WKRG.COM is a proud member of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. and the Nexstar Nation.
With 171 television stations in 100 markets, Nexstar Media Group is the largest TV station operator in the country. But we are more than that. We’re also a technology company. Along with a broad range of broadcast opportunities, Nexstar staffs a growing and diversified digital media operation encompassing content management and mobile platforms, content marketing, targeted advertising products and strategic digital design and advertising operations. From newsroom to sales to operations to digital technology, joining Nexstar Nation offers unlimited opportunities for your career endeavors.
We respect our audience, customers, employees and owners. We encourage every individual’s contributions and personal growth. We honor diversity. We foster work environments that provide personal pride through job satisfaction and a balanced life. We embrace the communities in which we operate. We promote open communications, innovation and creativity. We strive for excellence in all our endeavors. We are in the local content business, providing multiple platforms for news, entertainment and successful marketing solutions, enriching each community we serve. Each of our television stations are local service businesses.
With markets ranging from small to major, Nexstar has a place for every experience level. Whether you’re just starting your broadcasting career or ready to make the leap into a larger market, Nexstar offers a broad range of opportunities. And that same market diversity allows Nexstar to give employees room to grow and progress in their careers. As your experience, ability, talent and ambition grows, so too will your options within Nexstar Nation.
We at Nexstar pride ourselves on the opportunities we provide for employees to give back to their communities. On our 20th anniversary in June 2016, we didn’t throw a party. Instead, Nexstar employees fanned out across the country to contribute thousands of hours of community service. It was an employee-driven effort focused on local non-profits and charities. This inaugural “Founders Day of Caring” is just one of the many service opportunities for Nexstar Nation employees.
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WKRG Current Job Openings
- WKRG-TV Mobile, AL/Pensacola FL is looking for a full time Meteorologist / Multimedia Journalist. The successful candidate will generate and present accurate forecasts during regularly scheduled weekend shifts and participate in severe weather coverage in studio and live from the field as weather situations demand. This team member will do the same when filling in for colleagues on other weather shifts. The position is also assigned to generate news stories during shifts when not assigned to weather duties.
- WKRG-TV News 5 / wkrg.com in Mobile, AL / Pensacola, FL is looking for a full-time Associate Producer (News). The successful candidate will edit video for all content distribution platforms (television, digital, and social media). The AP will demonstrate initiative in championing great video for use on all platforms. Additionally, the AP will gather information for and write stories for newscasts, web stories, and social media posts.
- WKRG-TV News 5 / wkrg.com in Mobile, AL/Pensacola FL is looking for a full time Digital Content Producer. The successful candidate will author and curate accurate, high-performing stories and posts (including elements of text / photos / video / graphics / etc.), gather information for news reports, and craft engaging website pages & other digital products. The DCP will show initiative in utilizing metrics and real-time data to maximize hourly audience and build long-term brand loyalty.
- WKRG News 5, a dominant Nexstar CBS affiliate located in the beautiful Gulf Coast, seeks a talented Sales Professional to work within an established Sales Department in the Pensacola/Northern FL area. The Sales Professional must be able to meet guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seek new customers for both Television and Digital Advertising, execute plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintain awareness of the competition, and maintain visibility in the community. The more you sell the more you make. There is no limit!