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Radio News Anchor/Reporter - Charleston, WV

The MetroNews Radio Network, a division of WVRC Media, is looking for the next addition to our award-winning news department. We are hiring an anchor-reporter for our Charleston, WV office.

The individual will be responsible for statewide and local newscasts, coverage of scheduled and breaking news events, preparations for The Morning News news block and website updates.

The candidate should be self-motivated, have the ability work under deadline pressure and committed to producing high quality radio journalism.

The ideal candidate should have a degree in journalism, broadcasting, communications, or other related field and at have least two years of radio or TV experience.

Come join the professional team at a family-owned company that still believes in the value of radio news.

WVRC Media offers a competitive salary, health benefits and a 401k program. Send a cover letter, resume and audio samples to jobs@wvradio.com. WVRC Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

WVRC Media is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies.  We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our company.  Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Kelly Ayersman at West Virginia Radio Corporation by calling 304-296-0029.

Director of Engineering - Morgantown, WV

WVRC Media has a very rare opening as Director of Engineering.  The qualified individual will have the opportunity to join, train, and work with one of the best broadcast engineering and I.T. staffs in the country, providing an excellent arena to further develop broadcast skills.  This is the perfect opportunity for the next generation of a broadcast engineer to learn and advance as an I.T. and RF specialist.  We are looking for a highly motivated and dedicated individual that would have a strong desire to learn 21st century digital audio delivery systems from studio to final air product.  The selected individual should be able and willing to perform the following functions and duties:

  • • Serve as designated Director by overseeing that complete and accurate transmission logs and operate within established FCC guidelines
  • • Possess a complete working knowledge of the Emergency Alert System
  • • Should be proficient with computers, networking, and programming of such
  • • Demonstrate an immediate sense of urgency during emergency situations
  • • Must have a working knowledge of radio equipment both in the studio and at transmitting sites
  • • Maintain all transmitter sites and associated facilities of WVRC Media
  • • Should possess a working knowledge of electronic theory and troubleshooting
  • • Must be willing to schedule and perform regular maintenance and keep accurate records of malfunctions, down-times, and repairs
  • • Must be willing to learn new skills and procedures by working with trained individuals, reading and studying technical manuals, and bulletins
  • • Oversee the daily operation of the entire broadcast plant to ensure delivery of a top-quality product to listeners
  • • Maintain constant communications with programming personnel and management
  • • Must have a working knowledge of AM-Directional systems
  • SBE Certification and I.T. experience is most desirable
  • • Must have valid driver’s license, no prior convictions, and be able to carry light to moderate weights.

The accepted individual will be based in the North Central area of WV but may be requested to help other engineers in the WVRC Radio chain of 36 stations and the state-wide news and sports MetroNews network.  We offer an excellent health benefits package, 401K, company provided vehicle, and competitive salary, commensurate with experience.  If you think you possess the necessary skills and can accept responsibilities with the right attitude, then come join our team for a long-lasting and fruitful relationship.

WVRC Media is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies.  We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our company.  Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Kelly Ayersman at West Virginia Radio Corporation by calling 304-296-0029.

News Director - Cumberland, MD

Allegany Communications is accepting applications for a news director for a six-station cluster in Cumberland, MD. We are looking for the next addition to our award-winning radio news department. This individual will be responsible for gathering, writing and delivering local news, and updating the website. Candidate will be part of the news team for the regional news operation as well as MetroNews, the award-winning state radio network of West Virginia.

Come join the professional team of a family-owned company that still believes in the value of local radio news Allegany Communications offers a competitive salary, plus health benefits and a 401k program.

Send a cover letter, resume and audio samples to jobs@wvradio.com.

WVRC Media and Allegany Communications is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies.  We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our company.  Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Kelly Ayersman at WVRC Media by calling 304-296-0029.

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – MARTINSBURG, WV

Join one of the West Virginia’s fastest growing and most advanced media groups!

WVRC Media has a unique opportunity for an aggressive, confident and competitive marketing professional to represent and sell broadcast and digital marketing products and services in the Martinsburg, WV/Eastern Panhandle region of WV. If you have been in or are currently in a marketing position, we want to talk to you!  If you are a people person, a hustler, and like the ability to earn as much money as you want, let’s talk!

Specific products include advertising and marketing products with WLTF(97.5FM), WICL(95.9 The Big Dawg), WXDC(92.9FM), WEPM(93.7FM/1340AM), and WCST(93.5FM/1010AM) radio stations and WVRC Digital’s enormous suite of digital products. A background of success in the sales and marketing, advertising or communication fields is preferred.

Main duties include handling an established list of customer, establishing and developing new long-term business relationships; identifying and securing new business opportunities; presenting campaign proposals; generating creative ideas and solutions; tracking and reporting on business successes.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide advertising and marketing solutions for clients that achieve their objectives, increase business and foster strong working relationships,
  • Seek out prospective customer/business opportunities with new and existing customers,
  • Establish and maintain customer relations in order to grow profitable sales,
  • Present products and services of WVRC Media including radio and digital marketing options,
  • Follow-up on all generated business to assure customer is being serviced and to document the outcome of the proposed solutions.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is desirable.
  • Prior media sales experience is an advantage, but not necessary.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must present and communicate in a professional manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be organized with good time management skills.
  • Possess proven analytical problem solving solutions for the customer and the company.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows and Microsoft applications.
  • Possess strong presentation, negotiation, and closing skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently to meet or exceed goals.

 

Other qualifications:

  • Be able to think creatively and generate original ideas.
  • Able to pay close attention to detail.
  • Be able to work calmly and effectively under pressure, react quickly, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Be able to handle rejection.
  • Have the confidence and determination to pursue leads, overcome obstacles and secure deals.

 

WVRC Media offers a competitive salary and unlimited commissions, plus health benefits and a 401k program.

Please send Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@wvcmedia.com and jared.parsons@wvradio.com

WVRC Media is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies.  We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our company.  Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Kelly Ayersman at WVRC Media by calling 304-296-0029.