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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.

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.   

WEEKEND METEOROLOGIST/MMJ- WFMJ-TV,  has an opening for a weekend meteorologist/weather anchor/MMJ for our top-rated weekend morning newscasts.   The weekend meteorologist/weather anchor will forecast the weather on all platforms in a way that is engaging and informative for our viewers.   We are located in a 4-season/severe weather area so severe weather will happen!  You will also work as a multi-media journalist 3 weekdays so the ability to shoot and write strong news packages and deliver compelling live shots in a must.    If interested send resume, link and references to:  Mona Alexander, News Director, WFMJ-TV, mona@wfmj.com.  No calls please.  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.

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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