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Chief Meteorologist

KIEM-KVIQ Redwood News is looking for a Chief Meteorologist to join us. The North Coast of California has one of the more unique climates in the country and this is your chance to forecast and report on it. Interested candidates must have a college degree in meteorology or other science. We’re looking for a strong communicator who can connect with viewers.

Responsibilities

· Responsible for actively keeping our viewers covered on television, online and social media

· Able to produce great graphics, understand how to tell viewers a clear weather story and work with a team that considers warning viewers about severe weather.

· Must be willing to become proficient on our current technology and stay up to date on television.

· Required to be a clear communicator and pass valuable information on to all shifts.

· Must have a degree In Meteorology or proven success forecasting and on-air experience

 

JOB DUTIES:

80% – Makes and presents forecasts – Represents the station in accurately presenting the forecast. Ensures that it is available to our viewers on all platforms.

20% – Oversee Weather Department for training and scheduling

 

News Director

  • Overseeing the daily operations of the television newsroom,
  • Must be tech savvy with attention to website content and social media
  • Hire, train, and coach news staff.
  • Review stories to make sure they are fair and accurate before they go on the air.
  • Ensuring adherence to journalistic and legal standards
  • Mentor and guide the team

News Director experience preferred however experienced executive producers or assistant news directors looking to move into the News Director role are also welcomed to apply. A minimum of one year experience in broadcast management is preferred.

 

Morning Meteorologist

KIEM-KVIQ Redwood News is looking for a Chief Meteorologist to join us. The North Coast of California has one of the more unique climates in the country and this is your chance to forecast and report on it. Interested candidates must have a college degree in meteorology or other science. We’re looking for a strong communicator who can connect with viewers.

Responsibilities

· Responsible for actively keeping our viewers covered on television, online and social media

· Able to produce great graphics, understand how to tell viewers a clear weather story and work with a team that considers warning viewers about severe weather.

· Must be willing to become proficient on our current technology and stay up to date on television.

· Required to be a clear communicator and pass valuable information on to all shifts.

· Must have a degree In Meteorology or proven success forecasting and on-air experience

 

JOB DUTIES:

80% – Makes and presents forecasts – Represents the station in accurately presenting the forecast. Ensures that it is available to our viewers on all platforms.

20% – Oversee Weather Department for training and scheduling

 

MMJ

KIEM-KVIQ Redwood News is looking for a Multi-Media Journalist to join us. The North Coast of California is a beautiful area with many outdoor actives from the ocean to the Redwoods.

The Multi-Media Journalist will be expected to enterprise stories. MMJ must utilize social media/digital platforms. Must be able to work under tight deadlines and respond quickly to breaking news. Work collaboratively with News Managers and producers. Schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

· Report for station’s newscasts

· Strong on-air and communication skills

· Excel at breaking and enterprising significant, local stories

· Strong live presence in the field with a focus on performing Facebook live shots

· Regularly post content and engage with audiences on social media platforms

· Other duties may be assigned.

· May have opportunity to produce and anchor

Send resume to jennyo@redwoodnews.tv

 

SPORTS REPORTER

The ideal candidate must be an inclusive storyteller with a passion to create content for our audience that goes beyond scores and stats.

The Sports Reporter/Anchor reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

The individual chosen for this position must be self-motivated, ambitious, and willing to go the extra mile to produce quality content. This job requires a lot of hard work and long hours. You will be required to News Anchor Weekends, and fill in report as needed

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

· Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities

· Works closely with team to develop and produce inclusive sports coverage with context and perspective

· Writes, shoots, edits and publishes video for reports on linear, digital

· and streaming platforms

· Thorough understanding of current events and their impact to local market

· Thorough understanding of hyper-local sports

· Interacts with a diverse audience on social media platforms

· Superior on-air presence

· Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required

· Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required

· Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

· Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites

· 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

· Flexibility to work any shift

 

Account Executive

REDWOOD TELEVISION PARTNERS LLC which includes KIEM-DT and KVIQ-LP has an opening for an aggressive, knowledgeable and goal-oriented Account Executive to sell in the beautiful Humboldt County territory. Individual must excel at client relations, develop solutions to help grow clients’ business through multiplatform opportunities, and in managing contracts through all stages of the sales cycle. Organization, communications, and time management skills are a must.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Self-motivated and high energy salesperson
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks.
  • Analytical ability to utilize market analysis, ratings research, and other information to enhance sales efforts.
  • Ability to work well with customers and fellow employees.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and other computer applications.
  • Reliable and self-starting worker.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and Sales Experience preferred, but not required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and good driving record

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for generating revenue through the development of new accounts for the television station.
  • Responsible for generating revenue by growing existing advertising revenue from current clients.
  • Able to develop effective marketing plans to meet clients’ needs and objectives.
  • Able to obtain budgets and meet deadlines.
  • Responsible for ensuring superior client relations.
  • Superior management of sales through the entire sales cycle.
  • Keep up-to-date on all station product lines and programming features.
  • Keep up-to-date on the product lines and programming features of competing TV stations and other media platforms.
  • Prepare and present both written and oral presentations.
  • Prepare effective advertising schedules.
  • Effectively negotiate advertising rates.

If you’re interested, please e-mail or mail your resume to:

Jenny Olszewski
jennyo@redwoodnews.tv
5650 South Broadway
Eureka Ca, 95503
No Phone Calls Please.

 

Meteorologist/MMJ

KIEM, Redwood News the NBC/CBS affiliate in Eureka, CA has an opening for a weekend meteorologist, weekday MMJ. You will present the weekend weather and report three days per week.

The North Coast of California has one of the more unique climates in the country and this is your chance to forecast and report on it. Interested candidates must have a college degree, preferably in meteorology or other science. We’re looking for a strong communicator who can connect with viewers.

As a meteorologist, you will be responsible for the weathercasts on-air for the 6 and 11pm newscasts. Duties also include providing weather on social media and using a camera for weather video out in the field.

As an MMJ, you will cover local news, generate story ideas and report in the field. We are looking for a hardworking and dedicated individual with strong writing skills to cover local news and the ability to work well with others.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and link to sample work to: jennyo@redwoodnews.tv

Or mail your resume to:

Jenny Olszewski
5650 South Broadway
Eureka Ca, 95503
No Phone Calls Please.

Imagicomm Eureka, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer