DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM

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DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Apr 11, 2024
Full time
There’s no better time to be a plus-one! DC News Now (WDCW/WDVM) is growing, and we’re looking for a Digital Producer who thrives in a fast-paced, creative environment and has a vision for what news and other content can and should be on digital, social, and streaming platforms. If you’re outside of the box, we want to hear from you!  DC News Now digital producers are leaders in the newsroom. They enterprise and develop quality content that follows the highest journalistic standards and provides a rich experience for our audience. They’re storytellers who are plugged into the community and crush it when it comes to social listening. Digital producers are all about our audience members whenever and wherever they are, and on whatever device they’re using. The person who joins us in this position will have an audience-first approach in producing and sharing DC News Now content across all platforms including the DC News Now app. We operate as one content team in our newsroom, which means the digital producer will work closely with other content creators including broadcast producers, photojournalists, and reporters. Our digital producers are at the core of the flow of information. They are in continual contact with members of our community and are key in communicating things out to the entire content team. Produce audience-first, engaging storytelling through digital articles, videos, social media, push alerts, live streams, and interactive elements Social listening: monitor social chatter and track trending stories via Chartbeat, Google Trends, and our social media platforms; report findings to newsroom Urgently and aggressively report news online as it happens Focus on accuracy and balance in stories and social content through copy editing and training of staff Produce, shoot, edit videos for DC News Now digital platforms Generate web traffic through Search Engine Optimization best practices, website management, app management, push notifications, and application of advanced social media skills Work with all newsroom team members on content coverage, digital-broadcast coordination, and social listening Use digital and social analytics to inform editorial decisions Assist reporters and anchors in the creation of native social content Implement best practices on DC News Now digital and social media platforms Ensure newsroom upholds journalistic integrity and the DC News Now brand across platforms  Requirements & Skills: Minimum 1 - 2 years experience in digital content production preferred Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure Strong written and verbal communication skills Excellent organization and time management capabilities High standard of professionalism and accuracy Audience-focused, solution-oriented approach Positive outlook and enjoyment working in a team environment
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Mar 22, 2024
Full time
Nexstar Media Inc. has an immediate opening for an MMJ who is an innovative and dynamic journalist for DC News Now (WDVM/WDCW-TV) -- a newly formed duopoly in the Washington DC DMA, Market #7.    The MMJ will work with assignment editors, producers and news leadership to report on breaking news, enterprise stories and highly promotable news content specific to the region assigned.   Candidate must have a proven track record of strong storytelling skills, source-building, enterprise reporting, digging and handling breaking news. The right candidate will operate our of a bureau and work autonomously most of the time. Excellent time management skills are a must.   The MMJ role will be based in Prince George’s County, a county in Maryland just over the Washington, DC border. The region is home to some of the best museums in the country from the Smithsonian to the National Museum of African American History and Culture to the National Archives. You will find, year-round, theaters with live shows, concerts, streets festivals and more. DC is also a sports mecca with professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey, soccer and more. There’s plenty to do outdoors from the National Parks to bike trails. Washington, DC also boasts incredible food with a heavy presence of Michelin-starred restaurants. It’s a great place to live, and a great place to grow your career in a high-profile market. The MMJ produces, reports, writes, voices, and is capable of editing and feeding news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details Determines a story’s emphasis, length, and format, and organizes material accordingly Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience, or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant fact s Ability to perform live shots Has the ability to function as an MMJ if required Makes meaningful and frequent (daily) contributions to the station’s digital platforms Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements Shoots and edits news events and news reports Produces and presents reports for all platforms Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality Writes stories for the web and other digital platforms Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites Performs special projects and other duties as assigned Willingness to work nonconventional hours including early mornings, evenings and weekends. Requirements & Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience Fluency in English Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting. Superior on-air presence Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Ability to shoot broadcast-quality video, edit and feed content back to the station Valid driver’s license with a good driving record Flexibility to work any shift
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Mar 13, 2024
Full time
The Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic, and accounting perspective.  The Sales assistant is also responsible for performing all administrative functions required by department personnel and has the ambition to grow into a Sales Account Executive role. Support management by coordinating advertiser account activity inside the station Maintain workflow Wide Orbit Work & facilitate daily preempts/make-goods/late runs Facilitate schedule change communication through various communication channels Add new orders understanding urgency with priority as the focus Notify reps of program changes Facilitate order revisions in event of late orders and schedule changes Navigate cross-functionally to assist with coordination Build and provide reps with useful tools such as reports Review and file documents Research invoice discrepancies Other duties as assigned Requirements & Skills: Bachelor’s degree preferred 1 year experience in a support role Fluency in English Detail oriented & urgency driven Prior experience in a sales department preferred Strong oral & written communication skills , interpersonal skills, and business acumen Ability to work in a fast-paced & constant evolving environment Wide Orbit experience preferred Proficient with MS Office
