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Careers at WOAY

Current Job Openings:

ANCHOR

WOAY-TV is looking for a motivated team player to join us as an evening Anchor/Producer.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications and at least one year of experience at an affiliate station or cable newsroom.  Strong verbal and written communication skills are crucial.  You must be able to prioritize, work well independently, have strong organizational skills, handle time constraints, and meet deadlines. Candidates must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfy a pre-employment DMV check.

This position requires you to produce and anchor our weekday 5pm, 6pm, and 11pm newscasts.  You will also be expected to produce content for a variety of platforms including our website, social media, and mobile app, in addition to television.  Factual research, source development, and finding leads is crucial.  Experience using ENPS is preferred.

Qualified applicants should apply by sending resume, cover letter, and web link to your recent work (or non-returnable DVD) to:

WOAY-TV

Tyler Barker

PO Box 3001

Oak Hill, WV 25901

careers@woay.com

Thomas Broadcasting is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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MORNING DIRECTOR

WOAY-TV has an immediate opening for a full-time Morning Director.  Must have excellent communication skills and reliable transportation.  Primary duties include building graphics and lower thirds for morning and noon newscasts, along with communicating with the on-air talent, audio engineer, and video playback engineer during newscasts.

This is a Monday through Friday shift from 4:30 AM to 12:30 PM.  Previous experience preferred but willing to train the right candidate.

Please send resume and references to Tim Naylor, WOAY-TV, PO Box 3001, Oak Hill, WV 25901.  Or e-mail to careers@woay.com.

WOAY-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

WOAY Television has a rare opportunity to join our team and work in media sales!

WOAY-TV is searching for a dynamic Account Executive capable of creating and selling advertising marketing campaigns through our multi-media outlets WOAY-TV and woaytv.com.  You will be responsible for developing and managing new business.  This position requires traveling the Bluefield, Beckley and Oak Hill market.

Requirements include:

  • Basic marketing skills
    • Strong communication skills
    • Computer literacy
    • Previous outside advertising sales preferred
    • Valid driver’s license required

Qualified candidates please send your cover letter and resume to:

Joetta Kelly-Oliver, WOAY-TV, PO Box 3001, Oak Hill, WV 25901 or email careers@woay.com.

WOAY is an equal opportunity employer.

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CHIEF METEOROLOGIST

WOAY-TV is looking for a motivated team player to join us as our Chief Meteorologist.

Duties include leading the team of meteorologists, forecasting, creating graphics and maps, presenting clear and concise weather forecasts, and writing weather stories.  You will work with producers to determine relevant weather-related content for shows.  You will be expected to produce content for a variety of platforms including our website, social media, and mobile app, in addition to television.  You will also issue warnings and alerts as received from the National Weather Service and utilize social media during severe weather.  WSI Max experience is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree in meteorology or other related fields.  Strong verbal and written communication skills are crucial.  You must be able to prioritize, work well independently, have strong organizational skills, handle time constraints, and meet deadlines.  Candidates must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfy a pre-employment DMV check.

Qualified applicants should apply by sending resume, cover letter, and web link to your recent work (or non-returnable DVD) to:

WOAY-TV
Tyler Barker
P.O. Box 3001
Oak Hill, WV 25901
careers@woay.com

Thomas Broadcasting is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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