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Morning Live Reporter/MMJ

  • Full Time
  • Panama City Beach, FL
  • Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's
  • Minimum Experience Required: 0-3 Years

Website WJHG

If you are a reporter with an energetic personality, passion for covering the local community, and superior interviewing skills, this is the perfect job for you! WJHG is looking for a dynamic morning reporter, who will go live on location at various community events and breaking news daily for our weekday morning newscast. We are looking for an early riser who is highly organized to join our award-winning morning news team. This person will also work independently as an MMJ after the morning show, turning daily content that will be used on other newscasts and on OTT, web, and social media.

General Responsibilities:

  • Enterprising, organizing, coordinating and delivering daily live hits for weekday morning newscasts.
  • Ability to go live multiple times in morning newscast, finding unique ways to make each shot creative and different.
  • Able to ad lib and go live without the use of teleprompter or scripts.
  • Able to interview multiple live guests on location, and put guests at ease for live broadcasts.
  • Must be someone who can independently shoot, edit, write, and turn content, including news packages, daily for other newscasts after the morning show.
  • Able to switch gears quickly and cover breaking news, or other news as directed by producers and managers when necessary.
  • Able to go live on social media, OTT, and other platforms as directed by management.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or related field.
  • Experience with live reporting, and ability to ad lib without use of prompters or scripts.
  • Prior professional experience reporting, producing, writing, or shooting news is preferred.
  • Must be highly organized, on time, and able to work quickly under deadlines.
  • Strong professional social media skills.
  • A valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Solid technical and computer skills, and understanding of how content is turned on multiple media platforms.

Application Instructions:
Visit https://gray.tv/careers and search under "Current Openings"

To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.

Listing Expires: December 10, 2021
Major(s): Journalism, Media Production, Management, and Technology