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Mar 02, 2024
Full time
Nexstar Media Inc. has an opening for an experienced News Anchor who is ready to take on a high-profile role for DC News Now in the Washington, DC DMA Market #7. The News Anchor will work with the newsroom leadership team anchor newscasts and local programming on WDVM, WDCW (CW) and contribute to our digital assets in the market. The candidate must have a proven track record of anchoring newscasts in a top-20 market and deliver the news with energy and professionalism. The News Anchor should thrive on breaking news and be ready to adlib and guide the viewer through the station’s coverage. This is a competitive news market covering a large geographic region across multiple states. The successful candidate will demonstrate leadership qualities – taking ownership of assigned shows, being a role model for the team and sharing experience and wisdom with other members of the team. The News Anchor can expect to be involved in station initiatives, make public appearances and interact with the community. The News Anchor should expect to be involved in editorial meetings, newscast script writing and review and to weigh in on tough editorial decisions. Washington, DC may be at the center of the nation’s politics, but the city and its immediate metro area has so much more to offer. For example, the city is home to world-class museums like the Smithsonian, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the National Archives. Theaters with live events, concerts, street festivals, farmers markets and a vibrant arts community all contribute to a terrific quality of life. Add to that access to the National Parks in the area, bike trails and a robust restaurant scene with 20 Michelin-rated venues in 2021 alone, there’s something for everyone. World class professional sports teams round out the offering. Washington, DC is a great place to take your career and an excellent place to call home. The News Anchor serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. Presents news stories and other content for all platforms. Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality. Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner. Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members. Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content. Acts as a field reporter as assigned. Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required. Participates in promotional activities including public appearances. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. Edits video clips as assigned. Writes content for the website and other digital platforms. Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites. Scheduling flexibility to be available for big news or weather events outside the regular schedule.  Requirements & Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required. Minimum of ten years’ professional experience, including at least five years’ experience anchoring in a top-20 market. Superior on-air presence, ability to connect with . Excellent news judgment with an expansive knowledge of local and national current events, history, newsmakers and issues. Experience guiding, directing and motivating others. Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution. Valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Flexibility to work any shift. 
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Mar 02, 2024
Full time
The Sales Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects, and convincing potential clients of the merits of television, OTT/CTV, and digital advertising. Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals. Establishes credible relationships with local business community. Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients. Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts. Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients. Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible. Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media. Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media. Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements. Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements & Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field. Valid driver’s license, operational motor vehicle, with an acceptable driving record. Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Mar 01, 2024
Full time
Nexstar Media Inc. has an immediate opening for a Morning Executive Producer who wants to be part of a leadership team that delivers news content for its duopoly in Washington, DC Market #7.  The Executive Producer will work with newsroom leadership to deliver newscasts that reflect the brand promise of DC News Now both on-air and and on our digital assets in the market. The successful candidate must have experience leading and sustaining continuous breaking news coverage, and is passionate about the weather. The successful candidate knows how to recruit, hire and grow terrific producing talent. This is an opportunity to make a huge mark in the country’s largest television broadcast group and get noticed in a top-10 news market. The Executive Producer should be an expert at showcasing the big story, producing-up the newscast and an excellent tease writer.  Strong interpersonal skills and a knack for coaching will make the successful candidate stand apart.  Washington, DC is the center of the nation’s politics, but the market has so much more than that. Both inside and outside the beltway, residents can find an amazing food scene (DC boasts more than 20 restaurants receiving Michelin stars in 2021 alone), and a professional sports scene with basketball, baseball, football, hockey, and soccer. There are boundless National Parks, trails, and the region has distinguished itself by embracing alternative modes of transportation like e-bikes and e-scooters.    The Executive Producer supervises news content across all media platforms and is capable of line producing if needed. Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web Responsible for executing continuing coverage in breaking news situations Ensures newscasts are highly produced, teases are strong, and content matches the newscast and station brand, adhering to research priorities Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives Manage the morning team, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices Provide timely feedback for producers and associate producers and coach them to become future leaders Assist in identifying, recruiting and coaching high potential producers and future news managers Provide support for special projects and special programming outside of regularly scheduled newscasts Requirements & Skills :  Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent At least 5 years’ experience in television or radio broadcast/production Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff Detail oriented Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations Utilize state-of-the-art television technology
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Feb 15, 2024
Full time
The Assistant Chief Engineer will assist with overseeing the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter sites. Assists in managing all aspects of the Engineering Department Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter sites Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station Assists with managing engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets. Manages and coordinates fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems Evaluates, selects, installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology systems Repairs and maintains station building infrastructures Assists in maintaining station vehicle fleet, including live satellite trucks Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors Performs other duties as assigned   Requirements & Skills :   Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred Minimum three years' experience with a television broadcasting environment Familiarity with Bit Central, Overdrive, Cambot or ENPS software/hardware products a plus Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written Strong interpersonal and organizational skills Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Ability to work extended hours, as needed
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Feb 15, 2024
Full time
Nexstar Media Inc. has an immediate opening for an Associate Producer who wants to support newscast production for the formed duopoly in the Washington, DC DMA (Market # 8). The Associate Producer will work closely with Producers, Directors and Anchors to stack, write and edit video within newscasts that must compete in a top-10 market. The role will require outstanding writing skills, careful attention to detail when creating on-air graphics, and assisting with producing new and expanded newscasts and local programming on WDVM and WDCW (CW). Candidate must have a proven track record of strong writing skills, knowledge of how to showcase big stories, video editing, and the ability to fill-in as a producer. The successful candidate will have previous newsroom experience, preferably in a television news environment. Washington, DC is the center of the nation’s politics, but there is a huge local news landscape beyond the beltway. The region offers a high quality of life with some of the best museums in the country, year-round theaters, concerts, street festivals and more. The region is also a sports mecca with professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey, soccer and more. The region is home to National Parks, bike trails, and the District has been widely recognized for is early adoption of high tech transportation options like e-bikes and e-scooters. Washington, DC also boasts an incredible food scene with more than twenty restaurants receiving Michelin stars in 2021 alone. This is a great place to live, a busy news market, and a great place to grow your career. Assists in multiple production needs for broadcast and digital   Contributes to the editorial process and makes decisions on graphic elements during breaking news situations Writes for multiple newscasts over the course of a shift Posts segments and stories on the digital side Helps work with reporters and write and edit content for broadcast Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources Always maintain ethical and newsroom content standards    Requirements & Skills: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute Understand brand building directives Interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production, digital and engineering staff Detail oriented Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills Ability to develop strong news judgment Possess journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Feb 15, 2024
Full time
Nexstar Media Inc is looking for experienced Assistant Newscast Director to join the newly formed duopoly in Washington, DC (Market # 8).   Come live and work in the Nation’s capital, not only a great place for national politics but also busy local news market.  The region offers a high quality of life with some of the best museums in the country, year-round theaters, concerts, street festivals and more. The region is also a sports mecca with professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey, soccer teams.  The district and its suburbs have many bike trails, has been widely recognized for is early adoption of high-tech transportation options like e-bikes and e-scooters. Washington, DC also boasts an incredible food scene with more than twenty restaurants receiving Michelin stars in 2021 alone. This is a great place to live and a great place to grow your career. Work in unison with Director on a live fast paced local newscast using Ross Overdrive, Ross XPression, and Ross XPression Tessera Must have in-depth knowledge of studio/remote broadcasting technology including automated servers, graphics systems, and editing. ENPS and Ross Overdrive experience preferred. The Assistant Director will interact with the director and newscast producer to create & execute the content, tone, structure and pace of the newscast. The Assistant Director should add creativity and ideas that enhance the final product. The Assistant Director will help design and implement use of new multi-area set and evolving format. Coordinates with the News and Creative Services Departments to achieve the graphic elements of the newscast.   Requirements & Skills :   Qualifications: Minimum of 2 years of experience Directing.  News applicants only please. Early Mornings, Evenings, weekends, and holidays will be a part of the schedule. Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field preferred.  Must be able to handle face paced live broadcasts and remain calm during breaking news.  Please be prepared to furnish current references and shows (with director's track). Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Feb 08, 2024
