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HOW TO APPLY:  Submit resume to human_resources@whdh.com or fax to 617-248-0653 or mail to WHDH-TV, HR, 7 Bulfinch Place, Boston MA,  02114.  Please refer to the job number you are applying for.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3372

Title:  FT Writer
Requirements:  Write for major newscasts.  Knowledge of television production, including videotape usage.  Ability to use broad range of sources for news gathering.  All other duties as assigned.  College degree.  At least two to three years major market writing experience.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3371

Title:  New Business-Account Executive-WLVI
Requirements:  Account Executive will generate and service new business accounts ensuring all financial goals of TV station are being exceeded.  Must have the ability to manage and enhance direct relationships clients to promote station value, image and perception.  The ability to identify the needs of advertisers and prepare custom sales presentations with solutions to those needs is necessary. Responsibilities include; developing and creating new business programs to maximize revenue from clients and continual development of new business revenue streams. Maintaining a customer friendly attitude and dedication to customer needs, being prepared with all information needed (including historical budget, last years’ share, this year’s budget, targeted share for day-parts used or any other historical or present information) that sales management requires to make sound and informed business decisions.  All other duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing or equivalent related experience is required.  Requires analytical and technical skills to analyze specific sales situations. Experience with “One Domain”, “CMR”, and “OSI” software applications a plus.  Must demonstrate the effective recognition, oral and written communication skills to influence external contacts.  Requires one to three years of sales or sales assistant experience with a prior radio or television background preferred.  WHDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3370

Title:  Account Executive-WLVI

Requirements:  AE will generate new and service existing accounts, ensuring all financial goals of TV station are being exceeded, while developing and maintaining relationships with agencies and clients.  Must have the ability to manage and enhance direct relationships with agencies and clients to promote station image and perception.  The ability to identify the needs of advertisers and prepare custom sales presentations with solutions to those needs is necessary. Responsibilities include; developing and creating new programs to maximize revenue from existing clients, continual development of new business revenue streams. Maintaining a customer friendly attitude and dedication to customer needs, being prepared with all information needed (including historical budget, last years’ share, this year’s budget, targeted share for day-parts used or any other historical or present information) that sales management requires to make sound and informed business decisions.  All other duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing or equivalent related experience is required.  Requires analytical and technical skills to analyze specific sales situations. Experience with “One Domain”, “CMR”, and “OSI” software applications a plus.  Must demonstrate the effective recognition, oral and written communication skills to influence external contacts.  Requires one to three years of sales experience with a prior radio or television background preferred.  WHDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Job # 3369

Title:  Account Executive-WHDH

Requirements:  AE will generate new and service existing accounts, ensuring all financial goals of TV station are being exceeded, while developing and maintaining relationships with agencies and clients.  Must have the ability to manage and enhance direct relationships with agencies and clients to promote station image and perception.  The ability to identify the needs of advertisers and prepare custom sales presentations with solutions to those needs is necessary. Responsibilities include; developing and creating new programs to maximize revenue from existing clients, continual development of new business revenue streams. Maintaining a customer friendly attitude and dedication to customer needs, being prepared with all information needed (including historical budget, last years’ share, this year’s budget, targeted share for day-parts used or any other historical or present information) that sales management requires to make sound and informed business decisions.  All other duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing or equivalent related experience is required.  Requires analytical and technical skills to analyze specific sales situations. Experience with “One Domain”, “CMR”, and “OSI” software applications a plus.  Must demonstrate the effective recognition, oral and written communication skills to influence external contacts.  Requires one to three years of sales experience with a prior radio or television background preferred.  WHDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3368 Title:  Producer
Requirements:  Weekdays/Evening position.  Line produce fast-paced, creative, breaking-news focused newscast with responsibility for story selection and placement, graphics, teases, pre-production effects; assign duties to writers and production assistants; work closely with Executive Producers and Creative Services Department to showcase coverage.  All other duties as assigned.  3-5 years medium-major market producing experience required.  Knowledge of New England preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3367
Title: 
FT Cut-In Writer/Producer
Requirements:  Write and produce nightly news updates, news topicals and news image spots.  Must have strong writing and communication skills, a great eye for graphics and 2 years experience in on-air news promotion.  Ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment.  All other duties as assigned.  College degree preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3366
Title: 
Local Sales Assistant
Requirements: Supports Sales persons and Sales Managers in day-to-day operations of WHDH Sales.  Must be proficient in MS Office and have experience managing a variety of databases.  Must be able to operate successfully in a fast paced, demanding environment while prioritizing multiple projects and responsibilities.  Candidates should possess superior organizational skills and a strong work ethic.  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.  WHDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job # 3365

Title:  Executive Producer
Requirements Seeking a dynamic individual to lead a strong staff of journalists and become an integral member of the news management team.  Individual will be responsible for managing a news program, providing journalistic and creative direction for the program.  Management experience preferred.  Knowledge of Boston or New England helpful.  College degree preferred.


Job # 3363

Title:  PT News Maintenance Technician
Requirements:  Operation, repair and maintenance of broadcast equipment to the component level.  SBE certification and FCC license preferred.  Experience in maintaining analogue and digital broadcast equipment, including non-linear editing systems, cameras, beta cam sx systems, video file servers, network integration’s system, microwave and satellite systems.  Thorough knowledge of Windows/Mac/Unix/Linux based operating systems, LAN/WAN platforms.  TCP/IP.  2-5 years of maintenance experience in television broadcast preferred.


