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Sales Account Executive

Are you looking for something that doesn't seem to exist? Well you may have found it!

Are you looking for a FANTASTIC place to work where helping businesses grow though leading edge marketing solutions is the standard culture? Do you find that your clients come to you for ideas and a trusted direction for their marketing plans? Does creating a new "Raving Fan Client" make you both happy and satisfied?

If you answered "YES" to those questions... WAAY 31 in Huntsville, Alabama, wants to speak to you today!

WAAY 31, the ABC affiliate in beautiful Huntsville, AL is known for its customer-focused sales with a full suite of digital products, on-going skills training and active management support.

WAAY31 is owned by Heartland Media. Our company expects top performance and results, but provides the support and culture to win. Heartland believes that local television is rewarding and fun in a market that is rocket science! Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans!

If you have 3-5 years of MEDIA selling experience, excellent selling skills, a sense of urgency and the ability to deliver results, we would love to hear from you right now!  Send your resume to: jobs@waaytv.com. All inquiries are confidential. Make WAAY31 in Huntsville Your Sweet Home Alabama! WAAY 31 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Must pass pre-employment drug screening. This is a full-time job.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans!

 

 

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Assistant News Director

Wanted: An Assistant News Director who can lead the daily charge on breaking news, severe weather and investigative reporting.  You will coach rookies and guide veterans.  You will lead from the frontline and make big picture decisions that mold our newsroom.  This is the perfect position for the current news manager on the path to be News Director.  The ideal candidate can execute a strategic daily and long-term plan.  You will oversee executive producers, anchors, producers, reporters and run day-to-day operations of the newsroom.

We are dedicated to breaking news, severe weather and investigative stories that make an impact in our community.  We need an assistant news director to help engrain that message across all dayparts.

Huntsville, AL is a hidden gem.  We are home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the US Army’s Aviation and Missile Command and the second largest research park in the country!

This is your chance to make your mark.  We don’t have divas or prima-donnas.  We have a smart, hard-working, passionate team and want someone who will help make a difference.  Think you’re up for the challenge? 

Interested candidates can submit their current resume to: jobs@waaytv.com

No phone calls accepted.  WAAY 31 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WAAY 31 is owned by Heartland Media.  Our company expects top performance and results, but provides the support and culture to win.  Heartland believes that local television is rewarding and fun in a market that is rocket science! Must pass pre-employment drug screening. This is a full-time job.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans!

 

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Multi-Media Journalist

If you’re looking for a bunch of clichés in this listing hit the back button now. WAAY 31 is looking for hungry, passionate Multimedia Journalists who crave coming to work every day.
The ideal candidates have a thirst for breaking news, public safety, education, cultivating sources and asking questions that will hold people accountable. You will be a creative writer and storyteller ready to break the surface with your stories. You will value engaging and active stand-ups. You will appreciate constructive criticism and put ideas into action.

In return, WAAY 31 will take the time and spend the money to invest in you. You will have a voice in the newsroom, opportunities for advancement and the most sophisticated technology in the industry. We will give you all the tools you need to succeed.

If you need a flexible work-life balance, Huntsville, AL is a hidden gem. Rolling mountains surround the city, as do lakes and rivers. We are also home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Space Camp, the US Army’s Aviation and Missile command and the second largest research park in the country. If you like to travel, Nashville is a two-hour drive and Atlanta is a little more than three hours away.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or equivalent.
2 years experience as a MMJ is required.
Able to work independently and as a team member
Ability to shoot and edit video.
Willing to work in any weather condition, holidays and weekends.

Interested candidates should send their resume and reel to jobs@waaytv.com 

No phone calls accepted.  WAAY 31 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WAAY 31 is owned by Heartland Media.  Our company expects top performance and results, but provides the support and culture to win.  Heartland believes that local television is rewarding and fun in a market that is rocket science! Must pass pre-employment drug screening. This is a full-time job.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans!

 

 
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News Producer

Do you want to work someplace where your bosses listen to your opinion and value your news judgment? Are you looking for an opportunity to make decisions, the freedom to experiment and be given the tools to succeed?

WAAY 31 is looking for an aggressive, smart and creative producer who also a self-starter. It may sound like we’re asking for a lot but the right candidate needs to have a passion for producing TV news.

WAAY 31 is dedicated to breaking news, severe weather and investigative stories that make an impact in our community. We want producers with the desire and drive to help achieve that goal every day.

Huntsville, AL is a hidden gem. Rolling mountains surround the city, as do lakes and rivers. We are also home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Space Camp, the US Army’s Aviation and Missile command and the second largest research park in the country. If you like to travel, Nashville is a two-hour drive and Atlanta is a little more than three hours away.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or equivalent.
Excellent writing, spelling, grammar and copy-editing skills

Must be able to work in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment

The ability to understand the station’s philosophy and implement it daily

Interested candidates should send their resume and reel to jobs@waaytv.com 

No phone calls accepted.  WAAY 31 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WAAY 31 is owned by Heartland Media.  Our company expects top performance and results, but provides the support and culture to win.  Heartland believes that local television is rewarding and fun in a market that is rocket science!  Must pass pre-employment drug screening. This is a full-time job.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans!

