Job Openings

SPORTS REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER (PART TIME):

WPSD-TV is looking to fill its part-time sports reporter/photographer position with someone who is ready to immerse themselves in local sports. This is not a job for those that want to follow the ball. We want a sports journalist that will tell unique “people stories” that will connect on an emotional level.

One year experience as a sports reporter/photographer expected. We will consider students enrolled in appropriate broadcast journalism programs targeting a four-year degree.

You must demonstrate strong photography/editing skills, be an excellent writer, fact gatherer and story teller. Practical field course work and internships apply to our experience requirement. You must be willing to adjust your personal schedule to meet the job requirements. Responsible, consistent candidates with a strong work ethic and positive attitude only. This is a GREAT foot in the door opportunity in one of the most competitive fields in broadcasting.

Send cover letter explaining who you are and why you are the best candidate plus resume and link to: Dwayne Stice, dstice@wpsdlocal6.com WPSD-TV Paducah, Kentucky. No Snail mail. Please no phone calls.


PROMOTIONS PRODUCER:

WPSD Local 6 is looking for a writer/producer with the unique ability to translate concept into research driven promotion that cuts through the clutter both on air and on social media. You must be a detailed-oriented team player who is passionate about promotion and knows how to effectively sell our brand on multiple platforms.

We are a locally-owned NBC affiliate serving four states in the heart of the country. You’ll enjoy an affordable quality of life that includes everything from unspoiled recreational areas to an award-winning arts community.

The successful candidate will write, shoot and edit daily topical promotion that drives viewers to our local newscasts. Also, write, shoot, and edit image promotion that clearly identifies the Local 6 brand. Write and edits promotions for special projects including targeted special reports, station events, and community projects. Create specific promotional elements for the station’s social media platforms that expand exposure of the news products.

Requirements include: minimum one year experience as a promotion writer/producer.  Must demonstrate strong writing skills. Solid non-linear editing with an Edius background preferred. Must be proficient in After Effects and Photoshop. The ability to shoot video that makes the news product stand out is a must. Must work well with news producers, reporters, and anchors. The ability to be a flexible team player who can multi-task to meet deadlines and loves to do it is essential.

If you are passionate about television promotion, email your resume and samples of your work to:  Cathy Crecelius, Director of Promotion/Public Affairs, WPSD Local 6, 100 Television Lane, Paducah, Kentucky 42003  ccrecelius@wpsdlocal6.com. No phone calls please.


MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST SOUTHERN ILLINOIS BUREAU 

WPSD 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.


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.


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.