18 job(s) at WOWT

WOWT Omaha, NE
Oct 28, 2021
Full time
The Producer has the responsibility to select, write and assemble a blend of stories in a compelling, interesting and newsworthy way for broadcast and web newscasts.  This position requires long periods of time in front of a computer screen while stories are selected and written.  There is a high stress level associated with this position because of the nature of “live” broadcasts and the elements of change that are faced every day, every hour. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong skills in selecting news stories, local, national and international. Writing compelling, easy-to-understand news stories and quick turnaround of breaking news. Booth live newscast and Edius editing. Coordinate and tune in live shots via Microwave link and internet, post stories and video to website and social platforms. Work closely with news management in the design and delivery of the content and style of newscasts. Work closely with reporters, anchors and backpack journalists to reach specific content goals daily. We prefer a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field. Prior experience as a “line” producer in a television news operation preferred.  The exact amount of experience will vary depending on which specific producer position is being filled. Strong writing and organizational skills with the ability to function under constant deadline pressures. Write, shoot, produce, and edit effective news topicals, recognizing the importance of promoting the WOWT news product, this includes using all platforms; Facebook, Twitter, WOWT.com, snipes, app and text alerts. Possess general knowledge of all facets of productions, including the ability to effectively communicate specific production requirements to those for which one is producing.  This will involve representing WOWT with a positive, helpful demeanor, even during challenging requests. Coordinate with reporters, anchors, and producers to effectively promote daily news stories. Assist in marinating the highest quality standards, and work procedures.  This includes actual on-air material, presentations, and simple dub procedures. May act as grip for other writer/producers during shoots, this would involve helping to stop equipment, teardown equipment, and loading of equipment from and into vans.  May also setup props in studio. May be asked to record voice over audio work. Good communication skills and  strong people skills are necessary. Ability to perform tasks associated with office duties. Valid driver’s license and good driving record (will be reviewed) Able to transport oneself to client meetings and on location shoots. Sitting or standing for long periods of time. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to carry moderately heavy equipment…cameras, tripods, ect. (approx 40lbs) Maybe be working in extreme weather conditions heat or cold. Work schedule will vary due to production demands or possible permanent schedule changes, Work assignments will at times include evening, weekends and holidays. Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated. Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing is possible throughout employment. Job Description is subject to change, and does include the right of management to add duties "as assigned
WOWT Omaha, NE
Oct 18, 2021
Full time
WOWT a Gray Television station located in Omaha, Nebraska is looking for an experienced Senior Account Executive to join our team of marketing/advertising professionals. At WOWT, we help businesses grow in the market through effective marketing and advertising solutions. We are looking for 10+ years of media sales experience, a professional who likes working with people, and wants to earn $140,000+ commission income. The Senior Account Executive generates revenue through advertising sales by servicing existing transactional accounts and developing new business.  The Senior Account Executive is evaluated on achieving television & digital revenue budget goals, new business development goals, client service and thorough, accurate forecasting, teamwork, and attitude. Our Senior Account Executive works to increase the share of revenue, grows new business, develops, and maintains excellent agency and local account relationships. The Senior Account Executive sells sports, partnerships, and specials; works with Traffic and Production departments to ensure spots are produced and placed on-air as ordered. Collects money from advertisers following the airing of a schedule, exceeds budget goals, and accurately forecasts revenue projections. The successful applicant’s background must include a bachelor’s degree in Marketing or equivalent. We are looking for an experienced Senior Account Executive with at least 10+ years of experience managing large billing accounts and who has a proven successful media sales record. Must be able to work quickly and accurately under deadlines and prioritize workload. Work schedule may vary depending on station/client needs. Meetings are required and account executives are expected to be on time and prepared. Occasionally a meeting or event may be scheduled outside of regular working hours. Valid driver’s license and good driving record (will be reviewed) Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing are possible throughout employment. Job Description is subject to change and does include the right of management to add duties "as assigned
WOWT Omaha, NE
Oct 18, 2021
Full time
WOWT, has an immediate opening for an experienced News Anchor for our weekend newscast. The ideal candidate has a passion for broadcast journalism and will deliver the news in an engaging, energetic manner. This candidate will also serve as an MMJ/Reporter during the week.  WOWT is looking for a candidate who will make a positive contribution in the newsroom and community as a whole. Other duties as assigned.   We are looking for a talented, energetic and personable Broadcast Journalist.  We report news on every platform available to our viewers. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to co-anchor afternoon and evening newscast, report, post web stories/pictures/video from both the field and television station.  Duties of this job include anchoring, live reporting, creative writing, producing and posting of news stories, both hard news and features. Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure.   Candidates should have at least two years’ experience as a newscast anchor for a broadcast news station or news website. Looking for a candidate with strong on-air delivery of news. Must be able to prepare material for delivery of newscasts and develop reporting stories.   The successful applicant’s background must include, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism or a related field.  He/she must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing. Ability to work under intense studio lighting and to work at a computer for long periods of time. Ability to operate under deadline pressure and deliver news content in a clear and professional manner. Applicant MUST provide a resume internet link (preferred) or DVD representative of his/her work.  DVD’s will not be returned.
