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News Associate Producer–full time, WLBT

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by ewrobins No Comments

This position requires planning and coordinating television news programs and working directly with news producers and assignment editors to outline programs scheduled for production.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other news related duties may be assigned by the News Director or Executive Producer. • Job responsibilities will include writing and editing for the WLBT and WDBD morning newscasts. • Candidate must have non-linear video editing skills as well as solid news-writing abilities. • Must have solid news-writing abilities, good news judgment and flexibility. • Candidate must be willing to work early morning hours and weekend mornings as needed. • Professional newsroom experience preferred but not required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Application Instructions: Applications for employment are now submitted electronically. If you are interested in applying, please visit https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/2590/associate-producer/job.

News Associate Producer–part time, WLBT

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by ewrobins No Comments

This position requires planning and coordinating television news programs and working directly with news producers and assignment editors to outline programs scheduled for production.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other news related duties may be assigned by the News Director or Executive Producer. Job responsibilities will include editing and writing for the WLBT and WDBD morning newscasts. Candidate should have non-linear video editing skills as well as solid news-writing abilities. This is an entry level job, but we do promote from within. Candidate must be willing to work early morning hours and weekend mornings as needed.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 4 year college degree in a communications related field and/or the equivalent of related experience in television news production. A minimum of 2 years college education, or 2 years of commercial, public or military broadcasting experience is required

Application Instructions: Applications for employment are now submitted electronically. If you are interested in applying, please visit https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/2594/associate-producer/job.

Multimedia Journalist and Photographer, WATN-WLMT, Memphis, Tenn.

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by ewrobins No Comments

Morning Show MMJ & Photographer
WATN/WLMT/WJKT
Contact: Freddie Milton

Job Description: WATN-WLMT, the ABC & CW affiliate in Memphis, TN, is seeking a full-time multimedia journalist. The ideal candidate is a strong writer and photographer with live shot experience.

Duties include, but are not limited to: shooting, writing and editing stories for news broadcasts, on a tight deadline.

In addition to setting up and fronting live shots for our morning show, candidate will shoot and edit anchor franchises for the morning team several days a week.

Qualifications: Previous non-linear editing experience and strong computer skills are required. Knowledge of ENPS, Canopus Edius and the Bit Central digital news content delivery system is a plus.

Requirements: Bachelor Degree in photography, journalism or related field. Minimum two-years experience working in a newsroom. Must be able to carry up to 50 pounds of camera equipment.

The morning show MMJ & photographer is a full-time, hourly, position that is eligible for overtime. This position may work nights, weekends and/or early morning shifts.

Application Instructions: Qualified individuals please forward a resume and link to recent work.

Please apply online.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Equal Employer Opportunity
A NEXSTAR BROADCASTING STATION
Online Application Address: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/70973.html

News Anchor, WLBT-TV3, Jackson, Miss.

Posted on: June 20th, 2014 by elwalke1

WLBT-TV3 in Jackson is accepting applications for a news anchor position. The ad says “successful candidate must be ready to do it all – anchor, report, shoot, edit, go live, tweet, etc. Bachelor’s degree and previous experience required. The application portal is https://careers-racommedia.icims.com.

 

Multiple Job Openings, Townsquare Media

Posted on: April 30th, 2014 by elwalke1

http://www.townsquaremedia.com/careers/openings

There are openings for digital, sales, radio, events and digital products. Please take a look. They’ve specifically asked for Ole Miss students/graduates.
Contact is Lauren Zimmerman. She said it’s okay to contact her via email - zimmermanlh@gmail.com

Managing Editor, Digital Media First

Posted on: March 7th, 2014 by elwalke1

Digital First Media is seeking a managing editor for its newsroom operations in Connecticut. It is the #2 editorial position for an organization that includes the daily New Haven Register, The Middletown Press and The Register Citizen, several weeklies and Connecticut Magazine. Our footprint includes an APME Innovator of the Year “open newsroom” experiment and “Project Unbolt,” aimed at freeing our newsroom from legacy print workflows that limit journalism and digital growth. If interested, send a letter and resume to Connecticut Group Editor Matt DeRienzo at mderienzo@21st-centurymedia.com.

Reporter, The Asbury Park Press

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by elwalke1

The Asbury Park Press is seeking an experienced reporter for its news division. The job would entail a mixture of daily and enterprise work along with following the billions of dollars in Sandy relief money earmarked for our area. We pride ourselves on our top-notch public service reporting, which is backed by a solid CAR program. We’ve won a host of awards including the Selden Ring, this year’s APME Public Service  award.

The Press is a member of the Gannett company and is almost equidistance between Philadelphia and New York. Plus we’re in an area with some of the best beaches in the country.

Interested? Please forward your resume and links/PDFs of clips to the below email.
Paul D’Ambrosio
Director
News and Investigations
Asbury Park Press
732-643-4261
pmd@app.com
www.twitter/com/Paul_DAmbrosio

Sports Writer/Page Designer, The (Troy, Ala.) Messenger

Posted on: February 21st, 2014 by elwalke1

The (Troy, Ala.) Messenger, an award-winning five-day daily in Southeast Alabama, has an immediate opening for a sports writer/page designer. The paper covers youth, prep and Division 1A college sports. Excellent salary and benefits for right candidate. Photography/multimedia skills are a plus. Contact Stacy Graning, publisher, at stacy.graning@troymessenger.com.

Entry-level Reporter, Jackson Free Press

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014 by elwalke1

The JFP is seeking an entry-level reporter who is passionate about using journalism to make Mississippi, and the country, a better place. We are looking for a high- energy and hungry journalist who wants to find, report and write amazing stories that make a difference. We’ll pay you too little, but compensate with remarkable training and reporting experience. Write News Editor R.L. Nave atrlnave@jacksonfreepress.com and tell him why you want to do journalism in the middle of the Deep South and what you can bring to and learn from the Jackson Free Press.