Assistant News Specialist

Assistant news Specialist 5-15-17 # 2017-6791

WAVE 3 News, the Raycom Media NBC affiliate in Louisville, KY has an immediate opening for a part-time Assistant News Specialist focusing on the technical aspects of newscast production. The successful candidate will: operate teleprompter, studio cameras, audio, and run graphics. Other duties will include contributing stories to and our mobile apps as well as associate producing and editing video. Previous television experience preferred. The hours will vary and may include early mornings, late nights and weekends.

Please complete online application at:

and attach cover letter and resume. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

Kristin Cantrell Featured in Small Market Radio Newsletter!

KRISTEN-cantrellCongratulations to Kristin Cantrell, featured in the May 4, 2017 edition of the Small Market Radio Newsletter. Kristin’s vast history and knowledge of the field started as a young child working side by side with her father traveling to remotes and doing voice over spots. Kristin also serves on the KBA Board of Directors. In addition to owning and operating over 31 stations, she is very active in her community. In July, she will take the helm as the incoming President of the Rotary Club. In 2018, she will be President of the local Chamber of Commerce.


KBA awards 14 scholarships

Ellie_and_Mike_051217The Kentucky Broadcasters Association (KBA) Scholarship Fund is a post-secondary partial scholarship grant program for children of employees of Kentucky radio and television stations. In 2017, the KBA awarded 14 scholarship grants of $1500 to each of these qualified sons and daughters listed below. The grants will be used to assist the students in the payment of tuition, fees, book, and room and board.


Congratulations to Tony Rose of WDNS-FM, recipient of 2017 Crystal Award!


(l-r) Alan Cooper, GM; Tony Rose, morning personality, Bryan Locke, PD

The KBA congratulates Tony Rose, WDNS-FM D 93 of Bowling Green, Kentucky on receiving a 2017 Crystal Award on behalf of the station. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Crystal Radio Award.

Ten recipients were chosen among 50 finalists nationwide. The winners were chosen by a panel of judges representing broadcasting, community service organizations and public relations firms. Finalists were honored and winners were announced at the NAB Show Radio Luncheon held in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

The National Association of Broadcasters is a premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interest in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to better serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age.


(l-r) NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith; Tony Rose; NAB Radio Board Chair Caroline Beasley.

KAPB Awards and KBA Storytelling Workshop resounding success!


At the KAPB awards banquet, from left Chris Mossman, president and GM. WKYT-TV; Adam Yeomans, regional director, Associated Press; Henry Lackey, KBA president and CEO.

More than 100 students and professionals registered for a Storytelling Workshop sponsored by the Kentucky Broadcasters Association on Saturday, April 29, at the downtown Hilton in Lexington. KBA President/CEO, Henry Lackey introduced Poynter Institute’s AL Tompkins, who led the day long session. Following the workshop, Lackey and his wife Karen, along with more than 110 others, attended the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters annual awards banquet where best of journalism awards for 2016 were presented to more than 20 AP-member television and radio broadcasters and colleges in Kentucky.



Maintenance/IT Engineer

WXIX-TV Fox19 in Cincinnati is looking to hire a qualified Maintenance/IT Engineer. The successful candidate must be experienced with the installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of broadcast equipment in an IT environment including but not limited to HD/SD SDI routing switchers, video servers, studio cameras, digital audio consoles, analog audio equipment, terrestrial microwave, and satellite earth stations. UHF transmitter background or experience a plus. Will work closely with the IT and Engineering managers and should have experience with PC and server operating systems and hardware, video editing and newsroom production systems. Microsoft and/or Cisco certification a plus. This candidate must be available to work a varied schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays when necessary. Must be a team player, personable, a self-starter, and physically able to lift up to 50 lbs. or more. Qualified applicants please apply online at and attach your cover letter and resume. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

KBA members attend NAB Show


Several KBA members, including KBA Chairman Derron Steenbergen, traveled to Las Vegas last week to enjoy the NAB Show.

The NAB Show is the world’s largest convention encompassing The M.E.T. Effect, the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways.

Don’t forget, KBA reimburses members up to $1,000 when you attend the NAB Show.


Morning Director

14 News, the NBC affiliate in Evansville, IN, is seeking a newscast technical director with at least 1 year experience, to join our team. The main duties are serving as the Midday Director and serving as an extra Sunrise Morning Director. 14News produces a fast-paced, element-intensive newscast, and the right candidate will take the helm and execute our newscasts at a high level. Besides directing duties, other duties will include audio operation, studio operations, as well as learning master control. Experience with Snell Advanced Media Kahuna switchers (or equivalent multi-MLE digital switchers), Chyron graphics systems, and audio consoles is highly preferred. The primary shift for the position is Monday-Friday 3:30AM-12PM. Qualified applicants should only apply online, and attach your resume and links to your work, preferably with headsets track included. Raycom Media is a drug-free workplace, and a drug screen will be required. No phone calls. EOE M/F/D/V