WTNH/WCTX News 8 seeks an experienced Ignite Director to direct live and live to tape News Broadcasts and Life Style Programming.
The successful candidate will have a high degree of professionalism, effective interpersonal relation skills, ability to organize and prioritize workload and function well in high pressure situations.
WTNH News 8 is looking for a creative writer who understands the urgency of a 24-7 newsroom environment. The successful candidate will be able to multitask while still writing clear, concise, and conversational copy for wtnh.com.
News 8 is looking for someone who welcomes the opportunity to drop everything for breaking news. We’re looking for a candidate who can bring fresh, innovative and creative ideas into our newsroom that help our websites, apps and social media accounts stand out.
Candidates must be engaged and passionate about social media and be able to embrace it as part of their daily routine. Above all, we’re looking for someone with an optimistic outlook and a winning attitude. Experience in a newsroom environment is preferred.
The Online Content Producer writes stories for wtnh.com, cuts and uploads video, produces unique content, and updates social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
WTNH News 8 / WCTX MyTV 9 / HYFN Local has an immediate opening for a Sales Research Analyst
Who are we?
Multiplatform media company based in downtown New Haven, CT, we are part of Nexstar Media Group. We work with our clients and partners to get their message in front of the right people – with two television stations, station website and mobile apps, and a national digital media company – we can reach audiences to garner mass awareness or create one-to-one engagement.
What role will you play?
The Market & Sales Research Analyst is an instrumental role within the Sales Department. We’ll look to you to provide insights on market, tv, digital and programming trends, as well as create proof of performances to highlight the success of client and station campaigns. We want your creativity and analysis to take what happened and help us best position it for the future – to generate new sales and renewals, create ideas for new station programs and a whole lot more.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred in Marketing, Communication, English or Statistics.
- Knowledgeable about media related software including Wide Orbit, Kantar, Google Ad Manager and other comparable software.
- Highly proficient in all MS Office products, primarily MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point.
- Minimum of 3-5 years of experience.
- Minimum of 2-3 years of research experience preferably inside a media company’s sales department.
- The ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- The knowledge and capability to have executive level conversations about the industry and marketplace.
WTNH News 8 and WCTX MyTV 9 is seeking an experienced and creative leader in the position of News Director. The position of News Director will be accountable for budgets, strategic planning, brand building, and talent contracts. The ideal News Director will have experience working with unions, have a broad portfolio of experience in news operations, be instantaneous with decision-making; able to fluidly move between strategic and tactical activities; able to influence and engage multiple internal and external audiences; and be accomplished in building and developing a highly skilled, empowered, passionate news room staff. Incumbents in this role will have strong business and financial acumen, demonstrating the ability to build and manage a budget. The News Director must possess and drive the highest code of ethical conduct, taking ownership for protecting the station and the license, and must be empathetic, an exceptional leader, and motivator.
WTNH News 8 is looking for a meteorologist to anchor weekend newscasts, participate in our severe weather coverage, learn from our experienced team of broadcast meteorologists, and turn weather and news stories to supplement our newscast content.
This is an opportunity you won’t want to pass up. We’re looking to fill the position fast, so apply right away!
News 8 WTNH/WCTX is looking for a dynamic, experienced, and tenacious sales and marketing executive to join its sales team. Interested applicants should have a demonstrated ability to thrive in a multi-media sales, marketing and solutions selling environment. We are looking for people who abhor the status quo, who can sell ideas, concepts and solutions and not just ratings and impressions; self-starters who like to work and advance in a team focused environment.
Responsibilities include managing and at the same time developing an existing client base in addition to seeking and developing new client partnerships. A clear understanding of the base audience metrics; both on air and online and the ability to articulate the value of the metrics in helping our client grow their businesses. The position requires an openness to training and learning, working in a collaborative setting, and an omnipresent focus on results.
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