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KTVA-TV, Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Television Account Executive with Denali Media is the ultimate career opportunity: manage and generate advertising sales statewide for GCI Cable, KTVA (CBS), KTVA.Com, CBS Southeast, and NBC Southeast.  Be part of the one of the most dynamic, innovative, and exciting media companies in the industry.

The Account Executive will prospect, develop and close sales of Denali Media advertising products and services to new and existing business customers either directly or through their advertising agency through a consultative, needs analysis process.  Encourage customer retention through sales related account maintenance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties of the Account Executive:

•          Sales calls including prospecting and customer schedules

•          Preparation and customer prospecting

•          Operation activities, trouble shooting

•          Attend meetings

•          Encourage customer growth through regular prospecting, selling new and additional advertising platforms to current and new customers, and disciplined follow-up activities.

•          Responsible for general product knowledge for all products offered by Denali Media Holdings, LLC as well as for developing and maintaining their product knowledge in a fast paced, dynamic environment.  Lines include broadcast and cable TV advertising sales, news sponsorships, and event packages. In addition to television products, incumbent is also responsible for sales of all Denali Media digital products, including Web and mobile platforms.

•          Accurately represent the company and perform quality presentations of its products and services both in writing and orally.

•          Responsible for accurate price quotes within company guidelines and collections of all past due accounts.

•          Attend, in a timely fashion, all scheduled sales meetings, training sessions and other company meetings. 

•          Work with daily deadlines and performance metrics.

•          Follow all guidelines, rules, and regulations as outlined in the company policies and procedures manual and the sales department policies and procedures manual.

REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Requirements:

Office & Field Position: Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.  Hearing, vision, depth perception, and hand-to-eye coordination sufficient to perform job duties. 

Working Conditions: Duties performed in an office environment. While not in the field, desk position could involve data input on computers, heavy telephone usage interaction with customers and other employees.  Must be available to work a typical work week 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and may have additional hours to meet deadlines and/or customer needs.

Some possible travel involved. The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. As such, you will be requested to provide emergency after hours contact numbers, to include your home and cell phone numbers if you have those services.

Minimum qualifications:

•          Minimum of three (3) years of sales experience with a proven track record of meeting or exceeding individual sales goals, with one year experience in television and news media advertising sales preferred.

•          High school diploma or equivalent required.

•          Degree in Marketing, Business, or related field preferred.

•          Certifications:   Industry specific certifications are highly valued and can contribute toward education.

•          Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must have reliable transportation and must maintain and possess a valid driver’s license; proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Please apply at: http://www.gci.com/about/careers  Job #19000235

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-21

KTVA-TV, Content Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Content Producer will produce and gather daily content for digital and broadcast platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties of the Content Producer:

Responsible for the production of assigned news content by writing, editing and in some cases recording the material for broadcast and platforms.

•          Write and post content to station’s website and social media feeds including, but not limited to, information, links, video and polls. 

•          Copy edit ensuring accuracy, using proper grammar and Associated Press style on digital platforms.

•          Prioritize, organize and produce rundowns for newscasts in accordance with the station’s goals and guidelines for journalistically superior news programs.

•          Writing, editing copy, and conceptualizing and ordering graphics.

•          Booth newscasts and special event programming. Coordinate “live” shots with directors, Operations Staff, News Desk, reporters and photographers.

•          Must maintain working knowledge of current events, including local, national and international.

•          Responsible for accuracy and context in all produced content.

•          Edit video and audio for broadcast, on-line, promotions and teases.

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•          Must be a visual storyteller with the ability to incorporate video and sound in a compelling fashion.

•          Ability to use social media outlets for story promotion and public interaction

•          Ability to work with minimal supervision.

•          Must have attention to detail.

•          Knowledge of station guidelines and code of ethics.

•          Must be technically astute, highly organized and have a reputation for meeting deadlines.

•          Ability to light interview subjects in a professional manner

•          Must be able to operate station vehicles and follow all state laws

•          Understanding and ability to follow Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) code of ethics

Technical:

•          Knowledge of AP ENPS newsroom computer system.

•          Knowledge of MS Office and other common office tools software required.

•          Knowledge of HD camera operation

•          Ability to utilize 3 point lighting techniques

•          Ability to understand and quickly apply new technology

People Skills:

•          Strong verbal communication skills, particularly in the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and the public.

•          Must be able to reconcile divergent demands of multiple parties under tight timelines.

•          Proven ability to collaborate within and outside assigned department and create an effective working environment for high traffic and/or potentially stressful workloads.

•          Excellent active listening skills with the ability to work effectively with technical and non-technical staff required.

•          Self directed and takes the initiative on issues affecting the organization.

•          Facilitate a positive team experience for team members.

•          Neat, clean, professional appearance.

Physical Requirements: Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.    Must be able to walk for extended periods carrying equipment. Hearing, vision, depth perception, and hand-to-eye coordination sufficient to perform job duties.  Visual and auditory acuity necessary to operate equipment and identify color-coding.  Ability to tolerate temperature and weather extremes. Strength stamina and coordination sufficient to perform job duties.  Must be able to lift and carry necessary equipment up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions: Duties will require both inside and outside work; noise; standing; hot/cold temperatures; cramped quarters; angry customers or employees; travel; flexible schedules; overtime, weekend and holiday. Weather conditions in Alaska include arctic environments. Travel on small single engine aircraft may be required. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.  Must be flexible and able to provide a level of participation outside of regular office hours to support projects during all phases of the process, especially delivery.The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. As such, you will be requested to provide emergency after hours contact numbers, to include your home and cell phone numbers if you have those services.

