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 Karen Woolfstead, at WCJB by calling 352-377-2020 Ext. 641.

WCJB is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

WCJB TV20 is looking for an energetic and dynamic sports anchor/reporter to lead our sports coverage. The successful candidate must have outstanding shooting and producing skills, as well as a great presence on camera.

Sports is a big deal here in Gainesville, hometown of the Florida Gators, and football is huge! Friday night’s during football season, we do a ``Sports Overtime`` during our newscast with regional high school sports as well as a preview of important college action.

The sports anchor will produce and anchor the sports segment of our 6 and 11pm newscasts Saturday and Sunday, as well as shoot and edit sporting events and stories.  There may be some travel.

Please email resume, cover letter, and reel link to:
tv20jobs@wcjb.com

Please No Phone Calls

Kevin Fries
News Director
WCJB-TV
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653

 

Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter

WCJB TV20 is seeking a Weekend Meteorologist/Weekday Reporter. The successful candidate will be responsible for anchoring WCJB TV20`s weekend evening weathercasts and general assignment reporting three days per week. Applicant should possess the skills to deliver dynamic weathercasts as well as demonstrate excellent reporting ability. Familiarity with current television weather systems, forecasting techniques and ENPS Newsroom software is a must.

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

News Director

WCJB-TV20
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
tv20jobs@wcjb.com

No Phone Calls

 

One-Man-Band (MMJ) 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 OF THIS POSITION INCLUDE:
-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 news 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 Driver`s License, good driving record and provide proof of insurability with company required insurance limits.

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

News Director

WCJB-TV20
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
tv20jobs@wcjb.com

No Phone Calls

Sports Anchor

WCJB TV20 in Gainesville, FL is looking for a main Sports Anchor. The anchor will work Monday through Friday and anchor the 5:00 pm, 6:00pm, and 11:00pm newscasts as well as fill in on the weekends when necessary. The successful candidate will also produce the sports segments in each show, as well as shoot, write, and edit sports content. The anchor will lead a two person sports team dedicated to covering local sports, including the Florida Gators.

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

News Director

WCJB-TV
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
tv20jobs@wcjb.com

No Phone Calls

 

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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