Jobs

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: 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. Yo
u 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

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Job Title: Local Sales Manager/Digital Sales
Station: KHBS/KHOG-TV
Location: Fort Smith/Fayetteville

KHBS/KHOG TV is seeking a dynamic Local Sales Manager/Digital Sales Manager who is ready to take a growing station to the next level. We are looking for a sales leader who creates a positive culture for success through leadership, clear direction, teaching, motivating and evaluating the sales efforts of our local team. The candidate will lead the local team in exceeding budgets on multiple platforms and coach and mentor a team of motivated sellers. The ideal candidate possesses a passion for new media and enjoys staying up-to-date with its evolution, understands digital marketing strategy and thrives in a customer-focused team environment. Individual should be highly organized, able to coach a winning team and have experience in pricing and inventory management. The ability to develop and maximize revenue opportunities within the local advertising community is a must. Client engagement is a top priority. Candidates should have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple challenges simultaneously. Candidate must also be able to take initiative and make decisions without daily guidance. Ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years broadcast sales management experience.
Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Military experience and training with above qualifications will be considered
Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE. 4/27/2020
Job Title: General Assignment Reporter

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Station: KATV-TV
Location: Little Rock

KATV is looking for a take-charge General Assignment Reporter to help us continue to grow and empower our audiences! We are seeking a motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive reporter who can think and perform outside the box. The ideal candidate should be able to develop story ideas and gather information for newscasts, have sound writing skills, a great work ethic, and a can-do attitude. The best person for this job will have excellent live shot skills and thrives on breaking stories.
Additionally, this person should have a…
• Proven knowledge and experience working with current media creation tools and contemporary newsroom systems
• Excel in storytelling across multiple platforms
• Strong writing and copy-editing skills are a must
• 2 years of experience as a Reporter
• Must be able to work well under pressure to meet strict deadlines
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! Apply Online URL:
https://edyy.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_2002/job/2276. 4/10/2020

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

KARK/FOX16 in Little Rock, AR, has an immediate opening for a Digital Director. The Digital Director sets the vision for our digital-first newsroom and drives everyone to live out the brand. The Digital Director leads the digital team that creates and produces the station's digital coverage on all platforms. The Digital Director will also manage digital projects done by anchors, reporters, meteorologists, etc. We are looking for a newsroom leader that will help raise the digital bar for our entire station. The Digital Director is responsible for managing, producing and organizing the station's websites and all mobile platform
s. Previous success growing a website and mobile views/visits are essential, and experience improving performance from metrics is a must. Social Media/Audience Engagement experience is also required to lead growth on all social media platforms. We are looking for a person to lead our Digital team and drive higher levels of engagement, web traffic, and television viewing from our social audiences. The successful candidate must have knowledge of video desktop editing, basic coding, HTML, CMS, Photoshop and word processing programs. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv. EOE. 4/7/2020

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Job Title: Broadcast Production Specialist
Station: ASU
Location: Jonesboro

The Broadcast Production Specialist is responsible for operating recording equipment for studio productions, editing and duplicating audio and video recordings, and repairing broadcast equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Knowledge of Federal Communication Commission (FCC) rules and regulations relating to broadcasting, broadcast station operations and procedures, video production and editing and splicing techniques and procedures, and the operation and maintenance requirements of broadcast equipment
Ability to maintain and repair broadcast transmission equipment and maintain logs and tape files
Skill in the use of tools and test equipment used in broadcast transmission and studio equipment maintenance General Days/Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed, including weekends
Regular and reliable attendance
Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date Minimum Qualifications:
The formal education equivalent of a High School Diploma
Two (2) years of specialized training in electronics technology, broadcast production, or related field
Three (3) years of experience in the operation and repair of broadcast equipment or related area
Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or parts of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee
The closing date for this position is April 6. To apply please use the following:
https://cho.tbe.taleo.net/cho01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ARKASTAT2&cws=40&rid=25242. EOE. 3/25/2020

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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. 3/24/2020

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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 at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. EOE. 3/24/2020

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Job Title: Investigative Reporter
Station: KARK-TV
Location: Little Rock

