WKTV News Channel 2 Reviews

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  1. WKTV News Channel 2 is a close-knit newsroom. You feel like you're part of a family.

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    Former Employee - Producer in Utica, NY
    Former Employee - Producer in Utica, NY
    Recommends
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    I worked at WKTV News Channel 2 full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The former News Director, now General Manager, Steve McMurray is, by far, one of the best managers I've ever had the pleasure of working for. He's understanding, supportive and helpful. He wants to see you develop and succeed. He's one of the most wonderful people in the industry and anyone would be fortunate to work for him.

    Cons

    This is small market television, so salary scales are pretty low.


  2. Great Internship Experience

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at WKTV News Channel 2 as an intern

    Pros

    Got out in the field a lot Interviewed while out in field after a couple of learning experiences Lots of great people who are willing to tell you about your experiences

    Cons

    Un-paid internship Sometimes I was assigned to photographer and not reporter and I didn't learn very much from those experiences


  3. I enjoy the co-workers.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends

    Pros

    I like my coworkers, the actual work, and the fact that there is always something new to work on everyday.

    Cons

    The hours can be long. Sometimes, I don't get home until 10pm at night. Other than that, I really enjoy the job.

    Advice to Management

    My direct boss is awesome. I like the freedom they give me to do work as i please. I also enjoy the direction.


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  5. Nice place to start career in TV.

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Utica, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Utica, NY
    Recommends

    Pros

    The people, professional knowledgable staff. Dedicated workers commited to giving the community the best prodcut they can produce. Great place to work.

    Cons

    the pay. its up on a hill so driving up the hill can be hard in the winter. union dues

    Advice to Management

    leadership was good when i was there. better pay woul equal longer retention by employees, however because it is such a small market the low pay is understandable



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