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Traffic Manager: Hall Communications Radio Group dba WOKO WKOL WJOY WIZN WBTZ has an opening for a Traffic Manager. The job responsibilities include working with sales and programming, entering sales orders and producing reports. This is important detailed data entry work in a fast paced environment. Send resume and references to General Manager, Dan Dubonnet ddubonnet@hallradio.net.  Hall Communications is an EOE.  No phone calls accepted.  Posted October 13, 2017.

 

Marketing Consultant: Hall Communications Radio Group dba WOKO WKOL WJOY WIZN WBTZ is accepting resumes for a Marketing Consultant sales position. Prior sales experience is helpful. Candidate should also possess good verbal and writing skills. Hall Communications also has a great benefits package. This position is very competitive but for the right person can be very lucrative. Please send resume and references to Dan Dubonnet at ddubonnet@hallradio.net. Hall Communications is an EOE.  No phone calls accepted.  Posted October 13, 2017.

 

Senior Account Representative: WYRY radio is seeking a senior level sales professional to fill an existing vacancy in our marketing department. Established active client base, immediate commission on top of generous salary base. Media experience preferred. Exceptional interpersonal skills, organization, efficiency, aggressive nature, all desired. Complete benefit package. To arrange an interview, call 603-239-8200. EOE. Posted September 1, 2017.

 

Photographer/Director, News:

Education:   High School

Career Level:   Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location:   Nexstar – WFFF – Colchester, VT 05446 US (Primary)

Category:   News

Job Type:   Full-time

Local 44 WFFF-TV and Local 22 WVNY-TV in Burlington, Vermont, has an immediate opening for a Photographer and back-up Director.

The Photographer will be responsible for executing live shots using microwave, satellite, or TVU technology. The candidate will often work alone to gather news content, as well as shoot alongside a reporter on a regular basis. The Photographer should be proficient in shot composition and lighting, and digital editing. We shoot on both Panasonic and JVC cameras.

This position will also train to serve as a back-up to our newscast Technical Directors, coordinating the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions. We have a brand new studio and graphics, and an upgraded Ignite production system.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1.Shoots video for news reports

2.Set us, composes and executes video shots

3.Maintains video equipment

4.Edits for newscasts using Bit Central Create and Adobe Premiere Software.

5.Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations Observes pictures through monitors, and used robotic cameras to adjust composition

6.Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments

7.Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast Switches video sources during live broadcasts

8.Tests equipment to ensure proper operation Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Minimum two years experience in news operations, production or videography e Proficiency with broadcast control equipment preferred • Proficiency with video cameras and equipment e Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Please apply to:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/6138

Nexstar is an EEO employer.  Posted August 28, 2017.

 

Sports Anchor/Reporter:  Do you love to tell stories about inspiring athletes and coaches, great displays of teamwork, and local kids working hard on and off the field? This isn`t your average sports reporter job. Sure, we shoot games and show highlights – but our main goal is to tell great feature stories that will appeal to the hard-core sports fan as well as the casual viewer.

The Burlington-Plattsburgh television market is home to the Olympic Village in Lake Placid, NY, and many ski resorts that are home to world-class athletes. We cover the University of Vermont, SUNY Plattsburgh and a number of other area colleges. High school sports is a big focus all year round, including a extended high school football segments in the fall.

The Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter is part of a two-person sports department, and carries a lot of responsibility. The Anchor/Reporter will serve as the primary presenter of weekend sports stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to the viewer. The rest of the week, the Anchor/Reporter will enterprise and produce feature stories, shoot highlights, and assist with the production of the day`s sports segments. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a professional newsroom, but talented first-timers will be considered. A passion for local sports coverage and the drive to produce great content as a team is a must!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms.

Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner.

Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content.

Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.

Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage.

Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.

Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Shoots video for sports reports.

Sets up, composes and executes video shots. Maintains video equipment.

Edits video clips for television broadcasts and digital platforms.

Writes stories for the website and other digital platforms.

Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

Requirements and Skills:

Bachelor`s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field.

Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.

1-2 years` experience in sports reporting or anchoring preferred.

Superior on-air presence.

Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.

Valid driver`s license with a good driving record.

Flexibility to work any shift.

Please apply to:

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/5939

Nexstar Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.  Posted August 9, 2017.

Producer, Vermont Edition: VPR has an exciting opportunity for a producer on its award-winning daily news magazine Vermont Edition.

Be part of our mission to explore the whole Vermont story: from politics to the environment, the economy, history, arts, culture and the natural world.

Be a key contributor to essential and compelling news conversations and interviews that serve robust broadcast and digital audiences.

This position will work with a team to develop segment ideas, research issues and topics, book and pre-interview guests, line produce live broadcasts and engage with audiences on air and online.

Our ideal applicant has strong news judgment, interviewing skills and audio editing skills.

Applicants should have three years’ experience in news reporting, news production or related media field, as well as a demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously and communicate and collaborate well in a highly tuned team.

Must show curiosity about how the news affects people’s lives.

A commitment to public service and advancing public radio journalism in a changing media environment is essential to this position.

Read the full job description on the Careers page at VPR.net.

To apply, email your resume, cover letter and completed VPR Job Application to careers@vpr.net; no calls, please.

VPR is an Equal  Opportunity Employer.  Posted August 8, 2017.