Production Manager

Production Manager

Job Posting # 2022-04-18-A6

Job Description:

This position oversees the day-to-day operation of the News Production Department and the television production crew.  Recruits, trains, schedules and supervises the News Production Associate/Newscast directors and news production assistants, works with the News Director, to help create and maintain a consistent “look” to all of the elements in WHIZ-TV newscasts. Duties also include directing at least one of daily newscast. The Manager also develops, creates, and produces station promotions and public service announcements, assign production projects and other news elements to news production associates. They will also help create, lead, organize and assign staff for special projects and long-form sports programming. Other duties as assigned.

EMPLOYMENT DATE

Negotiable

COMPENSATION

Negotiable based on experience

BENEFITS

WHIZ Media Group observes the following designated paid holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Paid time off

Health benefit plan

Corporate fitness membership

Qualified individuals may apply by sending your resume and work experience to Hank Littick at 629 Downard Rd, Zanesville, OH 43701 or email at hlittick@whizmediagroup.com

REPORTER

REPORTER

Job Posting # 2022-03-29-N40

Are you looking to get your start in the television news industry? Why not apply to work at WHIZ-TV in Zanesville, Ohio.

Zanesville is located just an hour east of Columbus and just over two hours from Pittsburgh and Cleveland. We’re a small market training ground for new talent looking to hone their skills in writing and reporting.

We have videographers that shoot and edit for our reporters so all you’ll need to focus on is writing a solid news story. We also have live capabilities.

While we know you won’t make the station your permanent home, we’re hoping you’ll be part of our tight-knit newsroom while you learn the ropes of becoming a standout reporter.

We cross train everyone to be able to anchor on one of our newscasts that include an hour-long morning show that starts at 6am, 6, 7 and 11pm shows during the week and an 11pm on Saturday and Sunday.

If you’re interested in learning more about joining our team, send your resume and a demo of your work to Nichole Hannahs at nhannahs@whizmediagroup.com We look forward to hearing from you.

REPORTER

REPORTER

Job Posting # 2022-03-29-N39

Are you looking to get your start in the television news industry? Why not apply to work at WHIZ-TV in Zanesville, Ohio.

Zanesville is located just an hour east of Columbus and just over two hours from Pittsburgh and Cleveland. We’re a small market training ground for new talent looking to hone their skills in writing and reporting.

We have videographers that shoot and edit for our reporters so all you’ll need to focus on is writing a solid news story. We also have live capabilities.

While we know you won’t make the station your permanent home, we’re hoping you’ll be part of our tight-knit newsroom while you learn the ropes of becoming a standout reporter.

We cross train everyone to be able to anchor on one of our newscasts that include an hour-long morning show that starts at 6am, 6, 7 and 11pm shows during the week and an 11pm on Saturday and Sunday.

If you’re interested in learning more about joining our team, send your resume and a demo of your work to Nichole Hannahs at nhannahs@whizmediagroup.com We look forward to hearing from you.

PART-TIME MASTER CONTROL WEEKEND OPERATOR

PART-TIME MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR, WHIZ, Zanesville, OH (Entry Level)

Job Posting #2021-07-07-E36

WHIZ is looking for a Master Control Operator to join our team. This position includes the responsibilities of operating master control.

These responsibilities include:

1. On-air switching which includes switching newscasts, and switching on-air
programming.
2. Audio console operation
3. Equipment logging at scheduled intervals and/or due to events.
4. Server Play out systems
5. Satellite systems
6. Organizing and Quality Checking content for air

Applicant should be computer literate, willing to assist co-workers from all departments and flexible to work floating shifts which include holidays and weekends as WHIZ is a 24/7/365 operation.

Experience or education in television production is desired.

Applicants can mail or email their resume to:

No phone calls please.

WHIZ
c/o Kevin Buente
629 Downard Road
Zanesville Ohio, 43701
kbuente@whizmediagroup.com

WHIZ/SEO Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunuty Employer.

Commercial Production Producer.

Commercial Production Producer.

Job Posting # 2020-12-16-TP23

WHIZ TV has an Full-Time opening for a Commercial Production Producer. This position will be responsible for conceiving and producing high quality commercials for a variety of clients and in-house promotions for WHIZ TV. We are looking for a flexible, natural-born storyteller with a mind for constant improvement and innovation. Being a team player is essential. This position will cover a Studio Production spot during WHIZ TV’s Live at Noon broadcast. As well as, head up the Game of the Week production unit.

Skills and Requirements:

A working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
Advanced Non-Linear editing skills
Experience in a Television Studio Environment
Experience with a Tri-Caster mobile production system
Shooting with DSLR and Mirrorless cameras
A solid understanding of P2 workflow
An understanding of prime lens
Audio gathering and editing

No phone calls please

Send Resume and Demo Reel to:

Matthew Mihalko
WHIZ TV
Production Manager
mmihalko@whizmediagroup.com

Digital Manager

Digital Manager Job Description

Reports to: President of WHIZ Media Group

Position # 2019-12-03-E2

Job Duties
This position performs a number of duties which include but are not limited to the following:
As the Webmaster you will maintain our website(s) and servers to meet user needs. You will be responsible for making sites easy to use, attractive and secure.
In this role, you should be detail-oriented and an excellent communicator. Balancing creativity with an analytical process is essential.
Ultimately, you will ensure the functionality and efficiency of web infrastructure.
Typical job duty expectations:

  • Plan, implement, manage, monitor and upgrade the organization’s website.
  • Respond to and troubleshoot all website issues.
  • Identify and respond to all website security breaches.
  • Conduct content audits to eliminate redundant and/or duplicate information.
  • Create appropriate website content aligned to the organization’s strategy.
  • Improve the User Experience of the website regularly.
  • Collaborate with all staff and management to ensure that the website aligns with brand strategy and meets the organization’s standards.
  • Create strategies to grow subscriber base and web traffic metrics.
  • Ensure full compliance on the website with all laws and regulations.
  • Keep up-to-date with industry best practice and monitor competitor websites.
  • Expert knowledge of Macromedia suite, Adobe suite, Content Management Systems and W3C Web standards.
  • Highly proficient in HTML, XHTML, CSS design, cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility, firewalls (functionality and maintenance), Access, mySQL and JavaScript.
  • Great understanding of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) .
  • Ability to troubleshoot website issues in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent content creation and writing skills.
  • Fantastic time management skills with the ability to multi-task.

Please send resume to:

No phone calls please.

CEO
Hank Littick
WHIZ Media Group
hlittick@whizmediagroup.com