CBS Radio is seeking a Digital Sales Assistant to the Director of Digital Operations. Candidate must be organized and proficient progressive thinker with a “CAN DO” attitude that wants to learn and grow professionally PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (duties include but are not limited to) • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously • Proposal and presentation development. • Process daily / weekly order, revenue and sales logs. • Maintain weekly log of custom digital projects for project coordinators. • Support role for CBS local pages order processing. • Writing and entry of digital orders • Meticulous development of excel spreadsheets. • Screen calls • Special projects as assigned. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND REQUIREMENTS: • College degree/or minimum 2 years equivalent experience preferred • All Office Applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint (Advanced level), Outlook SURVIVAL SKILLS • Be able to adapt to a fast-paced changing environment • Strong dedication to project completion regardless of hours required • Superior time-management skills • Highly proactive person with keen judgment Applications for this position are accepted online only, No emails or faxes will be considered. No phone calls please. View and apply for this position at www.cbsradio.com/careers All CBS Employees must apply online at cbsandyou.com
ESPN Chicago/WMVP-AM is searching for an experienced sales professional to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. Responsibilities include working and growing established accounts; prospecting for new business and development of customized solutions that meet a customer’s needs. An independent worker; self-motivated; strong work ethic and the ability to manage and meet individual goals and projections are a must. ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation. ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere. Responsibilities • Develop and enhance working relationships with current customers and new clients/partners • Create sales packages and marketing strategies to meet prospective client’s objectives • Able to meet individual sales goals and objectives • Responsible for increasing the company’s gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local and regional clientele • Represent the radio station in the local and regional buying community and to conduct good business practices that benefit the client while adhering to the company’s needs and standards • Knowledge of radio sales; digital sales; sports sponsorships and sports marketing Basic Qualifications • A minimum of 3 Years Radio Sales/Digital Sales experience must have Direct Sales and Agency Sales success Required Education • College Graduate or Advanced Degree Additional Information Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for. ESPN is an equal opportunity employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all. Job ID: 242472BR Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com. You can also apply for the Account Executive position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on the link below. http://jobs.espncareers.com/chicago/sales/jobid6750299-account-executive-jobs
Join WGN-TV News as a Producer specializing in newscasts for our 24-hour cable channel, CLTV.You’ll be responsible for several hours of news each day, produced in a unique format that uses all the modern technologies.You’ll have creative control of your newscast under the overall direction of the CLTV Senior Producer.You’ll also be responsible for work on our website, mobile, social media technologies. Position requires an individual with experience writing and producing television newscasts.You’ll need to demonstrate strong news judgment and the ability to work well with others. Equal Opportunity Employer WGN-TV Human Resources Department 2501 W. Bradley Place Chicago, IL 60618 Fax: 773-528-1387 Apply On-line: Please go to and www.tribunemedia.com click on careers and search for keyword “Producer”.
WREX in Rockford, IL seeks a Master Control Operator to join our Technical Department. This position is accountable for all WREX master control related duties including, but not limited to, switching commercials, station breaks, recording and prepping daily syndicated feeds, inputting material into the video servers and logging transmitter / tower light / EAS information on respective forms. This position is also directly involved in the production of our newscasts including, but not limited to, running a production audio board, proof-reading on-air graphics, operating a production-level switcher, working with multiple systems simultaneously, and maintaining constant communication with multiple people throughout the production. Vacancy Type: Part Time Date Posted: 1/7/2015 Closing Date: 2/28/2015 City: Rockford - 61105 State: Illinois URL: http://www.wrex.com Experience: Qualifications include, but not limited to: High school diploma; Ability to move quickly and make fast, accurate judgments; Experience with production switchers, audio boards, or college-level productions. Requirements: Requirements include: • Must possess the necessary skills and abilities to properly perform the duties of the position, or learn and acquire these skills and abilities within a probationary training period. • Must possess the ability to interface with computer systems running a variety of operating systems and programs. • Must be able to identify problems and contact appropriate maintenance staff promptly. • Must have/maintain a valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record. • Speech and hearing abilities that allow the incumbent to communicate logically and persuasively (verbally and in writing) and ability to see, hear and respond to monitoring equipment. • Vision enough to read/ respond to written safety messages, warning signs and read instruction manuals. • Must have manual dexterity and the physical ability to move quickly and respond to various situations in master control. • Must have the ability to lift equipment weighing approximately 50 lbs. • Some hazards are involved in operation of electrical equipment and climbing ladders. Additional Information: WREX IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Contact: If this description fits you and you feel you would be a qualifying candidate for the position, please send your resume, cover letter, and any other appropriate information to: Dan Jensen Production Supervisor WREX P.O. Box 530 Rockford, IL 61105