KARK and KLRT, the NBC and Fox affiliates in Little Rock, Arkansas, are looking for the next investigative reporter to join Arkansas’ Leader in Multi-platform News and Entertainment. We’re looking for someone willing to invest the time to dig deeper and find stories no one else will. The investigative reporter will be asked to contribute content on a regular basis that is relevant and relatable to our viewers. In addition to being smart as heck, the investigative reporter needs to be an accomplished storyteller who can build stories around strong characters. This position has a track record of prompting legislation, changing laws, and bringing home awards. No pressure.
KARK and KLRT are looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything and provide a unique angle to our breaki
ng news coverage. Candidates must be engaged in social media and be able to embrace it as part of their daily routine.
Above all, KARK and KLRT are looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude. No beginners please. The Investigative Reporter collects, analyzes and presents facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.
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 three years’ experience in news reporting.
• 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.
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. EOE. 3/17/2020

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Job Title: Production Assistant
Station: KARK-TV
Location: Little Rock

The Production Assistant is responsible for operating television cameras to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.
Requirements & Skills:
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. EOE. 3/11/2020

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Job Title: Account Executive
Station: KARK-TV
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 Contact:
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. EOE. 3/11/2020

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Job Title: Digital Multimedia Journalist Reporter
Station: KARK-TV
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
Contact:
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar. EOE. 3/11/2020

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

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 need to know how to creatively shoot, write, 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.
REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor Degree in either meteorology, atmospheric science, or geosciences.
Strong background in weather forecasting & radar analysis.
Experience with GR Analyst and WSI Max.
Must know the basics of shooing video, sequencing, interviews writing to video etc.
Must understand video editing, storytelling & the news-gathering process.
Apply Online URL: http://www.jobs.net
/j/JjzBKfth. EOE. 3/5/2020

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Job Title: (2) Producer Openings
Station: KFSM-TV
Location: Fort Smith/Fayetteville

5NEWS has an immediate opening for Multi-Media
News Producers 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.
REQUIREMENTS
• Producers plan content, write stories, build graphics and are responsible for the creative execution of all elements of the newscast.
• Producers are expected to brainstorm and use production techniques, graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to visually enhance the show.
• Producers regularly write stories for 5NEWSonline.com including attaching images and streaming video.
• Producers take on special projects as assigned.
• Producers must have non-linear editing skills.
Apply Online URL: http://www.jobs.net/j/JmQePvAL. EOE. 3/5/2020

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

KAIT, the television & digital market leader, is seeking a friendly, positive, self-motivated individual whose primary responsibilities will be to provide a variety of administrative support and increase productivity as Local Sales Assistant to the sales organization. Must thrive in a team environment, have a strong work ethic, be detail oriented and be able to work independently in a fast-paced work culture. The Local Sales Assistant position is vital in helping KAIT local partners grow. Be a part of a successful team that strives to exceed customer expectations.
Requirements:
• Strong written/verbal communication skills
• Strong knowledge of MS office skill (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook) required.
• Photoshop a plus
• Experience in television, digital or other media is preferred, but not necessary
Qualified applicants apply online and attach your cover letter and resume at https://gray.tv/careersformerlyraycom. Drug screen required. No phone calls, please.
EOE-M/F/D/V 3/4/2020

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

5NEWS, which is broadcast on KFSM-TV, is looking for a motivated, competitive, hard-working Full-Time News Photographer/Editor to join our team and work out of our Johnson, AR Newsroom. We’re looking for someone who is not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage. Experience and working knowledge of digital videography and non-linear editing is a must. Photographers shoot with Sony PXW-X320 cameras and edit video with Grass Valley Edius.
Requirements:
Must have the ability to shoot video/audio in all kinds of environments and edit under deadline pressure. Ability to opera
te ENG Microwave equipment, drive a variety of vehicles and set up tripods, lighting equipment, etc. Knowledge of how cameras and accessories operate to troubleshoot and perform minor repairs and maintenance in field, if necessary. Exercise car maintenance (oil changes, cleanliness, etc.) Must possess a valid State Driver's License (or be able to get one) with a clean driving record. Must be willing to submit to a background check and pre-employment drug screening. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
Apply Online URL: http://www.jobs.net/j/JYTQnaFY. EOE. 3/2/2020