PHOTOGRAPHER

 

Alabama News Network is accepting applications for a News Photographer position for the local CBS affiliate, WAKA-TV and the local ABC affiliate WNCF-TV in Montgomery, AL. This job requires weekend work as needed. Candidate must have experience operating ENG equipment. Some college or technical school training preferred. This is a full time position and offers benefits. Please send tape or link with resume to Human Resources, WAKA-TV, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106 or email jobs@waka.com. No phone calls, please.


METEOROLOGIST

Alabama News Network is seeking a Full Time Meteorologist for the CBS affiliate, WAKA/CBS-8 and the ABC affiliate WNCF/ABC Montgomery in Montgomery, AL.  Applicants should have a degree in Meteorological Sciences.  Experience with Weather Central Live is preferred.  Duties include On-Air Weather Anchoring, Live Field reporting during severe weather events and community involvement.    Benefits include generous vacation policy, 401(k), and health insurance plan.  Send resume and web link to jobs@waka.com or mail to Human Resources, WAKA-TV, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, Alabama 36106.  EOE

 

 

 


News Director

 

The Alabama News Network made up of CBS8, ABC Montgomery, CW Montgomery, MeTV and Heartland produces  30 hours of Local News a week. We're searching for a News Director that can build off of a solid foundation of experienced News Journalists and improved ratings to lead us to the next level in our 6 million dollar state of the art News facility. 

This is a Department Head position and will report directly to the VP/General Manager.

 

Responsibilities: 

 

 

- Supervise News Department and be responsible for overall content of the News across all platforms: on air, web, social media and mobile. 
-Work with other Departments to ensure a quality News product and branding message. 
-Create a culture of creativity, innovation, teamwork and high ethical standards. 
-Hire, develop and coach up and coming young talent. 
-Must be a strategic planner and communicator with attention to community. 

 

Qualifications:

 

 

Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications preferred with News Management experience. 

Diverse knowledge of journalism, management, marketing, television production and digital media.

Resumes along with samples of work to jgrear@waka.com or mail to: VP/General Manager 4001 Carmichael Road Suite 100 Montgomery, AL 36106

 

 

 Account Executive

 

The Alabama News Network (WAKA, WNCF, WBMM, MeTV, Heartland) is looking for experienced Account Executives.  Qualified candidates will receive an established account list with generous compensation and benefits.  If you have a successful track record in media sales and would like to join the River Regions top Television group, please send your resume along with cover letter and references to:  General Manager, Alabama Telecasters, Inc., 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL  36106 or email to jgrear@waka.com.  No phone calls please.  EOE

  

 

Local Sales Manager

 

The Alabama News Network in Montgomery, Alabama needs an LSM to lead their CBS8/MeTV sales team.
If you’re a proven driver and have the ability to train, energize and lead an eager team of sales professionals, then this is the career move you've been waiting for. 

To be considered, you must have Television Sales Management experience or at least 5 years of Television Sales experience with a proven record of success. Ideal candidates will have Wide Orbit Traffic and Sales experience or similar systems, good computer skills, great organization skills, be professional in appearance, and have exceptional presentation skills at both the agency and local levels.  Experience selling multiple stations and multiple platforms are a plus.

The successful candidate that is offered this position will receive a great compensation package and company benefits. Call the Vice President/General Manager today at 334.270.2830 or email your resume, cover letter, and references to jgrear@waka.com or snail mail to:  VP/GM, Alabama News Network, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL  36106.  EOE

 

 

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