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Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media station with CBS, ABC and Fox network affiliations, has an immediate opening for a part-time News Producer/Digital Journalist. This person will write stories and produce various newscasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree in a related field, prior pertinent work experience, and excellent writing and communication skills are required. Knowledge of the Upper Ohio Valley is a plus. Candidates must be available for all shifts.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter by January 28 to: News Director, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. WTRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-01-28

Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media Holdings station, has an immediate opening for a Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience in directing TV Newscasts required. Knowledge and experience with Parkervision Directing System preferred but not required. Candidates must be available for all shifts.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter by January 28, 2011 to: Connie Swim, WBOY-TV, 904 West Pike Street, Clarksburg, WV 26301. WBOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-01-28

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an opening for an experienced Sales Account Executive to serve the Charleston/Huntington, WV Market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have the background and people skills commensurate with maintaining & extending our sales relationship with clients. Knowledge of the Charleston/Huntington area, a college degree and prior broadcast sales experience required.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume by January 7 to: Sean Banks, WOWK-TV, 13 Kanawha Blvd. West, Charleston, WV 25302. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-01-07

TV Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media station with a CBS, FOX and ABC affiliation, is looking for a full time TV Meteorologist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
WTRF wants someone excited about presenting the diverse weather that affects the Upper Ohio Valley area and communicating that information to viewers.

REQUIREMENTS:
A meteorology degree & on-air experience is required and candidates with an AMS seal are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send cover letter, resume and non-returnable tape by January 15 to: News Director, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. (No phone calls.) WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-01-15

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a WV Media Station, and the #1 station in north central WV, has an opening for an experienced Account Executive. Candidates must be self-motivated, outgoing and have prior sales experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
A Sales or Marketing degree and prior broadcast or media sales experience is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter by February 5th to Local Sales Manager, WBOY-TV, 904 West Pike Street, Clarksburg, WV 26301. WBOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-02-05

Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS, CBS-59, in Ghent, WV, is looking for an experienced journalist to handle general assignment duties in southern West Virginia.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate, in addition to on-air duties, will post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of 59News.

REQUIREMENTS:
The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills: minimum one year news reporting experience: Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or related field; understanding of social networking conventions; creative idea generator; high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail; well-developed interpersonal skills; experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume, reel and references by January 29th to: WVNS News Director, 141 Old Cline Road, Ghent, WV 25843. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-02-05

National Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
West Virginia Media has an immediate opening for part-time National Sales Assistant. The position supports the efforts of the National Sales Coordinator and the National Sales Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include: placement of advertising orders from national advertisers on all eight West Virginia Media Holdings stations throughout WV, maintaining these schedules and communicating with advertisers and sales brokers to insure accuracy.

REQUIREMENTS:
Some light filing is required for all orders placed. Position includes collection responsibilities to insure that orders are paid as run. Strong computing skills and knowledge of Microsoft business software required. College degree is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter by Jan 29th to: Lisa McGuffey, 555 5th Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701. WVMM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-02-05

General Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV a West Virginia Media Holding Station with CBS, FOX and ABC Network’s, is looking for an experienced General Sales Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidates must have a strong media sales background, leadership, communication and negotiation skills, revenue budgeting experience, proficient in pricing and inventory control, and a vision for creative sales opportunities on multiple media platforms.

REQUIREMENTS:
Previous broadcast sales management experience and a college degree are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send a resume and cover letter by Feb. 26 to Bill Stanley (bstanley@wtrf.com), WTRF-TV 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. WTRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-02-26

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an opening for a Sales Account Executive to serve the Charleston - Huntington, WV Market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Applicants must have the background and people skills commensurate with maintaining & extending our sales relationship with clients.

REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree and prior sales experience required. Knowledge of the Charleston - Huntington area and prior broadcast sales experience is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume by February 19 to: Sean Banks, WOWK-TV, 13 Kanawha Blvd. West, Charleston, WV 25302. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-02-19

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media Station with CBS, ABC, and Fox network affiliations, has an immediate opening for a News Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This person will write stories and produce various newscasts.

REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree in a related field, prior pertinent work experience, and excellent writing and communication skills are required. Knowledge of the Upper Ohio Valley is a plus. Candidates must be available for all shifts.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter by March 5 to: News Director, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV, 26003. WTRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-03-06

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station in Charleston and Huntington, WV is searching for an experienced, hands-on News Director. Candidates need to show an aggressive and competitive style of news management. Must also be a leader and a teacher with significant knowledge of television journalism, web usage, marketing, ethics and law. The position requires day-to-day management of news content and quality. The News Director will also be responsible for maintaining a budget and handling all personnel issues. Candidates must show knowledge of current news events and have an understanding of local news delivery on multiple platforms. The position requires strong talent recruiting and development skills. The News Director at WOWK works with the station\'s General Manager and The VP of News to establish and build a news philosophy that keeps the television news operation competitive and profitable. Must have a minimum of three years news management experience and a related college degree.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume by March 26 to: General Manager, WOWK-TV, 555 5th Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-03-28

General Assignment Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media Station, has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The candidate should be proficient in shooting and editing video and writing for both TV and the Web. The candidate must be willing to work nights and weekends.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, tape and cover letter, by April 9 to News Director, WOWK-TV, 555 5th Ave, Huntington, WV 25701. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-04-10

General Assignment Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a WV Media Station, has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter. This full-time position is best suited for someone who works well independently.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The candidate should be proficient in shooting and editing video and writing for both TV and the Web. The candidate must be willing to work nights and weekends.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, tape and cover letter, by April 16 to News Director, WBOY-TV, 904 W. Pike St., Clarksburg, WV 26301. No phone calls please. WBOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-04-17

Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station, is looking for an experienced journalist to report dayside and anchor the 5pm and 6pm weekday newscasts. This is a leadership position in the newsroom.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will, in addition to on-air duties, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of 59News.

REQUIREMENTS:
The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills; minimum two years news reporting and anchoring experience; Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or related field; understanding of social networking conventions; creative idea generator; high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail; well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills; and experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and references by April 16th to: WVNS News Director, 141 Old Cline Road, Ghent, WV 25843. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-04-17

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a WV Media Station with a CBS and FOX network affiliation, has an immediate opening for a part time Master Control Operator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties for this position include switching station breaks, maintaining station logs, recording satellite feeds, ingesting video, and some Newscast Directing duties.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must be available for all shifts including weekends. Prior television production experience is preferred, but willing to train right candidate.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter by April 23 to: Gary Kirk, WVNS-TV, 141 Old Cline Road, Ghent, WV 25843. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-04-23

TV Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a WV Media Station with CBS & FOX affiliations, has an immediate opening for an experienced TV Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience in TV production and directing newscast required. Knowledge and experience with Parkervision Directing System preferred. Candidates for this full-time position must be available for all shifts.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send tape of prior work, resume & cover letter by April 23 to Gary Kirk, WVNS-TV, 141 Old Cline Road, Ghent, WV 25843. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-04-23

TV Traffic Clerk

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media Holdings Station, has an immediate opening for a Traffic Clerk.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include data entry, proofing sales contracts, managing broadcast library, producing daily TV log and general clerical duties.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must have: basic clerical skills, written and verbal communication skills, ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, detail & process orientated, deadline driven environment, and proficient computer skills. College degree and experience in broadcast environment preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter by May 14th to Traffic Manager, WOWK-TV, 555 5th Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701 or email to sdonahue@wowktv.com. WOWK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-05-15

Part-time Broadcast Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media Holdings Station, has an immediate opening in the Huntington, WV facility for a Broadcast Technician. This part time position will operate graphics computers, videotape equipment, audio console and master control switcher.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
A candidate with TV Production or Communication Degree & prior TV experience is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter and resume by May 21st to: Allen Payne, WOWK-TV, 555 5th Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701. WOWK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-05-22

Weekend News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media Station, has an immediate opening for a Weekend News Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This full-time position will write, produce, and perform other duties related to weekend newscasts and multi-media journalism.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong writing skills, news judgment and leadership ability, and a college degree in a related field are required. This position is ideal for the journalist eager for their first break.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and sample of prior work by May 28 to: News Director, WOWK-TV, 13 Kanawha Blvd. W., Suite 300, Charleston, WV 25302. WOWK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-05-28

Chief Photographer/Newsgatherer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media Station, has immediate opening for a Chief Photographer/Newsgatherer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This Huntington, WV based position will be an active shooter / editor, with the ability to one-man-band in a linear and non-linear world. In addition, the Chief Photographer/Newsgatherer will oversee staff in the Charleston and Huntington newsrooms. This person will be responsible for schedules, news vehicles, photographic equipment and product critiquing.

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate must have SNG & ENG training, knowledge of server ingestion procedures, and the desire to embrace new technologies.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter by May 28 to: News Director, WOWK-TV, 13 Kanawha Blvd. W., Suite 300, Charleston, WV 25302. WOWK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-05-28

Sports Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an immediate opening for a seasoned Sports Anchor/Reporter. This full-time position will shoot, edit, write and anchor sportscasts and the web. The ideal candidate should be able to manage a sports beat and coordinate coverage with other sports personnel. Emphasis is placed on high school sports coverage, story telling in all aspects of sports coverage, and the ability to embrace new technology. We\'re not looking for the next ESPN want-to-be. Applicants must have a passion to rule the local sports market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and tape of prior work by June 11 to: News Director, WOWK-TV, 13 Kanawha Blvd. W., Suite 300, Charleston, WV 25302. WOWK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-06-11

Weekend Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media Station, has an immediate opening for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This full-time position will produce and anchor the market\'s highest-rated weekend newscasts, report three days a week and have a variety of web duties.

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience, good news judgment, the ability to work independently and a college degree are required.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and DVD by June 4 to: News Director, WBOY-TV, 904 W. Pike St., Clarksburg, WV 26301. WBOY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-06-04

TV Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a WV Media Station with CBS & FOX affiliations, has an immediate opening for an experienced TV Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience in TV production and directing newscast required. Knowledge and experience with Parkervision Directing System preferred. Candidates for this full-time position must be available for all shifts.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send tape of prior work, resume & cover letter by June 25 to Gary Kirk, WVNS-TV, 141 Old Cline Road, Ghent, WV 25843. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-06-25

Assistant News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK TV Charleston/Huntington WV, a West Virginia Media station, is searching for an experienced, hands-on Assistant News Director. Candidates need to show an aggressive and competitive style of news management.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must also be a leader and a teacher with significant knowledge of television journalism, web usage, marketing, ethics and law. The position requires day-to-day management of news content and quality. The Assistant News Director will also be responsible for working with the News Director to maintain a budget and handle personnel issues. Candidates must show knowledge of current news events and have an understanding of local news delivery on multiple platforms. The position requires strong talent recruiting and development skills.

REQUIREMENTS:
The Assistant News Director at WOWK works with the station's News Director, General Manager and The VP of News to establish and build a news philosophy that keeps the television news operation competitive and profitable. Must have a minimum of three years news management experience and a related college degree.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume by July 9th to: News Director, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-07-10

Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media Station, has an immediate opening for a News Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will write, produce, and perform other duties related to newscasts and multi-media journalism.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong writing skills, knowledge of current AP Style guidelines, news judgment and leadership ability, and a college in a related field are required. The ideal candidate must be willing to work nights or weekends.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and sample of prior work by July 9th to: News Director, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-07-10

Television News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media station with CBS, ABC and Fox network affiliations, has an immediate opening for a full time News Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This person will write stories and produce various newscasts.

REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree in a related field, prior pertinent work experience, and excellent writing and communication skills are required. Knowledge of the Upper Ohio Valley is a plus. Candidates must be available for all shifts.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter by July 16 to: News Director, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. WTRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-07-17

General Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV a West Virginia Media Holding Station with CBS, FOX and ABC Network’s, is looking for an experienced General Sales Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must have a strong media sales background, leadership, communication and negotiation skills, revenue budgeting experience, proficient in pricing and inventory control, and a vision for creative sales opportunities on multiple media platforms. Previous broadcast sales management experience and a college degree are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send a resume and cover letter by July 9 to Bill Stanley (bstanley@wtrf.com), WTRF-TV 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. WTRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-07-10

Sales Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media station, has an opening for a Sales Account Executive to serve the Wheeling/Steubenville Market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The preferred applicants should have; a college degree and/or prior media sales, knowledge of the Wheeling/Steubenville area, organizational skills, efficiency with Microsoft office, and the ability to service existing clients and develop new business.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume by July 9 to: Bill Stanley, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-07-10

Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station, is looking for an experienced journalist to handle general assignment duties in southern West Virginia. The successful candidate, in addition to on-air duties, will post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of 59News.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills; minimum one-year news reporting experience; Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or related field; understanding of social networking conventions; creative idea generator; high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail; well-developed interpersonal skills; experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume, reel and references by August 6th to: WVNS News Director, 141 Old Cline Road, Ghent, WV 25843. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-08-06

Digital Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media Station with a CBS, FOX and ABC affiliation, has an opening for a part-time News Digital Journalist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties will include shooting, editing, ingesting, writing, reporting and running SNG & ENG vehicles in the Upper Ohio Valley.

REQUIREMENTS:
A College Degree and prior Linear & Non-linear editing preferred, but will train the right candidate.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume by August 6th to: News Director, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-08-06

Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station, is looking for an experienced reporter/anchor. This is a leadership position in the newsroom. The successful candidate will, in addition to on-air duties, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of 59News.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills; minimum two years news reporting and anchoring experience; Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or related field; understanding of social networking conventions; creative idea generator; high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail; well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills; and experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and references by August 16th to: WVNS News Director, 141 Old Cline Road, Ghent, WV 25843. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-08-16

Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an immediate opening for a News Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will write, produce, and perform other duties related to newscasts and multimedia journalist. Strong writing skills, knowledge of current AP Style guidelines, news judgment and leadership ability, and a college degree in a related field are required. The ideal candidate must be willing to work nights or weekends.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, cover letter and sample of prior work by December 3 to: News Director, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-12-03

General Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media station with CBS, FOX and ABC networks, is looking for an experienced General Sales Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidates must have a strong media sales background, leadership, communication and negotiation skills, revenue budgeting experience, proficient in pricing and inventory control, and a vision for creative sales opportunities on multiple media platforms. Previous broadcast sales management experience and a college degree are preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send a cover letter and resume by December 3 to Bill Stanley (bstanley@wtrf.com), WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-12-03

Part-time Sports Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media Station, has immediate openings for a part-time Sports Reporter at its Clarksburg, WV facility. Successful candidates will cover high school and college athletics and will shoot and edit video, and write for TV and the web. Prior experience is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and tape/DVD by September 17 to: News Director, WBOY-TV, 904 W. Pike St., Clarksburg, WV 26301. WBOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-09-17

Sales Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media station, has an opening for a Sales Account Executive to serve the Wheeling/Steubenville market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The preferred applicants should have a college degree and/or prior media sales, knowledge of the wheeling/Steubenville area, organizational skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to service existing clients and develop new business.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send cover letter and resume by December 3 to: Bill Stanley, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-12-03

Sales and Marketing Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an immediate opening for a Sales and Marketing Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This person will support the Sales Manager and local sales staff. Position requires excellent communication and computer skills with strong emphasis on PowerPoint, Excel and word processing. Position will also work on commercial ideas, scripting, generating sales pieces and presentations, database maintenance and provide clerical support. College degree or related experience is required.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter by December 3 to Bill Stanley, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 or bstanley@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-12-03

Reporter/News Gatherer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an immediate opening for a reporter/news gatherer. The candidate should be proficient in shooting and editing video, and writing for broadcast and the web.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
This news gatherer must possess excellent communication skills and be proficient in current AP Style guidelines. The ideal candidate must have 3 years prior experience in the field and be available for a flexible schedule.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and cover letter, by February 4 to News Director, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-02-04

Anchor/Digital Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media Station, with a CBS, FOX & ABC affiliation has an immediate opening for a News Anchor/Digital Journalist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have broadcast anchor and reporter experience & excellent communication skills and be available for a flexible schedule. Knowledge of West Virginia and the Upper Ohio Valley preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send tape, resume and cover letter by February 4 to: News Director, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. (No Phone Calls.) WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-02-04

Webmaster

JOB DESCRIPTION:
West Virginia Media, which manages four TV stations and a statewide business publication, has an immediate opening for a Webmaster.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This full-time position will be responsible for designing, implementing, modifying, maintaining, analyzing web traffic, troubleshooting and improving all WV Media web sites. In addition this person will train and support internal users and be the coordinator between external vendors and internal managers.

REQUIREMENTS:
Prior experience with on-line advertising and web traffic analysis and at least three years web development experience is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter by February 25 to: Charlie Dusic, WV Media, 13 Kanawha Blvd. West, Charleston, WV 25302 or e-mail: cdusic@wvmh.com. West Virginia Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-02-25

Television News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media station with CBS, ABC and Fox network affiliations, has an immediate opening for a News Producer/Digital Journalist. This person will write stories and produce various newscasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree in a related field, prior pertinent work experience, and excellent writing and communication skills are required. Knowledge of the Upper Ohio Valley is a plus. Candidates must be available for all shifts.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter by April 1 to: News Director, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. WTRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-08

General Assignment Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a WV Media Station, has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This full-time position is best suited for someone who works well independently. The candidate should be proficient in shooting and editing video and writing for both TV and the Web. The candidate must be willing to work nights and weekends.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, DVD and cover letter, by April 8 to News Director, WBOY-TV, 904 W. Pike St., Clarksburg, WV 26301 or email to awilliams@wboy.com. No phone calls please. WBOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-08

Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station, is looking for an experienced reporter/anchor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is a leadership position in the newsroom. The successful candidate will, in addition to on-air duties, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of 59News. The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills; minimum two years news reporting and anchoring experience; Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or related field; understanding of social networking conventions; creative idea generator; high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail; well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills; and experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and references by April 15 to: WVNS News Director, 141 Old Cline Road, Ghent, WV 25843. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-16

Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media Station, has an immediate opening for a Meteorologist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This full-time position will prepare and deliver accurate weather reports for our newscasts.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidate will need to be comfortable reporting from several platforms including live events, in-studio and online on a regular basis. This position also includes web reporting and blogging. Proficiency in current AP Style guidelines is a must. Candidates with experience using WSI equipment are preferred. Successful Candidate will have a NWS and/or AMS seal and at least two-years of on-air experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, DVD and cover letter by April 15 to News Director, WOWK-TV, 555 5th Ave., Huntington, WV 25701. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-16

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media Station, has an immediate opening for a News Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will write, produce, and perform other duties related to newscasts and multi-media journalism.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong writing skills, knowledge of current AP Style guidelines, news judgment and leadership ability, and a college degree in a related field are required. The ideal candidate must be willing to work nights or weekends, and field reporting experience is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and sample of prior work by April 15 to: News Director, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-16

Sports Digital Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an immediate opening for a Sports Digital Journalist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This full-time position will shoot, edit, write and anchor sportscasts and the web.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must be proficient in current AP Style guidelines. The ideal candidate should have 3-4 years prior experience, be able to manage a sports beat and coordinate coverage with other sports personnel. Emphasis is placed on high school sports coverage, story telling in all aspects of sports coverage, and the ability to embrace new technology. We're not looking for the next ESPN want-to-be.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, DVD and cover letter, by April 15 to News Director, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-16

News Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station and a top 70-market CBS affiliate, is looking for a versatile field anchor with reporting skills. Web skills are also required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and cover letter by August 19, 2011 to Human Resources, Job #K17570, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-08-19

National Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
West Virginia Media has an immediate opening for a National/Local Sales Assistant. This position will assist in the sales to national advertisers for all the WV Media locations, WOWK-TV, WBOY-TV, WTRF-TV, and WVNS-TV. This position will also assist the General Sales Manager of WOWK with reports and projects. Candidates must have excellent computer and communication skills, the ability to handle pressure and critical deadlines and the ability to multi task. A college degree and a background in TV advertising is preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter by September 2, 2011 to Human Resources, Job #H17564, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvmh.com. West Virginia Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-09-02

Web Producers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
West Virginia Media is seeking full time Web Producers for its stations in Wheeling, WV (WTRF), Clarksburg, WV (WBOY) and Ghent, WV (WVNS) who will be responsible for all internet, social media and new media efforts surrounding our powerful newsroom and brand. Must be able to work with a newsroom on multi-platform journalism with an emphasis on writing and posting video, text and photos first. The successful candidate must be a passionate, aggressive, detail-oriented person who loves to break news online and push to multiple platforms while interacting on social media to gather and share news. The successful candidate will be able to move quickly, efficiently and accurately. Must have a basic knowledge of web design and maintenance. News producing and/or web producing skills are preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resumes and links to: West Virginia Media, Human Resources, Job #F17575, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email jobs@wvmh.com. West Virginia Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-09-03

Digital Journalists

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an immediate opening for digital journalists. The candidate should be proficient in shooting and editing video, and writing for broadcast and the web. This journalist must be proficient in current AP Style guidelines and be available for a flexible schedule. Prior experience with ENG and SNG operation is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and cover letter by September 9, 2011 to Human Resources, Job #K17576, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-09-10

Videographer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a WV Media station in Clarksburg, WV and the #1 station in North Central WV, has an immediate opening for a Videographer. The position requires someone who can shoot and edit video, conduct interviews and gather information, write for both TV and the web and be willing to learn to drive and operate microwave and satellite live vans. A college degree and prior broadcast experience is preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and work samples by September 9, to Human Resources (Job #Y17577), WBOY-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wboy.com. No phone calls please. WBOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-09-10

Digital Journalists

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an immediate opening for digital journalists. The candidates should be proficient in shooting and editing video, and writing for broadcast and the web. These journalists must be proficient in current AP Style guidelines and be available for a flexible schedule.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and cover letter to Human Resources - Job K17591, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-04-30

Assignment Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has immediate opening for an Assignment Editor. The ideal candidate will execute newsgathering functions including both scheduled newsworthy events as well as breaking news stories. Excellent news logistics and follow-up skills are essential. The AE will monitor scanner traffic, breaking news alerts, develop content for web and broadcast, and apprise staff of developing stories. Knowledge of current AP Style is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, writing samples and cover letter to: WOWK-TV, Human Resources-Job #K17584, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-04-30

Producers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has immediate openings for News Producers. This position will write, produce, and perform other duties related to newscasts and multi-media journalism. Strong writing skills, knowledge of current AP Style guidelines, news judgment and leadership ability, and a college degree in a related field are required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and sample of prior work to Human Resources - Job K17592, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-04-30

Master Control Operators

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in Clarksburg, WV, has immediate openings for full time and part-time TV Master Control Operators and Directors. Duties include switching station breaks, recording satellite feeds, ingesting video to a server, & maintaining station / transmitter logs. Experience in television newscasts preferred, but candidates with ability to adapt quickly will be trained. Candidates must be available for shifts that include overnights and weekends.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter by March 30 to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2012-04-30

Sports Reporter/Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an immediate opening for a full-time Sports Reporter/Anchor at its Clarksburg, WV facility. The successful candidate will cover high school and small college athletics. The position will NOT regularly cover WVU sports. Candidates must be able to shoot and edit video, and write for TV and the web. Prior experience is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and tape/DVD by April 13 to Human Resources, WBOY-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-04-30

Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in Ghent, WV is seeking an experienced television engineering management professional to join its staff as Chief Engineer. The successful candidate will need to be a hands-on leader possessing strong skills in all areas of digital broadcast maintenance, including transmitter operations, news/studio/master control functions, Internet/mobile platforms, and stations infrastructure. The Chief Engineer is responsible for hiring, training, evaluating engineering and operations personnel as well as creating and maintaining technical operating, and capital budgets. Minimum 5 years television engineering management experience in news environment is preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to: WVNS, Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-04-30

Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in Ghent, WV, is looking for an experienced weekend anchor/reporter. The successful candidate will, in addition to on-air duties, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of 59News. The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills minimum two years news reporting and anchoring experience Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or related field understanding of social networking conventions creative idea generator high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills and experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and references to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-04-30

Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media station in Wheeling, WV with a CBS, FOX and ABC affiliation, is looking for a full time TV Meteorologist. WTRF wants someone excited about presenting the diverse weather that affects the Upper Ohio Valley area and communicating that information to viewers. A meteorology degree & on-air experience is required and candidates with an AMS seal are preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send cover letter, resume and non-returnable tape by March 30 to: Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wtrf.com. (No phone calls.) WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-04-30

Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in southern WV, is looking for an experienced anchor/reporter. The successful candidate will, in addition to on-air duties, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of WVNS-TV. The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills; minimum two years news reporting and anchoring experience; Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or related field; understanding of social networking conventions; creative idea generator; high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail; well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills; and experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and references to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-10-31

Traffic Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK–TV is looking for full time Traffic Manager. The ideal candidate will work along side sales management to maximize station’s revenue through manipulation of inventory and accurate scheduling of commercials. Essential duties would include: responsibility for creation of daily broadcast log, complete verification of log(s) to ensure accurate billing, assist with replacement of unresolved exceptions, creation of formats/clocks, assist with completion of network affidavits as needed, assist with various projects as assigned by management and have past traffic experience. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, be very organized with great attention to detail, possess ability to manage diverse workload, work effectively under pressure in a fast paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-10-31

Master Control Operators

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Master Control Operators/Directors -- WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has immediate openings for full and part-time Master Control Operators/Directors. Duties for this position include switching station breaks, maintaining station logs, recording satellite feeds, ingesting video, and some Newscast Directing duties. Candidates must be available for all shifts including weekends. Prior television production experience is preferred, but willing to train right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-11-09

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV and The State Journal, a division of West Virginia Media, is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Local Sales Manager. This sales leader must have the ability and experience leading local/statewide account executives to exceed goals through communication and negotiation with local clients and agencies. Responsibilities include managing inventory and pricing, account management, leadership and support to the account executives, hiring, training, and demonstrate leadership to the department and fellow managers. The candidate must be driven to achieve and exceed goals and objectives on all media platforms; television, print, internet, mobile and digital channels. Successful candidate will have working knowledge of OSI, Matrix, Ad Connections and Microsoft PowerPoint/Excel. Minimum requirement of 5 years of Broadcast Television Sales Experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-11-16

Master Control Operators

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a WV Media Station in Ghent, WV with CBS and FOX network affiliation, has an immediate opening for full and part-time Master Control Operators. Duties for this position include switching station breaks, maintaining station logs, recording satellite feeds, ingesting video, and some Newscast Directing duties. Candidates must be available for all shifts including weekends. Prior television production experience is preferred, but willing to train right candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-11-16

Traffic Clerk

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a WV Media station with a NBC and ABC affiliation, has an immediate opening for a Traffic Clerk. Duties include data entry, proofing sales contracts, managing broadcast library, producing daily TV log and general clerical duties. Candidates must have: basic clerical skills, written and verbal communication skills, ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, detail & process orientated, deadline driven environment, and proficient computer skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
College degree and experience in broadcast environment preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, WBOY, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2012-12-11

Promotions Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a WV Media station with a NBC and ABC affiliation, has an immediate opening for a Promotions Director. This position requires a creative and energetic person to oversee all promotional activities. This person will handle event planning and marketing, daily log promotion entry, creating and editing news promotions, PSA and station sponsorships, media and co-op advertising, and all other station promotion assignments. Candidates must have proven writing skills and ability to create a great event and on-air promotions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree in a related field and promotion experience is required. Candidates with a background in television and with Avid non-linear editing are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, cover letter and samples of previous work to: Human Resources, WBOY, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2012-12-10

Sports Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a WV Media station in north central WV, has an immediate opening for a Sports Anchor / Reporter. The position requires someone who can work a flexible schedule and who can find and bring great stories from local high schools, colleges and communities, to our top-rated newscasts and website.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Main duties include: anchoring sportscasts and highlight shows, shooting, editing and writing, along with posting to our website and social media. This position will NOT be involved in regular coverage of WVU.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, cover letter and sample of your work to: Human Resources, WBOY, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2012-12-10

News Producer - WVNS-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station in southern WV, has an immediate opening for News Producers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will write, produce, and perform other duties related to newscasts and multi-media journalism.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong writing skills, knowledge of current AP Style guidelines, news judgment and leadership ability, and a college in a related field are required. Candidates must be willing to work nights or weekends.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and sample of prior work to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-12-20

Anchor - WVNS-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in southern WV, is looking for an experienced anchor/reporter. The successful candidate will, in addition to on-air duties, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of WVNS-TV. The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills; minimum two years news reporting and anchoring experience; Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or related field; understanding of social networking conventions; creative idea generator; high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail; well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills; and experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and references to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-12-20

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station in Charleston and Huntington, WV is searching for an experienced, hands-on News Director. Candidates need to show an aggressive and competitive style of news management.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must also be a leader and a teacher with significant knowledge of television journalism, web usage, marketing, ethics and law. The position requires day-to-day management of news content and quality. The News Director will also be responsible for maintaining a budget and handling all personnel issues. Candidates must show knowledge of current news events and have an understanding of local news delivery on multiple platforms. The position requires strong talent recruiting and development skills. The News Director at WOWK works with the station's General Manager and The VP of News to establish and build a news philosophy that keeps the television news operation competitive and profitable.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a minimum of three years news management experience and a related college degree.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-01-04

Digital Journalists/Photographers (part time)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media station in Wheeling, WV with a CBS, FOX and ABC affiliation, has openings for part-time Digital Journalists/Photographers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties will include shooting, editing, ingesting, writing, reporting and running SNG & ENG vehicles in the Upper Ohio Valley.

