WCJB, an equal opportunity employer is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our station. Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Tim Hoskinson, at WCJB by calling 352-377-2020 Ext. 602.

WCJB is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

One-Man-Band Reporter

Responsible for researching, writing, videotaping, and editing general assignment stories for broadcast and web. Duties include:
-Suggests viable story ideas daily at meetings.
-Receives assignment or evaluates news leads/news tips to develop story ideas.
-Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
-Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
-Shoots video and still photos for web, if required, to illustrate stories.
-Edits videos for all multimedia platforms.
-Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
-Assist news producer in preparing newscast as needed.
-Demonstration of editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
-Additional duties as required by management

REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION INCLUDE:
-BA degree in broadcasting or equivalent work experience
-Computer literacy required, including, ideally ENPS news system.
-Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.
-Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment.
-Ability to meet various news deadlines
-Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills.
-Proficient at posting content to station website, Facebook, and Twitter
-Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.
-Valid Driver`s License, good driving record and provide proof of insurability with company required insurance limits.

Please email resume, cover letter and link to reel to:

Andrea Clenney
WCJB-TV
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
email: aclenney@divcom.com

 

News Content Producer

Responsibilities include:
•Accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of all stories within the newscast
•The logical flow and pacing of stories and the enhancement of production values of the newscast
•Writing or supervising the writing of story introductions, teases, bumps and transitions
•Editing or supervising the editing of all video
•Compiling an accurate show rundown and timing
•Ensure all deadlines are met
•Coordination with director and technical personnel on all aspects of newscast requirements
•Doubles as producer/assignment editor as required
•Scheduling of live on-set interviews based on viewer interest, timeliness and show missions
•Brief reporters on the approach wanted for stories and to monitor adherence
•Writes, posts updates to web and social media sites
•Tune in and record satellite, microwave and internet feeds as needed
•Willingness to work any shift as needed
•Additional duties as required by management

Qualifications include:
•Highly motivated and willing to learn
•Ability to guide and motivate others in team atmosphere
•Knowledge of ENPS system preferred
•Demonstrated creativity in use of news production techniques, particular use of video
•Strong writing skills with ability to work under strict deadlines
•Ability to tune in & record satellite, microwave, fiber and internet feeds a big plus

Please send resume and cover letter to:

 

Andrea Clenney
WCJB-TV
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
email aclenney@divcom.com

 
 

Account Executive

WCJB-TV20 ABC/CW, seeks an energetic, motivated performer to join our sales team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years sales experience, with media sales preferred, and a proven track record in new business development.  This candidate must be creative, organized, have a strong work ethic and the desire to succeed. Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a creative approach to problem solving. Candidate must also be able to develop strong client relationships, stay on top of the competitive marketplace and be a strong team advocate. Ability to generate digital revenue and perform other duties as assigned.  Strong computer skills are a must.  Experience with Nielsen Ratings and TV sales software systems is a plus.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Alan Chatman, GSM
WCJB-TV
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
or email achatman@divcom.com

 

Assistant News Director

WCJB-TV20 seeks and energetic hands-on Assistant News Director.  Successful candidate will assist our News Director with day to day operations of the news operation as well as performing other functions in the newsroom.  On air, producing or assignment experience preferred.

The perfect candidate will help oversee our daily coverage on air and online, including breaking news.  This person must have exceptional news judgement, journalistic excellence, and will help lead the newsroom with a firm but fair hand.  Candidates do not necessarily need management experience, but it is preferred. EOE.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

 

Andrea Clenney
WCJB-TV
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
or email aclenney@divcom.com

 

 

PT Video Editor

WCJB is taking applications for future openings as a part-time video editor. Previous editing experience required.

Applicants must be able to work at least one morning, weekend shifts. No phone calls. EOE. Please send resume and cover letter to:

 

Andrea Clenney
News Director
WCJB-TV
6220 NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
or email aclenney@divcom.com

 

 
 

 

Click below for Public File Report

Annual Public File Report Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Appendix 3