New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in Idaho and Ohio at stations owned by Hearst, Tegna and News-Press & Gazette.
KIFI and KIDK, the ABC and CBS-Fox affiliates in Idaho Falls (DMA 162) owned by the News-Press & Gazette Co. (NPG), are looking for an articulate, dynamic news anchor with the ability to command viewers’ attention while leading the evening newscasts.
The winning candidate is someone who is a team leader and participates in planning content. Qualifying candidates will have at least five years of on-air experience, strong speaking skills to go live from the field and have good conversational writing.
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Idaho Falls sits in the shadows of the Rockies, just west of the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone and several other national forests and parks. Nestled along the Snake River, Idaho Falls is a four-season paradise with world-class outdoor activities like fishing, skiing, hiking and boating. Idaho Falls averages more than 200 sunny days per year, with summer temperatures averaging around 86 degrees, and winter’s average is around 30 degrees. The Greenbelt is a system of trails with parks and a waterfall, while riverside are art museums, and the Idaho Zoo. The median price for a home is $153,000 and rent averages about $750 a month.
WLWT, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate in Cincinnati (DMA 37) has an opening for a business manager. Responsibilities include payroll/employee relations, providing business analytics and support to the General Manager and Department head team, forecasting, budgeting, expense management and other business office activities at the station.
This position also provides support and works collaboratively with the regional accounting group on the monthly financial closing, forecast and annual budget processes among other things. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Cincinnati sits on the Ohio River across from Covington, Ky., about 100 miles southeast of Indianapolis. Although Cincinnati is often perceived as a sleepy Midwestern metro area, residents benefit from a wealth of amenities, including museums, professional sports teams and a wide selection of restaurants. According to U. S. News & World Report, families are drawn to Cincinnati for its excellent public and private schools, and its large number of Montessori schools. Plus, Fortune 500 companies bring in national and international talent.
There’s no shortage of things to do in Cincinnati. Families enjoy the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, the Cincinnati Museum Center and the Newport Aquarium, which is just over the Ohio River in Kentucky. The metro area’s northern suburbs boast attractions like Kings Island, Great Wolf Lodge and the Beach Waterpark. Cincinnatians are also loyal to their football and baseball teams, the Bengals and the Reds, respectively, and there’s a friendly rivalry between teams at Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati. The median home price is about $160,000 and monthly rent averages about $800.
WBNS, Tegna’s CBS affiliate in Columbus, Ohio (DMA 34), is looking for a marketing director. Tegna is seeking candidates who want to apply every ounce of their leadership, creative, digital and strategic marketing skills to develop and execute brand-and-buzz-building, award-winning ideas across media (on-air, online, on social, tablet, mobile, experiential et al.) at a world-class level all in the interest of multi-platform audience and revenue growth.
It’s seeking marketing directors who settle for nothing short of flawless execution, consistently ask “what if” and who aspire to deliver consumer and advertiser campaigns with unbridled potential for reach and impact. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Columbus is home to the Ohio State Buckeyes but the area has much more to offer. Just 100 miles northeast of Cincinnati, Columbus is teeming with art, music, theater, museums and culture. Columbus is a bustling place that doesn’t lack for entertainment. The Short North Arts District is full of restaurants, shops, bars, concert venues, art galleries and more. The Short North area is also home to the North Market, a public market with more than 30 vendors offering diverse local cuisine, fresh produce, gifts and more.
Columbus also encompasses many parks and museums, including COSI (Center of Science and Industry), the Museum of Art, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and the Scioto Mile riverfront park. Special events and festivals take place throughout the year, and during the fall, the region lives and breathes football. The pride and joy of the city is the Ohio State Buckeyes.