New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a general manager, a creative services director, meteorologist, multimedia journalists, morning news anchor and master control operator/newscast director.
Lockwood Broadcast group is seeking general manager candidates for WCAV and WVAW in Charlottesville, Va. The successful candidate will oversee three of the market’s Big 4 networks (CBS, ABC, Fox) in the picturesque home to the University of Virginia.
The general manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic and operating plans for the station along with being responsible for the human, financial and physical assets of the station while maintaining company policies and federal and state regulations. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
KAKE, Lockwood Broadcasting’s ABC affiliate in Wichita, Kan., is looking for a creative services director, a Meteorologist, and a multimedia journalist. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
The creative services director candidate will be an aggressive, strategic leader who can create and execute powerful and compelling marketing messaging for our company and our advertising clients. This role is a Department Head position reporting to the General Manager whose primary responsibility is the development and execution of marketing strategies for and across KAKE’s broadcast channels, mobile apps, and website.
The meteorologist’s primary duties will be on-air weekend afternoons and nights, plus three days with a mix of on-air, weather producing, and digital. This position is highly involved on-air during continuous severe weather coverage. Radar interpretation skills, including the ability to value add and properly communicate threats live on-air, rather than rely solely on NWS is paramount.
The MMJ duties will be to develop, shoot, write and present stories as assigned for newscasts, specials or special projects. In addition, you will support and champion the KAKE News Brand, post video and stories on web and mobile platforms, and possess aggressive and competitive qualities with an overriding sense of good journalism, and fair reporting.
KIFI, the ABC-CBS affiliate in Idaho Falls, Idaho owned by News-Press & Gazette Co., is looking for a morning anchor. The candidate must be a passionate storyteller and someone who connects rather than delivers the news. Ultimately, you should be able to follow current events and present news stories to audiences in an informative, interesting and unbiased way. KIFI says it is “the No. 1 news and digital source so we need someone who understands how to communicate on all platforms.” Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
WWBT, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Richmond, Va, has an immediate opening for a technical media producer (TMP). A TMP combines the roles of a traditional newscast director and master control operator. A successful candidate will have experience switching live television, be it in a newscast or a master control setting. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.