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February 15, 2016

Feb 14, 2016 by     Comments Off on February 15, 2016    Posted under: Featured

George Washington would have insisted that today be one in which we accomplish something more than the mundane. And so it shall be. Happy Presidents Day.

Job Alert – Topical Producer WPEC Palm Beach  

Can you spot a promotable news story a mile away? Do you always put the viewer first?  Do think a good bite is more than a tasty snack?  Do you like to having your mornings free to spend time at the beach all year round? Do you know better than to write a promo with a lot of yes or no questions? Then WPEC in West Palm Beach may be your destiny.  We’re seeking a Night Side Topical Writer Producer to write, produce, and edit news topicals with cut-through writing and editing skills to create impactful spots that are engaging and compel viewers to watch. 

Requires excellent promo writing skills.  Strong knowledge of how to sell news stories to target audiences.  Plays well with others like news staff and be very familiar with social media.  Flexibility and ability to meet deadlines.  A minimum of three years television promotion experience, a degree in communications or related field.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: writing and editing with Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere and I-News.  

If you have the required experience and skills, please visit www.sbgi.net and include your salary requirements while completing our on-line application. In addition, include a link to your latest work. Work examples should showcase strong editing and writing skills. If you do not have a link to your work, apply on-line and then send your non-returnable DVD to: James Griffel Creative Services Director WPEC 1100 Fairfield Dr. West Palm Beach FL 33407

Job Alert –  Creative Services Writer/Producer/Shooter/Editor WWSB Sarasota

WWSB-TV in beautiful Sarasota, Florida is seeking a talented Writer / Producer / Shooter / Editor to join our Creative Services team.  The successful candidate will have a great eye for detail and proven writing, producing, shooting, and non-linear editing skills for news promotion and commercial production. Premiere Pro and After Effects experience a plus.   

Must have degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience; a strong design sense and working knowledge of broadcast production.  Excellent client service skills and ability to thrive with heavy workload and tight deadlines essential.  

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing, producing, shooting and editing promos, PSAs, commercials, long-form videos and other special projects.  Must be able to work independently, as well as an integral member of creative team in fast-paced work environment.  Shift work required as needed. Candidate must have a visceral distaste for office politics and gossip.

Send letter, resume and demo reel link to careers@wwsb.tv or by mail, with DVD, to: Creative Services Director  WWSB/ABC 7  1477 Tenth Street  Sarasota, Florida  34236  No phone calls please.  WWSB-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE.

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Think About This: “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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