Job Openings - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

Job Openings

WOWK is an equal opportunity employer is dedicated to providing a broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Organizations that wish to receive vacancy information should contact us by mail:

WOWK-TV
P.O. Box 11848,
Charleston, WV 25339
Attn: HR Director

Research Director: West Virginia Media is looking for a full-time, research director who will provide research support to multiple TV stations, Newspaper, and Digital Media outlets within the company including the executive office of the CEO, the sales, news and creative services departments. The Research Director is responsible for understanding, analyzing and interpreting the multiple software programs available like Rentrak, Marshall Marketing, Ad Connections and Google Analytics. The RD is also responsible for assisting all sales representatives and putting together the research presentations and one-sheets that communicate the station’s strengths and benefits to our advertising partners. This position also works closely with news and creative services to provide and interpret research that will lend in growing our audience for all our platforms.. Please send resume to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339-1848 or jobs@wvmh.com. West Virginia Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Writer/Producer/Editor: West Virginia Media is seeking a creative and energetic writer/producer/ editor to join our creative team in Charleston WV. You will handle topical, image, proof of performance, and digital projects for WOWK and our state wide news network. Proven writing skills and non-linear Avid editing experience required, Cinema 4D, Photoshop and After Effects are our tools of choice, related college degree a plus. If you have what it takes to create news promos that will turn heads and cut through the clutter, send your resume and demo tape to: jfawcett@wvmh.com or Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339. West Virginia Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Television Anchor
-- WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station and a top 70-market CBS affiliate, is looking for an anchor with reporting skills. Extensive web producing and writing skills are also required. To apply, send resume, reel and cover letter to Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Reporter -- WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an immediate opening for reporters/news gatherers. The candidate should be proficient in shooting and editing video, and writing for broadcast and the web. This news gatherer must possess excellent communication skills and be proficient in current AP Style guidelines. The ideal candidate must have 3 years prior experience in the field and be available for a flexible schedule. To apply, send resume, reel and cover letter to Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Promotions Graphic Artist/Producer/Editor- West Virginia Media is seeking a creative and energetic Graphic Artist/Producer/Editor to join our creative team in Charleston WV. You will handle image promos, graphics, and other projects for our state wide news network. Proven writing skills, Avid editing experience,, Photoshop and After Effects are required; 4D StudioMax will get you to the top of the list, related college degree a plus. If you have what it takes to create news graphics and promos that will turn heads and cut through the clutter, send your resume and demo to:: Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339-1848. WV Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


DIRECTOR: WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has immediate openings for a part-time director. Duties for this position include newscast directing, working with the producers to aid in the news show's flow and presentation, and ability to multitask. Knowledge of Ross Overdrive and ENPS desired. Candidates must be available for all shifts including weekends. Bachelor degree in communications or similar related experience is preferred.  To apply send resume and cover letter to Keith Baker News Director, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email tojobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


PRODUCER: WOWK-TV, a West Virginia Media station, has an immediate opening for full time Producer. The successful candidate must possess the skills to motivate, lead and strengthen the WOWK-TV news operation. Excellent writing, copy writing and production skills are required. Applicants with a bachelor's degree and at least three years producing experience are encouraged to apply. Please submit your resume to: Human Resources, WOWK-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com. WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Master Control Operators/Directors -- WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has immediate openings for full and part-time Master Control Operators/Directors.  Duties for this position include switching station breaks, maintaining station logs, recording satellite feeds, ingesting video, and some Newscast Directing duties.  Candidates must be available for all shifts including weekends.  Prior television production experience is preferred, but willing to train right candidate.  To apply send resume and cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com.  WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 



Sales Account Executive: 
WOWK-TV, a WV Media station, has an opening for a Sales Account Executive to serve the Charleston/Huntington, WV Market. Applicants must be self motivated and eager to build new business and offer exceptional customer service to clients in a professional manner. A college degree and prior sales experience is required. Knowledge and understanding of media sales is preferred. This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wowktv.com.  WOWK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

West Virginia Media, WVillustrated - Advertising Sales Account Executive

Location: North Central West Virginia and Charleston West Virginia

Job Status: Full Time

Brief Job Description:

Responsible for increasing West Virginia Illustrated's gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local, regional, and national clientele by selling advertising and promotional opportunities through digital and TV platform campaigns. 

Qualifications:

Candidates should have a history of success in TV/media and/or sports advertising/sponsorship sales, preferably with a Division 1 university, conference rights holder, or major league professional sports team. Contacts within and knowledge of West Virginia beneficial. The ideal candidate will have, at a minimum, all of the following:
  • A strong work ethic
  • An inovative, energetic and self-motivated attitude
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Poise and ability to present him or herself well to others
  • Outstanding strategic selling skills
  • Relationship-based selling approach
  • Creative solution development
How To Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to Larry Cottrill at, lcottrill@wvmh.com or by mail at 904 W. Pike Street Clarksburg, WV 26301.