Employment at WAAY-TV

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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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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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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Digital Content Manager

WAAY 31 is looking for a Digital Content Manager.  The ideal candidate is a news junky who realizes the future is online.

We want someone who can go beyond “digital first.”  This person will help cultivate exclusive online content, understand social media algorithms and find what’s going to trend instead of what’s already trending.

Our digital content manager needs to work closely with news managers to ensure the online product matches the station’s objectives.  This person will also supervise and manage the online presence of news employees.

The right applicant is an aggressive, smart, creative producer and a self-starter.  It may sound like we’re asking for a lot but the right candidate needs to have a passion for news and digital platforms

WAAY 31 is dedicated to breaking news, severe weather and investigative stories that make an impact in our community. We want someone 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 

Must have knowledge of basic HTML, Photoshop & Slack
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 or
WAAY – TV
1000 Monte Sano Blvd
Huntsville, AL 35801

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! Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans!

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Associate Producer & Production Assistant - Part Time

AP/PA - PT

Do you love TV and are looking for a way to help make news magic happen every day?  WAAY 31 is looking for a smart and aggressive writer.  This is a Part Time entry level position.  If you have the hunger to learn all aspects of making a news program, including the equipment used, we have the team to teach you.  The ideal candidate needs to have a creative passion to bring stories to life and the desire to be a producer or multimedia journalist.  

What better place to bring creativity alive than in Huntsville, Alabama where new technology is created from scratch and the arts are celebrated. We’re 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. For the outdoorsy types, we have great hiking in our state parks and kayaking down the Tennessee River.

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

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WAAY – TV

1000 Monte Sano Blvd

Huntsville, AL 35801

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 background check and drug screening.

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Master Control Operator - PT

WAAY – TV in Huntsville, AL has an immediate opening for a part time Master Control Operator responsible for operation of all systems within a multi station Digital Operations Center. Duties include, but are not limited to, operation of station broadcast automation systems, editing on-air playlists, setup and record satellite and other electronic delivery feeds, ingest and preparing video content onto servers, live on-air switching and quality control of all programming and transmission systems. Must have ability to understand and adhere to basic FCC rules including EAS systems and logs. Possible work shifts will include weekends, overnight and holidays but occasional work on various shifts for weekday are a possibility. Must work well in a high pressure, fast paced, live news environment and have computer skills and knowledge of applications. Good communication/people skills are required and attention to detail is a must.  Experience is desired, but training will be provided.   Send resume’ to:

 

jobs@waaytv.com

 

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WAAY – TV

Master Control Operator

1000 Monte Sano Blvd

Huntsville, AL 35801 

 

WAAY – TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants welcome. No Calls please.

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Production Assistant

WAAY-TV in Huntsville has an immediate opening available for a Full-Time Production Assistant.  Responsibilities include operation of television studio, control-room and other production equipment - including but not limited to audio boards, character generator and related graphics software, studio cameras, microphones, studio lights, teleprompter, video editing systems;  assist in the production of news and programming, both live and recorded, for on-air and online presentations. Training is available. Must be available to work weekends and semi-flexible schedule. 

 

Send resume including references to: jobs@waaytv.com

 

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WAAY-TV

Attn: Production Assistant

1000 Monte Sano Blvd

Huntsville AL 35801

 

EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. No phone calls!

 

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