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  • Woman suffers minor injuries after car rolls on I-77 in Raleigh County

    Woman suffers minor injuries after car rolls on I-77 in Raleigh County

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:13:55 GMT
    Car rolled multiple times on I-77 North in Raleigh County.Car rolled multiple times on I-77 North in Raleigh County.
    In Raleigh County, a woman is miraculously not seriously injured, after her car rolls over on I-77 around 6:30 Wednesday night.An eyewitness tells us the woman was driving in the left lane on the northbound side. She suddenly veered off the road, over corrected,then slammed into the side of a tractor trailer. The car rolled multiple times before coming to a stop on it's roof.The witness says two small dogs ran out of the car. Moments later, the woman crawled out and ran after one of the dogs....
    In Raleigh County, a woman is miraculously not seriously injured, after her car rolls over on I-77 around 6:30 Wednesday night.An eyewitness tells us the woman was driving in the left lane on the northbound side. She suddenly veered off the road, over corrected,then slammed into the side of a tractor trailer. The car rolled multiple times before coming to a stop on it's roof.The witness says two small dogs ran out of the car. Moments later, the woman crawled out and ran after one of the dogs....
  • UPDATE: Suspect in custody in connection with Montcalm shooting

    UPDATE: Suspect in custody in connection with Montcalm shooting

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:16:53 GMT
     Emotions were high in Montcalm on Thursday following a shooting. Neighbors were not surprised to hear of the shooting in their area, because they say, violence is unfortunately all too common in their neighborhood.
    Emotions were high in Montcalm on Thursday following a shooting. Neighbors were not surprised to hear of the shooting in their area, because they say, violence is unfortunately all too common in their neighborhood.
  • Environmentalists talk about Mountain Top Removal as Coal Miners Protest in Pittsburgh

    Environmentalists talk about Mountain Top Removal as Coal Miners Protest in Pittsburgh

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:59:03 GMT
    As hundreds of coal miners protest in Pittsburgh over the hearing on E-P-A regulations, 59News talks to an Environmental group to get both sides of the controversy."Coal River Mountain Watch" is a non-profit organization organization, out of Whitesville, Raleigh County.The organizations mission is to stop the destruction of our communities and environment by mountain top removal mining, to improve the quality of life in our area and to help rebuild sustainable communities.Mike Roselle a membe...
    As hundreds of coal miners protest in Pittsburgh over the hearing on E-P-A regulations, 59News talks to an Environmental group to get both sides of the controversy."Coal River Mountain Watch" is a non-profit organization organization, out of Whitesville, Raleigh County.The organizations mission is to stop the destruction of our communities and environment by mountain top removal mining, to improve the quality of life in our area and to help rebuild sustainable communities.Mike Roselle a membe...
WVNS is an equal opportunity employer is dedicated to providing a broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Organizations that wish to receive vacancy information should contact us by mail:

WVNS-TV
P.O. Box 509
Ghent, WV 25843

Research Director: West Virginia Media is looking for a full-time, research director who will provide research support to multiple TV stations, Newspaper, and Digital Media outlets within the company including the executive office of the CEO, the sales, news and creative services departments. The Research Director is responsible for understanding, analyzing and interpreting the multiple software programs available like Rentrak, Marshall Marketing, Ad Connections and Google Analytics. The RD is also responsible for assisting all sales representatives and putting together the research presentations and one-sheets that communicate the station’s strengths and benefits to our advertising partners. This position also works closely with news and creative services to provide and interpret research that will lend in growing our audience for all our platforms.. Please send resume to Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339-1848 or jobs@wvmh.com. West Virginia Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Writer/Producer/Editor: West Virginia Media is seeking a creative and energetic writer/producer/ editor to join our creative team in Charleston WV. You will handle topical, image, proof of performance, and digital projects for WOWK and our state wide news network. Proven writing skills and non-linear Avid editing experience required, Cinema 4D, Photoshop and After Effects are our tools of choice, related college degree a plus. If you have what it takes to create news promos that will turn heads and cut through the clutter, send your resume and demo tape to: jfawcett@wvmh.com or Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339. West Virginia Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE: WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station and southern West Virginia/southwest Virginia's CBS & FOX television affiliate, has an immediate opening for an account executive. Based upon your knowledge of the Beckley-Bluefield market and the competitive landscape, you'll create and propose advertising solutions across all media to build your book of business while meeting the needs of an existing client base. You'll also assist with production planning, attend and participate in sales meetings and act as an advertising knowledge resource to your clients. Additional responsibilities include handling client concerns and issues; and managing all financial aspects for your accounts. We look for experience within a sales-oriented setting; a keen interest in all types of media products including online/interactive solutions. A high school diploma or the equivalent is required; a bachelor's degree and related sales experience is preferred. Open interviews will be held on Wednesday, July 17 between the hours of 10am and 2pm. You may also apply by sending resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, WVNS TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Master Control Operators - WVNS-TV, a WV Media Station in Ghent, WV with CBS and FOX network affiliation, has an immediate opening for full and part-time Master Control Operators.  Duties for this position include switching station breaks, maintaining station logs, recording satellite feeds, ingesting video, and some Newscast Directing duties.  Candidates must be available for all shifts including weekends.  Prior television production experience is preferred, but willing to train right candidate.  To apply send resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Part Time News Producers:  WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station in southern WV, has an immediate opening for part-time News Producers. This position will write, produce, and perform other duties related to newscasts and multi-media journalism.  Strong writing skills, knowledge of current AP Style guidelines, news judgment and leadership ability, and a college in a related field are required. Candidates must be willing to work nights or weekends. To apply send resume, cover letter and sample of prior work to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com. WVNS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


News Producer: WVNS-TV, a West Virginia Media station in southern WV, has an immediate opening for News Producers. This position will write, produce, and perform other duties related to newscasts and multi-media journalism.  Strong writing skills, knowledge of current AP Style guidelines, news judgment and leadership ability, and a college in a related field are required. Candidates must be willing to work nights or weekends. To apply send resume, cover letter and sample of prior work to: Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to jobs@wvnstv.com.. WVNS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Account Executives: WVNS-TV, a WV Media company in Ghent, WV, has openings for Sales Account Executives. Applicants must be self motivated and eager to build new business and offer exceptional customer service to clients in a professional manner. A college degree and prior sales experience is required. Knowledge and understanding of media sales is preferred. This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply send cover letter and resume to Human Resources, WVNS-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339, or email jobs@wvnstv.com. No phone calls please. WVNS-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

West Virginia Media, WVillustrated - Advertising Sales Account Executive

Location: North Central West Virginia and Charleston West Virginia

Job Status: Full Time

Brief Job Description:

Responsible for increasing West Virginia Illustrated's gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local, regional, and national clientele by selling advertising and promotional opportunities through digital and TV platform campaigns. 

Qualifications:

Candidates should have a history of success in TV/media and/or sports advertising/sponsorship sales, preferably with a Division 1 university, conference rights holder, or major league professional sports team. Contacts within and knowledge of West Virginia beneficial. The ideal candidate will have, at a minimum, all of the following:
  • A strong work ethic
  • An inovative, energetic and self-motivated attitude
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Poise and ability to present him or herself well to others
  • Outstanding strategic selling skills
  • Relationship-based selling approach
  • Creative solution development
How To Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to Larry Cottrill at, lcottrill@wvmh.com or by mail at 904 W. Pike Street Clarksburg, WV 26301.