Student Media Center

The University of Mississippi

Multimedia Journalist


Mississippi TV, LLC in Tupelo-Columbus, Mississippi, has an immediate opening for a multimedia journalist.

Brief Description:
Duties required, but not limited to: Working knowledge of the news gathering process. Strong news judgment and knowledge of proper grammar is required, General knowledge of courts, local and state government preferred. Must be able to shoot video with station cameras in addition to writing and editing packages, vo sots and look lives. Must be able to report live from field as well as shoot your own live shot. Must follow newsroom dress code to properly represent station on the air and in the field. Individual will post written, video and picture content across the multiple online platforms and social media sites. Minimum Requirements:
To be successful in this position, individual must be able to perform each essential duty to his or her utmost ability. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.
Four-year College or University degree and/or previous experience in a television, print or web newsroom. Pre-employment background check and drug test required. Must be a licensed driver and insurable for a motor vehicle.
To apply, submit a video with reporting samples or link to your reel and your resume to: Liz Zamora
News Director
P.O. Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320


Integrated Marketing Media Consultant

WTVA-TV, Heartland Media’s NBC and ABC Television Affiliates in Tupelo, Mississippi is hiring an Integrated Media Marketing Consultant. As an Integrated Media Marketing Consultant, you will be responsible for establishing relationships with local businesses and ad agencies, helping develop multi-platform marketing campaigns. This position will be responsible for promoting products across all of our television stations,, and numerous digital marketing solutions. The ideal candidate is service oriented, coachable, self-motivated, thrives in a goal-orientetJ team environment and has strong interpersonal skills. If you are attracted by the opportunity to deliver the strongest marketing products in North Mississippi, great compensation, and working with a talented team of professionals; look no further. We will provide the tools for powerful multi-platform marketing solutions that will create partnerships to retain and grow our existing and new client base -you provide sales ability, positive attitude, client focus, and desire to WIN!

Job Responsibilities:

• Generate revenue across all available platforms • Prospect, contact and present to new businesses to generate new advertising revenue • Manage inventory and protect station rate structure • Form strategic business and market partnerships • Regularly meet with sales managers to ensure progression and success with stated goals • Act as negotiator for assigned accounts; ensure proposals align with station strategies. • Create and deliver sales presentations to clients & agencies

Required Skills: • Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced environment • Accountability within a goal-structured organization • A positive, results-oriented attitude and must be a team player • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products • Must be able to use qualitative research effectively to further sales effort • Strong formal and interpersonal communication skills

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience preferred • Must have a proven track record in sales and new business development • Experience in TV/Radio/Newspaper or other sales related experience is preferred • Experience in a consultative customer focused business atmosphere • Must have personal insured transportation & valid driver’s license • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check

To apply, submit resume to: Mississippi TV LLC
Attention: Luke Stanford
Post Office Box 320
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-0320
WTVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer