Professional Jobs (beyond Baton Rouge)

Full-Time Master Control Operator, WBBJ-TV, Jackson, TN

WBBJ-TV/DT has an immediate full-time opening for Master Control Operator. The selected applicant will be responsible for the quality control of all programs, commercials and other aspects of broadcast operations.

Requirements

  • Computer literacy, keyboard skills and the ability to learn quickly are a must.
  • Previous television experience is preferred but not required.
  • Applicants must be able to work flexible hours, all shifts, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays.

To Apply

Email resumes to jpruitt@wbbjtv.com or mail your resume to: WBBJ-TV, Operations Supervisor, 346 Muse Street, Jackson, TN 38301. No phone calls please. Please apply by 1/22/2021. At this time, we anticipate that hiring decisions will be made on or about 1/29/2021.

About Jackson Telecasters, Inc. 

Jackson Telecasters, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of employees by reason of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are engaged in a continuing effort to seek out prospective applicants for employment with our company. We earnestly solicit your assistance in obtaining employees and request that you refer prospective applicants to us at the above address.

Job posted 1/5/21

Account Executive, KLFY-TV, Lafayette, LA

KLFY TV, a CBS affiliate, is looking for an experienced full-time Account Executive. The ideal candidate has 3+ years Broadcast Sales experience, with a proven record of developing successful Multi-Media campaigns for new and existing clients. Excellent client relationships, communication skills and ability to close business a must. Experience with Wide Orbit and Matrix a plus. 

Experience Requirements

  • 3-5 years of sales experience; media preferred
  • Experience selling Web and Mobile products
  • Interpret qualitative research from Marshall Marketing
  • Interpret quantitative data from Nielsen

Requirements

Candidates meeting these requirements should apply online at www.mediageneral.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! KLFY TV 10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar.

Job posted 1/4/21 

News Producer, KLFY-TV, Lafayette, LA

KLFY TV 10, Acadiana`s News Leader, is looking for a full-time producer who can deliver a compelling newscast with information that is clear and easy to understand. We want someone who can handle the fast pace of live, breaking news coverage. Please send your resume and non-returnable DVD to Dwight Dugas, 1808 Eraste Landry Rd., Lafayette, LA 70506. Some producing experience is preferred. No phone calls. KLFY-TV 10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KLFY-TV 10 is a subsidiary of Young Broadcasting Co.

Experience

We want someone who can handle the fast pace of live, breaking news coverage. Some producing experience is preferred. 

To Apply

Please send your resume and non-returnable DVD to Dwight Dugas, 1808 Eraste Landry Rd., Lafayette, LA 70506. Apply online by Jan. 24, 2021 at https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. Job Req #: REQ-7079.

Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist, WTOK-TV, Meridian, MS

WTOK-TV is looking for a knowledgeable forecaster, compelling storyteller, and team player to continue the trust our viewers have placed in Storm Team 11 in everyday and breaking weather situations. The ideal candidate will have a comfortable, on-air appearance and be able to break down complex weather situations in easy-to-understand broadcast, online weather-casts. The candidate we are looking for should also have a strong social media presence.

To Apply

Please apply via Gray Television's job portal: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

About Gray Television

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Multimedia Journalist, WTOK-TV, Meridian, MS

WTOK-TV is looking for a compelling storyteller and team player. The ideal candidate should be aggressive, self-motivated and be able to develop local news sources and contacts in the community. The candidate should also be able to generate lead stories on a regular basis and be able to work independently with limited, direct supervision. Candidates should be an excellent writer and should be able to shoot and edit. In addition to daily broadcast responsibilities, the MMJ will also be required to post stories to digital platforms and on social media.

To Apply

Please apply via Gray Television's job portal: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings.

About Gray Television

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Part-Time Production Assistant, WTOK-TV, Meridian, MS

WTOK-TV has an immediate opening for a Part Time Production Assistant. TV or radio experience is preferred.  Photo or video experience is helpful.  Flexible schedule is required, including nights, early mornings and weekends.  They need to be organized, proactive, show initiative, good computer skills and communication skills. They should have a keen eye for detail, be happy to work under pressure and to strict deadlines, as well as numerate and very flexible. 

