Jobs at WRIC

CURRENT JOB OPENINGS – WRIC-TV presently has the following openings. It is our policy to encourage the application of minorities and women as WRIC-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of employees by reason of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Excellent benefits available. Due to the urgency of filling these positions, an immediate response is recommended.

Account Executive
WRIC-TV8, the ABC affiliate in Richmond, VA is looking for a dynamic, career-minded Account Executive to join our professional sales team. Qualified candidate must be highly motivated self-starter, organized and have strong presentation skills. Applicants must demonstrate a track record of success and a passion for developing new business as well as being proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. EOE M/F/D/V Drug/Background Screen. College degree and valid driver’s license required. Qualified applicants can apply online at http://www.mediageneral.com

Digital Content Producer
WRIC 8 News is looking for an internet-savvy journalist to be our next Digital Content Producer. The ideal candidate must be a news junkie with high journalistic standards and sound news judgment. This person understands how people utilize social media to find news and information that’s important to them. The successful candidate knows how to write digital content that drives engagement on our social media platforms, as well as traffic to our website. Must be a strong writer, able to work well with our digital content team as well as independently, juggle multiple assignments at once and meet deadlines under pressure. The Digital Content Producer will be responsible for making sound editorial decisions and publishing quality content in a timely manner. Must be a good communicator and work well with the entire newsroom. Must be flexible with regard to their schedule; some nights, weekends and holiday shifts will be required. Required skills/knowledge: Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word and PowerPoint), working knowledge of HTML, Flash and Photoshop, excellent internet research and usage skills, and general digital savvy. Previous experience with digital video, blogging and social aggregate/monitoring tools (TweetDeck, Social News Desk, HootSuite, etc.) is highly desired. 2-4 years of newsroom experience (television, print or digital) or equivalent required. M/F/D/V Drug and Background Screen Required all applicants must apply on-line @www.mediageneral.com

Business Administrator
WRIC TV is looking for a full-time Business Administrator. Strong accounting and human resource background, and excellent computer skills are required. Responsibilities include preparation/review of monthly financial statements, annual operating budgets and all accounting functions including G/L, A/P, credit & collections, and fixed assets as well as day-to day human resources functions. Position will monitor key business metrics, identifying and communicating risks and opportunities to senior management.Will supervise building maintenance and security.Four-year college degree in accounting or related field and four plus years of accounting experience, preferably in the broadcast industry. Must have proven analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills, the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities with tight deadlines. Strong oral/written communication skills, demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to interact with all levels and functional areas, and proven negotiation skills, both internal and external to organization. Qualified applicants should apply online @ www.mediageneral.com/careers. Resumes and cover letters may also be mailed to WRIC TV, ATTN: Human Resources, 301 Arboretum Place Richmond, Va 23236 Pre-Employment Drug and Background Screen required. EOE M/F/D/V

Internship Opportunities
We only offer internships to college students who need the internship for a grade or course.
Deadline for Fall internships: July 10th.
Deadline for Spring internships: November 28th.
Deadline for Summer internships: April 4th.
The following is needed for internship consideration:
–Resume.
–One-page paper, double-spaced explaining why the student wants this internship and what they hope to learn.  Include the department/career of interest such as news (producing, photography, reporting), production, sports, graphics, weather; and specify the semester needed (Fall, Spring or Summer).
–Confirmation email from an advisor, dean or registrar’s office saying the internship is needed for the student’s grade/course.  Include how many credit hours are needed.  (This varies with each student and school.)
**Without all three documents, student will not be considered for an internship**

Send via mail, fax or email to:
301 Arboretum Place
Richmond, VA 23236
Fax: 804-330-8883
(do not send requests for job positions/job questions; this is only for internships)

Station WRIC TV, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact the Human Resources Department at WRIC TV by calling 804-330-8888.

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