Position/Title: General Assignment Morning News Reporter
Details: WATN-WLMT, the ABC/CW affiliate in Memphis, TN, is seeking a general assignment reporter for the morning shows. Candidate will front multiple live shots in the 5AM, 6AM, 7AM, and 11AM newscasts each weekday.
Details: WATN/WLMT, the ABC/CW affiliate in Memphis, Tennessee is seeking a Studio Camera Operator/Video Editor. Duties will include operating studio camera in a high-pressure live news environment and be able to work under the directions of the Director to compose and frame shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought.
· 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
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Identifies and develops new business opportunities; keeps and grows existing client relationships; offers solutions that help clients achieve their business goals; closes business; meets set sales target.
• Identifies and solicits new business; builds and maintains a full pipeline of sales prospects.
• Services and grows relationships in existing base of clients.
• Identifies client/agency needs and develops persuasive proposals to meet needs and opportunities.
• Delivers effective sales presentations.
• Steers clients based on market, platform and station information.
• Maintains client communication and ensures client satisfaction.
• Monitors competition to continually find new account leads.
• Negotiates rates based on iHeartMedia’s budgets.
• Works collaboratively with internal partners to drive revenue.
• Ensures prompt payments.
• Follows all station procedures for preparing orders, resolving billing issues, submitting regular reports regarding sales, pipeline lists, forecasts and competitive analysis.
• Creates effective marketing campaigns in cooperation with iHeartMedia resources.
• Generates revenue and meets/exceeds established sales targets.
• Candidate must drive their own vehicle with a valid driver’s license and state-mandated auto insurance
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and social networking platforms
• Adept at prospecting and using effective consultative selling principles and practices
• Strong client service relationship-building skills
• Ability to plan and organize, set priorities and multi task in a fast-paced environment
• Negotiation and closing proficiency
• Persuasive communication skills: verbal, written and presentation
WATN-WLMT, the ABC/CW affiliate in Memphis, TN, is seeking a seasoned journalist and news leader for our evening digital content producer/assignment editor position.
Candidate must be a strong writer with a great sense of urgency. Must be adept at juggling multiple tasks and communicating changes to the newsroom.
Digital duties are the main focus of this position. Chief responsibilities include proofreading and posting reporters’ scripts and video to the news department’s website, as well as writing original, digital-only content. Candidate also responsible for maintaining station’s social media accounts, and sending timely, well-written push alerts.
Assignment editor duties include monitoring and dispatching crews to breaking and developing stories. Candidate will be required to develop and maintain strong news source contacts.
College degree required. Must have a minimum five years’ experience in a television newsroom. Current or former reporters and producers are encouraged to apply.
News/Content Specialist ID 2018-9519 # of Openings 1 Department News/Content Employment Status Regular Part-Time Work Days varies Work Hours varies Job Overview WMC Action News 5 in Memphis, TN seeks a part-time News Content Specialist to join our team.
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
Strong technical skills with knowledge of computer applications
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
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United Way of the Mid-South Community Impact Associate
United Way of the Mid-South is a multi-million-dollar nonprofit public foundation that mobilizes financial and human resources, across 8-counties, to meet critical needs and to help ensure that hundreds of thoughts of Mid-Southerners can achieve their highest potential. We support high-performing nonprofit agencies who are on the front lines fighting to decrease poverty in our community by addressing the essential building blocks for success – education, financial stability, and health – while maintaining vital safety net services in food, shelter, and safety for individuals facing crisis situations. By joining United Way of the Mid-South, you are uniting with a team who is moving the needle on poverty and making our community a place where everyone can thrive.
The Community Impact Associate position is a proactive office leader who will work with our Community Impact team to fulfill UWMS’ overarching initiative to address poverty. Using our Driving the Dream (DTD) initiative to model our investments, this position will be critical in bridging tasks and functions to ensure that resources are strategically employed to meet community needs, and to have the greatest impact on the reduction of poverty.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Information Analysis – Working with Directors of Community Impact, conducts independent research in assigned content areas to provide staff and/or volunteers guidance, based upon analysis results.
Planning – Possess good planning and decision-making skills regarding United Way investments, programs, and initiatives.
Community Impact Volunteer Management – Organizes volunteers, in assigned areas to meet established timetables. Supports planning and execution of volunteer-led committees, events, and meetings. Works with internal Engagement team to ensure volunteer recruitment, registration and retention are implemented as needed. Represents the organization at events sponsored by United Way of the Mid-South, member agencies, and community organizations.
Reporting – Periodically provides written reports, for the internal and external audience, documenting activities and results of impact area work. Assists in the collection and presentation of data and analytical reports on Community Impact activities.
Communications – Communicates effectively with others within the organization to achieve the expected organization results. Communications, verbal and written, are correct and clearly convey information. Works with internal Communications & Marketing team to initiate and complete marketing and advertising materials as needed.
Continuous Improvement/Results Orientation – Seeks and capitalizes on opportunities to improve work systems, processes, and priorities to enhance organizational results. Responds quickly to changing tasks, deadlines, workflow, and responsibilities.
Finance & Budgeting – Work with Directors and Grants Manager to support financial management of grants. Along with leadership, support compliance, reporting and critical timelines of assigned grants.
Technology – Possess or attain proficiencies in internet-related programs and Google Suite – Mail, Docs, Sheets, Smartsheets, etc. to create and to organize shared documents in a central location. Experience with Microsoft tool is a plus.
Specific Program Support – Work with staff to ensure that logistics, timelines, and implementation are achieved in areas of direct services that meet and support DTD domain goals.
Perform other work as assigned.
Work appropriately and enthusiastically with others and respond appropriately in interpersonal situations.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communication, Education, Social Work, Public Administration or another related field.
Three years of experience working in the human services or related field.
Flexibility to work in a “startup” like environment, where change is imminent.
Demonstrated commitment to the field and a passion for serving under-served and under-resourced individuals, families and/or communities; particularly people living in poverty.
Not just tolerance for, but the enjoyment of, working with a degree of ambiguity and ability to help others successfully move through change.
Quick learner, possessing superior judgment with minimal supervision.
Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments; and work well under pressure.
This is not a supervisory position. It is expected to work across departments to provide information as well and request information to fulfill tasks and job functions.
This position does not require any heavy lifting but occasionally might require moving up to 25 pounds of supplies and equipment using a mobile cart.
Must have reliable transportation.
This position might require occasional evenings and weekend work.
The position also requires some local travel to meet with partners.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
UNITED WAY CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL STAFF
Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to the mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivations.
Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before the process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
Collaborator: Understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.
Qualified applicants should send cover letter, resume, and three references (with phone numbers to the attention firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be sure to reference the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your correspondence. For more information about United Way of the Mid-South, please visit us online at www.uwmidsouth.org.
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