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Sports Anchor/News Multimedia Journalist

WKTV NewsChannel 2, the dominant #1 NBC and CBS affiliate in Utica, New York, is in search of a sports anchor and news multimedia journalist.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WKTV NewsChannel 2, the dominant #1 NBC and CBS affiliate in Utica, New York, is in search of a sports anchor and news multimedia journalist. The successful candidate will anchor weekend sportscasts and serve as a news reporter/photographer during the week. Must be self-reliant and have a willingness to
enterprise unique local news and sports content. Excellent writing skills, a smooth on-air presence, and an understanding of modern digital journalism are a must.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be proficient in broadcast writing, videography, and nonlinear editing. Must be social media savvy and skilled in writing for online publication. Must be able to lift and carry professional video gear. Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screening. Must be willing to work flexible shifts including nights,
weekends, and holidays. Must have a college degree in journalism or communications, or equivalent professional experience.

WKTV is an equal opportunity employer.

POSITION OPENS:
Immediately

SEARCH CLOSES:
When a suitable candidate is found

HOURS:
Full-time (40 hours per week)

SUPERVISOR:
News Director

QUALIFICATIONS:
Four-year college degree required

EMAIL RESUMES TO:
Jeremy Ryan
News Director
WKTV NewsChannel 2
jryan@wktv.com

PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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Part Time Technical Media Producer (Director & Master Control)

WKTV NewsChannel 2 is in search of a part-time Technical Media Producer (Director & Master Control).

HOURS:
Part-time Weekends

SUPERVISOR:
Dave Streeter, Operations Mgr.

SPECIAL SKILLS:
Must have good communication skills, the ability to think on his/her feet, knowledge of computers and production equipment. Candidate must have knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and basic broadcast operation. Ross Overdrive & Xpression knowledge a plus.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Run Master control with Harris Automation. Direct live newscasts with Ross Overdrive system. Use Photoshop and other editing software. Employment is contingent upon successful drug screening.

DESCRIPTION:
WKTV NewsChannel 2, the NBC affiliate in Utica, NY, is looking for a candidate with directing and or master control experience. He/she must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes. The candidate will also be responsible for other production duties such as web publishing, camera operation, and audio operation.

WKTV is an equal opportunity employer. We produce nine newscasts per weekday, and three newscasts per weekend day.

POSITION OPENS:
10/1/2018

SEARCH CLOSES:
When a suitable candidate is found

 

EMAIL RESUME TO:
Dave Streeter, Operations Mgr.
WKTV
5936 Smith Hill Road
Utica, NY 13502
dstreeter@wktv.com

POSTED 9/21/2018

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Part Time Technical Media Producer (Director & Master Control)

WKTV NewsChannel 2 is in search of a full-time Technical Media Producer (Director & Master Control).

HOURS:
Full Time

SUPERVISOR:
Dave Streeter, Operations Mgr.

SPECIAL SKILLS:
Must have good communication skills, the ability to think on his/her feet, knowledge of computers and production equipment. Candidate must have knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and basic broadcast operation. Ross Overdrive & Xpression knowledge a plus.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Run Master control with Harris Automation. Direct live newscasts with Ross Overdrive system. Use Photoshop and other editing software. Employment is contingent upon successful drug screening.

DESCRIPTION:
WKTV NewsChannel 2, the NBC affiliate in Utica, NY, is looking for a candidate with directing and or master control experience. He/she must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes. The candidate will also be responsible for other production duties such as web publishing, camera operation, and audio operation.

WKTV is an equal opportunity employer. We produce nine newscasts per weekday, and three newscasts per weekend day.

POSITION OPENS:
1/18/2019

SEARCH CLOSES:
When a suitable candidate is found

EMAIL RESUME TO:
Dave Streeter, Operations Mgr.
WKTV
5936 Smith Hill Road
Utica, NY 13502
dstreeter@wktv.com

POSTED 9/21/2018

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Sales Planner

WKTV NewsChannel 2 is in search of a full-time Sales Planner.

