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WTVQ-TV has the following employment opportunities available.

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 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 and writing samples to: Human Resources, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555 or email hr@wtvq.com. No phone calls please.

Web Content Producer/Assignment Editor: WTVQ-TV ABC 36 Lexington seeks a part-time web content producer/assignment editor to join our team. Responsibilities include posting content on the station website and social media on a daily basis, gathering and confirming information, monitoring fire/police scanners, and assigning reporters to planned and breaking news. Some technical production responsibilities will also be required. We are searching for a candidate who possesses strong communication and organizational skills, is highly-motivated, assertive, detail-oriented and a news consumer. 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. No phone calls please.

Production Tech I: Responsible for operation of studio cameras for the newscasts and various shows and promotion production. Additional Responsibilities include set lighting, teleprompter operation, 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 pre-employment 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 Assistant: Join our team. Here’s your opportunity to launch a career in broadcast television. WTVQ-TV ABC36 Lexington, Kentucky is seeking a Local Sales Assistant to support its sales, promotions, digital marketing and creative services teams. The ideal candidate should be well organized, with extensive computer skills and knowledge of Power Point, Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Suite as well as social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Experience with a MacBook Pro is a plus. The Local Sales Assistant will help develop sales marketing materials, coordinate promotional events and assist with all things digital, including social media marketing coordination. Previous experience in a sales support role and college degree preferred. EOE M/F/D/V pre-employment background check & 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

Morning News Anchor: WTVQ Lexington is in search of a Morning News Anchor to join our team. Candidate would join an established morning team on Good Morning Kentucky and Good Day Kentucky. This is a position that requires morning energy! If morning news and entertainment is what you live for, this job is for you! All applicants must have a minimum of one-year of employment at a broadcast television or cable station is required. 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 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.

Digital Marketing Assistant: The PT Digital Marketing Assistant will provide project management and support to supplement marketing strategies and tactics via digital platforms. The position will provide a ground floor level start with a fast growing company working with with top-level management. Learn website content management systems, SEO best practices, as well as many other valuable digital marketing skills. Compensation will be determined by experience. Ability to grow with a company that values input, creativity, ideas, and hard work. Essential Duties: Create and publish content on all digital platforms. Manage digital production processes, scheduling and resources to ensure efficiency, responsiveness, and adherence to deadlines. Use software and participate in internal processes to support project management, data management and other administrative functions related to the use of digital content. Participate on cross-function teams as needed. Keep social knowledge and best practices current so another assistant can manage your responsibilities in your absence. Social Media- graphics/content/general mgmt/generate interactions Adherence to client and company ‘Style Guides ‘Additional jobs and duties necessary to the maintenance and well-being of the business including but not limited to running errands, etc. Success Factors: The successful employee will manage an array of digital projects with varying deadlines and utilize their skills and time-management to achieve the digital goals for our clients. EOE M/F/D/V 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 resume to Human Resources, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555.

Local Sales and Marketing Consultant: ABC Affiliate WTVQ-TV in Lexington KY is hiring for an entry-level Sales and Marketing Consultant with concentration in the eastern Kentucky area. 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 Lexington 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.

Staff Accountant: Needed to handle A/R, A/P, daily cash, billing, data entry and month end closing. Accounting degree required with strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel with the ability to learn MAS 90 Accounting Software and OSI Traffic System. Must have strong interpersonal skills, be detail-oriented, able to handle multiple tasks and be a team player. EOE M/F/D/V 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 resume to Human Resources, P.O. Box 55590, Lexington, KY 40555 or email hr@wtvq.com

        WTVQ-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Pre-employment background check required.

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