When you live in one of the most stunning locales in the states, it’s always a real plus to move ahead in your career without having to move. One such lucky promo person is JUSTIN WALTON, who is the new Promotions Manager for ABC affiliate KRDO in Colorado Springs. Justin not only stays in CS but is at the helm of a department for the first time. He’d been writing and producing across town at KKTV and was in Grand Junction before that, as a Director and producer. The Mesa State grad is definitely a mountain man. Well Dunne! Justin.
Job Alert – Raycom Media is looking for 2 Regional Directors of Marketing.
These individuals will work with the Corporate Director of Marketing to provide assistance to our marketing departments in growing audience, ratings and revenues. We are looking for forward thinking individuals who enjoy and thrive in changing environments. Must be highly skilled working with research and the development of marketing plans. Need to be comfortable reviewing materials and coaching on news image, social media and program marketing. Social Media experience should include audience development across all major social networks, content and ratings strategy to generate traffic across all station properties (broadcast, online, mobile and apps) including audience analysis and the utilization of tools such as contesting, sponsored social promotions and paid advertising. Development of training sessions and recruiting will be part of the duties. Ability to assist stations in the budgeting process. 5 years minimum experience as a Director of Marketing in broadcast television is desired (some exceptions for a highly skilled social media expert in lieu of experience). A proven record of marketing excellence will be expected. Must be professional. Able to work across various departments with ease. Travel will be required. Office location will be preferred in one of our Raycom Media markets. Qualified candidates, please apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V.
Job Alert – KSLA Looking for a Director of Marketing KSLA NEWS 12, the CBS affiliate in Shreveport, Louisiana seeks a hands-on Director of Marketing with a creative mind, passionate, high-energy sense of urgency, and a proven track record in the marketing and promotion of a competitive news-oriented network affiliate. Must create and execute strategic plans, as well as manage the station’s brand, on all platforms and be skilled in non-linear editing, topical news writing, image marketing, and train and coach their team in these areas. Position also has oversight of commercial production, art, and graphics. Strong management and interpersonal skills are necessary to lead our creative team in further expanding our dominant market position. The successful candidate must be able to coordinate strategy and devise and schedule station marketing activities in coordination with news, sales and traffic; engage community partners, and market internally as well as externally. Qualified candidates, please apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Job Alert – Promotion Manager WIS TV Columbia SC WIS TV is searching for an innovative and aggressive Promotion Manager to forward our station’s creative department. We’re looking for a highly motivated and creative individual that understands the importance of building a brand. The ideal candidate must possess strong writing, shooting, and editing skills. You must be able to turn news promos that are compelling to viewers in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment. Our success depends on open communication with all team members. You will work closely with news producers, reporters, and managers on the day-to-day news cycle and act as a liaison between sales and creative services. You must thrive in a creative environment that appreciates taking chances. You must possess solid editing skills on Avid. Experience in Edius, After Effects and Photoshop is a plus. If you are interested in applying for a position, please visit https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Job Alert – Marketing Producer at WCSC WCSC (CBS) #1 station in Charleston, SC is seeking a Senior Marketing Producer. Position reports to the marketing director and is responsible for increasing the station’s presence on multiple platforms. Successful candidate must be able to write effective promo copy quickly and with little supervision. Must be creative, with the ability to handle multiple projects at once, and meet tight deadlines. Excellent communication and organizational skills are a must. A demonstrated understanding of brand strategy in a research driven environment is essential. Proficiency in videography, non-linear editing and social networking sites is required. Knowledge of Chyron and Lyric is a plus. We are looking for a professional who is eager to contribute to station promotion, commercials, digital and social media marketing efforts. Evenings and some weekends may be required. If qualified, please apply online and include your cover letter and resume at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Sad news from San Antonio. Long time KSAT News Director JIM BOYLE passed away Saturday. He was a quiet and thoughtful man; a much better News Director than anyone gave him credit for. Including me. I wish I had told him how much I thought of him. He will be greatly missed.
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