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 # 3804

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 # 3798

Title:  Payroll Coordinator

In this role, you will perform all payroll functions for a biweekly payroll and provide administrative support for Human Resource functions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  •         Accurate and timely processing of biweekly payroll using ADP Workforce Now.
  •         Thoroughly audit master file changes and identify corrections before transmitting payroll.  Maintain accurate and complete documentation to support payroll activities in an audit-ready manner.
  •         Set up new employees and employee changes on the payroll system in a timely manner.
  •         Prepare accurate required reporting, including monthly management reporting for PTO, allocations, etc. within established timeframes.
  •         Prepare accurate and complete payroll reporting within established timeframes and maintain the confidentiality of individual employee compensation data.
  •         Process of manual checks and payroll adjustments as required within established timeframes.
  •         Review W-2’s for accuracy and distribute within established timeframes.
  •         Promptly respond to and resolving payroll inquiries from employees.
  •         Collect and enter imputed income data as needed.
  •         Provide payroll data and reports to Accounting and managers biweekly and as requested.
  •         Complete payroll and HR miscellaneous tasks and projects as assigned in a timely manner and with a high-quality work product.   Coordinate WHDH-TV’s internship program.
  •         Build positive relationships with employees and interns.
  •         Communicate effectively in person as well as via telephone and email.
  •         Resolve difficult situations through the use of effective problem-solving skills.

Requirements:

  •         A minimum of 2 to 3 years of payroll experience with ADP Workforce Now. A strong understanding of pay calculations, payroll processes, pay standards and wage and hour laws.  Excel skills (uploading spreadsheets, importing/exporting, formulas).

Qualifications:

  •         Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Strong Microsoft Office skills. Strong attention to detail.        Ability to maintain confidentiality.   Must have experience in ADP Workforce Now system including reporting functions.

Job # 3797

Title:  Senior Producer

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 # 3796

Title:  PT Production Assistant

Requirements:  Assist Producer and/or Director in preparation of news shows under the direction of Executive and Program Producers.  Perform administrative support duties, prepare and distribute news formats, and assist with research.  All other duties as assigned.  Some newsroom experience required.  College degree preferred.  WHDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3795

Title:  PT 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 # 3793

Title:  Special Projects Producer

Seeking hands on self-starter who will work as an off-air reporter, putting together aggressive and compelling investigations.  Candidate must possess excellent researching, interviewing, and writing skills and be able to establish contacts in the field and manage tips and public records requests. Candidate should have a proven record of meeting tight deadlines, thinking visually and using video creatively. All other duties as assigned. At least 5 years producing special projects segments in a major television news market with a strong concentration on investigative work preferred. WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3792

Title:  FT Photographer/Editor

Requirements:  A minimum of five 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 # 3786

Title:  Investigative Reporter

Requirements:  Originate, research, report, write, produce and present news stories with a concentration on investigative reporting.  3-5 years of investigative reporting experience in medium or large market required.  A deep knowledge of computer-assisted reporting, public records requests/access and public records law is preferred.  Looking for a solid journalist, aggressive reporter and excellent writer who can tell a clear, concise and highly-visual story from complex material.  College degree preferred.  Send DVD or Web links and Resume to Human Resources.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3783

Title:  Social Media Producer

Requirements: The Social Media Producer will manage all social media output of WHDH-TV’s accounts. The candidate will work closely with all facets of the newsroom and will not only assist in disseminating news but will help curate user generated content.  The candidate will be responsible for news writing, producing, and editing of web and social media content. The candidate will need to possess strong journalism skills and a deep knowledge of platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, Periscope, etc, as well as basic HTML on a WordPress platform and basic Adobe Photoshop. The candidate will work closely with WHDH-TV on-air talent to promote best practices and uniformity to help grow our social footprint.  All other duties as assigned.  3-5 years newsroom experience required.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3780

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. Hours and shifts may vary.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3771

Title:  Account Executive

Requirements:  AE will generate new and service existing local accounts, ensuring all financial goals of TV station are being exceeded, while developing and maintaining relationships with agencies and clients.  Must have the ability to manage and enhance direct relationships with agencies and clients to promote station image and perception.  The ability to identify the needs of advertisers and prepare custom sales presentations with solutions to those needs is necessary. Responsibilities include; developing and creating new programs to maximize revenue from existing clients, continual development of new business revenue streams. Maintaining a customer friendly attitude and dedication to customer needs, being prepared with all information needed (including historical budget, last years’ share, this year’s budget, targeted share for day-parts used or any other historical or present information) that sales management requires to make sound and informed business decisions.  All other duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree in advertising, marketing or equivalent related experience is required.  Requires analytical and technical skills to analyze specific sales situations. Experience with “One Domain”, “CMR”, and “OSI” software applications a plus.  Must demonstrate the effective recognition, oral and written communication skills to influence external contacts. Requires one to three years of sales experience with a prior radio or television background preferred.  WHDH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3768

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 # 3767

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 # 3747

Title:  FT Technician-TD/Audio

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.  WHDH-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job # 3744

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 # 3743

Title:  FT 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 # 3742

Title:  FT Maintenance Technician-Engineering

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 # 3741

Title:  FT Photographer/Editor

Requirements:  A minimum of five 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 #  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 # 3437

Title:  PT Maintenance Technician/NEWS

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: PT 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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