Job Openings

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE:

Rare Opportunity!  WPSD-TV Paducah, NBC (DMA 82) the number one rated and market revenue leader offers a fantastic opportunity for a driven sales star with a focus on client service. If you are a self-starting customer focused, high energy, highly motivated sales professional who is ready for the next step then tell us and sell us in your cover letter and resume. Great written and verbal communication skills are a must  as well as the ability to develop and articulate creative marketing ideas. Respondents with examples of excellent selling skills and a track record of delivering results will be moved to the front of the line. WPSD-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Send resume to: dstice@wpsdlocal6.com


NEWS ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (full and part-time):

WPSD LOCAL 6, the NBC affiliate in the 82nd DMA has an opening for a news associate producer.  You will learn to research, write, and edit local, regional, and national news stories.  You will also perform associated production duties during newscasts. You must conform to the highest journalistic standards and be able to meet deadlines.  Excellent writing, grammar skills, the ability to react to changing news and programming situations, and to understand and execute last-moment instructions from newscast directors and producers are essential.

You must be familiar with basic computer operations. Video editing experience is preferred.  This is an entry level position for those wanting to get to the next step in your career in broadcast journalism.  We will help you get there.  A writing test and current events test must be passed.  This is a perfect opportunity for a college student working toward a four-year degree in broadcast journalism.

E-mail resume/link to:  Executive Producer Eric Hall,  ehall@wpsdlocal6.com.


MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST SOUTHERN ILLINOIS BUREAU 

Local 6 is looking for a dynamic on air and multimedia storyteller. Our reporters tell emotional stories focused on real people. Our reporters are team players who enterprise, shoot, and edit their own stories; make contacts; and become a part of the community. Everyone on our team produces material for all our platforms –on air, online, and mobile. Qualified candidates will have a four-year degree in journalism or a related field and at least two years of reporting experience.

Send resume and DVD/Tape/Video Link to: Dwayne Stice, WPSD-TV, P. O. Box 1197, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-1197 or e-mail dstice@wpsdlocal6.com.


MMJ/NEWS REPORTER

Local 6 is seeking an experienced MMJ/reporter. You should have an outstanding track record of hard news reporting and Live work. Our journalists work hard and frequently land in much bigger markets after honing their skills with our awarding winning staff. You are an idea person, self-starter and ready to work in a high energy, competitive environment, producing content for multiple platforms. You’ll work in a powerful, well-equipped news operation.

We want journalists who are not afraid to demand transparency, speak truth to power with the questions we ask and understand there is a reason the First Amendment is first. You can shoot, go live, write, edit, develop sources, know social media best practices and are a team player. You expect to fight to have the lede story every day. You know how to fight the freedom of information battle and won’t take no for an answer. We have the tools you need to be successful. Degree in journalism or related field and two years experience preferred.

Send cover letter, resume and video link to Perry Boxx, News Director at pboxx@wpsdlocal6.com.


WEEKEND ANCHOR/REPORTER

Local 6 seeks a dynamic news anchor and reporter for our weekend newscasts. We’ll expect you to be a leader in our newsroom, in the community and in the field. You’ll work with an award winning group of talented journalists in a powerful, well-equipped news operation. We want journalists who are not afraid to demand transparency, speak truth to power with the questions we ask and understand there is a reason the First Amendment is first.

As an anchor you are a strong conversational, credible storyteller. As a reporter you expect to fight to have the lede story every day. You know how to fight the freedom of information battle and won’t take no for an answer. We have the tools you need to be successful. You need the skills to work in a high energy, competitive environment, producing content for multiple platforms. You can shoot, write, edit, develop sources, know social media best practices and are a team player.

Degree in journalism or related field and two years anchor experience preferred.

Send cover letter, resume and video link to Perry Boxx, News Director at pboxx@wpsdlocal6.com.


WEEKEND NEWS PRODUCER:

The NBC affiliate in Paducah, Kentucky (82 DMA), requires a dynamic writer with solid news judgment who can become a leader in our newsroom. You must have a flair for production value, incorporating breaking news, live elements, social/interactive media platforms, and vibrant graphics to tell compelling news stories. Previous experience as a producer required.

Send resume and tape/DVD/link to: Dwayne Stice, WPSD-TV, P. O. Box 1197, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-1197 or e-mail dstice@wpsdlocal6.com.


NEWS PRODUCER:

The NBC affiliate in Paducah, Kentucky (82 DMA), requires a dynamic writer with solid news judgment who can become a leader in our newsroom. You must have a flair for production value, incorporating breaking news, live elements, social/interactive media platforms, and vibrant graphics to tell compelling news stories. Previous experience as a producer required. Send resume and tape/DVD/link to: Dwayne Stice, WPSD-TV, P. O. Box 1197, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-1197 or e-mail dstice@wpsdlocal6.com.


INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

WPSD has periodic openings for student internships in various departments. The student must receive academic credit for the internship and have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours.

For more information, contact Dwayne Stice at dstice@wpsdlocal6.com.
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WPSD-TV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Any community organization that desires to be notified when a job opening occurs at WPSD Local 6 should contact Dwayne Stice at 270-415-1900 or e-mail dstice@wpsdlocal6.com.