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News Anchor/MMJ Posted: 06/04/2021

WEVV-TV, the CBS & FOX affiliate in Evansville, Indiana, is looking for a News Anchor/ MMJ.

Deliver the news in a clear, pleasant, authoritative, and professional manner.  Review/correct scripts, contribute story ideas, represent the station at community events, and contribute to the development of younger talent.  Report on stories both from the studio and in the field.  Write stories.  Make and maintain contacts, and come to work with story ideas.  Shoot & edit video.  Must be able to produce a newscast.  Must be able to assume leadership position.  Is able to multi-task and work under pressure.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Anchor assigned newscasts.

•    Reads/copy edits news scripts before each assigned newscast.

•    Be available to anchor other casts, anchor breaking news cuts-ins, host political debates or other public affairs programs, report from the field on major events as the need arises.

•    Produces an engaging, fast paced newscast.

•    Demonstrates strong editorial judgment to determine the content of assigned newscast.

•    Write stories as necessary.

•    Works with other station affiliates for content for assigned newscast. 

•    Make calls on news stories as necessary

•    Approves reporter packages for assigned newscasts.

•    Proofread and correct scripts from reporters and others prior to air and prior to publishing on web sites.  Make changes as necessary including fact checks, spelling errors, and mistakes in grammar.

•    Communicates with directors and graphic artist about needs of assigned newscast.

•    Communicates with producers, reporters, and anchors about assigned newscast needs.

•    Will assist other newscast producers and the digital team in the writing of news stories when needed.

•    Assist with the professional and journalistic development of younger talent by giving advice, constructive criticism, and a “pat on the back” when deserved.

•    Receive and answer phone calls from views in a professional manner.

•    Represent the station at community events such as parades, station sponsored events, speeches at schools or to various organizations, etc.

•    Be available for various promotional shoots

•    Perform all other tasks perceived, assigned, and/or required that contribute to the smooth running for the department and to the achievement of departmental and station goals.

•    All WEVV, WEVV-D2 employees are expected to bring a positive attitude to the workplace and be cheerful, cooperative and productive and to perform other such duties as me be required for the efficient operation of the station.

•    Notifies a manager during any big breaking news events. 

•    Reports and produces a monthly franchise story.

•    Is active on social media and communicates with the Tristate audience.

•    Other duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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News Production Assistant Posted: 11/10/2020

WEVV-TV, the CBS & FOX affiliate in Evansville, Indiana, is looking for a Part Time News Production Assistant.

• Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment that requires an extreme focus.
• Strong attention to detail is needed.
• Help prepare the news set for live and pre-recorded broadcasts.
• Work with studio lighting
• Operate studio cameras.
• Operator graphics.
• Operate teleprompter.
• Give talent time cues.
• Perform administrative work during special coverage.

Minimum 2 years of media/digital experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Account Executive Posted: 05/01/2021

WEVV-TV, the CBS & FOX affiliate in Evansville, Indiana, is looking for an Account Executive, who will be responsible for the development of revenue through the maintenance, servicing, and development of new and existing accounts.

This individual should have a passion for helping business meet their marketing goals, utilizing television advertising, digital marketing, and promotional campaigns.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Upgrading/upselling existing client sales
  • Developing new clients and new business for the stations
  • Generating new revenue from dormant accounts
  • Prospecting, probing, analyzing needs, solving marketing and advertising problems, creating unique promotions, finding solutions and closing sales orders
  • Developing relationships with accounts so that both stations receive more than their proportionate share of the market business
  • Presentations, proposals and other sales related activities as assigned by the Sales Management Team.
  • Managing station’s account lists so that all accounts are covered well at all times
  • Stay current on business/market conditions in order to anticipate changes in the business environment and adapt to those changes
  • Effectively utilizes computers and specialized sales software
  • Establishes and maintains a positive line of communication with all station team departments and members
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum of 1 years of experience in TV Sales

Sales background is a must

Word, Excel, PowerPoint and WideOrbit or OSI preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer

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It was another brutally hot afternoon throughout the Tri-State; afternoon highs peaked in the mid to low 90s for our third straight day with heat indices approaching and even surpassing 100° at times earlier on. As for the remainder of the evening, one can expect much of the same - temperatures will stick around the upper 80s through at least dinnertime before dipping to 80° or so by 10PM. Winds shifting southward overnight will only allow temperatures to fall as low as the mid to low 70s throughout the Ohio Valley; we'll kick off what may end up being our hottest day in years with a morning low temperature of 73° in Evansville.
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