Job Opportunities

Posted March 13, 2019

Lockwood Broadcast Group is looking for experienced Account Executives to manage and grow transactional business as well focusing on prospecting and closing new business in the following regions: KAKE-TV (Wichita, KS), KTEN-TV (Denison, TX), WTNZ-TV (Knoxville, TN), WFXG-TV (Augusta, GA), WDFX-TV (Dothan, AL), WPGX-TV (Panama City, FL), and WSKY-TV (Hampton, VA). We are looking for a self-starter with proficiency in cold calling and creating and delivering presentations.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain direct relationships with agencies and clients while driving revenue to achieve monthly goals
  • Close new and incremental business
  • Understand and interpret business objectives and advertising strategies of clients in order to help them achieve those objectives through effective use of our product portfolio
  • Prepare, schedule and deliver sales presentations

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work in one of the following regions: Wichita, KS; Denison, TX; Knoxville, TN; Augusta, GA; Dothan, AL; Panama City, FL; or Hampton, VA.
  • Proficient in the operation of a computer keyboard
  • Proficient in Microsoft Products including but not limited to Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Good driving record
  • One-three years of television sales experience is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in advertising or marketing is preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and customer service skills
  • Team player, who is flexible to changing needs to daily business
  • Ability to work in a rapid-pace environment

Lockwood Broadcast Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Pre-employment drug test is required along with a background screen as allowed by federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Please Send Resumes To:

KAKE-TV (Wichita, KS)
GSM Jason Schlitz jschlitz@kake.com

KTEN-TV (Denison, TX)
GM Dave Tillery dtillery@kten.com

WTNZ-TV (Knoxville, TN)
GSM Doug Koontz dkoontz@wtnzfox43.com

WFXG-TV (Augusta, GA)
GM Denise Vickers dvickers@wfxg.com

WDFX-TV (Dothan, AL)
Laura Clark lclark@wdfx34.com

WPGX-TV (Panama City, FL)
GSM Shawna Greene sgreene@wpgxfox28.com

WSKY-TV (Hampton, VA)
GM Kathy Yevak kyevak@sky4tv.com

Posted February 26, 2019

Lockwood Broadcast Group in Richmond, Va. seeks full time master control operator responsible for the operation of all systems within a multi station master control. Duties include, but are not limited to, operation of station broadcast automation systems, editing on-air playlist, setup and record satellite and other electronic delivery feeds, ingest and prepare video content onto servers, live on-air switching and quality control of all programming and transmission systems. Must be able to understand and adhere to basic FCC rules including EAS systems and logs. Must be able to work varied shifts including overnights, weekends and holidays. Successful candidate must possess good communication/people skills in a very friendly environment. Previous master control experience desired. No phone calls please.

Please send resume and a brief cover letter to:

Charles Carey : On-Air Operations Manager Lockwood Broadcast Group

3914 Wistar Road Richmond,VA 23228.

Email:ccarey@lbgtv.com

EOE. Drug Free Workplace.

www.lockwoodbroadcast.com

Posted February 26, 2019

Lockwood Broadcast Group seeks a Creative Services Producer proficient in Video Editing and Motion Graphic Design for Broadcast Television. This ideal candidate will work from our central operation facility in Richmond, VA and will assist in maintaining the on-air image and marketing effort for multiple broadcast TV stations. Other duties include supporting business and traffic operation as it pertains to the department. Preferred skills include knowledge and experience with the latest versions of Final Cut, Adobe CC with After Effects & Photoshop, and the Apple OSX operating system. This team member should also demonstrate aptitude with analytical, interpersonal and organizational abilities, as well as attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team. Candidates should have an overall eye for design and an interest in broadcast television, print, digital media, and online marketing. 

Please send resume and a brief cover letter to:

Please provide creative samples, reel, references and resume:

Danny Woodruff : Creative Director Lockwood Broadcast Group

3914 Wistar Road Richmond,VA 23228.

Email:dwoodruff@lbgtv.com

EOE. Drug Free Workplace.

www.lockwoodbroadcast.com

Posted April 15, 2019

SKY4 WSKY-TV, a Lockwood Broadcast Group station in the Norfolk, VA market is searching for a Creative Services Producer proficient in HD Video Editing, HD Video Shooting and Script Writing.

The ideal candidate will work out of our Hampton, VA facility and will assist in creating on-air marketing and commercial campaigns for our broadcast clients.

Preferred skills include knowledge and experience with the latest versions of Final Cut, Adobe CS with After Effects & Photoshop and the MAC OSX operating system. Candidate also needs experience with broadcast cameras, studio lighting, audio production and ENG style production.

Candidates should also demonstrate interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to work independently and be an integral member of a team. Should also have an overall eye for design and an interest in broadcast television.

A pre-employment drug test is required.

Please send resume, cover letter and samples of work to:

Tom Powers: Director of Operations

Email: tpowers@sky4tv.com

EOE. Drug Free Workplace.

www.lockwoodbroadcast.com

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