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WLBT, the #1 station and NBC affiliate in Jackson, MS is looking for a New Media Graphic Designer to join our award-winning news team.
We are looking for a creative leader and self-starter who has the ability to design across platforms in a newsroom setting. This person will be a point person for our on-air and digital news graphics presentation. The ideal candidate is an expert visual storyteller with strong skills in Adobe Creative Cloud editing programs, Chyron, Lyric, and advanced knowledge of 3D animation software. The New Media Graphic Designer will conceptualize and produce award-worthy and audience-motivating graphics.
Exceptional organization and strategic thinking is required to implement market research recommendations and achieve goals in audience development. This individual is a hands-on motions graphic artist, who works closely with News Managers to conceptualize and create graphics for daily newscasts as well as social and digital platforms.
This role demands direct knowledge of all aspects of video production to independently create top-quality multi-platform visual branding.
The ideal candidate has an incredible sense of urgency and the ability to produce graphics within a short time frame to make multiple deadlines daily.
Bachelor’s Degree in Design and newsroom experience is preferred.
Must provide creative reel demonstrating advanced knowledge of video production, especially Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects. Experience with Facebook/Instagram/Twitter, Google Analytics, Crowdtangle and a Web CMS is a plus.
If you want to be a part of this award winning aggressive newsroom that makes a difference in its community, then apply on-line and upload your resume, references, and work examples at: http://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record and pass a drug test. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V.
WLBT, Jackson’s NBC Affiliate is looking for a detail oriented, solution minded Client Success Specialist to work in a fast-paced environment and offer reliable support to the sales team as well as work closely with Transactional AE’s and management. The ideal candidate is very organized, can work well under pressure and understands how to prioritize and manage time wisely.
Work closely with Transactional Account Executives at the station to provide complete customer service to all clients. The Client Success Specialist will be responsible for maintaining regular contact with transactional customers and ensuring that all orders and contracts are booked and run correctly. Responsibilities also include updating customers on program changes, ratings delivery, and overall performance of each campaign to ensure success.
Relay maintenance of contracts to agencies where action is required, including, but not limited to spot make goods, program changes and under delivery weight.
Maintaining and updating Matrix (or other CRM data base) on a regular basis to track contact information, account activity, and revenue performance.
Work closely with Traffic department to solve any missing copy, open scheduling issues including copy and media resolution, order validation and dispute resolution.
Complete necessary steps to process new client set ups in Wide Orbit.
Organize sales presentations and ensure that all sales presentation materials are prepared prior to deadlines.
Understanding of ratings and audience within both broadcast and digital is a plus to maximize opportunity with clients.
Travel with sales teams to local and national agencies when necessary.
- Proficiency in data entry, MS Word, PowerPoint, Matrix, and Excel. Experience in broadcast order entry and Wide Orbit experience preferred.
- Must be willing to work in Jackson
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must be 18 years or older
- Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach resume with cover letter. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WLBT, Raycom Media's NBC affiliate in Jackson, MS is looking for an experienced Investigative Reporter to join our news team. This person will work with our investigative team and our content desk. The right person will be a curious journalist with great organizational skills, storytelling, photography and ability to help data mine content.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
- Enterprising ideas for original, impactful and compelling content for all platforms
- Sending and following up on FOIA requests to local agencies
- Conducting computer assisted research
- Organizing data and finding stories within spreadsheets and databases
- Writing sidebars and day-turn investigative content to enhance news of the day coverage
- Shooting, writing and editing stories for television and digital platforms
- Developing sources within the community to learn about important issues
- Working with anchors and photographers on targeted special reports
- Developing creative content specifically for digital and OTT platforms
- Using social media to promote content, drive engagement and find sources and stories
Experienced journalists only. Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach resume, references and a link to recent work. Drug screen and MVR check required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WLBT, the #1 station and NBC affiliate in Jackson, MS is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to join our award-winning news team.
We are seeking a digitally-minded, strong journalist, great communicator and a positive leader inside and outside the newsroom. You will report as a one-man band five days a week. Our next reporter in this capital city, will break stories on digital first and throughout the day. Those stories could then fall into rotation within our traditional newscasts on TV.
