Sports Anchor/MMJ

About Station:
Imagine working in a place where most people travel to for vacation. That’s what you’ll find at 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:
We are seeking qualified candidates who have a passion for covering local sports, and the ability to enterprise compelling stories for both sports and news. Strong story-telling skills are a must! We are looking for an energetic journalist who can shoot, write and edit all stories, and operate a TVU for live coverage. Must be a solid anchor, who can produce and edit content for newscasts. Travel is occasionally required for covering sporting events. This position requires working weekends, and a flexible work schedule that can change frequently. Someone who can multi-task, while paying attention to details and accuracy is a must. Candidates should have a good understanding of how sports is delivered on multiple platforms, including social media, and technical skills to work in a competitive newsroom environment.

General Responsibilities:

  • Producing and/or assisting producing newscasts.
  • Ability to shoot, write, edit all work, and operate live TVU equipment solo as directed by news management and Sports Director.
  • Taking direction and learning under guidance of news management and senior producers.
  • Enterprising story ideas and covering a variety of assignments.

Qualifications:

  • A BA/BS degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field is required for this position.
  • Prior professional experience reporting, producing, writing, or shooting news is preferred.
  • Strong professional social media skills.
  • Solid technical and computer skills.
  • A valid driver's license and good driving record.

8195 Front Beach Road
Panama City Beach, Florida 32407
Phone (850) 234-7777
Fax (850) 233-6647

Additional Information:
Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

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