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WTHR/SKYTRAK CURRENT JOB OPENINGS AS OF April 25, 2013
VICE PRESIDENT/GENERAL MANAGER JOB #300-JC
WTHR-TV, one of America's top rated NBC stations located in Indianapolis, seeks an inspiring Vice President/General Manager to take the station to next level. WTHR is a leading community partner; the ideal candidate will build upon and enhance the station\'s reputation and market share. This position directs the station's operations, news, sales and marketing functions through effective leadership, strategic planning processes and collaboration with the station's management team as well as corporate administration. Candidates must exhibit a proven track record of previous successful station leadership in a large market, solid understanding and working knowledge of broadcast sales, programming and news in addition to a high level of initiative and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Position also requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Dispatch Broadcast Group is a family owned and operated organization committed to giving back to the community, providing accurate and relevant news and an excellent work environment.
DIGITAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE JOB #300-MH
WTHR-TV, Dispatch Broadcast Group, an NBC market leader is seeking an experienced Digital Account Executive. Applicants must have an aptitude for numbers, knowledge of the digital and broadcasting industry and excellent interpersonal skills. A Bachelor's Degree and one year previous media sales experience is required. Ability and interest in developing new business a must. Candidate will have full working knowledge of web and mobile platforms as well as an aptitude for social media.
PART TIME WEEKEND METEOROLOGIST JOB #300-CW
WTHR-TV, the top rated NBC station in Indianapolis is searching for a part-time weekend meteorologist with strong on-air delivery skills and a track record of showcasing strong technological skills. We have all the bells and whistles for superior forecasts. We are a multi-platform weather provider servicing the NBC station, WTHR.com, social media and various Internet and phone services with weather. This job is for serious meteorologists with at least five years of on-air weather forecasting and the passion and flexibility for being on-air whenever it matters. AMS or NWA seal preferred.
CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHER JOB #300-BW
WTHR, the top rated NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana is looking for a chief photographer to lead a staff of award winning photojournalists and editors and maintain the highest visual storytelling standards. The position will be responsible for training, scheduling and supervising more than 2 dozen employees as well as keeping our current equipment in top form. This position will also work closely with engineering to make sure the WTHR vehicle fleet is in proper working order. You will be the primary gatekeeper for the visual standards both on air and online. You will work closely with photographers on a day to day basis to insure compelling and distinctive storytelling that sets WTHR apart from its competitors. Ideal candidates will have at least 5 years of shooting experience with a proven track record of supervising or management.
PRODUCER JOB #300-KG
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 bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field and a minimum of four years producing experience.
MANAGER, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JOB #300-LD
WTHR-TV is seeking a "hands on" IT management professional to lead WTHR's IT staff and set overall IT team goals, objectives and procedures to build and maintain the station's IT infrastructure and core IT business systems at state of the art. The successful candidate will collaborate with department heads on the IT aspects of project planning, budgeting, scheduling and execution while maintaining a focus on customer service.
Qualified applicants must demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and experience in order to be considered:
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER OR PRODUCER JOB #300-JH
WTHR-TV, the dominant station in Indianapolis, is looking to grow its' nationally recognized investigative team. 13Investigates recently won the Dupont, the Peabody, the Murrow and the National Emmy for investigative reporting and we want to continue that commitment of producing great investigative work by expanding our team. Investigative reporters and/or investigative producers with strong investigative skills and track records must be able to develop and produce topical and long term investigative stories. Must have strong research, planning, and time-management skills, computer assisted reporting skills are a plus. Five year experience as an investigative journalist strongly desired. Please include links to samples of your investigative stories for consideration.
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