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.


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 Nielsen 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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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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