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Full 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.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Edit accurate & compelling video
• Operate Final Cut Pro
• Successfully meet multiple daily deadlines
• Shoot and or write news & sports stories

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience in editing, writing and shooting video
• 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:
Possess the dexterity to operate keyboard & mouse for editing. The ability to review and edit quality stories. Must be able to lift and operated field news cameras.

RELATIONSHIPS:
INTERNAL CONTACTS EXTERNAL CONTACTS
Reporters, producers, photographers and management General public

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume and tape to Andy McKay, Chief Photographer, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061. This may also be e-mailed to andy.mckay@wqad.com.


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.

Bloomberg Media Product Manager

Smarter, Faster, and as always - First. That's our philosophy. Bloomberg Media empowers global business leaders with breaking news, experienced 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. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in our communities as 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 Media is looking for a senior product manager to drive innovation within our product suite and help grow our business. The role offers you the opportunity to dig into our data and find opportunities for growth around the suite. We’re looking for doers, people who roll up their sleeves to sweat the details of user experience and execution.

We'll trust you to:

-Identify and actualize new features and experiences, using data to inform your decisions.
-Prioritize features that will have measurable impact for our customers and on the business.
-Be a great team member, partnering with cross-functional teams across the building to make things happen.
-Have a real passion for user experience, conducting user research and working closely with designers to build amazing experiences.
-Communicate clearly and broadly about product vision, status and impact.

You’ll need to have:

-3+ years of experience working in B2C product, ideally in mobile, video and / or news.
-A strong bias toward action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development
-Excellent people skills and be a shown collaborator; ability to work successfully with both direct and indirect teams across the organization
-Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and feature concepts
-Deep understanding of technology and the latest trends in the digital space
-Empathy for our users, a high level of integrity
-Understanding of design principles, usability, UX design
-Experience and demonstrated ability in understanding and discussing technical concepts and trade-offs

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think you're a match! We'll be in touch right away with 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.

Full Time News Photographer/Editor

WLS-TV, Chicago, is seeking an experienced ENG News Photographer.

Responsibilities

Successful candidates will have a proven track record in the fast-paced, high-pressured environment of daily local news gathering. Candidates should possess excellent people skills, and a strong work ethic.

Basic Qualifications

- Working knowledge of P2 camera systems, Adobe Premier Pro editing and bonded cellular transmission technologies (Dejero and Live U)

- Able to operate ENG and SNG vehicles and live remote equipment

- Applicants must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs. of equipment

- Able to work all shifts including nights, weekends and holidays

Applicant should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a major market, a college degree and a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record.

Additional Information

This position is represented by NABET

 All interested applicants must apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com by uploading a resume file, cover letter and list of references. Requisition ID# 605791BR

No Phone calls, please.

Equal opportunity employer- Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 

Community Journalist

WLS-TV, the Disney-ABC Owned station in Chicago, IL is looking for innovative multi-platform journalists who are ready to start or advance their careers by becoming part of a new effort to shape the future of video storytelling and make a difference in the communities we serve by creating great local content.  

Responsibilities

We want self-sufficient story tellers who can create memorable content for our digital, social media and broadcast platforms.  You must be able to take a story from concept to completion every day.  Successful candidates will join a corps of community journalists who will report hyper-local stories.  We regard this as an entry-level position and we will mentor you to prepare for future career opportunities.  You should be as comfortable in front of the camera as you are behind it and truly love the art of telling a good story. 

Basic Qualifications

You will be expected to produce various styles for various platforms.   You must be able to research, set-up, shoot, edit, and write content on a daily basis.   You must be able to root-out unique local stories with broad appeal.

We want respected, knowledgeable, and ethical station representatives.  You must be willing to work any day, any shift.   Candidates should submit work showing cool, creative & innovative uses of video, images, graphics, writing, shooting and editing. 

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Adobe Premiere and/or Dalet One-Cut is a plus.  

Additional Information

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

Requisition ID# 601997BR

No phone calls, please

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

 

This position is represented by AFTRA.

 

 

 

Broadcast IT Specialist

WLS Television is seeking a Broadcast IT Specialist 

Responsibilities

Duties include monitoring and support of the Broadcast and IT infrastructure and operational systems.  The TV station is a complex environment, and demands timely response to voice, email and other forms of electronic communication.  Position requires flexibility of schedule; hours are primarily evenings with occasional weekend shifts throughout the year.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must have a passion for and be comfortable working with current IT and television technologies, concepts and emerging trends.  This individual must be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast paced environment, working both independently and as part of diverse team. Must be an effective communicator with strong written, verbal and presentation skills.  Individual will be required to maintain technical documentation.  Requires good personal organization skills and the ability to multitask.  Individual must have the confidence to take charge, be the leader as needed and triage in a crisis situation. Must be able to manage up and down, working with top level management, engineering staff, end users, clients and viewers. Should be able to perform detailed engineering research and analysis on-line, in order to solve non-trivial technical problems. Must be able to create professional drawings and presentations and use project management methodologies when working on team projects. Requires being comfortable providing local or remote technical support to people of all skill levels and backgrounds, along with the patience to mentor and train others as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidate must have hands-on knowledge with Linux/Unix or Apple Macintosh. Candidate needs a solid understanding of WiFi and layers 2 & 3 TCP/IP protocols & packet capture concepts (Wireshark or other) for wired networks.  Experience with enterprise software platforms including, SQL Database, Active directory, GPO’s, automated software distribution techniques (Microsoft SCCM or other), server virtualization (VMWare or other) and cloud computing (Amazon AWS or other) concepts required.  Development or coding experience with at least one or more of the following is a must, SQL, web2.0, VB, LAMP, AJAX, OOP, shell scripting or advanced batch scripting such as Microsoft PowerShell. Familiarity with computer based video and graphics systems, video editing, video streaming, codecs and file formats is desirable. Some familiarity with ITIL or IT best practice and security frameworks, computer security, enterprise data storage (SAN), archive and DR.

Required Education

This position requires a completed and verifiable four year degree in Computer Science or an engineering discipline. 

Additional Information

Candidates should upload their cover letter and resume at

www.disneycareers.com  Requisition ID# 602102BR

No phone calls, please

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

 

Bloomberg Team Lead, TV Operations

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 is looking for an overnight TV Operations, Team Lead who thrives in a dynamic, high-energy environment. You will have a deep understanding of control room operations, and have the ability to lead a crew efficiently and effectively. You will be responsible for guiding a group of employees throughout a 24-hour news cycle. You will collaborate with members of editorial, operations, and other departments within Bloomberg Media to complete project deadlines by delegating tasks to their team members, including themselves. You will provide guidance and leadership while also leading through example. Strong communication skills are a must. You will be responsible for scheduling a 24-hour crew, providing regular feedback, and evaluating the performance of their team.

We'll trust you to:

  • Support the broadcast objectives of Bloomberg Television from a technical perspective.
  • Schedule the correct people in the correct roles to ensure the strongest possible technical team.
  • Develop the long-term career goals of broadcast operations team members.
  • Ensure that the broadcast operations team can effectively meet the news needs of the day.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in professional broadcast/cable live television
  • Clear and effective communicator
  • Willingness and ability to collaborate
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Ability to work overnight hours and early AM hours, as well as weekends and holidays

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, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

WPEC - Broadcast Engineer

WPEC in sunny West Palm Beach, FL is seeking a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Head of Account Management (Bloomberg Media Group)

The energy of a newsroom. The pace of a trading floor. We work hard and we work fast, moving markets and chronicling the rise and fall of the people who make them. We are known for our quality, accuracy, and ability to deliver news and data investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, 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 Tic Toc to New Economy Forum to transforming our Commercial model.

We have expanded our commercial business beyond media advertising sales to offer a full range of agency services from strategy to creative, content, communications and in-market activations. We are looking for an ambitious, customer-service oriented individual who can help build the Account Management department, including client and project management across media and agency services.

The Account Manager's role is to direct the client work from sale to execution and optimization. As the primary client partner post-sale, you will work with the client and the internal team to ensure we are meeting the client’s needs and expectations, and delivering work that is on strategy, time and budget. To be successful, you will need to orchestrate our diverse talent and capabilities to achieve extraordinary work.

