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WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge has an immediate opening for an Associate Newscast Producer. We are looking for a high-energy and creative self-starter. Must understand the concept of an urgent, utility newscast with an emphasis on key content drivers.
Flexibility and tight writing skills are essential. Must understand the importance of social and digital media. You will need to have the drive to win the big local stories.
Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your resume and link to your work. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFB-TV has an opportunity to join a professional media sales staff as an Account Executive.
College degree in broadcasting, sales, marketing or a related field preferred. Media or sales experience a plus. As an Account Executive at WAFB you will be expected to achieve predetermined budget goals, handle existing client accounts and develop new business. You are responsible for collections, creating and implementing promotions across multiple platforms and maintaining a proficient level of product knowledge. Ideal candidate thrives in a fast paced competitive environment.
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter. Pre-employment drug screen and MVR check required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFB, the premiere multi-media company in Baton Rouge (CBS Affiliate) is seeking a full-time Digital Producer for morning and weekends. The ideal candidate is creative, enthusiastic, solution oriented with technical knowledge and insight. Knowledge or familiarity of Baton Rouge is preferred.
Desired qualities: Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, journalism background with excellent web writing skills and proficiency in AP style, along with strong computer skills. Candidate must be competitive and be familiar with and willing to communicate with viewers/online using social media and email.
Candidate must be self-directed, self-motivated and able to work with a diverse group of people. Candidate must thrive on breaking news and have a do it now mentality to excel in the fast-paced world of news and information sharing.
Bachelor Degree in Journalism preferred. Extensive writing experience and basic knowledge of Photoshop, digital video editing, brand management programs and content management software is required.
Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your resume and link to your most recent work. Pre-employment drug screen required.
No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFB in Baton Rouge is in search of a Social Media Producer. A dedicated expert who can set direction for WAFB’s social strategies. This role will craft and implement best practices as well as educate and train team members on new methods and emerging technologies.
An ideal candidate should be able to ‘listen’ to the WAFB social audience while exhibiting a full understanding of the station’s social voice. Candidates will possess analytics skills and experience working with social media monitoring and management tools for social publishing and reporting.
Qualified candidates must possess a proven track record for creating effective posts using; photos, graphics and videos that create engagement, web referrals and television viewing. Essential skills include an adaptable writing style for multiple social outputs and maintaining active personal Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram accounts at a minimum. Graphic design skills and video shooting/editing experience preferred.
Bachelor’s degree with prior experience producing custom social content and managing brand social accounts, preferably in sports, news or entertainment is preferred.
If you are interested in this position, apply online Raycom Careers site and attach your resume with cover letter.
Candidate must be able to successfully complete pre-employment drug screening. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Seeking a resourceful live stream producer with experience in broadcast production to orchestrate WAFB’s live streaming to all core digital products including OTT apps and social media sites.
This role will lead the creation of new live streaming and digital broadcast opportunities while working in tandem with digital and social content creators. Candidates will collaborate with News, Marketing and Digital Departments.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following qualifications:
- Maintain a digital content calendar containing priority events, initiatives and live opportunities
- Content production during breaking news and during times where coverage may be limited
- Knowledge of current digital platforms including OTT, mobile and web-based products
The successful candidate should also have a track record of innovation and have sufficient confidence to experiment in the evolving segment of our business.
Strong writing skills essential, bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field preferred.
If you are interested in this position, apply online Raycom Careers site and attach your resume with cover letter. Candidate must be able to successfully complete pre-employment drug screening. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFB-TV, the dominant CBS affiliate in Baton Rouge, has an immediate opening for a multimedia journalist.
The experienced candidate must have the desire and ability to dig for stories with an emphasis on urgency and storytelling. This person must possess the skills to write and present polished TV packages on deadline, deliver creative live shots and take on multi-media responsibilities including writing for multiple platforms (web, mobile, social media sites). He/she must be able to enterprise ideas and develop sources. The candidate must also be willing to shoot and edit his/her own stories.
Previous television experience preferred. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.
Please apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach cover letter with resume, & a link to your work. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFB CBS 9, the #1 television station in Baton Rouge, LA, is searching for a strong, energetic Local Sales Manager to lead an experienced local sales team. The ideal candidate will be an innovative leader who takes advantage of every opportunity to maximize revenue on multiple screens. The Local Sales Manager will be challenged with formulating and executing strategies to attain high monetary goals. Finally, we are seeking a self-motivated sales leader who can not only coach, but lead by example.
A bachelor’s degree is required with a minimum of three years media sales experience. Preferred candidates will have at least two years’ background managing experienced media sales teams. A successful track record of transactional sales, local new business revenue, non-traditional revenue, and digital revenue is required.
Candidate must be a self-starter with good time management skills and the ability to multi-task. Must have excellent communication skills. Must have the ability to establish and grow relationships with key local and regional clients while achieving high expectations in new business revenue. Must be proficient in Excel, Power Point, and Microsoft Word. Wide Orbit and Comscore experience preferred. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V