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Sales Account Executive , KMPH Fox 26 and KFRE CW 59
Posted on November 19, 2014
Deadline: December 9, 2014

Category:
MARKETING

Position/Title:
Sales Account Executive

Details:
KMPH Fox 26 and KFRE CW 59 in Fresno, California are seeking a strong sales professional to complete our team. We have all the tools necessary for your success, including research, an award-winning creative team and state-of-the-art digital production. If you are ready for an excellent opportunity to succeed while working with a team of experienced and motivated sales professionals, please apply.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
11/19/2014

Closing Date:
12/19/2014

City:
Fresno - 93727

State:
California

Experience:
Outside sales experience is highly desired.

Requirements:
•    Generate revenue for the station and meet monthly goals through effective outside sales techniques
•    Develop new business through selling commercial advertising time and other station products by reaching out to local businesses and other advertisers
•    Create and present advertising strategies and ideas for local businesses incorporating TV, online and digital mediums
•    Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management
•    Retain current business and develop new business contacts
•    Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions and service
•    Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising

Additional Information:
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

Contact:
Apply on-line at www.sbgi.net

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Intern , Marketplace
Posted on November 19, 2014

Position Summary:

Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and economics. Airing weekday mornings and evenings, it boasts the largest audience for any business program in the U.S. on radio, cable, or network television.  To check out information about the program, go to: http://www.marketplace.org/.

Marketplace has an excellent internship opportunity in Washington, D.C., for those who have an active interest in journalism.  Marketplace Interns will be compensated on an hourly basis.  Metro costs will be subsidized.

This internship is 40 hours a week and will span winter/spring 2015 (January through May). It is paid $11/hr.

 
Position Responsibility:

In Washington D.C. (work with entire Marketplace D.C. Bureau staff):

  • Learn and perform a variety of production, research, and editorial tasks.
  • Handle administrative tasks, including managing studio calendar and bookings.
  • Record audio in the field.
  • Contribute ideas for stories and other editorial material.
  • Conduct pre-interviews for on-air guests.
  • Database and web projects.

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • A demonstrated interest in journalism (i.e. produced work for publication, worked at school newspaper/radio, etc.)
  • Work study programs can be honored as long as the goals of the program fit in with internship duties and requirements.

 

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to write, meet deadlines, and work independently.
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products with the ability to learn new software programs.
  • Self-starter with an appetite for learning radio.

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity with public radio programs generally and Marketplace specifically.
  • Coursework or experience in radio journalism.
  • Familiarity/proficiency with AP style.
  • Familiarity with PIN (Public Insight Network).

 

Reporting To This Position:   None

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Physical Demands:  Required to walk, sit, and stand; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch; frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping. 
  • Working Conditions:  Moderate noise level, occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.
Intern , Marketplace
Posted on November 19, 2014

Position Summary:

Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and economics. Airing weekday mornings and evenings, it boasts the largest audience for any business program in the U.S. on radio, cable, or network television.  To check out information about theprogram, go to: http://www.marketplace.org/.

Marketplace has an excellent internship opportunity for those who have an active interest in journalism.  Marketplace Interns will be compensated on an hourly basis.  Parking or bus pass will also be reimbursed.

This is a minimum 15 hour a week internship and will work through the 2015 winter/spring semester (January through May). It is paid $11/hr.

 
Position Responsibility:

In Los Angeles (work with entire Marketplace staff):

  • Learn and perform a variety of production, research, and editorial tasks, including cutting tape.
  • Write show promos, daily station updates, and other materials.
  • Contribute ideas for stories and other editorial material.
  • Conduct pre-interviews for on-air guests.
  • Database and web projects.

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • A demonstrated interest in journalism (i.e. produced work for publication, worked at school newspaper/radio, etc.)
  • Work study programs can be honored as long as the goals of the program fit in with internship duties and requirements.

 

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to write, meet deadlines, and work independently.
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products with the ability to learn new software programs.
  • Self-starter with an appetite for learning radio.

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Coursework or experience in radio journalism
 

Reporting To This Position:   None

 
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Physical Demands:  Required to walk, sit, and stand; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch; frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping. 
  • Working Conditions:  Moderate noise level, occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.
Senior Producer, Digital , Marketplace
Posted on November 19, 2014

Position Summary:

The digital senior producer oversees Marketplace's expansion of digital products and develops and drives future strategy. S/he works alongside the executive producer and managing editor to shape Marketplace's digital offerings including Marketplace.org, apps, podcasts and social media channels. S/he ensures Marketplace's high editorial standards and connects Marketplace's content with new audiences.

The digital senior producer is creative, enthusiastic, bold and well-versed in modern, digital journalism. S/he is interested in innovation and advancements in media, mobile technology, and social media.

