Job Postings

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

Associate Writer — CNN Digital News

The job description is here. http://bit.ly/2e1cWSk.  

Full url:

https://www.turnerjobs.com/job/atlanta/associate-writer-cnn-digital/1174/3213293

What part will you play?

Associate writers for the CNN Digital News will report, write, package and publish quick takes on daily news events for the largest news audience on the Internet. All associate writers are obsessed with accuracy. The CNN Digital News team is the 24/7 general news desk that produces internal urgents for other CNN teams and that publishes up-to-the-minute news updates for digital audiences on mobile and desktop web and on our CNN app. The team adheres to the highest standards of journalism. Associates on the team will collaborate with colleagues across CNN, including news gathering and social discovery, photography and field reporters, to report, fact check and prioritize news items.

What will you be doing? 

  • Research and write high-impact news stories.
  • Generate story ideas.
  • Conduct phone interviews.
  • Gather facts and fact check.
  • Contribute to special features and stories.
  • Use a presence on social media to gather and check information.
  • Interact with internal and external peers and managers to exchange information related to assigned activities.
  • Receive work in the form of short-term assignments that require the application of independent judgement.
  • Work subject to regular supervisory review at regular intervals.
  • Operate within the context of defined procedures.
  • Write with clarity, voice and context.
  • Demonstrate a high pace of activity and deep curiosity about current events/
  • Show a high level of flexibility and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.

What do we need from you?

  • 1 – 2 years of progressively related experience.
  • Basic understanding of news.
  • Basic understanding of storytelling.
  • Excellent writer.
  • College degree in journalism

But wait, there’s more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2015 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS

Video Editor — CBS46

The Video Editor edits video for regularly scheduled newscasts and special projects.

Essential Job Functions

80% Edits video content.

20% Perform related job duties including archiving and back-up content.

Minimum Qualification and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered

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

Experience: Minimum of 3 years editing experience in a local news

environment. Previous editing experience in a production house environment will substitute for one year of news editing experience.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of current state-of-the-art editing equipment.

Experience on Sony Beta Decks, DVC Pro Laptop and Avid.

Working knowledge of analog and digital editing.

Experience with Avid Newscutter preferred.

Shooting experience preferred.

Good attention to detail.

% Travel Required (Approximate): None

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Video-Editor_JR02624

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

Reporter — CBS46

appears on-air, including live shots. The Reporter researches, sets up, writes and edits stories. In addition, the Reporter:

o Works with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.

o Writes daily content for the website.

o 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 on line at

meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Reporter-WGCL–Part-Time-Fill-In-_JR02593

Meredith Corporation, CBS46n WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

AR Specialist — CBS46

The A/R Specialist posts client payments to appropriate accounts, processes credit card payments, identifies and resolves payment discrepancies and answers client inquires as needed. This role also resolves client complaints, initiates credit adjustments and refunds. The incumbent will also be responsible for the billing and the maintenance of the aging report to include small dollar adjustments, payment linkages and account reconciliations. In addition, this position may perform log reconciliations of daily logs in the Wide Orbit system for multiple Meredith television stations within strict time deadlines and performs other accounting/administrative duties.

II. Essential Job Functions

40% Applies daily cash receipts to client accounts and balances batch totals to bank deposit.

40% Performs log reconciliations accurately and efficiently within strict time deadlines.

10% Processes weekly and monthly billing and prepares invoices for distribution.

10% Initiates credit requests for discrepant invoices.

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

Education: Completion of high school or equivalent. A four-year degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration preferred.

Experience: Minimum of two years of experience in a fast paced business environment, preferably in a billing and/or cash applications. Broadcast television industry experience a plus. Prior experience with Oracle financial systems and Hyperion I highly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Proficiency in MS Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook.

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

Attention to details. High level of accuracy.

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

Strong interpersonal skills.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Must be team oriented.

Good organizational and time management skills.

Ability to handle and maintain confidential customer and company information.

Must have good analytical skills, a strong grasp of numbers and basic calculations.

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/AR-Specialist_JR02594

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

Centralcast Operator — CBS46

Essential Job Functions:

70% – Operates technical hardware and systems related to on-air operations. Monitors on-air signal of multiple television stations and switches sources to air using Harris Automation as well as a manual master control switcher. Records satellite feeds and ingests programs, promos, and commercials into playout servers.

Video editing as required.

15% – Documents on air operations through logs and reports including recording transmitter readings and writing discrepancy and shift reports.

10% – Communicates issues and problems to management and other personnel at local and remote facilities to ensure all material is ready for air.

5% – Participates in projects and special assignments as requested by management.

Minimum Qualifications: All must be met to be considered.

Education:

College Degree or Technical Diploma preferred

Experience:

At least 3 years of successful experience in a broadcast television station master control or operational/technical department is required.

Experience providing master control/operational support to multiple stations is highly preferred.

Experience with Harris Automation is highly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be able to work flexible, varying shift schedules as needed including early mornings, overnights, and weekends.

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

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

Good 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.

Must be able to follow directions and dependably complete work assignments.

Must be technologically proficient.

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

www.meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Centralcast-Operator_JR02473

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

Executive Producer-Interim — CBS46

The Executive Producer directs and supervises all aspects of station’s news programs, including development and execution of show content and program format. This position works closely with Producers, Reporters and Assignment Editors in developing and maintaining high quality newscasts. The Executive Producer oversees story selection, pre-production and Producer rundowns. The incumbent proofs and edits scripts on a daily basis. In addition, the Executive Producer helps reporters craft their stories and oversees brand management and content for the show.

