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Executive Director, Arkansas Broadcasters Association (ABA)

Located in Little Rock, Arkansas, the Executive Director provides the daily leadership and administration of the affairs of our organization. His/her primary duty is to ensure that we are responding to the needs of our members by providing quality services and programs, as well as by advocating for our membership and for the broadcasting industry both on the state level and on the federal level in Washington, D.C.
Reporting to our Board of Directors, the Executive Director serves as the chief executive of our Association in accordance with our articles of incorporation, by-laws, policies, and board directives. He or she has responsibility and accountability for the active daily management of our Association.
The Executive Director is directly responsible for effective execution of our Noncommercial Sustaining Announcement Program (NCSA), also known as our Public Education Program (PEP).  Our NCSA Program is the primary source of funding for our Association.  We look to have someone with experience in sales to lead this program as it is a high priority for the Association.
Specific areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to:

MEMBER SERVICES
.       Maintaining, enhancing, and developing relationships with our member stations that includes periodic member station visits
•      Developing and promoting quality member programs and services.
•     Promoting our member stations, our industry, and our association. 
•      Maintaining all association membership records, minutes, and archives.
•     committee meetings, and special events.
ADVOCACY / GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
•      Working to protect and promote the best interests of the free, local, over-the-air, radio and television broadcast station industry in Arkansas.
ADMINISTRATIVE
•       Overseeing the daily operations of the ABA, including staff.
•       Ensuring that all policies and directives are being implemented as directed by the Board.
•       Keeping the board fully informed of any issues concerning the operation of the organization and providing periodic update reports.
•     Working with different vendors who provide a myriad of services for our Association and our members.
•      Managing the facilities and property of our Association headquarters.
FINANCIAL
•     Developing an annual operating budget for Board approval.
•       Maintaining required financial internal controls and appropriate financial safeguards.
•       Assuming fiduciary responsibility and ensuring that the financial management of the association functions according to the Association's Articles of Incorporation, By-laws and direction of the Board of Directors.
•     Overseeing all funds, investments, assets, and property of the Association. 
Experience working with broadcasters and the National Association of Broadcasters, as well as familiarity with the issues facing the free, local, over-the-air radio and television broadcast industry, are prerequisites.  Our future leader must show that he or she can effectively promote our NCSA Program, and embrace sound business and financial principles, strong operational controls, and the ability to develop a solid operating budget. He or she will need to have an entrepreneurial spirit, and demonstrate both a creative and pragmatic approach to problem solving. We are seeking a strategic planner and thinker, who will help develop long-term goals and vision for our Association. Microsoft Office skills are essential.
Candidates being considered will be required to present their qualifications to the Board of Directors and must consent to background checks which may include, county, state and national criminal records, sex offender registry search, federal bankruptcy record search, and/or a credit check, as well as, drug testing.
If you believe that you are the right person, within the parameters set forth above, to lead the Arkansas Broadcasters Association please send your resume, references, salary requirement and cover letter to:
arkansasbroadcasters@gmail.com or by postal mail at Arkansas Broadcasters Association, Attn: ABA Search Committee, C/O KWYN, P.O. Box 789, Wynne, AR 72396.  The ABA is an equal opportunity employer.

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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.
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.
• Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
• Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and reliable
transportation.
• Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and
actions to achieve them.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other
office equipment.
Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 5/18/2017

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

THV11, a TEGNA property in Little Rock Arkansas is seeking an Account Manager to manage day-to-day responsibilities of key accounts with team members. The Account Manager will provide an optimal customer experience by having a deep understanding of the company’s multimedia solutions. Responsibilities:
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. Works in tandem with AE, Customer Insights and Creative Services to develop sales presentations. 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. Requirements: 2 year’s experience. Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Power Point and Excel. Ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently. Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure. Ability to effectively solve problems. Creative and able to adapt quickly to change. Position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong organization and time management. Please contact thv11.com to apply. EOE. 5/16/2017

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Job Title: Photojournalist/Visual Storyteller
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

