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Master Control Operator-WLGA-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WLGA-TV is looking for a part-time Master Control Operator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidate must be able to monitor broadcast signal, take transmitter readings, record satellite feeds, dub tapes, ingest into MediaStream server, ensure station operates within FCC regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. Must work well with others, as well as possess the ability to work alone.

REQUIREMENTS:
Be able to work all shifts, including overnight and weekends. Candidate must pass mandatory drug test.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please mail: WLGA-TV, 1800 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika, AL 36801, ATTN: Walter Dix or E-mail: wdix@wlgatv.com or fax: 334-749-5697 your resume. No phone calls, please. EOE

DEADLINE: 2009-10-05

MMPA

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Requirements:

  • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
  • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
  • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
  • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
  • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

Equal Employment Opportunity

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-04-03

Multi-Media Production Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WHNT-TV, CBS in Huntsville, Alabama, is always recruiting for part-time Multimedia Production Assistants to join our team. This position frequently comes available as part-timers are routinely promoted within our organization. This is an entry level position and is a great opportunity for someone looking to get a foot in the door and break into the exciting broadcast and digital media industry.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

A Multimedia Production Assistant must be able to fulfill a variety of studio, control room and newsroom functions for live television newscasts and various multimedia platforms. The primary duties include editing digital video using non-linear editing systems like Final Cut Pro, running robotic cameras, running audio, teleprompter operation, posting content (video & text) to station website and social media sites.

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

Experience operating and/or ability/willingness to learn how to operate the following equipment and computer programs: Final Cut Pro, Vinten Robotic cameras, VizRT graphics, Adobe Photoshop, and/or other similar equipment and systems. Aptitude to learn other technically advanced equipment. Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines. Hours will vary and will include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. Good communication skills and team-centered mindset. Excellent spelling and precision attention to detail a must! Must possess a valid State Drivers License.

Education Requirements:

A college degree in Television Production, Communications or related-degree is preferred but not required.

Physical Requirements:

Dexterity to operate production and photography equipment; including, but not limited to all audio equipment, studio/field cameras and computers. Should be able to do light lifting and climb a ladder to change studio lights, if needed.  Must be able to handle stress of a fast-paced, dynamic environment while remaining calm, communicate clearly and make split-second decisions.

Requirements:

  • Video Editing: Non-linear video editing for on-air and online. Must have a clear understanding of video editing fundamentals (sequencing, jump cuts, audio/visual linkage, etc) and legal issues associated with videojournalism. Prefer candidates who are proficient on Final Cut Pro.
  • Running Audio: Consistently runs audio for the newscasts, with great attention to detail, in order to have newscasts with little to no quality control issues. This includes thorough microphone checks 20 minutes before the newscast, as well as changing the batteries in the wireless microphones before these checks are done.
  • Studio Camera/Teleprompter Operation: Run studio camera and/or Teleprompter for live newscasts. Experience with robotic camera systems a plus.
  • Web Posting: Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Twitter and Facebook accounts.

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-05-10

Maintenance Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Technician for our Huntington, WV broadcast facility. WOWK is looking for a team member with the ability to focus on quality service.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires at least 2 years previous experience in broadcast engineering (or equivalent) including but not limited to: operation, construction, maintenance, installation and repair of studio, transmitter, microwave and computer equipment. Strong computer network skills are preferred. TA valid driver`s license and the ability to lift at least 50 lbs required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a resume and cover letter by May 14th to: WOWK-TV, Bill Galloway - VP Engineering, 555 Fifth Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701 or email to bgalloway@wvmh.com. No phone calls. WOWK-TV is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2010-05-15

MMPA

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Requirements:

  • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
  • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
  • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
  • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
  • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

Equal Employment Opportunity

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-28

Multimedia Production Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Requirements:

  • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
  • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
  • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
  • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
  • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

Equal Employment Opportunity

HOW TO APPLY:

For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-28

Morning Drive announcer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Morning Drive announcer for Power88. Mobile AL market Christian Contemporary music format. Goforth Media is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
wilbur@goforth.org 251-300-3130

DEADLINE: 2013-02-28

Morning Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTVY-TV News 4, the CBS affiliate and dominant number one station in Southeast Alabama, is looking for a Morning Meteorologist to join our award-winning weather team and be responsible for the weather coverage in our Morning and Noon newscasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The ideal candidate will have experience covering severe weather events live-on-air and be comfortable working with different weather systems. Our weather office is equipped with Baron Services Omni Plus, Vipir HD Radar and our own Live Doppler Radar, and a SkyCam network. Dothan is about 90 miles from the World`s Most Beautiful Beaches in Panama City, so we do full-scale hurricane coverage... but you don`t have to worry about your house being gone when its over! We also have our fair share of tornadoes, flash flooding, and drought conditions, but snow and ice are a rarity (which we think is a bonus!)

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
If youre a meteorologist looking for a huge audience in an active weather market - where the cost of living is low but the quality of life is high, send your resume and a link to your best presentation or a non-returnable DVD and resume to: jeff@wtvy.com Jeff Raker, News Director WTVY-TV, 285 N. Foster St. Dothan, AL 36302 WTVY TV, a GRAY Television, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Pre-employment drug screening and driver`s license check are required. A valid driver`s license and a good driving record are absolutely necessary for this position. (02-04-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-04

Web Producer/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTVY Television, the CBS Affiliate for Dothan, Alabama, Panama City, Florida and the surrounding area, has an immediate opening for a Web Producer/Reporter.

This position is critical to the growth of our website and mobile platforms. Our Web Producer/Reporter will be responsible for posting and monitoring the daily content and maintenance of our websites.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Our candidate will be required to produce and report on-air segments relating to our website content. Our successful candidate will be a driving force behind our Facebook and Twitter initiative. Dothan is in the southeast corner of Alabama, just 90 miles from Panama City, FL and the Gulf Beaches.

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism or related field, as well as an internship at a commercial television station or newspaper. We`re looking for a journalist to deliver fresh content to our website and mobile platforms. You must be a self-starter, able to enterprise stories, cover meetings, and find the real people affected by the news.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you feel like you have what it takes to excel in our number one rated newsroom and want to live where the quality of life is high but the cost of living is low, send a non-returnable resume DVD to: Jeff Raker, News Director jeff@wtvy.com WTVY-TV P. O. Box 1089 Dothan, AL 36302 No phone calls please. WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Group Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Pre-employment drug screening and drivers license check are required. A valid driver`s license and a good driving record are absolutely necessary for this position. (02-04-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-04

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTVY-TV, the CBS affiliate for Dothan the Gulf Coast and surrounding area, is accepting applications for the position of Account Executive.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include but are not limited to selling and servicing existing advertising clients, developing new clients and attending sales meetings as required by sales management.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will possess strong organizational skills, self-discipline, motivation and professional character. A degree in Business or related field is a plus. Prior sales experience is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are up to the challenge please send your resume to: WTVY Television P. O. BOX 1089 Dothan AL 36302 Attention: Marc Stover OR PREFERABLY TO: marc@wtvy.com No phone calls please. Commensurate WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Group Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Pre-employment drug screening and drivers license check are required. A valid driver`s license and a good driving record are absolutely necessary for this position. (02-04-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-04

Sales Professional

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WSFA 12 News, the River Region`s News leader seeks a highly motivated and experienced sales professional to become a member of our dynamic team in Montgomery, Alabama. Our culture thrives on creating unique solutions for our customers across multiple platforms, such as WSFA 12 News, BOUNCE TV and our strong online and mobile properties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
If you have a strong record of developing new business and increasing station revenue/share of existing accounts, we would like to speak with you.

REQUIREMENTS:
Requirements include proficient negotiation skills and an adept knowledge of Nielsen, MATRIX, Wide Orbit and Word/Power Point/Excel. Candidate must also demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills and possess at least one year of outside sales experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please list source of referrals and e-mail resumes to: mnowicki@wsfa.com WSFA 12 News is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free work place. M/F/D/V (02-07-12)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-07

Morning Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WSFA 12 News in Montgomery, Alabama seeks a highly creative and highly motivated Morning Producer to help take our Today In Alabama newscast to the next level. Today in Alabama is one of the most watched morning newscasts in the country and is the second most watched local AM newscast for NBC affiliates.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
We are looking for candidates with experience as a line producer in a competitive news market, including working with anchors, LIVE reporters, and directors. Candidate must be a great writer and communicator, and should have natural leadership skills. Candidate must be able to sift through complicated issues and provide clarity to viewers and web users. Candidate will be required to post stories to the station web site. New content and BREAKING NEWS must be pushed and injected each morning. Experience with ENPS a plus. Experience producing special reports and breaking news a plus. College degree in journalism or related experience preferred. Must be able to work extra hours, weekends, holidays, etc. Must have a valid driver license.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter, resume, and a non-returnable DVD that showcases your work as a producer to: Scott Duff, WSFA 12 News, News Director, 12 East Delano Ave., Montgomery, Alabama 36105. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V (02-07-12)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-07

News Content Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WSFA 12 News has an immediate opening for a part-time News Content Specialist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to, microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • College degree required from an accredited College or University, majoring in Communications or Journalism or be a junior or senior in college on course to graduate.
Experience:
  • Minimum 1-2 years experience with television broadcasting.
  • Working with Panasonic P2 camera equipment, ENPS computer system as well as BitCentral non-linear editing is a plus.
Skills/Abilities:
  • Must be a strong writer, able to work teleprompter, studio camera, audio, switcher and contribute to wsfa.com, Twitter & facebook.
  • Must work well under pressure and daily deadlines.
  • Must have good creative and editorial judgment and understand journalistic ethics and libel laws.
License/Certificates:
  • Must have a clean driving record and possess a valid driver`s license.
  • Work with producers, reporters, anchors and news team.

Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours. Ability to lift loads up to 50 lbs.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact, Scott Duff, WSFA 12 News, News Director, 12 East Delano Ave., Montgomery, Alabama 36105. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V (02-07-12)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-07

Morning Anchor - Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTVY News 4, the top-rated CBS-affiliate for both the Dothan, Alabama, and Panama City, Florida, markets has an immediate opening for a polished MORNING ANCHOR - PRODUCER.

Dothan is in the southeastern corner of Alabama, just 80 miles from the white sand beaches of Panama City and Destin, FL.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This individual will co-produce and co-anchor our highly-rated morning news program, report as needed and fill-in anchor on our other newscasts.

We have all the resources needed to create HD newscasts, including HD Robotic Studio Cameras, Satellite Truck, Microwave Live Truck, three TVU Live Backpack Units, and Three Live equipped Bureaus. This is chance to work with an award winning news team.

REQUIREMENTS:
If you have at least two years of on-air experience and possess the producing skills needed to contribute to our morning news effort I want to hear from you.

HOW TO APPLY:
We offer competitive salary and benefits.

If you`d like to work in a great community where the cost of living is very low but the quality of life is high, email your resume and video link to: E-mail your resume, cover letter, references and video resume link to: jeff@wtvy.com Jeff Raker, News Director WTVY-TV 285 N. Foster St. Dothan, AL 36303 jeff@wtvy.com Office: 334-712-7431 Phone calls accepted between 10:30am and 4:00pm Monday-Thursday. WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Group Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Pre-employment drug screening and drivers license check are required. A valid driver`s license and a good driving record are absolutely necessary for this position. (02-08-12)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-08

Executive Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WIAT-TV is seeking a highly-skilled Executive Assistant.

The ideal candidate will be able to prioritize many tasks in a fast-paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities also include assisting the General Manager with day-to-day duties.

REQUIREMENTS:
This proactive person will have excellent communication skills, professional phone manner, strong organizational skills, and be a self starter. They must also have a high level of focus on quality and accuracy and be able to handle other projects as assigned.

Experience: Applicant must be professional and have the ability to handle multiple projects as assigned. Knowledge of Microsoft software including Word, Excel, and Power Point are needed.

Requirements: Applicants should have a High School Degree, minimum; college degree preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F. Contact: No phone calls please. Cover letter and resume may be sent via e-mail or posted letter to: hr@cbs42.com Human Resources 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham, AL 35209 Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (02-09-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-09

Local Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBRC-TV is seeking a full time Local Sales Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for project management and administrative duties for, but not limited to sales staff and management of WBRC-TV.

REQUIREMENTS:
Successful candidates must have strong software/technology skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel and Word.

Experience with industry software such as Wide Orbit and One Domain software a plus. Must have excellent organizational skills, time management and communication skills. Requires multi-tasking in accordance to priorities and guidelines.

Drivers license and clean MVR required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to: WBRC-TV, Attn: HR, PO Box6, Birmingham, AL 35201 or email to hr@wbrc.com. No phone calls or faxes please. EOE-M/F/D/V (02-10-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-10

Interactive Content Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WHNT NEWS 19 (CBS) in Huntsville, Alabama, has an immediate opening for a dynamic Interactive Content Producer.

If you are on the leading edge of understanding how people are consuming news and information on a variety of interactive and social media platforms, get your resume to us ASAP. We are looking for a creative visionary with proven experience and a strong command of the English language.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core Job Functions:

  • Generate new, fresh content (text stories, video, polls, photo galleries, etc.) for station website and social media platforms on a variety of subjects.
  • Aggressive response to breaking news on web and social media platforms
  • Maintaining quality control on all platforms by proofing content that is already on site.
  • Respond to interactive-related emails.
  • Develop supporting/supplemental interactive content for on-air reports.
  • Suggest story ideas for on-air news coverage.
  • Produce stories for on-air or web initiatives.

REQUIREMENTS:
You should already be a prolific user of Twitter, Facebook, the web, mobile devices and other forms of interactive engagement. Some knowledge of graphic editing is a plus (Fireworks, Photoshop). We prefer candidates who have journalism, English or another relevant college degree. The shift will generally be a Monday-Friday nightside shift (2-11pm).

HOW TO APPLY:
As part of the application process, candidates must submit a written critique of our website, www.whnt.com and social media efforts on Facebook and Twitter. Applicants who are interviewed will have to take a writing, spelling, current events and breaking news test.

RUSH your resume, cover letter, references, writing samples and critique of our web/social media platforms to Claire Aiello, Web Content Manager, WHNT News 19, 200 Holmes Ave., Huntsville, AL 35801 256-535-9241, or email claire.aiello@whnt.com (02-14-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-14

Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTVY-TV (CBS for Dothan and the Gulf Coast) is looking for a great Sales Assistant who is ready to hit the ground running.

The ideal candidate has the ability to multitask and work with strong personalities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist General Sales Manager Assist our sales team with various aspects of their jobs to ensure sales goals are exceeded.
  • Assist with entering contracts Assist with collections and maintaining accounts receivable
  • Compile informative and accurate reports in a timely manner.
  • Manage inventory including preempts and make goods Backup receptionist A/R contact for local sales staff
  • Prepare professional presentations for account executives to present to clients.
  • Assist sales staff with client services.

REQUIREMENTS:

A must:

  • A minimum of two years experience in an office environment
  • High school diploma; two years of college in an applicable field of study useful to this position
  • Proficiency in word excel and power point
  • Computer and internet literacy
A plus:
  • Customer service and or sales support experience is a definite advantage.
  • Media experience with an understanding of traffic systems
  • Basic knowledge of accounts receivable
  • Experience with OSi a plus

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are an organized individual who can work under pressure with minimum supervision and a team player please send your resume with references to: Marc Stover - General Sales Manager WTVY Television P. O. Box 1089 Dothan, AL 36302 or to marc@wtvy.com No phone calls please. Applications are available at 285 N. Foster Street, Dothan, Alabama as well as on our website www.wtvy.com/

WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Pre-employment screening and driver license check are required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the applicant passing a substance abuse test. A valid driver`s license and good driving record are required for this position. This job announcement remains in effect for a period of 30 days after the posting date listed above and will be re-issued if the position is not filled within that time. (02-14-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-14

Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPMI & WJTC is seeking an entry level Sales Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include assisting Account Managers with account maintenance on-air and online, and coordinating sales projects. Also, this person will assist sales managers with reports and inter-office communications.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong relationship skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.

HOW TO APPLY:
In order to be considered you must apply online. www.sbgi.net Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! (02-17-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-17

Local Account Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WPMI & WJTC in Mobile - Pensacola (DMA #60) has an opening for an experienced Local Account Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position requires the ability to maintain and grow an established account list and develop new business both on-air and online. We are looking for an aggressive negotiator with a strong knowledge of broadcasting, new business development skills, and experience creating multi-platform campaigns. Individual must also possess strong presentation skills and a solutions oriented mindset.

REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of 3 years media sales experience and a working knowledge broadcasting industry software and industry trends preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
All interested candidates should apply online at www.sbgi.net. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! (02-17-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-17

Art Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WSFA 12 News, the NBC affiliate in Montgomery, Alabama, is seeking a Full Time Art Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Art Director will be the leader of station imagery and direction, and will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing, animating, and executing cutting edge graphics for News, Marketing, and Sales initiatives.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidate must be able to organize and juggle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines. Candidate should have strong understanding of the Chyron toolset, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, and Illustrator. 3D modeling and animation skills recommended. Candidate should in general have good listening skills, communication skills, common sense, and a willingness to learn new software. Knowledge of Google Earth Pro is a bonus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified candidates should forward application, resume, cover letter, and non-returnable DVD of your reel. Online demo reels or portfolios are also welcome. Send to: WSFA 12 News, Attn: Josh Morey, 12 East Delano Ave., Montgomery, Alabama 36105 or email: jmorey@wsfa.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V (02-19-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-19

Traffic Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Alabama Telecasters, Inc. (ATI) has an opening for our local CBS Affiliate,WAKA CBS-8 News, in Montgomery, Alabama in our Traffic Department as a Traffic Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The qualified candidate will assist the traffic department in log editing, downloading format sheets for syndicated shows, matching format sheets to log formats, entering and proofing traffic instructions and assist in all other areas of traffic department as necessary. Also, this position requires assisting the Sales Department and/or advertising agency in the scheduling of production.

REQUIREMENTS:
The qualified candidate must be able to work under pressure, have good communication skills, be a self-starter, have a pleasant personality and able to multi-task. Also must possess excellent computer skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume to Human Resources, WAKA 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106 or email to jobs@waka.com. No phone calls please. EOE (02-23-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-23

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX6 WBRC-TV the #1 station in Birmingham and top rated FOX affiliate in the country is seeking a full-time Account Executive.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We are looking for an individual that is passionate about selling multi-platform marketing solutions to local businesses and will add new clients to a preexisting account list through new business development.

REQUIREMENTS:
This individual must be a highly motivated self-starter that will hit the ground running and make things happen.

Candidates must have excellent communication and presentation skills, be organized, and possess a solid work ethic. Prior sales and marketing experience with an emphasis in broadcast media is preferred. Drivers license and clean MVR required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to: WBRC-TV, Attn: HR, PO Box 6, Birmingham, Alabama 35201 or e-mail to; hr@wbrc.com. No phone calls or faxes please. EOE-M/F/D/V (02-23-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-02-23

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTVY-TV, the CBS affiliate for Dothan the Gulf Coast and surrounding area, is accepting applications for the position of Account Executive.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include but are not limited to selling and servicing existing advertising clients, developing new clients and attending sales meetings as required by sales management.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate will possess strong organizational skills, self-discipline, motivation and professional character. Prior sales experience of three years or more is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are up to the challenge please send your resume to: WTVY Television P. O. BOX 1089 Dothan AL 36302 Attention: Marc Stover OR PREFERABLY VIA E-MAIL TO: marc@wtvy.com No phone calls please. WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Group Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Pre-employment drug screening and drivers license check are required. A valid driver`s license and a good driving record are absolutely necessary for this position. (03-01-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-03-01

Web Producer/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTVY Television, the CBS Affiliate for Dothan, Alabama, Panama City, Florida and the surrounding area, has an immediate opening for a Web Producer/Reporter. We`re looking for a journalist to deliver fresh content to our website and mobile platforms. This position is critical to the growth of our website and mobile platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Our Web Producer/Reporter will be responsible for posting and monitoring the daily content and maintenance of our websites. Our candidate will be required to produce and report on-air segments relating to our website content. Our successful candidate will be a driving force behind our Facebook and Twitter initiative.

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate will have a degree in journalism or related field, as well as an internship at a commercial television station or newspaper. You must be a self-starter, able to enterprise stories, cover meetings, and find the real people affected by the news.

HOW TO APPLY:
Dothan is in the southeast corner of Alabama, just 90 miles from Panama City, FL and the Gulf Beaches.

If you feel like you have what it takes to excel in our number one rated newsroom and want to live where the quality of life is high but the cost of living is low, send a non-returnable resume DVD to: Jeff Raker, News Director jeff@wtvy.com WTVY-TV P. O. Box 1089 Dothan, AL 36302 No phone calls please. WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Group Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Pre-employment drug screening and drivers license check are required. A valid driver`s license and a good driving record are absolutely necessary for this position. (03-01-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-03-01

Assignment Editor/ Digital Media Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fox10 News, the number one news station in the Mobile-Pensacola market is looking for a Weekend Assignment Editor and Digital Media Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Assignment Editor coordinates the weekend news gathering efforts of Reporters/Photographers. This position also assists with producing, and writing stories for on-air and the website. Will be responsible for generating news story ideas, monitoring emergency scanners and maintaining sources.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a self starter and comfortable in a 24/7 multi-platform environment. Must be able to write for web and on air. Must have some news experience. Applicants must have experience in a newsroom, a valid driver`s license and a clean driving record. A college degree is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to: Fox10 News/WALA-TV, Attn: Linda Jones, 1501 Satchel Paige Drive, Mobile, Al. 36606 Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

DEADLINE: 2013-02-28

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Alabama Telecasters, Inc. is seeking an experienced account executive for the local CBS affiliate, WAKA/CBS8 to develop new business and grow existing accounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must have strong presentation and communication skills and must be service and detail oriented with the ability to set and meet goals. Must be motivated, detail oriented and a team player with a positive attitude. Direct sales experience required and a good driving record are required. A degree in Marketing or two years related experience is required. )

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email resumes to jobs@waka.com or mail to Human Resources, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL, 36106. No Phone Calls Please. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-03-05

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Alabama Telecasters, Inc. (ATI) is currently hiring an experienced account executive to develop new business and grow existing accounts with the WNCF/ABC Montgomery and WBMM/The CW sales team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must have excellent presentation and negotiation skills. Proficiency in all Microsoft applications is essential. The successful candidate will be a motivated, detail-oriented team player with a positive attitude, great communication skills and a strong work ethic. Direct sales experience and a good driving are required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to Human Resources, WNCF/WBMM, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106 or email resume to: salesposition@wncftv.com. No phone calls please. EOE. (03-05-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-03-05

Multi-Media Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WDHN, the ABC affiliate in Dothan, AL is seeking a multi-media journalist to help us expand our field report staff. This is a great opportunity to put your career in high gear as many of our previous reporters that got a start here are now in major markets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The person selected will have a degree in broadcast journalism or related field. Strong writing skills and a clear understanding of news issues are mandatory. Applicants may be required to take a test in an effort to determine knowledge of news-related issues. Some understanding of weather would be helpful but only for the possibility of fill-in duty. The selected candidate must also be able to work well with limited supervision, be goal-oriented and have the ability to lift up to 40 pounds. The selected candidate will demonstrate strong talent skills. The ability to work well with others is absolutely necessary.

Additional requirements include a good driving record and clean background. Both will be checked prior to employment. A pre-employment drug screen is required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Resumes should be submitted to Ken Curtis, News Director, WDHN-TV, PO Box 6237, Dothan, AL 36302. An internet link to your reel is preferred at ken@wdhn.com but hard copies will be accepted. This is a wonderful opportunity to begin your career in a warm climate only a few minutes from Florida beaches and work with a company that owns stations across the nation and encourages internal promotion. WDHN is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring practices. We actively seek applicants regardless of gender, race, or national origin.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-11

Master control operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WALA-TV(FOX) & WFNA-TV(CW) in the Mobile/Pensacola market is looking for a Master Control Operator to join our Team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must be able to operate automation software, satellite receivers, MC switcher, transmitter remotes, VTRs, and be familiar with digital media delivery. Responsibilities include multiple station on-air quality control, short/long form media preparation and transmitter monitoring. Must have the ability to handle a moderate to high stress environment and meet strict deadlines. Must be able to work with other departments and perform with others as a team. Perform additional responsibilities as required.

REQUIREMENTS:
Two years or more experience in Master Control required. Proficient use of computers is required. Automation software experience preferred. Must be able to work any shift including weekends, overnights & holidays. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs. Valid Driver`s license and good driving record required.

HOW TO APPLY:
EOE Contact: To apply, please submit your resume to jobs@fox10tv.com Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (03-11-13)

DEADLINE: 2013-04-30

Traffic Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAAY-TV is seeking a detailed-oriented Traffic Assistant that has strong computer skills with knowledge of MS Office to assist the Traffic Manager in the scheduling of commercial copy and preparing daily broadcast logs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must be able to pay close attention to details, meet tight deadlines, and handle a high volume of information accurately and efficiently.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong, accurate data entry skills are needed. Experience in broadcast traffic or a broadcasting environment a plus!

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume to: jobs@waaytv.com or WAAY – TV; Traffic Asst.; 1000 Monte Sano Blvd, Huntsville, AL 35801. No phone calls please. EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-02-08

National Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAAY – TV, in Huntsville, AL has an immediate opening for a National Sales Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position requires strong computer and data entry skills with attention to detail. This position also includes work on other administrative tasks as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Good communication skills and accuracy is a must. A background in Broadcast or Marketing is also helpful.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your resume to jobs@waaytv.com or Mail to: National Sales Assistant, WAAY – TV, 1000 Monte Sano Blvd, Huntsville, AL 35801. No phone calls. WAAY – TV is an EOE.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-08

News Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
If you are an experienced anchor, who is as comfortable in the field as well as in the studio, has a sharp news judgment, high ethical and journalistic standards, WAAY-TV, in Huntsville, Alabama may be the next job opportunity for you.

We are looking for a seasoned, on-hands evening news anchor with a commanding presence on air; a top notch reporter who is not afraid to get out in the field; a producer who can help with writing and stacking a show; a huge contributor to our website, and social media outlets and a newsroom leader who can make a contribution, then WAAY needs to see your reel and resume today.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is a job for someone who likes a challenge, is not afraid to try new ideas and wants to make an impact on viewers. This is your chance to make a positive impact with your solid news judgment, storytelling abilities, developing of sources and competitive drive and a huge desire to make a positive mark on the communities WAAY serves. If this sounds like your kind of news operation, you need to stop and send examples of your work right now, including your news philosophies and how you could be an asset to our news team.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate chosen will have at least 3-5 years’ experience on the anchor desk with reporting experience from the field, college degree in Journalism or related field, outstanding producing, writing and on-air delivery skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills; problem solving abilities, very high work ethics and standards; ability to meet deadlines and detailed oriented. The person chosen must be able to work odd and extended hours and days to complete any assignments or tasks. Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:
WAAY is committed to a high standard of broadcast journalism and community service. Huntsville, Alabama and the Tennessee Valley have been recognized time and again for the outstanding quality of life, and we are looking for just the right person to join our staff to help us bring that same quality to our viewers.

Submit your resume and a link to your current work to: Jobs@waaytv.com Or WAAY – TV Anchor 1000 Monte Sano Blvd Huntsville, AL 35801

DEADLINE: 2013-03-08

Digital Sales Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX 6 WBRC-TV the #1 station in Birmingham and top rated FOX affiliate in the country is seeking a Digital Sales Specialist to sell all things digital on MyFOXAL.com, both online and on mobile.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
This individual must be a highly motivated self-starter that will hit the ground running and make things happen. Candidates must have excellent communication and presentation skills, be organized, and possess a solid work ethic. Prior digital sales experience preferred. Drivers license and clean MVR required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to: WBRC-TV, Attn: HR, PO Box 6, Birmingham, Alabama 35201 or email to hr@wbrc.com. No phone calls of faxes please. EOE-M/F/D/V

DEADLINE: 2013-03-11

Part-Time Promotions Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has a part-time opening in our Promotions Department for its Montgomery cluster.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is an entry-level position that involves assisting with all administrative functions of radio promotions, executing on-site station appearances, and assisting with coordination of station events. Other responsibilities include managing and distributing station prizes and premiums; driving promotional vehicles; setting up and running audio and other types of audio equipment, hanging banners and other staging elements; performing basic office administrative functions; updating station web site, conducting on-site promotions, and handling clients and listeners. In addition, this position will be required to operate boards for remote broadcasts.

REQUIREMENTS:
Valid Alabama Driver`s License and clean driving record a must. Able to work a variety of shifts and days, including weekends, and evenings. Must be outgoing, comfortable interacting with listeners and large groups of people. If you are shy, this is not the job for you! Exceptional organizational skills are a big plus. Previous experience in promotions or office organization is a plus. Basic Computer skills enabling you to readily produce documents; use scheduling calendars, e-mail and update web sites, Photoshop experience a big plus! Ability to learn how to operate audio and technical equipment; comfortable working and talking in front of the public. Essential functions of the job include driving large vehicles, being able to lift 50 lbs, carry and push heavy equipment, climb ladders, working long hours.

Education Requirements: Basic Computer skills enabling you to readily produce documents; use scheduling calendars, e-mail and update web sites; able to learn how to operate audio and technical equipment; comfortable working and talking in front of the public. Essential functions of the job include driving large vehicles, being able to lift, carry and push heavy equipment and climb ladders and working long hours.

Read more: http://www.myhot105.com/pages/EEO.html#ixzz2KjAcliuF

HOW TO APPLY:
It is the policy of Clear Channel Media & Entertainment to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law in all personnel actions.

DEADLINE: 2013-02-28

Interns

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Clear Channel Radio Montgomery is committed to developing talent and interest in our industry and provides a wide range of internship opportunities for students interested in radio. An internship at Clear Channel Radio Montgomery can provide you the chance to explore your career interests, acquire marketable job skills while "learning the ropes" of the industry, establish professional contacts, and gain practical work experience. Clear Channel Radio Montgomery internship program offers opportunities in the areas of Programming, News, Promotions, Sales, Business, and more. Our internships offer meaningful educational and work experiences designed to meet the academic and career goals of the intern. Our management will teach and encourage, but it`s up to the student to bring an enthusiasm to learn. Because internships at Clear Channel Radio Montgomery are learning experiences, they are unpaid. Clear Channel Radio Montgomery is an equal opportunity company. We recruit, hire, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal and state law.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 16 years of age enrolled in an accredited school, college or university able to provide a letter from the accredited schools guidance counselor or instructor stating that the student will be granted credit for the internship.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested students should forward their resume to: Intern Coordinator Clear Channel Radio Internship 203 Gunn Road Montgomery, AL 36117 Read more: http://www.myhot105.com/pages/EEO.html?feed=116438&article=318295#ixzz2KjBvHSe3

DEADLINE: 2013-03-12

Sales Account Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cox Radio Birmingham WBHJ-FM, WBHK-FM, WAGG-AM and WENN-AM are looking for Full Time Sales Professionals. This is a position that involves the sale of advertising on air, on line and on site through sponsorship opportunities offered throughout the year.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The candidate will be expected to establish relationships with clients that are strong enough for the client to converse comfortably with the seller and share their most pressing challenges with the sellers so that the seller will be able to bring back a well thought out solution for the client. Other responsibilities include: finding and acquiring new business opportunities, attending networking events and generally presenting a professional and polished image of the company they represent. Candidate will also work closely with internal departments (ie: programming, promotions, business and traffic) to help fulfill the client’s expectation with regard to all areas of their business relationship with the company.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate must be flexible, personable and able to orchestrate sales and promotional plans developed for clients successfully. The successful candidate must also be organized, dependable self-motivated and project a professional appearance and friendly demeanor. A valid driver’s license is required, and background check is required.

