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Digital Sales Coordinator

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga is seeking a detail-oriented Digital Sales Coordinator who has strong written and oral communication skills.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Creation of PowerPoint presentations, database management and sales report maintenance
  • Digital campaign management support
  • Analyze digital reporting and deliver data to sales team
  • Efficiently work with the team of marketing consultants and management
  • Assist with support on local and national business
  • Various administrative duties and contract management
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements: 

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills
  • Ability to utilize Wide Orbit, Wide Orbit Sales, Matrix, MediaLine, and Outlook 
  • Great attention to detail is essential
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines while maintaining accuracy
  • Time and priority management 
  • Strong verbal communication with internal and external customers 

Apply online at www.sbgi.net/careers

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

CALmatters Summer Video Intern

CALmatters is looking for a summer video intern. If you are a critical thinker, open to learning new things and want to help create quality video news content, please apply for our paid internship.

Our video intern will help us organize our media database and spruce up our YouTube channel via captions, engaging thumbnail images and search engine optimization. In addition, the intern will work with our video journalist to help produce quality, engaging video content for our growing online audience. We are a small shop. In this role, you will get hands-on training in pre-production, production and post production. If you are ready to work hard and learn new things, please apply for this internship.

Who We Are:
CALmatters is a three year old nonprofit news organization with a full time staff of 22 dedicated to explaining the policy and politics of America’s biggest state. We produce vivid, original journalism and data-driven news and analyses distributed to more than 170 media partners and on CALmatters.org. Our reporters routinely see their work featured on major media outlets like the San Francisco Chronicle, KQED, KPCC, and the Los Angeles Daily News. In 2018 our explainer on California’s high housing costs won a first-place award from the Online News Association and we won an EPPY award for innovation for our Election Guide.

What will I do:
You will assist with shooting, researching, and logging video footage, examine CALmatters’ previous stories, embed relevant CALmatters’ video content, and help us assess and update our YouTube channel. Be prepared to learn from a team of experienced journalist.

When is it, where is it, and do I have to be a student?
Ideally, the internship would begin roughly in late May and run through mid-August. However, we are flexible on exact dates. Ideally, applicants will be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate coursework, but recently graduated applicants are encouraged to apply. We prefer that the intern works out of our Sacramento office.

What I need to see on your resume:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Premiere Pro) preferred
  • Filming and editing experience preferred
  • Video projects you’ve completed and how you contributed to them
  • Your creative side!

What will we offer:

  • Hands-on experience and mentoring;
  • An opportunity for you to create the kind of internship you need;
  • Time to explore Adobe Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop;

Submit your cover letter, resume and three links to jobs@calmatters.org. Applications due by April 12, 2019.

CALmatters is committed to diversity and especially encourages members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities.

https://calmatters.org/jobs/

CALmatters Summer Data Internship

CALmatters is looking for a summer data intern. Come join our small but growing data team as we cover California politics and policy, including the 2020 election.

Who We Are: CALmatters is a three year old nonprofit news organization with a staff of 22 dedicated to explaining the policy and politics of America’s biggest state. We produce vivid, original journalism and data-driven news analyses distributed to more than 170 media partners and on CALmatters.org. This past year we won an Online News Association and an EPPY award for our election guide. Our reporters routinely have bylines in major media outlets like the San Francisco Chronicle, KQED, KPCC, and the Los Angeles Daily News.  In 2018 our explainer on California’s high housing costs won a first-place award from the Online News Association and we won an EPPY award for innovation for our Election Guide.

Is this paid? Yes. And full-time.

When is it, where is it, and do I have to be a student? The internship will run roughly from June through August, although we are flexible on exact dates. Ideally applicants will be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate coursework, but recently graduated applicants are encouraged to apply. We’d prefer interns work out of our Sacramento office, but we are open to remote arrangements.

What will I do?  You’ll contribute to several major data projects we have planned this summer, on issues ranging from climate change impact to the educational achievement gap. Interns’ work will depend on their skill set and interests, but interns will likely be asked to help with data collection and analysis, public records requests, statistical analysis, database construction and querying, programming, and creating some snazzy visualizations and interactives.

You’ll also have the opportunity to learn from a team of experienced journalists who are happy to teach. 

What skills are you looking for? The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated interest in utilizing data to explain complex policy and politics topics in an easily digestible way. Journalism students are encouraged to apply, as are students from other fields (graphic design, computer science, public policy, statistics). In your cover letter and resume please describe:

  • A list or description of what data analysis tools you’ve used and what programming languages you may know.
  • A list or description of what visualization tools you may be proficient with.
  • One or two data-intensive projects you’ve worked on and how you created them. Projects do not have to be journalistic.
  • Audio and video skills a plus!

