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Sales Account Executive Buffalo  

WIVB/WNLO TV is seeking an experienced sales professional with a minimum of 2-3 years experience in media sales or outside sales experience. Successful candidate must have proven track record for developing new business and growing existing business. Must be able to work successfully in a multi-platform environment selling both television and Digital products.

Experience:

A strong knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint preferred. Experience with Wide Orbit a plus.

Requirements:

Candidate must possess strong written and presentation skills. Looking for an energetic, creative, solution oriented problem solver who wants to win!

Additional Information:

We offer competitive salaries and a standard benefit package that includes a 401K plan in addition to medical, eye and dental plans.

Contact: Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED 

Job Req #: 4852

 

 
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Account Executive New York City DMA  

The emphasis of the position will be to drive new, non-traditional business and increase sales.  A successful candidate will be responsible for achieving monthly and quarterly sales goals, prospecting, developing a target list, building and delivering presentations and managing the sales process from start to finish, including campaign execution.

Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a focus on advertising, sales and/or marketing, plus three years selling television/radio/digital advertising.

• Strong analytical and technical skills to analyze the market, package, price, negotiate and sell available airtime.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with negotiate and influence internal and external contacts.

• Excellent business development skills, including but not limited to prospecting and cold calling, lead qualification, handling objections, conceptual selling, client needs analysis, negotiation, closing and client relationship management.

• Proficient knowledge of online, social media and mobile ad space a must.

Requirements:

• Plans and organizes a sales strategy; monitors and tracks sales plan and assigned strategies.

• Prepares quarterly sales revenue budget and target goal and is responsible for achieving budget and sales quotas established with management. Evaluates performance results against goals.

• Prepares sales presentations to sell commercial airtime utilizing available in-house ratings research materials and sales tools, knowledge of the agencies and their advertising needs, knowledge of the local marketplace competition and available station commercial time.

• Serve clients as a market expert by providing information on the respective TV station and the competition; serves station management as a market information source by gathering competitive rates, programming and advertiser plans.

• Post order, verifies accuracy of client’s scheduled air dates and times on a monthly basis; verifies client’s billing based on quoted audience delivery; handles preemptions/make goods in a timely fashion to client and station satisfaction.

• Analyzes client needs and interests. Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with assigned/designated agencies and clients through frequent contact in person or by telephone and promotes the station and sells available airtime. Resolves client’s issues or complaints.

Contact:
For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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Account Executive New York City DMA  

Responsible for attaining the greatest share of available local advertising revenue for the station by selling all platform verticals including the sale of commercial television spots, Mets & Yankees Baseball Sponsorships , News & Entertainment integration, NFL Football, new business development, PIX11.com and digital stations to advertising agencies and direct local advertisers.

Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with a focus on advertising, sales and/or marketing, plus three years buying/selling television/radio advertising.

• Strong demonstrable knowledge of the local market, rating services, qualitative research and available sales and research tools.

• Strong analytical and technical skills to analyze the market, package, price, negotiate and sell available airtime.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively negotiate and influence internal and external contacts.

• Ability to analyze the market and effectively sell available airtime through strategic negotiations to meet established financial goals and market share.

• Excellent new business development skills, including prospecting, cold calling, website sales development, lead qualification, handling objections, conceptual selling, client needs analysis, negotiation, closing and client relationship management.

REVENUE/BUDGETARY/STAFF RESPONSIBILITY

• Responsible for generating quarterly revenues as set by AE and their Manager to meet overall station budget. Make decisions to maximize station revenue through sale of commercial television spots, specials and sports at the highest attainable rates have a major impact on the profitability of the station and overall operation of the business. Management determines account executive goals and revenue responsibility based on the market shares, demographics and client base.

• Indirectly supervises a sales assistant for support in order completion, sales package preparation and other administrative duties.

• Daily contact with sales management regarding rate structure, selling strategies and problem resolution.

• Daily contact with agencies and clients to sell airtime, handle scheduling changes, make goods and billing problems.

• Frequent contact with traffic, research and programming departments regarding sales-related matters.

• Occasional meetings with station credit manager regarding client-billing discrepancies and first time advertisers, and with promotions department regarding special promotional needs.

Requirements:

• Plans and organizes a sales strategy aimed at meeting sales goals. Monitors and tracks sales plan and assigned strategies.

• Prepares quarterly sales revenue target goal and is responsible for achieving budget and sales quotas as established with management using historical spending, anticipated renewals and strong emphasis on new business development. Re-evaluates performance results against revenue goals on a quarterly basis.

• Prepares sales presentations to sell commercial airtime utilizing available in-house ratings research materials and sales tools, knowledge of ad agencies and their advertising needs, knowledge of the local marketplace competition and available station commercial time/inventory.

• Makes in-person presentations to agency buyers and planners and direct local advertisers. Books orders and negotiates spot placement and rates based on the parameters for rate negotiations set by sales management.

• Serves agencies/clients as a market expert by providing information on the respective TV station and the competition. Develop and maintain direct relationships with agencies and clients. Serves station management as a market information source by gathering competitive rates, programming and advertiser plans.

• Posts orders, verifies accuracy of client’s scheduled air dates and times on a weekly basis; verifies client’s billing based on quoted audience delivery; handles preemptions/make goods in a timely fashion to client and station satisfaction.

• Analyzes client needs and interests. Establishes and maintains a positive working relationship with assigned/designated agencies and clients through frequent contact in person or by telephone and promotes the station while selling available airtime. Resolves client’s issues or complaints.

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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Account Executive Binghamton  

WBNG-TV, the CBS affiliate in Binghamton, NY, has an opening for an energetic, self-motivated Account Executive in our sales department.

Account Executives work directly with local businesses to achieve marketing goals, and are responsible for selling television commercial airtime and a suite of digital products to new and existing accounts through our multi-media outlets, WBNG (CBS), Binghamton’s CW, Me-TV and wbng.com.

The job offers an attractive income package for managing established accounts and generating new business with full benefits and 401K.

Requirements of the position include good communication skills, both written and verbal, solid computer skills, reliable transportation, a good driving record and valid driver’s license. Outside sales experience is a plus.

This position requires traveling in Broome and surrounding counties within WBNG’s coverage area.

Key activities include:

• Develop television and digital advertising plans that grow local business

• Build a rapport with clientele, provide excellent and timely customer service

• Develop, maintain and prospect new business from traditional and non-traditional advertisers located in the Binghamton market

• Negotiate advertising rates within guidelines set by the sales management team

• Perform client services, including but not limited to, avail presentations, package preparation, copy writing, credit applications, collections

• Perform other duties as needed or as directed by sales management

If you think you’re qualified, and want to work with a great group of people in a great community, send your cover letter, resume and

references to:

Darin Di Piazza
General Sales Manager
dipiazza@wbng.com
560 Columbia Drive
Johnson City, NY 13790

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Assignment Editor Rochester  

QUALIFICATIONS:

Previous work in a news room environment; sound news judgment.

Excellent communication skills.

Ability to work well under pressure and with others and meet tight deadlines. Knows how to handle multiple tasks, prioritize and manage time-sensitive material. Highly organized and detail oriented.

Must be flexible and able to deal with unexpected changes.

Follows directions well.

Proficient with computers.

Familiar with digital platforms and use of social media tools.

Ability to answer telephones in a professional manner and take detailed messages.

Ability to establish and maintain relationships with a variety of people in the community. Knowledge of or ability to learn quickly the Rochester area news and newsmakers.

DUTIES:

Organizes daily planners, court appearances, press releases, and news stories.

Receives and places telephone calls from reporters, news sources, including courts, and the general public. Confirms information as needed. Relays information to appropriate personnel.

Monitors police scanners. Takes notes on potential stories. Contacts police and sheriff departments to gather updates and additional information. Relays this information to appropriate personnel.

Assists in researching news and feature stories by using the internet, email and telephone calls. Thinks creatively and delves deeper into the news of the day.

Enterprising news stories will be a daily responsibility.

Coordinate daily logistics and dispatches crews and multimedia journalists to breaking news.

Assists producers, reporters, web producer with story calls, setups and follow ups.

Works cooperatively and collaboratively with others. Builds working relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors and the general public. Acts in a professional manner when representing the station.

Attends meetings as required and needed.

Other duties as assigned.

Reports to work on time and works established schedule/hours including nights, weekends and holidays.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

APPLY TO:

http://www.whec.com/openings

Job# 2-17
Rochester, NY

No Telephone Calls Please

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Broadcast Electronics Technician Rochester  

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience in broadcast television equipment repair, maintenance and installation, or related field.

Working knowledge of microwave and satellite operations and broadcast standards is a plus.

Familiarity with support and troubleshooting personal computers.

Experience working as a team member with the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with a variety of individuals.

Ability to trouble-shoot complex technical systems.

Must be self-motivated with ability to complete assigned projects with minimal supervision.

Ability to work well under pressure while multi-tasking to meet tight deadlines.

Able to handle on-call responsibilities and work odd hours (evenings, mornings and weekends) and work on holidays.

Exercise discretion and good judgment.

Must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked and a background check will be completed.

DUTIES:

Repair, maintenance, and installation of all station equipment including broadcast, computer/network, and building equipment on a routine and emergency basis. Learn how to maintain, repair and operate all new equipment. Train others in how to maintain, repair and operate equipment. Document processes as needed. Communicate equipment malfunctions to appropriate levels within station. Make recommendations for repairs and maintenance to Engineering/IT Manager and Director of Engineering.

Operate transmitter control room equipment including but not limited to switching, tuning in live truck signals, operating satellite receivers, monitoring transmitters, and recording feeds.

Drive and operate live truck safely and as prescribed for newscasts and special events. Operation of video, audio and mechanical equipment associated with the truck as required.

Consult with IT department to aid in the setup and repair of Windows based PC systems. Perform necessary set up and repairs under the direction of the IT department as needed.

Assist the production and news departments with various shows and special projects as assigned.

