Job Opportunity as a Production Assistant in Pasco, Washington

URL: http://www.fsci.com/ 
Company: fishercommunicationsinc 
Telephone: mburcham@fsci.com 
Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWJ1cmNoYW0uNzcwOTAuMzYzMUBmaXNoZXJjb21tdW5pY2F0aW9uc2luYy5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

SUMMARY OF JOB:

Is responsible for providing engineering support to the organization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Assists with production of newscasts and other studio/remote productions as assigned.

Perform any newscast production crew function, including loading and operating character generator, operating tapes and/or news server, operating studio cameras/floor directing, technical directing and operating audio console.

  • Other duties as assigned by News Director/Production Manager or Station Manager.
  • The ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Meet challenging deadlines.

Fisher Values:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following values: 

1. Integrity: Demonstrates the highest standards of behavior through honesty, fairness, and trust in everything that they do. Is direct, forthcoming and does what is right. Honors commitments and is accountable for their actions. 

2. Dedication to Excellence: Expects to win by giving their best effort and striving for the highest quality in everything they do. Exhibits a sense of urgency, is action-oriented, seizes opportunities and steadfastly pushes themselves and others for results. Seeks continuous improvement and displays good judgment. 

3. Service to the Community: Is dedicated to making our community a better place to work and live. Displays a sense of concern and responsibility toward our coworkers, workplace and communities as a whole. 

4. Respect for the Individual: Treats everyone with dignity and respect. Strives to understand o thers and actively listens to their concerns and perceptions. Shares information and ideas openly and honestly.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:

no experience required

Education:

High school diploma or GED equivalency required

Other Qualifications:

Managerial Standards:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, comprehend and compose common instructions, business correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other Fisher team members.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. Ability to compute percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions expressed in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods of time and converse with and communicate with others. The team member is occasionally required to move about, handle and/or position items. The team member must occasionally transport or move up to 15 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.

Work Environment:

Typical indoor office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Multi-Media Journalist needed in Coos Bay, Oregon

URL: http://www.fsci.com/ 
Company: fishercommunicationsinc 
Telephone: mburcham@fsci.com 
Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWJ1cmNoYW0uNjIzOTUuMzYzMUBmaXNoZXJjb21tdW5pY2F0aW9uc2luYy5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20 

Description:

Produces and executes on-air broadcasting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

Combine photography and editing skills with sound journalistic principles to produce creative, compelling and accurate news stories.

Post video, pictures and stories to website

Develop sources and cover beats to generate daily content for local newscast

Contribute story ideas on a daily basis during editorial meetings

Collaborate and engage with the KVAL newsroom daily

Other duties may be assigned.

Fisher Values:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following values: 

1. Integrity: Demonstrates the highest standards of behavior through honesty, fairness, and trust in everything that they do. Is direct, forthcoming and does what is right. Honors commitments and is accountable for their actions. 

2. Dedication to Excellence: Expects to win by giving their best effort and striving for the highest quality in everything they do. Exhibits a sense of urgency, is action-oriented, seizes opportunities and steadfastly pushes themselves and others for results. Seeks continuous improvement and displays good judgment. 

3. Service to the Community: Is dedicated to making our community a better place to work and live. Displays a sense of concern and responsibility toward our coworkers, workplace and communities as a whole. 

4. Respect for the Individual: Treats everyone with dignity and respect. Strives to understand o thers and actively listens to their concerns and perceptions. Shares information and ideas openly and honestly.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:

1-3 years of experience required

Education:

Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) required

Other Qualifications:

Managerial Standards:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, comprehend, analyze and compose business reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from co-workers, managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. Ability to compute percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions expressed in written, oral or diagram form.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods of time and converse with and communicate with others. This position requires frequent moving about, and handling or positioning items. The team member must occasionally position himself/herself in small or unusual spaces. In addition the team member must be able to transport or move up to 50 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.

Work Environment:

Team member must be prepared to work outdoors. Occasionally will be asked to work in high, precarious places and work with and near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally may be subjected to loud noise.

Producer needed in Boise Idaho

URL: http://www.fsci.com/ 
Company: fishercommunicationsinc 
Telephone: mburcham@fsci.com 
Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWJ1cmNoYW0uNzQxMjIuMzYzMUBmaXNoZXJjb21tdW5pY2F0aW9uc2luYy5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20 

SUMMARY OF JOB:

Is responsible for providing support to ensure a successful broadcast product.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Prioritize emails for News Director
  • Assist news department in daily tasks as assigned
  • Be back up for Managing editor
  • Assist news director in time management
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Fisher Values:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following values: 

1. Integrity: Demonstrates the highest standards of behavior through honesty, fairness, and trust in everything that they do. Is direct, forthcoming and does what is right. Honors commitments and is accountable for their actions. 

