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Newscast Director/Production Assistant, WBBJ/ABC and CBS 7 Eyewitness News

Posted on: May 15th, 2015 by smitche3

WBBJ/ABC and CBS 7 Eyewitness News in Jackson, Tennessee, has an immediate opening for a full time newscast director/production assistant.

Description of Duties:

  • Direct live newscasts
  • Run Studio camera
  • Floor directing
  • Audio
  • Graphics
  • Duties designated by the News Director and Production Manager

Minimum Requirements:

  • Background in news production or broadcast media
  • Experience with non-linear digital editing
  • A degree in broadcast media or related field is preferred
  • Integrity and a strong work ethic are requirements
  • Availability to work nights, weekends, holidays as needed
  • Must possess a current valid driver’s license and have physical ability to drive vehicle

Technical Director, Part Time, WTOK-TV

Posted on: May 15th, 2015 by smitche3

WTOK-TV is accepting applications for the position of Technical Director – Part Time. This position will be responsible for Directing and Technical Directing newscasts and other programs as assigned. WTOK is the dominant station in the Meridian, MS DMA and produces over 3 hours of live local high definition newscast per day.

Experience with Ross Synergy HD switcher, VizRT Graphics, and Avid INews helpful, but not required. In addition to directing newscast, the position is also responsible for ingesting commercials, programs and promos into the station program playback servers, plus other duties as assigned.

Successful candidates should be familiar with live newscast production in a commercial television station and able to direct a fast paced newscast while providing direction to the supporting staff. Candidate must be able to work nights, early mornings or weekends as assigned. Previous experience in directing live programming is preferred.

To apply: contact Rachel Sloan, Human Resources, WTOK-TV

815 23rd Ave, Meridian, MS 39301 or email humanresources@wtok.com

Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required. WTOK-TV is a drug-free workplace and equal opportunity employer.

Gray Television, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage members of minority groups and women to apply for this position.

Multimedia Journalist, WTOK-TV

Posted on: May 15th, 2015 by smitche3

WTOK-TV has an immediate opening for Multimedia Journalist in our soon to be launched Neshoba County, MS News Bureau.

Candidates should: possess excellent writing, reporting, shooting, and editing skills. Applicant must be self-motivated, aggressive in finding, and follow through on important, relevant stories from the assigned area, maintain flexible hours, and able to work independently with limited direct supervision.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Filing stories for air on television

-Posting stories to digital platforms and social media for our owned sites and those of a partner radio station

-This position also requires regular appearances on partner radio stations to promote stories being covered

Employee will be required to live in Neshoba County.

A decision will be made as soon as possible. Qualified applicants should send a resume, references, and non-returnable tape/DVD to Human Resources, 815 23rd Avenue, Meridian, MS 39302. Faxes may be directed to 601-693-9656. Emails may be sent to humanresources@wtok.com. Human Resources may also be contacted by phone at 601-693-1441. Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required. WTOK-TV is a drug free workplace, equal opportunity employer and also participates in the Homeland Security E-Verify program.

Salesperson, TeleSouth Communications, Oxford, Miss.

Posted on: April 9th, 2015 by ewrobins

TeleSouth Communications is seeking a highly motivated salesperson to partner with local businesses in radio and internet marketing. This account executive position comes with flexible hours, good benefits and rewarding pay. Experience is a plus, but not required. In addition to sales skills, you will need good computer and writing skills.

Apply today at the studios of Q93.7 and Supertalk Mississippi 105.5 on Highway 6 West in Oxford. For more information, call 236-0093. TeleSouth communications is an equal opportunity employer.

Creative Services Producer, WTOK-TV, Meridian, Miss.

Posted on: April 2nd, 2015 by ewrobins

WTOK-TV, in Meridian, Miss., is accepting applications for Creative Services Producer. Producer will be responsible for conception to completion of creative commercials and station programs. Creative writing and communication skills and the ability to work under tight deadlines and flexible hours are essential. Responsibilities include web content production and implementation. Previous videography and editing skills, radio or TV experience, and extensive computer graphics experience is preferred.

To apply, contact Rachel Sloan, Human Resources, WTOK-TV, 815 23rd Ave., Meridian, MS 39301 or email humanresources@wtok.com. Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required. WTOK-TV is a drug free workplace, equal opportunity employer and also participates in the Homeland Security E-Verify program.