In-House Counsel

Location: Downtown Detroit, MI (Some travel required)

Graham Media Group seeks an In-House Counsel to join its Legal team. If you are looking to work in a dynamic media company with the opportunity to grow, be hands-on, and support all areas of our multi-state businesses, this role is for you. We are fast-paced, collaborative, efficient, and enjoy coming to work every day! The In-House Counsel position is located in downtown Detroit at our WDIV station and will report to the General Counsel in Chicago.

Key Responsibilities:

Draft, review, edit and negotiate contracts related to a wide range of matters, generally including:

o Digital Agreements (web-based and OTT (over-the-top) internet agreements)

o Programming Agreements

o Sales/Advertising/Research Agreements

o Technical Services and Software Agreements

o Employment Contracts

o Content License Agreements

o Various other commercial contracts

o Respond to copyright disputes, submit DMCA takedown notices

o File trademark registrations and renewals

o Provide litigation support, assist in FOIA requests and in responding to third-party subpoenas issued to the stations/Company

o Advise stations on sales contests and contest rules

o First Amendment work including pre-broadcast script review

o Update corporate information database; maintain electronic legal file

o Assist with legal research, compliance matters and special projects as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

Juris Doctor Degree required. Member in good standing of a State Bar.

Strong academic credentials and up to 2 years of law firm or in-house experience, ideally either representing or employed by broadcast media and/or digital media company with relevant subject matter experience and responsibility.

Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate detailed and complex information to others. Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills.

Strong organizational and time management skills.

High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent proofreading skills.

Confident self-starter who can work effectively independently and within a team environment.

Ability to work well under pressure, in a fast-paced environment, including responding to urgent situations as needed, prioritizing multiple business objectives, and meeting deadlines and milestones for projects assigned.

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Ability to work with a variety of people across cultures and multi-state locations, to deliver consistent and timely results.

Possess qualities such as diligence, integrity, professionalism, accountability, and pro-activeness in resolving issues.

Able to handle confidential, sensitive information.

Able to work in an office environment; must be physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the work day.

Graham Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, GMG will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Any offer of employment is conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen and reference checks.

TO APPLY: Please forward resumes via email to careers@grahammedia.com.

Log Editor/Inventory Specialist

The GMG Traffic Hub is a fast-paced group that supports eight stations along with their digital sub channels. We are looking for someone who can effectively communicate with multiple stations. Attention to detail is absolutely necessary. If you are great at prioritizing your workload and skilled with time management, this may be the job for you.

Responsibilities: Working daily logs for multiple stations in order to maximize and manage inventory and revenue, place and prioritize displaced spots. Checks for incorrect inventory codes, break codes, and conflicts. Prepare log for finalization to master control hub.

Qualifications required: Previous experience with Wide Orbit highly preferred. Two years experience in a television station's traffic department or traffic role preferred. Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and complete work in a timely and accurate manner. Adaptable and flexible with ability to shift focus on new priorities. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be a proven team player. Good organizational and time management skills a must.

Location: WJXT-TV4, 4 Broadcast Place, Jacksonville, Florida 32207

Send resume to: Tina Schultz/Graham Media Group Hub Director. tschultz@grahammedia.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

GMG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, GMG will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.

Copy Traffic Specialist

The Graham Media Traffic Hub in Jacksonville has established itself as an industry leader and dominant force in the market. We’re seeking to add a highly capable copy traffic specialist to our winning traffic hub team.

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Location: Jacksonville, Florida

Experience: Responsible for the gathering and entering of national, local and multichannel copy instructions and materials, as well as maintaining a materials library. The copy specialist communicates with sales managers, advertising agencies and direct advertising clients on missing, incomplete or incorrect copy instructions and communicates with the promotions and public service departments to ensure their spots are on the log. The copy specialist will occasionally assist with finalizing the station and multichannel logs. This position will also need to monitor daily discrepancies. It is a position that reports to the traffic hub director.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience with Wide Orbit Software is highly preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in a television station’s traffic department or traffic role preferred but not required.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and complete work in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Adaptable and flexible with ability to shift focus onto new priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be a proven team player.
  • Good organizational and time management skills a must.

To apply: Please send resume via email to Tina Schultz at tschultz@grahammedia.com. No phone calls please.

Graham Media Group (GMG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, GMG will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Graham Digital Internship Program

The Graham Digital Internship Program is a paid program intended to augment the educational development of those studying for careers in digital media and broadcasting. The program provides structured opportunities coupled with appropriate supervision, evaluation and feedback for students enrolled in institutions of higher learning to gain experience in the day-to-day operations of the Graham Digital team.

The Graham Digital WebHub team, based in Detroit, supports and creates content for 7 news media websites across the country including ClickOnDetroit.com, Click2Houston.com, ClickOrlando.com, News4Jax.com (Jacksonville), KSAT.com (San Antonio), WSLS.com (Roanoke) and Local10.com (Miami).

The internship program offers students an exciting, ever-changing experience with a dose of independent project time to allow students a chance to develop content and projects that may interest them, as well as the community.

Students are exposed to aspects of web site content production and video production with opportunities which may include writing articles, building interactive components, and/or shooting and editing video segments or still image photo slideshows that may be posted on our web site properties.


Responsibilities:

We are looking for a reporter who can engage viewers on-air, online and through social media. You must be able to multi-task and meet deadlines. We want a team player who has excellent news judgment and the ability to problem solve. Candidates should have strong live reporting skills.  You need to be a creative story teller and writer.

We are looking for someone who can generate and develop sources to help cultivate their own story ideas.

Qualifications:

  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Participants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and classified as at least a "sophomore" status when internship begins.

  • Participants must be majoring in some field having relationship to broadcasting, journalism, media, communications, or a station's operations.

  • Participants must be eligible to earn academic course credits or their equivalent (such as a Master's Thesis) for the internship.

  • Participants must be available to work no more than 20 hours per week during the specified term with schedules that may include weekends or evenings.

Terms:

  • Summer - May through mid-August

  • Fall - September-December

  • Winter - January-April


Download: Internship Application

To apply, please send resume via email to:
Mike Katona
Digital Products Manager
mkatona@grahamdigital.com


Graham Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, Graham Digital will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.

Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, investigative background check, employment / education verifications and reference checks.