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Part-Time Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WTIC-AM has an immediate opening for a Part-Time Meteorologist (WTIC-AM).

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Req ID#: 29355
Job Title: Part-Time Meteorologist (WTIC-AM) Job
Description/Requisition Details: CBS RADIO Hartford is currently seeking a part-time Meteorologist to join our team. In this role, the individual will fill-in as needed. This includes weekday mornings/afternoons and weekends.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of weather science and forecasting.
  • Proven on-air experience in handling breaking news and severe weather coverage.
  • Dynamic on-air presence with a conversational weather presentation.
  • Able to interpret and translate high powered radar data.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology or related field or equivalent work experience.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please have interested candidates visit our web site at https://cbs.avature.net/cbscorpcareers/JobDetail?id=9726 to apply.

Consistent with our equal opportunity program, we request that you advise us of any candidate, including disabled persons, minorities or women, you believe may be qualified for this position and advise interested parties to apply as indicated.

WTIC-AM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-10-27

Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assists with various aspects of news production. Responsible for shooting, writing, editing, and publishing content, coordinating and conducting interviews, and representing the station in community related events. Reports to the News Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Creates multimedia content for multi-platform distribution (TV & digital).

2.      Shoots, writes, and edits story ideas.

3.      Coordinates, organizes and conducts interviews.

4.      Gathers, edits, packages and publishes local news content – focusing on (but not limited to) News, Weather and Traffic.

5.      Writes text articles, publishes video clips and edits image galleries according to the local editorial “voice in the station’s websites and social media accounts.

6.      Develops and maintains a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories.

7.      Assists producer in establishing sources, finding and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas.

8.      Represents the station in community related events.

Competencies

1.      Technical Capability.

2.      Strategic Thinking.

3.      Multitasking.

4.      Communication Proficiency.

5.      Teamwork.

6.      Ability to Work Well Under Pressure.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.  Must be willing to undertake shift work associated with working for a 24/7 news operation. Must be able to work holidays. Actual hours and schedule may vary.

Supervisory Responsibility

Reports directly to Sara Suarez

REQUIREMENTS:

Required Education and Experience

1.      Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, or related field.

2.      Must be fluent in Spanish (high level of reading, writing, and speaking the language is essential).

3.      Must have strong English, reading, writing and speaking.

4.      Reporting, shooting, writing, and editing experience with good ratings track record.

5.      Be informed on news events locally and nationally.

Working Conditions:

1.      Ability to lift and/or carry and manage news photography and lighting equipment.

2.      Exposed frequently to outside conditions.

3.      Must be able to work holidays.

4.      Must work hours necessary to perform responsibilities as outlined above.

5.      If not a citizen of USA, must have permanent work permit.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send an email to Sara Suarez at [email protected]

You can also send both your resume and cover letter to 33 Fourth Avenue Needham Ma 02494 as well as sending a fax to 781-433-2750

Thanks,

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-31

PT News Anchor/Writer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WTIC Newstalk 1080 is looking for an experienced, energetic, enthusiastic and creative team player for a Part Time News Anchor/Writer position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Applicants must be good writers, have the ability to deliver news with an edge, quickly and concisely; have some experience with audio boards, an understanding of digital editing, good judgment, the ability to handle several tasks at a time, be a self-starter and possess a commitment to local news.

REQUIREMENTS:

Extensive experience is not necessary, but this is not a training position. This position requires: anchoring top and bottom hour newscasts, operating the audio board, writing stories and assisting preparations for morning drive newscasts.

Must be 100% reliable and have a strong sense of responsibility; must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays. This will include occasional overnight shifts.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please have interested candidates visit our web site at https://cbs.avature.net/cbscorpcareers/JobDetail?id=9869 to apply.

Consistent with our equal opportunity program, we request that you advise us of any candidate, including disabled persons, minorities or women, you believe may be qualified for this position and advise interested parties to apply as indicated.

WTIC-AM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-11-06

Digital Media Producer For Original Programs

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Digital Media Producer for Original Programs is dedicated to the creative development and production of content on digital and interactive platforms, including the implementation of the editorial social media strategy for WNPR’s Originals and Programming unit. With supervision from the Executive Producer, this highly collaborative position requires working with CPBN leadership and staff to develop best practices for content presentation and audience engagement. Works with the technical development team to optimize user experience and maintain modern SEO practices. Takes a creative lead to develop and maintain both new and ongoing podcasts, live streaming events, and other interactive multimedia properties. Supports the CPBN mission and brand promise.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Executive Producer and talk show hosts to plan, edit, produce, and post editorial content to WNPR.org, social media, newsletters and other CPBN and third-party digital platforms.
  • Work in close partnership with, and serve as a back-up to the Digital Media Producer for News.
  • With data provided by Marketing, monitor user engagement on CPBN digital platforms, and contribute to making improvements to gain, and better serve, audience.
  • Research and stay informed about current digital media trends, technologies, and best practices. Regularly share that knowledge with colleagues.
  • Coordinate with CPBN web development staff for continuous improvement of user experience.
  • Contribute to ongoing development of CPBN and WNPR social media strategy and implementation.
  • Coordinate with NPR Digital Services, various PBS services, and other media partners to curate shared content and ensure technical functionality of digital platforms.
  • Collaborate creatively with staff in the development of new programming initiatives and multimedia content projects.
  • Explore and experiment with opportunities for innovative, multi-platform journalism and storytelling.
  • Help to reflect and maintain CPBN branding standards, audience promise, underwriter credits, and member messaging standards on digital platforms.
  • Help to manage comments and discussion posts as needed.
  • Quality control of digital platforms and knowledge sharing with peers as needed.
  • Some audience interface, e.g. answering user questions, relaying messages or feedback to news editors and reporters, and CPBN Audience Care.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • A four-year degree in journalism, communications, English, digital media — or the professional equivalent.
  • Minimum three years full-time professional experience in journalism, digital user-experience design, social media marketing or web publishing.
  • Expertise in the special requirements of writing for the web, e.g. use of keywords, SEO, hyperlinks, navigation and the importance of brevity.
  • Ability to maintain a consistent ‘editorial voice’ and brand-aligned presentation of content particular to web and social media platforms.
  • Strong eye for detail, with excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Basic familiarity with HTML, CSS coding and modern online content management systems, especially Drupal and Wordpress.
  • Basic technical familiarity with audio, visual and video editing software and file management systems, and a willingness to receive training on new software systems as needed.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage media materials from multiple sources and produce web content within tight deadlines.
  • Familiarity with editing of popular social media platforms, eg. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram.
  • Familiarity with public radio news programming standards and values.
  • Familiarity with public television programming standards and values.
  • Strong interest in local and regional issues, popular culture and current events.
  • Ability to work within a live, sometimes high-pressure, deadline-driven, broadcast environment.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter (including where candidate learned about the position), and salary requirements to: Human Resources, Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc., 1049 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut 06105 or email to [email protected] No phone calls, please.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-11-13

