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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: Master Control Operator
Station: KATV
Location: Little Rock

KATV, Little Rock, AR, is seeking a Master Control Operator. The ideal candidate must be versatile and capable of learning specialized software applications and have an aptitude for operating electronic equipment. You must have great attention to detail, excellent computer skills, and must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Previous experience as a Master Control Operator 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/. 7/21/2016

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Job Title: Traffic Assistant
Station: KARK TV
Location: Little Rock

The Traffic Assistant (Log Editor) tracks and prepares logs for scheduled programming and advertisements. A High School diploma is required. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE 7/21/2016

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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. Requirements 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. Fluency in English, excellent communication skills, both oral and written and a minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field are also required. Please apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 7/18/2016

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Job Title: Midday Host
Station: Jonesboro Radio Group
Location: Jonesboro

Saga Communications-Jonesboro Radio Group- is looking for a midday host that loves country music, has a passion for great radio, wants to be a star in a great, vibrant, college community where unemployment is 3.2%, people are working, business is growing, and radio is still fun! If interested, send resume and aircheck to KDXY Brand Manager Rob West at success@jonesbororadiogroup.com. Also feel free to reach out to 32 year President/General Manager Trey Stafford at trey@jonesbororadiogroup.com. EOE. 7/11/2016

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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. Our biggest list has just become available, and this would be a perfect opportunity for a smaller-market sales superstar -- 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 monster 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 a city where the economy is booming. The income potential is practically limitless, selling six great radio stations and websites plus email and texting platforms. GM Trey Stafford and GSM Tom Nankival will be at the ABA Convention on the 14th and 15th. Please look us up there, or send your materials including cover letter and references to tnankival@jradiogroup.com. Jonesboro Radio Group is an equal opportunity employer. 7/7/2016

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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