CBS4 News in the Quad Cities is looking for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter. Position Summary: The Weekend Anchor/Reporter serves as the primary presenter of weekend news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. On non-weekend workdays, the Weekend Anchor/Reporter collects, analyzes and presents facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Presents news stories and other content for all platforms. • Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. • Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner. • Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members. • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content. • Conducts interviews with news personnel and others. • Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required. • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances. • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. • Edits video clips as assigned. • Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms. • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites. • Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events. • Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories. • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines. • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details. • Determines a story's emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly. • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information. • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions. • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community. • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas. • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions. • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts. • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements. • Shoots and edits news events and news reports. • Produces and presents reports for all platforms. • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. • Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms. • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites. • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. Requirements and Skills: • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. • Fluency in English. • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required. • Minimum five years' experience in news reporting or anchoring. • Superior on-air presence. • Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues. • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others. • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills. • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution. • Valid driver's license with a good driving record. • Flexibility to work any shift. Physical Demands and Work Environment: The Weekend Anchor/Reporter must be able to 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 occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. To apply go to: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/75956.html
CBS4 News in the Quad Cities is looking for a Broadcast Engineer. The Broadcast Engineer operates, maintains, updates and repairs hardware and systems used for broadcasting and business operations. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station. • Installs and tests new systems and technical infrastructure for the station. • Minimizes service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions. • Sets up and operates equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts. • Installs and maintains the IT network, switches, data backups, work stations and printers. • Interprets and implements instructions and requests from other station personnel. • Communicates with members of the engineering team and other teams to effectively resolve equipment and system issues. • Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements and Skills: • Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. • Fluency in English. • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record. • Minimum three years' experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment. • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. • Strong PC/MS Office experience. • Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems. • Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment. • Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems. • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Physical Demands and Work Environment: The Broadcast Engineer 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. In addition, the Broadcast Engineer 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. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. To apply go to: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/75959.html
WREX, the NBC Affiliate in Rockford, IL, is looking for an energetic, creative morning show anchor with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, competitive news environment. Category: Multimedia Position/Title: Morning News Anchor Details: WREX, the NBC Affiliate in Rockford, IL, is looking for an energetic, creative morning show anchor with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, competitive news environment. Vacancy Type: Full Time Date Posted: 12/30/2014 Closing Date: 1/30/2015 City: Rockford - 61103 State: Illinois Experience: We are looking for a leader in both our newsroom and in the Rockford community. The perfect candidate is someone who is dedicated to working with others in a team-oriented environment. In addition to anchoring, the job duties will also include reporting, live shots, story enterprising and development, script approvals, script writing and video editing. Requirements: WREX is committed to produce award-winning content on multiple platforms, including mobile, web and social media. The ideal candidate will have a full understanding of how to effectively use these kinds of digital media. Must have a valid driver's license. Additional Information: WREX IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER No phone calls please. Contact: Interested candidates should send resumes and video reel illustrating your work to: WREX-TV Josh Morgan, News Director P.O. Box 530 Rockford, IL 61105 EOE/M-F
WREX, the NBC Affiliate in Rockford, IL, is looking for a dynamic multi-media journalist who can do it all. We want a candidate who likes to write, edit, shoot, go live, enterprise original stories and post to our digital platforms. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Category: Multimedia Position/Title: MMJ/Reporter Details: WREX, the NBC Affiliate in Rockford, IL, is looking for a dynamic multi-media journalist who can do it all. We want a candidate who likes to write, edit, shoot, go live, enterprise original stories and post to our digital platforms. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Vacancy Type: Full Time Date Posted: 12/30/2014 Closing Date: 1/30/2015 City: Rockford - 61105 State: Illinois Experience: WREX is committed to produce award-winning content on multiple platforms, including mobile, web and social media. The ideal candidate will have a full understanding of how to effectively use these kinds of digital media. Requirements: We also need a leader in both the newsroom and the community. The perfect candidate is someone who is dedicated to working with others in a team-oriented environment. Additional Information: Must have a valid driver's license. WREX IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER No phone calls please. Contact: Interested candidates should send resumes and video reel illustrating your work to: WREX-TV Josh Morgan, News Director P.O. Box 530 Rockford, IL 61105 EOE/M-F