Work in a team environment cooperatively and collaboratively with a variety of people. Build working relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors and the general public. Act in a professional manner when representing the station and the engineering department. Communicate effectively with all levels of staff within the station.

Assist the Engineering/IT Manager and Director of Engineering with duties and projects as assigned by following their direction and work instructions.

Perform additional duties as deemed necessary for the successful operation of the station as assigned by station management.

Reports to work on time and works established schedule/hours. Ability to work other hours or alternate schedules as needed, as assigned by the Engineering/ IT Manager or Director of Engineering.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift 50 lbs. Ability to crawl, stoop, bend, lift overhead, walk. Work in tight spaces. Must have good vision and hearing. Manual dexterity for keyboarding and manipulating equipment and controls. Work for extended periods of time in a confined area. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

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http://www.whec.com/openings

Job# 23-17
Rochester, NY
No Telephone Calls Please

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Digital Director Syracuse  

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. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair 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!

WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH has an immediate opening for a full-time Digital News Producer to join our news team. The position is responsible for the creation and posting of digital content from the CNY Central newsroom on our website and social media platforms. We are looking for someone with new ideas on attracting viewers through our various digital media platforms, most notably Facebook and Twitter. The position also calls for helping with assignment duties on weekends.

Skills:

• Strong leadership and communication skills

• The ability to execute digital strategies and goals

• Flexibility and on-the-spot problems solving abilities are a must

• Solid news judgment

• Write compelling and error-free news content

• Ability to multitask

• Must be able to work under constant deadlines

Experience:

• Must have at least one year of previous experience at a commercial TV station or news website

• Journalism degree preferred

If you have the skills and experience to exceed in this role, we want to hear from you! When applying, please include a recent web link of your work. If you do not have a link to your work, please apply online and then send a non-returnable DVD of a recent newscast to:

CNY Central
Attn: News Director
1030 James Street
Syracuse, NY, 13203

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Digital Sales Manager Albany-Schenectady-Troy  

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group is committed to becoming the Employer of Choice in our industry, and to Connecting People with Content Everywhere! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than any other company, and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Broadcasting and our sister-company, Compulse Integrated Marketing are focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top to audiences across the country! Our growth and success in providing integrated marketing solutions are the result of our extraordinary employees, who are committed to our company’s Vision, Values and Mission. 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!

WRGB, in Albany, NY, is seeking a Digital Sales Manager. This person will be responsible to develop a strategic sales plan with our management team, achieve our company’s integrated revenue objectives, and to coach, train and lead our local and national marketing consultants to attain individual and collective digital revenue goals.

Responsibilities:

• Meet with staff regularly to provide digital platform training, support and innovative integrations and develop new growth and revenue for Sinclair markets.

• Maintain high level communications with all station and corporate management, sales and support staff, and company vendors.

• Provide training for sales management, marketing consultants, sales support staff and content producers to improve overall digital revenue and customer support experience

• Meet with vendors and potential vendors to improve existing revenue programs, develop new programs, and establish new initiatives and programs to improve digital revenue streams

• Gather new media technology and content information and research to provide the station with the most competitive advantage

Requirements:

• Two or more years of integrated digital and other electronic media sales management experience preferred, preferably in TV/Radio sales/marketing environment

• Five years of quantifiable digital sales experience in digital and social media, preferably in a digital agency services and/or electronic media environment

• College-level education, Professional Certifications and a history of achievement of ongoing training/education in related professional and industry disciplines

• Demonstrated ability to proactively lead, train and direct experienced and entry-level media sales professionals

• Achieve company revenue goals and objectives

• Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives, social media and content

• Must demonstrate a deep ability to think strategically, solve problems, accurately forecast revenue, be organized, and engage with all partners by way of strong written and verbal communication

• Ability to creatively initiate, present and close integrated-media advertising and marketing solutions with business decision makers

• Set monthly revenue goals for each marketing consultant to achieve, and assist each by making 10-15 accompanied sales/prospecting calls per week. Increase active account base and developing new customers over the previous year

• Hands on experience developing new business as a skilled negotiator and motivator

Contact:

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

Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

 
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Engineer, Part-Time Western NY  

Entercom Buffalo is seeking a highly motivated candidate to join our Engineering team.  We are responsible for the broadcast of all Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres radio broadcasts, as well as maintaining 7 very dynamic radio stations.  This is a very exciting opportunity for the right candidate.  The individual we seek will work as a part of a team to accomplish the following:

  • Aid to troubleshoot, install, repair, upgrade and maintain transmitter facilities and related equipment including AM/FM and HD Broadcast Transmitters, High Level Combiners, RF switching equipment, STL’s, T-1 systems, Satellite Download equipment, Remote Control Systems, Production and New facilities and multi-platform Automation Systems.
  • Contribute to the IT Department including software upgrades, LAN/WAN configuration, Documentation and Broadcast system upgrades.
  • Set up and operate Live Broadcast Equipment from remote sites, including Live Press Conferences on short notice.
  • Assist in the Maintenance and troubleshooting of Directional AM transmission systems.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Ability to work well with a wide variety of personalities is a must.
  • Must be able to carry ad 60-lb. load up one flight of stairs.
  • Must possess a Valid Driver’s License.
  • Current U.S. Passport or Enhanced Driver’s License.

