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— Openings at WBBM Newsradio 780, Chicago: Part-time assistant producer (Job #4982BR) who can take in audio feeds from multiple sources including reporters, networks and Accuweather; must place phone calls, check on news stories, use the Internet and other sources to obtain information, answer phones, screen calls, take messages for reporters, follow the news on a regular basis, demonstrate good news judgment, know digital audio editing and basic technical standards, be able to write clearly and juggle multiple priorities. Apply online at www.cbsradio.com/careers/jobs_html and send tape/CD and resume to Ron Gleason, news and programming director, WBBM (AM), 180 N. Stetson Av., Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60601 or fax (312) 297-7822. EOE (5/13)

** CBS-owned WSCR (AM), Chicago seeks an anchor/Web provider (Job #5208BR) with at least five years major market sports anchoring experience, extensive background in news and information delivery, strong on-air communications and writing expertise; must be able to anchor duo or solo, do show prep and producing necessary to facilitate execution of updates, can read commercials/promos/sports copy, has deep knowledge of and interest in sports and sports issues, has a keen knowledge of Chicago sports and history, can build and develop strong contacts in the Chicago market, has good voice quality, has creative Web knowledge, can think quickly, can ask probing questions and can deal with high-pressure situations with ease and grace. Apply online at www.cbsradio.com/careers/jobs_html. EOE (5/19)

— Openings at WBEZ-FM/Chicago Public Radio: Reporter (Job #38683) on economic transformation (see listing under WUOM-FM below). CD/online links, resume and three references to the WBEZ-FM/Chicago Public Radio HR Dept., 848 E. Grand Av., Chicago, IL 60611 or e-mail jobs@chicagopublicradio.org. EOE (5/23)

— Clear Channel/Chicago seeks a part-time traffic producer/reporter who can work overnights on Fridays and an early-morning Sunday shift, with other overnights, holidays and afternoons as needed; must gather information, do traffic reports on-air, know Chicago area roadways, have news writing background, have computer proficiency, be able to multi-task and remain calm under pressure. Send an aircheck of a Chicago traffic report, with resume, to Dorothy Flechsig, 233 N. Michigan Av., Suite 2800, Chicago, IL 60601. EOE (5/5)

— WKRS/WXLC, Waukegan, IL seek a traffic reporter who can gather information from traffic sources and deliver on-air reports; experience in on-air traffic reporting and knowledge of Lake County and Chicago-area roadways preferred, while computer proficiency is a must. E-mail mp3 and resume to Hynes Johns, ops. mgr./PD at hjohns@nextmediachicago.com. EOE (5/1)

— WLDS/WEAI, Jacksonville, IL seek a part-time reporter/anchor for a station committed to local news; must gather, write, report and anchor news and sportscasts for weekends and occasional weekdays; will cover meetings and events; possibility of doing PBP and/or color commentary for sports coverage. Tape/CD/mp3 and resume to Eric Brooks, ND, WLDS/WEAI, Box 1180, Jacksonville, IL 62651 or e-mail news@wlds.com. EOE (5/5)

— WTMJ (AM), Milwaukee, WI seeks a part-time newscaster/producer with at least one year experience who has strong reporting, writing and anchoring skills, is a problem solver, has good news judgment and production skills, can meet deadlines, is detail-oriented, can operate studio equipment, is proficient in newsroom computer operation and digital audio programs and is able to produce creative Web-related content; must interact well with on-air program hosts, generate story ideas, cultivate sources, provide editorial support and function as field producer for assigned stories. Tape/CD/mp3 and resume to Jon Byman, ND/executive editor, WTMJ (AM), 720 E. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53212, call (414) 967-5486 or e-mail Jbyman@620wtmj.com. EOE (5/13)

— Openings at WTDY/WJJO, Madison, WI: News director who can schedule an supervise the department staff, host morning and/or afternoon drive newscasts on multiple stations, work with the PD and operations manager to assure a quality product and can research, write and host feature stories, along with updating the station Web site. Part-time morning news anchor who can also update station Web sites, displaying a positive attitude and strong work ethic; must be creative, imaginative, have communication and organizational skills, be able to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects; Web site maintenance experience a plus; will be covering for a 12-week maternity leave, although weeks and hours may vary. Part-time traffic reporter who can give accurate afternoon drive traffic information on the market’s biggest stations from a state-of-the-art traffic studio that is complete with scanners, traffic cams and all of the tools needed to do the job well; experience in broadcasting and traffic reporting a must, along with creativity, imagination, good communications skills and exceptional organization; knowledge of Madison roads a plus. Tape and resume to Rex Charger, WTDY/WJJO, 730 Rayovac Dr., Madison, WI 53711 or e-mail rex@wtdy.com. EOE (5/21)

