Job Postings

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

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.

CNNi Senior Producer – London

The CNNi Business Unit has an opening for a Senior Producer in London. This person will lead The Business View with Nina Dos Santos team, spearheading the creation of the rundown, selecting guests and choosing and developing content to create an engaging and compelling program filled with the strongest European business headlines & trends for a global audience.

This individual will report to the Executive Editor in London, and work alongside him to manage production and newsgathering from the business unit in this bureau.

Interested applicants would have a strong background in show producing and control room experience, as well as an understanding of newsgathering operations. While the successful candidate does not need to be expert in financial news, a strong interest and good understanding of business news is required. Applicants should apply through Turnerjobs.com

Writer/Project Manager

Writer/Project Manager, Piedmont Healthcare

 

JOB PURPOSE: To write and project manage multimedia content for Piedmont Healthcare’s marketing team. Responsible for writing creative content for a variety of media, including webpages, blogs, articles, scripts and social media teases. Researches, analyzes and reports on published content. Project manages digital assets for daily content posts and monthly newsletters. Upholds the image of Piedmont Healthcare by enforcing editorial and brand standards.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Manages content assets.
2. Researches, interviews content experts, and writes creative content for a variety of applications, including email, blog posts, online copy and social media.
3. Publishes daily videos, articles and infographics by designated deadline in Piedmont’s content management system (CMS).
4. Works closely with social media specialist to promote Living Better content on Piedmont’s social media channels.
5. Project manages monthly Living Better email distribution, from initial editorial pitches to photo editing to internal team approvals to agency interaction.
6. Tracks content analytics and creates monthly reports for email engagement, social media engagement, video views and page views for Living Better content.
7. Tags and posts Living Better content on appropriate website service line pages to achieve marketing objectives.
8. Publishes physician video bios on Piedmont.org.
9. Transcribes video content to text, provides creative input in helping to produce video.
10. Stays current on health trends and how related stories can better engage audiences.
11. Manages freelance writers and photographers; oversees proofing, approvals, posting, distribution and budget.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communication or related field required.
• Three to five (3 – 5) years’ experience writing and editing for digital publications.
• Healthcare writing experience is preferred.

OTHER SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

• Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities and consistently meet deadlines.
• Experience publishing stories in a content management system.
• Experience with website, social and video analytics.
• Experience interviewing subjects is preferred.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Knowledge of SEO.
• Photography and/or Photoshop experience a plus.
• Ability to work as a member of a team.

 

Go to Piedmontcareers.org to apply online through the Piedmont Healthcare system. NOTE: This job posting is listed under Multimedia Content Specialist.  careers@piedmont.org

Editor-in-Chief

Wimp.com Editor-in-Chief

 

Wimp.com is a family-friendly website that boasts more than 20 million unique monthly visitors and has garnered more than 2.5 million Facebook fans. We pride ourselves on providing a broad range of thought-provoking, creative, and entertaining content scoured from across the world. Our mission is to entertain, inspire and educate our audience, and make our corner of the web a little bit of a brighter, better place.

We’re looking for an entrepreneurial content maven, who thrives on discovering and presenting the best-of-the-best to our audience on a consistent basis. Wimp.com’s Editor-in-Chief will oversee our content team, and will also develop strategy, both independently and collaboratively, across departments. We’re a pretty small crew, so you’ll end up wearing a lot of hats. If you thrive on big responsibility and close-knit teams, then this is the place for you.

About You:

• A ton of experience discovering, writing and developing content for a large publication or a major website.
• Experience managing a content calendar, style guide and staffing schedule.
• Proven ability to build teams and manage remote work force.
• An advanced degree in communications, journalism or another related field.
• Tech-savvy person who knows their way around the backend of a website. Familiarity with Google Analytics is helpful.
• Knowledge of automated content discovery tools a big plus.
• A passion for technology, social media and culture.
• Number-loving geek who uses data to make informed decisions.
• Someone who will roll up their sleeves, get in the trenches and learn all core aspects of the business to get the job done.

If this sounds like you, please send a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to jobs@wimp.com.

Producer – CBS46

The Producer creates, coordinates and executes newscasts. 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
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Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications (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 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.

Photographer, Anchor Packages at CBS46 WGCL-TV

Job description:

The anchor photographer is responsible for capturing the visuals of Anchor packages and news stories as well as editing at the highest professional quality for daily news broadcasts. Effectively utilize existing technology to enhance story coverage.

Essential Functions

  • 50% Functions as anchor photographer; shoots and edits video for anchor packages. May assist in producing.
  • 20% Functions as general assignment photographer; shoots and edits video of daily general assignments and spot news stories.
  • 15% Utilizes existing technology to enhance story coverage.
  • 15% Operates ENG and SNG Vehicles and related broadcast equipment.

 

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

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent. College degree preferred. Video photography courses or seminars preferred.

 

Experience:

Minimum of three year’s€™ experience in television news photography preferably in top 25 DMA, live ENG microwave truck operations and non-linear editing experience. Field and line production experience preferred. NPPA Workshop and SNG Operations experience is a plus.

 

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of technological aspects of television news gathering. 
  • Superior skills of video photography and editing. 
  • Ability to shoot and edit with speed, efficiency, and creativity. 
  • Ability to produce high quality news stories. 
  • Comfortable working with anchor talent and independently when necessary.
  • Ability to maintain all assigned equipment in excellent working condition. 
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule. 
  • Must have a valid drive’€™s license. 

75% Travel Required (Approximate): Extensive local travel.

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.