Ty Carver, founder of Carver Talent, a national recruiting firm specializing in placing media professionals, outlines why he thinks the recruiting challenges have changed, the impact of consolidation and why he feels recruiting has gotten tougher in recent years.
New ads posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for an account exec for Cox in Seattle and a story producer for Hiring America where you can live wherever you want.
“What we do is we peruse through every Nexstar station whether it is Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and we are looking for things that are more appealing than just the average, everyday news story that only affects a Little Rock market, a Fayetteville market, or a Birmingham, Alabama market,” says Aaron Nolan, the host of Newsfeed Now.
“Wisconsin farmers, as well as farmers throughout the entire Upper Midwest, have been hit hard and the future of the family farm remains in jeopardy,” said Ed Reams, WKOW’s news director.
As part of its on-air and digital campaign, KPRC will spotlight some of Houston’s most prolific Hispanic artists and muralists. The campaign will also celebrate the diversity of its own KPRC family.
New opportunities posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in creative services, news and traffic from Cox, Gray, Paxton Media and Fox.
New openings posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in sales in Los Angeles; Laredo, Texas; and Tampa from ABC, Fox and Gray.
“Thank you for coverage during Hurricane Dorian. The calm, practical, truthful, sage educational advice and professional coverage is very much appreciated. No doubt you and our community/state agencies have guided millions in the most organized, well-coordinated efforts I’ve seen in my four decades of living in Florida,” is how one viewer characterized WPTV’s coverage.
Kristie Gonzales was recruited by Tegna to be KVUE’s general manager, even though it was to be her first time in the corner office. “They took a chance on me and they believed in me and supported me during my first year,” she says.
Over two days of coverage on Sept. 2-3, WFTV, Cox’s ABC affiliate in Orlando, had 41% of the adults 25-54 audience in all newscasts combined. During that time, WFTV.com set new benchmarks with page views, sessions and video content plays that reached into the millions.