MMJ / Reporter

WCTV Eyewitness News, the dominant #1 station in North Florida & South Georgia, is in search of an MMJ / Reporter.

We are looking for a story teller, who enjoys gathering, writing and shooting his or her own stories, and thrives on live shots. The right candidate will be a newsroom leader, helping establish visual and story-telling best practices in a Digital First environment.

Our newsroom is focused on delivering emotionally centered stories driven by memorable characters and video. You should value community relationships, allowing you to make the pitch before the news release. Our next MMJ will have a demonstrated track record of developing strong sources. We believe strong sources result in strong pitches.

This position offers the opportunity for tremendous growth at a top station, and a great company. If you have what it takes, you’ll be working with industry veterans with valuable market experience.
Tallahassee is a vibrant city, and some of the most desirable beaches are just about an hour away. Here, you’ll travel up and down hilly canopy roads, lined with Live Oaks and Spanish moss. Tallahassee is a haven for cyclists, with numerous bike trails nearby.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

• Shooting, writing and editing daily content for newscasts and website.
• Demonstrated track record of compelling live reporting, including breaking, planned and feature coverage
• Operating portable live unit, and conducting live shots from the field
• Generating story ideas and building local contacts
• Performing other duties as assigned by management.
• 1+ years as a MMJ in a television newsroom
• BS/BA in journalism or communications, computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems
• Knowledge of North Florida, South Georgia communities, issues, and coverage opportunities
• A valid driver`s license, good driving record and proof of insurability.
• Experience in a commercial newsroom.

WCTV is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Workplace. Gray Television Participates in E-Verify. For consideration please click the link below to be guided to the career page.

Search for the location/WCTV and click to open the position you are applying for. Click on “Apply Now” to submit your application, resume, and additional documents or videos.

www.gray.tv/applynow