To apply for this position, please go to www.entercom.com and click on “Careers”.  Entercom Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
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Engineer, Per Diem New York City DMA  

Details:

Maintain WPIX and FCC quality control standards. Thorough knowledge of broadcast video and audio theory and its application within a Television environment.

Education

College graduate or equivalent technical training. Communications, Electronic Technology, or related degree is helpful. Three years of related job experience.

Physical

This position requires minor lifting and some walking, as it involves the setup of a television show. The ability to carry 50 pounds of equipment, including camera, cables,tripod and various television equipment is required on a daily basis. The ability to sit for long periods is necessary. Able to execute commands based upon aural directives. High visual and aural acuity along with data entry using a keyboard.

Environmental

Exposure to low noise levels.

Other

Ability to work closely with Talent / Reporter often without supervision. Ability to work under tight deadline and time constraints. Ability to make quick decisions and create packages (stories) that are both content coherent and technically accurate.

COMPLEXITY

Understanding of Audio and Video theory and techniques. Extensive knowledge of both Windows and Apple operating system. Knowledge of FCC regulations in regard to technical Audio/Video standards to ensure WPIX compliance.

Requirements:

• Audio (A1), Audio Assist (A2) , Video, Robotics, Video Server ingest / playback, operation of Satellite-microwave receive equipment, Routing switchers and video audio signal test measurement devices. Ability to operate a full pedestal Studio Camera, Jib and or Hand Held camera.

• Edit electronically gathered Video / Audio material for Air while ensuring that Audio and Video technical specifications meet WPIX Broadcast standards. Must edit quickly and accurately using Non-Linear editing systems such as Final Cut Pro.

• Using Windows and Mac based software, digitize audio/video from acquired material from the field, library or Satellite and assemble together to produce complete packages (stories) to be broadcast within the News show.

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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Freelance Production Assistant New York City DMA  

Assist producers in getting daily broadcast on and off the air with a minimum amount of problems.

Experience:

• College degree or sufficient maturity preferred.

• Excellent journalistic background.

• Good communication skills, orally and written.

• Able to take direction and constructive criticism.

• Self-motivated, career oriented and an eager learner

• Knows multiple social media platforms.

• Can perform duties and make decisions under extreme pressure.

• Usually 8-hour workdays, 5 days a week; may be required to work additional hours or days.

• Enjoys daily challenges.

• Shift can vary from early morning to late night and can be changed to meet department’s needs.

 

Requirements:

• Back up assignment desk on telephone calls, answering quickly and courteously.

• Run teleprompter for broadcast.

• Log tapes for news stories.

• Locate file video requested by producers or reporters.

• Assist news producers in gathering production elements for stories.

• Help maintain video library.

• Pitch stories ideas.

• Make photocopies when needed.

• May be sent out to field produce stories.

• May be asked to assist web producers with digital/social conten

• Perform any other duties assigned by producers.

Contact:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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Freelance Web Producer New York City DMA  

PIX11 News is looking for a passionate, talented and hard-working freelance web producer to help manage PIX11.com and its social platforms.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for breaking news as well as for New York City, while also being expert in social media, SEO and other tools to grow PIX11’s digital audience while increasing engagement with viewers.

The right person for this job will be able to produce fast, compelling and accurate content, and help take PIX11.com to the next level as an important source for news and video with a strong local focus.

Experience:

• Minimum of 2-3 years of web production experience or similar experience in print or television newsrooms

• Comfortable with working on a range of content management systems and expert in use of social media to promote and distribute news content

• Ability to work professionally with station staff to put out the best possible digital product

• Passion for the news, digital presentation and a commitment to fairness and accuracy

• Curiosity about latest digital tools and a willingness to experiment with new ways to tell stories and reach a wider audience

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Requirements:

The position’s chief responsibilities require that the producer:

• Keep abreast of breaking local news and work with web editors as well as assignment and reporting staff to produce stories and videos. Use social media and other sources to track development of stories

• Source and write trending stories and tease them effectively on Facebook

• Ensure a smart mix of stories is highlighted on site and that stories are updated with latest developments and visual content

• Manage social media accounts for breaking news, story promotion and audience engagement (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)

• Publish video segments from newscasts. Ability to write strong headlines is essential

• Manage Facebook Live and audience engagement around newscasts

• Post stories and videos to PIX11.com with an eye toward compelling presentation and best SEO practices

• Work with reporters and producers to ensure all video pieces are accompanied with web copy and latest updates

• Know AP style as well as best web-production practices, including SEO, story packaging, and social media

• Have a passion for and knowledge of web metric tools such as Google Analytics, and an ability to spot trends and identify opportunities for PIX11.com

• Promote PIX content to other news sites and aggregators to help grow our audience.

