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Account Executive

Job Description: This position is responsible for creating and retaining advertising business for the station. Assist business owners, business managers and advertising agencies with the marketing of products and services through the use of television & digital advertising. Prospect, close, and service new business, as well as service existing business. Create full sales presentations and promotions. Work with production staff to create custom television commercials. Maintain thorough knowledge of television programming, audience delivery, advertising rates and practices for competitive television, radio, newspaper, billboard, and other media in the market. Negotiate advertising budgets in competition with other media.

Qualifications: 3 to 5 years outside direct-sales experience (broadcast sales and especially television sales preferred) . Record of growth and stability in employment. Solid knowledge of simple business mathematics. Knowledge of television industry and/or other media. Skills and aptitude with basic computer programs such as Word, Power Point & Excel, as well as ability to learn specialized
programs utilized in order input and research. Organizational skills a must! Aggressive, team-oriented attitude. Superior communication skills (oral, written, presentation) Excellent interpersonal skills, a "team player", ability to work effectively in a high-stress environment. Ability to work flexible hours.

Send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky, P.O. Box 149, Bowling Green, KY 42102  or email to: Personnel@wnky.com. Please note position desired in subject line. EOE

Meteorologist

WNKY, Southern Kentucky’s NBC & CBS stations in beautiful Bowling Green, KY, is looking for an experienced meteorologist to join our weather team.  A degree in meteorology, 1 to 3 years as a broadcast meteorologist, and experience with Baron are preferred.  Reciting numbers from the National Weather Service isn’t the plan!  If your goal is producing the very best weathercast in the market, you can tell a compelling weather story every day using the latest weather tools and information, and you take pride in your accuracy, you’re exactly who we’re looking for.  The successful candidate will deliver the latest forecasts on-air, on-line and to social media. You must be a motivated, self-starter who relates well to co-workers and our viewers.  Please submit your resume, cover letter and weblink by April 18, 2018 to: Personnel, WNKY, PO Box 149, Bowling Green, KY 42102; or email to personnel@wnky.com. WNKY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications:  Undergraduate Degree in Meteorology and 1-3 years as Broadcast Meteorologist preferred.  Writing skills and PC proficient. Experience using Baron HD Weather system a plus. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. equipment. Must be an enthusiastic team player.

Morning Newsroom Manager/Assignments

Schedules and coordinates television station daily news coverage. Determines story priority and assigns coverage to newsroom staff. Supervises production of morning and noon newscasts. Maintains contact with news agencies, police and fire departments, and other news sources to obtain information. Edits news copy and prepares rundown of news stories and assignment sheets. Writes stories and coordinates LIVE reports.

Qualifications: Previous TV newsroom experience required as a Journalist, Producer, or Assignment Editor with prior supervisory experience preferred. Must be an avid news follower with an eye for breaking news. Strong writer of both teases and story copy. Outstanding organizational skills needed, along with the desire to create and contribute to a positive working environment.

Send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky, P.O. Box 149, Bowling Green, KY 42102  or email to: Personnel@wnky.com. Please note position desired in subject line. EOE

News Director

Job Description: Oversee day-to- day functions of the news department, assign stories to reporters, monitor wire services, identify important news issues within the community, oversee content posting on station website.

Qualifications: Verifiable newsroom supervisory/management experience as an Executive Producer, Managing Editor, or similar position; training and coaching abilities; budgetary planning and execution; high level of organizational skills and impeccable ethics required. Applicable computer skills, writing skills, and experience with newsroom systems. Undergraduate Degree in Broadcast
Journalism preferred.

Send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky, P.O. Box 149, Bowling Green, KY 42102  or email to: Personnel@wnky.com. Please note position desired in subject line. EOE

Newsroom Operations Tech

Oversee technical aspect of live newscast production in virtual set environment. Experienced in studio operations and familiar with equipment including video switchers, audio and graphics systems, and other hardware and software used in television broadcasting. Train operators on proper use and functionality of equipment. Troubleshoot and resolve equipment issues.

Qualifications: Previous TV newsroom production experience required with prior supervisory experience preferred. Technical aptitude with knowledge of functionality and use of various production studio equipment used in live newscasts, including NewTek switchers, audio boards, Chyron graphics, and teleprompter hardware and software.

Send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky, P.O. Box 149, Bowling Green, KY 42102  or email to: Personnel@wnky.com. Please note position desired in subject line. EOE

Producer/Reporter

Job Description:  Responsible for building the rundown for daily morning show with live & taped segments and other elements that meet format requirements.  Produce, shoot, write, and edit stories for TV broadcast, web, and social media.  Make decisions on content and develop creative segment ideas. Some on-air reporting required.

Qualifications:  Undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred with 2 years post-college newsroom experience.  Must have solid News judgment and organizational skills, with the ability and temperament to meet daily deadlines. Camera and editing experience, writing and applicable computer skills.

WNKY 40 Television has a new position for a newscast producer with reporter capabilities. Send resume, reel and cover letter, by April 1, 2018 to: Human Resources, Marquee Broadcasting, PO Box 149, Bowling Green, KY 42102 or email to: Personnel@wnky.com. Please note position desired in subject line. EOE

Production Assistant

Operates studio camera, audio board, teleprompter, graphics, and film & web editing software. 

Will occasionally floor direct and perform various tasks in the News and Production Dept. 

Entry level. Will train.  Great position to learn with a growing television station.  

Shift may begin as early as 4:00 AM.

Send resume and cover letter, by April 20th to: Human Resources, Marquee Broadcasting Kentucky, P.O. Box 149, Bowling Green, KY 42102 

or email to: Personnel@wnky.com. Please note position desired in subject line. EOE

Part-Time Station Engineer

Qualifications:  Associates degree in Broadcasting Technology preferred.  At least 2 years in the field with related experience with current production software, microwave, satellite systems, and electronic news gathering operations. Should be familiar with current trends, and be up-to-date on the latest technological advances. Flexibility a must.  Excellent problem solving skills needed and must be capable of working with old and new technology.

Send resume and cover letter to:  Personnel@wnky.com (Position desired in the subject line) or send resume to:  P.O. Box 149 Bowling Green, KY 42102 Attn. Personnel.   EOE. 

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Part-Time Master Control Operator (Weekends)

WNKY-TV is seeking a part time Master Control Operator. The candidate will be responsible for live and recorded air switching. Computer experience required, will train right candidate.  EOE

Send your cover letter/resume to Personnel@wnky.com     

EMAIL:  personnel@wnky.com
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