Sunday, March 30, 2008

Volume 19

WRNN-TV in Rye Brook, NY is accepting resumes for an entry-level position in our Graphics department. Candidates must be dependable and have thorough knowledge of PhotoShop; After Effects is a plus. This is a full-time, hourly position Monday through Friday, 1pm to 9pm. Great opportunity for recent college graduate.

Interested candidates should send resume and salary requirement to or fax to (914) 696-0276.

Master Control Operator - Central Florida News 13
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Job Description
Essential Functions: Manage on-air payouts for multiple program streams Monitor air payouts for quality control Manage on-air server systems Coordinate live-to-air events with production personnel Manage capture and use of outside program feeds from multiple sources Other pertinent duties as assigned Qualifications: (Skills, knowledge, ability required) Understanding of, and experience with the following: Modern broadcast automation systems, On-air switching and graphics payouts Master control switchers and audio/video router systems Operation of microwave receivers, satellite receivers and associated feed equipment Video tape operations Education/Experience: Bachelors Degree, Technical school, or equivalent experience. 1-2 years of Master Control/Directing experience preferred Special Skills: Proven knowledge of ability to successfully maintain on air product in a fast-paced news environment; intermediate computing skills required. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills; be able to work effectively under deadline pressure; must be able to work flexible schedule including holidays, evenings and weekends; must possess the ability to multi-task. Omnibus Automation and advanced I/T experience, are a plus. Working Conditions: Materials and Equipment Used: Master control switcher and audio/video routers; various satellite and microwave systems, audio/video recording/playback systems. Various broadcast related computer applications and office software products. Physical Requirements: Sitting for long periods of time, standing, seeing, hearing, fingering, kneeling, crouching, reaching, stooping, handling, pushing, and pulling. Works inside throughout the year.

Job Location
Orlando, FL, US.
Position Type

To apply for this position, please visit our website at: . Click on "Jobs" then click on "Employment Opportunities" to be directed to our on-line resume submission site

Sterling, VA: After Effects Instructor
The Northern Virginia Community College's Loudoun Campus Continuing
Education Program is looking for an instructor to teach continuing ed
students the Adobe After Effects software application.

It is a 4-session, 12 hour course (3 hours/session) that is taught several
times throughout the NOVA Continuing Ed school term. It is schedule to start
for the Spring 2008 term on May 17.

The instructor of this course will have the latitude to teach After Effects
either as an animation tool, digital video compositing tool, or both. The
course should, however, emphasize basic procedures to use the application in
order to create dynamic material either dealing with animation or video.

If interested, please contact:
Robert Brown
Program Coordinator
Loudoun Campus
Continuing Education
Northern Virginia Community College

Los Angeles, CA: Storyboard Artist
A storyboard artist with excellent ability to convert verbal information
into physical drawings. Some drawings will be made during meetings with
Director and more detailed full drawings will be completed later on in the
artists office. Most drawings will be pencil or ink sketches but some will
be full-color drawings designed to show the directors preferences for
colors, patterns, backgrounds, remaining sketches will be concept drawings.
Panels are for a short that will be entered into Festival competition this

Must have a portfolio that demonstrates above listed abilities. May have
film background including formal art and drawing training, or may have other
experience as it relates to filmmaking and production.

Please email credits and links to online portfolio:
Project time frame is one week and will begin first week in April 2008.

JOB TITLE: NY1 News Anchor / Video Journalist, Queens (FT)
Responsible for the production and reporting of news and programming. Oversees aspects of newsgathering, production and editing of stories. Interacts with anchors, reporters, news assistants and technical staff in the process of taking stories from conception to air. Writes, edits and presents stories on the air in a clear and concise fashion.

Story Production
• General assignment reporting, anchoring and editing.
• Develop ideas for new stories.
• Interview guests.
• Prepare stories for airing.
• Present organized understandable, topical and attention-grabbing newscasts and programming.
• Review content of stories and checks for errors of fact, technical errors, creative content, miscues, editorial mistakes and all elements needed to deliver quality programming.
• Critiques shows to find ways to improve them. Writes up daily notes on problems and what could have been done differently.

• Determines priority of stories in newscast.
• Writes and edits stories, teases, scripts, etc. for shows.
• Copy edits scripts and reviews the final edited version of taped stories.
• Shoots news and feature programming.
• Keeps informed on current issues by reading newspapers, wires, Today grid

Planning, Coordinating, Scheduling
• Schedules shoots, guest bookings.
• Insures that all necessary elements in packages and newscasts are delivered in a timely fashion.
• Evaluates resources needed for adequate coverage.
• Plans major coverage as to not interrupt daily news coverage.

