Current Available Jobs for WKTV

WKTV NEWSChannel 2 is the dominant #1 NBC, CBS, and CW affiliate in Utica, New York.


Local Sales Manager

WKTV NewsChannel 2 is in search of a Local Sales Manager for a dominant NBC affiliate, growing CBS station, a CW and a complete suite of Digital Products.

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Hours: Full Time

Supervisor: General Sales Manager

WKTV 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 have a growing CBS station, a CW and a complete suite of Digital Products to sell. Our station rollup does a 70+ share of audience (70+ is not a misprint!) in Utica. You will work with a Great Sales Team in a fun and productive environment. We have great upside to grow our local broadcast and digital business. This is an opportunity to grow this Great Sales Team into a Dream Team!

  

Job Responsibilities:

*Manage all aspects of the Local Sales Team.

*Work with AE’s on targeting and closing new Local Direct Business.

*Build relationships with agencies and advertisers.

 

Job Requirements:

*Minimum 5 years Broadcast sales.

*Broadcast Sales Management experience a big plus.

*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.

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

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

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

 

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

Chris Jordan GSM/WKTV5936 Smith Hill Road Utica, NY 13502.

No Phone Calls Please

POSTED 9/21/2018


Morning Newscast Producer/Reporter

WKTV NewsChannel 2, the dominant #1 NBC, CBS, and CW affiliate in Utica, New York, is in search of a full-time weekday morning newscast producer and reporter.

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Description: WKTV NewsChannel 2, the dominant #1 NBC, CBS, and CW affiliate in Utica, New York, is in search of a full-time weekday morning newscast producer and reporter. The successful candidate will produce NewsChannel 2’s newscasts from 5:00-7:00 a.m. on WKTV-NBC and 7:00-7:30 a.m. on our CW11 channel. In addition, the position will update the station’s website and social media, and manage the assignment desk overnight. The position will also front on-air reports and fill-in anchor when warranted.

Skill requirements: The successful candidate must be proficient in broadcast writing and news production. Must be social media savvy and skilled in writing for online publication. Must have excellent time management and organizational skills and news judgment. Must be able to work odd hours, including overnights, weekends, and holidays. Must have a college degree in journalism or communications, or equivalent professional experience. On-air experience is preferred. Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug test. 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 resume/reel to: Jeremy Ryan - News Director, jryan@wktv.com

Email only. Phone calls will not be accepted.


Technical Media Producer (Director & Master Control)

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

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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