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

Investigative Reporter at CBS46

Job description:

 

The Investigative Reporter researches and produces hard edge, compelling, and aggressive investigative stories that fit the CBS46 brand. This position obtains and verifies evidence by interviewing, observing, or by analyzing records. The Investigative Reporter accurately reports investigative stories which may impact and/or create controversy in the local community.

Essential Functions

50% Performs in depth research and observation (including undercover) for information to tell a story uncovering unethical behavior, practices or policies. Develops, produces and reports findings for various newscasts. Determines scope, timing, and direction of investigations.

20% Follows actions of local government and business leaders on a regular basis; attends board meetings, interviews officials and monitors issues of continuing community interest. 

15% Identifies issues and evidence needed, based on analysis of story idea, complaints in community or allegations of unethical behavior or practices. Examines records to locate links in chains of evidence or information. Prepares reports that detail investigation findings. 

10% Assist other reporters with story sources and investigative leads.

5% May anchor a news cast on a temporary basis or as a development opportunity.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements (All must be met to be considered)

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience:

Five to seven years related reporting experience. Investigative experience strongly preferred as is top 25 market experience.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong understanding of undercover reporting – legal, journalism, ethical issue, strong writing,

Must be understand/able to use news management software and editing, preferably, iNews and Avid.

Must possess strong research, journalism and storytelling skills.

Must possess strong organization skills.

Ability to multi task and manage short and long-term projects.

Must possess strong writing skills a priority.

Ability to work under minimal supervision.

Strong on-air presence.

% Travel Required (Approximate): 50%

To apply:

 

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

Meredith Corporation, CBS46 GCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Multimedia Writer/Editor at Brenau University

Job description:

Brenau University communications and publications department seeks an experienced multimedia writer and editor for a fast-paced, interesting environment.

The ideal candidate will have a journalist’s “nose for news,” a tenacity for gathering and reporting information quickly and accurately, and the ability to manage workflow for themselves and others to ensure thorough timely dissemination of appropriately styled material for all available internal and external communications channels. We seek a person with an engaging narrative storytelling and writing skills, a professional who is equally adept at producing fast-paced short news items as well as long-form, context-filled magazine-style features.

Required skills include excellent proofreading ability, working in a demanding environment against rigid deadlines, adherence to highest standards for accuracy, a thorough knowledge of Associated Press style, a working knowledge of WordPress and a variety of social media platforms, and exceptional reporting, research and interviewing capabilities. Other desired skills include proficiency with tools such as the Vocus and Merit (readMedia), radio and video scripting, and use of presentation programs, specifically PowerPoint.

To apply: 

For more information or to apply go to https://brenau.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2ckaotx3kpz

Video Tape Editor at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

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

Essential Job Functions:

80% Edit video content

20% Perform related duties including archiving and backing up content

 

Qualifications| 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: 

Working knowledge of non-linear editing systems required.

Experience with Avid Newscutter.

Shooting and web experience preferred.

Good attention to detail.

Ability to work under pressure and with a high degree of accuracy

 

To apply: 

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.

 

 

Multimedia Sports Journalist Sports atMeredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The Multimedia Journalist – Sports enterprises, researches, produces, writes, shoots, edits and reports sports news and sports-oriented material (sportscasts, sports interviews, sports documentaries, sports inserts, public service and special events programs, sports-oriented promotional announcements, play-by-play and color of sports events) for presentation live or on tape. Will also anchor two days a week or as needed. This position also collaborates with the assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.

 

II. Essential Job Functions

Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

30% Produces sports programming.

20% Presents sports news stories or reports via on air, live from the set, live remotes, live indoor locations or live on the web in a polished and professional manner.

20% Shoots events or footage required for storytelling. Edits original footage or locates and edits archived footage as necessary.

10% Researches, writes and rewrites enterprised or assigned stories.

10% Adds, edits and updates sports-oriented material on the station’s web servers and websites.

5% Generates enterprise story ideas. Cultivates news sources and remains knowledgeable about places, events and people in sports news.

5% Serves as community ambassador for the news department. Responds to viewer concerns. Makes personal appearances on behalf of station. Attends station sponsored promotion events as scheduled.

100%

 

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

 

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

 

Experience:

Minimum of three years of experience in sports reporting print or broadcast journalism. 

Minimum of three years experience shooting.

Minimum of three years experience producing.

Experience reporting news at a commercial television station preferred.