Minimum Qualifications:

•          Minimum of one (1) year of writing and editing in a newsroom required.   A 4-5 minute demo reel, a short professional video that showcases your versatility and creativity is highly desired.

•          High School diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s degree in Broadcast Technology, Business, Arts, Communications or related field required. In addition to minimum experience required, degree may be substituted with relevant work experience. 

•          Certifications: Industry specific certifications are highly valued and can contribute toward education.

•          Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Please apply at: http://www.gci.com/about/careers  Job #19000202

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-21

KTUU-TV, Digital News Producer/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Digital News Producer/Reporter

STATION: KTUU

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

ABOUT STATION:
For 40 years, Channel 2 has been Alaska’s most watched news source. The station has built a reputation of excellence, producing more than 22-hours of news, weather and sports content each week on television. Online, KTUU.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2’s mobile News, Weather and live streaming applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Our strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state’s capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. And, we have recently moved into a state-of-the-art media facility in Anchorage, built to deliver Alaska’s finest HD broadcasts and serve as a springboard into a dynamic future.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Digital Content Producer/Reporter gathers, writes, reports, and edits news stories for all digital platforms and extensions with a compelling, easy to understand delivery; generates story ideas for digital and TV coverage; provides unique coverage; posts stories and additional multi-media content to all digital platforms, including social media extensions. Appearances on television as a reporter are also expected. This position may also be called upon to shoot and live stream press conferences or breaking news events as warranted.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES (Use bullet points & Listed duties):
•  Use writing skills across all platforms, both digital and broadcast

•  Write and post website stories, videos, photos & multimedia content

•  Disperse breaking news with urgency via text/mobile/web and broadcast

•  Strong emphasis on professional social media skills as related to journalism

•  Clear, accurate, conversational delivery style while reporting on-air and appearing on digital platforms

•  Make phone calls and work with other reporters/news makers to generate content for all platforms and broadcast

•  Create eye-catching visuals to increase digital and social media engagement

•  Develop and maintains sources for online and on-air reporting

•  Participate in story pitch process; attendance at editorial meetings is required

•  Be able to write clearly and accurately, strong familiarity of AP Style Book

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS:
•  Be able to write clearly and accurately

•  Strong familiarity of AP Style Book

•  Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills

•  Ability to shoot and edit video; create personalized stories for the web

•  Able to produce and post content to our websites

•  Understanding of Current Events and Sports

HOW TO APPLY:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-10

KBBI-AM, General Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

KBBI is looking for a new General Manager to provide progressive leadership that supports an engaged career staff, strong volunteer participation, and an enthusiastic listening audience.

The position is open until filled with a desired start date not later than August 1, 2019. Inquiries are welcome and may be sent to kbbiboard@gmail.com.

To fulfill KBBI’s mission, the General Manager is responsible to the Board of Directors for enactment of Board policy and the leadership and management of overall operation of the station.

Reports to: KBBI Board of Directors
Supervises:  KBBI paid staff and volunteers
Classification: Permanent, full time, exempt.
Compensation: Starting annual salary $50,000 - $55,000 (based on experience); group health insurance, paid annual leave based on length of service, 10 paid holidays.

Programming:
KBBI is an Alaska 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation serving as a source of news, information and entertainment that is distributed through AM radio, as well as through digital and social media. To maintain the integrity of its noncommercial licenses and the trust of its listeners, donors and community, KBBI must operate in conformance with all applicable laws, including rules issued by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and in a manner that reinforces the trust that the community places in KBBI. The Board of Directors, staff, and the Community Advisory Board all play important, separate, and distinct roles in ensuring both compliance with applicable rules and in formulating, implementing, or evaluating KBBI’s programming policies. This summer, KBBI celebrates its 40th anniversary on the air.

Community:
Homer, Alaska, known as the “halibut fishing capital of the world,” is located on the Kenai Peninsula, 233 road miles south of Anchorage. From the station’s facilities in downtown Homer, KBBI serves listeners in more than 20 communities: To the east, Kachemak City, Fritz Creek, Voznesenka, Razdolna, Kachemak Selo; across Kachemak Bay to Halibut Cove, Bear Cove, Tutka Bay, Seldovia, Nanwalek, and Port Graham; and north to Anchor Point, Nikolaevsk, Ninilchik, Clam Gulch, Cooper Landing, Moose Pass, and Seward. KBBI serves portions of Kodiak Island, as well as the Lake Clark area, and fish camps in areas such as Chinitna Bay and Tuxedni Bay. KBBI also provides technical and administrative support to KDLL public radio in Soldotna. Through this service agreement, the entire Kenai Peninsula enjoys the benefits of public radio.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES
Lead KBBI staff and volunteers in successfully fulfilling the mission of KBBI.
Hire, supervise, and evaluate KBBI staff, both paid and volunteer, in accordance with policies of the Board.
Supervise the operation and maintenance of all KBBI facilities including, but not limited to, real property, buildings and equipment. Develop and maintain relationships with design professionals as required to keep facilities current with industry standards. Make recommendations to the Board on future facility needs to allow budgeting and fund-raising.
Lead KBBI’s strategic planning process to ensure development and accomplishment of long range and annual objectives including revenue growth, as well as the development of the organization and its staff and volunteers.
Keep informed about trends in the media industry, public and for-profit, as well as technological developments.
Develop, propose, and manage annual budgets.
Play a principal role in soliciting funds for the station.
Administer federal, state, and other grants and contracts as required.
Ensure that the station’s license is in order and that Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other federal, state, and local rules and regulations are followed.
Serve as KBBI’s most visible management representative in the local community and in required interactions with private and government entities (such as CPB, APBC, NPR, APRN).

REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, or equivalent professional experience.
At least five years of progressively responsible management experience, preferably in public broadcasting with three years in broadcast management. Equivalent experience in a relevant industry or non-profit organization may be considered.
Demonstrated leadership in team building and organizational development to reach strategic goals.
Demonstrated competence with all aspects of radio management including programming, facilities maintenance, relevant technology, fundraising, grant administration, promotion, and on-air work. Equivalent experience in a relevant industry or non-profit organization may be considered.
Demonstrated ability to raise funds from numerous sources, including individuals, private industry/business, foundations, and government.
Demonstrated experience in effective financial planning and management of a complex budget with multiple funding sources.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects effectively and to delegate responsibilities and supervise personnel to attain the highest possible achievement.
Willingness to accommodate a flexible work schedule which may require occasional travel.

HOW TO APPLY:

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please send cover letter, resume, and completed application form to kbbiboard@gmail.com. Please request application form or find it at www.alaskabroadcasters.org/employment Application materials may also be submitted by mail to the following address:

KBBI GM Search Committee, 3913 Kachemak Way, Homer, AK 99603.

Without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws, KBBI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and KBBI prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-17

KRBD-FM, General Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Community Radio Station KRBD is the heart and voice of Southern Southeast Alaska. A staple of the community for over 40 years, KRBD strives to inform, educate, entertain and engage our listeners, while moving forward into the 21st century. Times and technology are changing but quality programming is forever. You have an opportunity to lead a seasoned, dynamic staff and a committed core of volunteers into the future.

Salary starts in the low $50,000 range with a competitive benefits package. This is a full time, exempt position.

Rainbird Community Broadcasting, Inc., is seeking an innovative visionary for the position of General Manager. The General Manager will lead and manage KRBD through strategic planning, budget oversight, and collaboration with multiple agencies. We are looking for someone dedicated to serving interests of our community and goals of the organization; someone who has grand ideas grounded in reality and efficiency; someone who isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty.

The “Skinny“on us:

KRBD is a member of CoastAlaska, Inc., a regional non‐profit public broadcasting organization consisting of six member stations. CoastAlaska provides administrative, financial, development, engineering and technical support services to member stations. KRBD is locally owned and operated by Rainbird Community Broadcasting, Inc., with support from CoastAlaska. KRBD is a member of National Public Radio and Alaska Public Media. The station enjoys strong community support and has many volunteers providing content and assisting in fundraising activities. KRBD also serves as the LP1 for our listening area and we sit at the table of our Local Emergency Planning Committee, LEPC. Public safety for island communities such as ours is of the utmost importance.

Located in the heart of the Tongass National Forest on Revillagigedo Island in Southern Southeast Alaska, Ketchikan is a town of roughly 13,000 people, city and borough combined. KRBD’s total listening audience extends to neighboring communities including Metlakatla on Annette Island, and Craig, Klawock, Hydaburg, Thorne Bay, and Hollis on Prince of Wales Island via translators serving an additional 5,000 people and an entire maritime fishing and shipping fleet.

As a temperate rainforest, the moderate temperatures of the Tongass produce lush foliage and allow for fantastic outdoor opportunities in fishing, hunting, camping, boating and hiking nearly year‐round. The lushness comes from, on average, 160 inches of precipitation per year. Ketchikan is home to a thriving arts and music community, with great schools and a booming tourism industry. We also have a US Coast Guard base protecting the waters of the Inside Passage, and a world renowned fishing industry supported by numerous canneries. Ketchikan is also a shipping hub for many surrounding communities, as well as a regional medical hub for southern Southeast Alaska.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

As the General Manager of a small station in a small town, on a large island in Southeast Alaska, your duties will be many and varied. Some of these responsibilities include –

Leading the charge for soliciting funds for KRBD, including membership pledge drives, direct mail campaigns, underwriting, grant funding, and special events fundraising.

Maintaining FCC compliance.

Budget development and management, including working with regional staff to implement cost saving measures and operational efficiencies.

Innovating new services and fund raising events.

Management of KRBD facilities including studios and office building, transmitter and associated properties.

Administering grants and contracts with federal, state and other agencies.

Representing KRBD to industry organizations and the public.

REQUIREMENTS:

Our ideal candidate will –

Be passionate about public media and invested in Alaska and Ketchikan.

Possess a Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field or equivalent experience.

Engage, support, motivate and team‐build with the staff and volunteers.

Work to maintain and build partnerships throughout Ketchikan, Southeast Alaska and the state.

Look to the future and innovate with technology and marketing.

Work collaboratively with a working, hands‐on Board of Directors.

Be a dedicated, caring individual who wants to join forces with other dedicated, caring individuals.

Build relationships with organizations and individuals throughout the community.

HOW TO APPLY:

Have we piqued your interest? Email a letter telling us why you are the right candidate for KRBD to Pos1@coastalaska.org . Include your resume, references, and any other materials or links to your work you would like us to consider. The position is open until filled. Initial screening of applicants will occur on April 29, 2019. KRBD-FM is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-19

KTVA-TV, Digital Content Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

FLSA: Non-Exempt

The Digital Content Producer will gather information, generate original multimedia  content, copyedit news stories and publish to the station’s website in a professional, compelling, creative and balanced manner consistent with the goals and guidelines of the company; maintain a vibrant, informative and conversant social media presence on the company’s social media platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties of the Digital Content Producer:

Under close supervision, this position will produce and copyedit multimedia news stories for publication on KTVA.com and KTVA’s social media platforms following company guidelines.

Focus:

•          Gather and deliver news and information in an accurate, objective and compelling manner for KTVA.com and KTVA’s social media platforms.

