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.


Weathercaster/Meteorologist

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WTHI-TV is seeking an experienced Meteorologist or weathercaster to join our award-winning team.  We’re a smaller market station, but we take our news and weather coverage seriously.  We’re a dominant #1 station with great resources and a long tradition of success.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accurately interpret weather data, develop forecasts, generate graphics and present information in a clear manner
  • Fill-in for other weathercasts when needed
  • Develop and create Special Reports
  • Generate online weather forecasts, stories and participate in daily blogging
  • Generate weather updates on Social Networking sites and conduct conversations with our viewers daily
  • Create compelling graphics to weather stories
  • Generate compelling weather story ideas
  • Adapt quickly to severe weather and other breaking news situations
  • Community and school involvement
  • Other job related duties as required

 

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure of strict deadlines
  • College degree preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required
  • Strong writing skills

 

Special Skills (Preferred):

  • Non-linear video editing (Grass Valley)
  • Weather Central

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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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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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Part-time Photographer/Editor

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WTHI-TV is seeking a Photographer/Editor 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):

  • Shoot video and sound of news, weather and sports events
  • Gather information and conduct interviews
  • Setup and operate electronic news gathering vehicles (microwave live trucks)
  • Maintain equipment and vehicles in good working order
  • Edit and playback video for newscasts as assigned
  • Edit and post compelling content for the website
  • Other job related duties as required

 

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds as assigned
  • Edit video for newscasts using non-linear equipment.
  • Playback of video for newscasts
  • Research and locate file video/sound
  • Research and retrieve video from satellite and outside news services
  • Coordinate satellite and fiber feeds to and from Bureaus and other stations
  • Maintain daily log of stories
  • Other job related duties as required
  • Valid Indiana or Illinois driver’s license and clean driving record required
  • Experience preferred, but not required

 

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