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WMCOpen Position – News/Content Specialist (#2018-8647)
Job Overview
WMC Action News 5 in Memphis, Tennessee seeks a fulltime News Content Specialist to join our team.
Job Duties
·         Operate all studio equipment which include studio camera, cg, audio, graphic art and prompter
·         Operate studio cameras for live and non-live news and talk show programs
·         Operate audio board for live on location news and non-news programs
·         Edit video materials using Edius non-linear editing system
·         Operate AutoScript teleprompter system
·         Operate Chyron LEX system as well as build graphics using Photoshop for daily newscast use
·         Contribute to news content team writing for broadcast and digital as well as assisting on assignment desk
·         Be ready and available whenever breaking news or severe and/or disruptive weather events may occur
·         Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets. Assist the directors as needed
·         Able to interact professionally and effectively with all internal WMC employees and external organizations
Requirements
·         Strong technical skills with knowledge of computer applications
·         Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through http://raycommedia.com/careers to be considered
·         Must be flexible with respect to scheduling and willing to work extended hours, varying shifts (including nights, weekends and holidays, sometimes on short notice) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when required
·         Must be 18 years or older
·         Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN
·         Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check
·         Must be able to lift 50 lbs and climb a ladder
·         Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States 
Desired Characteristics/Desired Qualifications
·         Previous experience working with Edius, Adobe Premiere or other similar non-linear editing systems preferred
·         Familiarity with ENPS, BitCentral Products and ENPS desirable
·         Experience with Adobe Photoshop a plus.
·         Associates or BA/BS degree in Telecommunications or work towards related degree preferred
·         Positive attitude, strong work ethic, high degree of integrity and professionalism
·         Up-to-date on, and interested in, current news events
·         Comfortable with emerging technology
·         Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
·         Ability to work well and communicate effectively with others
·         Ability to perform under pressure in breaking news and deadline driven situations
·         Ability to perform accurately with strict deadlines while under pressure and with minimal supervision
·         Ability to think quickly, and keep pace with fast moving environment
·         Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
·         Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
·         Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management.
Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume.  Drug screen required. No phone calls please.   EOE-M/F/D/V
 
https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/8647/news-content-specialist/job


Open Position – Marketing Producer (#2018-8682)
Job Overview
WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks a Marketing Producer to join our award-winning team. In this role, you’ll put your creative thinking and skills to work to create exciting and emotion-driven advertising and content marketing alongside a creative and dynamic team. You’ll conceptualize, produce, write, edit, and share marketing creative across many channels: TV, social media, cable, radio, and more.
Job Duties
    • Produce a variety of marketing assets for the station’s brand image and products for both on-air and digital platforms
    • Create compelling copy and video that will drive viewers to our various news products
    • Collaborate with other marketing team members on creative ideas or projects
    • Identify and share new ways to improve marketing and drive results
    • Work cross functionally and cooperatively as a team member under tight deadlines.
  • The ability to interact professionally and effectively with all internal WMC employees and external organizations
 
Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications
  • Basic knowledge of video production, especially Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, and DSLR cinematography
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video or other related field preferred.
  • Experience with Facebook/Instagram/Twitter
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends
  • Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN
Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/reel through http://raycommedia.com/careers to be considered
  • Willingness to travel, work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be 18 years or Older
  • Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States
Desired Characteristics/Desired Qualifications
  • Self-starter with the ability to adapt to any project
  • Expert visual storyteller with strong skills in writing, shooting, and editing
  • Basic understanding of windows based electronics and the ability to learn ENPS as well as new systems as they are implemented.
  • Act as a team player while displaying an ability to handle a variety of tasks, and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, deadline driven, stressful environment
  • Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management.
Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume and link to your most recent work.  Drug screen required. No phone calls please.   EOE-M/F/D/V
About Us: Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation’s largest privately-owned local media companies and owns and/or provides services for 65 television stations and 2 radio stations in 44 markets located in 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering 16% of U.S. television households and employs over 8,300 individuals in full and part-time positions. 
In addition to television stations, Raycom Media is the parent company of CNHI (community newspapers and information products; over 100 titles located in 23 states), PureCars (digital ad platform for the automotive industry), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production, events management and distribution company), Tupelo Raycom (sports and entertainment production company), RTM Productions (automotive programming production and marketing solutions company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company). Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama
https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/8682/marketing-producer/job


Open Position – Anchor/Reporter (#2018-8715)
Job Overview
WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced Anchor/Reporter to join our award-winning news team.
Job Duties
    • Gathering data and relevant information on local and national newsworthy events
    • Create and present accurate, fair, unbiased news content as assigned. Responsible for providing news and information across multiple platforms and to present content both inside WMC studios and remotely
    • Must be visible in the community and make a reasonable amount of appearances in the local DMA
    • Develop and maintain a network of news sources to create exclusive local news content.
    • Stay current on both local and national news events
    • Work cross functionally and cooperatively as a team member under tight deadlines.
    • The ability to interact professionally and effectively with all internal WMC employees and external organizations.
 
Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications
  • 3 years of experience as a television anchor or reporter in a top 125 market
  • BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background
  • Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts
  • Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN
Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through http://raycommedia.com/careers to be considered
  • Willingness to travel, work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
  • Must be 18 years or Older
  • Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States
Desired Characteristics/Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to read and understand a variety of materials ranging from daily newspapers/news sites, professional journals, technical reports and legal documents.
  • Ability to interpret information to establish facts and determine truth.
  • Basic understanding of windows based electronics and the ability to learn ENPS as well as new systems as they are implemented.
  • Should be well presented on-camera with the ability to deliver copy ready from a Teleprompter or similar device
  • Act as a team player while displaying an ability to handle a variety of tasks, and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, deadline driven, stressful environment
  • Demonstrated ability of good news judgment
  • Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management.
Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume and link to your most recent work. No phone calls please.   EOE-M/F/D/V
Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation’s largest privately-owned local media companies and owns and/or provides services for 65 television stations and 2 radio stations in 44 markets located in 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering 16% of U.S. television households and employs over 8,300 individuals in full and part-time positions.  In addition to television stations, Raycom Media is the parent company of CNHI (community newspapers and information products; over 100 titles located in 23 states), PureCars (digital ad platform for the automotive industry), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production, events management and distribution company), Tupelo Raycom (sports and entertainment production company), RTM Productions (automotive programming production and marketing solutions company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company). Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama
 

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