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Vermont PBS Vice President of Development: Vermont PBS is seeking the ideal candidate who will bring experience balancing multiple priorities and managing a mission-driven initiative. They will also have demonstrated entrepreneurship, integrity, and great judgment. Most of all your experience will speak to your ability to trust and collaborate with teammates to achieve goals.

The Vice President serves as a key senior leadership team member responsible for all direct philanthropic revenue generation. In addition to leading the effort for major gift development, corporate support, grants, and membership, the Vice President will foster a culture of philanthropy within Vermont PBS by maintaining and expanding the relationships between donors/supporters and the organization.

Some of the requirements for this position are: Five years in direct solicitations with a track record of securing significant gifts and growing revenue to target goals.  Excellent communications skills both written and oral.  Managerial experience, including development and growth of a highly functioning team.

For more information please visit: http://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

To apply please submit cover letter and resume to:

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 4

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

Or

Hresources@vermontpbs.org

EOE.  Posted April 4, 2018.

 

VERMONT PBS Chief Administration & Finance Officer: The Chief Administration & Finance Officer (CAFO) is Vermont PBS’s top finance and operations executive responsible for excellence in staff, finance and operational management for implementation of the mission and strategic plans of Vermont PBS. The mandate for this officer is to coordinate with the President/CEO and board of directors to ensure that Vermont PBS operational requirements are fulfilled.  Responsibilities include sound financial management, staff and resource management, and operational planning and process implementation. Most important is the ability of the CAFO to collaboratively lead senior managers to align resources with the interests of Vermont PBS viewers across digital and broadcast platforms.

The CAFO will act as the strategist who effectively manages Vermont PBS financial resources (over $50M) and systems.  The effective CAFO will develop and maintain a professional, creative, and technically skilled team aligned with delivery of public media for Vermont. The CAFO will provide Vermont PBS’s senior leaders with direction to drive decision-making on all matters related to business planning and integration of best practices, metrics, analytics and new technology that ensures sustainability of the organization.

Ideal candidates will have significant financial management experience and be drawn to life in Vermont.  Necessary to value Vermont PBS’s public service mission, have an interest in understanding media consumption and technology use in the Vermont community, and have experience across a range of management systems and financial functions.  They will also have at least ten years of leadership experience in finance and/or administration, with senior executive management experience, and an applicable college undergraduate degree.  Candidates will possess an in-depth understanding of analytical financial management and business operations, including HR functions, risk management, budgeting, audit, compliance, and staff development.

For more information please visit: http://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

hresources@vermontpbs.org

or

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 4

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

An equal opportunity employer and provider.  Posted March 15, 2018.

 

Chief Technology Officer: The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is Vermont PBS’s top technology executive responsible for developing and implementing multi-platform digital technology solutions for creation and distribution of Vermont PBS content across current and emerging platforms. The mandate for this officer is to ensure that Vermont PBS broadcast engineering, production, and digital operational requirements are fulfilled to include IT network integrity, production, communications, operations systems, and broadcast and internet/social media distribution integrity. Most important is the ability to collaborate and support management to align technology and business objectives with the technology and interests of Vermont PBS viewers.

The CTO will act as a technology strategist who will work with Vermont PBS’s senior management to identify and capitalize on broadcast, OTT, satellite and digital technology solutions that will advance the interests of the business. The CTO will provide Vermont PBS’s senior leaders with counsel to help drive decision-making on all matters related to business planning and integration of new technology, while ensuring sustainability of the organization.

Ideal candidates will feel a connection with Vermont PBS’s public service mission, have an interest in understanding media consumption and technology use in the Vermont community, and will be experienced across a range of technology systems and engineering functions including broadcast production and distribution.  They will also have at least ten years of leadership experience in the Broadcast/Digital Media Industry, college or technical undergraduate degree, and SBE certifications.  Candidates will possess an in-depth understanding of how a television station/media center operates and the ability to integrate new technologies into a media operation.

For more information please visit: http://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Melissa Petersen

                                    Research Associate

                                    Stanton Chase International

                                    Email: m.petersen@stantonchase.com

                                    (410) 528-8400

EOE. Posted March 8, 2018.

 

 

Director – Production: Local 44 WFFF-TV and Local 22 WVNY-TV in Burlington, Vermont, has an immediate opening for an Ignite Director and backup videographer.