To Apply

Please apply via Gray Television's job portal: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

About Gray Television

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Master Control Operator, WKOW-TV, Madison, WI

WKOW-TV is looking for a part-time Master Control Operator to join our engineering team.  Responsibilities include maintaining on-air programming, commercial insertion, and logging; responding to duties in support of technical operations; and keeping up-to-date transmitter readings and reports.  Variable hours and days should be expected, including night, weekend and holiday shifts. This job application closes on 1/1/2021. 

Experience

  • The ideal candidate will possess the necessary technical skills to interface with computer systems running a variety of operating systems as well as the ability to learn new systems.    

Requirements

  • SBE certification and/or background in broadcast technology preferred. 

Additional Information

  • WKOW is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family owned company operating 20 television stations. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking.
  • Visit www.CareersAtQuincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities.

Contact

Rush cover letter and resume to:

WKOW Television
Attn: Brian Kiley
5727 Tokay Blvd.
Madison, WI 53719
bbeer@wkow.com

Job Posted 12/3/20

BizCom Associates, Writer, Plano, TX

Plano-based PR and marketing communications agency BizCom Associates has an opening for a creative, experienced writer. The ideal candidate has a minimum of three years writing for news media, publications or PR agencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing news releases, feature articles, speeches, scripts, blogs, social media posts and some advertising copy.
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments and meet tight deadlines with a positive attitude.

BizCom was founded in 1999 and works primarily with innovative franchise brands, dynamic entrepreneurs and other creative business leaders so we have some amazing stories to tell. BizCom offers the ability to work remotely but maintains a close-knit and supportive culture.

To Apply

Send a summary of your professional experience, writing samples and salary requirements to Scott White at scottwhite@bizcompr.com

Job posted 11/6/20

Senior Manager of Public Affairs, American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Washington, D.C.

The American Association of Port Authorities, a D.C. Metro area trade association representing seaports throughout the Western Hemisphere, is seeking a Manager of Public Affairs to support the communications needs of the Association. The position reports directly to the Vice President of Marketing and Workforce Development.

This Manager will assist the marketing and government relations teams with all aspects of communications, marketing, promotion of government relations activities, and media relations. Day-to-day activities include research and writing, media outreach, coordination of all communications activities, interaction and support of member communications needs, as well as general support of all department activities. The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communications skills and has work experience in a Congressional office, trade/non-profit association or similar. A working knowledge of PowerPoint, social media, marketing software, electronic newsletter publication, and IMIS is preferred.

Must be able to work independently, appropriately and accurately represent the Association in front of members, legislators/policymakers, and public; support concurrent activities and multiple staff members; show initiative; demonstrate strong organizational skills; and display professionalism and poise.

Media Relations

  • Direct outreach to media on important issues and proactively solicit media coverage on AAPA priority issues
  • Promptly respond to media calls/emails and direct accordingly
  • Coordinate media response on sensitive issues or on issues that require other staff to review and comment
  • Prepare CEO or other staff for print, radio or broadcast interviews
  • Scan media and create records for news about AAPA, member ports and port-related stories from emails, web links, and Google Alerts
  • Draft and coordinate the distribution of press releases on important issues
  • Develop and coordinate all media aspects of annual port events/celebrations and media tours 

Government Relations

  • Coordinate press coverage/strategy on GR priorities
  • Coordinate outreach and awareness efforts for GR with outside communications consultant
  • Draft talking points on important policy issues
  • Coordinate government relations-related press events
  • Support/draft communications related to GR campaigns when necessary
  • Assemble a recap of AAPA-related news articles for GR end-of-month Alert

Communications and Awareness

  • Edit, proof and provide content for AAPA marketing and other promotional materials
  • Write and compile speeches for CEO, VPs or other staff when necessary
  • Regularly update generic “about AAPA” talking points for speeches and presentations
  • Maintain speech files and templates/coordinate branding of presentations
  • Support Ports Day, Infrastructure Week, Maritime Day and other special events
  • Write Op Ed pieces, letters to the editor and submissions for trade publications
  • Act as staff photographer when necessary
  • Work with outside vendors in the development of videos for marketing and promotion
  • Support Marketing and Workforce Development Department as needed

Skills Required

  • B.S. degree in Communications, journalism, or similar
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience with a Congressional office, association, not-for-profits or ports
  • Knowledge and ability to edit/proof documents for error-free work
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Able to work and manage schedule in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency with entire Microsoft Office Suite of products. Intermediate to advanced PowerPoint or other design software
  • Knowledge and understanding of social media platforms
  • Knowledge of databases and communications software a plus
  • Detail oriented and exhibits a high degree of accuracy
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and ability to juggle the needs of both marketing and government relations departments.
  • Strong ability to prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines
  •  Full time position. Salary $80K plus excellent benefits. 

