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February 4, 2015

Feb 3, 2015 by     Comments Off on February 4, 2015    Posted under: Featured

Playing catch up since hires during the February book aren’t tres abundant…let’s hear it for KATHARYN DEVILLE who was upped to Corporate Director of Marketing for Raycom. Katharyn is an LSU tiger who earned her degree from LSU in Shreveport. After a first job as a jack-of-all-trades newspaper pro, Katharyn became a News Producer for KSLA in Shreveport then went over to WGNO in New Orleans, still in News where she became an Executive Producer. From there, she went to Big D and WFAA where she grew into a Digital Producer then Digital Marketing and Product Manager. Before making the leap to Raycom corporate, she was Marketing Director at KTBS in, where else, Shreveport. A big Well Dunne! Katharyn.

Former Promo Pro BRAD MOSES has been GM’ing it and has a new station to wrangle. Hope all the folks at KAKE in Wichita welcome him warmly. Well Dunne! Brad.

JOHN RICE at Charlotte’s WBTV is all cool with a new news set. Yeah BONNIE BARCLAY and the talented folks at FX Designs for the new digs. 

Job Alert – Executive Promotions Producer WTXF Philadelphia

Think About This: “Angry is just sad’s bodyguard.”  ~ Liza Palmer


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September 3, 2013

Sep 2, 2013 by     Comments Off on September 3, 2013    Posted under: Featured

Any True Blood fans out there? Do you get a kick out of the fact Bonne Temps is just a quick trip out of Shreveport? We’ll have to ask KATHARYN DEVILLE if she’s into the HBO series, since she’s now a fulltime resident of Louisiana’s third largest city. What’s taken Ms. DeVille (a perfect French name for the Frenchiest of all US states) to Shreveport is her slot as KTBS’s new Marketing Director. She’s been in Dallas at WFAA where she was heading up Digital Marketing and in charge of digital product. Katharyn comes from a news background and has been a producer for stations in New Orleans as well as at WFAA itself. She’s back home now in Louisiana, where she was an LSU Tiger. Well Dunne! Katharyn.

Got two Job Alerts from new WFTV CSD TONY GETTS down Orlando way:

Promotion Producer – Orlando  It’s rare to find a marketing job where employees actually believe in the product they’re selling; even rarer to find one that offers a pension and company-matching 401k.  This is that job.

At WFTV we’re looking for a talented producer to help market Central Florida’s #1 news brand.   We specialize in creating compelling topical, proof-of-performance, and image spots—and you should, too.   Our ideal candidate is a savvy broadcast copywriter and skilled editor, with a keen eye for visuals and graphics.  Candidates who also shoot DSLR video move to the top of the list.  After Effects skills: also a plus.  

If you join us you’ll be part of an award-winning team, marketing one of the best local news products in America, in one of the world’s best locations.  You’ll also work for a company that values its employees and still offers benefits that many thought were gone for good.  

Our qualified candidate’s resume will look something like this:

  • Prior news marketing experience
  • Strong copywriter and editor
  • Proficient on Avid and Premiere
  • Experienced DSLR videographe
  • Experienced user of After Effects
  • Flexible team player
  • Detail-oriented and deadline-driven

Please send your resume, cover letter and online reel to Tony Getts at tony.getts@wftv.com.

Executive Producer, Retail and Special Projects  WFTV Orlando

Description:  927Creative, the ad team at WFTV and WRDQ in Orlando, seeks a highly creative executive producer to help lead our award-winning shop to even greater heights.  

We specialize in high-end creative for internal and external clients.  Your role will be to lead by example with work that sets high standards in cinematography, copywriting, and post production.  Our goal is to produce spots and creative equal to the best local work being done anywhere in the country.  The ideal candidate will be someone who not only has great ideas, but is also great at communicating those ideas, and getting other people excited about them.  We are building a highly collaborative, agency-inspired shop, with overlapping teams dedicated to retail production, design, and on-air promotion.  This is a key role with great potential for growth and promotion.

Production Skills:

  • Digital cinematography (Canon 5D and C300)
  • Motion graphics (After Effects. C4D a plus)
  • Copywriting
  • Editing (Premiere and Final Cut)
  • Talent direction
  • Graphic design (Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Lighting and grip
  • Still photography
  • Sound design (Audition)

Executive Skills:

  • Leader
  • Collaborator
  • Mentor
  • Strong communicator and presenter
  • Accurate and detail-oriented 
  • Deadline driven 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Billing, scheduling, and administration

We offer a highly competitive salary with great benefits, including pension and company-matching 401k.  Send resume, cover letter and online reel to Tony Getts at: tony.getts@wftv.com  

Think About This: “There has never been but one question in all civilization – how to keep a few men from saying to many men: You work and earn bread and we will eat it.”  ~  Abraham Lincoln