New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a sports director in Madison, Wis.; a news producer in Richmond, Va.; a digital content director on Maryland’s Delmarva Peninsula; and an anchor/reporter in Wichita, Kan.
WISC, Morgan Murphy’s CBS affiliate in Madison, Wis. (DMA 81), is looking for a sports director to lead its team in one of America’s greatest college sports towns. Don’t take my word for it — ask Sports Illustrated. This is a rare opportunity at a quality station in a great sports town.
WISC is looking for someone to break the mold and connect with local sports audiences in a new way. If you’re expecting to cut highlights and anchor a traditional local sportscast, this is not the job for you. The station prioritizes perspective, analysis and emotion for viewers who are deeply interested in local, college and professional sports. A big part of the job will be developing and executing a digital sports strategy to build on its award-winning digital platforms. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Madison is the state capital, straddles Lake Mendota, and is about 80 west of Milwaukee. Against a backdrop of high-tech businesses and acclaimed academic institutions, Madison exudes the casual, down-to-earth feel you’d expect in the capital of America’s Dairyland, according to U. S. News & World Report, which declared the city as the 12th Best Places to Live.
On a given night, Madisonians can dine on food prepared by award-winning chefs and take in performances by national and international musicians and actors. The next morning, Madisonians can buy produce, meats and baked goods at the Dane County Farmers Market, often grabbing breakfast and coffee there, or at hot spots like Marigold Kitchen and Michelangelo’s Coffee House. The median cost of a home is $250,000 while monthly apartment rent is about $960.
WWBT, Richmond, Va.’s No. 1 news organization, has immediate opening for creative, dynamic news producer. WWBT NBC12, is the Gray-owned NBC affiliate in the market (DMA 56), serving Central Virginia and beyond; embodying excellence, innovation and community commitment
The station fulfills its On Your Side brand promise through quality news, programming and information across all media platforms. Successful candidate must be strong writer, energetic, self- motivated and strong leader.
No show stackers … just experienced leader with vision and skills to develop content. Drug screen required. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Richmond, the capital of Virginia, is located on the incredible James River and offers a wide range of cultural and historical attractions. The city and surrounding areas are steeped in American history. Richmond is located two hours from beautiful beaches to the east, and about the same distance in the opposite direction to the colorful Appalachian Mountains.
WBOC, Draper Media’s dual CBS-Fox affiliates in Salisbury, Md. (DMA 136), needs a digital content director responsible for the planning, development and delivery of infrastructure, editorial processes, schedules and content to maintain the Draper Media digital news properties in their position as the leader in interactive news and feature delivery on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Draper Media’s local news content is produced and distributed for busy, tech-savvy, mobile audiences, and it’s looking for a creative, innovative leader to drive these efforts for its CBS, NBC, and Telemundo affiliates. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Live, work and play at the beach while building a career at American’s finest small-market broadcast group! Enjoy life with this family-owned company on the beautiful Delmarva Peninsula, located between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. Ideally located at ocean resorts, with an easy drive to Washington D.C., Philadelphia and New York City.
KAKE, Lockwood’s ABC affiliate in Wichita, Kan. (DMA 72), is looking for an aggressive, highly motivated and skilled news anchor/reporter to join its award-winning staff. Candidates must have strong writing and anchoring ability, be able to perform duties on all social platforms, from on-air, Facebook, Twitter, and all other social media platforms, and be able to go one-on-one with live interviews, among other duties. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
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. Wichita, which is located in the heart of the Midwest along the banks of the Arkansas River, is also the state’s largest metro area and business hub.
Whether your idea of culture is a monster truck show, country music, theater, opera or ballet, you’ll find something that suits your tastes in Wichita. The median home price for a house is just around $150,000 and rent averages under $800 monthly.