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WTHR/SKYTRAK CURRENT JOB OPENINGS AS OF July 17, 2014
CREATIVE SERVICES DIRECTOR JOB #300-CB One of America's top rated stations, WTHR (NBC) in Indianapolis, is searching for a leader that is capable of taking the station to the next level by combining new methods with traditional ideas of TV marketing. The Creative Services Director is responsible for developing the overall brand and messaging of the station in new and innovative ways that result in increased share and audience on all multi-media platforms. Interested candidates must have a four-year degree in marketing, advertising or related area and a minimum of five years of progressive experience in television and digital marketing and promotions. In addition, the ideal candidate will have a track record of success in bringing innovation to promotions, marketing, strategic partnerships and creative development.
HELICOPTER PILOT JOB #300-BB Wolfe Enterprises seeks a highly motivated and safety conscious helicopter pilot to join our team in Indianapolis, IN for WTHR-TV. The successful candidate will pilot our Bell 407 aircraft equipped with an HD stabilized camera; operate microwave and internal video equipment for live and video feed assignments. The pilot is responsible for ensuring that news staff members that make up the flight crew are properly trained; coordinating aircraft maintenance and overseeing aircraft maintenance record keeping and FAA certifications. The successful candidate will also develop an annual budget for aircraft maintenance and pilot staffing, working directly with the Director of Aviation. This position requires 2500 hours as pilot in command, 1500 hours turbine helicopter time, a commercial rotorcraft certification with a helicopter instrument rating preferred. This position also requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work a varying schedule including nights, weekends, holidays and on-call time.
CHIEF ENGINEER JOB #300-CE Rare opportunity – one of the nation's premier affiliate stations, WTHR Indianapolis, is seeking an innovative, energetic and dynamic leader for the position of Chief Engineer. The Chief Engineer reports to the Director of Engineering and Operations. Responsibilities include contribution to the business vision, installation and maintenance of all broadcast technology and the RF plant, assistance in department management and budgeting, and daily direct supervision and assignment of the maintenance and operations staff. The workday involves extensive multi-tasking within a fast paced news heavy environment as well as work on some weekends and holidays.
Qualified candidates will have a solid engineering, IT and technical management background including a Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics or related field or the equivalent experience, and a minimum of three years' technical management experience in a medium to large television market. Must demonstrate strong selfmotivation and dynamic leadership skills, and the ability to multi-task and perform superbly under pressure. Exceptional innovation and project implementation skills to insure that our enterprise maximizes the benefits of cutting edge technology are essential. Must be detail oriented with proven sharp reasoning and great technical troubleshooting abilities along with strong communication and people skills.
The position requires a valid driver's license and at least one of the following: SBE or equivalent professional certification or a valid FCC General Class Operator's License or Restricted Radiotelephone Permit.
WEB CONTENT WRITER JOB #300-BF WTHR, the NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, IN is expanding its digital team! We have the #1 broadcast website and the largest social media presence in the market. You will be responsible for translating broadcast copy into web writing for www.wthr.com and our mobile platforms; creating visual multimedia assets to tie into content; carrying web content into the social media world in their respective "voices" and platforms; ensuring delivery of content is vibrant, fresh and accurate. Person must have exemplary writing skills, a solid grasp of grammar & spelling, and know how to write for a web product. A degree in journalism, communication, or multi-media production is required. Two years of experience writing in a news environment is also required. We're looking for people who can help us push the boundaries of how we deliver content on our many platforms while also staying current with industry trends in web-based and digital multi-media technologies. If you believe in digital disruption, then this position is for you!
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