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Daily Hire News Writer & Producer

Daily Hire News Writer & Producer

Job Description:

ABC 7 Chicago's #1 news is seeking a creative and self-motivated news writer and producer to join our team.

Basic Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have outstanding news judgment and be able to craft a thoughtful, visually compelling newscast that meets the high journalistic standards of ABC7 Chicago.   Strong organizational and time-management skills are a must. Duties also include creating some graphics, desktop editing and producing content for our digital platforms. Must be willing to work a variety of shifts, including mornings and weekends. Must have 3-5 experience producing newscasts.

Required Education:

College degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Large market experience is preferred.

Additional Information:

This is a NABET represented position. Interested applicants should upload a cover letter, resume and links at "www.disneycareers.com"
Requisition ID # 762699BR
No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporting Location - Chicago, IL

Daily Hire News Writer & Producer

Director of Product and Marketing

High Country News, an award-winning news organization covering the communities and environment of the Western United States, seeks a Director of Product and Marketing to join our senior team during an exciting chapter of innovation and growth. This individual will lead the development and marketing of HCN’s website and email newsletters, and the marketing and circulation for our monthly print magazine, as well as spearheading new products and initiatives with the goal of expanding our reach, impact and revenue.

 

The Director of Product and Marketing will lead and grow a talented team whose tasks include data and analytics, audience growth and retention, direct-mail and email marketing, digital and print subscriptions, renewal and customer service, publicity and promotions, and advertising sales. They will report to the Executive Director, oversee the Customer Service Manager, Senior Marketer, and Sales and Events Coordinator, and collaborate with all teams in the organization. 

The ideal candidate is a seasoned and creative multi-channel media strategist with a knack for using data to drive innovation and the ability to manage a growing team through a time of change. We are looking for someone who can prioritize, plan and execute innovative marketing strategies; someone who can identify core value propositions of our work and communicate them to diverse audiences; someone who is excited about the role that journalism plays in a healthy society and democracy, and who is eager to help us advance that cause.

HCN’s circulation, production, development and customer service teams are housed in Paonia, Colorado.  This position is open to candidates interested in working remotely, with periodic visits to HCN’s offices in Paonia.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and build a team focused on audience growth and retention, customer service, data and analytics, ad sales and strategic partnerships
  • Oversee product strategy and development, as well  as vendor relationships for HCN’s website and email newsletters
  • Oversee marketing and audience growth strategy for HCN’s print magazine, including direct mail, email marketing, social media, content platforms and strategic partnerships
  • Grow and diversify audiences for HCN’s digital and print products, with an eye to  expanding reach, impact and revenue
  • Develop new streams of revenue through a range of activities, including events, sponsored content, guidebooks and tours, and media partnerships
  • Collaborate with the Editorial Department’s Audience Engagement Team to align its work with the goals of audience growth and retention
  • Track audience growth and report regularly to the staff, senior management team and board of directors
  • Work collaboratively with the Development Department to strategically target and expand our fundraising efforts
  • Work collaboratively with the Art Department to facilitate production of promotional materials from conception to publication
  • Work with the Editorial Department to facilitate development of special tools, features and content for HCN’s website
  • Develop and manage the annual budget for the Product and Marketing team

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will have a Master’s degree in marketing or equivalent experience and a strong track record in product management, digital marketing and content management.  Proven experience in supervising and leading a team to success, with an in-depth understanding of performance management to achieve strategic, team and individual goals is an essential requirement.

Candidates should have experience in managing nimble, results-oriented teams in a growth-stage or start-up context, and a deep understanding of the discovery-to-retention model of audience growth for journalism. Proven expertise in executing campaigns that build awareness of brands and products within diverse audiences.

Experience with data analytics and visualization tools such as Google Analytics, Chartbeat, Parse.ly and Tableau is an advantage, combined with a passion for data-driven decision-making and evangelizing for meaningful metrics adoption for media organizations.  

Ideal candidates will demonstrate a passion for HCN’s mission and delivering great user experiences.   

Compensation:

This is a full-time position with health benefits and a salary commensurate with skills and experience.

High Country News is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in our staff, volunteers, programs, and partners. We encourage applicants of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life experiences to apply. HCN also is committed to equal employment opportunities and prohibits the unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to careerengine@openmediafoundation.org with “Director of Product and Marketing” in the subject line.

