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Jobs

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: Community Event Coordinator (part-time)
Station: KCWD/KNWA
Location: Harrison

Harrison Radio Station Inc. KCWD Kool 96.1/KNWA 97.5 and 1600 AM Boone County Country is now accepting applications for a Community Event Coordinator position. This is a part time inside sales position. Apply in person at KCWD/KNWA 600 South Pine Street Harrison Arkansas, or send your resume to roger@harrisonradio.com.
Harrison Radio Station Inc. KCWD/KNWA is an equal opportunity employer. 1/17/2017

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Job Title: Sales and Marketing Position
Station: KCWD/KNWA
Location: Harrison

Harrison Radio Station Inc. Kool 96.1 KCWD and Boone County Country KNWA 97.5 & 1600 AM is expanding its sales and marketing team. If you possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, enjoy meeting interesting people and are driven to succeed, this could be the career for you. As an outside advertising/marketing person, you will be representing KCWD/KNWA to advertisers and potential advertisers in and around Harrison Arkansas. Representatives must provide reliable transportation and wear business attire. Must be a team player and able to take direction. This is a sales plus commission position with paid health insurance. Apply in person at 600 South Pine Street Harrison AR, or email your resume to Roger Lowery General Manager at roger@harrisonradio.com
No phone calls Please. EOE. 1/17/2017

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: KFSM/KXNW TV
Location: Ft Smith

5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV and KXNW-TV, is looking for an Account Executive. The primary focus of the Account Executive is to generate growth for the Station in all potential arenas. This position is responsible for the retention of current business and the development of new business as evidenced by the attainment of sales goals in two areas:
1. Total Revenue: defined as all revenue billed by salesperson
2. Emphasis Revenue: defined by Management as high priority revenue
• Responsible for special projects that generate new business.
• Accomplishes objectives by building strong relationships, thoroughly understanding the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients, and by finding ways to help them achieve their objectives through the effective use of electronic media advertising.
• Develops and successfully executes aggressive territory growth, overcomes obstacles, continuously improves client relationships, enhances profitability and increases revenue by fully leveraging the Station’s unique advantages. Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities: The ability to type, use computers, telephone and other business equipment. Command of the English language. Understanding of Broadcast Industry, Sales tools and terminology. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one). A Bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent work experience. For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com. EOE. 1/16/2017

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

KAIT-TV, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC Affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas 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/6253/account-executive/job. No phone calls please.
EOE-M/F/D/V. 1/11/2017

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Job Title: Accounting Assistant/Receptionist
Station: KATV-TV
Location: Little Rock

KATV, in Little Rock, AR, has an opening for a Accounting Assistant/Receptionist. This is an important role. The Accounting Assistant/Receptionist must provide support to the station in the areas of general station operations and business office operations. As such, the ideal candidate must possess excellent communication skills and interact well with others. In addition, the candidate in this role must display a professional appearance and attitude. Responsibilities and Requirements:
• Maintaining sufficient supplies inventory, ordering and organizing
• Maintaining files
• Submitting purchase order requisitions and working with vendors
• Maintaining Petty Cash fund
• Assisting Business Manager to prepare various standard monthly journal entries and reversing entries in order to close month end
• Assist with other Accounting clerical duties and other tasks as assigned
• Answers phones and directs calls to proper department
• Must be detail-oriented and exceptionally well organized
• Great people skills and a positive, can-do attitude are essential
• Must take initiative and be a problem-solver
• Ability to work well in a team environment, as well as independently
• Proficient with Microsoft Office
Experience:
• 2 or more years of Accounts Payable experience is preferred
• Previous broadcast experience is preferred
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/. 1/5/2017

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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.
To apply: Please apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 1/4/2017

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Job Title: Multimedia Journalist
Station: KHBS/KHOG TV
Location: Rogers

KHBS-TV is looking for a Multimedia Journalist that has the ability to generate story ideas, write to video, and do compelling live shots. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who wants to win each day. The Multimedia Journalist should be an accurate,
ethical, compelling storyteller with a team attitude. The right candidate loves telling stories and delivering them LIVE to the viewers. This person will produce content on-air, on-line, and for our mobile devices. We are looking for someone who can shoot and edit video and has a passion for journalism and bringing the viewer the “big story”.
Qualifications Requirements:
• Works quickly and efficiently
• Good personality. Must connect with viewers
• Must enjoy being part of a team.
• Excellent writing and packaging skills
• Must be able to provide samples of reporting and photography.
• Ability to develop contacts and generate stories.
• Ability to shoot and edit high quality video
• Can deal with the stresses and pressures of time-sensitive newscast production
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience. Contact: To Apply: Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply. EOE. M/F/D/V 1/4/2017

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

KHBS-TV 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 edit for newscasts and work 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. Required Experience: Must have computer and software experience. • Previous newsroom editing experience preferred. Required Experience
• Must have computer and software experience.
• Previous newsroom editing experience preferred.
Qualifications Requirements:
• Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment
• Efficient Operation on ENG trucks
• Can work in all weather conditions
• Can operate large vehicles, must have a valid driver’s license and a
near-perfect driving record
• Exceptional ability to operate digital editing tools
• Can organize and prioritize
• Must be a self-starter - someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do
• Ability to work under pressure, making quick decisions
Education: • College degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or equivalent work Experience. Contact: To Apply: Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply. EOE. M/F/D/V 1/4/2017

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Job Title: Web Content Newscast Producer (part-time)
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

KNWA & FOX24 are looking for a part-time web content and newscast producer! The ideal candidate would have a strong sense of urgency and news judgment. Our web producer will write and post news stories to the station's website, particular during breaking news situations. Social media plays a big role in this position as well. Web producers drive content and conversations on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. They also interact with viewers who send in photos or tips. In addition to web duties, the ideal candidate will also learn to produce newscasts that are accurate & fast-paced. This includes pitching and writing stories and handling live broadcasts on days as needed. If interested, email resume and reel to Lisa Brence at lbrence@knwa.com.
KNWA/FOX24 is an equal opportunity employer. 1/4/2017

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Job Title: Production Camera/Audio Person
Station: KARK TV
Location: Little Rock

Duties & responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Run camera during productions
• Run audio during productions
• Run production equipment during productions
• Setup and Strike equipment for productions
• Other duties as assigned.
Requirements & Skills:
• High school diploma.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Experience operating video equipment.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Production Camera/Audio person must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Production Camera/Audio person must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 1/3/2017

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

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.
Requirements & Skills:
• High school diploma.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Minimum two years’ experience operating video recording equipment.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Proficiency with video recording equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Flexibility to work any shift.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The News Photographer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the News Photographer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE, 1/3/2017

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Job Title: Radio Business Manager
Station: Mid-West Family Broadcasting
Location: Springfield, MO

Mid-West Family Broadcasting has a rare opportunity for a Business Manager. This position is a high profile position with in the company and requires a unique blend of office knowledge and people skills to succeed. This individual will report directly to the General Manager while also working closely with the Sales staff, Programming and Engineering personnel. General duties will include, but are not limited to, Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts, Credit Card Transactions, EEO Compliance, Payroll and other normal office functions. Qualified candidates must possess an above average working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. In addition familiarity with MAS 200 and/or Visual Traffic is a plus, but not required.
Personal Requirements:
Candidates must demonstrate great attention to detail, have good communication skills, as well as organizational skills, and the ability to handle deadlines and multiple projects. Qualified candidates will portray a positive attitude and strong work ethic to ensure a productive and successful environment with the company. Mid-West Family Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
Salary and Benefits:
• Salary based on experience
• Health/Dental/401K.
Contact:
Please NO CALLS. Please mail or e-mail an application or resume to:
Mid-West Family Broadcasting.
Attn: Scott Meier - GM
2453 E Elm Street
smeier@mwfmarketing.fm
12/29/2016

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Job Title: Reporter
Station: KNWA TV
Location: Fayetteville

KNWA & FOX24, the NBC & 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 views, know 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 you materials to Lisa Brence- lbrence@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 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. 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. EOE. 12/27/2016

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Job Title: Director of Sales
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