THV-11, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas is seeking a full-time Photojournalist/Visual Storyteller (MSJ) who is passionate, thrives on great storytelling, and is forward-thinking and innovative.
In this role, you will:
• Responsible for capturing video and audio elements that produce compelling and engaging news, sports, and feature stories in a daily, deadline-driven environment.
• Familiar with Sony XDCAM.
• Edit stories with Sony XPRI non-linear system and other editing platforms (i.e. Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier).
• Provide editorial input and collaboration for stories and daily newscasts.
• Operate live remote equipment - microwave and bonded cellular.
• Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, Twitter, etc.
• Open to expanded duties, such as writing and voicing stories.
• On occasion assigned to anchor/reporter as photographer.
Experience:
2 Year(s)
Requirements:
Qualifications:
• College degree preferred, with a minimum of two years' experience as a TV photojournalist/MSJ and news editor required. This is not an entry-level position.
• Must be able to master editing on Sony SPRI, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier non-linear editing systems.
• Complete newsgathering skills required - videography, editing and writing.
• Must tell news stories creatively with strong audio and visual skills.
• Must be able to make quick decisions while working under pressured deadlines, willing to work overtime, and work flexible shifts.
• Must have a valid driver's license, be able to lift up to 40 lbs, and on occasion up to 80 lbs, with or without an accommodation.
THV-11 offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, EAP, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, holiday, paid time off, and 401(k). No phone calls please. Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications. Please contact thv11.com to apply. EOE. 5/16/2017

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

KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC Affiliate in Jonesboro, AR. is seeking a positive individual with a “can do” attitude to join our sales team as the Traffic assistant. The ideal candidate should have excellent organizational skills, and be a detail oriented problem solver. Must be able to work quickly and accurately in a fast paced, deadline driven environment. Responsibilities include: Working closely with account executives, and alerting them about missing traffic instructions. Working with ad agencies, creative services, master control, and our centralized traffic department to secure advertiser commercials and traffic instructions. Acting as liaison between centralized traffic, sales management, and account executives. Placing commercial spots in Wide Orbit and Automation system, creating and sending dub lists to master control. Experience with high volumes of data entry is essential. Ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator who works well under pressure, with good time management skills and a desire to learn more about the TV process. Applicants must be self-motivated and be proficient in Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Prior experience with Wide Orbit TV traffic software is preferred, but not required. Qualified applicants, please apply online and submit cover letter and resume @ https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6796/traffic-assistant/job. No phone calls please. Drug screen required. EOE-M/F/D/V 5/15/2017

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Job Title: Integrated Digital Specialist
Station: KARK-TV
Location: Little Rock

As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS) is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company. The IDS will be the market’s subject matter expert on digital services and will work, independently to achieve budgeted revenue goals for the Nexstar owned digital properties and in the digital marketing services area. The Integrated Digital Specialist will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Nexstar’s O&O digital properties and the Tactive Digital suite of digital marketing services/products (including targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the objective of advancing client objectives.
Education Requirements: BA or BS in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Communications preferred.
Experience:
• 1+ years of digital marketing or media sales preferred
• Significant knowledge of the local digital marketing services product offering and its effective use for clients.
• Motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who can work effectively both independently and in conjunction with the Digital Sales Manager
• Effective communication and client presentation skills
• Ability to interact with high-level decision makers
• Ability to execute in an organization through collaboration and a consultative process
• Excellent follow-up, strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals
• Up to date on latest trends in digital marketing service industry
• Resourceful, self-motivated and a skillful multi-tasker
• Ability to manage account receivables for your book of business
• Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and ability to become proficient on in-house sales systems
Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 5/10/2017

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

KATV, in Little Rock, AR, is currently seeking a Chief Engineer. A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station.
Requirements:
• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in broadcast television engineering
• 21st century skill set, a great team-oriented attitude and a dedication to quality
• Strong leadership skills and exceptional communication are absolutely essential for the successful candidate to possess
• A strong IT background
• A college degree, SBE certification, and A+ certification are highly desired
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/. 5/9/2017

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Job Title: Director
Station: KARK-TV
Location: Little Rock

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.
Requirements & Skills:
• High school diploma.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Minimum two years’ experience in news operations and production. (More or less
depending on market size.)
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other
office equipment.
• Proficiency with broadcast control equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks
simultaneously. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 5/9/2017

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Job Title: Multi Media Account Executive
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

THV11, a TEGNA property in Little Rock Arkansas is seeking a Multi Media Account Executive responsible for developing new and incremental revenue, focused on delivering results for our customers. You will be responsible for developing new advertising accounts as well as managing existing ones. This position offers a great opportunity to grow your income through a rewarding commission structure. The position works closely with an Account Manager and other team members to execute advertising
strategies and drive revenue. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• 1-2 years business to business sales experience preferred
• Ability to think and lead strategically
• Proven problem solver
• Effective driver of integrated revenue (Television plus Digital)
• Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
Please contact thv11.com to apply. We are a proud equal opportunity employer. 5/8/2017

