Anchor/MMJ, Meteorologist/MMJ and Office MMJ

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WJMN, Local 3, in Marquette, Michigan, is looking for a Presenter/MMJ, a Meteorologist/MMJ, and an MMJ office.

Marquette has become the epicenter where outdoor lifestyle meets rich culture and history. From restaurants and art galleries to bike shops and dealerships, there is a real sense of authenticity here in Marquette. The benefits of living in Marquette are not limited to our businesses, they also extend to the outdoor culture here. Boasting one of the best natural environments for scenic outdoor pursuits, Marquette is literally a breath of fresh air from any of America’s great cities. Stretched along the rolling shore of Lake Superior at the foot of the Huron Mountains, Marquette’s natural landscape has something unique to offer in each of its acres.

If you have strong newsgathering skills and a big camera presence, we might have a place for you at WJMN Local 3 in Marquette, Michigan.

The ideal candidate will have previous journalist and presenter experience and proven leadership skills.

Digital platform skills and live reporting experience from the field are a must. This position REQUIRES working weekends.

The Weekend News Presenter/Reporter serves as the primary presenter of news and other content for all platforms in a way that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

  • Features news and other content for all platforms
  • Ensures that all news content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Write and deliver reports in a clear and concise manner
  • Produces newsletters and communicates clear direction to team members
  • Assist with writing, editing, researching and coordinating news programming, phone calls, editing and other content production tasks
  • Acts as a field reporter as assigned
  • Conduct live and recorded interviews
  • Responds to breaking news and other urgent situations in the newsroom as needed
  • Makes monthly public appearances on behalf of the station
  • Writes content for the website and other social platforms
  • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites
  • Performs other assigned duties

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum 1 year experience in news reporting or anchoring
  • Excellent judgment on current affairs with in-depth knowledge of local and national current affairs, history, news and issues
  • Experience filming, writing and editing their own content
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to listen effectively to fully understand issues and communicate with a team to shape a solution
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Ability to meet a deadline on a daily basis and in long-term planning

Apply at: https://www.upmatters.com/jobs

WJMN and Nexstar Media Inc. are an equal opportunity employer.

WJMN Local 3 in Marquette, Michigan is seeking a Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ.

We are looking for someone who can provide knowledgeable/easy to understand weather forecasts in one of the snowiest locations in the United States.

Although we face extreme weather conditions in the summer, this television market sees its greatest weather impacts during the fall and winter months.

This position REQUIRES working weekends.

This will be very heavy MMJ work, with meteorological/scientific reporting at the forefront.

Weather is a topic with many of our viewers in Upper Michigan, we are looking for someone to explain why or what is behind the weather forecast, or how weather/climate affects our weather in Upper Michigan and the Great Lakes.

This candidate will also replace the Chief Meteorologist when he leaves and must be flexible for working holidays and extreme weather conditions.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Gather videos and information for news stories.
  • Produce and report weather and/or news reports on all media platforms.
  • Present live weather and news reports from the station as well as from the field.
  • Write weather stories and update forecast information on the station’s website.
  • Develop innovative and creative ways to present the daily weather story.
  • Create maps and graphs to illustrate weather conditions.

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in meteorology and broadcast journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

Specialized knowledge/skills/abilities:

  • Solid vocal delivery, camera presence and clear enunciation.
  • Strong reporting skills.
  • Understand the importance of social media.
  • Proficiency Weather Company (WSI) weather systems.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Performs other assigned duties.

Apply at: https://www.upmatters.com/jobs

WJMN and Nexstar Media Inc. are an equal opportunity employer.

Help lead our news coverage from WJMN Local 3’s Escanaba office!

We are looking for a MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST who is passionate about serving their community through accurate, timely and engaging reporting.

Our journalists are part of the community.

The successful candidate must be ready to play an active role in daily news gathering across all screens and platforms.

This multimedia journalist must maintain a friendly and authoritative on-air personality, demonstrate urgency on a daily basis, especially during breaking news, and have a high level of engagement on all social media platforms.

We are looking for someone who can film, write, edit and present stories in an impactful way.

You will be responsible for the appearance of your stories, including identifying opportunities to develop them in an impactful way.

You must be prepared to get involved with the amazing communities of the Upper Peninsula.

We are a public service for them. It is our responsibility to provide a fair and accurate representation of all peoples

Additional job description

  • Present news and other content for all platforms in a clear and concise manner.
  • Film, write, edit and create stories to fulfill our brand promise to your stories. Our community.
  • Work with management to initiate and develop stories daily.
  • Evaluate hot leads and tips for developing story ideas.
  • Build a network of sources that provide information that helps the station stay ahead of its competitors.
  • Demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live action shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and the use of digital and social media platforms.
  • Assist in writing, writing, researching and coordinating news programs and other content.
  • Participate in promotional activities, including public appearances and community volunteer opportunities.
  • Execute special projects and other assigned tasks.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Apply at: https://www.upmatters.com/jobs

WJMN and Nexstar Media Inc. are an equal opportunity employer.

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