S/he also has a proven track record in hiring and managing a team, as well as a demonstrated ability to collaborate successfully with colleagues.


Position Responsibility:

  • Further develop and execute Marketplace's digital strategy, consistent with overall Marketplace and APM plans.
  • Work with executive producer, managing editor and show producers to create compelling content and cohesive Marketplace voice across all digital platforms.
  • Editorial oversight of all digital content.
  • Help develop and execute strategies to substantially increase audience
  • Help integrate radio staff to deliver material to web and other non-radio platforms
  • Help develop and communicates the vision for the service
  • Lead and develop a team that: Develop and maintain relationships with other media outlets to expand Marketplace's reach and identify opportunities for partnership and collaboration.
  • Inspires creativity, innovation and iteration.
  • Promotes an enthusiastic and ambitious working environment.
  • Embraces diversity in staff.
  • Creates a culture of constructive feedback and performance coaching.
  • Develops individualized development goals and plans with staff.
  • Work with the Creative Director Digital to develop rich mobile digital offerings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Seven or more years' experience in a digital news environment, including supervisory/leadership experience.
  • Management expertise - demonstrated ability to inspire and lead effectively.

 

Required Skills:

  • Deep familiarity with the media landscape and emerging online trends.
  • Proven digital native with strong social media savvy.
  • Effective leadership skills in a newsroom environment.
  • Ability to serve as a member of the leadership team and collaborate effectively with colleagues.
  • Talent for recruiting, coaching and developing talent.
  • Ability to maintain high journalistic standards under deadline pressure, including objectivity, balance and fairness.
  • Understanding of credibility, personality and value of Marketplace brand.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to implement new processes and procedures as needed.
  • Working knowledge of content management systems, HTML/CSS, WordPress.

 

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • Experience launching new products and initiatives.
  • Highly-networked in the journalism and digital space.
  • Knowledge and understanding of audience engagement strategies.
  • Interest in economics and their impact on societal issues.
  • Familiarity with a broadcast news environment.

 

Reporting to this Position:

Digital team including editors & production assistants
 

Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Physical Demands:
  • Required to move about in an office environment and sit at extensive periods of time
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping
  • Working Conditions:
  • Moderate noise level
  • Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions
Associate Producer , Minnesota Public Radio
Posted on November 19, 2014
Deadline: December 9, 2014

The Associate Producer will work closely with the hosts and other producers to create content for MPR News radio shows. The Associate Producer's primary responsibility is to create compelling local content, including host interviews and other show segments for the radio and digital platforms.


Application deadline: December 5, 2014

Position Responsibility:
• Contribute ideas for future broadcasts
• Research sources/guests, background, context
• Locate, contact, pre-interview, evaluate guests; book guests and confirm bookings
• Edit interviews
• Write introductions and questions for scheduled interviews
• Write promos & scripts
• Produce and edit field segments
• Prepare material for social media and digital channels
• Serve as a backup director for the shows
• Write billboards and other copy as needed
• Rewrite copy for accuracy and clarity
• Support hosts and prepare briefing materials for hosts
• Direct work of interns
• Maintain relationship with technical staff, audio engineers and other departments
• Fill in for Producer
• Support other MPR news programs and special programming as needed
• Other duties as assigned


Required Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
• Three or more years production, editorial or related experience
• Experience with digital audio editing systems


Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Solid news judgment
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to edit audio
• Ability to generate fresh and strong ideas for the programs
• Ability to evaluate and organize a variety of content options
• Ability to work interdependently within a team while maintaining effective communication and accountability with minimal supervision
• Ability to react to breaking news, changing situations, and changing the program accordingly
• Excellent organizational skills; effective with details and deadlines
• Ability to learn new industry specific skills as required
• Research skills
• Interests and general knowledge of news, current events and public radio industry
• Interpersonal skills, including ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a variety of individuals, such as audience, guests, hosts, and other MPR staff members
• Skill and experience in field production
• Knowledge and familiarity with producing a live broadcast
• Ability to direct and motivate interns
• Knowledge of recent history of shows, and a thorough understanding of the vision for the show
Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Experience with Dalet newsroom software
• Familiarity with recent Minnesota news stories


Reporting To This Position: None


Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
• Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
• Physical Demands:
o Required to walk, sit, and stand
o Reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch
o Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping
• Working Conditions:
o Moderate noise level

Reporter II - Veterans and Military Issues , Southern California Public Radio
Posted on November 19, 2014

Position Summary:

The Reporter is based in Pasadena and will cover national-interest military and veterans issues for public radio stations in several cities including Seattle, WA and Raleigh-Durham, N.C.. The Reporter will research, report, write and file reports for newscasts, talk shows, web and mobile platforms, social media and live events. The Reporter will contribute story ideas and be an editorial resource for other SCPR news staff.

