New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in Richmond and Memphis for a senior sales account exec and a technical media producer, which combines the roles of a traditional newscast director and master control operator.
WWBT, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Richmond, Virginia (DMA 54), has an immediate opening for a technical media producer (TMP). A TMP combines the roles of a traditional newscast director and master control operator. The successful candidate will have experience switching live television, be it in a newscast or a master control setting. Responsibilities include monitoring and logging playback of multiple over-the-air channels. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Richmond sits on the James River, about 100 miles west of Virginia Beach and the Chesapeake Bay, and just 70 miles east of Charlottesville. U. S. News & World Report says Richmond is the only region in America with whitewater rapids running through its downtown district. Downtown Richmond is anchored by Virginia Commonwealth University, which draws a large crowd of younger part-time residents. World-class museums, a vibrant food scene and a wide array of entertainment options from concerts and theater performances to family-friendly festivals can be found in Richmond.
The Richmond metro area features more than 100 local parks and plenty of recreational activities. 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.
WMC-TV, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Memphis, Tennessee (DMA 51), has an immediate opening for an energetic and extremely motivated multiplatform sales professional. Candidate must possess strong presentation and communication skills, experience working with advertising agencies, plus proven success in new business development. The station serves roughly the western third of Tennessee, northern Mississippi, eastern Arkansas and the southeastern corner of Missouri over the air, on satellite, and on various cable systems. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Memphis is a one of a kind city, rich in history and music, truly authentic, and boasting a dynamic culinary scene. It sits on the mighty Mississippi River, and is home to the National Civil Rights Museum, Sun Studio, Stax Museum of American Soul, Graceland, The Memphis Grizzlies, Memphis Redbirds, 901 FC, University of Memphis, and the and the Memphis Zoo, (and that’s just scratching the surface).
You know that Memphis a pro basketball and hockey team. You know about Beale Street and all the entertainment the city has to offer. But Memphis is also a leading commercial and industrial city and is one of the busiest inland ports on the Mississippi River.
The University of Memphis is there, and the University of Tennessee also has a branch in Memphis. The city also boasts a wildlife sanctuary, the Lichterman Nature Center, two state parks, and the Memphis Botanical Garden, which houses an arboretum, a conservatory, and a Japanese garden. The average cost of a home is $180,375, while the average two-bedroom/two-bathroom apartment rents for $726 a month.