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong writing, editing and shooting skills.

Good news gathering skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Attention to detail.

Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Strong on-air presence.

Must possess a valid Driver’s License.

Experience with Avid and Inews preferred.

Proficiency with MS Office.

% Travel Required (Approximate):50% (extensive local travel to news locations)

To apply:

 

 

 

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.

 

Video Tape Editor at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

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

II. Essential Job Functions

Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

80% Edits video content.

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

100%

 

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

 

To apply:

 

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.

 

 

 

 

Photographer at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

 

The Photographer gathers news for broadcast, web, and other platforms of the future. The incumbent shoots and edits stories.

Essential Job Functions:

 

Photographs news, weather, and sports materials (including documentaries).
Performs creative editing of news, weather, and sports materials (including documentaries).
Sets up and operates lighting equipment.
Operates ENG van and associated equipment.
Transmits and records news, weather and sports video and/or audio feeds, including ENG feeds.
Photographs and edits promotion and public service material.
Performs limited newsgathering functions.
Performs minor repairs of ENG equipment and cameras.

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

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

Experience:
Three years of related news experience including operational experience on ENG truck.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong editing and shooting skills.
Good news gathering skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Linear editing and non-linear editing.
Operate microwave truck.
Attention to detail.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Strong on-air presence.
Must possess a valid Driver’s license

To apply: 

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.

 

Media Relations Representative at Georgia Power

Job description:

Georgia Power is searching for a media relations representative.  All candidates must apply online.  You are looking for requisition #

GPC2004284.  It should be available to view for external candidates.

 

Job Title: Media Strategist II

Operating Company:Georgia Power Company

Hiring Manager Name:George J Hawkins

 

To apply:

If you would like to review this opening and/or apply online, click here

 

Senior Director of Public Relations at Agnes Scott

GENERAL SUMMARY: Develops and maintains a proactive media relations program and serves as a spokesperson for the college within the guidelines of federal state and local laws and college and office/departmental policies and procedures.  Reports to the associate vice president for marketing and public relations and works with co-workers, faculty, staff, alumnae, students, external media, and other contacts to advance the visibility, reputation and goals of the college. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Develops and maintains a proactive public relations program that includes digital and print media as well as media relations.
  2. With the AVP for marketing and public relations, serves as a spokesperson for the college and/or identifies appropriate spokesperson(s).
  3. Oversees the development of content for brand related messaging in digital and print communications including the college’s website, social media presence and news related publications.
  4. Supervises director of digital strategy as well as communications interns responsible for assisting with the development and dissemination of content.
  5. Serves as editor of Agnes Scott The Magazine.
  6. Creates and maintains an editorial calendar for the college’s website as well as writing and developing content, including articles, photo essays, videos and stories.
  7. Designs, implements and periodically updates a media relations plan to advance core strategic goals of the college through positive news, features and editorial coverage.
  8. Cultivates relationships with faculty, staff, and students as a basis for current source sheets on faculty and staff and for content development and feature stories.
  9. With the AVP for marketing and public relations, develops and disseminates crisis communications for both internal and external audiences.
  10. Monitors the news daily for media opportunities; develops story concepts and places them in local, regional and national news media; cultivates and maintains relationships with local and national media; and responds promptly to media requests.
  11. Advises and trains faculty, staff and students about working with media.
  12. Researches and writes speeches or letters as needed.

REQUIREMENTS

Education: BA/BS in related occupational field of study.

Experience: Minimum of 5-7 years work experience in public relations and/or journalism.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 

  • Excellent writing and editing skills for print and web publications; keen news judgment with as sense of what stories will engage and motivate audiences; experience with creating and executing a communications strategy; and background engaging and motivating internal audiences.
  • Media relations experience as a journalist and/or substantial experience working with reporters; social media experience parlaying stories into engaging content for social media channels; and understanding of which social media content works best for audiences and channels.
  • Possess a high level of self-confidence and poise essential to position function.
  • Experience preparing for and handling a crisis that requires internal and/or external communications.
  • Ability to exercise diplomacy, think quickly in response to media questions, act with a cool head and present a calm demeanor, and to shift priorities.
  • Experience with video production: planning and overseeing the creation of visual communications content.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, both verbal and written and ability to work with a variety of personalities within a diverse population.
  • Considerable knowledge of national media, various cultural differences and concerns, and public relations practices in higher education.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage a heavy workload with multiple priorities, and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills be a self starter.

