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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.


DIRECTOR:

Responsibilities include directing newscasts using the Grass Valley Ignite automation system, master control operations including oversight of playlist play out for three channels, checking in program materials and ingesting commercial/promotion materials and editing with Grass Valley Edius software.  High school diploma or GED required.  College degree with one year media experience is preferred.  Strong spelling and grammar skills are essential.  Must be able to work in fast paced environment. 

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


PHOTOJOURNALIST:

We have an immediate opening on an award winning team for a part-time photojournalist.  The successful candidate will shoot and edit news stories. Experience in a commercial television news department preferred.  Editing skills are essential. Must be willing to work flexible hours including weekends.   Four year related degree preferred.  Must be personable and able to work without close supervision.  Excellent driving record is a must. 

Send resume and sample of work to:  Dwayne Stice, WPSD-TV, P. O. Box 1197, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-1197 or e-mail dstice@wpsdlocal6.com.


NEWS ASSOCIATE PRODUCER:

WPSD LOCAL 6, the NBC affiliate in the 82nd DMA, has an opening for a news associate producer.  You are required 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 program situations, and to understand last-moment instructions from newscast directors and producers are essential.  Must be familiar with basic computer operations, video editing experience preferred.  This is an entry level position for those wanting to become a television reporter or producer.  

A writing test must be passed and a four-year college degree is preferred. Send resume/tape/link to:  Dwayne Stice, WPSD-TV, P. O. Box 1197, Paducah, Kentucky 42002-1197 or e-mail dstice@wpsdlocal6.com.


MAINTENANCE ENGINEER:
    
We have an immediate opening for a maintenance engineer.   Duties include installing and maintaining the technical, electrical, mechanical, and broadcast operations of the station. Will maintain and repair transmitters, broadcast IP equipment, generators, automation systems, HD cameras, and studio equipment. Applicant must have an understanding of networking, installation and troubleshooting in a PC fast paced environment. Minimum two year specialized electronics degree, electronics technical school training, computer training, networking or equivalent experience required.

Send resume 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.

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