HOW TO APPLY:
If interested in applying for this position, please forward a resume to Cox Radio Birmingham Sales Department, 2700 Corporate Drive, Suite 115, Birmingham, Alabama 35242, or forward electronically to Helen.Mitchell@coxinc.com

It is the policy of Cox Radio, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination.

Discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex is prohibited. If you believe you have been the victim of discrimination, you may notify the Federal Communications Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other appropriate agency.

DEADLINE: 2013-02-23

Sales Account Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Cox Media Group Birmingham is currently looking for an Account Manager who wants to succeed. We are looking for marketing experts who want to make a difference in their client`s business. We are looking for people who want to be successful and earn a 6 figure income.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
As an Account Manager you will be responsible for developing new business and helping clients grow their business.

REQUIREMENTS:
Cox Media Group Birmingham the leader in the Birmingham radio market offers the best training and equips you with the tools it takes to succeed. College degree and/or prior sports radio selling experience helpful but not required.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are aggressive, hardworking and desire to be the best, please respond as outlined below:

Cox Radio Birmingham
2700 Corporate Drive
Suite 115
Birmingham, AL. 35242
Attention Darryl Grondines
Telephone: 205 916 1102
Fax 205 322 2390
Email Darryl.Grondines@Coxinc.com

It is the policy of Cox Radio, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex in al personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training and termination. Discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex is prohibited. If you believe you have been the victim of discrimination, you may notify the Federal Communications Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other appropriate agency.

DEADLINE: 2013-02-23

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX6 WBRC-TV the #1 station in Birmingham and top rated FOX affiliate in the country is seeking a full-time Account Executive. We are looking for an individual that is passionate about selling multi-platform marketing solutions to local businesses and will add new clients to a preexisting account list through new business development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
This individual must be a highly motivated self-starter that will hit the ground running and make things happen. Candidates must have excellent communication and presentation skills, be organized, and possess a solid work ethic. Prior sales and marketing experience with an emphasis in broadcast media is preferred. Drivers license and clean MVR required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to: WBRC-TV, Attn: HR, PO Box 6, Birmingham, Alabama 35201 or e-mail to hr@wbrc.com.

No phone calls or faxes please.

EOE-M/F/D/V

DEADLINE: 2013-02-22

Digital Sales Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
FOX 6 WBRC-TV the #1 station in Birmingham and top rated FOX affiliate in the country is seeking a Digital Sales Specialist to sell all things digital on MyFOXAL.com, both online and on mobile.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
This individual must be a highly motivated self-starter that will hit the ground running and make things happen. Candidates must have excellent communication and presentation skills, be organized, and possess a solid work ethic. Prior digital sales experience preferred. Drivers license and clean MVR required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume to: WBRC-TV, Attn: HR, PO Box 6, Birmingham, Alabama 35201 or email to hr@wbrc.com.

No phone calls or faxes please.

EOE-M/F/D/V

DEADLINE: 2013-02-22

Part-Time Traffic Asst / Receptionist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Fast paced position requiring a multi-tasker! Applicants must be dependable, energetic, detail-oriented, and have excellent organizational skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Position duties include; data entry, filing, customer service along with answering incoming phone calls and greeting visitors.

REQUIREMENTS:
Computer experience and working knowledge of Microsoft applications required. Radio and/or TV experience a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please apply through the Clear Channel site link at https://careerchannel.silkroad.com/ . No Phone Calls Please. All applicants must apply through this site link, otherwise your application may not be reviewed.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-15

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WHDF Television, Huntsville, Alabama`s CW affiliate television station has an opening for a dynamic and highly motivated individual to sell commercial advertising time to local businesses.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to selling commercial advertising time, prospecting new customers and servicing existing accounts.

REQUIREMENTS:
High School Diploma or Equivalent; Pre-employment Drug Screen; Valid Driver's License

HOW TO APPLY:
Email tiffany@lbgtv.com EOE.

DEADLINE: 2013-02-28

Part-Time Board Operator for WERC 105.5

JOB DESCRIPTION:
News Radio 105.5 WERC Birmingham is looking for our next Winning Part Time team player

Newsradio 105.5 WERC now has an opening for a part time team player to produce local Baron`s Baseball plus possible additional duties for local show production as well.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties will include board-op/run network broadcasts, and assist in other production duties if needed.

REQUIREMENTS:
Required Skills:

Candidate must be extremely focused, energetic, and love Birmingham Barons Baseball. Must be a multi-tasker with duties and responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Producing LIVE play by play for the Barons
  • Editing audio immediately during LIVE play by play events
  • Experience with Adobe Audition and NexGen Preferred
  • Commercial production
  • Familiar with ISDN/Comrex/Tie-line
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends including holidays
Candidate will also be producing the pregame and post game as well as the actual play by play of an event. Candidate will be working closely with the Birmingham Barons.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please apply through the Career Channel site link at https://careerchannel.silkroad.com/ . NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. All applicants must apply through the above site link, otherwise you application may not be reviewed.

Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-15

Midday Announcer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WQSB Midday Announcer (Country)

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Host midday show; assist with commercial production, emcee events and work station and community promotions. Also post daily to FaceBook, Twitter and station blog.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have previous experience, provide samples of previous work, references, and live in or relocate within the station service area.

HOW TO APPLY:
Email resume and samples of air and production work to barry@wqsb.com / EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-02-22

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Account Executives are responsible for making sales to new clients and managing the account of existing clients. They also suggest ways for the clients to market their businesses using the station's on-air and online capabilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send a resume to Tiger Communications home office in person or by mail. 2514 South College Street Suite 104, Auburn, AL 36832 is the address. E-mail resumes to brooke@thetiger.fm

DEADLINE: 2013-04-30

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WSFA 12 News, the River Regions News leader seeks highly motivated and experienced sales professional to become a member of our dynamic team in Montgomery, Alabama. Our culture thrives on creating unique solutions for our customers across multiple platforms, such as WSFA 12 News, BOUNCE TV and our our strong online and mobile properties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Requirements include proficient negotiation skills and an adept knowledge of Nielsen, MATRIX, Wide Orbit and Word/Power Point/Excel. Candidate must also demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills and possess at least one year of outside sales experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you have a strong record of developing new business and increasing station revenue/share of existing accounts, we would like to speak with you. Please list source of referrals and e-mail resumes to: mnowicki@wsfa.com WSFA 12 News is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free work place. M/F/D/V

DEADLINE: 2013-02-28

Digital Sales Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WSFA 12 News is seeking to hire a Digital Sales Specialist to sell all things digital on wsfa.com, both online and on mobile.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The person we hire must be able to prospect new accounts, service existing accounts, grow new business, negotiate rates and share of business on new and existing accounts, create presentations, utilize sales materials, and provide appropriate research information.

REQUIREMENTS:
The person must also be detail oriented, and be able to follow sales policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year selling experience with a digital or media company. A college degree is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your resumes to Kerry Morrison at kmorrison@wsfa.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

DEADLINE: 2013-02-28

News Content Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WSFA 12 News has an immediate opening for a part-time News Content Specialist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with producers, reporters, anchors and news team. Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to, microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: College degree required from an accredited College or University, majoring in Communications or Journalism or be a junior or senior in college on course to graduate.

Experience: Minimum 1-2 years experience with television broadcasting. Working with Panasonic P2 camera equipment, ENPS computer system as well as BitCentral non-linear editing is a plus.

Skills/Abilities: Must be a strong writer, able to work teleprompter, studio camera, audio, switcher and contribute to wsfa.com, Twitter & facebook. Must work well under pressure and daily deadlines. Must have good creative and editorial judgment and understand journalistic ethics and libel laws. Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours. Ability to lift loads up to 50 lbs.

License/Certificates: Must have a clean driving record and possess a valid driver`s license.

HOW TO APPLY:
email: sduff@wsfa.com

Contact, Scott Duff, WSFA 12 News, News Director, 12 East Delano Ave., Montgomery, Alabama 36105. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

DEADLINE: 2013-02-28

Promotions Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Clear Channel Communications, Inc. is the world`s largest radio and outdoor advertising company with leading market positions in each of its two business segments: Media & Entertainment and Outdoor. Clear Channel is also one of the most innovative media players in the market - a leader in the converging media space, having developed best-in-class integrated media offers (e.g. Radio/Web) and having built significant positions in the HD arena.

A centrally located 3 station cluster is looking for a creative individual to be our Promotions Director and Online Content Director. You should be experienced in all aspects of promotions and will be responsible for the creation, management and oversight of promotions for our radio stations. We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about promotions and radio and experienced in developing revenue-generating ideas that get results for clients. The successful candidate will be creative, highly motivated, organized and a team player with attention to detail and demonstrated ability to multi-task.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and lead the department and create new, and profitable events
  • Plan, execute and track revenue-generating marketing and promotional events and contests that take place on-air, on-line and on-site
  • Implement all aspects of contesting
  • Create client promotions and promotional proposals with Program Director and Sales Managers
  • Work directly with Programming, Sales and other departments as required
  • Responsible for maintaining costs within department budget and ordering promotional merchandise within budgeted allocations
  • Participate at station promotional events as necessary, including set-up and breakdown promotional equipment/materials for on-site promotional, sales and charity events
  • Maximize integration with on air and on line products.
  • Identify relevant events and feature prominently on sites.
  • Work with sales staff to identify available inventory and tout new features.
  • Manage and maintain sites on a day to day basis.
  • Proactive in developing new content and to be looking for opportunities on other websites and shared services.
  • Daily/weekly/monthly monitor services to track unique visitors, page views, and progress of the station sites.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have solid organizational skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and database management
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evening hours, as necessary
  • Must have a valid driver`s license and be able to drive station vehicles to and from station activities if required
  • Related experience is required, preferably in radio or media and a college degree in marketing or communications is preferred
Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

HOW TO APPLY:
https://careerchannel.silkroad.com/

DEADLINE: 2013-02-25

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Clear Channel Communications, Inc. is the world`s largest radio and outdoor advertising company with leading market positions in each of its two business segments: Radio and Outdoor. Clear Channel is also one of the most innovative media players in the market - a leader in the converging media space, developing the best-in-class integrated media offers (e.g. Radio/Web) and building significant positions in the HD arena.

The Account Executive is responsible for building relationships and selling Clear Channel assets as marketing solutions. The role objective is to achieve revenue targets and services goals while helping clients meet key business challenges. Successful candidates must be motivated, enthusiastic, self-starters who are able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

This is a tough and demanding position where only the motivated succeed. One out of every three Account Executives hired will quit in their first year, but if you are motivated, have a strong desire to succeed and can adapt and overcome, then you are in for a successful and rewarding career with a global media leader.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop new leads by cold calling and obtaining face to face appointments.
  • Attain new business accounts and sponsorships.
  • Generate revenue and meet sales targets.
  • Establish, maintain and grow relationships with client base and agencies.
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with corporate, advertising and public relations communities.
  • Solicit funding for broadcast and non-broadcast projects, special events, web streaming and other off-air projects.
  • Develop presentations to corporations and agencies designed to sell marketing solutions.
  • Maintain an organized format on each sales call, covering all important topics: client marketing analysis, target consumer needs, benefits sought, assignments and follow-up.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years prior experience in successful sales role.
  • Bachelor`s degree.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to design, deliver and execute marketing strategies and presentations.
  • Prior demonstrated prospecting experience through cold calling, networking and meeting functions.
  • Proven track record of reaching sales targets and revenue goals.
Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

HOW TO APPLY:
https://careerchannel.silkroad.com/

DEADLINE: 2013-02-25

Producer/Multimedia

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WAFF 48 News, the NBC affiliate in Huntsville, Al is looking for a high-energy, creatve producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Crafting, Writing, and executing powerful newscasts, along with producing content for web, mobile and social media. Must have exceptional news judgement, writing, spelling and grammer skills; must be able to make key decisions about content placement & take owenship of breaking news for newscast.

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience producing in local television is required.

HOW TO APPLY:
sent resmue and newscast links, along with writing samples to: WAFF Attn: HR 1414 North Memorial Parkway Huntsville, Al 35801.

No phone calls please

EOE-M/F/D/V

DEADLINE: 2013-03-01

Interactive Content Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are looking for a creative visionary with proven experience and a strong command of the English language. You should already be a prolific user of Twitter, Facebook, the web, mobile devices and other forms of interactive engagement.

Some knowledge of graphic editing is a plus (Fireworks, Photoshop). We prefer candidates who have journalism, English or another relevant college degree.

The shift will generally be a Monday-Friday nightside shift (2-11pm).

As part of the application process, candidates must submit a written critique of our website, www.whnt.com and social media efforts on Facebook and Twitter.

Applicants who are interviewed will have to take a writing, spelling, current events and breaking news test.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core Job Functions:

  • Generate new, fresh content (text stories, video, polls, photo galleries, etc.) for station website and social media platforms on a variety of subjects.
  • Aggressive response to breaking news on web and social media platforms.
  • Maintaining quality control on all platforms by proofing content that is already on site.
  • Respond to interactive-related emails.
  • Develop supporting/supplemental interactive content for on-air reports.
  • Suggest story ideas for on-air news coverage.
  • Produce stories for on-air or web initiatives.

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong command of the English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress (preferred) and/or other web posting software and Photoshop.
  • Ability to type, use computers, and other such equipment.
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines.
  • Good communication skills and team-building skills. Ability to multi-task.
  • Candidate must also possess a valid state driver`s license (or be able to get one).
Education Requirements:
  • A college degree in Journalism, English or relevant degree is preferred.
  • Also, prefer candidates with 2-3 years experience as a print, web or digital journalist.
Physical Requirements:
  • The candidate must be physically able to type and work at a computer and must be able to handle the stress of a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Verbal communications skills necessary for office setting. Vision to write and review scripts.
  • HOW TO APPLY:
    RUSH your resume, cover letter, references, writing samples and critique of our web/social media platforms to Claire Aiello, Web Content Manager, WHNT News 19, 200 Holmes Ave., Huntsville, AL 35801 256-535-9241, or email claire.aiello@whnt.com

    DEADLINE: 2013-02-28

    Multimedia Production Tech

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WHNT-TV, CBS in Huntsville, Alabama, has an immediate opening for a full-time Multimedia Production Assistant. A Multimedia Production Assistant must be able to fulfill a variety of studio, control room and newsroom functions for live television newscasts and various multimedia platforms. The primary duties include editing digital video running using non-linear editing systems like Final Cut Pro. Other duties may include running robotic cameras, running audio, teleprompter operation, posting content (video & text) to station website and social media sites.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Video Editing: Non-linear video editing for on-air and online. Must have a clear understanding of video editing fundamentals (sequencing, jump cuts, audio/visual linkage, etc) and legal issues associated with videojournalism. Prefer candidates who are proficient on Final Cut Pro.
    • Running Audio: Consistently runs audio for the newscasts, with great attention to detail, in order to have newscasts with little to no quality control issues. This includes thorough microphone checks 20 minutes before the newscast, as well as changing the batteries in the wireless microphones before these checks are done.
    • Studio Camera/Teleprompter Operation: Run studio camera and/or Teleprompter for live newscasts. Experience with robotic camera systems a plus.
    • Web Posting: Post video and text content to station`s website, updating station`s Twitter and Facebook accounts.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
    Experience operating and/or ability/willingness to learn how to operate the following equipment and computer programs: Final Cut Pro, Vinten Robotic cameras, VizRT graphics, Adobe Photoshop, and/or other similar equipment and systems. Aptitude to learn other technically advanced equipment. Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines. Hours will vary and will include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. Good communication skills and team-centered mindset. Excellent spelling and precision attention to detail a must! Must possess a valid State Driver's License.

    Education Requirements:
    A college degree in Television Production, Communications or related-degree is preferred. Also prefer candidates with at least one year production experience in a commercial television station.

    Physical Requirements:
    Dexterity to operate production and photography equipment; including, but not limited to all audio equipment, studio/field cameras and computers. Should be able to do light lifting and climb a ladder to change studio lights, if needed. Must be able to handle stress of a fast-paced, dynamic environment while remaining calm, communicate clearly and make split-second decisions.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    To apply, rush your resume and references to Maxie Gardner, Supervising Director, via email to maxie.gardner@whnt.com. Or, if you must send it via snail mail, buy a stamp and send it to WHNTTV, 200 Holmes Ave., Huntsville, AL 35801 256-534-7226.

    DEADLINE: 2013-02-28

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Clear Channel Communications, Inc. is the world`s largest radio and outdoor advertising company with leading market positions in each of its two business segments: Radio and Outdoor. Clear Channel is also one of the most innovative media players in the market - a leader in the converging media space, developing the best-in-class integrated media offers (e.g. Radio/Web) and building significant positions in the HD arena.

    The Account Executive is responsible for building relationships and selling Clear Channel assets as marketing solutions. The role objective is to achieve revenue targets and services goals while helping clients meet key business challenges. Successful candidates must be motivated, enthusiastic, self-starters who are able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

    This is a tough and demanding position where only the motivated succeed. One out of every three Account Executives hired will quit in their first year, but if you are motivated, have a strong desire to succeed and can adapt and overcome, then you are in for a successful and rewarding career with a global media leader.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsibilities:

    • Develop new leads by cold calling and obtaining face to face appointments.
    • Attain new business accounts and sponsorships.
    • Generate revenue and meet sales targets.
    • Establish, maintain and grow relationships with client base and agencies.
    • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with corporate, advertising and public relations communities.
    • Solicit funding for broadcast and non-broadcast projects, special events, web streaming and other off-air projects.
    • Develop presentations to corporations and agencies designed to sell marketing solutions.
    • Maintain an organized format on each sales call, covering all important topics: client marketing analysis, target consumer needs, benefits sought, assignments and follow-up.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Requirements:

    • 2+ years prior experience in successful sales role.
    • Bachelor`s degree.
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
    • Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to design, deliver and execute marketing strategies and presentations.
    • Prior demonstrated prospecting experience through cold calling, networking and meeting functions.
    • Proven track record of reaching sales targets and revenue goals. Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you enjoy working in a dynamic, fast paced company that works on the cutting edge of media and entertainment initiatives and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals; we invite you to apply online today at https://careerchannel.silkroad.com/ where you will have the chance to become part of Clear Channels Competitive Advantage our People.

    DEADLINE: 2013-04-15

    ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE FOR WAKA / CBS8

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alabama Telecasters, Inc. is seeking an experienced account executive for the local CBS affiliate, WAKA/CBS8 to develop new business and grow existing accounts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidates must have strong presentation and communication skills and must be service and detail oriented with the ability to set and meet goals. Must be motivated, detail oriented and a team player with a positive attitude. Direct sales experience required and a good driving record are required. A degree in Marketing or two years related experience is required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please email resumes to jobs@waka.com or mail to Human Resources, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL, 36106. No Phone Calls Please. EOE

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-17

    NEWS TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR / PHOTOGRAPHER

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Primary Responsibilities include but not limited to over-seeing all technical aspects of news, assisting in the maintenance of video equipment, live operations planning, training and execution, reviewing all news technology as it pertains to News and recommend what new technology to use.

    Candidate will also shoot general assignment and special news projects.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Must be knowledgeable and be able to operate Live Cast 4-G equipment for daily news broadcasts. Must be experienced in operating live microwave trucks and equipment.

    Proficient in final cut pro editing and delivering content through internet and FTP.

    At least two years television news experience. College degree preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send DVD or web link to jobs@waka.com or mail to Human Resources, Alabama News Network, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106. No phone calls, please. EOE

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-17

    PRODUCER

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alabama Telecasters, Inc. (ATI) is seeking a News Producer for the CBS affiliate, WAKA/CBS-8 in Montgomery, AL to work in our fast-paced local news organization.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Ideal candidate must be a self-starter who will do what it takes to produce the news. Must know how to write, edit, plan and execute a daily newscast. At least one year experience as a news producer is required. A College Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. P

    HOW TO APPLY:
    lease send resume, cover letter, DVD or link to Human Resources, WAKA/CBS 8, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106, or email to jobs@waka.com. No phone calls, please. EOE

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-17

    ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE FOR WNCF / ABC MONTGOMERY AND WBMM / THE CW MONTGOMERY

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alabama Telecasters, Inc. (ATI) is currently hiring an experienced account executive to develop new business and grow existing accounts with the WNCF/ABC Montgomery and WBMM/The CW sales team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidates must have excellent presentation and negotiation skills. Proficiency in all Microsoft applications is essential. The successful candidate will be a motivated, detail-oriented team player with a positive attitude, great communication skills and a strong work ethic. Direct sales experience and a good driving are required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send resume to Human Resources, WNCF/WBMM, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106 or email resume to: salesposition@wncftv.com. No phone calls please. EOE.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-17

    Sports Anchor/Reporter/VJ:

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WHNT NEWS 19 (CBS) in Huntsville, Alabama, has an immediate opening for a full-time Sports Anchor/Reporter/VJ. If you`ve dreamed of covering SEC football, this is a great opportunity. The person hired for this job will be able to clearly display how he or she is going to make sports-related stories matter to everyone -not just the hard core sports enthusiast.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Download the application here: http://localtvwhnt.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/posting-sports-anchor-050713.pdf

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-17

    Multimedia Production Assistant:

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WHNT-TV, CBS in Huntsville, Alabama, is accepting applications for a full-time Multimedia Production Assistant.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    A Multimedia Production Assistant must be able to fulfill a variety of studio, control room and newsroom functions for live television newscasts and various multimedia platforms. The primary duties include editing digital video running using non-linear editing systems like Final Cut Pro. Other duties may include running robotic cameras, running audio, teleprompter operation, posting content (video & text) to station website and social media sites.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Download the application here: http://localtvwhnt.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/posting-mmpa-103012.pdf

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-17

    TV Sales Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Sell advertising for a top-rated local FOX TV affiliate in the Huntsville and surrounding DMA.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    We are looking for someone who is self-motivated with excellent communication, sales, marketing and negotiating skills. Candidate must be an aggressive self-starter with a winning, positive attitude and the ability to be part of a team. Prior successful sales experience preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send resume and references to: WZDX FOX 54 ATTN: HR Manager, 1309 N. Memorial Parkway, Huntsville AL 35801, email hr@fox54.com or fax to 256-382-0300. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. EOE.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-17

    Local Sales Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    FOX 54, MY8 & METV are seeking a Local Sales Manager. We are looking for a motivated and motivating individual to lead our fantastic sales team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsibilities include: overachieving audience share, developing new business, forecasting, and managing inventory.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you think you have what it takes to be a part of our team and want to live in one of the fastest growing markets in the country AKA The Rocket City. Send your resume and references to: WZDX FOX 54 ATTN: HR Manager, 1309 N. Memorial Parkway, Huntsville AL 35801, email hr@fox54.com or fax to 256-382-0300.NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. EOE.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-17

    TV Broadcast Assistant Chief Engineer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WZDX FOX54/WAMY/METV has an opening for a highly motivated Assistant Chief Engineer to assist in all technical and electronic aspects of a newly upgraded Master Control, all computer systems, and technical maintenance at a very busy TV station.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The incumbent should have strong preventative maintenance and repair skills for our IOT and solid state transmitters and associated equipment, and be constantly aware of the quality and stability of our on-air signals. The ideal candidate must have electronics training, strong trouble-shooting skills, and experience with digital transmission systems and engineering maintenance. SBE certifications and FCC license are a plus.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Application will be accepted M-F from 9AM-4PM, or send resume to:

    Human Resources
    WZDX FOX54
    1309 N. Memorial Pkwy
    Huntsville, AL 35801

    OR

    hr@fox54.com

    OR

    fax to 256-533-5315.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. EOE.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-17

    Digital Sales Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT in the Birmingham, Alabama market seeks a Digital Sales Director to lead an experienced, high performance sales team on selling the leading websites in Market 42.

    The ideal candidate will be a people person who is responsible for developing large-scale new business clients and growing digital revenue from our existing accounts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The Digital Sales Director will work with a team of account executives to create and sell a variety of integrated digital solutions which may include but are not limited to: Banner and video advertising on local media news websites; Mobile; and SEM/SEO/Display solutions both in and outside of the market area.

    The DSD will teach and motivate this local sales team while working in concert with local and national sales managers.

    Other responsibilities include ascertaining and supervising research needs, developing business plans, and managing inventory, pricing, and production. The Digital Sales Director may also be expected to sell and manage his/her own accounts as well.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    We`re looking for a strong sales professional who will build on our great momentum by leading and directing our team to new levels of success. Candidate must have thorough understanding of digital content and advertising. Successful candidates should also have 3 years media sales experience; management experience a plus.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Email resume to:

    EOE M/F/D/V Drug Screen & Background check. Send resume, references, sales management philosophy and salary history to: Human Resources, WIAT-TV, P.O. Box 59496, Birmingham, AL 35259 or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-14

    Investigative Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for an Investigative Reporter who is driven to seek honest, relevant, compelling enterprise stories.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The ideal candidate will be relentless in the pursuit of the truth. A proven track record of strong journalistic skills and supreme ethical standards is a must. The successful applicant will understand how to generate sources and will bring lead stories and investigations to the table.

    Three years of reporting experience and college degree preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Pre-employment background check.

    Please send cover letter, resume, and DVD reel to:

    WIAT-TV - 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-14

    Anchor/ Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for an Anchor/ Reporter to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a strong journalist who can engage our viewers.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    We are looking for an energetic storyteller who can write, copy-edit and present news coverage with ease and comfort while embracing the power of social media. You must enjoy reporting as much as your time behind the desk.

    Three years of on-air TV experience and college degree preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Pre-employment background check.

    Please send cover letter, resume, and DVD reel to:

    WIAT-TV - 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-30

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WSFA 12 News in Montgomery, Alabama seeks a highly creative and highly motivated Producer to help take newscasts to the next level. Most every newscast on WSFA 12 News ranks nationally for most watched over all NBC affiliates.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    We are looking for candidates with experience as a line producer in a competitive news market, including working with anchors, LIVE reporters, and directors. Candidate must be a great writer and communicator, and should have natural leadership skills. Candidate must be able to sift through complicated issues and provide clarity to viewers and web users. Candidate will be required to post stories to the station web site.

    New content and BREAKING NEWS must be pushed and injected each newscast pushing URGENCY & IMPACT.

    Experience with ENPS a plus. Experience producing special reports and breaking news a plus. College degree in journalism or related experience preferred. Must be able to work extra hours, weekends, holidays, etc. Must have a valid driver license.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send cover letter, resume, and a non-returnable DVD that showcases your work as a producer to: Scott Duff, WSFA 12 News, News Director, 12 East Delano Ave., Montgomery, Alabama 36105. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-20

    Graphic Designer/Trafficker

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Raycom Media is looking for a Graphic Designer/Trafficker to join our corporate ad operations team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Duties include supporting local and corporate new media sales teams to create basic and animated ads, logos, and web pages as well as traffic ads in DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP).

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Successful candidates must be customer service oriented and possess excellent organizational and communication skills and be able to work in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines. Applicants must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop and possess knowledge of Flash and HTML. Experience with WorldNow`s content management system "Producer" and "DFP" is a plus. A college degree or equivalent work experience is preferred with 2-4 years experience in the design/ad operations field.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please email resume and portfolio examples to adopjobs@raycommedia.com No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-06

    Risk/Fleet Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Raycom Media, in Montgomery AL., is seeking a full-time Risk/Fleet Manager.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Successful candidate will establish and oversee corporate-wide risk and insurance program (excluding health and welfare plans) and manage company owned vehicle fleet. Manage the insurer and broker relationships, negotiate policy renewals, analyze loss exposures and trends, establish loss prevention and mitigation plans and oversee Workers` Compensation program. Manage all aspects of the fleet. Develop and administer safety training and operator certification programs for vehicle operators.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Bachelors in Business Management, Finance or Insurance strongly preferred. Certifications helpful. Minimum of 5 years of risk management and insurance experience, solid technical skills, ability to multitask and excellent oral and written communication skills.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send resume and salary requirements to: Raycom Media, Dept. BS, 201 Monroe St., 20th Flr., Montgomery, AL 36104 or bsheffield@raycommedia.com. EOE-M/F/D/V (No Calls Please)

    DEADLINE: 2013-05-24

    Assistant Affiliate Controller

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Raycom Media, Inc. is seeking an Assistant Affiliate Controller for its Montgomery hub of television stations.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Successful applicant will handle the accounting and finance duties for two or more Raycom Media television stations. Duties will include budgeting, forecasting, month end closing with related financial reporting and recons, daily general ledger activity, and other related functions.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidate should possess strong communication skills, work well with all departments, and be skilled using server based accounting system and Microsoft office. A minimum of 3-5 years of accounting experience and accounting degree is required. CPA preferred. Drug screen and background check required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send resume and salary requirements to: Raycom Media, Dept. BP, 201 Monroe St., 20th Flr., Montgomery, AL 36104 or email; bparvin@raycommedia.com. No Phone Calls Please. EOE-M/F/D/V

    DEADLINE: 2013-05-30

    Content Producer/Proofreader

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Raycom Media, in Montgomery AL., is hiring a Content Producer/Proofreader for its national online news hub.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Ideal candidates will have video editing abilities, a solid grasp of AP style, excellent knowledge of grammar and produce clean copy. The capability to communicate well with a team, in-person and via email, is essential. Basic computer skills, creative thinking and an understanding of social media are required, along with the willingness to adapt as new related technologies arise. Photo editing, HTML, and experience with Edius and the WorldNow Producer content management system are preferred skills.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Email resume, at least three writing samples, and video editing examples to; hrgeneral@raycommedia.com. No broadcast scripts. No phone calls. EOE-M/F/D/V

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-01

    Administrative Assistant/Project Coord.

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Raycom Media Inc, has an opening for a Administrative Assistant/Project Coordinator to support the News and Digital Media departments at its corporate office in the RSA tower.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsibilities include providing administrative support directly for executive leadership to assist in developing and completing projects related to broadcast news coverage and digital media including websites, mobile applications and digital channels.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The self motivated candidate should have 3-5 years experience working directly for executive leadership and a strong working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Microsoft Office Products. Conference organization, travel related preparation, creativity and the ability to quickly learn new software applications are required. Must have solid communication and teamwork skills. Knowledge of budgeting processes, SharePoint & TM1 software are desirable. A college degree is preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please email cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume to: hrgeneral@raycommedia.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-01

    News Content Specialist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WSFA 12 News has an immediate opening for a part-time News Content Specialist.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to, microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Education: College degree required from an accredited College or University, majoring in Communications or Journalism or be a junior or senior in college on course to graduate.

    Experience: Minimum 1-2 years experience with television broadcasting. Working with Panasonic P2 camera equipment, ENPS computer system as well as BitCentral non-linear editing is a plus.

    Skills/Abilities: Must be a strong writer, able to work teleprompter, studio camera, audio, switcher and contribute to wsfa.com, Twitter & facebook.

    Must work well under pressure and daily deadlines. Must have good creative and editorial judgment and understand journalistic ethics and libel laws. Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours. Ability to lift loads up to 50 lbs.

    License/Certificates: Must have a clean driving record and possess a valid driver`s license. Work with producers, reporters, anchors and news team.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Contact, Scott Duff, WSFA 12 News, News Director, 12 East Delano Ave., Montgomery, Alabama 36105. No phone calls. EOE-M/F/D/V

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-01

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WSFA 12 News, honored by the Alabama Broadcasters Association as "Station of the Year," seeks a highly motivated and experienced sales professional to become a member of our dynamic sales team in Montgomery, Alabama. Our culture thrives on creating unique solutions for our customers across multiple platforms such as WSFA 12 News, BOUNCE TV, and our strong online and mobile properties.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Requirements include proficient negotiating skills and an adept knowledge of Nielsen, MATIX, Wide Orbit and Word/Power Point/Excel. Candidate must also demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills and possess at least one year of outside sales experience.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you have a strong record of developing new business and increasing station revenue/share for existing accounts, we would like to speak with you.

