/bloomberg-intelligence/.

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.

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Bloomberg Video Producer

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. And 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.

Bloomberg Media Group is searching for a Video Producer who can take on a leadership role, elevating the quality and delivery of premium video and leading production for our branded content team. You’ll work with content creators, editors, designers, project managers and social media teams to produce branded content videos with aggressive timelines, budgets and scopes. You should have experience working in dynamic, client-focused organizations and best-in-class brands. You should be well-versed in all aspects of the video production process and with an eye for creative and cost optimization. You have strong organizational, prioritization and problem-solving skills and are comfortable running multiple projects in a high-visibility production environment. The position will be operating out of our New York office and require semi-frequent travel.

We'll trust you to:

  • Lead multiple freelance & production companies for 5-10 projects at any given time.
  • Be accountable for final delivery through post, balancing creative standards of quality and client constraints
  • Develop and standardize processes for sourcing, bidding and on boarding freelance and prodcos, occasionally from own network
  • Offer estimates on business development/pitch proposals regarding cost, time and scope
  • Initiate and run cross-discipline meetings with partners for ongoing review of content calendar, issue logs, video pipeline and recommend future improvements
  • Have a deep understanding of production details, including contract review, payments, insurance, clearances, talent contracts, union relationships.
  • Facilitate and track pre- and post-production internally and with clients, including driving key deliverables (pre-pro guides, storyboards, shot lists and call sheets) and critical details (scouting, crew, editing, finishing ,etc.)Participate during production with talent, prodco and crew

You'll need to have:

  • Degree from a four-year college (e.g. B.A., B.S.) or commensurate experience
  • Minimum 7-10 years of Pre- and Post-production experience in the Agency, Media, Publishing or Commercial space leading multiple freelancers and productions companies
  • Experience managing video timelines and delivery management of assets
  • Experience producing content at a wide range of budget and complexity levels
  • Deep proficiency in live-action and animation; experiential work a plus
  • Portfolio showcasing range of work required
  • Well-Versed in standard video production hardware, software and terminology. Knowledge of various video formats and still photography
  • Knowledge of mobile and social video platforms, devices and basic understanding of technical limitations
  • Ideally some experience in Audio recording production for podcasts production
  • Knowledge of After Effects, Premier Pro, Final Cut, and project management tools i.e. Workfront, Smartsheet and Google Docs
  • Interest in emerging media, leading edge tech, and data-driven storytelling

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.

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Production Assistant, Segment Unit

PBS NewsHour is seeking a passionate Production Assistant who will be 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 and creating footage, 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.

 

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.

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Bloomberg Broadcast Tech Support Engineer (Contractor)

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.

Around the clock, from around the globe- our Broadcast Engineering 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 2,300 news professionals in 150 bureaus across 73 countries-, we face exciting challenges every minute of every day.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Monitor and maintain any equipment necessary for live broadcast and production operations- including ISDN, T1/E1, IP Network, signal processing and other systems.
  • Be a creative problem solver and possess ability to communicate complex principles in non-technical or layman's terms.
  • Be proactive, dynamic, and flexible in order to solve problems; On-Air, In Person, Telephone/Email Support, Control Room operations.
  • Maintain expert knowledge and operational skill in digital audio production using in-house software-editing platforms. Currently utilized systems include Avid, Pro Tools, and Adobe.
  • Update transmitter/shift logs.-Conduct tests and diagnostics evaluations.
  • Execute checklists to discover equipment and/or system anomalies.
  • Install new components and systems.
  • Create and update engineering documents and diagrams.
  • Maintain a solid working knowledge of digital news broadcasting.

You’ll need to have:

  • A Bachelor's degree relevant for Broadcast Engineering, such as in audio engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or telecommunications.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in broadcast, live audio production or studio production.
  • Role is generally Wednesday through Saturday. Some flexibility on ours will be required on these days
  • Ability to maintain composure and to work independently (quickly) in high-pressure situations.
  • Strong knowledge of technical TV and Radio broadcasting equipment (including cameras, robotics, VTRs, routing equipment and production switchers), broadcast automation systems, and streaming and cloud technology.
  • Thorough understanding of PC hardware and software and networking operations.

  • Software development skills or experience with scripting languages a plus but not required.

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

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Senior Graphic Designer

PBS NewsHour has an opportunity for a Senior Graphic Designer. The Sr. Graphic Designer will work with the Graphics department to provide static and motion graphics to the News, Sales, Web, and Social Media teams. He/she will work closely with the Creative Director and other Designers on maintaining visual continuity among graphic elements of the news and promotions graphics packages. Key responsibilities include providing graphics for daily news, creating web, mobile and social media graphics and creating presentations and other print materials. A BFA, BA, or BS is highly preferred with five (5) years’ experience in a broadcast graphic design position or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.

 

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