Thursday, March 30, 2017


KCTV/KSMO in Fairway, KS is seeking candidates for an Assistant Creative Services Director. We are looking for an experienced, innovative and highly creative person to partner with the Creative Services team to create amazing on-air, off-air and digital strategies that motivate viewers to watch the station and visit the station website.

Qualified candidates must have a BA/BS in Advertising, Marketing or Broadcasting. Must have at least two years’ experience in a marketing or promotions lead role at a television station. Skills in graphic design, editing, shooting, writing, etc. are required. The selected candidate will have strong leadership skills, problem solving skills, communication skills and be a self-motivated/strategy oriented individual.

A CBS affiliate, home of the Kansas City Chiefs, WeatherRate Certified Most Accurate, and over 32 hours of locally produced newscasts each week are just a few of the reasons that KCTV/KSMO is where you should be! Qualified candidates, please apply at

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

ABC7: Our Helicopter is Way Cooler Than Yours

A few spots from LA - that showcase some distinct advantages to their breaking news coverage.

The first spot is kinda quirky:

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KABC-TV AIR7HD with SKYMAP7 and XTREME VISION Powered by the SHOTOVER F1 LIVE from Shotover Camera Systems on Vimeo.

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KMBC and KCWE, owned and operated by Hearst Television, are looking for a highly-creative Senior Producer to write, shoot, edit and design promotion for all media platforms. This position is responsible for producing station image promotion that advances our brand and gets noticed in a competitive market. This person will write, produce and creatively execute daily news promos, station campaigns, and marketing projects. This person will also assist the promotions department in other duties, as assigned. If you demand excellence in yourself, inspire others, think outside the box and are motivated with a great attitude, this job could be ideal for you! Send resume and demo reel to Paul Tranisi, c/o KMBC-TV, 6455 Winchester Ave., Kansas City, MO, 64133 Contact: EOE M/F/D/V

Job Responsibilities:
* Produce, write, shoot and edit compelling on-air promos and image campaigns from start to finish. Generate viewer interest to increase brand awareness and ratings for all platforms.
* Organize, oversee and execute projects from concept through delivery. Direct and supervise video editors, sound editors and talent.
* Demonstrate advanced proficiency shooting HD and 4K video with a variety of different cameras including DSLR and Canon’s C300.
* Create, update and enhance station on-air image, entertainment promos and graphics.
* Hands-on editing and online editing supervision.
* Contribute to brainstorm sessions across all departments.

Qualifications Requirements:
* Advanced skills and experience working with Adobe Premiere.
* Must have experience with the Magic Bullet Suite, the Trapcode Suite, Video Copilot Optical Flares and Video Copilot Element 3D and Cinema 4D Studio.
* Must possess outstanding skills in videography and studio/field lighting.
* Demonstrate ability to write compelling, conversational copy. Strong image and promotion writing skills.
* Must work well under tight deadlines.
* Must be a team player and think outside the box.
* Television Writer/Producer experience preferred.

* Bachelor’s Degree or some college preferred or equivalent work experience.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Fox5 Welcomes the Raiders

Big news in Las Vegas -- they are finally getting their own NFL team. (Bad news for the folks in Oakland.) Here are two spots Fox 5 put together: