KOMO Newsradio in Seattle seeks a top notch part-time Anchor!

URL: http://www.fsci.com/
Company: fishercommunicationsinc
Telephone: mburcham@fsci.com
Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWJ1cmNoYW0uMDAxOTEuMzYzMUBmaXNoZXJjb21tdW5pY2F0aW9uc2luYy5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Reference: 676
Type: Permanent
Position: Anchor
Location: Seattle, Washington
Industry: Media
Salary:
Description:

News doesn’t take weekends off…and neither do we. KOMO Newsradio in Seattle seeks a top notch part-time anchor, story teller and multi-tasker to join the news team at Fisher Communications. If you write and present conversationally, clearly, credibly and economically…if you are available for various weekend and fill-in shifts…we may have a match. KOMO Newsradio is the ‘go-to’ radio source for breaking news, traffic and weather in Seattle, the 13th largest Arbitron market. Our team of experienced anchors, reporters and editors provide award-winning coverage.

Fisher is a Seattle-based communications and media company with television, radio and digital platforms in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California. We distribute information and entertainment to a broad range of audiences.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Anchoring.

-Newsgathering

-Writing

-Other duties as 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 others 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:

High school diploma or GED equivalency 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 define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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.

Fisher Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Paid Internship & Development Internship!

P/T Paid Communications & Development Internship

Foundation for Early Learning, Seattle, WA

Title:               Communications & Development Intern

Stipend:          $1,500 per quarter

Duration:        10/12 – 6/15/13; 15 hours per week

 

The Position:

The Foundation for Early Learning is seeking a qualified intern for a minimum of two (2) quarters.  In addition to supporting our social media strategy, the intern will help implement the organization’s development activities including our major fundraiser in March 2013. The internship will be performed on location at the Foundation for Early Learning’s downtown Seattle office. The intern may be asked to travel to different locations on a limited basis.

This part-time, paid internship will include the following:

●        Maintenance of our Early Learning Community site (www.earlylearningcommunity.org)

●        Researching current social media trends and implementing effective organizational use

●        Sponsorship solicitation and event coordination

●        Publication of monthly e-newsletter

The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in public administration, social work administration, nonprofit management, education administration, or a related program.  The candidate must pay attention to detail and meet deadlines. S/He must also have excellent communication and customer service skills, both on the phone, in writing, and in internet communication and interaction.

Candidates should have prior knowledge of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest, social media tools, internet trends, and MS Office. Physical requirements include being able to lift boxes weighing 35 lbs and maneuver on stairs. Interest in children’s issues a plus!

Professional references will be checked; please include three (3) references with application materials. Interns must be enrolled in school to qualify for this internship.

To Apply:

Submit your cover letter and resume by email (preferred) or physical mail by October 5, 2012  to:

Arigin Sakda, Office Administrator

615 Second Avenue, Suite 525 | Seattle, WA  98104

arigin@earlylearning.org

 

finding and fostering opportunities that support kindergarten-readiness for young children,

birth to age five, in Washington State.

 

www.earlylearning.org.

Arigin Sakda, Office Administrator
Foundation for Early Learning
Change the Beginning and You Change the Whole Story

615 Second Avenue, Suite 525, Seattle, WA 98104
206.525.4801 ext. 26 arigin@earlylearning.org
www.earlylearning.org

KOMO 4 News in Seattle seeks experienced television news photojournalist!

URL: http://www.fsci.com/
Company: fishercommunicationsinc
Telephone: mburcham@fsci.com
Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWJ1cmNoYW0uNzg2NjYuMzYzMUBmaXNoZXJjb21tdW5pY2F0aW9uc2luYy5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Reference: 766
Type: Permanent
Position: Photojournalist
Location: Seattle, Washington
Industry: Media
This job opening is a News photographer with a good eye, a great attitude and sound news judgment.
Your creative visual storytelling must reflect an ability to capture excellent video and audio. We need a Photojournalist who can wear many hats. The potential candidate will be a team player, flexible with scheduling and show great initiative. You must be able to gather news, shoot video and edit your stories with or without a reporter. Knowledge of local and national news is a plus.

