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May 7, 2015

May 6, 2015 by     Comments Off on May 7, 2015    Posted under: Featured

Isn’t it great to hear about someone getting a promotion to a new, more exciting job and title? There are days when one wonders if hard work pays off or is even noted. Promotions erase any doubt. Today’s Promo promotee (new phrase – rather keen on it) is CHRISSY SELLERS who is the spanking new Promotion Manager at Jacksonville’s WJXT. Chrissy (whose formal name is Christine) is a Florida lady, her hometown is Gainesville, who has worked her way up the chain and will now be #2 to CSD SHERRY CARPENTER at the Post Newsweek – oops, I mean Graham Media, indie. She’s a Gator (which to non-Floridians means she has a degree from the University of Florida) who took to promo with ease after getting her foot in the door as a production lady. Promo producing is what she’s been up to recently. Best yet – word is she’s the ray of sunshine on any given day. That’s a hallmark of a leader. Looks like Jax is going to be a hotter market than usual this summer. Well Dunne! Chrissy!

 

Tune in tomorrow for the latest on WSOC’s new CSD…a royally named city with a jump start on new marketing.

 

 

Job Alert  – Southern market is quietly seeking a promo leader. Excellent opportunity to step up or move up. Contact me for details. Shhhh….


Job Alert  – Creative Services Producer Editor WJXT Jacksonville


Job Alert – Topical Promo Producer KGTV San Diego (work for the one and only STAN MELTON!!)

Responsible for creating and producing on-air topicals, nightly social media posts and other promotional announcements for ABC 10News evening newscasts.

 Are you a Super Star Producer/Editor who can catch someone’s attention in 30 seconds or less?

If so, KGTV, San Diego’s ABC affiliate, is looking for YOU to fill the role of a Promotion Producer.

You must have a proven track record of producing conversational yet compelling nightly topical promotional spots that stand out in commercial breaks, connect emotionally with viewers, and give clear reasons to tune-in.  You must possess top-notch writing skills and a desire to win every day.  You must have a clear understanding of how to sell news stories and station programming to targeted demographics, with the ability to execute distinctive marketing and branding strategies for each station and social media platform.  You must be familiar with ways to increase user engagement on web and social media platforms.  Ability to meet tight deadlines is KEY.  You must be able to work flexible hours and shifts, including weekends and holidays. A minimum of two years television promotion experience; a degree in communications or related field; a good understanding of graphics and visual effects along with proficiency with Microsoft Office, basic non-linear editing skills and iNews news computer knowledge preferred.  Final Cut X and After Effects experience is a plus. 

 

KGTV is in America’s Finest City – San Diego! The sun, ocean, and beautiful year round weather make this amazing vacation destination an even more amazing place to call home! This is not a job for beginners. If your reel shows you know how to sell a story in surprising and creative ways, and you want a chance to call San Diego home, please include a link to your work on your resume.


Education:        Required:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in television, communications,  or related field preferred.
  • Two or more years of hands-on promotion writing-editing experience. Daily topical experience preferred.

 

Skills: 

  • Strong writing, conceptualization, editing, and production skills a must. 
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.  
  • Knowledge of news and current events required.  
  • Must be able to effectively coordinate spot production. 
  • Strong computer skills necessary.  
  • Non-linear computer editing skills mandatory.  Apple Final Cut Pro editing experience preferred.
  • Experience posting to social media platforms.

Please apply online at scripps.com/careers, requisition #10401

About Us  The E.W. Scripps Company is a leading media enterprise driven to develop and expand its digital strategies while embracing its rich history in delivering quality journalism through television stations, newspapers, and Scripps Howard News Service.

ABC10 is proud to serve San Diego with the news and information that affects our community. 10News is "San Diego’s News Source" with more reporters covering major news across the region and a commitment to investigative and enterprise stories. This important information is delivered to viewers anytime, anywhere with a 24-hour news channel, mobile apps, and the market’s leading television news website 10News.com. San Diegans know when they want news…they turn to 10News.  KGTV and E.W. Scripps are equal employment opportunity employers. Candidates being offered a position of employment must successfully pass a drug and background screen.

 

Think About This: “Look for three things in a person – intelligence, energy and integrity. If they don’t have the last one, don’t even bother with the first two.”  ~ Warren Buffet


 

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