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12 July 2018
From the Reading Pile: Twitter is weeding out bots and — now — locked accounts. “Most people will see a change of four followers or fewer” (Let your social media or promotions departments, and your air talent know about this!)
A question for those familiar with TV ratings and viewer data: For cable and Internet companies that offer DVRs, do these companies gather DVR recording data? If they did, I'm curious about how much local news was DVRed each day/week/month.
At the end of May, Entercom's CHR/WZPL (99.5fm, Greenfield) ended their agreement with Radio Disney, so Entercom flips the format of their WZPL-HD2 from Radio Disney to Classic Hits ("Greatest Hits of All Time").
Where Are They Now? Former WTHR-TV News Director Keith Connors will become the next News Director for WFSB-TV in Hartford, Connecticut.
Jasper on the Air's Regional Mexican/WITZ(AM) (990am, Jasper) and translator W256DA (99.1fm, Jasper), AC/WITZ-FM (104.7fm, Jasper), and Country/WQKZ (98.5fm, Ferdinand) rolls out new websites: WITZ. WQKZ. Juan 99.1fm/990am.
WITZ FM, WQKZ FM and WITZ AM 990 & 99.1 FM Radio Juan in Jasper, Indiana has an immediate opening for an entry level sales person who also has sports play by play experience. Our award winning local sports teams are at the heart of what we do and we are in need of an additional person to expand coverage and provide backup for current local news and sports staff. Sales will be the main focus of this position cold calling on new accounts. You won’t have an established list to work from so we need a self starter who knows how to develop client relationships and write and produce effective radio commercials. Social media and website sales will also be part of this position. We will train the right person. If you’re looking for a great entry level position with an award winning radio station that’s been a major part of the local community since 1948 then send your resume to Gene Kuntz, P.O. Box 167, Jasper, IN 47546 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Jasper On The Air is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Emmis Communications/Indianapolis has multiple openings, including B105.7 Music Director/On Air and Network Indiana Affiliate Manager. The entire list is here. Emmis Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Duke Wright’s Midwest Communications, a privately owned company is hiring for the position of Operations Manager for our Evansville, IN cluster. After 13 years, our Operations Manager is moving to another location.
You will be responsible for the continued success of award-winning and market leader heritage AC WIKY-FM, CHR Hot 96 WSTO-FM, Classic Rock WABX, and Classic County WLFW-FM. Midwest Communications is the dominant operator in Evansville boasting a collective share of 40+.
Evansville offers a low cost of living, a growing economy and a great place to raise a family! Evansville is the commercial, medical, and cultural hub of Southwestern Indiana and the Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky tri-state area.
We’re looking for a focused, experienced leader to grow talent, be a talent, brilliant at music scheduling, collaborate to maximize sales opportunities and successfully grow all digital platforms. This job offers the freedom to create and the opportunity to flourish in a fun environment.
To join our superb team and seize this rare opportunity, please submit your air check and resume to Vice President/Market Manager Tim Huelsing at email@example.com or mail to Tim’s attention at 1162 Mt. Auburn Road, Evansville, IN 47720.
Midwest Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice.
Locally-owned and operated Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. is accepting applications for the next Director of Sales (DOS) of adult alternative WTTS/Indianapolis and news-talk WGCL/Bloomington. The Indianapolis-based DOS will be responsible for the development, maintenance and growth of all revenue streams: national, agency, local/direct, digital and non-spot/NTR. The DOS will be charged with identifying, hiring and nurturing new account executives while serving as a motivating coach to senior AEs, driving their performance to peak potential. The ideal DOS must possess a proven track record in the ability to identify and develop non-spot revenue opportunities, including event and digital. WTTS is a heritage adult alternative station serving the Indianapolis metro and south-central Indiana for more than 25 years, while WGCL broadcasts a news/talk/sports format to Bloomington and Monroe County. Interested candidates should email a performance history and overview to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls please. Sarkes Tarzian is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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