•          Utilize exceptional copy-editing skills, consistent with AP style, to produce original copy with flawless grammar, punctuation and spelling.

•          Write or edit headlines, sub-headlines and summaries for search engine optimization.

•          Assist in maintaining a vibrant, informative and conversant social media presence on KTVA’s social media platforms.

•          Exceptional copy editing skills consistent with AP style to produce original copy with excellent grammar, punctuation and spelling.

•          Produce, edit and upload video for use with digital content

•          Creation and use of images, graphics, links and other digital elements to add value to stories.

Participation/Action:

•          Follow company’s guideline to maintain an interactive presence on social media platforms

•          Participate in editorial meetings

•          Ability to balance both day-turn assignments and longer-term projects

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•          Ability to quickly learn intuitive content management software for posting stories to KTVA.com.

•          Excellent reporting and writing skills are required.

•          Ability to turn stories, particularly breaking news, and publish them to the web in optimal form as soon as possible without sacrificing accuracy.

•          Ability to use social media platforms for story and station promotion and public interaction.

•          Ability to work with minimal supervision.

•          Must have attention to detail.

•          Knowledge of station guidelines and code of ethics.

•          Must be technically astute, highly organized and have a reputation for meeting deadlines.

Technical:

•          Ability to learn proprietary video-clipping software for upload to website.

•          Experience posting with WordPress or other online content management systems

•          Knowledge of MS Office and other common office tools software required.

•          Ability to understand and quickly apply new technology.

•          Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and other graphics software tools.

•          Knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Audition and/or other video and audio editing software

•          Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms for optimal social media presence.

People Skills:

•          Strong verbal communication skills, particularly in the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and the public.

•          Must be able to reconcile divergent demands of multiple parties under tight timelines.

•          Proven ability to collaborate within and outside assigned department and create an effective working environment for high traffic and/or potential stressful workloads.

•          Excellent active listening skills with the ability to work effectively with technical and non-technical staff required.

•          Self-directed and takes the initiative on issues affecting the organization.

•          Neat, clean, professional appearance when in the field.

Physical Requirements: Office Position: Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Hearing, vision, depth perception, and hand-to-eye coordination sufficient to perform job duties. Visual and auditory acuity necessary to operate equipment and identify color-coding. Visual acuity necessary to utilize a computer monitor throughout the course of a normal workday. Ability to perform repetitive keyboarding activities and operate general office equipment. Must have the ability to communicate orally, both in person and over the telephone.

Working Conditions: Work is performed at company’s headquarters during a normal 40 hour workweek and may require additional hours to meet project goals or deadlines. Work can be intense and stressful due to time/resource limitations when scheduling multiple tasks with inflexible deadlines. Occasional travel for business and training purposes may be required. Position works a shift schedule, work holidays and weekends. Follow clothing and appearance guidelines. Work in a cooperative fashion with all other newsroom personnel.

The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. As such, you will be requested to provide emergency after hours contact numbers, to include your home and cell phone numbers if you have those services.

Minimum Qualifications:

•          Minimum of three years of writing and editing in a newsroom experience.  Knowledge of interactive digital storytelling tools, 360 video, coding and web design is preferred.  A 4-5 minute demo reel, a short professional video that showcases your versatility and creativity is highly desired.

•          High School diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s degree in Broadcast Technology, Business, Arts, Communications, Journalism or related field required. In addition to minimum experience required, the degree may be substituted with relevant work experience on a year for year basis. 

•          Certifications: Industry specific certifications are highly valued and can contribute toward education.

•          Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Please apply at: http://www.gci.com/about/careers  Job #19000246

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-21

KCAW-FM, Program Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Raven Radio is hiring a Program Coordinator! This position is responsible for making the radio sound good, and works closely with the General Manager on curating KCAW’s on-air content. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated person to join our team – is that you?

Position Summary:

This full time exempt position, under the guidance and supervision of the General Manager (GM), will coordinate KCAW-FM programming and operations, manage/schedule a large volunteer program, facilitate community involvement in the station, and implement KCAW programming strategies. Raven Radio is a community radio station that provides Sitka and nearby areas with local and national news, media access and community engagement. KCAW has approximately 1,200 members, 100 volunteers, and our radio broadcasts reach more than 11,700 listeners in Southeast Alaska. KCAW is a member of CoastAlaska, a nonprofit management service organization for public radio stations in Alaska.

Position Supervision

This role reports directly to the General Manager. The Program Coordinator supervises 100+ volunteer programmers and producers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Position Duties

1.Coordinates volunteer program.

2.Ensures the quality of KCAW’s on-air sound.

3.Supervises automation and broadcast operations.

4.Curates KCAW’s programming.

5.Works collaboratively with other KCAW staff.

6.Coordinates production services/facilities.

7.Implements KCAW programming strategies.

8.Ensures operational compliance.

9.Monitors audience and solicits community input.

10.Represents KCAW through tours and outreach opportunities.

11.Performs other duties as assigned by the General Manager.

REQUIREMENTS:

Position Qualifications

•Knowledge of and passion for community radio and KCAW’s mission.

•Ability to work under pressure and to work well with a wide variety of people.

•Strong production and on-air performance skills.

•A strong commitment to community involvement, creative radio, public information, audience building and promotion techniques.

•Demonstrated volunteer coordination and interpersonal skills, using effective verbal and written communication.

•Exceptional organizational and project management skills.

•Strong computer skills, particularly in the use of audio editing software. Has a demonstrated capacity and willingness to learn programming technologies quickly.

•Technical knowledge of radio broadcast related equipment and audio equipment preferred.

•Ability to work with, train and support a diverse group of people and the ability to explain technical matters to non-technical beginners.

