New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news director, a news producer and a general manager for Nexstar stations in Sacramento, Calif.; Roanoke, Va.; and San Francisco.
KTXL, Nexstar’s Fox affiliate in California’s Capital City of Sacramento (DMA 20) seeks an experienced and driven broadcast professional to serve as news director. KTXL Fox40 produces the most local news in the market plus executes on multiple special projects and a statewide weekly political show.
You will lead and supervise all aspects of news, weather and sports and digital content and be a key part of the leadership team in this competitive market. KTXL is looking for someone who has passion for the industry, a proven leader, to work for a growing television station and has the desire to win the right way. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Sacramento is located just a few hours from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. According to U. S. News & World Report, drawn to the reasonable cost of living, abundant sunshine and ethnic diversity, young professionals and middle-class families are leading a population boom not seen since the Gold Rush. Economic development and a resurgent real estate market are providing exciting opportunities for locals and newcomers alike.
Sacramento also beckons to foodies. Sitting in the heart of the Central Valley, the metro area is at the forefront of the farm-to-fork movement. Residents have access to an abundance of fresh, locally sourced foods from nearby farms, wineries and breweries. Sacramento experiences a Mediterranean climate, and the region experiences most of its precipitation in the winter months.
Sacramentans have a hungry appetite for the outdoors, which is partially satisfied by more than 200 public parks. Meanwhile, recreational opportunities abound along the 32-mile American River Parkway, which runs from downtown to the historic Folsom suburb. With so many ways to be active, it’s no wonder Sacramento’s residents are among the fittest in the country.
Nexstar seeks an experienced, driven broadcast professional to serve as vice president/general manager of its media properties in Roanoke-Lynchburg, Virginia (DMA 71.) The successful candidate will have full oversight of WFXR (Fox), WWCW (CW), as well as all affiliated digital, mobile, and social media assets associated with WFXRTV.com. Nexstar wants a stakeholder — someone who is engaging, promotes good citizenship and wants to make a positive impact on the community. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Roanoke, a city in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia, is about 160 miles west of Richmond. Surrounded by scenic beauty, the Roanoke region is a perfect destination for visitors wanting a little of everything in a Blue Ridge mountain getaway. Take in the arts and culture, shop, eat and enjoy the wealth of outdoor recreation in the heart of its breathtaking mountains.
Roanoke is ranked No. 3 on the new list of 2018 Best Affordable Places to Live published by Livability. With more than 600 miles of trails and a reputation as one of the best regions on the East Coast for outdoor recreation, combined with a local economy that is reinventing itself around healthcare & technology and an affordable cost of living, Roanoke is becoming a very attractive place to live.
Nexstar’s KRON4, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Local News Station, needs a newscast producer. This position is responsible for creating a daily newscast for an assigned time slot, using various resources such as reporters, writers, video, wire copy, and information gathered in the newsroom.
Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to use state-of-the-art live and graphic technologies, digital editing systems, and be able to work with writers, reporters and assignment editors on story development. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
San Francisco is ranked the 10th Best Place to Live by U. S. News & World Report. San Francisco is a complete universe in and of itself: Each neighborhood exudes its own personality, from the historic streets of the Mission District to the grassy hills of the Presidio to the bustling piers along the Embarcadero. The metro area’s multifaceted personality draws a variety of people, from innovative entrepreneurs to students to retirees.
The area is home to dozens of award-winning restaurants, world-class museums and family-friendly activities that San Franciscans routinely take advantage of. The bounty of green space — such as the expansive Golden Gate National Recreation Area — provides plenty of room for walking, biking, boating and other fresh-air activities.