Friday, January 15, 2016

11News This Morning

From KHOU in beautiful Houston, TX:




Thursday, January 14, 2016

Powerball

Since I didn't win, I'm still blogging.


Watch this group of New Jersey restaurant employees who THOUGHT they had won Powerball.

Stick around for the end for the GREAT unexpected promotional message tagged on to the end.

If it doesn't load on your computer - try this webpage instead: 

http://abc7.com/news/nj-restaurant-workers-celebrate-after-mistakenly-thinking-they-won-powerball/1157950/


   

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

JOB ALERT: WSYR

Job Description
WSYR NewsChannel 9, the local news leader for Central New York, is searching for a highly motivated Promotion Manager with a special news focus, and overall station brand development. Candidate will work closely with the News Director in developing brand and marketing strategies to take NewsChannel 9 to the next level. The ability to produce high-quality, modern promotion from start to finish is required. Candidate will have exceptional copy writing, photography, video, design and conceptual skills with a willingness and ability to teach others. Candidate must also have Adobe CC editing experience and excellent skills with After Effects. Candidate must also have professional interpersonal and communication skills, be detail-minded with the ability to handle tight deadlines, work well under pressure and prioritize multiple projects. 3-5 years prior television experience is required. Must send reel or link of work to be considered.
Responsibilities:
·        Help develop marketing strategies for NewsChannel 9, LocalSYR.com, MeTV Syracuse and Bounce Syracuse, including mobile apps
·        Produce NewsChannel 9 station, news and weather image promotion from concept to completion
·        Help oversee day-to-day operations, including news topicals, episodic show promotion, community events and social marketing
·        Produce daily promotion/news topicals as needed 
·        Manage projects and priorities within deadlines
·        Plan radio co-op as well as work with local partners for a cost effective approach to marketing the station
Required Skills
Requirements:
·        Exceptional copy writing, design and conceptual skills with a willingness and ability to teach others 
·        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
·        Detail-minded with the ability to handle tight deadlines 
·        Work well under pressure and prioritize multiple projects
·        Must understand the nuances, advantages and disadvantages unique to each media platform
Education:
Bachelor college degree required
Required Experience
·        3-5 years prior television experience is required for this management level position
·        Adobe CC editing experience and excellent skills with After Effects

Monday, January 11, 2016