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Fast-growing reality production company, currently producing series for network and cable television, needs enthusiastic, experienced reality television producers willing to travel the world.
We're looking for a creative team leader who loves crafting a bright newscast with great writing, the best video, live cameras and intelligent graphics. We have an excellent newsroom environment, competitive on stories and eager to recognize fresh ideas, no matter who has them. We pounce when news breaks, but we have also built a tradition of excellence with careful investigative journalism. This position will open up in July, and we hope to hire by mid-June. One or two years of line producing experience preferred. If you think this could be the right fit for you, please send cover letter, resume and newscast tape to: Margie Candela, Human Resources, WWMT-TV, 590 West Maple Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-a Freedom Communications station.
Seeking professional individual to produce 5 p.m. weekend newscast. Will produce, write and edit for the hour-long newscast. Will also demonstrate creative use of live elements, graphics, teases and pacing. A college degree and one year work experience in television news preferred. Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills are required. Must be able to edit copy and videotape. Please submit resume and tape (VHS) to: WDAF-TV, Attn: Human Resources/PD, 3030 Summit, Kansas City, MO 64108. EOE M/F/V/D
Senior Assignment Editor
Provide supervisory backup to Assignment Desk Manager. Take responsibility for all elements of story planning. Responsible for special projects planning from initiation to completion. Assist with scheduling and story planning execution. Develop, implement, and execute daily phone beat checks to police and fire agencies. Develop and maintain strong working relationship with temporary news photographers-stringers to ensure that all desired spot news video is obtained and that proper news judgment is utilized. Able to marshal resources and staff when major news is breaking. Maintain liaison with producers regarding story development and completed assignments. Book and coordinate satellite times for SNG vehicles and tune in and receive live shots/feeds from microwave, Bureaus, network, and others. Plan and prepare rundown of daily news stories and live shots to cover and air during news programming. Create, develop, and set up stories for reporters. Set deadlines for reporters and field crews. Compile and prioritize information on daily, weekly, and long-range news events in coverage area. Book newsmakers for shows. Update crew sheet reflecting time and location of news crews. Manage progress of all field crews during shifts, including allowing time for lunch breaks.
Minimum of 2 years experience on TV News Assignment Desk experience or other related news-gathering position. College degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, or equivalent. Knowledge of DC metro area is an asset. Able to attend work regularly. Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resources, NEWSCHANNEL 8, 7600-D Boston Blvd., Springfield, VA 22153, or fax to 703-912-5436. No telephone calls, please. EOE.
WBNS-10TV seeks a News Producer who knows how to produce informative, compelling newscasts with true viewer benefit. We give you multiple crews, two SNG trucks, several ENG vans, a chopper and DC Bureau to get the job done...the rest is up to you. Strong news judgment, great storytelling and creative writing skills a must. Must be able to show strong conceptual ideas and high production values. College degree a minimum of three years experience as a newscast producer required. Rush recent newscast, resume and news philosophy to: WBNS-TV, Human Resources Job #200CM, 770 Twin Rivers Drive, Columbus, OH 43215. WBNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are a smoke-free and drug-free workplace. Please view all of our job openings at www.WBNS10tv.com.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Assist line producers in newscast preparation, including coordination of videotapes for playback, videotape editing, preparing preproduction materials, recording and logging video feeds, and news writing at the request and direction of line producers.
ESSENTIAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Entry-level position. College degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or equivalent. Previous TV internship preferred. Able to attend work regularly. Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resources, NEWSCHANNEL 8, 7600-D Boston Blvd., Springfield, VA 22153 or fax to (703) 912-5436. No telephone calls, please. EOE.