Building a high performance team will be essential for success. You will develop the talent on the team, and further define the role within the context of our organization. As this is a new role, you will build the processes and documents for effective and efficient work delivery. You will report directly to the Head of Commercial Operations and Marketing Services for Bloomberg Media Group

We’ll trust you to:

-Work cross-functionally with Sales, Research and Insights, Media Planning, Strategy, Creative, Ad Operations, Event and Editorial, and Events
-Ensure client success: Serve as internal advocate for the client
-Define roles, responsibilities, priorities, and timelines with cross-functional team on behalf of client
-Manage project meetings, schedules, milestones, and delivery; solve for issues that may arise
-Own presentations, updates, and communication to internal team and clients
-Provide strategic and operational support across the team as needed
-Build a strong working knowledge of Bloomberg tools and assets

You’ll need to have:

-Preferred 5-7+ years at an agency or media company in account management, project management, or other relevant role.
-Demonstrated track record of success
-Excellence in project management, problem solving, and consensus building
-Excellent verbal communication skills and maturity around senior leaders
-Quick study, with strong sense of curiosity and a desire to learn
-Entrepreneurial and bold in thinking and action
-High productivity; able to make significant progress with limited oversight and direction day-to-day
-High-energy and be hard-working, with a positive attitude
-Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment with frequent changes in priorities

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, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Multi-Media Journalist - WQAD

WQAD News 8, the Tribune owned affiliate in Moline, IL is seeking an experienced Multi-Media Journalist join our news team. Qualified candidate must be a creative visual storyteller and have at least 2 years’ experience as a news photographer/editor. Applicants must demonstrate creativity, initiative, and have a working knowledge of field cameras, non-linear editing and ENG units. Strong newsroom leadership skills a plus.

Responsibilities:
This opportunity is for that person who wants to work with our news team.

Are you a creative person with a good eye for storytelling and positive work ethic? Are you able to inform and entertain through the use of great visuals and natural sound?
NPPA style of shooting and editing is preferred. You should be technically astute with Go Pros, mobile, Final Cut, etc. Your stories will run the gamut from enterprise stories, to features and natural sound stories.

Other responsibilities will be outlined during interview.

Qualifications:
• 2+ years' in television broadcast as well as Live U, Dejero, TVU and ENG/SNG experience preferred
• Possess excellent videography, lightning, and non-linear editing skills
• NPPA style shooting and editing preferred
• Advanced knowledge with Go Pros, Mobile, Final Cut, etc.
• Must be willing to submit to a background check and drug screening
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

If you are interested in this position
Send a resume to Andy McKay, Chief Photographer, WQAD News 8, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at andy.mckay@wqad.com

Company Info
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.

Local Sales Manager

WTAT FOX 24 in Charleston, SC is searching for a Local Sales Manager. We are looking for someone to develop a sales team that exceeds revenue goals by driving client results though our various on-air and digital assets. The Local Sales Manager is responsible for leading the day to day operations of the local sales department and the Account Executives. We are looking for a proven leader to develop a strategic sales plan with our management team to establish new business and provide new and innovative solutions for existing clients. The ideal candidate must be able to coach, train, and lead our team of Account Executives to attain individual and collective goals across all revenue platforms. This candidate must have a proven history of developing and executing successful client-specific campaigns. They should have previous sales management experience or be a successful seller looking to take the next step in their career.

 

In this position you will:

 

  • Maintain a well-developed sales team
  • Ensure effective onboarding of new hires
  • Consistently train and support Account Executives in new/digital business development
  • Establish sales strategies and plans in support of revenue goals in consultation with the GM/GSM
  • Ensure each Account Executive achieves revenue goals across existing, new, and digital business lines
  • Ensure client results, satisfaction and retention
  • Collect and analyze monthly and quarterly forecast information for the sellers on a weekly basis
  • Review and resolve preemptions daily and manage sales orders and inventory
  • Ensure strong performance of local and regional accounts by maintaining strong relationships
  • Work with the GM/GSM on inventory pricing and management
  • Work with the Research Director to assure our sales materials are compelling and current

Experience Needed:

 

  • 5-7 years broadcast sales experience (including television sales) and team management experience is preferred
  • Proven success in developmental business and multimedia platforms, including web and mobile applications
  • Effective relationship building, customer service, communication and negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A college degree is preferred
  • A strong understanding of TV and media plans, advertising marketplace, and key competition
  • Ability to anticipate, meet and/or exceed customer needs wants and expectations
  • Ability to adapt to all situations and personality types in the sales staff and client base

 

To apply, please send resume to jobs@foxcharleston.com and include “WTAT- Local Sales Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls please. Cunningham Broadcasting Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace