Associate News Producer – Come work for one of the Valley’s most admired employers.  WFMJ Television is seeking a full-time associate news producer to work in the TV news department.  You’ll gather news, write news, produce news and book guests for our daily newscasts.   A Journalism background or related degree is required.  Previous Journalism experience (including college) preferred.   We are looking for someone with a serious love of local news and the competitive desire to be the best.  You must be able to deal with the public by phone and email, work in a fast-paced environment, generate ideas for local news coverage and be able to pivot to a new idea if your first one doesn’t pan out.  Personality and drive are key components for this job.  No wallflowers need apply.  WFMJ offers extremely competitive pay and benefits that include medical, dental, vision and paid vacation.  If you are serious about pursuing a career in Journalism don’t miss this opportunity to join a great organization.  Send cover email and resume to:  Mona Alexander, WFMJ News Director. [email protected]  EOE.

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Information Systems Specialist--WFMJ Television, Inc. is seeking technical candidates to fill a full-time position within our Information Systems department.  The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems, Active Directory, Exchange Server, SQL/relational databases, computer hardware, RAID, and network topology. A passion for learning and applying knowledge while providing top-notch support to users is required. An understanding of video formats/encoding and a programming language such as Python and HTML/CSS is a definite plus.

WFMJ offers a very generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance. EOE

Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to:

 [email protected]
 Corporate Director of IT
101 W. Boardman St.
Youngstown, OH 44503

Digital Content Producer – WFMJ-TV has an immediate opening for a highly motivated digital content producer. We are looking for someone who will take charge, and not wait to be told what to do.   Serious candidates will demonstrate superior knowledge of both local news and social media practices to keep users engaged in our content.  This position will aid in transitioning the newsroom to a multi-platform operation.  Responsibilities include: generating and writing original local news content, communicating with field crews to access and upload important videos and stills, branding images on social sites with our logo, scouring the internet for non-local stories that will engage users, generating photo galleries, push alerts, live streams and more.   We are looking for a passionate journalist who is a creative self-starter who can produce content across multi-platforms and take our online initiatives to the next level.  WFMJ-TV pays competitive wages for this position.  Send resume and cover email to: Mona Alexander, WFMJ News Director, [email protected].  EOE.  This is not a remote position.

Part-Time Multi-Media Producer – Looking to break into the exciting world of TV News?  If you can write, like working with video, are good with social media, want to train as a journalist, and can work in a fast-paced environment, we have a job for you.   Training is provided for the right person looking to join the WFMJ family.  This position brings you into the TV News Department where you’ll learn how to produce newscasts, write for the web, dispatch news crews to stories, chase news, and more!   A journalism background is preferred, but if you have a communication or similar background and the will to learn, we will consider your application. This is a great position and opportunity for college students looking to break into the field and, in some cases, get experience while still in school.    Send resume, cover email, and references to Sheila Miller, Assistant News Director, [email protected] EOE.

Full-Time Promotions Digital Editor/Photographer--WFMJ Television, Inc. has an immediate opening for a full-time digital editor/photographer station promotions position. The candidate should have a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, be PC and MAC proficient, and be able to operate DLSR cameras for both photography and video purposes. Basic audio knowledge is preferred. The candidate must be able to work under deadline pressures and possess a college degree or equivalent work experience. Applicant must be able to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle in accordance with applicable driving rules and regulations. WFMJ Television, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. Please send resumes and demo reel to Joe Romano, Promotions Director, [email protected].

Multimedia Journalist – Want to work in a fast-paced news town covering big-city stories? If you are looking to break into TV news in an on-air job, then jump on this ad for our multi-media journalist job. You’ll shoot, write and edit daily stories under deadline, cover breaking news, do live shots on-air and online, develop stories, cultivate sources, breaking news, and post to the web. It’s an amazing job in a great town and a fun station that’s always evolving. You’ll learn (or learn even more) from a team of experienced news managers who love to help develop new talent. We’re not looking for absolute beginners, so if you’ve got even a little experience, show us your stuff! Send your reel, resume and cover email to: Mona Alexander, News Director, WFMJ-TV, [email protected] EOE.

Part-Time News Videographer - 21 WFMJ Youngstown, Ohio, has an immediate opening for a part-time news videographer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: shooting video of news events both independently and as a team with a news reporter, editing video under tight deadlines, and setting up and using microwave live truck as well as portable backpack live units. The candidate will shoot still photographs for use on the station's various social media platforms. Must be able to work a flexible schedule. Will average between 24 and 29 hours a week. Competitive pay. A valid driver’s license is 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. EOE.  Please email your resume, cover letter, references, and link to demo reel to chief videographer Pat Connelly at [email protected]. You may also send a resume, cover letter, references, and demo reel to WFMJ-TV, C/O Pat Connelly, P.O. Box 689, Youngstown, Ohio, 44501-0689.