Countdown to Spring 2015

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all the duties/responsibilities and requisite skills of each position.

Engineering Production Technician

Can you handle the challenge with professionalism and the unique sense of humor you’ll only find in a broadcast facility? Are you at your best when things are at their worst? Do you feel comfortable calling yourself a “broadcaster”? If so, send us a resume ASAP!

Master Control Duties include: Prepping syndicated programming, running commercial breaks during newscasts and high-value network & sports programming.  Operating the audio mixer and various other broadcast related equipment during the station news shows. Must be able to work in a high pressure atmosphere. Keep the station in compliance with FCC rules and regulations governing television broadcasters including transmitter operations, EAS requirements and logging and compliance with the 1990 FCC Children’s Act. Must be able to hear distortion in an audio program and maintain an accurate log & write a report of discrepancies. Accurately check every aspect of each log in the automation system with all provided timing sheets & make certain all programs, commercials, promos & PSAs match. Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of WDAF programming schedules, programming changes, station sales promotions and other promotional activities,etc. Professionally represent WDAF by creating and maintaining a pleasant, friendly atmosphere.

Interested candidates should apply online at:
Please include a resume, cover letter and indication of where you first learned of the position.

WDAF FOX 4 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This station seeks and employs qualified people in all job classifications and positions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability. Due to the volume of applications received we will not be able to verify receipt of your resume or applications. A WDAF FOX 4 representative will contact you for a phone or in-person interview, should your application be selected.

Digital Sales Manager

WDAF Fox 4 TV in Kansas City is seeking a Digital Sales Manager to lead the WDAF efforts to develop, sell, and execute results driven online marketing solutions for our clients. The DSM is a progressive, creative thinker who can conceptualize, execute, and close revenue producing ideas that connect our advertiser’s goals to our multimedia digital properties, including, but not limited to, the station websites, apps, social media, off-site partners, and agency services.

Seeking candidates with 5+ years’ experience in sales, promotions or marketing who are passionate for the digital space and highly engaged with the latest in social and emerging platforms. Online advertising and sales management experience preferred. Interested candidates may submit an application online at and should include a resume, cover letter and indication where they first learned of the position. WDAF Fox 4 TV and Tribune Media are Equal Opportunity Employers.

News Producer

Are you a producer that is passionate about the news business? Can you showcase a newscast instead of just stacking it? Do you have strong editorial judgment and creativity? If so, WDAF-TV is looking for you.

The qualifications for the job include: four year college degree in journalism or related field preferred, one year of previous television news producing preferred, strong writing skills, basic p.c. and phone skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with co-workers and managers.

Successful candidates must be a strong writer on multiple platforms, able to produce a dynamic newscast capable of holding and growing an audience, organized, detail oriented, communicative and capable of completing multiple, complex tasks on deadline.

If you are interested in this position please apply online at Please include a resume, completed application, link of one or more newscasts you’ve produced, and an indication of where you first learned of the position. WDAF Fox 4 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

National Sales Manager

The National Sales Manager is part of a highly driven team, self-motivated, success oriented, responsible for establishing and maintaining good relationships with our Rep firm in order to achieve the station’s revenue and financial goals.

*Main Duties and Responsibilities: Developing client relationships, handling clients at various stages of the sales cycle – including account updates, weekly projections and forecasting of future advertising. Development of all national sales plans, which includes multi-platform promotions and programs. Monitoring sales results and implementing corrective actions as needed.

* Responsible for short and long range plans, generating packages, negotiating advertising rates and creating oral and written presentations resulting in revenue growth* Working effectively with other departments to identify and address key business revenue opportunities.

NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Interested candidates: Click here to apply.