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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Freelance Web Producer New York City DMA  

Details:

PIX11 News is looking for a passionate, talented and hard-working freelance web producer to help manage PIX11.com and its social platforms.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for breaking news as well as for New York City, while also being expert in social media, SEO and other tools to grow PIX11’s digital audience while increasing engagement with viewers.

The right person for this job will be able to produce fast, compelling and accurate content, and help take PIX11.com to the next level as an important source for news and video with a strong local focus.

Experience:

• Minimum of 2-3 years of web production experience or similar experience in print or television newsrooms

• Comfortable with working on a range of content management systems and expert in use of social media to promote and distribute news content

• Ability to work professionally with station staff to put out the best possible digital product

• Passion for the news, digital presentation and a commitment to fairness and accuracy

• Curiosity about latest digital tools and a willingness to experiment with new ways to tell stories and reach a wider audience

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Requirements:

• Keep abreast of breaking local news and work with web editors as well as assignment and reporting staff to produce stories and videos. Use social media and other sources to track development of stories

• Source and write trending stories and tease them effectively on Facebook

• Ensure a smart mix of stories is highlighted on site and that stories are updated with latest developments and visual content

• Manage social media accounts for breaking news, story promotion and audience engagement (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)

• Publish video segments from newscasts. Ability to write strong headlines is essential

• Manage Facebook Live and audience engagement around newscasts

• Post stories and videos to PIX11.com with an eye toward compelling presentation and best SEO practices

• Work with reporters and producers to ensure all video pieces are accompanied with web copy and latest updates

• Know AP style as well as best web-production practices, including SEO, story packaging, and social media

• Have a passion for and knowledge of web metric tools such as Google Analytics, and an ability to spot trends and identify opportunities for PIX11.com

• Promote PIX content to other news sites and aggregators to help grow our audience.

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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Freelance Writer New York City DMA  

PIX11 News is looking for a highly motivated freelance writer who can attract the attention of viewers with compelling storytelling in a highly competitive news market. You must get to the heart of a complicated story and make it easy for viewers to digest.

Experience:

• Write and produce vos, vosot and packages for daily newscasts and digital platform in a timely fashion.

• Edit vos and vosots for daily newscast.

• Work with reporters to gather elements and information about stories.

• Constantly reads wires, internet and social media to keep up to date with late breaking stories.

• Works closely with producers and executive producers to ensure all updates get into the newscasts.

• Must have line-producing and digital media experience.

• May have to produce other news programs as assigned.

• May be assigned to variety of shifts including weekends and overnights.

• May need to perform other duties including but not limited to teleprompter, traffic production, crawl and graphics.

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Requirements:

• Writes stories and promotion assigned by the executive producer.

• Logs media.

• Reads wires, internet, social media and monitors other broadcasts.

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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Freelance Writer New York City DMA  

PIX11 News is looking for a highly motivated freelance writer who can attract the attention of viewers with compelling storytelling in a highly competitive news market. You must get to the heart of a complicated story and make it easy for viewers to digest.

Experience:

• Write and produce vos, vosot and packages for daily newscasts and digital platform in a timely fashion.

• Edit vos and vosots for daily newscast.

• Work with reporters to gather elements and information about stories.

• Constantly reads wires, internet and social media to keep up to date with late breaking stories.

• Works closely with producers and executive producers to ensure all updates get into the newscasts.

• Must have line-producing and digital media experience.

• May have to produce other news programs as assigned.

• May be assigned to variety of shifts including weekends and overnights.

• May need to perform other duties including but not limited to teleprompter, traffic production, crawl and graphics.

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Requirements:

• Writes stories and promotion assigned by the executive producer.

• Logs media.

• Reads wires, internet, social media and monitors other broadcasts.

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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Information System Specialist New York City DMA  

Provide computer and end-user support for all WPIX network equipment & users.

Experience:

• 2 –3 years of work experience in computer support.

• Knowledge of Mac OSX, Windows 7, 10 and Windows Server platforms (CNE & MCSE certification a plus – but not required). Experienced with: hardware troubleshooting & installation, software installation, Windows and Mac OS, network printing and working daily with users.

• Coding experience with HTML\CSS or PHP.

• Problem solving and analytical skills are necessary.

• Good communication skills are also required.

• Must be willing to work some evenings or weekends.

• Need to be analytical and work well in a high-pressure environment. Must be thorough, detailed oriented and conscientious.

• Must be able to implement workable solutions on the network that will affect the productivity of 250 users.

• Must be able to interface and communicate well with users at all levels in the corporate structure as well as at all levels of computer proficiency.

Requirements:

• Day to day troubleshooting of computer problems.

• End-user support for all network, computer and software related issues

• Hardware configuration and installation

• Software configuration and installation

• Windows Domain user/group administration – adds, deletions, changes

• Documentation of all network related procedures that they are responsible for.

• Cell Phone administration

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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Marketing and Advertising Professionals Western NY  

CUMULUS SYRACUSE IS GROWING. And we are looking for marketing and advertising professionals!