REQUIREMENTS:
A College Degree and prior Linear & Non-linear editing preferred, but will train the right candidate.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wtrf.com. No phone calls please. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-07

Television Anchor(s)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in north central WV, is looking for experienced anchor(s) to be the face(s) of its top-rated newscasts. The successful candidate(s) will, in addition to anchoring duties and special reporting assignments; maintain a high social media profile, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web stories and make public appearances on behalf of WBOY-TV. A college degree is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and video to: Human Resources, WBOY-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-07-08

Web Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in north central WV, has an opening for a Web Producer. This full-time position will manage the news content on wboy.com and the station's social media presence. The successful candidate will post stories and video, and review the posts of other employees. A college degree and excellent writing and computer skills are required. Prior journalism experience and an understanding of AP Style are preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WBOY-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-07-08

General Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
General Manager - Local television station has an opening for a General Manager. Candidates must have proven record of leadership in television station sales and ratings growth; ability to manage personnel; set and accomplish revenue, ratings and promotional goals; and provide proper leadership and support in technical, programming and training aspects of station operation. Strong communication skills and previously-related media management experience is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvmh.com. Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-08-26

Reporters

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an immediate opening for reporters/news gatherers. The candidate should be proficient in shooting and editing video, and writing for broadcast and the web.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
This news gatherer must possess excellent communication skills and be proficient in current AP Style guidelines. The ideal candidate must have 3 years prior experience in the field and be available for a flexible schedule.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and cover letter to Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-04-19

Associate Producers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has openings for full time Associate Producer. The successful candidate must possess the skills to motivate and strengthen the WOWK-TV news operation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Excellent writing, copy writing and production skills are required. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume to: Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-04-19

Assignment Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has immediate opening for a full time Assignment Editor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The successful assignment editors will excel in multitasking and logistics, able to work under pressure, adhere to deadlines and lead the charge in fact-finding. The assignment editors will also perform the duties of a web publisher by writing stories in AP style, crop and post photos and add video to the station's websites. Facebook and Twitter are significant to the overall station's goals. Bachelor degree in communications and at least one year experience in a similar role are required.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-04-19

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has immediate openings for part-time Master Control Operators.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties for this position include switching station breaks, maintaining station logs, recording satellite feeds, and ingesting video.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must be available for all shifts including weekends. Prior television production experience is preferred, but willing to train right candidate.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-04-19

Account Executives

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an opening for a Sales Account Executive to serve the Charleston/Huntington, WV Market. Applicants must be self-motivated and eager to build new business and offer exceptional customer service to clients in a professional manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree and prior sales experience is required. Knowledge and understanding of media sales is preferred. This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-04-19

Full Times Sales Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Do you stand out from the rest in your current position? Are you among the best at what you do? Do you love being a problem solver? Do you have sales experience? Media sales is a plus but not required. We have a great training program.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
A position like this is for the unique person who has the ability to commuicate and connect with great clients and is capable of developing new business with customized cross media campaigns. Digital sales experience is a plus.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must have good computer skills, a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

HOW TO APPLY:
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DEADLINE: 2014-05-09

Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an opening for full time Producer. The successful candidate must possess the skills to motivate, lead and strengthen the WTRF-TV news operation and coordinate shared resources within West Virginia Media stations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Excellent writing, copy writing and production skills are required. Knowledge of editing systems, including Sony Vegas, and ENPS are encouraged. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume to: Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-07-25

Anchor - WBOY-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in north central WV, is looking for an experienced co-anchor for its top-rated evening newscasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will, in addition to anchoring duties and special reporting assignments; maintain a high social media profile, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web stories and make public appearances on behalf of WBOY-TV. A college degree is required.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and video to: Human Resources, WBOY-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-07-25

Sportscaster

JOB DESCRIPTION:
West Virginia Media is looking for a high energy sports anchor/reporter who looks beyond the box scores to find the real stories. You must be self motivated, enterprising, and as comfortable on Twitter as you are on TV. Tell us how you share the love for all sports, from high school to college to the pros. Show us how you get outdoors to cover amateur sports. MMJ and producing skills required, along with college degree. No beginners. West Virginia is wild and wonderful, with endless hiking, fishing and camping. We are based in Charleston with a network of stations around the state.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and videos to: jobs@wowktv.com or Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339. West Virginia Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-07-31

Reporters - WOWK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an immediate opening for reporters/news gatherers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The candidate should be proficient in shooting and editing video, and writing for broadcast and the web. This news gatherer must possess excellent communication skills and be proficient in current AP Style guidelines. The ideal candidate must have 3 years prior experience in the field and be available for a flexible schedule.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and cover letter to Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-08-17

Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an opening for a full time Sales Assistant to support the Sales Manager & local sales staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Position requires excellent communication & computer skills, with strong emphasis on PowerPoint, Excel and word processing. Position will also work on generating sales pieces and presentations, database maintenance and provide clerical support.

REQUIREMENTS:
College degree or related experience is required.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-10-30

Internet Content Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media station in Wheeling, WV, has an immediate opening for an Internet Content Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will gather and edit news content, monitor news sources, and work directly with Internet Managers and TV News Producers on news reports. Candidates must be familiar with West Virginia and the AP Stylebook, have an appreciation for accurate spelling of words and names, and be available all weekends and other various shifts. Knowledge of HTML is a plus.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-10-20

Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a WV Media Station, has an immediate opening for a Meteorologist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This full-time position will prepare and deliver accurate weather forecasts for our ratings-leading morning and noon newscasts. Candidate will also participate in special weather broadcasts and breaking weather coverage, be very active on our website and social media and make community appearances, including our long-standing reading program in local schools.

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience and a NWA and/or AMS/CBM seal are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, WBOY-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboytv.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-10-24

Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in north central WV, is looking for an experienced Anchor for its top-rated evening newscasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will, in addition to anchoring duties and special reporting assignments; maintain a high social media profile, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web stories and make public appearances on behalf of WBOY-TV.

REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree is required.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and video to: Human Resources, WBOY-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-10-24

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media Station with CBS, ABC and My Ohio Valley networks, is looking for an experienced Local Sales Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must have a strong media sales background, leadership, communication and negotiation skills, revenue budgeting experience, proficient in pricing and inventory control, and a vision for creative sales opportunities on multiple media platforms. Previous broadcast sales management experience and a college degree are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-11-15

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media Station with CBS, ABC and My Ohio Valley networks, has openings for Sales Account Executives to serve the Wheeling/Steubenville market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The preferred applicants should have a college degree and/or prior media sales, knowledge of the Wheeling/Steubenville area, organizational skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to service existing clients and develop new business.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-11-15

Sales Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media Station with CBS, ABC and My Ohio Valley networks, is looking for a Sales Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job duties could include but are not limited to working closely with sales force to develop new advertising strategies and identify ways to improve performance as individuals and as a department.

REQUIREMENTS:
The Sales Coordinator must be able to conduct market research and fulfill all administrative tasks. This person must have strong organizational skills and an eye for detail.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-11-15

Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an opening for full time Producer. The successful candidate must possess the skills to motivate, lead and strengthen the WOWK-TV news operation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Excellent writing, copy writing and production skills are required. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree and at least three years producing experience are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume to: Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-11-15

Assignment Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has immediate opening for a full time Assignment Editor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful assignment editors will excel in multitasking and logistics, able to work under pressure, adhere to deadlines and lead the charge in fact-finding. The assignment editors will also perform the duties of a web publisher by writing stories in AP style, crop and post photos and add video to the station's websites. Facebook and Twitter are significant to the overall station's goals.

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor degree in communications and at least one year experience in a similar role are required.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-11-15

Master Control Operators

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a WV Media Station in Ghent, WV with CBS and FOX network affiliations, has immediate openings for both full and part-time Master Control Operators. Duties for this position include switching station breaks, maintaining station logs, recording satellite feeds, ingesting video, and other duties as assigned. Candidates must be dependable, work well as part of a team, and be willing to learn a variety of new computer-based systems in a fast paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Prior television production experience and a college education are preferred, but willing to train right candidate. Competitive wages.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-11-15

Master Control Operators

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a WV Media Station in Charleston, WV, is looking for both full and part-time Master Control Operators. Duties for this position include switching station breaks, maintaining station logs, recording satellite feeds, ingesting video, and other duties as assigned. Candidates must be dependable, work well as part of a team, and be willing to learn a variety of new computer-based systems in a fast paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Prior television production experience and a college education are preferred. Competitive wages.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-11-15

Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in north central WV, is looking for an experienced Anchor for its top-rated evening newscasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will, in addition to anchoring duties and special reporting assignments; maintain a high social media profile, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web stories and make public appearances on behalf of WBOY-TV. A college degree is required.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and video to: Human Resources, WBOY-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-12-19

Managing Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK TV Charleston/Huntington WV, a West Virginia Media station, is searching for an experienced, hands-on Managing Editor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidates need to show an aggressive and competitive style of news management. Must also be a leader and a teacher with significant knowledge of television journalism, web usage, marketing, ethics and law. The position requires day-to-day management of news content and quality. The Managing Editor will also be responsible for working with the News Director to maintain a budget and handle personnel issues. Candidates must show knowledge of current news events and have an understanding of local news delivery on multiple platforms. The position requires strong talent recruiting and development skills. The Managing Editor at WOWK works with the station's News Director and General Manager to establish and build a news philosophy that keeps the television news operation competitive and profitable.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a minimum of three years news management experience and a related college degree.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-12-31

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station in Charleston and Huntington, WV is searching for an experienced, hands-on News Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidates need to show an aggressive and competitive style of news management. Must also be a leader and a teacher with significant knowledge of television journalism, web usage, marketing, ethics and law. The position requires day-to-day management of news content and quality. The News Director will also be responsible for maintaining a budget and handling all personnel issues. Candidates must show knowledge of current news events and have an understanding of local news delivery on multiple platforms. The position requires strong talent recruiting and development skills. The News Director at WOWK works with the station's General Manager to establish and build a news philosophy that keeps the television news operation competitive and profitable.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a minimum of three years news management experience and a related college degree.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-12-31

Assignment Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media station in Clarksburg, WV, has an immediate opening for a full time Assignment Editor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate must be an excellent writer, have the ability to multi-task and to stay calm under deadline pressure. Duties include overseeing reporters and photographers, leading short and long-range coverage planning, monitoring breaking news, and posting on our station website and social media accounts.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume to: Human Resources, WBOY-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-12-31

Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in Ghent, WV, is looking for an experienced journalist to handle general assignment duties in southern West Virginia.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate, in addition to on-air duties, will post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of 59News. The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills; minimum one-year news reporting experience; Bachelor's degree in journalism and/or related field; understanding of social networking conventions; creative idea generator; high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail; well-developed interpersonal skills; experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume, reel and references to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-12-31

Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in southern WV, is looking for an experienced anchor/reporter. The successful candidate will, in addition to on-air duties, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of WVNS-TV.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills; minimum two years news reporting and anchoring experience; Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or related field; understanding of social networking conventions; creative idea generator; high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail; well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills; and experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and references to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-12-31

Web Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an immediate opening for a part time Web Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will manage the news content on wtrf.com and the station's social media presence. The successful candidate will post stories and video, and review the posts of other employees. A college degree and excellent writing and computer skills are required. Prior journalism experience and an understanding of AP Style are preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-12-31

Digital Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media station in Wheeling, WV with a CBS and ABC affiliation, has an opening for a Digital Journalist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties will include shooting, editing, ingesting, writing, reporting and running SNG & ENG vehicles in the Upper Ohio Valley. A College Degree and prior Linear & Non-linear editing preferred, but will train the right candidate.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wtrf.com. No phone calls please. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2014-12-31

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station and southern West Virginia/southwest Virginia’s CBS & FOX television affiliate, has an immediate opening for an account executive. Based upon your knowledge of the Beckley-Bluefield market and the competitive landscape, you'll create and propose advertising solutions across all media to build your book of business while meeting the needs of an existing client base. You'll also assist with production planning, attend and participate in sales meetings and act as an advertising knowledge resource to your clients. Additional responsibilities include handling client concerns and issues; and managing all financial aspects for your accounts. We look for experience within a sales-oriented setting; a keen interest in all types of media products including online/interactive solutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
A high school diploma or the equivalent is required; a bachelor's degree and related sales experience is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, WVNS TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-03-15

Account Executives

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media Station with CBS, ABC and My Ohio Valley networks, has immediate openings for Sales Account Executives to serve the Wheeling/Steubenville market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The preferred applicants should have a college degree and/or prior media sales, knowledge of the Wheeling/Steubenville area, organizational skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to service existing clients and develop new business.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-03-15

Sports Director/Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an immediate opening for an experienced Sports Director/Anchor in southern West Virginia.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position requires an extremely flexible schedule and someone who lives and breathes local and college sports. Duties include covering, shooting, writing and editing local sports stories, producing and hosting local sports specials, and some news reporting assignments. The successful candidate must be able to dig deeper and find the “story behind the score.”

REQUIREMENTS:
College degree and prior experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send cover letter, resume and non-returnable tapes to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-04-03

Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in southern WV, is looking for an experienced anchor/reporter.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will, in addition to on-air duties, mentor less-experienced staff members, proof scripts, post web copy and make public appearances on behalf of WVNS-TV. The position requires the ability to work under daily deadline pressure with impeccable news judgment and feature-writing skills; minimum two years news reporting and anchoring experience;

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in journalism and/or related field; understanding of social networking conventions; creative idea generator; high level of self-motivation and fastidious attention to detail; well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills; and experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, send resume, reel and references to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-04-03

Web/Assignments Editors

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station in southern West Virginia, has immediate openings for Web/Assignments Editors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will manage the news content on wvnstv.com and the station's social media presence. The successful candidate will post stories and video, and review the posts of other employees.

REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree and excellent writing and computer skills are required. Prior journalism experience and an understanding of AP Style are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-04-03

News Producers

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station in southern WV, has immediate openings for News Producers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will write, produce, and perform other duties related to newscasts and multi-media journalism.

REQUIREMENTS:
Strong writing skills, knowledge of current AP Style guidelines, news judgment and leadership ability, and a college in a related field are required. Candidates must be willing to work nights or weekends.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send resume, cover letter and sample of prior work to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-04-03

Web Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media station located in north central WV, has an opening for a Web Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This full-time position will manage the news content on wboy.com and the station's social media presence. The successful candidate will post stories and video, and review the posts of other employees.

REQUIREMENTS:
A college degree and excellent writing and computer skills are required. Prior journalism experience and an understanding of AP Style are preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WBOY-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-04-10

Creative Services Editor/Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media station, is seeking a talented, creative, and driven Producer/Editor for our creative services department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This person will be responsible for making cutting edge commercials for local businesses. Qualified candidates must be able to conceptualize, script, shoot and edit video.

REQUIREMENTS:
They should also be able to use Avid/Premier & Adobe Photoshop. The ideal candidate should be detail oriented, able to multi-task and work under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude. A BA in film, TV, video production, or graphic design is preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
If this sounds like you, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-05-22

Television Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WVNS-TV, a WV Media Station with CBS & FOX affiliations, has an immediate opening for experienced television directors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience in TV production and directing newscast required. Knowledge and experience with Ross Overdrive Directing System preferred. Candidates for this full-time position must be available for all shifts.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by July 3, 2015 to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-07-03

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WVNS-TV/CBS and FOX, a West Virginia Media station in Beckley, WV is searching for a hands-on News Director. You will oversee day-to-day management of news content and quality.

Us - Our numbers are growing, our product not small market, our staff a mixture of experience and potential. We compete to win and in the process learn, grow and have fun together as a team.

You - Need to be an aggressive, dynamic and a highly competitive news manager. You need significant knowledge of television journalism, web usage, marketing, ethics and law. You need to be detail oriented, be able to follow through and communicate very effectively. What you know, you'll teach. What you need to learn, we'll teach you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The News Director is responsible for maintaining a budget and handling personnel issues. Candidates must show knowledge of current news events and have an understanding of local news delivery on multiple platforms. The position requires strong talent recruiting and development skills. The News Director at WVNS works with the station's General Manager to establish and build upon a news philosophy that keeps the television news operation competitive and growing. This position opens up in September. We will bring the right person on early to smoothly transition with the current News Director.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-08-06

Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a WV Media station in Wheeling, WV with a CBS and ABC affiliation and MYOV is looking for a Full Time Sales Assistant.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job duties could include but are not limited to, working closely with Sales Management/Account Executives to develop new advertising strategies and being able to maximize station revenue opportunities by tracking, scheduling, reporting, and entering orders. This person must be efficient in the use of Word, Excel & must be able to use PowerPoint to create dynamic sales presentations.

REQUIREMENTS:
We are looking for someone that is organized, efficient and detail oriented that can perform all administrative tasks associated with the position.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to jobs@wtrf.com. No phone calls please. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-09-11

Producer - WBOY-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WBOY-TV, a West Virginia Media station in Clarksburg, WV, has an immediate opening for a full time Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will be charged with keeping our top-rated 11pm newscast full of fresh content. Duties also include assigning reporters and photographers, monitoring breaking news, and helping to keep our website and social media accounts updated.

REQUIREMENTS:
Solid writing skills are a must. Experience is a plus, but we will train the right candidate.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume to: Human Resources, WBOY, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wboy.com. WBOY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-09-25

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a West Virginia Media Station with CBS, ABC and My Ohio Valley networks, has immediate openings for Sales Account Executives to serve the Wheeling/Steubenville market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The preferred applicants should have a college degree and/or prior media sales, knowledge of the Wheeling/Steubenville area, organizational skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to service existing clients and develop new business.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2015-11-30

Integrated Digital Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a Nexstar station in Wheeling, WV, has an immediate opening for an Integrated Digital Specialist to serve the Wheeling/Steubenville market. As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS) is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company. The IDS will be the markets subject matter expert on digital services and will work, both independently and in conjunction with the Nexstar sales team, to achieve budgeted revenue goals in the digital marketing services area. The Integrated Digital Specialist will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Nexstars Tactive Digital suite of digital marketing services/products (including targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the objective of advancing client objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities

  • Digital marketing services sales lead and subject matter expert in your market
  • Develop and execute go-to-market sales strategies and tactics that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets
  • Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships
  • Generate new digital marketing services business and grow business from existing clients
  • Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits of digital marketing for clients
  • Meaningful contributor in sales meetings on digital marketing topics (ex. best practice sharing, industry trends). Assist with training sales team on digital marketing services
  • Conduct educational forums and/or seminars for clients
  • Be an effective partner with the market's sales team in generating synergy revenue
  • Effective closer
  • Consistently communicate with clients
  • Effective in "four-legged" call situations

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:
Education: BA or BS in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Communications preferred

Experience:

  • 1+ years of digital marketing or media sales preferred
  • Significant knowledge of the local digital marketing services product offering and it's effective use for clients
  • Motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who is able to work effectively both independently and collaborating in a team environment
  • Effective communication and client presentation skills
  • Ability to interact with high-level decision makers
  • Ability to execute in an organization through collaboration and a consultative process
  • Excellent follow-up, strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals
  • Up to date on latest trends in digital marketing service industry
  • Resourceful, self-motivated and a skillful multi-tasker
  • Ability to manage account receivables for your book of business

Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and ability to become proficient on in-house sales systems

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send a cover letter and resume to: General Sales Manager, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-01-15

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a Nexstar station in Wheeling, WV, has an immediate opening for an Account Executive to serve the Wheeling/Steubenville market.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary Sales Duties / Core Responsibilities

  • Prospecting, lead generation, and development of new business accounts
  • Maintain and foster existing accounts to drive renewals, up-sells and new opportunities
  • Meet and exceed all revenue goals
  • Interact directly with all levels of agency decision makers and coordinators
  • Prepare and deliver WTRF capabilities presentations to prospective clients
  • Secure RFPs, deliver smart and comprehensive proposals, negotiate and close orders
  • Work with all internal WTRF teams and management to ensure optimal customer service
  • Maintain all client records in WTRF CRM sales database
  • Reporting: Clients, Campaigns, Pipelines, Internal, External
  • Constantly adhere to all WTRF policies, procedures, practices, and values
  • Represent a positive image and attitude of WTRF at all times
  • Stay in tune with company and industry developments and evolution
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications
The ideal candidate has a high degree of business integrity and attention to detail. They must be a confident, resourceful, results-driven individual capable of functioning individually, as well as cooperatively in a vibrant team setting. This position requires exceptional organizational, customer service, and communication skills along with the ability to prospect to agencies via phone, email/written, and face-to-face sales settings. Existing agency relationships is a plus.

Education

  • College degree preferred
  • Related Work Experience: 3+ years experience in Media sales

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send a cover letter and resume to: General Sales Manager, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-01-15

Weekend Meteorologist/Weekday Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a Nexstar station in Wheeling, WV, is searching for full time Weekend Meteorologist and Weekday Reporter.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will forecast conditions for the Ohio Valley area, and produce and anchor weather reports on all platforms, including on air, online and social media. A Meteorologist/Reporter is responsible for producing and presenting weather reports for all platforms, working with weather team on severe weather events, writing and delivering weather reports in a clear and concise manner, writing web and social media stories outlining the local forecast and interacting with views on social media. This position also includes reporting which requires strong writing skills, researching news stories for broadcast and for online and social media. Successful reporters pitch stories to news managers and producers that are relevant to the local community and must be aggressive in tracking down stories.

REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have a bachelors degree in Meteorology, a strong understanding in the field of meteorology, a strong on air presence and flexibility to work any shift. Knowledge of the Ohio Valley area preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume to: News Director, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-01-15

Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTRF-TV, a Nexstar station in Wheeling, WV, is searching for full time News Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate is a person is strong news judgment who can build news shows through the use of graphics. A News Producer is responsible for producing newscasts for broadcast across all platforms, writing news stories, reviewing and approving scripts, building compelling newscasts with a mix of local, regional, and national news, editing video and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants with a bachelors degree are encouraged to apply. Experience is preferred. All candidates must have the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and flexibility to work any shift.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please submit your resume to: News Director, WTRF-TV, 96 16th Street, Wheeling, WV 26003 or by email to jobs@wtrf.com. WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-01-15

Technical Media Producer/Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WSAZ is looking for a full-time Technical Media Producer who can direct our newscasts giving us a strong product and manage our on-air elements in our Media Control Center.  We want someone who can thrive in a fast-paced, highly competitive work environment. This person must be excellent in problem solving, possess strong leadership and organizational skills and be able to perform well under pressure.  The ideal candidate must be a team player that can learn at a fast pace and communicate well with co-workers. The candidate will also be required to edit daily topical promos for programming.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Direct newscasts following WSAZ guidelines
  • Work with news producers to determine best use of graphics and coordination of live shots that will complement the stories included in each newscast
  • Maintain a positive work environment through active team participation
    Develop good judgment and decision making skills by consistent training and skill development
  • Maintain ability to listen to requests and ideas, determine needs and develop realistic plans
  • Must meet deadlines
  • Required to participate in future planning
  • Direct live and pre-recorded productions as assigned and monitor all on-air streams for WSAZ/MyZ/CW
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

  • Skill with Ross Overdrive automation, production video switcher, master control video switcher, Harris automation and support equipment in Production/Master Control is preferred or similar automation
  • Broadcast MCR experience preferred
  • Must be able to work flexible days and hours, holidays
    Ability to handle moderate to high stress and deadline pressure
    Two years experience preferred
  • Must possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written

HOW TO APPLY:

Send reel and resume to:

Jeff Perry - Operations Manager

WSAZ TV

645 5TH Ave.

Huntington, WV 25701

 Email:  jeff.perry@wsaz.com

No phone calls please.

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Gray Television is an equal opportunity employer.

Gray Television Broadcasting (NYSE: GTN) is a diversified media corporation.  Well-Known for its creative culture as for its operations, Gray employs people who are aggressive, knowledgeable and deeply committed to the communities in which we operate.  Because employees are the key to our success, Gray offers strong benefits and incentives, including health, vision, dental and life insurance, profit sharing, discount stock purchase plans and a 401(K) contribution plan.  For more information about Gray and the markets in which we operate, see our website at http://www.gray.tv

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-05-31

Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs.

• Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition.

• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments.

• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast.

• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.

• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts

• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation / Experience with Ross preferred

• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-07-20

Account Executive, Sales (5137)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WTRF-TV is in search of a local Account Executive. This person will be responsible for selling television and digital advertising, growing existing revenue from current clients and generating new leads. They should be outgoing and detail oriented. As an account executive you will be responsible for negotiating advertising rates and creating oral & written presentations. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required. Bachelors degree and sales experience are preferred.  Please go to:  www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WTRF-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-06-22

News Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Radio News Anchor/Reporter

West Virginia Radio Corporation is looking for an addition to our award-winning radio news department at our Beckley location.  These individuals will be responsible for gathering, writing and delivering local news, and assuming some operational responsibilities on a news/talk station.They will also be part of the news team for Metronews, the award-winning state radio network of West Virginia. 
 


Come join the professional team of a family-owned company that still believes in the value of local radio news.  West Virginia Radio offers a competitive salary, plus health benefits and a 401k program.  

Send a cover letter, resume and audio samples to psnuffer@wvradio.com. WV Radio Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a resume to psnuffer@wvradio.com.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-06-16

Vice President & General Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Nexstar Broadcasting is recruiting an experienced leader and General Manager for WOWK-TV, the CBS AFfiliate serving the Charleston-Huntington, WV market.

 

Almost Heaven...Charleston, WV.  Our capital city is rich in history and the gateway to our "Wild and Wonderful" mountain state with historic architecture, an eclectic music scene, unique dining and ever-changing seasons for our mountain landscape.  Our state offers snow skiing, zip-line canopy tours, whitewater rafting, golfing, hiking, fishing, rock-climbing, canoeing, kayaking and mountain biking, all within driving distance from Charleston.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ideal candidates will have demonstrated success in leading sales-driven organizations and developing revenue streams acrorss multiple media platforms, as well as creating effective marketing solutions for local and national advertisers.

REQUIREMENTS:

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, energetic, engaging and wants to make a positive impact on this vibrant local community.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested, you are encouraged to apply at:  www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-07-14

Receptionist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Receptionist greets and provides customer service to visitors.  Additionally, the Receptionist answers and routes telephone calls, takes messages, operates postage meter, handles shipping/receiving, accepts packages and performs additional administrative and clerical duties as needed.

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 and administrative functions as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-09-07

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video.

• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-10-05

News Photographer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.

 

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 e-Media content.

• Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-10-05

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.

 

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 e-Media content.

• Operates live microwave and satellite trucks in remote situations.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-10-05

Integrated Digital Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS) is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company.  The WVNS TV IDS will be the market’s subject matter expert on digital services and will work, both independently and in conjunction with the Nexstar sales team, to achieve budgeted revenue goals in the digital marketing services area.   The Integrated Digital Specialist will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Nexstar’s Tactive Digital suite of digital marketing services/products (including targeted video, digital audience and reach extensions, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) with the objective of advancing client objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Digital marketing services sales lead and subject matter expert in your market

·         Develop and execute go-to-market sales strategies and tactics that result in exceeding personal and company revenue targets

·         Establish, maintain and grow meaningful client relationships

·         Generate new digital marketing services business and grow business from existing clients

·         Be an effective educator and ambassador both internally and externally on the benefits of digital marketing for clients

·         Meaningful contributor in sales meetings on digital marketing topics (ex. best practice sharing, industry trends).  Assist with training sales team on digital marketing services

·         Conduct educational forums and/or seminars for clients

·         Be an effective partner with the markets sales team in generating synergy revenue

·         Effective closer

·         Consistently communicate with clients

·         Effective in "four-legged" call situations

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements:

Education:  BA or BS in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Communications preferred

Experience:

·         1+ years of digital marketing or media sales preferred

·         Significant knowledge of the local digital marketing services product offering and its effective use for clients

·         Motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who is able to work effectively both independently and collaborating in a team environment

·         Effective communication and client presentation skills

·         Ability to interact with high-level decision makers

·         Ability to execute in an organization through collaboration and consultative process

·         Excellent follow-up, strong organizational skills and attention to detail

·         Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals

·         Up to date on latest trends in digital marketing service industry

·         Resourceful, self-motivated  and a skillful multi-tasker

·         Ability to manage account receivables for your book of business

·         Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and ability to become proficient on in-house sales systems.

·         Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

·         Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

·         Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WVNS-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WVNS-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-11-30

Sales 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.  One to two years experience in Television and/or Media Sales a plus.

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:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-12-02

Meteorologist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are in search of a Weekend Meteorologist responsible for forecasting weather conditions, producing and anchoring weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news viewers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

 

• Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.

• Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

• Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner.

• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.

• Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.

• Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage. 

• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.

• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.  

• Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to: www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-12-02

Executive Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Executive News Producer assists the News Director in leading the entire news team with specific focus given to growing the skills of the producing team.     

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Executive News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Executive News Producers must be a positive leader in the newsroom and be able to make quick and sound editorial decisions, including:

o    Deciding which stories are of most interest to our Local news consumers.

o    Prioritize stories and story development efforts.

o    Determine and supervise the order in which stories will be told in broadcasts.

o    Coach writing compelling broadcast content focused for our audience.

o    Ability to quickly adjust stories within newscasts to accommodate breaking news.

o    Communicate best practices effectively and professionally with the news team.

o    Assist in the supervision of station’s digital content pages.

o    Write and coach how to write compelling teases to bring viewers to our broadcasts.

o    Time broadcasts and insure they are clean and correct on the air.

o    Edits video for broadcast as well as online use when needed.  

REQUIREMENTS:

·         Skills Required:

o    Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, communications, or related field of equivalent combination of education and work experience.

o    At least two years of experience producing broadcast news.

o    Fluency in English with strong spelling and grammar.

o    An understanding of and willingness to grow Human Resources best practices.

o    Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with both coworkers and the public.

o    Proficiency with computers, tablets and mobile digital devices.

o    Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

o    Flexibility to work any shift, with some late notice of shift and schedule changes.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:  www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.  EOE.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-01-19

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video.

• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-01-19

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Director leads and supervises all aspects of news, including broadcast and digital, weather and sports programming.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Manages all aspects of the News Department (other than Production.)

• Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News        Department.

• Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.

• Develops news coverage strategy for the station and its website.

• Critiques newscasts on a daily basis to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.

• Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.

• Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals.

• Determines programming and evaluation of equipment needs to produce quality programming.

• Responds to coverage questions.

• Works with other senior station leaders to establish and reach station goals.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-01-19

Digital Sales Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Digital Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and e-Media business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.  One to two years of experience in Digital Television and/or Digital Media Sales a plus.

 

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-02-10

Photographer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WOWK-TV News , a CBS Affiliate, seeks an experienced News Photographer to shoot and edit video for television and digital platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Shoots and edits video for news reports solo and with reporters.

• Conducts interviews, gathers information in the field.

• Operates TVU, microwave and satellite trucks in live remote situations.

• Utilizes mobile technology to post to station digital and social media sites.

• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelors Degree in Photography/Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

• Minimum one year experience working in news photography with linear editing required.

• Non-linear editing and live-truck operation experience preferred.

• Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Experience with other broadcast related equipment.

• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

• Ability to work extended hours, as needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Photographer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Photographer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.  WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-03-02

Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs.

• Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition.

• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments.

• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast.

• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.

• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts

• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation / Experience with Ross preferred

• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-03-07

News Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Anchor serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.

• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.

• Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.

• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.

• Acts as a field reporter as assigned.

• Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.

• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.

• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.

•Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

• Edits video clips as assigned.

• Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

 

www.nexstar.tv under "careers" to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-03-08

Assistant News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Assistant News Director will manage and lead the production of daily newscast items for broadcast/publication across all platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

 

·         Manages the production of newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

·         Writes and orders news stories.

·         Approves scripts.

·         Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

·         Edits video.

·         Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

·         Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements & Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience. Fluency in English. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Minimum two years’ experience in news operations. (More or less depending on market size.) Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Flexibility to work any shift.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-03-26

Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The WOWK TV Reporter/Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
• Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
• Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
• Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
• Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
• Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
• Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
• Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
• Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
• Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
• Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
• Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
• Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
• Produces and presents reports for all platforms.
• Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-04-01

Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs.

• Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition.

• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments.

• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast.

• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.

• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts

• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation / Experience with Ross preferred

• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-05-17

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video.

• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-06-15

Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The WOWK TV Reporter/Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
• Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
• Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
• Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
• Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
• Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
• Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
• Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
• Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
• Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
• Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
• Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
• Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
• Produces and presents reports for all platforms.
• Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

DEADLINE: 2018-06-17

Sales 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.  One to two years experience in Television and/or Media Sales a plus.

 

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:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-13

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video.

• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-13

Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Sales Assistant supports a team of local account executives, and other key positions in the sales department, to facilitate orders and provide a high level of customer service for advertisers.

The Sales Assistant will be responsible for maintaining sales data and assisting in creating sales presentations utilizing available programs and research systems such as comScore, Matrix, and Strata. This new team member will cross-train in the department to be a problem solver for AE’s and clients; duties will be varied and sometimes challenging.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Sales Assistant reports to the Local Sales Manager (LSM) & General Sales Manager (GSM) for all duties and assignments and works collaboratively with all members of the sales team including account executives and other departmental managers and staff to effectively:

·         Routinely update system data, program schedules, audience estimates and orders.

·         Assist AE’s to prepare avails using comSccore, Matrix, and Strata data to create presentation templates.

·         Backup for programming to create and update computerized program schedules and FCC Public File content.

·         Assist the traffic department with program logging and other operational procedures. 

·         Enter orders into OSI traffic management system.

·         Resolve logistical issues in coordination of on-air spot placement.

·         Perform clerical functions as needed and assist with reception duties as required.

·         Back-up other members of our sales assistant team, handling over-flow and assisting with reception coverage and national sales duties. 

·         Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

·         High School diploma

·         Fluency in English

·         Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

·         Minimum one years experience in clerical support or administrative assistance

·         Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 

The Sales Assistant must be able to type a minimum of 60 words per minute with excellent accuracy; must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Sales Assistant must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds. In addition, the Sales Assistant must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-13

Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs.

• Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition.

• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments.

• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast.

• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.

• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts

• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation / Experience with Ross preferred

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-13

Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs.

• Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition.

• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments.

• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast.

• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.

• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts

• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation / Experience with Ross preferred

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-13

General Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WOWK-TV, in Charleston, WV, is looking for a General Sales Manager/Director of Sales to lead its Broadcast and Digital sales operations.  This position is responsible for the performance of WOWK-TV (CBS affiliate) including all television and digital sales components.

 

We are seeking a "game changer" and proven leader who can communicate a vision, while developing a management and sales team to generate extraordinary growth. The GSM/DOS should be proficient in inventory analysis, control and pricing; revenue forecasting, and budgeting; account strategy; product training; and energetic, candid and focused team development.

 

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree with a at least 5 years of recent sales management experience.  Experience in media sales, including Local, National and Digital sales, is preferred.

 

Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills with a high sense of urgency and ability to deliver results. This self-starter will generate revenue share growth through positive leadership and cohesive team-building.

 

Position Summary:

The General Sales Manager/Director of Sales oversees all aspects of the Sales Department, including staff management, advertising inventory throughout all channels, revenue goal setting and achievement, and budgeting.  The GSM/DOS also has direct responsibility for national sales efforts.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:                                                   

Provides leadership for the broadcast/digital sales team’s efforts.
Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, national, digital media and new product revenue.      
Drives new business development.
Responsibility for overseeing the station – advertiser interface and guiding customer relations.
Plans and directs recruitment, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and service programs.
Determines pricing and maintains inventory controls to achieve budgetary goals.
Creates and reviews operational records and reports revenue forecasting to determine profitability.
Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures for the department.
Oversees the interface between sales and the local and hub traffic staff.
Directs the Accounts Receivable efforts of the Sales Department.
Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements & Skills:

Minimum five years’ experience in sales management.
Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
Fluency in English with excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
Proficiency with comScore ratings, Wide Orbit, Matrix and MS Office is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-08-30

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video.

• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilies.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-09-09

Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other

live and recorded productions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs.

• Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition.

• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments.

• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast.

• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.

• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts

• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation / Experience with Ross preferred

• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-10-10

Digital Sales Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Digital Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and e-Media business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community.  One to two years of experience in Digital Television and/or Digital Media Sales a plus.

 

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:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-10-24

Part-Time Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Part-time Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks and commercial content.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Updates and maintains signal control systems.  

• Maintains programming logs as required by station management.

• Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it.

• Prints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system.

• Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.

• Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted.

• Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made, and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.

• Ensures the station’s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-12-28

Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Director coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Coordinates the efforts of all technical operators during newscasts and other live and recorded productions.

• Supervises and assigns duties to workers engaged in technical control and production of programs.

• Observes pictures through monitors, and directs camera/video staff concerning composition.

• Acts as a liaison between engineering and production departments.

• Works with the news producers to deliver a clean and high energy newscast.

• Trains camera and CG operators on the proper operation during live broadcasts.

• Switches video sources and given direction at the same time during live broadcasts

• Tests equipment to ensure proper operation / Experience with Ross preferred

• Performs other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-12-30

Photographer/MMJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Photographer operates television or video cameras to record images or scenes for news reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

WOWK in Charleston, WV is looking for a full-time news Multi-Media Photographer and Editor. Photography duties include but are not limited to shoot, write, track and edit their own packages.  Editing duties include but are not limited to editing full hour shows of news content on deadline for all times slots. Candidate must be able to operate a micro-wave live truck and portable live gear.  Candidate must also be able to work as a part of a team shooting, editing and doing live shots with multiple deadlines. 

 

 Candidate must be able to perform with minimum supervision and work well under pressure.  Must be able to work any/all shifts. A clean driving record is a must.  Experienced only need apply.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-12-30

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.  One to two years experience in Television and/or Media Sales a plus.

 

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:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-01-17

Creative Services Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Creative Services Producer is responsible for producing advertising and promotional content for station clients for on the air, and on the web and internal use. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

  • Composes and frames camera shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve compelling video for commercial and internet use.
  • Uses light kits as needed in field and in the studio.
  • Sets up cameras and related equipment.
  • Connects with clients and co-worked to schedule video shoots and edits.
  • Writes creatively to produce effective scripts for client’s commercials and station promotional elements.
  • Brainstorms with manager and account executives to come up with script ideas.
  • Ability to take co-workers or a client’s ideas and information and translate into a script.
  • Effectively directs clients and on-camera talent in the field during commercial shoots and promotional electronic field production.
  • Tests, cleans and maintains camera equipment.
  • Produces graphics for commercials.
  • Creates visually appealing and commercially effective advertising for clients and station promotional announcements.
  • Checks equipment and resources for proper working order and requests repairs and maintenance when required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements and skills -

  • Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency with office equipment.  Strong PC/MS Office experience.
  • Experience with the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, Etc.)
  • Experience with other broadcast-related equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Physical Demands & Work Environment - 

The Creative Services Producer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, and make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions or outdoors during extreme hot/cold weather. In addition, the Creative Services Producer must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions. Must be able to life, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to and from work.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:  www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-03

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
  • Writes and orders news stories.
  • Approves scripts.
  • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.
  • Edits video.
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-03-04

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Director leads and supervises all aspects of news, including broadcast and digital, weather and sports programming.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Manages all aspects of the News Department (other than Production.)
  • Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the News Department.
  • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
  • Develops news coverage strategy for the station and its website.
  • Critiques newscasts on a daily basis to correct errors, improve coverage and provide mentoring feedback to news staff.
  • Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.
  • Ensures achievement of viewer rating goals.
  • Determines programming and evaluation of equipment needs to produce quality programming.
  • Responds to coverage questions.
  • Works with other senior station leaders to establish and reach station goals.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements & Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
    • Fluency in English.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Minimum five years’ experience in news programming production, with at least two years’ experience in a leadership role. (More or less depending on market size.)
    • Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
    • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
    • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
    • Experience preparing and maintaining departmental budgets.
    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand employee needs and communicate with a team to shape a solution.

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment:


The News Director must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.  Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-04-20

News Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Sports Anchor produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms
  • Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
  • Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content
  • Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
  • Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage
  • Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Shoots video for sports reports
  • Sets up, composes and executes video shots
  • Maintains video equipment
  • Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
  • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
  • Minimum two years’ experience in sports reporting or anchoring (More or less depending on market size)
  • Superior on-air presence
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating others
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Flexibility to work any shift

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Sports Anchor must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Sports Anchor must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-04-13

Master Control Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks and commercial content.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

• Updates and maintains signal control systems.  

• Maintains programming logs as required by station management.

• Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it.

• Prints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system.

• Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts   equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.

• Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted.

• Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are complete and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary.

• Ensures the station’s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-03

Multimedia Journalist/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The WOWK TV Reporter/Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
• Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
• Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
• Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
• Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
• Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
• Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
• Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
• Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
• Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
• Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
• Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
• Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
• Produces and presents reports for all platforms.
• Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-19

Multimedia Journalist/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The WOWK TV Reporter/Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
• Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
• Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
• Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
• Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
• Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
• Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
• Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
• Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
• Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
• Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
• Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
• Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
• Produces and presents reports for all platforms.
• Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
• Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.
• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
• Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-19

Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video.

• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-05-24

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video.

• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-06-14

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video.

• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-06

News Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Anchor serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Presents news stories and other content for all platforms.

• Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.

• Writes and delivers news stories in a clear and concise manner.

• Produces newscasts and communicates clear direction with team members.

• Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating news programming and other content.

• Acts as a field reporter as assigned.

• Conducts interviews with news personnel and others.

• Responds to breaking news and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.

• Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.

•Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

• Edits video clips as assigned.

• Writes content for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv under "careers" to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

 

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-12

Sports Anchor-Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Sports Reporter/ Anchor Multimedia Journalist produces and anchors sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

 

 Produces and presents sports reports for all platforms
Ensures that all sports content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating sports programming and other content
Responds to breaking sports events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required
Works closely with the sports team to develop comprehensive sports coverage
Participates in promotional activities including public appearances
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned
Shoots video for sports reports
Sets up, composes and executes video shots
Maintains video equipment
Edits video clips for television broadcasts and eMedia content
Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms
Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites

RESPONSIBILITIES:

See Requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:

 Requirements & Skills:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Comprehensive knowledge of sports and sports related activities
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
Minimum five years’ experience in sports reporting or anchoring (More or less depending on market size)
Superior on-air presence
Experience guiding, directing and motivating others
Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to effectively listen to fully understand problems and communicate with a team to shape a solution
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
Flexibility to work any shift
Physical Demands & Work Environment:

 

The Sports Anchor must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Sports Anchor must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-21

Digital Content Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Digital Content Producer leads the transition from broadcast focused newsrooms to multi-platform newsrooms through active daily example; providing training in methods, processes and tactics; as well as in creating/editing origin content beyond that which is produced for on-air.

 

Develops and leads winning strategy for station content Expert understanding of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms


Reviews copy and will correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines


Use our Social Media and Website to build and reinforce brand recognition and drive viewers to television


Determines a storys emphasis, length, and format, and organizes material accordingly


Research and analyze background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information


Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions


Pitches on-brand local and trending stories during morning meetings


Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts


Shoots and edits content for on-air and digital


Produces reports for all platforms


Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality


Builds and calendars digital campaigns to promote local shows and specials


Writes stories for the web and other digital platforms


Performs other duties as assigned


Finds new ways to use Social Media and our website to engage with viewers

RESPONSIBILITIES:

See Requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:

 Requirements & Skills:

Degree in journalism; daily newspaper or news site experience required; live, working web samples and/or print pages preferred


Proficiency in Associated Press style, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Basic HTML preferred


CSS, Flash and other relevant technology skills is a plus


Maintain positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments


Responds positively to feedback


Physical Demands & Work Environment: The Digital Producer must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Digital Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-21

Digital Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Digital Multimedia Journalist Reporter produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content exclusively for our digital platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reports news stories for our digital platforms, describing the background and details of events
Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details
Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly
Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
Pitches stories to news managers and digital producers which are relevant to the local community
Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas
Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions
Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts
Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements
Shoots and edits news events and news reports
Produces and presents reports for all digital platforms
Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements & Skills:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (Depending on market size)
Superior on-air presence
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
Flexibility to work any shift
 

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 

 


The Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-07-21

News Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

• Writes and orders news stories.

• Approves scripts.

• Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.

• Edits video.

• Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

• Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-09-20

Executive Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Executive News Producer assists the News Director in leading the entire news team with specific focus given to growing the skills of the producing team.      

RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Executive News Producers must be a positive leader in the newsroom and be able to make quick and sound editorial decisions, including:

o    Deciding which stories are of most interest to our Local news consumers.

o    Prioritize stories and story development efforts.

o    Determine and supervise the order in which stories will be told in broadcasts.

o    Coach writing compelling broadcast content focused for our audience.

o    Ability to quickly adjust stories within newscasts to accommodate breaking news.

o    Communicate best practices effectively and professionally with the news team.

o    Assist in the supervision of station’s digital content pages.

o    Write and coach how to write compelling teases to bring viewers to our broadcasts.

o    Time broadcasts and insure they are clean and correct on the air.

o    Edits video for broadcast as well as online use when needed.  

REQUIREMENTS:

·         Skills Required:

o    Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, communications, or related field of equivalent combination of education and work experience.

o    At least two years of experience producing broadcast news.

o    Fluency in English with strong spelling and grammar.

o    An understanding of and willingness to grow Human Resources best practices.

o    Excellent communication skills (oral and written) with both coworkers and the public.

o    Proficiency with computers, tablets and mobile digital devices.

o    Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

o    Flexibility to work any shift, with some late notice of shift and schedule changes.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Executive News Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:  www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Media Group, Inc.  EOE.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-10-09

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.  One to two years experience in Television and/or Media Sales a plus.

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:

See Responsibilities.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:

www.nexstar.tv or www.wowktv.com to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-10-17

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Its fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

 

The Sales Manager is responsible for leading the day to day operations of the Sales department, including development of new business and achievement of revenue goals across Broadcast and Digital Platforms.

 

o   Provides leadership for the broadcast/digital sales teams

o   Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees

o   Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, new business and digital revenue

o   Drives new business development

o   Manages inventory and revenue forecasting

o   Manages recruitment, training, evaluation, and development of sales professionals

o   Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures

o   Manages Accounts Receivable

o   Develops and cultivates client relationships alongside Account Executives

o   Performs other duties as assigned

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

See Requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements & Skills:

o   Provides leadership for the broadcast/digital sales teams

o   Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees

o   Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in local, new business and digital revenue

o   Drives new business development

o   Manages inventory and revenue forecasting

o   Manages recruitment, training, evaluation, and development of sales professionals

o   Prepares budgets and approves budget expenditures

o   Manages Accounts Receivable

o   Develops and cultivates client relationships alongside Account Executives

o   Performs other duties as assigned

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-10-20

Digital Producer/Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Digital Producer/Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content exclusively for our digital platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reports news stories for our digital platforms, describing the background and details of events
Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details
Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly
Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
Pitches stories to news managers and digital producers which are relevant to the local community
Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas
Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions
Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts
Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements
Shoots and edits news events and news reports
Produces and presents reports for all digital platforms
Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements & Skills:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (Depending on market size)
Superior on-air presence
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
Flexibility to work any shift
 

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 

 


The Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-11-02

Digital Producer/Multimedia Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

The Digital Producer/Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content exclusively for our digital platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reports news stories for our digital platforms, describing the background and details of events
Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories
Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines
Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects to isolate pertinent facts and details
Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly
Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories to be able to provide complete and accurate information
Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions
Pitches stories to news managers and digital producers which are relevant to the local community
Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas
Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions
Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts
Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements
Shoots and edits news events and news reports
Produces and presents reports for all digital platforms
Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements & Skills:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written with the ability to ad lib when required
Minimum two years’ experience in news reporting (Depending on market size)
Superior on-air presence
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Valid driver’s license with a good driving record
Flexibility to work any shift
 

Physical Demands & Work Environment: 

 


The Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors occasionally in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Multimedia Journalist Reporter must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

You must apply online to be considered for this position.  Please go to:   www.nexstar.tv to access all career opportunities for WOWK-TV and Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.

WOWK-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-11-02