Climbing the sports ladder, so to speak, is JEFF GORNBEIN, who is now an Editor at Fox Sports Media Group in LA. He’s been writing and producing for them, and this is a promotion. He’s a Chapman U grad who has edited at such LA creative shops as Ant Farm, Craig Murry Prods and Imaginary Forces. He’s been at NBCU doing promos for Chiller, Universal HD, Sleuth and NBC2Go. He has sports in his blood and not only interned at Fox Sports West but also worked at Universal Sports. Great to hear the good news, Jeff. Well Dunne!
Job Alert – work for the wonderful SHELLY LESLIE at WRAL…heres the official listing:
POSITION: TV Promotion Writer/Producer JOB NUMBER: 13086
DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: WRAL-TV – Creative Services
DESCRIPTION: Our award winning Creative Services team needs a new mate. You’re the right person if you write irresistible, cliché free copy, are a hands-on genius in an edit bay and can graphically kick your spots to the next level. Making magic with the camera and knowing how to move people from TV to web to social to mobile and back to TV moves your resume to the top of the pile. At WRAL, you’ll topically promote our top rated News on TV, web and social. You conceptualize and produce high impact special report promotion, proof of performance image, news specials, documentaries, station events and other marketing as assigned. You’ll also contribute to station community efforts. We’ll support you with an outstanding team of designers. We have all the best tools in house: seven HD Final Cut Pro edit suites, Adobe Creative Cloud, Canon 5D production gear, slider, dolly, and jib. We work in one of the most beautiful television stations in America. People come to WRAL-TV and they stay. Why? We’re family. We do what other stations don’t and we like turning the broadcasting world on its ear. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. Meshing with our standout team is as important as your skills. We’re locally-owned by Capitol Broadcasting Company, a pioneering, stable, community advocate, do the right thing company that offers some of the best benefits in the business.
Qualifications: minimum of three years’ experience in TV promotion, production and/or news; hands on writer, editor, and videographer. Must be able to edit on non-linear system (preferably Final Cut Pro). Experience with After Effects, Photoshop, or other graphic related program is preferred. Exceptional initiative and personality to stay calm in the face of deadlines necessary as well as the ability to execute multiple projects at once. Must have the ability to lift/carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds and have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record. College degree and/or extended production training desired. Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays when required.
A DVD or online demo reel is REQUIRED for consideration. All candidates must apply online at www.cbc-raleigh.com. DVDs may be sent to CBC Human Resources, PO Box 12800, Raleigh, NC 27605. Please include position number 13086 and title with DVD. EOE M/F All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco free.
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