Other: 

  • Travel and work in off-campus settings may be required
  • Irregular hours, evenings or weekends, may be required on a regular basis.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, and occasional moving of light objects. Work is generally performed in an office.

DISCLAIMER
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please apply online. Please submit a writing sample with your application. Position is posted until filled. Due to the overwhelming response to the college’s staff openings we are unable to respond personally to individual telephone inquiries. No faxed submissions please.

EEO
Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or genetic information, gender identity and gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

 

Local Sales Manager at Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The Local Sales Manager oversees the development of new revenue, expansion of revenue share for existing clients, client relationships and account executive capabilities.

Essential Job Functions

Attracts, motivates and retains highly qualified Account Executives.

Plans, manages and coordinates a comprehensive and aggressive program for revenue growth.

Provides leadership to sales team for revenue, market share growth and business development.

Provides input into station’s strategic planning, marketing and sales budgets as requested.

Prepares sales professional and creative presentations for management and clients.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements 

(All must be met to be considered)

Education: Bachelor’s degree In Marketing or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience: Eight to ten years local television sales or related experience. 

Previous management experience required. Proven track record of successfully managing a sales team.

Experience creating and implementing revenue producing programs required.

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must possess advanced knowledge of TV ratings and research.

Strong sales skills.

Excellent leadership skills.

Good problem-solving skills.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Good computer skills.

Must possess adaptable and effective negotiating skills.

Ability to thrive in a team-oriented, competitive, fast-paced environment.

Knowledge of Atlanta market preferred.

Approximately 30% Travel Required (primarily local/regional)

 

To apply:

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. 

Director of Communications at Troutman Sanders LLP

Job description:

The Director of Communications reports to the Chief Marketing Officer and focuses on enhancing the firm’s positioning and competitive differentiation through strategic communications initiatives; develops strong national and local media relationships; directs the firm’€™s rankings and recognition submission process; oversees the firm’s social media initiatives; and collaborates with practices and individual lawyers to identify media and publishing opportunities that will help achieve visibility and thought leadership objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop strong relationships with the media.

Collaborate with the CMO, Director of Business Development and Client Services and the senior business development team, to develop public relations strategies and ensure that all communications initiatives are thoughtfully integrated.

Work with firm management on significant media initiatives.

Direct media training and work closely with firm lawyers to provide strategic guidance on media inquiries.

Work closely with practices and marketing and business development managers to develop media plans.

Draft press releases.

Ensure adherence to the firm’€™s media policy and oversee internal screening processes.

Manage the firm’s relationship with public relations firm(s), including establishing priorities and reporting on results.

Work with the CMO and the Director of Business Development and Client Services to continue to refine the firm’s social media strategy and to insure that social media initiatives are thoughtfully and strategically executed.

Create content for the firm’€™s website and social media outlets.

Identify strategic ranking and recognition opportunities and develop submissions in collaboration with firm lawyers and business development managers.

Work with practices and individual lawyers to identify publishing opportunities that will help achieve visibility and thought leadership objectives.

Identify vehicles for re-leveraging firm work product, including advisories, webinars, speaking engagements, and blog posts, to generate visibility for the firm.

Oversee the production and distribution of firm advisories.

Develop and implement internal communications initiatives.

Manage the production of publications, including drafting, editing and ensuring adherence to firm style and graphic standards.

Manage the firm’s communications team, including graphics and production.

Assist with marketing and firm-wide special projects and events.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

•Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to distill complex legal issues into audience-tailored communications.

•Strong existing relationships with local and national media sources.

•Demonstrated ability to develop media plans and generate media results.

•Outstanding interpersonal skills, business maturity and discretion, with significant experience working on confidential and high profile matters.

•Demonstrated understanding of social media, including experience developing and executing social media strategies.

•Strong leadership, organizational, and team building skills. 

•Extremely detail-oriented with strong project and process management experience.

•Highly motivated, persuasive, priority-driven, and collaborative. 

•Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

10 years of public relations or senior level communications experience, including at least 5 years of demonstrated experience managing public relations and/or communications department operations.

Undergraduate degree, preferably in English, journalism or communications. 

This position description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of the job. The statements contained in the position description are not necessarily all-inclusive and additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as determined by business needs.

This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To apply:

 

For further information, or to apply, please contact Marsha Gilbert, Chief Human Resources Officer, at marsha.gilbert@troutmansanders.com.