We offer a unique career opportunity… One where you are given a challenging mission, world-class tools to help you succeed, and the opportunity to grow as a media marketing professional within an atmosphere that is both fast-paced and exciting.

The power of radio, digital and events bring local businesses a chance to speak to Central New Yorkers. Put simply- we develop creative solutions to business problems. Our stations in the area include: 93Q, 95X, The Score 1260, and 1059 The Rebel. We look for highly creative, ambitious, goal-oriented individuals who have the innate ability to cultivate long term

relationships.

If you are looking for a fun, fast-paced position within the media and marketing industry, send us your resume:

• 3+ years of inside/retail sales experience
• Track record of commitment and achievement
• Comprehension of sales metrics
• A positive attitude, and interest in learning
• Excellent writing skills, professional-caliber communications
• High energy and passion
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred

What we offer:
• Heritage radio stations, local events backed by the largest microphones
• Competitive pay without a ceiling and ability to incrementally increase income year after year
• Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance package
• 401K with company match to plan for the long term
• Vacation and paid holidays

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Please apply on line at Cumulus.com or e-mail resume to Syracuse.Jobs@Cumulus.com

 
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Multi-Skilled Producer Buffalo  

WGRZ-TV/WGRZ.com is looking for a talented producer who wants to stop stacking stories and start crafting engaging newscasts that hold people in powerful accountable and celebrate all of the great people and places in Western New York.

We ask our producers to add perspective and analysis to our newscasts in order to help our viewers understand the issues in our community.

Requirements:

We are looking for someone who wants to grow and learn from a team with the goal of remaining number-one, by informing and enlightening its audience.

One year of producing experience is required. Please attach writing samples to your application.

Apply online:

http://www.jobs.net/j/JsxAlBFw

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News Production Assistant Rochester  

News 8 WROC, a CBS Affiliate, seeks a Production Assistant to coordinate the efforts of various production duties required for live television broadcasts and other digital and social media.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Composes and frames camera shots, and adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure, and lighting as instructed by a director or producer.

• Operates technical equipment during live broadcasts, including audio board, lower-third graphics, and switcher.

• Tests, cleans, and maintains studio equipment and set pieces.

• Edits video content for broadcast and web.

• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.

• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.

• Minimum one year’s experience working in a television broadcasting environment.

• Avid editing and broadcast equipment experience preferred.

• Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

• Excellent problem-solving skills with ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities under deadline.

• Available to work extended hours when needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The part-time Production Assistant must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Production Assistant must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

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Part-Time Production Assistant Rochester  

WROC-TV8, a CBS Affiliate, seeks a part-time production Assistant to coordinate the efforts of various television production duties required to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.The Part-time Production Assistant is expected to be a driving force in making our newscasts stand out from the competition helping to create visually an exciting and error free newscasts.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Composes and frames camera shots, and applies the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by Directors.

• Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure, and lighting as requested.

• Operates technical equipment during live broadcasts, including studio cameras and lower-third graphics.

• Confers with studio crew to discuss sequences, effects, camera movements, and lighting requirements.

• Tests, cleans, maintains, and repairs camera equipment.

• Shoots video for news reports.

• Edits video content prior to newscasts.

• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.

• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.

• Minimum one year’s experience working in a television broadcasting environment.

• Deko, Photoshop a plus, and broadcast equipment experience preferred.

• Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

• Excellent problem-solving skills with ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities.

• Available to work extended hours when needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Part-time Production Assistant must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Part-time Production assistant must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Please apply at https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

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Photojournalist/Satellite Truck Operator Plattsburgh  

NBC5/ WPTZ-TV, the Hearst Television station in the Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY market, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Photojournalist/Satellite Truck Operator position. This member of our team will spend several hours each day out in the field shooting, editing, and executing live shots for stories. The winning candidate is also tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. You must be able to shoot on Sony XD Cam, GoPro, iPhone, and edit in Adobe Premiere and utilize the ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. FAA drone license and operation a plus.

Job Responsibilities:

• Drive and operate ENG or SNG van used for live news stories, as well as scheduled events and breaking news.

• Operate and help troubleshoot video, audio, RF, baseband, signal processing, transport and transmission equipment. Perform and log routine checks and maintenance on van and equipment.

• When not operating the SNG van, will shoot and edit, vo’s, vosot’s and packages for broadcast and digital properties.

• Efficient operation of ENG van, SNG van and TVU backpacks.

• Complete daily inspection of SNG van.

• Some light engineering duties may also be required.

Experience

• Experience performing satellite operations in a News environment preferred.

• Will train the right candidate.

Qualifications Requirements:

• Must possess a valid driver’s license, have an excellent driving record and be familiar with operation of larger vehicles. (19-23’ in length) References and motor vehicle record will be checked.

• Position requires flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays, as well as extensive travel within the Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY market and adjacent markets.

• Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment.

• Can work in all weather conditions.

• Can organize and prioritize.

• Must be a self-starter – someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do.

• Ability to work under pressure, making quick decisions.

• Previous newsroom experience preferred.