•A minimum of one year radio experience with emphasis on community radio. Similar or equivalent experience will be considered.

•Ability to work flexible schedule and extra hours as necessary. This role is responsible for emergency coverage and troubleshooting.

•Knowledge and appreciation of a wide variety of musical genres.

Physical Requirements

The individual in this position must have the physical ability to hear, speak clearly and audibly, and operate standard office and radio broadcast equipment, with or without accommodation. Position requires work at a computer more than 50 percent of the time.

HOW TO APPLY:

How to Apply

Send a resume, cover letter and up to 3 references to generalmanager@kcaw.org. Applications accepted until position is filled. Initial screening begins May 20th, 2019.

Full time, exempt position. Salary commensurate with experience, starting at $37,050. Competitive benefits including health insurance, paid leave, retirement plan. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-08

AlphaMedia, Account Executive #2

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Alpha Media – Anchorage, AK is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented Account Executive who has a proven record of building and maintaining ongoing relationships with existing clients through the entire sales cycle. The ideal candidate must possess proven business development and sales experience, be a self-starter that is able to work with clients to meet marketing objectives, and sell the value of Alpha Media local radio and digital brands.

Alpha Media is a diverse multimedia company sharing your favorite music, sports and news across a variety of platforms. Whether it’s on your phone, desktop, tablet, Alexa, Google Home or in your car, our stations will enhance your journey. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world-class events, and building strong relationships in our communities.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates multiple radio stations across the United States covering all formats.

We are live and local and can’t wait to talk to you!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities for this position may include:

 Sell radio and digital advertising.

 Successfully uncover and close new, non-radio advertisers utilizing plans comprised of local spot and/or digital/non-spot revenue areas.

 Understand digital marketing including mobile and programmatic digital advertising.

 Ensure that company initiatives and tools provided are used and maximized.

 Participate in weekly sales meetings and training sessions.

 Negotiate direct and agency business.

 Input client orders and copy using company provided software.

 Ensure attainment of monthly, quarterly and annual local + NTR + digital budget goals.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements of this position include the following:

 A minimum two years’ sales experience.

 A proven track record delivering strong and consistent sales growth while consistently exceeding revenue targets.

 Strong written and oral communication skills.

 Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing culture and environment.

 The role requires an enthusiastic and hardworking person who exudes passion for Alpha Media’s unique platform and value proposition.

 This position requires a fully insured personal vehicle and valid driver’s license.

Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:

 Experience building strategic presentations and dynamically presenting them to clients.

 Experience and knowledge of GSuite programs.

 Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity go to www.alphamediausa.com/careers  and submit your cover letter and resume ASAP by clicking the Apply button. Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-10

AlphaMedia, On-Air, KEAG-FM

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Alpha Media – Anchorage, AK is seeking a talented On-Air Talent/Announcer. The ideal candidate is an on-air personality with at least one year of experience who is capable of wearing many hats on the programming team, is able to assist with production, and has a passion for radio. The right person understands the interaction between the talent, clients, and audience at live remotes, appearances, station events, and on-air are a vital part of the station’s ratings and success.

Alpha Media is a diverse multimedia company sharing your favorite music, sports and news across a variety of platforms. Whether it’s on your phone, desktop, tablet, Alexa, Google Home or in your car, our stations will enhance your journey. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world-class events, and building strong relationships in our communities.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates multiple radio stations across the United States covering all formats.

We are live and local and can’t wait to talk to you!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities for this position may include:

 Engage with listeners via phone calls, contests, and social media.

 Broadcast live from remote locations and events.

 Introduces programs and music.

 Reads commercial copy and public service announcements.

 Participate in weekly sales meetings and training sessions.

 Operate control console.

 Conduct on-air interviews.

 May act as Master of Ceremonies for public and/or private events.

Requires creativity, innovation, original thought in the performance of on-air duties.

Retains current knowledge of all relevant social media platforms, shall engage fully in providing, producing and updating content on all active digital platforms and shall use social referrals in driving listener traffic to all company social media sites.

 Work with Promotions and Sales departments on creative content.

  Assists in special promotions and programming activities.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements of this position include the following:

 A minimum of one year on-air experience.

 High School diploma or equivalent.

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.

 Experience in G Suite programs.

 Proficient in use of audio editing software and broadcast equipment.

 Must be a team player and work well with management and staff at all levels.

 Ability to successfully execute station events and remotes.

 Able to relate to the audience and have a strong listener interaction.

 Public speaking skills and ability to interact with listeners and clients in a public setting.

 Excellent problem solving and prioritizing skills.

 Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines.

 Skilled in operation of control board, remote broadcasting, and other related production equipment.

 Be a positive member of a tight-knit team.

 Must be creative and innovative with a strong work ethic.

 Must have a valid driver’s license and fully insured personal vehicle.

Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:

 Prior Broadcast industry experience.

HOW TO APPLY:

We’d love to hear a sample of your work! If you would like to send a demo, include the link to your website in your cover letter. If you do not have a website, upload your demo in YouTube and provide the link.

If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity go to www.alphamediausa.com/careers  and submit your cover letter and resume ASAP by clicking the Apply button. Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-10

KIYU-FM, General Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Opening-

KIYU General Manager

Position Type:                   Full- time Exempt

Pay Range:                         Salary in commensurate with experience

Benefits:                             Health Insurance, paid leave

Deadline for application July 1, 2019

Job Description

Big River Public Broad Casting Radio Inc (KIYU) is located in Galena, Alaska, announces an opening for the position of General Manager. KIYU is a community – supported public radio station primarily serving the Western Koyukuk Region, including Galena, Ruby, Koyukuk, Nulato, Kaltag, & Huslia. With a core purpose of “Connecting Communities through Radio, KIYU was founded in 1983 and provides locally produced and syndicated programming. The General Manager is the executive position at the station, reporting to a community – elected Board of Directors and supervising a staff of two and a large cadre of volunteers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Specific Duties

The specific duties of the position include the following.

