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Multi-Media Journalist

Mississippi TV, LLC in Tupelo-Columbus, Mississippi, has an immediate opening for a multimedia journalist.

Brief Description:
Duties required, but not limited to: Working knowledge of the news gathering process. Strong news judgment and knowledge of proper grammar is required. General knowledge of courts, local and state government preferred.

Must be able to shoot video with station cameras in addition to writing and editing packages, vo sots and look lives. Must be able to report live from field as well as shoot your own live shot. Must follow newsroom dress code to properly represent station on the air and in the field. Individual will post written, video and picture content across the multiple online platforms and social media sites.

Minimum Requirements:
To be successful in this position, individual must be able to perform each essential duty to his or her utmost ability. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.
Four-year College or University degree and/or previous experience in a television, print or web newsroom.

Pre-employment background check and drug test required. Must be a licensed driver and insurable for a motor vehicle.
To apply, submit a video with reporting samples or link to your reel and your re?sume? to:

Liz Zamora
News Director
WTVA/WLOV
P.O. Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320 lzamora@wtva.com

MISSISSIPPI TV, LLC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Integrated Media Marketing Consultant

WTVA-TV, Heartland Media’s NBC and ABC Television Affiliates in Tupelo, Mississippi is hiring an Integrated Media Marketing Consultant. As an Integrated Media Marketing Consultant, you will be responsible for establishing relationships with local businesses and ad agencies, helping develop multi-platform marketing campaigns. This position will be responsible for promoting products across all of our television stations, WTVA.com, and numerous digital marketing solutions. The ideal candidate is service-oriented, coachable, self-motivated, thrives in a goal-oriented team environment and has strong interpersonal skills. If you are attracted by the opportunity to deliver the strongest marketing products in North Mississippi, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals; look no further. We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new client base – you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and desire to WIN!  

Job Responsibilities

  • Generate revenue across all available platforms  
  • Prospect, contact and present to new businesses to generate new advertising revenue  
  • Manage inventory and protect station rate structure  
  • Form strategic business and market partnerships  
  • Regularly meet with sales managers to ensure progression and success with stated goals  
  • Act as negotiator for assigned accounts; ensure proposals align with station strategies.  
  • Create and deliver sales presentations to clients & agencies  

Required Skills

  • Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced environment  
  • Accountability within a goal-structured organization  
  • A positive, results-oriented attitude and must be a team player  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products  
  • Must be able to use qualitative research effectively to further sales effort  
  • Strong formal and interpersonal communication skills  

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience preferred  
  • Must have a proven track record in sales and new business development  
  • Experience in TV/Radio/Newspaper or other sales related experience is preferred  
  • Experience in a consultative customer focused business atmosphere  
  • Must have personal insured transportation & valid driver’s license  
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check  

To apply, submit resume? to:  

Mississippi TV LLC 
Attention: Luke Stanford 
Post Office Box 320 
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320 lstanford@wtva.com 

WTVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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Internships

WTVA internship opportunities exist in the News, Operations, and Marketing departments.

WTVA internship opportunities exist in the News, Operations, and Marketing departments. To be considered for an internship position you must fill out and return an Internship Application via postal mail or e-mail. Guidelines for the program are also posted on our Web site; please read them to ensure you meet the qualifications.

All of WTVA's internships are unpaid; therefore, you must receive college credit for your internship. There are no exceptions. You are not guaranteed a position just because you've submitted an application. We receive many more applications than positions available.

Types Of Internships

News Intern
News interns may be responsible for a variety of duties. They will be asked to answer the assignment desk phone, take viewer comments and story ideas, make phone calls, and set up interviews. As part of the internship, they will be offered the opportunity to go out on stories to observe a news crew and produce a résumé tape. Interns may also assist the Sports and Weather departments when needed.

Operations Intern
Operations interns work with directors as well as other department personnel in the planning and execution of television broadcasts. This includes working with daily newscasts, as well as local programming specials. Interns will work in all phases of the Operations department, including master control, audio mixing, character generator operation, studio camera photography, and graphics. If you have any questions, please contact Gary Savage at (662) 842-7620.