    Please list source of referrals and e-mail resumes to: mnowicki@wsfa.com. No phone calls please. WSFA 12 News is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free work place. M/F/D/V

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-01

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Media General www.mediageneral.com WVTM is taking applications for Account Executive.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, generate sales revenue from new and existing advertisers with dual emphasis on growing core-business and developing new streams of revenue. Prepare and present comprehensive customized sales presentations to existing and perspective clients. Establish and maintain business relationships with local clients and agencies. Utilize current research programs and marketing materials to support sales proposals. Attain quarterly revenue goals. Regularly analyze and review sales development revenue progress with sales management. Perform other related duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Must have a provable track record in non-traditional and new revenue sales with 1 - 2 years experience in broadcast/radio/print advertising sales. Must possess excellent computer skills with all Microsoft applications; excellent communication and creative skills. Must be well organized, self motivated, and have a strong desire to succeed. Valid driver's license, clean driving record, drug and background screen is required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    EOE M/F/V/D Qualified applicants please send resume and references to: Human Resources, WVTM, 1732 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209; email to hr@WVTM.com; all applicants must apply on-line @ www.mediageneral.com. No phone calls please.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-20

    Director of Sales

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Clear Channel Communications, Inc. is the world`s largest radio and outdoor advertising company with leading market positions in each of its two business segments: Radio and Outdoor. Clear Channel is also one of the most innovative media players in the market - a leader in the converging media space, developing the best-in-class integrated media offers (e.g. Radio/Web) and building significant positions in the HD arena.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The Director of Sales position is a sales and management role with responsibility for leading and managing all functions of a successful sales department for a radio station(s) in specific market geography. They are one of 100+ who provide oversight for the revenue generation of 850 radio stations across the United States. The Director of Sales must have demonstrated success in driving large-scale, best-in-class businesses to even higher levels of achievement and financial success They need to have a deep knowledge of relevant market intelligence and trends, including but not limited to evolving technologies, consumer behaviors, client expectations, shifting competitive landscape, and operational efficiencies. The Director of Sales reports to a regional Market Manager.

    Role Responsibilities

    The Director of Sales is responsible for:

    • Effectively growing sales revenue at rates that exceed industry or peer group.
    • Implementing targeted, innovative, customer centric, business focused initiatives that drive revenue growth by leveraging appropriate resources and partnering with key stakeholders.
    • Achieving key region / national sales metrics and implementing strategic initiatives through the radio stations (such as increasing direct local business for stations within the market).
    • Managing sales P&L accountability and delivering top financial results and managing accurate forecasting for one of 150+ markets across the United States.
    • Implementing the sales strategic plan and direction with the Market Manager in the Region.
    • Training sales managers to maximize revenue through inventory management pricing strategy and partnering with the Director of Revenue Management.
    • Proactively develop sales force through recruiting, selecting and growing exceptional sales talent, managing / coaching employee performance, and holding employees accountable against business and sales metrics while leading, managing, and overseeing a culture of diversity and high ethical standards.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The Director of Sales must possess:

    • A minimum of 5-8 years business management within the radio business or a company with strong product/customer interface.
    • A proven track record in running successful and profitable sales operations with documented revenue growth success.
    • A strong sales talent mindset - exceptional people management and team performance experience.
    • Extensive knowledge of sales principles and practices, and an ability to coach others on them.
    • Ability to multi-task and balance multiple priorities.
    • Must have a dynamic presence, stellar written and presentation skills, and excellent communication and influencing abilities across multiple levels.
    • Deep and broad business acumen with strong analytical, decision making and problem solving skills.
    • Proven ability to lead and execute in a fast-paced, active environment.
    • An Undergraduate degree strongly preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Apply here

    Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-20

    Promotions Director/Morning Show Co-Host

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Clear Channel is looking for a Promotions Director/Morning Show Co-Host for the #1 ranked WDRM (country) radio station.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Required Skills

    • Work with local programming team and sales management to generate creative selling concepts, marketing materials, incentives, and promotional themes/programs
    • Project/Event management skills required
    • Promotes the desired image of the Radio stations in the local market, to listeners, potential listeners, and the advertising community
    • Participates in company training, safety meetings and other meetings and events as directed
    • Develop and oversee all promotional and contest initiatives of station
    • Write, create and produce on-air promotional announcements.
    • Plan and develop station promotions
    • Supervise stations contests including originating or adapting ideas, arranging prizes and listener events.
    • Maintain accurate records of contestants, and ensure contests are conducted in accordance with FCC regulations and law
    • Represent station at community events and promotions.
    • Coordinate activities of other departments involved in production of promotions and remotes.
    • Maintain stations prize closet, inventory of station premiums and inventory and control of station banners.
    • Prepare affidavits for clients attesting to the promotional announcements aired for a particular campaign.
    • Coordinate all prizes and winners and make sure prizes are available for front desk distribution.Handle all release forms to insure 1099`s are in order for distribution.

    Required Experience

    • Three years of on-air radio experience required, excellent verbal and communication skills, outstanding ability to relate and communicate with target audience, positive attitude both on and off the air
    • Familiar with NexGen, Vox Pro, and Pro Tools
    • Strong knowledge of all FCC rules and regulations.
    • Applicants must possess a strong work ethic, be well-read, punctual, and be a team player with a cooperative attitude
    • Applicant must be engaging on the air
    • Applicant must provide compelling content on the air

    HOW TO APPLY:
    ***PLEASE ATTACH YOUR AIRCHECK IN MP3 FILE FORMAT***

    Apply here

    Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-20

    P/T Promotions Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The ideal individual will assist the Promotions department in effectively and efficiently executing events with a large visible street presence, as well as executing promotional elements and initiatives on-air and online.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Required Skills

    • Must be outgoing, enjoy working in a team environment, communicate effectively and be prepared to assist with station event planning and execution, as directed.
    • Must be versatile and willing to assist sister stations in the Clear Channel Cluster as needed.
    • Must have a strong knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and must be comfortable operating within the stations` websites.
    • Must be able to do an air shift.
    Required Experience
    • Must be 18 years or older and able to work a flexible schedule (including weekend and evening events) up to 29 hours a week.
    • Must work well under pressure, and have the willingness and ability to learn how to operate promotional equipment.
    • Knowledge of Excel, Word Processing, Database Entry, accurate typing abilities, and proficient phone skills needed.
    • Must possess a valid driver`s license with a good driving record.
    • Ability to lift objects in excess of 25 lbs. is required.
    • Duties also include the set-up and breakdown of promotional event equipment.
    • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Apply here

    Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-20

    Chief Engineer/IT

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Bluewater Broadcasting Co., LLC has an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer to maintain our 7-station cluster in Montgomery, Alabama. If you`re tired of the corporate grind, then come work for a locally owned and operated company.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Qualifications:

    • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of radio broadcast experience as Studio Engineer, Audio Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer, or Chief Engineer. SBE Certification is a plus.
    • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of IT experience in configuration, operation, and maintenance of Windows systems hardware and software and related infrastructure including network administration and software systems management.
    • Be able to perform first level maintenance on analog studio equipment. Digital processing equipment, and STL transmitters.
    • Be able to perform first level maintenance on business computers and PCs, perform required system monitoring to establish integrity of hardware, server resources, verify completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. Create, change, and delete user accounts. Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with all impacted parties.
    • Be able to maintain EAS logs and Public File.
    • Be familiar with SS32 automation, it`s hardware, possess the ability to participate in planning for future replacement, and be able to troubleshoot with remote support technicians.
    • Be familiar with Visual Traffic, it`s hardware, and possess the ability to troubleshoot with remote support technicians.
    • Be familiar with FCC rules and regulations.
    • Be familiar with FCC website and how to navigate the ULS and CDBS.
    • Assist the RF engineer with transmitters as needed.
    • Be on-call 24/7.
    • Strong desire to be a team player and appreciate a professional work environment. Understand the need for each department to work with and support the others.
    • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver`s license and ability to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders and undertake other physical duties necessary to accomplish the job.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to: jobs@bluewaterbroadcasting.com
    Bluewater Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-03

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Selling radio advertising is financially rewarding and mentally stimulating. Our Account Executives maintain new and existing station advertisers through prospecting and great client service.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Your primary responsibilities will include cold calling, developing new accounts, writing proposals, coordinating commercial copy-writing and production and ongoing billing collection.

    You`ll also be responsible for building relationships and selling radio as a marketing solution to help your client meet their key business challenges.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Outside sales experience is required
    • Motivated and an enthusiastic self-starter responsible for your success
    • Must also possess excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Time management skills and be detail oriented
    • A valid driver`s license and vehicle.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Email your resume to: jobs@bluewaterbroadcasting.com
    Bluewater Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Chief Engineer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Under the direct supervision of the Station Manager for Moody Radio South, to install and maintain all radio equipment, to maintain the technical operation within all FCC rules and to maintain the building and grounds. The Chief Engineer will report directly to the Station Manager and operate under the authority of the Chief of Engineering at MBI. Moody Radio South is based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Act as Chief Operator of WMFT, WMBV, WMBU and WRNF stations as defined by the FCC. This includes regular travel to each transmitter site for maintenance and repairs
    • Monitor and maintain operation of all radio equipment with FCC rules and regulations. Maintain tower and lighting system according to FAA rules.
    • Ascertain and record all measurements per legal requirements
    • Review operator completed technical logs and program logs for accuracy and compliance with FCC rules
    • Maintain a copy of the current FCC rules and regulations
    • Perform corrective maintenance to all radio equipment, "on call" emergency repairs and preventive maintenance schedules. Maintain inventory of spare parts. Install new equipment and design new circuits to meet desired objectives
    • Coordinate transmitter building, internal systems, non-radio equipment, transmitter grounds and employ outside vendors as required
    • Maintain the hardware for all computer systems. Maintain telephone system and act as liaison with service and hardware vendors
    • Have working knowledge of I.T. Systems
    • Assist in the training of staff members and trainees related to technical issues
    • Represent station at church and community events as assigned.
    • Independently handle listener correspondence on technical questions. Answer phone when necessary and give authoritative information as assigned and provide counseling as required
    • Participate on-air as assigned
    • A good understanding of back-up power systems including generators and UPS units
    • Keep up with changes in technology through trade publications as well as attending workshops in person or on-line to enhance skills
    • Perform related and special duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Have a good working knowledge of computers - networking, WAN, LAN, IP and internet protocol configurations
    • Should be proficient in current and past Windows Operating Systems as well as Windows Server versions
    • Must possess a strong understanding of electronics theory in general as well as have experience and trouble shooting skills down to component level
    • Must possess proven skills and understanding of both high power FM & AM transmitters, repair and maintenance
    • Must possess strong understanding of ku-band and C-band satellite uplinks and downlinks and STL equipment. Some hands on experience required
    • Must be able to lift 60 lbs.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license (Will be provided with a station vehicle for which he will be responsible for the maintenance, care and upkeep of that vehicle)
    • FCC license or SBE certification helpful
    • Associates degree in engineering technology (i.e. DeVry University) or minimum of five years experience
    • Complete Broadcasting Questionnaire (click Application below)

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Apply here

    DEADLINE: 2013-06-20

    News Content Specialist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to, microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Education: College degree required from an accredited College or University, majoring in Communications or Journalism or be a junior or senior in college on course to graduate.

    Experience: Minimum 1-2 years experience with television broadcasting. Working with Panasonic P2 camera equipment, ENPS computer system as well as BitCentral non-linear editing is a plus.

    Skills/Abilities: Must be a strong writer, able to work teleprompter, studio camera, audio, switcher and contribute to wsfa.com, Twitter & facebook. Must work well under pressure and daily deadlines. Must have good creative and editorial judgment and understand journalistic ethics and libel laws. Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours. Ability to lift loads up to 50 lbs.

    License/Certificates: Must have a clean driving record and possess a valid driver's license. Work with producers, reporters, anchors and news team.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Contact, Scott Duff, WSFA 12 News, News Director, 12 East Delano Ave., Montgomery, Alabama 36105. No phone calls. EOE-M/F/D/V (08-09-13)

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Digital Sales Specialist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business or Advertising preferred, or equivalent work experience. Digital sales experience in a Sales/Marketing related field preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send cover letter and resume to Jean Ziegert, ABC 33/40, 800 Concourse Parkway #200, Birmingham, AL 35244. Fax to 205-982-3928 or e-mail to jeanz@abc3340.com. No phone calls please. EOE

    DEADLINE: 2013-08-23

    Master Control Operator - Part Time

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Operate Master Control equipment
    • Monitor broadcast signal
    • Take transmitter readings
    • Record satellite feeds
    • Dubbing tapes
    • Ensure station operates within FCC regulations
    • Other responsibilities as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • High School diploma
    • Master Control experience preferred
    • Must work well with others, as well as, the ability to work alone
    • Should be able to work all shifts including overnight
    • Light editing and light maintenance experience helpful

    HOW TO APPLY:
    jobs@ionmedia.com When applying, please reference position and location in the subject line.

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-13

    Assoc Dir News & Sports Programming

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Leave your mark on the future of local TV news, at the home of the Crimson Tide! The University of Alabama is looking for an Assoc Dir News & Sports Programming. The University of Alabama is one of only two universities in the nation with a commercial TV station, a nationally recognized public radio station, and a public TV production unit all under one roof. All three groups are housed at the University of Alabama's new state-of-the art $17 million dollar digital media center.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    We're seeking a candidate with multi-platform media experience to lead WVUA-TV's commercial news and sports team, and work with the next generation of student journalists.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The candidate should have a proven track record in news management, producing/writing skills, assignments managing, and creating sports programming. Experience as a student mentor is a plus.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Salary commensurate with experience. This position offers health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as retirement benefits, TIAA-CREF matching, vacation, holiday, and sick time accrual.

    Visit staff employment opportunities for more information and to apply. Job Close date 8/23/2013. EEO/AA The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/employer.

    DEADLINE: 2013-08-23

    Intern

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WAKA-TV (CBS-8), WNCF-TV, (ABC) is looking for an intern to assist with posting news content on our web site. This is a non paying position.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsibilities include writing, news gathering and posting news and community stories.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Intern must be enrolled in college or University and must be associated with program for school credit. Communications students are preferred. I

    HOW TO APPLY:
    nterest applicants should click on the link "Click for Internship Info" on the waka.com website under Inside CBS 8 Jobs and download and complete the required paperwork and submit to jobs@waka.com (09-01-13)

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-01

    GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alabama News Network, for the CBS affiliate & ABC affiliate in Montgomery, Alabama is now accepting resumes for the position of General Assignment Reporter.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The person hired must be creative and energetic and should have at least one-year reporting experience in television news specialized or general assignment reporter. The individual must also be able to turn daily live shots.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    College Degree in Communications preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send resume/tape or link to jobs@waka.com or mail to Human Resources, Alabama News Network, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, AL 36106. No Phone Calls Please. EOE

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-20

    NEWS ASSIGNMENT MANAGER

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alabama News Network / WAKA/CBS-8 TV and WNCF/ABC Montgomery in Montgomery, Alabama is looking for a full time Assignment Manager.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The qualified candidate will be responsible for all facets of the news assignment desk. As an Assignment Manager, the candidate must possess capable leadership skills within the entire news department. Duties include news staff scheduling, making beat-checks, monitoring scanner traffic, answering phones, getting information and developing stories.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The candidate should be detail-oriented and well organized and also able to handle multiple tasks. Good news judgment and strong communication skills are a must. As a News Manager, candidate should be able to supervise at various times.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    The primary work schedule will be dayside weekdays, but candidate must be flexible to work nights and weekends when needed. Please email resume to jobs@waka.com or mail to Human Resources, WAKA, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, Alabama 36106. No phone calls please. EOE

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-20

    SPORTS DIRECTOR / ANCHOR

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WAKA, CBS-8/ WNCF, ABC Montgomery, Alabama has an immediate opening for a Sports Director/Anchor.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    This position is our main sports anchor that also reports, produces and sometimes shoots local sports for multiple stations. The Sports Director/Anchor will not only anchor daily sportscasts, but candidate must also produce/anchor numerous sports specials throughout the year.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Good organizational skills are a must. Candidate must have at least two years sports anchoring and reporting experience. Journalism degree or a related field is preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send cover letter, resume and link to your online reel to jobs@waka.com or mail to Alabama News Network, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106. No Phone calls, please. EOE

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-20

    CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER / NEWS TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alabama News Network (WAKA/CBS-8 and WNCF/ABC MONTGOMERY) is looking for a Chief Photographer / News Technology Coordinator.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Primary Responsibilities include but not limited to over-seeing all technical aspects of news, assisting in the maintenance of video equipment, live operations planning, training and execution, reviewing all news technology as it pertains to News and recommend what new technology to use. Candidate will also shoot general assignment and special news projects. Must also be able to supervise other photographers and manage schedules.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Must be knowledgeable and be able to operate Live Cast 4-G equipment for daily news broadcasts. Must be experienced in operating live microwave trucks and equipment. Proficient in final cut pro editing and delivering content through internet and FTP.

    At least two years television news experience. College degree preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send DVD or web link to jobs@waka.com or mail to Human Resources, Alabama News Network, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106. No phone calls, please. EOE

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-20

    Multimedia News Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WAAY-TV, the ABC affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama has an immediate opening for a Multimedia News Journalist.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The successful candidate for this job will be able to report as an MMJ as needed for all newscasts. Must be able to shoot and tell compelling stories. Must be able to write and edit package stories and cut down versions for voice-overs, etc, using non-linear editing. Proven ability to go live from the field or in the studio with inserts or interviews. Also, write stories, post video and photos to the station’s websites and social networking sites, as well as any news partners associated with WAAY-TV. Strong writing and communication skills are a must. Complete assignments within assigned deadlines. Familiar with ENPS and EDIUSGrassValley editing systems. Generate original story ideas for newscasts and all our digital platforms. Coordinate ideas for original series and sweeps reports. Be able to work a variety of shifts, including holidays, irregular hours and weekends. Be able to obtain and maintain an Alabama driver’s license. Care for and maintain news vehicles and station equipment.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    We are looking for applicants with a minimum of 3 years as a Multimedia News Journalist in a television newsroom. Degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or equivalent. Ability to carry and maneuver heavy equipment in the field under extreme circumstances and weather conditions. Ability to understand and orally communicate in English, bi-lingual a plus. Ability to analyze data, concentrate, reason and write; and ability to work under emotional stress.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Provide written news philosophy on resume.

    WAAY is committed to a high standard of broadcast journalism and community service. Huntsville, Alabama and the TennesseeValley have been recognized time and again for their outstanding quality of life. We are looking for just the right person to join our staff to help us bring that same quality to our viewers.

    If you are looking for a challenging job that is fun and exciting, with the necessary experience and qualifications, please send resume, dvd or web link to: jobs@waaytv.com Or:

    MMJ News Reporter
    WAAY - TV
    1000 MONTE SANO BLVD
    HUNTSVILLE, AL35801

    WAAY is an equal opportunity employer and everyone is encouraged to apply. No phone calls please!

    DEADLINE: 2013-08-29

    WAAY - News Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WAAY-TV, the ABC Affiliate in Huntsville, AL, has an immediate opening for an experienced News Director who can build a strong team environment. The right News Director will have the opportunity to aggressively lead an Award winning staff in a highly competitive market that covers 11+ counties in North Alabama.

    Huntsville/Madison County, Alabama, is geographically near the center of the Southeastern United States with more than 430,000 people in the Metro area. Madison County and its surrounding counties form a thriving regional market with a population of more than 1 million people. The Huntsville community serves as the primary economic engine for the northern Alabama and southern Tennessee region. For more information on the Huntsville market, visit http://www.huntsvillealabamausa.com.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The position requires effective mentoring, developmental, interpersonal and recruiting skills along with strong journalistic instinct and integrity. The News Director is responsible for developing the News department’s long term strategic plan for all news elements, including TV, Web, all Social Media and any platforms to be developed. Must be able to analyze all available data to create focused content and in creating strong sweeps plans. Required to develop and manage the financial budget for the News department.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidates should have significant local/regional news, sports and weather coverage experience. Candidates must show thorough knowledge of current events and lead the production of newscasts that meet and exceed audience expectations. A thorough knowledge of Nielsen ratings systems is a must, Rentrak is a plus. Must be able to work with all departments to develop and maintain efficient workflow. The News Director must understand the News department’s role in the station’s overall strategic plan and goals. Previous news management experience is required. A bachelor's degree is in Journalism, Mass Communications or comparable is required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    WAAY-TV is committed to a high standard of broadcast journalism and community service to enhance the outstanding quality of life Huntsville and the surrounding counties offer our viewers. Candidates should not only meet the standard qualifications for the News Director position but embrace the uniqueness of our market and our strong sense of community.

    Candidates may send a copy of their resume, including a cover letter with their news philosophy and a link to current work if available to:

    jobs@waaytv.com
    or
    WAAY-TV
    News Director
    1000 Monte Sano Blvd
    Huntsville, AL35801

    WAAY-TV is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-12

    Part Time Morning Camera Operator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Experience: Production experience in a fast paced new production environment is preferred. Requirements: Operation of studio cameras, and floor directing.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Additional Information: General Hours: Approximately 15 hours per week, M-F 4:30am-7:30am Contact: Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-30

    PRODUCER/MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST/NEWS REPORTER

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WTVY, Dothan’s #1 rated news station has an immediate opening for a producer/multimedia journalist/news reporter. WTVY covers counties in three states; Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Our primary DMA is in Southeast Alabama. WTVY is the established market leader in Dothan. We have a live truck, a satellite truck, multiple backpack live units and three bureaus. We produce more than 25 hours of live news per week.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Primary responsibilities include producing two newscasts per weekend, and boothing two more. Desired candidate will also be responsible for writing, shooting and editing stories to be run in news programming on three networks.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Knowledge of Panasonic P2 camera, edius, Sonic Foundry Vegas and INews is also a plus. One year of commercial or university experience preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send resume to the attention of News Director Kim Allen at 285 N. Foster Street, Dothan, AL 36303. Materials may also be emailed to kim@wtvy.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Pre-employment drug test and driving record check required. EOE.

    DEADLINE: 2013-08-23

    General Sales Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WTVY is seeking a General Sales Manager.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    This position reports directly to the General Manager.
    Overall, the position entails managing the activities of a sales staff to ensure target revenues are exceeded.
    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Administrative duties related to sales, including interviewing, employee relations, budgeting and reporting.
    • Ensuring the sales staff has the needed training, qualifications and work environment to allow it to succeed.
    • Assigning sales territories or clients.
    • Overseeing customer service.
    • The ideal applicant must have a bachelor's degree and three to five years sales experience.
    • Knowledge of the OSi traffic system is a plus.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The ideal applicant possesses strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills and can motivate and coach the sales staff.
    They must have the ability to perform well under stress, meet deadlines and have the ability to work with many different types of people.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Salary is a combination of base wages and bonuses and is commensurate with experience.

    If you are successful at sales and ready to make the next career step or a seasoned sales manager interested in working with WTVY Television please send your resume including references to:

    WTVY Television
    285 North Foster Street
    Dothan, AL 36302
    Attention Spencer Bienvenu – General Manager
    Or to, Spencer@wtvy.com
    No phone calls please.

    WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Group Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORK PLACE. Pre-employment drug screening and drivers license check are required. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are absolutely necessary for this position. This job announcement remains in effect for a period of 45 days after the posting date listed above and will be re-issued if the position is not filled within that time.

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-02

    Sports Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    MMJ WSFA 12 News has an immediate opening for a weekend Sports Anchor/MMJ.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Candidate must be a self-starter, with good organizational skills, must be able to deliver sportscasts and compelling sports news on all platforms under tight, pressure packed deadlines. This includes a high presence on facebook, Twitter, wsfa.com. Our successful candidate must demonstrate strong photography skills shooting all sports. Storytelling must also be demonstrated on your reel. Sports knowledge is critical, but it must go beyond the X`s and O`s and drive the emotion and amazing stories that exist across all sports and athletes. Our award winning sports team covers Auburn, Alabama, Alabama State, Troy, Tuskegee, Huntingdon and Faulkner athletics in addition to all high school sports. Montgomery is home to AA baseball - the Montgomery Biscuits.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    A bachelors degree in Journalism or a related field is required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send cover letter, resume and non-returnable demo reel to Scott Duff, News Director, WSFA-TV, 12 East Delano Ave., Montgomery, AL 36105 or sduff@wsfa.com. No phone calls, please. EOE-M/F/D/V (09-01-13)

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-14

    Digital Content Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WSFA 12 News has an immediate opening for a full-time Digital Content Producer.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Successful candidates will be able to maintain the station`s website and mobile apps as well as our community websites, gathering and writing news items while maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the product, recruiting and managing contributors and searching out sources of content. Must be able to handle many variables in the daily news workflow, including short deadlines, multi-tasking and responding quickly and efficiently under breaking news situations.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Must have strong communication skills, both verbal and written, a journalism background with strong knowledge of the AP style, graphics skills, and a solid grasp of basic computer skills. Knowledge of Photoshop, HTML, and digital video editing is helpful but not required. Must be experienced in social media and familiar with their use in the news industry. College degree required from an accredited college or university, majoring in Communications, Journalism or related field. 2 years experience preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Contact, Mark Wilder, WSFA 12 News, Digital Content Manager, 12 East Delano Ave., Montgomery, Alabama 36105. No phone call. EOE-M/F/D/V (09-01-13)

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-14

    Media Sales Specialist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Essential Duties: Work within established accounts and aggressively seek new customers. Maintain awareness of the competition. Maintain visibility in the community.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Essential Job Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Advertising preferred, or equivalent work experience will be considered. Broadcast sales experience in a Sales/Marketing related field preferred. Effective oral and written communication skills and mathematical skills. Access to daily use of personal vehicle transportation and a current effective driver's license. Able to attend work regularly. Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: Jean Ziegert, Director of Human Resources, Alabama's ABC 33/40, 800 Concourse Parkway #200, Birmingham, AL 35244. Fax to 205-982-3928 or e-mail to jeanz@abc3340.com No telephone calls, please. EOE. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person shall be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age or any factor other than individual merit. We solicit your assistance on these and future openings.

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-06

    SALES ASSISTANT

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WTVY-TV (CBS for Dothan and the Gulf Coast) is looking for a great Sales Assistant who is a team player and ready to hit the ground running.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The ideal candidate has the ability to multitask and work with strong personalities. Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Assist General Sales Manager
    • Assist our sales team with various aspects of their jobs to ensure sales goals are exceeded
    • Assist with entering contracts
    • Assist with collections and maintaining accounts receivable
    • Compile informative and accurate reports in a timely manner
    • Manage inventory including preempts and make goods
    • Backup receptionist
    • A/R contact for local sales staff
    • Prepare professional presentations for account executives to present to clients

    REQUIREMENTS:
    A must: A minimum of two years experience in an office environment High school diploma; two years of college in an applicable field of study useful to this position Proficiency in word excel and power point Computer and internet literacy

    A plus: Customer service and or sales support experience is a definite advantage. Broadcast/Media experience Basic knowledge of accounts receivable Experience with OSi a plus

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you are an organized individual who can work under pressure with minimum supervision and a team player please send your resume with references to: Spencer Bienvenu – General Manager WTVY Television P. O. Box 1089 Dothan, AL 36302 or to spencer@wtvy.com

    No phone calls please.

    Applications are available at 285 N. Foster Street, Dothan, Alabama as well as on our website www.wtvy.com/

    WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE. Pre-employment screening and driver license check are required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the applicant passing a substance abuse test. A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required for this position. This job announcement remains in effect for a period of 30 days after the posting date listed above and will be re-issued if the position is not filled within that time.

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-06

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WZDX FOX 54 is now accepting applications for a qualified television newscast Producer.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The News Producer typically works 40-45 hours per week. These hours may be during the day or in the evening, and on weekends, depending on the shift requirements. Working on holidays can be expected.

    Responsibilities include, but not limited to: produce, gather, organize and coordinate all elements involved in the assigned newscast; emphasize breaking news, local and relevant national content, weather and sports news. Format news broadcast and related cut-ins; assign and edit news copy; produce other newscasts/specials as needed.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Successful candidates must have a solid working knowledge of TV production including graphics, pre-production, newsroom computers; must possess excellent writing and news judgment skills. A desire to lead and foster teamwork and the flexibility to work varied hours and shifts. If you are a hands-on live television newscast producer with a minimum 2-3 years experience, who knows how to deliver on all aspects of a show and have the willingness to work any shift needed, please apply by sending us a recent tape or DVD of your work, your resume and references to: HR Manager, WZDX-TV Fox 54, 1309 N Memorial Pkwy, Huntsville, AL 35801 or hr@fox54.com or fax 256-533-5315. No phone calls please EOE/M/F/D/V Pre-employment background check is required. WZDX-TV Fox 54 practices equal opportunity employment regardless of religion, age, sex, national origin, or color. (09-08-13)

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please apply by sending us a recent tape or DVD of your work, your resume and references to: H R Manager, WZDX-TV FOX 54, 1309 N Memorial Parkway, Huntsville, AL 35801 or hr@fox54.com or fax 256-533-5315. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

    EOE/M/F/D/V

    Pre-employment background check is required. WZDX-TV Fox 54 practices equal opportunity employment regardless of religion, age, sex, national origin, or color.

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-08

    Photojournalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Fox Ten News, the number one news station in the Mobile-Pensacola market is looking for a photojournalist whose an energetic self starter and comfortable in a 24/7 multi-platform environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    In addition to being capable of shooting, editing and possibly reporting, you must be able to post web stories and be familiar with web related tools like Skype, FTP and other mobile devices. Experience operating a satellite/microwave truck is a plus. Candidates must be willing to multi-task.

    Requirements: A college degree and some experience is preferred. A valid driver's license and clean driving record required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send tape/DVD and resume to jobs@fox10tv.com or by mail:

    FOX10 News/WALA-TV
    1501 Satchel Paige Dr.
    Mobile, AL 36606

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-30

    Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    FOX10 News, the number one news station in the Mobile-Pensacola market is looking for a multi-media journalist who is an energetic self starter and comfortable in a 24/7 multi-platform environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Applicants must be capable of shooting, reporting, writing and non-linear editing. You must be able to post web stories and be familiar with social media. Candidates must be willing to multi-task, and develop sources and get stories the competition can't.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    A college degree preferred. A valid drivers license is required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    WALA/WFNA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

    Send tape and resume to: FOX10 News/WALA-TV, 1501 Satchel Paige Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36606

    DEADLINE: 2013-08-25

    Assignment Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    We are looking for more than just a person to make beat calls and mobilize live crews.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The successful candidate will develop stories and seek out information that is important to the lives of ABC 33/40 viewers. The use of social media in addition to traditional sources to generate news and information will be required.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Minimum 1 year experience on TV News Assignment Desk or other related news-gathering position. College degree in Journalism or Mass Communications preferred or equivalent work experience. Available to work irregular hours, weekends and holidays.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    To apply send resume to: Jean Ziegert, HR, Alabama’s ABC 33/40, 800 Concourse Parkway #200, Birmingham, AL 35244. Fax to 205-982-3928 or e-mail jeanz@abc3340.com. No phone calls please. EOE (09-12-13)

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-12

    Local Sales Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Formal education equivalent of a Bachelor's degree in Sales/Marketing or related field preferred. Four years experience in local broadcast sales, preferably in a leadership role. Proven track record in generating revenue and managing people. Must be able to motivate staff and be creative in sales strategies.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send resume to: Jean Ziegert, Director of HR, Alabama’s ABC 33/40, 800 Concourse Parkway #200, Birmingham, AL 35244 or fax to 205-982-3928. E-mail: jeanz@abc3340.com. No Phone calls please. EOE

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-12

    Director of New Media

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WBRC is looking for a strong leader for our ongoing development of the station's growing social media presence.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The successful candidate will lead and manage the New Media department (Internet Content Director, Digital Producers, Datasphere). This person will be responsible for ensuring daily digital goals are being achieved, updated and dynamic content, maximizing engagement, working with other departments to complement and enhance news and marketing efforts.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Must be extremely organized, have the ability to put together and execute a strategic plan and have strong communication skills. This candidate must have 2-4 years of experience in content digital management.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Contact: Lou Kirchen, GM, 1720 Valley View Dr., Birmingham, AL 35209 or hr@wbrc.com. EOE-M/F/D/V Contact: Lou Kirchen

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-12

    Master Control Operator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WPMI/WJTC is seeking a highly detail oriented Master Control Operator with excellent communication skills.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    You will be responsible for broadcast operations including setting up, controlling and monitoring television broadcasting equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience as indicated on the program log. Additional duties include on-air switching, dubbing and transferring programs and gathering satellite feeds for broadcast use and other responsibilities as needed.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Previous television or radio experience preferred
    Dependability and excellent attention to detail are essential
    Knowledge of computers and an aptitude for operating electronic equipment
    Must work well individually, as well as with others
    Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Contact: Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-15

    Graphic Artist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    If you’re ready to shake up the graphic look in market #42, we`ve got the opening for you. WIAT-TV in Birmingham is looking for an experienced Graphic Artist with exceptional design and organizational skills to join our promotions team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The position will create animation and graphics for news, sales and special programming for on-air, online and print.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Ability to hit deadlines is critical. Experience with Cinema 4-D, the Trapcode Suite, and After Effects required. Proficiency with Chyron Lyric and multiple types of nonlinear edit systems desired. Applicants should have a college degree. Minimum of two years broadcast experience preferred. Requirements: Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    This is a great opportunity to bring your smaller market experience and make an impact in a larger market ready for change.

