‘He had a heart of gold’: Former studio manager at WJXT, John Cermack, dies unexpectedly
Former WJXT floor director, John Cermack, also known by his nickname "Smack", died unexpectedly Thursday night due to an accident. He had worked for Graham Media Group for more than 18 years and was most recently working with the engineering team at WSLS in Roanoke.
Multi Platform Producer
WJXT, Graham Media Group, located in Jacksonville is looking for a Newscast Video Editor who is proficient in operating Grass Valley Stratus video production and content management system. The ideal candidate is a detail oriented, has exceptional time-management skills and is a highly motivated self-starter who can work in a fast and unpredictable news environment. You will work with a team of content producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with memorable video and natural sound. Our MPPs work closely with our digital team to ensure only high quality video, still pictures and audio airs on all digital platforms. You will also be responsible for maintaining archive materials. Communication and coordination of incoming video elements from crews in the field is essential. Work with newsroom content catalog systems to record and locate necessary video. You will produce and publish content to our online platforms. In-person attendance is required.
WJXT, Graham Media Group, located in Jacksonville is looking for a Newscast Editor who is proficient in non-linear editing systems including EDIUS. You will help edit newscast stories, reporter packages, web video and other projects as needed. You will work closely with news management and producers to ensure only high quality video and audio airs in newscasts. You will also be responsible for maintaining archive materials.
National Sales Assistant
WJXT and CW17, the Graham Media Group, Inc. owned stations in Jacksonville, FL is seeking an enthusiastic Multimedia Sales Assistant to support our National Sales team. The ideal candidate will assist management, account executives and staff in reaching annual budgets for Television, Digital and New Business. Qualified candidates must be able to multi-task and get a significant workload done accurately and efficiently.
Producer in Training
Graham Media Group of Florida is looking for a Producer-In-Training. In this role, you will work closely with the Executive Producers to develop producing skills. You will also work closely with producers in all aspects of putting together a newscast. This includes writing stories, teases, editing video, producing graphics and posting to various social media platforms. You will learn the assignment desk and be assigned other duties as needed.
Creative Services Producer
#1 rated WJXT, the Graham Media Group-owned station in Jacksonville, one of Florida’s best kept secrets, seeks a motivated, high-energy Creative Services Writer-Producer to join our award-winning team. Candidate will be responsible for bringing our brand to life through compelling writing, break through editing and strategic concepts. The qualified candidate must be able to conceive, write, edit and succeed in a fast paced, results-oriented media environment. Ideal candidate will be an innovative thinker and a self-motivator with the ability to contribute ideas and learn from those around them.
Vice President/General Manager - WJXT/WCWJ
Graham Media Group is currently seeking a Vice President and General Manager for its WJXT/WCWJ duopoly in Jacksonville, FL. The VP/GM will report to the President/CEO and is responsible for the entire WJXT/WCWJ media hub, our fully local station (WJXT) with no network affiliation, as well as our CW affiliate, WCWJ. THE Local Station (WJXT) dominates in news and is the most watched television station in the diverse and growing Jacksonville market (43), reaching 757,000 TV homes. In addition to delivering a variety of local programs, documentaries and specials, our website, News4Jax.com is the No. 1 source for local news and information, distancing itself from all other local media including newspapers.
What can be done about policing in America? Episode 1 of ‘Solutionaries’ tackles this very question
It’s probably a word you’ve never heard before, but it’s not made up: A Solutionary is someone who recognizes a problem or injustice in society, and comes up with creative and innovative ways to tackle those inequities, thus making the world a better place, one step at a time.
Managing Editor of The Morning Show
Graham Media Group in Jacksonville, Florida is looking for a News Planner/Producer to help develop and produce enterprise segments, set up interviews, plan content, build a diverse list of contacts, and produce newscasts when needed.Experience:You will also contribute daily to the web and social media platforms. Excellent news judgment, storytelling, and research skills required. We are looking for a self-starter with good time management skills. You will also lead planning meetings. This full-time position includes working weekends and holidays as needed. Must be available when breaking news happens and be willingly to work flexible hours. There will be other duties assigned based on the needs of the newsroom.Requirements:Qualifications: Minimum two years of experience in a TV newsroom. College degree in journalism or communications preferred
WCWJ Account Executive
Details: Graham Media Group, Jacksonville (WJXT, WCWJ, Bounce-TV and OMNE Digital Solutions) is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and results-oriented account executive to join our team. This person should possess outstanding sales experience, honed customer service skill and a passion for technology, new systems and innovative business solutions in a variety of settings and inceptions. We value executives who are passionate about growing our existing accounts while proactively pursuing new accounts. The ideal fit will be innovative enough to suggest tailored solutions to common account problems. Dedication to growing the business and facilitation smooth connections between our clients and internal stakeholders is a must.
Multi-Platform Producer P/T
WJXT, Graham Media Group, located in Jacksonville is looking for a Part Time Newscast Editor who is proficient in non-linear editing systems including EDIUS. You will help edit newscast stories, reporter packages, web video and other projects as needed. Requirements:We will train you on how to take in satellite/microwave feeds and how to post video to the web and other social media platforms. You will also be trained to write stories for newscasts, the web and social media. Additional Information:Graham Media Group (GMG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Battleground races we’re watching across the U.S. today
Political teams across Graham Media Group are watching “battleground” races in Texas, Florida, Michigan and Virginia. TEXASThe entire state of Texas itself is something of a battleground with Democrats holding onto a longshot hope of turning the long-red state blue. Here’s a report from KPRC2 in Houston and KSAT in San Antonio on competitive districts in the Lone Star state:Follow all Texas results on Click2Houston and KSAT.com. Follow all Florida results on News4Jax, ClickOrlando and Local 10 (Miami). Follow Virginia results on WSLS.com.
Getting reactions from pediatricians regarding governor's criticism of pandemic related school closures
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Grab the umbrella as tropical sunshine and downpours continue this week
The will last under 20 minutes and leave behind about 1/3″ of rain. In between these rain showers we will have sunshine and very warm, steamy conditions. Because of the tropical conditions (high humidity) we will have feel-like temperatures around 100° each afternoon through Sunday. In between these rainshowers we will have sunshine and very warm, steamy conditions. Because of the tropical conditions (high humidity) we will have feel-like temperatures around 100° each afternoon through Sunday.
Digital Sales Manager
Graham Media Group is searching for a Digital Sales Manager (DSM) who will reinvent our business by being big, bold and thinking outside the traditional way of doing business. The DSM will support the digital sales plan and develop strong partnerships with sales leadership and provide input regarding market conditions, competition, and effectiveness of the digital sales plan. Establish and lead consistent, ongoing, productive communication relating to interactive sales and operations among station AEs and sales management. Provide on-site interactive sales training, perform and assist on sales calls when warranted and establish ongoing interactive sales consulting. QUALIFICATIONS:Candidate should have extensive experience in digital sales, product knowledge, and local market analytics, preferably TV sales and management.