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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: Master Control Operator
Station: KHBS/KHOG-TV
Location: Fort Smith/Fayetteville

KHBS/KHOG TV has an opening for a PT Master Control operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player. This person is responsible for the equipment that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, acquiring, ingesting and preparing content, executing playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on air product, and documenting transmission events. This position involves ingesting commercials and programs, timing them and making sure they all play on air properly.
Experience Requirements:
• Must have computer and software experience.
• Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus.
• Related military experience will be considered.
Qualifications Requirements:
• Computer literacy is mandatory.
• Attention to details is imperative.
• Applicant must be able to multi-task
• Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills
• Operational knowledge and experience with master control activities and functions
• Knowledge of VizRT graphics a plus
• Ability to learn specialized software applications
• Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements.
Education:
• Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.
• Military training and experience in related field will be considered.
Contact:
Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE 6/30/2020

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Job Title: Weekday Morning Meteorologist
Station: KFSM-TV
Location: Fort Smith/Fayetteville

5NEWS is looking for an experienced broadcast Weekday Morning Meteorologist to join the market’s top weather team. The right candidate needs to be energetic, entertaining, & engaging to tell an easy-to-understand forecast each weekday morning and in each Noon newscast. We’re seeking a dynamic meteorologist to add to continue our tradition of excellence as the area's highest rated morning newscast. Shooting and editing skills a plus. We’re looking for someone who has the passion to pursue stories for our newscasts when they are not anchoring weather. You need to do it all: television, online, social networking and community outreach. We’ve got state-of-the-art HD weather graphics in a state-of-the-art new facility in Northwest Arkansas. All the tools are here! The person we’re looking for will work the morning shift where a dynamic personality is an absolute must. You must be able to forecast and cover severe weather. We’re seeking a great storyteller who uses all the technology to create dynamic, compelling weather segments, on-air and online. The successful candidate for this position also should be well-versed in all aspects of today’s reporting landscape, from writing to shooting and editing with state-of-the-art HD equipment. Strong reporting and storytelling skills are a big plus. Be ready to tackle every sort of weather you can imagine from winter's ice storms to spring's tornadoes along with an occasional tropical system, earthquake, or river flood.
Requirements: Bachlor's degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Science, Geoscience, or related field with an emphasis on weather prediction & forecasting. An AMS or NWA sealed meteorologist with at least 3 years on-air experience is preferred. Strong live broadcast and live reporting skills are required. Strong web and digital skills are a must.
Contact:
http://www.jobs.net/j/JNAfbQYZ. EOE 6/30/2020

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Job Title: News Director
Station: EAB Stuttgart
Location: Stuttgart

East Arkansas Broadcasters – Stuttgart/Dumas Market is accepting resumes for the position of News Director. Broadcast news experience is preferred. This position will include broadcasting and covering local/regional news for a six-county area and writing for an online newspaper. East Arkansas Broadcasters is an Arkansas-owned and operated multi-media company, which includes over 40 radio signals in the state. Send resume to scottsiler@eabjonesboro.com. EOE. 6/26/2020

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Job Title: Part-Time Associate News Producer
Station: Nexstar TV
Location: Little Rock

The Associate News Producer writes stories, edits video, assists anchors, reporters and producers in newscast production, and provides content to station websites.
Requirements and Skills:
• High school diploma
• Fluency in English
• Minimum one year's experience in news story production
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Candidate must be engaged in social media and have a strong presence
• 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: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. EOE. 6/24/2020

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

The Associate News Producer writes stories, edits video, assists anchors, reporters and producers in newscast production, and provides content to station websites.
Requirements and Skills:
• High school diploma
• Fluency in English
• Minimum one year's experience in news story production
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Candidate must be engaged in social media and have a strong presence
• 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 URL:
https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. EOE. 6/24/2020

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Job Title: Sports Director
Station: KFSM-TV
Location: Fort Smith/Fayetteville

We're looking for a Sports Director who is willing to tell good stories at all levels - from the SEC down to small town teams. The right candidate must be a storyteller with proven success on all platforms. This job requires the ability to generate daily local sports story ideas, shoot, edit, produce and report. The Sports Director is a journalist who will cover all sports regardless of sex or age and tell personalized stories about local athletes year-round and motive other members of our sports team to do the same.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

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Job Title: Digital Multimedia Journalist Reporter
Station: KARK-TV
Location: Little Rock

