Job Listings

WTVQ-TV has the following employment opportunities available.

Meteorologist/MMJ: WTVQ (ABC 36), Lexington, KY has an opening for a weekend meteorologist and MMJ to join our weather team. Duties will include producing and anchoring our weekend weathercasts, filling-in for weather team colleagues as needed on weekday shifts, and generating news stories during shifts when not assigned to weather duties. A minimum of at least one year of weather experience is required, plus a degree in meteorology, or, a related field is required too. We seek an individual who understands the importance of keeping our viewers informed and safe through our on-air, online, and social media platforms.   WTVQ is a drug-free environment and we reserve the right to administer random drug testing. Please send your reel and resume to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555 or email hr@wtvq.com.

Part Time 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.

Producer: WTVQ-TV ABC 36 Lexington seeks a creative writer to join our team as a full-time news producer. Candidate should have a minimum of 1-year news producing experience in television or equivalent. Creative writing skills and the ability to produce an action-packed newscast are a must! We are searching for a candidate that is highly motivated someone that is a team player, creative, aggressive, and a self-starter. 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. Please send resume and writing samples to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555 or email hr@wtvq.com. No phone calls please.

Morning News Anchor/MMJ: WTVQ (ABC 36) Lexington is in search of a Morning News Anchor/MMJ to join our team. Candidate would join the morning team on “Good Morning Kentucky” and “Good Day Kentucky”. In addition to anchoring responsibilities, the successful candidate would also do some franchise reporting and breaking news as needed. This is a position that requires morning energy! If you are a rising star and morning news and entertainment is what you live for, this job is for you! All applicants must have a minimum of two-years of experience. Candidate must have good writing skills and be able to do guest interviews both in studio and live from remote locations. Prior knowledge of ENPS newsroom operating system is a bonus! You must have a valid driver’s license. 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. Please send resume to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555 or email hr@wtvq.com.

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.

Sports Director: WTVQ-TV in Lexington, KY is looking for a Sports Director with a real love of local sports, everything from UK basketball to Little League Baseball. If you are a strong leader with great organizational skills this is the job for you. If you know how to tell a story, shoot it, edit it, and make it matter to non-sports fans – you`re just what we`re looking for. The successful candidate must have previous experience in commercial television sports departments, have extraordinary on-air presence and be proficient at shooting and editing his/her own material. We need an aggressive self-starter who is passionate about covering sports in one of the most competitive environments in the country. If you can tell wonderful stories, meet deadlines and thrive in high pressure environments, we want to hear from you. It`s a great sports job in a first-class sports city. College degree and at least two years on-air professional broadcast television experience are required. 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. Send your resume, references, salary history and VHS tape to HR Coordinator, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555.

 

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