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WDAM-TV, Raycom Media’s NBC/ABC/Bounce affiliate in Moselle, Mississippi has an immediate opening for a Part-time News/Content Specialist. Candidate must be a self-starter, able to work under tight deadlines, have the ability to learn how to operate various news broadcast equipment, and embrace a newsroom culture that blends news content gathering with production operation.
Candidate must demonstrate proficiency in writing news/web content, editing video, production/journalism principles, and perform production assistant duties (chyron, audio, studio camera and directing).
This is an exciting position with great potential for upward mobility. Flexible schedule required.
Apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach your resume and any links to your work. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM in Moselle, Mississippi is seeking a full-time Morning News Producer.
Candidate must be a team player with a great attitude and bring professionalism, personality, energy, confidence, team spirit to our newscasts and our multi-platform newsroom. The successful candidate must be a strong writer, deeply knowledgeable in story selection, 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 add live pictures to coverage. Strong producers are active in the community and cultivate personal sources and contacts and will generate story ideas for the team.
Producers are communicators at heart and must be comfortable over-communicating plans and changes with managers, anchors, reporters, and production team to ensure your vision is executed on air. The producer will have a strong working relationship with the director. This is a job for an artist, who has an eye for creative and engaging graphics/videos and showcasing. What you bring to the job should be a higher sense of what makes for great visual storytelling. Must have excellent writing skills. We seek someone who knows the value of present and future tenses in writing news stories, be able to use active voice in writing, visual language and provide audio/video connection. The ideal candidate will be savvy with social media and comfortable with a multi-platform workflow.
Candidate will become proficient in ENPS, LUCI, Edius, Oasis/Bitcentral, VOD, Livelink, LiveU, Police Scanners, and digital platforms engagement.
Finally, the candidate must be able to work long hours when needed to cover breaking news on all platforms including holidays and weekends. Drug screen required.
Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach a resume and link to your work. No phone calls, please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM in Moselle, MS is looking for a Master Control & Studio Operations Tech to join our team.
Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:
*Make sure station breaks air on time and in the right location.
*Check quality of program feeds prior to air time.
*Make sure station programming air correctly
*Record satellite program feeds & segment syndicated programming
*Record newscasts for playback
*Dub commercials, promos and PSA's for air.
*Check next day’s logs for missing material and keep accurate program and transmitter logs.
Good mathematical and computer skills are necessary.
Candidate must also be able to efficiently operate studio cameras, operate the audio board for newscasts, edit video for newscasts and assist with newsroom duties.
A high school diploma is preferred and the successful candidate must be flexible to work overnights, weekends, and holidays.
Applicant must be able to understand and respond to both written and oral communication and work well with others.
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Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume with cover letter. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM in Moselle, MS is looking for a MMJ/Reporter to join our award-winning news team.
We are looking for 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. You will will break stories on digital first and throughout the day in the Pine Belt.
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
WDAM in Moselle, MS is looking for an experienced Investigative MMJ/Fill-In Anchor to join our news team. Applicants should have a minimum of (1) year experience preferred. Our candidate must be a very strong journalist, positive leader inside and outside the newsroom and be a creative storyteller & writer. The candidate must be able to lift and carry video equipment, capable of shooting, writing, editing, and posting multiple stories daily on air, online and to social networking websites all under tight deadlines.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Enterprising ideas for original, impactful and compelling content for all platforms
- Sending and following up on FOIA requests to local agencies
- Writing sidebars and day-turn investigative content to enhance news of the day coverage
- Developing sources within the community to report on important issues
- Strategizing with news management on investigative workflow and special report placement
- Developing creative content specifically for digital and OTT platforms
- Using social media to promote content, drive engagement, find sources and stories
Qualified candidates with a proven track record to in-depth investigative reporting, please apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume, reel of recent work, and links to past enterprise or investigative reports.
Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screening and MVR check. No phone calls or emails please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM News, Raycom Media's NBC/ABC affiliate in Hattiesburg, MS, is looking for a part-time Associate News Producer to join our energetic and competitive news team.
The ideal candidate will assist producers with finding content for their newscast. He/she will also write, edit, attach video and learn how to produce newscasts.
The person must be able to work a flexible schedule, work weekends, holidays and overnights.
Candidates with previous news editing experience, please apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach 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