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators before and during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

We have a brand-new studio and graphics, and an upgraded Ignite production system. The ideal candidate will have some experience directing a live newscast, editing video for broadcast, and have some knowledge of iNews. We will train the right candidate on the Ignite system!

The Director may also be trained to operate a microwave/satellite truck, and execute live shots using TVU. 

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

Closing Date: 3/26/2018

City: Colchester – 05446

State: Vermont

URL: http://www.mychamplainvalley.com

Experience:

Minimum two years` experience in news operations and production.

Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Proficiency with broadcast control equipment.

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

Requirements:

High school diploma.

Fluency in English.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Minimum two years` experience in news operations and production.

Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Proficiency with broadcast control equipment.

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

Contact:

Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

Job Req #: 7659

***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED ***** Posted February 26, 2018.

Media Specialist:Opportunity to juggle details and work at the center of a dynamic operation serving Vermont and the surrounding region. Media Specialist works on a team responsible for Vermont PBS on-air programming management and traffic duties and managing media for four broadcast channels and online.  Attention to detail, quality control, and problem-solving are essential to the job. Candidate should be very comfortable and familiar with computers, applications, digital video formats and distribution (web and new media). College degree or equivalent experience preferred.  Experience and knowledge of video and broadcasting is desirable. Nights and weekend work required.

For more information please visit: https://www.vermontpbs.org/careers/

 

Please submit resume and cover letter by March 9, 2018 to:

 

hresources@vermontpbs.org

or

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 2

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

An equal opportunity employer and provider. Posted February 23, 2018.

Multimedia Journalist/Reporter: Local 22 (WVNY) & Local 44 (WFFF) covering the Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY market is looking for a multimedia journalist/reporter.

You will set-up, shoot, write, and edit your pieces, which will appear in newscasts on Local 44 (WFFF), Local 22 (WVNY) as well as myChamplainValley.com.

Essential duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.

Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.

Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.

Shoots and edits news events and news reports.

Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.

Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

This position requires:

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

Proficiency with broadcast cameras and non-linear editing software.

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

Superior on-air presence.

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

Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Flexibility to work any shift.

Nexstar Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please apply by going to: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/7613.  Posted February 22, 2018.

 

News Producer: Local 22 & Local 44 in the beautiful Champlain Valley is looking for an aggressive Newscast Producer. Our shows focus on local news that really matters to our viewers. We have the tools you need to make your shows really stand out. Our stations cover VT, NY, NH and southern Quebec, so there is never a shortage of news. Work with a great group of journalists, and have a little fun too! Live and work in one of the country’s most scenic locations, just minutes away from some world-class ski resorts. 

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, approves scripts, writes teases and other content, times news programs, and posts video to the website. There will also be opportunities to work on special projects with the news, weather and sports teams.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

Writes conversational, accurate scripts.

Edits video.

Collaborates with reporters on live shots.

Works with Graphic Artist to create maps & fullscreens.

Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor`s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

Fluency in English.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Minimum one year experience as a news producer.

Attention to detail, with ability to proofread, copy edit, and communicate with news team.

Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

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

Flexibility to work any shift, including weekends and overnights.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Nexstar is an equal opportunity employer.

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/7310

Posted February 21, 2018.

 

 

News Director: WFFF/WVNY/FOX and ABC, serving northern VT and Northeast NY in Burlington, Vermont is seeking a News Director. Responsibilities include managing daily on-air and on-line news content; hiring, training, and mentoring producers, reporters and anchors; overseeing special projects and executing day-to-day operations in the newsroom.  Excellent time management skills, the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and working within a defined budget are key. We are looking for someone who knows news, how to motivate and guide a combination of young reporting and producing staff, and works well and directs more seasoned anchors.  We need someone who gets and drives social media, knows the importance of marketing, community involvement, and works well with sales.  A degree in journalism, mass communications, or a related field is preferred.  Prior newsroom experience in producing or reporting is required.  Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

Manages all aspects of the News Department, including Production.

Develops news coverage strategy for the station and its website.

Establishes long-range objectives and specifies the strategies and actions to achieve them.

Critiques newscasts daily to correct errors, improves coverage, and provides mentoring feedback to news staff.

Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals and responds to coverage questions in a timely manner.

Determines programming and evaluation of equipment needs to produce quality programming.

Works closely with General Manager and Department Managers to ensure stations objectives are being met.

Works closely with corporate and sister stations to maximize news coverage/content offerings available.

Prepares and manages departmental budgets and monthly expenses.

Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department.

Identifies developmental needs and provides the mentoring needed to develop and grow employees.

