Full Time Job

MMJ Bureau


Remote / Virtual 08-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
MMJ Bureau - WJHG


About WJHG:

Imagine working in a place where most people travel to for vacation. That's what you'll find at the WJHG-TV/NBC and WECP-TV/CBS Affiliate in Panama City Beach, Florida! The area is home to a booming tourism industry, local military bases, and a rapidly growing local economy. WJHG/WECP prides itself on being a leader not only in news, but also in serving the local community, with a strong presence at local events. Our mission is to cover news that digs deeper and holds true to solid journalistic ethics and to offer businesses the best options to market their products and services including a full service digital marketing department. Our number one rated award-winning team is all about leadership and growth, and we stay on top of the latest technical advances. Join our fast-paced team and enjoy a laid back lifestyle at WJHG/WECP in beautiful Panama City Beach.

Job Summary/Description:

WJHG is looking for an enterprising, independent multi-media journalist for our Jackson County bureau. If you have a passion for building connections and covering the local community, then this is for you! This job is for a self-starter who can work remotely from home, and can cover multiple counties in our mostly rural communities.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Enterprising, organizing, coordinating and delivering content daily for our Mon-Fri newscasts.
- Cultivating sources and connections in several panhandle counties, including Jackson, Washington, Holmes, Calhoun and Liberty.
- Ability to shoot, write, and edit all content remotely, from home or field, while reporting to main station on an as-needed basis.
- Strong live reporting skills and ability to conduct live shots independently through use of TVU.
- Strong organizational skills, keeping track of local events and meetings, and pitching stories daily in coverage area.
- Must turn news content for multiple platforms, including on air, web, and social media.

- BA/BS degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or related field.
- Prior professional experience reporting, producing, writing, or shooting news is preferred.
- Must be highly organized, on time, and able to work quickly under deadlines.
- Strong professional social media skills.
- A valid driver's license and good driving record.
- Solid technical and computer skills, and understanding of how content is turned on multiple media platforms.

Note: This is a remote position.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rze031-3-238-199-4-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.