** WAYY, Eau Claire, WI seeks a news/talk host who can do news reporting, morning show prep, interview programs that get the phones to ring, imaging and commercial production, Web updates and personal appearances; must have a thorough knowledge of issues on all levels. E-mail mp3 and resume to RickRoberts@Maverick-Media.ws. (5/23)

— Openings at WAOR-FM, South Bend, IN: Anchor/reporters for a new news/talk format who will report and anchor newscasts for use over the air and online; Web assignments may include video anchoring/reporting; must enterprise stories and story angles, have an appreciation for production value, be able to multi-task, thrive on breaking news and severe weather, track down newsmakers and attend news conferences. Part-time morning sports anchor who can deliver sportscasts that are fast-paced and entertaining twice an hour 5-9a weekdays; should have conversational writing and delivery, delivered with energy and should be able to play off the morning host with brief and meaningful interaction focused on content; should be reports that non-fans can relate to. CD and resume to Jon Zimney, ops. dir., WAOR-FM/Michiana News Channel, 237 Edison Rd., Mishawaka, IN 46545 or e-mail jzimney@federatedmedia.com. (5/22)

— WFIU-FM, Bloomington, IN news bureau manager (see WTIU/WFIU listing under “television”). (5/9)

— KSIB-AM/FM, Creston, IA seek a news director with broadcast experience who can produce five daily newscasts, overnight headlines, meeting coverage, post to the Web and perform other news-related activities. Tape/mp3 and resume to Chad Rieck, GM, KSIB-AM/FM, Box 426, Creston, IA 50801 or e-mail chad@ksibradio.com. (5/6)

— KCII, Washington, IA seeks a news director who has good relationship-building skills with contacts, is ready to be the mouthpiece of the community, has a passion for news and a passion for radio, continually strives to improve the product, does not want to merely sit behind a desk but be out in the community gathering news, will write stories, will deliver newscasts, can follow direction, can think on your feet and will know that local news is the key to your success; experience preferred, along with ties to Iowa and the Midwest. Email mp3 and resume to Nic Sabatke at nicsabatke@kciiradio.com, with the subject line of “news director position.” (5/5)

— CBS-owned KMOX (AM), St. Louis, MO seeks part-time talent, board operators, production coordinators and newsroom desk assistants (Job #4965BR) who have knowledge of the St. Louis region and current events; talent positions require five years large market radio or television reporting/announcing experience, while board operator/production coordinator positions require similar broadcast experience and experience running control boards and digital playback; newsroom desk assistants must have writing, editing and interviewing experience. Apply online at www.cbsradio.com/careers/jobs_html. EOE (5/13)

** KCUR-FM, Kansas City, MO seeks a network editor/anchor for a new network covering agribusiness, working with reporters in five states to produce NPR-quality stories on every conceivable media platform; should be a seasoned, team-oriented business reporter. Apply online at www.umkc.edu/hr/career-opportunities. (5/23)

** Dockins Broadcast Group, Farmington, MO seeks an air talent who can do news and sports, write news copy, has computer and networking skills, can multi-task and wear many hats; those who can sell and provide customer service have a big plus. Apply via e-mail to fdockins@dockinsbroadcastgroup.com. (5/24)

— KTTS/KSGF, Springfield, MO seek a full-time and part-time anchor/reporter with at least two years experience who can write compelling stories, can meet deadlines consistently, knows newsroom computers and digital audio editing, can make and maintain sources and has a strong on-air presence but communicates in a conversational way; must cover breaking stories during shift as well as other times, as needed. CD/mp3 and resume to Don Louzader, KTTS/KSGF, 2330 W. Grand Av., Springfield, MO 65802, call (417) 447-1620, fax (417) 865-9643 or e-mail dlouzader@journalbroadcastgroup.com. (5/13)

— CBS-owned WWJ (AM) Detroit, MI seeks a director of news and programming (Job #4983BR) who is a dedicated programmer, can direct the station to further growth, can oversee all programming departments, including digital, can recruit and develop “A” talent, understands how digitalis used throughout the station’s brand, can create a strategic plan, has a track record of ratings success in a news-talk format; knowledge of the Detroit market preferred. (5/13)

— WJLB/WMXD, Detroit, MI seek a news anchor who is a good writer and researcher, can compose copy quickly and accurately, is knowledgeable about local current events and history as well as national and worldwide news and has strong contacts within the community, media and government; will have input on the morning show topics and features and must to outside appearances for the station; should know Word, Excel, audio editing and be able to post to the Web. E-mail mp3 and resume to detroithr@clearchannel.com. No calls. (5/5)

