WFXG FOX 54 in Augusta, Georgia, has an immediate opening for a versatile News Producer/Reporter. This dual role requires managing the production of newscasts and reporting live from the field.

 

Production Duties

  - Oversee day-to-day production of assigned newscasts, determining content and flow.

  - Collaborate with management and on-air staff to generate and write stories.

  - Produce content for the station’s website and social media platforms.

  - Enterprise news content through beat calls, social media, and cultivated sources.

  - Prioritize tasks and manage resources efficiently under deadline pressure.

  - Handle live, breaking news situations calmly.

Reporting Duties

  - Cover stories and events as assigned by Producers and News Management.

  - Develop and produce stories for on-air, web, and social media platforms.

  - Report live from the field or studio, providing dynamic storytelling and live shots.

  - Publish news stories to WFXG.com and social media multiple times daily.

  - Travel as necessary for story coverage.

Qualifications:

- BA/BS in journalism, communications, or related field preferred.

- At least one year of reporting experience.

- 2 years of news production experience preferred; recent graduates with strong internships considered.

- Strong writing and copy editing skills with excellent editorial judgment.

- Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

- Proficiency with newsroom software and applications (e.g., ENPS, Edius, Oasis/Bitcentral, LiveU, Ross Xpression, Frankly Media).

- Valid driver’s license and ability to operate station vehicles.

- Pleasant and engaging appearance and demeanor.

Core Competencies

- Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

- Interact professionally with employees, viewers, customers, and community members.

- Work effectively both independently and as a team contributor.

- Highly organized, with strong time management and multi-tasking skills.

 

Physical Requirements- Good eyesight and hearing, ability to walk upstairs and sometimes long distances, ability to lift weights up to 40 pounds, ability to sit for a long period of time, ability to handle often stressful situations under deadline, good manual and overall physical dexterity.

 

Qualified applicants, please apply directly to our News Director, Christopher Payne: [email protected] Please reference NewsJobsWFXG in the subject line and attach your resume and links to your work. Augusta TV LLC, WFXG FOX 54 is a proud member of the Lockwood Broadcast Group. Pre-employment drug screen, driving record and background check required. No phone calls.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.