Job Openings - WTRF 7 News Sports Weather - Wheeling Steubenville

Job Openings

WTRF 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:

96 16th St.
Wheeling, WV 26003

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 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: or Human Resources, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339. West Virginia Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

General Sales Manager: WTRF-TV a West Virginia Media Station with CBS, FOX and ABC Network’s, is looking for an experienced General Sales Manager. Candidates must have a strong media sales background, leadership, communication and negotiation skills, revenue budgeting experience, proficient in pricing and inventory control, and a vision for creative sales opportunities on multiple media platforms. Previous broadcast sales management experience and a college degree are preferred. To apply send a cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or by email to WTRF-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sales Account Executives: WTRF-TV, a WV Media station, has openings for entry-level and experienced Sales Account Executives to serve the Wheeling/Steubenville Market.  The preferred applicants should have; a college degree and/or prior media sales, knowledge of the Wheeling/Steubenville area, organizational skills, efficiency with Microsoft office, and the ability to service existing clients and develop new business.  To apply send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources - WTRF-TV, PO Box 11848, Charleston, WV 25339 or email to WTRF-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. 


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, or by mail at 904 W. Pike Street Clarksburg, WV 26301.