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The Dispatch Broadcast Group and WTHR/WALV are Equal Opportunity Employers. In accordance with the FCC's EEO regulations, any organization that distributes information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refers job seekers to employers may request that WTHR provides notice of job vacancies as they occur.

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 ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE JOB #300-DAE

Indy’s most recognizable TV station, WTHR, is expanding its sales department to include a top-tier local Digital Account Executive. We are looking for a strategic thinker that can craft an effective digital marketing campaign based on a client’s objectives and goals.

It is critical to this position that the right individual work well in a team environment and be excited to share successes and lead by example in order to foster a forward-thinking environment within the department.

This is a performance-based sales position and the compensation levels are more than competitive with a base salary, monthly commissions and bonuses (quarterly and annually) based on reaching and surpassing the budgets put in place. Expected compensation in year one should be well into the six figures once revenue goals are achieved.

In order to reach his/her revenue goals, this individual will have access to a full suite of digital marketing solutions including Targeted Display, Mobile, Video, Email, Social and Re-Targeting. Experience with some or all of these solutions is a must have for the right candidate.

This individual must be able to hit the ground running and therefore must possess these additional minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (may substitute equivalent work experience);
  • A minimum of 2 years of outside advertising sales experience with established contacts and relationships in the Indianapolis market;
  • A proven and documented history of reaching/surpassing revenue budgets/goals;
  • A valid driver’s license

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.

MOTION GRAPHIC DESIGNER JOB #300-KB

WTHR-TV, the longtime, top-rated Indianapolis NBC affiliate seeks a motion graphic designer for its award-winning design team. This position is responsible for supporting the day to day design needs for broadcast news operations and lives station programming, plus assists with the design of marketing, sales and select outside production elements and packaging.

Qualified candidates will be asked to provide a reel of recent work, whether inside or outside the traditional broadcast television industry, showing proficiency in design fundamentals, and a hands-on knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications.

Qualified candidates must possess the following:

  • Formal design/art training (associate or bachelor degree) demonstrating a working understanding of graphic composition, motion, layout, typography and color theory;
  • 3+ years professional design experience in media or related industry;
  • Self-motivated, very organized, have good communication and time management skills;
  • Excellent design and animation skills;
  • Strong customer service and communication skills;
  • Able to perform under very tight deadlines;
  • Able to react to change productively;
  • Strong spelling and grammar skills;
  • Cultural and industry savvy, and strong handle on design aesthetics; and
  • Creative, versatile, and always eager to strategize new approaches.

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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