Work With Us

Work With Us

Working Environment

WVPT Public Media, producing the best local programming on television and conducting stimulating education and community service projects, has a vibrant, creative working environment. Open communication and employee appreciation stimulates professional growth and creative expression for a satisfying work experience.

WVPT Employment Guidelines

WVPT's Benefits

  • 401K Plan for Employees
  • State-of-the-Art Health Plan
  • Flex Benefits Plan
  • Competitive Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Leave Compensation
  • Tuition Reimbursement for Approved Classes

Applying for Jobs at WVPT

  • Inquiries on job openings may be made by phone to the Administrative Assistant to the General Manager
  • All current job openings are posted in various newspapers and other pertinent publications
  • In response to a job opening, forward the necessary, fully completed materials to WVPT before the stated closing date
    • Resume
    • Cover letter
    • Any other requested materials stated in the job listing
  • Resumes are reviewed and interviews scheduled by the appropriate Department Head
  • All applicants are sent a letter after the position has been filled
  • Blanket job applications are held for six months

Preparing for the Interview

  • Plan appropriate business dress
  • Bring required materials: examples of previous work, proof of certifications, etc.
  • Be prepared to answer questions about work history and work habits
  • Come with your questions

Human Resources Contact
Donna Meyerhoeffer, Administrative Assistant to the General Manager

WVPT Public Media
847 MLK, Jr. Way
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Ph: (540) 434-2455
Fax: (540) 434-7084

Job Opportunities

Television Producer & Director
Posted July 12, 2018

The Community Idea Stations is seeking a full-time Television Producer & Director to join our local
production team in Harrisonburg, VA (WVPT).

Successful candidates will have at least five years’ experience producing long-form television
programs, including story-telling documentaries. Candidates should have experience with Final Cut,
After Affects and Photo Shop Systems. Candidates should also have strong videography and lighting
skills and the ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form.

This position requires the ability to lift up to 30 pounds. Candidates must have a valid Virginia
driver's license and be available for occasional evening and weekend work.

Interested candidates should forward their resume, cover letter, and long form demo reel to Submissions without this information will not be considered. Resumes will be
accepted until July 27, 2018.

The Community Idea Stations use the power of media to educate, entertain and inspire. We are the
largest locally owned and operated media company in the region, each week reaching more than
300,000 people throughout central Virginia of every age, demographic and economic circumstance
through our TV and radio programs. Visit us at to learn more.
Our many employee benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, flexible
spending accounts, 403(b) savings plan with match, and tuition reimbursement. We offer a generous
amount of paid time off and holidays, flexible work arrangements, and a fun, casual atmosphere. The
Community Idea Stations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Web Production Intern
To prepare, publish and maintain website content through the company’s content management system. Interns may also support Interactive Producers in content research, development, production, and creating procedure documentation. is a dynamic interactive platform that enhances our brand and expands the SVETC presence 24/7; users depend on it for timely content and ondemand videos.

Marketing and Communications Intern
This is an ideal position for a Marketing, Communications or Public Relations major interested in new media & television, in building his or her portfolio of writing samples, and interested in social media.

Community Engagement Project Intern
The WVPT Community Engagement department extends the impact of public broadcasting through a variety of media services, materials and collaborative activities designed to engage individuals and foster community by addressing issues of concern. Interns provide support for our community engagement initiatives and donor events.

For additional information please contact Donna Meyerhoeffer at

To serve the public through active community engagement and by providing trusted and valued services and high quality content to educate, enlighten, lead, inspire and entertain.

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Media doesn't work without YOU, the PUBLIC. WVPT no longer receives state funding to sustain our operations. In fact, the majority of the station's support comes from viewers like YOU!


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