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.

Motion Graphics Designer

WRIC is looking for a skilled and visionary motion graphic artist to lead the look of 8News and its associated productions on Richmond, Virginia’s ABC station. Motivation, enthusiasm and creativity are expected. Minimum 3 years’ experience required as a designer for television or production house graphics as well as proven professional abilities in Adobe Creative Suite, primarily After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator. The successful candidate will produce motion and still graphics for broadcast, print and web use. Additional skills in Premiere and/or some knowledge of C4D, Chyron, web/app graphic design preferred. Join WRIC with this dynamic design position. EOE M/F/D/V Drug/Background Screen. Qualified applicants, please include a link to your reel when you apply online at www.mediageneral.com

News Photojournalist/Editor

WRIC-TV8 News is looking for a News Photojournalist/Editor who is organized, enthusiastic and passionate about great storytelling. The ideal candidate must display creativity, attention to detail, and understand the value of capturing compelling video and sound. Must be able to edit pictures to words and tell a story. No wallpaper video. Must be able to make quick decisions under pressure and meet deadlines. Communicate effectively with the public and co-workers. The successful candidate must be able to master Edius editing system and shooting on Panasonic P2. Be willing to work overtime and work flexible shifts. A minimum of 3 years’ experience is required. EOE M/F/D/V Drug/Background Screen. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.mediageneral.com

News Producer

WRIC  8News is looking for an aggressive, innovative and creative News Producer to help take our product to the next level. The top candidate is an excellent writer who has a passion for news, solid editorial judgment and the ability to handle breaking news and weather. This person knows how to produce compelling and informative newscasts that make an impact with an audience on-air, online and on social media. No show stackers here. Think outside the box. Seek different ways to make your newscast unique. You must be creative and a strategic thinker. The ideal candidate should be well informed about current events. We need a leader and team player who can meet deadlines. A minimum of 3 years’ experience is required. EOE M/F/D/V Drug/Background Screen. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.mediageneral.com

Traffic Liaison

WRIC-TV in Richmond, Virginia is looking for an energetic self-starter to join its sales department. The successful candidate will be highly organized and have the ability to operate in an ever-changing fast paced environment. They must be able to analyze and input date and make timely business decisions to enhance efficiency. Must have proficient computer skills and knowledge of Power Point and Excel. Prior sales experience and college degree are also preferred.  EOE M/F/D/V Drug/Background Screen. Qualified applicants can apply online at www.mediageneral.com

Account Executive
A rare opportunity to take your successful selling skills to a new level!  Media General d/b/a WRIC-TV8 is looking for ONE successful seller from a Business to Business industry to become an Account Executive for WRIC’s broadcast and digital platforms.  As our next Account Executive, you will learn our platforms and will sell, service, and maintain new and existing advertisers.  Organizational, written, verbal, presentation, and computer skills required. If hard work, fun and the desire to be the best appeals to you, send resume and references to Local Sales Manager, WRIC-TV8, 301 Arboretum Place, Richmond VA 23236-3464 or apply on-line @ www.mediageneral.com. A valid driver’s license, good driving record, pre-employment background and drug 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.

*We are currently only accepting Fall 2015 internship applications.*
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 | Email: Erika Stein, Internship Coordinator (estein@wric.com)
(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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