Here are our current job openings. Please click on the job title for more information, and apply from that page if you are interested.
WAFF is seeking a full-time Assignment Editor. The Assignment Editor must be a team player with a great attitude and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence, and team spirit. Our AE is focused on multi-platform news gathering and dissemination, meaning we need an excellent multitask-oriented individual. Must be very comfortable with handling all details of news coverage.
This is an active severe weather market, so experience in covering severe weather situations is beneficial. Our AE will communicate in a calm and reassuring manner during what can be very stressful situations. We need someone who will generate original stories and develop follow-up stories for upcoming multiplatform distribution. AE must maintain contact lists and story files. Must develop new contact with government agencies (city, state, federal) and public relations representatives. Finally, we are looking for someone proficient in programs and platforms, including ENPS, Outlook, Crowdtangle, Oasis, BitCentral, Alacourt, Pacer, Live Link, Live U, Police Scanners, 2-way Radio, Phone Etiquette.
If you meet the qualifications and can contribute to a team atmosphere at a high level we would love to hear from you! To apply, please send your resume and links to your work to: https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFF 48 is seeking a creative Digital Storyteller.
Are you passionate about creating new forms of digital storytelling? Do you love food, travel, and the weekend lifestyle? Can you find amazing places and people in our area and create engaging stories and videos? If so, we want you to join our team.
WAFF is looking for a creative storyteller to help expand its rapidly-growing broadcast and digital media presence. The ideal candidate will be quick-thinking, creative and multi-talented with the ability to produce multiple pieces weekly and will split their time between writing, producing, shooting and editing content that engage and produce results.
The City Weekend producer demands direct knowledge of all aspects of video production to independently create top-quality multiplatform content. Energetic, a strategic thinker and high motivated self-starter that will work with a team of producers or independently to produce a variety of creative assets for our broadcast and digital assets.
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video or other related field.
Must provide creative reel demonstrating advanced knowledge of video production, especially Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects and DSLR cinematography. WordPress, Brightcove and Frankly Content management experience required. On-camera experience preferred. Evenings and some weekends may be required. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.
If qualified, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume and demo reel. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFF is looking for a part-time News Content Specialist to join our team at the Number One television station in our market.
Successful candidate will edit recorded content for live and taped productions, operate studio television cameras and lighting instruments during live and taped productions, act as floor director and teleprompter operator during live and taped productions, and assist in studio maintenance. This is an exciting position with potential for upward mobility. Flexible schedule required. College Degree and/or relevant experience preferred. No phone calls please. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.
Qualified applicants, please apply online (Raycom Media Career site) and attach your resume and links to your work. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFF - Anchor/Reporter
Candidate must be a team player with a great attitude, possess a strong sense of ethics and integrity, and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence, and team spirit to our newscasts and our multi-platform newsroom. Must be a strong writer, deeply knowledgeable about all current events, and have quick and thoughtful news judgment. Must be capable of creating content from sources beyond wires and feed (ex. Social Media, Court Records, reliable online publications) and be eager to present the day’s news in an urgent and impactful manner.
The position requires an energetic personality who can connect with a large and engaged TV and online audience, and be able to recruit viewers and users to an already-strong news operation. In the newsroom, the position requires a dedicated journalist who loves to pitch and do great stories, as well as someone highly skilled at handling non-scripted reports on set and detailed information when reporting live on location news events. In the studio, candidate must be able to organize and deliver breaking news information for easiest consumption by the audience, bringing order to the chaos of breaking news reporting, producing the market’s best overall coverage on a consistent basis.
Must consistently generate and execute important and engaging story content in a contemporary and aggressive manner. Must have the excellent writing skills and be someone who knows the value of the present and future tenses in writing news stories, as well as the active voice, visual language, and audio/video connection.
All Anchor/Reporters must have strong grasp of producing and reporting in order to provide constructive feedback and coaching before, during, and after show. Looking for someone with "Scanner Ear", someone comfortable with consistently working from 3:00am to 11:30am, occasionally filling in on noon show, someone eager to engage with EP on the next morning’s news planning, including making calls and setting up interviews, and someone eager to go and cover news in the field after the morning newscasts conclude (one anchor does cut-ins and the other goes out, swapping duties either day by day or week by week.
Candidate must be or become proficient in ENPS, LUCI, Edius, Oasis/Bitcentral, VOD, Livelink, LiveU, Crowdtangle, Outlook, Police Scanners, Tagboard, Teleprompter operation, and Facebook Insights.
General Notes: 1. Candidate must be able to work long hours covering breaking news on the air, online, and on our 48 News & Weather Apps, including holidays and weekends. 2. Candidate must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. 3. Candidate must be able to both sit for long periods of time when required and stand for long periods of time when required. 4. There will be other duties as assigned from time to time.
WAFF - Reporter MMJ
Candidates must be team players with a great attitude and bring professionalism, personality, energy, and confidence our newscasts and our multi-platform newsroom. Successful candidate must skillfully dig for stories, successfully research ideas for stories, and accurately and quickly verify facts needed for stories. Reporters will develop and maintain contacts and sources. Must have the excellent writing skills, demonstrated by presenting prior news stories on a video link that were written in active voice, present and future tense, and with detailed audio/video connection. Reporters must break stories and desire to lead every newscast. Come to work ready with LOCAL, leadable hard news stories.
Candidate will be or quickly become proficient in ENPS, LUCI, Edius, Oasis/VOD, LiveU, Crowdtangle, Outlook, Police Scanners, Tagboard, Facebook Insights, Field Gear for Electronic News Gathering (cameras, audio, lighting, etc), StormChaser, ENG Truck Workflow and Safety Protocol, & Videolicious.
Must have excellent video news gathering and editing skills, demonstrated by presenting prior stories shot under deadline pressure which show proper sequencing, framing in thirds, and consistent audio/video connection. Ideal candidate is savvy in social media and proficient in a multi-platform workflow (i.e. website, news app, broadcast).
Candidate must be able to work long hours when covering breaking news on the air, online, and on our 48 News & Weather Apps, including holidays and weekends. Candidate must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Candidate must be able to both sit for long periods of time when required and stand for long periods of time when required. There will be other duties as assigned from time to time. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.
Qualified applicants please apply on-line (Raycom Media Careers) and attach a resume and link to your work.. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFF - Success Manager
The Multi-Platform Success Manager will provide internal support to the local sales team including: creating, processing and completing insertion orders for ad placements, creating, running and compiling reports and processing creative materials, creating client presentations in Power Point.
Responsible for special projects as assigned by managers, which could include: coordinating and facilitating the creation of campaign proposals, presentations for clients or department, including traffic back up. Answering phones, prospecting cold callings; order input as needed. Maintain a working knowledge of individual account guidelines and sales systems. Monthly review of local receivables and compile reports as needed. The MPSM will also enter all digital orders into WO and into our extended network platforms and must be familiar with running monthly POP reports for campaign delivery. These individuals will be detail oriented with strong computer and organizational skills.
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFF 48 in Huntsville, Al. is seeking a dynamic individual to fulfill the role of Digital Success Manager. The Digital Success Manager must be extremely organized, possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to multi-task in an everchanging fast paced environment. Responsibilities include: making sure digital campaigns launch on schedule, meet with clients post sale to discuss and develop creative needs for campaign, work closely with Digital Marketing Manager to ensure contest contractual obligations are fulfilled. A background with a basic understanding of digital marketing and operations is essential in this role.
Qualified applicants please apply on-line (Raycom Media Careers) and attach a resume and link to your work. No phone calls please. Drug screen and MVR check required. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFF-TV has an immediate opening for a weekday/weekend prime time newscast Producer. We are looking for a creative and talented news producer who can be a leader for our newscasts.
The successful candidate must be a strong writer, with an attention to detail. You must be able to work well under deadlines, and excel on breaking news coverage. You must be able to showcase; no show stacking. The ability to present the news in an interesting manner, which lives our "First Alert" brand is a must. You must be skilled in the use of social media and how its use drives users to television. Must have prior experience producing daily newscasts.
Qualified applicants please apply on-line and attach a resume and link to your work. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V