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Looking for a job in broadcasting? Radio and television stations in Arkansas offer many opportunities for employment. You'll find everything from entry-level positions to more advanced opportunities listed below. If you're an ABA member and want your job opening listed here, email it to us and we'll take care of it! Please let us know when the position is filled so we can remove the listing.




Job Title: General Sales Manager
Station: Noalmark Broadcasting
Location: Hot Springs

Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas has an immediate opening for a General Sales Manager. Experience as a sales manager in radio, TV, or newspaper and a successful personal sales history is necessary for this position.
You will be leading and developing a local sales team, training and helping increase sales on these top rated stations. We offer a great package with a strong base salary, commission on personal sales, override on group sales, and health insurance. This is a great company to work for and Hot Springs is Arkansas’ best lake and resort town.
Noalmark is a family owned group and have owned these stations for over thirty years.
Send resumes to paul.meacham@noalmark.com my phone number is 501-525-4600 and I even take calls. We are an equal opportunity employer. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. 12/17/2014

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Job Title: Multi-Media Journalist
Station: KTHV-TV
Location: Little Rock

THV 11, the Gannett-owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas, is looking for a hard-working, team-oriented Multi-Media Journalist who is serious about their career. If you seek near-constant constructive feedback, please apply. If you need help writing compelling anchor lead-ins, please apply. If your reporting portfolio is lacking live shot experience, please apply. You will be surrounded by a newsroom of 50 others who work together each day to create the best content in town, broadcast and digital. You will be expected to bring “real” story ideas to each morning meeting. You will be expected to tweet and post stories, every day. You will be expected to break stories. In return, we will make you the reporter you always wanted to be. If your desire is to move up to a larger market, Gannett owns properties all over and you will be in the pipeline. So, get us that reel and resume, we are waiting to hear from you! Qualifications include a degree in Journalism or related field and 1-3 years of experience is preferred. A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required. Please submit your resume with reference and video of your work via web link or DVD. Apply Online at http://www.thv11.com. EOE. 12/17/2014

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Job Title: Producer
Station: KTHV-TV
Location: Little Rock

THV11, the Gannett-owned CBS affiliate, in Little Rock, Arkansas is looking to add a creative multi-media producer to our team. This person would produce and write daily newscasts that are engaging and have a community focus. The desired candidate has previously worked in a newsroom and has a passion to not only bring our audience their top headlines, but inspire them to act through writing and presentation. THV 11 is looking for a producer who can manage breaking news with ease, but on slower days still produce fast-paced exciting newscasts full of great video and compelling writing. 2 year(s) experience is preferred. Qualifications include a degree in Journalism or related field and 2-3 years of experience. Apply online at www.thv11.com. EOE. 12/16/2014

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Job Title: Meteorologist
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

KNWA-TV/KFTA-TV, is looking for a meteorologist. The right candidate will be familiar with weather patterns in NWA and understand severe weather events as they relate to our viewing area. To be a qualified candidate you need at least 2 years of on-air meteorology experience, a college degree in a related field and proficient with the web. Preferred candidates would have AMS seal and knowledge of weather graphic systems like WSI, Accuweather and Baron’s products. Send cover letter, resume and non-returnable resume tape (if applicable) to: Weather Anchor, KNWA-TV, 609 W. Dickson St. 3rd floor, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Nexstar Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 12/12/2014

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Job Title: News Director
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV, NBC and FOX affiliates are looking for a newscast director to join our team. Qualified candidates must have directing experience and preferred knowledge of Ross technology. The right person will have a ``get-it-done`` positive attitude, a sense of urgency and the ability to be a team leader. Send cover letter and resume to: ATTN: Brook Thomas, News Director KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV, 609 W Dickson Suite 300, Fayetteville AR 72701. Nexstar Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 12/12/2014

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Job Title: Commercial Producer
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