WOWT Omaha, NE
Aug 26, 2021
Full time
WOWT is recruiting a Marketing Producer with a passion for video production. The ideal candidate will be able to craft creative and effective marketing messages for a variety of clients. Strong organizational and communication skills are essential as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. We are looking for someone with a strong background in videography and video editing. Experience in graphic design and creating motion graphics is also highly desired. Having solid writing skills and experience with social media marketing is fundamental.   This job description is subject to change and includes the right of management to add duties as assigned Advanced video editing skills with experience using Adobe Creative Suite.  Will work with the Marketing Director and News Director to generate ideas and write scripts for station image promos. Will help plan and staff station and community events. Meet with clients and account executives to determine the clients’ marketing needs and brainstorm creative advertising solutions. Working knowledge of graphics and compositing skills using Adobe After Effects. College degree or equivalent experience. Must be able to transport oneself with company vehicle to client meetings and on location shoots. Valid driver’s license and good driving record (will be reviewed). Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing is possible throughout employment.   Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Ability to perform tasks associated with office duties. Sitting or standing for long periods of time. Potential exposure to high noise or unusual light levels and ability to work on lighting fixtures on a ladder. Able to carry moderately heavy equipment…cameras, tripods, ect. (approx 50lbs) Maybe be working in extreme weather conditions heat or cold. Work schedule will vary due to production demands or possible permanent schedule changes, Work assignments will at times include evening, weekends and holidays and out-of-town assignments. Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated Candidates should provide a link to relevant video or graphics examples that showcase their skills.
WOWT Omaha, NE
Aug 24, 2021
Full time
This position is for a Videographer/Multi Media Journalist will shoot, write and produce content on air and online.  He/she will have a demonstrated ability to work individually or as part of a team to produce compelling packages on deadline and the time management skills to produce news stories for WOWT.  This is a hybrid position where the successful candidate can work with a reporter or work alone to create content for on-air, online and social media platforms. Candidates should have prior experience as a broadcast reporter or photojournalist for a broadcast news station or news website. Duties of this job include reporting, creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of news stories, both hard news and features. Must have strong writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure. Must have solid people skills and be able to function in a “team” environment when working with reporters and producers. Microwave live truck and/or TVU operation. Must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing. We prefer a candidate with a Broadcast Journalism or a related field or broadcast news experience.  Prior experience as a broadcast news photographer or MMJ is preferred. Strong computer and graphics skills. Write, shoot, and edit effective news topical; recognizing the importance of promoting the WOWT news product. This includes using all platforms; Facebook, Twitter, WOWT.com, snipes, app and text alerts. Coordinate with reporters, anchors, and producers to effectively promote daily news stories. Assist in marinating the highest quality standards, and work procedures.  This includes actual on-air material, presentations, and simple dub procedures. May act as grip for other writer/producers during shoots, this would involve helping to stop equipment, teardown equipment, and loading of equipment from and into vans.  Microwave live truck operation. May also setup props in studio. Ability to perform tasks associated with office duties. Valid driver’s license and good driving record (will be reviewed) Able to transport oneself to on location shoots. Sitting or standing for long periods of time. Able to carry moderately heavy equipment…cameras, tripods, ect. on a daily basis(approx 40lbs) May be working in extreme weather conditions heat or cold. Work schedule will vary due to production demands or possible permanent schedule changes, Work assignments will at times include evening, weekends and holidays. Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated. Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing is possible throughout employment. Job Description is subject to change, and does include the right of management to add duties "as assigned Applicant MUST provide a resume internet link representative of his/her work. 