• Receives assignment or enterprises news leads and news tips to develop story idea.
• Gathers and verifies factual information regarding story through interview and research.
• Organizes material, determines emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
• When in the field, transmits information to writer for story writing.
• Writes package leads for delivery by anchors.
• Writes, edits news packages for air.
• Develops sources and contacts for story development.

Camera and Field Operations
• Shoots all video for use in news package.
• Edits video for broadcast.
Presentation Skills
• Appears on television when conducting filmed interviews or voice over narration.
• Gives live or on scene reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
• Occasionally represents station at other events.
• Fill as Anchor when assigned

Supervision (non-management)
• Monitors the work of news assistants and writers.
• Sets quality standards
• Insures that quality work is produced
• Gives feedback and assistance to staff for improvement

Other duties as assigned.

Bachelors Degree, preferably in Journalism/Communication /English or related field. General Liberal Arts is acceptable.

Previous on-air experience required. Minimum of 2 years experience in news or programming.

TO APPLY: please submit resume and cover letter to the Time Warner website at Req detail 97684BR: NY 1 News Anchor / Video Journalist -Queens

CBS 4/WFOR-TV, the CBS O & O in Miami, market #16, is looking for an aggressive, and creative newscast producer. The Ideal candidate will produce two newscasts a week, write for other newscasts, and work on the station’s website. Prior producing experience required. The ideal candidate will have a passion for covering the growing melting pot that is South Florida. Must be a highly organized self-starter, who can showcase enterprise content, and work with a strong team of enterprise reporters.
Qualified candidates should send a resume, references, and an aircheck from a recent newscast to:
Miguel Fernandez
Executive Producer
8900 NW 18th Terrace
Miami, FL 33172

Tangent Times
Director of Communications and Public Affairs 130K
Interact with the media to bring light to the protection of public health and the environment. Work alongside the President/CEO to develop a plan designed to undertake new challenges affecting the world. Develop press releases, maintain the companys website and have a column in an industry trade publication while connecting with local and state communities to bring more structure to your PR plan which includes over a $500,000 budget.
CONTACT: Suzanne Grinage

POSITION: Associate Producer – Part Time
HOURS/SCHEDULE: Part-time. Ability to work rotating shifts and 24 hour on call availability. Must be flexible to schedule changes

JOB SUMMARY: Assist producers in the preparation of newscasts. Gather information and write news stories, screen video for editing instructions and/or editing video for news stories. Coordinating and preparing edited tape stories for inclusion in the newscasts. Responsible for coordination with other departments, news writing, timing and distribution of final scripts.

SKILLS: One year of progressively responsible experience in a television newsroom preferred. Tape and writing samples required. Operate teleprompter. Writing and producing news brief for a regional radio network. Searching tape/script archives for file video and information. Produce line-up and layout of newscast.

EDUCATION: BS degree or equivalent in Journalism, Communications or related field. Related experience will be evaluated by Company management and may be substituted on the basis of two years of experience equals one year of education.
Send resume, application, EEO to:
Human Resources
7401 N Kelley
Oklahoma, OK 73111

Position: Executive Producer
Company: Quincy Newspapers, Inc.
Station(s): WSJV-TV
Job Type: fulltime

Experience Required:
FOX 28, the up and coming news leader in the South Bend/Elkhart television
market, is looking for an executive producer to drive our continued growth.
We are the station with momentum in our market and this is an exciting
opportunity for someone who wants to be a key player in our future growth
and development.
We produce 4 1/2 hours of news a day and our executive producer is deeply
involved in all newscasts. Beyond typical newscast producing experience and
news judgment, candidates must have these qualities: good writing skills,
self-motivated, detail oriented, and communication skills. The executive
producer must be a newsroom leader, open to ideas, who oversees the
editorial content of our newscasts and web site.
The executive producer is involved in long-range strategy, special projects
and staffing decisions. This position is also responsible for producing our
30-minute newscast at 5pm.
We are interested in hearing from experienced newsroom supervisors and
managers with at least four years experience.
Send your resume and a VHS tape or DVD showing your work to: Ed Kral, News
Director, FOX 28 / WSJV, 58096 County Road 7 South, Elkhart, IN 46517.
Please include a brief synopsis of your news philosophy.

Contact Info:
Ed Kral
Fax: 574-294-1267

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