 

 
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Sports Anchor/MMJ News Reporter

WAAY 31 is looking for an energetic and charismatic Sports Anchor/MMJ who will also cover news.  The right person for this job understands local sports is a lot more than game highlights and postgame interviews with coaches.

This position is for someone who wants to approach sports from a community-based perspective.  We are looking for someone to tell the stories of our local athletes.  You also must be able to identify when sports becomes the news and help flag those situations.

All candidates should also understand covering news is part of the job.  News drives our product and is the key piece to our success.  If you aren’t willing to cover news, please do not apply.

This job also offers wonderful benefits to college sports fans.  Huntsville, AL is in the heart of SEC Country.  You will have the chance to cover the SEC Championship Game, Sugar Bowl and College Football Playoffs.

Huntsville, AL is a hidden gem. Rolling mountains surround the city, as do lakes and rivers. We are also home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Space Camp, the US Army’s Aviation and Missile command and the second largest research park in the country. If you like to travel, Nashville is a two-hour drive and Atlanta is a little more than three hours away.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or equivalent.
2 years expereince as an MMJ is required.
Must be able to work independently and in a team environmentAbility to shoot and edit video
Must be willing to work in any weather condition, holidays, and weekends.

Interested candidates should send their resume and examples of current work to:
jobs@waaytv.com

No phone calls accepted. WAAY 31 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WAAY 31 is owned by Heartland Media. Our company expects top performance and results, but provides the support and culture to win. Heartland believes that local television is rewarding and fun in a market that is rocket science! Must pass pre-employment drug screening. This is a full-time job.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans!

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Traffic Assistant

WAAY-TV is seeking a detailed-oriented Traffic Assistant that has strong computer skills with knowledge of MS Office to assist the Traffic Manager in the scheduling of commercial copy and preparing daily broadcast logs. Must be able to pay close attention to details, meet tight deadlines, and handle a high volume of information accurately and efficiently. Strong, accurate data entry skills are needed.  Experience in broadcast traffic or a broadcasting environment a plus! Background and Drug screenings mandatory. Send  resume’ to: jobs@waaytv.com or WAAY – TV; Traffic Asst.; 1000 Monte Sano Blvd, Huntsville, AL 35801.  No phone calls please.  EOE

 

 

 

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Digital Account Executive

Are you looking for a fantastic place to work where helping businesses grow though leading-edge marketing solutions is the standard culture?  If you answered “Yes,” WAAY 31 in Huntsville, Alabama, wants to speak to you today!  

 

The Digital Account Executive will be responsible for growing new and existing business with a “digital first” focus.  WAAY’s digital product suite includes web development, PPC, SEO, native ads, social media, and targeted impression and video platforms.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for and a working knowledge of all things digital.

 

Requirements:

  • BA/BS from an accredited 4-year university
  • Experience selling, monitoring, and/or optimizing digital campaigns
  • CRM sales management software experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

 

WAAY 31, the ABC affiliate in Huntsville, AL is known for its customer-focused sales with a full suite of digital products, on-going skills training and active management support.  Our company expects top performance and results, but provides the support and culture to win.   You can expect a supportive, team-oriented sales environment, not a cut-throat culture. 

WAAY 31 is owned by Heartland Media.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans.  Send your resume to:  jobs@waaytv.com.   All inquiries are confidential.  WAAY 31 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  WAAY 31 is a drug-free workplace.

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Sports Anchor/MMJ

This position is for someone who wants to approach sports from a community-based perspective.  This is not a sit in the studio and read scores job: it's a go out and tell interesting stories that trenscends sports.  We are looking for someone to tell the stories of our local athletes, their families, and our community. 

You also must be able to identify when sports becomes the news and help flag those situations.

This job also offers wonderful benefits to college sports fans.  Huntsville, AL is in the heart of SEC Country.  You may have the chance to cover the SEC Championship Game, Sugar Bowl, and College Football Playoffs.

If you need a flexible work-life balance, Huntsville, AL is a hidden gem. Rolling mountains surround the city, as do lakes and rivers. We are also home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Space Camp, the US Army’s Aviation and Missile command and the second largest research park in the country. If you like to travel, Nashville is a two-hour drive and Atlanta is a little more than three hours away.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor degree in Journalism, Mass Communication or equivalent.
2 years experience as a Sports Anchor/MMJ is required.
Able to work independently and as a team member
Ability to shoot and edit video
Willing to work as news reporter when called upon
Willing to work in any weather condition, holidays, and weekends.

Interested candidates should send their resume and reel to jobs@waaytv.com or
WAAY – TV
1000 Monte Sano Blvd
Huntsville, AL 35801

No phone calls accepted.

WAAY–TV is an equal opportunity employer. We have a tradition of encouraging a wide diversity of talents through a broad range of hiring practices.

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