KHBS/KHOG-TV and The Arkansas CW, Hearst Television’s ABC and CW affiliates in Fayetteville-Fort Smith, Arkansas, are looking for a driven, creative Commercial Producer to conceptualize write, shoot, design and edit impactful advertising for local clients and businesses. This position is located in Rogers, Arkansas. We are looking for someone with two years of experience as a multi-media Writer/Producer, with two years of experience shooting, lighting and non-linear editing. Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and Working knowledge of After Effects and Photoshop is a plus. You must have a High School diploma but a Bachelor’s Degree or some college is preferred. Relevant work experience in lieu of college is acceptable. Please forward your résumé and link to your portfolio of work to: Ken Bauer, Creative Services Director, KHBS/KHOG-TV, 2809 Ajax Avenue, Suite 200, Rogers, AR 72758 or email to kbauer@hearst.com. EOE. 12/9/2014

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Job Title: Sales Representative
Station: Noalmark Broadcasting
Location: El Dorado

Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation has an immediate opening for a sales representative for our South Arkansas stations. Noalmark Broadcasting is a stable company offering salary plus commission, health insurance, paid vacations and holidays. Applicants must be self-motivated and professional sales experience is required. Please email your resume to jobs@ noalmark.com. Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females and Minorities are strongly urged to apply. 12/9/2014

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Job Title: Digital Marketing Services Account Executive
Station: KNWA/KFTA TV
Location: Fayetteville

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., one of the nation’s fastest growing local media companies, is seeking an experienced Digital Marketing Services Account Executive. This new role is responsible for generating digital revenue through the strategic selling of our Digital Marketing Services offerings in the KNWA/KFTA market. The ideal candidate is a proven sales person or agency executive who is effective at prospecting, is goal-oriented and thrives on developing new revenue opportunities in a fast-paced industry. The successful candidate’s priority will be to generate, manage and grow digital marketing services revenue from local advertisers/agencies. BA or BS in Business, Marketing or Advertising preferred. 5+ years of digital media sales, marketing or digital agency experience preferred as well as significant knowledge of the digital advertising landscape including Paid Search, Programmatic Ad buying, Social Media Management, Mobile Strategy etc. Please send resume to: 609 W. Dickson Street, Suite 300, Fayetteville, AR. 72701. Or email to: Ward Huey, Director of Sales at whuey@knwa.com. EOE. 12/5/2014

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Job Title: Full-Time Traffic Assistant
Station: KAIT-TV
Location: Jonesboro

It's your chance to work in TV! If you are a self-motivated, detail-oriented team player who wants to be part of our exciting environment at a growing Television station in Northeast Arkansas, then KAIT wants to talk to you! We are in need of a Traffic assistant. Traffic assistants are charged with providing administrative support and assistance during the execution of programming for the TV station. Education must be a minimum of High School diploma or a GED equivalent. Please complete application online and attach cover letter and resume @ https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. No phone calls please. EOE. 12/3/2014

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Job Title: Photojournalist
Station: KTHV-TV
Location: Little Rock

THV 11, the Gannett-owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas is seeking a Multi-media Photojournalist who can work across all of our dynamic platforms—broadcast, online, mobile and social media. Our staff wants to make a difference in the community we live in. We realize that our role in society as journalists is a valuable one—serving the people by keeping them informed. If you have journalistic ideals and are willing to work hard give us a call. A resume tape that displays solid photography and editing is required, but we are looking for much more than that. We want someone who is excited about being part of a great team, where everyone pulls together to create the best content in the Little Rock, AR market. Qualifications include a degree in journalism or related field and at least 2 years of experience is preferred. Qualified candidates please submit your resume and video web link. To apply online go to www.thv11.com. EOE. 12/2/2014

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Station: KVTN-TV
Location: Little Rock

We seek an Accounting Manager for our Arkansas-based Christian TV station group headquartered in Little Rock. Currently, our accounting services are provided corporately by the 501(c)3 non-profit organization we are a part of. Effective January 1, 2015, a separate accounting department will be established for the TV network. This move will require a hands-on Accounting Manager to coordinate a successful transition and oversee these new accounting services on a daily basis moving forward. The Accounting Manager will work with our outside CPA firm along with the VTN Traffic Department, IT personnel and the VTN Office Manager to establish and manage best practices tailored to the needs of the TV network. A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is desirable or equivalent experience plus 5+ years of related experience. VTN is a regional network of three full-power Christian TV stations focused on the State of Arkansas. As a religious broadcaster, we seek applicants of the Christian faith. When applying for this position, please send a note regarding your personal faith. We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without a VTN application and a note of faith. To apply for this position, download an application here, then submit your resume, application and statement of faith in one of the following ways: Email to: employment@vtntv.com, Fax to: VTN General Manager 501-225-6039 Or snail mail to: VTN General Manager , P.O Box 22007, Little Rock, AR 72221-2007. VTN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 12/1/2014

