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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

WEEKEND SPORTS ANCHOR/MMJ- WFMJ TV has an immediate opening for a full-time Weekend Sports Anchor/MMJ.  Responsibilities include anchoring weekend 6&11 sportscasts and writing, shooting and editing sports packages in a competitive sports-oriented market. Strong social media skills and web-writing skills a must.  Sports coverage in the market is driven by local and regional teams and major pro teams in Cleveland and Pittsburgh.  WFMJ is an NBC/CW affiliate and locally-owned station with great perks that treats its employees well.  Join the #1 station in town and top-rated sports team.  Send your resume, demo link and cover email to Sports Director Dana Balash, dbala@wfmj.com. EOE. 

METEOROLOGIST/MMJ - WFMJ-TV in Youngstown, Ohio 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.

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.  

ASSISTANT CHIEF ENGINEER. WFMJ-TV is looking for an Assistant Chief Engineer.  The Assistant Chief Engineer will assist with overseeing the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the studio, and when needed will assist the Transmitter/RF Supervisor in the maintenance of our Comark Parallax solid state transmitters.   

Duties include:

• Manage the day-to-day operations including, scheduling, assigning tasks, maintenance, and troubleshooting the various broadcast systems.

• Assist when needed with satellite feeds, remotes, Florical Automation, Utah Scientific master control and router

• Experience with Telestream Vantage for traffic and syndication 

• Expertise in Ross Overdrive, Vision switcher, and Xpressions.

• Work with the Chief Engineer, General Manager, and station ownership in the planning and acquisition of equipment for engineering projects.

• Keep up with current FCC regulations and ensure compliance

• It is imperative the Assistant Chief Engineer be self-motivated and follow current broadcast trends

• Be the primary point of call for emergencies 

Requirements:

• 5 years’ experience in broadcast television maintenance

• An understanding of broadcast television computers, servers, and networking

• Ability to follow and update station drawings and workflows

• Ability to work nights and weekends when needed

• SBE Certification a plus

WFMJ is an independently owned NBC and CW affiliate.  We offer a great work environment and excellent health care and benefits.

Send resumes to: Chief Engineer, WFMJ-TV, P.O. Box 689, Youngstown Ohio 44501-0689.  Email bflis@wfmj.com. No phone calls, no walk-ins please.  WFMJ Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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