KARK and KLRT, the NBC and Fox affiliates in Little Rock, Arkansas, are looking for the next great storyteller to join Arkansas’ Leader in Multi-platform News and Entertainment. We need someone who will be on the streets every day looking for unique, enterprise content that will matter to our digital audience. This position will be focused on creating digital-exclusive content, producing unique video for social media, and appearing on television to help promote your work.
KARK and KLRT are looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything and go live for breaking news.
Candidates must have a track record of excellence in social media and be able to embrace it as part of their daily routine.
Additionally, applicants should be just as comfortable turning stories with their cellphones as they would be with a set of traditional television gear.
Above all, KARK and KLRT are looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude. A minimum of one year reporting in a newsroom environment is required.
Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Minimum one year experience in news reporting. (Depending on Market size)
• Superior on-air presence.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.
If interested, email resume and reel to epaulson@kark.com or mail it to Ernie Paulson, KARK-KLRT, 1401 W. Capitol Ave Suite 104, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201.
Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. KARK-KLRT is an equal opportunity employer. 6/12/2020

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Job Title: Morning News Anchor
Station: KARK-TV
Location: Little Rock

KARK & KLRT, the NBC and FOX affiliates in Little Rock, Arkansas, are looking for a standout Morning Anchor/Reporter. We want a journalist who has it all: great storyteller, strong on-air presence, big personality, big energy, social-media star, digital-first mindset, and a news junkie who will help us win breaking news. We need someone with the mentality of a bulldog reporter. You must be curious and competitive. Above all, you need to have an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.
Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Minimum three years’ television anchoring and reporting experience required. Beginners need not apply
• Superior on-air presence.
• Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues.
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
• 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.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. EOE. 6/12/2020

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: Nexstar Media Group
Location: Little Rock

KARK4 and FOX16 in Little Rock, AR are looking for Account Executives to join our team! We are looking for passionate, motivated, goal-oriented individuals with positive work ethic and the desire to WIN and EXCEL to start now! This is a fast-paced highly competitive sales environment with unlimited income potential. We offer a unique opportunity if you are looking for a challenging environment, tools, and resources to help you succeed, seasoned leadership and the chance to maximize your full potential as a sales leader.
Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Experience in outside (B2B) Sales strongly preferred
• Strong sales insight and proficiency in all phases of the sales cycle, proactive outbound phone sales and new account development
• Ability to grow and maintain a consistent and robust sales funnel
• Ability to perform independently in a fast-paced, hyper-competitive sales environment
• Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals
• Excellent interpersonal skills; positive, outgoing, sociable, and charismatic – you pride yourself on being able to strike up a conversation with anyone
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media
• Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and other office equipment
• Sales experience preferred, but not required
• Fluency in English
• Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and reliable transportation
• Performs other duties as assigned
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. EOE. 6/12/2020

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Job Title: Evening News Anchor
Station: KARK-TV
Location: Little Rock

KARK & KLRT, the NBC and FOX affiliates in Little Rock, Arkansas, are looking for a standout Evening Anchor/Reporter. We want a journalist who has it all: great storyteller, strong on-air presence, big personality, big energy, social-media star, digital-first mindset, and a news junkie who will help us win breaking news. We need someone with the mentality of a bulldog reporter. You must be curious and competitive. Above all, you need to have an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude.
Requirements & Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
• Minimum three years’ television anchoring and reporting experience required. Beginners need not apply
• Superior on-air presence.
• Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues.
• Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
• 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.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
• Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
• Flexibility to work any shift.
Contact:
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexsta. EOE. 6/12/2020

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Job Title: Producer
Station: KHBS/KHOG-TV
Location: Fort Smith/Fayetteville

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.
Qualifications Requirements:
• Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills
• Ability to multi-task and coordinate several crews and responsibilities simultaneously.
• An ability to summarize information into easy-to-understand components
• Creative presentation style, and ability to showcase all resources and elements
• Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards
• Must be available to work holidays, shifts that include nights, weekends and overnights, and flexible with schedule to be available during breaking news

Education:
• College degree in broadcast journalism, broadcast news, or related field or equivalent work experience including military experience.

