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NEWS/SPORTS VIDEOGRAPHERS -  WFMJ-TV has an immediate opening for full and part-time news and sports videographers.   Qualified candidates should have previous experience shooting and editing high-quality videos. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: shooting video of news events both independently and as a team with a news reporter, editing video under tight deadlines, set up and use of microwave live truck as well as portable backpack live units. Candidate will shoot still photographs for use on the station's various social media platforms. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.     Competitive pay.  Valid driver’s license required. Applicant must be able to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle in accordance with applicable driving rules and regulations.  Some travel may be necessary. Please email resume, cover letter, references and link of demo reel to chief videographer John Mikulas at jmiku@wfmj.com.  You may also send resume, cover letter, references and demo reel to: WFMJ-TV, C/O John Mikulas, P.O. Box 689, Youngstown, Ohio, 44501-0689.  EOE.

MMJ/WEEKDAY MORNING NEWS ANCHOR- WFMJ-TV has an opening for an MMJ/Weekday Morning News Anchor for our dominant weekday morning broadcast.  This is an exciting opportunity on a well-established newscast that doesn’t change anchors very often.   Serious candidates will have previous experience reporting and anchoring, strong social media skills and a desire to connect with early morning viewers on a fast and friendly 2-hour newscast.  WFMJ Today is a high-energy, viewer friendly show that turns on a dime when breaking news happens.  The Youngstown market is a serious news town located right between Pittsburgh and Cleveland, home to major sports franchises.  Hone your news and anchoring skills in a serious news town with great feature stories in an area with friendly people, fantastic food and a fun downtown district.   This station looks and acts much bigger than it is so don’t pass up a chance to join a team of award-winning journalists at a locally-owned station that knows how to take care of its people.  Hair, makeup and clothing perks too.    Send cover email, resume and link to:  Mona Alexander, WFMJ News Director, mona@wfmj.com EOE.

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST/REPORTER - WFMJ-TV is seeking a creative, assertive story-teller for a full-time multimedia journalist/reporter covering the health beat.  In this position, she/he will collect and analyze facts, develop stories and cultivate sources for health-related stories on all platforms.  Essential skills include excellent live-reporting ability, enterprise reporting skills and the ability to do both lighter health-related features and investigative health-related stories.  Send demo link, resume, cover email and 5 health-related story ideas to:  Mona Alexander, ND, WFMJ-TV mona@wfmj.com.  EOE.    

METEOROLOGIST/MMJ - WFMJ-TV  has an opening for a full-time meteorologist. The perfect candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to present the weather in a manner that is clear and engaging to viewers on digital, broadcast and social media platforms. Degree in Meteorology preferred.  Familiarity with WSI TruVu Max software is a plus. Responsibilities also include the ability to shoot, write and edit news stories as needed and write web news and weather-related stories daily. Training provided.  Across the board social media skills required and a passion for weather and story-telling a must! This is a strong NBC affiliate that’s locally owned and treats its employees well. Great news ratings, anchor perks and competitive salary. Send demo link, resume and cover letter to: Mona Alexander, WFMJ News Director, mona@wfmj.com. EOE.

MULTI-MEDIA PRODUCER - WFMJ-TV  has an immediate opening for a multi-media producer. Responsibilities including producing daily newscasts and writing and publishing news stories to the station's websites and social media sites. Serious candidates will have a background in Journalism, strong writing skills, the ability to meet multiple daily deadlines, good organizational skills, demonstrated social media skills and previous newsroom experience. This is not an IT position, it's a position requiring a News/Journalism/Writing background. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, writing samples and references to: Sheila Miller, Executive Producer, WFMJ, email: smill@wfmj.com. Regular mail: Sheila Miller, WFMJ Executive Producer, PO Box 689, Youngstown, Ohio, 44501, WFMJ Television, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.

FULL-TIME TV TECHNICIAN - WFMJ-TV is looking for a full-time master control operator/technical director willing to work a very flexible schedule involving weekends and various hours during the week.  Qualified individuals will be operating switching and automation equipment in master control and Ross Overdrive production automation.  Computer skills, timekeeping, and the ability to organize and multi-task are a must.  Duties include master control operation, remote feed and syndication acquisition and segmenting using Florical.  As a technical director, the position requires good communication skills to work with producers and to direct talent and guests. The TD will also be responsible for coding newscasts and local shows.   Send resumes to: Chief Engineer, WFMJ-TV, P.O. Box 689, Youngstown Ohio 44501-0689.  Email bflis@wfmj.com. No phone calls, no walk-ins, please.  WFMJ Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

PART-TIME TV TECHNICIAN - WFMJ-TV is looking for a part-time TV technician.  Must be willing to work a very flexible schedule involving weekends and various hours during the week with a maximum of 29 hours.  Qualified individuals will be operating both on-air and production switching and automation equipment.  Job duties include overseeing commercial breaks, segmenting syndicated shows, program log and record keeping, coding of newscasts and local shows, and subsequent airing of those shows using Ross Overdrive.  This position requires great communication skills in working with producers and directing talent in the studio and at remote locations.  Computer skills, timekeeping, and the ability to organize and multitask are a must.  A degree in communications and broadcast experience are a plus.  Send resumes to: Chief Engineer, WFMJ-TV, P.O. Box 689, Youngstown Ohio 44501-0689 or email bflis@wfmj.com.  No phone calls, no walk-ins, please.  WFMJ Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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