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News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Nexstars NBC Affiliate station, WCBD-TV,  in beautiful Charleston, SC, has an opening for a Producer in our News Department.  

The ideal candidate has solid news judgment, thrives on breaking news, and is creative, enthusiastic and solution oriented. Strong communication skills, journalism background, excellent web writing skills and a solid grasp of basic computer skills are a must. Candidates must also be familiar with and willing to communicate with customers using social media. Must be self-directing, self-motivating, and able to work well with a diverse group of people.

 

 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Position Summary:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video.

• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Operating System:

Basic computer competency a must. Familiarity with videotape logging and editing preferred. Experience with AP, ENPS, and editing equipment a plus.

Prior experience in associate producing and/or line producing for commercial station newscast a plus, 2 - 4 years of experience as a television producer is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled and Veterans. Pre-employment background check required.

To be considered, must apply on line at Nexstar.tv/Careers.  No phone calls please.

Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll
Job Req #8379

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-12-31

Account Executive - Experienced

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WCBD of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., in beautiful Charleston, SC is seeking a senior level Account Executive with a proven record of success in TV sales. Individual must be able to develop custom solutions for advertisers on multiple platforms. Emphasis on growing agency shares on an established list and generating new business. Primarily responsible for delivering sales revenue, as well as cultivating and developing new advertisers for the stations multi-platform properties.  Must prospect and develop new business within the Charleston market. Candidate must have previous experience with a clear record of growth and achievement.  3-5 years of experience in television sales preferred.   

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.

• Establishes credible relationships with local business community.

• Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.

• Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.

• Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.

• Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.

• Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.

• Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.

• Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

    

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

Individual must be able to develop custom solutions for advertisers on multiple platforms. Emphasis on growing agency shares on an established list and generating new business. Primarily responsible for delivering sales revenue, as well as cultivating and developing new advertisers for the stations multi-platform properties.  Must prospect and develop new business within the Charleston market. Candidate must have previous experience with a clear record of growth and achievement.  3-5 years of experience in television sales preferred.   

Four year degree preferred, as well as experience with Microsoft office, PowerPoint, Wide Orbit Media Sales, Wide Orbit Traffic and Matrix.  Position requires excellent written, verbal, and math skills.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Must apply at nexstar.tv to be considered.  Good driving record and a valid drivers license are required. Pre-employment background screen required. No phone calls please. 

Contact:
Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll
Job Req #8382

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-12-31

Account Executive Broadcast Radio

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WCBD of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., in beautiful Charleston, SC is seeking an Account Executive with a minimum of 1-3 years of TV or Radio sales experience.  In this position you will work within the established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seek new customers for both TV and Digital business, execute plans and strategies set forth by Sales Management, maintain awareness of the competition, and promote visibility in the Charleston, SC community. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Implement strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals
Establish credible relationships within our local business community
Make sales calls on prospective clients and develop new accounts
Maintain assigned accounts and develop new accounts
Prepare and deliver sales presentations to clients
Explain to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible
Provide clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement on television and digital platforms
Work with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements
Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Good driving record a must.  Pre-employment criminal background check and Motor Vehicle Report required.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Contact:
Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll
Job Req #8385

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-12-31

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WCIV has an immediate opening for a creative News Producer. In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day production of a newscast. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. You will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories, and also develop content for our web site.

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!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Skills:

·         Solid news judgment

·         Be a compelling and accurate writer

·         Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and                      informative newscast

·         Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment

·         Strong leadership and communication skills

·         The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts

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

·         Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews

REQUIREMENTS:

·         Must have at least 1 year of previous news producing experience at a commercial TV                  station

·         A journalism degree is preferred

 

HOW TO APPLY:

When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work. Please, no phone calls.

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-20

Weekend Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WPDE ABC 15 is looking for a Weekend Meteorologist! You will present the weather forecast for the weekend morning news. Duties the other three days a week include but are not limited to: reporting weather stories in studio, reporting on live weather in the field, and creating digital weather content for the station sites as well as your own.


