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If your organization would like to be notified of such vacancies, please contact Human Resources at 1000 N Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or careers@wthr.com. Each organization that wishes to be given notice of job vacancies must provide its name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, and contact person.

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To view and apply for the WTHR job opportunities listed below please visit our careers page at www.dispatchbroadcast.com/careers/.

DIGITAL DESK EDITOR JOB #300-OI

WTHR, the top rated NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana is looking for a digital content producer to join our digital desk team. The Digital Desk Editor is responsible for discovering, researching, creating, and distributing digital content for all platforms. We need a team-player who knows AP style and copyediting but also has a strong grasp on technical matters like troubleshooting computers and writing basic HTML and CSS. In addition to digital content creation, this position will also be working extensively with social media and will be challenged to write in a social-friendly voice to create engagement with WTHR content. The right candidate will also be trained to handle some technical tasks like tuning in live shots and ingesting video into our asset management system. Applicants must have a bachelors’ degree in Journalism or related field and previous experience writing for the web. Applicants will be expected to turn in a portfolio of previous digital news writing work upon request.

DIGITAL EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JOB #300-SG

WTHR, the top rated NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana is looking for a highly engaged and experienced Digital Executive Producer. The position supervises the team creating content for websites, mobile apps, social media, and other platforms and channels. The Digital Executive Producer must be a team player who will work with the other WTHR news managers to coordinate the daily digital news operation. The ideal candidate has management experience setting digital expectations for a team and holding personnel accountable for their goals. The Digital Executive Producer must be innovative and be able to evolve with the changing digital landscape. Candidates must be able to grow and engage the WTHR digital audience across all platforms by developing and executing new ideas and strategies. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with a strong journalism background and experience with AP style writing; brand management on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter; Photoshop; Chartbeat; Google Analytics; and Facebook Insights. Experience editing video and writing basic HTML and CSS is preferred. Applicants must have a bachelors’ degree in Journalism or related field and a minimum of 5 years previous experience writing for the web with at least 2 years of management experience. Applicants will be expected to turn in a portfolio of previous digital news writing work upon request.

METEOROLOGIST JOB #300-NM

WTHR-TV, the top rated NBC station in Indianapolis, is searching for a meteorologist with strong on-air delivery skills who can deliver the weather story with the science background to back you up. Candidates must have a track record of showcasing strong technical skills on-air and on our digital platforms. Duties include producing & presenting clear and concise weathercasts, producing graphics and maps that focus on the weather story, and occasionally reporting live in the field during severe or winter weather events. We have all the bells and whistles for superior forecasts. We are a multi-platform weather provider servicing the NBC station, WTHR.com, mobile apps, and our social media platforms. You’ll also be required to make public appearances on behalf of the station. This job is for serious meteorologists with 3-5 years of on-air weather forecasting and the passion and flexibility for being onair whenever it matters. A bachelor’s degree in meteorology is required, but the equivalent in work experience may be substituted. CBM and/or AMS seal preferred.

DESIGN MANAGER JOB #300-JB

WTHR-TV, the longtime, top-rated Indianapolis NBC affiliate seeks a forward-thinking leader of its award-winning design team. Supporting the day to day design needs for broadcast news operations and live station programming is just the beginning. As broadcast TV news transforms into multi-platform content development, the need for solid design fundamentals paired with technical savvy is greater than ever. To add, WTHR is one of the only stations in the country utilizing state of the art augmented reality/virtual reality, and the design manager leads this charge working in tandem with news and production departments.

Qualified candidates must be well versed in design fundamentals, has a hands-on knowledge of Adobe Design and Production Suite applications, and has the strong leadership and communication skills to manage a team of individuals driven to dominate news content delivery, mobile video and the future of television viewing.

Qualified candidates must possess the following:

  • Formal design/art training (associate or bachelor degree);
  • 5+ years professional experience in media or related industry, including a minimum of 2 years in a management or leadership role;
  • Self-motivated, very organized, have good communication and time management skills;
  • Must be able to lead projects from concept to completion;
  • Able to react to change productively;
  • Strong awareness of current events and trends in the industry;
  • Strong handle on 2D, 3D and digital design aesthetics;
  • Creative, versatile, and always eager to strategize new approaches; and
  • Supervisory-level skills in the Adobe Creative Suite of products, including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects. Cinema 4D or similar 3D a plus.

PRODUCER JOB #300-AM

WTHR, the top rated NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana is looking for a content-driven producer to join our award winning news team. This producer should have the ability to seek out and present relevant and immediate stories with a keen eye towards important news of the day and enterprise. We need a self-starter who can juggle planning, producing, social media and web. The best candidate is someone who is consistent, creative, in charge, flexible and energetic. Applicants must have a bachelors’ degree in Journalism or related field and previous newscast producing experience.

Qualified candidates may apply online at www.dispatchbroadcast.com/careers/.

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