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Master Control Operator

WENY and Lilly Broadcasting have an immediate job opening for a Master Control Operator. Candidate should be flexible and able to perform a variety of tasks from switching live and recorded on-air programming to file editing and file management skills. Operate automation servers. Maintain transmitter and programming logs and discrepancy reports. Previous experience with audio / video in a broadcast environment desired but not required. Thorough understanding of basic computer operations is absolutely essential to be considered for this position. 

  • Excellent organizational and Project Management skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • General knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Detail oriented, prioritization and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle and prioritize a heavy workload
  • Ability to work independently requiring little to no supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends and/or holidays when needed

Applications / resumes may be submitted by mail or dropped off at our studios at the address below, or by email to:

Recruiting Department
474 Old Ithaca Road
Horseheads, NY 14845

Lilly Broadcasting, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

News Producer/Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist

WENY News, the ABC and CBS affiliate in Horseheads, NY has an immediate opening for a producer/anchor/MMJ. The right candidate should have a strong on-air presence, the ability to work with limited supervision, have solid news judgment and writing skills, and ability to handle pressure and last-minute changes.

We are looking for the right person to join our energetic team and continue to grow our newscasts. Our anchors also act as producers on their show, and also do general assignment reporting.

WENY also prides itself on its social media presence, and incorporating that into shows to grow audiences on both TV and digital platforms.
The right candidate will have strong organizational and time management skills, the ability to operate as a one-person band, and edit video when necessary. Prior producing experience is preferred. ENPS knowledge is a bonus, but not required.

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

WENY is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. Just a few hours drive from many major cities, it`s surrounded by nature full of waterfalls, hiking trails, wineries, and small but thriving communities.

Send resume, cover letter and demo reel to:

Renata Stiehl
WENY News Director

No phone calls please!

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

Senior Lead Engineer

Lilly Broadcasting has an opening for a full-time Senior Lead Engineer located in Horseheads, NY.

The Broadcast Engineer operates, maintains, updates and repairs hardware and systems used for broadcasting and local news production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station.
  • Maintains and installs the IT network, switches, data backups, work stations, laptops and printers.
  • Maintains all News gathering field gear and editing equipment.
  • Maintain RF, satellite and fiber transport equipment
  • Purchase and maintain inventory of spare parts and supplies with approval from Lilly Broadcasting Management.
  • Install wiring and equipment for new systems based on standards set by Lilly Broadcasting.
  • Communicates with members of the engineering team and other departments and Lilly Hub Stations to effectively resolve equipment and system issue
  • Maintains over the air transmitter which includes compliance with all FCC guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements and Skills:

  • Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, Information Technology or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Proficiency with computers, Master Control Automation, Windows7, SQL12, and Cisco Networking
  • Experience with video cameras, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems, and editing systems.
  • Familiarity with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, satellite antennas /receivers and other broadcast-related equipment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be able and willing to work different shifts in emergency situations and be flexible with schedule
  • May require some travel to remote locations including, microwave receive sites, fiber hub sites, cable headends and other locations.

Send resumes to:

or mail to: Lilly Broadcasting, LLC
Attn: Engineering Recruitment
474 Old Ithaca Rd.
Horseheads, NY 14845

Lilly Broadcasting, LLC is 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 (Link or DVD, if applicable) to:

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

No phone calls please

WENY and Lilly Broadcasting LLC are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Local Account Executive

WENY ABC|CBS|CW2 has an immediate job opening for a Local Account Executive - Local Sales: Seeking an individual with a strong sales background.  Candidate must be a proven developer of new business and have the ability to sell non-traditional and traditional advertising.  Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must.  Applications / resumes may be submitted by mail or dropped off at our studios at the address below.

Douglas Beers

WENY General Manager
474 Old Ithaca Road
Horseheads, NY 14845

No phone calls please!

WENY and Lilly Broadcasting LLC are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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