New TV jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an Executive Producer, a digital sales coordinator and a graphics design manager for stations owned by Hearst, Gray and Nexstar.
WDSU, the Hearst Television NBC affiliate in New Orleans, is looking for an executive producer who can oversee fast-paced newscasts in an even faster-paced news market. This person is responsible for the overall content of assigned newscasts, manages all aspects of breaking news, and social engagement. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Known as The City that Care Forgot, The Crescent City, America’s Most Interesting City, and, of course, The Big Easy, New Orleans offers a lifestyle that is worlds apart from the hustle and bustle of most metropolitan areas. Situated amidst Lake Pontchartrain on the north, the Mississippi River on the south and wetlands all around, the city is a bit of an island itself, a factor that has allowed local traditions to grow and develop during the past centuries so that New Orleans has a quirky character all its own. Part of the culture is reflected in the food, known around the world for its interesting spices and seafood base. From the haute cuisine of the fine French restaurants to earthy fried oyster po’-boys at neighborhood restaurants, the cuisine reflects the diversity and eccentricities of this port city.
And of course, there’s the music. Like the food and the architecture, the music of New Orleans reflects the rich heritage of the city.
Parks and playgrounds dot the landscape, so parents of young children can often push a stroller from their front doors to a suitable recreation spot for their children. Plenty of New Orleanians commute to work on bikes and their ranks are growing, thanks to the construction of bike lanes on many major thoroughfares. In fact, the New Orleans Cycling Coalition has mapped the city’s streets and graded them according to their ridability. Lake Pontchartain — 26 miles across — is the perennial destination for those who enjoying sailing, water skiing and all kinds of aquatic activities. Marinas on the lakefront provide berths for hundreds of vessels, both small and grand.
WMC-TV, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Memphis, is seeking a digital sales coordinator. This person is an essential member of the team responsible for protecting revenue for the station’s digital properties by booking digital business, optimizing orders, and following through on fulfillment for our advertising partners’ digital campaigns. In this role, you will support the account eexecutives, serving as a secondary point of contact for clients when needed, as well as a project manager, booking, maintaining and optimizing campaigns. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Memphis is known for mild winters and has more sunny days than Jacksonville. It’s known for great music and food. Memphis has one of the lowest costs of living for a large metro area. Rent prices and mortgage expenses are considerably lower than the national average.
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 here is $180,375, while the average two-bedroom/two-bathroom apartment rents for $726 a month.
Nexstar’s KRQE Media Group in Albuquerque, N.M., has an opening for a graphics design manager who conceptualizes and creates on-air, online and social media graphics for local news, sales, and creative services departments, as well as producing topical special report and image promotions and campaigns.
The KRQE Media Group is home to New Mexico’s No. 1 local news source and four different networks (CBS, Fox, CW and MyNet), and this job provides a unique creative opportunity and challenge to address the branding and sales needs of four distinct brands. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Perhaps best known for the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Albuquerque is a culturally rich and naturally beautiful metropolitan area, according to U. S. News & World Report. Albuquerque residents have plenty to keep them busy, from the art galleries to the historic Native American sites all around the region. The Albuquerque zoo, gardens and aquarium are popular with families, and a host of museums are great places to spend the rare rainy day.
Albuquerque has a robust culinary scene and includes nationally recognized wineries and breweries. Albuquerque offers quick access to outdoor recreation, such as hiking, mountain biking and even skiing in the Sandia Mountains that border the metro area to the east. The Rio Grande that flows through the city center is a playground for kayakers, and miles of walking and cycling trails wind through its wooded banks.