    Please send resume to: WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com.

    No phone calls please.

    LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2013-11-14

    Photojournalist/Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WSFA-TV has an immediate opening for a full-time Photojournalist/Editor.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Must be able to work well under pressure and daily deadlines. Must have good creative and editorial judgment. Mastery of journalistic ethics. Work with producers, reporters, and editors to create news stories. Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to, safely operating microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment. Maintain photography equipment and vehicle. Perform other duties as needed and directed. Must contribute on all digital platforms and social media.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The requirements for the position include: College degree required, majoring in Communications or Journalism. Minimum 1-2 years experience shooting and editing digital video at a local television station. Working with digital camera equipment as well as BitCentral non-linear editing is a plus. Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends, evenings and possible overtime hours. Ability to lift loads up to 50 lbs. Must have a clean driving record and possess a valid driver`s license. Required to drive company vehicle while out on various assignments.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send resume demo reel to: WSFA-TV, Andre Morgan, 12 East Delano Ave., Montgomery, AL 36105. No phone calls. EOE-M/F/D/V (09-01-13)

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-01

    Multimedia Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WHNT NEWS 19 (CBS) in the Rocket City - Huntsville, Alabama - has an immediate opening for a Multimedia News Producer. We are looking for a creative, visionary producer with a proven track record. We want someone who is a fierce competitor and likes to win.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    In addition to the standard duties of line producers in the industry (write, gather information, select stories, decide order and treatment of stories), the producers of the WHNT NEWS 19 newsroom are the managers of their newscast. They`re responsible for developing an overall style and identity for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand, "Taking Action, Getting Results." We`re not looking for show stackers, we`re looking for craftspeople who will bring a daily vision for their newscasts to the newsroom and a clear plan on how they’re going to deliver on that vision.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please email your cover letter, resume and a link to a recent newscast to David Williams, Assistant News Director at david.williams@whnt.com. If you must snail mail your materials, heres the address: WHNT 200 Holmes Ave. Huntsville, AL 35801 (09-20-13)

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-20

    Sales Rep

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Prospect, develop and maintain station accounts; pursue and develop new business; service accounts with avails, presentations, promotions, and research; conceptualize and communicate creative ideas; follow through on production for new business clients; establish and maintain customer relationships.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    College degree or equivalent experience

    HOW TO APPLY:
    WEUP-AM/FM, WHIY-AM WEUZ-FM, WEUV-AM
    2609 Jordan Lane
    Huntsville, AL 35816

    or contact our station at hundley@103weup.com

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-21

    Entry Level Announcer/Programmer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Strong production skills a must with a strong country background.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send resume to Valerie@mywin98.com

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-21

    News Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WZDX Fox 54 is looking for a News Anchor to join our team! If you are a news junkie who can't wait to get to work every say, we want to hear from you!

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The ideal candidate will be engaged with social media, be a proven performer on the anchor desk, and have the ability to ditch the prompter and ad-lib in breaking news situations. This is an exciting opportunity to help us take our news product to the next level. We are looking for strong writers with sharp news judgment and the ability to work well with others. Our anchor is expected to regularly interface with our community and make appearances on behalf of our stations. We are looking for individuals who are self-starters and who can generate their own story and sweeps ideas.

    You will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms including internet, social networking and mobile along with other duties assigned by the news managers.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    This is NOT an entry-level position. If you have the required experience 3-5 years and skills, please apply below or visit our website www.fox54.com. In addition, please include your salary requirements and a recent web link of your work while completing the online application.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you do not have a web link to your work, please apply online and then send your non-returnable DVD to:

    WZDX FOX 54
    HR Director,
    1309 N. Memorial Parkway
    Huntsville, AL 35801

    No phone calls please

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-28

    Digital Sales Specialist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WSFA 12 News is seeking to hire a Digital Sales Specialist to sell all things digital on wsfa.com, both online and on mobile.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The person we hire must be able to prospect new accounts, service existing accounts, grow new business, negotiate rates and share of business on new and existing accounts, create presentations, utilize sales materials, and provide appropriate research information.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The person must also be detail oriented, and be able to follow sales policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year selling experience with a digital or media company. A college degree is preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send your resumes to Kerry Morrison at kmorrison@wsfa.com. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-16

    Outside Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Clear Channel Communications, Inc. is the world’s largest radio and outdoor advertising company with leading market positions in each of its two business segments: Radio and Outdoor. Clear Channel is also one of the most innovative media players in the market – a leader in the converging media space, developing the best-in-class integrated media offers (e.g. Radio/Web) and building significant positions in the HD arena.

    The Account Executive is responsible for building relationships and selling Clear Channel assets as marketing solutions. The role objective is to achieve revenue targets and services goals while helping clients meet key business challenges. Successful candidates must be motivated, enthusiastic, self-starters who are able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

    This is a tough and demanding position where only the motivated succeed. One out of every three Account Executives hired will quit in their first year, but if you are motivated, have a strong desire to succeed and can adapt and overcome, then you are in for a successful and rewarding career with a global media leader.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Required Skills

    • Develop new leads by cold calling and obtaining face to face appointments.
    • Attain new business accounts and sponsorships.
    • Generate revenue and meet sales targets.
    • Establish, maintain and grow relationships with client base and agencies.
    • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with corporate, advertising and public relations communities.
    • Solicit funding for broadcast and non-broadcast projects, special events, web streaming and other off-air projects.
    • Develop presentations to corporations and agencies designed to sell marketing solutions.
    • Maintain an organized format on each sales call, covering all important topics: client marketing analysis, target consumer needs, benefits sought, assignments and follow-up.
    Required Experience
    • 2+ years prior experience in successful sales role.
    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
    • Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to design, deliver and execute marketing strategies and presentations.
    • Prior demonstrated prospecting experience through cold calling, networking and meeting functions.
    • Proven track record of reaching sales targets and revenue goals.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

    Apply here

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-23

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WHNT NEWS 19 has an immediate opening for a Multimedia Producer. We are looking for a creative, visionary producer with a proven track record. We want someone who is a fierce competitor and likes to win.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    In addition to the standard duties of producers in the industry (write, gather information, select stories, decide order and treatment of stories), the producers of the WHNT NEWS 19 newsroom are responsible for developing an overall style and identity for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand, “Taking Action, Getting Results.”

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Download the application.

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-23

    Marketing Specialist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    SPORTSRADIO 105.5 WNSP-FM a locally station, looking for aggressive marketing specialist who enjoys outside sales. Compensation is endless if you can prospect and close business.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Prior Outside Sales Experience
    • College Background Preferred
    • Your Own Transportation
    • Good verbal, writing, & computer skills

    HOW TO APPLY:
    All interested applicants should email Steve Pickering at steve@wnsp.com or fax to Steve @ 251-438-5462. DotCom1 is an equal opportunity employer.

    DEADLINE: 2013-11-23

    INTERNSHIP

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Are you interested in a career in radio and sports? Apply today for an exciting opportunity to intern with WNSP Sports Radio 105.5 FM and 92 ZEW.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be at least 21
    • Must have a clean driving record
    • Must be receiving a college credit for the internship
    • Interns will gain experience in the following fields:
    • Digital/Social Media Strategizing
    • Reporting
    • Producing
    • Marketing/Promotions

    HOW TO APPLY:
    All internships are unpaid. DotCom1 is an equal opportunity employer.

    All interested applicants should email Steve Pickering at steve@wnsp.com or fax to Steve @ 251-438-5462. DotCom1 is an equal opportunity employer.

    DEADLINE: 2013-11-23

    Morning Audio Operator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Local 15 WPMI-TV is seeking a Morning Audio Operator.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Operator's main responsibility will be to maintain and run all studio equipment that is required for a live or taped show. Candidate will also be a studio camera operator during the week along with other certain production responsibilities.

    Other responsibilities will include graphics work in creating on air graphics for newscast, directing broadcast segments, and possibly some video editing of news stories and commercial production. Candidate will also possibly be used for live or taped on location events.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidate should have background in audio board operation and work in pressure situations. Experience: Technical experience preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-15

    BUREAU REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alabama News Network, WAKA-CBS, WNCF-ABC is looking for a MULTI MEDIA JOURNALIST to handle the duties in an established news bureau.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Duties include reporting, shooting and editing in our Troy, Alabama newsroom.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The qualified candidate must have knowledge of shooting with a digital camera and non-linear editing. Candidate must have an outgoing personality and willing to establish contacts within the communities. At least one year experience in television news required. A degree in Communications or related field preferred. Also, the company requires a good driving record.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please email resume to jobs@waka.com or mail to Human Resources, WAKA, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, Alabama 36116. No phone calls please. EOE.

    DEADLINE: 2013-08-09

    Online Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Online Producer that will advance our Continuous News operation by ensuring that our website, mobile and social media platforms are continuously updated with a focus on owning Breaking News and connecting with our viewers.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Create content for local newscasts and websites associated with MG television stations. Post video elements to WKRG.com and all social media platforms. Take early video segments from field reporters and rapidly edit and post to all platforms to ensure our success with the continuous news concept. Appear on-air as required to deliver news content, breaking news updates and formalized newscast elements as determined on a weekly and daily basis. Interact with Sales Department to implement online sponsorable opportunities. Assist in managing content elements that have strong revenue potential and web user interest.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    This is a multitasking position that requires strong computer, editing, reporting and on-air skills. Create original content to compliment newscast stories. This involves creation of additional video, photo, text and graphic elements to expand online content via website and social media outlets. Bachelor's level degree. Minimum two years experience in gathering and delivering multi-media content. Journalism, presentation and planning skills. Experience with HTML, Flash, content management systems and Adobe Photoshop required. Knowledge of CSS, Javascript, SML and other development skills preferred
    EOE M/F/D/V

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Pre-employment drug and background screen required. Send current resume, and references to: HR, WKRG-TV, 555 Broadcast Drive, Mobile, AL 36606 or email hr@wkrg.com All applicants must apply online at www.mediageneral.com.

    WKRG-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. From time to time, we have job openings at our organization, which require a variety of skills and talents. We encourage members of minority groups and women to apply for these positions, and we seek your help in referring minorities and women to us.

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-27

    Account Executives

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Account Executives to help new and existing advertisers grow their business. If you are ready for a challenge, want to work for a dominant CBS affiliate in the Mobile/Pensacola (market 60) and have the desire to work with a dynamic, customer focused sales team, then we want you.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Position is responsible for selling and servicing assigned accounts and development of new accounts within station and departmental guidelines and in a pre-established territory; attainment of assigned budget; completion of necessary paperwork required by departmental guidelines in a timely manner; and perform additional duties deemed necessary for the successful operation of the station as may be assigned by management .

    REQUIREMENTS:
    College degree preferred. Three to five years experience in local and/or television national sales. Must possess strong negotiation and presentation skills as well as a desire to generate new local direct accounts. Ability to execute 'out of the box' sales and promotional ideas is a must. Must be able to create and sell multi platform sales ideas designed to answer customer's marketing challenges. Must be computer literate; possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, highly motivated, goal directed, and a team player. Position will require occasional exposure to inclement weather.
    EOE M/F/D/V

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Pre-employment drug and background screen required. Send current resume, and references to: HR, WKRG-TV, 555 Broadcast Drive, Mobile, AL 36606 or email hr@wkrg.com. All applicants must apply online at www.mediageneral.com. WKRG-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. From time to time, we have job openings at our organization, which require a variety of skills and talents. We encourage members of minority groups and women to apply for these positions, and we seek your help in referring minorities and women to us.

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-27

    Part Time Camera Operator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    College degree in television production field preferred or relevant work experience. One to two years exp. in television production preferred but not required. Must be available to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send resume to Jean Ziegert, HR Director, ABC 33/40, 800 Concourse Parkway #200, Birmingham, AL 35244. Fax to 205-982-3928 or e-mail jeanz@abc3340.com. No phone calls please. EOE.

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-27

    Local TV Sales Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    FOX 54, MY8 & METV are seeking a Local Sales Manager. We are looking for a motivated and motivating individual to lead our fantastic sales team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsibilities include: overachieving audience share, developing new business, forecasting, and managing inventory.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you think you have what it takes to be a part of our team and want to live in one of the fastest growing markets in the country AKA The Rocket City. Send your resume and references to: WZDX FOX 54 ATTN: HR Manager, 1309 N. Memorial Parkway, Huntsville AL 35801, email hr@fox54.com or fax to 256-382-0300.NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. EOE.

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-28

    News Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WALA/FOX 10 has an opening for a Full Time News Production Assistant to assist in our award winning news operations.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Duties will include writing, studio work, i.e. camera operation, audio, graphics and studio lighting, editing (Non-linear) and other assignments.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    This person will need to be able to work under strict deadlines and be able to multi-task with a can do attitude. Web abilities are a plus. Some writing and posting to the internet is also required. Requirements: Be able to lift 10 pounds. Some knowledge of a television newsroom environment preferred. Driver's license with safe record required. College degree preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Applicants must be able to work various hours, including nights and weekends. Additional Information: EOE Contact: Send resume to Fox Ten News, c/o Linda Jones, News Operations Manager, 1501 Satchel Paige Dr., Mobile, AL 36606 or fax to 251-434-1023. No phone calls please. Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-29

    Sports Anchor/Reporter/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WHNT NEWS 19 (CBS) in Huntsville, Alabama, has an immediate opening for a full-time Sports Anchor/Reporter/MMJ. If youve dreamed of covering SEC football, this is a great opportunity.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The person hired for this job will be able to clearly display how he or she is going to make sports-related stories matter to everyone - not just the hard core sports enthusiast.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    We are looking for a dynamic, creative individual who will bring new ideas to our team. You must be an experienced photojournalist/editor who has a passion for visual storytelling and can produce quality content on deadline. In addition to our on-air efforts, we place great emphasis on covering sports stories and issues on the web, mobile, social media and other emerging media platforms. If you just want to pull clips from the feeds and shoot highlights, this is not the job for you. Your resume reel should clearly reflect your innovative approach to sports and examples of stories you’ve broken.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Rush your cover letter, resume and video links to david.williams@whnt.com. If you must send them via snail mail, heres where to send it: David Williams Asst. News Director WHNT News 19 200 Holmes Ave. Huntsville, AL 35801

    DEADLINE: 2013-09-30

    Newscast Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV is looking for a Newscast Director to oversee pre-production and production of fast-paced, effects-intensive newscasts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Duties will include: editing topical promos, show opens and producing syndicated promos as scheduled.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Knowledge of GrassValley Ignite automated news software, NewsQ Pro, Hyper-X, X-clyps and Adobe Premiere is strongly preferred. Must be able to handle pressure and deadlines as well as direct and supervise production crew performance.

    Position requires a minimum of one-year recent experience in directing, especially in automation in news production.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Pre-employment background check. Contact: Please send resume to: WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-03

    Camera Operator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Local 15 is seeking a part time Morning Camera Operator.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Job responsibilities include operation of studio cameras, floor directing, and other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    TV studio experience in a fast paced news production environment is preferred.

    Applicants must be able to work early weeday mornings. General hours are Monday - Tuesday 4:00am-7:30am. Other hours as needed, on occasion.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Please apply online by going to www.sbgi.net/employment Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-04

    Assistant News Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Provide assistance in directing daily news content and coverage, news planning, and news gathering systems. Supervise planning and execution of special news coverage such as elections, documentaries, talk shows, community events, and coverage targeted to specific audiences. Act as Executive Producer as required. Supervise staff by providing guidance, training, discipline, and evaluations. Adapt and maintain appropriate personnel standards and policies and ensure notice and enforcement. Provide assistance in developing, updating and enforcing departmental standards for news material relating to coverage, legal issues, ethics, individual conduct, and quality. Review periodically. Prevent defamation and/or invasion of privacy issues pertaining to news coverage through training personnel and screening materials. Develop and implement strong communications system within news department. Provide leadership in management team meetings, participating in the establishment and dissemination of company policies and procedures. Develop and maintain working relationships with other news stations. Communicate with Operations and/or Master Control regarding equipment and personnel needs and/or daily programming changes due to breaking news. Contribute ideas for stories on a daily, weekly and long-range basis. Job

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Minimum 3 years experience in news management preferred. College Degree in Journalism, Mass Communications, or equivalent preferred. Knowledge of Birmingham metro area an asset. Able to attend work regularly. Available to work irregular hours and holidays.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and where appropriate, a non-returnable tape to Jean Ziegert, Director of Human Resources, Alabama's ABC 33/40, 800 Concourse Parkway #200, Birmingham, AL 35244. Fax to 205-982-3928 or e-mail to jeanz@abc3340.com No telephone calls, please. EOE. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person shall be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age or any factor other than individual merit. We solicit your assistance on these and further openings.

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-05

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WTVY-TV, the CBS affiliate in Dothan, Alabama and market leader is seeking an experienced account executive able to hit the ground running.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    This candidate will be responsible for handling an existing account list, driving new business, mobile and selling multi-platform programs . Qualified candidates must be self motivated to sell new business, Internet and digital channels. A team player and driven to succeed. The position requires cold calling, prospecting for new accounts, computer skills, and a passion for TV sales.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    A college degree is preferred or three plus years of television sales experience. If you are a team player, have reliable transportation and desire an exciting career in television advertising, do not miss this opportunity.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Email your resume to: spencer@wtvy.com or mail to: Spencer Bienvenu VP/GM WTVY Television 285 North Foster Street Dothan AL 36303 No phone calls please. WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Group Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.

    Pre-employment drug screening and driver’s license check are required. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are necessary for this position. WTVY-TV, a Gray Television Group Station, is an equal opportunity employer and a DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.

    Pre-employment drug screening and drivers license check are required. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are absolutely necessary for this position. This job announcement remains in effect for a period of 45 days after the posting date listed above and will be re-issued if the position is not filled within that time. (10-08-13)

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-08

    multi-media journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WDHN, the ABC affiliate in Dothan, AL is seeking a multi-media journalist to help us expand our field reporter staff. This is a great opportunity to put your career in high gear as many of our previous reporters that got a start here are now in major markets.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The person selected will have a degree in broadcast journalism or related field. Strong writing skills and a clean understanding of news issues are mandatory. Applicants may be required to take a test in an effort to determine knowledge of news-related issues. Some understandings of weather would be helpful but only for the possibility of fill-in duty.

    Additional requirements include a good driving record and clean background. Both will be checked prior to employment. A pre-employment drug screen is required.

    The selected candidate must also be able to work well with limited supervision, be goal-oriented and have the ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    The selected candidate will demonstrate strong talent skills. The ability to work well with others is absolutely necessary. Resumes should be submitted to Ken Curtis, News Director, WDHN-TV, PO Box 6237, Dothan, AL 36302. An internet link to your reel is preferred at ken@wdhn.com but hard copies will be accepted. This is a wonderful opportunity to begin your career in a warm climate only a few minutes from Florida beaches and work with a company that owns stations across the nation and encourages internal promotion. WDHN is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring practices. We actively seek applicants regardless of gender, race, or national origin.

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-10

    Media Sales Representatives

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WDFX-TV FOX 34 is expanding our sales staff and had immediate openings for media sales’ representatives.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Duties of the position include selling and servicing new and existing clients of the FOX television station for the Wiregrass.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The positions require a self starter who will be responsible for daily contact with advertising agencies and clients, maintaining and strengthening relationships and developing new business.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send your resume today. By mail to: WDFX-TV FOX 34, 2221 Ross Clark Circle, Dothan, AL 36301 or e-mail to dholley@myfox34.tv. WDFX is an equal opportunity employer. Pre-employment screening is required.

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-10

    TV Programming/Traffic Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WVUA-TV at the University of Alabama is looking for a TV Programming/Traffic Manager. We're seeking a candidate who has the ability to multi-task, is pro-active and willing to take ownership of the responsibilities and accountability for all traffic duties.

    The University of Alabama is one of only two universities in the nation with a commercial TV station, a nationally recognized public radio station, and a public TV production unit all under one roof. All three groups are housed at the University of Alabama's new state-of-the art $17 million dollar digital media center.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The candidate should have 2 years or more of Radio and/or TV Traffic experience including traffic details such as order validation, daily copy entry, log editing in OSI or other Traffic Systems, manage pre-empted spots, assist Sales management with inventory, update Program Grids, reconciliation and other traffic duties.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    This position offers health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as retirement benefits, vacation, holiday, and sick time accrual. Visit staff employment opportunities at jobs.ua.edu for more information and to apply. EEO/AA The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/employer.

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-11

    Outside Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Clear Channel Communications, Inc. is the world’s largest radio and outdoor advertising company with leading market positions in each of its two business segments: Radio and Outdoor. Clear Channel is also one of the most innovative media players in the market – a leader in the converging media space, developing the best-in-class integrated media offers (e.g. Radio/Web) and building significant positions in the HD arena.

    The Account Executive is responsible for building relationships and selling Clear Channel assets as marketing solutions. The role objective is to achieve revenue targets and services goals while helping clients meet key business challenges. Successful candidates must be motivated, enthusiastic, self-starters who are able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    This is a tough and demanding position where only the motivated succeed. One out of every three Account Executives hired will quit in their first year, but if you are motivated, have a strong desire to succeed and can adapt and overcome, then you are in for a successful and rewarding career with a global media leader.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Required Skills

    • Develop new leads by cold calling and obtaining face to face appointments.
    • Attain new business accounts and sponsorships.
    • Generate revenue and meet sales targets.
    • Establish, maintain and grow relationships with client base and agencies.
    • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with corporate, advertising and public relations communities.
    • Solicit funding for broadcast and non-broadcast projects, special events, web streaming and other off-air projects.
    • Develop presentations to corporations and agencies designed to sell marketing solutions.
    • Maintain an organized format on each sales call, covering all important topics: client marketing analysis, target consumer needs, benefits sought, assignments and follow-up.
    Required Experience
    • 2+ years prior experience in successful sales role.
    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
    • Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to design, deliver and execute marketing strategies and presentations.
    • Prior demonstrated prospecting experience through cold calling, networking and meeting functions.
    • Proven track record of reaching sales targets and revenue goals.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Clear Channel is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

    Apply online

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-12

    Sales and Marketing

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    We're always on the lookout for our next great account executive.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Successful candidates will help grow local business by developing custom advertising campaigns.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, this may be the right job for you. Our successful executives are outgoing, self-motivated, maintain high integrity, have customer service skills, can sell, are good presenters, have great communication skills, are organized, and creative.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you have what it takes, contact us today.

    We look forward to talking with you soon!

    Broadcast One is an equal opportunity employer.

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WSFA 12 News, the River Regions News leader seeks highly motivated and experienced sales professional to become a member of our dynamic team in Montgomery, Alabama. Our culture thrives on creating unique solutions for our customers across multiple platforms, such as WSFA 12 News, BOUNCE TV and our strong online and mobile properties.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Requirements include proficient negotiation skills and an adept knowledge of Nielsen, MATRIX, Wide Orbit and Word/Power Point/Excel. Candidate must also demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills and possess at least one year of outside sales experience.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you have a strong record of developing new business and increasing station revenue/share for existing accounts, we would like to speak with you.

    Please list source of referrals and e-mail resumes to: tward@wsfa.com. No phone calls please. WSFA 12 News is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free work place. M/F/D/V

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WSFA 12 News in Montgomery, Alabama seeks a highly creative and highly motivated Producer to help take newscasts to the next level. Most every newscast on WSFA 12 News ranks nationally for most watched over all NBC affiliates.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    We are looking for candidates with experience as a line producer in a competitive news market, including working with anchors, LIVE reporters, and directors. Candidate must be a great writer and communicator, and should have natural leadership skills. Candidate must be able to sift through complicated issues and provide clarity to viewers and web users. Candidate will be required to post stories to the station web site.

    New content and BREAKING NEWS must be pushed and injected each newscast pushing URGENCY & IMPACT.

    Experience with ENPS a plus. Experience producing special reports and breaking news a plus. College degree in journalism or related experience preferred. Must be able to work extra hours, weekends, holidays, etc. Must have a valid driver license.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please include links on your resume that showcases your work as a producer. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

    WSFA 12 News
    12 East Delano Ave.
    Montgomery, Alabama 36105

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Reporter/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WSFA 12 News, Montgomery, Alabama is looking for a Reporter/MMJ.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Candidates must be energetic, driven, have solid news judgment, have strong reporting and live skills. Candidates must be able to tell difficult stories, an investigative edge is preferred. He or she must be a leader in the newsroom and excel at breaking news coverage from the studio and in the field. Must also be aggressive and consistent with coverage online and with social media and all platforms. He or she must be skilled to be able to shoot/edit their own stories and must be able to deliver content on all platforms, on-line, Twitter, facebook, on-air and on mobile. If you do not embrace new technology, understand social media or cannot shoot and edit, there is no need to apply. Candidates must demonstrate strong writing, solid shooting and editing skills and have at least two years reporting experience at a commercial television station.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please include your link on your resume, No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V Apply Online

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Looking for a challenging, rewarding opportunity? If you have a winning track record, are intensely competitive, and driven by an internal need for greater authority and responsibility, you may be the individual we are seeking. We are an aggressive, demanding, performance oriented organization.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you thrive on challenge, possess high energy, are committed to hard work and want to be paid based upon performance call Sabrina to schedule an interview (256) 878-8575. WQSB, Power 107-5 and MIX-102.9 are equal opportunity employers. (11-28-13)

    DEADLINE: 2013-11-28

    Promotion Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Be a part of television history in a great Southern TV market! CBS42 in Birmingham is looking for an ambitious promo producer to become a Promotions Manager. You’ll help manage a team of creative producers, implement strategic plans, and get the support you need to create the kind of promotions that can’t be ignored. It’s a rare opportunity to join a station that’s ready to make some noise in the industry. If you don’t want to take a station to #1, then don’t apply! If you’re ready to lead people and make the promos you`ve always wanted, send your resume and resume link today.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The Promotion Manager will assist the Creative Services Director with developing and implementing the station’s promotional efforts on air and with outside media, as well as help oversee station’s commercial production producers. Daily responsibilities include: assignment and follow-through of promotional projects to department staff, hands-on producing of station image campaigns, coordination of promotional efforts with LIN digital platforms, direct graphic artists to ensure brand consistency, and assist with community events.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    EXPERIENCE/ REQUIREMENTS:

    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in television promotion or commercial production
    • Previous supervisory experience highly desirable
    • Hands-on experience with non-linear editing and shooting
    • Avid, Final Cut Pro, Adobe products, After Effects, Photoshop, Cinema4D and HD camera experience preferred
    • Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please submit resume and references to: WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Account Executives

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT CBS 42 - Birmingham, Anniston, Tuscaloosa (Central Alabama) seeks an experienced Account Executive with a proven record of success.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Individual must be able to develop custom solutions for advertisers on multiple platforms. Emphasis on generating new business while growing an established account list. This individual will need to be able to connect advertisers with exclusive opportunities such as SEC Football, University of Alabama and Auburn games, High School State Championships, NCAA Basketball March Madness, and other premier local programming.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The ideal candidate should have excellent presentation and negotiation skills as well as proficiency with Microsoft office products.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please submit resume and references to: WIAT-TV - 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Maintenance Engineer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV is looking for an all-around maintenance engineer who can troubleshoot systems as well as individual pieces of equipment. Job duties may include anything from building cables to configuring routers or HD encoders.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    This proactive person will have excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills, and be a self starter. They must also have a high level of focus on quality and accuracy and be able to handle other projects as assigned. Responsibilities include the operation, installation, maintenance and repair of broadcast television systems and other equipment. Five years of experience in all phases of television systems, able to troubleshoot to the component level, R/F experience a plus.

    Applicants should have a college degree or equivalent experience.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send resume to: WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Assignment Desk Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS 42 is looking for an Assignment Desk Editor to coordinate news crews and logistics in a fast paced environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The position requires responding quickly and efficiently to breaking news, setting up news stories, planning daily and long term coverage, monitoring multiple news sources at once, and excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate will be dependable, punctual, and have a passion for news.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Prior knowledge of assignment desk is preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    EOE M/F/D/V Pre-employment background check. Submit resume and references to WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Digital / New Business Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT is looking for a Digital/New Business Account Executive will be responsible for driving digital revenue and achieving monthly budgets.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Specific responsibilities include prospecting, preparing presentations, presenting, closing and maintaining a growing list of local advertising clients.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Prior experience in interactive and/or media services, preferred. Creativity and an overwhelming desire to win is a must. Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum 2 year sales experience. Position is available immediately.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please submit resume and references to: WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Graphic Artist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV in Birmingham is looking for an experienced Graphic Artist with exceptional design and organizational skills to join our promotions team.

    This is a great opportunity to bring your smaller market experience and make an impact in a larger market ready for change.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The position will create animation and graphics for news, sales and special programming for on-air, online and print. Ability to hit deadlines is critical. Experience with Cinema 4-D, the Trapcode Suite, and After Effects required. Proficiency with Chyron Lyric and multiple types of nonlinear edit systems desired.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicants should have a college degree. Minimum of two years broadcast experience preferred.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Investigative Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for an Investigative Reporter who is driven to seek honest, relevant, compelling enterprise stories.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The ideal candidate will be relentless in the pursuit of the truth. A proven track record of strong journalistic skills and supreme ethical standards is a must. The successful applicant will understand how to generate sources and will bring lead stories and investigations to the table.

    Three years of reporting experience and college degree preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Pre-employment background check.

    Please send cover letter, resume, and DVD reel to:

    WIAT-TV - 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Newscast Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV is looking for a Newscast Director to oversee pre-production and production of fast-paced, effects-intensive newscasts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Duties will include: editing topical promos, show opens and producing syndicated promos as scheduled.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Knowledge of GrassValley Ignite automated news software, NewsQ Pro, Hyper-X, X-clyps and Adobe Premiere is strongly preferred. Must be able to handle pressure and deadlines as well as direct and supervise production crew performance.

