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News Director

logo Location:  Corpus Christi TX
Control #:  109437T
Description:   KIII TV, the number one news station in South Texas, is searching for an experienced, motivated journalist to lead the news team in developing multi-platform content that sets the standard for local coverage of our community.

South Texas communities count on 3 News as their number one source for news, and we want to serve our audience even better by thinking big, being bold and delivering content that helps them better navigate their world successfully.

The News Director will lead the news team to make certain we uphold that trusted brand in all of our coverage and exemplifying the 3 News commitment to all of our communities.

We are also a place where many talented journalists start their career, so the News Director must be a leader with a keen eye for talent, combined with strong motivational, coaching and development skills, and the ability to maintain a positive culture where creativity thrives. The successful candidate must have solid journalistic judgment, a news philosophy that emphasizes accuracy, and decision making ability based upon a mixture of analysis, experience, and judgment. Position reports to the President/General Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategically lead and manage News Department.
  • Oversee all on-air news content and digital news content.
  • Work closely with the news team to produce high quality, relevant, local content that sets the station apart from competitors as a way to grow audience.
  • Collaborate daily with the team on content for web site, social media, mobile, and apps.
  • Foster an environment of creativity, innovation, teamwork and high ethical standards.
  • Lead a culture that owns breaking news and weather coverage on all of our multimedia platforms, and inspire and coach superior storytelling.
  • Must be a strategic thinker, strong communicator, teacher, collaborator, community-minded, with hands on journalism experience and a driving passion to serve audiences and win in the digital world.
  • Interact daily with all department heads in a mutual effort to achieve station goals and to extend the 3 News brand.

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred with a proven track record of news leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated successful innovative leadership, communication, and both staff and product development skills.
  • Prior experience as a television station News Director, Assistant News Director or Executive Producer required.
  • Solid journalistic judgment and a news philosophy that emphasizes accurate, fair and unique local content, along with community engagement.
  • Leading understanding of social media and digital platforms.
  • Strong ethical standards and integrity are a must.
  • Exceptional organizational skills suited for a fast paced environment.

    For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com or please apply at www.kiiitv.com.

    About TEGNA: TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor.

    It is the policy of KIII-TV3 to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified individuals. Posted 5/11/16

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  • Manager, Digital Media

    logo Location:  Shreveport LA
    Control #:  109449T
    Description:   The Digital Media Manager directly oversees the daily operations of the station’s internet advertising business and interacts with clients and advertising agencies to maximize website revenue. The Digital Media Manager also assists in hiring, training and developing Account Executives.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in Digital Media and new product revenue.
  • Drives new business development.
  • Manages inventory and revenue forecasting.
  • Manages recruitment and development of talented sales professionals.
  • Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures.
  • Manages Accounts Receivable for Digital Media advertising.
  • Calls on accounts with Account Executives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    To apply, go here: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2230

    EOE. Posted 4/20/16

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  • Sales Manager

    logo Location:  Gulfport MS
    Control #:  109446T
    Description:   WXXV, located on the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast in the Biloxi/Gulfport DMA is seeking an innovative and proactive Sales Manager to lead successful Local and Digital sales efforts across multiple platforms.

    The Sales Manager must be an effective motivator working with a team comprised of local account executives, national and digital sales managers.

    The Sales Manager develops the revenue budget and administers an effective pricing strategy, while maintaining inventory control to maximize all opportunities.

    The Sales Manager ideally will establish and grow strong relationships with local advertisers as well. We’re looking for an idea person and strategic thinker who not only creates sales opportunities for advertisers but also helps in the continuing development of our entire team.

    The Sales Manager must show the ability to challenge assumptions and innovate within and outside of their department. This is a leadership position within the station and solid interaction with all departments is vital.

    This position reports directly to the station’s General Manager.

  • Manage all station sales efforts on-air, online, and across multiple digital platforms.
  • Develop and manage annual revenue plan that achieves goals and grows market share.
  • Maintain close inventory control to maximize all opportunities.
  • Identify, monitor, and forecast sales activity while developing rate cards that anticipate market activity yet maintain rate integrity.
  • Work closely with the News and Marketing Departments to develop and maximize the full potential of station projects.
  • Recognize the changing media landscape and adjust strategy quickly
  • Coach and assist in regular training of entire sales team, keying on new products and new techniques.
  • Develop strong relationships with local advertisers.

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prefer Bachelor's degree with sales or marketing major or commensurate experience in sales positions.
  • Minimum of 3 years of TV sales management experience.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills are required. Must have strong time management and organizational skills. Candidate must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-pressure, ever-evolving environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills are mandatory.
  • Show solid examples of innovation and initiative
  • Wide Orbit, OSI and ComScore (Rentrak) experience is a plus.

    Send resumes to: WXXV TV
    P O Box 2500
    Gulfport, MS 39505
    Email hr@wxxv25.com.

    Morris Network is among the largest privately held media companies in the United States… owning and operating eleven network affiliate television stations in Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. WXXV is the FOX/NBC and The CW networks in South Mississippi. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Morris Network a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

    WXXV is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. Posted 4/19/16

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  • Account Executive

    logo Location:  Houston-Galveston  TX
    Control #:  109435OD
    Description:  

    POSO Media is looking for dynamic people who give great phone!

    POSO Media is last word advertising, outside of stores where the advertised brands are sold. We are seeking seasoned phone solicitors who understand advertising and marketing, to help educate brand managers about our exciting new medium, and to set up appointments with buyers, for the company principals to pitch new business.

    We will provide access to a complete contact list that is updated regularly, and a database of images, copy and media kit tools. Plus our design staff is ready to assist in the creation of anything special you would need to wow even the most jaded prospect.

    Compensation is base plus commission on sales, and commensurate to your ability and experience.

    The principals are professionals with high closing ratios, who only want to be out knocking on doors.

    The position requires excellent communication skills, discipline and someone whose smile beams over the phone. Get us in the door, and we’ll close the business.

    Contact Thelma at: Thelma@posoutdoor.com / or call 817-488-7711. EOE. Posted 4/18/16

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