After applying online, please send a copy of your resume to Frank.Volpicella@cbs46.com

Essential Job Functions:

30% – Manages newsroom during shift; ensures journalistic policies are being followed.

25% – Reviews show content and story content for accuracy. Oversees quality and brand management.

25% – Works with producer and desk on story assignment and creation.

20% – Leads project planning and related project management.

Qualifications | All must be met to be considered

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience:

Minimum three years, five preferred in top 25 DMA of a local news station.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong journalistic and writing skills.

Advanced understanding of libel law.

Strong production and television presentation accomplishments.

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

www.meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Executive-Producer–Interim-_JR02503

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

Director of Digital Media — CBS46

The Director of Digital Media is a senior-level position that will lead the strategic development of web, mobile, social, and emerging media platforms in generating revenue and creating content as well as have a hands on role in the execution of strategies and direct the staff responsible for those activities.

 

II. Essential Job Functions

40% Create, communicate, and implement a strategic roadmap for innovative, user-focused digital media experiences across multiple platforms for a 24/7/365 news-driven operation. Develop strategic and tactical plans to optimize digital assets, identify sales and promotional opportunities. Develop and implement social media initiatives and manage a large, multiple-asset social media presence.

20% Serve as a key resource on emerging media concepts and best practices; including the creation and delivery of training workshops and presentations to internal teams and senior leadership. Develop content initiatives that attract new audiences and help drive sales efforts. Pursue, negotiate, and cultivate partnerships with technology and media companies, organizations, and vendors

20% Foster communication and create effective news and content initiatives across all platforms. Work with Director of Sales to develop an integrated sales strategy for all digital platforms. Create and generate weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as needed.

20% Be active in sales and sales calls as needed. Help formulate packages for our content products, push and refine our mobile apps and develop new ones as needed. Help station reach our digital budget goals. Grow to meet or exceed page view goals, unique user’s goals, Facebook likes etc. Work with Marketing to refine our social media approach.

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

Education: Minimum (5) five years of digital media management experience in varying industries strongly preferred.

Experience: Superior knowledge and experience in website usability, audience acquisition, SEO/SEM, web analytics, social media concepts, and mobile content delivery.

Demonstrated experience in successfully motivating and directing cross-functional teams in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Project management of multiple, deadline-driven projects simultaneously.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Working knowledge of the broadcast industry, including news, marketing, operations, promotion, production. Experienced and well-versed in AP Style Guidelines and editorial concepts.

Solid background in digital media sales and marketing Ability to execute with minimal direction.

Ability to execute projects with small teams or as a one-person team. Aptitude for creative and strategic thinking, with strong analytical and problem solving skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Management experience also preferred.

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

www.meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Director-of-Digital-Media_JR02481

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

Anchor/Reporter-Meteorologist — CBS46

The Anchor/Reporter – Meteorologist serves as an on-air meteorologist and plays a key role in overall news operation. The incumbent serves as an active member of the weather team and the newsroom staff. The Anchor/Reporter works in a team-oriented environment and provides forecasts and detailed coverage of breaking weather situations. Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media. Current newscast includes weekend mornings and will provide weather reporting/anchor fill-in during the week. After applying online, please send a copy of your resume to

 

II. Essential Job Functions

65% Prepares and anchors accurate, interesting and informative weathercasts with station brand and research in mind. Does weathercasts live and delivers live reports on weather-related subjects. Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.

15% Updates website daily, writes weather blog, updates social media

10% Develops and innovates new presentation tools for TV and digital platforms.

10% Makes public appearances on behalf of the station, fulfills duties for media partnerships (such as radio) and appears in station promotions

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

Education: Undergraduate degree in meteorology or related field. CBM or AMS certified.

Experience: Three years’ experience as a weather anchor or meteorologist at a commercial television station. Experience in top 25 market preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

CBM or AMS certification required.

Proficiency with complex computer-driven weather production systems, preferably WSI True View Max System.

Must be flexible and willing to work unexpected hours for severe weather.

Must possess excellent ad lib skills and be able to drive long-form severe weather coverage solo or in a team setting.

Must be willing to work in a team-oriented environment.

% Travel Required (Approximate):10%

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Anchor-Reporter—Meteorologist_JR02486

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

Studio Technician — CBS46

The Studio Technician checks and prepares technical equipment as well as operates technical equipment during live newscasts, special events and promotional sessions. May also assist with posting content to various digital platforms.

Essential Job Functions

60% – Operates and troubleshoots technical equipment including studio camera, audio equipment, and teleprompter before and during live broadcasts, special events and promotional sessions.

30% – Prepares and tears down studio for live broadcasts, special events, and promotion sessions including distribution and upkeep of IFB, light/light system, activation of set monitors, projectors and computers.

10% – Assists with posting to the station’s website(s).

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

Education:

Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree or vocational diploma is preferred.

Experience: Minimum of one experience in broadcast television production is required.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Proficiency with robotic camera, teleprompter, IFB.

Basic computer skills.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to work flexible hours including early mornings, late nights and weekends.

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

www.meredith.com

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

Video Tape Editor — CBS46

Essential Job Functions

80%-Edits video content.

20%-Perform related job duties including archiving and back-up content.

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

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

Experience: Minimum of 3 years editing experience in a local news environment. Previous editing experience in a production house environment will substitute for one year of news editing experience.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of current state-of-the-art editing equipment.

• Experience on Sony Beta Decks, DVC Pro Laptop and Avid.

• Working knowledge of analog and digital editing.

• Experience with Avid Newscutter preferred.

• Shooting experience preferred.

• Good attention to detail.

% Travel Required (Approximate): None

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at

meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Georgia-Atlanta-WGCL/Video-Editor_JR02211-1

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