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PART-TIME VIDEOGRAPHER - WFMJ-TV has an immediate opening for a part-time news videographer.   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. 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 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, 

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.

MORNING SHOW CO-ANCHOR/MMJ- WFMJ-TV has an opening for a morning news anchor/MMJ.  Responsibilities include anchoring a 2-hour, M-F, #1-rated morning newscast, shooting packages for the morning show, backup noon anchor and spot news as needed.  Our fun and informative show takes news and weather seriously and still leaves our viewers with a smile to start the morning.  Join a powerful, community-minded, locally-owned station with great perks that treats its employees well.  Competitive salary too!  EOE.  Send resume, cover email and link to mona@wfmj.com

DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER - WFMJ-TV has immediate openings for digital content producers to work in the TV news department.  The positions are part-time, approximately 28 hours per week.   We’re looking for aggressive team players who can write and dig up news.   Preferred candidates will have strong writing skills, aren’t afraid to pick up a phone to get information and want to be first online with the story!   Must be able to work in a fast-paced newsroom environment.  Training is provided but you must bring to the job a competitive desire to dig up news and publish stories quickly to the web and social media.  You’ll be collaborating with experienced journalists as you become one.  Journalism or equivalent degree preferred.  Strong social media skills a must.  Writing samples required.  Send resume, cover letter and writing samples to Mona Alexander, WFMJ News Director, mona@wfmj.com. EOE.  

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.

ASSIGNMENT MANAGER - WFMJ-TV has an immediate opening for assignment manager in the news department. This is a full-time, salaried position at the heart of local news in the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys. Qualified applicants should be highly motivated and driven by a desire to gather information, steer news content and should thrive in a fast-paced, highly competitive environment. Responsibilities include generating news stories, monitoring local and national news outlets and assigning news stories and following up with reporters and sources to develop and adapt as they evolve.  You'll work closely with senior newsroom management to help shape news content on a daily basis at the number one station in an extremely active news town. Must have strong interpersonal skills and a dynamic personality that can manage information and personalities all at once without falling behind. Send resume, cover letter and writing samples to Justin Mitchell, WFMJ Managing Editor for News Content, jmitc@wfmj.com

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