    Position requires a minimum of one-year recent experience in directing, especially in automation in news production.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Pre-employment background check. Contact: Please send resume to: WIAT-TV - 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for a Reporter to join our team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The ideal candidate will be an energetic storyteller. Gather information for newscast presentations with accurate information of interest to our viewers. Develop story ideas to present at daily planning meetings. Review background information and conduct interviews in a courteous and professional manner. Present compelling, clear and accurate live shots when assigned. Interact with all facets of the community to gather information and cultivate news sources. Represent the station at community events in a professional manner.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Must have excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills, both for TV broadcast writing and online content. Proficiency in newsroom computer systems. Ability to handle multiple tasks and moderate to high stress and deadline pressure, while keeping a strong attention to detail.

    Two years reporting experience and college degree preferred.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send cover letter, resume, and DVD reel to: WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. LIN Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2013-12-31

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WHNT NEWS 19 has an immediate opening for a Multimedia Producer.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    In addition to the standard duties of producers in the industry (write, gather information, select stories, decide order and treatment of stories), the producers of the WHNT NEWS 19 newsroom are responsible for developing an overall style and identity for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station`s brand, "Taking Action, Getting Results."

    REQUIREMENTS:
    We are looking for a creative, visionary producer with a proven track record. We want someone who is a fierce competitor and likes to win.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Download the application.

    DEADLINE: 2013-11-25

    Multimedia Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WHNT-TV, CBS in Huntsville, Alabama, is accepting applications for a full-time Multimedia Production Assistant.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    A Multimedia Production Assistant must be able to fulfill a variety of studio, control room and newsroom functions for live television newscasts and various multimedia platforms. The primary duties include editing digital video running using non-linear editing systems like Final Cut Pro. Other duties may include running robotic cameras, running audio, teleprompter operation, posting content (video & text) to station website and social media sites.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Download the application.

    DEADLINE: 2013-11-25

    Digital Content Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Content Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    This Digital Content Producer will primarily focus on supporting and maintaining a dynamic station website that will grow WHNT’s digital audience while increasing engagement with viewers.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Create, write, edit and manage online content and video for all WHNT digital platforms
    • Maintain awareness of local, national and international news and tease effectively
    • Utilize AP style, as well as best web-production practices and story packaging
    • Assist anchors, reporters and broadcast partners with website needs
    • Respond to breaking news with a se

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years’ previous professional experience in digital/social media preferably within a broadcast/media environment
    • Basic understanding of video editing/production
    • Previous online news experience preferred
    • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
    • Strong understanding of social media platforms
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-04-17

    Digital Executive Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    CBS42 is looking for a Digital Media Manager. Think you can manage the daily tactical operations of our web sites? Can you prioritize key projects and initiatives? Do you know UI, UX, social media, mobile web, coding and scripting languages?

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The DMM must be able to produce and implement a flow of creative solutions for daily operations, including training, tools, efficiencies and processes.

    The ideal candidate will be well-versed in website architecture, user experience design, digital marketing, and development – specifically, data management and optimization, programming and scripting languages, and system administration.

    Responsibilities:

    • Optimize and manage content for digital properties
    • Design and build custom web applications
    • Provide regular reporting for website and online marketing initiatives
    • Coordinate social media activities by actively engaging in industry blogs, video sharing, online chats, etc., messaging and increased brand awareness resulting in increased traffic to our websites
    • Analyze data and develop recommendations to optimize the user experience
    • Hands-on optimization, including keyword/phrase research, site structure, page construction, content, and SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
    • Keep up with industry trends and opportunities
    • Manage content management system

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The executive producer supervises news content across all media platforms.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for overseeing writing, production, and timing of broadcast.
    • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives.
    • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices.
    • Responsible for successful financing and marketing of projects.
    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
    • Financial management.
    Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

    Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Additional Information: It\'s a brand new look at WIAT 42 News in Birmingham, Alabama! This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that is expanding and growing. The investment has been made in a completely remodeled newsroom, state of the art WSI weather system, new AVID editing and a network quality studio to deliver the very best to the viewers of Central Alabama. We are devoted to bring in the best staff to grow our newly outfitted station!

    Please apply at:
    www. wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/
    or send cover letter and resume to:
    WIAT-TV – 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham, AL 35209
    No phone calls please.
    General Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2015-01-26

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    It's a brand new look at WIAT 42 News in Birmingham! This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that is expanding and growing. We are devoted to bring in the best staff to grow our newly outfitted station!

    Sells comprehensive media solutions to one or more local/regional/national accounts in a geographic territory to achieve sales targets and maximize revenues.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Identify, develop, and expand existing and new client relationships & key accounts.
    • Maintain close communications at various stages in the sales cycle including account updates, weekly projections & forecasting of future advertising.
    • Conduct research on target markets and trends, and adjusts sales strategy accordingly.
    • Ensure clear understanding and interpretation of client needs, and recommend appropriate solutions, in order to meet requirements.
    • Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth.
    • Negotiate advertising rates, create oral & written presentations; generate packages.
    • Monitor accounts receivables.
    • Research, analyze and monitor competitive media for new leads.

    NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Knowledge of online/digital and interactive advertising tools in order to advise advertisers and peer advertising sales representatives on the effective use of online/digital and interactive advertisements.
    • Strong oral, problem solving, communications, writing, negotiation and presentation skills.
    • Must be well organized, display a professional demeanor, exude high energy and show attention to detail.
    • Must be a confident, flexible, multi-tasker, and be able to work independently.
    • Knowledge of Nielsen ratings is helpful.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications. Sales related experience preferred.

    Training/Equipment: Strong MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: Extensive travel and long work hours will be required. A valid driver's license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    ** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    Apply online

    DEADLINE: 2015-02-27

    Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for a degreed Meteorologist to join our team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The successful candidate will be a scientist who knows how to use graphics and other resources to present the day’s weather story in clear, easy-to-understand language. Job responsibilities include creating weather packages that can be used by every member of the weather team, staying current on changing weather technology, and skilled in using WSI technology. The successful candidate will be a solid forecaster who delivers accurate information and is always ready to go on the air with wall-to-wall coverage in breaking weather situations.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    At least three years of on-air television experience in forecasting and presenting weather. Experience with tornado meteorology coverage desired.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in meteorological science required. AMS Seal desired.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please online

    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2015-02-27

    Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV, CBS 42 is looking for an experienced reporter/photographer (MMJ). The ideal candidate shoots, writes, tracks and edits well told stories with compelling pictures and nat sound. Live shot experience on both sides of the camera preferred. This job will also include internet responsibilities.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment
    stories for multiple platforms.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile,
      etc.
    • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily
      basis.
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and
      stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media
      platforms.
    • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according
      to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through
      interview, observation and research.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
    • Conflict management.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
    • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.

    Education/Experience:

    Bachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist.

    Training/Equipment: Camera and camera equipment.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    ** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    Please apply at: www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/ WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2015-02-27

    Promotions Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Are you looking to join a highly energized team that's creating cutting edge promotion and marketing? Are you looking to make a jump in markets? Then come join our team!

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    WIAT 42 News, the CBS affiliate in Birmingham AL is looking for a sharp, motivated promotion producer to help expand our brand and increase ratings. This important person will produce compelling Image campaigns, attention getting proofs and on occasion, deliver topicals that can't be missed. We aren't messing around here. We want a star producer who can impress us and our viewers. We have a new brand, an incredible product and a relentless desire to win! WIAT 42 is great station and Birmingham is a fantastic place to live with a low cost of living, an impressive food scene and did we mention… it’s gorgeous down here?

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Skills:

    • AVID editing skills
    • Solid & effective writing skills
    • Use of research/demo information to choose appropriate stories to tease/language.
    • Shooting skills are a huge plus.
    • Some knowledge of graphics is a plus
    Applicants should have a college degree. Previous video production experience is required. An emphasis in broadcast news promotion is highly desirable.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please apply online.

    WIAT-TV – 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham.

    Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-03-23

    Executive Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The executive producer supervises news content across all media platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for overseeing writing, production, and timing of broadcast.
    • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business and financial objectives.
    • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all media devices.
    • Responsible for successful financing and marketing of projects.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
    • Financial management.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

    Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    **EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    Please apply online

    WIAT-TV, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-03-23

    Commercial Production

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The commercial producer oversees the creation of a commercial TV spot from inception to broadcast.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Writing creative copy, shooting and editing video.
    • Define and execute strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.
    • Communicating with sales executives and clients taking commercials from concept to final product.
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
    • Verify commercials meet certain legal and broadcasting standards.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
    • Proficient in non-linear editing.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

    Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    **EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    Please apply online.

    WIAT-TV, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-03-23

    Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The Editor integrates visual content and audio material to create compelling stories as well as completing daily editing projects for multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
    • Prepare, rewrite, and edit stories.
    • Collaborate with anchors, reporters, and producers on video elements of newscasts.
    • Capture visual content and edit long-form stories and daily newscasts as needed.
    • Collaborate with reporters to obtain concise and accurate news stories.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Training/Equipment: Operate design and multimedia production software, as well as control board.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of computer and editing software. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Must be able to work varied shifts.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    **EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    Please apply online

    WIAT-TV, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-03-24

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS 42 is looking for a Producer for live newscasts who is experienced, creative and a self-starter. Ideal candidate would have the ability to produce compelling, well-written, fast paced, visually interesting newscasts while working under pressure and tight deadlines.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The producer delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web.
    • Oversees writing, production, and timing of broadcast or on-line publication.
    • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.
    • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations.
    • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
    • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.
    • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Detail oriented; proficient in non-linear editing.
    • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
    • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and isual media.
    • Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction.
    • Proficient in non-linear editing.

    Education/Experience: Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute + 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production

    Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

    Two years prior TV news producing experience required; college degree preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Apply online

    No phone calls please.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2015-05-24

    Promotions Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Are you looking to join a highly energized team that's creating cutting edge promotion and marketing? Are you looking to make a jump in markets? Then come join our team! WIAT 42 News, the CBS affiliate in Birmingham AL is looking for a sharp, motivated promotion producer to help expand our brand and increase ratings.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    This important person will produce compelling Image campaigns, attention getting proofs and on occasion, deliver topicals that can't be missed. We aren't messing around here. We want a star producer who can impress us and our viewers. We have a new brand, an incredible product and a relentless desire to win!

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Skills:

    • AVID editing skills
    • Solid and effective writing skills
    • Use of research/demo information to choose appropriate stories to tease/language.
    • Shooting skills are a huge plus.
    • Some knowledge of graphics is a plus

    Applicants should have a college degree. Previous video production experience is required. An emphasis in broadcast news promotion is highly desirable.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    WIAT 42 is great station and Birmingham is a fantastic place to live with a low cost of living, an impressive food scene and did we mention… it’s gorgeous down here?

    Please contact Andy Caliendo, Creative Services Director for more information or apply online today!

    Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-06-01

    Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Deliver newscasts accurately, clearly and concisely and in an engaging manner.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Evaluate news leads and tips to develop story ideas. Gather and verify accurate information regarding articles through interviews, remark as well as research.
    • Build network of sources who supply information that allows the Company to stay ahead of its competitors.
    • Present compelling, clear, creative and accurate live shots.
    • Organize material and write articles based on the details and information obtained.
    • Use various social platforms to give updates as well as news stories to the public.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation.
    • Strong reporting skills.
    • Understand importance of social media.
    • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills.
    • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education); plus (3) years television anchoring or reporting experience required.

    Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom computer systems.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel will be required. Position requires work on weekends and holidays.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education); plus (3) years television anchoring or reporting experience required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED

    Please apply Apply online or
    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-07-01

    Graphic Artist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    If you’re ready to shake up the graphic look in market #42, we’ve got the opening for you.

    WIAT-TV in Birmingham is looking for an experienced Graphic Artist with exceptional design and organizational skills to join our promotions team.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The position will create animation and graphics for news, sales and special programming for on-air, online and print. Ability to hit deadlines is critical. Experience with Cinema 4-D, the Trapcode Suite, and After Effects required. Proficiency with Chyron Lyric and multiple types of nonlinear edit systems desired.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Oversee on and off air branding projects.
    • Conceive, create and design creative solutions.
    • Design a variety of graphics for: daily news, on set graphics, production graphics, and animations.
    • Work with producers, reporters, directors, and production staff to create a professional look and maintain accuracy in all graphics.

    This is a great opportunity to bring your smaller market experience and make an impact in a larger market ready for change.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Highly organized and detailed oriented.
    • Working knowledge of computer graphics equipment, and other related software required for placing the graphics on-air.
    • Excellent grammar and spelling.
    • Ability to think conceptually, and effectively communicate creative vision.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team.

    Applicants should have a college degree. Minimum of two years broadcast experience preferred.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please Apply online or WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham.

    Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-06-01

    IT Administrator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    JOB SUMMARY: Maintain company's IT network, servers, and security systems as well as direct development of strategic plans to meet department service needs.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the day to day maintenance, repair, project planning, design, installation, and administrative functions of the department.
    • Direct the development of strategic plans to organize the department to meet its service responsibilities and operate efficiently while undergoing rapid change due to the adoption of newer Broadcast IT based technologies, the launch of new services, and the construction of new facilities.
    • Maintain and ensure all documentation is up to date including but not limited to system diagrams (IT and technical facilities), schematics, technical specification documents and standards and training manuals.
    • Investigate and diagnose network problems, collecting IT usage stats, making recommendations for improving the company's IT systems and carrying out routine configuration and installation of IT solutions.
    • Order, maintain and monitor the purchases of equipment and services.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Innovative and imaginative approach to content security, storage, and distribution.
    • Computer engineering skills.
    • Knowledge of data storage equipment and schemes.
    • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
    • Time management skills.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Electrical and/or Computer Science. (3) Years experience in computer systems, network design, and administration.

    Training/Equipment: Broadcast equipment, and latest computer technology.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: Position requires lifting up to 50 pounds. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Position may require work on weekends and holidays.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Electrical and/or Computer Science. (3) Years experience in computer systems, network design, and administration

    HOW TO APPLY:
    EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED

    Please Apply Online or WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-06-30

    Reporter/Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for a a dynamic Anchor/Reporter to join our weekend team. The position requires prior anchor experience with strong writing skills, news judgement and creative enterprise thinking.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Anchors write, report, post to the web and participate regularly in community projects outside of normal work hours.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Applicant must possess a polished presentation to deliver the news and other content. Must have strong multimedia skills to contribute to online and social network platforms. Looking for an energetic personality with strong people skills and excellent writing ability.

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in Journalism or related field preferred, with minimum of (2) two years experience as news reporter.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    If you have a proven track record as a hard-working journalist, both anchoring and reporting and you want to join an aggressive team-oriented newsroom.

    Please Apply online or WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham.

    Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-06-30

    Digital / New Business Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT is looking for a Digital/New Business Account Executive will be responsible for driving digital revenue and achieving monthly budgets. Specific responsibilities include prospecting, preparing presentations, presenting, closing and maintaining a growing list of local advertising clients.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Generate new leads by making cold calls, calling on inactive accounts, prospecting new business opportunities while maintaining strong relationships with existing accounts.
    • Identify and understand the clients' advertising needs and develop ideal marketing solutions.
    • Create and deliver customized sales presentations in person, via phone and/or via webinars.
    • Drive sales growth within assigned territory.
    • Meet or exceed sales goals by utilizing creative resources to achieve results.
    • Provide creative and innovative solutions for customers utilizing industry trends, selling techniques and digital product knowledge.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Prior experience in interactive and/or media services, preferred. Creativity and an overwhelming desire to win is a must. Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum 2 year sales experience. Position is available immediately.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please Apply Online or WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham.

    Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-06-30

    Digital Sales Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT in the Birmingham, Alabama market seeks a Digital Sales Director to lead an experienced, high performance sales team on selling the leading websites in Market 42. The ideal candidate will be a people person who is responsible for developing large-scale new business clients and growing digital revenue from our existing accounts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The Digital Sales Director will work with a team of account executives to create and sell a variety of integrated digital solutions which may include but are not limited to: Banner and video advertising on local media news websites; Mobile; and SEM/SEO/Display solutions both in and outside of the market area. The DSD will teach and motivate this local sales team while working in concert with local and national sales managers. Other responsibilities include ascertaining and supervising research needs, developing business plans, and managing inventory, pricing, and production. The Digital Sales Director may also be expected to sell and manage his/her own accounts as well.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Successful candidates should also have 3 years media sales experience; management experience a plus.

    We’re looking for a strong sales professional who will build on our great momentum by leading and directing our team to new levels of success. Candidate must have thorough understanding of digital content and advertising.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Apply Online
    2075 Golden Crest Dr. Birmingham, AL 35209

    DEADLINE: 2015-05-27

    Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV, CBS 42 is looking for an experienced reporter/photographer (MMJ). The ideal candidate shoots, writes, tracks and edits well told stories with compelling pictures and nat sound. Live shot experience on both sides of the camera preferred. This job will also include internet responsibilities.

    Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment stories for multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
    • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
    • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
    • Conflict management.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
    • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.

    Education/Experience:

    Bachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist.

    Training/Equipment: Camera and camera equipment.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor emperatures. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    Education/Experience:
    Bachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED

    Please apply online WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-06-30

    Investigative Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for an Investigative Reporter who is driven to seek honest, relevant, compelling enterprise stories. The ideal candidate will be relentless in the pursuit of the truth. A proven track record of strong journalistic skills and supreme ethical standards is a must. The successful applicant will understand how to generate sources and will bring lead stories to the newsroom. Stories will require a high production value. This position requires multitasking through multiple investigations at any given time. Proficiency in newsroom computer systems (iNews/ ENPS) is a must. Knowledge of Panasonic cameras and AVID editing equipment helpful. Ability to data mine, properly fill out freedom of information acts and navigate through various government entities is a must. Job entails moderate to high stress and deadline pressure, while keeping a strong attention to detail. Candidates must be able to occasionally shoot and edit material.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Five years of Reporter/ Anchor experience and college degree preferred.

    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please apply online
    or
    Please send cover letter, resume, and DVD reel to:
    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham

    DEADLINE: 2015-07-31

    Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV, CBS 42 is looking for an experienced reporter/photographer (MMJ). The ideal candidate shoots, writes, tracks and edits well told stories with compelling pictures and nat sound. Live shot experience on both sides of the camera preferred. This job will also include internet responsibilities.

    JOB SUMMARY:
    Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment stories for multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
    • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
    • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
    • Conflict management.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
    • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.

    Education/Experience:
    Bachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist.

    Training/Equipment: Camera and camera equipment.
    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

    ** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Please apply at: www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/
    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2015-05-27

    Part Time Promotions Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    iHeart Radio in Birmingham is looking for a qualified promotions assistant to help the promotions or marketing departments with daily activities that promote the station(s), clients or events.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinates and attends client meetings with sellers and sales managers as needed to plan events and event logistics.
    • Collaborates with multiple departments to create and execute promotions such as remotes, events, van hits and other street team activities from start to finish.
    • Drives promotional vehicles.
    • Performs basic office administrative functions and updates station web site.
    • Conducts on-site promotions, and handles clients and listeners.
    • Sets up and runs audio and other types of equipment; hangs banners and other staging elements.
    • Records events (i.e. photos, videos, audio and social media measures for station promotions).
    • Sets up, breaks down and transports promotional event equipment as required.
    • Prepares contest rules, waivers, and release forms for on air, digital, social media and other contests.
    • Supervises prize inventory and in-studio prize sheets as well as awarding of prizes at events.
    • May coordinate and oversee on-site appearances, remotes and events.
    • May be responsible for all winner prize fulfillment and release forms.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Qualifications

    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, Photoshop and social media platforms
    • Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize and effectively manage time
    • High work standards and degree of attention to detail
    • Problem solving and decision making
    • Project management from start to finish; assumes responsibility & accountability for assignments and tasks
    • Actively listens; clearly and effectively conveys information; demonstrates effective business writing skills; shows excellent grasp of grammar
    • Exhibits good interpersonal skills; collaborates with others; maintains composure when faced with difficult situations and personalities
    • Excellent driving record
    • Physical ability to stand for multiple hours and lift or move 40-pound objects

    Work Experience

    • 1-3 years’ experience in outdoor promotions and/or marketing and/or customer service

    Education

    • High school diploma; 4-year college degree preferred (emphasis in Communications, Advertising or Marketing)

    Certifications

    • Valid driver’s license
    • Proof of insurability

    HOW TO APPLY:

    The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

    Our organization participates in E-Verify.  Click here to learn about E-Verify.

    Current employees and contingent workers click here to apply and search by the Job Posting Title.

    Apply Online

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-04-16

    Sports Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The Sports Director/Anchor delivers and contributes accurate, visual, news content across all media platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    Anchor Sports weekdays, report sports stories and help organize/plan the Sports Department on a weekly basis. Must be able to handle anchoring long form sports coverage such as College Pre Game and Post Game Shows. Assist in writing and producing sports on a daily basis.

    • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a sportscast or digital content for the web.
    • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.
    • Manage sports department, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking sports situations.
    • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices.
    • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences.
    • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Detail oriented; proficient in non-linear editing.
    • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.
    • Strong news and sports judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
    • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
    • Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction.
    • Proficient in non-linear editing.

    Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    Education/Experience: At least Five Years Anchoring and Reporting Sports in a top sports market.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please apply online or at WIAT-TV, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    ******** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *********

    DEADLINE: 2015-07-31

    Production Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Manage the production office team as well as organize the business, finance and employment issues of the television production.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Draw up a production schedule and budget based on the necessary logistics, timings and estimated costs.
    • Arrange any necessary permissions and risk assessments.
    • Control and monitor production spending and accounts.
    • Ensure health safety rules, insurance terms, copyright laws and union agreements are being followed.
    • Meet with producer and production staff to examine scripts or program ideas.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent financial and business skills.
    • Excellent planning, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to manage people and delegate tasks.
    • Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department.
    • Good written and spoken communication skills.

    Education/Experience: BA/BS Degree from a four-year college with 1 or more related work experience in a broadcast business affairs environment.

    Training/Equipment: Computer with MS Office.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please apply online
    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-08-10

    Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Before and during the broadcast of a live television program like a news show, the broadcasting director communicates via headset to the anchors as well as to the camera operators and technicians to give instructions and is responsible for the overall look and sound of a show as it happens.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with the show`s Producer in order to understand the desired look and feel for the program.
    • Employ the help of the vision switcher, who works specialized equipment to shift camera views and graphics throughout the program.
    • Supervise the placement of video cameras, lighting equipment, microphones, and props.
    • Maintain order among the staff in the control room, and on the set.
    • Facilitate a team environment; provide leadership and inspiration to co-workers and act as a positive catalyst for the overall group.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Quick-thinking problem-solver.
    • Extremely organized and able to multi-task.
    • Must be able to interact well with producers, video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Dedication to teamwork.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in journalism, film production or communications or equivalent experience may substitute + (5) five years experience in television director broadcasting/production.

    Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: Fast-paced, hectic and high stress environment.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please apply online
    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2015-08-10

    Digital Executive Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Executive Producer in our Huntsville location.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Digital Executive Producer will lead and coach the newsroom staff on best practices for engaging and influencing the online content consumer’s behavior. This individual must be both a solid journalist and a strategic thinker.  We are looking for a candidate who has the vision, creativity, and courage to explore new frontiers and take our web, mobile and social initiatives to new heights. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Mass Media preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3-5 years of experience working for a news organization or related digital media industry/company preferred
    • Strong understanding and use of WordPress
    • Advanced knowledge of AP style
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience using: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, 360 video technologies, Videolicious, live streaming platforms, Google Analytics
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as well as some holidays

    Requirements:

    • Use all the current and emerging tools and technology to develop, implement, and track a strategy that benefits content consumers and supports the organization’s multi-platform goals  
    • Lead interactive team by setting aggressive goals, providing feedback, and holding them accountable
    • Train, coach, mentor individuals and groups for maximum performance
    • Work hand-in-hand with broadcast-focused peers to develop robust multi-platform content coverage plans
    • Collaborate with news and station leadership team to leverage digital platforms to drive broadcast ratings and strategize ways for broadcast to drive digital metrics
    • Increase, maintain, or achieve #1 positions in all significant digital metrics
    • Support digital/interactive sales initiatives and goals
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-10

    Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV, CBS 42 is looking for an experienced reporter/photographer (MMJ). The ideal candidate shoots, writes, tracks and edits well told stories with compelling pictures and nat sound. Live shot experience on both sides of the camera preferred. This job will also include internet responsibilities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment stories for multiple platforms.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
    • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
    • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
    • Conflict management.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
    • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist.

    Training/Equipment: Camera and camera equipment.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    ** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    Please apply at: www.wiat.com
    WIAT-TV – 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham.
    Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    DEADLINE: 2016-01-01

    Local Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WAIT-TV seeks Local Sales Assistant to support the sales department with orders and requests.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provide sales and administrative support involving efficient handling of confidential agreements.
    • Support the sales team in placing orders.
    • Communicate with sales team for status of order and position of sales.
    • Prepare proposals, agreements, sales reports, and presentations.
    • Update the status of sales order in the database or computer.
    • Maintain an efficient work environment.
    • Coordinate and respond to all internal meeting requests.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Training/Equipment: MS Office including Word, Advanced Excel, and PowerPoint.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures

    Education/Experience: High school Diploma or GED, plus (2) two years of administrative experience in prior sales environment preferred.

    NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    * EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    Apply at: www.wiat.com

    DEADLINE: 2016-01-01

    Sales (2 positions)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WAIT-TV seeks 2 sales pros to sell comprehensive media solutions to one or more local/regional/national accounts in a geographic territory to achieve sales targets and maximize revenues.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Identify, develop, and expand existing and new client relationships & key accounts.
    • Maintain close communications at various stages in the sales cycle including account updates, weekly projections & forecasting of future advertising.
    • Conduct research on target markets and trends, and adjusts sales strategy accordingly.
    • Ensure clear understanding and interpretation of client needs, and recommend appropriate solutions, in order to meet requirements.
    • Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth.
    • Negotiate advertising rates, create oral & written presentations; generate packages.
    • Monitor accounts receivables.
    • Research, analyze and monitor competitive media for new leads.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of online/digital and interactive advertising tools in order to advise advertisers and peer advertising sales representatives on the effective use of online/digital and interactive advertisements.
    • Strong oral, problem solving, communications, writing, negotiation and presentation skills.
    • Must be well organized, display a professional demeanor, exude high energy and show attention to detail.
    • Must be a confident, flexible, multi-tasker, and be able to work independently.
    • Knowledge of Nielsen ratings is helpful.

    Experience:
    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications. Sales related experience preferred.

    Training/Equipment: Strong MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

    Requirements:
    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
    Extensive travel and long work hours will be required. A valid driver's license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also required.

    NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    ** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    HOW TO APPLY:
    It's a brand new look at WIAT 42 News in Birmingham! This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that is expanding and growing. We are devoted to bring in the best staff to grow our newly outfitted station!

    Apply online at http://wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/

    DEADLINE: 2016-01-01

    Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    It's a brand new look at WIAT 42 News in Birmingham, Alabama! This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that is expanding and growing. The investment has been made in a completely remodeled newsroom, state of the art WSI weather system, new AVID editing and a network quality studio to deliver the very best to the viewers of Central Alabama. We are devoted to bring in the best staff to grow our newly outfitted station!

    Before and during the broadcast of a live television program like a news show, the broadcasting director communicates via headset to the anchors as well as to the camera operators and technicians to give instructions and is responsible for the overall look and sound of a show as it happens.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with the show's Producer in order to understand the desired look and feel for the program.
    • Employ the help of the vision switcher, who works specialized equipment to shift camera views and graphics throughout the program.
    • Supervise the placement of video cameras, lighting equipment, microphones, and props.
    • Maintain order among the staff in the control room, and on the set.
    • Facilitate a team environment; provide leadership and inspiration to co-workers and act as a positive catalyst for the overall group.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Quick-thinking problem-solver.
    • Extremely organized and able to multi-task.
    • Must be able to interact well with producers, video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Dedication to teamwork.

    Experience:
    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in journalism, film production or communications or equivalent experience may substitute + (5) five years experience in television director broadcasting/production.

    Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail.

    Requirements:
    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: Fast-paced, hectic and high stress environment.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    ** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Apply online at http://wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/

    DEADLINE: 2016-01-01

    Community Project Specialist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    JOB SUMMARY: The Community Project Specialist assists the Sales team in servicing local and national clients. The mission is to provide support for the sales team and station initiatives. The Specialist is involved in clients' assigned promotion from development to completion. Duties will include working with the Sales and Promotion Department.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the initiation of various sales promotions from set up through execution
    • Define and execute strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.
    • Understand the process required to execute each promotion as well as client specific promotion executional tactics
    • Contribute creatively to the full spectrum of television and digital projects
    • Create sales-oriented proposals and to write and produce sales presentations and station promotions
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
    • Attend Face to Face Presentations with community reps, and local sale Reps and assist in presenting Digital and/or Promotional opportunities to client

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:
    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with, videographers, sales manager, production, and promotions staff.
    • Detail oriented
    • Must be a confident, flexible, multi-tasker, and be able to work independently. Strong on-air, writing, and technical skills
    • Ability to contribute creatively

    Requirements:
    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications. At least three years' experience in television broadcast/production.

    Training/Equipment: Strong MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Travel will be required. A valid driver's license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also
    required.Travel up to 50%.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    ** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED **

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Apply at: www.wiat.com

    DEADLINE: 2016-01-01

    Digital Sales Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Are you digital-centric with a strong background in sales? Do you enjoy working to create multichannel strategic marketing plans? WIAT is looking for a Digital Sales Director who is thrilled to create ways to bring customers and businesses together. You will work with digital experts and national-level clients in addition to the traditional sales team, selling advertisements in the Birmingham area and around the world.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Lead. Guide our sales team with your digital and local market knowledge.

    Teach. The digital landscape changes daily and when it happens, educates our clients on what works best for them.

    Motivate. We're an eager group, but help us move beyond the expected and deliver outstanding results, because our clients are the best, and they deserve it.

    Candidate must be able to walk the walk and talk the talk. Business acumen, clear communication, and presentation skills are a must. You have to be able to turn on a dime and prioritize your day based on the immediate and long term need. Think you got what it takes? Let us know why and apply here!

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Education/Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience.
    • Prior management experience desired.
    • Experience in digital
    • Broadcast Sales Management a plus.

    The Digital Sales Director will work with a team of account executives to create and sell a variety of integrated digital solutions which may include but are not limited to: Banner and video advertising on local media news websites; Mobile; and SEM/SEO/Display solutions both in and outside of the market area. The DSD will teach and motivate this local sales team while working in concert with local and national sales managers. Other responsibilities include ascertaining and supervising research needs, developing business plans, and managing inventory, pricing, and production. The Digital Sales Director may also be expected to sell and manage his/her own accounts as well.

    Requirements:
    We’re looking for a strong sales professional who will build on our great momentum by leading and directing our team to new levels of success. Candidate must have thorough understanding of digital content and advertising.

    Additional Information:
    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send resume to:
    Apply at:
    http://wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/

    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham or email to hr@cbs42.com. No phone calls please. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-02-13

    Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for a degreed Meteorologist to join our team. The successful candidate will be a scientist who knows how to use graphics and other resources to present the day’s weather story in clear, easy-to-understand language.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Job responsibilities include creating weather packages that can be used by every member of the weather team, staying current on changing weather technology, and skilled in using WSI technology. The successful candidate will be a solid forecaster who delivers accurate information and is always ready to go on the air with wall-to-wall coverage in breaking weather situations.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    At least three years of on-air television experience in forecasting and presenting weather. Experience with tornado meteorology coverage desired.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in meteorological science required. AMS Seal desired.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please apply at: www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/ WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-02-13

    Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV, CBS 42 is looking for an experienced reporter/photographer (MMJ). The ideal candidate shoots, writes, tracks and edits well told stories with compelling pictures and nat sound. Live shot experience on both sides of the camera preferred. This job will also include internet responsibilities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    JOB SUMMARY: Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment stories for multiple platforms.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
    • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
    • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
    • Conflict management.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
    • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please apply at: www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/ WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-03-03

    Weekend Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WIAT-TV CBS 42 is looking for a Weekend Producer for live newscasts who is experienced, creative and a self-starter. Ideal candidate would have the ability to produce compelling, well-written, fast paced, visually interesting newscasts while working under pressure and tight deadlines.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Two years prior TV news producing experience required; college degree preferred.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Detail oriented; proficient in non-linear editing.
    • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills.
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.
    • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
    • Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction. 
    • Proficient in non-linear editing.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please apply at: www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/
    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-03-03

    Digital Executive Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The executive producer supervises news content across all media platforms.

