Current Job Openings at WREG News Channel 3.

To apply: tribune.com

WREG-TV, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants. Organizations that wish to receive our job openings should mail your contact information to: WREG-TV, Human Resources, 803 Channel 3 Dr., Memphis, TN 38103.

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POSITION TITLE

Part-time ENG Editor -Sports Producer

DEPARTMENT

NEWS

REPORTS TO: Chief Photographer, Assignment Manager and Sports Director

POSITION SUMMARY (Scope & Purpose)

The primary responsibility of the News Editor- Sports Producer is to edit in a concise, efficient and timely manner any assigned news broadcast and assist the Sports Director on Sports assignments by conducting interviews, videography, non-linear editing and script writing.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Operate appropriate editing and videography equipment.
  2. Complete News ENG editing and Sports assignments under extreme deadline pressure.
  3. Monitors and records microwave/satellite feeds.
  4. Conduct and photograph interviews while on Sports assignments.
  5. Write scripts using newsroom computer system.
  6. Troubleshoot equipment problems and report malfunctions.
  7. Communicate directly with Photographers, Producers, Assignments and Sports personnel.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Experience in linear and non-linear video editing. Experience with digital videography equipment. Experience using computers. Ability to type. Ability to handle telephones and other such equipment. Must possess a valid Tennessee Driver’s License (or be able to get one).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Dexterity to operate buttons, switches and knobs on editing and photographic equipment. Ability to communicate in office settings. Hearing for editing and photographic equipment, telephones, radios, etc. Ability to view computer screens for extended length of time. Ability to lift up to 30 pounds of gear consisting of photographic gear, laptop computers, etc. Ability to drive news vehicles.

RELATIONSHIPS:

INTERNAL CONTACTS                                       EXTERNAL CONTACTS

News Photographers, News Director,

Executive Producer and Chief Photographer

SUPERVISION:

Total Number of Employees Supervised

- Exempt                     – Non-Exempt

   0                                     0      

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Job Title: Part-Time Operator                                                                    Posting Dates:

Station: WREG-TV                                                                                    Reports to: Production Manager

Purpose/reason for this Position:

The primary focus of the Operator is to provide production assistance to Newscasts and in-studio programming.

Core Job Functions:

  • Operates the studio handheld and jib camera
  • Operates the studio robotic cameras.
  • Controls the teleprompter.
  • Floor directs newscasts
  • Operates the audio during newscasts and production.
  • Edits audio and video recordings.
  • Airs weather announcements.
  • Lights studio and remote locations.
  • Sets-up and records field production by operating cameras, recorders, lighting and audio equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

MUST have handheld camera experience. Must be physically able to reach and manipulate all operating controls on the technical equipment. Ability to make decisions and react quickly in order to respond to last minute program changes and equipment malfunctions. Must have a good sense of timing in order to back time shows. Experience in audio during newscasts. Knowledge of lighting techniques. Know-how to frame camera shots. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one).                           

Education Requirements:

A minimum of two years WORK experience.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to get videotapes from the storage shelves and load them on the videotape machines. Good manual dexterity in order to operate the numerous small push-buttons and rotary switches on the equipment. Ability to maneuver cameras and manipulate camera and lens controls. Ability to climb ladders for set repair and lamp replacement. Ability to lift and move lamp fixtures, sets, and props. Ability to perform elementary carpentry skills such as sawing, hammering and painting. Ability to control the teleprompter speed consistent with the talent reading speed. Good eyesight and hearing for the monitoring and reporting of commercial and program quality. Good hearing to receive director commands. Some driving may be required.

Statement about Other Duties:

The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.

Send resumes to Production Manager: Fax 901-543-2198. E-mail john.gwin@wreg.com

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 Job Title:  Reporter/Anchor

Station:  WREG-TV / Memphis CBS                           Reports to:  News Director

Purpose/reason for this Position:  WREG in Memphis is searching for a seasoned storyteller to join a team of champions.  We’re looking for a digger who can uncover leads in one of the sauciest cities in America.  That person must also present the news in a personal and polished style.  This place is news heaven, and the veteran good enough to win this job will be aggressive, resourceful and relentless.  If you lead by example… if you care about being fair and accurate… if you are a live-shot artist… let me hear from you.    If you love the give and take of social media… let me hear from you.