Job # 3357

Title: 
Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter
Requirements:  Develop, research, write and report news sports stories for air.  3-5 years sports reporting experience in medium or large market required.  Knowledge of Boston sports teams also required.   College degree preferred.  Send tape and resume to Human Resources.   WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job # 3354
Title:
PT Pre-Production Coordinator
Requirements:
Responsible for coordinating all pre-production for the Morning newscasts and serve as a liaison between news, post production, and graphics. Must be creativehave the Ability to work under pressure, and meet deadlines a must.  All other duties as assigned.  Two (2) years’ production and/or design experience required.  College degree and/ or art background preferred.

Job # 3353
Title: 
FT Photographer/Editor
Requirements:  A minimum of five years experience in news photography and Edius Pro editing is mandatory. A thorough knowledge of all ENG practices is required. The ability to operate Microwave trucks is preferred. A demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet all deadlines is required. Non linear editing experience is required. A Broadcast Communications degree, and or technical training is a plus. A clean driver’s license is also required.

Job # 3352

Title:  PT Writer
Requirements Write for major newscasts.  Knowledge of television production, including videotape usage.  Ability to use broad range of sources for news gathering.  All other duties as assigned.  College degree.  At least two years major market writing experience.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job # 3349

Title:  PT Web Journalist
Requirements: Responsible for all news web content, writing, producing, editing, and social networks. Create new ways to enhance our broadcast product via new media outlets. Ability to use a broad range of sources for enhancing web content. Candidate must be able to work under pressure, in a fast-paced breaking-news focused environment. Candidates must have a strong journalism background (AP style writing) in addition to commonly used programs and skills including basic HTML, WorldNow and Adobe Photoshop. All other duties as assigned. Boston-area resident preferred. College degree preferred. WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job # 3346

Title:  FT Web Journalist
Requirements: Responsible for all news web content, writing, producing, editing, and social networks. Create new ways to enhance our broadcast product via new media outlets. Ability to use a broad range of sources for enhancing web content. Candidate must be able to work under pressure, in a fast-paced breaking-news focused environment. Candidates must have a strong journalism background (AP style writing) in addition to commonly used programs and skills including basic HTML, WorldNow and Adobe Photoshop. All other duties as assigned. Boston-area resident preferred. College degree preferred. WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Job No. 3344

 Title:  FT Assignment Editor
Requirements:  Assist in developing strategy for news coverage, researching stories, and deploying personnel and equipment to cover news stories, perform all other duties as assigned. Minimum two years assignment desk experience preferred.  Knowledge of Boston and New England.  Understand modern TV technology.  College degree preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job No. 3333
Title: Promotions Producer/Preditor
Requirements: Seeking highly self-motivated Producer with excellent producing/writing skills and a great eye for graphics. Ideal candidate will write, produce and edit video for newscast promotions. This includes producing news image campaigns, news topicals, teases, coverage spots and POP's. Individual must have strong writing abilities combined with communication and people skills. Experience editing video in a nonlinear environment is a must. Candidate must be able to work under pressure, and meet strict deadlines. Individual must work closely with newsroom staff, attending meetings and collaborating with producers and reporters. They will also work with Design Department in ordering and reviewing graphics. Candidate must have 2-5 years major market writing / producing experience. College degree and computer knowledge required. programming image campaigns, station promotion and sales promotion projects. Serve as a liaison to the sales department to prepare sales projects and edit sessions. All other duties as assigned. Experience editing with Final Cut Pro a plus. WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

 

Job No. 3317

Title: PT Van Technician
Requirements: Seek experienced technician with additional skills in one or more of additional areas: audio, shoot, edit, KU operator (requires CDL license), rack operations and maintenance. Hours various – shifts various. Major market experience preferred. WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Job No. 3316

Title: PT Photographer/Editor
Requirements: A minimum of five years experience in news photography and Edius Pro editing is mandatory. A thorough knowledge of all ENG practices is required. The ability to operate Microwave trucks is preferred. A demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet all deadlines is required. Non linear editing experience is required. A Broadcast Communications degree, and or technical training is a plus. A clean driver’s license is also required.
 


 Job No. 3286

 Title: Producer
Requirements: Line produce fast-paced, creative, breaking-news focused newscast with responsibility for story selection and placement, graphics, teases, pre-production effects; assign duties to writers and production assistants; work closely with Executive Producers and Creative Services Department to showcase coverage. All other duties as assigned. 3-5 years medium-major market producing experience required. Knowledge of New England preferred. WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Job No. 1739

Title: PT Maintenance Technician
Requirements: Operation, repair and maintenance of broadcast equipment to the component level. SBE certification and FCC license preferred. Experience in maintaining digital broadcast equipment, including non-linear and linear editing systems, cameras, Betacam SX, HDCam and XDcam systems, video file servers, network integration’s system, microwave and satellite systems. Thorough knowledge of Windows/Mac/Unix/Linux based operating systems, LAN/WAN platforms. TCP/IP. 2-5 years of maintenance experience in television broadcast preferred. WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • HOW TO APPLY

  • Please submit resume to human_resources@whdh.com and reference the job # you are applying for or fax to 617-248-0653 or mail to WHDH-TV, HR, 7 Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114. WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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