Full time
There’s no better time to be a plus-one! DC News Now (WDCW/WDVM) is growing, and we’re looking for a Digital Producer who thrives in a fast-paced, creative environment and has a vision for what news and other content can and should be on digital, social, and streaming platforms. If you’re outside of the box, we want to hear from you!  DC News Now digital producers are leaders in the newsroom. They enterprise and develop quality content that follows the highest journalistic standards and provides a rich experience for our audience. They’re storytellers who are plugged into the community and crush it when it comes to social listening. Digital producers are all about our audience members whenever and wherever they are, and on whatever device they’re using. The person who joins us in this position will have an audience-first approach in producing and sharing DC News Now content across all platforms including the DC News Now app. We operate as one content team in our newsroom, which means the digital producer will work closely with other content creators including broadcast producers, photojournalists, and reporters. Our digital producers are at the core of the flow of information. They are in continual contact with members of our community and are key in communicating things out to the entire content team. Produce audience-first, engaging storytelling through digital articles, videos, social media, push alerts, live streams, and interactive elements Social listening: monitor social chatter and track trending stories via Chartbeat, Google Trends, and our social media platforms; report findings to newsroom Urgently and aggressively report news online as it happens Focus on accuracy and balance in stories and social content through copy editing and training of staff Produce, shoot, edit videos for DC News Now digital platforms Generate web traffic through Search Engine Optimization best practices, website management, app management, push notifications, and application of advanced social media skills Work with all newsroom team members on content coverage, digital-broadcast coordination, and social listening Use digital and social analytics to inform editorial decisions Assist reporters and anchors in the creation of native social content Implement best practices on DC News Now digital and social media platforms Ensure newsroom upholds journalistic integrity and the DC News Now brand across platforms  Requirements & Skills: Minimum 1 - 2 years experience in digital content production preferred Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively under deadline pressure Strong written and verbal communication skills Excellent organization and time management capabilities High standard of professionalism and accuracy Audience-focused, solution-oriented approach Positive outlook and enjoyment working in a team environment
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Feb 07, 2024
Full time
Nexstar Media Inc. has an immediate opening for a News Producer who brings creativity and innovative thinking to the role. The Producer will be responsible for newscasts airing on the newly formed duopoly in the Washington, DC Market #8 DMA. The Producer will work with newsroom leadership, anchors, production team and field crews to create strong and well-paced newscasts. Candidate must have a proven track record that demonstrates ownership and appropriate showcasing of big story coverage, breaking news and weather.  Washington, DC is the center for the nation’s politics, but the market offers so much more. The city is home to some of the best museums in the country, from the Smithsonian to the National Museum of African American History and Culture to the National Archives. You will find year-round theaters with live shows, concerts, street festivals and more. DC is also home to professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey and sports teams. There are National Parks and bike trails throughout. DC also offers an amazing food scene. More than 20 restaurants received Michelin stars in 2021 alone. DC is a great place to live, and a fantastic place to grow your career in a major market.    Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms •    Writes and orders news stories •    Approves scripts •    Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts •    Edits video •    Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms •    Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites •    Performs other duties as assigned    Requirements & Skills:   •    Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience •    Fluency in English •    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written •    Minimum two years’ experience in news operations  •    Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment •    Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously •    Flexibility to work any shift Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements Shoots and edits news events and news reports Produces and presents reports for all platforms Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Feb 07, 2024
Full time
Nexstar Media Inc. has an immediate opening for an Assistant News Director who wants to take on a leadership challenge running a news department for a newly formed duopoly in the Washington, DC DMA Market # 8. The Assistant News Director will work closely with the News Director building a high impact team producing newscasts and local programming on WDVM, WDCW (CW) and of our digital assets in the market. Candidate must have a proven track record of creative producing, showcasing stories, owning the big stories and a passion for weather. The successful candidate will have experience leading others and the ability to coach and grow a team. Washington, DC is the center of the nation’s politics, but there is a huge local news landscape beyond the beltway. The region offers a high quality of life with some of the best museums in the country, year-round theaters, concerts, street festivals and more. The region is also a sports mecca with professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey, soccer and more. The region is home to National Parks, bike trails, and the district has been widely recognized for is early adoption of high-tech transportation options like e-bikes and e-scooters. Washington, DC also boasts an incredible food scene with more than twenty restaurants receiving Michelin stars in 2021 alone. This is a great place to live, a busy news market, and a great place to grow your career. The Assistant News Director assists the News Director with all aspects of news, weather and sports programming production, and serves as the News Director in his/her absence. Assists the News Director with management of all aspects of the News Department Assists with planning, staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department. Consults on decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees. Develops news coverage strategy and executes that vision for the station and its website. Critiques newscasts daily to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff. Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met. Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals. Ensures achievement of digital goals. Determines programming and evaluation of equipment needs to produce quality programming. Responds to coverage questions. Serves as the News Director in his/her absence. Performs other duties as assigned.  Requirements & Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Minimum two years’ experience in news programming production, with some leadership experience preferred. (Depending on market size.) Minimum three years’ experience producing newscasts Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills. Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to effectively listen to fully understand employee needs and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Feb 06, 2024
Full time
The Sales Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects, and convincing potential clients of the merits of television, OTT/CTV, and digital advertising. Implements successful strategies to consistently grow revenue and achieve revenue targets. Establishes credible relationships with local business decision makers in the community. Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients, delivering superior customer service. Maintains assigned accounts and develops new clients. Prepares and delivers customized sales presentations to clients. Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible. Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media. Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media. Works with clients and station personnel to develop multi-platform media campaigns. Performs other duties as assigned.   Requirements & Skills :   Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them. Proficiency with computers, telephones, scanners, and other office equipment. Ability to work well in a team environment. Brings a desire to win as well as thriving in a collaborative environment.
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Feb 06, 2024
Full time
The Sales Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects, and convincing potential clients of the merits of television, OTT/CTV, and digital advertising. Implements successful strategies to consistently grow revenue and achieve revenue targets. Establishes credible relationships with local business decision makers in the community. Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients, delivering superior customer service. Maintains assigned accounts and develops new clients. Prepares and delivers customized sales presentations to clients. Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible. Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media. Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media. Works with clients and station personnel to develop multi-platform media campaigns. Performs other duties as assigned.   Requirements & Skills :   Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them. Proficiency with computers, telephones, scanners, and other office equipment. Ability to work well in a team environment. Brings a desire to win as well as thriving in a collaborative environment.
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Feb 06, 2024
Full time
The Sales Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects, and convincing potential clients of the merits of television, OTT/CTV, and digital advertising. Implements successful strategies to consistently grow revenue and achieve revenue targets. Establishes credible relationships with local business decision makers in the community. Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients, delivering superior customer service. Maintains assigned accounts and develops new clients. Prepares and delivers customized sales presentations to clients. Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible. Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media. Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media. Works with clients and station personnel to develop multi-platform media campaigns. Performs other duties as assigned.   Requirements & Skills :   Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them. Proficiency with computers, telephones, scanners, and other office equipment. Ability to work well in a team environment. Brings a desire to win as well as thriving in a collaborative environment.
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Feb 06, 2024
Full time
 The Sales Account Executive generates advertising revenue by calling on established agencies, cold-calling new prospects, and convincing potential clients of the merits of television, OTT/CTV, and digital advertising. Implements successful strategies to consistently grow revenue and achieve revenue targets. Establishes credible relationships with local business decision makers in the community. Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients, delivering superior customer service. Maintains assigned accounts and develops new clients. Prepares and delivers customized sales presentations to clients. Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible. Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media. Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media. Works with clients and station personnel to develop multi-platform media campaigns. Performs other duties as assigned.   Requirements & Skills :   Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience. Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them. Proficiency with computers, telephones, scanners, and other office equipment. Ability to work well in a team environment. Brings a desire to win as well as thriving in a collaborative environment.