Financial management. The GM is responsible for budgeting and budget tracking, oversight of bookkeeping and audits, maintenance of records, grant tracking and reporting, and financial reporting to the Board of Directors and granting agencies.
Personnel management.  The GM is responsible for guiding the work of a staff of 3 full –and part time employees, staff hiring, staff training, evaluations, benefits development, and implementing established KIYU personnel policies. Staff includes bookkeeper, program manager/volunteer coordinators and news producers.
Fundraising. The GM is responsible for assuring sufficient funds are available for station operations through grant writing and reporting, maintaining relationships with granting agencies and organizations, donor development and overseeing the work of the  program manager which includes membership development, donor cultivation and recognition, and fundraising events.
Operations. The GM has overall responsibility for station programming local program production, direction of the stations one news producer, and compliance with FCC regulations. The GM is responsible for assuring maintenance and operability of broadcasting equipment, and the maintenance and improvement of the stations facilities which include a studio / office building and transmitter site. Operational needs require the GM to develop, implement and oversee various service contracts. The GM has principal responsibility for the station’s IT infrastructure and maintaining and developing the station’s website and other “new media”. The GM is responsible for keeping KIYU up-to-date with changes and trends in technology, media, and public broadcasting.
Community Outreach. The GM represents the station to the local community and is responsible for assuring KIYU is responsive to local community needs and concerns. The GM guides station outreach to members, listeners, and the community at large. The GM proactively interacts with local businesses, organizations, schools, and government agencies and institutions to articulate KIYU mission, policies, and strategic direction, and to build collaborative relationships with these entities.
KIYU Board of Directors. In addition to preparing regular financial and station activity reports for the KIYU Board of Directors, the GM prepares information necessary for informed policy decisions by the board, advises the board on policy decisions, and implements the board’s approved policies and strategic plan.
Agency and Other Networking. The GM serves as the primary communication link to other agencies and organizations involved in public broadcasting, represent KIYU’s interests to those agencies and organizations, and seek opportunities for collaboration or utilizing shared resources.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications

General Manager Candidates must have the following skills and experience:
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide variety of people and interests, incorporate many interests and opinions into decision-making, and devise successful collaborations.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage personnel.
Experience/ability to understand and manage a budget and nonprofit accounting, including relevant software.
General technical skills applicable to working with radio technology and an ability to readily learn and adapt to new systems and technologies.
Strong writing, speaking and public presentation skills   necessary to represent KIYU successfully to the community, grantors, regulatory agencies, and other collaborators.

Other desirable knowledge, skills, and experience include
Public broadcasting (preferred) or commercial broadcasting, including knowledge of FCC regulations;
Non – profit management;
Fundraising, including grant writing donor/member program management, and/or event coordination;
Radio/ audio program production and /or journalism;
Radio engineering;
Familiarity with Quick Books software and network management ;
Utilization of new media technology for program development and /or organizational communication and development.
Facility management (oversight of building maintenance, utilities, contract management);
Lived and worked in rural setting.

HOW TO APPLY:

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and references to

               KIYU Board of Directors,

               c/o Board Chairperson Russ Sweetsir

               P.O. Box 165

               Galena, Alaska 99741

Or submit electronically to shuntington@ci.galena.ak.us

Questions about the position should be directed to one of the following:

Russ Sweetsir                    (909) 656-1245

Suise Sam                           (907) 656-1711

KIYU us an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-01

KTUU-TV, Digital News MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Digital News Multimedia Journalist (MMJ)

DEPARTMENT: News

REPORTS TO: Digital Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY:

The Digital News Multimedia Journalist (MMJ) writes, reports, edits and presents news stories for all digital platforms and extensions with a compelling, easy to understand delivery; generates story ideas; provides creative and unique coverage; posts news and feature stories and additional multi-media content to all digital platforms, including social media extensions and podcasts. MMJs may also be called upon to shoot and live stream press conferences or breaking news events as warranted. On-air experience or equivalent is required. This is a full-time (Monday-Friday, 10a-7pm) position.

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

ABOUT STATION:

Over 60+ years, KTUU-TV has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska’s most-watched news source, producing 22 hours of local news content each week. The brand inspires confidence, loyalty and trust with both our audience and clients. The business community views us as reliable and effective. Channel 2 News is committed to providing news to the consumer, wherever and whenever they consume news: on-air, on the web, via news and weather apps, and full newscasts on mobile. That distribution is extended by simulcast of news on KFQD radio in Anchorage, on the NBC stations in Juneau and Sitka, and to over 240 communities in Alaska via the Alaska Rural Communications System (ARCS), rural cable systems, and satellite system delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Use writing and production skills across all digital platforms

Write and post stories, videos, photos

Generate and report LIVE digital and broadcast news content

Create and host podcasts and social media LIVE coverage

Disperse breaking news via text and mobile as well as web site with urgency

Develops and maintains sources for online and broadcast reporting

Participates in story selection process through meetings; attendance at editorial meetings

Various shift work will be required; Holiday work required

Critique, feedback and training are part of the job

Follow clothing and appearance guidelines set by the Company in the Employee Handbook

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS:

College degree in Journalism or equivalent

1-2 years experience in multimedia content generation and on-air presentation

Be able to write clearly and accurately

String familiarity of AP Style Book

Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing/presentation skills

Ability to shoot and edit video; create personalized stories for digital platforms

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-28

KTUU-TV, Digital News Producer/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Digital News Producer/Reporter

REPORTS TO: Digital Manager

JOB SUMMARY:

The Digital Content Producer/Reporter gathers, writes, reports, and edits news stories for all digital platforms and extensions with a compelling, easy to understand delivery; generates story ideas for digital and TV coverage; provides unique coverage; posts stories and additional multi-media content to all digital platforms, including social media extensions. Appearances on television as a reporter are also expected. This position may also be called upon to shoot and live stream press conferences or breaking news events as warranted. The Digital News Producer/Reporter works Monday-Friday from 130p-1030p (with a one hour break), or as assigned by the Digital Manager.