    The role of the Digital Executive Producer (DEP) is to own the editorial presentation of WIAT's Digital properties. This is a newsroom management position and as such, the DEP is responsible for managing digital content producers, broadcast producers, reporters and photographers; newsroom workflow, task delegation and assignment abilities are paramount. This position should be recognized by the level of urgency brought to bear on the everyday digital execution of the brand.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    General Responsibilities include:
    Delegation
    The DEP should be efficiently delegating and assigning tasks to digital content producers daily and other newsroom staff as necessary (e.g. breaking news). They should also be effective in managing/supervising content producer(s) work flow and schedules.

    Accountability
    Hold reporters accountable for their daily posting routines front the field Hold DCPs accountable for completion of tasks delegated to them
    Employee feedback/critiques (positive and constructive)

    Brand Execution
    Ensure WIAT's content reflects our Coverage You Can Count On brand
    Work in tandem with other News Director and other news managers
    Execute breaking news -- including SMS, social media, email alerts
    Develop and maintain new sections of the web site as news coverage dictates
    Plan for the long-term growth of the sites, sets priorities and plans coverage for major events Manage social media -- station staff posts and moderation of user comments
    Adhere to all guidelines, policies and procedures of station, LIN, the FCC, and all other federal, state and local laws.
    Responsible for ensuring content complies with legal requirements concerning libel, slander and First Amendment laws
    Meet all assigned production deadlines

    Daily Expectations:
    Own content display across desktop and mobile
    Be a leader in the newsroom
    Be a fixture in the morning and afternoon editorial
    Supervise generation of digital in-depth coverage of the day
    Contribute content to relevant events and/or stories as needed
    Assist with special project/sweeps planning & execution
    Be on call to cover major events 24 hours a day and/or requiring travel to cover major events of significance to station's audience.
    Work irregular/odd hours and available to work weekends and holidays
    Think strategically about developing the sites' audiences and online capacities of newsroom
    Help develop new opportunities to expand news brand and services to new & emerging technologies
    Additional responsibilities as assigned by management

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The executive producer supervises news content across all media platforms.

    Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. At least 3years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.

    Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology.

    Required Skills/Education
    Energetic and demanding; able to guide motivated newsroom personnel
    Passion for local news Innovative, user-focused, and full of creativity and initiative Invested in your subordinates' growth Strong editorial judgment
    Degree in journalism At least three years news room experience; one year news personnel management experience preferred
    Intimate familiarity with AP Style Strong written and verbal communication skills
    Experienced with content management systems Able to edit video and images Working knowledge of web standards and protocols

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    ********* EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *********

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Requirements:
    Pre-employment background check.

    Additional Information:
    It's a brand new look at WIAT 42 News in Birmingham, Alabama! This is an excellent opportunity to join a team that is expanding and growing. The investment has been made in a completely remodeled newsroom, state of the art WSI weather system, new AVID editing and a network quality studio to deliver the very best to the viewers of Central Alabama. We are devoted to bring in the best staff to grow our newly outfitted station!

    Please apply at:
    www. wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/
    or send cover letter and resume to:
    WIAT-TV – 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham, AL 35209
    No phone calls please.
    General Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-03-03

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WCOV-TV, Montgomery’s FOX Affiliate is seeking an Account Executive.

    Job Summary
    The right candidate for this position will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, detail oriented, and able to use the power of Fox Television to develop successful marketing plans for local businesses.

    This is a full time position and is available immediately.
    WCOV-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Major Goal: Build relationships with new and existing advertisers to meet their marketing needs and maximize station revenue.

    Sales:

    • Provide outstanding customer service to all station accounts.
    • Meet and exceed budget goals as directed by GSM.
    • Make minimum number of sales calls and cold calls as directed by GSM.
    • Develop new local direct business meeting goals.
    • Responsible for revenue growth with local and regional accounts. Annual increases in station client accounts are expected.
    • Develop thorough understanding and positioning of competitive media (radio, TV, print, Direct mail, and billboards).
    • Develop category presentations (automotive, fast food, jewelry, soft drink, retail, furniture, etc.).

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Job Requirements

    • Must possess strong negotiation and presentation skills as well as a desire to generate new local direct accounts
    • A college degree is preferred
    • Previous sales experience is required
    • Previous media sales or other outside sales experience is a strong plus
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and WideOrbit Traffic System is a plus

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you would like to be considered for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to:

    WCOV-TV
    Attn: Human Resources
    One WCOV Avenue
    Montgomery, Alabama 36111
    Email: kathy@wcov.com

    Or fax to (334) 288-5414

    DEADLINE: 2016-03-31

    Production Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WCOV-TV, Montgomery`s FOX Affiliate is seeking a Production Editor to write, shoot, edit and assemble commercials for clients, as well as various other video projects.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Perform Video Production:

    • Schedule client meetings, videography, editing
    • Write copy, shoot footage, edit
    • Work on WCOV original programming as directed

    Perform Other Production Tasks:

    • Work with Sales to ensure client creative services and design support needs are met
    • Work with Promotions to prepare promos, IDs, and video line up as needed

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Job Responsibilities

    • Extensive audio and video editing experience is required. An eye for design is a plus.
    • Knowledge of non-linear editing equipment is a must, including, but not limited to, Adobe Premier, Adobe After Effects. The more Adobe Creative Cloud you know the better!
    • Must multi-task well in an independent setting. Multiple projects will be ongoing and you’ll need to provide daily updates without being micromanaged.
    • Excellent writing and communication skills are needed. Client interaction is a big part of the job.
    • The ideal candidate is a self-starter that can be turned loose on projects, works well on collaborative projects; one who takes criticism well and brainstorms well with others. Ideal candidate strives to both create the best work they are capable of each time and continuously learns to become even more capable.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit resume, cover letter, and demo reel (DVD or URL) to:
    (Note: a 3 to 5 minute showcase of your best work that highlights your strengths and your aesthetic in an organized and entertaining way – not an entire project or link to your complete body of work on your YouTube Channel please)

    WCOV-TV
    Attn: Matt Johnson
    One WCOV Avenue
    Montgomery, Alabama 36111

    Or fax to (334) 288-5414,
    Or email matt@wcov.com

    DEADLINE: 2016-03-31

    PT Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Production Assistant provides support to production staff prior to, during and after the production of a program.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Support production staff with the coordination, creation, scheduling and distribution of all news marketing projects.
    • Assist with general administrative duties including schedules, screening tapes, finding still images etc.
    • Research and disseminate ideas for project-related news topics and elements.
    • Screen, log, transcribe and clip footage for projects; organize element reels.
    • Log and archive video and associated data for future use.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Excellent communication and organization skills.
    • Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department.
    • Basic computer knowledge including MS Office.

    Education/Experience:  High School Diploma. Experience in television, film, or post production preferred but not required.

    Training/Equipment:  Desktop computers with editing software.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please apply at: http://www.nexstar.tv/careers/  
    or send resume to:
    WIAT-TV – 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham.
    Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-04-06

    Motion Graphics Designer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT CBS 42, the CBS affiliate in Birmingham, Ala. is seeking a creative, motivated, team-first Motion Graphics Designer to create visually compelling 2D/3D graphic assets in a Top 50 television market. Well-composed and structured graphics assets will be used for daily local news programs, sales projects, promotions, commercial production, print, web/digital and station events. This motion graphic design position will work collaboratively with the Creative Services Director, and the six-person Creative Services team, to understand project scope, visualize and execute concepts for all station projects. This position also interacts with newscast management, news producers and directors to successfully create designs to help the storytelling process. As part of the CBS 42 team you will be working together to maintain and advance the graphic look of the station. You will work with another graphics designer to maintain consistent branding.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience: If creating cutting edge graphics is what you live for then we want to hear from you. 3-4 years experience preferred. Attention to detail is a must. You will need to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines. Ability to quickly develop a creative solution for daily news and promotion projects with the tools provided you.

    • Efficient in 3D animation, modeling and texturing.
    • Advanced knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite - specifically Photoshop, After Effects and Illustrator is required. Premier Pro is desired.
    • Your reel must demonstrate a clear command of After Effects, non-linear editing and motion design.
    • Cinema 4D experience is strongly preferred.
    • Video production/use of a Canon C100 Mark II (or similar) and editing is a huge plus, but not required.
    • Having experience with Chyron Lyric, Channelbox, Axis News/Order/Maps or Ross Expression is preferred. You will need to speak to this experience. Sufficient training will be provided within first 30 days of employment. You must be willing and able to attend an out-of-state Chyron Lyric training course within the first two weeks of employment.

    Education: Bachelors degree in Design/Animation or equivalent training and/or experience.

    Qualifications: Must be able to take direction in style and technique and be open to constructive feedback. Willingness to both learn new skills/software and teach your teammates your skills when appropriate. Ability to work nights and weekends as required. Equally comfortable working in a team environment as well as independently. Broadcast experience strongly desired.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply at - www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/ 
    or send your resume to:
    2075 Golden Crest Dr., Birmingham, AL 35209

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-04-06

    Account Executives

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT CBS 42 – Birmingham, Anniston, Tuscaloosa (Central Alabama) seeks an experienced Account Executive with a proven record of success. Individual must be able to develop custom solutions for advertisers on multiple platforms. Emphasis on generating new business while growing an established account list. This individual will need to be able to connect advertisers with exclusive opportunities such as SEC Football, University of Alabama and Auburn games, High School State Championships, NCAA Basketball March Madness, and other premier local programming.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Identify, develop, and expand existing and new client relationships & key accounts.
    • Maintain close communications at various stages in the sales cycle including account updates, weekly projections & forecasting of future advertising.
    • Conduct research on target markets and trends, and adjusts sales strategy accordingly.
    • Ensure clear understanding and interpretation of client needs, and recommend appropriate solutions, in order to meet requirements.
    • Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth.
    • Negotiate advertising rates, create oral & written presentations; generate packages.
    • Monitor accounts receivables.
    • Research, analyze and monitor competitive media for new leads.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:
    The ideal candidate should have excellent presentation and negotiation skills as well as proficiency with Microsoft office products.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of online/digital and interactive advertising tools in order to advise advertisers and peer advertising sales representatives on the effective use of online/digital and interactive advertisements.
    • Strong oral, problem solving, communications, writing, negotiation and presentation skills.
    • Must be well organized, display a professional demeanor, exude high energy and show attention to detail.
    • Must be a confident, flexible, multi-tasker, and be able to work independently.
    • Knowledge of Nielsen ratings is helpful.

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications. Sales related experience preferred.

    Training/Equipment: Strong MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: Extensive travel and long work hours will be required. A valid drivers license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply:
    www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/ 

    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham
    No phone calls please.
    Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.

    DEADLINE: 2016-08-27

    Assignment Desk Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV CBS 42 is looking for an Assignment Desk Editor to coordinate news crews and logistics in a fast paced environment. The position requires responding quickly and efficiently to breaking news, setting up news stories, planning daily and long term coverage, monitoring multiple news sources at once, and excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate will be dependable, punctual, and have a passion for news.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Assignment Editor assigns stories to reports; integrates visual content and audio material to create compelling stories; as well as, completes daily editing projects for multiple platforms.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Develop story or content ideas, considering reader or audience appeal.
    • Prepare, rewrite, and edit stories.
    • Collaborate with anchors, reporters, and producers on video elements of newscasts.
    • Capture visual content and edit long-form stories and daily newscasts as needed.
    • Send teams of reporters, camera operators and other support staff on location to film breaking news as necessary.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Experience in Web and graphic design software, digital publishing applications and multimedia production software.
    • Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods.
    • Create alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
    • Detail oriented.

    Prior knowledge of assignment desk is preferred.

    Education/Experience: A Bachelors degree in Journalism, Communication, or English. (3) Three years prior experience as news editor.

    Training/Equipment: Operate Design & Multimedia production software, as well as control board.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of computer and editing software. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Must be available to work a variety of shifts.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply:
    www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/ 
    Submit resume and references to WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham
    No phone calls please.
    Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-08-27

    Creative Service Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV Birmingham, AL (LIN Media) is seeking an innovative Creative Services Director to help lead its award winning team. The ideal candidate will eat, breathe, and sleep local news, weather, and sports. Must have a drive to dominate in a highly competitive market! You should have outstanding leadership and strategic planning skills as well as an understanding of demographics, audience flow and brand consistency.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Manage & supervise all aspects of commercial, promotional and PSA production (outdoor, radio, direct mail, newspaper, internet, etc.)
    • Develop, implement, and coordinate all details involved in station contests and promotions as well as community relations endeavors.
    • Work collaboratively with sales staff in an effort to increase station revenue by formulating customized promotional packages for targeted clients.
    • Work collaboratively with news on promotions and community involvement to position and brand the station.
    • Oversee the creation of all station graphics and art production for use on-air and supervises/maintains station website. Ensures continuity of stations graphic identity.
    • Maintain positive relations with outside vendors to secure materials needed for promotions.
    • Prepare annual budget for Marketing & Promotions department.
    • Serve as a station representative for community and charitable events.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:
    Do you have a niche for thinking outside the box to create commercials, promotions and PSA productions? WIAT is seeking a Creative Services Director to fill a very important role for its fast-growing team in Birmingham AL. Metered market experience is a plus. Should be able to work with an outside advertising agency on marketing campaigns and oversee media buys. Must be a highly creative writer and well-skilled in all aspects of non-linear editing with excellent conceptual and production skills. Must have people skills, strong work ethic, and the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines effectively. This position is responsible for the day-to-day creative output of the promotion, creative services, and graphics departments. Also responsible for the scheduling of on-air promos and staff training and development.

    Education/Experience: BS in Marketing or related degree; plus (3) three years experience in similar role. Experience with multi-platform content and brand strategies a must. Meter-market experience helpful. A valid drivers license may be required for company travel.

    Training/Equipment: Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Proficient in use of computer graphics and editing systems.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: This position requires the occasional lifting of objects up to 50 pounds. Work may be conducted in extreme outdoor weather conditions. Position requires long hours, work on weekends & evenings. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required.

    Prior Marketing / Promotion management experience at a broadcast news station is preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/ 
    Or send resume and tape to: General Manager WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham
    No phone calls please.
    Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-08-27

    Digital Content Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV in Birmingham is looking for a qualified Digital Content Producer to produce and distribute content elements across several media platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produce, organize, write, and edit content for newscasts.
    • Collaborate with news producers and managers to conceptualize, produce and present content on multiple media platforms.
    • Regularly confer with other team members to pick strongest editorial piece produced daily and optimize those articles for the web sites.
    • Own the editorial and creative development and coverage of assigned stories across multiple platforms, including but not limited to broadcast, digital and web. 

    Training/Equipment: Operate computers with desktop editing system.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:  High stress office environment with deadline pressures.  Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, and well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority.                                                                                     
    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms.
    • Basic understanding and demonstration of multi-media file formats and strong computer skills.
    • Understand importance of social media.
    • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills.
    • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree required. 3 years minimum experience in newsgathering and/or production. Experience writing, producing and editing content on a desktop editing system.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    *** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED ***

    Please apply at: www.nexstar.tv/careers/ or send resume to:
    2075 Golden Crest Dr. Birmingham.
    Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-04-06

    Sports Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    CBS 42 in Birmingham, Alabama is looking for a sports producer/ photographer to join the No. 1 college football station in the nation. Located in the heart of college football country, CBS 42 is dedicated to its SEC coverage. The position will serve as the lead producer for the award winning CBS 42 Red Zone pregame/ postgame shows as well as other sports specials throughout the year. The position will also serve as a sports photographer.

    The ideal candidate will be someone with an extensive producer background who can handle live coverage in the booth, on the fly, with strong time management skills and the ability to turn day-of content. The ideal candidate will also be a strong photographer who is not afraid to think outside the box with creativity. This is not an on-air job.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities:

    • Producing the CBS 42 Red Zone Pregame and Postgame shows/developing content and exclusive story ideas
    • Producing other sports specials (Indy Car, NASCAR, Senior PGA Tour, SEC Media Days, National Signing Day)
    • Enterprising local feature story ideas
    • Aiding in producing nightly sportscast
    • Sports photographer

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Qualifications

    • Production and photographer experience in a professional TV market
    • Live production experience strongly preferred
    • Strong writing skills
    • Creativity that takes viewers outside the typical box scores

    Education/Experience:  Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute + 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.  

    Training/Equipment: Utilize state-of-the-art television technology; MS Outlook, E-mail
     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please apply at:
    www.nexstar.tv/careers/ 
    or send resume to:
    WIAT-TV – 2075 Golden Crest Dr. Birmingham.
    Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-04-06

    Assignment Desk Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Assignments Editor answers incoming news calls and assigns daily news stories according to the news personnel available.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Tracks stories from all sources including government agencies, wire services and community groups.
    • Dispatches photographers, reporters and other personnel to cover stories.
    • Coordinates logistics for news personnel.
    • Participates in daily story meetings and supplies a comprehensive list of all possible news stories, and works with the News Director to develop plans for all broadcasts.
    • Assists in development, planning and follow-up of all news stories.
    • Edits video clips as assigned.
    • Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.
    • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
    • Performs other duties as assigned. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Experience in Web and graphic design software, digital publishing applications and multimedia production software.
    • Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods.
    • Create alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
      Detail oriented.

    Education/Experience: A Bachelors degree in Journalism, Communication, or English. (3) Three years prior experience as news editor.

    Training/Equipment: Operate Design & Multimedia production software, as well as control board.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please apply at:
    www.nexstar.tv/careers/ 
    or send resume to:
    WIAT-TV – 2075 Golden Crest Dr. Birmingham.
    Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-04-06

    Local Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic and accounting perspective.  The Sales assistant is also responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel as needed.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Performs all clerical functions for the Sales Department.
    • Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices and procedures.
    • Enters order, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.
    • Corresponds with customers and confers with coworkers to answer inquiries and resolve account problems.
    • Prepares forms and reports.
    • Monitors inventory.
    • Maintains files and other business records.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • PowerPoint skills and intermediate level Excel and Word skills.
    • Ability to work with entire sales team.
    • Must be able to multitask.
    • Relevant training in customer service.

    Education/Experience: High school Diploma or GED, plus (2) two years of administrative experience in prior sales environment preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply at: www.nexstar.tv/careers/ 
    or send resume to:
    WIAT-TV – 2075 Golden Crest Dr. Birmingham.
    Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-04-06

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV CBS 42 is looking for a Producer for live newscasts who is experienced, creative and a self-starter. Ideal candidate would have the ability to produce compelling, well-written, fast paced, visually interesting newscasts while working under pressure and tight deadlines.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web. 
    • Oversees writing, production, and timing of broadcast or on-line publication. 
    • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives.  
    • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations. 
    • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details. 
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices. 
    • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences. 
    • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information
      sources.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff. 
    • Detail oriented; proficient in non-linear editing. 
    • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills. 
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations. 
    • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and
      visual media. 
    • Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction. 
    • Proficient in non-linear editing. 

    Education/Experience:  Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute + 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production.  

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please apply at: www.nexstar.tv/careers/ 
    or send resume to:
    WIAT-TV – 2075 Golden Crest Dr. Birmingham.
    Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-04-06

    Producer, Interactive Content

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT NEWS 19 (CBS) in Huntsville, Alabama, has an immediate opening for a dynamic Interactive Content Producer. If you are on the leading edge of understanding how people are consuming news and information on a variety of interactive and social media platforms, get your resume to us ASAP.

    We are looking for a creative, visionary with proven experience and a strong command of the English language. You should already be a prolific user of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, the web, mobile devices and other forms of interactive engagement.

    We prefer candidates who have journalism, English or another relevant college degree.

    Non-linear editing and graphic design/editing skills are a plus.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Generate, select and publish original news and other stories to assigned station digital platforms.
    • Aggressive response to breaking news on web and social media platforms.
    • Ensure consistency and accuracy of stories on all digital platforms.
    • Develop supporting/supplemental interactive content for on-air reports.
    • Produce stories for on-air.
    • Must be self-motivated and not wait for direction to generate, research, shoot, edit, write and post original content. At the same time, must be able to work within a team framework.
    • Monitor newscasts and mine information from other sources for news and distinguish newsworthy stories for all platforms.
    • Produce original digital videos for station’s digital platforms.
    • Suggest story ideas for on-air news coverage.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

    Ability to type, use computers, and other such equipment. Strong command of the English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation. Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines. Good communication skills and team-building skills. Ability to multi-task.

    Education Requirements:

    A college degree in Journalism or Broadcast Communications or related-degree is preferred. Also prefer candidates with 1-2 years of experience.

    Physical Requirements:

    Dexterity to operate a computer and other such equipment. Communications skills used in office setting. Vision to review and approve news scripts, view news, etc.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    As part of the application process, candidates must submit a written critique of our website, www.whnt.com and social media efforts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

    Applicants who are interviewed will have to take a writing, spelling, current events and breaking news test.

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-10

    Intern

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has Internship openings in our Huntsville location.

    We are looking for Interns interested in producing, writing and/or digital positions within a newsroom environment. This position may rotate within the news department to expose students to all areas of the newsroom environment. This will be a paid internship.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Write and post to social media accounts
    Assist Executive Producers and Producers
    Observe and assist with news/content gathering process; observe how scripts/segments are written, edited and delivered on-air
    Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Must be eligible to work in the US
    Must be at least 18 years old
    Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university OR a recent graduate of an accredited college or university in the last six months
    Junior or Senior-level standing
    Major or previous coursework in broadcast journalism, communications or related major
    Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom preferred
    Must be willing to submit to a background screen

    Equal Employer Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approximately 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com. 

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-10

    General Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT in Birmingham is looking for a qualified General Manager to oversee all aspects of the station.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Lead a fully functioning broadcast TV station, comprised of news, sales, promotions, marketing, multiplatform technology, and other support functions.
    • Design and deliver a competitive ratings and revenue growth strategy in the marketplace.
    • Optimize core business opportunities in addition to new media platforms.
    • Manage a diverse operational team of talented professionals.
    • Identify opportunities to grow duopoly multi-platform content and distribution capabilities.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with all staff.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills.
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Education/Experience: Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or the equivalent. A minimum of 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production. Must have proven leadership experience and operational leadership experience in the broadcast industry.

    Training/Equipment: Ability to operate a computer (MS Office suite) to produce and analyze
    data/reports. Understanding of Nielson ratings a must.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please apply at: www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/

    Send resume to:
    2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-12-28

    Sports MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Like sports? Who doesnt? Want to work in a place where college football is the real deal? Where youll have the chance to report regularly and turn great stories beyond the highlights? Then look no more. WIAT is looking for its next sports team member. 

    Must have ability to anchor, produce, report, shoot and edit video.

    Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Represent the station at community events in a professional manner.
    • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
    • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups,
      creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
    • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.
    • Substitute anchor for sports segments when needed
    • Anchor special sports programs as needed

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
    • Conflict management.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
    • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist.

    Training/Equipment: Camera and camera equipment.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record are required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply at - www.wiat.com 
    or send resume to:
    2075 Golden Crest Dr.
    Birmingham, AL 35209

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-12-28

    Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV, CBS 42 is looking for an experienced reporter/photographer (MMJ). The ideal candidate shoots, writes, tracks and edits well told stories with compelling pictures and nat sound. Live shot experience on both sides of the camera preferred. This job will also include internet responsibilities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment stories for multiple platforms.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
    • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
    • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
    • Conflict management.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
    • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist.

    Training/Equipment: Camera and camera equipment.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record are required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    **EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED ***

    Please apply at: www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/  
    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham. Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-12-28

    Account Executives

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT CBS 42 – Birmingham, Anniston, Tuscaloosa (Central Alabama) seeks an experienced Account Executive with a proven record of success. Individual must be able to develop custom solutions for advertisers on multiple platforms. Emphasis on generating new business while growing an established account list. This individual will need to be able to connect advertisers with exclusive opportunities such as SEC Football, University of Alabama and Auburn games, High School State Championships, NCAA Basketball March Madness, and other premier local programming.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Identify, develop, and expand existing and new client relationships & key accounts.
    • Maintain close communications at various stages in the sales cycle including account updates, weekly projections & forecasting of future advertising.
    • Conduct research on target markets and trends, and adjusts sales strategy accordingly.
    • Ensure clear understanding and interpretation of client needs, and recommend
      appropriate solutions, in order to meet requirements.
    • Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth.
    • Negotiate advertising rates, create oral & written presentations; generate packages.
    • Monitor accounts receivables.
    • Research, analyze and monitor competitive media for new leads.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • The ideal candidate should have excellent presentation and negotiation skills as well as proficiency with Microsoft office products.

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of online/digital and interactive advertising tools in order to advise
      advertisers and peer advertising sales representatives on the effective use of online/digital and interactive advertisements.
    • Strong oral, problem solving, communications, writing, negotiation and presentation skills.
    • Must be well organized, display a professional demeanor, exude high energy and show attention to detail.
    • Must be a confident, flexible, multi-tasker, and be able to work independently.
      Knowledge of Nielsen ratings is helpful.

    Education/Experience:

    • Bachelors degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications. Sales related experience preferred.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    • Extensive travel and long work hours will be required. A valid drivers license,
      state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply:
    www.wiat.com/wiat-42-careers/ 
    Or send resume to
    WIAT-TV –, 2075 Golden Crest Drive Birmingham
    No phone calls please.
    Media General is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-01-09

    Digital Executive Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Executive Producer in our Huntsville location.  

    The Digital Executive Producer will lead and coach the newsroom staff on best practices for engaging and influencing the online content consumer’s behavior. This individual must be both a solid journalist and a strategic thinker.  We are looking for a candidate who has the vision, creativity, and courage to explore new frontiers and take our web, mobile and social initiatives to new heights. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Use all the current and emerging tools and technology to develop, implement, and track a strategy that benefits content consumers and supports the organization’s multi-platform goals  
    • Lead interactive team by setting aggressive goals, providing feedback, and holding them accountable
    • Train, coach, mentor individuals and groups for maximum performance
    • Work hand-in-hand with broadcast-focused peers to develop robust multi-platform content coverage plans
    • Collaborate with news and station leadership team to leverage digital platforms to drive broadcast ratings and strategize ways for broadcast to drive digital metrics
    • Increase, maintain, or achieve #1 positions in all significant digital metrics
    • Support digital/interactive sales initiatives and goals
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Mass Media preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3-5 years of experience working for a news organization or related digital media industry/company preferred
    • Strong understanding and use of WordPress
    • Advanced knowledge of AP style
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience using: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, 360 video technologies, Videolicious, live streaming platforms, Google Analytics
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as well as some holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-04

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approximately 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com. 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-08

    Asst, Production Multi Media

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT-TV, CBS in Huntsville, Alabama, is always recruiting for part-time Multimedia Production Assistants to join our team. This position frequently comes available as part-timers are routinely promoted within our organization. This is an entry level position and is a great opportunity for someone looking to get a foot in the door and break into the exciting broadcast and digital media industry.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    A Multimedia Production Assistant must be able to fulfill a variety of studio, control room and newsroom functions for live television newscasts and various multimedia platforms. The primary duties include editing digital video using non-linear editing systems like Final Cut Pro, running robotic cameras, running audio, teleprompter operation, posting content (video & text) to station website and social media sites.

    Responsibilities:

    • Video Editing: Non-linear video editing for on-air and online. Must have a clear understanding of video editing fundamentals (sequencing, jump cuts, audio/visual linkage, etc) and legal issues associated with videojournalism. Prefer candidates who are proficient on Final Cut Pro.
    • Running Audio: Consistently runs audio for the newscasts, with great attention to detail, in order to have newscasts with little to no quality control issues. This includes thorough microphone checks 20 minutes before the newscast, as well as changing the batteries in the wireless microphones before these checks are done.
    • Studio Camera/Teleprompter Operation: Run studio camera and/or Teleprompter for live newscasts. Experience with robotic camera systems a plus.
    • Web Posting: Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Twitter and Facebook accounts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

    Experience operating and/or ability/willingness to learn how to operate the following equipment and computer programs: Final Cut Pro, Vinten Robotic cameras, VizRT graphics, Adobe Photoshop, and/or other similar equipment and systems. Aptitude to learn other technically advanced equipment. Ability to work under extreme pressure and deadlines. Hours will vary and will include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. Good communication skills and team-centered mindset. Excellent spelling and precision attention to detail a must! Must possess a valid State Drivers License

    Education Requirements:

    A college degree in Television Production, Communications or related-degree is preferred but not required.

    Physical Requirements:

    Dexterity to operate production and photography equipment; including, but not limited to all audio equipment, studio/field cameras and computers. Should be able to do light lifting and climb a ladder to change studio lights, if needed.  Must be able to handle stress of a fast-paced, dynamic environment while remaining calm, communicate clearly and make split-second decisions.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-12

    Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a weekend Meteorologist to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Meteorologist will have experience reporting on severe weather and will be able to use a broad range of technology. This position will pitch, shoot and write weather-related stories, and will utilize social media tools for expanding weather coverage.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Pitch, shoot, write and edit weather/science-related stories for assigned newscasts.
    • Utilize graphics and video as necessary to explain forecasts
    • Present weather forecasts for broadcast and digital platforms
    • Report from the field/do live shots on stories related to weather, environment, community events, etc.
    • Remain informed on the latest weather data gather/delivery trends
    • Respond to breaking and/or severe weather events as required
    • Represent the station during community events and station-sponsored activities
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in meteorology or atmospheric science preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous broadcast meteorology experience preferred
    • AMS/NWA and/or Certified Board Meteorologist preferred
    • Strong on-air presentation; must be credible, personable and passionate
    • Ability to make decisions under pressure
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approximately 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com 

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-20

    Multimedia Production Technician

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or Teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – studio camera, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S.

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approximately 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com. 

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-24

    Assistant Director, News

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Assistant News Director to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Assistant News Director is a senior management position that will have direct, daily oversight of the WHNT News 19 newsroom (broadcast and digital). 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Manage and coordinate all aspects of newsroom operation with direct responsibility to staff scheduling, special projects and special events
    • Oversight of pre-planning for daily news coverage, news specials and special assignments and work closely with broadcast and digital executive producers and content manager to ensure aggressive, competitive and compelling newscasts
    • Assist with development and execution of overall editorial and promotional strategy to achieve ratings and digital goals
    • Drive editorial content development and quality control for the multiple platforms of WHNT News 19; consider yourself the Chief Product Officer for WHNT News 19
      Management responsibilities include hiring, training and conducting performance evaluations
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or equivalent required
    • 5-7 years’ experience in a news leadership position required
    • Supervisory experience required
    • Superior writing skills, news judgment and ethical decision-making required
    • Capable of managing a sizable staff while making decisions under pressure
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment where results are expected
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approximately 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com. 

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-06-11

    Producer, Creative Services

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Creative Services Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will be a highly motivated and creative individual. This position will be responsible for producing effective commercials, promotion, digital marketing and special projects

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Write, produce and edit commercials, promotions and digital ads that meet or exceed client/station objectives
    • Effectively collaborate with peers, clients and sales team throughout the production process
    • Bring creative ideas to brainstorming sessions and readily pitch ideas to clients
    • Research, review and understand target audience/viewers and industry trends in effort to implement in to work product
    • Execute creative projects that are in line with company branding and goals
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1 year relevant experience required
    • Understand and execute writing, lighting, non linear and design principals
    • Ability manage time effectively while juggling multiple projects
    • Proficient with Final Cut X or Adobe Premiere editing system
    • Fluent in DSLR technology and cinematography
    • Knowledge of Adobe AfterFX
    • Knowledge of social media platforms
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-06-24

    Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT TV in Birmingham is looking for a qualified Production Assistant.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Part Time Position, 15 to 20 Hours Per Week
    • Must Work Early Morning Shifts or Late Evening Hours
    • Weekends Are Required
    • Operate Studio Camera for Live Newscasts and Other Productions
    • Operate Audio Board for Live Newscasts and Other Productions
    • Fill-In Editor
    • Maintain Production Control Room and Studio
    • Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Requirements & Skills:

    • H.S. Diploma or GED
    • Fluency in English
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, and other office equipment.
    • Experience with other broadcast-related equipment is a plus, but not required
    • Ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Experience with newscast productions a plus.  

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

    Job Req #: 5132

    ***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-07-06

    Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV, CBS 42 is looking for an experienced reporter/photographer (MMJ). The ideal candidate shoots, writes, tracks and edits well told stories with compelling pictures and nat sound. Live shot experience on both sides of the camera preferred. This job will also include internet responsibilities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    JOB SUMMARY: Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment
    stories for multiple platforms.

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
    • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
    • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
    • Conflict management.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
    • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.

    Education/Experience:

    Bachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist.

    Training/Equipment: Camera and camera equipment.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record are required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

    Job Req #: 5129

    ***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-07-06

    Morning Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV CBS 42 is looking for a Producer for live newscasts who is experienced, creative and a self-starter. Ideal candidate would have the ability to produce compelling, well-written, fast paced, visually interesting newscasts while working under pressure and tight deadlines.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for evaluating stories; organizing them into a cohesive sequence within a newscast or digital content for the web. 
    • Oversees writing, production, and timing of broadcast or on-line publication. 
    • Define strategic direction for content coverage to meet business objectives. 
    • Manage news room, contribute to the editorial process and make solid decisions in breaking news situations. 
    • Monitor postproduction processes to ensure accurate completion of details.
    • Execute strategies that engage and grow audiences across all digital devices. 
    • Write, produce and edit material that appeals to target audiences. 
    • Research production topics using the internet, video archives, and other information sources.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors,  videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff. 
    • Detail oriented; proficientin non-linear editing. 
    • Excellent verbal, written, grammar and analytical skills. 
    • Strong news judgment, journalistic integrity and understanding of viewer needs and expectations. 
    • Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media. 
    • Ability to meet quality standards for service & evaluate customer satisfaction. 
    • Proficient in non-linear editing. 

    Education/Experience:  Bachelors Degree in Communications, TV/film or equivalent experience may substitute + 5 years experience in television or radio broadcast/production

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

    Job Req #5128

    ***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-07-06

    Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV, CBS 42 is looking for an experienced reporter/photographer (MMJ). The ideal candidate shoots, writes, tracks and edits well told stories with compelling pictures and nat sound. Live shot experience on both sides of the camera preferred. This job will also include internet responsibilities.

    JOB SUMMARY: Research, writing, capturing visual content and editing general assignment
    stories for multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
    • Work with management to enterprise and develop stories on a daily basis.
    • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms.
    • Organize material, determine angle or emphasis, and write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
    • Gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview, observation and research.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
    • Conflict management.
    • Detail oriented.
    • Demonstrate editorial judgment using knowledge of journalism ethics and libel laws.
    • Strong on-air reporting, writing, and technical skills.

    Education/Experience:

    Bachelors degree Journalism required (equivalent years of experience may substitute for education) + (3) three years experience as a multi platinum journalist.

    Training/Equipment: Camera and camera equipment.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Position requires the operation of camera, camera equipment, computer and editing machine, and transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Work may be performed in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid drivers license and an acceptable driving record are required.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    **EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED ***

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-08-21

    Multimedia Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-08-18

    Digital Producer/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Producer/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Digital Producer/MMJ will primarily focus on originating, supporting and maintaining a dynamic station website and social media platforms that will grow WHNT’s digital audience while increasing engagement with viewers. This person will have an engaging on-air personality.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Create, write and manage online content for station websites and social media platforms
      Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Maintain awareness of local, national and international news and tease effectively
    • Edit and post video content on multiple platforms
    • Utilize AP style, as well as best web-production practices and story packaging
    • Assist anchors, reporters and broadcast partners with website needs
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years’ Reporter/MMJ experience
    • 1-2 years’ previous professional experience in social media and/or web including Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram
    • Previous online news experience preferred
    • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
    • Strong understanding of social media platforms
    • Basic understanding of video editing/production
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact: For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com


     

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-08-30

    Assistant Director, News

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Assistant News Director to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Assistant News Director is a senior management position that will have direct, daily oversight of the WHNT News 19 newsroom (broadcast and digital). 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Manage and coordinate all aspects of newsroom operation with direct responsibility to staff scheduling, special projects and special events
    • Oversight of pre-planning for daily news coverage, news specials and special assignments and work closely with broadcast and digital executive producers and content manager to ensure aggressive, competitive and compelling newscasts
    • Assist with development and execution of overall editorial and promotional strategy to achieve ratings and digital goals
    • Drive editorial content development and quality control for the multiple platforms of WHNT News 19; consider yourself the Chief Product Officer for WHNT News 19
    • Management responsibilities include hiring, training and conducting performance evaluations
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or equivalent required
    • 5-7 years’ experience in a news leadership position required
    • Supervisory experience required
    • Superior writing skills, news judgment and ethical decision-making required
    • Capable of managing a sizable staff while making decisions under pressure
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment where results are expected
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

    Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approximately 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 32% interest in CareerBuilder, LLC and a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com. 

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 
     

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-08-16

    MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-08-18

    Associate Director/MMPA

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT NEWS 19, the CBS affiliate in Huntsville, Alabama, has an immediate opening for a full-time Associate Director/Multimedia Production Assistant. The successful candidate will have the ability to manage, motivate, and lead staff during fast-paced, graphics intensive newscasts with multiple live elements.

    WHNT NEWS 19 has all HD equipment – Ross Overdrive, VizRT, Vinten Robotic cameras and a state-of-the-art HD studio. In addition to directing, the successful applicant should have strong computer skills, the ability to multi-task and make sound judgments during live broadcasts. Hours will vary and will include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Direct newscasts (shift to be determined)
    • Directors have to fill-in on all aspects of production and train new employees on those job functions; skills necessary include running audio, camera, graphics, prompter, shooting video and non-linear editing.
    • Field Production: Ability to direct using remote production equipment. Ability to supervise and coordinate field production crew.  
    • Lighting: Knowledge of studio lighting techniques.
    • Web Posting: Post video and text content to station’s website, social media accounts.
      Editing: Assist with editing for newscasts (Final Cut Pro experience preferred).
    • Photojournalism: Shooting video and sound in the field or in station on an as-needed-basis.
    • Newsgathering: Assist newsroom personnel with law enforcement beat checks and/or making calls to gather information before and between newscasts; as well as answering phone calls to the newsroom.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

    Experience operating and/or ability/willingness to learn how to operate the following equipment and computer programs: Ross Overdrive, Wheatstone Audio Board, Vinten Robotic cameras, VizRT graphics, Adobe Photoshop, and/or other similar equipment and systems. Aptitude to learn other technically advanced equipment. Excellent spelling and precision attention to detail a must! Must possess a valid State Drivers License. Good communication skills and team-centered mindset. Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

    Education Requirements:

    A college degree in Television Production, Communications or related-degree is preferred. Also prefer candidates with at least one year production experience in a commercial television station.

    Physical Requirements:

    Dexterity to operate production and photography equipment; including, but not limited to all audio equipment, studio/field cameras and computers. Should be able to do light lifting and climb a ladder to change studio lights, if needed.  Must be able to handle stress of a fast-paced, dynamic environment while remaining calm, communicate clearly and make split-second decisions.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-10-06

    Multi-Media Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT-TV, CBS in Huntsville, Alabama, is always recruiting for part-time Multimedia Production Assistants to join our team.  This position frequently comes available as part-timers are routinely promoted within our organization. This is an entry level position and is a great opportunity for someone looking to get a foot in the door and break into the exciting broadcast and digital media industry.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    Video Editing: Non-linear video editing for on-air and online. Must have a clear understanding of video editing fundamentals (sequencing, jump cuts, audio/visual linkage, etc) and legal issues associated with videojournalism. Prefer candidates who are proficient on Final Cut Pro.

    Running Audio: Consistently runs audio for the newscasts, with great attention to detail, in order to have newscasts with little to no quality control issues. This includes thorough microphone checks 20 minutes before the newscast, as well as changing the batteries in the wireless microphones before these checks are done.

    Studio Camera/Teleprompter Operation: Run studio camera and/or Teleprompter for live newscasts. Experience with robotic camera systems a plus.

    Web Posting: Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • A college degree in Television Production, Communications or related-degree is preferred but not required
    • Experience and/or willingness to learn how to operate the following equipment and computer programs: Final Cut Pro, Wheatstone Audio Board, Vinten Robotic cameras, VizRT graphics and/or other similar equipment and systems
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, nights, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-10-07

    Anchor/Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Anchor/Reporter in our Huntsville location.

    The Anchor/Reporter will be an experienced journalist who knows how to dig up stories and ask the tough questions.  The ideal candidate will have investigative reporting experience and can be assertive in the newsroom. This position will collaborate and work cohesively with the investigative team, management and crew staff.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Develop and execute investigative reporting content on a consistent basis that reinforces the station’s Taking Action, Getting Results brand and appeal to target audience
    • Fill-in anchor newscasts as needed
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Respond aggressively to breaking news
    • Execute compelling live shots and stand-ups
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Participate in station community and promotional events

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3-5 years reporting & anchoring experience; investigative reporting experience preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Knowledge of social media/online platforms
    • Knowledge of how to file FOIAs and open records requests preferred
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-11-02

    Designer, Graphic

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WXIN/WTTV, Tribune Broadcasting stations, has an opening for a part-time Graphic Designer to work in our Indianapolis location.

    The Graphic Designer requires a strong sense of design, layout, accuracy and consistency in order to enforce the station’s visual brand.  This role will primarily be responsible for creating, coordinating and maintaining on-air graphics for News, Production and Promotions.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Design/create graphics for daily newscasts, specials, commercial and promotional spots
    • Create and produce animated graphic opens and elements for newscasts and promotions
    • Work cross-functionally with internal departments to fulfill station’s graphic needs as needed
    • Contribute to special projects such as digital ads, print work, signage, animation and set design as assigned
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent design experience required
    • 1-2 years previous broadcast design experience preferred
    • Strong design, illustration and typographic skills required
    • Experience with Mac OS, Adobe After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop computer art programs
    • Knowledge of 3D animation software
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be available to work station promotional events
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    WXIN/WTTV is an equal opportunity employer

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-11-01

    Multi-Media Production Assistant-1

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-12-13

    Multi-Media Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-12-27

    Reporter/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-01-20

    PT Production Technician/Multimedia Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-01-15

    Digital Sales Coordinator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Sales Coordinator to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Digital Sales Coordinator will support the sales team with digital sales efforts by demonstrating an understanding of Tribune digital products, providing support throughout the sales process, reporting on performance, and assisting with digital optimization efforts.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Client research and development
    • Attend and assist on outside sales meetings
    • Work with sales assistants to enter digital orders into the billing system
    • Coordinate all digital traffic including 3rd party orders; complete all digital traffic orders timely
    • Monitor digital campaign performance; make optimization suggestions the sales team
    • Generate and review data/reporting for client analysis as scheduled or as requested by sales team
    • Independently manage workflow and ensure deadlines are met
    • Work effectively with cross-functional team members on digital sales initiatives
    • Maintain digital inventory tracker
    • Generate and maintain sales sponsored webpage and revenue generating contests/polls/quizzes
    • Maintain broad knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Certifications
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years’ experience in a sales or agency environment preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of digital media platforms
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be proficient with MS Office

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-01-27

    Reporter/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-02-04

    Traffic Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Traffic Anchor/Reporter is a big part of our Morning team. The successful candidate must lead and end each morning segment with breaking traffic news during our two and a half hours of Morning News. The Traffic Anchor/Reporter must be knowledgeable about our local roadways, must have a strong on air personality, provide clear, concise live traffic reports and provide alternatives to traffic tie-ups. Must produce content on all digital platforms and interact regularly with viewers and followers on social media.  Must generate enterprise story ideas, be a good storyteller, and do compelling live shots. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who wants to be first with breaking news and win each day. Qualified candidates must build sources and become an active member of the community. Must be accurate, ethical, dependable and have a positive, team attitude Candidate will be highly promoted with our Morning team throughout the year. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Prepare morning traffic report graphics.
    • News gather for traffic reports and other news stories as needed.
    • Provide clear and concise live traffic reports.
    • Research and report up-to-the-minute traffic conditions.
    • Be first on breaking news.
    • Communicate well.
    • Make sure graphics, video and live shots are up to date.
    • Communicate traffic information to viewers on all digital platforms including our station website, mobile app, and social media pages.
    • Gather information for stories and live reports.
    • Produce high-quality packages.
    • Develop sources and generate ideas.

    NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge and experience with the station’s traffic system.
    • Be a self-starter and able to ad lib in breaking news situations.
    • Must speak clearly.
    • Must be familiar with street and highway names and directions.
    • Produce content on all digital platforms
    • Must be energetic, creative and work well with others.
    • Must work quickly and efficiently.
    • Excellent writing and live skills.
    • Ability to develop contacts and generate enterprise stories.
    • Dependable

    Education/Experience:  Bachelors degree in Journalism or related field preferred, with minimum of (2) two years experience as news reporter.

    Training/Equipment:  Operate newsroom computer systems.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs.  Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll 

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    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-02-05

    Photographer/Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for a creative News Photographer/ Editor. If you have an eye for great pictures and an ear for great sound then this is the job for you. Candidates should be visual storytellers, familiar with non-linear editing, ENG/ SAT truck operation, web posting, and social media. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are required.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Shoots video for news reports.
    • Confers with other personnel to discuss assignments, logistics and shot requirements.
    • Sets up, composes and executes video shots.
    • Maintains video equipment.
    • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content.
    • Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Requirements:

    • Photojournalism experience and preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    pply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

    ***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-02-05

    Receptionist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Receptionist greets and provides customer service to visitors. Additionally, the Receptionist answers and routes telephone calls, takes messages, accepts packages and performs ad hoc clerical duties as needed.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Greets and provides customer service to visitors.
    • Answers and routes telephone calls.
    • Takes phone messages for other personnel.
    • Accepts packages from couriers and prepares packages for shipment.
    • Performs clerical functions as needed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Requirements:

    • Previous administrative work preferred. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

    ***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-02-05

    Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WIAT-TV CBS42 is searching for a Reporter/ MMJ to join our team. The ideal candidate will be an energetic storyteller with a positive drive to get the job done.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Expectations include gathering material for newscast presentations with accurate information of interest to our viewers. A focus on breaking news and severe weather coverage is a must. Develop/ enterprise story ideas to present at daily planning meetings. Review background information and conduct interviews in a courteous and professional manner. Present compelling, clear and motivated live shots when assigned. Interact with all facets of the community to gather information and cultivate news sources. Candidates must be able to shoot and edit their own material. Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills, both for TV broadcast writing and online content is required. Proficiency in newsroom computer systems (iNews/ ENPS). Knowledge of Panasonic cameras and AVID editing equipment helpful. Ability to handle multiple tasks and moderate to high stress and deadline pressure, while keeping a strong attention to detail.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:
    Two years of experience and college degree preferred.

    Requirements:
    Pre-employment background check.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-03-09

    Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    MMJ Reporter for the State Capitol Bureau in Alabama. Report news and feature stories, blogs and other material originated by the reporter, or assigned by the editor, and read them accurately, clearly and concisely and in an engaging manner for five Alabama-Nexstar stations.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Build network of informational sources that will enable the company to stay ahead of its competitors. Cover Alabama legislature during sessions January thru May and special legislative sessions.
    • Present clear, creative and accurate live shots. Live shots for all five stations and live morning news shots.
    • Gather accurate and interesting information for newscast presentations. Governor day to day coverage, press conferences, dignitaries from other States and Countries visiting State Capitol for meetings with Governor.
    • Develop ideas for news, feature and enterprise pieces, as well as investigative stories specifically to State Government stories, (Many initiatives presented every week affecting Alabamians) Attorney General court cases and cecisions, and State Supreme Court Decisions.
    • Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation including Economic announcements and jobs coming to the State, Alabama Tourism announcements, and initiatives and effects on the State.
    • Campaign coverage from Montgomery (State, Congressional)
    • Investigate State Government waste reports
    • Produce accurate, complete and compelling news copy on deadline.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills.
    • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel.
    • Proficient at screening and logging video tapes and providing written editing instructions to tape editors.
    • Adept at ad-lib presentations, without aid of scripts and/or teleprompters. Possess exceptional research skills.
    • Covering State Government experience is a plus

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree in Journalism or related field preferred, with minimum of (2) two years experience as news reporter.

    Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom computer systems.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs.  Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-02-09

    Digital / New Business Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    CBS42/WIAT is looking for a Digital/New Business Account Executive. You will be responsible for driving digital revenue and achieving monthly budgets. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Specific responsibilities include prospecting, preparing presentations, presenting, closing and maintaining a growing list of local advertising clients.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Knowledge of online/digital and interactive advertising tools in order to advise advertisers and peer advertising sales representatives on the effective use of online/digital and interactive advertisements
    • Strong oral, problem solving, communications, writing, negotiation and presentation skills
    • Well organized, professional, high energy and detail-oriented
    • Confident, flexible, multi-tasker, and able to work independently
    • Knowledge of any of the following:  Matrix Sales Intelligence, Borrell Compass, GA360, Aptivada, Wide Orbit Traffic, FB Business Manager, Google Adwords, Buzzboard, Anvato  

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications.  Sales related experience preferred.

    Training/Equipment:  Strong MS Office skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: Some travel and long work hours will be required. A valid drivers license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also required. Travel up to 15%.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

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    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-02-09

    Research Coordinator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Collaborate with Research team on all aspects of primary and secondary research to assist in driving user and client revenue growth.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Work with researchers to help educate them on the audience so they can deliver successful marketing programs.
    • Provide targeted research on deadline to news reporters, writers, producers, and executives using expert and comprehensive knowledge of online and print resources.
    • Create fact sheets, timelines, and subject research guide topics in the news for distribution and/or posting.
    • Work on data projects, including lists, rankings, and investigations.
    • Fulfill research and public records requests with the use of proprietary databases.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Strong leadership, coaching and collaboration skills.
    • Knowledge of a broad array of information resources across many subjects.
    • Strong communication skills: written, verbal, and presentation.
    • Expertise with locating, vetting, and curating a wide array of information into concise and digestible research packages for end-users. 
    • Expert in data analysis.
    • Programming Liaison on tasks

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications.  Sales related experience preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

    ***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-02-09

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
    • Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
    • Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
    • Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
    • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
    • Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
    • Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
    • Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
    • Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications. Sales related experience preferred.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: Extensive travel and long work hours will be required. A valid drivers license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

    ***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-03-09

    Digital Sales Coordinator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Sales Coordinator to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Digital Sales Coordinator will support the sales team with digital sales efforts by demonstrating an understanding of Tribune digital products, providing support throughout the sales process, reporting on performance, and assisting with digital optimization efforts.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Client research and development
    • Attend and assist on outside sales meetings
    • Work with sales assistants to enter digital orders into the billing system
    • Coordinate all digital traffic including 3rd party orders; complete all digital traffic orders timely
    • Monitor digital campaign performance; make optimization suggestions the sales team
    • Generate and review data/reporting for client analysis as scheduled or as requested by sales team
    • Independently manage workflow and ensure deadlines are met
    • Work effectively with cross-functional team members on digital sales initiatives
    • Maintain digital inventory tracker
    • Generate and maintain sales sponsored webpage and revenue generating contests/polls/quizzes
    • Maintain broad knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Certifications
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years’ experience in a sales or agency environment preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of digital media platforms
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be proficient with MS Office

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-03-01

    Executive Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Executive Producer in our Huntsville location.  

    The Executive Producer must be a proven newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity.  This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing newscasts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Overall responsibility for newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production
    • Work with team to create innovative news content; able to think differently and critically
    • Collaborate with Editors, Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
    • Step in and write, edit and produce as needed
    • Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs
    • Provide regular feedback on newscast with staff, both as a team and individually
      Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 5 years previous news producing experience
    • Supervisory experience highly preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-04-13

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-04-12

    Receptionist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Receptionist in our Huntsville location.

    The Receptionist role is a multi-purpose position that is both public-facing as well as supportive of several internal departments.  This position involves a high volume of interpersonal interaction and multitasking.  This person is positive, proactive and capable of maintaining a calm, solution-oriented, customer-first disposition at all times while transitioning quickly from one task to another. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Reconcile Traffic and Program logs. In a polite, concise and timely manner, keep Master Control, Traffic and supervisors apprised of any issues that arise in the process of reconciliation
    • Assign Co-Op and digital elements in Wide Orbit for all orders
    • Pull and review various logs and reports as needed by station management
    • Answer phones during regular station hours. Route incoming calls needing additional resources, retrieve and route overnight voicemail. Maintain a log of calls
    • When needed, welcome scheduled visitors and be prepared to meet and assist unscheduled guests, including daily deliveries. Maintain messaging as needed on the lobby monitor.  Maintain a log of visitors 
    • Provide general office support including copying, mailing and sorting, maintain employee phone lists, supply ordering and stocking, routine office equipment maintenance, etc.
    • Assist with the new hire onboarding process by maintaining temporary and permanent employee badges
    • Administer prize delivery when guests arrive to claim contest prizes, assure the proper documentation is filled out and delivered to the appropriate department
    • Assist with internal station events including ordering of food, setting up and cleanup when required; maintain canteen cleanliness and restock daily coffee, cups, creamers, napkins, etc.
    • Act as point of contact with canteen food vendor for trouble-shooting on any issues that arise with their service
    • Act as back-up support for all departments and administrative functions including scheduling news personal appearances, tours of station, etc.
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • 2 years customer service experience required
    • Experience with multiple line phone system required
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, email, social media platforms, mobile apps and web; as well as ability to learn station-specific software
    • Positive, proactive personality
    • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to attain notary public seal

    WHNT is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-04-20

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-04-29

    Sports Anchor Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Sports Anchor/Reporter in our Huntsville location.

    The Sports Anchor/Reporter must be a strong sports journalist whose stories go beyond game highlights. This person must bring energy and thrive on producing sports coverage that keeps the non-sports lover entertained! 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and execute unique sports news, features and enterprise stories that will set the station apart from others and appeal to target audience
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community in order to break local sports-related stories
    • Participate in station community and promotional events
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2-3 years broadcast sports reporting experience
    • Experience covering SEC sports preferred
    • Knowledge of social media/online platforms
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-04-29

    Reporter-MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Anchor/Reporter in our Huntsville location.

    The Anchor/Reporter will be an experienced journalist who knows how to dig up stories and ask the tough questions.  The ideal candidate will have investigative reporting experience and can be assertive in the newsroom. This position will collaborate and work cohesively with the investigative team, management and crew staff.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and execute investigative reporting content on a consistent basis that reinforces the station’s Taking Action, Getting Results brand and appeal to target audience
    • Fill-in anchor newscasts as needed
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Respond aggressively to breaking news
    • Execute compelling live shots and stand-ups
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Participate in station community and promotional events

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3-5 years reporting & anchoring experience; investigative reporting experience preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Knowledge of social media/online platforms
    • Knowledge of how to file FOIAs and open records requests preferred
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-05-09

    Multi-Media Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-05-09

    Reporter/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-04-27

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-05-30

    Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Director to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Director will be responsible for the technical directing and guidance of on-air talent and studio crew in order to provide viewers with a professional-looking newscast.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist with pre-show prep and post-show promotions
    • Set up and operate studio cameras, monitors and teleprompter
    • Verify all light fixtures, props, monitors and set pieces are in position and functioning properly
    • Coordinate and communicate with show Producers and other studio crew
    • Ensure proper mixing and switching of all studio and remote video sources
    • Effectively supervise and assign crew members as needed
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-3 years directing live and taped programs
    • Proficiency with Ross Overdrive automation or similar required
    • Audio board experience required
    • Studio production skills a plus
    • Must be able to source and solve equipment problems in the studio and control room
    • Must be able work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Must be able to work under the regular pressure of live broadcasts and operational deadlines
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, early mornings and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 
     

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-06-01

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

    • Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
    • Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
    • Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients.
    • Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
    • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
    • Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
    • Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
    • Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
    • Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Education/Experience: Bachelors degree preferred with an emphasis in Business/Marketing or Communications. Sales related experience preferred.

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements: Extensive travel and long work hours will be required. A valid drivers license, state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are also required.

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Apply online at: https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

    ***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-06-17

    Photographer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Photographer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    The Photographer must be able to creatively capture and edit news video while collaborating with news team on story ideas and/or pictorial essays.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Shoot video of news events, both live and recorded for news program
    • Edit material to match script prepared by MMJ, reporter, producer or executive producer
    • Set up necessary equipment in order to allow transmissions of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station
    • Responsible for ensuring assigned equipment is returned and in good working condition
    • Notify proper channel when equipment and/or vehicles malfunction
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3+ years’ experience as news or production photographer
    • 2 years’ experience in editing
    • Strong background in ENG (electronic news gathering) operations
    • SNG (satellite news gathering) experience preferred
    • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, holidays and weekends
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis
    • Willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestrictive authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employer Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-06-21

    Multi-Media Production Assistant-2

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    WHNT Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-06-04

    Multimedia Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT-TV, CBS in Huntsville, Alabama, is always recruiting for part-time Multimedia Production Assistants to join our team. This position frequently comes available as part-timers are routinely promoted within our organization. This is an entry level position and is a great opportunity for someone looking to get a foot in the door and break into the exciting broadcast and digital media industry.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Video Editing: Non-linear video editing for on-air and online. Must have a clear understanding of video editing fundamentals (sequencing, jump cuts, audio/visual linkage, etc) and legal issues associated with videojournalism. Prefer candidates who are proficient on Final Cut Pro.
    • Running Audio: Consistently runs audio for the newscasts, with great attention to detail, in order to have newscasts with little to no quality control issues. This includes thorough microphone checks 20 minutes before the newscast, as well as changing the batteries in the wireless microphones before these checks are done.
    • Studio Camera/Teleprompter Operation: Run studio camera and/or Teleprompter for live newscasts. Experience with robotic camera systems a plus.
    • Web Posting: Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • A college degree in Television Production, Communications or related-degree is preferred but not required
    • Experience and/or willingness to learn how to operate the following equipment and computer programs: Final Cut Pro, Wheatstone Audio Board, Vinten Robotic cameras, VizRT graphics and/or other similar equipment and systems
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-07-04

    Producer, Digital Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Executive Producer in our Huntsville location.