2. Dedication to Excellence: Expects to win by giving their best effort and striving for the highest quality in everything they do. Exhibits a sense of urgency, is action-oriented, seizes opportunities and steadfastly pushes themselves and others for results. Seeks continuous improvement and displays good judgment. 

3. Service to the Community: Is dedicated to making our community a better place to work and live. Displays a sense of concern and responsibility toward our coworkers, workplace and communities as a whole. 

4. Respect for the Individual: Treats everyone with dignity and respect. Strives to understand o thers and actively listens to their concerns and perceptions. Shares information and ideas openly and honestly.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:

no experience required

Education:

High school diploma or GED equivalency preferred

Other Qualifications:

Managerial Standards:

Language Skills:

Ability to read, comprehend and compose common instructions, business correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other Fisher team members.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure. Ability to compute percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions expressed in written, oral or diagram form.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods of time and converse with and communicate with others. The team member is occasionally required to move about, handle and/or position items. The team member must occasionally transport or move up to 15 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.

Work Environment:

Typical indoor office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

System Engineer opportunity in Seattle, Washington

SUMMARY OF JOB:

The Systems Engineer’s role is to provide technical leadership to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the company’s information systems that support core organizational functions. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all hardware, operating systems and applications. The Systems Engineer will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments. The Engineer will be responsible for design, implementation and operations of a scalable and reliable infrastructure. Strong project management and communication skills are requird. We are looking for a person that is positive, a self-starter, as well as a team player.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Act as interface with business clients regarding new and enhanced functional requirements to ensure that specifications meet business requirements; and formulate business requirements into IT technical requirements, design and execution plans.
  • Test, monitor, implement, and administer corporate and industry application installations, creating and conforming to corporate standards.
  • Ensure that solutions delivered adhere to the business and operational requirements.
  • Vendor Management to ensure that technical requirements and standards are achieved.
  • Implement and administer the IT infrastructure, including MS Windows Server and Desktop Architecture, FTP, TCP/IP networking, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, SMTP and MS Exchange, Anti-virus and Spam systems, Terminal Server , SQL Databases, and VMware.
  • Provide support for Network Infrastructure, including switches, routers, firewalls, and other related network systems. Have fluency in Cisco IOS, manage upgrades, and support high availability WAN environments.
  • Establish and monitor infrastructure for disaster recovery processes, including configuration and maintenance of backup system.
  • Implement and Manage SAN Systems, installations, upgrades, and maintenance.
  • Manage end user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with best practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.
  • Perform hardening and security audits and practices across systems and networks.
  • Develop, document, and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for system administration and appropriate use.
  • Work closely with other the IT team to collaborate and coordinate activities during system installations and upgrades.
  • Write, test and maintain scripts / experience in Windows scripting, Perl, VBScript, or other comparable language.
  • Respond to all related support calls, troubleshoot and implement solutions.
  • Optimize and automate recurring operational tasks and activities across the IT team.
  • Participate in compliance and security for all processes, procedures, and standards applicable to the position, including Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Participate in annual capital and operating budgeting process.
  • Participate in ITIL methodology, including change, incident, problem, and configuration management.
  • Participate in on-call rotation duty to support systems during potential after hour events.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Experience:

7-10 years of experience required

Education:

Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred

Other Qualifications:

• Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards. 
• At least 10 years experience with multi-site Active Directory, Exchange, and Windows Administration, and solid understanding of the Microsoft technology stack. 
• Experience with Linux and open-source tools. 
• Solid experience and background in virtualization and VMware technologies. 
• Prior experience and ability to administer services in a 24×7 operations environment.

Calling all reporters, a position is available in Pasco, Washington

SUMMARY OF JOB:

Contribute content to a live, daily newscast that follows a viewer advocacy style and brand. Acts as a team player to contribute to an atmosphere that fosters a winning attitude and performs work according to the values of Fisher Communications with the utmost of integrity and trust in doing what is right.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Field reporting daily resulting in a package and two (2) vosot stories presented in the newscast and online
    • videotaping footage with a tripod for use in stories
    • editing footage for use in stories
    • composing news stories that gain approval by News Director or Assistant News Director
    • accurately posting all stories and video online and without errors
    • frequent posting to social media including a minimum of two posts daily
  • Plan and research future stories for use in daily coverage or during sweeps months and cover an assigned beat
  • Attend daily editorial meeting prepared with three (3) story ideas that may be used in the current day’s newscast
  • Participate in frequent public appearances and community events
  • Other duties may be assigned

Fisher Values:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following values: 

1. Integrity: Demonstrates the highest standards of behavior through honesty, fairness, and trust in everything that they do. Is direct, forthcoming and does what is right. Honors commitments and is accountable for their actions. 