THV11 in Little Rock, Arkansas is looking for an outstanding Director of Sales to lead our team. This position will manage a large staff of sales professionals while providing the strategy and vision to drive the sales team to success.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Manage all THV11 sales efforts on-air, online and across multiple digital platforms
• Develop and manage annual revenue plan that achieves goals and grows market share
• Maintain close inventory control to maximize all opportunities
• Identify, monitor and forecast sales activity while developing rate cards that anticipate market activity yet maintain rate integrity
• Work closely with the News and Marketing Departments to develop and maximize the full potential of station projects
• Recognize the changing media landscape and adjust strategy quickly
• Coach and assist in regular training of entire sales team focusing on new products and new techniques
• Develop strong relationships with local advertisers
• Create and execute a strategic and tactical plan for the sales team
• Create/develop opportunities for sales team to grow, i.e. ongoing training and development of sales skills, techniques
• Accurate forecasting of sales revenue
Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business or related field
• Minimum of 10 years of media sales experience
• Minimum of 3-5 years of sales management experience
• Knowledge of all facets of digital sales and marketing
• Proven sales leader with record of sales achievement
• Ability to think and lead strategically
• Proven thought leader and problem solver
• Effective driver of integrated revenue and strategy
• Ability to prioritize critical functions to ensure individual and team success
• Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Nielsen, Wide Orbit, and Sharebuilder experience desirable
• Advanced CRM system experience; Salesforce.com experience desirable
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace. Please contact thv11.com to apply. EOE. 12/20/2016

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Job Title: Multi Skilled Journalist
Station: KTHV
Location: Little Rock

KTHV in Little Rock, Arkansas is looking for great storytellers who will excel in this digital age of journalism. We want journalists who can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms through memorable writing, photography and editing.
In this role, you will:
• Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air broadcasting.
• Write in an exciting, captivating and authentic manner.
• Use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories.
• Develop original content through social listening and independent sources.
• Deliver on-air news events in an engaging, exciting, and accurate manner.
• Interview news subjects and research for facts and credibility.
• Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
• Produce news stories that are unique and captivating.
• Operate news gathering vehicle to and from various locations.
• Write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.
• Enterprise news stories.
• Shoot, write and edit packaged reports.
• Write for the web, including attaching images and streaming video.
• Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories.
• Transmit and present exciting live reports with current technology.
• Perform other tasks as required by supervisor or executive producer.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
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 of the tenants of professional journalism
• A portfolio with examples of strong breaking news reporting
• Ability to generate creative, engaging, content-driven live shots
• 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
Please contact thv11.com to apply. 12/19/2016

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

KAIT, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC Affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas is looking for a full-time Digital Sales Specialist. This position reports to the Digital Sales Manager and is responsible for day to day sales of our digital product portfolio. This person will work independently to develop advertising relationships. Raycom Media is on the cutting edge of media companies with a product suite that includes internet, mobile, deals, contesting and social media. High volume phone and face-to-face calls will be required daily. Applicant must be an excellent communicator, highly computer literate and passionate about the value of digital media. Great upside potential for the right person. College degree preferred. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen. Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your cover letter and resume @ https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6188/digital-sales-specialist/job. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V 12/16/2016

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Job Title: Digital Content Producer
Station: KATV
Location: Little Rock

KATV Channel 7, Little Rock’s number one legacy station, is looking for a Nightside Content Producer. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in social media, has solid news judgment, is meticulous about spelling and grammar and is
able to multi-task. This position will have multiple editorial responsibilities on multiple platforms. The primary being the social media producer in the afternoon and evening-- writing web stories and posting fresh content to social media but also scheduling
stories as people wake up in the morning. The Nightside Content Producer will
oversee all social accounts of on air news staff making sure each person is
using it to the best of his or her ability to inform the public, promote their
stories and be an advocate for the station. We want to make sure we are
engaging our followers. Secondarily, this position would be responsible for gathering content, copy editing reporter pieces as well as late news stories. Thirdly, this
position will be responsible for generating reports and researching emerging
social trends to inform the News Director of best practices. Experience: College Degree in Journalism or related filed. Requirements: Strong background in social media, solid news judgment and excellent spelling and grammar. Contact: 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. 12/5/2016

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

KAIT, Raycom Media’s ABC/NBC affiliate in Jonesboro, Arkansas is looking for a full-time Reporter/Video Journalist to start immediately. You do it all in this job; shoot, write, edit, appear on camera, and post incessantly the news of the day to social media & digital platforms. Successful candidate must have the desire and ability to dig for stories, write/tell great stories, present polished packages, and make live shots come alive. Ideal candidate must be familiar with web-posting, non-linear editing, and have knowledge of social media. Must be able to work well under strict deadlines, and under pressure. Driver's license and clean driving record is required, and final candidates will be asked to submit to a drug screen. Qualified applicants, apply online and attach your resume and links to your work @ https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/6138/reporter-mmj/job. No phone calls, or emails please. EOE-M/F/D/V 12/2/2016