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Employment Opportunities

Join the team that is changing radio and online newspapers in every market we enter.  Local Voice is a unique business model in which online newspapers are powered by Hometown radio stations.

The dominant voice in the future of local markets is not the local newspaper, the local radio station or the local television station; it will be the local media company, delivering local content across a number of platforms. In the Hampton Roads Market it is Local Voice.

Following is a list of jobs available at Local Voice:

Education and City of Williamsburg Reporter

At Williamsburg Yorktown Daily, reporters write news stories affecting the Historic Triangle of Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Our reporters are 21st-century multimedia reporters, posting their stories and photos to the web, promoting them through radio appearances and interacting with readers through social media. Reporters must be flexible, able to collaborate and able to multitask. Reporters must also have strong writing skills, ability to self-edit and familiarity with AP Style. Some night and weekend reporting is necessary, and WY Daily values community involvement.  This posting is for a reporter who will cover education — public and private, including the College of William and Mary — along with the City of Williamsburg municipal beat.

Everyone at Williamsburg Yorktown Daily abides by the same goal: to be the most immediate, reliable, relevant, accurate and local publication. Reporters must work to establish their beats, as well as be the face and voice of WYDaily.com. It is critical reporters know the “players” on their beats.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Curious and interested in how things connect and what makes people tick.
  • Community-minded; live in or near coverage area.
  • Professional, but personable; able to cultivate and maintain contacts.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule that changes from day to day.
  • Previous newsroom experience and a familiarity with municipal budgets and procedures.
  • Strong organization skills with the proven ability to multitask, prioritize and work on deadline.
  • Interest in exploring how all news is local.

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily operates as part of Local Voice LLC with offices in Williamsburg, VA.  Our company has a unique and well-defined approach to business.  We are looking for staff members with a willingness to learn “our way.”

If interested, please send an email to jobs@wydaily.com with the following: a brief note of introduction along with a resume and up to three recent samples of stories you have written that best represent your abilities as a reporter.

 

Sales Professional

We are currently looking for hard working sales people, who are eager to be a part of an elite team of sales professionals! As a sales professional at Local Voice Media, you have great earning potential and the chance to be a part of our growing regional media company.

The current position is focused on the Peninsula markets with sales opportunities across our products: 92.3 FM The Tide, 107.9 Bach FM, WYDaily.com and the Save30 Store.

Responsibilities include: prospecting/cold calling, setting appointments with prospects, creative client presentations, and achieving a sales quota. Because Local Voice Media has a team and systems approach to sales, you must have a deep appreciation for processes, performance measurement, employee development, and a results-oriented sales approach!

Job Requirements:

  • New business to business sales experience preferredMinimum of 1 year outside sales experience preferred;
  • 2 or more years with ability to penetrate new business categories
  • Strong understanding of lead generation and account management
  • Cultivation of long standing client relationships
  • Proficient in Google and Microsoft Office applications (including Gmail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

If you are interested in this opportunity please submit your work history and qualifications directly to jobs@tideradio.com.

 

Sports Stringer

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily operates as part of Davis Media LLC with offices in Williamsburg, VA. WYDaily is seeking individuals with a strong knowledge of sports, capable of producing game recaps through the use of quotes and statistics in a timely fashion, although without strict deadline.

Please email our sports editor, Will Armbruster at will@wydaily.com, for further information and/or questions.

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