Education:

• College degree in Broadcast Journalism, Broadcast News, or related field, or equivalent work experience.

• Military Veterans encouraged to apply.

Contact:
Please visit careers.hearstteleivison.com to apply
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Planner, Digital Sales New York City DMA  

The Digital Sales Planner position serves a key role in the digital sales process for Tribune Media and supports both the National digital sales account executives.

The Digital Sales Planner is responsible for generating and communicating sales proposals for presentation to advertising agencies and/or clients. This position follows through on all aspects of digital sales and campaign management, including developing the proposals, completing necessary paperwork, implementing campaigns, and working with the various internal groups to optimize their campaigns to ensure they deliver and bill in full. Digital Sales Planners must be able to become experts on the pre-, mid- and post-sale processes to communicate effectively with various teams across the Tribune Media organization. They must build and maintain relationships resulting in superior customer service on each assigned account.

Experience:

• Minimum 1-3 years of experience in strategic planning (either at an agency or with a publisher) or digital sales

• Ability to multi-task, efficiently manage time and prioritize deliverables

• Ability to manage client expectations

• Exceptional attention to detail

• Understanding of the basics of digital advertising with a functional knowledge of digital ad products

• Experience with and knowledge of the terminology and mechanics of the online advertising industry

• Above average Excel and PowerPoint proficiency

• Working knowledge of Media Math

• Strong project management and organizational skills

• Exceptional written and verbal communication abilities for internal and external relationship management

• Solutions-oriented customer service focus that emphasizes driving sales

• Self-motivated to work independently while still being an active part of the larger team

• Must be willing to submit to a background check

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Preferred Qualifications

• Digital planning, sales or campaign management experience a plus

• Proficiency with digital ad servers and other digital media tools, such as DFA/DFP, Yieldex, Atlas, Omniture, ComScore

• Basic knowledge of TV/digital ad measurement

Equal Opportunity Employer

Requirements:

• Work in partnership with the Sales Team to develop, price, and prepare multi-platform digital proposals that incorporate Tribune Media digital properties.

• Create plans that are accurate, creative, and strategic, while maximizing revenue and meeting the objectives and expectations of the Sales Team and the client in a timely manner.

• Develop creative solutions in order to get bring in new advertisers and/or get new campaigns booked

• Provide day-to-day support of digital sales teams through the development of media plans, decks, and marketing collateral for advertising proposals.

• Fully understand Tribune Media sites (content, features, and ad capabilities), as well as social, native, audience targeting, and reach extension to put together media plans customized to each client.

• Utilize inventory tools to assess site sell-through and forecast future demand accurately to prepare plans that meet the needs of the client within the constraints of site traffic and product availability.

• Work closely with and communicate directly with client/agency contacts on a daily basis for general account support, implementation and management of campaigns, monitoring campaign performance, optimizations, revisions and strategic selling.

• Serve as primary liaison between clients and Ad Operations to ensure campaigns launch on time and deliver in full by actively overseeing delivery and revising or optimizing plans as necessary to exceed client expectations.

• Traffic necessary paperwork/forms through internal and external channels

• Update PowerPoint packages and product one sheets as necessary

• Stay abreast of industry news and competitive sites.

Contact:
For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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Producer Capital Region  

Position Summary: WTEN, an ABC Affiliate, seeks an experienced Producer that brings enterprise coverage ideas to the product on day one. We are looking for a creative Producer with a vision, a strong news judgment and an ability to showcase news through the use of graphics and animations. This individual produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, and edits and posts videos to the website.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Reviews and approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video and posts video to the website.

• Writes stories for the website and other digital platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Maintains accuracy and integrity in news products delivered.

• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.

• Minimum two years’ experience in news operations.

• Minimum one year experience in producing preferred.

• Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Ability to multi-task, deal with extreme deadline pressure, and react/coordinate coverage under live breaking news situations is crucial.

• Flexibility to work any shift.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

The News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Experience:

A minimum of 2 years experience in broadcasting is required and a degree in

journalism is a plus. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter in

the nation’s 59th largest market. The top producer candidate knows how to

organize a strong, compelling, audience driven rundown. Must be a leader and know how to determine the best news stories

Requirements:

A writing test and critique of NEWS10’s broadcast will be required. The ideal candidate must know how to post stories and video to the web, possess a strong collaborative spirit and understand the vision and creativity necessary to put on a newscast. This is a full time position with benefits.

Experience:

A minimum of 2 years experience in broadcasting is required and a degree in journalism is a plus. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter in the nation’s 59th largest market. The top producer candidate knows how to organize a strong, compelling, audience driven rundown. Must be a leader and know how to determine the best news stories.

Requirements:

A writing test and critique of NEWS10’s broadcast will be required. The ideal candidate must know how to post stories and video to the web, possess a strong collaborative spirit and understand the vision and creativity necessary to put on a newscast. This is a full time position with benefits.