 

Makes decisions regarding hiring, promotions, and termination of employees.

Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.

Directs, coaches, and motivates subordinates.

Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism, or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Minimum five years’ experience in news programming production, with two years’ experience in a leadership role.

Fluency in English with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Demonstrates strong customer service skills and superior interpersonal skills.

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

Listens to fully understand employee needs and communicates with a team to shape a solution.

Available to work extended hours if needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The News Director must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The News Director must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

WFFF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Please apply to: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/7535

EOE. Posted February 21, 2018. 

 

 

Digital News Producer: WFFF-TV and WVNY-TV, the FOX and ABC affiliates covering Vermont, Northern New York, and Southern New Hampshire, are looking for a Digital News Producer. We want someone with a keen sense of news judgment and a good grasp on what gets conversations going with our viewers. The primary roles will be generating content for on-line publication and engaging with viewers via social media. The right person will be creative, motivated, hard-working, forward thinking, aggressive and a team player.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Acts as the key editorial leader for news content on digital platforms.

Manages digital, mobile, and social properties while contributing to and executing a strategy for growth.

Writes stories and posts videos for websites, apps, social media, and other digital platforms.

Works with producers to ensure digital content is integrated into newscasts.

Acts as a liaison between the digital team and other areas of the stations, including news, promotions, and sales.

Oversees the digital contributions from other staff members, and provides guidance to help improve their work.

Builds special sections for websites and apps using content management systems.

Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites, as well as by email and phone.

Maintains accuracy and integrity in news products delivered.

Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.

Minimum two years’ experience in a digital role in a television newsroom preferred.

Knowledge of content management systems, HTML, CSS and Google Analytics preferred.

Impeccable grammar and spelling, and ability to write interesting, understandable copy

Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Ability to multi-task, deal with extreme deadline pressure, and react/coordinate coverage under live breaking news situations is crucial.

Ability to work extended hours, as needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Digital News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Digital News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Nexstar Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply to: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/7536

Posted February 21, 2018.

 

 

Account Executive: The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia 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 & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

Fluency in English.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field.

Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.

Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Account Executive must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

Please apply to: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/7537

EOE. Posted February 21, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

Director of Broadcast Engineering: Vermont PBS has an opening for a Director of Broadcast Engineering. Vermont PBS maintains a state-wide transmission system consisting of both low and high power digital transmitters and remote control and monitoring systems.   

Responsibilities include overseeing the integration, distribution and maintenance of digital RF, master control, and studio broadcast infrastructure. Knowledge of hardware and software related to broadcast transmission and a video production environment is helpful.  Management of technical support and network maintenance including personnel supervision and financial management.  Compliance with broadcast license and other legal requirements, and technical support of viewer coverage and outreach.  This position reports to the CTO.  The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of broadcast engineering experience; an understanding of RF, microwave and transmitter operations; knowledge of broadcast trends, and general knowledge of IP networking and computer configuration. Experience in troubleshooting and routine network maintenance a must. College degree in an engineering related field necessary.

For more information please visit: http://www.vermontpbs.org/careers

Please submit resume and cover letter by February 23rd to:

hresources@vermontpbs.org

or

Vermont PBS

Attn: HR Dept. 4

204 Ethan Allen Avenue

Colchester, VT 05446

An equal opportunity employer and provider. Posted February 6, 2018.

 

 

Anchor: WPTZ/NBC5, in the Burlington,VT/Plattsburgh,NY market, is looking for a high-energy anchor who knows how to tell visual stories and can do active, engaged live shots. 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 will tell compelling stories and execute energetic live shots. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters.  They 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 anchoring skills.

Job Responsibilities:                                                

Anchor newscasts

Have an active presence on social media that engages the audience in a conversation

Delivers scripted and ad lib material with professionalism, personality, and purpose 

Works with and guides reporters and producers in newscast production

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 in NY, VT and NH

Experience Requirements:

Past anchor 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

Ability to work varied shifts, including overnights and weekends  

Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production                

Demonstrated ability with digital media and social media

Education:                                       

Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent proven work experience

Military experience and training will be considered

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

Closing Date: 3/3/2018

City: Plattsburgh – 12901

State: New York

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

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  Posted February 5, 2018.

