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WJHG (NBC)/WECP(CBS)/CW/My7

8195 Front Beach Road
Panama City, Florida 32407
Web site: gray.tv/
Contact: Melissa Cooley , Office Manager

Morning Anchor/MMJ

WJHG, the #1 station in beautiful Panama City Beach, Florida, is looking for an energetic, charismatic, serious but also fun-loving journalist to join our award-winning morning show team.  The ideal candidate has already proven his/herself as an MMJ and news anchor with great live reporting skills and has ability to step in on a fast-paced morning show.  We're looking for creative thinkers, who can communicate well early in the morning and be ready to tackle a wide range of stories on a daily basis. 

-Excellent on-air communication skills.

-Strong on-air reading and ad lib skills.

-Solid writing, editing, and shooting skills.  Producing skills are a plus.

-Must be ready to go every weekday on air at 4:30am and have great on air stamina.

-Ability to conduct live interviews with a blend of serious, timely topics and fun, community topics.

-Ability to turn stories as a solo MMJ after morning news quickly on deadline.

-Must be someone who can enterprise great ideas, keep up with trending and timely topics, and be a team player.

-Able to fill in on other shifts as required, including holidays and weekends.

Minimum experience/qualifications:

-Minimum 2-5 years of experience working on air in a professional newsroom.

-Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Media Communications, or similar field.

-MUST have an on-air reel demonstrating skills such as live skills, reporting, and anchoring.

-Prior experience with working with social media in a professional broadcast setting.

-Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to be a leader in an early morning newsroom setting.

-Great technical skills, and able to report on multiple platforms including broadcast, OTT, social media and web.

-Ability to demonstrate strong news judgment and ethical decision making in handing difficult situations and decision making.

How to Apply:

Come join our dynamic team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now"

(Posted 9/7/2021)