Employment Opportunities

WCBI Production Assistant

WCBI-TV is seeking a part-time Production Assistant. Duties include operation of studio cameras, teleprompter and all other station and production equipment; upkeep of the studio; and basic video editing using Adobe Premier. Responsibilities also include completing other projects as assigned by the Production Manager, News Director, Promotions Director, Website Director and Shift Supervisor(s). A successful candidate must be computer literate, be able to make good decisions under pressure and have good oral and written communication skills. Experience in television production and editing video is not necessary, but preferred. Training will be provided.
Vacancy Type: Part-time hours not to exceed 30 hours per week.
Date Posted: 8/28/2012
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Columbus, Mississippi 39701
Experience Requirements: TV experience is a plus/Training Provided.
Additional Information: EOE
How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume to:
  • WCBI-TV
    c/o News Production Manager
    PO Box 271
    Columbus, MS 39705
  • Or email: lampkin@wcbi.com
No phone calls please!

WCBI Master Control Operator

WCBI-TV is seeking to fill a part-time Master Control Operator position. Prime candidate will be available to work any shift 24/7, have good oral/written skills, and must be computer proficient.
Vacancy Type: Part-time hours not to exceed 30 hours per week.
Date Posted: 6/19/2012
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Columbus, Mississippi 39701
Experience Requirements: TV experience is a plus/Training Provided.
Additional Information: EOE
How to Apply: Send resumes to: No phone calls please!

WCBI General Assignment / Videographer

WCBI-TV has an immediate opening for a General Assignment Reporter/Videographer.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 3/26/2012
Closing Date: Open until filled
Location: Columbus, Mississippi 39701
Experience Requirements:
  • Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field if you have no experience.
  • Experience in television news preferred.
  • It would be helpful if you are familiar with ENPS.
Qualifications Requirements:
  • Shoot and edit using non-linear cameras and editors.
  • Provide story ideas during editorial meetings
  • Be proficient in all platforms, including web entries and social media.
  • Manage time effectively to meet daily deadlines.
  • A strong sense of creative input is a must.
  • Able to work closely with sales and production.
  • Available to work required schedule which may include nights, weekends and overtime as needed.
  • Must meet professional appearance standards as prescribed by company policy.
  • Must be physically mobile with reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to respond to visual and oral cues
  • Must have a valid driver license and good driving record.
  • Punctual.
  • Communicate with co-workers.
  • Be courteous.
  • Be respectful of station property and the property of co-workers.
  • Keep work area organized.
  • Attend station meetings that encourage career advancements/communication (consultant visits, staff meetings, etc.)
Education: Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field if you have no experience.
Additional Information: EOE
How to Apply: We prefer links to your work, but will accept DVDs to the address below along with a cover letter and resume to: No phone calls please!
It is the policy of Morris Network (WCBI-TV, LLC) that employment shall be based on merit, qualification, and competence. Employment practice shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant's or an employee's race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin, or disability. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply. WCBI-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.