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1 week ago

WDAM 7 News is looking for a full-time Digital Content Reporter/MMJ to join our team.  The ideal candidate will embrace and help grow our digital platforms and content. This person should be detailed oriented, ambitious, can cover breaking news in a competitive environment, work under pressure, and excel at discovering information across social media. 


Responsibilities include:  creating original trending stories, creating photo galleries, editing and adding videos and stories for online use.  A flexible schedule is required.  



*Develop creative content for WDAM's social platforms such as Facebook Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. 

*Write, produce and present fair & accurate news stories on-air and online.

*Investigate information to prove facts and find truth.

*Knowledge of AP Style a must.

*Create, report and help produce news packages.

*Strong news judgment, news writing and editing experience.

*Knowledge of website and newsroom production applications


Candidates should apply online and attach a resume, references and a link to recent work. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screening. No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V


WDAM - Hattiesburg, MS
3 weeks ago

WDAM, Raycom Media’s NBC, ABC and Bounce affiliate in the Laurel-Hattiesburg Mississippi market has a rare opportunity for a dynamic General Sales Manager to join our team.


The successful candidate will be an organized, motivational leader with a clear focus on New Business and Digital development, helping ensure our sales force exceeds client expectations on any advertising platform.  We need an expert at pricing/inventory control, strategic planning, managing multiple sales projects, motivating and leading Local AE's and sales managers and developing new business. 


Must be able to work under pressure and prioritize goals for the department and the station.  Demonstrate a successful track record in sales management, proficiency in Wide Orbit, ComScore, Matrix and all Microsoft Office products.  A college degree is preferred with 3 years or more years of successful experience in Media/Television/Digital sales management. 


Qualified candidates, please apply online and attach your cover letter and resume.  No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

WDAM - Hattiesburg, MS
1 month ago

WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg, MS is seeking a full-time Master Control Operator. The chosen candidate’s duties will include, but are not limited to, the recording and ingesting of satellite and other electronic delivery programming and commercial feeds; The timing, editing, quality control monitoring, and switching of all programming while executing all functions required to maintain several broadcast signals simultaneously. 


They will also be responsible for maintaining Commercial and Transmitter logs, Discrepancy Reports and other detailed paper-work for the operation of all systems within our new multi-HD station master control room.  Must be able to understand and adhere to basic FCC rules including EAS systems and logs, and be able to work varied shifts including holidays. Previous MCO experience is a plus. 


Must work well with other Operators and assist a variety of individuals and departments as well as our clients in a fast paced live news environment while maintaining focus and keeping deadlines.  Flexibility and adaptability are essential.  Other related duties may be assigned. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.


Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

WDAM - Hattiesburg, MS
2 months ago

Join a digitally innovative and progressive broadcast company in the Hattiesburg-Laurel, MS market.  WDAM, Raycom Media's NBC & ABC affiliate in Moselle, MS, seeks a Digital Sales Manager to work in tandem with other sales management to develop and grow digital revenue. The position reports to the General Sales Manager and is responsible for day to day digital sales, development of our audience sales teams, and inventory management of our digital product portfolio.


The successful candidate will also work closely with Raycom's regional and corporate digital personnel. The ideal candidate should have a minimum three years’ experience in developing digital revenue with existing and new clients, preferably in a broadcast or other media outlet. Candidate should be very creative and skilled in building client specific campaigns that will help solve the challenges and achieve the objectives our clients.


Strong organizational and presentation skills coupled with the ability to execute and complete a digital campaign from start to finish are critical attributes to the success of the position. The successful candidate will possess a deep understanding of ad networks/exchanges, DFP, social media, video advertising and mobile marketing.


Qualified candidates, please apply online and attach your resume and cover letter.  Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V 

WDAM - Hattiesburg, MS
2 months ago


Creative Director



The Creative Director is the one of the station’s top creative consultants for exceeding client expectations. This position oversees commercial production services and creative direction to support the Sales mission and identifies new opportunities for generating revenue for the station.


Duties and Responsibilities


The primary job duties and responsibilities of the Creative Director include, but are not limited to:


Client Marketing Production & Planning

  • Collaborate with the Marketing Director, as well as internal and external stakeholders to develop & execute multiplatform marketing plans for commercial clients.
  • Lead a creative team of employees, balancing workflow and resource demands to complete client projects on deadline.


Production Revenue Generation

  • Provide creative consultation, marketing expertise and customer service for Sales clients and initiatives to ensure their investments with the station deliver agreed upon value.
  • Estimate billing costs using market research to provide reliable pricing information for Media Sales Consultants.
  • Maintain accurate record-keeping and invoices of all billable projects.
  • Prospect commercial production revenue opportunities to assist Marketing Director with the overall delivery of departmental revenue goals.
  • Monitor operational expenses and employee overtime to assist Marketing Director with the overall management of departmental expenses.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video or other related field required.
  • Must provide creative reel demonstrating advanced knowledge of video production, especially Adobe Creative Suite software.
  • 3-4 years of experience in a creative leadership position implementing strategic priorities to achieve goals
  • Previous team management experience preferred.
  • Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screening test.


Physical Requirements


To ensure safe completion of all required job duties, this job regularly requires the following physical demands of employees in this position


  • Ability to work shifts of at least 8 hours, and occasionally longer, 5 days per week
  • Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods
  • Ability to interact with employees and customers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Ability to provide effective creative direction for video, audio and graphic design projects
  • Ability to use a computer for tasks such as communicating via email, preparing reports and editing video.
  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.

Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume with cover letter.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V




WDAM - Hattiesburg, MS
3 months ago

WDAM-TV Station Marketing Producer (PT)


WDAM 7 is looking for a stand out Station Marketing Producer ready to help us grow station viewership. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and strong communicator with hands on knowledge and experience in video production.


This position will be responsible for writing and producing daily news tease promos that will help entice viewers to watch with eye catching visuals and emotional copy. This person will work closely with the news department to find the most engaging angles of news content that will draw in viewers plus work hand in hand to ensure accuracy. Additionally, production of other non-news related station promos will be required along with occasional production work on client commercials. Prior experience with script writing, shooting, proper lighting techniques, non-linear editing and graphics is a must (Adobe Cloud preferred).


This position will report to the Marketing Director and is a great way to get your foot in the door and show off your video production potential. Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screening test.


Qualified applicants, please apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach your resume and links to your previous work.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

















WDAM - Hattiesburg, MS

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