You must have experience driving and operating television news microwave vans.

The successful candidate for this position must have at least three years working in a professional television newsroom. Candidates must also have a valid driver’s license and an excellent (clean)driving record.

Our news staff prides itself on personal integrity, teamwork, accountability and winning. If you have the skills… then this is the position for you.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Operates videotape or solid state media cameras and related equipment; shoots, videotapes and edits stories; operates cameras and microwave equipment on live reports.

Drives, maintains and operates KOMO News live vehicles. Also operates portable microwave gear, Wi-Fi and Fiber Optic remotes for news broadcasts.

Monitors police and fire radios in the vehicle and maintains two-way communication with the News Department.

Operates and maintains news vehicles, including maintaining adequate levels of gas, oil and other fluids, monitoring tire wear and mileage; and advising the TV News Operations Manager on the need for specific servicing or repairs.

Maintains camera equipment to include recharging batteries, careful handling and storage, keeping equipment clean and free of dust and moisture, and advising the TV News Director of Photography of worn, damaged or faulty equipment.

Makes recommendations to the Assignment Planner on story ideas or leads.

Performs other related duties as required and/or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree in Communications or related field or equal work experience preferred.

Ability to operate video cameras, recorders, editing equipment and live news gathering platforms.

At least three years experience in a working television news room.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ability to lift and carry at least 60 pounds.
  • Excellent vision (with or without corrective lenses) with the ability to read and distinguish colors.
  • Excellent hearing with the ability to speak clearly.
  • Ability to sit, kneel, walk, and stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to operate a vehicle (must possess a valid WA state driver’s license with an excellent driving record).
  • Ability to work under pressure and without direct supervision.
  • Ability to operate video cameras, recorders, and editing equipment.
  • Ability to work weekends, nights, and various shifts.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Ability to lift and support camera equipment at shoulder level for sustained periods of time.
  • Ability to move quickly and demonstrate agility including: bending; twisting; climbing.

· Other duties may be assigned.

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

Other Qualifications:

At least 3 years working in a broadcast televsion newsroom.

Fisher Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Digital Advertising Producer Opportunity in Seattle

URL: http://www.fsci.com/
Company: fishercommunicationsinc
Telephone: mburcham@fsci.com
Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWJ1cmNoYW0uMzg0NDkuMzYzMUBmaXNoZXJjb21tdW5pY2F0aW9uc2luYy5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Reference: 764
Type: Permanent
Position: Digital Advertising Producer
Location: Seattle, Washington
Industry: Media
Salary:
Description:

Performs work according to values of Fisher Communications with the utmost of integrity and trust in doing what is right.

DESCRIPTION:

Fisher Interactive Network is seeking talented people to build upon our growing advertising team. The Digital Advertising Producer will be responsible for day-to-day writing, producing and editing of online advertising content. You will help coordinate production and delivery schedules with clients and work with sales account executives to create and maintain new advertising opportunities.

DUTIES:

  • Write, select, edit and publish text, photos, videos and other multimedia elements for online sales programs.
  • Work with sales executives during product planning and client pitches to help identify creative ways to engage with the online audience.
  • Responsible for ensuring client requests are completed timely and accurately.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism, marketing or related field strongly preferred).
  • At least two years of experience in news, sales or public relations.
  • Excellent writing skills required.
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop or other image editing software required.
  • Basic video editing skills required.
  • Basic HTML knowledge required.
  • Must be self-motivating and able to work well with a diverse group of people.
  • Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Journalism background and knowledge of AP style is a plus.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Must be able to work at a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to read and write (with or without corrective devices).
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to speak clearly (with or without corrective devices).

Experience:

1-3 years of experience required

Education:

Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) required

Fisher Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Local Non-Profit Seeks Intern

A local, progressive non profit is looking for a videographer to shoot a small information video about their organization and impacts. They are primarily working with voter registration, particularly in underrepresented communities (people of color, youth, and homelessness), and their work is astounding. The filmer would have the chance to film these communities and their civic engagement as well as filming interviews with employees and clients. Some video editing skills would be required as well.

