New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, news director, news producers, account executives, MMJs, creative services director, news anchors, and sports journalist in eight different markets.
NOTE: Inspired by broadcasters providing free ads to support local businesses during the pandemic, TVNewsCheck is offering its MediaJobCenter to employers free for the month of April. Many broadcasters have taken advantage of the offer, and were especially surprised to see the videos and pictures of their market included in the ads.
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Here are the newest openings in alphabetical order by market:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
KOAT Albuquerque (DMA 46), is looking for a dynamic news director to take its award-winning news team to a new level of excellence.
Perhaps best known for the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Albuquerque is a culturally rich and naturally beautiful metropolitan area, according to U. S. News & World Report. Albuquerque residents have plenty to keep them busy, from the art galleries to the historic Native American sites all around the region. Albuquerque offers quick access to outdoor recreation, such as hiking, mountain biking and even skiing. The Rio Grande that flows through the city center is a playground for kayakers, and miles of walking and cycling trails wind through its wooded banks.
Fort Wayne, Indiana
WFFT, the Fox affiliate in Fort Wayne (DMA 110) is looking for a creative services director who likes to create market memorable promotions.
With its low cost of living and quiet neighborhoods, Fort Wayne is an excellent place to buy a house, start a career, launch a business and raise children, according to U. S. News & World Report. Residents in Fort Wayne have access to amenities one would expect to find in a large metropolis, like excellent entertainment options and a thriving arts scene. Residents work to preserve the region’s history, from preserving the oldest Native American structure in the U.S. to maintaining its reputation as one of the most religious places in the country. The farmland northeast of the city proper is home to many Amish communities who maintain a plain lifestyle free of many technological advancements.
Greenville, North Carolina
WNCT, the CBS affiliate in Greenville (DMA 100), is looking for a Vice President/General Manager to lead its media properties.
Greensboro is a short jaunt to and from all the major cities in North Carolina. Spend a day in the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west or head east for a beach weekend. There is no shortage of arts, entertainment, recreation, shopping and restaurants to keep locals busy. Greensboro boasts 170 well-kept public parks and gardens. A broad range of neighborhoods offers a diverse array of homes to satisfy different tastes, and a strong sense of community makes North Carolina’s third-largest metro area feel like a small town where the residents are neighborly.
Indianapolis, Indiana is about a couple hundred miles south of Chicago and about a hundred miles northeast of Cincinnati. Indianapolis is home to one of the world’s largest children’s museums, as well as professional and college sports teams and miles of recreational trails. Indianapolis’ lively downtown is easily walkable. The metro area includes an array of neighborhoods and suburbs, and many offer their own shopping and entertainment venues. Even so, suburbanites still venture downtown for its shops, theaters and restaurants. A few miles northeast of downtown, are more than 3,900 acres of land and 1,400 acres of water which host many community-based clubs for activities like sailing, rowing and shooting.
Quincy has been twice recognized as an All-America City and Forbes listed Quincy as the eighth ‘Best Small City To Raise A Family’. Enjoy hunting and boating on the Mississippi River with 1000 acres of parkland in the Quincy Park District for year round activities. There are 14 playgrounds sites, swimming pools, 241-slip marina, 27-hole public golf course, athletic fields and fishing lake, as well as additional development of a biking/walking trail.
Terre Haute, Indiana
WTHI, the Fox-CW affiliate in Terre Haute (DMA 160), needs an MMJ/editor.
Terre Haute is unique in that it has four diverse institutions of higher education and each contributes to economic development, quality of life and workforce training. In Terre Haute, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Some of the notable things to do include: Terre Haute Children’s Museum, Clabber Girl Museum, and Indiana Theatre. Median home real estate prices in Terre Haute come in at $76,000. Terre Haute could be a great place for young adults and students as the average age of 33 years old is below the nation’s average.
KWWL, the NBC affiliate in Waterloo (DMA 90), is seeking an experienced anchor/reporter for its weekend early morning newscasts.
Livability says Waterloo dramatically re-energized its downtown in recent years by completing a huge riverfront renaissance initiative that includes a plaza, riverwalk trail, amphitheater, splash pad and hockey rink. The development complements an array of shopping, dining, nightlife and cultural entertainment options downtown and was a catalyst in growing those destinations. Residents enjoy many amenities to keep them healthy and fit, including 50-plus parks and more than 100 miles of paved trails. The community is home to Hawkeye Community College and is adjacent to Cedar Falls, home of the University of Northern Iowa.
KAKE, the ABC affiliate in Wichita (DMA 72), needs an account executive to assist Kansas business owners in achieving their marketing objectives.
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.