Lifestyle Show Host

WJXT Jacksonville, FL has a rare opportunity for a dynamic, engaging, energetic and experienced full-time host for our live lifestyle show, River City live. River City Live celebrates all the great things on the First Coast and strives to entertain, inform, solve problems and bring value to the lives of our viewers. The show is a combination of entertainment, community and lifestyle segments as well as paid segments, airing Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to noon each week. The ideal host will book guests, conduct live interviews, write, film, produce and edit recorded, paid and unpaid interviews, segments and packages, go live in the field and participate in Deals4Jax or other other product demonstrations. You will produce daily content on a variety of platforms, including web articles, social and OTT, in addition to TV.

Responsibilities:
Help with daily program preparation and content ideas.
Ability to conduct live and recorded interviews in the studio and in the field.
Able to book, shoot, write and edit paid and unpaid stories.
Participate in meetings before and after the show.
Contributes content to website, OTT, social media and all digital platforms.
Interacts with viewers on social networks.
Produce sales segments (live and pre-recorded) in ramshackle mode.
Create and order graphics.
Select or film the appropriate b-roll for interviews.
Call and schedule commercial clients for interviews and studio shoots.
Meet sales for revenue-generating show ideas.
All other duties as directed by management.

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Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
A minimum of one year of on-air hosting experience on a lifestyle show or equivalent.
Must have a minimum of one year of experience shooting videos, writing and editing, thumbnails, Facebook lives, and other on-air or digital assignments as required.
Strong interview and interpersonal skills.
Collaborate in a team environment.
Professional interaction and collaboration with clients and guests is required.
The ability to make sales segments.
Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license.
The ability to meet tight deadlines and work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
Flexibility to work any shift including weekends and holidays as needed.

Please send resume and reel to:
Sherry Carpenter, Director of Creative Services
[email protected]

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As a condition of employment, GMG/WJXT/WCWJ requires all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus prior to the first day of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law, unless you qualify for a medical accommodation or religious, or as otherwise permitted by law.

Any offer of employment is conditional on passing a pre-employment drug screen, background check, employment/education verification and reference check.

GMG/WJXT/WCWJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with federal law requirements, GMG/WJXT/WCWJ will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.

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