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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: Chief Engineer
Station: KVTN
Location: Little Rock

The Chief Engineer is a hands-on engineer with a solid RF background who will develop and manage the engineering plan for our network of three full-power commercial TV stations; oversee all engineering personnel; personally perform preventative maintenance and repairs at our three main transmitter sites and four microwave sites. The employee will work at the VTN (Victory Television Network) main studio and offices located at 701 Napa Valley Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas and other tower sites in our coverage area. Employee will work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
Qualifications and Capabilities include: Bachelor's or Associate’s Degree in electrical engineering, computer sciences or a related discipline, 5+ years’ experience as a Chief Engineer, Director of Engineering or Department Head position in the broadcast engineering field. 5+ years’ experience working on UHF transmitters and microwave systems. Pluses are SBE certifications and experience with Axcera transmitters. Knowledge of current FCC/FAA regs and the ability to insure our stations` compliance is crucial. Also, strong written and verbal communication skills, verifiable time management and project management skills. A valid driver’s license and good driving record are necessary. You must be able to work collaboratively with team members, have a solid computer background, with demonstrated proficiency with MS Office products and commonly used smartphone applications. It is important to be detail oriented and highly accurate in record keeping and work habits. This position requires working in confined spaces; frequent climbing of ladders, and frequently lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds. Salary Range: commensurate. VTN is a regional network of three full-power Christian TV stations focused on the State of Arkansas and we are looking for someone with a shared passion for touching the lives of viewers with The Good News of Jesus Christ. 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 at https://www.vtntv.com/about/jobs/ and then submit your resume, application and statement of faith in one of the following ways:
Email to: employment@vtntv.com or Fax to: VTN General Manager 501-225-6039. Or snail mail to: VTN General Manager, P.O Box 26207, Little Rock, AR 72221-6207. VTN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Title: General Assignment Reporter
Station: KATV
Location: Little Rock

KATV, in Little Rock, Arkansas, is looking for an energetic, highly motivated, aggressive and creative journalist to join our number one rated, award winning news team. The candidate we are looking for is someone who can enterprise story ideas, gather information and tell the stories of real people. We want someone who has sound writing skills, excellent active live shot presence and knows the importance of digital media. The successful candidate will be someone who thrives on breaking news. Applicant should have one year plus of experienced reporting in a local broadcast news affiliate as an On Air Reporter, a degree in Journalism or related field, and experienced with field live shots a must. Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/. 6/23/2016

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Job Title: Operations Manager
Station: KVTJ-DT
Location: Truman

The KVTJ Operations Manager will provide operational management and oversight of the KVTJ-DT main studio and tower site located at 28999 Hwy 214 East, Trumann, Arkansas, across the highway from the historic Judd Hill Plantation. The employee will also work at the remote microwave sites that relay the VTN network signal from Little Rock to KVTJ to ensure proper operational status and compliance with FCC regulations. These four (4) microwave sites are spread out between England, Arkansas and the KVTJ site near Trumann, Arkansas. Duties are performed inside the main TV station facility; inside remote microwave sites; outside at all of the above sites working on back-up generators and other peripheral equipment. While a significant amount of the duties are performed inside climate controlled facilities, some duties are performed outside as needed from time to time in all four seasons and a variety of weather conditions.
QUALIFICATIONS AND CAPABILITIES
• An AA degree in Electronics or equivalent experience on tube transmitters.
• Experience working on broadcast transmitters is a plus.
• SBE Certification is a plus.
• Ability to climb ladders, lift at least 50 pounds, work in tight spaces in a safe manner.
• Ability to drive a company vehicle with good driving record.
• Able to use MS Office and 21st century mobile communications devices as part of daily duties.
• Willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed for 24/7 on-call duty.
About Us:
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 at https://www.vtntv.com/about/jobs/ and 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 26207, Little Rock, AR 72221-6207. VTN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
6/16/2016

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Job Title: Part-Time News/Content Specialist
Station: KAIT TV
Location: Jonesboro

KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas has an immediate opening for 2 part-time news/content specialists. Candidate must be a self-starter, able to work under tight deadlines, have the ability to learn how to operate various news broadcast equipment, and embrace a newsroom culture that blends news content gathering with production operation. Must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing news/web content, editing video, production/journalism principles, and perform traditional production assistant duties (Chyron, audio, studio camera, and teleprompter.) This is an exciting position with great potential for upward mobility. Flexible schedule required. Must have a valid drivers’ license and clean driving record. Successful candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Apply online and upload your resume and any links to your work @ https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/4533/news-content-specialist/job or https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/4534/news-content-specialist/job. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V 6/16/2016

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

KHBS has an opening for a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. 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 also seeking an editor who can simultaneously coordinate feeds, edit with both the eye and ear in mind, and coordinate content elements for multiple shows. 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. The winning candidate is also tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. You must be able to shoot on Sony XD Cam, GoPro, on laptop computer and iPhone, and edit in Adobe Premiere and utilize the ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. 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 quick acting, quicker thinking, and technically savvy, we want you working in our newsroom. Shooting and editing of vo’ s, vo-sots and packages for Broadcast Air and On-line postings and working with the Assignment Desk and Reporters to cover daily stories are all part of the job. You must have computer and software experience as well as previous newsroom editing experience. A college degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field is required. Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com. EOE M/F/D/V 6/16/2016

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: Jonesboro Radio Group
Location: Jonesboro

Jonesboro Radio Group has a rare opening for an experienced account executive. The ideal candidate is a dynamic, top-notch seller who believes in exceptional customer service, accountability and professionalism at all times. At Saga-Jonesboro we’re in the enviable position of having more business than we can handle, so we need someone who can be a local direct superstar with the ability to multi-task. You’ll be busier than you’ve ever been, but will work for the best company in all of radio, in a tremendous facility in city where the economy is booming. The income potential is practically limitless and the position would be perfect for an experienced media sales person who is looking for the challenge of a bigger market. Please send your materials including cover letter and references to Tom Nankival, General Sales Manager tnankival@jradiogroup.com. Jonesboro Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer. 6/15/2016

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

The Account Executive is responsible for selling advertising to local businesses
and ad agencies and negotiating ratings and rates with ad agencies. This
position will also bring in new businesses to advertise on the TV and web. The
ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment and
has strong interpersonal skills. If you are motivated by an excellent product,
great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no
further. We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing
solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new
client base – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and
desire to WIN! If you want to work for the best, we want to hear from you
today! You must have a proven track record in web/mobile sales and in the cultivation and development of new business/ non-traditional business. A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience is required. Qualified candidates should attach a resume and references through our online application at http://careers.hearsttelevision.com. EOE. 6/14/2016

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Job Title: Traffic Reporter
Station: KATV
Location: Little Rock

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates programs or provides services to 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets and our Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team! KATV, in Little Rock, Arkansas, is looking for a take-charge Traffic Reporter to help us continue to grow our #1 rated morning news! We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive reporter who can work quickly and independently. The best person for this job will have excellent live adlib skills, a great personality and thrives on breaking stories. Required experience includes some live broadcast experience necessary, previous experience working in a team environment is a must and should have considerable live shot experience. Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/. 6/13/2016

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Job Title: Promotion Producer
Station: KFSM TV
Location: Ft Smith

KFSM Channel 5 and KXNW 34, Tribune Broadcasting stations in the 100th TV market, have an immediate opening for a full time Promotion Producer to join our team at our Fort Smith, Arkansas location. This is an exciting, fun opportunity to produce cutting –edge news, image, contest and special event promotion for our multiple platforms including on-air, social and mobile. Here is your chance to do be part of the complete creative process from concept to writing, shooting and editing. A Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience is required. A minimum of 1 year of relevant professional experience, 2-3 years is desired. The proven ability to write promotion/ad copy for TV as well as understand and successfully execute writing, lighting, nonlinear and design principals. In addition we are looking for someone that is fluent in cinematography especially DSLR technology, proficient with Final Cut Pro preferred, FCPX is desired. Experience working with After Effects is also required. For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com. EOE. 6/13/2016

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: KAIT TV
Location: Jonesboro

KAIT-TV is seeking a dynamic, intelligent, creative and energetic team player to join our Sales Force in a vibrant, growing market in NE Arkansas. Experience in media sales or a related field is a plus, but not required. The winning candidate will be expected to achieve budget goals, service existing accounts, develop new business and implement advertising solutions for our clients utilizing all of our available platforms. Candidates should possess good marketing instincts, along with excellent communication and closing skills. College degree in business, sales or marketing preferred. Great income potential and benefits package. If you have what it takes to be the newest member of the KAIT Sales team in Region 8, and thrive in a fast-paced, highly competitive environment, where hard work and excellence is rewarded, please apply online and attach resume @ https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5276/account-executive/job. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V. 6/7/2016

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Job Title: Staff Accountant
Station: KARK TV
Location: Little Rock