Additional Information:
How to Apply: All internal & external applicants must apply online @ www.nexstar.tv/careers. First time users must create an account then apply for this Job and attach your resume. Background check required. A NEXSTAR BROADCASTING STATION. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 
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Technical Media Producer (Director & Master Control) Utica  

Must have good communication skills, the ability to think on his/her feet, knowledge of computers and production equipment. Candidate must have knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and basic broadcast operation. Ross Overdrive & Xpression knowledge a plus.

Job Requirements:

Run Master control with Harris Automation. Direct live newscasts with Ross Overdrive system. Use Photoshop and other editing software.

Description:

WKTV NewsChannel 2, the NBC affiliate in Utica, NY, is looking for a candidate with directing and or master control experience. He/she must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes.  The candidate will also be responsible for other production duties such as web publishing, camera operation, and audio operation.

WKTV is an equal opportunity employer.  We produce nine newscasts per weekday, and three newscasts per weekend day.

Contact:
Dave Streeter, Operations Mgr.
WKTV
5936 Smith Hill Road
Utica, NY13502
dstreeter@wktv.com

 
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VP, Director of Sales New York City, New York City DMA  

Univision Local Media NY is looking for an experienced VP, Director of Sales responsible for generating new business, nurturing existing relationships with valued clients to drive revenue as well as develop Sales Managers and team members. The VP, Director of Sales must establish strategic multi-media platforms demonstrating to a client and/or prospective client that Univision’s properties are the premier connection between the client and the Hispanic consumer. Responsible to lead and exceed revenue and overall productivity and effectiveness of the NY Local Media Sales Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Meeting and exceeding revenue budgets, including project budgets; provides revenue forecasts
  • Understands the markets, the competitive landscape, and assesses market health
  • Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals, and identify external threats and opportunities by analyzing market and competition
  • Directs, oversees, strategizes and leads the Sales team. Needs to motivate, coach, train and performance manage the team
  • Responsible for implementing strategic direction of Univision Sales teams
  • Setting and regularly communicating standards and expectation of performance; for Sales Managers and AE measurement and accountability
  • Responsible for stations’ annual Business Plan and its implementation; stations’ pricing, and inventory control
  • Accompany Sales Managers, Account Executives on client calls, locally or nationally, on as-needed basis
  • Determines sales priorities and works closely with Univision counterparts to maximize integrated revenue
  • Works closely with Research Managers in the development of information, presentations, and sales tools; works closely with National Sales Team in order to meet/exceed national targets, goals and expectations. Works with the Traffic Director to prioritize inventory placement in oversold situations
  • Build strong working relationships with clients and advertising agencies
  • Must have the ability to work well under pressure in a revenue goal and deadline-driven environment
  • Maintains a team atmosphere that is conducive to a successful and productive working environment
  • Must be creative, proactive, and use good judgment in making quick decisions
  • Must be able to work closely with all sales support departments/staff
  • Fosters close, cooperative relationships with peer leaders, sales management, and sales and support personnel
  • Frequent domestic travel is required
  • Other duties as deemed necessary

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree or equivalent sales experience
  • Prior experience as DOS/GSM
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of successful television and/or radio sales management experience in a major market is preferred
  • Thorough understanding of Nielsen, Scarborough, CMR and Univision propriety research
  • Extensive knowledge of advertising agencies, Nielsen ratings, research; very strong negotiating skills
  • Must have excellent organizational, leadership, and analytical skills
  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Physical Requirements:  Ability to stand, walk bend, drive, reach and sit for up to (8) hours

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior experience in Spanish language broadcasting
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) communication skills

Please apply online:

https://univision.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=2&c=univision&id=1762

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Writer/Producer New York City DMA  

Writer/Producer/Editor will be experienced in producing daily topical, tune-in, proof of performance, and image on-air promotion spots and campaigns on tight deadlines. Expert at writing, producing and editing snappy, focused and original spots that provide viewers with a compelling reason to turn to PIX11 News over the competition.

Experience:

• Minimum 3-5 years experience in large market television station or Network or Agency as an on-air writer/producer/editor

• Must be highly creative, innovative and have strong writing, video, original production and editing skills

• Must have attention to detail and accuracy with excellent oral and written communication skills

• Must have strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task

• Proficiency with non-linear editing equipment, specifically Adobe Premiere

• Proficiency with After Effects, Photoshop

• Social Media Fluency

Requirements:

• The Writer/Producer/Editor will create on-air promotion spots, messaging and campaigns for all PIX11 News broadcasts and programming from concept to completion.

• Projects will include daily news topical promotion, proof of performance, image campaigns, web and social drivers as well as program tune-in messaging for entertainment and sports.

• Duties may also include sales presentations, corporate materials and sponsor messages.

• The W/P/E will maintain close relationship with all newsroom producers, managers and EP’s

• Proficient editing on FCP 7/Final Cut X and Premiere

• The W/P/E transmits all finished product to multiple outlets as directed

• Creating and managing original production shoots

• Works with vendors and clients on an occasional basis

• Maintains accurate files on all projects including scripts, audio/video notes, v/o talent information and music sources.

• Responsible for coordinating with scheduling proper & timely delivery of creative product

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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