    The Digital Executive Producer will lead and coach the newsroom staff on best practices for engaging and influencing the online content consumer’s behavior. This individual must be both a solid journalist and a strategic thinker.  We are looking for a candidate who has the vision, creativity, and courage to explore new frontiers and take our web, mobile and social initiatives to new heights. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Use all the current and emerging tools and technology to develop, implement, and track a strategy that benefits content consumers and supports the organization’s multi-platform goals  
    • Lead interactive team by setting aggressive goals, providing feedback, and holding them accountable
    • Train, coach, mentor individuals and groups for maximum performance
      Work hand-in-hand with broadcast-focused peers to develop robust multi-platform content coverage plans
    • Collaborate with news and station leadership team to leverage digital platforms to drive broadcast ratings and strategize ways for broadcast to drive digital metrics
    • Increase, maintain, or achieve #1 positions in all significant digital metrics
    • Support digital/interactive sales initiatives and goals
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Mass Media preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3-5 years of experience working for a news organization or related digital media industry/company preferred
    • Strong understanding and use of WordPress
    • Advanced knowledge of AP style
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience using: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, 360 video technologies, Videolicious, live streaming platforms, Google Analytics
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule as well as some holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employer Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-07-01

    Photographer (NE)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Photographer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    The Photographer must be able to creatively capture and edit news video while collaborating with news team on story ideas and/or pictorial essays.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Shoot video of news events, both live and recorded for news program
    • Edit material to match script prepared by MMJ, reporter, producer or executive producer
    • Set up necessary equipment in order to allow transmissions of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station
    • Responsible for ensuring assigned equipment is returned and in good working condition
    • Notify proper channel when equipment and/or vehicles malfunction
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3+ years’ experience as news or production photographer
    • 2 years’ experience in editing
    • Strong background in ENG (electronic news gathering) operations
    • SNG (satellite news gathering) experience preferred
    • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, holidays and weekends
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis
    • Willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestrictive authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employer Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-07-01

    Reporter/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-06-28

    MMJ/Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to
    • Must work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-07-13

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an experienced Account Executive to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Account Executive is responsible for the development of new & digital business for WHNT. This role will work aggressively to develop action plans that will add value and enhance profitability.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Develop and maintain direct relationships with agencies and clients while driving advertising revenue to achieve target goals
    • Responsible for building new relationships through lead generation, cold calling, research and networking to secure new accounts
    • Understand and interpret business objectives and advertising strategies of clients in order to help them achieve those objectives through effective use of media
    • Prepare, schedule and deliver sales presentations
    • Collaborate with internal cross-functional departments to coordinate the purchase of advertising time, placement of the schedule, and availability of production material
    • Perform other duties as assigned
       

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-3 years’ experience in sales
    • Online/digital sales experience preferred
    • Strong communication skills
    • Excellent negotiation and customer service skills
    • Demonstrated ability to close new business
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be proficient with MS Office
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-07-20

    Producer (NE)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas;
    • Understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-07-20

    Producer, Digital Content

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    Requirements:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check and hvae unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-08-09

    Production Technician

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT-TV, CBS in Huntsville, Alabama, is recruiting for a full-time Production Technician to join our team. This is an entry level position and is a great opportunity for someone looking to get a foot in the door and break into the exciting broadcast and digital media industry.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Video Editing: Non-linear video editing for on-air and online. Must have a clear understanding of video editing fundamentals (sequencing, jump cuts, audio/visual linkage, etc) and legal issues associated with videojournalism. Prefer candidates who are proficient on Final Cut Pro.
    • Running Audio: Consistently runs audio for the newscasts, with great attention to detail, in order to have newscasts with little to no quality control issues. This includes thorough microphone checks 20 minutes before the newscast, as well as changing the batteries in the wireless microphones before these checks are done.
    • Studio Camera/Teleprompter Operation: Run studio camera and/or Teleprompter for live newscasts. Experience with robotic camera systems a plus.
    • Web Posting: Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • A college degree in Television Production, Communications or related-degree is preferred but not required
    • Experience and/or willingness to learn how to operate the following equipment and computer programs: Final Cut Pro, Wheatstone Audio Board, Vinten Robotic cameras, VizRT graphics and/or other similar equipment and systems
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-08-16

    Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Sales Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Sales Assistant will provide administrative support to the sales team in effort to assist with local advertising efforts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Support advertiser account activity by processing local orders, correspondence, make-goods and exceptions
    • Assist with writing and reviewing correspondence and presentations
    • Review and file sales lists, contracts and invoices
    • Facilitate schedule change communication through various software systems
    • Participate in research and marketing projects
    • Provide back-up assistance to the Traffic department
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years’ experience in a sales department preferred
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be proficient with MS Office
    • Must be willing to submit a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-09-08

    Graphic Designer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, Tribune Broadcasting stations, has an opening for a Graphic Designer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Graphic Designer requires a thorough understanding of design principals, color theory and possess an eye for consistency and accuracy. This role is responsible for creating news graphics and digital creative. A successful candidate will possess a high level of creativity, independent thinking and able to adapt best practices across broadcast, digital and social platforms. This person will be responsible for enforcing the station’s visual brand on all media platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Design/create graphics for daily newscasts, specials, commercial, social and promotional spots
    • Create and produce animated graphic opens and elements for newscasts, clients and station branding
    • Contribute to special projects such as digital ads, print work, signage, animation and set design as assigned
    • Assist with planning station events and interacting with the community
    • Apply industry trends/emerging technologies in to operations and activities
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, digital media, or video production preferred; equivalent experience required
    • A minimum of 1-year relevant graphic design experience
    • Strong design, illustration and typographic skills required
    • Experience with Mac OS, Adobe products including; After Effects, Premiere, Illustrator and Photoshop required
    • Professional experience with social media platforms preferred
    • Knowledge of 3D animation software
    • Willingness to learn new advertising and content platforms as they develop
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be available to work station promotional events
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-09-13

    Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    WHNT is an equal opportunity employer.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-09-22

    Broadcast Engineer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    The Broadcast Engineer will have a strong engineering background with an emphasis on speed and accuracy. The candidate with have a comfort with information technology and a passion for learning new technology in a fast-paced and challenging news operations environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Develop, evaluate and purchase new technology; integrate new technology with current systems
    • Support and implement new station technology; train department and other station staff as appropriate
    • Maintain and repair station gear and equipment; facility maintenance
    • Provide IT support for studio equipment
    • Responsible for media management. Manage timing, check promos/commercials that are in Brutus
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelors’ degree in engineering preferred; relevant work experience required
    • 3-5 years’ experience as a Broadcast Engineer for a broadcast television station
    • Project management, communication skills, and ability delegate tasks required
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft OS and Office Suites, Automation Systems, Linux and Networking
    • Knowledge of Electrical Systems, UPS, and standby generators, and record keeping
    • Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including, POTS and VoIP Systems
    • May be required to lift 50 pounds
    • Must be able to work efficiently under deadlines and time constraints
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-09-22

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United StatesEqual Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-10-24

    Digital Content Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Producer/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Digital Producer/MMJ will primarily focus on originating, supporting and maintaining a dynamic station website and social media platforms that will grow WHNT’s digital audience while increasing engagement with viewers. This person will have an engaging on-air personality.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Create, write and manage online content for station websites and social media platforms
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Maintain awareness of local, national and international news and tease effectively
    • Edit and post video content on multiple platforms
    • Utilize AP style, as well as best web-production practices and story packaging
    • Assist anchors, reporters and broadcast partners with website needs
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years’ Reporter/MMJ experience
    • 1-2 years’ previous professional experience in social media and/or web including
    • acebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram
    • Previous online news experience preferred
    • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
    • Strong understanding of social media platforms
    • Basic understanding of video editing/production
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-10-31

    Reporter/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-10-29

    Reporter/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-11-09

    Reporter/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-11-12

    MMPA

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-11-10

    Digital Sales Coordinator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Sales Coordinator to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Digital Sales Coordinator will support the sales team with digital sales efforts by demonstrating an understanding of Tribune digital products, providing support throughout the sales process, reporting on performance, and assisting with digital optimization efforts.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Client research and development
    • Attend and assist on outside sales meetings
    • Work with sales assistants to enter digital orders into the billing system
    • Coordinate all digital traffic including 3rd party orders; complete all digital traffic orders timely
    • Monitor digital campaign performance; make optimization suggestions the sales team
    • Generate and review data/reporting for client analysis as scheduled or as requested by sales team
    • Independently manage workflow and ensure deadlines are met
    • Work effectively with cross-functional team members on digital sales initiatives
      Maintain digital inventory tracker
    • Generate and maintain sales sponsored webpage and revenue generating contests/polls/quizzes
    • Maintain broad knowledge of Google Analytics and Google Certifications
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years’ experience in a sales or agency environment preferred
    • Demonstrated knowledge of digital media platforms
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be proficient with MS Office
    • Must be willing to submit a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Equal Employer Opportunity

    #TBMB

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-11-24

    MMPA

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • un studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-12-11

    Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unresticted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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    DEADLINE: 2019-02-22

    Director/TD

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Director to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Director will be responsible for the technical directing and guidance of on-air talent and studio crew in order to provide viewers with a professional-looking newscast.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist with pre-show prep and post-show promotions
    • Set up and operate studio cameras, monitors and teleprompter
    • Verify all light fixtures, props, monitors and set pieces are in position and functioning properly
    • Coordinate and communicate with show Producers and other studio crew
    • Ensure proper mixing and switching of all studio and remote video sources
    • Effectively supervise and assign crew members as needed
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-3 years directing live and taped programs
    • Proficiency with Ross Overdrive automation or similar required
    • Audio board experience required
    • Studio production skills a plus
    • Must be able to source and solve equipment problems in the studio and control room
    • Must be able work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Must be able to work under the regular pressure of live broadcasts and operational deadlines
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, early mornings and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-02-20

    Photographer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Photographer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    The Photographer must be able to creatively capture and edit news video while collaborating with news team on story ideas and/or pictorial essays.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Shoot video of news events, both live and recorded for news program
    • Edit material to match script prepared by MMJ, reporter, producer or executive producer
    • Set up necessary equipment in order to allow transmissions of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station
    • Responsible for ensuring assigned equipment is returned and in good working condition
    • Notify proper channel when equipment and/or vehicles malfunction
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • + years’ experience as news or production photographer
    • 2 years’ experience in editing
    • Strong background in ENG (electronic news gathering) operations
    • SNG (satellite news gathering) experience preferred
    • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, holidays and weekends
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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    DEADLINE: 2019-01-16

    Multimedia Production Assistant-1

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Equal Employment Opportunity
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    DEADLINE: 2019-01-14

    Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unresticted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-12-30

    Multimedia Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Equal Employment Opportunity

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    DEADLINE: 2018-12-29

    Broadcast Engineer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

     
    The Broadcast Engineer will have a strong engineering background with an emphasis on speed and accuracy. The candidate with have a comfort with information technology and a passion for learning new technology in a fast-paced and challenging news operations environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop, evaluate and purchase new technology; integrate new technology with current systems
    • Support and implement new station technology; train department and other station staff as appropriate
    • Maintain and repair station gear and equipment; facility maintenance
    • Provide IT support for studio equipment
    • Responsible for media management. Manage timing, check promos/commercials that are in Brutus
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree in engineering preferred; relevant work experience required
    • 3-5 years’ experience as a Broadcast Engineer for a broadcast television station
    • Project management, communication skills, and ability delegate tasks required
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft OS and Office Suites, Automation Systems, Linux and Networking
    • Knowledge of Electrical Systems, UPS, and standby generators, and record keeping
    • Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including, POTS and VoIP Systems
    • May be required to lift 50 pounds
    • Must be able to work efficiently under deadlines and time constraints
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to wrok in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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    DEADLINE: 2018-12-27

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Equal Employment Opportunity
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    DEADLINE: 2019-01-11

    Digital Producer/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Digital Producer/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Digital Producer/MMJ will primarily focus on originating, supporting and maintaining a dynamic station website and social media platforms that will grow WHNT’s digital audience while increasing engagement with viewers. This person will have an engaging on-air personality.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Create, write and manage online content for station websites and social media platforms
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Maintain awareness of local, national and international news and tease effectively
    • Edit and post video content on multiple platforms
    • Utilize AP style, as well as best web-production practices and story packaging
    • Assist anchors, reporters and broadcast partners with website needs
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years’ Reporter/MMJ experience
    • 1-2 years’ previous professional experience in social media and/or web including Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram
    • Previous online news experience preferred
    • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills
    • Strong understanding of social media platforms
    • Basic understanding of video editing/production
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorzation to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    Equal Employment Opportunity
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    DEADLINE: 2019-01-11

    Sports Anchor Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Sports Anchor/Reporter in our Huntsville location.

    The Sports Anchor/Reporter must be a strong sports journalist whose stories go beyond game highlights. This person must bring energy and thrive on producing sports coverage that keeps the non-sports lover entertained! 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and execute unique sports news, features and enterprise stories that will set the station apart from others and appeal to target audience
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community in order to break local sports-related stories
    • Participate in station community and promotional events
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2-3 years broadcast sports reporting experience
    • Experience covering SEC sports preferred
    • Knowledge of social media/online platforms
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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    DEADLINE: 2019-02-01

    News Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a News Director to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    This is one of the preeminent jobs in broadcasting, heading up a single newsroom producing 37 hours of content each week for the leading news brand in Huntsville.  The News Director will be responsible for multi-platform journalists, creating the vision and executing the strategy that will continue to drive audience ratings and the online success of the station. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Oversee all aspects of the news operation, leading the daily editorial process and executing multi-platform coverage.
    • Supervise overall coverage of breaking news, investigative reporting, special projects, special event and political coverage. Make digital/social platforms a key component of everything we do.
    • Exhibit outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills. Hire and develop top quality journalists, coach dynamic and effective managers, oversee talent and newsroom staff, review and evaluate, reward and discipline as needed.  Address complaints and resolve problems promptly. 
    • Drive a culture of creativity, teamwork and excellence on all platforms. Be cognizant of industry opportunities and challenges and innovate solutions.
    • Develop and manage the newsroom budget and provide guidance for capital resources.
    • Collaborate with station departments to identify and execute strategies to take advantage of station opportunities.
    • Utilize research across diverse sources to grow newscasts and digital footprint across the DMA.
    • Seek out and develop community contacts and opportunities.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 7-10 years’ newsroom management experience; multiple market experience preferred
    • Proven journalistic skills and knowledge of worldwide news events required
    • Exceptional leadership and organizational skills to produce 37 hours per week of content across multiple platforms
    • Must possess strong, effective communication and leadership skills, directing a large and diverse news staff to maintain a consistent and high-quality news product on-air and online
    • Visionary thinker, excellent strategy and tactics development
    • Excellent coaching, training, problem-solving
    • Energetic, able to multi-task in a dynamic environment
    • Broad knowledge of the digital space
    • Self-motivated; doesn’t wait for direction but cognizant of organizational communication needs
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-02-01

    Photographer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Photographer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    The Photographer must be able to creatively capture and edit news video while collaborating with news team on story ideas and/or pictorial essays.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Shoot video of news events, both live and recorded for news program
    • Edit material to match script prepared by MMJ, reporter, producer or executive producer
    • Set up necessary equipment in order to allow transmissions of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station
    • Responsible for ensuring assigned equipment is returned and in good working condition
    • Notify proper channel when equipment and/or vehicles malfunction
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3+ years’ experience as news or production photographer
    • 2 years’ experience in editing
    • Strong background in ENG (electronic news gathering) operations
    • SNG (satellite news gathering) experience preferred
    • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, holidays and weekends
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis
    • Willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestrictive authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employer Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-02-10

    MMPA

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

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    DEADLINE: 2019-04-11

    Asst Dir, Creative Services

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT News 19 has an immediate opening for an Assistant Creative Services Director. If you’re both strategic and creative, love to grow talent and enjoy beating the competition, this is position for you.  Apply now at http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ 

    The Assistant Creative Services Director is a highly motivated, organized and creative individual.  They are charged with helping the Creative Services Director manage day to day operations of the department, onboarding of new team members, working with Creative Services Director to produce marketing strategic action plan and help enforce its execution to grow ratings. Recruit and retain loyalists for all our platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Collaborate with Creative Services Director, General Manager and News Management developing competitive marketing strategies which align with our brand and assist with execution of those strategies
    • Write, shoot and edit promos, digital ads and commercials that meet or exceed objectives of concerned parties
    • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and implement new ideas into work
    • Coach and nurture team members’ growth
    • Maintain equipment
    • Monitor department’s production quality and develop strategy for improvement
    • Understand analytics, ratings and research and implement information into action
    • Take lead on various projects and see them through to fruition
    • Help grow future brand ambassadors
    • Other projects as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • A minimum of 1 year relevant professional experience
    • Understand and successfully execute writing, lighting, nonlinear and design principals
    • Proficient with Final Cut X or Adobe Premiere editing systems
    • Fluent in DSLR technology and cinematography
    • Understand and use Adobe AfterFX
    • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Readiness to work outside standard business hours when necessary
    • Comfortably communicate with a wide variety of personalities
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Thrive under tight deadlines
    • Must be able to work independently or as part of a team
    • Display a positive work ethic and a high degree of integrity and professionalism
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity
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    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-02-10

    Intern

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has Internship openings in our Huntsville location.

    We are looking for Interns interested in producing, writing and/or digital positions within a newsroom environment. This position may rotate within the news department to expose students to all areas of the newsroom environment. This will be a paid internship.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Write and post to social media accounts
    • Assist Executive Producers and Producers
    • Observe and assist with news/content gathering process; observe how scripts/segments are written, edited and delivered on-air
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must be eligible to work in the US
    • Must be at least 18 years old
    • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university OR a recent graduate of an accredited college or university in the last six months
    • Junior or Senior-level standing
    • Major or previous coursework in broadcast journalism, communications or related major
    • Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom preferred
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-02-17

    Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Anchor in our Huntsville location.

    The Anchor will be an experienced journalist who can handle major news, breaking news and is a proven leader with editorial content and viewers. This person must be assertive in the newsroom and work cohesively with management and crew staff. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Anchor regularly scheduled newscasts produced by the station
    • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
    • Contribute, write and/or proofread stories on assigned broadcasts
    • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
    • Participate in station community and promotional events
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3-5 years reporting & anchoring experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Knowledge of social media/online platforms
    • Knowledge of how to file FOIAs and open records requests preferred
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestircted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity
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    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-02-20

    Photographer (NE)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Photographer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    The Photographer must be able to creatively capture and edit news video while collaborating with news team on story ideas and/or pictorial essays.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Shoot video of news events, both live and recorded for news program
    • Edit material to match script prepared by MMJ, reporter, producer or executive producer
    • Set up necessary equipment in order to allow transmissions of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station
    • Responsible for ensuring assigned equipment is returned and in good working condition
    • Notify proper channel when equipment and/or vehicles malfunction
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • + years’ experience as news or production photographer
    • 2 years’ experience in editing
    • Strong background in ENG (electronic news gathering) operations
    • SNG (satellite news gathering) experience preferred
    • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, holidays and weekends
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    Equal Employment Opportunity
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    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-02-27

    Multi-Media Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

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    DEADLINE: 2019-02-28

    Photographer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Photographer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    The Photographer must be able to creatively capture and edit news video while collaborating with news team on story ideas and/or pictorial essays.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Shoot video of news events, both live and recorded for news program
    • Edit material to match script prepared by MMJ, reporter, producer or executive producer
    • Set up necessary equipment in order to allow transmissions of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station
    • Responsible for ensuring assigned equipment is returned and in good working condition
    • Notify proper channel when equipment and/or vehicles malfunction
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3+ years’ experience as news or production photographer
    • 2 years’ experience in editing
    • Strong background in ENG (electronic news gathering) operations
    • SNG (satellite news gathering) experience preferred
    • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, holidays and weekends
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-03-14

    Producer, Creative Services

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Creative Services Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will be a highly motivated and creative individual. This position will be responsible for producing effective commercials, promotion, digital marketing and special projects. This includes conceptualizing, writing, shooting, editing and design.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Write, produce and edit commercials, promotions and digital ads that meet or exceed client/station objectives
    • Effectively collaborate with peers, clients and sales team throughout the production process
    • Bring creative ideas to brainstorming sessions and readily pitch ideas to clients
    • Research, review and understand target audience/viewers and industry trends in effort to implement in to work product
    • Understand and execute creative projects that are in line with company branding and goals
    • Maintain equipment
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1 year relevant experience required
    • Understand and execute writing, lighting, non linear and design principals
    • Ability manage time effectively while juggling multiple projects
    • Proficient with Final Cut X or Adobe Premiere editing system
    • Fluent in DSLR technology and cinematography
    • Proficient with Adobe Photoshop
    • Knowledge of Adobe AfterFX
    • Knowledge of social media platforms
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
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    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-03-20

    MMJ/Associate Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an MMJ/Associate Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The MMJ/Associate Producer must be ready to take on a challenging new opportunity! This role will MMJ 2 days a week and perform as Associate Producer 3 days a week. When assigned to the role of Associate Producer, the right candidate must be a strong storyteller who brings energy with excellent writing, spelling and grammar skills, as well as knowledge of pop culture and current events. When assigned to MMJ, the right candidate must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Write news content for on-air
    • Assist with building graphics
    • Assist/fill-in supervising the live on-air delivery of newscasts in the control room
    • Collaborate with Producers, Executive Producers, Editors and the assignment desk to develop news stories
    • Learn to fill-in produce
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1 year of newsroom experience preferred
    • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
    • Must exhibit solid news judgment
    • Must be accurate and consistent in writing ability
    • Must be proactive and work well in a team environment
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays
    • Must be willing to submit to a background check

    Equal Employment Opportunity
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    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-04-12

    Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Anchor in our Huntsville location.

    The Anchor will be an experienced journalist who can handle major news, breaking news and is a proven leader with editorial content and viewers. This person must be assertive in the newsroom and work cohesively with management and crew staff. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Anchor regularly scheduled newscasts produced by the station
    • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
    • Contribute, write and/or proofread stories on assigned broadcasts
    • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis
    • Participate in station community and promotional events
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3-5 years reporting & anchoring experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Knowledge of social media/online platforms
    • Knowledge of how to file FOIAs and open records requests preferred
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-04-17

    Multimedia Production Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-04-10

    Assistant Director, News

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Assistant News Director to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Assistant News Director is a senior management position that will have direct, daily oversight of the WHNT News 19 newsroom (broadcast and digital). This person will have a strong producer background and can make decisions on daily content in a past-faced environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Manage and coordinate all aspects of newsroom operation with direct responsibility to staff scheduling, special projects and special events
    • Oversight of pre-planning for daily news coverage, news specials and special assignments and work closely with broadcast and digital executive producers and content manager to ensure aggressive, competitive and compelling newscasts
    • Assist with development and execution of overall editorial and promotional strategy to achieve ratings and digital goals
    • Drive editorial content development and quality control for the multiple platforms of WHNT News 19; consider yourself the Chief Product Officer for WHNT News 19
    • Management responsibilities include hiring, training and conducting performance evaluations
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or equivalent required
    • 5+ years’ experience in a news leadership position required
    • Previous experience as an Executive Producer/Producer preferred
    • Supervisory experience required
    • Superior writing skills, news judgment and ethical decision-making required
    • Capable of managing a sizable staff while making decisions under pressure
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-04-07

    Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-05-25

    Production Tech

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Requirements:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-05-01

    Broadcast Engineer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    The Broadcast Engineer will have a strong engineering background with an emphasis on speed and accuracy. The candidate with have a comfort with information technology and a passion for learning new technology in a fast-paced and challenging news operations environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop, evaluate and purchase new technology; integrate new technology with current systems
    • Support and implement new station technology; train department and other station staff as appropriate
    • Maintain and repair station gear and equipment; facility maintenance
    • Provide IT support for studio equipment
    • Responsible for media management. Manage timing, check promos/commercials that are in Brutus
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree in engineering preferred; relevant work experience required
    • 3-5 years’ experience as a Broadcast Engineer for a broadcast television station
    • Project management, communication skills, and ability delegate tasks required
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft OS and Office Suites, Automation Systems, Linux and Networking
    • Knowledge of Electrical Systems, UPS, and standby generators, and record keeping
    • Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including, POTS and VoIP Systems
    • May be required to lift 50 pounds
    • Must be able to work efficiently under deadlines and time constraints
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-05-17

    MMPA

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-06-13

    Journalist, Multi-Media_320494

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    Please note: This is for our Sand Mountain Bureau. The candidate will be expected to live and work in the region. The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-07-11

    MMPA/Production Technician

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-07-04

    Broadcast Engineer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    The Broadcast Engineer will have a strong engineering background with an emphasis on speed and accuracy. The candidate with have a comfort with information technology and a passion for learning new technology in a fast-paced and challenging news operations environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop, evaluate and purchase new technology; integrate new technology with current systems
    • Support and implement new station technology; train department and other station staff as appropriate
    • Maintain and repair station gear and equipment; facility maintenance
    • Provide IT support for studio equipment
    • Responsible for media management. Manage timing, check promos/commercials that are in Brutus
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree in engineering preferred; relevant work experience required
    • 3-5 years’ experience as a Broadcast Engineer for a broadcast television station
    • Project management, communication skills, and ability delegate tasks required
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft OS and Office Suites, Automation Systems, Linux and Networking
    • Knowledge of Electrical Systems, UPS, and standby generators, and record keeping
    • Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including, POTS and VoIP Systems
    • May be required to lift 50 pounds
    • Must be able to work efficiently under deadlines and time constraints
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, holidays and weekends

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-07-19

    Photographer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a full-time Photographer to work in our Huntsville, AL location.

    The Photographer must be able to creatively capture and edit news video while collaborating with news team on story ideas and/or pictorial essays.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Shoot video of news events, both live and recorded for news program
    • Edit material to match script prepared by MMJ, reporter, producer or executive producer
    • Set up necessary equipment in order to allow transmissions of pictures or live from-the-scene reports back to the station
    • Responsible for ensuring assigned equipment is returned and in good working condition
    • Notify proper channel when equipment and/or vehicles malfunction
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 3+ years’ experience as news or production photographer
    • 2 years’ experience in editing
    • Strong background in ENG (electronic news gathering) operations
    • SNG (satellite news gathering) experience preferred
    • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, holidays and weekends
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds on a regular basis

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-07-26

    Weekend Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a weekend Meteorologist to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Meteorologist will have experience reporting on severe weather and will be able to use a broad range of technology. This position will pitch, shoot and write weather-related stories, and will utilize social media tools for expanding weather coverage.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Present weather forecasts for broadcast and digital platforms
    • Report from the field/do live shots on stories related to weather, environment, community events, etc.
    • Pitch, shoot, write and edit weather/science-related stories for assigned newscasts. Utilize graphics and video as necessary to explain forecasts
    • Remain informed on the latest weather data gather/delivery trends
    • Respond to breaking and/or severe weather events as required
    • Represent the station during community events and station-sponsored activities
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in meteorology or atmospheric science preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous broadcast meteorology experience preferred
    • AMS/NWA and/or Certified Board Meteorologist preferred
    • Strong on-air presentation; must be credible, personable and passionate
    • Ability to make decisions under pressure
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-07-31

    Administrative Assistant/Programming Coordinator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The primary focus of the Administrative Assistant is to handle a wide range of administrative, executive and programming support related tasks and will be able to work independently with little supervision.  The individual in this role must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting key station personnel by handling correspondence, producing and filing reports and projects with tight deadlines, usually of a confidential nature.  The ability to interact with staff, our clients and our viewers is crucial in this position.  A high degree of professionalism and confidentiality is mandatory. 

    Reports to:  General Manager, WHNT

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Produces weekly programming schedules and updates to be distributed internally and externally
    • Assists accounting department with reconciliation of program amortization and contracts
    • Handles incoming and outgoing electronic communications on behalf of General Manager
    • Collects and prepares data for quarterly FCC programming and children’s reporting
    • Prioritize and manage multiple projects and tasks on behalf of GM simultaneously
    • Makes appointments, greets visitors, and maintain confidential office files/records.
    • Receptionist fill-in duties as needed. Plan station-wide events/meetings/lunches, etc.
    • Ensures all proper correspondence and documents are maintained in the FCC public file
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • 2-4 years’ administrative and/or customer service experience required
    • Experience with multiple line phone system required
    • Email, computer and word processing experience required
    • Positive, proactive personality
    • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-08-01

    Multimedia Production Assistant-1

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-07-31

    Receptionist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Administrative Assistant role is a multi-purpose position that is both public-facing as well as supportive of several internal departments.  This position involves a high volume of interpersonal interaction and multitasking.  This person is positive, proactive and capable of maintaining a calm, solution-oriented, customer-first disposition at all times while transitioning quickly from one task to another. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Reconcile Traffic and Program logs. In a polite, concise and timely manner, keep Master Control, Traffic and supervisors apprised of any issues that arise in the process of reconciliation
    • Assign Co-Op and digital elements in Wide Orbit for all orders
    • Pull and review various logs and reports as needed by station management
    • When needed, welcome scheduled visitors and be prepared to meet and assist unnscheduled guests, including daily deliveries. Maintain messaging as needed on the lobby monitor.  Maintain a log of visitors. 
    • Answer phones during regular station hours. Route incoming calls needing additional resources, retrieve and route overnight voicemail. Maintain a log of calls
    • Provide general office support including copying, mailing and sorting, maintain employee phone lists, supply ordering and stocking, routine office equipment maintenance, etc.
    • Assist with the new hire onboarding process by maintaining temporary and permanent employee badges
    • Administer prize delivery when guests arrive to claim contest prizes, assure the proper documentation is filled out and delivered to the appropriate department
    • Assist with internal station events including ordering of food, setting up and cleanup when required; maintain canteen cleanliness and restock daily coffee, cups, creamers, napkins, etc. Act as point of contact with canteen food vendor for trouble-shooting on any issues that arise with their service
    • Act as back-up support for all departments and administrative functions including scheduling news personal appearances, tours of station, etc.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by station management

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • 2 years customer service experience required
    • Experience with multiple line phone system required
    • Email, computer and word processing experience required
    • Positive, proactive personality
    • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to attain notary public seal

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-08-17

    Associate Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a temporary Associate Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Associate Producer must be a strong storyteller who brings energy and is ready to take on a challenging new opportunity! This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing the newscast.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Write, research and provide news content for air
    • Collaborate with Producers, Executive Producers, Editors and the assignment desk to develop news stories
    • Evaluate local, state and national/international stories using websites, Twitter, FOX/CBS/CNN/Tribune news services and wires
    • Learn to fill-in produce
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1 year of experience in a newsroom strongly preferred
    • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
    • Must exhibit solid news judgment
    • Must be accurate and consistent in writing ability
    • Must be proactive and work well in a team environment
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, holidays and/or weekends

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-08-25

    Journalist, Multi-Media

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-09-11

    Producer, Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for an Executive Producer in our Huntsville location.  

    The Executive Producer must be a proven newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity.  This role will excel under tight deadlines and bring bold, creative ideas for developing newscasts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Overall responsibility for newscasts, including oversight on story selection, content, and production
    • Work with team to create innovative news content; able to think differently and critically
    • Collaborate with Editors, Producers and the assignment desk to select stories for coverage
    • Step in and write, edit and produce as needed
    • Develop and supervise effective workflow strategies and procedures for multiple programs
    • Provide regular feedback on newscast with staff, both as a team and individually
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 5 years previous news producing experience
    • Supervisory experience highly preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-09-12

    MMPA

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a part-time Multimedia Production Assistant to work in our Huntsville location.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Utilize non-linear video editing systems for on-air and online content
    • Run audio for live newscasts. Perform microphone checks and other duties to ensure audio coverage
    • Run studio camera and/or teleprompter for live newscasts
    • Post video and text content to station’s website, updating station’s Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Proficiency with Final Cut Pro preferred
    • Knowledge of television studio operations – robotic camera systems, teleprompter, audio and floor directing preferred
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including early morning, evenings, weekends and/or holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-09-13

    Technician, Director/TD

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Director to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Director will be responsible for the technical directing and guidance of on-air talent and studio crew in order to provide viewers with a professional-looking newscast.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assist with pre-show prep and post-show promotions
    • Set up and operate studio cameras, monitors and teleprompter
    • Verify all light fixtures, props, monitors and set pieces are in position and functioning properly
    • Coordinate and communicate with show Producers and other studio crew
    • Ensure proper mixing and switching of all studio and remote video sources
    • Effectively supervise and assign crew members as needed
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors’ degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-3 years directing live and taped programs
    • Proficiency with Ross Overdrive automation or similar required
    • Audio board experience required
    • Studio production skills a plus
    • Must be able to source and solve equipment problems in the studio and control room
    • Must be able work independently and have a strong attention to detail
    • Must be able to work under the regular pressure of live broadcasts and operational deadlines
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, early mornings and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-09-13

    Topical Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a temporary Topical Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Topical Producer will create compelling news spots that will draw in viewers and enhance brand awareness. This position is responsible for writing, shooting and editing teases for newscasts on multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Write, shoot and edit topicals designed to encourage viewers to watch more news
    • Understand and execute topicals in line with company branding and goals
    • Manage time while juggling tight deadlines
    • Collaborate with Creative Services Director, News Producers and newsroom talent to ensure topicals capture viewers’ attention
    • Bring creative ideas to tell similar stories
    • Must keep up with and understand local news stories and important issues in our DMA
    • Maintain equipment
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • Excellent copywriting skills for multiple platforms
    • Proficient with Final Cut X or Adobe Premiere editing systems
    • Ability to shoot video with a DSLR camera
    • Proficient with Adobe Premiere or similar nonlinear editing system
    • Knowledge of social media platforms
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Ability to work Monday – Friday 2:00 – 6:00PM

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-09-13

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-09-20

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-09-22

    MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-09-01

    Reporter/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more.  This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-10-09

    MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Nexstar Media Group station, has an opening for a Reporter/MMJ to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Reporter/MMJ must have an engaging on-air personality and the ability to make the audience feel, learn and want to come back for more. This position will contribute to the content gathering of information for WHNT, the station websites and social media.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings
    • Accurately report on a variety of subjects and break stories the competition doesn’t have
    • Shoot, edit, write and produce easy to understand news stories, including vo’s, vo/sot’s and packages
    • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
    • Produce content and video for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years MMJ experience
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver compelling and promotable stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-10-30

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays 

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    #TBMB

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-10-24

    Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT, a Tribune Broadcasting station, has an opening for a Producer to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Producer will develop an overall style and identify for their assigned newscast with a keen focus on building the station’s brand “Taking Action, Getting Results”. This position will successfully produce one or more newscasts a day.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Write, fact check, manage and approve content and teases for air; select graphics that explain and showcase stories and reinforce station branding; copy editing
    • Develop newscast content by researching and suggesting innovative story ideas; understand viewer audience; collaborate with news team to select stories for coverage
    • Execute newscasts with minimal errors and meet deadlines; oversee quality control of newscast while in booth
    • Write and post content for station website and social media platforms
    • Respond to breaking news with a sense of urgency
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-2 years previous news producing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to track and select trending news stories
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-11-09

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHNT/WHDF, a Nexstar Broadcasting station, has an opening for an experienced Account Executive to work in our Huntsville location.

    The Account Executive is responsible for the development of new & digital revenue for WHNT and WHDF. This role will work aggressively to develop action plans that will add value and enhance profitability.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and maintain direct relationships with agencies and clients while driving advertising revenue to achieve target goals
    • Responsible for building new relationships through lead generation, cold calling, research and networking to secure new accounts
    • Understand and interpret business objectives and advertising strategies of clients in order to help them achieve those objectives through effective use of media
    • Prepare, schedule and deliver sales presentations
    • Collaborate with internal cross-functional departments to coordinate the purchase of advertising time, placement of the schedule, and availability of production material
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent experience required
    • 1-3 years’ experience in sales
    • Online/digital sales experience preferred
    • Strong communication skills
    • Excellent negotiation and customer service skills
    • Demonstrated ability to close new business
    • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
    • Must be proficient with MS Office

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com

    WHNT/WHDF is an equal opportunity employer. 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-11-06