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Account Executive (Experienced)

WKTV NewsChannel 2 is in search of an Experienced Account Executive.

Job Title: Account Executive (Experienced)

Hours: Full Time

Supervisor: Local 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 to sell. But wait there is more! You will work with a great Sales Team in a fun and productive environment. We have a great account list available with lots of opportunity for you to grow it.

  

Job Responsibilities:

*Manage all aspects of the account list.

*Close Local Direct Business each month.

*Build relationships with agencies and advertisers.

*Did we mention close Local Direct Business every month?

 

Job Requirements:

*Minimum 5 years Broadcast sales.

*Experience calling on local and regional advertising agencies.

*Understand Nielsen ratings and the nuances of negotiating agency business.

*Track record of success in Local Direct Business.

*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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

*Experience with OSI, Ad Connections, Strata is a plus.

*Willing to have fun on the job while making some nice $$$.

 

Send Resume to:

Brittany Beane/LSM/WKTV

Bbeane@wktv.com

 

Brittany Beane LSM/WKTV

5936 Smith Hill Road Utica, NY 13502

 

No Phone Calls Please

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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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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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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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