Employment

General Assignment Reporter

WCBI-TV has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter/Videographer.
Experience Requirements:

  • Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field if you have no experience.
  • Experience in television news preferred.
  • It would be helpful if you are familiar with ENPS.
Qualifications Requirements:

  • Shoot and edit using non-linear cameras and editors.
  • Provide story ideas during editorial meetings
  • Be proficient in all platforms, including web entries and social media.
  • Manage time effectively to meet daily deadlines.
  • A strong sense of creative inputis a must.
  • Able to work closely with sales and production.
  • Available to work required schedule which may include nights, weekends and overtime as needed.
  • Must meet professional appearance standards as prescribed by company policy.
  • Must be physically mobile with reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to respond to visual and oral cues
  • Must have a valid driver license and good driving record.
  • Punctual.
  • Communicate with co-workers.
  • Be courteous.
  • Be respectful of station property and the property of co-workers.
  • Keep work area organized.
  • Attend station meetings that encourage career advancements/communication (consultant visits, staff meetings, etc.)
Education:

  • Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field if you have no experience.
Additional Information: EOE
How to Apply:
We prefer links to your work, but will accept DVDs to the address below along with a cover letter and resume to:

It is the policy of Morris Network (WCBI-TV, LLC) that employment shall be based on merit, qualification, and competence. Employment practice shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or an employee’s race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin, or disability. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. WCBI-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Meteorologist/Reporter

WCBI is looking for a Morning Meteorologist. We need someone whose science is solid and on-air presentation is ready to go.
This position will include some weather related reporting as well as weather live shots and more. This is not a job with a set schedule. If you take this job opportunity seriously, then you need an open mind and a working knowledge of how to tell a story.
NO PHONE CALLS
Still interested? Send a resume, cover letter, DVD or link of your most recent work to:

It is the policy of Morris Network (WCBI-TV, LLC) that employment shall be based on merit, qualification, and competence. Employment practice shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or an employee’s race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin, or disability. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. WCBI-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Morning Anchor/Reporter

WCBI-TV is looking for a Morning News Anchor/Reporter.
Qualifications

  • Must be able to offer producing help, and be able to produce newscasts when necessary
  • Should have sound news judgment and writing skills, as you will be asked to proof copy
  • Being able to shoot and edit video on non-linear equipment is a huge plus
  • Must be a verifiable team player
  • Candidate will also be responsible for coordinating guest and special segments for the show
NO PHONE CALLS
Send resumé link to:

It is the policy of Morris Network (WCBI-TV, LLC) that employment shall be based on merit, qualification, and competence. Employment practice shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or an employee’s race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin, or disability. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. WCBI-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Account Executive

WCBI-TV is seeking an Account Executive for the development of new business for WCBI (CBS), My Mississippi, North Mississippi CW and WCBI.com and to work with the sales department to achieve goals and strategies set forth by management. The ideal candidate should have a college degree and one or more year’s sales experience, as well as be a self-motivator, a quick learner and a go-getter! Media sales experience is preferred but not required. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record is also required.
To apply, send resumé and cover letter to:

  • WCBI-TV, LLC
    c/o Sales Manager
    PO Box 271
    Columbus, MS 39703
    or email it to: bsparks@wcbi.com
It is the policy of Morris Network (WCBI-TV, LLC) that employment shall be based on merit, qualification, and competence. Employment practice shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant’s or an employee’s race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin, or disability. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. WCBI-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.