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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.
  Strong computer skills.

A complete copy of the job description is available in the Mississippi TV License Company, LLC Human Resources office.

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

Contact:
Mississippi TV License Company, LLC
Attention: David Beech, News Director
Post Office Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
dbeech@wtva.com
No telephone calls, please.
Meteorologist
Brief Description:
Candidate must have an active CBM, AMS, or NWA certification, or be able to acquire such no later than six months following hire date.  Must be able to provide clear, focused, and accurate weather forecasting for television, radio, and Internet platforms.  Candidate must be flexible in scheduling, and be prepared for extended hours during severe weather coverage.


Minimum Requirements
  Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology, Atmospheric Sciences, or related master.
  Strong computer skills, with experience using WSI systems a plus

A complete copy of the job description is available in the Mississippi TV License Company, LLC Human Resources office.

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

Contact:
Mississippi TV License Company, LLC
Attention: David Beech, News Director
Post Office Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
No telephone calls, please.
Digital Marketing Manager
Brief Description:
Candidate will generate revenue by selling advertising on WTVA.com and our online suite of products including display, video, e-mail, directory, recruitment, deals, texting, mobile display advertising, and social media.  Responsibilities include digital advertising sales, client relations, lead generation, proposal preparation, and presentations to a diverse customer base of direct and agency clients.  Understanding of Web and mobile marketing, social media, and Internet commerce is essential.

Minimum Requirements
  Four-year college or university degree in Business or Marketing.
  Minimum of two years outside sales experience.

A complete copy of the job description is available in the Mississippi TV License Company, LLC Human Resources office.

To apply, submit résumé to:

Contact:
Mississippi TV License Company, LLC
Attention: Jay Richer, General Sales Manager
Post Office Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
jricher@wtva.com
Photographer
Brief Description:
Candidate will shoot and edit video using various electronic news-gathering equipment.  Must be able to safely drive different types of vehicle to cover news stories.

Minimum Requirements
  Four-year college degree.  Related experience may be evaluated by station management and substituted for educational requirement.
  At least one year experience as a photographer
  Significant college work with video and editing equipment as well as an internship at a commercial television station.
  Valid drivers license with clean history

A complete copy of the job description is available in the Mississippi TV License Company, LLC Human Resources office.

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

Contact:
Mississippi TV License Company, LLC
Post Office Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
No telephone calls, please.
Producer
Brief Description:
Mississippi TV License Company, LLC has an immediate opening for a multimedia producer.  The ideal candidate will have two or more years of experience working in a newsroom environment.  This position will be responsible for producing assigned newscasts, editing video, and posting content to various station Web sites.

Minimum Requirements
  Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field.  Related experience may be evaluated by station management and substituted for educational requirement.
  Strong computer skills, with nonlinear video editing experience a plus

A complete copy of the job description is available in the Mississippi TV License Company, LLC Human Resources office.

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

Contact:
Mississippi TV License Company, LLC
Attention: David Beech, News Director
Post Office Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
No telephone calls, please.
Full-Time Master Control Operator
Brief Description:
Candidate will be required to operate master control, audio, camera, and/or character generator for news programs and news updates.  Will assist with commercial or promotion production when requested.  Must be familiar with various methods of receiving syndicated programming and be able to take feeds with little advance notice.  May be asked to assist with remote productions, special projects, or studio tapings as needed.  Will input commercials, promos, and other programming into broadcast servers for playback.  May be required to work nights and weekends as required.  May be asked to assist with remote productions, special projects, or studio tapings as needed.

Minimum Requirements
  High school diploma or GED
  Strong computer skills

A complete copy of the job description is available in the Mississippi TV License Company, LLC Operation Director's office.

Apply in person or submit résumé to the following:

Contact:
Mississippi TV License Company, LLC
Attention: Jon Ball, Operations Director
Post Office Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
No telephone calls, please.
Multimedia Reporter
Brief Description:
Mississippi TV License Company, LLC 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.

There are three (3) positions to be filled from this listing.

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 Mississippi TV License Company, LLC Human Resources office.

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

Contact:
Mississippi TV License Company, LLC
Attention: David Beech, News Director
Post Office Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
dbeech@wtva.com
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 Mississippi TV License Company, LLC Human Resources office.

To apply, submit résumé to:

Contact:
Mississippi TV License Company, LLC
Post Office Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
No telephone calls, please.
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