To Apply

Please send application letter and resume to Mary Beth Long at mlong@aapa-ports.org.

Job posted 

Marketing Coordinator, Liskow and Lewis, New Orleans, LA

Liskow and Lewis, a regional law firm with offices in Louisiana and Texas, seeks an entry-level Marketing Coordinator in the New Orleans office to support firm marketing efforts such as the Firm's website, social media platforms, internal and external communications, and business development initiatives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Proactively seek content distribution opportunities. Explore effective ways to deliver firm updates, insights, and recognitions through creative use of digital marketing.
  • Post content and updates to the Firm’s website on a regular basis. Monitor and update
  • the Firm's online presence, including social media platforms, blogs, e-communications, etc.
  • Gather and report analytics on content distribution and effectiveness of marketing campaigns.
  • Coordinate marketing directories, firm nominations, responses to professional and
  • client surveys and assist with preparation of responses to proposals for clients and potential clients.
  • Assist with research on clients, potential clients, competitors and areas of interest.
  • Support the Firm’s CRM software.
  • Assist with client seminars and firm events.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or related field
  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task work within varying deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with all employee groups
  • 1-3 years professional services experience a plus
  • The position is 40 hours per week with a benefits package to include paid time off, medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term insurances, retirement plan, and a transportation allowance.

To Apply

E-mail resume to: humanresources@Liskow.com

Job posted 11/2/20

Development Director, Louisiana Cancer Research Center, New Orleans, LA

The Development Director will be responsible for the development, implementation, and direct management of annual and long-term strategic fundraising, donor relations, and communication initiatives for the Louisiana Cancer Research Center (LCRC) to support its goal of achieving a designation as a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Center. The Director will be responsible for increasing funding from individual donors, foundations, corporations, and/or government grants through effective prospect research, donor cultivation strategies, and persuasive proposals.

Enhancing donor relations efforts will be a critical role of the Development Director to ensure that donors experience high-quality interactions with the LCRC; thus fostering long-term engagement and investment. The Development Officer will assure good stewardship and compliance as it pertains to all gifts and grants received by the LCRC.

Essential Functions

  • Researches comparable centers’ funds development and/or fundraising programs to ascertain areas for growth and future success for LCRC’s programs.
  • Analyzes and identifies opportunities and challenges of existing fundraising efforts and infrastructure to determine areas for growth and improvement,
  • Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with the LCRC’s Chief Administrator and Development Committee to guide, manage, and actively participate in development and fundraising efforts.
  • Leads the development of timelines, budgets and, overall fundraising goals,
  • Analyzes future fundraising potential as it pertains to major gifts, foundation/corporate grants, fundraisers, individual recurring giving, campaigns, and other; and design and implement a development plan(s) to support the growth of the organization,
  • Assists in developing for articulation, a clear and compelling case for support of the LCRC that will inspire and motivate current and potential donors and cultivate long-term relationship that will support development and fundraising goals,
  • Acts as a liaison between and collaborate with LCRC’s partner institutions’ government relations offices, development offices, foundations, and/or other fundraising officials,
  • Develops a strategy and plans for annual fundraising and/or enhance existing activities,
  • Creates or selects, maintains, and regularly analyzes a donor database and files to help target prospects and to energize donors.
  • Seeks out opportunities for funding, including grant opportunities; identifying funding sources whose current interest match Cancer Center needs,
  • Reviews and assists in creating new and/or updated gift processing procedures, which include processes for timely and appropriate acknowledgement of donors and gifts; gift recordkeeping; and the producing forms and reports,
  • Participates in goal setting for LCRC’s annual development and fundraising plans;
  • Works with Public Relations and Media Consultant(s) to develop materials and create a direct mail campaign/appeal,
  • Works with Public Relations Consultant(s) to create strategy(s) for social media campaigns and coordinates deployment,
  • Understands processes related to budgeting, financial compliance, grant management and information reporting.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary to achieve the goals described above.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Minimum of five years of experience in fundraising/funds development and external relations
  • Verifiable track record of successful procurement of major funding
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • The ability to develop and maintain strong donor and institutional relationships

Preferred Qualifications (in addition to minimum qualifications)

  • Certification as a fundraising executive; Experience in a non-profit or higher education setting.
  • Previous experience in cancer related fundraising on a regional or national level

Physical Demands

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20-pounds.

