TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter was busy last week. Jobs were posted by 5 different broadcast companies, some well-known like Cox and Meredith, and some by lesser known media companies like Lockwood, Waypoint and Morgan Murphy.
There are new TV jobs listed on TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter for general managers, sales directors, multi-media consultants, news photographers and creative services directors.
WISC, the CBS affiliate in Madison, Wis., needs a director of sales to lead the sales efforts of its combined media properties. Work for family-owned Morgan Murphy Media whose combined assets in Madison makes it the one-stop marketing solution for local advertisers unlike any other media outlet or ad agency in the region. Madison, Wisconsin’s capital city, is ranked high on the Top 100 Best Places to Live list because it excels in nearly every category across the board. There is plenty of green space and tons of lakefronts. Madison is a friendly, easy-to-navigate city, full of things to do and see. One of the best college towns in America, which gives a vibrant, funky and youthful vibe to most everything that happens there.
KAKE, Lockwood Broadcast Group’s ABC affiliate in Wichita, Kan., needs a general manager to oversee planning and operations. The right person will develop and direct station activities, motivate and mentor station staff, and maintain communications with industry groups, viewers, and customers. Wichita, the largest city in Kansas, is ranked 79th by U.S. World & World Report as best places to live and boasts a wide array of diverse activities and a population equally broad in background and lifestyle. Click here for a quick list of family-friendly activities, live music and entertainment events, things to do outdoors, some adult-only fun, and upcoming summer festivals and events.
WHBQ, Cox’s Fox affiliate in Memphis, needs a director of sales to lead sales strategies of a multi-media portfolio. The director must have a sharp customer focus and consistently deliver on revenue expectations. The director is responsible for the attainment of the revenue goals and must display entrepreneurial skills in creating new revenue opportunities. The position is also responsible for development and implementation of a strategic plan to guide the sales departments to successfully attain revenue goals. Memphis is known for mild winters and has more sunny days than Jacksonville. It’s known for great music and food. Memphis has one of the lowest costs of living for a large metro area. Rent prices and mortgage expenses are considerably lower than the national average. Click here for more on living in Memphis.
WFTV, Cox’s ABC affiliate in Orlando, Fla., needs a news photographer/videographer to enhance its award-winning staff. If you`re considered among the best at visual storytelling, teamwork, problem solving, and creativity, please apply. Be willing to work all shifts and have a positive attitude with a desire to learn and improve. A working technical knowledge of ENG/SNG trucks, FTP, electronic video services, television photography and editing software is a required. Orlando is not your typical Mickey Mouse city. Yes, there are the theme parks, entertainment areas, lakes, fine dining, near-by beaches, great weather, tons of parks, cool neighborhoods, and a rich art scene. As someone who lived there, I ask, what more could you want?
Cox Media Group Jacksonville needs a news photographer who has the ability to identify and acquire the best pictures and sound, and put them together to tell stories that will impact people on TV, radio, and all digital platforms, while operating state-of-the-art broadcast equipment for live and produced segments.
Jacksonville is the largest metro area by land mass in the continental U.S., and it offers a range of culturally and aesthetically diverse neighborhoods surrounding downtown. Next to the Atlantic, Jacksonville is tied together by bridges, crossing rivers to unite residents to downtown and nearby beaches. Restaurants, shops and entertainment options fill all of Greater Jacksonville’s neighborhoods. Great weather to get outside and hike, kayak, swim and just have fun.
WSMV, Meredith’s NBC affiliate in Nashville, needs a general sales manager to lead and develop the sales team, maximizing broadcast and digital revenue through effective inventory and customer relationship management. The GSM will establish and achieve sales budgets through management and coordination of the local sales team and national regional sales managers. Responsible for the overall sales effort and revenue growth with emphasis on local direct business. And you’ll live in Nashville, the 13th top U.S. cities to live, according to U.S. News & World Report. Forbes magazine ranked Nashville the eighth-best U.S. market to buy a home and Travel+Leisure magazine ranked Nashville as the friendliest city in America as well as one of the top 50 places to visit in the world. Nashville real estate offers all of that, plus no state income tax and the best music scene on the planet. Click here to see the ultimate relocation guide to Nashville.
WSMV, Meredith’s NBC affiliate in Nashville, needs a creative services director to lead and manage this high-rated station’s marketing program. This position collaborates with and supports all station department managers to achieve business goals. There will be an ongoing level of communication with marketing staff and other station departments to secure the maintenance of the station’s brands; including all their design and graphic components. Picture yourself there: You’ll live in the 13th top U.S. cities to live, according to U.S. News & World Report. Forbes magazine ranked Nashville the eighth-best U.S. market to buy a home and Travel+Leisure magazine ranked Nashville as the friendliest city in America as well as one of the top 50 places to visit in the world. Nashville real estate offers all of that, plus no state income tax and the best music scene on the planet. Click here to see the ultimate relocation guide to Nashville.
Waypoint Media, one of the few small family-owned and operated television and radio companies left in America, needs multimedia consultants for its groups in Lafayette, Ind.; Jonesboro, Ark.; Jackson, Tenn.; Meridian, Miss.; and Hattiesburg, Miss. Waypoint wants good people to be a part of a team that has a positive attitude, a great work ethic, and desire to get big results without all of the paperwork, reports, and meetings that keep you from earning more money.
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