Los Angeles is home to the nation's largest veteran population with more than 325,000 veterans.  Transition to civilian life presents many challenges including; employment, housing, health and access to veterans services.  The Reporter will explore how these transitions work, where public policy falls short and where it succeeds.

The position is part of a joint project with North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC and KUOW in Seattle to expand public radio reporting on military and veterans' issues.  The project is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

The reporter will bring strong journalism fundamentals, beat knowledge and curiosity to daily and enterprise reporting that uses creative approaches to engage the community at large in coverage.

This position is a member of the SAG-AFTRA bargaining unit.

Position Responsibility:

  • With editor, establish priorities and coverage plans for beat.
  • Pitch, report and produce daily and feature stories and on deadline for radio, web and social media, using platforms as appropriate.
  • Identify key themes and trends affecting veterans and members of the military in Southern California; deliver ongoing enterprise coverage providing depth, context and compelling storytelling.
  • Provide high quality "live" reports with newscasts and talk shows and host 2-ways.
  • Contribute story ideas and assist in fine-tuning others' ideas.
  • Assemble, edit and mix stories for air.
  • Work with members of editorial team to generate ideas.
  • Provide additional material as needed for digital platforms, and assist with the development of digital reporting projects.
  • Deliver stories with fully developed on air style and originality in writing for broadcast and web.
  • Evaluate and analyze reporting and facts to frame stories with strong narrative lines or compelling findings, context and scope.
  • Develop stories with multiple interviews, scene changes and strong knowledge of subject matter.
  • Assist other reporters, producers and editors with information.
  • Cultivate sources; Participate with PIJ involvement, if applicable
  • Participate on special projects (documentary or series)
  • Other duties as assigned.



Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • At least three years' professional radio journalism experience.

 

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of beat reporting areas of coverage and ability to develop network sources
  • Demonstrated radio reporting, digital news and production skills.
  • Proven ability to identify and originate stories, report accurately and quickly meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated capacity to use public documents, Internet research and other reporting methods to provide independent material to inform stories.
  • Strong writing and reporting skills.
  • Professional on-air delivery.
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments well and completely.
  • Commitment to learn and enact best journalism practices.
  • Experience in or familiarity with public radio news.
  • Ability to use sound, when available, to create scenes that engage the listener and convey the emotion of the story
  • Fully competent in use of recording and production equipment
  • Ability to work simultaneously on short and long-term projects
  • Ability to deliver stories with fully developed on-air style and originality in writing 
  • Compelling story teller
  • Ability to deliver analytical reporting
  • Ability to develop stories with multiple interviews, scene changes, and strong knowledge of subject matter
  • Ability to deliver stories authoritatively, competently
  • Able to keep up with the state of technology on existing and emerging platforms
  • Has independent instinct for story construction, form and content
  • Able to generate strong pitches based on research and ideas
  • Ability to bring complicated ideas to air with moderate direction from Editor
  • Able to seek fresh directions in stories and think creatively
  • Able to tackle difficult projects

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Fluency in Spanish preferred. Fluency in other languages desirable.
  • History of military service
  • Knowledge and experience using data


Reporting To This Position:               N/A

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • May travel at times
  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Physical Demands:
  • Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
  • Required to move about in the community
  • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping. 
  • Working Conditions:
  • Moderate noise level
Intern, Documentary Research and Production , American Public Media - ARW
Posted on November 12, 2014

The Intern will assist with the production of radio, podcast and web projects at American RadioWorks, the national documentary unit of American Public Media. The internship will provide basic training in documentary radio production.

Title: Intern, Documentary Research and Production
Position: Part-time
Hours: 15 -20 hours/week for approx. 6 months in length
Pay $15/hour
Start date: December 15th
Application Deadline: November 24, 2014

Position Responsibility:
• Conducts library and Internet research
• Conducts research for producers and correspondents to support stories
• Transcribes interviews
• Helps track interview archives on internal web site
• Contributes to editorial and web meetings
• Contributes to weekly podcast production
• Secures permission to license audio material.
• Helps maintain show archives, equipment inventory and mails CDs, as assigned.
• Performs various administrative tasks.
Required Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree or current college student
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Ability to write, meet deadlines, and work independently.
• Candidate must be able to type and work on PC-based programs like Windows XP, Word and Excel, and must possess general computer skills, including Internet research.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Demonstrated interest in public affairs journalism and the documentary form.
• Daily tracking of regional and national news through radio, newspapers, TV and the Web.
• Knowledge of public radio
• Ability to learn new computer programs quickly
• Ability to learn new skills in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to manage time and task load independently
Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Demonstrated journalism, radio and news writing experience.
• Documentary and in-depth project experience.
• Experience with Mac-based programs like Pro Tools editing software helpful
• HTML skills or an interest in learning HTML helpful.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
• Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
• Physical Demands:
o Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
o Required to move about in the community
o Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
• Working Conditions:
o Moderate noise level
o Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

Joint Project Manager , Oregon Public Broadcasting
Posted on November 12, 2014

OPB seeks a professional with experience in project management or leadership in a broadcast or media environment to be our Joint Project Manager for a grant-funded project. The Joint Project Manager is responsible for coordinating a video production unit grant with partner Local Journalism Centers (EarthFix, Fronteras, Innovation Trail, Harvest, Inside Energy).
 
