Consumer Investigative Reporter
WJXT-TV is hiring a Consumer Investigative Reporter to join the I-Team. We need a problem solver who works independently and understands the power of good storytelling and reporter involvement in every story and live shot. Must excel at enterprise reporting on all content platforms and public records requests. WJXT-TV thrives on teamwork. Reporters change gears quickly because of breaking news. Reporters wear a lot of hats and help with general assignment reporting as needed. The consumer reporter is also on the solutions journalism team for Graham Media Group that investigates stories about “what is working.”
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.
WJXT, the #1 station in the Jacksonville, Florida market, is looking for a full-time newscast director. The person filling this role will be responsible for the technical directing and switching of our live news broadcasts and other productions using Grass Valley Ignite automation. WJXT produces 10 hours of news content daily.
Human Resources Administrator
WJXT/WCWJ, the Graham Media owned – independent and CW affiliate in Jacksonville, Florida is looking for an experienced Human Resources professional to work with our talented team of media personnel and creatives. WJXT is an award winning, number 1 news station with deep roots in the Jacksonville area.
Lifestyle Show Host
WJXT Jacksonville, FL has a rare opportunity for a dynamic, engaging, energetic, and experienced full-time Host for our live lifestyle show, River City Live. River City Live celebrates all great things on the First Coast and strives to entertain, inform, solve problems, and bring value to the lives of our viewers. The show is a combination of entertainment, community, and lifestyle segments along with paid segments, airing Monday through Friday 11 am to noon every week. The ideal Host will book guests, conduct live interviews, write, shoot, produce, and edit taped paid and non-paid interviews, segments, and packages, go live in the field, and participate in Deals4Jax or other product demonstrations. You will produce daily content on a variety of platforms including web articles, social sites and OTT, in addition to television.
Managing Editor of Weather
Are you a Chief Meteorologist at a station where things aren’t done the way they used to be? Would you love to trade all the hassles and headaches of being a Chief to come work in a newsroom that still is concerned about helping the viewer plan their days around weather? Do you want to help a dominant number one station be the best they can be every day and continue to innovate on all digital, TV, and OTT platforms? And did we mention the job is in the great state of Florida?
Part-Time Associate Producer
WJXT/Graham Media Group, Inc. in Jacksonville, Florida is looking for a part-time Associate Producer. We are looking for future producers and this is the perfect position to learn the ropes. You will produce for the web and social media. In addition, you will assist producers in all aspects of producing a newscast. Responsibilities include writing stories and teases, editing, graphics, research, and monitoring news feeds. You will be assigned other duties as needed, such as filling in on the assignment desk.
WJXT-TV is looking for a Morning Executive Producer who is aggressive, competitive, and wants to win every newscast. We are the number one station in Jacksonville, producing 10 hours of news Monday – Friday, 5.5 hours of news on Saturday, and 3.5 hours of news on Sunday. We need someone who can showcase stories, has good story ideas, knows how to leverage web and social media to help drive ratings, and gets the importance of engaging storytelling, standups and live shots. You will also help manage anchors, producers, reporters, photographers and editors. In addition, you will be involved in daily planning and sweeps projects.
Web News Producer
WJXT-TV in Jacksonville, Florida is looking for a web producer to work nights and weekends. We need a journalist who writes well under deadline pressure and can manage multiple platforms at the same time. You will help with audience engagement by working on newsletters, enterprise reporting and sweeps projects. Web producers at News4JAX.com must keep up with local news on TV, web, and social media. We want a good copy editor who emphasizes accuracy, spelling, graphics and use of video in all content. This position requires working well with managers, producers, anchors, reporters and photographers.
Morning Assignment Editor/Backup Traffic Anchor/Mobile Media Journalist
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.
Audience Development Director
News4Jax.com is looking for an Audience Development Director with strong digital marketing skills and entrepreneurial mindset to join our management team. This position will coordinate, supervise and maintain our News4Jax membership program and assist in developing initiatives designed to increase and grow highly engaged users (HEUs). We want someone who understands what it takes to create highly successful and impactful digital messaging statements across all platforms and optimize them for our brand. The ideal candidate oversees projects from start to finish and must be able to work both independently and with a team. This is a leadership position in the newsroom. You will be part of the on-call rotation and report to the News Director.
News4JAX Senior Editor
WJXT-TV in Jacksonville, Florida has an opening for a highly motivated and creative news video editor. News4JAX needs a strong leader who thrives in a fast-paced competitive environment. You must be a problem solver who understands the importance of communication and teamwork. Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for video and is passionate about storytelling with great pictures and sound.
WJXT-TV in Jacksonville, FL is looking for a Digital Director to oversee News4Jax.com, the market’s number one website and most trusted source for local news. In this leadership position, you will also supervise the web/social media teams. The Digital Director reports to the News Director.
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
News Weekend Anchor/Reporter
WJXT-TV in Jacksonville, Florida is looking for a Weekend Anchor/Reporter to help lead a strong newsroom in a fast-paced competitive environment. You will be responsible for anchoring weekend morning newscasts and general assignment reporting. Journalists at WJXT-TV contribute daily to the station’s website and social media platforms. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, WJXT/WCWJ will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Any offer of employment is conditional on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checksAdContact:No phone calls.
