Professional Jobs (beyond Baton Rouge)

Investigative Producer, KOB-TV, Albuquerque, New Mexico

KOB's award winning 4 Investigates team is looking for a motivated Investigative Producer who is organized, understands how to find stories in data and documents, and is an excellent team player. The ideal candidate is someone who is able to break high-impact stories, navigate the IPRA/FOIA system, and possesses knowledge of New Mexico and its government structure. The Investigative Producer is responsible for working with investigative reporters and our legal department to produce long form, investigative reports. Experience in storytelling on digital platforms is preferred, along with experience with professional grade videography and video editing, working with spreadsheets, and turning raw data into a news story. Candidate must have prior television experience, strong research and organizational skills and not be afraid of confrontation. Must have valid Driver's License and acceptable Driving Record. Both will be checked.
 
DUTIES:

The chosen candidate will wear many hats. Assignments might include, but are not limited to: enterprising stories and searching for unique investigative content, posing undercover for investigative reports, researching data, developing digital promotional campaigns, or shooting and editing video.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.
 
APPLY TO:
 
https://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 42-18
Albuquerque, NM

Posted 8/16/2018


News Producer, KOB-TV, Albuquerque, New Mexico

KOB Eyewitness News 4 is seeking a dynamic Producer to join the morning news team! One year experience and a college degree in journalism or related field, plus computer skills, are required. Albuquerque is a competitive top 50 market. KOB is looking for a producer with excellent news writing skills, solid storytelling ability through the effective use of video and graphics, strong news judgment, good people skills and the ability to thrive as a member of a team. KOB's producers must thrive on breaking news, juggling numerous tasks and must be able to create high-quality morning newscasts under strict deadlines. Drive and ambition to win in a competitive environment are essential. Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Both will be checked.
 
DUTIES:

KOB is aggressive about breaking news and ensuring that KOB is not only first but the best source in the market. KOB's producers are crucial to success. Your responsibilities will include “producing,” not just stacking newscasts, writing updates and teases, writing for the web, coordinating news coverage, and helping with special projects. KOB wants producers who have a passion for morning news and what they want to see in their newscasts. Successful candidates must be able to guide reporters and other staff members in areas such as putting together story elements and the effective usage of graphics and pre-production. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by supervisor.       


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions. The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Mobility to move around newsroom and broadcast facility. Dexterity to operate equipment. Seeing and hearing necessary to handle all job functions with or without accommodations.    
 
APPLY TO:
 
https://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 41-18
Albuquerque, NM

Posted 8/16/2018


Director of Membership, Sales and Advertising, The Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans


The Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans (HBAGNO), a prominent New Orleans-area trade group comprising 1,000+ member firms, seeks experienced detail-oriented professional to direct all membership activities, sponsorship, products-services sales, and digital advertising.

Further duties, responsibilities, and experience to include:

  • Sets annual membership recruitment and retention programs, and generates prospect lists to target new areas for membership growth
  • Develops new services for the membership, including affinity programs, partnerships, and member discounts
  • Leads HBA’s business development efforts through sales of sponsorships, products/services, events, and targeted advertising

Qualifications:

  • At least three (3) years of experience in a sales-driven concentration with a not-for-profit organization, professional society, or other customer or member service-based company
  • Candidate should thrive in a sales & marketing atmosphere
  • Must be able to communicate with clarity the mission and value of affiliating with HBAGNO

HBAGNO is a multi-faceted organization whose members are engaged in home construction and associated trades in the Greater New Orleans metro area. If you would like to work in a collegial office, in support of an important industry, please forward cover letter and resume to: info@home-builders.org. Salary commensurate with experience, sales incentives potential. Start date preferably in mid-August.

Posted August 8, 2018


Reporter, Natchez Democrat

Interested in covering news and features in a community built on history but looking to the future? The Natchez Democrat, with 10,000 online and print readers, five-days per week in print, in historic Southwest Mississippi, is looking for a news reporter. The Democrat has a long history of being one of the best community daily newspapers in Mississippi. Sitting on the picturesque bluffs of the Mississippi River overlooking Louisiana, Natchez is known for its antebellum homes, balloon races and literary heritage, while Concordia Parish, La., is known for famous sons such as Jerry Lee Lewis as well as its burgeoning riverfront development. The Democrat coverage area spans approximately four Mississippi counties and Concordia Parish in Louisiana. Qualified candidates will have one to three years of general assignment reporting experience. Recent graduates with pertinent experience will be considered. Send resume, clippings and three professional references to Scott Hawkins, Editor, at scott.hawkins@natchezdemocrat.com. or by snail mail to:

The Natchez Democrat/Scott Hawkins
P.O. Box 1447
Natchez, MS 39121-1447

Posted 8/1/2018


Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

KLTV/KTRE seeks a talented reporter/multimedia journalist who can gather and verify information in the production of news reports, investigate leads, shoot and edit, write, produce and report material for broadcast and web posting for all platforms. This candidate will also update content for newscasts and digital products. The ideal candidate should also have:

  • Ability to exercise news judgment
  • Competence in live reporting environment on line and on air 
  • Ability to combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions
  • Excellent computer, internet, and writing skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Journalism degree required. One year of commercial TV news experience as reporter and photojournalist. Video camera operation and professional non-linear editing equipment operation knowledge and experience preferred. 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Required to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as necessary. Must have valid drivers’ license and be insurable. Must be able to work under deadline pressures.  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to lift and/or carry and manage news photography and lighting equipment. Frequently exposed to outside conditions.

DATE POSITION AVAILABLE:
Immediately

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS PLEASE VISIT
https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/8946/reporter-mmj/job. Include cover letter, resume, and DVD (or interlink link with examples of your work).

EOE-M/F/D/V.

Posted 7/19/2018


Account Executive, Carlsbad, New Mexico

KOBR is looking for an account executive. Regular working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. plus attendance at client special events or promotions during evening hours and on the weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum two years’ experience in sales, advertising, or media experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of the local marketplace and ability to learn broadcasting terminology and methodology.
  • Ability to understand the features and benefits of advertising and competitive media.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word for Windows.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Experience developing presentations for the purpose of direct-business selling and ability to effectively present and communicate the presentation.  Ability to respond to questions appropriately and think on feet.
  • Ability to establish and maintain customer relationships; communicate effectively with a wide range of personalities in a professional and courteous manner.
  • High level of initiative and ability to work independently required.
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and familiarity with the Rochester/Austin area. (Driving record will be checked)
  • Demonstrates effective negotiation and closing techniques.
  • Strong analysis and judgment skills


DUTIES:

  • Make monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets or sales quotas including non-spot and digital media sales goals.
  • Prospect and cold call new businesses on a daily basis. This includes on the phone and face to face visits. Set up future face to face meetings for introductions and presentations.
  • Complete face-to-face sales presentations with decision makers. Presentations will include a customer needs analysis, research and supporting documentation, and creative business solutions. 
  • Follow up and close all pending business in a timely manner. Update Sales Manager weekly on progress of pending business.
  • Provide excellent customer service to direct and agency accounts. Personally contact each active account regularly- defined as an in person meeting, including the presentation of pertinent sales information.
  • Follow up and assist in the collection process.
  • Utilization and proficiency of Sales computer systems to aid in selling process.
  • Entertain clients at special events. These events may occur after business hours and on weekends.
  • Complete all written business requirements within established deadlines. These requirements include:
    • Weekly reports
    • Forecast reports
    • Pending business updates
    • Credit applications following established credit policies
    • Written orders and advertising copy
    • Pre-emption reports
    • Attend and participate in weekly sales staff meetings and individual meetings with manager.
    • Attend and participate in other necessary meetings and training as required by management
    • Maintain regular, predictable attendance.
    • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with others. Builds working relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors and the general public. Acts in a professional manner when representing each station.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

Communicate in English both verbally and in writing.  Read, hear and speak clearly.  Prepare reports, business correspondence, and business proposals using computer and other office equipment.  Manipulate computer keys and general office equipment, including telephone.  Drive own vehicle for the purpose of meeting new and existing clients and attending events. Articulate information in a concise and clear manner. Must think quickly and creatively.