Core Job Functions:

  1. Brings in story ideas everyday
  2. Builds and maintains a list of sources
  3. Builds relationships in the newsroom and the community
  4. Turns stories on deadline that are fair, accurate and engaging to the audience.
  5. Presents those stories on live television in an energetic, conversational and creative style
  6. Posts and promotes those stories on the internet, social media, and other platforms that have yet to

be invented.

  1. Cultivates curiosity
  2. Relishes personal responsibility, including learning new things and adapting to change as the world and the industry evolve.
  3. Works well in a team environment.
  4. Refuses to give up, even when people aren’t returning telephone calls.
  5. Protects the reputation and integrity of self and that of the station.
  6. Welcomes coaching and constructive criticism without rolling up into a ball or becoming hostile.
  7. Understands and enjoys the privilege of representing the station at community events.

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

Command of the English language, secondary language such as Spanish, helpful.  Should be able to write in complete sentences with proper spelling, punctuation and format.  Should be able to function under extreme stress and deadline pressures.  Experience in reporting and news gathering preferred.  Should have working knowledge of the Internet and feel comfortable using computers and electronic newsgathering equipment. 

Education Requirements:

A four year degree in liberal arts or journalism is preferred and/or two years WORK experience. 

Physical Requirements:

Dexterity for operating keys and buttons on computer and typewriter.  Vision and hearing and vocal communication skills used to gather and report news.  Ability to climb ladders and get in remote places to report stories.  Ability to use radios, audio equipment, telephones, etc. in newsgathering.  Works, as required, outdoors in all kinds and extremes of weather.  Must be able to drive a vehicle.

Statement about Other Duties:

The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the employee is responsible, nor an exhaustive list of the minimum requirements and specifications necessary to perform the essential functions, including all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances change or exigencies require it.

CONTACT:   Resumes and examples of your work may be sent to:

Bruce Moore – News Director

WREG -TV

803 Channel 3 Drive

Memphis, TN  38103

bruce.moore@wreg.com

Apply online at: https://careers-tribune.icims.com/jobs/41369/reporter-anchor/login

                   WREG-TV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Position/Title: Account Executive

Details:
1. Responsible for the retention of current business and the development of new business as evidenced by the attainment of sales goals in total revenue & emphasis revenue.
2. Sells special projects that generate new business.
3. Develops relationships with multiple level contacts at both agencies and advertisers in order to better understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients in order to help them achieve their objectives through effective use of electronic media.
4. Develops and successfully executes aggressive growth action plans, overcomes obstacles, continuously improves client relationships by adding value, enhances profitability and increases revenue by fully leveraging the station’s unique advantages.
5. Makes sales presentations to all classifications of advertisers to obtain orders for advertising time and use of commercial production facilities.
6. Co-ordinates internally the actual purchase of advertising time, placement of the schedule and availability of production material.
7. Schedules and makes marketing presentations in conjunction with Sales Manager/Marketing Research using station research materials.
8. Performs other duties as assigned.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
City:
Memphis – 38103
State:
Tennessee
Experience:
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Three to five years media sales exp. & college degree preferred. Nielsen, One Domain, TNS , Internet/Convergence sales and Marshall Marketing exp. a plus. Need a proven track record of new business development plus ability to grow business by developing marketing solutions and creative ideas. Need to have excellent written, verbal and organizational skills. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint). Must possess a Tennessee Driver’s license (or be able to get one).
Requirements:
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Eyesight to do sales research and verbal skills used in conversation. Ability to drive a vehicle, put together displays. Dexterity to operate keys and buttons on computers, and telephones. Ability to lift tapes, sales packages and other objects up to 20 pounds and over where needed. Exposed to all kinds of weather in connection with making sales calls on clients.
Additional Information:
LOCAL TV LLC / WREG-TV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Contact:
Send resume to Local Manager: Email Sales@wreg.com.

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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