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Administrative & Finance Assistant (PDF)

West TN PBS is currently seeking applicants for the full-time position of Administrative & Finance Assistant. Successful applicant will be a “numbers” person with a friendly, approachable voice and personality. This person will use discretion and independent judgement while assisting in the daily accounting and business management of the station.
Duties may include and are not limited to:
• Assist with the station’s budget preparation and management process.
• Day-to-day operational accounting including accounts payables, banking and other fiscal transactions.
• Inventory and stock office supplies as needed.
• Handle mailing and shipping needs.
• Maintain an organized and recognizable filing system. Keep appropriate documents for appropriate time periods.
• Assist in the preparation of materials for Board of Directors meetings and attend and take notes at those meetings.
• Assist with station operation, activities and events as requested or assigned.
• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Two years minimum in office setting.
• Skilled at basic Microsoft Office Applications – especially Word and Excel.
• Comfortable learning new office equipment and computer software.

This position reports directly to the General Manager.
Send cover letter, resume and references to:
P.O. Box 966
Martin, TN 38237
Position open until filled. AA/EEO

Part-time Master Control Operator (PDF)

West TN PBS (WLJT) is currently accepting resumes for the position of part-time Master Control Operator. Successful candidates will work in our master control facilities, which are located on the UT-Martin campus.
Duties will include but are not limited to:
• Performing all required Master Control duties during a regular operating shift which includes, but is not limited to, the following:
• Assuring the accuracy of all program logs, record schedules, automation schedules and other related documents and files.
• Receive and check for technical quality all programs, recordings and other on-air materials.
• Report all pertinent program/on-air information to the Director of Broadcast Operations.
• Report technical malfunctions to the Engineering Department.
• Operate the technical facilities of Master Control as designated by the logs, schedules and other protocols for the efficient, legal and appropriate over-the-air delivery of programming materials to the viewing audience.

• Perform other duties as assigned.
• High School diploma, GED, or equivalent.
• Demonstrate an understanding of electronics, television broadcast equipment, and IT based networking and associated equipment.
• Demonstrate the ability to perform multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines.
• Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays.
• Some college and experience in a technically based television environment preferred.

This position will take direction from the Master Control Supervisor, the Chief Engineer and the Director of Engineering.
Send cover letter, resume and references to:
P.O. Box 966
Martin, TN 38237
Position open until filled. AA/EEO

Interning at West TN PBS

Production Crew (PDF)

West TN PBS offers internships for college students throughout the year. Internships are specifically designed to provide training and experience for students interested in the various aspects of broadcasting. Internships are offered to students of all colleges, universities, and trade schools. Most internships are paid part-time positions and are based on our production calendar. If you are interested please contact Darrell Conner, Director of Production, at 1-800-366-9558 or

Recent Positions Filled

Producer/Director/Sound Engineer - March 1, 2023

• 4 applicants

• 2 interviews

• West TN PBS website - 2

• Word of Mouth - 2

General Manager & CEO - January 1, 2023

• 8 applicants

• 5 interviews

• Word of Mouth - 2

• Public Media Jobs - 3

• NETA - 3

Advertising Sources Regularly Used

Weakley County Press (newspaper)

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235 Lindell Street | Martin, TN  38237 | 731-587-3144

UTM Communications Department Job Board

Department of Mass Media and Strategic Communication
305A Gooch Hall | 538 University Street | Martin, TN 38238 | 731-881-7551

Broadcast Employment Services
P. O. Box 4116 | Oceanside, CA 92052 | 800-374-0119

The Jackson Post(newspaper)

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P. O. Box 899 | Camden, TN 38230| 731-441-8894

Public Media Jobs (Current)

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4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW | Washington, DC 20016 | 860-437-5700