WAFB-TV in Baton Rouge is looking for a Capitol Correspondent. The right candidate will be a newsroom leader with excellent writing and communication skills and have a strong passion for breaking news and digital coverage. Candidate will be our lead reporter at the Louisiana legislature and also work general assignments.
Candidate must also have a great work ethic, enjoy storytelling, and be committed to upholding our brand. Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field is required.
Qualified applicants with apply online and attach your cover letter, resume, and links to your work. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check. NO phone calls please. EOE-M//F/D/V
WAFB CBS 9, the dominant #1 station in Baton Rouge, Louisiana has an immediate opening for a Senior Account Executive to join our energetic and professional sales team.
The ideal candidate will bring a multi-year track record of success in broadcast and digital sales. We seek a self starter that can hit the ground running with a sense of urgency and close new business while maintaining and growing an existing major account list. Candidates must be detail oriented and have excellent communication & customer service skills.
Education/Experience: A college degree is preferred along with a minimum of 5 years in media sales experience. Applicants must be proficient working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Must have valid driver’s license and be insurable. The candidate must have reliable transportation that meets required insurance coverage needs. A pre-employment drug screening and MVR check is required.
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WAFB/WBXH is seeking a National/ Regional Sales Coordinator who will execute the station’s transactional sales efforts and report directly to the General Sales Manager.
The National/Regional Sales Coordinator will collaborate with our national rep firm representatives, the national and regional buying community, and local points of contact to grow national and regional transactional and digital revenue. The ideal candidate for this position will have a proven background in business development and an understanding of strategic account management, ratings, and digital execution.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software and knowledge of Matrix and Wide Orbit is a plus. Candidate must pass drug screen and possess clean driving record.
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter. EOE-M/F/D/V
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 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
WAFB-Baton Rouge, LA
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