WOWT Omaha, NE
Aug 24, 2021
Full time
The Broadcast Information Technologist position will support broadcast IT operations including, but not limited to, IT hardware setup and deployment, software and user support, record keeping, troubleshooting, purchase and maintenance of hardware and software. The position must assist the Engineering Department Management in insuring that the station’s I.T. operations are secure and meet or exceed corporate standards at all times.                                                                  The BIT Engineer will analyzes, plans, designs, and/or installs new computer systems and other consumer electronic/digital devices as required.  Suggests, anticipates and implements new technology and renders its support. Provides "help desk" service to staff, clientele and the public in a timely manner. Maintains network infrastructure and operating systems on multiple platforms in the LAN and WAN.  Support and management of VM servers and their related hardware. Performs regular maintenance of broadcasting and computing equipment, as well as review and maintain their structure and related materials to assure they are in working order. Troubleshooting/repairing broadcasting equipment as well as computers and printers when they break down or malfunction. Will work to provide IT links between the studio, transmitters, satellites and other points. Work with digital RF wireless networks, fiber optic, VOIP and related telecommunication systems. If transmission is from an outside location, preparation, configuration and storage of computing resources. Will work with Department Head’s approval, order computer equipment on Purchase Order forms, and, if the computer equipment is available nearby, purchase and pick up from a local vendor. Submit to the BIT Supervisor a daily brief on projects done, as well as update any other project status lists and reports as required. Coordinate with supervisor and engineers to get outside support if necessary. The broadcast facility’s I.T. systems are maintained to provide reliable operation. Maintaining system security is a key duty. Instrumental on-site support of remote connected work sites of the organization, including support of employees who work from home. Position will cross train with other Engineering functions such as Building Services, Studio Engineering and Transmitter Engineering and Perform occasional duties in those areas as needed. Other Duties as Assigned   Qualified candidates must have a degree, training, or experience in the computer industry. Knowledge of Microsoft and Linux operating systems, VM systems, Mac Computers, Telephone and VOIP interfacing, LAN layout, and maintenance, as well as Knowledge of data switches, routers, and storage devices is necessary. Familiarity with Business software applications such as Microsoft 365, Creative applications such as video editing software, Broadcast industry applications such as Traffic systems, etc. is extremely beneficial. Job Description is subject to change, and does include the right of management to add duties "as assigned
WOWT
Jul 30, 2021
Full time
This is NOT an entry-level position.  The Digital News Producer’s primary focus will be to develop and expand our brand reach through emerging technologies and trends, and broaden communication with our viewers in conjunction with our on air product. Ideal candidate has an intense curiosity about the future of how viewers interact with each other, consume and engage with content, and develop loyalty to brands. The Producer’s role is to grow our audience and inform and entertain them every day. They should keep up with the ever-changing nature of social media and always be ready to come up with a new idea or try out the latest tools. They understand the importance of emerging technologies and will be able to extend, integrate WOWT 6 News and WOWT event content within established (online, social, mobile, etc.) and emerging channels (mobile tv, apps, ect.). Qualified individuals will be: able to work well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment; self-motivated; flexible; extremely organized; very detail-oriented; tenacious yet tactful; a strong problem solver; able to work well under pressure in order to meet project deadlines, and will have a positive attitude. Create unique and arresting content that makes WOWT stand out on social media. Write and publish news and promotional content for the website and maintain daily poll on wowt.com and social platforms. Research, propose and develop new and innovative emerging technologies strategies to expand upon and deliver the WOWT brand experience across all current and new platforms. Grow WOWT’s audience, and help news personalities grow in key social media channels, drive traffic to the WOWT website. Generate ideas that will inspire our users to contribute content for use in digital and print features. Assist reporters, anchors, and other news staff in generating content for social media. Ability to work evenings and weekends.   We prefer a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field. Prefer at least three years’ experience. Creative and accurate writing is a must. Extensive knowledge and experience using emerging technologies, content and digital communication methods to develop new programs and strategies. Experience with website maintenance, content, and management systems. Extensive knowledge of Social Media landscape, networks, and toolsets. Social credibility: is an active and avid participant in the emerging technologies space. Ability and willingness to work hard in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, team-oriented environment and reprioritize quickly and efficiently to rapidly changing needs and situations Good communication skills and strong people skills are necessary. Knowledge of graphic, motion and multimedia software, such as PhotoShop, Google Drive and Apps, Microsoft Office, especially Excel and understanding of HTML, and the capabilities of Web browsers. Knowledge of CMS systems such as Clickability and social media dashboards like Hootsuite and Sprout Social a plus. Ability to perform tasks associated with office duties. Sitting or standing for long periods of time. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Work assignments could at times include evening, weekends and holidays. Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated. Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing is possible throughout employment. Job Description is subject to change, and does include the right of management to add duties "as assigned    
