November 08, 2011 08:00 ET

WTVR CBS Channel 6 and CareerBoard Partner to Reduce Unemployment

Richmond, VA Residents Now Have a New Online Resource to Search for Local Job Opportunities

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - Nov 8, 2011) -, a nationwide network of employment websites specializing in Local Jobs for Local Talent, today announced the details of their partnership agreement with leading Richmond TV Network, WTVR CBS Channel 6. As a part of this agreement Richmond area job seekers will be able to search and apply for local jobs, set up job alerts and upload their resumes to the WTVR career portal powered by Additionally the partnership provides employers with a new and unique way to engage active and passive candidates through multi-media recruitment packages.

Stephen Hayes, General Manager, WTVR, commented, "Partnering with CareerBoard gives us the technology and experience to bring a valuable new service to our audience. With thousands of jobs going unfilled every month and tens of thousands of job seekers still out of work we are excited to be leading the way in bringing employers and candidates together in Richmond."

Commenting on the partnership, Toby Rice, VP of Media Services for, stated, "The problem employers find today is that a lot of the best candidates are staying put and not searching for new opportunities, the market isn't flowing. WTVR's massive passive audience allows us to offer something truly new and exciting to employers in Richmond. By using their reach through TV, Online and Social Media we are able to offer a solution specifically targeted at the passive jobseeker market."

About CareerBoard

CareerBoard is a national network of 68 local job boards advertising over 12,000 jobs daily and reaching over 40 Million visitors per month.

About WTVR

WTVR-TV, the South's First Television Station located on West Broad Street in Richmond, Virginia, is a legacy CBS affiliate owned by Local TV LLC.

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