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August 18, 2013

Aug 18, 2013 by     Comments Off on August 18, 2013    Posted under: Featured

You really have to love marketing if you choose to move away from the beach and take a job inland…which is exactly what lovely LEAH MAYS is going to do in less than two weeks. Ms. Mays is going to be the new girl at The Meridian Family of Stations in, as the name says, Meridian, Mississippi. She’ll be a mere 168 miles from the gulls, pelicans and waves, so it’s not like she’s going to be all that far, eh? Leah has been Promotions and Social Media Director for Fox affil WXXV in Gulfport and helped sign on the NBC and MyTV affils there. The Minot State U grad has also honed her promo chops at WLOX in Biloxi.  Up in Meridian, she’ll be wrangling creative for WGBC, WNDM and the HD Fox affil. Great big Well Dunne! Leah.


Sorry there’s no pix again…just haven’t had time to fix this…but it will happen…

Job Alert – Creative Services Manager KARE 11 Minneapolis
If you lead by example while inspiring a creative team… and realize that typical topicals are simply white noise for most news viewers, we want to hear from you.
KARE 11 in Minneapolis, Minnesota has an immediate opening in their Marketing and Creative Services Department for an organized and highly motivated Creative Services Manager.

This is a hands-on position — you will oversee AND be in the trenches with your team in writing, shooting and editing high-end original image, daily topicals, and special report promotions.  Must be able to work tight and sometimes unrealistic deadlines (we’ve all been there) with minimal direction… and be ready to push creative beyond the typical.  You’ll also be expected to assist in outside media plans, occasional logs, promotion production schedules and other managerial duties.

Required skills: Final Cut Pro, DSLR production, Staff Management Experience
Preferred skills: WideOrbit, After Effects, Basecamp
Willing to work a flexible schedule when needed.  College degree or equivalent experience essential.  Applicants with a news background and promotion management experience will fly to the head of the line.

To be considered a candidate for an opening at kare11.com/company/jobs – you must complete the online application at kare11.com/company/jobs. Attach your resume, video link and cover letter.
If you do also want to send something via the mail, please address to:  Erik Candiani
Director of Marketing & Creative Services   KARE 11  8811 Olson Memorial Highway
Minneapolis, MN 55427
You must complete the online application to be considered an applicant. (No phone calls please)
We are a drug free, EEO/AA employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status. We solicit your assistance on this opening and future possible openings.

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Think About This: “Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence.”  ~ Leonardo da Vinci


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