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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT and HR/PAYROLL COORDINATOR


Station: WFFF-TV
Department:  Administrative & General
Reports To:  Vice President/General Manager
Exempt:  No

Position Summary:

The Administrative Assistant and HR/Payroll Coordinator provides a full range of administrative and clerical support to the Vice President/General Manager and other station personnel, while serving as the liaison between station personnel and the corporate office for matters related to payroll, benefits, employee relations, employment and training.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative and clerical support to the Vice President/General Manager and other station personnel.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for station personnel for matters related to payroll, benefits, employee relations, employment and training.
  • Trains and supports employees in their use of the computerized timekeeping system.
  • Prepares and submits payroll change notices to notify the corporate payroll team of changes in employee statuses.
  • Works with the corporate payroll team to resolve discrepancies in employee time records.
  • Receives and distributes corporate and station communications to station personnel.
  • Maintains personnel records for the station.
  • Coordinates the onboarding of new hires.
  • Point of Contact, Liaison with Accounting Office for coordination of vendor invoices/expense reports ensuring Dept. Head approval, Account Coding, GM approval.  Ensures Purchase Orders and related documents are included.   Coordinates  these tasks for the station, sending invoices to Rochester for processing.
  • Provides word processing services.
  • Manages calendars and appointments for GM.
  • Maintains files and records.
  • Composes correspondence and prepares documents for transmission, mail and/or distribution.
  • Performs photocopying and other document production services.
  • Performs other clerical functions as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • High School diploma. Associates Degree, preferred
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Minimum three years experience in clerical support or administrative assistance, preferably in the broadcast industry.
  • Experience with ADP payroll system products is preferred.

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 

The Administrative Assistant must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  The Administrative Assistant must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds.  In addition, the Administrative Assistant must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.

Please apply through: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/70657.html

Chief Meteorologist

ABC22 & FOX44 serving Vermont, Northern New York, Southern New Hampshire, and Southern Quebec is looking for a dynamic Chief Meteorologist. The ideal candidate will have experience and a passion for forecasting weather in New England for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to viewers. The Burlington/Plattsburgh news market thrives on local weather coverage. Weather plays a huge role in our communities, not only in the day-to-day, but in a region that is largely dependent on recreation and agriculture. The Chief Meteorologist will aggressively utilize our weather system to inform viewers during severe weather both on-air and online. Burlington, VT truly experiences four seasons, and is continually ranked among the top markets for quality of life.      

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.
  • Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner.
  • Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
  • Trains and coaches fellow meteorologists.
  • Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage.
  • Produces special weather programming and other duties as assigned.
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.



Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Hold AMS Seal of Approval or CBM status.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.Minimum five years' experience in weather reporting or anchoring.
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
  • Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.



Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Chief Meteorologist must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Meteorologist must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.


If you are interested, please apply at: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/70457.html

Morning Meteorologist

ABC22 & FOX44 serving Vermont, Northern New York, Southern New Hampshire, and Southern Quebec is looking for a personable and reliable Meteorologist for our growing morning show. The ideal candidate will have experience and a passion for forecasting weather in New England for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to viewers. The Morning Meteorologist will bring energy and creativity to four hours of news programming, as you help viewers prepare for the day and week ahead. The Morning Meteorologist will aggressively utilize our weather system to inform viewers during severe weather both on-air and online. Burlington, VT truly experiences four seasons, and is continually ranked among the top markets for quality of life.      

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.
  • Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner.
  • Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
  • Field report during special events or severe weather as needed.
  • Assists in producing special weather programming and other duties as assigned.
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
  • Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.



Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Meteorology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • AMS Seal of Approval or CBM status.
  • Minimum four years' experience in weather reporting or anchoring.
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
  • Strong understanding of the field of meteorology and a proven track record of forecasting.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.



Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Morning Meteorologist must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Meteorologist must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.


If you are interested, please apply at: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/70459.html

News Producer

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
  • Writes and orders news stories.
  • Approves scripts.
  • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.
  • Edits video.
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Minimum two years' experience in news operations.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Flexibility to work any shift.



Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the News Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

If you are interested, please apply at: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/64562-13053.html

Account Executive (Sales)


Needed Immediately

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
  • Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
  • Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
  • Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
  • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
  • Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
  • Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
  • Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
  • Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Minimum one year's experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.



Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Account Executive must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

If interested, please apply at: http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/67301.html


Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have any questions, contact Terri Bush, Director Human Resources tlbush@nexstar.tv




Sports Director


Position Summary:

FOX44/ABC22 in the beautiful Champlain Valley is looking for a Sports Director to lead our 2-person sports team. If you want to fill your sportscasts with highlights from pro teams, this job is NOT for you! We are all about LOCAL sports. We care about high schools and area colleges, and find fun feature stories to engage our viewers. The ideal candidate will immerse themselves in the community, make public appearances, and be a champion for our news brand. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms.
  • Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
  • Works closely with the News Director to ensure sports coverage fits with the news brand.
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content.
  • Creates weekly sports department coverage plan, and maintains staff schedules.
  • Creates and executes long-term sports coverage plan, including season and team preview specials, and coverage of special events.
  • Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsroom situations as required.
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Shoots video for sports reports.
  • Sets up, composes and execute live shots using TVU backpack.
  • Maintains video equipment.
  • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content.
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.



Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required.
  • Minimum five years' experience in sports reporting or anchoring.
  • Superior on-air presence.
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others.
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution.
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  • Flexibility to work any shift, including weekends and holidays.



Physical Demands & Work Environment:


The Sports Director must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Sports Director must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

If you are interested in applying, please apply at:  http://nexstar.hirecentric.com/jobs/68239.html

 
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
If you have any questions, contact Terri Bush, Director Human Resources
tlbush@nexstar.tv