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News/Content Specialist

Company name
Raycom Media, Inc.

Memphis, TN

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Job Overview
WMC Action News 5 in Memphis, Tennessee seeks a fulltime News Content Specialist to join our team.
Job Duties

Operate all studio equipment which include studio camera, cg, audio, graphic art and prompter
Operate studio cameras for live and non-live news and talk show programs
Operate audio board for live on location news and non-news programs
Edit video materials using Edius non-linear editing system
Operate AutoScript teleprompter system
Operate Chyron LEX system as well as build graphics using Photoshop for daily newscast use
Contribute to news content team writing for broadcast and digital as well as assisting on assignment desk
Be ready and available whenever breaking news or severe and/or disruptive weather events may occur
Maintain professional appearance of studio/sets. Assist the directors as needed
Able to interact professionally and effectively with all internal WMC employees and external organizations


Strong technical skills with knowledge of computer applications
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
Must be flexible with respect to scheduling and willing to work extended hours, varying shifts (including nights, weekends and holidays, sometimes on short notice) and report to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage when required
Must be 18 years or older
Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN
Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check
Must be able to lift 50 lbs and climb a ladder
Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States 

Desired Characteristics/Desired Qualifications

Previous experience working with Edius, Adobe Premiere or other similar non-linear editing systems preferred
Familiarity with ENPS, BitCentral Products and ENPS desirable
Experience with Adobe Photoshop a plus.
Associates or BA/BS degree in Telecommunications or work towards related degree preferred
Positive attitude, strong work ethic, high degree of integrity and professionalism
Up-to-date on, and interested in, current news events
Comfortable with emerging technology
Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
Ability to work well and communicate effectively with others
Ability to perform under pressure in breaking news and deadline driven situations
Ability to perform accurately with strict deadlines while under pressure and with minimal supervision
Ability to think quickly, and keep pace with fast moving environment
Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management.

Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume.  Drug screen required. No phone calls please.   EOE-M/F/D/V

Company info

Raycom Media, Inc.
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Company Profile
Raycom Media, Inc. was created in 1996 with the purchase of 15 television stations, two radio stations, and a sports marketing, production, events management, and distribution company. Shortly after this first acquisition, Raycom Media quickly acquired two other companies and began an unheard of growth in the media business. Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest privately owned broadcasters and owns and/or provides services for 62 television stations in 42 markets and 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering over 14% of U.S. television households and employs over 4,600 individuals in full and part-time positions. In addition to television stations, Raycom Media owns PureCars (digital ad platform for automotive), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company), Tupelo-Honey Productions (a NY-based production company), RTM Productions (a Franklin, TN-based automotive programming production and marketing solutions company), WebStream Sports (an Indianapolis-based, live event production company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company based in Montgomery, AL). Raycom is also responsible for the design and hosting of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail website. Raycom owns over-the-air syndication, regional cable, and digital media rights to Atlantic Coast Conference Athletics. With a strong belief in community, Raycom Media television stations take editorial positions on key community issues. It is the vision of the company that it be involved in the communities its broadcast properties serve. By editorializing on local issues and seeking out divergent points of view, Raycom Media television stations create an atmosphere of community dialog. Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama.

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