List: Positively Jax March Gladness MOSH ticket winners
As part of our Positively Jax March Gladness bracket challenge, we promised the first 50 users to complete their brackets would win complimentary family passes to the Jacksonville Museum of Science and History. Below is a list of the winners:Aaliyah MackAlma BrumleyJerry FeketeDiana DanaMichael MurdonoRobin RocchioJune HutchinsonRobin MurdonoTaily PerezMichele DavisJim ParsonsCody ParsonsRebecca RamscarTom PrinceDiane SingerAngela TekinColleen RocchioKim PigottJulie PierceLinda McLelandJane DanielJayne EarleKristen LeeLara ReissChad LeeWende GrantKristy TetensCody ElySebastian CastelliKaren HardinPaula HarrisDonna GrahamAndrea ChandlerEileen SmythStephanie FearEdna OteroErika CostleyShaundolin AllenTrina CurryDenise WinterPhyllis BriggsTchviece StuckeyAngela GilboyLisa DuncanSean WalkerMelissa RosarioBrenda HudsonJason BagnallEvans SevieuxCarolyn Jacobs
Details:WJXT, The Local Station in Jacksonville, FL, is looking for an experienced Reporter/MMJ to work weekends. Must be able to handle breaking news and turn daily content quickly. Plan to turn several stories a day--- including content for web and social media. Requirements:Must be flexible with work schedule which includes working different shifts including nights, holidays and on-call as needed. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, WJXT/WCWJ will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.
March Gladness: Vote for your favorite Positively Jax story
Over the years, we’ve had the pleasure of sharing some truly inspiring stories through Positively Jax, which highlights the people who make a difference in our community. Introducing March Gladness: an interactive bracket challenge we put together to find out which Positively Jax story mattered most to you. POSITIVELY JAX: Join the movement on PositivelyJax.comOnly two stories remain as we enter the championship round of this Positively Jax bracket challenge: a 10-year-old boy who channeled his love of sewing into a good cause and a wildly successful book drive for a local elementary school. (⬇️ To learn more about the featured stories, scroll down past the bracket)Vote in our ‘March Gladness’ bracket (Don’t see it? Click here)Learn more about these storiesShare your Random Jax of KindnessHave you done or witnessed a good deed lately?
Web/Social Media/News Associate Producer F/T
WJXT/Graham Media Group, Inc. in Jacksonville, Florida is looking for a full-time Associate Producer. Details: We are looking for future producers and this is the perfect position to learn the ropes. We are only interested in candidates who want to become a future newscast producer. Additional Information: Graham Media Group (GMG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.
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.
CW17 signed on 55 years ago as WJKS
Channel 17 signed on February 19, 1966, as WJKS, Jacksonville’s first full-time ABC affiliate. It confidently declared it was ready to “create our own shock wave of interest,” serving a market that had been without a full-time ABC station long enough. In 1980, Channel 17 picked up NBC, then in 1982, Media General purchased the station from Ziff Davis. During this period, Media General invested in the station as never before and NewsWatch improved to a solid No. Allbritton had recently purchased a station in Brunswick, and would later purchase a license and build another Jacksonville station from the ground up.
Assistant Director of Broadcast Technology
The Assistant Director of Broadcast Technology will be a leadership position in the Engineering department, under the Director of Broadcast Technology, who will assist in the decision-making and implementation of department goals and initiatives, and who will directly manage a diverse staff of IT and engineering specialists and technicians. The overall responsibilities will include management of IT operations, broadcast maintenance and broadcast operations, and assisting in strategic planning within the Engineering department. AdRESPONSIBILITIESThis position reports to the Director of Broadcast Technology to assist in coordination and implementation of strategic technology and operations initiatives for both broadcast television and digital platforms. The Assistant Director of Broadcast Technology will supervise and manage the IT and engineering technical teams within the Engineering department and assist with all aspects of the broadcast station and its multi-platform content distribution. The Assistant Director of Broadcast Technology assists with preparing the fiscal operating budget for the department, including capital budget.
Details:WJXT, The Local Station in Jacksonville, FL, is looking for an experienced and self-driven Investigative Reporter with a passion for public records, data, and exposing wrongdoing. We want a high-energy professional who will contribute investigative content on a big local or national story daily while also working on in-depth long-form storytelling. You will work with an investigative producer and photographer to help visualize your story to have maximum impact on-air and online. Requirements:Prior investigative experience needed. Any offer of employment is conditional on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, investigative background check, employment/education verifications and reference checks.
News4Jax studio manager celebrates 50 years with Channel 4!
The year Freddie Rhodes started at Channel 4, a gallon of gas cost 40 cents, the microprocessor was first invented and Disney World opened in Orlando. A 53-year broadcast radio veteran, Freddie -- who is legendary for his baritone voice and size 17 shoes -- clearly has no problems committing. News4Jax celebrated with Freddie five years ago for his 45th anniversary, so we knew we had to come back even bigger this year. It’s your old friend, George.”Mayor Lenny Curry even recognized Freddie’s long term of exceptional service with News4Jax and declared Jan. 15, 2021, as Freddie Rhodes Day in Jacksonville! “I want to take this time to congratulate my man, Freddie Rhodes, you know you’re one of my favorites.
Director of Broadcast Technology
Graham Media Group stations WJXT and WCWJ, in Jacksonville, FL is seeking a technically sophisticated manager with a history of innovative design, leadership, construction and implementation of industry leading Broadcast and IT Technologies and practices to serve as Director of Broadcast Technology. The Director of Broadcast Technology will be an active hands-on manager of a staff of diverse Broadcast Engineers and IT Professionals. The overall responsibilities will include advance IT operations, new digital technology, broadcast maintenance, broadcast operations, and assisting in strategic planning of the station’s Broadcast Engineering & Operations, IT and Digital groups. The Director of Technology will supervise and manage all aspects of the Broadcast station and its multi-platform content distribution. The Director of Technology supervises a team of Broadcast Engineers and IT professionals, ensuring that the department effectively and proactively services the stations’ news, local programming, and digital operations.
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.