Job Openings

HOW TO APPLY:  Submit resume to human_resources@whdh.com or fax to 617-248-0653 or mail to WHDH-TV, HR, 7 Bulfinch Place, Boston MA,  02114.  Please refer to the job number you are applying for.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3647

Title:  Director of Administration and Finance

Requirements:  WHDH-TV, 7 News Boston is looking for an experienced Director of Administration and Finance with strong leadership and organizational skills to manage & supervise the Human Resources, Facilities and Accounting departments. Position is responsible for reviewing all contracts entered into by various departments and is responsible for union negotiations with AFTRA, IBEW and DGA, as well as Retransmission Consent negotiations with the Cable providers.  Position also oversees budget preparations, all major purchases, personnel issues, and deals with building tenant leases and property management issues. This position requires someone with strong negotiation, communication skills, and the ability to work well with all departments.  Individual must be a competent leader able to provide guidance that enhances performance in a manner which incorporates the company’s vision and culture. Minimum qualifications include a 4-year degree in Business Administration and a minimum of 7-10 years broadcast experience preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3646

Title:  Senior Help Desk Specialist

Requirements:  WHDH-TV in Boston is seeking a hard-working, team player to fill the role of Senior Help Desk Specialist.  This is a fast paced, demanding, fun environment that requires quick and accurate problem solving; proactive maintenance and management of the production environment; and consistent follow-through on all service tickets, initiatives and responsibilities. The selected individual must be able to work a various schedule, participate in a rotating on call schedule, various special events coverage, and be able to get to work in difficult weather conditions.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Direct end user support and user training
  • Work with various departments to implement IT solutions
  • Windows 2008/2012 Domain administration, Windows 7,10 desktop administration
  • Basic Cisco switch administration
  • Citrix administration
  • Printer Maintenance Experience
  •  O365/Hybrid Exchange Administration
  • Administration and maintenance of, data backups, network, wireless devices
  • Macintosh experience OSX 10.6+
  • Research equipment and software, and recommend purchases

Qualifications include:

  • Three (3) years of direct end-user and network support experience
  • Willingness to learn, take initiative, and be a team player
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication and customer service skills
  • BA or BS in Computer Science is preferred.
  • Broadcast experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in a high availability 24/7 service-oriented environment is preferred.
  • VMware experience a plus.
  • Certifications including MCSA and/or MCSE are a plus.

WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3645

Title:  FT Videotape Coordinator

Requirements:  Coordinating videotape editing with newscast producers, preparing rundown of editing, organizing and prioritizing videotape editing.  Experience coordinating videotape, knowledge of editing.  All other duties as assigned. WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3644

Title:  FT Maintenance Technician

Requirements:  Operation, repair and maintenance of broadcast equipment to the component level. Experience in maintaining digital broadcast equipment, including video routers, and switchers, video servers, non-linear editing systems, automation systems, cameras, robotics ,digital audio consoles, network integration, microwave and satellite systems.  Thorough knowledge of Windows/Mac/ and Linux based operating systems, TCP/IP networking. CAD experience a plus. SBE certification and FCC license preferred.  2-5 years of maintenance experience in television broadcast preferred.  You are required to multi-task and perform all other duties as assigned.  You need to be able to work varied hours and have the ability to work well with others.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3641

Title:  PT Writer

Requirements:  Write for major newscasts.  Knowledge of television production, including videotape usage.  Ability to use broad range of sources for news gathering.  All other duties as assigned.  College degree.  At least two years major market writing experience.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3640

Title:  Producer

Requirements:  Line produce fast-paced, creative, breaking-news focused newscast with responsibility for story selection and placement, graphics, teases, pre-production effects; assign duties to writers and production assistants; work closely with Executive Producers and Creative Services department to showcase coverage.  All other duties as assigned.  3-5 years medium-major market producing experience required.  Knowledge of New England preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3639

Title:  Special Projects Producer

REQUIREMENTS:  Oversee producers and writers of fast-paced shows with emphasis on breaking news.  Help producers with stacking and pre-production effects and work closely with Executive Producer on coverage assignments.  Copy edit scripts for shows and work with writers on stories.   All other duties as assigned.  3-5 years medium-major market producing experience required.  Knowledge of New England preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job #3638

Title:  Senior Producer

Requirements:  Oversee producers and writers of fast-paced shows with emphasis on breaking news.  Help producers with stacking and pre-production effects and work closely with Executive Producer on coverage assignments.  Copy edit scripts for shows and work with writers on stories.  All other duties as assigned.  3-5 years medium-major market producing experience required.  Knowledge of New England preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3637

Title:  FT Assignment Editor

Requirements:  Assist in developing strategy for news coverage, researching stories, and deploying personnel and equipment to cover news stories, perform all other duties as assigned. Minimum two years assignment desk experience preferred.  Knowledge of Boston and New England.  Should understand modern TV technology and be able to navigate through social media to help advance coverage. College degree preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job #  3632

Title:  PT Technician-TD/Audio

Requirements:  Experience with a Sony MVS-8000X with ICP-7000 Control Panel.  Knowledge of SSL C100 audio board.  Experience in one or more of the following:  editing, van operator, receive operator.  Hours/shifts varied.  2-3 years experience preferred.  Major market experience preferred.

Job # 3618

Title:  Traffic Assistant

Requirements: Input and clearance of commercial spots.  Process daily broadcast log.  Build formats into traffic system based on program schedule.  Assist in all areas of traffic as needed.   Detail oriented individual with computer knowledge, excellent organizational and people skills and ability to meet tight deadlines.   Prior Traffic experience with OSI a plus.  College degree preferred.  WHDH-TV is An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3617

Title:  PT P.M. Weather Producer/Off-Air Meteorologist

Requirements:  Produce weather graphics, analyze data from National Weather Service and other sources, assist Meteorologist in developing forecast and related content for weather segments; expand and maintain regional network of weather spotters; work with on-air weather team and graphic designers to develop innovative, creative ways of illustrating weather stories.  Knowledge of New England and degree in meteorology, atmospheric sciences, or similar preferred.  WHDH-TV is an EOE employer.

