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METEOROLOGIST — POSTED 02/27/15

Are you an engaging storyteller who can connect with viewers about weather that impacts their lives? WTVR-CBS 6 is looking for a dynamic and knowledgeable weekday morning and midday Meteorologist who can produce clear, concise and accurate forecasts on all television and digital platforms.

We need someone who is an expert during severe weather coverage who can relay the significance of the event in a way that is relatable to the viewer. The CBS 6 Storm Team is honored to be Richmond’s most accurate meteorologists, as recognized by WeatherRate.

Ideal candidate must be adept at adlibbing information while maximizing our technology to create the most visually appealing and informative forecast. We have all the tools for covering the 4 dynamic seasons of weather this market sees every year. Live Doppler radar, WSI on-air graphics with every available upgrade, GR2Analyst for on-air use, RadarScope for on-air use, 3 teams of storm chasers with live audio/video streaming, 81-inch touch screen monitor, exclusive use of StormPins, and a nationwide network of Skytracker cameras to show live weather whenever and wherever it’s occurring.

Candidate will be available to appear at community events, speaking engagements, promotions and other WTVR functions. Successful candidate will have 3+ years of on-air experience and a degree in Meteorology.

To apply: Send examples of your work (including severe weather) to: Sheryl Barnhouse, WTVR-CBS 6 News Director, sbarnhouse@wtvr.com. Also, you need to apply on www.tribunemedia.com.

 No phone calls please. WTVR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

ANCHOR/REPORTER — POSTED 02/25/15

WTVR-CBS 6 is looking for an energetic and professional news anchor/reporter to join the markets fastest growing 5/5:30pm newscasts.

Our newsroom is dedicated to owning breaking news and dominating enterprise coverage of local news that has real impact on our viewers.

Responsibilities include presenting the news in a clear, authoritative and compelling manner, demonstrating strong storytelling and live field anchoring skills and the ability to conduct probing, in-depth and engaging interviews.

Additional duties include checking news scripts daily for accuracy and impact and working cooperatively with others to create a sense of teamwork in our overall presentation.

The successful candidate will maintain a professional personal appearance as defined by CBS 6 news management and will make public appearances on behalf of the station. Applicants must have a degree in communications, mass media, journalism or other related studies and at least two years of experience anchoring and reporting television news.

To apply: Send examples of your work (including breaking news) to: Sheryl Barnhouse, WTVR-CBS 6 News Director, sbarnhouse@wtvr.com.

Please apply online at www.tribunemedia.com. 

 No phone calls please. WTVR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

PHOTOGRAPHER — POSTED 02/25/15

WTVR-CBS 6 is looking for a talented News Photojournalist to join our NPPA and Emmy award winning team. This is your chance to join the only television station in the country to win three national Edward R. Murrow awards in 2014. We’re looking for someone who is a skilled shooter, editor and storyteller.

Daily responsibilities include working collaboratively with reporters to develop memorable news stories. You should have a strong working knowledge of Final Cut Pro and experience with Adobe Premier is a plus.

Responsibilities will include operating ENG/SNG live trucks, Sony EX3 HD cameras and mobile transmitting devices. Candidates should possess strong news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well under deadline. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record is a must, along with at least two years of news photography/editing experience.

Resume, references and links to your work should be sent to WTVR Chief Photojournalist Brad Wilson at bwilson@wtvr.com.

Please apply online at www.tribunemedia.com. 

 No phone calls please. WTVR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

ASSIGNMENT EDITOR — POSTED 01/23/15

WTVR-CBS 6, the Tribune CBS affiliate in Richmond, Va., is looking for a smart, creative, dynamic assignment editor who can help guide the newsroom crews to cover scheduled events and breaking news, receive and investigate news tips from viewers and support newscast producers.

The ideal candidate would join our award-winning team of journalists and help enforce our investigative approach to newsgathering. The ideal candidate must be able to work under pressure and help manage crews both in the newsroom and in the field. Strong news judgment and the ability to multi-task and write for the web is a must.

At least one year of newsroom experience is preferred. Please apply online at www.tribunemedia.com. 

 No phone calls please. WTVR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (1 year experience) — POSTED 02/18/14

WTVR-CBS 6 in Richmond is seeking an Sales Account Executive for a multi-platform sales position. We are searching for an individual who is hard working, competitive, likes to win, and has a proven track record of sales results. Ideal candidates should have demonstrated success in new business development.

At least 1 year sales experience cultivating new clients through cold-calling and aggressive prospecting is preferred. Strong presentation skills, creativity and a high level of customer service is expected. College degree preferred.

Please apply online at www.tribunemedia.com. 

 No phone calls please. WTVR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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