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

KATV, 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.
Requirements:
• The ability to conduct effective interviews and gather information
• Report and write stories under deadline pressure and appear on camera-both live and recorded
• Generate content for all platforms both broadcast and digital
• Creativity, resourcefulness, strong storytelling and organizational skills
• A positive can do attitude
• The ability to shoot, write, and edit when called upon
Required Experience:
• One year plus of experienced reporting in a local broadcast news affiliate, as an On-Air Reporter is preferred
• A degree in Journalism or related field is required
• Experienced with field live shots is a must
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/. 4/18/2017

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Job Title: Account Executive (2 openings)
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
• Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
• Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
• Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
• Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
• Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
• Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
• Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
• Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Please contact Sarah Noblin- Snoblin@knwa.com. EOE. 4/17/2017

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

The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Shoots video for news reports.
• Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements.
• Sets up, composes and executes video shots.
• Maintains video equipment.
• Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content.
• Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Send resume to Lbrence@knwa.com. EOE. 4/14/2017

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Job Title: Office/Production Assistant
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

This position works with programming manager and account executive in performing all duties required by the department personnel as needed.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
. Be able to shoot footage/interviews as assigned by news director/program manager on an as needed basis.
. Assist with traffic and FCC filings
. Assist program Manager to create and update computerized program schedules.
. Prepares forms and reports
. Performs clerical functions
. Maintains files and other business records.
. Performs other duties as assigned
. Position becomes open in mid to late June.
. Hourly pay
To apply to to www.nexstar.tv, select careers tab to fin applications. Please inquire with Marty Houston at 479-474-2451 ext. 601. EOE. 4/17/17

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Job Title: News Director and Announcer
Station: Thunderbolt Radio WCMT/WCDZ
Location: Martin, TN

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to gathering, writing, reporting news.
Knowledge of high school sports helpful. Must be able to read, write, report and gather local news. Thunderbolt Radio , WCMT AM/FM WCDZ FM. PO Box 318, Martin, Tennessee, 38237. Apply to: jobs@wcmt.com. EEO 4/14/2017

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Job Title: Executive Producer
Station: KAIT-TV
Location: Jonesboro

KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has an immediate opening for Executive Producer. Applicants should have exceptional showcasing skills, strong writing, and great organizational skills for our top-rated morning show. Ideal candidates must have 2-4 years experience newscast producing and some management experience is preferred. We are looking for a leader with a vision, someone who can create fast paced content for a morning show audience, and execute our strong brand across platforms both on-air and online. Responsibilities require working with show producers, staff, and managers to create and produce quality content for all platforms. Must have a proven record on reacting to breaking news; story showcasing, and must lead by example. Executive Producer must be willing to fill-in and line-produce. Qualified applicants, please apply on line with links to your work @ https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6633/executive--producer/job. No phone calls please. EOE/M/F/D/V. 4/12/2017

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Job Title: Photographer/Editor
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!
Qualifications Requirements:
• Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced environment
• Accountability within a goal-structured organization
• Needs a positive, results-oriented attitude and must be a team player
• Proven track record of successfully selling to business owners and CEO’s
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Proficiency with Wide Orbit, Kantar and One Domain/WO Media Office a plus.
• Must be able to use qualitative research effectively to further sales effort
• Strong formal and interpersonal communication skills.
Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Requirements:
• Must have a proven track record in web/mobile sales and in the cultivation and development of new business/ non-traditional business.
• Experience in TV/Radio sales
• Solid negotiation skills
• Experience in a consultative customer focused business atmosphere
Please complete careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply. EOE. M/F/D/V
4/7/2017

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Job Title: Sports MMJ
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

THV11, the TEGNA owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas is seeking an innovative, motivated, and creative Multi Skilled Journalist for our Sports Department. This position is responsible for leading our sports reporting during the week. The successful candidate will have a deep background in sports reporting, and experience in a market that has professional or major college sports. You must be skilled at building sources and writing and presenting sports stories. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace. Significant experience, both in the field and on the desk is required. Candidates should also be adept at daily use of social media and utilizing multiple platforms in storytelling. Please contact thv11.com to apply. 4/7/2017