Job Openings at WCAX-TV

WCAX-TV, a CBS network affiliate and part of the Gray Television family, has the following jobs currently open: Entry Level Multi Media Journalist, Morning Meteorologist, Creative Services/Videographer and the Gray Television Future Focus Internship. Read more for details:

Multi Media Journalist (Entry Level)

Job Summary/Description:  

WCAX-TV has an immediate opening for an entry-level multi-media journalist to work for the number one station in the market. We are seeking a dynamic candidate who is passionate about reporting and storytelling.

Duties/Responsibilities will included (but not limited to):

• Develop, write, produce and present news stories daily live on television and for web and social media
• Establish contacts and sources in the communities we serve
• Participate in editorial meetings and contribute fresh ideas for newscasts
• Cover daily and breaking news as assigned
• Engage viewers through social media channels


• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to develop contacts.
• Ability to react quickly and aggressively to breaking news.
• Strong news judgment, excellent journalistic instincts and a critical eye for details.
• Ability to multi-task efficiently and handle high-pressure situations on a consistent basis.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to contribute within a strong team environment.
• Strong computer skills for research and contributions to digital platforms.
• Familiarity with latest social media trends and products.
• Ability to shoot and edit video.
• Willingness to work long hours and overtime when necessary.

Posted 5/5/23

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Morning Meteorologist

Job Summary/Description:

WCAX is the original and leading station in the Burlington-Plattsburgh market. We paved the way for TV in this whole area of the country. We are a station of innovators. If you are the person who will help us inform, educate, entertain and delight an audience of more than 750,000 people, then you need to send your resume and reel to us right now. Take this opportunity to build your career in a place people come from all over the world to enjoy.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

• Prepare weather reports for all platforms in a clear, engaging, and impactful manner
• Present live in studio or in the field during severe weather
• Respond urgently to breaking and severe weather events on all platforms, including broadcast, OTT, digital and social media
• Work collaboratively with a team of meteorologists
• Take part in promotional activities and public appearances


• Two years of experience or more preferred
• Meteorology degree and seals preferred
• Technologically savvy with strong computer skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills
• Strong leadership qualities and self-motivation
• A valid Driver’s License with a good driving record

Posted 4/20/23

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Creative Services Producer/Videographer

Job Summary/Description:

WCAX TV CBS / WYCI TV MyNetwork TV serving the beautiful Burlington, VT-Plattsburgh, NY, market is seeking a customer-service oriented creative services professional to write, shoot and edit commercials and other video and graphic design projects for a full-time position. Candidates must possess good interpersonal communications skills, both oral and written, and be fully computer literate, as well as love telling visual stories with sight, sound motion and emotion.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Building commercial messages and campaigns on behalf of the station and individual station clients.
• Operate video camera equipment to capture pictures and sound at a high level of quality for the production of finished commercial and occasional longer-form video productions.
• Operate a non-linear edit station to combine video, sound and graphics as needed into commercial and longer-form video productions using the Adobe Creative Suite of software.
• Support station sales and marketing efforts with creative ideas and the implementation and creation of those ideas for clients.
• Assist other members of the creative services team with productions as needed.
• Display and maintain appropriate dress for the workplace and duties assigned.


• Knowledge of advertising copywriting practices and basic rules governing ethical and legal broadcast advertising copy.
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite with a focus on Premier, After Effects, and Photoshop.
• Experience and understanding of lighting for video a plus.
• Experience with video cameras, especially Sony cameras and lenses a plus.
• Familiarity with Windows operating system, Word, Outlook, and other Microsoft Office products a must.
• A love for television and film is a plus. A degree in Journalism, Radio/TV/Film or multimedia production preferred.
• Able to safely handle equipment and tools weighing up to 35 pounds.
• Availability to occasionally work outside of normal daytime hours.
• Must have a clean driving record and valid driver’s license.

Posted 4/21/23

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Gray Television Future Focus Intern

Are you among the best and brightest at your college or university and are contemplating what’s next? Life is short. Stop waiting for “real life” to start and put your knowledge to the test. Launch your media career with Gray Television’s paid internship program!

As a paid intern, you won’t sit and watch someone else doing their job.  Gray’s intern program is an immersive experience where you serve as a valued team member to our award-winning teams.

With 113 television stations across the U.S., Gray Television offers an unprecedented opportunity for students to learn an area of broadcast expertise from seasoned professionals in the business.  Whether your interest involves news, production, sales, marketing, or engineering, our stations become a hands-on learning environment for Gray Television interns.  If we have an employee doing it, there can be a Gray intern learning and earning.

Not only will you walk away with an expanded resume and portfolio, Gray’s paid internship opens doors to begin your full-time career with Gray Television.  Many of our current employees started as interns.  Our paid internship program puts you at the front of the line for full-time job openings, armed with the training you received from your internship.

Posted 4/4/23

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