2. Dedication to Excellence: Expects to win by giving their best effort and striving for the highest quality in everything they do. Exhibits a sense of urgency, is action-oriented, seizes opportunities and steadfastly pushes themselves and others for results. Seeks continuous improvement and displays good judgment. 

3. Service to the Community: Is dedicated to making our community a better place to work and live. Displays a sense of concern and responsibility toward our coworkers, workplace and communities as a whole. 

4. Respect for the Individual: Treats everyone with dignity and respect. Strives to understand o thers and actively listens to their concerns and perceptions. Shares information and ideas openly and honestly.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:

no experience required

Education:

Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred

Be part of a promotion Event Staff in Seattle, Washington!

General Accountabilities:

Work at station events and represent stations in a positive, professional manner.

Accountabilities:

  • Work as promotions staff at various station events – including set up and break down.
  • Drive the station vehicle to events in a professional manner and return them gassed up and organized.
  • Act as liaison between radio station and public.
  • Interact with listeners in a respectful manner.
  • Must be able to lift at least fifty pounds.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights & weekends.
  • Must be reliable.
  • Must arrive on time or early to all functions.
  • Ability to read and speak clearly.
  • Ability to operate all job related equipment.
  • Excellent hearing and sight with or without corrective equipment.

 

Experience:

no experience required

Education:

High school diploma or GED equivalency required

Other Qualifications:

Valid Wash. State Driver’s License with good driving record required (no more than one current ticket) 
Outgoing, enthusiastic attitude. 
Excellent organizational skills. 
Good communication skills (telephone, written, verbal). 
Good public relations and customer service skills. 
Must be at least 18 years of age (Preferably over 21)

Are you creative and driven in the world of graphic design? Check out this Senior Designer position in Seattle WA!

Description:

Let your passion for design and innovation help grow and improve a network of sites that is viewed by millions of people every month. Fisher Interactive Network, a division of Fisher Communications, operates news, lifestyle and community information websites throughout the country.

We are looking for a designer who is passionate about creating beautiful online interfaces and user experiences that will help us forge new ground in how local news media is consumed and delivered online. We’re not after someone who wants to be a cog in a wheel. We want a designer who will use their design expertise to help in our product design and development process from planning through to final product.

You’ll have a hand in designing interfaces across a variety of platforms, including mobile, tablet, social, over-the-top TV applications and sites designed for traditional desktop browsers.

What you have:

  • 3 years experience working in a design capacity at a consumer-facing web company (fast-paced, start-up environment preferred)
  • Strong portfolio showcasing skills core design and UX principles
  • Solid understanding of layout, typography, color and other design principles
  • Passion for designing online experiences that delight and engage users
  • Minimum of two years producing standards-compliant cross browser, and gracefully degrading code.
  • Advanced knowledge of CSS and HTML; HTML5 and CSS3 a plus.
  • Working knowledge of responsive design concepts.
  • Experience designing templates and theming within a large-scale publishing system or CMS.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to package text, graphics, photos, video and audio into a well-designed user experience.
  • Proficient designing interfaces for multiple standard supported browsers.
  • Expert in Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other software design tools.
  • Experience with broadcast video, audio, and animation design a plus.
  • Experience designing for mobile a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Javascript and jQuery a plus.
  • A healthy engagement with the industry and your trade. E.g., staying current with evolving and emerging technologies.
  • An ability to work independently, while contributing to the overall team.
  • Excellent communication skills.

What you’ll do:

  • Help shape the visual direction for online sites, products, templates and graphic elements for all of Fisher’s properties, including KOMO News, Seattle Pulp, Star101.5 and Fisher-owned Stations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California.
  • Work within a small, cross-functional team to concept, create and design the look and feel, graphic elements, page layout and navigational templates for multiple types of sites, products and services, including mobile, social, tablet and over-the-top TV apps.
  • Seek to bring the voice of the customer into all product development initiatives.
  • Work closely with Internet engineers, front-end developers, QA and content producers to insure the integrity of design initiatives, design quality and the overall user experience.
  • Translate the page layout and graphic designs into valid cross-browser HTML and CSS.
  • Maintain skills with emerging technologies and tools to implement new product features as they become feasible.
  • Participate in market and customer research, including usability testing, and recommend and incorporate changes into product design.
  • other duties as assigned

Fisher Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience:

3-5 years of experience required

Education:

Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) preferred