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1 month ago

Job Overview


WTVM in Columbus, Georgia is looking for an Engineering Manager for our Technology department. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three (3) years experience in television broadcasting and with at least two (2) years of supervisory experience.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Understanding of FCC rules and regulations are essential for this position.
  • Knowledge of RF/Microwave/Satellite/Transmission is preferred.
  • Knowledge of IT practices are also needed for this position.
  • Knowledge of the use of AutoCAD or like program is a plus but not required.
  • An SBE certification is a plus but not required.
  • Assign/manage through completion of special projects and daily duties
  • Assist master control in daily operations and adherence to EAS standards and practices.

Required Skills:


  • Strong technical and communication skills along with a proven track record of accomplishments in broadcast engineering.
  • Ability to problem solve solutions down to component level as necessary



  • Formal electronics education or military electronics training and 3 years hands-on broadcast engineering experience required.

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

WTVM-Columbus, GA
1 month ago

WTVM Success Manager


WTVM, THE local leader in business advertising solutions for Columbus-Auburn-Opelika is again blazing a new trail in local media sales.  WTVM is greatly expanding its sales force, inside sales support team, digital experts and resources our clients want and need in the fast-changing media and digital sales landscape. This expansion creates fresh and exciting job opportunities in a variety of newly crafted sales positions that are designed to reward the individual and offer a variety of paths for professional growth within Raycom Media in the area of broadcast and digital media sales.


WTVM has an unparalleled opportunity in media sales, one in which success is the goal for the individual and the company.  Indeed, “success” is in the title of this unique and profitable opportunity in broadcast and digital media sales.


The optimal candidate for the position of Success Manager is a goal-driven, self-motivated, responsible individual willing to collaborate with the sales support staff to build lasting and profitable client-advertiser campaigns and relationships.  Candidate must be detail oriented and preferably have 2-5 years in a sales organization, preferably in a sales role.  The Success Manager – in partnership with their Media Sales Consultant (MSC) - helps develop and fully execute strategic marketing initiatives to meet key clients’ objectives.


This salaried position is designed specifically to insure the success of the client’s campaigns and expands on that relationship from daily communications to conducting strategic planning sessions. The Success Manager is the key liaison between the client and WTVM Sales. They will manage all phases of the advertising campaigns, from research and planning to execution, optimization and analysis.


If you have sales experience, but have not specifically sold media, Raycom Media has one of the best training programs in the industry. This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking to use their marketing skills to grow into positions of increasing responsibility and salary growth. 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

WTVM-Columbus, GA
1 month ago



WTVM, the number one media company in the Columbus-Opelika-Auburn market has a specially tailored sales opportunity for a multi-platform advertising account executive, known as a Media Sales Consultant.

This financially rewarding commission sales opportunity allows the MSC to focus almost solely on selling advertising solutions only available from WTVM, the number one media company in the Columbus-Opelika-Auburn market.

The MSC will be assisted by an unparalleled sales support system that include an account Success Manager, a Research Director solely devoted to the sales effort, senior Digital Sales Specialists and other services only offered by WTVM. The seller chosen for this vital position will work to insure the success of the client’s advertising campaign on our top-rated local television station and on our heavily trafficked digital platforms including mobile, apps and desktop.

The optimal candidate for the position of Media Sales Consultant is a performance driven, proven seller who knows how to use analytical tools we will provide to influence decision-makers and close the sale.

If you are a closer, with a track record of outside sales success, we want to talk with you about this unusual and highly profitable opportunity.


Primary Responsibilities of the MSC

  • The Media Sales Consultant (further noted as the MSC), will focus on meeting with multiple clients a day to pitch custom-built advertising solutions using the strongest local media products available.
  • Uses professional presentations, developed in consultation with the Success Manager to sell specific, targeted, measurable and trackable solutions for advertisers who want to grow their business.
  • Daily interactions with clients in an organized approach to maximize revenue on a variety of levels and functions while managing client expectations, including order entry, resolving make goods and discrepancies, and in general, stewarding the client’s advertising schedules on broadcast and digital platforms.
  • Leads the conversation with advertisers, makes creative recommendations and maintains relationships with key advertisers.
  • Help create compelling, client-focused sales presentations in concert with the MSC, research staff, and other support staff in the sales organization.  
  • Advises the client on the advertising campaign’s effectiveness, reach and results, targeting areas for improvement and adjusting to client objectives.
  • Effectively manages the sale, from pitch to close, to develop new business and grow existing business.

 Key Traits

  • Proven seller with a track record of revenue goal achievement.
  • Highly effective communicator, able to explain, persuade, counsel, advise and listen to the clients’ needs.
  • Passionate about the client’s individual success as well as their own.
  • Desire for delivering on the promise of success for the client and success for the company.

Skills and qualifications

  • Minimum 2+ years of actual sales experience, presenting solutions to customers, preferably in the area of marketing/advertising.
  • Matrix sales software experience, a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with decision-makers to close the sale.
  • Critical thinking skills including data analysis and ability to position findings to customer with actionable steps.
  • A quick grasp of selling dynamics, an outgoing personality and the ability to adjust to the client’s environment and determine their needs.
  • Fluent in Excel, PowerPoint, analytics and research tools.
  • Advanced organizational and analytical skills, especially in time management.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple clients’ needs in a changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or related field strongly preferred.
  • Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check

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

WTVM-Columbus, GA
2 months ago

WTVM News Leader 9/ WXTX FOX 54 is looking for a full-time weekend newscast technical director. The successful candidate will perform traditional production assistant duties during the week (chyron, audio, studio camera, directing, and teleprompter) as well as newsroom duties including shooting, editing and writing stories for web and TV. Additional responsibilities may include directing in the field, operating ENG, (Electronic News Gathering) SNG (Satellite News Gathering) vehicles, and using LiveU technology. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours, maintain a clean driving record, and obtain certification for live vehicles if necessary. Candidate should possess a good background with computer technologies, as well as the ability to learn various computer applications and internal programs critical to broadcast television. 


Our directors lead the control room through fast paced newscasts; we are looking for creative people who will bring energy and fresh ideas to our newscasts. Our directors must be able to make sound decisions quickly.


Prior directing experience preferred. Candidate will also be required to contribute content to digital platforms. Flexible work hours required and possible overtime.


Qualified candidates please apply online and attach your resume, cover letter, and any links to your work.  Pre-employment drug test required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

WTVM-Columbus, GA
2 months ago

Creative Digital Storytellers Wanted


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.

WTVM and WALB are looking for a creative storyteller to create content for a special new online site called "City Weekend". This initiative will cover, report on and create native advertising content, videos and stories about community events in the South and West Georgia region. From world-class white-water rafting to great neighborhood restaurants, concerts, performing arts centers and more, these two markets have a lot to offer and a lot to be shared with our news consumers. "City Weekend" is a unique online entity that is designed to deliver digital revenue and be a marketing solution for many small or large businesses. She/he will be responsible for delivering multiple pieces weekly and will split their time between writing, producing, shooting and editing content as necessary. We are looking for people who are great to work with and highly motivated and love to make a difference.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in film, television, news, or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills
  • Proven experience as a digital video storyteller with strong camera and editing skills
  • Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite: Premier, Photoshop
  • Demo reel is required
  • Ability to prioritize and address multiple project with varying production timelines.
  • Experienced in still photography preferred but not required
  • Must be energetic, positive and great to work with
  • Must be highly motivated self-starter, able to work well alone and as part of a team


The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with hands on knowledge and experience in the production field. Non-linear editing experience is a must, (Final Cut Pro preferred) experience shooting in studio and in the field, strong writing skills and knowledge of proper lighting techniques. This person will be expected to be a team player and take part in all aspects of promotion and marketing, work closely with sales and clients to conceptualize, write, shoot and edit. This position reports directly to the Marketing Manager. Candidate must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screening test. A college degree or equivalent is preferred.


Evenings and some weekends may be required. If qualified, please apply online and include your cover letter and resume. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

WTVM-Columbus, GA

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