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Photojournalist Full-Time

Interested in joining a team of award-winning storytellers and photojournalists? WTVR is looking for a talented Full-time News Photojournalist. WTVR has been an NPPA Medium Market Television Station of the Year finalist three years in row, while winning the overall award in 2015.

We’re looking for someone who is a skilled shooter, editor and storyteller. We encourage and seek to help each photojournalist grow through critiques, mentoring and becoming a member of the NPPA. Through communication and teamwork with our reporters, we produce stories with seamless audio, crisp natural sound, and moments that add meaning to them. We work together to find compelling characters that give our viewers insight into our community.

Responsibilities will include operating ENG/SNG live trucks and mobile transmitting devices. Candidates should possess strong news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well under deadline. A strong working knowledge of Final Cut X is a plus. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record is a must. Also include a link to your reel.

Minimum two years of experience as a news photojournalist.

Please visit to apply. No phone calls please. WTVR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Promotion Producer Part-Time

WTVR, the Tribune Media CBS affiliate in Richmond is seeking a motivated and creative Promotion Producer for a part-time position in our marketing department.

The successful candidate needs to be a detail-oriented team player. This position will be responsible for helping market and promote our news brand and television programming.


A passion to learn and grow in a creative environment. Strong writing skills. Non-linear editing experience. Adobe Premiere Experience preferred. Some video and or photography experience. After Effects and Photoshop experience would be a plus. A demo reel would be helpful.

Please visit to apply. No phone calls please. WTVR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Broadcast Engineer – Regular Full Time

WTVR is recruiting for a broadcast maintenance engineer to join its team. The primary focus of the Broadcast IT Engineer is to maintain “anything with a plug” in the TV studio. Broadcast television engineering has become a very IT-centric field, so we need candidates with strong IT backgrounds.

Core Job Functions:

Install new broadcast gear & network equipment in racks and workstations. Run and terminate network, video, RF and control cabling as necessary.

Install and maintain computers to specifications of local IT manager and Tribune corporate IT department. Attend to 150 local users in both a traditional office environment and stressful real-time broadcast news environment, within the same building. Be able to troubleshoot Windows 7 and Mac OS X workstations, e-mail & printing, and network connectivity, along with Windows and Linux servers.

Troubleshoot problems in IT-based broadcast production and commercial playback automation systems. Be able to dig through server logs and work with vendors, software developers, corporate engineering, and end users to find causes and remedies for misconfigured or defective systems.

Assist in day-to-day broadcast operations as necessary to troubleshoot news editing and producing gear, align satellite and microwave feeds, and perform repairs on damaged equipment.

Assist transmitter engineer on maintenance of high-power UHF DTV transmitter as necessary. Understand FCC regulations and help station operators keep WTVR in compliance thereof.

Performs other duties as assigned. Participate in on-call rotation with other staff engineers.

Minimum Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of basic electronics, the electronic theory present in television broadcast equipment, and basic troubleshooting ability required. Strong knowledge of TCP/IP networking is a must. Work experience in TV, cable or radio preferred but not required. Must possess a valid State Driver’s License (or be able to get one).

Education Requirements:

Associates or Bachelors degrees in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science preferred. At least two years work experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Good eyesight and manual dexterity for the repair and use of electronic equipment. Ability to lift up to 100+ pounds and climb ladders, as needed. Ability to communicate using headsets.

Please visit to apply. No phone calls please. WTVR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.