WPVI/6ABC is seeking a digitally savvy Assignment Editor who owns breaking news and recognizes a good news story. This individual is a critical member of our newsroom whose responsibilities involve assigning crews, reporters, gathering information about developing news stories actively identifying and generating original high-impact stories that reflect the diversity of our audience and handling all inquiries and requests from a variety of individuals and organizations. This person will work closely with news managers, digital and broadcast producers, and other assignment editors to coordinate coverage of breaking and daily stories and must excel is social media skills. The successful candidate will have a high degree of ethics, empathy, professionalism, function well under pressure, and have strong multiplatform and multi-tasking skills. The ideal candidate must have excellent customer service skills as they will be interacting with viewers on a daily basis on the phone and on social media.
-Assignment desk experience. College degree preferred. Knowledge of police scanners, the Internet and on-line newsgathering preferred.
-Strong team player who interacts in a positive, ethical, empathetic and productive way with other employees and the general public.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Flexible and available to work various shifts as needed, including weekends and holidays
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The original Action News has an opening for a newscast producer. This person will have the opportunity to join a dominant news team in a major market as we make our mark in the next era of TV & digital news. We want a news producer who recognizes what viewers want to see on multiple platforms and has a great understanding of all social platforms. We absolutely must have a creative producer who can showcase content in new & inventive ways. This person must be a solid writer who can cut through the police speak & jargon to put together clear & concise copy for air & digital.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that may include late nights, overnights, weekends and/or holidays.
Experience with Dalet, Adobe Premiere editing a plus.
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Philadelphia's dominant news station is looking for a trailblazing, ahead-of-the-curve video journalist to join the Action News team. The successful candidate embraces new technology and is not afraid to use it. Must deliver impactful storytelling, utilize next generation shooting techniques and incorporate high-end craft editing as well as a proven track record in the fast-paced, high-pressure environment of daily news gathering.
The ideal candidate is self-reliant, a creative photojournalist who is a team player with the resourcefulness to improvise and solve problems when required. Applicants must be proficient in working in the field alone or with various reporters meeting multiple deadlines. A working operational knowledge of microwave/broadband mobile units and streaming technology, as well as file transfer solutions on a daily basis is essential. The candidate is a creative visual storyteller with a desire to create content on all digital platforms.
Experience using P2 cameras as well as a demonstrated knowledge of Adobe Premier non-linear editing is preferred. Ability to work varying shifts as assigned is required. Candidates must have a valid driver's license. The ability to lift and carry 30 lbs. of equipment is required. Prior experience supporting digital platforms a plus.
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Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
The WPVI-TV Broadcast Maintenance Engineer candidate will be involved in the installation, troubleshooting and support of the infrastructure and systems within the broadcast facility. The candidate must have a passion for broadcast/IT and be comfortable with current media technologies, concepts and emerging trends (i.e. Media over IP, Cloud Computing). In addition to providing operational support for end-users by responding to help desk tickets and calls, the individual will be expected to lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management. The ideal candidate must possess strong engineering, IT/networking, and troubleshooting skills. Experience with RF equipment such as broadcast transmitters, microwave equipment, etc., is required. The candidate must be organized, demonstrate excellence in documentation and system drawing, and be a self-starter, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team.
WPVI-TV is a 24/7 operation and the candidate may be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays, and be willing to be on call and/or work extra hours as needed. Candidate should be able to lift and carry equipment as necessary.
A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, and/or equivalent experience.
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