New TV jobs just posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center are for a newscast director for Capitol Broadcasting’s WRAL in Raliegh, and a news director for Scripps’ KSHB in Kansas City.
WRAL, Capitol Broadcasting’s NBC affiliate in Raleigh, N.C., needs a director/producer to direct/technical direct multi-camera, fast-paced, graphic intense, live newscasts for the No. 1 station in the market. Must be flexible, motivated, resourceful and a team player. Knowledge of HD production switchers, production platforms and Ross automation coding beneficial. This individual would also direct and produce special projects when needed. Five years directing experience preferred.
According to WRAL, people stay at the station. “Why? We’re family. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. Meshing with our standout team is as important as your skills. We’re locally owned by Capitol Broadcasting Co., a pioneering, stable, community advocate, do-the-right-thing company that offers some of the best benefits in the business.”
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Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill are known for their research/technology roots and collegiate rivalries, according to U. S. News & World Report, which ranks Raleigh as the 10th Best Place to Live in the country. Raleigh, known as the city of oaks for its many oak trees which line the streets, is the state capitol, and the second largest city in North Carolina.
Raleigh is home to the Carolina Panthers in the NFL and the Carolina Hurricanes in the NHL. This tri-city region (known as the Triangle) is luring new residents every day with a high quality of life. One of the best parts about Raleigh is that it’s a city with a small town feel. The area is home to North Carolina State University, Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Many people who call the Raleigh and Durham metro areas home are young, friendly, diverse and educated. They enjoy dining out in the more than 1,200 local restaurants in the Raleigh area, many of which have earned national accolades, and gathering over craft beers in one of the region’s many microbreweries. A strong sense of community is evident, as strangers are quick to provide a friendly conversation when standing in line at the supermarket.
Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill also encompass beautiful green spaces, family-friendly museums and a growing art and music scene defined by monthly gallery walks, summer concerts and music festivals like Hopscotch. Raleigh is just a few hours west of the Atlantic Ocean, only a couple hours from the mountains if you enjoy skiing or snowboarding.
The median home price is about $250,000 and median rent is under $1,000.
Are you a talented and innovative news leader ready to take an aggressive station to the next level in a competitive news market? If so, we are searching for a bold and fearless News Director at KSHB, the Scripps’ NBC affiliate in Kansas City.
The right candidate will be someone who understands deep impact enterprise content and can help teach and develop the station’s talented group of journalists into strong emotional storytellers. It’s looking for someone who can foster a positive, innovative and hard charging newsroom into a digital now mindset. Candidate should be able to effectively plan a news strategy for a continuous measurement world, while still being able to coordinate breaking news, weather and large event coverage.
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Kansas City, Mo., is a major metropolitan area with a diverse population of more than 2 million. Home to the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL and the Royals in the MLB, Kansas City surprises newcomers who expect to find a homey metro area. Instead, they find a place that continues to celebrate its history while continuously innovating. Locals can sit down to a game of cards in a riverboat casino before enjoying a show at the Kansas City Symphony. Or they can honor resident legend Charlie Parker with a stop at the American Jazz Museum before sinking their teeth into the famous Arthur Bryant’s barbecue.
As more millennials flock to Kansas City for its desirable cost of living and optimal job market, the area has fostered the growth of a creative community. Throughout the area, independent boutiques and coffee shops have sprung up, and walls of buildings are decorated by colorful murals.
The outdoors, fresh local produce, the Kansas City River Market, barbecue, and a vibrant art scene are just some of the 43 reasons why you should live in Kansas City.
The median home price is about $201,000 and monthly rent averages about $900.
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