Job #  3612

Title:  Producer

Requirements:  Line produce fast-paced, creative, breaking-news focused newscast with responsibility for story selection and placement, graphics, teases, pre-production effects; assign duties to writers and production assistants; work closely with Executive Producers and Creative Services department to showcase coverage.  All other duties as assigned.  3-5 years medium-major market producing experience required.  Knowledge of New England preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

job # 3603

Title:  Reporter

Requirements:  Originate, research, report, write, produce and present news stories for air.  3-5 years of television reporting experience in medium or large market required.  Looking for a solid journalist, aggressive reporter, excellent writer and person who is outstanding in live shots.  College degree preferred.  Send tape and resume to Human Resources.   WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job #3602

Title:  FT Photographer/Editor

Requirements:  A minimum of 5 years experience in news photography and Edius Pro editing is preferred. A thorough knowledge of all ENG practices is required. The ability to operate Microwave trucks is preferred. A demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet all deadlines is required. Non linear editing experience is required. A Broadcast Communications degree, and or technical training is a plus. A clean driver’s license is also required.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3600

Title:  Investigative Producer – Special Projects

Requirements:  Seeking hands on self-starter for an Investigative Producer position.  Responsible for writing and gathering content and producing stories from concept to air.  Must be able to establish contacts in the field, manage tips and public records requests, compose open records requests, and conduct interviews.  Must have bachelor’s degree plus a 3-5 years medium-major market investigative producing experience.  Knowledge of New England preferred.  Please provide link to resume reel.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3584

Title:  Executive Producer

Requirements:  Seeking a dynamic individual to lead a strong staff of journalists and become an integral member of the news management team.  Individual will be responsible for managing a news program, providing journalistic and creative direction for the program.  All other duties as assigned.  Management experience preferred.  Knowledge of Boston or New England helpful.  College degree preferred.

 

Job # 3573

Title:  FT Van Technician

Requirements:  Seeking experienced Satellite Truck Operator/Van Technician (medical card required) with additional skills in one or more of the following areas: audio, shoot, edit,  rack operations and maintenance.  All other duties as assigned.  Major market experience preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3561

Title:  PT Photograher/Editor

Requirements:  A minimum of 1-2 years experience in news photography and Edius Pro editing is preferred. A thorough knowledge of all ENG practices is required. The ability to operate Microwave trucks is preferred. A demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet all deadlines is required. Non linear editing experience is required. A Broadcast Communications degree, and or technical training is a plus. A clean driver’s license is also required.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3560

Title:  FT Photographer/Editor

Requirements:  A minimum of five years experience in news photography and Edius Pro editing is mandatory. A thorough knowledge of all ENG practices is required. The ability to operate Microwave trucks is preferred. A demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet all deadlines is required. Non linear editing experience is required. A Broadcast Communications degree, and or technical training is a plus. A clean driver’s license is also required.

Job # 3521

Title:  Anchor/Reporter

Requirements:  Originate, research, report, write, produce and present news stories for air.  3-5 years experience as a television news anchor/reporter in medium or large market required.  Looking for a solid journalist, aggressive reporter, excellent writer and person who is outstanding in live shots.  College degree preferred.  Send tape and resume to Human Resources.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job #  3468

Title:  FT Photographer/Editor

Requirements:  A minimum of five years experience in news photography and Edius Pro editing is mandatory. A thorough knowledge of all ENG practices is required. The ability to operate Microwave trucks is preferred. A demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet all deadlines is required. Non linear editing experience is required. A Broadcast Communications degree, and or technical training is a plus. A clean driver’s license is also required.

Job # 3437
Title: 
PT News Maintenance Technician
Requirements Operation, repair and maintenance of broadcast equipment to the component level.  SBE certification and FCC license preferred.  Experience in maintaining analogue and digital broadcast equipment, including non-linear editing systems, cameras, beta cam sx systems, video file servers, network integration’s system, microwave and satellite systems.  Thorough knowledge of Windows/Mac/Unix/Linux based operating systems, LAN/WAN platforms.  TCP/IP.  2-5 years of maintenance experience in television broadcast preferred.

Job # 3433
Title:  Maintenance Technician/ENG
Requirements:  Operation, repair and maintenance of broadcast equipment to the component level. Experience in maintaining digital broadcast equipment, including video routers, and switchers, video servers, non-linear editing systems, automation systems, cameras, robotics ,digital audio consoles, network integration, microwave and satellite systems.  Thorough knowledge of Windows/Mac/ and Linux based operating systems, TCP/IP networking. CAD experience a plus. SBE certification and FCC license preferred.  2-5 years of maintenance experience in television broadcast preferred.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3317
Title: PT Van Technician
Requirements: Seeking experienced Satellite Truck Operator/Van Technician (medical card required) with additional skills in one or more of the following areas: audio, shoot, edit,  rack operations and maintenance.  All other duties as assigned.  Major market experience preferred. Hours and shifts may vary.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Job # 3316
Title: PT Photographer/Editor
Requirements:  A minimum of 1-2 years experience in news photography and Edius Pro editing is preferred. A thorough knowledge of all ENG practices is required. The ability to operate Microwave trucks is preferred. A demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet all deadlines is required. Non linear editing experience is required. A Broadcast Communications degree, and or technical training is a plus. A clean driver’s license is also required.

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