Background:

High Country News is the nation's leading independent source of reporting on the Western United States. Established in 1970, HCN publishes an award-winning monthly magazine and a popular website, along with special reports, books and events. From Alaska and the Northern Rockies to the Desert Southwest, from the Great Plains to the West Coast, HCN is a beloved and essential resource for those who care about this region.

 

High Country News is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to inform and inspire people to act on behalf of the West's diverse natural and human communities. Its journalism is supported largely by its devoted readership through subscriptions and contributions, with additional grant support and advertising. It has received countless honors and accolades, including a coveted George Polk Award.

 

HCN’s readers are educated and engaged. They include policymakers, educators, public-land managers, environmental professionals, outdoor enthusiasts and an expanding Native American audience. The organization has roughly 30,000 print and digital subscribers. The website, which includes archives stretching back to the first issue in 1970, attracts approximately 400,000 sessions each month.

 

High Country News works with a variety of partners, including Climate Desk with Mother Jones and the Institute for Nonprofit News, to expand the coverage of nationally important Western issues while pooling resources and attracting larger readership, and has collaborated with news outlets and organizations such as the Solutions Journalism Network, the Society for Environmental Journalists, the BBC, Buzzfeed, Grist and the University of Montana School of Journalism.

 

Editorial staff are dispersed across the region. HCN’s $3.9 million annual budget supports three desks — North, South and Indigenous Affairs — and a broad network of approximately 40 staff and freelance journalists. 

 

In a time of media fragmentation and polarizing soundbites, readers come to High Country News for fact-based, independent journalism and civil conversation across diverse perspectives. With the decline in local newspapers leaving news deserts across the nation, HCN’s relevance is sharper than ever. 

Investigative Reporter

EdSource, a nonprofit organization with the largest team of education reporters in California, is seeking an investigative reporter to focus on postsecondary education and the challenges students face in gaining access to and succeeding in college and the workplace. With a mix of longform investigative pieces, as well as in-depth enterprise stories, the reporter will highlight key developments in colleges and universities, that serve the most students, in particular the California State University and California’s community colleges.

We are looking for a creative and experienced reporter with a knack for distilling complex topics and education jargon into clear, compelling in-depth and watchdog stories that shed new light on major issues and trends in higher education.

The reporter must have excellent news judgment and bring a strong watchdog focus to his or her reporting. Writing for EdSource provides an unusual opportunity to write on the most significant changes occurring in public education, at a time of upheaval and transformation at all levels of the system.

The successful candidate will join an influential and growing organization widely recognized as the most authoritative source of education reporting in a state with the nation’s largest system of public education. Articles are published online, in daily email newsletters, as well as in other outlets through partnerships with a range of news organizations.

The position will be based in Oakland at EdSource’s headquarters or in its Los Angeles bureau, although initially the reporter may work remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of professional reporting experience, preferably working with a daily journalism publication;
  • Ability to analyze data, and bring depth and understanding to complex education topics;
  • Excellent writing skills, along with the ability to report aggressively and place issues within a statewide and national context;
  • Creative self-starter who is eager to explore new ways of covering issues in education through multimedia digital formats;
  • Ability to use open records laws to obtain records and data;
  • Strong digital skills a plus;
  • Experience in education reporting preferred but not required;
  • Proven ability to work independently under deadline pressures
  • Commitment to working collaboratively.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write lively and knowledgeable stories in a variety of styles and formats, although the principal focus will be on investigative reporting;
  • Maintain an active online presence, as well as develop new ways to build an audience.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Along with the opportunity to do meaningful work with a team of experienced journalists, EdSource offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a range of medical plans, a retirement savings plan, generous vacation leave and paid holidays, as well as professional development opportunities.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume and provide contact information for three references, as well as links to your social media accounts and links to, or attachments of, four to six examples of your written/digital work to jobs@edsource.org. Please include the job title in subject line.

 

 

Immigration Education Reporter

EdSource, a nonprofit organization with the largest team of education reporters in California, is seeking an enterprising reporter to cover immigration and education issues, with a special focus on English learners. The reporter will cover a wide range of issues facing a state of the size and diversity of California, as well as place stories in a national context.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of writing relevant, engaging and data-driven stories and possess multimedia skills. We’re looking for a creative and resourceful reporter with a knack for distilling complex topics and education jargon into clear, compelling features, and shed new light on the intersection of immigration and education. 

Writing for EdSource provides an unusual opportunity to write on the most significant changes occurring in public education. 

Founded in 1977, EdSource is a highly respected independent, nonprofit organization with a long track record of reporting on important education issues. It is recognized as one of the most authoritative sources of education reporting in California, the state with the nation’s largest system of public education.

Articles are published online, in daily email newsletters, as well as through partnerships with other news organizations.

The position will be based in EdSource’s headquarters in Oakland or its Los Angeles bureau, although initially the selected candidate may work remotely depending on the status of the coronavirus epidemic at that time.

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of professional reporting experience, preferably working with a daily journalism publication.
  • Excellent writing skills, along with the ability to place issues within a larger context.
  • Creative self-starter who is eager to explore new ways of covering issues in education through multimedia digital formats.
  • Strong digital skills, including podcast and video experience, a plus.
  • Experience in education reporting and children’s issues preferred but not required.
  • Proven ability to work independently under deadline pressures and as part of a team; commitment to working collaboratively.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write lively and knowledgeable stories in a variety of styles and formats, including enterprise, investigative and breaking news stories.
  • Maintain an active online presence, as well as develop new ways to build an audience.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Along with the opportunity to do meaningful work with a team of experienced journalists, EdSource offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a range of medical plans, a retirement savings plan, generous vacation leave and paid holidays, as well as professional development opportunities.

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume and provide contact information for three references, as well as links to your social media accounts and links to, or attachments of, four to six examples of your written/digital work to jobs@edsource.org. Please include the job title in subject line.

Social Media Manager

Fuse Media is looking for a dynamic, driven Social Media Manager to work out of our New York Offices. This individual will develop and execute exciting and engaging content plans for Fuse across all social platforms for editorial, marketing, and sales teams. The ideal candidate will have a deep, comprehensive understanding of social media platforms, the content and language that perform best on platforms, and have a thorough understanding of existing and emerging platforms and best practices. The primary focus of the role will be on effectively engaging with and cultivating Fuse audiences across social platforms and driving audience growth. This is a temp to perm opportunity.   

 

THE KEY BITS:   

  • Serve as internal social media expert providing social strategy, insights and best practices to groups across the organization including Editorial, Marketing, and Sales  
  • Support the development and drive the execution of all social media marketing campaigns for Fuse originals and advertiser programs across multiple platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Facebook  
  • Daily content development and scheduling, monitoring and engagement across social platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Facebook  
  • Optimize social content for posting across channels using A/B testing and paid social to report learnings and insights to cross-functional teams  
  • Oversee community management across social platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Twitter and Facebook with daily response and conversation with Fuse fans and viewers of Fuse content  
  • Work in partnership with both Consumer and Affiliate Marketing to develop a cohesive social media promotional strategy that appropriately amplifies/maximizes all in-market campaigns  
  • Collaborate with Digital Content Manager to create frequent reporting  
  • Work in conjunction with Digital Editorial Manager and Brand Creative to ensure consistency in brand voice and visual style across all Fuse social channels   
  • Work in conjunction with Content Studio and Public Relations teams to identify and leverage digital publishers and social media influencers to drive awareness and tune-in  
  • Own the pipeline for creation and distribution of social content for talent, partner and Public Relations use, serving as point of contact with key stakeholders to ensure that content is posted in a timely and relevant fashion  
  • Manage relationships with social media tools and service providers and be on the pulse of new and emerging vendors in this area   

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:   

  • 5 - 7 years of relevant experience within the social media marketing space.  
  • Experience acting as a social media thought leader influencing senior executives and gaining buy-in within a matrix organization.  
  • Ability to speak effectively to a multicultural millennial audience via social media.  
  • Proven experience managing paid social budgets in an efficient manner on major platforms.  
  • Ability to demonstrate how social campaigns deliver impact to broader business and marketing objectives.  
  • Ability to interpret data using established analytic reporting tools.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation skills a must.  
  • Must have knowledge of advertising on platforms such as Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and others.  
  • Strong copywriting skills, as well as ability to communicate message in brand tone and voice   
  • Familiarity with design, video production and photo editing software and programs

Please submit applications here.

Multimedia Journalist

WTVC is looking for an Multi-Media Journalist. Your responsibilities as an MMJ will include reporting, shooting and editing news stories, enterprising story ideas, developing contacts, as well as other responsibilities as assigned. You will be expected to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including the internet, social networking sites and mobile phones, in addition to television.

Skills and Experience:

  • Sharp news judgment
  • The ability to tell an NPPA style story
  • Excellent technical skills
  • The ability to work well independently
  • Must have and maintain a valid license and a good driving record

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Experience with live shots is required
  • Experience with Live-U is a plus
  • Previous experience as an MMJ is a plus

Apply today at http://sbgi.net/careers/

While applying online, please include a link to your online demo reel

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Editorial Producer

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard, and we work fast — while keeping up the creativity and entrepreneurialism we're known for. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, 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 new innovations from QuickTake to New Economy.

The role:

As a Story Editor, you’ll be involved in all corners of our programming slate; from short explainers on YouTube, to multi-episode documentaries on OTT platforms - this position will be essential to pairing the right stories with the right format. You will have both a solid understanding of all aspects of video production, as well as a keen journalistic sensibility.

Working closely alongside our global team of video producers, you’ll help maintain the editorial voice and standard for QuickTake Originals through assisting in the story selection, writing and editing of our videos. From script edits to timeline notes, you will ensure our videos are as editorially sharp, compelling, and complete as possible. We’re looking for someone who has the curiosity and willingness to work across a wide array of editorial themes including general business, markets and finance, politics, technology, and lifestyle.

We’ll trust you to:

- Assist and/or lead in the reporting and scripting for stories
- Review scripts and working cuts of videos
- Work with producers on delivering feedback and edits in a timely manner
- Liaise with newsroom reporters and producers on video
- Pitch video ideas and develop series for pilot
- Work with producers on editorial development of series
- Be willing to work across a wide range of content types

You'll need to have:

- 5+ years of experience in reporting and/or producing for digital
- Strong writing skills, especially for video
- A team-player mentality with a positive attitude
- A creative eye with exceptional attention to detail
- Strong leadership, great communicator, and experience juggling multiple projects

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/83286

If we believe you’re a good match we'll get in touch 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.

WNET - Development Associate, Individual Giving

WNET seeks a fundraising professional to join the Individual Giving team in cultivating, soliciting, and engaging our Patron donors who support WNET’s work with gifts ranging from $1,500 to $24,999 each year.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/SHOWRUNNER – FREELANCE (MAY 2020)

Fuse Media is currently seeking an Executive Producer/Showrunner of Original Programming. This is a freelance position. The EP/Showrunner will manage current series for Fuse Media. The ideal candidate is a music culture junkie who 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 Glendale, CA.


THE KEY BITS

  • Act as sole Showrunner on multiple series simultaneously.
  • Hire and manage support staff and crew on each series.
  • Work in conjunction with the Development departments (both internal Linear and the Fuse Digital Content Studio) to transition shows that have been picked up from Development and/or Digital into Linear Current series.
  • Provide notes on all creative materials – casting, cuts, outlines and scripts.
  • Liaise with the Legal team to ensure all deals are moving forward and closing in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with the Production Management team to ensure all concepts are fully realized with appropriate deliverables, budget and calendar support throughout all stages of production.
  • Serve as liaison between production and other network departments including publicity, production management, post-production, social and digital, business affairs, etc.
  • Create and evolve an onscreen style and aesthetic utilizing Fuse’s Content filter on POV.
  • Cultivate unique, compelling and brand-appropriate content.
  • Flesh out internal concepts and create materials to pitch up internally; including writing treatments, creating talent lists and beating out formats.


WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING 

  • Production experience as Showrunner, Executive Producer or Co-Executive Producer
  • 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 culture and unscripted content 
  • Must have the ability to identify production staff and talent necessary to develop successful series for Fuse
  • Proven record of demonstrated creativity with an ability to translate ideas into high-quality programs 
  • An independent thinker and idea-generator that is adept at managing a team of the same 
  • Ability to manage other production staff, build credibility and strong working relationships with other internal partners 
  • Proactive, deadline and detail-oriented, outstanding judgment and creative abilities, strong verbal and written communication, effective business management skills - organizational, interpersonal, prioritization, motivational 
  • Available to travel, sometimes with short notice, to location shoots when appropriate

 

Please submit an online application, here.