Job Postings

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

Chief Photographer — CBS46

The Chief Photographer will be responsible for training and directing a staff of photojournalists. This is a hands on role which will also include shooting and editing stories in non-linear format, setting up microwave and satellite shots. Must be able to work weekends, longer hours or varying shifts when necessary to meet production and broadcast deadlines.

 

Essential Job Functions

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

50% Shoot and edit.

30% Direct, train, and critique photographers.

10% Set up and operate microwave and sat truck

5% Coordinate with engineering on the maintenance of the news vehicle fleet and photography gear.

5% Post to web or other multi-media platforms

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

Education:

High School or GED certificate. Degree in broadcast journalism/production preferred.

Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in News camera/field photography.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good leadership skills in such areas as communication, coaching, critiquing and providing feedback.

Partner with management to refine best practices and workflows.

Collaboratively establish visual standards for photographers.

Must be fully knowledgeable in all aspects of ENG field operations.

Must be able to operate an ENG microwave and satellite trucks.

Must be proficient working with Non-linear edit systems.

Most possess valid driver’s license and be able to meet Fleet Driver Safety Requirements.

% Travel Required (Approximate):50-60 (Primarily local and regional)

 

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.

Science Writer/PR Specialist — Kennesaw State University

The Science/Research Communications Specialist will develop complex and sophisticated forms of communication through a variety of means such as articles, news releases, media pitches, web-based content and other forms of communication aimed at garnering media coverage and positioning of research and activities at Kennesaw State.

Job posting can be found at our website: kennesaw.hiretouch.com

Graphic Designer — CBS46

The Graphic Designer creates news graphics and animations for WGCL-TV newscasts. This position assists other designers with various special projects as assigned, including animations, print, on-air or web design work for news, programming, creative services, production or sales.

 

Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
The Graphic Designer creates news graphics for WGCL-TV newscasts. This position assists other designers with various special projects as assigned, including; print, on-air or web design work for news, programming, creative services, production or sales.

 

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

Education: Completion of high school or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design preferred.

Experience: Three to four years of experience as a TV graphic artist desired.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively, handle extreme deadlines and changing priorities.

Proficiency with the following Adobe applications: After Effects, PhotoShop, Illustrator. Experience with Cinema 4D, Curious Maps and Chyron Lyric Pro.

 

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online here.

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

Applicants only. No recruiters, please.

HR Intern — CBS46

This Internship is a structured, part-time position with approximately 20 hours during the academic semester. It is designed to provide meaningful and challenging projects for individuals interested in human resources aspects of broadcasting. The focus will be on recruitment skills. Individuals interested in journalism are encouraged to apply for general or news internships.

Essential Functions:
Experience and assist with various jobs in human resources.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education: College student or recent college graduate with a relevant degree or degree program.

Experience: Limited experience required. Some experience in human resources or other administrative role preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Competency in Microsoft Office Suite, effective verbal and written communication skills, valid drivers’ license preferred.

Interested, qualified candidates should apply online here.
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants only. No recruiters, please.

General Assignment Reporter — Appen Media Group

Appen Media Group has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter.

This position will write everything from breaking news to features and cover city government, business, and festivals. We publish 4 award-winning newspapers per week and distribute more papers than any print media company in our market, the most affluent and growing in the southeast.

Appen Media also has an online presence through multiple websites and social media platforms. Appen Media operates, of note, 5 Facebook pages, 5 twitter pages, 3 websites, and an Instagram account – all with unique content and followers.

We are looking for someone to join our team and make a difference in the community and our workplace. If you can handle a fast pace and genuinely care about community journalism we want to hear from you.

Applicants must have a four-year college degree and experience, even if it’s at the college level. Knowledge of local government is a plus. The ideal candidate will also have the knack to identify interesting topics and information our readers want to read about. Organization and attention to detail are critical.

 

So what do we offer? 

We offer a fun work environment with a talented staff already on board and looking for team mates. We offer a long standing reputation in the community for publishing important news in the lives of our readers and a connection to our community.

We offer competitive pay and good benefits. 

This is a 40-hour-per-week, full-time job, but the hours are irregular with some work in the evenings and on weekends.

