Current Available Jobs for WTHI

We’re a smaller market station, but we take news seriously. We’re a dominant #1 station with great resources and a long tradition of success.


MMJ/Editor

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JOB SUMMARY: The MMJ combines artistic talent, technical expertise, and composition skills to produce images that will provide a visual story on a given topic as assigned.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
* Shoots and edits news video stories, including daily news, special news, features, sports and live events.
* Takes direction from, and interact with, the assignment desk, producers, reporters, anchors and production control room personnel.
* Maintains and operates camera equipment as well as company vehicle safely and efficiently.

 

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
* Maintains positive work environment through active team participation and cooperation with co-workers in all departments.
* Responds positively to feedback.
* Ability to edit raw video to newscast form in a manner to complete the story for the viewer.
* Proficient in social networking sites. Ex: Twitter, Facebook.
* Must be detail-oriented.
* Must present professional image as a representation of the station at all times.

 

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in broadcasting, journalism, or related field preferred. Minimum of 2 years video photography in a medium or major market TV News station preferred, but not required.

 

Training/Equipment: Operate live trucks and camera equipment.

 

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:
Must be able to operate computer and editing machine. High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures. A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.

 

 

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.


MMJ/Producer

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WTHI-TV is seeking a Multi-Platform Journalist (News Producer/Reporter/Photographer) to join our award-winning team.  We’re a smaller market station, but we take news seriously.  We’re a dominant #1 station with great resources and a long tradition of success.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Includes the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Develop, gather, shoot, write and edit compelling news stories on a daily basis
  • Report live from the field, as assigned
  • Write, edit and post compelling content for website
  • Contribute story ideas on a regular basis, organizational skills and work under pressure a must
  • Develop and maintain contacts and news sources
  • Must attend and represent the station at community events regularly
  • Other job related duties as required

                   

 

Job Requirements:

  • Experience preferred, but not required
  • College degree in journalism or related field
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required
  • Strong News judgment
  • Strong Writing Skills

 

Special Skills (Preferred):

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure of strict deadlines
  • Non-linear editing
  • ENPS
  • Web Publishing Skills

                              

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Sports Anchor/Sports Reporter/Photographer

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WTHI-TV is seeking a Sports Anchor/Sports Reporter/Photographer to join our award-winning team.  We’re a smaller market station, but we take news seriously.  We’re a dominant #1 station with great resources and a long tradition of success.

 

JOB SUMMARY: Report news and feature stories, blogs and other material originated by the reporter, or assigned by the editor, and read them accurately, clearly and concisely and in an engaging manner.

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
• Build network of informational sources that will enable the Company to stay ahead of its competitors.
• Develop ideas for news, feature and enterprise pieces, as well as investigative stories.
• Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation.
• Gather accurate and interesting information for newscast presentations.
• Present clear, creative and accurate live shots.
• Produce accurate, complete and compelling news copy on deadline.

 

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills.
• Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station personnel.
• Proficient at screening and logging video tapes and providing written editing instructions to tape editors.
• Adept at ad-lib presentations, without aid of scripts and/or teleprompters.
• Possess exceptional research skills.

 

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field preferred. Experience preferred, but not required.

 

Training/Equipment: Operate newsroom computer systems.

 

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Travel will be required on a regular basis. Position requires the transport of equipment weighing up to 60 lbs. Position often requires work in extreme outdoor temperatures.

 

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

 

EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED

 


Weekend AM Anchor/Producer

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WTHI-TV is seeking an experienced Anchor/Producer/MMJ. We’re a smaller market station, but we take news seriously.  We’re a dominant #1 station with great resources and a long tradition of success.

                    

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Includes the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Anchor Sat/Sun morning (60) minute newscast
  • Prepare, write and edit scripts for newscasts and online and social networking products
  • Produce newscasts for air
  • Report news stories when assigned
  • Be a strong storyteller
  • Contribute story ideas on a regular basis, organizational skills and work under pressure a must
  • Develop and maintain contacts and news sources throughout the viewing area
  • Make public appearances
  • Other job related duties as required

 

Job Requirements:

  • Strong writing and communication skills   
  • Strong news judgment
  • College degree in journalism or related field
  • Valid Indiana or Illinois driver’s license and clean criminal/driving record
  • Contract will be required

 

Special Skills (Preferred):

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure of strict deadlines
  • Non-linear editing
  • ENPS
  • Web Publishing Skills

 

 

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Part-Time Production Services

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WTHI-TV is seeking a person to work with a team of people to assist in the behind the scenes production of the News casts.

JOB SUMMARY:

Operate various equipment (audio, visual, graphics, lighting, digital) used for media production and/or transmission.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with the director and studio staff to coordinate the action in the studio.
• Collaborate with set designers to determine the needs of the production.
• Builds and decorates the set and/or provides props used for production.
• Assist in the installation, operation and maintenance of sound recording equipment.
• Operate studio graphic systems during broadcast/production.
• Provide audio production-related support as needed, and may work with outside production facilities.
• Assist in digital media productions, liaising with appropriate departments.
• May convert analog recordings, film, or printed materials to digital format.
• Maintains and stores equipment, records and tapes.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• Must be able to interact well with video journalists, anchors, videographers, news managers, production and engineering staff.
• Detail oriented.
• Excellent communication and organization skills.
• Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department.

Education/Experience:

High School Diploma. Experience in television, film, or post production preferred but not required.

Training/Equipment: N/A

Work Environment/Physical Requirements: High stress environment with deadline pressures. Some travel may be required on an occasional basis.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

 

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Local Sales Account Executive

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Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Includes the following (other duties may be assigned):

 

  • Expand local sales in the Terre Haute area by bringing new advertisers to the station, generating new leads, and selling digital advertising.
  • Develop client relationships, contact key accounts, handling clients at various stages in the sales cycle including account updates, weekly projections and forecast of future advertising.
  • Generate packages, negotiate advertising rates, create oral and written presentations and knowledge of comScore ratings is helpful.
  • Monitor accounts receivables of client base.
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with buyers and clients.
  • Develop short and long range plans for revenue growth.
  • Research, analyze, and monitor competitive media for new leads.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with emphasis in Business/Marketing/Communications.
  • Sales related experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the television, broadcasting and internet industries.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as commissions, proportions and percentages.
  • Excellent public relations skills. Computer proficient.  Ability to travel and work long hours.
  • Valid driver’s license and state mandated automobile insurance and an acceptable driving record are required.
  • Pre-Employment and Random Drug Testing

 

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