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]

Full-Time Promotions Digital Editor/Photographer--WFMJ Television, Inc. has an immediate opening for a full-time digital editor/photographer station promotions position. 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 preferred. 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].

Associate News Producer – Looking to break into the TV News biz? Want to start behind the scenes? Hey! We’ve got a great job for you with a long-established company that’s very cool to work for. We’ll take beginners and teach you big-city producing skills you can take anywhere. What we need in return is someone who lives and breathes news, loves to write news, finds news, and is into broadcast and digital production and social media. You’ll help write our newscasts, find and book guests, create graphics, work with reporters, and research topics. Youngstown is a seriously cool city with a low cost of living and fun vibe. Come join us. Send your resume and cover email to: Sheila Miller, Assistant News Director/EP, WFMJ-TV, [email protected] EOE.

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, 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. 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. EOE.  Please email resume, cover letter, references, and link to demo reel to chief videographer John Mikulas at [email protected] You may also send a resume, cover letter, references, and demo reel to WFMJ-TV, C/O John Mikulas, P.O. Box 689, Youngstown, Ohio, 44501-0689.