Job Postings

Listed below are available employment positions that have been submitted to the Atlanta Press Club. Click the title to read more.

CBS 46 — Reporter

The Reporter gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The incumbent appears on-air, including live shots. The reporter researches, sets up, writes and edits stories. In addition, the reporter:

Works with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.
Writes daily content for the website.
May fill in for anchor as needed.

 

Essential Job Functions | Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
30% – Writes and edits news stories.
30% – Gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms.
25% – Oversees story generation and source development.
15% – Presents news on air/live.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:
Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree preferred.

Experience:
Minimum three years of related news experience. Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations. Prior experience in top 25 market preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Good writing, editing, shooting and news gathering skills. Good interpersonal skills.

% Travel Required (Approximate):10%

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online.

Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Journalism Lecturuer — Georgia State University

The Department of Communication at Georgia State University in Atlanta invites applications for a lecturer in new media journalism to start August 15, 2016. Candidates should have scholarly training in any of the broader traditions of journalism and mass communication, a history of professional experience as a journalist, and teaching experience that qualifies them to teach courses in areas such as newswriting, broadcast and/or new media news production, multimedia desktop publication, investigative/ feature reporting (especially as undertaken in a converged new media environment), or newswriting seminars relating to particular reporting specializations (e.g., local/state government affairs, health, international affairs, business). The position requires a completed Ph.D. or terminal degree in communication or a closely allied discipline or extensive professional experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Georgia State University (est. 1913) enrolls more than 51,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and is the largest university in Georgia. Students are enrolled from every Georgia county, every state in the nation and more than 145 countries. The university is proud of the very rich diversity of its students. More than 900 undergraduates have declared journalism their major, and our programs in mass communication are closely connected to the major media resources of Atlanta. The department’s M.A. and doctoral programs also attract considerable graduate student interest in journalism, new media, and communication scholarship. Departmental production and journalism facilities have received major upgrades in the last five years, including the addition of GSUTV and renovations of the computer-equipped newswriting classrooms and broadcast production studios. The department includes roughly 40 TTF, 50 doctoral, 100 MA, and 1900 undergraduate majors, w/ programs in media studies, speech, and journalism. A university-level commitment has been made to bolster research generation relating to new and emerging media. To apply, send application letter, resume, evidence of teaching success, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Doug Barthlow/Journalism Lecturer Search, Department of Communication, P.O. Box 5060, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 30302-5060. Files will be reviewed upon receipt. An offer of employment will be conditional upon background verification. GSU is an EO/AA employer; women and minority applications are especially encouraged.

To apply, send application letter, resume, evidence of teaching success, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Doug Barthlow/Journalism Lecturer Search, Department of Communication, P.O. Box 5060, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 30302-5060. 

Broadcast Intern — CBS 46

This Internship is a paid, internship of approximately 20 hours per week during the academic semester. It is designed to provide meaningful and challenging projects for individuals interested in the news department of a local broadcast station. This is an opportunity to work with an award winning investigative team.

Essential Functions:

Experience and assist with various jobs in the news and production department.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: College student or recent college graduate in related concentration.

Experience: Limited experience required.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Competency in Microsoft Office Suite, effective verbal and written communication skills, valid drivers’ license preferred.

 

Apply here: www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html

Traffic Coordinator — CBS 46

The Traffic Coordinator may perform the duties of copy or log editing. This position will also assist Program Coordinators as needed.

 

Essential Job Functions

75% – Processes incoming orders into current week’s logs for assigned stations. Reinstates spots that may subsequently clear after initial preemption. Communicates with Account Executives and Sales Managers about incoming orders. Informs Account Executives of errors on orders and assists with corrections. Verifies spot position and separation; finalizes logs. Transmits logs to appropriate servers. Processes orders related to assigned stations continuously throughout the day.

20% – Fills remaining inventory with assigned promotions set by the creative dept(s) of the stations supported by the Hub. Notifies creative dept(s) to review log before it becomes final.

5% – Maintain inventory control for future weeks

OR

80% – Gathers copy materials and instructions; attaches to appropriate orders with correct dates and days. Maintains contact with agencies for spots and instructions and fax machines for material instructions.

10% – Creates dub and purge lists and maintains material libraries.

10% – Maintains files of all current year copy instructions.

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. 4-year college degree preferred.

Experience:

Two years of experience in a broadcast television station’s traffic department or traffic role required. Must be proficient with MS Office products including, Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Previous experience with Wide Orbit highly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and complete work assignments in a timely and accurate manner.

Must be adaptable and flexible with ability to shift focus on new priorities.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment.

Must have good organizational and time management skills.

Ability to handle and maintain confidential customer and company data.

 

Apply here: www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html

Intern — Harlem Globetrotters

Harlem Globetrotters Summer Internship

The Harlem Globetrotters are looking for an intern to join the PR Department this summer. The world famous organization is looking for self-motivated individuals who are eager to learn about the sports entertainment industry, have a positive attitude and carry themselves in a professional manner. This internship is not paid but offers valuable work experience. The Harlem Globetrotters headquarters is located in Peachtree Corners, Georgia.