Experience
• 2 years producing experience preferred
• Creative presentation style
• Experience in a newsroom, the ability to remain calm under pressure and knowledge of ENPS are pluses
Contact:
Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE 6/10/2020

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Job Title: Director
Station: KFSM-TV
Location: Fayetteville/Ft Smith

KFSM-5News in Springdale, AR is looking for a Director for our Newscasts, who understands great production value and teamwork. We are looking for someone who is an innovator and creative visionary. We use Ross/Overdrive Automation Systems . The qualified director is a highly motivated self-learner eager to take on new challenges and add their expertise to productions.
Requirements:
• Minimum one-year experience working all newscast production duties and Ross Overdrive directing experience a plus.
• Ability to identify high quality production elements, both creatively and technically.
• Must be a team player with a knowledge of broadcast technologies including; switchers, routing systems, master control automation servers, audio console and remote studio camera controls
• Ability to work well under pressure and make quick decisions
• Personal integrity, accountability, problem solving, strong work ethic
Contact:
http://www.jobs.net/j/JNTDPhZp. EOE. 6/3/2020

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Job Title: Morning Show Co-Host
Station: Signal Media
Location: Little Rock

Classic Rock The Point 94.1 in Little Rock, Arkansas has an immediate opening for a morning show co-host. We’re locally owned & programmed. “Live and local” is a major priority for us. Great Salary and benefits for the right person. If you have a positive attitude and love mornings, we want to hear from you. Send your air check and resume to Mike Kennedy, mikek@signalmedia.com Signal Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum 1-year experience as host or co-host on a radio Morning Show. Proven success in Arbitron/Nielsen radio ratings for morning drive: Monday-Friday, 6am-10am
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
All candidates must fill out an employment application before being considered for employment. To request & /or submit an application, contact us today: hr@signalmedia.com or
Signal Media of Arkansas, Inc.
Attn: Human Resource
2400 Cottondale Lane
Little Rock, AR 72202
NO PHONE CALLS EOE 5/28/2020

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Job Title: Meteorologist
Station: KFSM-TV
Location: Fort Smith/Fayetteville

Details:
5NEWS is looking for a Meteorologist to join the #1 weather team in the market.
From our new state-of-the-art studio in NW Arkansas, you'll deliver weathercasts, tell weather stories, and host/co host our franchise Adventure Arkansas. To do this, you'll need to know how to creatively shoot, write, and edit stories that are weather, science, or outdoor related. Additionally, the right candidate will be digital savvy and responsible for contributing daily content to weather blogs, pushes, live-streams, as well as all social platforms. This person will be an integral part of severe weather coverage and must be capable of sustaining long-form continuous coverage for severe weather events & winter storms for hours at a time; or in some cases days. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace. Experience:
1 Year(s)
Requirements:
• Build accurate weather forecasts using a variety of numerical weather prediction models.
• Convey the "weather story of the day" in a clear and concise manner that's understood by our audience.
• Produce a weekly Adventure Arkansas segment for on-air and online.
• Daily updates on all digital platforms including social media.
• Communicate the weather story to our newsroom staff and help define the level of urgency for each event.
Apply Online URL: http://www.jobs.net/j/JmUucjbd. 5/20/2020

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: Noalmark Broadcasring
Location: Magnolia

Are you the person we’re looking for? Magnolia’s Country 99.1 and Classic Hits KVMA have an opening for an Account Executive. Applicants should be excited about working with others to make their businesses or establishments more successful. Full-time or part-time Account Executives will be considered. Prior sales experience is a plus, but it is not required. Send your resume to MagnoliaJobs@Noalmark.com or follow the “Employment” link on the “Contact” page at MagnoliaRadio.com. Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. 5/18/2020

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: Noalmark Broadcasring
Location: El Dorado

Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation is looking for a broadcasting account executive to add to our sales team in El Dorado, AR. You must be willing and able to build on to your client list; have extensive experience in local direct accounts. This position offers a monthly base plus commission, health insurance, paid vacations and holidays; applicants must be self motivated, have professional sales experience, proficient in Microsoft Office and the ability to work well with others. If you believe you are a legitimate candidate for this opportunity to take your successful sales career to the next level, as well as live in a dynamic, diverse and growing community, please forward your resume to the following email address: eldoradojobs@noalmark.com. Applicants’ personal information will be kept strictly confidential. Noalmark Broadcasting Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 5/18/2020

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Job Title: Producer
Station: KFSM-TV
Location: Fort Smith/Fayetteville

5NEWS has an immediate opening for a Multi-Media News Producer in our brand new newsroom in Northwest Arkansas. A news producer is a great writer, a creative thinker and avid news consumer. We're looking for a storyteller who can create interesting content for our audience on TV and online.
In this position, you will be responsible for producing TV newscasts and web content. Producers work closely with reporters, producers, directors and the assignment desk. They also review and edit reporter scripts, develop content for our website, social network sites, and our mobile platforms. The right candidate must have a passion for news, and be a strong writer. You'll need sharp news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well with others. You will be expected to bring enthusiasm and creativity to the product. We are looking for someone who understands the important roles personality and storytelling play in each newscast. Apply Online URL:
http://www.jobs.net/j/JlIXkwys EOE. 5/4/2020