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Production Assistant

If you love helping people understand complex issues and you’re skilled with online publishing and graphics tools, you might be the perfect production assistant for CalMatters.

We are looking for somebody who can work with our editors and reporters to present our journalism online. You’ll prepare our stories and photos for publication in WordPress and in social channels. You’ll use graphics software like Infogram and Flourish to build charts and visualizations. You’ll help optimize our stories, headlines and tags so they can be found in searches. And you’ll prepare our work so it can be shared with our media partners all over California. 

This is an opportunity to work with a growing news organization where creative presentation is a priority and we do it with the latest tools and techniques. Experience with this kind of work is preferred, but you can learn some of these tools on the job. While we’re all working remotely for now, you’ll work in our downtown Sacramento office once it reopens. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaboration with reporters and editors on production needs and timely copy flow.
  • Creative thinking about formats and features for quality presentations.
  • Publication of long-term projects in multiple storytelling formats.
  • Presentation of our work in many forms, including explainers, blogs, social embeds, longform stories, photo galleries and newsletters.

These would be a plus:

  • Experience or education that demonstrates a passion for journalism or storytelling. 
  • Experience in web production, preferably in a news organization.
  • A collaborative personality and the ability to well with a variety of people who play different roles throughout the organization.
  • Working knowledge of, and experience with, search engine optimization. 

We are an expanding and collaborative newsroom, successfully forging a new model for sustainable, intelligent, nonprofit journalism. We’re committed to diversity and especially encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply. If you’re interested, please provide a resume, a cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job and links to at least six online samples of your work. Write to jobs@calmatters.org with the job title in the subject line. 

News Director

News Director

Aspen Public Radio

Aspen, CO

 

Apply now! Application Review is Ongoing

 

Join a growing public media organization in one of the most awe-inspiring areas of the country - the heart of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains. The News Director is the leader and chief editor of Aspen Public Radio’s newsroom, overseeing news staff, production, and output of news on all platforms.

 

Aspen Public Radio seeks a sharp, curious, hard-working, team-oriented person who is excited by new media ideas, experimenting, and helping to design and grow an evolving organization.

 

 

Primary Functions

 

News Strategy: Sets strategic priorities and goals for the news operation to serve the public, including platform, topics and beats, and geographic coverage priorities. Ensures all Aspen Public Radio news content is accurate, engaging, ethical, and produced with the highest standards of professional journalism.

 

Editor: Assigns and edits reporters on a daily basis, overseeing the quality of news content from features and series to spots and breaking news; serves as the ultimate gatekeeper and “final say” over what story ideas should be pursued.

 

Management: Possesses strong leadership skills, including the ability to lead an effective team by teaching, training, and developing journalists, as well as executing the vision for the news department. The News Director will effectively communicate, be an active listener readily adapt to and champion change, develop and manage collaborative partnerships, set goals, hold team members responsible, and achieve results.

 

Community Engagement: Works with the development and community engagement manager and program manager on developing and executing regular, meaningful, and engaging news events throughout the listening area such as town hall meetings, debates, community forums, listening sessions, etc.

 

 

Duties:

  • Design and implement story editing processes, quality standards and other aspects related to the allocation of story production and priority
  • Manage and coach a team of three staff reporters; manage occasional interns and freelancers
  • Edit the news staff on a daily basis
  • Assign reporting and producing tasks including special series and projects
  • Responsible for producing their own regular reporting as time allows, but editing is the main priority
  • Assist in developing, and ultimately overseeing the implementation of the editorial focus, process, and design
  • Develop (with the program manager) and oversee the execution of a content distribution strategy to include broadcast, podcast, digital content, and social media
  • Work with the news team and regional NPR editors to consistently participate in nationalizing a local story
  • Create, maintain and execute coverage plans for developing and breaking news
  • Attend major donor and public events, regularly participate in on-air fundraising and grant writing/reporting as needed
  • Represent the news division as required at board meetings and other presentations
  • Occasional host fill-in work
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Required Qualifications

  • At least two years of team management and editorial experience
  • A least two years of audio news production and reporting
  • Excellent leadership, training and collaboration skills
  • Possess strong news gathering skills and in-depth knowledge of journalism ethics and practices
  • Deep understanding of the purpose and mission of public broadcasting
  • Strong time management skills

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Public Radio experience
  • Some hosting experience
  • Knowledge of Western Slope Colorado and issues of the West
  • Content collaboration experience
  • A commitment to helping develop skills in less-experienced reporters
  • Spanish language skills

 

This is a full-time salaried position that reports to the executive director and will require availability for weekend, day, evening, and holiday shifts.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Aspen Public Radio is being assisted in this search by Livingston Associates.  Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates. For consideration, please visit the full job posting and apply online at http://liv.jobs/83jyx.