Experience covering breaking news on social media, web, and TV is a plus. An understanding of digital platforms is a must. We are looking for someone who can shoot, write and edit for TV and all digital platforms.
Candidate must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including but not limited to weekends, overnights, holidays, and overtime.
Preferred applicants possess a four-year college degree in journalism or equivalent. 3 or more years of experience is preferred.
If you want to be a part of this award winning aggressive newsroom that makes a difference in its community, then apply on-line and upload your resume, references, and work examples at: http://careers-raycommedia.icims.com. Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record and pass a drug test. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/DV
WLBT TV/FOX 40, Raycom Media station in Jackson, MS seeks an Associate News Producer. This person will edit video and write news stories for inclusion in on-air newscasts.
The best candidate will have strong writing skills, excellent news judgment and work well with all team members to produce engaging content. Experience with non-linear editing systems is preferred. Ability to handle strict deadlines and work with team members to accomplish tasks a must. This position will also learn news line producing for future growth opportunities.
Qualified applicants can apply online, attach a resume and a link to your most recent work. Pre-employment drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WLBT Media Sales Consultant
Are you an aggressive and goal-oriented person with a strong competitive drive and determination to win? A natural relationship builder and collaborator, often viewed by others as a thought leader? Are you interested in a sales job that allows you to do what you do best---sell, sell, and sell! No more order entry, no collections, no paperwork—just you and your clients changing the way an industry conducts business. Sound too good to be true---it is a new day of selling at Raycom Media, the industry leader in Multi-Platform sales and marketing and we are looking for Star sales professionals who want to join this revolution.
This position requires someone with a high level of tenacity and closing ability in order to achieve set sales quotas within the assigned territory. This position utilizes an audience based sales approach, selling across all product platforms, to provide marketing solutions to current and new customers. A great Media Sales Consultant must possess extensive industry and market knowledge such that they assist their clients in defining discrete marketing objective and then recommending high impact solutions. Raycom Media believes in a client focused approach and prides itself on addressing clients’ needs, crafting custom solutions, and consistently delivering results.
Responsibilities for this role include:
- Conduct thorough client needs analyses, present proposed strategic solutions and tactics and provide follow-up assessments of advertising effectiveness.
- Utilize expanded B2B marketing resources to build compelling and creative solutions in a competitive landscape
- Develop new business and maintain current business within the assigned territory
- Sell across all product platforms, broadcast as well as digital to include OTT.
Each Media Sales Consultant will be paired with a Success Manager. Together it will be your priority to provide the best possible customer service while constantly and consistently creating new client relationships.
The individuals who will become our Media Sales Specialists are enthusiastic, driven, self-motivated, hunters, confident, and all have an entrepreneurial spirit, if this sounds like you, we invite you to apply today!
Desired Skills and Experience
- BA or BS in Business, Marketing or Advertising preferred
- 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience required, with interactive/digital experience preferred
Qualified applicants, apply online and attach resume with cover letter. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WLBT - Engineer
This position executes all functions required to maintain a broadcast signal.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: All duties related to Master Control,
maintaining a Commercial log, Transmitter log and Discrepancy Report along with
other detailed paper-work. Recording satellite feeds, ingest programs and commercials into automated playback system, camera shading, and ENG microwave/satellite receiving setup. The operator must work with with other operators and departments in high stress situations. The operator is required to assist a variety of individuals and departments as well as our clients. Strong computer skills are essential. Flexibility and adaptability is a must. Other related duties may be assigned.
Qualified applicants only apply online to Raycom Media Careers and attach resume. Drug screen and MVR check required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WLBT is seeking a part-time News/Content Specialist.
Successful candidate will perform traditional News Production duties. This position is part time and will primarily consist of Studio Camera and Audio operations. Other skill set will also be introduced, suca as chyron, web posting, video editing and teleprompter. This is an exciting position with great potential for upward mobility. Flexible schedule required. College Degree and/or relevant experience preferred.
Apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V