New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an executive news producer, a digital sales manager and a meteorologist for ABC affiliate KDRV in Medford, Ore.
KDRV, Allen Broadcasting’s ABC affiliate in Medford, Ore. (DMA 135), needs an executive news producer, a digital sales manager and a meteorologist. KDRV says it produces more local news across more platforms than any other media outlet in the market.
These are great opportunities to join a dominant television station with the market’s top-rated local newscasts, quality syndicated programming, strong ABC network programming and a broad range of digital products.
Medford is about 150 miles from the Pacific Ocean by car, mostly because you have to drive around the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, one of many national forests and parks surrounding Medford. Others include the Umpqua National Forest, Fremont-Winema National Forest, Crater Lake National Park, and Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.
Medford is located in the heart of Rogue Valley where the climate resembles the desired Mediterranean climate.The town is southern Oregon’s largest and most diverse city, brimming with historical and cultural attractions while offering regional tax-free shopping. The entire downtown is on the historic registry. Take a historic trolley ride through town and then meander through boutiques, a variety of exceptional restaurants, wine bars, antique stores and art galleries.
Enjoy Medford’s Downtown Dine Around experience and select from a showcase of restaurants, including tapas, breweries, farm to table or ethnic cuisine, all within steps of each other. Medford is situated in the center of many exciting adventures and experiences, like white water rafting, wineries and hiking.
KDRV needs an executive news producer, to help lead, develop, train, and motivate its team of journalists. The station is looking for an up-and-coming producer or reporter who wants to break into newsroom management. KDRV’s newsroom maintains a strong focus on live, local coverage of hard news, breaking news, and weather.
KDRV is also looking for a digital sales manager to help shape and execute advertising strategies for clients across all our digital platforms, including web, mobile, and social media. This person will develop digital product packages, train the sales team on digital sales initiatives, accompanies account executives on multiple sales calls each week, and personally sell digital advertising products to existing clients and new clients through new business development.
KDRV is also looking for a meteorologist to join its StormWatch 12 team, someone eager to develop his or her forecasting skills in a dynamic weather environment with ocean beaches, mountain ranges, and scenic river valleys as microclimates in our coverage area. In addition to preparing, producing and presenting weather segments and forecasts in top-rated TV newscasts, the successful candidate will generate content for kdrv.com, Facebook, Twitter and other digital content platforms.