Intern responsibilities include:

  • Writing feature stories for the Globetrotters website
  • Researching markets
  • Pitching
  • Maintaining media database
  • Maintaining and organizing media impressions
  • Following up with fan mail inquiries
  • Updating player alumni files
  • Proof reading
  • Photo editing
  • Other clerical duties

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Photoshop skills are a plus
  • AP Style
  • Punctuality is a must

The internship will run from May 16, 2016 – July 22, 2016. You are expected to work 3 days a week at 15-20 hours per week. You must be enrolled at a university/college and the internship must be for college credit.

If interested, please send writing samples and resume to Keeta Bell at bell@harlemglobetrotters.com. We will accept resumes until the position is filled.

Chief Photographer — CBS46

The Chief Photographer will be responsible for training and directing a staff of photojournalists. This is a hands on role which will also include shooting and editing stories in non-linear format, setting up microwave and satellite shots. Must be able to work weekends, longer hours or varying shifts when necessary to meet production and broadcast deadlines.

 

Essential Job Functions

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

50% Shoot and edit.

30% Direct, train, and critique photographers.

10% Set up and operate microwave and sat truck

5% Coordinate with engineering on the maintenance of the news vehicle fleet and photography gear.

5% Post to web or other multi-media platforms

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:

High School or GED certificate. Degree in broadcast journalism/production preferred.

Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in News camera/field photography.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good leadership skills in such areas as communication, coaching, critiquing and providing feedback.

Partner with management to refine best practices and workflows.

Collaboratively establish visual standards for photographers.

Must be fully knowledgeable in all aspects of ENG field operations.

Must be able to operate an ENG microwave and satellite trucks.

Must be proficient working with Non-linear edit systems.

Most possess valid driver’s license and be able to meet Fleet Driver Safety Requirements.

% Travel Required (Approximate):50-60 (Primarily local and regional)

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html

Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Science Writer/PR Specialist — Kennesaw State University

The Science/Research Communications Specialist will develop complex and sophisticated forms of communication through a variety of means such as articles, news releases, media pitches, web-based content and other forms of communication aimed at garnering media coverage and positioning of research and activities at Kennesaw State.

Job posting can be found at our website: kennesaw.hiretouch.com

Graphic Designer — CBS46

The Graphic Designer creates news graphics and animations for WGCL-TV newscasts. This position assists other designers with various special projects as assigned, including animations, print, on-air or web design work for news, programming, creative services, production or sales.

 

Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
The Graphic Designer creates news graphics for WGCL-TV newscasts. This position assists other designers with various special projects as assigned, including; print, on-air or web design work for news, programming, creative services, production or sales.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: Completion of high school or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design preferred.

Experience: Three to four years of experience as a TV graphic artist desired.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively, handle extreme deadlines and changing priorities.

Proficiency with the following Adobe applications: After Effects, PhotoShop, Illustrator. Experience with Cinema 4D, Curious Maps and Chyron Lyric Pro.

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online here.

Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants only. No recruiters, please.

HR Intern — CBS46

This Internship is a structured, part-time position with approximately 20 hours during the academic semester. It is designed to provide meaningful and challenging projects for individuals interested in human resources aspects of broadcasting. The focus will be on recruitment skills. Individuals interested in journalism are encouraged to apply for general or news internships.

Essential Functions:
Experience and assist with various jobs in human resources.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: College student or recent college graduate with a relevant degree or degree program.

Experience: Limited experience required. Some experience in human resources or other administrative role preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Competency in Microsoft Office Suite, effective verbal and written communication skills, valid drivers’ license preferred.

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online here.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants only. No recruiters, please.

General Assignment Reporter — Appen Media Group

Appen Media Group has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter.

This position will write everything from breaking news to features and cover city government, business, and festivals. We publish 4 award-winning newspapers per week and distribute more papers than any print media company in our market, the most affluent and growing in the southeast.

Appen Media also has an online presence through multiple websites and social media platforms. Appen Media operates, of note, 5 Facebook pages, 5 twitter pages, 3 websites, and an Instagram account – all with unique content and followers.

We are looking for someone to join our team and make a difference in the community and our workplace. If you can handle a fast pace and genuinely care about community journalism we want to hear from you.

Applicants must have a four-year college degree and experience, even if it’s at the college level. Knowledge of local government is a plus. The ideal candidate will also have the knack to identify interesting topics and information our readers want to read about. Organization and attention to detail are critical.

 

So what do we offer? 

We offer a fun work environment with a talented staff already on board and looking for team mates. We offer a long standing reputation in the community for publishing important news in the lives of our readers and a connection to our community.

We offer competitive pay and good benefits. 

This is a 40-hour-per-week, full-time job, but the hours are irregular with some work in the evenings and on weekends.

If you are interested, send a resume and cover letter a.s.a.p. to Christina@appenmediagroup.com