Hours: Full Time

Supervisor: General Sales Manager

WKTV/NBC is the powerhouse TV station in Utica. Our enormous local news ratings combine with top syndication and NBC prime to dominate the viewing all day long. We also have a fast growing CBS station, a CW and a complete suite of Digital Products.

The Sales Planner will: learn the Broadcast Sales business from the ground up; learn Sales/Contract/Billing/CRM systems; will assist the AE’s in preparing Sales Presentations;   schedule stewardship. This job is designed to prepare you to become an AE at WKTV.

  

Job Responsibilities:

*Data base management of Sales Proposals and Sales Ordering systems.

*Assist in the stewardship of Sales Orders.

*Prepare and distribute various Sales Reports for the Sales Staff.

*Create Power Point presentations for the Sales Staff.

 

Job Requirements:

*Four year college degree.

*Some work experience since college graduation.

*Able to work efficiently with attention to detail.

*Strong organizational skills.

*Strong analytical ability.

*Proficient in: Microsoft Power Point, Excel and Word.

*Willing to have fun on the job.

 

Send Resume to: Chris Jordan/GSM/WKTV/ cjordan@wktv.com

Chris Jordan GSM/WKTV5936 Smith Hill Road Utica, NY 13502. No Phone Calls Please

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Anchor/Producer

WKTV NewsChannel 2 is in search of a full-time Anchor/Producer

DESCRIPTION:

WKTV NewsChannel 2, the dominant #1 NBC, CBS, and CW affiliate in Utica, New York, is in search of a full-time anchor and producer. The successful candidate will be a leader in the newsroom and one of the public faces of our organization. Must be able to anchor and produce newscasts, write copy, edit video, and
publish digital content to the station’s website and social media platforms. Must be able to supervise a team of journalists, make editorial decisions, and react to breaking news. Excellent writing skills, a smooth on-air presence, and a thorough understanding of modern journalism are a must.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be proficient in broadcast writing, videography, and nonlinear editing. Must be social media savvy and skilled in writing for online publication. Must be willing to work flexible shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Must have a college degree in journalism or communications, or equivalent professional experience. Must have a clean driving record and pass a background check and drug screening.

WKTV is an equal opportunity employer.

POSITION OPENS: Immediately

SEARCH CLOSES: When a suitable candidate is found

HOURS: Full time (40 hours per week)

SUPERVISOR: News Director

QUALIFICATIONS: College degree required

EMAIL RESUMES TO:
Jeremy Ryan
News Director
WKTV NewsChannel 2
jryan@wktv.com

PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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Part-time Multimedia Journalist

WKTV NEWSChannel 2 is in search of a part-time news multimedia journalist and video editor.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WKTV NewsChannel 2, the dominant #1 NBC, CBS, and CW affiliate in Utica, New York, is in search of a part-time news multimedia journalist and video editor. The successful candidate will be able to write copy, shoot and edit video, operate live shot equipment, and publish content to the station’s website and social media platforms. Must be self-reliant and have a willingness to perform a variety of assigned tasks. Excellent writing skills, a smooth on-air presence, and a thorough understanding of modern digital journalism are a must.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be proficient in broadcast writing, videography, and nonlinear editing. Must be social media savvy and skilled in writing for online publication. Must be able to lift and carry professional camera gear. Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug test. Must be willing to work flexible shifts, including  overnights, weekends, and holidays. Must have a college degree in journalism or communications, or equivalent professional experience.

WKTV is an equal opportunity employer.

POSITION OPENS:
Immediately

SEARCH CLOSES:
When a suitable candidate is found

HOURS:
Part-time (Approximately 25-30 hours per week)

SUPERVISOR:
News Director

QUALIFICATIONS:
College degree or equivalent experience

EMAIL RESUMES TO:
Jeremy Ryan
News Director
WKTV NewsChannel 2
jryan@wktv.com

EMAIL ONLY. PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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WKTV General Sales Manager

WKTV, NewsChannel 2, the NBC/CBS/CW/MeTV affiliates serving Utica, NY, is searching for a dynamic leader to be our next General Sales Manager.

WKTV, NewsChannel 2, the NBC/CBS/CW/MeTV affiliates serving Utica, NY, is searching for a dynamic leader to be our next General Sales Manager.  WKTV is the dominant news operation in the market and one of the highest rated television stations in the country.  WKTV equips our sales team with contemporary tools to provide the best customer experience and outcome.  We are looking for a proven winner who excels at motivating, teaching, and mentoring for our sales team to maximize revenues across all platforms. 

Do people describe you as a competitive, driven sales leader?  Are you someone who gets more done by noon then most do by 5pm? Do you get as much satisfaction from involvement in the community as you do closing that big sale? Do you notice that co-workers (and personal friends) comfortably come to you for advice/direction?  If you answered “yes” to these questions…we need to have a conversation…today!

Call Steve McMurray, VP, General Manager, 315-768-2204 to set up a time to discuss this exciting Sales opportunity. 

Or, send resume and cover letter to:
smcmurray@wktv.com
WKTV, 5936 Smith Hill Road, Utica, NY 13502

WKTV is a Heartland Media, LLC station.  Equal Opportunity Employer.  Pre-employment drug screening.

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IT Specialist

WKTV NewsChannel 2 is in search of a full-time IT Specialist

Description

Candidate will work independently providing support to a network of over 150 computers and other network equipment. Infrastructure includes: firewall; routers and switches; Windows Server domains and various workgroups; Windows OS; specialized servers that host 3rd party news production software; NAS servers; network printers. Candidate will also assist Broadcast Engineers with various engineering related tasks.

Duties

    • Manage user access to network resources
    • Help Desk support for various computer and network related issues
    • Track support tickets with various outside vendors
    • Deployment of new computer hardware, and operating systems
    • Maintain various network related documentation
    • Upgrade/install/maintain infrastructure items such as Sonicwall firewalls, servers, workstations, laptop computers, routers, switches, and cabling
    • Setup and maintain remote IP cameras
    • Maintain Avaya digital phone system – setup users and troubleshoot issues
    • Recommend appropriate hardware and software to fit the needs of specified projects
    • Assist Broadcast Engineers with duties such as setup and troubleshooting of live news productions, troubleshooting audio and video equipment and repairing various electronics

Requirements

  • Knowledge of Windows Server, Active Directory, and various Windows operating systems
  • Knowledge of Firewall setup and maintenance
  • Knowledge of basic networking, including TCP/IP and routing/switching
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve PC and network related problems under time constraints
  • Must have flexible schedule in order to cover shifts and perform IT-related tasks during non-peak hours
  • Must be willing to learn and participate in broadcast engineering related duties
  • Associate’s in an IT or Engineering related field (Bachelor’s preferred) or 2-4 years relevant experience; Position is entry level
  • Microsoft and A+ IT Technician certifications are a plus
  • SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) membership is a plus

 

Send Resume with cover letter to:

Tom McNicholl
Chief Engineer
WKTV
5936 Smith Hill Rd.
Utica, NY 13502
Fax: 315-734-9108
Email: tmcnicholl@wktv.com

WKTV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist

WKTV NewsChannel 2 is in search of a full-time Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WKTV NewsChannel 2, the dominant #1 NBC, CBS, and CW affiliate in Utica, New York, is in search of a full-time meteorologist and multimedia journalist. The successful candidate will provide on-air and online forecasts for the station’s weekend newscasts, fill-in for other meteorologists as needed, post news and weather content to our website and social media platforms, and shoot and edit news video.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate must be proficient in weather forecasting, both in-studio and in the field. Must be social media savvy and able to write and publish content to the station’s digital properties. Must be able to shoot, write, edit, and front news stories. Must be able to work odd hours, including  weekends and holidays. Must possess a clean driving record and pass a drug screening.

WKTV is an equal opportunity employer.

POSITION OPENS:
Immediately

SEARCH CLOSES:
When a suitable candidate is found

HOURS:
Full-time (40 hours per week)

SUPERVISOR:
News Director

QUALIFICATIONS:
College degree or equivalent professional experience required

EMAIL RESUMES TO:
Jeremy Ryan
News Director
WKTV NewsChannel 2
jryan@wktv.com

PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Apply Now

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