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Promotions Producer in Birmingham

Deadline: 2015-03-23

Description: Are you looking to join a highly energized team that's creating cutting edge promotion and marketing? Are you looking to make a jump in markets? Then come join our team!

Responsibilities: WIAT 42 News, the CBS affiliate in Birmingham AL is looking for a sharp, motivated promotion producer to help expand our brand and increase ratings. This important person will produce compelling Image campaigns, attention getting proofs and on occasion, deliver topicals that can't be missed. We aren't messing around here. We want a star producer who can impress us and our viewers. We have a new brand, an incredible product and a relentless desire to win! WIAT 42 is great station and Birmingham is a fantastic place to live with a low cost of living, an impressive food scene and did we mention… it’s gorgeous down here?

Requirements: Skills:

  • AVID editing skills
  • Solid & effective writing skills
  • Use of research/demo information to choose appropriate stories to tease/language.
  • Shooting skills are a huge plus.
  • Some knowledge of graphics is a plus
Applicants should have a college degree. Previous video production experience is required. An emphasis in broadcast news promotion is highly desirable.

Pre-employment background check.

How to Apply: Please apply online.

WIAT-TV – 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham.

Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.


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Executive Producer in Birmingham

Deadline: 2015-03-23

Description: The executive producer supervises news content across all media platforms.

Responsibilities:

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing writing, production, and timing of broadcast.
  • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives.
  • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices.
  • Responsible for successful financing and marketing of projects.

Requirements:

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
  • Financial management.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

How to Apply: **EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

Please apply online

WIAT-TV, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.


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Commercial Production in Birmingham

Deadline: 2015-03-23

Description: The commercial producer oversees the creation of a commercial TV spot from inception to broadcast.

Responsibilities:

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Writing creative copy, shooting and editing video.
  • Define and execute strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.
  • Communicating with sales executives and clients taking commercials from concept to final product.
  • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
  • Verify commercials meet certain legal and broadcasting standards.

Requirements:

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
  • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
  • Proficient in non-linear editing.

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.


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Editor in Birmingham

Deadline: 2015-03-24

Description: The Editor integrates visual content and audio material to create compelling stories as well as completing daily editing projects for multiple platforms.

Responsibilities:

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
  • Prepare, rewrite, and edit stories.
  • Collaborate with anchors, reporters, and producers on video elements of newscasts.
  • Capture visual content and edit long-form stories and daily newscasts as needed.
  • Collaborate with reporters to obtain concise and accurate news stories.

Requirements:

Training/Equipment: Operate design and multimedia production software, as well as control board.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of computer and editing software. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Must be able to work varied shifts.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

How to Apply: **EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

Please apply online

WIAT-TV, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.


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