This position supports a minimum of three assigned markets in all aspects of accounting. The position is responsible for the general ledger monthly close, including journal entry preparation, balance sheet account reconciliations, profit and loss variance analysis, and monthly/quarterly/annual reporting, and budgeting. This position requires a B.S. degree in Accounting, a minimum of 2 years accounting experience, strong PC skills using MS Office, with emphasis on Excel expertise, and strong analytical/problem-solving skills with ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities. Apply on line at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 6/3/2016

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Job Title: Weekend Sports Anchor
Station: KARK TV
Location: Little Rock

The Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. Requirements & Skills required include a superior on-air presence, optimistic outlook and a winning attitude, experience guiding, directing and motivating others, a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience, and a minimum two years’ experience in sports reporting or anchoring (ideal candidate is currently working in an anchoring role). Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE, 6/3/2016

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Job Title: Advertising Sales
Station: Central Arkansas Media Group
Location: Hot Springs

Central Arkansas Radio Group, L.L.C. (KLAZ-FM, KHRK-FM, KYRC-FM and KBHS-AM) in Hot Springs has an opening for a full-time advertising sales representative. Prior 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. Email resume to sales@klaz.com or drop it by 208 Buena Vista, Hot Springs AR 71913 6/3/2016

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

KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV, NBC and FOX affiliates, are looking for a newscast director to join our production team. We'd love to add an innovative, energetic and positive attitude to our already upbeat production staff. Bring your ``get-it-done`` positive attitude and sense of urgency. Knowledge of Ross Carbonite switchers is a plus! Send your materials to Brook Thomas, News Director: bthomas@knwa.com or: KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV, 609 W. Dickson Suite 300, Fayetteville, AR 72701. KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV are equal opportunity employers. 6/1/2016

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Job Title: Web Content Producer Part-Time
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV, NBC and FOX affiliates for NWA, are looking for a web news producer. We want someone with a keen sense of news judgment and a good grasp on what gets conversations going with our viewers. The primary role will be generating content for on-line publications and crafting that content for on-air use. The secondary role will include newscast producing. Applicants should send materials to: Mr. Brook Thomas: bthomas@knwa.com or: Web Producer, KNWA-TV/KFTA-TV, 609 W Dickson, Suite 300, Fayetteville, AR 72701. KNWA-TV/KFTA-TV is an equal opportunity employer. 6/1/2016

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Job Title: Sports Anchor/Producer
Station: The Media Gateway
Location: Little Rock

The Media Gateway, based in Little Rock, AR, is looking for a full-time sports anchor and producer for weekend and some evening newscasts. The Media Gateway has clients in several markets around the country, but the studio is based in Little Rock, AR. This ideal candidate will anchor and produce sports for our CBS affiliate in Gainesville, FL, our ABC affiliate in Alexandria, LA , our NBC affiliate in Salisbury, MD/DE, and our Fox affiliates in both Hattiesburg and Meridian, MS. The ideal candidate will have a college degree in broadcast journalism and knowledge of producing and sports anchoring and at least one year of experience at a commercial station. This position demands a self-starter, who can work with reporters over the phone or through email. You must be great at time-management, conflict resolution and be self-motivated. Please send your resume, references and a demo via online link to cschneider@inn-news.net. This person needs to be available ASAP. We are looking to hire immediately. Thank you! EOE. 5/31/2016

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Job Title: Digital Sales Manager
Station: KATV
Location: Little Rock

KATV is seeking a Digital Sales Manager who will ensure that all digital objectives, including internet and mobile, maintain or exceed company revenue growth goals.
Responsibilities:
• Meet with staff regularly to provide digital platform training, support and innovative integrations and develop new growth and revenue for Sinclair markets
• Maintain high level communications with all station and corporate management, sales staff, as well as vendors
• Execute training for sales management, account executives and content producers
• Meet with vendors and potential vendors to improve existing and develop new programs as well as find and develop new initiatives and programs to advance the digital team
• Assist with implementation of programs and create revenue streams as opportunities arise
• Gather new media technology and content information and research to provide the station with the most competitive advantage
Requirements:
• Ability to lead, train and direct professionals successfully
• Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives, social media and content
• Two to five years management experience, preferable in a TV sales environment
• Strong organizational, written and communication skills
• Hands on experience developing new business as a skilled negotiator and motivator
• TV background or digital management experience a plus
Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/
EOE. 5/26/2016

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Job Title: Weekend Anchor
Station: KTHV TV
Location: Little Rock

KTHV, a TEGNA Media station located in LITTLE ROCK, is looking for a great journalist and anchor who can lead our weekend newscasts. We want a journalist who can not only deliver the news from the behind the desk but also find it and tell it from the field. The ideal candidate can enterprise, shoot, write and edit their own stories and has expert social media skills. Two to three years’ experience preferred. If you are interested in this position please contact the station at THV11.com. EOE. 5/26/2016

