Multi-Media Journalist

Star City News is looking for a passionate reporter/multi-media journalist to join our news team. This position is responsible for newsgathering and reporting for broadcast, digital, other multi-platform applications, including shooting, writing and editing. We want someone who can connect with our viewers in the Greater Lafayette area on all platforms including television, web and social media.

Responsibilities:
General assignment reporting
• Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories
• Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
• Participate in station community and promotional events
• Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
• Perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
• College degree, preferably in broadcast journalism
• Premiere Pro edit experience a plus, and video camera/photography skills
• Exceptional writing, speech, grammar and spelling
• Ability to list 25-30 pounds of equipment required
• Clean background check, driving record and drug test required
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
• Be active on social media
• Must be a self-motivator, able to meet tight deadlines, have strong verbal and written communication skills
• Team player who is flexible
• Displays a positive work ethic and can work under tight deadlines
• High degree of integrity and professionalism
• Demonstrates good news judgment and decision making
Additional Job Requirements:
• Multi-Media Journalist experience a plus
• Ability to communicate effectively and work well with people while under pressure
• Upbeat personality and quick wit
• Up to date on and interested in current news events
• Knowledge of laws of libel, slander and applicable FCC rules and regulations.
• Personal initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision

Please send all information to:
Billy Huggins
General Manager
Star City Broadcasting
WPBI FOX 16, WPBI NBC 16, WPBY ABC, WAZY-FM, WBPE-FM, WYCM-FM, WSHY-AM/FM
3824 S. 18th Street
Lafayette, IN 47909
(O) 765-474-1410 x4301
billy@starcitybroadcasting.com


TITLE Production/Creative Services Manager

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR General Manager

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Production / Creative Services Manager is responsible for the creation of promotional and/or commercial spots for the station and its customers. Coordinating production team members to achieve the highest quality of audio/video productions. Developing schedules that utilize equipment and the team’s talents in the most efficient manner. The overall goal is to produce quality production for our clients, enhance stations overall Image through station and program promotion.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field is preferred.

Experience: Previous management experience in a broadcast setting is desired. Must have experience in creating and editing commercials. A minimum of 2 years experience in broadcasting is desired.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Must be creative and have the ability to take written concepts and translate them into exciting video spots.
2. Works closely with the Sales Department in creating commercials for our clients.
3. Responsible for all elements of station graphic presentation, including the creation and production of all broadcast graphics and animations.
4. Oversees commercial production, creative services, and station promotion staff.
5. Writes, shoots and edits video commercials and presentations within established timeframes.
6. Coordinates with the Sales Executives to schedule and produce video commercials and presentations.
7. Responsible for hiring, training, and evaluating production staff.
8. Maintains inventory of equipment and makes recommendations for purchases.
9. Must be able to prioritize and focus.
10. Must have knowledge of audio/video input and output, balancing, framing and lighting for video concepts, and knowledge of industry rules and regulations.
11. Proficient in Photoshop, After Effects, Chyron Systems, and other graphics systems.

Please send all information to:
Billy Huggins
General Manager
Star City Broadcasting
WPBI FOX 16, WPBI NBC 16, WPBY ABC, WAZY-FM, WBPE-FM, WYCM-FM, WSHY-AM/FM
3824 S. 18th Street
Lafayette, IN 47909
(O) 765-474-1410 x4301
billy@starcitybroadcasting.com


 


Careers in Sales

Are you an experienced sales leader with a drive for paying it forward with clients, co-workers and your community? Star City Broadcasting is currently looking for dynamic Multi Media Account Managers to join our group and help propel our sales to the next level. We provide support, lots of feedback, tools, training and fantastic products. Serving Greater Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana you will represent four network TV stations. The affiliations are Fox, NBC, ABC and My TV. You will represent four radio stations. They are Top 40, Country, News Talk and Bob FM. You will have best in class digital products as well.
The Lafayette, Indiana DMA is home to Purdue University and a host of major employers like Subaru of America and Caterpillar who are manufacturing their products here to Rolls-Royce and GE building jet engines. The balance of a major university with major employers provides a stable economy to live and work.
Our company believes in hiring highly motivated people and providing them with a great work environment and products. We believe in giving the recognition and resources an individual need to succeed while providing a great compensation package. Additionally, we will not bog them down in reports, paperwork, and red tape.
If you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships, enjoy working with others and helping people. If you want to feel that others value your advice and guidance and if you have a “can-do” attitude, this might be a great fit for your career.
We are a small family-owned company that creates a great balance between work and personal life and understands your job because we’ve been doing it for decades. We understand great people make a great company. If you’re curious about this opportunity, send us your résumé today.

Please send all information to:
Sabrina Israel
General Sales Manager
Star City Broadcasting
WPBI FOX 16, WPBI NBC 16, WPBY ABC, WAZY-FM, WBPE-FM, WYCM-FM, WSHY-AM/FM
3824 S. 18th Street
Lafayette, IN 47909
(O) 765-474-1410 x4308
sabrina@starcitybroadcasting.com