Master Control Operator

WKBT-TV News 8 is seeking a full-time employee for Master Control Operator. Prior television production experience is preferred but not required. Candidates must be able to work independently. Duties include: Maintaining station logs, monitoring quality and accuracy of on-air broadcast, playback of recorded programming, responding to timing changes at a moment’s notice, taking accurate transmitter readings, recording and logging video feeds. This is an entry-level, full-time position with benefits. The position will include overnight, weekend and holiday shifts.

Posted on: March 13, 2017

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Morning News Producer

The successful candidate must be able to produce a creative, compelling, visually appealing newscast every day. Duties include writing, editing, producing and some reporting for our early morning newscast. You need good organizational skills and the ability to respond positively to change. Competitiveness and a team attitude are required. Web and social media skills preferred. If you’re willing to work hard and learn fast, this job is the perfect entry level position at our company. WXOW is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family owned company operating 18 television stations in a variety of market sizes. That means producers who excel can expect internal opportunities for professional growth.

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News Producer

WISN-TV has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track
record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news
judgment and a can do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.

Job Responsibilities:

Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers

Working with and guiding reporters in story production

Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff

Experience:

2 years producing experience

Creative presentation style

Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS a plus

Requirements:

Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills

Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.

An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components

Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements

Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news

Education:

College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience

Posted on: March 10, 2017

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Topical Writer/Producer

WKOW, Madison, Wisconsin’s ABC affiliate, has a rare opening for an aggressive individual with strong news topical writing skills to join our Marketing Team as a Topical Writer/Producer. The successful candidate will write, produce and edit exceptional topicals and special sweeps promotion. This position is responsible for developing consistently effective daily topical promotional spots for all WKOW newscasts. Other responsibilities will include creating Proof of Performance (POP) spots and production work in Marketing and Creative Service departments as needed. You must be able to write compelling marketing promos, collaborate effectively with newscast producers and reporters, and consistently push for the best video to sell the story. Are you a great writer who constantly strives to be even better? Then you could make the move to Madison, a city that consistently ranks as a top community in which to live, work, play, and raise a family! REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work quickly, handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines under pressure. Preferred candidates will have a college degree and experience in advertising, marketing and/or communications, along with experience in non-linear editing. Knowledge of After Effects and Photoshop are a plus. WKOW is part of the Quincy Media Group, a family owned company. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Visit www.CareersAtQuincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities. WKOW Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on: March 7, 2017

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Graphic Artist/Animator

E.W. Scripps has an immediate opening for a GRAPHIC ARTIST/ANIMATOR based at the NBC affiliate in Milwaukee, WI. In this position you will create graphics for local and remote clients, specifically Las Vegas, Nevada, focused on local TV news and broadcast advertising.

Key activities

Conceptualize, design and create still graphics and animations for TV news, sales, sports, promotion and digital products.

Construct lower thirds, full screens, map and ticker templates as assigned

Collaborate with news managers, producers and reporters to create graphics that will enhance news stories, weathercasts, sales collateral material.

Assist in troubleshooting of any graphics software or hardware issues and work with technical department to resolve workflow challenges for remote client locations.

Participate in presentation of creative concepts

Suggest solutions based on technical requirements/ limitations within a limited time frame.

Skills & Abilities

Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Cinema 4D

Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods via visual media.

Ability to construct lower thirds, full screen and ticker templates as assigned.

Proficiency of VIZRT technology and understanding of transition logic.

Ability and desire to learn new technology to create graphics

Must have strong design skills and able to generate a project from concept to completion or work in concert with others.

Excellent interpersonal skills are required as well as the ability to successfully work in a team environment.

Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and prioritize under tight deadlines.

Active listening, visualization skills, and creativity.

Ability to self-manage assigned projects and tasks, and communicate risks in a timely manner.

Must submit a link to demo reel in order to be considered for the role.

Education & Experience/Certifications

Bachelor or Associates degree in related field, and/or equivalent experience.

Previous graphics and art production work with background in a broadcast environment desired.

Working knowledge of VIZRT technology; knowledge of data integration within VIZRT

 

Work environment

Hours are 4:00PM-1:00AM CST

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including holidays, evenings and weekends.

PLEASE PROVIDE A SAMPLE OR A LINK TO A SAMPLE OF YOUR WORK

 

The E.W. Scripps Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted on: March 1, 2017

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Creative Services Producer

KBJR 6 & CBS 3 in Duluth, MN is seeking a Creative Services Producer to bring their fresh, innovative design and production ideas to the team. The ideal Creative Services Producer will be a skilled writer/producer who is able to create powerful concepts that market a message or tell a story. They will use the power of video to produce memorable and effective promotions in our newscast production facility. This position requires a relevant communications degree and/or a strong background in the Adobe Creative Suite products; DSLR video photography, creative thinking and writing are required.

Posted on: February 15, 2017

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News Producer

WLUK-TV FOX 11 Green Bay has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. Good Day Wisconsin is the #1 morning newscast in Northeast Wisconsin.  We are searching for someone who thrives on creative journalism.  The combination of hard news and morning information will allow your creativity to shine. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our morning newscasts and digital content. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer and the Assistant News Director on the newscast block 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 also develop content for our web site.

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

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

Posted on: June 3, 2016

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