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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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Production Assistants FT & PT

WAAY-TV in Huntsville has immediate openings available for Full-Time and Part Time Production Assistants.  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. Experience preferred but not required.  Training is available. Must be available to work weekends and semi-flexible schedule. 

 

Send resume including references to: jobs@waaytv.com

 

or

WAAY-TV

Attn: Production Assistant

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! Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans!

 

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Master Control Operators

WAAY – TV in Huntsville, AL has immediate openings for part time Master Control Operators 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

 

or

 

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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News Photographer

WAAY 31 is looking for a News Photographer.  The ideal candidate has a passion for photo-journalism, can tell compelling/relevant stories using video and sound and while loving the rush of breaking news.

Basic responsibilities include, producing high quality TV news video and sound from a variety of field assignments with the ability to edit that material for newscasts. Work flexible hours to meet the needs of news coverage. Have thorough working knowledge of electronic news gathering equipment and keep up to date on new technology. Care for and maintain all assigned equipment, including basic vehicle care.  Safely and courteously operate station vehicles. Respond quickly and enthusiastically to all news assignments. Provide story ideas frequently and can work alone or collaboratively with reporters to ensure assigned stories are satisfactorily completed.  

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:
Degree in Journalism, Videography, Mass Communication or equivalent.
1-year experience as a photographer or MMJ
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 or

WAAY – TV

Photographer

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

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