Travel and Scheduling

Some local and domestic travel may be required for this role. This job may require occasional weekend and/or evening work hours in order to meet specific goals and objectives. LCRC provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

To Apply

To apply for this position, please send your resume or curriculum vitae with cover letter to one of the following:

Email: Careers@lcrc.info

U.S. Mail: Attn: HR/Development Director

Louisiana Cancer Research Center

1700 Tulane Avenue 10th Floor

New Orleans, LA 70112

All applicant submissions must be received by the final submission date and time.

Job Posted 10/13/20

Director of Marketing and Communications, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Since its inception in 2006, the College has endeavored to create strong brand recognition and to convey a clear mission and vision. The Newcomb-Tulane College Director of Marketing and Communication will serve as a key member of the leadership team of the College, and in this newly created position, the Director will oversee all strategic planning for defining and communicating the College's brand, including developing creative and consistent communications and messaging for campus stakeholders and external constituents of the College.  The Director will be innovative and creative in developing ideas for communication strategies to students and faculty, and will make recommendations to the Dean as to new ideas and endeavors.

The Director will be responsible for the major events of the college, the production of the College's premier publication, the College's communication budget and will partner with College units to manage their communication campaigns' all with the goal of streamlining and centralizing our branding and communication resources in order to promote undergraduate student academic success and help the College meet student retention goals. The Director will execute and oversee communication campaigns for the College, which includes designing and updating web pages, crafting social media initiatives, and creating print material, as well as conceptualizing and overseeing video productions. Additionally, the Director will represent the College on the communication council, led by the University's Office of Public Relations. The Director will be an important member of this campus network and will develop relationships within that network to create opportunities for co-branding and cross-promotion with other campus offices. The Director has a strong commitment to the mission of the College and seeks innovative methods of communicating it to internal and external constituencies. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of various web design programs such as (Drupal).
  • Strong knowledge of the development, implementation and measurement of marketing campaigns, public relations initiatives and digital communications including web and social media content management.
  • Strong writing and editing skills and ability to manage projects for strategy through concept and execution with a creative team approach.
  • Working knowledge of print and electronic media and ability to write and speak effectively.
  • Ability to create effective messaging rapidly during evolving situations.
  • Ability to research, analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Required Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in communications, marketing, business or a related field and three years of progressively responsible management experience with an emphasis in public relations and marketing or a closely related field.
  • OR
  • High school and nine years of supervisory experience in public relations, marketing or media.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • Advanced web production skills with proficiency in professional graphic software applications (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) and excellent understanding of electronic media capabilities and limitations (limited color palette, bandwidth, etc.).
  • Knowledge of various scripting languages: HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets and the ability to create web media elements.

To Apply

Apply for Development Director.

Job Posted 9/24/20

Reporter, Multimedia Journalist, West Monroe, LA

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

The Multimedia Journalist Reporter produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Essential Duties

  • Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events
  • Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
  • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
  • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details
  • Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly
  • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
  • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
  • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers relevant to the local community
  • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas
  • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions
  • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts
  • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements
  • Shoots and edits news events and news reports
  • Produces and presents reports for all platforms
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • 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

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast 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 with the ability to ad lib when required
  • Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (Depending on market size)
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • 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
  • If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

To Apply

Apply for Reporter, Multimedia Journalist

Job Posted 9/22/20

Reporter, KTVE NBC 10/KARD FOX 14, Monroe, LA

KTVE NBC 10/KARD FOX 14 in West Monroe, Louisiana is looking for an MMJ/Reporter for our El Dorado bureau. We are looking for a person who is passionate about quality Journalism and Visual Storytelling. We want you to use words and images to tell the stories of Northeast Louisiana. While previous newsroom experience is desired, but individuals with only college level knowledge of Journalism are welcome to apply.

The candidate we are looking for needs a strong on-air presence, solid writing/reporting skills, and a love for social media.  A college degree in Journalism or in another similar field is necessary. You will have to be able to shoot, write, and edit on your own, be able to carry a camera, tripod, and other essential newsgathering equipment. Previous MMJ experience is a plus. This position reports to the News Director.