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Job Title: Multi Platform Producer
Station: KTHV TV
Location: Little Rock

KTHV, the TEGNA owned property in Little Rock is looking for a multi-platform producer who can write, edit, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social content. Producers must be able to multi-task during the newsgathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post. This position calls for someone who can help edit the THV11 morning newscast while also assisting the other show producers. The ideal candidates are creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively. Our Producers must be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content. 1 to 2 years’ experience required. If you are interested in this position please contact the station at THV11.com. EOE. 5/26/2016

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

The Account Executive is responsible for selling advertising to local businesses
and ad agencies and negotiating ratings and rates with ad agencies. This
position will also bring in new businesses to advertise on the TV and web. The
ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment and
has strong interpersonal skills. If you are motivated by an excellent product,
great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no
further. We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing
solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new
client base – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and
desire to WIN! If you want to work for the best, we want to hear from you
today! You must have a proven track record in web/mobile sales and in the cultivation and development of new business/ non-traditional business. A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience is required. Qualified candidates should attach a resume and references through our online application at http://careers.hearsttelevision.com. EOE. 5/26/2016

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Job Title: Anchor
Station: KFSM TV
Location: Ft Smith

Tribune station KFSM-TV a CBS affiliate serving beautiful Northwest Arkansas has an immediate opening for a morning main news anchor. If you enjoy a winning team environment in a great market, 5NEWS is your next home. We offer a great salary and outstanding benefits. Best of all, you’ll enjoy a high quality of life in an area nationally renowned for a low cost of living. The right candidate will: Have a four-year college degree in liberal arts or journalism, a minimum of two years’ experience anchoring/reporting for a commercial television news operation and knowledge of television newscast production techniques and television news writing. Must possess a valid state driver's license (or be able to get one). For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com. EOE. 5/25/2016

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Job Title: Account Manager
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

KTHV has an opening for an Account Manager. This position will manage day-to-day responsibilities of key accounts with team members. Provide an optimal customer experience by having a deep understanding of the company’s multimedia solutions. Position will have daily interaction with existing agency and direct client business; this responsibility includes maintenance of client schedules on television and online in addition to implementation of special projects and promotions. You will work in tandem with AE, Customer Insights and Creative Services to develop sales presentations. Also, you will attends sales meetings and training to obtain sales, product and process information, and to keep abreast of company products and services in order to articulate to client, when appropriate. You must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Power Point and Excel. The ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently, handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure is important. The ability to effectively solve problems and be creative and able to adapt quickly to change is necessary. Position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management. If you are interested in this position please contact the station at THV11.com. EOE. 5/23/2016

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Job Title: Creative Director
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

THV11 the TEGNA owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas, is seeking candidates for Creative Director. We seek candidates who want to apply every ounce of their leadership, creative and strategic marketing skills to develop and execute brand-and-buzz-building, award-winning ideas across media: on-air, online, on social, tablet, mobile, experiential. Requirements:
• At least 8 years consumer advertising and promotion experience with promotion-specific record of success in the television/news industry, brand management, or marketing/digital/advertising agency. Experience creating and measuring integrated advertising campaigns supported by an outstanding creative ability and an exceptional portfolio (link to reel required).
• Firsthand, working knowledge of on-air promotion production techniques, and familiarity with current production techniques.
• Has a successful track record of translating broadcast designs and concepts to interactive digital and social media campaigns.
• Hands-on experience in marketing content on both linear and non-linear platforms, including utilizing and optimizing display marketing campaign, search (SEO and SEM), retargeting, social media, mobile marketing, etc.
• Experience with on-air planning and ability to manage and maximize station’s promotional inventory in order to drive viewership and other business goals.
• Strong media planner and buyer who understands co-op spending and can build strong partnerships with network, syndication and other 3rd parties.
• Ability to work with a sense of urgency within a deadline oriented fast paced team environment and juggle multiple projects and priorities at once.
• Comfortable working non-traditional hours to compete in breaking news situations.
Ideal candidates are effective communicators who are able to present and justify thoughts, ideas and decisions. They have excellent verbal and written communication skills and know how to tailor all communications to the intended audience. They can organize and develop presentations that effectively sell a strategy, tell a story and can persuasively sell ideas to all stakeholders. If you are interested in this position please contact the station at THV11.com. EOE. 5/23/2016

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Job Title: Senior Producer
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

THV11 is looking for a Morning Show Senior Producer for who can write, create and produce exciting and interesting newscasts and news content for broadcast, online and social content. You must be able to multi-task during the newsgathering hours, sharing content before, during and after a newscast or digital post. The ideal candidates are creative problem solvers with strong journalistic judgment, detail skills and an ability to think creatively. You must also be able to skillfully use social media and digital tools to research, discover and distribute content. Requirements:
• BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
• 2-5 years of experience preferred
• Bilingual (English & Spanish) speaking preferred
• Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
• Understanding the tenants of professional journalism
• Skills in producing engaging, content-driven newscasts and digital content
• Strong social media skills, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
• Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics a plus
• Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
• Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events
To be considered a candidate for an opening at THV11 - you must complete the online application. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool. EOE. 5/23/2016

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Job Title: Visual Journalist
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

THV11 in Little Rock, Arkansas is looking for highly skilled artistic photographers and editors who can create sharable and exciting content for television, social media and mobile. We want journalists who can tell great stories on their own or with a team. Our ideal candidates are familiar with the latest photography, editing tools and techniques. They create unique and exciting content on all platforms. They are proficient with live news gathering tools and are able to participate in live performance on air and on live streaming when necessary. Requirements:
• BA/BS in journalism, communications or related field
• 2-5 years of experience preferred
• Experience in photojournalism, editing, and content management systems
• Proven ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
• Demonstrated social media proficiency, especially in the field, including an active news hound presence on Twitter and Facebook
• Member and active participant in NPPA preferred
• SNG experience
• Demonstrated news judgment, writing skills, photography experience, and non-linear editing skills.
• Must be flexible with schedule, reliable and dependable
• Understanding of the tenants of professional journalism
• Knowledge of ENPS, Edius and Axis graphics
• Organizational skills and the ability to work under constant time pressure deadlines
• Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events.
If you are interested in this position please contact the station at THV11.com. EOE. 5/23/2016

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Job Title: CW Account Executive
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

KHBS/KHOG-TV, THE ARKANSAS CW, the Hearst Television CW affiliate seeks
a Marketing Consultant for its TV station and associated website 4029tv.com in
Northwest Arkansas. The Marketing Consultant is responsible for selling advertising to local businesses and ad agencies and negotiating ratings and rates with ad agencies. This position will also bring in new businesses to advertise on the TV and web. The ideal candidate is coachable, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment and has strong interpersonal skills. If you are motivated by an excellent product, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals, look no further. We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new client base – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and desire to WIN! If you want to work for the best, we want to hear from you today! The Experience required includes you must have a proven track record in web/mobile sales and in the cultivation and development of new business/non-traditional business. We are looking for someone with experience in TV/Radio sales, with solid negotiation skills and experience in a consultative customer focused business atmosphere. A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience is required. Qualified candidates should attach a resume and references through our online application at http://careers.hearsttelevision.com. EOE. M/F/D/V 5/23/2016

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Job Title: Business Manager
Station: Jonesboro Radio Group
Location: Jonesboro

Attention Accounting Professionals…
Advance your career. With top pay. And outstanding benefits. From the Jonesboro Radio Group. For the first time in 8 years, the Jonesboro Radio Group is searching for a new business manager. You must be methodical, meticulous with a knack for numbers, and an uncompromising commitment to accuracy. This full time position requires strong computer skills including Excel, and the ability to meet deadlines. Accounting degree required. CPA preferred. As the Jonesboro Radio Group business manager, you’ll enjoy great pay. Private office. And outstanding benefits. And you’ll be proud to work with a team that operates the leading radio stations in the market. Our six stations have led the market in audience size and revenue since 2000. So, why don’t you trade in that dead-end job for a bright, new career? Send your resume and salary requirements to: businessmanager@jradiogroup.com. Jonesboro Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer. 5/23/2016

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Job Title: Operations Manager/Country PD/Air Talent
Station: Jonesboro Radio Group
Location: Jonesboro