APPLY TO: http://www.kob.com/jobs 

Posted 7/13/2018


Academic Relations Coordinator, Southeastern Conference

The Academic Relations Coordinator serves as the graphic designer and social media coordinator for SEC programs and activities designed to highlight the full range of academic and intercollegiate athletic accomplishments, as well as the impact, of SEC member institutions. He or she works closely with the Associate Commissioner for Academic Relations, Assistant Director for Academic Relations, members of the SEC communications team and other staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and deploy all academic relations social media efforts, which include existing and new platforms and strategically leveraging the primary SEC platforms.
  • Attend identified SEC academic relations activities to create and enhance social media engagement.
  • Attend SEC student‐athlete engagement activities to provide social media coverage, including the SEC Career Tour and SEC Leadership Councils/Student‐Athlete Advisory Committee.
  • As scheduling permits and in consultation with the SEC communications team, support social media efforts for SEC Championships and other Conference activities.
  • Design and distribute infographics for identified academic relations activities, including the SEC Faculty Achievement Awards, SEC Academic Leadership Development Program, SEC Faculty Travel Program, SEC College Tour and SEC MBA Case Competition.
  • Design and distribute infographics (sometimes on deadline) meant to highlight the impact of SEC universities relative to data, statistics, rankings, awards, scholarships and special appointments.
  • Design infographics highlighting academically‐focused intercollegiate athletics success, such as the SEC postgraduate scholarship program, scholar‐athletes of the year and SEC Academic Honor Roll.
  • As scheduling permits and in consultation with the SEC communications team, support graphic design efforts for administrative meetings, SEC Championships and other activities.
  • Oversee all academic relations design projects, which include print and digital opportunities in leading academic outlets (e.g., Chronicle of Higher Education), banners for www.TheSECU.com, and graphics to accompany academic relations media releases and stories.
  • Design informational documents appropriate for distribution to high‐ranking university leaders relative to the SEC Faculty Achievement Awards, SEC Academic Leadership Development Program, SEC Faculty Travel Program, SEC College Tour and SEC MBA Case Competition.
  • Create multi‐page spread publications for identified SEC programs and activities (e.g., SEC Academic Leadership Development Program directory), which includes updating content, proofreading and working with printing companies.
  • Consult with host and planning SEC universities to ensure proper use of the SEC logo and identity for graphic design and publication purposes relative to applicable SEC events and activities.
  • Support all academic relations communications efforts, which, in addition to social media, includes the website and newsletter.
  • Assist with organization and/or information gathering relative to the SEC Academic Leadership Development Program, SEC College Tour, SEC Faculty Achievement Awards, SEC Faculty Travel Program and the SEC MBA Case Competition.
  • Attend and support SEC Championships, administrative meetings and other events as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Commissioner.

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate should possess at least three years of experience in graphic design with complementary experience in social media. The successful candidate will also have completed the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study.

SKILLS
Required competencies include a proficiency in graphic and layout design programs (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator); a proficiency in social media; a working knowledge of website content management systems (e.g., WordPress); a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite; strong organizational skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to work independently; the ability to work cooperatively with a diverse set of people and a willingness to work evenings, weekends and non‐ traditional hours.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Salary will be commensurate with the experience, qualifications and skills outlined above, and the Southeastern Conference offers a competitive benefits package.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Review of applicants is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to the below address.

Dr. Torie A. Johnson, Associate Commissioner for Academic Relations 2201 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203‐1103 E‐mail: tjohnson@sec.org

The Southeastern Conference and is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 6/27/2018


Executive Producer, KOB-TV, Albuquerque, New Mexico

QUALIFICATIONS:

KOB-TV seeks an Executive Producer who will help the news team dominate the news landscape in the fiercely competitive Albuquerque-Santa Fe news market. The Executive Producer will play a key role in leading the charge for greatness in story enterprise, reporting, and producing news content in both on-air and online platforms. The new E.P. will collaborate with the news director and other news managers to lead, coach, and inspire a wide range of staff, with a focus on showcasing and creativity for the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. If you have producer and/or executive producer experience, and want to play hard in a market with an endless supply of unforgettable news stories, KOB is the station for you. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Story selection, cultivation, and crafting with reporters, anchors and producers
  • Raising the bar on storytelling by pushing for personal, memorable stories
  • Executing and showcasing the Stands 4 New Mexico station brand
  • Working with producers to raise the quality of presentation of top stories, and content that fulfills our brand promise
  • Coach and supervise staff to improve newscast quality/showcasing/production value
  • Management of online news producers to win the digital news war:  posting first, accurately, completely, and creatively
  • Coach digital producers to pursue all social tools to further online and on-air news goals

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.  You must have a valid driver’s license.  Driving record will be checked.

APPLY TO:

https://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 33-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Video Editor, KOB-TV, Albuquerque, New Mexico

QUALIFICATIONS:
One-year experience editing videotape for daily newscasts or related field. Must have proficient knowledge of Beta SX editing equipment. Final Cut Pro (V.7) and some AVID experience is helpful. Strong understanding of television news and production. Some prior shooting experience as a photographer is helpful. Must be a motivated self-starter that is able to work at a fast pace and meet strict deadlines.  Must be willing to work weekends, nights, extremely early morning hours, holidays and overtime when needed. Must be able to perform duties and maintain professionalism  under extreme deadline pressure. Reasonable typing skills needed. Must have a good driving record and a valid driver's license - both will be checked.

DUTIES:

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Video Editing Television news stories that meet a journalistic standard of accuracy, balance and ethics. Must be proficiant in AVID NewsCutter or Media Composer. Archive video daily. Must be able to manage time effectively to meet strict deadlines. Help clean and maintain edit booths and equipment including excellent computer file management.  Strong communication skills with reporters/anchors/producers/fellow editors is crucial. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by supervisor.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Climb stairs. Full mobility is necessary to move quickly around the newsroom. A large portion of the work is done in a very confined area. Some of the work is sedentary and requires lifting and carrying of record material and tapes to file. Reaching and bending to file and/or retrieve records.  Much of the work is performed in the newsroom and in a very confined work area.
 
APPLY TO:

https://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 32-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Master Control Operator, KOB-TV

At least two years of experience in broadcast Master Control or 3 years of solid broadcast experience with technical systems. Working knowledge of a wide variety of audio and video equipment. Knowledge of FCC requirements in a broadcast facility. Ability to handle on-air switching of program materials utilizing manual and computerized systems. Good concentration to maintain flow and accurate timing of on-air programming. Ability to work efficiently under pressure and handle technical difficulties in a calm manner. Reliability, quick thinking, strong technical skills, and common sense are critical to success in this position. Must have a valid drivers' license and a good driving record, both will be checked.

DUTIES:

Coordinates and monitors the video and audio portions of on-air programming. Maintains station log to ensure the station’s output meets FCC technical requirements. Set up and cues videotapes and programs on video servers for smooth transitions from program to commercial to station break. Controls program flow and timing. Adjusts video and audio levels. Operate video servers and computerized control systems as required. Three month rotation during overnights is required. Working Holiday and Weekend shifts may also be required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive.  Work requires manual dexterity to manipulate button controls for on-air programming.  Hand and eye coordination control flow of on-air programming.  Must be particularly calm under pressure, alert and capable of making quick decisions.  Observes normal safety precautions while working in the master control room.
 
APPLY TO:
 
http://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 28-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted 5/30/2018


News Producer, KOB-TV

KOB Eyewitness News 4 is seeking a dynamic Producer for the Newsroom! Two years’ experience and a college degree in journalism or related field plus computer skills are required.  This position is for a news producer in a top 40 competitive news market. The ideal candidate has excellent news writing skills, solid storytelling ability through the effective use of video and graphics, strong news judgment, good people skills and the ability to thrive as a member of a team. Producers must thrive on breaking news, juggling numerous tasks and must be able to create high-quality newscasts under strict daily deadlines. Drive and ambition to win in a competitive environment are essential. Must have a valid drivers' license and a good driving record; both will be checked.

DUTIES:

Your responsibilities will include “producing,” not just stacking newscasts, writing updates and teases, writing for the web, coordinating news coverage, and helping with special projects. KOB-TV wants producers who have passion about the day’s news and what they want to see in their newscasts. Successful candidates must be able to guide reporters and other staff members in areas such as putting together story elements and the effective usage of graphics and pre-production. Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by supervisor.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions. The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Mobility to move around newsroom and broadcast facility. Dexterity to operate equipment. Seeing and hearing necessary to handle all job functions.

APPLY TO:
http://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 30-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted 5/30/2018


Marketing & Publishing Assistant, Advanced Practice Education Associates

Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA) is looking for a recent communications graduate with an interest in marketing writing and book publishing. APEA provides education and clinical resources to nurse practitioner students and nurse practitioners. APEA is based in Lafayette, Louisiana but has a national reach with its products and programs. If interested, please send a resume and writing samples to michelle@apea.com

Posted 5/30/2018


Photojournalist, KOB Television, Albuquerque, NM

QUALIFICATIONS:

At least two years’ experience as a television news photographer or a closely related field.  Must be able to demonstrate the ability to operate TV news field cameras and video editing systems. Must be able to edit with AVID Newscutter or similar non-linear editing system. Must be able to demonstrate ability to visually represent news stories. Will work closely with reporters and producers. Windows computer literacy is required. Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Driving record will be checked.

DUTIES:

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to: Photography and editing TV news stories. Operating field TV news gathering cameras (Panasonic HPX370 P2), videotape/digital editing equipment and software. Driving and operating live trucks, microwave and equipment. Must be proficient on non-linear editing system. Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and overtime when needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all-inclusive: Carry equipment weighing approximately 45 lbs. Climb stairs. Drive larger news vehicles. Full mobility is necessary to move quickly to shoot news stories and events. Some of the work is done in a very confined area.
 
APPLY TO:
http://www.kob.com/jobs 
Job# 27-18
Albuquerque, NM
No Telephone Calls Please
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Posted 5/7/2018