Posted on 2013-02-11
By ABA Alabama Broadcasters Association
WDHN, the ABC affiliate in Dothan, AL is seeking a multi-media journalist to help us expand our field report staff. This is a great opportunity to put your career in high gear as many of our previous reporters that got a start here are now in major markets.
The person selected will have a degree in broadcast journalism or related field. Strong writing skills and a clear understanding of news issues are mandatory. Applicants may be required to take a test in an effort to determine knowledge of news-related issues. Some understanding of weather would be helpful but only for the possibility of fill-in duty. The selected candidate must also be able to work well with limited supervision, be goal-oriented and have the ability to lift up to 40 pounds. The selected candidate will demonstrate strong talent skills. The ability to work well with others is absolutely necessary.
Additional requirements include a good driving record and clean background. Both will be checked prior to employment. A pre-employment drug screen is required.
HOW TO APPLY:
Resumes should be submitted to Ken Curtis, News Director, WDHN-TV, PO Box 6237, Dothan, AL 36302. An internet link to your reel is preferred at firstname.lastname@example.org but hard copies will be accepted. This is a wonderful opportunity to begin your career in a warm climate only a few minutes from Florida beaches and work with a company that owns stations across the nation and encourages internal promotion. WDHN is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring practices. We actively seek applicants regardless of gender, race, or national origin.