Job Openings

Reporter

ABC 10/CW 5 in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan is seeking a full-time reporter. This is an entry-level position, but experience shooting video and being in front of a camera is a must. The individual chosen for this position must be self-motivated, ambitious, and willing to go the extra mile to produce quality content. He/she will need to have good time management skills and be able to turn stories quickly and efficiently.

Job Duties include (but are not limited to): Anchoring newscasts – reporting during on a wide range of community events – establishing contacts within the community – Shooting events and news-related-activities. This job requires a lot of hard work and long hours. The position is tremendously rewarding and is a great stepping-stone in the career of News Broadcasting.

Must possess a college degree and know how to shoot, edit, and write news stories. Previous internship experience preferred.

Send cover letter, resume, and a link to your demo reel to Jerry Taylor at jerry@abc10up.com. Or you can mail everything to:

Jerry Taylor
ABC 10/CW
1705 Ash Street Ste. 5
Ishpeming, MI 49849

No phone calls please.

Account Executive:

WBUP/WBKP is seeking a dynamic, self-starter to join our team as an account executive.  Must be a skilled negotiator who knows how to work with multiple clients.  Applicant must be extremely well organized and highly computer literate.

Purpose: Serves customers by selling television advertising space; meeting customer needs.

Sales Representative Job Duties:

  • Services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.
  • Adjusts content of sales presentations by studying the type of sales outlet or trade factor.
  • Focuses sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of dealers.
  • Submits orders by referring to rate sheet lists and product literature.
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Recommends changes in advertising packages, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Skills/Qualifications: Customer Service, Meeting Sales Goals, Closing Skills, Territory Management, Prospecting Skills, Negotiation, Self-Confidence, Product Knowledge, Presentation Skills, Client Relationships, Motivation for Sales.

Email cover letter, resume and references torich@abc10up.com.

Afternoon Master Control Operator:

ABC 10/CW 5 in Michigans beautiful Upper Peninsula is looking for a full time afternoon Master Control Operator. Duties include on-air switching of shows and commercials, recording satellite feeds, and preparing syndicated shows for air. The right candidate will also be directing or technical directing the 5:30pm and 6:00pm newscasts every night. Previous experience preferred but will train the right person. This is a 12pm 8pm, Monday through Friday position. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and paid vacation after one year. Must be willing to work holidays.

Email cover letter, resume and references to kenn@abc10up.com


 

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