Account Executive

Website Gray Television - WVUE TV

Weather Authority

Job Details
About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

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 WVUE:

WVUE- FOX 8 in New Orleans is the #1 rated News station in the competitive New Orleans Market. FOX 8 is committed to providing in-depth investigative stories that affect change, hold the powerful accountable, and shine a light on public corruption. FOX 8 recognizes the responsibility of keeping the viewing public safe and informed about the world around them delivering all the news, information and entertainment viewers want and need to know. With this mission in mind, FOX 8 is committed to serving as the Weather Authority for Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi and continues to lead in the field of investigative 

Job Summary/Description: 

This position requires someone with a high level of tenacity and closing ability in order to achieve set sales quotas within the assigned territory. This production utilizes an audience-based sales approach, selling across all product platforms, to provide marketing solutions of current and new customers. A great Account Executive must possess extensive industry and market knowledge such that they assist their clients in defining discrete marketing objectives and then recommending high impact solutions. Gray TV believes in a client focused approach and prides itself on addressing clients’ needs, crafting custom solutions and consistently delivering results.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

• Conduct thorough client needs analyses, present proposed strategic solutions and tactics and provide follow-up assessments of advertising effectiveness.
• Utilize expanded B2B marketing resources to build compelling and creative solutions in a competitive landscape.
• Develop new business and maintain current business within the assigned territory.
• Sell across all product platforms, broadcast as well as digital to include OTT.


• BA or BS in Business, Marketing or Advertising preferred.
• 3-5 years of sales or marketing experience required with interactive/digital experience preferred.
• Drug screen and MVR check required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V/

    Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed? Our station invites you to send you cover letter and resume, go to, click on “apply now” 

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.
Travel Required

Bachelors or better in Advertising or related field.
Bachelors or better in Business Administration or related field.
Bachelors or better in Marketing or related field.
Licenses & Certifications

Drivers License

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