WJXT-TV in Jacksonville, Florida is looking for a Monday–Friday morning assignment editor who will also have a backup role covering traffic reports on-air. The morning AE helps with web and social media content and works with executive producers on content and projects. When The Morning Show is over, you are assigned general assignment reporting duties as needed. Must be able to generate story ideas, set up interviews, shoot and edit. We need someone with strong organizational/planning skills and a strong on-air presence. Must be a leader who is a critical thinker, thrives in a fast-paced competitive environment, can solve problems and understands the importance of teamwork.
Note: All essential functions of this position not necessarily described in this posting.
Prefer candidate with at least two years of experience in a TV newsroom. Must perform well under pressure and meet deadlines. This position requires someone who agrees to a flexible schedule, can fill in on all shifts as needed, including weekends and holidays. You are also part of the on-call reporter rotation. Prefer degree in communications or related field.
As a condition of employment, GMG/WJXT/WCWJ requires all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first day of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law, unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.
Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks.
GMG/WJXT/WCWJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, GMG/WJXT/WCWJ will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.
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