WMC-TV Photographer/Videographer (Full-Time Job)

WMC-TV PHOTOGRAPHER/VIDEOGRAPHER (FULL TIME JOB)

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Position: Photographer Department: News Content
Location: WMC TV – Memphis Days/Hours: TBA
Posted: 11/15/2012 Type: Full Time
Details: WMC TV in Memphis is looking for a photographer. Candidates must have at experience shooting and editing. Live truck experience desirable. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or related area. Able to carry 50 lbs. a minimum of five (5) feet; Must be in good health and condition to carry and operate required gear. Excellent communication skills; Team-player attitude, reliable with initiative. Good driving record required. Experience with newsroom computer systems preferred. Please send resume to: clintmoore@wmctv.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Contact: Clint Moore

Chief Photographer, WMC-TV Memphis (Full-Time Job)

CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER, WMC-TV MEMPHIS (FULL-TIME JOB)

LOCATION: Memphis

CONTACT: clintmoore@wmctv.com.

WEB:  www.wmctv.com

DESCRIPTION: WMC TV, the NBC station in Memphis TN is looking for a Chief Photographer to help lead its staff of photojournalists. This position will require you to work with and manage expectations of the staff, including professional improvement in their shooting and storytelling capabilities. The ideal candidate will also be a creative and dedicated photojournalist in their own right, someone who has the ability to shoot and edit memorable TV News packages and do multiple live shots, and who has at least 5 years of professional experience. This person will also work with the News Operations Manager on new technology and server based play out systems for the news department. A previous management role in a newsroom a plus.

TO APPLY: Please email cover letter and resume to: clintmoore@wmctv.com.

New Media Content Producer, WMC-TV (Full-Time Job)

NEW MEDIA CONTENT PRODUCER, WMC-TV (FULL-TIME JOB)

LOCATION  Memphis

CONTACT  Kelsey Jacobson

WEB  http://www.wmctv.com/

DESCRIPTION

WMC-TV is seeking a full-time New Media Content Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a portfolio of community websites.
  • Recruit/manage contributors.
  • Search out sources of content.
  • Gather/write news items along with maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the product.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Basic knowledge of HTML graphics & a solid grasp of basic computer skills.
  • Experience w/Photoshop, advanced HTML & digital video editing helpful.
  • College degree in Journalism preferred.
  • Training in basic rules of journalism/news gathering.
  • Demonstrated ability to research news stories & prepare copy for air.
  • Ability to work under pressure & well with a diverse group of people.
  • Must be able to handle a large number of variables, including short deadlines.

TO APPLY

Please email resume to; kjacobson@wmctv.com. No phone calls please

 

 

VIDEO JOURNALIST, KAIT-TV (TWO OPENINGS)

VIDEO JOURNALIST, KAIT-TV JONESBORO (TWO POSITIONS)

LOCATION  Jonesboro, Arkansas

CONTACT  Darlene Calkin, Accounting Supervisor dcalkin@kait8.com

WEB www.kait8.com

DESCRIPTION

KAIT – TV, Raycom Media’s ABC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas is looking for a full time Video Journalist. (Looking for two).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This person will be responsible for reporting, shooting, and editing news stories for all platforms.
  • Storytelling with words and video is a must.
  • The winning candidate will understand how to operate an ENG truck and work in a tapeless newsroom.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience preferred, but will hire someone with great potential and work ethic. Bachelor’s degree preferred in Journalism/Communications or related field.
  • Ability to carry 25 lbs. of camera equipment and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be willing to work any shift, including nights and weekends.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license and good driving record.
  • Successful candidate must pass a drug screen.

TO APPLY

Send cover letter, resume and non-returnable DVD of your work to:

Hatton Weeks, News Director

KAIT-TV

P.O. Box 790

Jonesboro, AR 72403

No phone calls please.

417 Magazine assisstant art director

Title: Assistant Art Director @ 417 Magazine

Location: Springfield, Mo.

Website: 417mag.com

Description: Upscale city-regional lifestyle magazine based in Springfield, Missouri seeks an assistant art director. The assistant art director is responsible for all things visual at the magazine—including editorial design, page imposition, and photoshoots for 417 Magazine (monthly), along with 417 Bride (published twice a year) and 417 Home (published quarterly) .The job offers a chance to work with a small, close-knit team in shaping each publication.

