New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a producer for WRAL in Raleigh, N.C.; a reporter for WICU in Erie, Pa.; and a producer/anchor for WENY in Elmira, N.Y.
WRAL, the dominant television station in the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville market (DMA 27) in North Carolina, is seeking a strong news producer to craft, write and oversee compelling, visually interesting and fast-paced newscasts.
During the newscast, this person is responsible for timing stories, weather, and sports to ensure the newscast ends on time; coordinating breaking news stories; and leading the production crew in the control room to make sure the newscast is executed cleanly on the air.
The station is looking for a person with outstanding leadership and communication skills, proven writing ability, a vision for graphics, and a passion for memorable, creative newscasts. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
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 is the state capitol, and the second largest city in North Carolina. 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.
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.
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.
WICU, the NBC affiliate in Erie, Pa. (DMA 152), needs a full-time television multimedia journalist to investigate and report enterprise stories about people helping those who are economically disadvantaged. You will highlight solutions and creative ideas making a difference.
This is a special opportunity for storytelling focused on people helping others and not a general assignment position. Former or current print/digital reporters willing to learn how to shoot and edit video and deliver stories on camera for broadcast will be given consideration. Candidates with broadcast reporting experience are also encouraged to apply. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Erie is situated directly on Lake Erie, not far from the Allegheny National Forest, about halfway between Buffalo to the north and Cleveland to the south. Millions of tourists visit Erie for water recreation at Presque Isle State Park, as well as attractions like a casino and horse racetrack named for the state park.
Other cultural assets within the city include the Erie Land Light, Warner Theatre, its several Philharmonic orchestras, the Bicentennial Tower and the Blasco Library and Erie Maritime Museum located nearby. The lake is a popular destination for fishing and boating, and Presque Isle State Park, Pennsylvania’s largest state park, offers water recreation and good beaches.
The downtown area has a new waterfront redevelopment project with a new convention center and park facilities. The city has cultural amenities and museums and a minor league baseball team. The median home price is about $85,000.
WENY, the ABC and CBS in Elmira-Corning-Horseheads, N.Y. (DMA 178), has a terrific opportunity for a producer/anchor. The successful candidate will have a strong on-air presence, solid news judgment and writing skills.
As a member of the morning team, you’ll gain experience in many aspects of news coverage, from live opportunities, breaking news, to stories focused on important community matters. You’ll receive solid feedback and coaching focused on your professional development.
You must have strong organizational and time management skills, the ability to operate as a one-person band and be able to edit video when necessary. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
The Elmira-Corning-Horseheads area of New York is just a few miles south of the 11 Finger Lakes in west-central New York, just about 30 miles south of Ithica, home of Cornell University. The roughly 9,000 square miles that surround the 11 sinuous Finger Lakes in west-central New York State are filled with blue hills, rolling farmland and vineyards that produce some of the world’s greatest rieslings. It is an area of charming villages and towns, with historic treasures, and plenty of cultural offerings. The median home price is around $75,000.