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 today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our 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!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weather cast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories. Duties include forecasting, producing and presenting clear and concise weather casts- which tell a story and connect with viewers, developing content and graphics for on-air, web and social media, making public appearances on behalf of the station, working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations, doing live shots and reporting from community events and in breaking news.

REQUIREMENTS:

Required Skills and Experience:
 
·         Degree in meteorology, preferably broadcast meteorology
·         Knowledge of WSI Max Reality
·         Experience in producing weather content for digital
·         At least 1-2 years as a weather broadcaster preferred

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-19

News Producer/Photojournalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WCIV has an immediate opening for a hybrid position of News Producer/Photojournalist. 

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!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our weekend newscasts, plus the added bonus of working in the field to gather content for the newscast and digital/social media. This position will also work closely with the Executive Producer, Director, Chief photographer and Assignment Desk on the newscast and its content. In addition, you will determine the content and flow of newscasts, work with management and on-air staff to generate and write and edit stories, and also develop content for our web site.

REQUIREMENTS:

Skills:

·Solid news judgment

·Be a compelling and accurate writer and photojournalist

·Be able to multitask and manage time in order to put together an exciting and informative newscast

·Must be able to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment

·Must have strong leadership and communication skills

·The ability to execute news strategies and goals in daily newscasts

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

·Proficient with non-linear editing (i.e. Avid) and newsroom systems, such as iNews

Experience:

·Must have at least 1 years of previous news experience at a commercial TV station

·A journalism degree is preferred

HOW TO APPLY:

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

When applying online, please include a recent web link of your work.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-22

Sales Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A unique opportunity for a sales professional focusing on developing new advertising customers as well as servicing existing customers for WSPA (CBS),WYCW (CW),& multiple Digital platforms.  



RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for meeting or exceeding assigned budget goals and
quotas. Our successful Account Executive will consistently prospect and develop
relationships with customers while building marketing strategies that meet both
station and customer goals. The ability to manage multiple tasks, uncover
customer needs, prepare and conduct compelling presentations, and close sales
is critical to success. Must be organized, goal driven with good communication
and social skills. History of New Business and Digital Development a plus.

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:
Two years prior sales experience in advertising or related field preferred.

Requirements:
Bachelors Degree

Screen/background check required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Job Req #7582

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-28

Morning News Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WSPA-TV’s 7 News is looking for an experienced and dynamic anchor/reporter to join our growing morning team.  This position will complement our existing team as a breaking news desk anchor and also serve as a primary fill-in for the weekday morning anchors.  In addition, this position will also report on scheduled features for our morning news.   

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

We’re looking for someone who has at least three years of direct on-air experience in morning news in a medium to major sized market and understands how to be a team player who fills multiple roles for a morning newscast each day.  Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Mass Communications or equivalent professional experience is required.  Knowledge of contemporary newsroom systems is required, MMJ skills and experience would be a plus.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism/Mass Communications or equivalent professional experience
Background check required.

Minimum of three (3) years of on-air television anchoring and reporting experience.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

If this sounds like you, apply today online at https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com (Job Req. #1938) or to Kirk Varner, News Director, WSPA-TV/WYCW, 250 International Drive, Spartanburg SC 29303. 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-28

Investigative Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WSPA-TV and WYCW, the Nexstar owned CBS and CW stations serving the fast growing Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville-Anderson market of the Carolinas (DMA #38), is seeking an experienced reporter with strong investigative skills to join our award winning 7 News team.  If this sounds like you, apply today online at www.nexstar.tv/careers or to Kirk Varner, News Director, WSPA-TV/WYCW, 250 International Drive, Spartanburg SC 29303.  WSPA-TV/WYCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, All Qualified Applicants are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

We’re looking for someone who can balance working on long-term investigative projects along with expanding our regular coverage of major local stories.  We expect you to connect yourself to the communities in our market and work with all of the reporters on our team.  This is not a job for beginners, you need to be able to demonstrate a wide range of storytelling and story development skills needed for this key role and have a solid track record of investigative reporting work. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum of four (4) years of on-air television reporting experience, investigative reporting experience highly desired.

Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism/Mass Communications or equivalent professional experience.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Job Req #1933

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-07-28

IT Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under limited supervision, manages SCETVs Information Technology (IT) Department to ensure the smooth operation of the computer systems for both the broadcast engineering network and the administration and operational systems.  Provides technical support and assures system integrity and availability of the information stored on the computers to authorized personnel.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead, develop and implement IT initiatives that enable the Company to compete more vigorously and more profitably in a constantly changing and demanding marketplace. Translates the company vision into IT systems and procedures, articulating this critical link to the company stakeholders including the Executive Team, IT staff and employees. Manage, motivate, and develop all staff within the IT group. Ensure the organizational structure is appropriate for supporting SCETVs current and future business needs. Recruit appropriate talent. Be viewed as a critical voice among the station, driving cross-functional collaboration through the IT team. Participate actively with the management team to ensure our systems environment addresses the needs of the business.

Lead and coordinate development of our infrastructure to ensure key business strategies and processes are supported by systems that enable growth and flexibility. Develop plans and budgets in light of internal work needs and operating units approved projects. Oversee analysis and evaluation of staffing requirements to fulfill business requirements including directing the evaluation of make vs. buy decisions as they relate to outsourcing vs. in-house provisioning and identifying and developing strategic partnerships with key IT suppliers, licenses and contracts, vendors and consultant organizations. Translate business needs into system solutions making maximum use of available tools while ensuring longer term supportability of the architecture.

Ensure availability of necessary application systems to support business and operation needs. Develop IT policies and procedures on a basis for ensuring consistency in standards and leveraging of common systems. Establish and measure IT performance relative to cost, value creation and customer satisfaction in the key areas of operating systems, telecommunications, network management and desktop support. Lead and coordinate selection, installation, operation, support, and maintenance of our information technology infrastructure (i.e. operating systems, networks, telecommunications, hardware, and peripherals). Optimize our return on our IT investment by acquiring cost-justified IT components, as measured by performance, support availability, price, ability to upgrade, and future industry trends. Protect the company and its operations against IT risks, including unauthorized access to information, data integrity problems, loss of processing capability, and poor service levels by setting policies and procedures. Cooperate with operating units in conceptualizing, developing, and launching technology based products and services.

REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelors degree in communications, business administration, computer science (information technology), mathematics, statistics, management information science or a related field and experience in telecommunications, data processing and/or information technology.  Relevant experience may be substituted for bachelors degree on a year-for-year basis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelors degree in computer science and eight years of experience in computer system development, modification or maintenance; or any equivalent training and experience.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of data processing systems, hardware and software.  A working knowledge of the following desirable: Linux, UNIX, Windows O/S, MAC O/S, TCP/IP, networking infrastructure and protocols, Cisco CLI, and detailed understanding of system integration.  Ability to provide the vision and leadership for designing, developing and implementing IT initiatives that create customer and/or business value. Ability to influence and direct the Companys IT infrastructure and applications evolution to ensure key business strategies and processes are driven by systems that enable change, growth and flexibility. Ability to ensure our IT infrastructure is reliable, secure, cost efficient, and strategically sound, reflecting business needs and best practice in creating value for the company.

HOW TO APPLY:

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.jobs.sc.gov 
OR
1041 George Rogers Boulevard 
Columbia, SC 29201
Job #78781 
IT DIRECTOR

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-03

Tower Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under limited supervision, installs, maintains and inspects the SCETV towers.  Plans, organizes and performs maintenance as required on all SCETV owned towers, wire attachment points and tower foundations.  Inspects tower grounding system (above ground) and determines proper corrosion control requirements for all towers.  Insures that all towers are in compliance with all FAA, FCC, EIA/TIA, OSHA and ANSI, and ASTM rules and regulations. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Establishes an adequate routine maintenance program for grounds care at each guyed tower site.
 
Serves as technical advisor for new tower construction, upgrading of existing towers and dismantling and moving existing towers.

Orders parts, supplies and tools as required.  Periodically inspects tools and equipment and orders replacements as necessary.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

An associate degree in electronics and related experience.

A valid Commercial (Class A) Drivers License.

