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CNY Central seeking morning news producer

CNY Central seeking morning news producer

SYRACUSE — CNY Central, the combination of NBC3 (WSTM-TV), CBS5 (WTVH) and CW6 (WSTQ-LP) is searching for its next producer for “Today in Central New York,” the three-hour morning show which airs on NBC3.  We’ve got the details on this and other recent job openings at CNY Central.

Here is the full list of current openings, as provided by CNY Central:

Morning News FT Producer
CNY Central (WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH-TV) in Syracuse, NY, has an opening for a full-time News Producer for our morning newscast, Today in Central New York. We are looking for an aggressive, creative and eager applicant who truly loves writing and producing. This position is an integral part of a fun, hard-working and dedicated morning team. The ideal candidate must be passionate about mornings and bring new story, segment and live interview ideas to the table. The most desirable candidates will be able to produce content for all of our on-air, online and digital platforms and carry on engaging social media interactions with our viewers. Must be a strong decision-maker, knowledgeable about current events and passionate about quality.
No phone calls please.
Send resumes and reels to:
Rae Fulkerson, Vice President of News
WSTM-NBC3/WSTQ-CW 6/WTVH-CBS5
1030 James St., Syracuse, NY 13203
rfulkerson@chestv.com
WSTM-WSTQ is an EOE and D/V/M/F are encouraged to apply.
Master Control Operator (PT)
WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH-TV, Syracuse, has a part-time opening for a Master Control Operator.  Responsibilities include running live programming on all stations; quality control; ingest and preparation of program, commercial and promotional content; monitoring transmitters to ensure FCC compliance; studio preparation and master control operation for live news.  Familiarity with station automation, and file-based workflows a plus.  Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment is a must.  Shifts will include morning, evenings and weekends.  We’re looking for an aggressive, creative and independent candidate.
Send resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources/Master Control PT
WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH
1030 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13203
Or email to: tstemmler@chestv.com
(No phone calls)
WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH is an Equal Opportunity Employer; D/V/M/F are encouraged to apply; Drug test and clean Motor Vehicle Record required.


News Producer (FT)
CNY Central (WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH-TV) in Syracuse has an opening for a full-time News Producer. We are looking for an aggressive, creative, hard working, and eager applicant who truly loves writing and producing. The most desirable candidates will be able to produce content for all of our on-air, online and digital platforms. The ideal candidate will have a passion for social media, using it to promote our CNY Central platforms and carry on engaging interactions with our viewers. Generating promotable, local stories is a must. Must be a strong decision-maker, knowledgeable about current events and passionate about quality.
No phone calls please.
Send resumes and demo tapes to:
Rae Fulkerson, Vice President of News
WSTM-NBC3/WSTQ-CW 6/WTVH-CBS5
1030 James St., Syracuse, NY 13203
rfulkerson@chestv.com
WSTM-WSTQ is an EOE and D/V/M/F are encouraged to apply. Drug test and clean Motor Vehicle record required.

Morning Anchor / Reporter (FT)
CNY Central (WSTM/WSTQ/WTVH-TV
) in Syracuse, is searching for an energetic, fun and hardworking co-anchor to join our morning show team. We are on the air every weekday morning first at 4am in a very competitive market.  We are looking for a candidate who wants to win and takes “ownership” of the newscast by playing a key role in day-to-day and future planning. The most desirable applicants will be able to gather and produce content for all of our on-air, online and digital platforms. A passion for social media is key! This position will require the use of several types of social media to promote our CNY Central platforms and carry on engaging interactions with our viewers. Generating promotable, local stories is a must.
No phone calls please.
Send resumes, DVD / reel links to:
Rae Fulkerson, Vice President of News
WSTM-NBC3/WSTQ-CW 6/WTVH-CBS5
1030 James St., Syracuse, NY 13203
rfulkerson@chestv.com
WSTM-WTVH-WSTQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and D/V/M/F are encouraged to apply.  Drug Test and clean Motor Vehicle Record required.

Digital Media Manager (FT)
CNY Central – NBC3, CBS5, CW6, CNYCentral.com
is looking for a web-savvy newsie who can help us continue to grow our digital and broadcast audience with compelling content and innovative ideas. We need someone with great journalistic instincts with outstanding social media know-how. CNY Central is a market leader in social media and we are seeking a candidate to take our digital and social media presence to new heights.

Impeccable writing, grammar and diction are essential, but so is knowing how to interact with our web audience in a manner that builds loyalty and grows traffic. As the station’s Digital Media Manager, you will work with both the news and sales teams to ensure content published on the website meets CNY Central’s standards for excellence.

The DMM is also responsible for ensuring that published content is searchable by attaching the correct meta data to the content. The DMM must be able to use analytic tools in real time to make decisions about what content readers are responding to the most and determine what can be done to update and improve that content to take advantage of reader interest. The DMM is responsible for selecting content to be featured on our website’s home page as well as story placement in the CNY Central mobile app and our newscasts. The ideal candidate will have a firm grasp of the importance of “pushes” and “alerts” to our mobile audience and develop a strategy to maximize this feature.

The DMM must also be at the forefront of developing CNY Central’s social media strategy, including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. What’s the newest social media craze? Can we use it to increase web traffic and viewers? Those are important questions the DMM must consider daily. The DMM is also responsible for developing and carrying out a website / social media plan for breaking news, special events, special promotions, etc. The DMM will also work one-on-one with newsroom team members, both on and off air, to help them create and/or grow their social media presence.

The DMM will strive to meet monthly goals various analytics including; page views, mobile app downloads, mobile app page views, YouTube views, FB and Twitter followers, unique visitors, etc.

So, are you a fanatic social media user? Can you share that enthusiasm with others? Do you thrive on deadline pressure? Do you want to be in the middle of a high-paced newsroom that produces more content than any other news outlet in the market? Do you want to be part of a dynamic news team that wants to be a leader in the transformation of journalism on the web? If you answered “yes” to all of these, then this could be your job.

No phone calls please. Send or email resumes to:
Rae Fulkerson, Vice President of News  rfulkerson@chestv.com
WSTM-NBC3/WSTQ-CW 6/WTVH-CBS5
1030 James St., Syracuse, NY  13203
WSTM-WTVH-WSTQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and D/V/M/F are encouraged to apply. Drug Test and clean Motor Vehicle Record required.

Account Executives
CNY Central is seeking an outgoing and motivated individual to join our team!  This individual must be an assertive self-starter with the ability to generate new business; have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; and have proactive problem solving skills. The ability to work effectively as an individual and as a part of a team is necessary. You must be organized and detail-oriented with excellent oral and written communication skills.  CNY Central Account Executives prospect, develop and service our clients using the strength of NBC3, CBS5, CW6, CNY Central Digital, CNYcentral.com, Mobile and Social Media.  Responsibilities include creating customized advertising and marketing solutions for local businesses, achieving sales objectives and budgets, interacting with various internal departments to carry out client requirements such as scheduling advertising, monitoring account activity and managing collections. Regular, consistent and punctual attendance required.  Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.  You are the ideal candidate if you have a proven track record of exceeding goals and sales success, are comfortable selling a multitude of different products while maintaining a balanced mix of revenue, consistently have a plan in place to achieve your expectations, are comfortable spending 50% or more of your time prospecting, thrive in achieving high activity levels, listen more than you talk and have a tremendous ability to strategize and think creatively. We provide extensive resources, training and opportunities to excel and grow.
Please email resumes to Michelle Trombley at mtrombley@chestv.com.
A clean DMV record and drug test is required.
EOE and D/V/M/F are encouraged to apply.

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