New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for a general manager, assistant news director, executive producer, news producers, sales director, digital sales, meteorologists, engineers and reporters in 12 different markets.
New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, assistant news director, executive producer, news producers, sales director, digital sales, meteorologists, engineers, and reporters in 12 different markets.
NOTE: Inspired by broadcasters offering 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 openings in alphabetical order by market:
Charlotte, North Carolina
WJZY, Nexstar Broadcasting’s Fox affiliate in Charlotte (DMA 21), seeks an experienced, driven broadcast professional to serve as vice president/general manager of its media properties including WJZY FOX46 and WMYT (MyNet).
Charlotte is a region that’s equal parts old-fashioned southern charm and high-energy cosmopolitan bustle. Charlotte has its own culture, culinary sophistication and unique feel that’s making it a more enticing place for people from all over the world to settle down. U.S. News & World Report ranked it as the 20th best places to live in the U.S.
Fort Myers, Florida
WINK, Fort Myers Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate in Ft. Myers (DMA 53), is looking for a news photojournalist, news producer, bi-lingual news producer, and a network architect with design work experience, troubleshooting with routing/switching experience and understands SDN concepts and Cisco knowledge.
When it comes to the arts, entertainment and attractions, the City of Palms is one of the most vibrant metro areas on the Gulf Coast. Boating and fishing tournaments fill Fort Myers’ calendar. Locals enjoy dining in the metro area’s various restaurants. Sports enthusiasts can watch the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins baseball teams during their spring training camps. The median home price is $220,000 and there is no state income tax in Florida.
Fort Myers, Florida
WFTX, the Scripps Fox affiliate in Fort Myers (DMA 53), needs a news producer.
Fort Myers is on the west coast of Florida, about two-hours south of Tampa, but just miles away is Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel Island, and Naples. U.S. News & Report designated Fort Myers as the No. 1 place to retire in the country. Nestled alongside the Caloosahatchee River, Fort Myers is a midsize metro area. Museums, parades, festivals, theaters, parks, historical sites and art galleries pepper the metro area and its social calendar.
Green Bay, Wisconsin
WGBA, the Scripps NBC affiliate in Green Bay (DMA 67), needs an assistant news director.
Green Bay has the perfect mix of big-city amenities complemented with a Midwestern, small-town feel, says U. S. News & World Report. This city boasts a thriving entertainment and arts scene, revitalized downtown, and two college campuses, creating an energy that may appeal to young families as well as retirees. A thriving craft beer industry, an array of restaurant options and its proximity to weekend getaway destinations make Green Bay a good place to settle down and stay.
According to U. S. News & World Report, a paycheck goes further in Houston than it does in other major metro areas, with affordable housing and free or cheap attractions like biking along Buffalo Bayou and exploring the 7,800-acre George Bush Park. The affordability of this region, which is located in southeastern Texas and home to more than 6.7 million residents in the metro area, is attracting new people from across the country and around the world. In Houston, dining is a pastime, and the region pleases palates with more than 11,000 restaurants.
Kansas City, Missouri
KSHB, the Scripps NBC affiliate in Kansas City (DMA 32), needs a director of sales.
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. 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.
KATC, the Scripps ABC affiliate in Lafayette (DMA 121), needs a general manager.
Lafayette was named the happiest city in America by MarketWatch, a financial news website, which took the country by surprise. Folks here work hard, but they live well, too, thanks to their access to outstanding cuisine, great music and a calendar full of festivals. Visitors and newcomers to the metro area often comment on how friendly people are in Lafayette. The town offers as many restaurants as there are days in the year; many serve Cajun and Creole-based cuisine, while others feature menus as diverse as those of New York City restaurants.
With more parkland per capita than Austin, Portland and all but a handful of U.S. cities, an extensive (and growing) bike trail network, and a low cost of living, Lincoln is one of the fastest growing metro areas in the Midwest. There are lots of pubs and nightclubs around the city of Lincoln. For foodies, Lincoln is home to plenty of restaurants with offerings ranging from burgers and juicy steaks to Thai.
WTKR-WGNT, the Scripps CBS-CW duopoly in Norfolk (DMA 42), is looking for a creative, visionary news producer with a proven track record.
Norfolk is located in the metropolitan area of Hampton Roads. The metro area is a bastion of port activity, and Norfolk is considered the hub of the area’s economy, culture, and history. Living in Norfolk means access to hip businesses, outdoor activity, and a comprehensive transportation system. Residents can also access shores along the Atlantic Ocean, the Chesapeake Bay, and numerous other rivers within a short drive of the city center.
Quad Cities, Iowa
Nexstar Broadcasting Group is looking for a general manager to lead WHBF (CBS) and KGCW (CW) and digital operations in Quad Cities, Iowa (DMA 103). The Quad Cities are made up of Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa, and Rock Island and Moline, Ill.
When it comes to where young professionals can live and thrive, the Quad Cities stands well above New York, Los Angeles, or any big city. That’s according to a new RealtyHop study. Whether you’re fresh out of college, a young professional on the career path, raising a family, or nearing retirement, you’ll find there’s never been a better time to live in the Quad Cities.
South Bend, Indiana
South Bend is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in South Bend offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Bend there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in South Bend. The public schools in South Bend are above average.
KGUN, the Scripp ABC affiliate in Tucson (DMA 65), is seeking an innovative and dynamic director of sales.
Tucson’s population runs the spectrum from young to old, with people moving here not just from around the country, but around the world. The population feels younger thanks to the large number of students attending The University of Arizona. But perhaps the best part of Tucson is its scenery. The metro area is ringed by mountain ranges that emphasize the great desert skies and sunsets that continuously impress even the most seasoned residents.
WXLV, Sinclair’s ABC affiliate in Winston-Salem (DMA 49), needs a digital sales manager who will ensure all digital objective, including internet and mobile, exceed or meet company revenue growth goals.
U. S. News & World Report ranked Winston-Salem as the 31st best place to live in the U.S. Although the city is traditionally Southern in its friendliness, it has an international feel. The metro area celebrates its diversity during an array of festivals and through a variety of cuisines. You’ll find restaurants serving everything from traditional North Carolina barbecue to Indian curries and Greek pastries.