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13 December 2018
From the Reading Pile: At NPR, an army of temps faces a workplace of anxiety and insecurity.
From the Reading Pile: Twin Cities media women stay (mostly) calm when being trolled on social media.
Today, Gray Television's NBC affiliate/WNDU-TV (Channel 16, South Bend) had their building evacuated after an e-mailed bomb threat. Here's more from the TV station.
This month, Dave Strycker celebrates 50 years with Brewer Broadcasting. In 1968, Mr. Strycker joined Brewer in Tell City, and moved to Richmond in the early 1980s. Mr. Strycker worked his way to GM, and remained in Richmond, except for several years where he helped the Brewer family launch several Chattanooga, Tennessee radio stations. He's been heavily involved in Richmond and Wayne County nonprofit work. Brewer Broadcasting/Richmond won several IBA Spectrum Award trophies over the years, and in 2016, he earned the Tom Severino Leadership Award from the IBA.
Tribune Broadcasting's FOX affiliate WXIN-TV (Channel 59, Indianapolis) and CBS affiliate WTTV-TV (Channel 4, Bloomington)/WTTK-TV (Channel 29, Kokomo) welcomes Matt Waggoner as their next News Director. Mr. Waggoner will transfer from Tribune sister station KCPQ-TV/KZJO-TV in Seattle, Washington, where he serves as Assistant News Director.
Where Are They Now? Former WEVV-TV weekday evening anchor Eli Roberts joins KFOR-TV (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) as their new evening anchor.
Are you a radio journalist interested in an escape from harsh winters and an opportunity to work for a great family-owned radio group? A legendary California medium-market powerhouse is seeking a news director. The successful candidate will have strong reporting, writing, and anchoring skills. He or she must also show ability to coach and manage a staff. If interested, contact email@example.com.
Entercom/Indianapolis has four openings, including an Indianapolis Business Administrator, and a part time engineer. More details, here.
Country 103.9 WRBI has an immediate opening for a Traffic Director.
Description: We are looking for a Full-Time Traffic Director to manage the daily preparation and maintenance of on-air logs.
Responsibilities will include:
• Daily use of Natural Log software to schedule inventory in order to maximize station revenue on high demand stations in sell out situations
• Data and order entry
• Scheduling ad copy
• Posting of daily commercial logs
• Preparation and maintenance of reports
• Weekly affidavit processing of network and syndicated programming
• Innovative problem solving and decision-making skills used to achieve station revenue goals
• Dependable, responsible, excellent attention to detail, superior organizational skills, and excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong computer skills including proficiency in MS Office products
• Demonstrate ability to work under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines with minimal supervision
• Analytical skills, professional demeanor, proven ability to multi-task amid interruptions
Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Leeson Media LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. has a rare and immediate opening for Bloomington Sales Manager, overseeing sales for heritage News/Talk WGCL (96.1 FM and AM1370) and directing the Bloomington-based sales of Adult Rock WTTS (92.3 FM). The ideal candidate will be a positive, forward-thinking leader with a results-driven background in media sales and management. The next Bloomington Sales Manager will possess a solid track record of identifying and motivating a local sales team, growing station accounts and maintaining a consistent book of business. WGCL offers an array of attractive news, talk and sports programming, including The Dave Ramsey Show, Rush Limbaugh, Kim Komando, Sean Hannity, NBC Sports, Indianapolis Colts, NFL and NCAA football, Cincinnati Reds baseball, IndyCar races including the Indianapolis 500, NCAA basketball and March Madness and local programs like Glass In The Morning, In The Zone, The Bloomington Review, Your Money and Monroe County’s leading high school sports coverage. Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. is independently owned and operated, placing the highest value in the listeners, clients and communities we serve. This is not corporate radio. Interested? Send your materials to email@example.com. No calls please. EOE.
That's all for this issue. Thank you for your continued support.
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