Contact: Jessica Kennon at jessica@417mag.com

Responsibilities: Duties include page design, directing photo shoots, photo research, some production, as well as collaborating with an art director, photographers, illustrators, interns and models.

Qualifications: Candidates should have at least 2-3 years’ experience. Be a Mac wiz (OS X) who knows Adobe In-Design, Photoshop and Illustrator perfectly. Be a team player, organized, self-motivated, firm about deadlines and have an intense creative vision. Commissioning high-quality photos and illustrations, along with a superior understanding of typography, is a must. Experience doing infographics, maps and illustrations is a plus.

To apply: E-mail PDF cover letter, PDF résumé and PDF digital portfolio with 10-12 examples of best work to Jessica Kennon at jessica@417mag.com.

 

Whitaker Publishing offers competitive salary, health-care coverage, retirement plan, profit-sharing. To learn more about Whitaker Publishing, home of award-winning 417 Magazine, visit 417mag.com.

Managing editor at St. Louis Beacon/Nine Network of Public Media/St. Louis Public Radio

Title: Managing editor

Location: St. Louis

Description: The Managing Editor will lead the creation of a Center of Public Media — an innovative and groundbreaking collaboration in 2012 election coverage using the resources and reach of the St. Louis Beacon, St. Louis Public Radio and the Nine Network of Public Media. The work will engage St. Louisans on-air, online, and in person, and may extend after the election with continued coverage of issues and politics. The Center will focus on local and state races and issues and on how St. Louisans affect and are affected by the national election. The hire term is through December 2012 with the prospect of continued engagement contingent on funding.

Goals of the Center include:

  • Foster understanding and give voice to voters’ concerns;
  • Explain how political issues affect individuals;
  • Disclose the influence of money and interests on the political process; and,
  • Check candidates’ assertions and positions against facts and reality.

Responsibilities:

  • Instigate and manage an innovative strategy for distinctive coverage, drawing on the thinking of the three public media organizations and the public.
  • Manage some staff directly and coordinate work of others to maximize the impact and efficiency of the effort.
  • Find new ways to make this work useful and relevant to voters, using broadcast, digital and other tools for outreach.
  • Maintain project plans, assist in monitoring progress and evaluation of project
  • Contribute to and coordinate the development of written documents and the framing of Center impacts and outcomes
  • Other duties aligned with the outcomes of the Center

Qualifications:

  • Instigate and manage an innovative strategy for distinctive coverage, drawing on the thinking of the three public media organizations and the public.
  • Manage some staff directly and coordinate work of others to maximize the impact and efficiency of the effort.
  • Find new ways to make this work useful and relevant to voters, using broadcast, digital and other tools for outreach.
  • Maintain project plans, assist in monitoring progress and evaluation of project
  • Contribute to and coordinate the development of written documents and the framing of Center impacts and outcomes
  • Other duties aligned with the outcomes of the Center

To apply: Application deadline is May 15. Submit cover letter, resume, writing samples and references via email to:

The Nine Network of Public Media
Managing Editor
Attn: Human Resources Manager
3655 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63108
jobs@ketc.org

The Daily Citizen

Title: Production Intern (UNPAID)
Location:
Searcy, AR
Posted: April 29
Contact: Jacob Brower
The Daily Citizen

Versatility is an highly valuable skill in the new landscape of community journalism, and The Daily Citizen has an excellent opportunity for a well-rounded journalist who can do it all. The schedule is Monday through Friday — three days of sports, two days of news — and requires reporting, photography and design.

Knowledge of Photoshop and inDesign is required, as is a positive attitude, having pride in one’s craft, as well as a passion for community journalism and an obsession with putting out a great news and sports product. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, who takes direction well. This is the perfect opportunity for a Jack — or Jill — of all trades, who wants to become a master of those trades as well.

The Daily Citizen is an award-winning 5,600-circulation daily newspaper situated in a friendly, growing city of over 22,000 residents who take their news and sports seriously. The Citizen has made several improvements over the past year, and has received a great deal of state-wide accolades, and even some national notice. Searcy is situated on the edge of the beautiful Ozarks, one hour north of Little Rock and two hours west of Memphis. We offer competitive benefits, as well as a great deal of room for growth and advancement.

To apply: Send your resume to Editor Jacob Brower at jbrower@thedailycitizen.com.