Examples of Television Broadcast Job Possibilities

May include a general overview of job description, however, responsibilities may vary. These are examples only and not current job openings

Managers: General Manager, General Sales Manager, Local Sales Manager, Director of Broadcast Operations, News Director, Chief Engineer, Creative Services Director, Office Manager, Media Manager

Receptionist: Handles incoming calls/guests, general duties, may assist with accounting paperwork flow/traffic assistance when needed and other projects as assigned.

Broadcast Information Technologist: Responsible for day-to-day maintenance and upkeep of a network of workstations and servers, troubleshoots, upgrades, and repairs network computers and infrastructure, non-network computers and printers. Also assists Engineering staff with various projects.

Sales Staff: Sells commercial airtime and Internet/Digital Media on local, regional level.

National Sales Assistant: Inputs National sales orders, handles make goods, preemptions and paid programming.

Digital Media Coordinator: Provides support and reports for digital sales staff. Designs ads and creates digital content and web products for advertisers.

Creative Services Producer: Writes, shoots, and edits promotions for newscast and station. Works with sales staff in conjunction with clients to produce local commercials.

Assignment Editor: Coordinates and manages weekday assignment desk. Daily beat checks. Works with reporters, producers, and photographers to make sure news stories are covered. Internet and Social Media contributions.

News Producer: Produces newscasts may include editing Internet copy and video. Internet and Social Media responsibilities.

News Reporter/Producer: Writes, reports, and edits news stories with ability to produce a newscast. Internet and Social Media responsibilities.

News and Sports Multimedia Journalists: Generates, writes, and edits stories with ability to shoot video. Some back-up anchoring/producing possible. Significant Internet and Social Media responsibilities.

News Photographer: Shoots and edits news stories.

News and Sports Anchors: Reports, field anchors live shots with some producing and writing required. Help reporters and producers with ideas and experience. Internet and Social Media responsibilities.

Social Media Coordinator: Manages social media initiatives for station’s news and sales departments using the Internet, mobile apps, online communities, including support of our digital network across our websites, Facebook, YouTube, and more.

Technical Media Producer: Operates Master Control switcher, maintains a program log operates computer based commercial playback system and dubs commercial spots. Operates multi-receiver system for catching program feeds, news feeds, etc. and may assist with engineering projects.