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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Morning News Anchor

The #1 News Station in Cincinnati is looking for our next great anchor!  WXIX is searching for a talented morning news anchor with an energetic presentation, vibrant personality, and powerful delivery. 

In addition to possessing high-level anchor skills, top candidates must work well with other members of the team both on-air and behind-the-scenes, engage in our editorial process, and be a social media expert.  Candidates must be prepared to present and discuss their current social media and digital engagement metrics and accomplishments.   Must also have a passion for news and be highly informed on local, national and world headlines.  Ability to ad-lib breaking news for extended periods of time is required.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of reporting and anchoring experience. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.

Please apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7635/anchor-reporter/job and send your resume, references, cover letter explaining your news attitude and philosophy, and links to your work. No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

Reporter

The #1 News station in Cincinnati is looking for our next great reporter!  WXIX-TV in Cincinnati wins with urgent live shots, great exclusives, and powerful storytelling every night.   We are looking for an experienced reporter with a hunger for breaking news and tracking down an exclusive lead story.  The ideal candidate will also create different active and compelling presentations for on air and digital platforms, using pre-production, graphics and other tools to give the viewer a smart, clear and impressive story. Candidate must have a strong presence on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms.

Minimum of five years experience preferred. We want a passionate candidate who is aggressive and not afraid to dig. Applicants must be able to quickly develop contacts and work sources and be a team player with strong communication skills. Experience with FOIA requests is preferred. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.

Please apply online at https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7623/reporter-mmj/job and send a link to your work, resume, references and a cover letter explaining your news attitude and philosophy.  No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

Transportation & Traffic Anchor

WXIX, the #1 news station in Cincinnati, is looking for a Transportation & Traffic Anchor.  Traffic is big in Cincinnati, and this position is beyond a typical TV traffic reporter gig.   We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time journalist who can help the community navigate and explain Cincinnati’s transportation challenges on TV and on digital platforms.  Duties include:

  • Regular traffic hits throughout our 6.5-hour morning newscast.
  • Aggressive engagement and output of the traffic story on all digital platforms.
  • Use of graphics and live cameras to produce the traffic story.
  • Appear live or as-live in all Fox19 Now newscasts
  • Transportation beat reporter.  Able to enterprise/produce/report daily transportation or traffic stories.

We are looking for someone who is smart, engaging, and genuine.  Must be able to think on their feet and can interact with co-anchors.  Must be able to produce clear, concise, and energetic traffic hits.  Must also enterprise and produce daily stories about transportation or traffic.  Other skills required:

  • Know Cincinnati highways/roads or be able to very quickly learn.
  • Familiar with traffic computer systems
  • A self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas related to commuting and traffic
  • Able to demonstrate creativity in storytelling
  • Exemplary communication skills and previous experience working in a team environment are a must
  • Ability to work under deadline and on a flexible schedule that could include nights and/or weekends
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • Engaging on-air presentation skills are a must
  • Experience:
  • 3 years of live on-air experience.  Traffic experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of traffic computer systems
  • Ability to MMJ/shoot and produce packages

If you have the required experience and skills, we want to hear from you! Please apply online https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7380/transportation-and-traffic-anchor/job and include a link of your latest work. Pre-employment drug screening and MVR check required.  No phone calls please.  EOE-M/F/D/V

News producer

WXIX-TV, Cincinnati, has an immediate opening for a News Producer. We are looking for a talented and creative news producer who knows how to win in a very competitive news market. The successful candidate must be a strong writer with excellent time management skills and attention to detail. You must be able to work well in high pressure situations and thrive on breaking news coverage. This is not a show-stacking job, you must have a flare for showcasing.

The successful candidate must be creative and have the ability to present today’s news in a unique and interesting manner which lives our NOW brand. You must be skilled in the use of social media and how it translates to driving viewers to the television screen. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience of producing daily newscasts for a major network affiliate in a medium to large market. This is not an entry level job. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.

Qualified applicants, please apply online https://careers-raycommedia.icims.com/jobs/7648/news-producer/job and attach your resume and links to your work.  No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V


WXIX, a Raycom Media station, is committed to a broad applicant recruiting outreach program in our continuing efforts to represent our diverse community.

As part of this effort, we encourage qualified community organizations to become part of full-time job opportunity notification mailing list. If your organization is interested in becoming part of this list, and you distribute job information or can provide referrals as part of your regular activity, we would like to hear from you.

We would then notify you of each full-time opening and ask you to refer individuals to us for consideration.

Send your request to:

WXIX-TV Human Resources
19 Broadcast Plaza
635 West 7th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45203

WXIX is an EEO/M/F/H/V - Qualified minorities and females are encouraged to apply.

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