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

ABOUT STATION:

For 40 years, Channel 2 has been Alaska’s most watched news source. The station has built a reputation of excellence, producing more than 22-hours of news, weather and sports content each week on television. Online, KTUU.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2’s mobile News, Weather and live streaming applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Our strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state’s capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. And, we have recently moved into a state-of-the-art media facility in Anchorage, built to deliver Alaska’s finest HD broadcasts and serve as a springboard into a dynamic future.

To see what its like to work at KTUU, watch this video: https://www.ktuu.com/content/stationjobs/What-its-like-to-work-for-KTUU-406566725.html  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Use writing skills across all platforms, both digital and broadcast

Write and post website stories, videos, photos & multimedia content

Disperse breaking news with urgency via text/mobile/web and broadcast

Strong emphasis on professional social media skills as related to journalism

Clear, accurate, conversational delivery style while reporting on-air and appearing on digital platforms

Make phone calls and work with other reporters/news makers to generate content for all platforms and broadcast

Create eye-catching visuals to increase digital and social media engagement

Develop and maintains sources for online and on-air reporting

Participate in story pitch process; attendance at editorial meetings is required

Be able to write clearly and accurately, strong familiarity of AP Style Book

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS:

Be able to write clearly and accurately

Strong familiarity of AP Style Book

Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills

Ability to shoot and edit video; create personalized stories for the web

Able to produce and post content to our websites

Understanding of Current Events and Sports

HOW TO APPLY:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-28

KTUU-TV, Evening News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Evening News Producer

DEPARTMENT: News

REPORTS TO: PM Exec. Producer

JOB SUMMARY:

The Evening News Producer is responsible for producing two daily live newscasts at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m., including: gathering and writing content, writing news scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, coordinating live shots, communicating with anchors and production staff during live broadcasts, and directing reporters & photographers on deadline to meet the needs and vision of the 5p and 10p Newscasts. The Evening News Producer also creates content for TV and web, answers phones, deploys breaking news crews, makes beat calls and covers the Assignment Desk/Web Desk in the evening hours. The shift of the Evening News Producer is 130p-1030p Monday through Friday (with a one-hour lunch break), while also remaining flexible to cover other producing shifts, as warranted.

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

ABOUT STATION:

KTUU-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station based in Anchorage, Alaska. KTUU-TV’s early beginnings date back to 1953. Over the ensuing decades, the station has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska’s most watched news source, producing 22-hours of news and sports content each week on television. Online, KTUU.com has become a digital news leader, and Channel 2’s mobile News and Weather applications are on the leading edge of mobile journalism in Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added distribution to the state’s capital and more than 244 rural communities throughout Alaska. KTUU-TV also operates KYER, Channel 5 and the Justice Network.To Learn More about KTUU, watch our video:

http://www.ktuu.com/content/stationjobs/What-its-like-to-work-for-KTUU-406566725.html

RESPONSIBILITIES:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Strong initiative and persistent attention to detail is required

Be able to write clearly and accurately; great grammar

Produces newscasts including: stacking, writing scripts, editing copy, ordering graphics to fit stories, making maps, coordinating live shots with directors, production staff, reporters & photographers

Write copy for TV and web daily, including gathering breaking news information by phone in the overnight hours

Must be able to work well under deadline pressure

Ability to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community

Ability to work with limited supervision is a must

Must be professional and courteous with the public, answer phones and greeting guests who are booked to appear on air

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS:

1-2 years experience in broadcast news writing and producing

College degree in journalism or related field required or equivalent professional experience

Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable

Must be willing to work flexible hours, including overnight, evening, weekends, and holidays as needed

Work well with co-workers, especially the Executive Producers and News Director

HOW TO APPLY:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Improper interference with the ability of [Company Name]’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-28

KTUU-TV, Senior Reporter MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Sr. Reporter/MMJ

DEPARTMENT: News

REPORTS TO: News Director

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporters are responsible for developing, investigating, writing, reporting and editing stories of interest on broadcast and digital platforms. Reporters generate story and source contacts and enterprise stories on a daily basis; deliver reports of high visual and ethical standards, use creative ideas and utilize live-news capabilities. Coverage is on-air, live or taped and published on digital platforms. The role of the Multimedia Journalist also requires shooting and editing his/her own video, as assigned. Sr. Reporters will also be called upon to fill-in as on-air Anchors, when needed.