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Job Title: News Photographer
Station: KARK
Location: Little Rock

KARK-TV has an opening for a News Photographer. This position operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports. A High school diploma and a minimum two years’ experience operating video recording equipment is required. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 11/25/2014

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Job Title: Creative Services Producer/Shooter/Editor
Station: KARK
Location: Little Rock

KARK-TV has an opening for a Creative Services Producer/Shooter/Editor. This position produces commercial and promotional video spots for broadcast. You will
communicate with clients and/or newsroom to develop a production plan. You will also confer with other personnel to discuss assignments, shooting sequences, desired effects, and shot requirements. A College degree or related experience in broadcasting is required. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment is expected as well as proficiency in non-linear editing (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, and/or AVID), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, and with other video equipment. Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have any questions, contact Terri Bush, Director Human Resources. tlbush@nexstar.tv. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. 11/25/2014

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Job Title: Promotions Director
Station: KARK
Location: Little Rock

The Promotions Director is responsible for developing and leading the overall marketing strategy of the station and for designing the promotions that will achieve the objectives of that strategy. A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience is required. A minimum five years’ experience in media promotions is necessary. Please apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 11/24/2014

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Job Title: Reporter/MMJ
Station: KAIT-TV
Location: Jonesboro

KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC affiliate in Jonesboro, AR is looking for a full-time Reporter/MMJ. This person will be responsible for reporting, shooting and editing news stories for all platforms. Storytelling with words and video is a must. The best candidate will understand how to operate an ENG truck and work in a tapeless newsroom. Experience preferred, but will hire someone with great potential, work ethic and open to feedback. Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field preferred. Successful candidate must have a valid drivers’ license and good driving record and must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Qualified applicants please apply online and attach your cover letter, application, resume and links to your work at: careers-raycommedia.icims.com. No phone calls please. EOE. 11/24/2014

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Job Title: Associate Director, Part-Time (3 openings)
Station: KAIT-TV
Location: Jonesboro

We are growing in Region 8 and you can grow with us! KAIT, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC Affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas is looking for a part-time Associate Director. This entry level position is for our brand-new, state-of-the-art HD Master Control. If you have the ability to operate computers, learn broadcast quality equipment, and the drive to run programming and spot announcements for two digital channels, this is the career choice for you! In addition to recording and running programming, you are also responsible for operating our transmitter, camera levels during newscasts, and weather crawl system. This includes but is not limited to Switchers, Routers, Cameras and VCRs. You must be able to stand for long periods, move about quickly and able to work flexible hours and days as needed. Qualified candidate please apply online and attach your resume and links to your work at: https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. No phone calls please. EOE 11/24/2014

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Job Title: Associate Director
Station: KAIT-TV
Location: Jonesboro

We are growing in Region 8 and you can grow with us! KAIT, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC Affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas is looking for a full-time Associate Director. This position is for our brand-new, state-of-the-art HD Master Control. If you have the ability to operate computers, learn broadcast quality equipment, and the drive to run programming and spot announcements for two digital channels, this is the career choice for you! In addition to recording and running programming, you are also responsible for operating our transmitter, camera levels during newscasts, and weather crawl system. This includes but is not limited to Switchers, Routers, Cameras and VCRs. You must be able to stand for long periods, move about quickly and able to work flexible hours and days as needed. Qualified candidate please apply online and attach your resume and links to your work at: https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. No phone calls please. EOE. 11/24/2014

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Job Title: Advertising Sales Rep
Station: Noalmark Broadcasting
Location: Hot Springs

Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation in Hot Springs has an opening for a full-time advertising sales representative. Business to business sales experience is mandatory, a back ground in Advertising sales would be ideal. This is not an entry level position; we are looking for a sales pro who enjoys working in a great business. Reliable transportation and good driving record a must. Apply if you have these requirements, this can be a fun and rewarding career. Minorities and females are encouraged to apply, EOE. Send resume to Paul Meacham 208 Buena Vista, Hot Springs AR 71913 or email to paul.meacham@noalmark.com. 11/21/2014

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Job Title: Camera Operator
Station: KARK
Location: Little Rock

The Camera Operator is responsible for operating television cameras to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts. A technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience is necessary. Other qualifications include fluency in English, minimum one year’s experience with camera operation in a television broadcasting environment. (More or less depending on market size.) Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 11/20/2014

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Job Title: Weekend Assignment Editor/Content Editor
Station: KATV-TV
Location: Little Rock

KATV has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Weekend Assignment Editor/Content Editor. The duties include running the weekend assignment desk for the News Department and editing news content during the other three days of his/her scheduled work week. College degree or minimum 1 year relative experience in the field required. Knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 non-linear editing technology is a definite plus. The ability to work with a multitude of people and personalities while maintaining a professional work environment, a commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy and the ability to communicate effectively are required. A general knowledge and interest in local, national and world news as well as proficiency with Facebook, Twitter and emerging social media are also necessary. Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment. 11/18/2014

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Job Title: General Sales Manager
Station: KTHV-TV
Location: Little Rock

THV11, the Gannett-owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas, is seeking a part-time Assignment Editor who is a take charge type person, comfortable with social media and knows how to find stories. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to get their foot in the door. It’s a perfect job for someone who one day aims to become a producer. Also, any knowledge of editing, be it Final Cut Pro, Edius or familiarity with ENPS is a big plus. We are looking for a reliable person who we can count on and in return will learn from the best about finding stories, writing, reporting and the day to day operations of a newsroom. Qualifications include a degree in Journalism or related field. Please submit your resume with references and we will be calling you. Contact email is dparker@thv11.com. EOE. 11/18/2014

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Job Title: Production Director/On-Air Talent
Station: Noalmark Broadcasting
Location: El Dorado

Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation and its South Arkansas Cluster of stations is looking for a Production Director/On-Air Talent. We are looking for someone who can manage the production department, from assigning voicing duties, to inspecting copy to finishing produced pieces. There will also be on-air and Live Remote responsibilities.
Requirements necessary:
• Strong On-Air presentation and comfort with Digital Automation (WideOrbit, Scott, NexGen, AudioVault, etc.)
• Extreme passion about music and social networking.
• Digital production experience (Adobe Audition a plus).
• Outgoing positive personality and winning attitude.
• Work with sales on an ongoing basis to create marketing solutions for clients.
Specific format experience less important than skill set of a great communicator.
We have an outstanding team here; people are focused on the mission and work hard to achieve. Forward your resume outlining your stable radio background, salary expectations, along with mp3 audio with on-air work and production samples to jobs@noalmark.com or to Noalmark Broadcasting c/o Jay James, 2525 North West Avenue, El Dorado, AR, 71730. No calls please.
Noalmark Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. 11/14/2014

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Job Title: Associate News Producer
Station: KARK-TV
Location: Little Rock

KARK-TV has an opening for an Associate Nerws Producer. The Associate News Producer edits video and assists anchors, reporters and producers in newscast production. Requirements include a High school diploma, fluency in English and a minimum one year's experience in news story production. Please apply at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 11/14/2014

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Job Title: Sales Rep
Station: Crain Media
Location: Little Rock

Sports Radio KKSP, The Jock, 93-3 in Little Rock needs a seller. If you love sports and have at least two years of radio sales success you might need to consider coming to work for us selling advertising on “The Jock 93-3”, The Jock is Arkansas’ newest sports radio station. Our sellers present marketing ideas tied to programs like Sports Talk with Bo Mattingly, Game On with Wess Moore and Michael Smith, Jimmy B and the Crew, Mike Irwin, Richard Davenport and many more. Our company provides outstanding benefits and a strong. To apply send me your resume with information about your previous radio sales success. You’re your resume to mikehorne@crainmedia.com KKSP is an equal opportunity employer. 11/13/2014

