Production for WBNS
Columbus, Ohio

posted on March 15, 2017

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Dispatch Broadcast Group Career Opportunities Job listings by company WBNS-TV | WTHR-TV | WBNS-FM/WBNS-AM/RadiOhio,Inc. The Dispatch Printing Company Thank you for your interest in employment with Dispatch Broadcast Group. Please review the position postings carefully and apply only for those positions that you feel fit your educational and employment background. Resumes and applications are considered by position; please note that it is necessary to complete the online application form in its entirety for each position for which you wish to be considered. It is not necessary to submit multiple applications for one job posting. Please check back often as our postings are updated regularly. At Dispatch Broadcast Group, we are passionate about providing an engaging and accurate product for our listeners and viewers. We value excellence, a collaborative attitude and a strong work ethic. When we set out to hire a new associate, we search for someone who values the same ideals. Based on our solid reputation, we receive hundreds of applications; it is not possible to personally contact each applicant. If you are being considered for a position, you will be contacted within about 30 days. If you are scheduled for an interview, you will be asked to complete an application for employment. A background and reference check, education verification and drug screen are required for all positions; in some cases, a motor vehicle record check is required as well. It is the policy of Dispatch Broadcast Group to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability, military status, citizenship or any other legally-protected status in accordance with applicable local, state and federal law. Please note that unsolicited resumes, or those resumes submitted via email, fax or mail will not be considered. However, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law, Dispatch Broadcast Group will provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities to ensure equal access to employment opportunities. If you are in need of an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at 614.460.2874. If you are having problems navigating this site, please contact Human Resources at 614.460.2874. Community groups and educational institutions wishing to obtain information regarding full time job vacancies should contact Human Resources in writing via email ( or via US Mail: Dispatch Broadcast Group Attn. Human Resources, 770 Twin Rivers Dr., Columbus, OH 43215. WBNS-TV (Columbus, Ohio) Executive Producer - 200XX WBNS-TV, Central Ohio’s News Leader, seeks a dynamic Executive Producer with a proven track record. The successful candidate will be responsible for the production, execution and overall presentation of our daily newscasts, while providing leadership in the newsroom, managing producers and associate producers, ensuring writing meets station standards, coordinating with other departments for daily multiplatform news production and assisting in development of news department strategy. 10TV strives to succeed and is looking for someone with passion and enthusiasm to join our strong team! We have all of the tools you need to succeed in our new state of the art newsroom! This position requires at least six years’ experience in local television news as a Producer and Executive Producer (with at least two years as EP or similar). The candidate must have excellent news judgment and communication skills, proficient comprehension of digital and social platforms and above average writing and storytelling skills. The ideal candidate should have the ability to manage and influence a large group and to work effectively in often stressful situations required. Experience in investigative journalism and digital platforms are a plus. Please be sure to include your news philosophy and link to a recent newscast in your cover letter or resume. WBNS 10TV is a first-class, family owned company that takes pride in quality, not quantity. WBNS 10TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply for this job Digital Executive Producer - 200HH WBNS 10TV is looking for a creative, experienced and driven Digital Executive Producer to lead our digital media team and work with the broadcast team to ensure Central Ohio’s News Leader’s success on all platforms. This position will oversee and manage the execution of digital and social journalism in alignment with the Director of News & Digital Content. WBNS is a family owned company that has a strong culture and strives for excellence. We are looking for a gifted candidate that can set a vision for the digital and social platforms and keep it evolving as the industry does. We have all of the tools you need to succeed in our new state of the art newsroom! The right candidate will have the combination of being able to see things at the macro level but is also able to roll up their sleeves and be micro. You will approve, write, edit and publish stories for and our mobile and social networks. The right candidate will be vocal in the editorial meetings beyond just the numbers (though they are important!) to incorporate a creative mission daily. The successful Digital EP will respond quickly and accurately to breaking news. This role will provide guidance to newscast producers and assist in writing on-air teases and text that promote coverage in digital and social media. The ideal candidate will innovate and is able to understand and analyze monthly statistical reports and other documentation regarding digital and social use. Leadership of the digital team will include maintaining work and vacation schedules. Preferences: 5 years working in a converged (broadcast/digital) newsroom with 2 years’ management experience. WBNS 10TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer Apply for this job Associate Producer - 200MP WBNS 10TV, Central Ohio’s News Leader, has a great opportunity for a full-time Associate Producer. The Associate Producer works with Producers, Assignment Editors, Reporters, Photographers and Anchors to determine the best story selections, angles and coverage. WBNS cares about the community and the stories we tell! Our Associate Producers assist in the creation of graphic elements for stories as assigned. They produce stories and manage timely content on the stations website and all social media platforms. We are a multi-platform news hub serving the Columbus market wherever they are: online, mobile and in the social spaces. Our Associate Producers may be responsible for breaking news cut-ins as well as occasionally running prompter. Must have a college degree in journalism, communications or related and previous newsroom writing /producing experience is required. WBNS 10TV is a first-class, family owned company that takes pride in quality, not quantity. We offer medical, dental and vision benefits along with a generous amount of paid time off and 401k. Join us for dress down Fridays and the occasional ice cream social or any other social event marked on the calendar! WBNS 10TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply for this job Assignment & Digital Editor - 200TW WBNS 10TV seeks a full-time Assignment & Digital Editor to plan, develop and produce hard news and content coverage for a top notch family owned TV station in Columbus, Ohio. WBNS has a new state of the art newsroom with all of the tools you need to succeed. Join us for dress down Fridays and the occasional ice cream social or any other social event marked on the calendar! WBNS offers medical, dental, vision and a generous paid time off benefit. This position will assist and produce for WBNS’s digital platforms:, mobile, app and social as well as cover the general duties of the assignment desk. The successful candidate will be responsible for news coverage, executing enterprise coverage, digital producing and long-range news planning. Must have exceptional news judgment, be extremely resourceful, and make enterprising a priority. Must be able to assist crews with computer assisted reporting skills, communicate effectively with producers and managers and own breaking news utilizing satellite, live trucks, Dejero and helicopter. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills coupled with the ability to work effectively under pressure and have strong social media and digital skills. This position requires two years’ experience in a television newsroom. WBNS 10TV is an equal opportunity employer. Apply for this job Director of Engineering - 200PI Join our award-winning team! WBNS 10TV, Central Ohio’s News Leader in Columbus, is dedicated to providing compelling content on all platforms, owning breaking news and ensuring a great future for our employees. We are currently seeking applicants for Director of Engineering. 10TV seeks an innovative, visionary leader who will keep WBNS on the cutting edge of digital technology on all platforms. This critical senior management position oversees and manages all Engineering, Master Control, and Quality Control Personnel. The DOE manages and maintains all broadcast equipment/systems responsible for daily on-air operation of the station with an eye towards evolving and innovate technologies. Uses RF and IP engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink/uplink, microwave transmission systems and SNG and ENG vehicle maintenance. Manages and maintains all ancillary systems responsible for supporting the on-air operation (i.e., HVAC, networking, Generators, changeover switches, UPS systems electrical, and mechanical). Also Manages the Station’s FCC licenses, implements changes with regards to FCC requirements and exercises knowledge of FCC rules and regulations to protect the station’s license. Requirements: A thorough understanding of all Broadcast disciplines and future technologies including ATSC 3, spectrum modifications, and implementation of multiple streaming platforms with a strong I.T. background. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Broadcast engineering and operations management Degree in Electronics, Engineering or related field is preferred. SBE Certification in both Broadcast and I.T. disciplines is a plus. WBNS 10 TV is an equal opportunity employer. Apply for this job Producer/Director - 200JM WBNS 10TV is offering an exceptional opportunity for a full-time Producer/Director. 10TV is a top notch family owned station. We offer medical, dental and vision benefits along with a generous amount of paid time off and 401k. Our employees are team players that thrive on quality, are passionate about what they do, and are driven and resourceful problem solvers. We are seeking someone who can develop, design, implement, or create new approaches and ideas for their production as well as work calmly and effectively under stress. Familiarity with Ross OverDrive Control System and Wheatstone D3 audio board or similar, robotic studio cameras, operating a TelePrompTer and floor direction for live newscasts is a plus. Experience in producing sports programming and knowledgeable of the game of football is a must. The person should have strong organizational skills, and also be skilled in writing scripts, conducting interviews, and video editing. Knowledge in creating graphics with Adobe Photoshop is a plus. Three years of experience directing live newscasts is preferred. WBNS 10TV is an equal opportunity employer.

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