Marketing Intern
Interns will assist the Marketing and Creative Services department in implementing and developing multi-station promotional items as well as commercial production for local clients. Duties may include writing scripts, assisting on commercial or in-house shoots, planning marketing strategies, monitoring social media accounts, and assisting at station-sponsored events. This internship requires superior writing skills, proper phone etiquette, and the ability to work well with people. Will also aid in general departmental duties as assigned. 

All interns are required to pass a pre-internship drug test.

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Sports Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

Mississippi TV, LLC in Tupelo-Columbus, Mississippi, has an immediate opening for a Sports Anchor/Multimedia Journalist.

Brief Description:

Duties required, but not limited to:

Working knowledge and passion for sports. For us, it's all about telling stories about people rather than just teams and highlights.

Knowledge of proper grammar is required.

Must be able to shoot video with station cameras in addition to writing and editing packages, VO-SOTs and look-lives.

Must be able to report live from the field as well as shoot your own live shot.

Must follow newsroom dress code to properly represent station on the air and in the field.

The individual will post written, video and picture content across the multiple online platforms and social media sites.

Minimum Requirements:

To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to his or her utmost ability.

Four-year college or university degree and/or previous experience in a television, print or web newsroom.

Pre-employment background check and drug test required.

Must be a licensed driver and insurable for a motor vehicle.

To apply, submit a video with reporting samples or a link to your reel and your résumé to:

Liz Zamora

News Director

lzamora@wtva.com

Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320

MISSISSIPPI TV, LLC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Multi-Media Journalist

Mississippi TV, LLC in Tupelo-Columbus, Mississippi, has an immediate opening for a Multi-Media Journalist.
 
Brief Description
 
Duties required, but not limited to: Working knowledge of the newsgathering process. Strong news judgment and knowledge of proper grammar is required. General knowledge of courts, local and state government preferred.
 
Must be able to shoot video with station cameras in addition to writing and editing packages, VO-SOTs and look-lives. Must be able to report live from field as well as shoot your own live shot. Must follow newsroom dress code to properly represent station on the air and in the field. Individual will post written, video and picture content across the multiple online platforms and social media sites.
 
Minimum Requirements
 
To be successful in this position, individual must be able to perform each essential duty to his or her utmost ability. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.
 
Four-year College or University degree and/or previous experience in a television, print or web newsroom.
 
Pre-employment background check and drug test required. Must be a licensed driver and insurable for a motor vehicle.
 
To apply, submit a video with reporting samples or link to your reel and your résumé to:
 
Liz Zamora
News Director
WTVA/WLOV
P.O. Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
lzamora@wtva.com
 
MISSISSIPPI TV, LLC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Apply Now

Part-Time Meteorologist/Multimedia Journalist

WTVA-TV is searching for a part-time meteorologist/multimedia journalist.

The ideal candidate must have an active CBM, AMS or NWA seal or be able to gain a seal no later than six months following the hire date.

The person must be able to present clear, focused and accurate forecasts for television, radio and online platforms.

Schedule flexibility is a must, and long days and nights are part of the job.

We’re looking for a team player and someone who is willing to live our Weather Authority brand.

In addition, this position requires someone who can shoot, write and edit news packages, vo/sots and look-lives.

Must have a working knowledge of the newsgathering process.

Strong news judgment and knowledge of proper grammar are required.

General knowledge of courts, local and state government is preferred.

Must be able to report live from field as well as shoot your own live shot.

Must follow newsroom dress code to properly represent station on the air and in the field.

Individual will post written, video and picture content across the multiple online platforms and social media sites.

Pre-employment background check and drug test required.

Must be a licensed driver and insurable for a motor vehicle.

To apply, submit a video with reporting samples or link to your reel and your résumé to:

Liz Zamora
News Director
WTVA/WLOV
P.O. Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
lzamora@wtva.com

MISSISSIPPI TV, LLC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Apply Now

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