If you are interested, send a resume and cover letter a.s.a.p. to Christina@appenmediagroup.com

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 here.

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

Marketing Professional — Kennesaw State University

The Marketing Professional is responsible for effectively leading teams in the successful planning and execution of a full range of marketing campaigns and services that include all channels of print, digital and video media. The professional will be responsible for managing comprehensive marketing campaigns and projects, including overseeing the production process, day-to-day project management activities, and analytics. The professional will play a key role in managing institutional advertising and acting as primary point of contact for units seeking marketing and advertising services; including creative development, messaging, plan development and ad placement. He/she will work collaboratively with University partners to achieve project objectives, milestones and deliverables. In addition, the professional will work with the Strategic Communications & Marketing team to develop comprehensive marketing/branding projects in support of the university’s strategic goals. As an integral part of the marketing team, the candidate should be a strategic and tactical thinker who can translate business goals and objectives into actionable marketing results.  Position requires driving to events sites and multiple campuses.

Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with internal partners and/or key project stakeholders, understanding key stakeholder business strategies, objectives, and project expectations;
  • Collaborate with College and departmental officials throughout the university to support their marketing/creative efforts;
  • Manage project assignments, using appropriate internal and external resources (including, but not limited to, team members within the Strategic Communications and Marketing department, print vendors, ad agencies, freelance professionals, and PR/marketing firms); and
  • Plan and manage project communications, continuously monitoring project status, proactively managing changes, and effectively communicating on a regular basis with key stakeholders, including senior management.
  • Ensure evaluation and analysis of marketing initiatives to determine effectiveness of implemented strategies, and recommend enhancements as needed.

As part of the background check process, this position WILL require a satisfactory MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) as a condition of employment. See https://web.kennesaw.edu/hr/content/requirements-employment for specific policy guidelines.

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.

 

Bachelor’s degree in related field and 4 years experience in a Journalism or Public Relations background.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and at least 5-8 years of marketing, communications, project management or related experience preferred;
  • Strong ability and demonstrated experience in writing and implementing research-driven marketing and advertising plans, with an emphasis on analytics.
  • Extensive experience in advertising placement and purchasing.
  • Experience working with print vendors and printer specs.
  • Solid writing, speaking and presentation skills, including writing persuasive marketing and advertising copy;
  • Demonstrated experience with marketing analytics, dashboards and other marketing assessment tools;
  • The ability to professionally interact with all levels of management;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • The ability to engage and influence team(s) without direct authority;
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
  • The ability to present and explain information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others and fosters understanding; and

Excellent computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Excel, FileMaker Pro, Project and PowerPoint.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Health and Medicine Editor — The Conversation US

Seeking experienced editor to lead daily coverage of the latest research and thinking on health, medicine, health policy, and the history of medicine.

Do you have a passion for communicating medical research and the latest debates on health policy?

Do you enjoy working with scholars who are doing cutting edge research in medicine, health policy and medical history? We are looking for an experienced journalist and editor who is able to cover a range of issues – from the emerging link between allergies and antibiotic overuse to Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare — to lead the Health and Medicine desk at The Conversation US.

This job will be based in Atlanta, Georgia.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: FRIDAY MARCH 12, 2016

 

The Health and Medicine Editor will lead The Conversation US’s daily coverage of the latest academic research into and thinking about health, medicine, health policy and the history of medicine.

Reporting to the Editor TCUS, the Health and Medicine Editor will develop story ideas on a daily basis, commission articles from academics and researchers, and prepare those articles for publication. S/he will oversee the work of the Associate Health and Medicine Editor and provide thought leadership for the H&M desk as a whole. S/he will be expected to do some travel, making presentations and leading writing workshops for health and medicine scholars. The successful applicant will be widely read and well informed on a wide range of health and medical issues. S/he will be comfortable working in a fast paced, daily news environment.

This role would suit a journalist with extensive experience of covering medicine and health issues, strong editing and communication skills and the ability to manage relationships with key institutions and scholars.

 

The Health and Medicine Editor will demonstrate the following:
Extensive experience in daily journalism and editing written content
In-depth knowledge of medical research and health issues.
An ability to generate creative and compelling story ideas that complement the daily news agenda
An extensive network of academic contacts would be a plus
Strong organizational skills, ability to write to a daily deadline, manage multiple tasks and work as part of a collaborative team
Experience of project management a plus
Care and attention to detail
Experience in online production

Our newsroom is based in Boston but this position is to be based in Atlanta, Georgia. No relocation assistance is available.

THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS FRIDAY MARCH 12, 2016.

 

The Conversation US (TCUS) is an independent, non-profit media organization that publishes news analysis and commentary written by academics, edited by journalists, and aimed at the general public. A team of professional editors works with scholars from universities across the US to share their research and to apply their expertise to topical issues. All our content is published under a Creative Commons license: we promote the republication (for free) of our articles to other media organizations. Time, Newsweek, Quartz, The Washington Post and Fortune are among our regular republishers. Launched in the US in October 2014, The Conversation US joined The Conversation Australia (2011) and The Conversation UK (2013).

The Conversation Africa and France were launched in 2015. Worldwide, The Conversation reaches an audience of more than 2.6 million unique readers a month on our site and more than 23 million readers through republication.

 

Submit resume and cover letter via email to us.recruiting@theconversation.com.

Politics and Society Editor — The Conversation US

Seeking an experienced journalist editor to join The Conversation US, covering issues like campus race relations, gun culture and Campaign 2016.

 

Do you have a passion for communicating ideas and stories about politics and social issues?

Do you enjoy working with scholars who are doing cutting edge research in history, political science and sociology? We are looking for an experienced journalist and editor who is able to cover a range of issues – from race relations on campus and gun culture to campaign 2016 — to be part of The Conversation US editorial team.

This job will be based in Atlanta, Georgia.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: FRIDAY MARCH 12, 2016

 

The Politics and Society Editor will contribute to The Conversation US’s daily coverage of the latest academic research into and thinking about politics, policy, international affairs and social trends.

Reporting to the Editor TCUS and working closely alongside the Senior Politics and Society Editor and the Senior Education Editor, the Politics and Society Editor will develop story ideas on a daily basis, commission articles from academics and researchers, and prepare those articles for publication. The successful applicant be widely read and well informed on a wide range of social, political and international issues. You should be comfortable working in a fast paced, daily news environment.

This role would suit a journalist with at least five year’s experience of covering politics and social issues, demonstrated experience of editing, strong communication skills and the ability to manage relationships with key institutions and scholars.

The Politics and Society Editor will demonstrate the following:
At least 5 year’s experience in daily journalism and editing written content
In-depth knowledge of politics and social issues and an understanding of the higher education landscape in the US a plus
An ability to generate creative and compelling story ideas that complement the daily news agenda
An extensive network of academic contacts
Strong organizational skills, ability to write to a daily deadline, manage multiple tasks and work as part of a collaborative team
Care and attention to detail
Experience in online production

Our newsroom is based in Boston but this position is to be based in Atlanta, Georgia. No relocation assistance is available.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: FRIDAY MARCH 12, 2016

 

Submit resume and cover letter via email to us.recruiting@theconversation.com.

Marketing Assistant — CBS46

The Marketing Assistant is responsible for assisting the Marketing Manager with developing cross-platform marketing initiatives for sales management and account executives to generate program ratings that drive revenue and build/maintain the quality of the WGCL-TV’s brand. The incumbent works with management, sales and corporate staff on multi-platform business processes, including targeting/prospecting, research, and concept and creative proposal development for use by the sales force. In addition, the Marketing Assistant develops and organizes print advertising revenue sponsored elements and power point presentations for the sales force as well as handles day to day administrative duties. The Marketing Assistant is also responsible for coordinating, organizing and executing multiple touch points for the show Atlanta Plugged In, and working closely with all other departments involved in the shows production.

Essential Functions
30% Coordinate fulfillment of sold promotions.
30% Organize all non-spot products.
25% Develops presentations and proposals for sales staff.
15% Assist in local & national sales efforts. 

 

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field. Relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree
Experience: Two years in previous support/assistant role required. Prior Broadcast TV, digital, or marketing experience preferred. 

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
Basic knowledge of marketing concepts.
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
Good organization and research skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects
Understanding of digital marketing.
Understanding of social media and social media marketing
Travel Required (Approximate): <10%

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