Job Listings

WTVQ-TV has the following employment opportunities available.

Production Manager- ABC 36 is seeking a Production Manager. This is a department head level position in charge of news production. The successful candidate must possess a strong background in newscast production with prior newscast directing experience required. Responsibilities include hiring, training, and scheduling personnel. Our Production Manager must be willing to be hands-on and able to step into any production role as needed. Training and staff development are critical components of the job. EOE M/F/D/V background check and drug screen and required. WTVQ is a drug free environment and we reserve the right to administer random drug testing as deemed necessary. Send resume to Human Resources, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555 or email hr@wtvq.com.

Creative Services- WTVQ-TV is looking for a creative and capable Videographer / Editor / Animator with the drive to create and the imagination needed to produce visually innovative commercials and news animations. Candidate must possess very strong graphic design composition skills, must be comfortable with Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, MS Office. Animation skills highly preferred (Adobe After Effects). Ideal candidate must be able to shoot, write, and edit compelling television advertisements while working closely with clients, account executives, and other commercial producers. Candidates must be detail-oriented, able work to well under pressure, meet deadlines, able to juggle multiple projects and lift up to 50lbs. EOE M/F/D/V pre-employment drug screen & background screen required. WTVQ is a drug free environment and we reserve the right to administer random drug testing as deemed necessary. Send resume and access to demo reel to HR@wtvq.com.

Production Tech: Responsible for operation of studio cameras for the newscasts and various shows and promotion production.  Additional Responsibilities include set lighting, teleprompter operation, editing, tape machine operation for promos and commercials, and cross-training in Chyron and the audio board. This person must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to climb ladders, build, paint, and erect television production sets. Must be able to lift 50lbs and carry large props and equipment. EOE M/F/D/V background check and drug screen and required. WTVQ is a drug free environment and we reserve the right to administer random drug testing as deemed necessary. Send resume to Human Resources, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555 or email hr@wtvq.com.

Local Sales & Marketing Consultant: ABC Affiliate WTVQ-TV in Lexington KY is hiring for an entry-level Sales and Marketing Consultant. Candidates must have good communication, people, organizational & time management skills. Successful candidate will be a self-starter motivated by personal goals as well as company objectives. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, developing new local direct business and selling full-service digital marketing programs. College degree required and a demonstrated professional sales ability a must. Send resume to Human Resources, PO Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555-5590. EOE M/F/D/V pre-employment background check and drug screen required. WTVQ is a drug free environment and we reserve the right to administer random drug testing as deemed necessary.

Multimedia Journalist: WTVQ in Lexington, KY is in search of a Multimedia Journalist to join our news team. This is a news “one-man-band” position that requires the applicant to enterprise stories shoot, write, edit, and present those stories both live and pre-record. All applicants must have a minimum of one-year of employment at a broadcast television or cable station is required. Candidate must have the technical and mechanical abilities associated with use of digital video camera / recorders, Edius non-linear editors, and Dejero live units. You must have a valid driver’s license. EOE M/F/D/V pre-employment background check and drug screen required. WTVQ is a drug free environment and we reserve the right to administer random drug testing as deemed necessary. Please send resume to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555 or email hr@wtvq.com.

Operations Engineer: WTVQ-TV has an immediate opening for a part time Operations Engineer to work in our Master Control area. Duties include on-air switching, news and commercial recording and playback operations. Individual is responsible for monitoring and control of transmitter and other technical equipment. Experience preferred but not required. Must be willing to work nights, weekends & holidays. Send resume to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555 or email hr@wtvq.com. EOE M/F/D/V pre-employment background screen and drug screen required. WTVQ is a drug free environment and we reserve the right to administer random drug testing as deemed necessary.

 

WTVQ-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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