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Paid Programming Coordinator
Brief Description:
Candidate will act as primary point of contact between WTVA Inc. and representative firms for paid programming.  Will be responsible for negotiating rates and accepting offers; tracking paid programming inventory; inputting orders for paid programming, per-inquiry contracts, and others; submitting facilities requests to Traffic department; tracking receivables for paid programming; running sales reports; evaluating short-form per-inquiry opportunities; assisting with make-goods and program changes; handling receptionist duties on a rotating schedule; and performing other duties as assigned by the General Sales Manager.

Minimum Requirements
  Four-year college or university degree preferred.
  Strong computer skills.

A complete copy of the job description is available in the WTVA Inc. Human Resources office.

Apply in person, or submit résumé to:

Contact:
WTVA Inc.
Attention: Jay Richer, General Sales Manager
Post Office Box 350
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802
News Anchor
Brief Description:
Candidate will be required to produce and anchor newscasts, and serve as fill-in anchor as necessary.  Must be experienced and have a viewer-friendly personality, with at least two years' experience reporting and serving as fill-in anchor preferred.  Position requires the ability to adapt quickly and work well with other personnel involved in the production of newscasts.

Minimum Requirements
  Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field.  Related experience may be evaluated by station management and substituted for educational requirement.
  Excellent spelling and grammar, with knowledge of Associated Press style preferred.
  Strong computer skills.

A complete copy of the job description is available in the WTVA Inc. Human Resources office.

To apply, submit résumé along with a DVD or URL to samples of your work to:

Contact:
WTVA Inc.
Attention: David Beech, News Director
Post Office Box 350
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802
dbeech@wtva.com
No telephone calls, please.
Multimedia Reporter
Brief Description:
WTVA Inc. has an immediate opening for a multimedia reporter.  The ideal candidate will be able to create compelling stories, by writing creative narration and shooting and editing their own video.  The candidate must be well-versed in Internet and mobile reporting methods.

Minimum Requirements
  Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field.  Related experience may be evaluated by station management and substituted for educational requirement.
  Excellent spelling and grammar, with knowledge of Associated Press style preferred.
  Strong computer skills, with nonlinear video editing experience using Sony Vegas Pro a plus.

A complete copy of the job description is available in the WTVA Inc. Human Resources office.

To apply, submit résumé along with a DVD or URL to samples of your work to:

Contact:
WTVA Inc.
Attention: David Beech, News Director
Post Office Box 350
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802
dbeech@wtva.com
No telephone calls, please.
Creative Services Director
Brief Description:
Position will coordinate activities of the Creative Services Department.  Hires and supervises copywriters, editors, and videographers as they produce effective on-air commercial spots and other long-form videos.  Primarily responsible for coordinating with the Sales department to produce effective advertising for broadcast on our air.  Works with all other departments, staff, management, and clients.  This position reports directly to the Business Manager.

Minimum Requirements
  Four-year college or university degree in related field.  Related experience may be evaluated by station management and substituted for educational requirement.
  Strong computer skills.
  At least five years related experience.

A complete copy of the job description is available in the WTVA Inc. Human Resources office.

To apply, submit résumé to:

Contact:
WTVA Inc.
Post Office Box 350
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802
No telephone calls, please.
Entry-Level Account Executive
Brief Description:
Candidate will be responsible for generating revenue by selling broadcast, online, and mobile advertising to both existing and new clients, with emphasis on cultivating new business from the local community.  Must have the ability to work quickly and accurately with names, numbers, codes, and symbols.  Position requires effective oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to maintain confidentiality.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office required, as well as the ability to learn new systems.  Familiarity with Facebook and Twitter marketing preferred.

There are two (2) positions to be filled from this listing.

Minimum Requirements
  Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Advertising, or related field.  Related experience may be evaluated by station management and substituted for educational requirement.
  Minimum of one year of experience in media sales or related field.
  Reliable access to personal transportation.
  Valid driver's license.
  Basic computer skills.

A complete copy of the job description is available in the WTVA Inc. Human Resources office.

To apply, submit résumé to:

Contact:
WTVA Inc.
Post Office Box 350
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802
No telephone calls, please.
WTVA Inc. Is Proudly An Equal Opportunity Employer.


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