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WCJB is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Morning/Noon Anchor

Job Description

WCJB TV20 is looking for an anchor for the weekday morning/weekday noon newscasts. You must be a newsroom leader who works well with producers and technical staff to craft compelling newscasts.  The right candidate will be a dynamic writer and storyteller with a passion for news. High ethical standards and accuracy are a must. You must be able to perform in breaking news situations.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Anchor newscasts as assigned, including engaging in the production process leading up to the newscast.

·         Participate in special event coverage. 

·         Participate in station and community events.

·         Write stories and teases as assigned by producer

·         Participate in daily editorial planning meetings

·         Engage viewers daily on Facebook, Twitter and other WCJB.com and social media platforms.

·         Develop and report on franchise and sweeps stories.   

·         Other duties as assigned. 

When applying online, please upload a recent web link of your work.  If you do not have a link, apply online then send a non-returnable DVD to:

 

Kevin Fries

News Director

WCJB TV20

Gainesville, FL 32653

KFries@WCJB.COM

SUBJECT: Morning/Noon Anchor – (Your name) or email tv20jobs@wcjb.com

No Phone Calls

 

 

REPORTER MMJ

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:

Kevin Fries

kfries@wcjb.com

News Director

6220 NW 43rd Street

Gainesville, FL 32653

or email tv20jobs@wcjb.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@wcjb.com

 

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