 

Apply now! Application Review is Ongoing

 

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Aspen Public Radio offers full-time staff benefits, including employer-paid health insurance, 401k match, and paid vacation. Ski pass financing, shared passes to the Aspen Recreation Center, shared passes to world-class events such as the Aspen Film Festival, Aspen Institute Ideas Festival, and Classical Music Festival are available. Competitive salary. This position is based at our Aspen, CO studios. Aspen Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Junior Acquisition Marketer

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 Media's overall strategy is to be the leading, next-generation media company for global business by creating a portfolio of digitally led, multi-platform brands that broaden Bloomberg's core audience beyond its traditional finance roots, towards global business.

Bloomberg Digital (Bloomberg.com, Bloomberg News App) is at the centerpiece of that strategy - providing informative, credible, authoritative, lightning-fast journalism for a global business audience. In May 2018, we launched a paywall on both Bloomberg.com and the app and are quickly working to build a growing paid subscriber base. A key focus area for 2020 is to continue out incredible growth in acquiring and retaining subscribers.

The consumer subscription business, within Bloomberg Media group, is seeking a proven, highly-motivated Acquisition Marketer to develop and execute initiatives to scale subscriptions via our onsite marketing channels. You will be responsible for executing onsite marketing campaigns and experimenting with creative, copy and placement to drive engagement and conversion. You will work closely with external vendors and internal partners to build thoughtful and effective, marketing programs to meet our aggressive business goals.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Develop and execute thoughtful strategies, communication plans and campaigns to drive engagement and subscription acquisition
  • Develop test and learn plans for onsite touts and the offer page to maximize acquisition and revenue
  • Lead and maintain onsite marketing programs; test creative, content, copy and frequency to drive business goals
  • Work with internal stakeholders to support initiatives launching on Bloomberg.com
  • Continuously analyze campaign efficiency and allocate investment dollars to the highest value opportunities; evaluate results in the context of broader business goals, and make recommendations on how to move the business forward
  • Develop clear and factual reporting; strategically communicate results and recommendations to leadership
  • Provide support to teammates through maintenance of existing marketing programs and assistance in development of new campaigns
  • Be a creative, innovative problem solver who consistently stays on top of the latest digital trends and brings new “out of the box” ideas to the table

You’ll need to have:

  • 2+ years of experience in a digital marketing role
  • Experience building, managing, optimizing, reporting and analyzing marketing campaigns
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with a proven ability to interpret and leverage data to drive decision making
  • An understanding of how media is consumed in today’s world and how we can create added value to drive engagement with our products
  • Strong collaboration and influencing skills, with the ability to successfully partner with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to execute on multiple projects at once
  • An entrepreneurial mind-set and flexible team player.

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/82658

If we believe you'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.

Paid Search and Programmatic Media Manager

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. 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.

The Paid Search and Programmatic Media Manager is responsible for leading programmatic strategy with external agencies and overseeing execution of our direct response campaigns within all paid search and display. You will be leading Bloomberg’s expansion into new channels and lead our overall programmatic strategy. A strong background in planning and buying programmatic and paid search (SEM and YouTube) Strong expertise in managing bid optimization platforms (Google AdWords and DoubleClick) are a must.

We'll trust you to:

  • Establish B2C acquisition strategy for paid media outside of current channels, specific focus on measurement of success and analytics to do so
  • Oversee external agency on programmatic buys performance and placement as well as expansion into new channels that include Quora, Taboola/Outbrain, among others
  • Handle the day to day management of current channels that include Google Ads, Bing Ads, Youtube, and Google Display
  • Partner closely with creative and paid social teams on the best creative and landing page content based on performance
  • Develop and execute against learning objectives to drive continuous performance improvements through testing and analysis
  • Manage channel budget and spend, including forecasting monthly costs and reconciling discrepancies
  • Own and constantly improve QA practices to ensure accuracy of each campaign from pre-launch through recap
  • Stay abreast of key industry trends, competitive insights, and emerging channel technologies, focusing on how these insights can be leveraged to drive performance improvements
  • Stay on top of the latest updates regarding tools and User Interfaces (AdWords, Bing, Bid Management Platforms, eMarketer, SEMrush,Analytical tools, etc.)
  • Create and share analytic dashboards of your prospective channel performance, present, communicate and to managers and wider teams

You'll need to have:

  • 4+ years of proven experience managing paid search and programmatic display ads
  • Proven track record of delivering measurable results within paid search and programmatic display in terms of CPA, CTR, conversions, and ROAS
  • Deep expertise in Google Ads (certification a plus), including keyword development, account setup, ad creation, match types, quality scoring, negative keywords, bidding strategies, and audience targeting and segmentation
  • Strong understanding of the programmatic landscape, including ad verification, brand safety measures, DMPs, DSPs, and ad trafficking
  • Advanced skills in Excel (pivot tables, lookups)
  • Able to work with and analyze large data sets quickly, accurately, and efficiently
  • Able to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Does this sound like you?

