New jobs posted to TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings for a weekend meteorologist/morning anchor in Texas, multimedia journalists at two stations in Washington State, and a news producer in Virginia.
KAVU, Morgan Murphy Media’s ABC affiliate in Victoria, Texas (DMA 202), is looking for a weekend meteorologist/morning anchor. This is a unique opportunity to join The Victoria Television Group, a thriving, privately held broadcast group, and to serve as a newsroom leader. In this role you’ll be asked to set and execute local news stories and weather coverage. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
Victoria, located in southeastern Texas, is just 30 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. The Coastal Plains region of Texas is an area renowned for hunting, fishing and birding. Victoria is the county’s largest city, centrally located between Austin, Corpus Christi, San Antonio and Houston, which gives the area the nickname Crossroads of South Texas.
Victoria offers several cultural outlets including the Victoria Symphony, the Victoria Bach Festival, Victoria Ballet Theatre, the Children’s Discovery Museum, the Texas Zoo and the best theater venue in the coastal region at the Welder Performing Arts Center that hosts local theater productions and vocal concerts year-round. The median home price is about $125,000 while monthly rent averages about $900.
Morgan Murphy Media has immediate openings for multimedia journalists at both of its Washington State stations, KXLY and KAPP-KVEW. Can you tell a feature story as well as you can cover a breaking crime scene? Is social media second nature? Both newsrooms offer an innovative, close-knit work experience and are committed to journalism and its values. Click here for more specifics and how to apply.
KXLY is the ABC affiliate in Spokane (DMA 70), where you can look forward to being part of a thriving city without the hour-long commute to work. According to U.S. News & World Report, Spokane, Washington state’s second largest city, lives up to its motto: Near Nature, Near Perfect. With a river running right through downtown and landscapes ranging from basalt columns to mountain lakes, Spokane offers abundant green space and easy access to numerous lakes, ski resorts, mountains and bike paths. It’s surrounded by beautiful scenery, lakes and mountains and has more than enough news to keep a journalist engaged.
KAPP is the ABC affiliate in Yakima (DMA 118) and KVEW, the ABC affiliate in Kennewick. The fast-growing Tri-Cities area (Kennewick-Pasco-Richland) offers 300 days of sunshine and a great lifestyle for outdoorsy types. Positioned in a beautiful natural setting at the confluence of three rivers — the Columbia, the Yakima and the Snake — the Tri-Cities roads and highways are relatively congestion free, making it easier to enjoy commute times, shopping and leisure activities. The region also offers affordable housing options and some of the best public schools in the Northwest.
WWBT, Gray’s NBC affiliate in Richmond, Va. (DMA 54), seeks a full-time news producer to join Richmond’s No. 1 news team. The successful candidate must have solid news judgement, possess strong leadership skills and be able to perform well under pressure. The ideal candidate must be able to create compelling, research-driven content that is clear, concise and relatable to our audience on all platforms. 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 are additional attractions. The Richmond metro area features more than 100 local parks and plenty of recreational activities.