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Now Hiring: Account Executive

The Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implements strategies to consistently grow revenue and exceed revenue goals.
  • Establishes credible relationships with local business community.
  • Makes sales calls on existing and prospective clients
  • Maintains assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
  • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
  • Explains to customers how specific types of advertising will help promote their products or services in the most effective way possible.
  • Provides clients with information regarding rates for advertising placement in all media.
  • Develops advertising schedules with clients and station personnel responsible for placing advertising into station media.
  • Works with clients and station personnel to develop advertisements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Mass Communications, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience minimum of two years of experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

Physical Demands & Work Environment
The Sales Account Executive must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  The Sales Account Executive must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment or items weighing up to 25 pounds. 

NOW HIRING: Integrated Digital Specialist

As a member of the Nexstar digital sales team, the Integrated Digital Specialist (IDS) is responsible for generating and growing digital marketing service revenue for the company.  

The IDS will be the market’s subject matter expert on digital advertising services and will work both independently and in conjunction with the Nexstar sales team, to achieve budgeted revenue goals.   

The IDS will achieve this by professionally and effectively selling Nexstar’ s digital advertising solutions (including but not limited to targeted video, email marketing, digital display advertising, SEO/SEM, and sponsorships) to advance client objectives.

 Responsibilities:

  • Implements digital advertising solutions to consistently grow and exceed revenue goals.
  • Establishes credible relationships with the business community.
  • Makes sales calls on existing clients and cold calls prospective clients.
  • Upselling assigned accounts and develops new accounts.
  • Prepares and delivers sales presentations to clients.
  • Presents custom solutions to clients to meet their specific advertising needs.
  • Works with clients and station personnel to develop targeted digital display, video, social advertising campaigns, as well as other digital services such as CTV/OTT, SEM, and SEO.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Work experience and education required for position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising or Public Relations, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Minimum one year’s experience in sales, preferably in the media field.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Experience achieving long-range objectives and implementing the strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, and other office equipment.
  • The IDS must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.

Special Skills Required:

  • Fluency in English.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Power Point, Excel, etc.)

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Now Hiring: IT Specialist/Maintenance Engineer

WIVT-TV, NewsChannel 34 seeks an experienced and innovative IT technician to perform all information technology support for the station, and to assist with installation and setup of other digital broadcast systems. This individual is responsible for administering the company IT policies and procedures, maintaining servers, network switches, printers, VPN, wireless access points, domain controllers and PC workstations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:   

  • Install, manage, maintain station servers and workstations with various Windows and Linux Operating Systems.
  • Manage and assist users with e-mail and desktop support.
  • Administer antivirus and similar support systems.
  • Manage user accounts through Active Directory.
  • Position serves Engineering Department, provides quality support services and technical assistance for the News, Production, Promotion, and Sales Departments.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Technical degree in Information Systems, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.
  • Strong Information Technology background and networking skills required.
  • Experience with remote desktop applications and VPN required.
  • Knowledge and experience with Adobe editing systems required.
  • Experience in broadcast television or a related field preferred.
  • Experience with AV switching, video encoding/decoding and file transcoding a plus.
  • Fluency in English; strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work extended hours, as needed.
  • Microsoft and Cisco certifications are a plus.
  • Experience with Electrical, HVAC Systems, General Handy and Mechanical skills are considered a plus.

  • Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    The IT Specialist / Maintenance Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions that impact the effectiveness of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The IT Specialist / Maintenance Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

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NOW HIRING: Commercial Producer

  • WIVT, NewsChannel 34has a full-time opening for a Commercial/Promotion Producer in our Creative Services Department.
  • The producer will edit commercials, promotional spots and longer format station projects. 
  • Creatively write, shoot, and edit content to tell compelling stories
  • Collaborate with creative team and project stakeholders to produce videos and digital content that are on-brand and drive results
  • Coordinate asset and information exchange and take meeting notes
  • Maintain a variety of projects and work with varying production styles while employing strong client service skills
  • Coordinate production, including working with clients, account executives, agencies, as well as planning location(s), talent, music, voice-over and reserving any other technical pieces (camera’s, vehicles, etc.) needed for project
  • Manage video equipment and software needs
  • shooting and scripting of both short and long form spots from concept to completion
  • Interpreting the client’s business needs; developing design briefs by gathering information and data to clarify design issues
  • Perform other duties, as directed by management
  • EOE

Requirements & Skills:

  • Commercial and/or promotion experience, or college degree preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of the post-production process, including media management and encoding video to various formats
  • Broad understanding of marketing and design
  • Advanced knowledge of High-definition (HD) cameras and videography, motion graphics and proper lighting techniques
  • Exhibit advanced editing expertise
  • A passion to stay up-to-date on production trends and continually strive to push boundaries
  • Software skills required include Adobe CC Suite production package including; Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition and Media Encoder
  • Position will require day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority
  • Must be able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Occasional weekends, evenings, and holiday shifts will be required
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record as some travel may be required for commercial shoots and production meetings with advertisers of the station
  • Possess a strong understanding of fundamental design, a strong sense of color, typography, and composition
  • Meet all deadlines, fulfill scheduling commitments and consistently achieve quick turnarounds in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

Physical Demands & Work Environment:


The Commercial Producer must be able to stand, sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work near others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Commercial Producer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

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