New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a news director, executive producer, news anchor and reporter/MMJ in markets in Virginia, Idaho and Mississippi.
WCAV, Lockwood Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate in Charlottesville, Virginia (DMA 182), is seeking a highly motivated news director to lead its talented staff. You’ll manage all aspects of the news department, including planning, staffing, and training while developing coverage for on-air and digital platforms. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Charlottesville is about 70 miles northeast of Richmond, and 90 miles west of the Chesapeake Bay. Just two hours from Washington, Charlottesville offers quiet country retreats and horseback rides in nearby Shenandoah National Park, the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, as well as a wealth of history that includes the homes of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Its array of restaurants offer exceptional gastronomic variety.
It’s been named best town for food lovers by Wine Magazine; best college town in the country by Traveler’s Today; the country’s favorite mountain town by Travel & Leisure; and one of the happiest and healthiest places in the U.S. by Business Insider. The concentration of restaurants has made it a draw for visitors. The historic main street is a popular destination for food, wine and music. Virginia vineyards are known for white and some surprisingly good reds.
WWBT, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Richmond, Virginia (DMA 54), seeks a reporter/MMJ with proven track record investigating and reporting stories.
You’ll need two years of reporting and as a photojournalist for a broadcast television station. Live remote reporting experience is critical. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Richmond sits on the James River, about 100 miles west of Virginia Beach and the Chesapeake Bay, and just 70 miles east of Charlottesville. U. S. News & World Report says Richmond is the only region in America with whitewater rapids running through its downtown district. Downtown Richmond is anchored by Virginia Commonwealth University, which draws a large crowd of younger part-time residents. World-class museums, a vibrant food scene and a wide array of entertainment options from concerts and theater performances to family-friendly festivals can be found in Richmond.
The Richmond metro area features more than 100 local parks and plenty of recreational activities. The city and surrounding areas are steeped in American history. Richmond is located two hours from beautiful beaches to the east, and about the same distance in the opposite direction to the colorful Appalachian Mountains.
KIFI and KIDK, the ABC and CBS-Fox affiliates in Idaho Falls, Idaho (DMA 162), are looking for an articulate, dynamic news anchor with the ability to command viewers’ attention while leading the evening newscasts. The winning candidate is someone who is a team leader and participates in planning content. The candidate will need to be able to produce relevant enterprise stories regularly and has the desire to get information out to the audience quickly. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Idaho Falls sits in the shadows of the Rockies, just west of the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone and several other national forests and parks. Nestled along the Snake River, Idaho Falls is a four-season paradise with world-class outdoor activities like fishing, skiing, hiking and boating.
Idaho Falls averages more than 200 sunny days per year, with summer temperatures averaging around 86 degrees, and winter’s average is around 30 degrees. The Greenbelt is a system of trails with parks and a waterfall, while riverside are art museums, and the Idaho Zoo. The median price for a home is $153,000 and rent averages about $750 a month.
WDAM, Gray’s dual NBC-ABC affiliate in Hattiesburg, Mississippi (DMA 167), needs an executive producer, someone with a strong commitment to journalistic standards and ethics inside and outside of the newsroom.
WDAM is the No. 1 station in the Hattiesburg-Laurel DMA. It is dominant on broadcast and digital and produces news on both WDAM NBC and WDAM ABC. Hattiesburg-Laurel reaches viewers in eight counties (Covington, Forrest, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne). WDAM is less than two hours driving distance to New Orleans, Mobile and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a great station and company. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.