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WTHR/SKYTRAK CURRENT JOB OPENINGS AS OF Nov. 5, 2013
WEEKEND ANCHOR/REPORTER JOB #300-NP
WTHR, Indiana's News Leader, is seeking an anchor/reporter for our #1 weekend morning newscasts. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record as a reporter and good command of all aspects of anchoring. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong news judgment on and off the desk. We are looking for someone who actively engages in all aspects of digital & social media, shows proficiency in generating sources, and delivers lead story contributions. Active live shot reporting and strong editorial judgment are required. Candidates must excel at breaking news coverage on and off of the desk. Candidates must include demo link with their submission for consideration.
IS TECHNICIAN JOB #300-MB
WTHR-TV, the top rated NBC station in Indianapolis is searching for an IT Support Technician who will be responsible for installation, maintenance and repair of various desktop computers, server systems and networks. The successful candidate will work with users to troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software problems, analyze equipment to determine future needs and upgrades, perform daily backups, and perform diagnostic analysis of equipment. The candidate must demonstrate the motivation and ability to perform all duties independently and in a timely manner. Knowledge of various Microsoft operating systems, switching and routing, analog, digital and IP based telephone systems preferred, VM environment an added plus. Minimum of two years of formal Computer Science/IT/IS or Electronics training + 2 years related work experience required. Flexibility to take on-call rotations, work unusual hours (IE: nights, weekends & holidays) and other duties as assigned is required.
SPORTS REPORTER/ANCHOR JOB #300-EY
WTHR-TV, the top-rated NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, is looking for a full-time sports anchor/reporter that can anchor, report, produce and edit for a sports department that goes the distance! This is a sports-crazed market and where you will have the opportunity to cover a variety of assignments including the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, NCAA including two Big Ten schools, huge racing events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and a host of local athletics at all levels. The position serves as the anchor for weekend evening sportscasts and Sunday evening wrap-up show. Reporting duties will require travel with local and professional teams to help tell meaningful stories to our audience and strong following. Qualified candidates should be able to tell stories behind the highlights through reporting, social media and digital platforms. At least three years sports reporting or comparable experience required. Schedule flexibility and the ability to travel is a must. If you live, breathe, love sports and want to work with people who share your passion, this is a great opportunity for you!
SALES ASSISTANT JOB #300-AG
WTHR-TV, the top rated NBC station in Indianapolis is searching for a dynamic individual to contribute to the sales department goal of generating revenue. This position requires a minimum of three years of experience in an administrative role, preferably within the media industry. Excellent working knowledge of various computer programs, including Windows, Word and Excel is a must. Strong organizational skills, effective communication skills and the ability to multi-task are a requirement. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to, order entry, working with advertising agencies on make goods, generating research reports from various databases, general mailing and faxing, and assisting Account Executives as needed with preparing presentations and special projects.
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