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Op-ed: SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO? Why You Should Stay in Local News: -By Jennifer Hardy

Note from Ty Carver: Before you dive into a great article written by a long-time News Director, Jennifer Hardy, I just wanted to thank everyone for the outpouring of support from a recent article I published outlining many of the challenges of recruiting within our local television industry today. I can humbly say I have …

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Overwhelming Reaction From Article “Extinction Alert? – Recruiting into Local Television Today. Is “The Great Resignation” Real?”

I am humbled by how many media industry professionals read, shared, discussed, and commented on Carver Talent’s recent Op-ed article discussing the state of local television recruiting today. And I think it is also important to share some of these comments. Sour grapes? Real emotion? Frustration? Yep. And 100% supportive of the intent of the …

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CARVER TALENT HOT JOBS 8/20/21 EDITION:

Carver Talent is partnered with amazing broadcast groups and media industry clients who are actively recruiting for the following positions. For confidential consideration or just to get on our radar to discuss your career goals and your next perfect opportunity, please send an updated resume to radu@carvertalent.com. Managing Editor – Digital Content, top 20 market, …

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Our Media Industry Landscape Is Rapidly Changing: How To Utilize Carver Talent

You are a media industry hiring manager. C-suite. Corporate. General Manager. Director of Sales. News Director. Director of Engineering. Creative Services Director. Director of Digital. Research. Traffic. Master Control. Etc. You are doing more today with far fewer people than ever before. You are somehow tasked with staying on-air and on every streaming device known …

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Work in Television? Under Contract? When To Begin Your Job Search…10 Tips:

I interview thousands of candidates in the media industry for a living. Contracts are prevalent within our industry, but not for every group and every position. If you are under contract or currently employed and looking for your next opportunity for career growth, there is a strategy and decorum you need to consider. One of …

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Carver Talent HOT JOBS OF THE WEEK

General Sales Manager, Midwestern market television station. $110K base and $150K all-in at goal potential. Local Sales Managers looking for their first GSM opportunity are urged to apply! Director of Sales, 2 openings, West Coast radio group. $75K – $100K+ base comp range plus commission. Local Sales Manager, Midwestern market television station. Creative Services Director, …

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Carver Talent – HOT JOBS OF THE WEEK

Managing Editor – Midwestern media company seeking a content leader for a non-partisan/unbiased news streaming startup organization. Be in on the ground floor of a well-funded, exciting opportunity to build an excellent journalism product nationally. From newscast studio design/build to hiring your team to full editorial and management responsibilities. Exciting stuff! $150K – $200K base …

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Recruitment Process “Ghosting” – A Great Way to Burn a Bridge

Ghosting, not just an urban dictionary myth anymore. Before we dive in, let us explore the word by definition: Ghost·ing/ˈɡōstiNG/ noun – The practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication. You know the word…and, likely connect “ghosting” to the context of dating or friendship. Unfortunately, …

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Celebrating One Year!

One year! Wow, what a wild ride. Yes, a year ago today, I was notified that my position as Director of Recruiting for a large media group had been eliminated. Half of my recruiting team was downsized immediately following the acquisition of Raycom Media six-months earlier. Only to be immediately, and smartly, swept-up by the …

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Is A Social Media Post Worth Your Career?

If you work in the media industry, you know the power of social media. Both the positive power as well as the negative. Need proof? Read the comments from any recent media post regarding politics, the global pandemic and/or civil unrest. BREAKING NEWS: People are extremely passionate regarding their views. Beware, beware, beware. If you …

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