Apply via here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/82657

If we believe you'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.

Radio Technical 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 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 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. At Bloomberg Radio, Technical Producers work in close collaboration and partnership with Show Producers, and there may be opportunities to fill-in as producer depending upon circumstances, aptitude, and ability.

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.

We'll trust you to:

  • Run 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'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years of recent and relevant major market radio experience
  • Digital audio editing experience (Adobe Audition preferred)
  • General knowledge of automation, and radio newsroom software
  • Flexibility in hours, and willingness to work weekends and holidays if necessary
  • Knowledge of ISDN, and IP based audio codes
  • General computer and networking knowledge
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong leadership, multitasking and interpersonal skills

Does this sound like you?

Apply! 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.

Engineer

WTVC has an excellent career opportunity for a full-time Broadcast Engineer in the Engineering Department. This position involves maintaining television transmission and video equipment, including computers and automation systems. The candidate will be directly responsible for hands-on support of a modern broadcast facility.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·       Provide support in the maintenance of all station facilites and equipment, including knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems

·       Provide engineering support for the installation, servicing and repairing of broadcast equipment and systems

·       Provide engineering support for the technical needs of the News Department, including troubleshooting of field gear and procedures

·       Assist associates with training and operation of station equipment

·       Provide Engineering support with transmitter maintenance

·       Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems

·       Provide on-call engineering support for station operations

Requirements:

·       Associates degree or technical education in electronics or computer related field

·       2 - 4 years of related broadcast experience

·       A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality

·       Strong familiarity with broadcast systems and standards (FCC R&Rs)

·       Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Familiarity with Avid related software and hardware products a plus

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

·       Must be able to work a flexible schedule

·       On-call duty, including weekends and holidays

·       Ability to lift equipment generally less than 50 pounds

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

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

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:

  • A minimum of a four year degree and at least one MMJ internship are required
  • Experience with live shots is a plus 
  • Experience with Live-U 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!

News Producer

WTVC has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer! In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our newscasts. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, Assignment Desk, Managing Editor and Anchors on the newscast and its content. In this position you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories and develop content for our web site.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have solid news judgment
  • Be a compelling and accurate writer
  • Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast
  • Have the ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • Have strong leadership and communication skills
  • Have the ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts
  • Have flexibility and on-the-spot problem solving abilities
  • Be proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews

Experience:

  • Must have at least some previous news producing experience at a commercial TV station, although the right entry-level candidate may be considered
  • A journalism degree is preferred

Please apply today at http://sbgi.net/careers/

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

Motion Graphics Producer

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 Media seeks a Motion Graphics Producer to help evolve and contribute to the visual style of our Quicktake Originals through the use of thoughtful and dynamic motion graphics. We’re looking for a strong, visual storyteller; someone who has a passion for journalism and a sharp curiosity for all things business, politics, technology, culture and lifestyle. You will be a nimble and organized designer, a strong communicator, and most importantly - a reliable team player.

On a day-to-day basis, you will be responsible for designing, illustrating, and animating motion graphics elements for our non-fiction video properties, end-to-end; from initial storyboards to final edit. Projects will include short-form explainers, long-form docu-series, and even experimental, non-linear storytelling experiences. You will also be in charge of creating, deploying, and troubleshooting design templates assets across our worldwide team of producers.

You will work across editorial pillars to push the boundaries of our visual design and presence on every platform our videos are published. Experience with multi-platform design is a must; Youtube, OTT, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, vertical, horizontal - you will be able to assess, design for, and pivot to the strength of any particular format.

You'll need to have:

-A minimum of four years of proven experience in graphic design and animation
-Sophisticated experience with Premiere, After Effects, and Illustrator
-Experience of Cinema 4D a plus
-Excellent at conception, teamwork, handling multiple projects at once

Does this sound like you?

Apply here: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/82580

If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know the next steps. Please include a link to your online portfolio in your resume. Your application will not be considered without a portfolio.

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.