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Job Title: Photographer/Editor
Station: KHBS TV
Location: Rogers

40/29 News, the Hearst Television ABC/CW duopoly in Fort Smith & Northwest Arkansas has an immediate opening for a full-time Photographer/Editor. This member of our team will spend several hours each day editing for newscasts and several hours each day out in the field shooting, editing, and executing live shots for stories. We are seeking a photographer with the ability to capture the essence of what’s happening in the field, and then bring it vividly into the homes of our viewers. We are seeking an editor who can simultaneously coordinate feeds, edit with both the eye and ear in mind, and coordinate content elements for multiple shows. Our next photographer is able to shoot on Sony XD Cam, GoPro, on laptop computer and iPhone. Our next photographer can edit in Adobe Premiere and utilize the ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. Our next photographer will be able to operate SNG, ENG, TVU packs, as well as other wireless data streams. Our next photographer is able to work as a team with reporters, while simultaneously gathering video and still images for our web platforms. Our next photographer will be creative and a visionary. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis, ABC and CNN platforms are critical. An excellent eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must. If you are afraid to ask tough questions and gather information in the field, this is the wrong job for you. Prior experience as an electronic journalist is preferred. Also, we want applicants who have a
working technical knowledge of ENG trucks, SNG trucks, FTP, electronic video services, editing and playback equipment. Past editing and Web publishing experience is preferred. Qualified candidates should email a resume, references, and links to their work to: Ernie Hall, Chief Photographer, KHBS/KHOG-TV – ehall@hearst.com. EOE. M/F/D/V 11/11/2014

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Job Title: Chief Engineer
Station: KATV-TV
Location: Little Rock

KATV-ABC in Little Rock, Arkansas is currently seeking an experienced television management professional to join its staff as Chief Engineer. The successful candidate must be a hands-on leader possessing strong skills in all areas of digital broadcast maintenance, including transmitter operations, news/studio/multiple channel master control functions, Internet platforms, station infrastructure design, news operational support as well as building management. A minimum of 5 years of experience in broadcast television, a college degree, SBE cerification and A+certification are all required. Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment. 11/10/2014

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: Signal Media
Location: Little Rock

Call on existing accounts for sales presentations, while constantly prospecting and developing new clients and striving to meet or exceed established sales goals. Research the needs of Clients and recommend creative, effective ideas for advertisements. Work with the Production Director to develop relevant, marketable copy for clients. Collect money due on all accounts in a timely manner. Responsible for accurate completion and distribution of all contracts and/or documents associated with the sale of broadcast time.
Proven sales experience with a knowledge of radio sales strongly preferred. You must have proficient verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to project a competent, professional image, effective time management skills, talent to formulate and execute creative sales ideas and Promotions. You must be dependable, dress neatly and possess a valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance. All candidates must fill out an employment application before being considered for employment. To request & /or submit an application, contact us today Signal Media of Arkansas, Inc., Attn: Sales Dept. – Marla Lemmerman, P. O. Box 251304, Little Rock, AR 72225. 501-664-5871 FAX, mlemmerman@signalmedia.com. No Phone Calls Please. EOE. 11/10/2014

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Job Title: Anchor/Reporter
Station: KAIT-TV
Location: Jonesboro

Raycom Media's ABC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas is looking for an Anchor/Reporter. This person must have a vibrant personality to fit in on our highly rated morning newscasts. This person will also help lead the investigative journalism charge for our newsroom by turning stories on a regular basis. Some anchoring experience would be helpful, but not necessary. Solid reporting skills with a minimum of one year experience required. The understanding and using social media while on the anchor desk is also important. Bachelor’s degree preferred in Journalism/Communications or related field. Applicants must have a valid drivers’ license and an excellent driving record. You must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Qualified applicants please apply online and attach your resume and links to your best work at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. No phone calls please. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 11/6/2014