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Creative Services - TV Commercial Producer

WENY is looking for a TV Commercial Producer with experience and knowledge of filming, editing, producing client commercials, presentations, and programs.  Knowledge of Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator are required.  Individuals will work on a wide range of long and short form projects.  Communication skills are essential, as this position requires working with the Creative Services Director, a variety of clients and our Account Executives on multiple projects.  Candidates must be able to multi-task and be highly organized, able to work independently, but also enjoy working as part of a team.

Send resume and demo reel to: jobs@weny.com

WENY Attn. Bruce Hauver II
474 Old Ithaca Rd.
Horseheads, NY 14845

No phone calls please!

WENY and Lilly Broadcasting LLC. are an equal opportunity employer.


Multi-Media Journalist

WENY News, located in Horseheads, New York has an immediate opening for a multi-media journalist.

The ideal candidate must be a creative storyteller, possess strong writing and organizational skills, and have the ability to shoot and edit video using Adobe Premiere Pro. Must be able to operate as a one-person band. Social media experience involving Facebook and Twitter in a professional setting also desired. This position includes responsibilities for all aspects of the news gathering process, from story pitches to going live to present your story, and posting to the station website and social media.

A degree in Journalism, Broadcast Communications or similar field is required.

We`re looking for the right person to join our award-winning, tight knit team and continue to elevate our news product that puts a premium on local news content that matters to our community.

WENY News is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York, located just a few hours drive from major cities like NYC, Philadelphia, Buffalo and Toronto. The region is host to beautiful scenery, with access to hiking trails, gorges and waterfalls, lakes and streams, as well as dozens of local wineries, breweries and other cultural attractions.

Please send cover letter, resume and demo reel to:

Renata Stiehl
WENY News Director
474 Old Ithaca Road
Horseheads, NY 14845
jobs@weny.com

No phone calls, please!

WENY and Lilly Broadcasting LLC. are an equal opportunity employer.


News Technical Director/Videographer

WENY News, the ABC, CBS and CW affiliate in Horseheads, New York, has an immediate opening in its news department for a videographer and technical director. This full-time role includes editing video for the news department's newscasts, and directing the broadcasts as well. You'll also direct other live and recorded news and weather components, and fill-in direct other news broadcasts on a fill in basis as needed.

The ideal candidate should have experience in video editing, using Adobe Premiere or similar program, as well as experiencing using high quality video cameras. We're looking for a motivated self-starter, with a focus on attention to detail who can also work under tight deadlines, and changing situations.

You'll be joining a tight-knit news team that's focused on a quality news product. Our morning news team is dedicated to providing information to viewers that helps them prepare for their day.

WENY News is also a proud, award-winning team dedicated to local news that impacts communities in the Twin Tiers of New York and Pennsylvania. Send your cover letter, resume and a sample of your video work to:

Renata Stiehl
WENY News Director
474 Old Ithaca Road
Horseheads, NY 14845


jobs@weny.com

No phone calls please!

WENY and Lilly Broadcasting, LLC are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 



Account Executive Job Description

  • Are you the type of person who needs to be busy & productive every waking hour?
  • Do you maintain momentum despite setbacks or disappointments?
  • Of all the "sales people" you know, are you the best at pinning down commitments from clients?
  • Do you genuinely like people and people seem to really like you too?

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media at WENY-TV. 

WENY-TV, the ABC CBS +CW affiliate TV stations have an exciting opportunity for an Account Executive to join our dynamic and forward-thinking sales team. The ideal candidate will showcase his or her entrepreneurial and strategic expertise by building collaborative relationships and providing results driven customer solutions through an integrated suite of media platforms- including television, internet, mobile and additional emerging products.

This position requires an energetic and strategic entrepreneur. As an Account Executive, you'll use a consultative selling approach to build relationships with businesses to sell a broad set of solutions from our extensive market-leading portfolio:

  • ABC,CBS + CW network affiliates
  • Targeted Display Advertising (Banner Advertising)
  • Web Presence Optimization, including services for Organic Search (SEO) 
  • Marketing and Reputation Management
  • Email marketing

Roles and Responsibilities

  • This position will be accountable for local television and digital revenue performance; working both strategically and tactically with other sales executives in the station and division.
  • Prospect for qualified local and regional businesses
  • Meet with prospective clients to conduct thorough customer needs analysis (C N A)
  • Build out solution based programs specifically designed to solve client needs/challenges
  • Present and close tailored marketing programs 
  • Create new relationships 
  • Accurately project revenues & meet / exceed monthly budgets
  • Follow accountabilities set forth by your Sales Manager to help guide you to success achieving monthly sales quotas consistently
  • Provide insight and value to executive management to shape the future of our organization
  • This individual is responsible for driving new television and digital sales (by assessing and facilitating the use of best practices in solutions based selling), up-sell of existing account advertisers, while driving retention.
  • This individual will be responsible for order entry and maintenance of advertising schedules.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years experience selling television/digital preferred.
  • Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in marketing or advertising.
  • Sales experience in television, digital or media industry preferred.
  • Excellent communicator who can communicate and sell ideas and solutions.
  • Must have strong time management and organizational skills; candidate must be able to work in a fast paced, high-pressured, evolving environment. 
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills required.
  • Be able to utilize Wide Orbit Traffic + Wide Orbit Media Sales or be willing to learn
  • Professional appearance is a must
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record and your own vehicle

WENY General Sales Manager
474 Old Ithaca Road
Horseheads, NY 14845

jobs@weny.com

No phone calls please!

WENY and Lilly Broadcasting LLC are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 



WENY in Elmira, NY is always accepting applications for future reference


News Interns

WENY News is looking for college students who'd like to intern with us for the semester. This is an unpaid internship, though you'll get full college credit.  We have several positions available for college credit internships.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Renata Stiehl
WENY News Director
474 Old Ithaca Road
Horseheads, NY 14845

Jobs@weny.com

No phone calls please

WENY and Lilly Broadcasting LLC are an Equal Opportunity Employer.




 

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