 

This opportunity is unpaid but hte video would be shown at the national convention, the first place and two finalist videos will receive a cash prize, and, if they win first place, they would get to attend the national convention as well. All of this in addition to a great resume building opportunity and references.

 

The deadline is November 5th, and would be about 20-30 hours of work total.

 Please Contact me for further information.

 Sophia Sanders

 Seattle University Debate | Coach

BA in Humanities for Teaching ’11 | Matteo Ricci College International Economic Development Intern

Cell: 503-332-8151 |  Email: SandersS@Seattleu.edu

 

Social Media Manager in Portland!

URL: http://www.fsci.com/
Company: fishercommunicationsinc
Telephone: mburcham@fsci.com
Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWJ1cmNoYW0uMjM2OTMuMzYzMUBmaXNoZXJjb21tdW5pY2F0aW9uc2luYy5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Reference: 756
Type: Permanent
Position: Social Media Manager
Location: Portland, Oregon
Industry: Media
Salary:
Description:

KATU.com is looking for a social media manager to join our existing team of web producers. The social media manager is first and foremost a journalist and will adhere to the highest journalistic standards in all of his or her work.

The social media manager will take a leadership role in maintaining KATU’s social media presence and interacting with readers on our social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter. We are looking for a creative person who will develop new ways for KATU to use social media, including tie-ins with our news broadcasts. The social media manager will also be responsible for writing and posting news stories to KATU.com, including writing and reporting breaking news. A strong journalism background is required.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Oversee social media use within the KATU newsroom to ensure compliance with company policies and expectations.
  • Manage KATU’s day-to-day social media activity, including Facebook, Twitter and other networks.
  • Create and direct social campaigns that engage with readers, build brand and drive people to KATU.com.
  • Train and direct FIN and broadcast newsroom staff on tools, usage policies and best practices.
  • Monitor all FIN and KATU-branded social media accounts of all staffers to provide ongoing feedback and improvement.
  • Manage contesting on and appearance of all KATU social media sites.
  • Facilitate integration of social media efforts with broadcast products and content.
  • Work with Director of Social Media to develop social media best practices.
  • Report, write, select and publish original news and other stories to station website and other sites in text, video, still image and other media formats.
  • Ensure consistency and accuracy of stories on the site and consistency with the station news department.
  • Ability to react to and post breaking news quickly and accurately.
  • Monitor station’s newscasts and mine other information sources for news and distinguish newsworthy stories for the site.
  • Ability to work autonomously and use individual judgment on content postings to sites.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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:

– BA/BS degree or equivalent (Degree in journalism or related field strongly preferred).
– Journalism background and knowledge of AP style required.
– Strong news writing and social media skills required.
– TV news production experience preferred.
– Strong graphics skills required.
– Strong computer skills required.
– Experience with Photoshop, advanced HTML, and digital video editing is helpful but not required.
– Must be self-directing, self-motivating and able to work will with a diverse group of people.
– Must be able to handle stress, including short deadlines.
– Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Fisher Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Anchor Position in Bakersfield! Yes, sunny California beckons…

URL: http://www.fsci.com/
Company: fishercommunicationsinc
Telephone: mburcham@fsci.com
Application URL: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bWJ1cmNoYW0uNjMzODguMzYzMUBmaXNoZXJjb21tdW5pY2F0aW9uc2luYy5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20

Reference: 753
Type: Permanent
Position: Anchor
Location: Bakersfield, California
Industry: Media
Salary:
Description:

Summary

Delivers news stories in a live, daily newscast and produces an updated 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 include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Professionally anchors morning newscast by delivering news scripts that are clear and concise for viewers, while providing appropriate unscripted content
  • Helps Producer compose newscast with fresh, interesting content and updates stories which have aired previously
  • Updates website with newscasts or news stories
  • Participates in frequent public appearances and community events

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 others 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 define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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.

Fisher Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer