From time to time it is necessary for us to take on new employees. These positions can either be part or full-time depending on the specifics of the role. Click here to view the most recent EEO Public File Report.

Below is a list of all currently available jobs.

JOB LISTINGS


ADVERTISING SALES SPECIALIST

Job Description:

We are seeking an Advertising Sales Specialist that will be responsible for managing existing accounts while seeking and establishing new partnerships with small and large local, regional and national accounts. This position is an outside sales position with uncapped commission, full benefits and a competitive compensation plan. 
We are a media company that includes television and a full-service digital advertising agency. We strive to continuously evolve, adapt and be on the leading edge of new technologies and strategies. Digital products and services include display, social, video, OTT, SEO, SEM, website development and much more. 
Our comprehensive benefits package to full time employees includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life Insurance, FSA accounts and additional perks that are included with our current office location.

Responsibilities:

•    Seeking potential clients via cold-calling local, regional and national accounts in per-person visits around the greater Binghamton area.
•    A continuous follow-up to build strong relationships and management of accounts
•    Ability to listen to clients needs and develop campaigns that help their business achieve their goals. 
•    Build proposals with accurate pricing and value while completing the full-cycle sale

Abilities:
•    Thrives off individual and team successes
•    Excellent time management & organizational skills
•    Positive attitude, excellent social skills and desire to excel
•    Work in a fast-paced sales environment
•    Persistence and able to handle rejection
•    Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
•    Motivated by the opportunity to be part of a fast moving, entrepreneurial team
•    Tech savvy, with working experience with Google and/or Microsoft Suite
•    Candidates must be self-motivated, creative and must have a passion for business and helping others

If you are interested in applying for this position, please rush your resume, cover letter and a link to your reel to JP Costello, Local Sales Manager at [email protected]


WEEKEND METEOROLOGIST/MMJ 


WICZ/Fox 40 News, a Cox Media Group station, is seeking a full-time Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ to join its award-winning local news station in the Binghamton, NY TV market. You will report, shoot and edit three days a week and prepare and present the weather for the 10 p.m. weekend newscasts. You will also help the weekend crew by covering stories for news.


WHAT YOU’LL DO:
•    Analyze meteorological data gathered by satellites, forecast models, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts.
•    Report news and weather for multiple digital platforms including web, Facebook and Twitter
•    Report weather information "live" in scheduled newscasts, during unscheduled cut-ins, online, on radio, and on social media as needed.
•    Work closely with our AMS-Certified Chief Meteorologist during watch/warning events to maintain established weather format protocols.
•    Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories and for posting to online and social platforms.
•    Consistently enterprise news stories 
•    Participate in station promotions and represent Fox 40 News at community events. 
•    Go live for the 6 and on Facebook and Twitter.


WEEKDAY DAYSIDE MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST
(Posted on 1/31/2022)

WICZ-TV - FOX 40 News, a division of Cox Media Group, is looking for a full-time dayside weekday Multimedia Journalist. We are looking for someone with a passion for news and visual storytelling. We are looking for someone with a ‘can do’ attitude who enjoys working as a team. 

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU 

  • Write, shoot, edit daily stories 

  • Produce and promote content on social media 

  • Work well under pressure and meet daily deadlines 

  • Strong news and editorial judgment  

  • Communicate regularly with the assignment desk on the status of your story. 

  • Participate in AM editorial meetings 

  • Pitch two story ideas each day 

  • Write and update news stories for web 

  • Operate a company vehicle to assignments 

  •  Ability to manage multiple assignments  

  • Knowledge of journalistic ethics and libel law 

  • Perform other duties as assigned 

  • Must be flexible with schedule and hours 

If you are interested in applying for this position, please rush your resume, cover letter and a link to your reel to Suh Neubauer, News Director at [email protected]


We always accept resumes even if no positions are currently available. Resumes are kept on file and in the event a job opening becomes available they will be reviewed at that time. Please send your resume with the attn: to the appropriate dept below.

FOX 40 WICZ TV
4600 Vestal Parkway
Vestal NY 13850

Station Manager - Jeff Horn
email | 607-770-4040 x320

News Director - Suh Neubauer
email | 607-239-3378 (mobile)

General Inquiries - Vern Rowlands
email | 607-770-4040 x314

INTERNSHIPS


We offer internships year-round (Fall, Winter, Summer, & Spring Semesters). Interns will assist with the the production of the 10 o'clock evening broadcast. Duties will range from (but are not limited to) assisting / shadowing reporters with field and in-house work, writing for the web and social media and generating story ideas.

Requirements:
Students must receive credit for the internship through an accredited college or university. Must be at least a sophomore to apply.

If you are interested in an internship please email your resume and cover letter to Suh Neubauer, News Director at [email protected].


EEO Information:

FOX 40 WICZ TV is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. If your community group or organization disseminates employment information to its members or to the general public, and you would like to be notified for each full-time opening at WICZ, please send your organization’s name, mailing address, phone and fax numbers, contact person’s name, and the contact’s email address to Vernon Rowlands at [email protected]. If you only want to receive notices for specific categories of employment, please list those in the email.

WICZ Public File
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If you or someone you know requires assistance accessing WICZ-TV's online public file, contact Vernon Rowlands at [email protected].