Job Postings

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

Senior Executive Producer — CBS46

The Senior Executive Producer directs a team of managers as well as producers in the overall production of the station’€™s news product. This person directs the editorial content of the station’€™s news by spending the majority of time leading the Executive Producer teams in creating consistency between news shows and creating overall content that attracts viewers. Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.

Essential Job Functions
60% Directs team to deliver on brand product.
20% Develops direct reports to improve performance.
10% Gives script and video approval.
10% Brainstorms new story ideas.

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: Five years of experience producing in a broadcast television news environment in a major market required. Five years of experience as an executive producer required. Previous experience as News Director and/or Assistant News Director strongly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must possess advanced understanding of legal and ethical issues impacting journalism.
Must have a proven track record of managing producer teams in a newsroom environment
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to combine words and pictures into informative and interesting news stories.
Advanced knowledge of the locale, governing bodies, demographics and public figures a plus.
Ability to edit stories as necessary.
Strong initiative and self-motivation to create news stories.
Ability to perform quality work in high-pressure deadline situations.
Able to balance between planning ahead and getting results.
INEWS experience a plus
Adapt to flexible schedule

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Local Digital Content Producer — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is currently seeking a local digital content producer for ajc.com. This position is responsible for content that drives audience growth at the community level in metro Atlanta.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is currently seeking a local digital content producer for ajc.com. This position is responsible for content that drives audience growth at the community level in metro Atlanta.

The content producer covers one or more geographically defined areas (for example, city; county or collection of communities) and produces original news and features, aggregated content and social media to engage our audiences. The person filling this role is expected to produce multiple pieces of socially sharable content daily across a range of topics – from crime to local government to education and things to do – to distribute across our websites and social media channels

The ideal candidate displays a strong sense of urgency, high energy and tenacity to get complete content for AJC audiences on a timetable that promotes engagement.

Experience creating content in a variety of story forms — including mobile-effective articles, video, aggregated social media posts, databases and interactives” is a plus.

Go to www.ajc.com/hiring/contract/local-digital-content-producer.

Staff Accountant — CBS46

The Accountant oversees the day-to-day general accounting for broadcasting stations within the hub. This position also compiles monthly financial statements and related monthly and quarterly reports.

Essential Job Functions:
75%-Reviews and completes monthly closing process for compilation of station financial statement reporting and completion; performs balance sheet account reconciliation, prepares and inputs journal entries. Oversees accounting/business area functions to ensure adherence to station and corporate policies and departmental deadlines.
15%-Provides Regional Business Director with financial data for the monthly and quarterly financial reports and/or prepares monthly and quarterly financial reports. Assists Regional Business Director in the preparation of stations annual budget and strategic plan.
10%-Participates and/or leads special projects as required.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications:

All must be met to be considered.

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

Experience: 
Minimum of 3 years general accounting required.
General accounting experience at a broadcast television station preferred.
Past experience with Oracle Hyperion, Wide Orbit, and Blackline preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
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 self-motivated and be able to focus on tasks and projects with limited supervision.
Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment collaborating and providing support to peers and managers.
Must have good organizational and time management skills.
Must be able to handle confidential information and keep customer and company data confidential.

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Investigative Reporter — CBS46

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
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 in related field preferred.

Experience: Three+ years of experience, preferably in top 25 DMA. Experience with breaking news, ad lib situations.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Good writing, editing, shooting and news gathering skills. Enterprising abilities a must. Good interpersonal skills.
Travel Required (Approximate): 10%

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Multimedia Journalist — CBS46

The MMJ gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future. The incumbent shoots, writes and edits stories. In addition, the MMJ:
Appears on-air and coordinates live shots.
Collaborates with assignment desk, producers and managers on story development.
Writes daily content for the website.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
20% – Coordinates story generation and source development.
20% – Shoots stories.
30% – Writes/edits.
30% – Appears live on-air.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: All must be met to be considered.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications or related field

EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years of experience in multi-markets preferred

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong storytelling skills.
Capable of being demonstrative.
Ability to provide active stand-ups and live shots.
Ability to enterprise hard news stories on a daily basis.
Skilled in infusing investigative elements into reports.
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.

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Anchor/Reporter Traffic — CBS46

Essential Job Functions
50% – Anchors/reports traffic on air, interacting with co-anchors/reporters as part of designated team(s) to create an on-air experience which supports newscast goals and station brand. Analyzes traffic data to produce meaningful traffic reports. Writes and edits reports or related stories. Perform live shots as needed.
30% – Performs duties of general assignment reporter. Write and edit news stories, gather news stories for all media platforms, oversee story generation and source development, and presents on media platform(s).
10% – Posts information to web, mobile platform, and social media pages.
10% – Makes public appearances at station approved events to support station brand. Also performs duties as spokesperson for WPCH (Peachtree TV).

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

Education: Completion of high school, or equivalent. College degree in communication, broadcasting or related field preferred.

Experience: Experience with breaking news and ad lib situations. Also with on-air reporting or traffic incident reporting. Previous anchoring experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong computer and graphic skills.
Good news judgment and analytical abilities.
Excellent written and ad-lib communication skills.
Knowledge of Atlanta area roadways preferred.
Ability to multi-task and perform well under pressure and deadline.
Must have strong computer and graphic skills as well as excellent on-camera performance, news judgment and analytical abilities.
% Travel Required (Approximate): 15% (local)

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Photographer — CBS46

The Photographer is responsible for capturing the visuals of news stories and editing. Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media. This role will also include the operation of the station’€™s SNG and ENG trucks.

Essential Job Functions
60% Function as staff photographer; shoots and edits video of daily general assignments and spot news stories.
15% Utilize existing technology to enhance story coverage.
15% Operate ENG and SNG Vehicles and related broadcast equipment.
10% Maintain related technical equipment in working order.

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

Education: Minimum – High School diploma or GED required. Technical or vocational degree or two years of college preferred.

Experience: Minimum of three years of experience in television news photography preferably in a top 50 market, live ENG microwave truck operations and non-linear editing experience. NPPA Workshop and SNG Operations experience is a plus.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Good working knowledge of digital broadcast systems operations and broadcast system interconnection.
Operation of large vehicles and knowledge of DOT rules and regulations.
Possess good eye-hand coordination.
Have a valid Driver’€™s License with excellent driving history. Must have good navigational skills.
Able to work well under time constraints of news operation and be a good ambassador for the station at all times.
Ability to work under pressure in a rapidly changing news environment.
Must be able to make decisions quickly and accurately while coping with stress, resulting from a variety of circumstances.
% Travel Required (Approximate): 80-90% local and/or regional travel

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online.Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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