 

 

Digital Communications Specialist: Vermont PBS is seek an individual to oversee Vermont PBS’ social media content, growth and effectiveness. Must have strong experience working on social media strategy, as well as creating content and building organic relationships across all social channels.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success driving engagement and producing digital content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. Manage the setup, adjustments, monitoring and reporting for digital marketing and social advertising campaigns. Basic graphic design capabilities with the ability to create, edit, crop, color-correct graphic images in Photoshop or Canva. Experience managing a content calendar and plan. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, flawless spelling, grammar, editing and proofreading skills. Meticulous attention to detail as well as strong organizational skills required.

For more information please visit: https://www.vermontpbs.org/careers/
Please submit resume and cover letter by February 21, 2018 to:  hresources@vermontpbs.org

or

Vermont PBS
Attn: HR Dept. 4
204 Ethan Allen Avenue
Colchester, VT 05446

An equal opportunity employer and provider. Posted February 1, 2018.

 

 

Reporter:  WPTZ/NBC5, the Hearst Television, NBC affiliate in the Burlington/Plattsburgh market, is accepting resumes for a Multi-Media Journalist. This Reporter/Photographer enterprises, writes, shoots, edits and delivers news to all platforms (web, broadcast and digital channels).  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. This position is based at our Colchester, VT office, although you will be expected to report from our entire market.

Job Responsibilities:                       

Enterprise stories from the field. 

Shoot and edit own video and deliver to newsroom via wireless technology.

Write stories for newscast and other platforms.

Deliver live shots.           

Experience Requirements:

One year professional news reporter experience desired.    

Must have understanding of news production techniques and the ability to develop an engaging presentation.    

Qualifications Requirements:                                    

Must have strong writing and communication skills.  

Should have valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Ability to lift/carry 50 pounds.

Education:                                                          

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Broadcast Journalism or Communications preferred.          

Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

Closing Date: 3/1/2018

City: Plattsburgh – 12901

State : New York

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

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  Posted January 31, 2018.

 

News Producer:  Local 22 & Local 44 in the beautiful Champlain Valley is looking for an aggressive Newscast Producer. Our shows focus on local news that really matters to our viewers. We have the tools you need to make your shows really stand out. Our stations cover VT, NY, NH and southern Quebec, so there is never a shortage of news. Work with a great group of journalists, and have a little fun too! Live and work in one of the country’s most scenic locations, just minutes away from some world-class ski resorts. 

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, approves scripts, writes teases and other content, times news programs, and posts video to the website. There will also be opportunities to work on special projects with the news, weather and sports teams.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

Writes conversational, accurate scripts.

Edits video.

Collaborates with reporters on live shots.

Works with Graphic Artist to create maps & fullscreens.

Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor`s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

Fluency in English.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Minimum one year experience as a news producer.

Attention to detail, with ability to proofread, copy edit, and communicate with news team.

Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

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

Flexibility to work any shift, including weekends and overnights.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

Nexstar is an equal opportunity employer.

https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/7310.  Posted January 17, 2018.

 

 

Sports Director: The Sports Director is part of a two-person sports department, and carries a lot of responsibility. The Director will serve as the primary presenter of weekly sports stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to the viewer. Additionally, the Director 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 eMedia content.

– Writes stories for the website and other eMedia 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.

 Nexstar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please apply to:  https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view /7222.  Posted January 8, 2018.

 

 

Receptionist/Sales Assistant: Local 44 (WFFF) and Local 22 (WVNY) in Burlington, Vermont, has an immediate opening for a service- focused, motivated and friendly front office representative /​Sales Assistant for our television station.​  In this role you will be the first line of communication for visitors to our station and those calling in.​  The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, professional environment where responsiveness, strong follow through, excellent attention to detail and dedication are the norm.​  A customer-focused approach with a strong desire to help others is critical for success.​ 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Greets and provides customer service to visitors.

Answers and routes telephone calls.

Takes phone messages for other personnel.

Accepts packages from couriers and prepares packages for shipment.

Performs clerical functions for the General Manager and Sales Department as needed.

Prepares forms and reports. Makes copies when necessary.

Enters orders, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.

Maintains awareness of the most current broadcast traffic policies, practices and procedures.

Maintains files and other business records.

Coordinates station or marketing events.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

High School diploma required, college degree preferred.
 Fluency in English.
 Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task.

Minimum two years experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the sales or media fields.

Proficient with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Proficient with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Receptionist / Sales Assistant must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Receptionist/​Sales Assistant must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds. In addition, the Receptionist /​Sales Assistant must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Please apply to:  https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view /7153

WFFF/Nexstar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Posted December 29, 2017.