New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s MediaJobCenter include openings for a chief engineer, a creative services manager, a news director and a local sales manager in markets in Alabama, Alaska and Ohio.
WKEF and WRGT, Sinclair’s ABC and Fox affiliates in Dayton, Ohio (DMA 63), need a local sales manager to build and maintain a high-performing sales team that exceeds revenue goal by driving client results through creative marketing solutions.
Successful candidate will have 10 years broadcast sales experience (including television sales), with proven success in developmental business and multimedia platforms including web and mobile applications and a passion for contributing to a sales team with a positive mindset. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
The Dayton region ranked within the top 10% in the nation in arts and culture. In a poll by American Style magazine, Dayton ranked No. 2 in the country among mid-size cities as an arts destination, ranking higher than larger cities such as Atlanta, St. Louis and Cincinnati. There are 119 colleges within 100 miles of Dayton. Those who enjoy spending time outdoors will find nearly 20 different metro parks and more than 330 miles of paved biking trails. Several historic neighborhoods and districts, a bike-share program and about a dozen craft and microbreweries add to Dayton’s cultural jewels.
The median home price for a home in Dayton is about $130,000, while the average rent for an apartment is about $800.
A news-intensive TV station in the Southeast is looking for a creative services manager to oversee promotion and commercial production across TV, OTT and digital platforms.
The ideal candidate will be expert at building a news brand based on research, able to produce high-quality spots from start to finish themselves, and manage a team of producers to create additional promos and local ads. This is a great opportunity for a strong promo producer that wants to run their own department. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Due to a pending retirement, WAAY, Allen Media’s ABC affiliate in Huntsville, Ala. (DMA 78), needs a chief engineer. This person will oversee day-to-day operations of engineering, IT and master control.
They are responsible for procuring equipment, maintaining the facility and overseeing planning and execution of station initiatives. Knowledge of transmitters, studio, building, information systems, and FCC regulatory and compliance rules are needed. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
U. S. News & World Report ranks Huntsville as the 11th best place to live in the country. Huntsville’s city center has undergone a renaissance in recent years. An outbreak of new construction downtown means more shopping, dining and apartment options are on the horizon. Just west of downtown, a defunct cotton mill became a bustling arts center and craft breweries and bars have sprung up in a renovated old middle school.
Area restaurants offer everything from Vietnamese to German to Indian fare. More standard Southern fare, including barbecue joints and farm-to-table cafes, are also popular. Because the climate is warm most of the year, outdoor concerts and events are plentiful. The downtown area hosts outdoor concerts, movies and food truck rallies almost every weekend.
KTVA, Denali Media’s CBS affiliate in Anchorage, Alaska (DMA 151), needs a news director responsible for the development of local content across all media platforms. Provides leadership and drives strategy for news coverage in a culture of creativity and excellence.
The successful candidate fully own the goals, operations and results of the department, and provides strong leadership to management, team/s and direct reports, including generating enthusiasm and shared commitment; identifying and setting new directions; teaching, growing and empowering; owning outcomes; and leading by example. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Founded in 1914, Anchorage is a young, thriving, culturally rich city just minutes away from some of the last true, unspoiled wilderness in the U.S. The mountain ranges are speckled with powder hounds, bikers, hikers and campers. For those less inclined to spend time in nature, Anchorage has a bevy of museums, a performing arts center, galleries and numerous inventive eateries and craft breweries.
Anchorage is also home to a professional hockey team and two amateur collegiate summer baseball teams. Though the summers are short, they’re divine. With temperatures in the 60s and weeks at a time without true darkness, residents spend much of their waking hours outside enjoying the weather and the infinite outdoor pursuits that Anchorage affords them, from hiking and biking to attending festivals and dining al fresco.