Secretary

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WQUN AM 1220, a commercially licensed radio station owned by Quinnipiac University, invites applications for a Secretary to perform general secretarial and clerical duties and to complete clerical functions needed to support the general manager.

This position will begin January 3, 2018.

WQUN AM 1220 covers and reports on civic and community organizations and events; features live coverage of Quinnipiac’s men’s and women’s basketball and mens hockey; and award winning local news, traffic and weather. The station also keeps listeners up to date with CBS national news hourly and with special features throughout the day. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Transcribe notes and perform other typing duties as needed. Edit work for accuracy, format, punctuation and construction. Upon discretion of supervisor, compose routine correspondence. Take messages, relay information and answer questions within scope of knowledge and authority. Answer telephone and accommodate caller’s requests and needs.
  • Utilize computer software (Web Advisor and Datatel) necessary to conduct business of the radio station, including assisting General Manager in budget reconciliation. Responsible for following university policies and processes related to finance, purchasing, and requisitions. Ensure office supplies are ordered and stocked based on operation needs
  • Under General Manager’s direction, prepare work order requests for information technology and facilities departments and assist in monitoring the progress of work orders
  • Prepare reports for sales and management staff in a timely fashion. Export accurate programming logs and enter commercial radio sales contracts into traffic system. Work as a liaison to WQUN advertising clients. Maintain orderly and accurate office files in accordance with university policy
  • Assist with special events for WQUN clients and networking groups within the university and outside community. Help Director of Sales and Marketing coordinate special events for advertisers or other entities in the business community
  • Review and distribute mail for appropriate distribution and action
  • Assist with scheduling appointments and maintaining calendars for WQUN staff
  • Assist the Director of Sales and Marketing in the preparation and distribution of sales materials consistent with university marketing policies     
  • In the event of weather related or other emergencies, assist with emergency information and situations
  • Under the supervision of the General Manager, assist with interns, incoming employees and independent contractors in order to validate that proper forms and paperwork are executed in a timely fashion

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants

  • 1 to 3 years of relevant experience working in a high traffic office setting
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Demonstrated broadcast office knowledge to include traffic and billing procedures preferred
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work efficiently within time constraints and deadlines, and handle stressful situations
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must
  • Function both independently and in a team environment

HOW TO APPLY:

Please note this is a Grade 5 position in the Clerical & Technical Unit with an hourly rate of $22.00.  In addition, it requires a successful completion of both a background check and Microsoft Office skills test. 

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-11-12

Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Assists with various aspects of news production. Responsible for shooting, writing, editing, and publishing content, coordinating and conducting interviews, and representing the station in community related events. Reports to the News Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.      Creates multimedia content for multi-platform distribution (TV & digital).

2.      Shoots, writes, and edits story ideas.

3.      Coordinates, organizes and conducts interviews.

4.      Gathers, edits, packages and publishes local news content – focusing on (but not limited to) News, Weather and Traffic.

5.      Writes text articles, publishes video clips and edits image galleries according to the local editorial “voice in the station’s websites and social media accounts.

6.      Develops and maintains a network of contacts providing access to exclusive stories.

7.      Assists producer in establishing sources, finding and executing enterprise news investigations, building and maintaining strong list of story ideas.

8.      Represents the station in community related events.

Competencies

1.      Technical Capability.

2.      Strategic Thinking.

3.      Multitasking.

4.      Communication Proficiency.

5.      Teamwork.

6.      Ability to Work Well Under Pressure.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.  Must be willing to undertake shift work associated with working for a 24/7 news operation. Must be able to work holidays. Actual hours and schedule may vary.

Supervisory Responsibility

Reports directly to Sara Suarez

REQUIREMENTS:

Required Education and Experience

1.      Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, or related field.

2.      Must be fluent in Spanish (high level of reading, writing, and speaking the language is essential).

3.      Must have strong English, reading, writing and speaking.

4.      Reporting, shooting, writing, and editing experience with good ratings track record.

5.      Be informed on news events locally and nationally.

Working Conditions:

1.      Ability to lift and/or carry and manage news photography and lighting equipment.

2.      Exposed frequently to outside conditions.

3.      Must be able to work holidays.

4.      Must work hours necessary to perform responsibilities as outlined above.

5.      If not a citizen of USA, must have permanent work permit.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send an email to Sara Suarez at [email protected]

You can also send both your resume and cover letter to 33 Fourth Avenue Needham Ma 02494 as well as sending a fax to 781-433-2750

Thanks,

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-31