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Jan 23, 2024
Full time
Nexstar Media Inc is looking for experienced Newscast Director to join the newly formed diplopy in Washington, DC (Market # 8).   Come live and work in the Nation’s capital, not only a great place for national politics but also busy local news market.  The region offers a high quality of life with some of the best museums in the country, year-round theaters, concerts, street festivals and more. The region is also a sports mecca with professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey, soccer teams.  The district and its suburbs have many bike trails, has been widely recognized for is early adoption of high-tech transportation options like e-bikes and e-scooters. Washington, DC also boasts an incredible food scene with more than twenty restaurants receiving Michelin stars in 2021 alone. This is a great place to live and a great place to grow your career. Direct a live fast paced local newscast using Ross Overdrive, Ross XPression, and Ross XPression Tessera Supervise on-air talent, technicians, stage crew, and floor directors Must have in-depth knowledge of studio/remote broadcasting technology including automated servers, graphics systems, and editing. ENPS and Ross Overdrive experience preferred. The Director will work with newscast producer to create & execute the content, tone, structure and pace of the newscast. The Director should add creativity and ideas that enhance the final product. The Director will help design and implement use of new multi-area set and evolving format. Coordinates with the News and Creative Services Departments to achieve the graphic elements of the newscast.   Requirements & Skills :   Qualifications: Minimum of 3 years of experience Directing.  News applicants only please. Early Mornings, Evenings, weekends, and holidays will be a part of the schedule. Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field preferred.  Must be able to handle face paced live broadcasts and remain calm during breaking news.  Please be prepared to furnish current references and shows (with director's track). Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Jan 23, 2024
Full time
Nexstar Media Inc is looking for experienced Newscast Director to join the newly formed diplopy in Washington, DC (Market # 8).   Come live and work in the Nation’s capital, not only a great place for national politics but also busy local news market.  The region offers a high quality of life with some of the best museums in the country, year-round theaters, concerts, street festivals and more. The region is also a sports mecca with professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey, soccer teams.  The district and its suburbs have many bike trails, has been widely recognized for is early adoption of high-tech transportation options like e-bikes and e-scooters. Washington, DC also boasts an incredible food scene with more than twenty restaurants receiving Michelin stars in 2021 alone. This is a great place to live and a great place to grow your career. Direct a live fast paced local newscast using Ross Overdrive, Ross XPression, and Ross XPression Tessera Supervise on-air talent, technicians, stage crew, and floor directors Must have in-depth knowledge of studio/remote broadcasting technology including automated servers, graphics systems, and editing. ENPS and Ross Overdrive experience preferred. The Director will work with newscast producer to create & execute the content, tone, structure and pace of the newscast. The Director should add creativity and ideas that enhance the final product. The Director will help design and implement use of new multi-area set and evolving format. Coordinates with the News and Creative Services Departments to achieve the graphic elements of the newscast.   Requirements & Skills :   Qualifications: Minimum of 3 years of experience Directing.  News applicants only please. Early Mornings, Evenings, weekends, and holidays will be a part of the schedule. Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field preferred.  Must be able to handle face paced live broadcasts and remain calm during breaking news.  Please be prepared to furnish current references and shows (with director's track). Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Jan 23, 2024
Full time
Nexstar Media Inc. has an immediate opening for a News Producer who brings creativity and innovative thinking to the role. The Producer will be responsible for newscasts airing on the newly formed duopoly in the Washington, DC Market #8 DMA. The Producer will work with newsroom leadership, anchors, production team and field crews to create strong and well-paced newscasts. Candidate must have a proven track record that demonstrates ownership and appropriate showcasing of big story coverage, breaking news and weather.  Washington, DC is the center for the nation’s politics, but the market offers so much more. The city is home to some of the best museums in the country, from the Smithsonian to the National Museum of African American History and Culture to the National Archives. You will find year-round theaters with live shows, concerts, street festivals and more. DC is also home to professional basketball, baseball, football, hockey and sports teams. There are National Parks and bike trails throughout. DC also offers an amazing food scene. More than 20 restaurants received Michelin stars in 2021 alone. DC is a great place to live, and a fantastic place to grow your career in a major market.    Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms •    Writes and orders news stories •    Approves scripts •    Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts •    Edits video •    Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms •    Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites •    Performs other duties as assigned    Requirements & Skills:   •    Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience •    Fluency in English •    Excellent communication skills, both oral and written •    Minimum two years’ experience in news operations  •    Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment •    Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously •    Flexibility to work any shift
DC News Now - WDCW/WDVM
Jan 23, 2024
Full time
The News Reporter collects, analyzes and presents facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. The Reporter produces, reports, writes, voices, and is capable of editing and feeding news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging, and meaningful to news consumers. Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements Shoots and edits news events and news reports Produces and presents reports for all platforms Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites Performs special projects and other duties as assigned  Requirements & Skills: Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience Fluency in English Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (More or less depending on market size) Superior on-air presence Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Valid driver’s license with a good driving record Flexibility to work any shift