Our operations director/program director is retiring from radio after 26 years, the last 18 with us in Jonesboro (Market 227, One hour Northwest of Memphis). This is an incredible opportunity for the right person to lead the market’s highly rated, successful, popular country station (KDXY – The Fox); plus oversee and lead the group’s five other stations: KEGI (100.5 The Eagle – Classic Rock), KJBX (Mix 106.3 – AC), KDXY-HD2 (Hot 107.5 – Rhythmic CHR), KDXY-HD3 (ESPN 92.7 – Sports), and KJBX-HD2 (98.5 The Outlaw – Classic Country). What does Saga Communications have in common with Arkansas State University, Nestle Foods, Frito Lay, Post Cereals, Stouffers Food, Butterball, Unilever, Riceland Foods, Busch Agri, NEA Baptist Hospital (with its new half-billion dollar facility) and St. Bernards Medical Complex? Very simply, a respect for Northeast Arkansas and the largest city, Jonesboro. All industries and facilities listed above are among many that are heavily invested and committed to this community. Saga especially with its six radio stations that just sparkle with respect from the market. You won’t believe our facilities. No radio company puts more pride and support in its facilities like Saga has in Jonesboro. If you are seeking a quality lifestyle with a quality group of stations – and, you still believe in radio – it’s your turn to join us.
Send your resume plus a letter on how you make radio magic to me: Trey Stafford. I’m the manager. Trey@JonesboroRadioGroup.com. I promise confidentiality and no background calls will be made without your permission. Let your energy and commitment to radio be restored through this great company (Saga) and our great radio team here in Jonesboro. EOE. 5/23/206

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Job Title: Sales Assistant
Station: KFSM TV
Location: Ft Smith

KFSM/KXNW, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Sales Assistant to work in our Fort Smith or Fayetteville location. The Sales Assistant will assist the sales management team with advertising efforts while developing skills and job knowledge for possible future role of Account Executive.
Experience:
o Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent work experience
o Prior experience in a sales department is preferred
o Strong communication and interpersonal skills
o Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
o Must be proficient with MS Office.
Requirements:
• Support the sales management team by coordinating advertiser account activity inside the station
• Generate and review data/reporting for client analysis
• Facilitate schedule and creative change communications through various software systems
• Notify clients of program changes and late runs; create order revision in event of late orders and schedule changes
• Notify clients of digital inventory issues; create order revisions in the event of under-delivery or predicted order fulfillment issues
• Work cross-functionally with other internal departments to coordinate copy instructions/programming
• Schedule client appointments and provide AE’s with reporting as requested
• Review and file contracts and invoices
• Research invoice discrepancies; solicit payment from clients as necessary
• Perform other duties as assigned
For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com. EOE. 5/19/2016

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Job Title: Sports Reporter
Station: KFSM TV
Location: Ft Smith

KFSM (CBS) in Fayetteville, Arkansas has an opening for a part time sports MMJ. This is home to the University of Arkansas and SEC sports action. We are looking for a great story teller who knows how to get more than just the coach on camera. Will need a strong understanding of digital news gathering, social media and writing for the internet. The primary responsibility of the part time Sports Anchor / Reporter is to cover sports and recreational type stories. Must be able to shoot and edit video under tight deadlines. Two years’ experience in TV news and sports photography and editing required. MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Videography experience of sports shooting. Experience in editing with Final Cut Pro and/or Avid preferred. Must be a great self-starter; possess good people skills, and the ability to work on an experienced staff of four in a highly competitive sports market. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to obtain one). For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com. EOE. 5/19/2016

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Job Title: Digital Sales manager
Station: KARK TV
Location: Little Rock

KARK-TV and FOX16, the NBC and FOX affiliates in Little Rock, Arkansas, is seeking a digital media leader to support a sales team of 20 multi-platform account sellers. Must have strong presentation skills and the ability to excel in a collaborative environment with a driven team of managers. The ideal candidate will have the ability to deliver polished sales presentations to local decision-makers in a language they can understand. Candidate should be well versed in the evolving digital advertising landscape. This position will be responsible for planning and executing a strategy to achieve aggressive monthly digital revenue goals. Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Must be familiar with prevailing digital technologies such as Google Analytics, ad tagging, Flash, SEM, behavioral & contextual targeting.
• Minimum three years' experience in sales, preferably in the digital field.
• Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
• Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
• Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
Qualified Candidates should apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 5/19/2016

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Job Title: Master Control Operator
Station: KARK TV
Location: Little Rock

The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks. Requirements & Skills:
• Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Minimum three years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment. (More or less depending on market size.)
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Strong PC/MS Office experience.
• Experience with digital transmitters and other broadcast-related equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. To apply: www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 5/19/2016


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Job Title: Reporter
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV, NBC and FOX affiliates, are looking for a newsroom-experienced, tested-in-the-field journalists to join our MMJ reporter team. We want someone who knows how to enterprise, knows how to connect with viewers, knows how to utilize social media and is well versed in new media platforms. We've got a well-established newsroom, a fantastic community, opportunities for refining your craft and state-of-the-art equipment to help a strong reporter become even stronger. If you fit the bill - send your materials to Brook Thomas, News Director: bthomas@knwa.com or: KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV, 609 W. Dickson Suite 300, Fayetteville, AR 72701. KNWA-TV / KFTA-TV are equal opportunity employers.
Northwest Arkansas is a rapidly growing and vibrant community filled with rolling hills, rivers, lakes and Fortune 500 company headquarters. Our population just crossed 500k and is rising. Why? Because high-end business industries are here and they are bringing in some of the best talent in their fields, cost of living is low, quality of living is high and we fill up our days/nights with world-class museums, performing arts centers, major sporting venues, amazing concerts, fantastic foodie destinations and tons of community-centric events.
In fact, U.S. News just ranked Fayetteville 3rd best place to live: http://realestate.usnews.com/places/arkansas/fayetteville
Here’s a short video for context: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu_zRUF1BSg
Our newsroom is forward-thinking and built on a strong emphasis of positive reinforcement, feedback, growth and development of talent and a desire to win. We are consistently winning awards from our local audiences for our commitment to our community and our service-centered sense of duty. Whether you are looking for a place to settle in or a place to equip yourself and launch into that “big step” – we have a proven track record of providing both outcomes. 5/19/2016

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Job Title: Production Assistant
Station: The Media Gateway
Location: Little Rock

The Media Gateway, located in Little Rock, AR, has an immediate opening for a production assistant. Candidate must be motivated, able to work under strict deadlines, experience with or ability to quickly and effectively learn news broadcast equipment and studio procedures, be a team player. Experience with non-linear editing, audio board, studio camera, prompter, character generator preferred, but will train the right candidate. Flexible schedule required and must be available to work weekends and holidays as well.
Please email resume to: cschneider@inn-news.net. Or mail resumes to: Chad Schneider, Operations Manager, The Media Gateway, 1 Shackleford Dr., Little Rock, AR 72211. EOE. 5/18/2016

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Job Title: Photographer
Station: KFSM TV
Location: Ft Smith

5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV is looking for a hard-working news photographer to work out of our Fort Smith newsroom. As a photographer, we’re looking for someone who is not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage. Experience and working knowledge of digital video photography and non-linear editing is a must. Photographers shoot and edit video under extreme deadline pressure. Must have the ability to shoot video in all kinds of settings and edit under deadline. Ability to operate ENG Microwave van, drive vehicle, set up tripods, etc. Knowledge of how cameras work to perform minor repairs and maintenance in field, if necessary. Regular car maintenance (oil changes, cleanliness, etc.) is also important. Must possess a valid State Driver's License (or be able to get one).
For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com. EOE. 5/18/2016

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

KARK TV has an opening for an Associate News Producer. This position edits video and assists anchors, reporters and producers in newscast production. Requirements and skills include:
• High school diploma.
• Fluency in English.
• Minimum one year's experience in news story production.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Flexibility to work any shift.
Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 5/12/2016

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Job Title: Camera Operator/Prompter
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

40/29 News, the Hearst-owned ABC/CW duopoly in Fayetteville/Fort
Smith, AR is looking for a studio camera operator for the evening newscast. This position is in Rogers, AR. A High School diploma or equivalent is required. To Apply: Qualified candidates should attach a resume and references through our online application at http://careers.hearsttelevision.com. EOE. 5/12/2016

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Job Title: Reporter
Station: KFSM TV
Location: Ft Smith

KFSM/KXNW is looking for a unique storyteller to join the number one news team news team in in Fayetteville, Arkansas. We value solid newsroom & digital technology experience, but sell us on your passion to re-invent the news with clever copy, an exceptional photojournalistic eye, and the ability to tell our viewers a story. If this excites you, shoot us your resume and links to your FCP editing, shooting and writing examples (whether they aired or not), and anything else you think might help sell you as a key member of this team. Candidate must have Final Cut Pro experience and be able to shoot daily assignments for you and part of the time with other reporters. You must be an effective writer, able to appear live in a broadcast to deliver reports in a professional and effective manner. Staying informed on current affairs is an important part of this position. Usually 8 hour work days, five days a weeks; may be required to work additional hours or days, including weekends and holidays. The position may require nights & weekends as needed. Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas and exciting SEC Sports Action. We are minutes away from beautiful outdoor adventures in the Ozark Mountains. It is one of the fastest growing areas of the country. KFSM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. No phone calls please. Contact: For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com. 5/10/2016

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

FOX24, Fayetteville, AR. is seeking a top sales performer, who is looking to be a part of our exciting FOX Team in Fayetteville, Arkansas! As an Account Executive you will be asked to do as follows:
- Manage and Grow sales volume of existing accounts
- Aggressively seek new customers
- Develop and execute solution based strategies for clients
- Keep up with market trends
FOX 24 provides a positive environment that rewards hard work. Candidates that are true team players with a positive and infectious attitude should send their information now.
Job Requirements/Qualifications:
- A minimum of 1-2 years sales experience
- Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to work independently
- Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Effective sales, business development/hunting and marketing skills
- Strong negotiation, time management and organizational skills
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Contact: Interested candidates should send resumes, salary history and references to: NEXSTAR.TV - click on career tab. EOE. 5/9/2016

