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Gray Television


About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WDAM:

WDAM is the dominant television and digital media station in the Pine Belt. For 67 years, WDAM has served its 8 county market and is the Pine Belt's most trusted source for News and Weather.

WDAM is the #1 station in the Hattiesburg-Laurel DMA.  We are dominant on broadcast and digital and produce news on WDAM NBC and WDAM ABC.  WDAM is less than two hours driving distance to New Orleans, Mobile and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  This is an excellent opportunity to work for a great station and company.

Job Summary/Description:

WDAM, Gray Television's NBC & ABC affiliate in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS, has an immediate opening for an experienced Account Executive to join our team of integrated marketing/advertising professionals.  The right candidate will be a good communicator, intelligent, high-energy, who likes working with people.

You will be given a list of current clients, but your real job will be to develop new business to grow and maintain a full customer portfolio.  You will build dynamic presentations customized to grow your client's business and participate in forecasting monthly, quarterly and annual results.

Please note – the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the above  


· Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required
· 2 years of Sales experience OR a background or education in Business
· Excellent writing and communication skills
· Ability to work independently and manage your time effectively
· Ability to use creativity to solve problems
· Ability to develop campaigns and motivate others
· A real desire to understand your clients and their businesses
· A thirst for ongoing learning: advertising, marketing, television, digital
· Knowledge of presentation software, MS Office products
· Must meet Gray Television’s driving requirements and have a valid driver’s license
· Reliable transportation and vehicle insurance required

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

WDAM-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday. 






If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.