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 to rich@abc10up.com.

Afternoon Master Control Operator:

ABC 10/CW 5 in Michigan’s 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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