WDAM in Moselle, MS is looking for an experienced Investigative Reporter 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, on-line 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 and attach resume, reel of recent work, and links to past enterprise or investigative reports.
Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screening. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM 7 News in Moselle, MS is looking for a full-time MMJ/Weekend Producer to join our team.
The ideal candidate will embrace and help grow our digital platforms and content. This person should be detailed oriented, ambitious, can cover breaking news in a competitive environment, work under pressure, and excel at discovering information across social media. The right person for the job must be full of energy, aggressive, digitally minded and wants to WIN!
We are looking for a journalist who can investigate leads, write, shoot, edit and produce excellent content. You must be able to connect with the viewer during live shots and can tell a clear and compelling story on-air, online and social media. This person must be a great communicator and positive leader inside and outside the newsroom and have great news judgement skills to produce meaningful newscasts.
Qualified candidates must have a clear understanding of the value of digital and social media platforms. You must have a degree in Journalism or related field with reporting and producing experience.
Candidates should apply online (https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com) and attach a 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
WDAM, Raycom Media’s NBC, ABC and Bounce affiliate in the Laurel-Hattiesburg Mississippi market has a rare opportunity for a dynamic General Sales Manager to join our team.
The successful candidate will be an organized, motivational leader with a clear focus on New Business and Digital development, helping ensure our sales force exceeds client expectations on any advertising platform. We need an expert at pricing/inventory control, strategic planning, managing multiple sales projects, motivating and leading Local AE's and sales managers and developing new business.
Must be able to work under pressure and prioritize goals for the department and the station. Demonstrate a successful track record in sales management, proficiency in Wide Orbit, ComScore, Matrix and all Microsoft Office products. A college degree is preferred with 3 years or more years of successful experience in Media/Television/Digital sales management.
Qualified candidates, please apply online and attach your cover letter and resume. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM - Hattiesburg, MS
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