Chief Videographer. --- WFMJ-TV (NBC) in Youngstown, Ohio has an immediate opening for a Chief Videographer. This is a unique opportunity for a talented videographer to lead the videography department of the top-rated newsroom in the Youngstown, Ohio market at a locally-owned station that cares about its employees. The Chief Videographer will hire, train, manage and evaluate a team of 12 videographers, train MMJs, perform the function of a videographer, acquire and maintain camera gear and be responsible for fleet maintenance. Responsibilities also include the weekly videography schedule and payroll review and coordinating the news department’s annual awards submissions. The Youngstown news market is a robust, hard news town with unique feature stories and breaking news and weather. WFMJ-TV pays competitive wages and has outstanding medical benefits. This is a full-time position that reports to the News Director. Send resume, cover email and reel to: Mona Alexander, WFMJ News Director [email protected] EOE.
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, not wait to be told what to do. Serious candidates will demonstrate a 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 video 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.
Television Commercial Traffic--WFMJ Television has an immediate full-time opening in its commercial traffic department. The position includes coordinating and inputting commercial traffic instructions along with preparing program logs for our sister station WBCB. Candidates should possess strong organizational and communication skills along with data-entry skills and accuracy working within time constraints. A college degree and some media experience is preferred along with proficiency with computers. EOE
Resumes should be sent to:
ATTN: General Manager
WFMJ Television, Inc.
PO Box 689
Youngstown, OH 44501-0689
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 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! Journalism background preferred but if you have a communications 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.
Newsroom Assistant/Guest Coordinator---Are you a people person who speaks well on the phone and likes to engage? Are you organized, keep good records, and want to work in a fun environment? Then apply for our newsroom assistant position. You’ll work with the 5 pm newscast producer to coordinate guest appearances on our new 5 pm newscast each day. You’ll also research topics for interview segments and keep a calendar of upcoming events. You don’t need a news background for this position, but if you like news it’s a big plus. We are looking for someone with a desire to learn, some creativity, and a drive to be #1.
- Primary job responsibilities include:
- Scouring the internet for topics of interest to local news viewers.
- Calling and booking guests for interview segments in the 5pm news.
- Making recommendations for future guest segments.
- Emailing guests talking points about their interview segment.
- Coordinating guest parking and arrival at the station.
- Suggesting questions and talking points for the interview segment.
We are willing to train but you must be curious, able to multi-task, work well with the public and be organized. If that’s you send a cover letter and resume to Mona Alexander, WFMJ news Director – [email protected] EOE. This is a full-time position with benefits.
Full-Time Meteorologist/Multi-Media Journalist - We are looking for a meteorologist at WFMJ-TV, the NBC affiliate in Youngstown, Ohio. This is a full-time position that includes weekend weather and some MMJ (reporting) work during the week. Plenty of opportunities for fill-in work in weather during the week as well. We are a locally-owned station (one of the few!) that pays well and has excellent benefits. The cost of living in our area is quite low compared to many places and Youngstown has a lot to offer...including one of the largest and best metropolitan parks in the country. We are also just an hour from Pittsburgh and Cleveland. We have WSI Max (recent upgrade to 7.6) with all the bells and whistles including Studio, Storm, Sky, and Engage. We are aggressive on social media and our weather products/graphics look like a top 25 market. If interested, send me an email or Facebook message: Eric Wilhelm, Chief Meteorologist, WFMJ-TV, [email protected]