Tower Climbing Certification.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

An associates degree in electronics and three (3) years of certified tower climbing experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: 

Incumbent in this position must possess or obtain both of the following within the first six (6) months of employment:  

a valid Commercial (Class A) Drivers License and
a valid Tower Climbing certification

HOW TO APPLY:

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.jobs.sc.gov 
OR
1041 George Rogers Boulevard 
Columbia, SC 29201
Job #78382 
TOWER TECHNICIAN

This posting is for three (3) positions:  60003468, 60003331 and 61081647.  There will be one qualified applicant pool from which the positions will be filled by the top 3 candidates.  Any applicant who applied for a previously posted Tower Technician job and who wishes to be considered for one of the currently posted jobs will need to re-apply.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-03

Promotions Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Looking for an exceptional Promotions Producer to help bring our news brand to life through strong concepts, creative writing and engaging production of news promotions and station branding and image spots. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position will also handle editing special projects for strategic client partnerships.

Experience:
2 years experience preferred
Excellent writing skills.  Must be able to produce and edit compelling copy on tight deadlines. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:
Bachelors Level Degree
Background check

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Job Req #1954

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-02

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WACH-TV in Columbia, SC is seeking an experienced, hands-on, News Director with strong leadership and an aggressive style.

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!



RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Primarily responsible for managing the stations news operations, setting budgets, establishing goals and directing the staff that produces 25+ hours of local news weekly.
•Responsible for initiating and managing content delivery on multiple platforms.
•Work closely with local and corporate management to establish News content, philosophy and direction.
•Review daily newscasts to ensure quality control and brand compliancy and subsequently provide feedback to all news staff.
•Recruiting, hiring and negotiating contracts for news department personnel.
•Collaborate with other managers to develop marketing plans, to establish ratings goals, and to effectively reach said goals.

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:
3-5 years of News Director experience
Requirements:
• Must have a working knowledge of journalistic ethics, libel, and privacy laws.
• You will bring strong fiscal experience for both operational and capital expenditures.
• Must have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple hours of daily newscasts, must have a proven track record of success in building a winning news organization.
• Journalism degree and a minimum of five years experience in news management with noted leadership skills required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-03

News Production Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WCIV is looking for a full-time Production Assistant for our Newscasts and Features programs.

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!
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform any production duties as assigned including:

·Operate Studio Camera, Audio, Graphics generator or teleprompter

·Create graphics daily using Photoshop and Ross Expression system

·Edit video for daily newscasts 

·Maintain production studio and control room

·Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution

·Fill in on an as-needed basis for Audio, Studio, and Graphics creation

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

·Knowledge of production standards and equipment

·Graphics experience helpful.

·Live audio experience very helpful.

·Full working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

·Ability to communicate and perform duties while under pressure

·Typing and good spelling skills necessary

·Ability to read and write, college degree preferred

·Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments

·Must have valid driver’s license with clean record

·Strong communication and interpersonal skills preferred.

·Applicant should be extremely dependable, prompt and have a positive demeanor.

General Hours:

Must be able to work weekends and holidays.  Other hours may include early morning or evening hours depending on staffing needs.  Other hours on occasion for special assignments.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-05

Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WCIV is looking for a Director for our Newscasts and Features programs!

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!
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform any production duties as assigned including:                                 

·Direct and TD any assigned newscasts and productions

·Create graphics using Photoshop and Ross Expression system

·Train production crew in cameras, audio, graphics, etc.

·Supervise production crew on a daily basis

·Maintain production studio and control room

·Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned, which may include website contribution

·Fill in on an as-needed basis for Directing, Audio, Studio, and Graphics creation

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

·Experience Directing and TDing newscasts

·Knowledge of production standards and equipment

·Ross switcher and graphics experience helpful.

·Live audio experience helpful.

·Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure

·Typing and good spelling skills necessary

·Ability to read and write, college degree preferred

·Must be able to lift & position 40 pound lighting instruments

·Must have valid driver’s license with clean record

·Strong communication and interpersonal skills preferred.

·Applicant should be extremely dependable, prompt and have a positive demeanor.

General Hours:

Must be able to work weekends and holidays.  Other hours may include early morning or evening hours depending on staffing needs.  Other hours on occasion for special assignments.