We are a small but determined newsroom, looking to create journalistic excellence in Southern Arkansas and Northeast Louisiana. As part of the Nexstar family, there is plenty of room to grow from the Monroe market and into other markets within the company. 

Resumes must have a link to your resume reel. Resumes without a link to your reel will not be considered. No phone calls.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
  • Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
  • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
  • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
  • Determines a story's emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
  • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
  • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
  • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
  • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
  • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
  • Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
  • Produces and presents reports for all platforms, both on-air and on the web.
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast 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 with the ability to ad-lib when required.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment.
  • 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.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Multimedia Journalist 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 proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the candidate for this job must be able to lift, set up, and operate equipment weighing up to 35 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.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

To Apply 

Apply for Reporter, KTVE

Job Posted 9/22/20

Press Assistant, Pennsylvania Governor's Office, Harrisburg, PA

The Governor's Office of Pennsylvania has an immediate need to hire a Press Assistant to perform professional public relations work in the Communications Office.

The successful candidate will monitor media and distribute clips to the communications team. The press assistant will assist the communications team as needed with content and events, and work to ensure that all media lists are updated and that the media is receiving the department’s messaging.

Join the busy team that communicates the Governor's exciting initiatives and messages to all Pennsylvania's citizens. Apply today!

Description of Work

You will assist departmental staff in developing, implementing, and coordinating media and public relations activities to further public understanding of the programs, products and services of the Governor's Office. Work involves assisting in the writing, editing, and distributing of press 
releases, newspaper articles, brochures, pamphlets or other educational materials; compiling briefing packets; sending out press clips, monitoring media, assisting in the planning and scheduling of media events; and creating presentation materials. 

You will use discretion in the presentation of information due to potential impact on agency programs. Your work may also involve providing administrative support to the Press/Communications Office, including, but not limited to maintaining press lists, distributing press releases and advisories, and answering phones. 

Routine work is performed with independence, but changes in operational standards, procedures and work policies are discussed with an administrative superior prior to implementation. Work is also assigned in the form of projects, initiatives and objectives.

Examples of Work

  • Sends out department press clips and is the primary media monitor, which includes following news and social media and distributing important and relevant information to press team members and senior staff.
  • Primary responsibility for distributing approved press releases and advisories to the media.
  • Primary responsibility for answering phone calls, taking messages, and relaying incoming calls to the correct person.
  • Assist the press secretary and communications director in tracking press requests that are received and ensuring members of the media receive timely responses.
  • Assist in the preparation of news releases, feature articles and other promotional and educational materials relating to the agency.
  • Prepare and distribute written information, including fact sheets, brochures, displays, exhibits, videos and manuals.
  • Assist with the development of speeches and talking points related to department activities.
  • Assist with the coordination of public relations activities, including scheduling events and speakers, site preparation, preparing notifications to media and other interested parties and preparing information displays.
  • Conduct research, compile information and provide briefing packages to senior staff and the Press Office for department media events. 

Required Experience

  • A bachelor's degree with major coursework in journalism, political science, English or public relations, and 1 year of professional experience in public relations, editing or journalism;
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.

To Apply

  • A resume is a required attachment in addition to your application. Upload your resume when prompted.
  • Apply for Press Assistant.

Job Posted 9/18/20

Account Executive, KLFY-TV, Lafayette, Louisiana

KLFY-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 10, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. The station is owned by Nexstar Media Group.

Job Description

KLFY TV, a CBS affiliate, is looking for an experienced Account Executive. The ideal candidate has 3+ years Broadcast Sales experience, with a proven record of developing successful Multi-Media campaigns for new and existing clients. Excellent client relationships, communication skills and ability to close business a must. Experience with Wide Orbit and Matrix a plus.

Job Duties

  • 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. 

Experience

  • 3-5 years of sales experience; media preferred
  • Experience selling Web and Mobile products
  • Interpret qualitative research from Marshall Marketing
  • Interpret quantitative data from Nielsen

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.
  • 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.
  • Candidates meeting these requirements should apply online at www.mediageneral.com. No phone calls. KLFY TV 10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply

To apply for the REQ-#5879 position, visit the online application. Deadline to apply is Nov. 30, 2020.

Job posted 9/4/20