— WXYZ-TV, Detroit, MI seeks an online content producer (Job #1958) who can work with the news staff to plan, structure, report and write news and information for the Web site and other new media platforms; enhance content with outside links, maps and slideshows; coordinate news editorial and technical staff to facilitate cross-platform use of material; assist in online coverage of major news events, breaking news and severe weather to assure high-quality and consistent community coverage online; build out special sections and site features; shoot, write and edit content; convert new media content to broadcast style; good writing skills, knowledge of AP style, an understanding of current events and experience working in a dynamic and deadline-driven environment; work knowledge of html, Flash, ASP.net, Dreamweaver, Javascript, Photoshop and FTP programs. Apply online at http://scripps.com/careers/jobsearch.html. (5/13)

** Openings at WUOM-FM, Ann Arbor, MI: Three reporters, each with at least two years experience (broadcast background strongly preferred) for a joint project with Michigan Radio, Chicago Public Radio and Cleveland ideastream on the economic transformation that is needed in the so-called rust belt region; the Cleveland-=based reporter, Michigan-based reporter (Job #38681) and Chicago-based reporter (Job #38683) will produce feature reports, occasional spot news reports, blog entries and other content for air and Web as assigned, and generate and pitch original story/segment ideas for the project; must demonstrate strong writing and reporting skills and know the economy and industrial history of the Great Lakes region. Senior producer for social engagement with at least two years working in a journalism organization and with interactive Web applications and social media, who will implement social engagement and journalism projects and initiatives in support of the joint Local Journalism Center operated in conjunction with WBEZ/Chicago and WCPN/Cleveland, with the goal of increasing use of project content and enhancing value of LJC partner organizations in the communities they serve. Tape/CD/online link to work samples to the Chicago/Ann Arbor/Cleveland Reporter Hiring Committee, Michigan Radio, 535 W. William St., Suite 110, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 or e-mail MichiganReporter@umich.edu. EOE (5/23)

— WBCK, Battle Creek, MI seeks a news director with at least five years broadcast experience, including at least two years in news, who can break news, can supervise the department’s day-to-day operations, can hire and train on-air news talent, can coach and review their work, can supervise and delegate reporter assignments, can keep track of stories, can compile and edit news information, can assist programming and production in the writing and production of public service announcements, can select and produce special newsworthy programming, can attend weekly programming meetings, can attend local news events and news conferences, can assist the program directors in ascertainment of the direction of future public affairs programming and can take an active live in WBCK’s 4-1/2 hour morning show, maintaining dignity and impartiality and pre-recording newscasts for use on two other stations. Send CD/mp3 and resume to Kimberly Overholts, WBCK, 390 Golden Av., Battle Creek, MI 49015 or e-mail (preferred) kimberly.overholts@cumulus.com. (5/17)

** WOOD (AM), Grand Rapids, MI seeks a news anchor/reporter who is an experienced radio professional, has a contemporary conversational delivery, is a powerful communicator, is a strong writer, can provide content to the Web as well as Web-specific content and is able to work in a high-pressure environment broadcasting to multiple markets. Tape/CD/mp3 and resume to Rod Kackley, ND, WOOD (AM), 77 Monroe Center, Suite 1000, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 or e-mail jobs@woodradio.com. No calls. (5/23)

** WCPN-FM, Cleveland, OH seeks a reporter (see WUOM-FM listing above). Applications can be taken at the WCPN-FM/ideastream HR Dept., 1375 Euclid Av., Cleveland, OH 44115 or by e-mailing HR@ideastream.org (preferred). (5/23)

** WHIO (AM), Dayton, OH seeks part-time anchors and writers, with opportunities to work up to 25 hours a week depending on availability. E-mail mp3 and resume to Nick Roberts, ops. mgr., at nick.roberts@coxradio.com. (5/23)

— Five Star Radio, Clarksville, TN seeks experienced full-time and part-time reporters who know how to find the news. Tape/CDmp3 and resume to J.T. Daniels, 1640 Old Russellville Pike, Clarksville, TN 37043 or e-mail news@5starradio.com. (5/23)

— KELN/KNPQ/KOOQ, North Platte, NE seek a news director who loves radio, can anchor and report the news, can be involved in live broadcasts and can also do promotions and be part of the station’s online presence. Tape/CD and resume to Dave Lee, ops. mgr., KELNB/KNPQ/KOOQ, 1301 E Fourth St., North Platte, NE 69101, call (308) 532-1120 or (877) 532-1120, fax (308) 532-0458 or e-mail dave.lee@eagleradio.net. (5/16)

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