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WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg, MS is seeking a full-time Master Control Operator. The chosen candidate’s duties will include, but are not limited to, the recording and ingesting of satellite and other electronic delivery programming and commercial feeds; The timing, editing, quality control monitoring, and switching of all programming while executing all functions required to maintain several broadcast signals simultaneously.
They will also be responsible for maintaining Commercial and Transmitter logs, Discrepancy Reports and other detailed paper-work for the operation of all systems within our multi-HD station master control room. Must be able to understand and adhere to basic FCC rules including EAS systems and logs and be able to work varied shifts including holidays. Previous MCO experience is a plus.
Must work well with other Operators and assist a variety of individuals and departments as well as our clients in a fast-paced live news environment while maintaining focus and keeping deadlines. Flexibility and adaptability are essential. Applicants must also be punctual and professional. Good mathematical, computer and internet skills are necessary. Other related duties may be assigned. 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
WDAM is seeking a partime News/Content Specialist. The primary duties of the News Content Specialist is to assist in the preparation and execution of daily newscasts by way of editing video, writing news content, camera operation, audio operation, building graphics and operating chyron.
Apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume. Drug screen required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM in Moselle, MS is looking for an experienced Investigative Reporter/MMJ 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 (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. No phone calls or emails please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM-TV7 is looking for a Sports Anchor/Reporter. The ideal candidate must be dynamic and have a great personality. They must be organized, aggressive and can plan for big sporting event coverage.
We’re looking for a candidate with the ability to effectively use social media to enhance our product and drive viewership to all three screens.
The candidate should have the ability to set up stories, shoot, write, edit their own work and produce their own sportscast. Another must requirement is the ability to tell hyper local sports stories. We aren’t looking for someone to give scores and highlights from national sports; our focus is local. The ability to report live, on location at sporting events in a compelling fashion is a must.
Additionally, we’re looking for a candidate with at least a year or two of Sports Directing experience. Other duties as assigned by news management.
Qualified applicants apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume and link to your most recent work. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM 7 News is looking for a full-time News Content Reporter/MMJ 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.
Responsibilities include: creating original trending stories, creating photo galleries, editing and adding videos and stories for online use. A flexible schedule is required.
*Develop creative content for WDAM’s social platforms such as Facebook Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
*Write, produce and present fair & accurate news stories on-air and online.
*Investigate information to prove facts and find truth.
*Create, report and help produce news packages.
*Strong news judgment, news writing and editing experience.
*Knowledge of website and newsroom production applications
Candidates should apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach a resume, references and a link to recent work. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screening and MVR check. No phone calls or emails please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM-TV is hiring for the position of Business Office Coordinator.
This position will be the onsite contact for all payroll, human resource, accounts receivable and accounts payable functions. This position will report to the station's controller who is located in Jackson, MS and will work day to day with the station's department heads in all aspects of business office operations. The successful candidate will be a self starter with good communication skills and possess at least 3 years experience in a business office environment.
If qualified, please apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach your resume and cover letter. Drug screen and Background/Credit check required. No phone calls or emails please. EOE-M/F/D/V
WDAM 7 is looking for a stand out Marketing Producer ready to help us grow station viewership and engage our audience.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and strong communicator with hands on knowledge and experience in video production. This position will be responsible for writing and producing daily news tease promos that will help entice viewers to watch with eye catching visuals and emotional copy. This person will work closely with the news department to find the most engaging angles of news content that will draw in viewers plus work hand in hand to ensure accuracy.
Additionally, production of other non-news related station promos will be required along with occasional production work on client commercials. Prior experience with script writing, shooting, proper lighting techniques, non-linear editing and graphics is a must (Adobe Cloud preferred). This position will report to the Marketing Director and is a great way to get your foot in the door and show off your video production potential. Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screening test.
Qualified applicants, please apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach your resume and links to your previous work. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V