Senior Executive Producer
Oversees the on-air presentation of the noon, 5 and 6 P.M. newscasts on a daily basis. Produces newscasts as staffing needs arise. In conjunction with News Department Management, will recruit, interview, and assist in hiring producers. Supervises all other newsroom Executive Producers. Develops and implements research based news formats in cooperation with other Executive Producers and management. Creates and fosters a culture which creates award winning newscasts. Handles other duties as assigned by management. A minimum of 5 years prior producing experience preferred. A college degree or equivalent work experience is required. Prior supervisory/management experience preferred. Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Must have strong team building skills. Please submit resume and tape (VHS) to: WDAF-TV, Attn: Human Resources/PD, 3030 Summit, Kansas City, MO 64108. EOE M/F/V/D
Oversees the production of the weekend morning and evening newscasts. Responsibilities include story development, assignment, and presentation. Fills in and produces newscasts as needed. Will oversee election coverage for the station. Three years prior producing experience preferred. A college degree or equivalent work experience required. Must have excellent writing skills. Prior supervisory/management experience strongly preferred. Please submit resume and tape (VHS) to: WDAF-TV, Attn: Human Resources/PD, 3030 Summit, Kansas City, MO 64108. EOE M/F/V/D
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Prepare format/rundown for assigned newscasts. Assign and review all news scripts for assigned newscasts. Produce or assist in the production of special projects outside of regularly assigned newscasts (e.g., election returns). Ensure that all additional production details are completed, including graphics, chyrons, etc. Provide Control Room supervision with regard to timing and content, and coordination and execution of live shots while program is on-air. Downlink satellite signals and coordinate with Control Room producers. Assist Assignment Desk and other newscast producers during coverage of fast-breaking stories. Utilize Associate Producer personnel in efficient fashion to complete newscast material. Contribute story ideas on a daily, weekly, and long-range basis maintaining daily, frequent communication with Assignment Desk personnel. Meet company job standards and skills.
ESSENTIAL JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 2 years TV newscast producer experience. Strong organizational and writing skills are a must. Knowledge of metro Washington, D.C., coverage area is an asset. College degree in Journalism, Mass Communications, or equivalent. Able to attend work regularly. Available to work irregular hours, week-ends, and holidays.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and, where appropriate, a non-returnable tape (VHS or Beta format) to: Director of Human Resources, NEWSCHANNEL 8, 7600-D Boston Blvd., Springfield, VA 22153, or fax to 703-912-5436. No telephone calls, please. EOE.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Prepare and coordinate on-air material for daily sportscasts. Develop contacts and sources in the sports community. Arrange sports coverage assignments as necessary. Monitor and log televised sports events as needed. Able to report and edit sports material as needed. Contribute story ideas.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 1-2 years producing experience in TV sports department. Strong writing and packaging skills. Able to attend work regularly. Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and, where appropriate, a non-returnable tape to Director, Human Resources, NEWSCHANNEL 8, 7600 D Boston Blvd., Springfield, VA 22153 or fax to (703) 912-5599. No telephone calls, please. EOE.
Website Executive Producer
Supervise construction and operation of internet portal to be launched in 90 days. Local news site to feature streaming video. Previous website management and/or journalism experience preferred. Integrate website with television stationís existing news, promotion and sales operations. Reporting, writing skills and the ability to deal meet deadlines a must. This is a content position, not a technical position. Must be a team player. Respond to OurTennesseeValley.com. . C/O WDSI FOX61, Attn: Jenifer Keith, 1101 E. Main Street, Chattanooga, TN 37408. WDSI is an EOE and a drug free workplace.
Website Associate Producer
Generate and update local content for new website. Previous reporting and/or journalism experience helpful. Work with TV station's news operation to create stories for the web, digitize video for streaming, and update data. Interface with community organizations and users. Must be a team player. Respond to OurTennesseeValley.com. C/O WDSI FOX61, Attn: Jenifer Keith, 1101 E. Main Street, Chattanooga, TN 37408. WDSI is an EOE and a drug free workplace. Deadline is March 26, 2001.
WXIX-TV in Cincinnati is seeking an Assignment Editor. Qualified candidates should have a Bachelorís degree in Journalism or equivalent with an emphasis in Electronic Media, 2-years newsroom experience, basic computer skills, knowledge of newsroom operations and procedures. Cincinnati experience helpful. If you are interested in this positions, please submit your resume and cover letter to Pat Casey, WXIX-TV, 635 West Seventh Street, Cincinnati, OH 45203. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment drug screening required.