ABOUT GRAY TELEVISION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

ABOUT STATION:

Over 60+ years, KTUU-TV has built a reputation of excellence as Alaska’s most-watched news source, producing 22 hours of local news content each week. The brand inspires confidence, loyalty and trust with both our audience and clients. The business community views us as reliable and effective. Channel 2 News is committed to providing news to the consumer, wherever and whenever they consume news: on-air, on the web, via news and weather apps, and full newscasts on mobile. That distribution is extended by simulcast of news on KFQD radio in Anchorage, on the NBC stations in Juneau and Sitka, and to over 240 communities in Alaska via the Alaska Rural Communications System (ARCS), rural cable systems, and satellite system delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Use writing and production skills across all broadcast and digital platforms

Write and post stories, videos, photos

Generate and report LIVE broadcast and digital news content

Create and host podcasts and social media LIVE coverage

Disperse breaking news on-air, online, via text alert  and mobile platforms with accuracy and urgency

Develops and maintains sources for broadcast and online reporting

Participates in story selection process through meetings; attendance at editorial meetings is mandatory

Various shift work will be required; Holiday work required

Critique, feedback and training are part of the job

Follow clothing and appearance guidelines set by the Company in the Employee Handbook

REQUIREMENTS:

QUALIFICATIONS:

College degree in Journalism or equivalent

5 years broadcast experience in on-air reporting and experience in digital journalism

Be able to write clearly and accurately

String familiarity of AP Style Book

Must possess excellent interview and conversational writing/presentation skills

Ability to shoot and edit video; create personalized stories for digital platforms

HOW TO APPLY:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-28

KTOO Public Media, Collaborating Newsroom Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Alaska’s Energy Desk, a regional journalism collaboration focused on energy and the environment in Alaska, is looking for an experienced journalist to serve as an editor for reporters based at 6 new partner stations, primarily located in rural Alaska communities.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The 2019 expansion of Alaska’s Energy Desk will bring new station partners in rural parts of the state to cover local stories broadly related to energy and the environment. The stories that come from rural Alaska are truly local and truly enterprising. You can expect to be working with stories and topics that no one else is reporting. And as our new editor, you will help shape those stories for a statewide and sometimes national audience. You’ll be part of 3-person editorial team with the Managing Editor and Senior Editor.

The position will be based in Juneau. But the reporters you are responsible for won’t be in the office with you, so be prepared to use lots of communication methods to do your work: including email, phone, texts, Skype, Slack, cloud-based software, chat programs, and the occasional bush plane or boat ride.

More than just an editor, expect to be a coach, trainer, teacher and sometimes lifeline to talented reporters working in very small newsrooms or by themselves in isolated parts of the state.

You’ll also serve as a back-up editor for the rest of the Energy Desk team and can be called upon to edit or work with non-Energy Desk reporters in the state.

This position is term-funded for 24 months with the possibility of extending beyond that.

ABOUT US: Alaska’s Energy Desk was established in 2016 with funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Current partners include Alaska Public Media in Anchorage, KTOO Public Media in Juneau, KUCB in Unalaska, KYUK in Bethel, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner in Fairbanks and KRBW in Utqiagvik.

Each week, Alaska’s Energy Desk reporters produce radio and digital stories based on enterprise reporting focused on the energy industry, environmental protections, natural resource management, climate change, the economy, policy, politics and culture and lifestyle in Alaska. Stories air locally on public radio stations around the state, on a statewide nightly news program and frequently on national programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

RESPONSIBILITIES

Generate and approve story ideas from rural Alaska’s Energy Desk reporters that focus on a range of issues related to energy and the environment in the state
Work with reporters to find relevant statewide or national angles on local stories/issues
Conduct sound and script edits for reporters located at remote stations
Coordinate coverage with the rest of the Alaska’s Energy Desk team and other reporters in the state
Participate in weekly editorial calls with Managing Editor and Senior Editor
Maintain daybook / schedule of stories
Create training plan for new reporters to the Alaska’s Energy Desk and the statewide public radio network
Research and produce special reporting projects and series
Keep current with topics and issues related to Alaska’s Energy Desk coverage

REQUIREMENTS:

Successful candidates will possess the following skills and competencies:

Demonstrated professional experience editing reporter stories for clarity, flow, accuracy and engaging content
Excellent writing skills, proven news judgment, and journalistic integrity
Strong interpersonal skills and a track record of delivering productive, useful, thoughtful and constructive feedback
Dedication to training and development of reporters
Ability and willingness to work with remote colleagues
Enthusiasm for local news

HOW TO APPLY:

Deadline: Open until filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Salary: Depends on experience, but starting in the high $50k’s. Plus competitive benefits including paid health insurance, retirement plan, paid leave and holidays.

Apply: online at https://www.ktoo.org/job-opportunities/apply-online/

KTOO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Posted 5/29/2019.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-29

Gray-TV, Media Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About Station:
KTVF/KXDF/KFXF are the NBC, CBS and MeTV affiliated stations serving the interior of Alaska with award winning local news, great entertainment and public service to the Fairbanks community. KTVF and KXDF, our news producing stations, have been the launching point for many journalists and producers who have moved up in the ranks and are now successfully filling key roles in stations throughout the country.

Fairbanks, the gateway to the arctic, is a destination full of adventure. You can enjoy all four seasons from 85 degree summers with midnight sun to a winter full of snow, mushing and the aurora borealis. If you enjoy 4-wheeling, hiking, fishing, hunting, boating, camping, skiing, skijoring, or dog-sledding, then you might just love living and working in Fairbanks! The people of Fairbanks are friendly, hard-working and are very welcoming.

Job Summary:
KTVF is in need of a Copy Coordinator. The main job responsibilities are to manage daily commercial and program content flow for over the air broadcast. Which include uploading/downloading commercials prepping them for air and entering info in system making certain spots air in proper rotation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties:

Commercial log editing

Commercial copy application

Program episodic management within traffic

Non-programming inventory management in master control

PSA asset management

Log automation load and recon

Coordination with corporate traffic offices

General office support

Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:

The position requires outstanding organizational skills, time management, attention to detail and self-motivation. The ability to communicate effectively is a must. Wide Orbit Media software, or other television media software experience strongly preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products: Outlook, Excel, Power Point, and Word.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

Additional Info
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-10-31