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: KARK TV
Location: Little Rock

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. Requirement of this position include a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. Also, fluency in English is required. To apply: Please apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 5/5/2016

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Job Title: Graphic Artist
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

KHBS/KHOG-TV in Rogers, AR has an opening for a Graphic Artist with exceptional design, organization and communication skills to join our Creative Services team. The
Graphic Artist will work together with the Creative Services Director to visualize the station brand through shooting, editing, and design. Qualified candidate will be a brand ambassador for our station and our digital platforms. Strong knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects, and other graphic software is required; nonlinear editing, shooting, or some writing skills would be a plus. Candidate must be able to collaborate with team members and bring new ideas to the table. Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field preferred or equivalent work experience plus 1 years’ experience in broadcast television preferred. Qualification Requirements include Photoshop, CS6, After Effects, Premiere nonlinear editing. To Apply Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply. EOE M/F/D/V 5/5/2016

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Job Title: Digital Sales Assistant
Station: KAIT TV
Location: Jonesboro

KAIT-TV/Raycom Digital is seeking a Digital Sales Assistant. If you are looking for a fun and fast paced career this may be the position for you. You must be detail oriented, creative, and able to learn new concepts quickly. The ideal candidate should be organized, possess superior communication skills and have excellent time management abilities. This position works directly with the sales department, other station departments, advertisers and agencies on daily continuity duties, to assure that campaigns run as directed. Candidate should also have experience in MS Office and be proficient in data entry. Experience with digital traffic systems such as Google DFP and Wide Orbit DFP is a plus. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast paced, creative environment. Please apply online and attach your cover letter and resume @ https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5077/digital-sales-assistant/job. Completion of a pre-employment drug test and clean driver's record required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V 5/4/2016

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Job Title: Part-Time Digital Producer
Station: KAIT TV
Location: Jonesboro

KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has an immediate opening for a part-time Digital Content Producer to create content and continuous news coverage for our website, mobile and social media platforms. Must be a strong writer with excellent editorial judgment, time management and multi-tasking skills, and have the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize quickly. Experience with AP style writing is preferred. Knowledge of HTML coding and entry-level video editing software is a plus. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as ability to quickly learn software applications used in the newsroom. If you want to be part of an award-winning, aggressive newsroom that makes a difference in its community, apply online and attach a resume and any links to your work @ https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/5058/digital-content-producer/job. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V 5/3/2016

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

40/29 News is looking for an Executive Producer who can oversee fast-paced newscasts in an even faster –paced news market. We need a driven, organized leader who can articulate a vision for their shows and lead a team towards the vision. The right candidate will be a leader who can develop multi-platform content that succeeds on air, on mobile, and on social media. Responsibilities include the ability to manage, coach, and motivate a team of producers, reporters, anchors, and photojournalists who are committed to excellence. The Executive Producer is responsible for the overall content of assigned newscasts, manages all aspects of breaking news, and social engagement. The right candidate must be a pro when it comes to effective communication and decision making under daily deadline pressure. You must have proven ability in making decisions based on strong ethics, a solid producing background, and a desire to win. You must be able to research, pitch, and gather enterprise news stories, as well. The Executive Producer will work on recruiting producers and work closely with the News Director to implement winning strategies for each newscast. The ideal candidate can handle breaking news when it comes and, when it doesn’t, can still oversee a compelling product that delivers interesting and relevant content to our viewers. Overseeing the product is only one facet of the job. You must also be a coach and a leader with the communications skills to make those you supervise better. A minimum of three years producing experience and be able to demonstrate experience in writing and be able to think visually is required. You must have a strong sense of audience desires and possess outstanding communication skills. A college degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news or related field or equivalent work experience necessary. Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply EOE M/F/D/V
5/2/2016

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

40/29 News has an opening for a strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts. The right candidate will have a track record of being creative, aggressive, have the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear, concise manner. We expect excellent news judgment and a can do attitude. Candidates must have a proven track record of winning the big story, breaking news and weather. Candidates must be fast and calm under pressure and able to play well in a room of same-minded pros. Applicant should have 2 years producing experience, creative presentation style, and experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses. A College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience is necessary. Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply. EOE M/F/D/V 5/2/2016