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JOB POSTING

Date:  5/2/16

Location: Yuma AZ

Position:  General Manager

NPG of Yuma El Centro is currently looking for a General Manager to be responsible for leading the efforts in providing high quality and financially viable television programming in a multi-affiliate operation. The General Manager works closely with Department Managers, News Directors and other key personnel, to ensure that station goals and objectives are met or exceeded.

Duties include management of the physical, human and financial assets of the station, in relation to achieving budgeted financial goals and growing market revenue. The General Manager is responsible for recruiting and hiring department managers, working with the News Director in recognizing and hiring key talent, as well as conducting annual performance reviews with all direct report employees. Additionally, the General Manager oversees strict adherence to FCC rules and regulations, monitoring related processes to ensure protection of station licensing.

Experience as a General Manager is required and, additionally, a Sales background is preferred.  The desired candidate is expected to be a strategic thinker, disciplined executor, practiced in developing and making recommendations, exhibiting professional interpersonal, communicative and presentation skills. To be successful in this role, candidates must be detail-oriented, with the ability to remain inherently focused on the systematic completion of multiple projects. Advanced computer skills, extensive knowledge of MS Excel and Power Point, knowledge of and basic competence in a PC-based traffic system are required, with a college degree preferred. Possession of a valid driver’s license, currently insured dependable transportation, and the ability to travel frequently are additionally required.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Applications may be submitted by mail or email. When applying for this position, please state your referral source.

News-Press & Gazette
Attn: Recruiting Manager
825 Edmond Street
St. Joseph, MO 64501
Email: careers@npgco.com

EOE

JOB POSTING

Date:              May 13, 2015

Location:       Yuma, AZ

Position:        Assistant Engineer

The Engineering Department of NPG of Yuma-El Centro has an immediate opening for an Assistant Engineer.

NPG of Yuma-El Centro Assistant Engineers will work under the Chief Engineer in handling operational emergencies as needed and assist in technical and electrical projects. They will be responsible for maintaining and repairing all types of equipment (routing switchers, editing systems, broadcast IT systems transmitter, microwave links etc.) as directed by the Chief Engineer. They will be responsible for building maintenance including ordering and organizing supplies as well as controlling inventory. They will be responsible for all station vehicles including maintaining thorough and accurate records of all vehicle maintenance and submit monthly reports to corporate. They will trouble shoot and maintain control room equipment and station computer network. Assist in maintaining compliance with FCC and FAA rules.

Candidates must possess a high schools diploma and at least two years of technical electronics school or equivalent. They must have experience in electronic and mechanical repair and have good trouble shooting and problem solving skills. They must be competent in the use of electronic test equipment and hand tools. They must have a strong background in quality control and computer skills including proficiency in Pc’s LAN/WAN, IP switchers, IP network wiring and configuration, Windows related software and networks. They must also be proficient in Windows and MS Office products. The ability to work constructively under pressure and handle numerous time sensitive issues on a daily basis is imperative for success. They must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays and be on call if needed. They must be able to lift 50 lbs, stoop, crouch, or work on ladders up to 20 feet in height and on high rooftops. They must possess a valid driver’s license

When applying for this position, please note your referral source and send a cover letter explaining why you are the best fit for our position, along with a resume to: Pam Knight – HR Coordinator 1965 4th Avenue Yuma, AZ 85364 or email it to: pknight@kecytv.com.

 

Date: July 28, 2015

Location: Yuma, AZ

Position: Multimedia Journalist NPG of Yuma-El Centro in Yuma, Arizona has an immediate opening for a full-time bilingual Multimedia Journalist. We’re looking for an articulate Multimedia Journalist with good camera presence and a firm grasp of current events. Candidate must have strong news judgment and solid writing and video skills. You must be able to multitask. You have to be able to get news covered, get it on the air, and maintain a smooth delivery. The candidate we choose must be able to shoot and edit his or her own material. Our company doesn’t have a strict experience requirement for this position but Spanish proficiency is a must for this position. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and pass a drug test and background check. We are a facility new to broadcast news but we are owned by a very progressive company that’s not afraid to try new technology to enhance our product. When applying for this position, please note your referral source and send a cover letter explaining why you are the best fit for our some to be created newsroom, along with a resume and DVD, or a link to where we can view them to: Pam Knight HR Coordinator NPG of Yuma El Centro1965 4th Avenue Yuma, AZ 85364.

 

JOB POSTING

Date:               March 31, 2015

Location:       Yuma, Arizona

Position:        Account Executive

The Sales Department of KYMA-TV NBC 11 and KSWT-TV CBS 13 in Yuma, AZ and El Centro, CA has an immediate opening for an Account Executive in our Yuma office.

KYMA-KSWT Account Executives generate revenue for the stations through the sale of commercial airtime to local advertisers within KYMA-KSWT’s coverage area. Account Executives do this by developing, managing and maintaining new and pre-existing client accounts.  Account Executive responsibilities include: the knowledge of current station programming and advertising rates, knowledge of television ratings, market conditions and media competition, the organization of station information into oral and written presentation forms for the client, the timely completion of internal paperwork including insertion orders, traffic instructions, sales forecasting and other reports requested by sales management and attendance at sales meetings scheduled by the General Sales Manager.

Account Executive candidates must possess an enthusiastic and positive attitude, strong written and oral communication skills, organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work under pressure.  Prior broadcast sales experience preferred but not a requirement. A car in working order, automobile insurance, and a valid driver’s license required.  The candidate must pass a drug test and a background check.

When applying for this position, please note your referral source and send a cover letter explaining why you are the best fit for our position, along with your resume to: Matt McCombe – General Sales Manager, 1965 4th Avenue Yuma, AZ 85364

 

JOB POSTING
Date: January 13, 2015
Location: Yuma, AZ
Position: Account Executive
The Sales Department of KECY-TV FOX 9 in Yuma, AZ and El Centro, CA has
an immediate opening for an Account Executive.
Job Description:
KECY-TV FOX 9 Account Executives are responsible for generating revenue
from the sale of television airtime to local advertisers within KECY-TV’s coverage
area through the development of an active list of customers and prospects.
Responsibilities include; knowledge and preparation of station advertising rates,
current programming, Nielsen, market competition, and the organization of this
information into oral and written presentation form for the client sell; the timely
completion of internal paperwork including weekly sales planners and any other
reports requested by the Local Sales Manager; and, attending sales meetings as
called by the Local Sales Manager.
Qualifications:
Candidates must possess an enthusiastic and positive attitude, strong written
and oral communication, organizational and time management skills, and the
ability to work under pressure. Prior broadcast sales experience preferred. A car
in working order, car insurance, and a valid driver’s license required. The
candidate must pass a drug test and a background check.
When applying for this position, please note your referral source and send a cover letter
explaining why you are the best fit for our position, along with a resume to:

Pam Knight
– HR Coordinator

1965 4th Avenue Yuma, AZ 85364

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