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Anchor / Reporter

Details:
WJXT-TV in beautiful Jacksonville, Florida, is looking for an Anchor/Reporter to help lead a strong newsroom in a fast-paced, competitive environment. Along with anchoring duties, you will be responsible for general assignment, I-TEAM and Solutionaries reporting. Journalists at WJXT-TV work closely with the digital team to provide content on our website, streaming channel, and social media platforms. The ideal candidate will have excellent news judgment, storytelling, and research skills to engage with audiences across different platforms. We need a journalist who understands the importance of integrity, teamwork, innovation, and passion.

Experience:

  • Anchor segments on TV and our streaming news channel
  • Participate in editorial meetings, contributing ideas for all platforms
  • Need someone who is a critical thinker, problem solver, and can work independently
  • Ability to execute demonstrative live shots and standups in story presentation
  • Understand the creative use of graphics
  • Must have excellent communication skills and understand the importance of collaborating with management and staff

Note: All essential functions of this position are not necessarily described in this posting.

Requirements:
We prefer a candidate with at least three years of experience as a reporter in a TV newsroom. Must agree to a flexible schedule that includes shift changes, weekends, and holidays as needed. A degree in communications or a related field is desired.

Additional Information:
Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications, and reference checks. GMG/WJXT/WCWJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with federal law requirements, GMG/WJXT/WCWJ will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.

Application Instructions:
Send resume and cover letter to kbonfield@wjxt.com

To apply for this job email your details to kbonfield@wjxt.com

Listing Expires: June 30, 2024
Major(s): Journalism