WOWT Omaha, NE
Jul 16, 2021
Full time
The purpose of this position is to have qualified individuals prepare and deliver weather forecasts and weather information as part of the overall WOWT 6 News presentation. Weather is a critical need for viewers. The public’s safety is a vital concern for us and we take our responsibility very seriously.   Candidates will analyze weather data and prepare forecasts, prepare graphics to support weather presentations. There will be conversational on-air presentations along with severe weather duties. Flexible schedule for severe weather and winter weather scenarios. The meteorologist will work closely with news managers in designing presentation style and editorial content for weather presentations. Post content to website and station social media platforms.   The successful applicant’s background must include a bachelor’s degree in meteorology.  He/she must prior experience as a broadcast meteorologist, strong on-air communication skills. Must be able to work as part of an on-air team and part of a weather team.  Demonstrated ability to accurately forecast weather. Computer, graphic skills and proficient in social media platforms. Knowledge with WSI Max and their various platforms a plus. Strong communication skills are equally important as the meteorological knowledge to be successful in this position. Applicant MUST provide a resume internet link (preferred) or DVD representative of his/her work.  DVD’s will not be returned.   Please apply online at https://www.gray.tv/careers#currentopenings   
WOWT Omaha, Ne
Jun 23, 2021
Full time
The Copy Coordinator is responsible for scheduling the correct commercials with the appropriate order and for maintaining the inventory of all commercial material.  The Copy Coordinator will also maintain the playout automation database and all commercial inventory in the station’s play-to-air server. Additionally, the Copy Coordinator contributes to programming and FCC support as directed and front desk coverage. Oversee and coordinate the commercial copy process which includes, working with agencies and sales team to receive traffic instructions, entering copy instructions into WideOrbit traffic system. Maintain inventory of assigned cart numbers.  Assign new numbers as needed and delete unused commercials in a timely manner. Maintain records of Spot Inventory & server usage by generating purge lists on a weekly basis of spots not needed & track advertiser requests to do so. Prep electronically received spots in the FTP folder by assigning the correct cart number and moving to the server.  Assist as needed in project planning and preparation where traffic and automation are impacted. Run Public Service Announcement & Promotions As-Run reports as requested by various staff for ours &/or clients/associates records. Keep track of Barter-Make good spots for Syndicated programs that require such, report to Syndicators and schedule/provide Copy with Sales, the make good spots when applicable. Provide backup for other departments as needed. Previous job experience of at least two years in television, radio or cable is required.  Experience with WideOrbit traffic a plus. Must be detail oriented and have excellent organizational skills. Ability to multi-task and understand and adhere to time sensitive weekly priorities and deadlines. Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to interact both externally with clients and internally with co-workers.
WOWT Omaha, NE
May 25, 2021
Full time
The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and project support primarily to the General Manager and Office Manager. With additional daily assistance as needed to the station in all areas including, but not limited to, Sales, News, Engineering and Promotion. The Administrative Assistant also has primary responsibility for front desk operations/functions; providing excellent customer service is one of the most important job duties of an Administrative Assistant. The ideal candidate will be greeting customers and answering their questions in a friendly, conversational manner. Must be able to communicate effectively with other members of the staff and maintain a professional attitude even in the face of challenges.   Candidates should have active telephone contact. Above-average office skills, i.e. typing, general office procedures. Attention to detail critical and excellent organizational skills. Ability to prioritize and work independently with excellent time management abilities. Preparation and finalization of FCC Issues Programming Quarterly reports for WOWT. Reconcile daily traffic logs for WOWT, EOWT, HOWT and IWOWT. Track gas expenses for station vehicles and compile reports. Provide HR assistance for WOWT including but not limited to: assistance with job postings and documentation in compliance with FCC EEO mandates. Work with the Program Director as backup to plan and schedule programming based on broadcast length, time, availability, and other factors, such as community needs, ratings data, and viewer demographics Other duties as assigned.   The successful applicant’s background must include, at minimum, a High School diploma. Solid knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook required – Access, Publisher, Power Point and Publisher desired. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Three-years’ experience in professional administrative role, Administrative level preferred. High work ethic and ability to maintain confidentiality. Sitting or standing for long periods of time. Able to carry moderately heavy equipment (approx 30lbs) Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated. Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing is possible throughout employment. Job Description is subject to change, and does include the right of management to add duties "as assigned.
WOWT Omaha, NE
May 05, 2021
Full time
The Producer has the responsibility to select, write and assemble a blend of stories in a compelling, interesting and newsworthy way for broadcast and web newscasts.  This position requires long periods of time in front of a computer screen while stories are selected and written.  There is a high stress level associated with this position because of the nature of “live” broadcasts and the elements of change that are faced every day, every hour.   The successful candidate will demonstrate strong skills in selecting news stories, local, national and international. Writing compelling, easy-to-understand news stories and quick turnaround of breaking news. Booth live newscast and Edius editing. Coordinate and tune in live shots via Microwave link and internet, post stories and video to website and social platforms. Work closely with news management in the design and delivery of the content and style of newscasts. Work closely with reporters, anchors and backpack journalists to reach specific content goals daily.   We prefer a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field. Prior experience as a “line” producer in a television news operation preferred.  The exact amount of experience will vary depending on which specific producer position is being filled. Strong writing and organizational skills with the ability to function under constant deadline pressures. Write, shoot, produce, and edit effective news topicals, recognizing the importance of promoting the WOWT news product, this includes using all platforms; Facebook, Twitter, WOWT.com, snipes, app and text alerts. Possess general knowledge of all facets of productions, including the ability to effectively communicate specific production requirements to those for which one is producing.  This will involve representing WOWT with a positive, helpful demeanor, even during challenging requests. Coordinate with reporters, anchors, and producers to effectively promote daily news stories. Assist in marinating the highest quality standards, and work procedures.  This includes actual on-air material, presentations, and simple dub procedures. May act as grip for other writer/producers during shoots, this would involve helping to stop equipment, teardown equipment, and loading of equipment from and into vans.  May also setup props in studio. May be asked to record voice over audio work.   Good communication skills and  strong people skills are necessary. Ability to perform tasks associated with office duties. Valid driver’s license and good driving record (will be reviewed) Able to transport oneself to client meetings and on location shoots. Sitting or standing for long periods of time. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to carry moderately heavy equipment…cameras, tripods, ect. (approx 40lbs) Maybe be working in extreme weather conditions heat or cold. Work schedule will vary due to production demands or possible permanent schedule changes, Work assignments will at times include evening, weekends and holidays. Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated. Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing is possible throughout employment.
WOWT Omaha, NE
Mar 09, 2021
Full time
The Local Sales Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the sales department and the Account Executives. We are looking for a proven leader to develop a strategic sales plan with our management team to establish new business and provide new solutions for existing clients. The ideal candidate must be able to coach, and lead our team of Account Executives to reach individual and collective goals across all revenue platforms. This candidate must have a proven history of developing and executing successful sales campaigns. They should have previous sales management experience or be a successful seller looking to take the next step in their career. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or equivalent is preferred. Strong people skills and the ability to communicate with other people are necessary .Prior advertising sales experience preferred including print, television, radio, outdoor. Strong Management skills. Valid Driver’s license, and good driving record (will be reviewed) Five years’ experience in broadcast sales or equivalent. Some broadcast sales management experience. Matrix and Wide Orbit skills preferred. The LSM is responsible for helping the Account Executives reach station revenue goals, set pricing and inventory management for station. Ensure client results, satisfaction and retention. Supervises the Sales staff and sales assistants. Must be able to travel regionally to meet with clients.
WOWT Omaha, NE
Mar 09, 2021
Full time
The General Sales Manager is responsible for the revenue goals of the television station.  All areas of broadcast time and revenue are under his/her supervision (Local, Regional, Digital and Internet revenue).  The General Sales Manager oversees the Local Sales Manager, the sales staff and sales assistants. The GSM will be responsible for helping Account Executives implement the company’s advertising platforms and marketing strategy, identifying and qualifying leads while consistently closing business in order to meet or exceed their sales quota Bachelor’s degree In Business or Marketing or equivalent. Strong people skills and the ability to communicate with other people are necessary .Prior advertising sales experience preferred including print, television, radio, outdoor. Strong Management skills. Valid Driver’s license, and good driving record (will be reviewed) Five years’ experience in broadcast sales or equivalent. Some broadcast sales management experience. The GSM is responsible for achieving station revenue goals, sets pricing and inventory management for station. Tracks pending business and makes each salesperson aware of his/her pending sales as it relates to the monthly goal. Responsible for developing and implementing the station sales marketing plan. Supervises the Sales staff and sales assistants. Must be able to travel nationally to meet with clients and corporate meetings with occasional overnight travel
WOWT Omaha, NE
Mar 09, 2021
Full time
This position is for a Producer/Multi-Media Journalist. We’re looking for a pioneer in the next generation of news gathering. He/she will have a demonstrated ability to work individually or as part of a team to produce compelling stories on deadline and the time management skills to produce news stories and newscasts for WOWT. We report news on every platform available to our viewers. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to shoot video, produce news stories, edit video, post web stories/pictures/video from both the field and television station.  Successful candidates will also have the ability to deliver compelling stories from the viewer in. You’ll use the latest technology, including lightweight next generation video equipment and laptop editing.   The successful candidate will demonstrate strong skills in creative shooting, selecting news stories, local, national and international. Writing compelling, easy-to-understand news stories and quick turnaround of breaking news. Booth live newscast and Edius editing. Coordinate and tune in live shots via Microwave link and internet, post stories and video to website and social platforms. Work closely with news management in the design and delivery of the content and style of newscasts. Work closely with reporters, anchors and backpack journalists to reach specific content goals daily.   We prefer a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field. Prior experience as a “line” producer or a multi-media journalist in a television news operation preferred.  The exact amount of experience will vary depending on which specific producer position is being filled. Strong writing and organizational skills with the ability to function under constant deadline pressures. Write, shoot, produce, and edit effective news topicals, recognizing the importance of promoting the WOWT news product, this includes using all platforms; Facebook, Twitter, WOWT.com, snipes, app and text alerts. Possess general knowledge of all facets of productions, including the ability to effectively communicate specific production requirements to those for which one is producing.  This will involve representing WOWT with a positive, helpful demeanor, even during challenging requests. Coordinate with reporters, anchors, and producers to effectively promote daily news stories. Assist in marinating the highest quality standards, and work procedures.  This includes actual on-air material, presentations, and simple dub procedures. May act as grip for other writer/producers during shoots, this would involve helping to stop equipment, teardown equipment, and loading of equipment from and into vans.  May also setup props in studio. May be asked to record voice over audio work.   Good communication skills and  strong people skills are necessary. Ability to perform tasks associated with office duties. Valid driver’s license and good driving record (will be reviewed) Able to transport oneself to client meetings and on location shoots. Sitting or standing for long periods of time. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to carry moderately heavy equipment…cameras, tripods, ect. (approx 40lbs) Maybe be working in extreme weather conditions heat or cold. Work schedule will vary due to production demands or possible permanent schedule changes, Work assignments will at times include evening, weekends and holidays. Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated. Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing is possible throughout employment.   Applicant MUST provide a resume internet link (preferred) or DVD representative of his/her work.  DVD’s will not be returned.
WOWT Omaha, NE
Mar 09, 2021
Full time
This position is for a Multi-Media Journalist.  We’re looking for a pioneer in the next generation of news gathering. We report news on every platform available to our viewers. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to shoot video, produce news stories, edit video, post web stories/pictures/video from both the field and television station.  Successful candidates will also have the ability to deliver compelling stories from the viewer in. You’ll use the latest technology, including lightweight next generation video equipment and laptop editing. Candidates should have at least one years’ experience as a multi-media journalist or photojournalist for a broadcast news station or news website. Duties of this job include creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of news stories, both hard news and features. Must have good writing skills and must be able to work well under strict deadline pressure.  Must be able to work individually or as member of a team. The successful applicant’s background must include, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or a related field or broadcast news experience.  He/she must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing. Applicant MUST provide a resume internet link representative of his/her work.  Also, if applicable to the position, MVR/Driver’s review and testing. EOE (All positions must show flexibility for evolving or changing operational needs. Hours, shifts, responsibilities, etc. are subject to change at management discretion.)
WOWT
Mar 09, 2021
Full time
The purpose of this position is to have qualified individuals prepare and deliver weather forecasts and weather information as part of the overall WOWT 6 News presentation. Weather is a critical need for viewers. The public’s safety is a vital concern for us and we take our responsibility very seriously.   Candidates will analyze weather data and prepare forecasts, prepare graphics to support weather presentations. There will be conversational on-air presentations along with severe weather duties. Flexible schedule for severe weather and winter weather scenarios. The meteorologist will work closely with news managers in designing presentation style and editorial content for weather presentations. Post content to website and station social media platforms.   The successful applicant’s background must include a bachelor’s degree in meteorology.  He/she must prior experience as a broadcast meteorologist, strong on-air communication skills. Must be able to work as part of an on-air team and part of a weather team.  Demonstrated ability to accurately forecast weather. Computer, graphic skills and proficient in social media platforms. Knowledge with WSI Max and their various platforms a plus. Strong communication skills are equally important as the meteorological knowledge to be successful in this position. Applicant MUST provide a resume internet link (preferred) or DVD representative of his/her work.  DVD’s will not be returned.
WOWT
Mar 09, 2021
Full time
WOWT, has an immediate opening for an experienced Executive Producer needs to be an aggressive news leader, committed to winning. The ideal candidate is aggressive on breaking news, understands and can execute three-screen strategies, has a keen eye for showcasing, and has a winning track record of growing the numbers.   The successful candidate will demonstrate strong skills in selecting news stories, local, national and international. Coordinate newscast content and presentation across multiple platforms. Supervise and guide producers, on-air talent, and the writing of content. Supervise pre-production to ensure quality and ethical standards and coordination between Media Control Center and design staff. Enhance and support content with graphics, video and station branding. Review content for multiple platforms. Manage performance for assigned direct reports, including but not limited to yearly reviews. Post stories and video to website. Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws. Create tactics and strategies to increase demo performance in key target areas for multiple platforms   We prefer a candidate with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field. Must have a keen sense of logistics and the ability to work successfully in challenging situations, strong leadership skills and news judgement. 3 - 5 years' experience as Senior Producer in a larger market or Executive Producer in a small size market. Newsroom-deadline driven and fast paced. Strong writing and organizational skills with the ability to function under constant deadline pressures.   Good communication skills and strong people skills are necessary. Ability to perform tasks associated with office duties. Valid driver’s license and good driving record (will be reviewed) Able to transport oneself to client meetings and on location shoots. Sitting or standing for long periods of time. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Able to carry moderately heavy equipment…cameras, tripods, ect. (approx 40lbs) Maybe be working in extreme weather conditions heat or cold. Work schedule will vary due to production demands or possible permanent schedule changes, Work assignments will at times include evening, weekends and holidays. Regular and reasonable work attendance is required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated. Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing is possible throughout employment. Job Description is subject to change, and does include the right of management to add duties "as assigned  
WOWT Omaha, NE
Mar 09, 2021
Full time
The Graphic Artist/Editor will create visual and motion based design assets for client commercials and station branding projects. Design 2D and 3D graphics for multiple media, including television, digital, social, and print applications. Will produce graphics for on-air newscasts and design assets for other producer/editors in the Creative Services department. Will also conceptualize, design, and edit complete commercials and branding projects. Will manage station graphics package and visual branding guidelines.   The Graphic Artist/Editor will work with Marketing director, create and maintain a consistent, effective visual brand for station, news content presentation, and marketing applications. Create visual and motion based graphics for a variety of projects, including station branding and client commercials. Will work with sales staff and meet with clients to create visual branding solutions to help meet clients’ marketing needs. The Graphic Artist will design graphics for a variety of digital and mobile applications, create graphics for print ads, event signage, and various collateral. The qualified applicant will record video and shoot photos, edit videos for multiple platforms and write marketing and advertising copy for scripts and social media posts. Will assist with software decisions regarding graphic systems, and other computers within Creative Services, use CMS to post web graphics and create web content. Keep current on the latest industry standards and equipment. Maintain archive library of all graphics and animation produced. Organize system that will allow quick access for others.   We prefer a candidate with a College degree or equivalent job experience in computer art/graphic design, 1-2 years’ experience. Advanced design, motion graphics creation, and video editing and compositing skills. Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro, and related 2D or 3D graphics and editing software and plugins. Knowledge of VIZRT graphic software, or ability to learn. Strong understanding of visual marketing and advertising philosophy and techniques. Videography, photography, and lighting skills. Must have operating knowledge of PC’s and graphics computers. Ability to perform tasks associated with basic office duties, good organizational filing skills. Excellent interpersonal communication. Valid driver’s license and good driving record, must be able to transport oneself to client meetings, and on-location shoots.