Application Instructions: Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@calmatters.org

At the end of your cover letter please attach links to specific projects/clippings you feel are relevant to the internship. No more than five links please. Deadline is April 8, 2019. 

CALmatters is committed to diversity and especially encourages members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities.

https://calmatters.org/jobs/data-journalism-summer-internship/

Bloomberg Radio Anchor/Host

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 Radio/Television is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, experienced full-time radio anchor/host to join its 24/7 network. You will demonstrate unique and compelling takes on daily news and business stories. You will have a creative approach to topic and guest selection, and a proactive work ethic. You'll be flexible with working hours, very detail oriented and a master multitasker.


We'll trust you to:

-Prepare for shows including topic selection and guest booking
-Collaborate with team
-Write insightful business and general news
-Capture and generate reports for other markets nationally
-Complete various production duties as assigned


You’ll need to have:


-Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
-5+ years of recent/relevant Mid-Major Market TV/Radio Host and/or Reporter experience
-A clear and upbeat presentation that connects with Bloomberg Listener
-A distinctive point of view with the ability to discuss many different subjects
-Strong interviewing skills
-General knowledge of radio newsroom software
-Proven skills in business and general news writing
-Must have flexible working hours
-General computer and networking knowledge
-Experience working with Microsoft Office
-Adobe Audition or equivalent audio editing skills required
-A demo reel of on-air host/reporting work
-Track record with affiliates and syndication helpful

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we’re a good match. Well 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.

Captioning Assistant

Wisconsin Public Television is seeking a Captioning Assistant to support all caption-related work, ensuring closed captions meet or exceed FCC and WPT caption standards, and creating journalism-worthy transcripts of WPT content. Must possess excellent research, writing, and communication skills, including mastery of English spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Candidate will need to be self-directed and able to work independently. Details: https://wpt.org/AboutWPT/Employment/captioning-assistant. EOE. 608-263-0477.

Research/Marketing Coordinator

The primary focus of the Research/Marketing Coordinator is to assist in managing the station’s strategic marketing research and promotions projects, provide ratings and audience analysis for the station, assist in the development of sales in various advertiser categories, and contribute to the overall stations marketing and sales promotions effort. The position serves as a research/promotion consultant to the sales department and to the station’s clients in order to generate revenue for both, by (1) providing research data using tools such as Nielsen, Comscore, Wide Orbit Sales, Scarborough, Media Monitors and other appropriate research sources; (2) creating customized research presentations and highlighting WQAD’s programming and viewer strengths. (3) executing internal and external sales promotions.

Responsibilities
• Analyze ratings and work quickly to communicate the successes of the station’s ratings, one-sheets, and lengthier research pieces as needed.
• Analyze the station’s ratings successes during the Sweeps periods and provide Book Breakout analysis.
• Package research and provide market/sales information for internal and external use.
• Provide programming and ratings support by maintaining the Ratings Programming/Estimates within Wide Orbit Sales.
• Support sales team by attending and participating in sales calls and client presentations when appropriate.
• Work with National Rep Firm Telerep when necessary to determine accurate ratings estimates based on historical ratings data.
• Work with external vendors and sales staff on yearly research survey to generate and analyze customized questionnaires for clients.
• Complete research requests using Scarborough and other marketing research sources.
• Has the ability to conceptualize, create and deliver high-impact multimedia sales promotions/presentations.
• Create customized digital and linear sales promotions.
• Work with all station departments as a sales liaison including, News, Station Promotions, GM and Creative Services.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• Associates degree is preferred and/or 5+ years’ work experience.
• Must possess strong strategic thinking and analytical skills.
• Must have knowledge and understanding of the television industry relevant to broadcast, cable and digital, including research terminology and methodology.
• Computer skills, including PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
• Must be organized and detail oriented, with a positive attitude toward team member requests.
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks.


IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume to Dan Englund, Director of Sales at WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061 or e-mail at dan.englund@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 approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visitwww.tribunemedia.com.

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

Director - WQAD

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

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES
• Discuss content, scripting, sequencing, and technical issues with writers, producers, reporters, photographers, and editors. Develop a production plan for Live News Broadcasts.
• Organize & complete all necessary preproduction needs for daily broadcasts. Accurately code scripts with proper camera shots, microphones, video, and music commands using newsroom scripting software.
• Operate Ross Overdrive Automated Production Control system during live broadcasts, which includes robotic camera operation, manually adjusting automated audio controls, and navigating the program rundown.
• Communicate with various personnel during live broadcasts to ensure the accurate technical execution.
• Basic maintenance of studio sets, equipment, and lighting grid.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
The successful candidate will know or train on these skills:
• Ross Overdrive APC operation including: Ross Vision 2X video switcher, Robotic Cameras, Automated Audio, newsroom scripting software.
• Basic knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects, and basic Graphic Design principles.
• Excellent written communication skills (including handwriting, keyboarding, grammar & spelling).
• Excellent oral communication skills.
• Ability to make decisions and react quickly & calmly to unexpected program changes, equipment malfunctions, and Breaking news/severe weather coverage.
• Must have a valid Driver's License or be able to get one.

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


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Good manual dexterity to operate the numerous small push buttons and rotary switches on the equipment. Good eyesight & hearing to monitor & adjust audio & video signals, and to interact effectively with Producers, on-air Personalities, and Live Field Crews. Headsets are used in communications.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO APPLY
Send a resume to Tom Maloney, Production Manager WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061, or you can e-mail him at tom.maloney@wqad.com.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

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

Lee Ester News Fellow

Lee Ester News Fellowship

Wisconsin Public Radio is accepting applications for the annual Lee Ester News Fellowship based in Madison, Wisconsin. The Lee Ester News Fellow will be a promising early-career journalist interested in deepening his or her experience and skills in news radio broadcasting.  This paid internship will be a full-time appointment for nine months.  Concentrated coaching and feedback on writing, editing, voicing and other aspects of radio news reporting are important elements of this fellowship.

Wisconsin Public Radio consists of two state-wide program streams – talk and music – on 37 stations. WPR’s award-winning news department, with staff members in Madison and around the state, consists of seasoned professionals who will assist in providing developmental opportunities and feedback. 

Please see complete posting at https://www.wpr.org/lee-ester-news-fellow . Betsy Nelson, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI  53706. 608-262-5221, betsy.nelson@wpr.org. EOE

 

Executive Producer

Sinclair Broadcast Group/Chattanooga has an immediate opening for an energetic and creative Executive Producer to oversee news content for overall fairness, balance and accuracy.  Winning candidate will produce daily newscasts and oversee production of newscasts and special programming, working closely with the other producers and reporters on daily selection and coverage.  As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Executive Producer will lead by example.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and train other producers
  • Special projects
  • Plan and oversee continuity into upcoming newscasts
  • Fill-in show producer as necessary
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree in journalism or communications is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in broadcast journalism as a producer or related role
  • Strong writing skills
  • Proven track record for getting results on initiatives 
  • Great people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating

Apply online at http://www.sbgi.net/careers

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

VP, Creative Services

Based in our Glendale, CA headquarters, Fuse Media is currently seeking an experienced Creative Leader to represent the company’s brand identity across all platforms; on-air, mobile/digital, social, print and all other mediums to drive the brand and business strategy. This highly visible position will be the brand evangelist, interacting with all departments of the organization; understanding and translating department/client needs into Real, Open and Clever design. The ideal candidate
is a pop culture junkie that lives and breathes the latest trends in design, advertising and marketing and has an intuitive sense of what will resonate with Fuse’s multicultural millennial audience.
 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Business leadership and brand advocacy supporting all departments/functions by creating, building and maintaining brand integrity for consumer-facing platforms as well as B2B facing Affiliate and Ad Sales platform/materials 
  • Manage staff and freelance talent for on-air, mobile/digital, social and print, including brand identity, on-air promo design, short form and other content branding
  • Strategic thinker that understands technology and the need for design to translate effortlessly to mobile/digital/social/web/campaign 
  • Hands-on designer with the ability to manage multiple projects from concept through completion 
  • Develop creative programs and design concepts that advance the brand strategy 
  • Establish creative direction and branding for the entire line of entertainment properties 
  • Manage, inspire and mentor a creative team of art directors, designers and animators

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 10+ years of entertainment media branding experience – preferably in Multi-media/Digital-native industries 
  • Undergraduate Degree in Fine Arts, related field or equivalent professional experience – Graduate Degree preferred 
  • Possess a thorough understanding of mobile/digital and social communications and delivery systems, as well as industry best practices 
  • Expert knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, motion graphics, web development and social-first design; must have the ability to storyboard and translate ideas to designers and developinnovative motion graphics solutions 
  • Extensive experience with/in design, brand development, digital and creative process 
  • Demonstrable animation, print and digital design capabilities 
  • Strong affinity for the Fuse brand and the ability to understand appropriate tone, voice and topics for our mobile and social obsessed audience 
  • Excellent written and verbal skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with cross-functional departments and lead a creative team 

  

~ To be considered for this role, you must submit an online portfolio or PDF of your work ~ 

  

Fuse Media is an independently owned multi-platform media company reflecting the wide-ranging tastes and attitudes of the fast- growing, Latino and multicultural 18-34 audience. The company’s media brands include the Fuse and FM linear and video-on- demand (VOD) channels; Fuse.TV online and mobile websites; the Fuse TV mobile and over-the-top (OTT) apps; a podcast network; several branded social media channels; and live events. Fuse network is currently available in approximately 70 million households and FM reaches over 43 million households. 

 

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