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-05

Digital Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WACH in Columbia SC  is seeking a Digital Sales Manager who will ensure that all digital objectives, including internet and mobile, maintain or exceed company revenue growth goals.

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!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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 staff, as well as vendors

·         Execute training for sales management, account executives and content producers

·         Meet with vendors and potential vendors to improve existing and develop new programs as well as find and develop new initiatives and programs to advance the digital team

·         Assist with implementation of programs and create revenue streams as opportunities arise

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

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

·         Ability to lead, train and direct professionals successfully

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

·         Five years management experience, preferable in a TV sales environment

·         Strong organizational, written and communication skills

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

·         TV background or digital management experience a plus

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-05

Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WACH located in Columbia, SC is looking for a Meteorologist! In this role, you will present the weather forecast Monday through Friday, and occasionally fill in on a weekend.

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!

 



 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a meteorologist, you will be responsible for the content of the weathercast on-air and on our digital platforms. You will issue warnings and alerts, produce graphics and maps, and report live during weather events. You must be able to utilize social media during severe weather, as well as write weather stories.

Responsibilities include:

·         Forecasting, producing, and presenting clear and concise weathercasts- which tell a story and connect with viewers

·         Developing content and graphics for on-air, web, and social media

·         Making public appearances on behalf of the station

·         Working with producers to determine relevant weather content in breaking and everyday situations

·         Doing live shots

·         Reporting from community events and in breaking news

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements include:

·         A degree in meteorology is required

·         Minimum of 2 years on-air experience is preferred

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-05

Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WYFF-TV has an opening for a highly motivated and creative News Editor to work in a very competitive news market. This position will cover news stories as assigned.  Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for visual compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining strong writing and storytelling with great pictures and sound.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Responsibilities:

·Edit stories, videos, and newscasts on tight deadlines.

·Maintain news archives.

·Operate electronic news gathering equipment.

·Nonlinear editing (using Adobe Premiere) of newscast elements including PKGs, VOs, VOSOTs, opens, teases and preproduction material.

·Effectively collaborates with producers, reporters and managers to produce high quality stories.

·Ensuring proper storage and organization of media files.

·Maintaining standards for all edited material.

·Taking in ENG and SNG feeds.

·Any other editing duties as assigned by news managers.

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience Requirements:

·Previous on-air experience required.

·Professional experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) required.

·Military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

·Ability to work on linear and non- linear equipment.

·Proficiency editing with Adobe Premiere.

·Ability to edit on non- linear equipment, including Final Cut Pro, Avid and Edius.

·Must be able to handle and juggle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines.

·Knowledge of current television production techniques.  

·Familiarity with mass communications law and media responsibilities.

·Communicate effectively with photographers and producers.

·Must be able to record multiple feeds on a digital encoding system.

·Able to search for source materials from multiple outlets and platforms.

·Able to work in a fast paced, detail-oriented environment with calm, skilled execution.

·Possess a valid drivers’ license and good driving record.

Education:

·High School Diploma

· Some college or technical school preferred

·Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) is a plus

HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-05

Reporter Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Anchor/Reporter is someone who can bring the energy of live reporting to our anchor desk. In addition to credibility, poise, and personality; we’re looking for an anchor who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. Our next anchor/reporter will enterprise exclusives, tell compelling stories, and execute energetic live shots. We are looking this market’s next leader who isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions, and will hold those in power accountable. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. Our anchors write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, works well under tight deadlines, can develop sources, and has excellent live reporting skills.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Responsibilities:                                                

Delivers scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose  
Works with and guides reporters and producers in newscast production
Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignments
Works with or without a photographer to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound
Coordinates with news managers and producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content
Develops a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.
Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day
Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.
An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
Appears on behalf of the station at public events

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience Requirements:

Past anchor experience (2-5 years) required
Past reporting experience(2-5 years) required
Demonstrated ability to enterprise and uncover
Your demo reel should be indicative of your everyday work
Qualifications Requirements:

Proven Anchor with ability to connect with viewers, in addition to strong reporting skills
Ability to operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology
Can work in all weather conditions and carry up to 50 pounds
Has a valid driver’s license, can drive large vehicles over long distances, and a clear driving record
Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends   
Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production 
Education:                                        

Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience
Military training and experience will be considered 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-09

Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WYFF-TV has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Responsibilities:

Selecting, researching and writing content for live newscasts to make the newscast an “experience” for viewers
Working with and guiding reporters in story production
Communicating, coordinating and executing creative vision with team of anchors, reporters, meteorologists, photographers, editors, and production staff   

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience Requirements:

2 years producing experience
Creative presentation style
Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses
Military experience in a related occupation specialty will be considered 
Qualifications Requirements:

Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills
Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.
An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news     
Education:

College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred
Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered

HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-09

Producer, News

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Nexstars NBC Affiliate station, WCBD-TV, in beautiful Charleston, SC, has an opening for a Producer in our News Department. The ideal candidate has solid news judgment, thrives on breaking news, and is creative, enthusiastic and solution oriented. Strong communication skills, journalism background, excellent web writing skills and a solid grasp of basic computer skills are a must. Candidates must also be familiar with and willing to communicate with customers using social media. Must be self-directing, self-motivating, and able to work well with a diverse group of people.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
• Writes and orders news stories.
• Approves scripts.
• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.
• Edits video.
• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Operating System:
Basic computer competency a must. Familiarity with videotape logging and editing preferred. Experience with AP, ENPS, and editing equipment a plus.

Prior experience in associate producing and/or line producing for commercial station newscast a plus, 2 - 4 years of experience as a television producer is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

To be considered, must apply on line at Nexstar.tv/Careers, Requisition #2018-2069.  No phone calls please.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-12-31

Local Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WPDE is seeking a detail-oriented Sales Assistant who has strong written and oral communication skills.

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!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include: 

·         Creation of PowerPoint presentations, database management, and sales report                      maintenance

·         Efficiently work with the team of Marketing Consultants/management team

·         Assist with support on local and national business

·         Various administrative duties and contract management

·         Other responsibilities as assigned

 

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

·         Skilled with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word duties

·         Be able to utilize Wide Orbit, Wide Orbit Sales, Matrix, MediaLine, Outlook, and a                    multi-line phone system 

·         Great attention to detail is essential

·         Strong analytical ability

·         The ability to meet strict deadlines while maintaining accuracy

 

HOW TO APPLY:

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

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-09

Photographer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WYFF-TV has an opening for a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. We are seeking a photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what’s happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. This member of our team will spend several hours each day editing for newscasts and 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, on laptop computer and iPhone, and edit in Adobe Premiere and utilize the ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis, ABC and CNN platforms are critical. An excellent eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must. If you are quick acting, quicker thinking, and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Responsibilities:

Shooting and editing of VOs, VO-SOTs and packages for Broadcast Air and On-line postings
Working with the Assignment Desk and Reporters to cover daily stories.
Gathers video and still pictures for digital platforms
Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered.
Working with producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with vivid video and natural sound.
Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from crews in the field.
Can work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video.
Will produce and publish content to our online platforms

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience/Requirements:

Must have computer and software experience.
Previous newsroom experience preferred.
Related military experience will be considered.
Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment
Efficient Operation on ENG trucks
Can work in all weather conditions
Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver’s license and a near-perfect driving record
Exceptional ability to operate digital editing tools
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

Education:

College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field preferred
Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-10

Account Executive Media Sales

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WCBD of Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., in beautiful Charleston, SC is seeking a senior level Account Executive with a proven record of success in TV sales. Individual must be able to develop custom solutions for advertisers on multiple platforms. Emphasis on growing agency shares on an established list and generating new business. 

Must apply at nexstar.tv to be considered.  Good driving record and a valid drivers license are required. Pre-employment background screen required. No phone calls please. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans 

Position Summary:

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primarily responsible for delivering sales revenue, as well as cultivating and developing new advertisers for the stations multi-platform properties.  Must prospect and develop new business within the Charleston market. Candidate must have previous experience with a clear record of growth and achievement.  3-5 years of experience in television sales preferred.  

Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
Performs other duties as assigned. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:
Individual must be able to develop custom solutions for advertisers on multiple platforms. Emphasis on growing agency shares on an established list and generating new business. Primarily responsible for delivering sales revenue, as well as cultivating and developing new advertisers for the stations multi-platform properties.  Must prospect and develop new business within the Charleston market. 

Four year degree preferred, as well as experience with Microsoft office, PowerPoint, Wide Orbit Media Sales, Wide Orbit Traffic and Matrix.  Position requires excellent written, verbal, and math skills.

HOW TO APPLY:

Must apply at nexstar.tv to be considered. Good driving record and a valid drivers license are required. Pre-employment background screen required. No phone calls please.

Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com
Job Req #2018-2099

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-12-31

Director if IT

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SC Educational Television Commission is looking for a Director if IT.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: 

This job was previously posted as an IT Director/AM55, from June 29, 2018 until July 2, 2018.  Anyone who submitted an application at that time will need to resubmit his or her application if interested in still being considered for the job. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under limited supervision, directs, coordinates and administers SCETVs Information Technology (IT) Department to ensure the smooth operation of the computer systems for both the broadcast engineering network and the administration and operational systems.  Provides technical support and assures system integrity and availability of the information stored on the computers to authorized personnel.  Responsibilities include influencing and directing the agencys IT infrastructure and applications evolution to ensure key business strategies and processes are driven by systems that enable change, growth and flexibility.

Leads, develops and implements IT initiatives that enable SCETV to compete more vigorously and more profitably in a constantly changing and demanding marketplace. Translates the company vision into IT systems and procedures, articulating this critical link to the company stakeholders including the Executive Team, IT staff and employees. Manages, motivates, and develops all staff within the IT group. Ensures the organizational structure is appropriate for supporting SCETVs current and future business needs. Recruits appropriate talent. Be viewed as a critical voice among the station, driving cross-functional collaboration through the IT team. Participates actively with the management team to ensure our systems environment addresses the needs of the business.

Leads and coordinates development of our infrastructure to ensure key business strategies and processes are supported by systems that enable growth and flexibility. Develops plans and budgets in light of internal work needs and operating units approved projects. Oversees analysis and evaluation of staffing requirements to fulfill business requirements including directing the evaluation of make vs. buy decisions as they relate to outsourcing vs. in-house provisioning and identifying and developing strategic partnerships with key IT suppliers, licenses and contracts, vendors and consultant organizations. Translates business needs into system solutions making maximum use of available tools while ensuring longer term supportability of the architecture.

Ensures availability of necessary application systems to support business and operation needs. Develops IT policies and procedures on a basis for ensuring consistency in standards and leveraging of common systems. Establishes and measures IT performance relative to cost, value creation and customer satisfaction in the key areas of operating systems, telecommunications, network management and desktop support. Leads and coordinates selection, installation, operation, support, and maintenance of our information technology infrastructure (i.e. operating systems, networks, telecommunications, hardware, and peripherals). Optimizes our return on our IT investment by acquiring cost-justified IT components, as measured by performance, support availability, price, upgradeability, and future industry trends. Protects the agency and its operations against IT risks, including unauthorized access to information, data integrity problems, loss of processing capability, and poor service levels by setting policies and procedures. Cooperates with operating units in conceptualizing, developing, and launching technology based products and services.

REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

A bachelors degree in communications, business administration, computer science (information technology), mathematics, statistics; management information science or a related field and experience in telecommunications, data processing and/or information technology.   Relevant experience may be substituted for bachelors degree on a year-for-year basis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

A bachelors degree in computer science and eight years of experience in computer system development, modification or maintenance; or any equivalent training and experience.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of data processing systems, hardware and software. Considerable knowledge of the following desirable: Linux, UNIX, Windows O/S, MAC O/S, TCP/IP, networking infrastructure and protocols, Cisco CLI, and detailed understanding of system integration.Ability to ensure ETVs IT infrastructure is reliable, secure, cost efficient, and strategically sound, reflecting business needs and best practice in creating value for the company.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.jobs.sc.gov 
OR
1041 George Rogers Boulevard 
Columbia, SC 29201
Job #79299 
DIRECTOR OF IT

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-13