Position: Anchor/Reporter

Reports To: News Director

Posted Date: May 28, 2014

Station: WJW

Dick Goddard, Stefani Schaefer, Wayne Dawson, Bill Martin. Those FOX 8 names are legendary in Northeast Ohio. Most started as reporters; all of them have transformed what it means to be a news anchor. They are like family to our viewers. Now, we are looking for the next member of our growing FOX 8 family.

Our anchors and reporters are one of the big reasons why FOX 8 is the #1  brand– both on-air and online– in Cleveland.

They are also a HUGE reason why FOX 8 has scored more than half a million fans on our Facebook page.

Our next anchor and reporter should:

*Be able to adlib without notes

*Have a serious streak along with a funny bone

*Have some anchoring experience

*Be a social media pro

*Be able to improvise

*Be flexible to working different hours (FOX 8 does 11 hours of news a day.)

*Jump on breaking news

*Be a star storyteller (come up with stories and tell them like no one else can)

*Be able to shoot and edit your own story

*Have at least 3 years of professional broadcast experience

*College degree preferred

Our own anchors talk about a really great perk…

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Interested parties can submit resume and references via email or US Mail at:

  • Attn: Cheryl Thorne Human Resources Manager
  • Email Your Resume Here
  • WJW
  • 5800 S. Marginal Road
  • Cleveland, OH 44103

Position: Producer

Reports To: News Director

Posted Date: May 19, 2014

Station: WJW

You just spent 8 hours putting together the perfect newscast. Then, 10 minutes before the show starts, breaking news changes everything. Sound familiar?

Handling things well under pressure is one of the most important qualities we look for in a producer. An amazing newscast starts with a great producer.

Could you be our next behind-the-scenes star? We set high standards here at FOX 8, doing 11 hours of live news a day; that’s more than most any other station in the country.

Our next producer should:

*Be able to make split-second decisions

*Not be afraid to work hard

*Be able to work a flexible schedule

*Have a thought process

*Think outside the box

*Have a great attitude

*Find and write stories that people will be talking about for days

*Use social media to make your newscast stronger (Our FOX 8 Facebook page has half a million fans and growing!)

*Have at least 3 years of producing experience

*College degree preferred

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Interested parties can submit resume and references via email or US Mail at:

  • Attn: Cheryl Thorne Human Resources Manager
  • Email Your Resume Here
  • WJW
  • 5800 S. Marginal Road
  • Cleveland, OH 44103

Position: Associate Producer

Reports To: News Director

Posted Date: May 8, 2014

Station: WJW

Feeling stuck in a rut writing the same old dull stories every day? If you want to escape that small market, here’s your shot!

FOX 8 is the #1 station in Cleveland; with a top-rated website and over half a million fans on Facebook– this is the place to be.

Our next associate producer should:

*Have that writing ‘wow’ factor

*Be a go-getter

*Have a great attitude

*Be ready and willing to work any shift (We do 11 hours of news a day.)

*Have at least 2 years experience producing newscasts

*Be able to write creative, accurate and mistake-free stories for both broadcast and our website, FOX8.com

*College degree preferred

Our exceptional associate producers have the chance to be the next producer here at FOX 8.

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Interested parties can submit resume and references via email or US Mail at:

  • Attn: Cheryl Thorne Human Resources Manager
  • Email Your Resume Here
  • WJW
  • 5800 S. Marginal Road
  • Cleveland, OH 44103

Position: Full-Time Senior Promotion Producer/Manager

Reports To: Kevin Salyer VP of Programming & Marketing

Posted Date: May 21, 2014

Station: WJW

Minimum Knowledge, Skill &/or Abilities: Candidate ideally should have minimum of three-years experience as promotion producer or demonstrate the skills and talents necessary to learn job quickly. Skills and talents include strong creative writing skills, comprehensive video production expertise including videographer skills to shoot promos as well as scriptwriting experience and the ability to work under tight deadlines.

Position Description: Duties include the writing and producing of daily topical promotions, sweeps promotion and station image promotion. Candidate must have strong understanding of on-air promotion and production, news, programming and marketing. Other duties include assistance with other promotional and local programming duties including on-air promotion scheduling plus participation at station special events, on-location production shoots and additional tasks as seen necessary by VP of Promotion & Programming.

Education Requirements: Candidate must have college undergraduate degree or on track to earn degree.

Interest parties can submit resume and references via email or US Mail at:

Position: Technician
Reports To: Chief Engineer
Posted Date: June 26, 2014
Station: WJW

Minimum Knowledge, Skill & amp;/or Abilities: Experience and expertise with the operations disciplines listed. Valid driver’s license. Ability to lift at least 60 pounds. Availability to work any shifts, including weekends and overnights.

Position DescriptionFull-time general engineering operations. Work includes Ross Overdrive, production audio, camera robotics, helicopter and jib camera operation, master control/media prep operations, Final Cut editing, ENG camera operation,
microwave and satellite truck operation.

Education Requirements: College degree and 3 years experience is preferred.

Interest parties can submit resume and references via email or US Mail at:

No phone calls, please.

WJW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position: Multi-Media Journalist

Reports To: News Director

Posted Date: May 8, 2014

Station: WJW

Minimum Knowledge, Skill &/or Abilities: Cleveland Rocks. Do you? WJW Fox 8 is looking for an MMJ who wants to grab the lead story and go live. Are you ready to work at one of the top stations in the country? Fox 8 is a Tribune owned, top Fox affiliate that produces eleven hours of live news a day. Are you ready to be a part of our talented staff and make the move to a major market in a fun, affordable, major league city?

Position Description: Gather, report and present news on various platforms, including but not limited to mobile, internet and broadcast. Excellent writing and editorial judgment. Strong live and presentation skills. Flexible to work different shifts and schedules. Must be a self starter, enterprising and aggressive. Report, shoot and edit under any type of weather condition or deadline. Ability to shoot and edit video clips on non-linear systems. Familiar with using FTP, Skype and other emerging technologies. Requirements include web posting of text, video, pictures etc. and incorporating social media into day-to-day coverage. Work alone or with co-workers to complete story and or segment for air, web or mobile. Maintain inventory of all assigned equipment and responsible for its upkeep. Communicate maintenance issues to proper personnel. Other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements: College degree preferred and or experience equivalent.

Interest parties can submit resume and references via email or US Mail at:

No phone calls, please.

WJW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.