Job Postings

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

Producer — CBS46

The Producer creates, coordinates and executes newscasts, including the opportunity to field produce anchor packages three to five times per week. This position writes scripts for broadcast, digital content platforms, participates in daily editorial meetings and presents story ideas. The Producer develops the day-to-day on-air look of the newscast to attract the largest available audience to the station’s profitable newscasts. In addition, this position plays a key role in creating the show’s vision based on goals set by news management.

 

Essential Job Functions
Content creation – coordinates story development w/reporter and desk.
Show production – creates production elements, show/story flow.
Writing – writes minipaks, intros, VOs and co/sots.
Booth producing – coordinates live elements with crew and news team.
Story review/production – oversees script review, reporter storytelling and direction

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

Experience
Minimum four years of experience producing news for a television or cable station
Experience with Avid, Internet production tools, and MS office strongly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to effectively communicate with reporters, photographers, assignment editors and production staff to create an aggressive, fast-paced newscast.
Must be a self-starter with ability to follow through on projects until completion.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Newscast producing, show writing, i-news experience preferred
In depth understanding of the news business.

 

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.

Temp Producer — CBS46

This position writes scripts for broadcast, digital content platforms, participates in daily editorial meetings and presents story ideas. Producers develop the day-to-day on-air look of the newscast to attract the largest available audience to the station’€™s profitable newscasts. In addition, this position plays a key role in creating the show€™’s vision based on goals set by news management

 

Essential Job Functions
Content creation – coordinates story development w/reporter and desk.
Show production – creates production elements, show/story flow.
Writing – writes minipaks, intros, VOs and co/sots.
Booth producing – coordinates live elements with crew and news team.
Story review/production – oversees script review, reporter storytelling and direction.

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

Experience
Minimum four years of experience producing news for a television or cable station
Experience with Avid, Internet production tools, and MS office strongly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to effectively communicate with reporters, photographers, assignment editors and production staff to create an aggressive, fast-paced newscast.
Must be a self-starter with ability to follow through on projects until completion.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Newscast producing, show writing, i-news experience preferred
In depth understanding of the news business.

 

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 — CBS46

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

Essential Job Functions
Edits video content.
Perform related job duties including archiving and back-up content.

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

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

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.

Account Executive — CBS46

The Account Executive solicits new advertisers and increases share of business for existing advertisers. This position assesses the market potential of prospective accounts and meets with local businesses to learn about their marketing needs. The Account Executive achieves assigned revenue goals through sale of airtime, internet or other products and services to new and existing clients.

 

Essential Job Functions

40% Sells advertising time and provides continuing service to advertising agencies and direct accounts. Assesses the advertising revenue potential of assigned television and non-television accounts. Conveys advertisers’ marketing needs to sales management, research, production and/or promotion in order to design a presentation which shows how the station can fulfill those needs with a television schedule, internet schedule, commercial concept and/or promotional event. Maintains positive client and station personnel relationships.

40% Utilizes available published information about each assigned or prospective advertiser and their industry in order to approach advertiser with an educated sensitivity. Makes presentation to advertisers’ key decision makers in written and/or visual form. Manages client-chosen solutions. Provides excellent customer service to clients.

10% Provides management with timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual budget forecasts. Maintains accurate records of individual list performance. Generates any additional station specific reports as required.

5% Adheres to stations€™ credit and collection policies and procedures. Assists business office in credit and collection activities as needed.

5% Maintains understanding of local market ratings, competitive media, station strengths, industry and product knowledge. Utilizes supplementary market research. Remains updated regarding industry trends through trade publications and marketing seminars. 

 

Education
Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree preferred.
Related sales/marketing courses and seminars helpful.

 

Experience
Minimum two years media sales (TV, radio, cable) background preferred; other business-to-business outside sales considered.

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Full understanding of current TV ratings.
Understanding of share trends, psychographic research and programming philosophies.
Solid grasp of retail marketing concepts.
Some knowledge of strengths and weaknesses of competitive media.
Strong sales skills; ability to create effective sales promotions.
Good computer skills.
Good problem solving skills.
Strong multi-tasking skills.
Adaptable and effective negotiating skills.
Well organized.
Ability to thrive in a team-oriented, competitive, fast-paced environment.
Good customer service skills and professional demeanor
Self starter. 

 

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.

Advertising Account Executive — Georgia Magazine

GEORGIA Magazine is looking for a successful and motivated advertising account executive to sell its print and digital platforms in Georgia and the Southeast. Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years’ experience in print media sales, with a strong work ethic and proven history of meeting or exceeding revenue goals.

In this position you will:

  • Manage a portfolio of existing accounts, while growing new business in an assigned territory
  • Design and execute ad schedules on behalf of clients
  • Use your networking skills to build and maintain a pipeline of qualified prospects
  • Write professional proposals and presentations
  • Attend events and trade shows for targeted industries
  • Work as an outside sales representative in a contractual capacity

Compensation is a combination of base plus commission.
To learn more about GEORGIA Magazine, visit us at www.georgiamagazine.org.

To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to: editor@georgiaemc.com.

Marketing Communications Intern — Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta is looking for a marketing communications intern to join our movement! We are looking for upper-level college students or recent grads. We require the intern to work 20-25 hours per week. Applicants can forward their resume and two writing samples to aleon@bgcma.orgThis is a paid internship for the fall semester. Interns receive a $625 stipend broken into three installments over the course of the internship (early August through early November). The intern is based in our administrative offices in midtown at 1275 Peachtree St., NE, Suite 500, Atlanta 30309.

Traffic Manager — CBS46

The Traffic Manager leads a team of station Log Editors & Copy Editors and oversees completion of accurate daily logs according to deadlines. This position works with Director Programming and Station Mgrs to analyze network and daypart revenue contribution and recommend pricing and rate strategies to optimize revenue. The Traffic Manager works with and finalizes specified logs for assigned stations. This position provides excellent customer support to station management and oversees programming formats for assigned stations.

Essential Functions
40% Oversees inventory management for assigned stations. Leads and assists others in programming and traffic department responsible for managing specific station inventory. Maintains displaced list and front load orders to maximize inventory and pricing control. Oversees customer support to broadcasting station team.

25% Provides consistent communication and collaboration on Wide Orbit issues with Master Control, including Harris automation. Assists with training staff in Wide Orbit process and procedures.

15% Manages scheduling of programming in Wide Orbit in order to maximize revenue, maintain accurate formats and complete formatting in a timely manner. Coordinates programming with Program Coordinators for assigned set of stations.

10% Oversees the review, monitoring and processing of Wide Orbit system orders for accuracy and completeness in a timely manner. Approves orders in sales management absence.

10% Ensures staff development of traffic department personnel. Plans, evaluates and updates operational procedures and necessary resources to ensure efficient flow of information and operation.

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

Education
High school diploma or equivalent. College degree preferred.

Experience
Experience in all phases of TV traffic department and TV sales terminology.
Previous supervisory experience required.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Familiarity with Wide Orbit traffic system.
Ability to work under pressure and ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
Good leadership skills.
Must be a team player who can work well with Traffic Department, other station departments and corporate personnel.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to handle intense pressure while communicating with multiple sales departments.
Good computer skills.

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online at www.meredith.com/meredith_corporate/careers.html.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sales Assistant — CBS46

The Local Sales Assistant works under the direction of the Local Account Executives and Local Sales Manager to provide sales support/service duties pertaining to all local business.

Essential Functions
40% Inputs, checks and confirms orders on WideOrbit.
25% Provides sales/service support to clients.
20% Maintains and updates local account files and database.
15% Researches and resolves log discrepancies.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered

Education
High school diploma or equivalent. College/university/technical degree in related field preferred.

Experience
Previous sales/service support or office experience.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Computer skills utilizing Wide Orbit and Microsoft software including Excel, Outlook, and Word preferred.
Strong organization and phone skills.
Strong verbal and writing skills.
Attention to detail and follow through.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Ability to maintain a positive attitude and communicate diplomatically with all clients, viewers, and local representatives.
Must be willing to work flexible schedule

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.

Centralcast Editor

 

Centralcast Editor – CBS46

Editor for a multi-station master control environment. Edit episodic promos, movie open/closes, bumps and some long form programs. Gather material from distributors, vendors and internal departments such as creative services and programming. Create look of promo tags and other elements. Organize projects in the editing system. Provide training for additional editors. Ingest material into play out servers. Coordinate with operations to make sure all material is ready for air. Other duties as assigned by management. Must be able to work flexible hours including early mornings, evenings and holidays

Essential Functions
• Edit Episodic Promos, movie opens/bumps and special projects.
• Ingest programs and promos through media client into servers.
• Organize material and coordinate with all stations to ensure promos are completed in a timely manner
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Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:
College degree or technical diploma preferred. Experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

Experience:
Must have full time promotion or production editing experience. Full time promotion or production editing experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience with Harris Velocity Editor a plus. Avid or similar editing experience is acceptable. Must be able to complete projects with minimal supervision.

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.

Technical Producer

Technical Producer – CBS46

The Technical Producer oversees the operation of the news production automation system and will execute live newscasts and special projects from that terminal. This position coordinates the successful completion of “start to finish” daily work-flow. The Technical Producer enters graphics into show rundowns, creates pre-production elements, and provides support as necessary to post news and other material to the station website(s).

Essential Job Functions
60% Operates and maintains automation during the newscast. Directs and switches live newscasts and special project reports to ensure all show elements are executed flawlessly. Troubleshoots technical issues as they occur.
25% Collaborates with promotion and news employees to develop pre-production elements. Directs special projects. Performs non-linear editing (and associated functions) for promotion, commercial ingestion and duplication, satellite operations, promo ingestion, news and sales projects. Utilizes graphics in support of the branding and editorial philosophy of the station’s newscast. Also provides support as necessary to post news and other material to the station website(s).
15% Provides daily direction and alignment to various aspects of show execution. Creates pre-production elements that have been developed. Generates graphics for newscasts and promotions. Addresses technical issues. Provides continuous feedback on daily performance.

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

Education:
Completion of high school, or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in broadcast television production or media preferred.

Experience:
Minimum two years of experience in a live broadcast television environment with hands-on experience in control room in areas such as switching, audio, graphics, character generator, robotics, and automated rundown software.
Experience as a news or technical director strongly preferred.
Experience operating and maintaining automation tools and software preferred.
Experience using Avid editing software preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Highly motivated and confident in executing difficult and complex tasks.
Self directed and able to function proactively to ensure results and goals are met as well as adhere to strict deadlines.
Good leadership skills; ability to provide guidance and direction to a team.
Ability to consistently function in a high pressure role and environment.
Ability to quickly react to changing priorities and needs.
Must be able to troubleshoot difficult problems and develop solutions to address root causes.
Good verbal and written communication skills.

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.