WMC-TV Memphis

WMC-TV Memphis, TN
Digital Content Producer (#2018-9225)
News Producer (#2018-9203)
& News/Content Specialist (#2018-9200)
Open Position – News Producer (#2018-9203)
Job Overview
WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced news producer to join our award-winning news team.
Job Duties
  • Responsible for the content and overall production of the local newscast
  • Oversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with all members of the news team
  • Stack the rundown and manage the on-air broadcast from the control room
  • Contribute story ideas for the newscast
  • Produce news content for all station distribution platforms – broadcast, digital, mobile
  • Oversee and schedule local interview content for the newscast
  • Copy-edit reporter scripts as well as all newscast copy
  • Work with the assignment desk and reporters to produce local content in advance for the newscast
  • Must work a flexible schedule when needed to cover other shifts and breaking news
  • Field produce stories for the on-air newscast and other news content platforms
  • Work cooperatively as a team member under tight deadlines.
  • Ensure accuracy of and update information for the on-air news ticker/crawl system

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications
  • 2 years of experience as a producer 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
  • Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile
  • Demonstrated ability of good news judgment and journalistic integrity
  • Ability to write, edit, produce and gather content under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility 
  • Ability to handle legal concerns pertaining to newscast content.
  • Ability to develop content through social media and independent sources.
  • 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.
  • Experience with news photojournalism and non-linear editing
  • 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.  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.
 

Open Position – News/Content Specialist (#2018-9200)

Job Overview

Responsibilities:  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. No phone calls please.   EOE-M/F/D/V

https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/9200/news-content-specialist/job

 

Open Position – Digital Content Producer (#2018-9225)
Job Overview
WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee seeks an experienced Digital Content Producer to join our award-winning news team.
 
Job Duties
  • Work with digital team to ensure proper coverage of events throughout the Mid-South.
  • Responsible for content contribution to mobile apps, social media, website, OTT.
  • Responsible for contributing to WMC’s presence across all social platforms.
  • Identify and effectively post content to help grow our social media audience.
  • Know and use all available tools to create content for all platforms.
  • Work with Digital Content Manager to ensure daily journalistic standards are being executed on all digital platforms.
  • Work with reporters and other content creators to make sure they understand various WMC5 platforms.
  • Work directly with Digital Content Manager to ensure superior breaking news coverage across all digital platforms.
  • Contribute to digital coverage for major stories and special events (e.g. elections, Olympics, severe weather, etc.).
  • Participate in daily editorial meetings.
Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications
  • BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background
  • 1 year of experience as a digital content producer in a top 150 market preferred
  • 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
  • Knowledge of ARC, Urban Airship, Google Analytics.
  • Demonstrated ability of good news judgment and journalistic integrity.
  • Ability to handle legal concerns pertaining to digital content.
  • Ability to develop content through social media and independent sources.
  • 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.
  • 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. 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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