New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news director, creative services director and systems engineer at stations owned by NBC, Meredith and Lockwood in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Virginia.
WCAV, Lockwood Broadcasting’s dual CBS-Fox affiliates in Charlottesville, Va. (DMA 182), needs a highly motivated news director. The ideal candidate will possess excellent news judgment, motivational skills, and the ability to find and develop talent. You should have at least two years’ experience as a news director or assistant news director. You’ll need to develop a strategy for news content to meet station goals while collaborating with creative services and sales departments to ensure those goals are met. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Charlottesville is about 70 miles northeast of Richmond, and 90 miles west of the Chesapeake Bay. Just two hours from Washington, Charlottesville offers quiet country retreats and horseback rides in nearby Shenandoah National Park, the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, as well as a wealth of history that includes the homes of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Its array of restaurants offer exceptional gastronomic variety.
For years, Charlottesville has been picking up the prizes. It’s been named best town for food lovers by Wine Magazine; best college town in the country by Traveler’s Today; the country’s favorite mountain town by Travel & Leisure; and one of the happiest and healthiest places in the US by Business Insider.
The concentration of restaurants has made it a draw for visitors. The historic main street is a popular destination for food, wine and music. Virginia vineyards are known for white and some surprisingly good reds.
WCAU, the NBC O&O in Philadelphia (DMA 4), needs a hands-on, accomplished systems engineer dedicated to help their business win by supporting mission critical systems, projects and new initiatives.
You’ll need to provide advanced support for systems and applications, commission new technology; manage multiple projects including budget tracking and reporting; partner with technical teams and news operations groups to manage systems, documentation, develop best practices and implement new technologies. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
It’s two hours to the shore. You’re two hours to fishing, skiing and hiking in the Pocono Mountains. There are cheesesteaks and hoagie stores on nearly every corner. It’s a cottage industry around here. And of course, there’s WaWa, ask a local about that.
Restaurants abound in the city and in the suburbs. History? If you have to ask, maybe this isn’t for you. Art, theater, music, and culture? Let me put it this way, you don’t have enough time to sample it all.
Outdoor? Parks, trails, woodlands, lakes, rivers, whether you’re in the city proper or in the suburbs, you can take your pick. Look, you’ll be working at the NBC-owned station, once you get here, you’ll never want to live anywhere else.
Got questions about living here? Call me. I know what I’m talking about.
WNEM, Meredith’s CBS affiliate in Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Mich. (DMA 77), needs a creative services director. The creative services director must be innovative, creative and a leader ready to push the business of media marketing and management forward. Must have strong organizational, communication and management skills, hands on writing and producing skills as well as a strong understanding of topical news promotion to grow the market leader.
This candidate will have frequent interaction with other department leaders, regional VP and consultants and serves as the leader in developing and executing the station marketing plan to drive ratings growth. This position is also responsible for overseeing programming promotion, commercial production, and graphic arts. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Saginaw is about 100 miles northwest of Detroit, and just 20 miles from Saginaw Bay. The Great Lakes Bay Region is the largest watershed in Michigan, making it a place rich with natural resources. The Saginaw River and eight different rivers intertwine and drain into the Saginaw Bay which is connected to Lake Huron.
A growing economy, outstanding healthcare, low cost of living, award-winning schools and diverse housing options are all available in Saginaw.
The region has a vibrant, big-city feel with small city expenses and charm. The Saginaw housing market is one of the most affordable in the nation and the cost of living in the Great Lakes Bay Region is considered amount the most reasonable in the country. The median home price is about $62,900.
Saginaw is home to a wide array of entertainment venues from family focused fun to nightlife. With a national reputation for great sports, top-notch facilities and youth-friendly hospitality, Saginaw offers the best of all world’s for your sporting event. Saginaw is home to two professional sports teams, a 9,400 acre national park, and fabulous river-based events.