WCJB, an equal opportunity employer is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Tim Hoskinson, at WCJB by calling 352-377-2020 Ext. 602.

WCJB is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

ONE-MAN BAND REPORTER

Responsible for researching, writing, videotaping, and editing general assignment stories for broadcast and web. Duties include:

-Suggests viable story ideas daily at meetings.

-Receives assignment or evaluates news leads/news tips to develop story ideas.

-Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.

-Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

-Shoots video and still photos for web, if required, to illustrate stories.

-Edits videos for all multimedia platforms.

-Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit

-Assist news producer in preparing newscast as needed.

-Demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws.

-Additional duties as required by management.

REQUIREMENTS:

-BA degree in broadcasting or equivalent work experience


-Computer literacy required, including, ideally ENPS news system.

-Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.

-Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.

-Ability to meet various deadlines.

-Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.

-Proficient at posting content to station website, Facebook, and Twitter.

-Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

-Valid Florida Driver`s license and acceptable driving record required.   No phone calls. EOE.

Please email resume, cover letter, and link to reel to:

News Director
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
or email tv20jobs@divcom.com

 
News Assignment Editor

WCJB TV20  is looking for the right individual to coordinate the gathering of news, the generation of story ideas, and the scheduling and assignment of coverage.

The ideal candidate will work with news management, producers and reporters to plan well-rounded news coverage. Maintain extensive working files of possible stories, background information and news sources. Gather information about news as it develops and communicate it effectively and accurately to the production team. Collaborate with managers and producers to select stories for coverage and to keep them up to date. Assign and coordinate the distribution of newsgathering equipment. Dispatch news crews, maintain schedule logs, deal with telephone story tips, listen to police radios, read newswires and e-mail, and stay in contact with sources in order to stay up to date with breaking news. Write stories when assigned. 

•  Associates or Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communications preferred.

• Minimum of one year of journalism experience preferred. 

• Must have a commitment to journalistic standards of ethics and accuracy with an enthusiasm for journalism. 

• Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with general knowledge and interest in local, national and world news. 

• Knowledge of libel laws and ethical foundations of journalism 

• Proficiency in current and emerging newsgathering and production technologies. 

• General knowledge and interest in local, national and world news. 

• Must have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. 

• Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays. 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintain a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. 

Please email resume, cover letter, to:

News Director
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653 or email tv20jobs@divcom.com

 
PT Video Editor

WCJB is taking applications for future openings as a part-time video editor. Previous editing experience required.

Applicants must be able to work at least one morning, weekend shifts. No phone calls. EOE. Please send resume and cover letter to:

 


News Director
WCJB-TV
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
or email tv20jobs@divcom.com

 

 
 

 

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