Posted: 4:13 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011

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POSITIONS FOR ALL COX ENTERPRISES, INC. CAN BE VIEWED AT THE FOLLOWING INTERNET ADDRESS: www.coxenterprises.com

WSOC TELEVISION, INC. & WAXN TELEVISION, INC. JOB OPENINGS

 

DAYBREAK NEWS VIDEO EDITOR (PART-TIME)

WSOC-TV is looking for a part-time video editor who loves mornings, to assist with our Daybreak newscasts. Must have nonlinear experience, AVID know-how a plus. Job requires early morning and weekend hours working in a high energy, fast paced newsroom. If you're interested in learning and growing in a number one shop apply at www.coxmediagroup.com/careers.  No phone calls please.  EOE M/F.

 

NEWS PRODUCER

Eyewitness News, the dominant #1 news brand in Charlotte, NC is looking for a line producer.  Qualified applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in journalism as well as two years of line producing experience.  Applicants must have superior writing ability, strong control rooms skills like back timing and solid news judgment.  WSOC is looking for a producer who can emerge as a newsroom leader, who can make decisions and then execute a coverage plan both on-air and on all WSOC digital platforms.  This producer must also understand and implement station research in a way which supports and enhances the WSOC brand.  If interested, apply at www.coxmediagroup.com/careers.  Please note that you may be required to create a job search account with us if you do not have one already.  Thank you for your interest in WSOC-TV and Cox Media Group.  EOE M/F.

 

CREATIVE SERVICES WRITER / PRODUCER

WSOC/WAXN TV, the Cox owned ABC Affiliate in Charlotte, NC is looking for its next Creative Services Writer/Producer.  Applicants must be a non-linear editing wizard, preferably AVID and Adobe Premiere.  This creative individual will be responsible for creating news topical promotion that will drive home our local, investigative news brand.  We want an out of the box, creative thinker with a passion to produce market leading promos!  In addition to your creative prowess, you’ll need excellent verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to work with multiple departments on multiple assignments in a fast paced environment.  Minimum one year experience in news broadcasting is required and applicant needs to be proficient on both the Mac and PC platform along with having a college degree.   If interested, apply at www.coxmediagroup.com/careers.  No phone calls please.  EOE M/F.

 

AM ANCHOR / REPORTER

WAXN-TV64 is seeking an aggressive and experienced Weekday Morning Anchor/Reporter who can handle major news, breaking news and all aspects of a newscast with proven journalistic experience and professionalism. You will co-anchor or solo anchor at least 2 hours of news each morning and then enterprise a story for the evening news. We are the market leader and want a proven journalist who has stamina, leadership and smarts. Social media involvement is a plus.   If interested,  apply at www.coxmediagroup.com/careers.  No phone calls please.  EOE M/F.

 

DIGITAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

CMG-Charlotte is seeking an experienced sales person to drive digital revenue. This AE’s primary responsibility will be to achieve stated revenue goals by identifying clients, assessing their needs and applying the full suite of CMG-Charlotte portfolio of digital solutions. This individual should be an experienced field sales representative (minimum 3 years) with outstanding digital knowledge. Our ideal candidate is: driven, self-motivated, creative, a clear and responsible communicator, a dynamic presenter and an excellent time manager. Proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint required. If interested, apply at www.coxmediagroup.com/careers. No phone calls please.  EOE M/F.

 

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

WSOC-TV, the #1 rated ABC affiliate with Cox Media Group in Charlotte, N.C. is looking for a dynamic and driven account executive to join our team of sales professionals. Candidate must have track record of developing new business revenue, selling multi-platform digital opportunities, developing great relationships with clients and growing market share. Candidate must be adept at analyzing client needs, uncovering key marketing challenges and using creativity, research and interpersonal skills to present marketing solutions for our clients. Candidate must have a minimum of two years of sales experience. Come work in a fast-paced, challenging, and very rewarding environment.  If you are ready to demonstrate your drive, discipline and entrepreneurial spirit, apply at www.coxmediagroup.com/careers. Click here to search and apply for any job with WSOC-TV in which you may be interested.  Please note that you may be required to create a job search account with us if you don’t have one already.  Thank you for your interest in WSOC-TV and Cox Media Group.  EOE M/F.

 

BROADCAST ENGINEER

WSOC-TV is seeking an experienced Broadcast Engineer to join our team. This position requires a well-rounded broadcast technician with a broad skill set. The prospect will possess in-depth knowledge of digital video and audio. Applicant must have an excellent knowledge and experience with, ATSC transmission technologies and equipment in a HD Broadcast Operation Center facility.  Some IT skills, including an understanding of Windows operating systems and an understanding of basic networking, are required.  Experience with high powered transmitters is highly recommended. This position also requires outstanding communication skills with management as well as interdepartmental personnel in order to determine technical support needs. This position provides many levels of maintenance, technical support and repair to the broadcast operations facility.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs daily routine and emergency problems with broadcast equipment.
  • Works with the IT department as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ten (10) years of experience as a technician in television broadcasting operations.
  • Degree in electronics (AAS) or CET certification or military equivalent is required.
  • SBE certification a plus.
  • Knowledge of multiple broadcast systems.
  • Experience using Windows.
  • Experience in basic networking.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • General understanding of broadcast Master Control automation and switching.
  • General understanding of media server and router operation.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direction.
  • General proficiency and working knowledge in all areas of Broadcast operations.

Technical Skills:

Experience with the following -

  • Skilled with the use of hand tools.
  • Skilled with use of various types of electronic test equipment.
  • Media servers and routers.
  • Satellite receive systems.
  • RF distribution equipment.
  • Familiar with AC Generator, ATS and UPS systems.
  • Familiarity with signal flow within in a broadcast facility.
  • Comprehensive understanding of broadcast electronics.
  • Familiarity with broadcast program record and play-out.
  • Basic understanding of IT infrastructure, including routers, switches, networks concepts.

Click here to search and apply for any job with WSOC-TV in which you may be interested.  Please note that you may be required to create a job search account with us if you don’t have one already.  Thank you for your interest in WSOC-TV and Cox Media Group. EOE M/F.

 

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
 
WAXN TV-64 in Charlotte is looking for a high level account manager to handle agency and local direct accounts.  This person must have a strong track record of increasing station revenue/share on existing business and the ability to develop new business. Five years of sales experience preferred.Click here to search and apply for any job with WSOC-TV in which you may be interested.  Please note that you may be required to create a job search account with us if you don’t have one already.  Thank you for your interest in WSOC-TV and Cox Media Group.  EOE M/F.

 

EEO POLICY

It is the policy of WSOC-TV/WAXN-TV to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination.

Discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex is prohibited.  If you believe you have been the victim of discrimination, you may notify the Federal Communications Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other appropriate agency.

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