For more information and instructions on how to apply, go to:   http://www.opb.org/insideopb/careers/jobs/. 

OPB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Newscaster , Southern California Public Radio
Posted on November 12, 2014

Position Summary:

The Newscaster (on-call) will fill-in, as required, for the other newscasters on our weekday and weekend magazines. This position will be responsible for delivering news, traffic, weather, and promotional announcements, program continuity, and transitions between local and network coverage.  The Newscaster will also conduct live interviews and provide clear, accurate, informative coverage during breaking news situations.  The Newscaster works cooperatively and effectively with broadcast operations, broadcast news producers and digital platforms and newsroom staff.  

Production of news spots and two-ways may also be required as part of this position.


Position Responsibility:

  • Fill-in for other Newscasters as required.
  • Responsible for news, traffic, weather, promotion and sponsor announcements.
  • Must be able to effectively build and stack a newscast, based on newsworthiness of stories.
  • Write, edit and / or produce news spots, two-ways and other materials as required.
  • Provide accurate, informative coverage during breaking news situations.
  • Work effectively and cooperatively with news and operations staff
  • Voice produced spots
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications or related field preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of radio broadcasting experience
  • Experience with live broadcasting, traffic, weather, promotion and continuity

 

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Good journalistic judgment in deciding what news to air
  • Strong fundamental broadcast delivery
  • Ability to write accurate, clear broadcast copy on deadline
  • Strong news judgment and a keen knowledge of current events, along with the ability to relate those events to the audience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with news producers, engineers, editors and reporters to carry out duties and support SCPR organizational aims

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Major market on-air radio experience in a news setting
  • Public broadcasting experience and knowledge of NPR protocols
  • Natural, confident, conversational on-air style
  • Knowledge of Southern California geography, history and regional issues
  • Proficiency in digital broadcast editing and tools (ProTools, Adobe Audition, etc.)

 

Reporting To This Position: N/A

 
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Physical Demands:
  • Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time
  • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping. 
  • Working Conditions:
  • Moderate noise level
  • Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.
iDeas Lab Intern , The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Posted on November 12, 2014

Position Title:         iDeas Lab Intern
Program/Dept.        Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family iDeas Lab               
Position Location:    Washington, DC
Reports To:          Beverly Kirk, Director of iDeas Lab
FLSA Status:          Non-Exempt
Revision Date:     May 20, 2014   

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a non-profit, bipartisan public policy organization established in 1962 to provide strategic insights and practical policy solutions to decision makers concerned with global security and prosperity.  Over the years, it has grown to be one of the largest organizations of its kind, with a staff of some 200 employees, including more than 120 analysts working to address the changing dynamics of international security across the globe.

JOB SUMMARY

The iDeas Lab is the multimedia production center within CSIS.  The iLab staff collaborates with CSIS programs to produce multimedia presentations with data visualization, interactive websites, and videos.  The iLab interns have the opportunity to work on professional projects and gain real-world experience.  A strong work ethic and a positive, can-do attitude are required to join this high-energy and creative team.
•    Shoot still photographs for all CSIS events and audio recordings.
•    Operates video cameras for all CSIS webcasted events and recorded studio interviews.
•    Edits video interviews and audio podcasts.
•    Assists with event set-up and prepares live webcast by uploading lower-third chyrons, setting up cameras, and testing audio.
•    Creates multimedia content pages for CSIS.org and populates video services (YouTube, Vimeo, UStream) with new content.
•    Writes brief summaries of video interviews, podcasts, and events for CSIS website.

KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:
•    Candidates must be enrolled in a degree program in multimedia journalism/production, photography, animation and special effects, electronic visual arts, web design/development or visual communications.
•    Basic knowledge of video/photo editing tools in Adobe Creative Suite required. (Creative Cloud or CS6 acceptable.)
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to provide strong customer service.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills required.
•    Able to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity, creativity to changing needs and situations.
•    Must be detail-oriented, well-organized, with the ability to manage multiple projects & priorities simultaneously.
•    Ability to work effectively with employees in dealing with confidential issues.
•    Ability to work in a team environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK CONDITIONS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Interested applicants, please apply at https://www5.apply2jobs.com/CSIS  
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