MMJ/Reporter (Bilingual)

WOIO Channel 19 – Cleveland

Posted on: August 24, 2023
Apply by: November 24, 2023

Job Description

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

WOIO-19 and WUAB-TV are the CBS and CW Affiliates in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as WTCL/WOHZ, the only Telemundo stations in the Cleveland DMA. We produce 69.5 hours of live, local news, weather and sports every week and deliver content on a 24/7 basis on our digital platforms on WOIO and 5+ hours of news on WTCL/WOHZ.

Job Summary/Description:
WOIO 19 News is seeking a full-time bilingual MMJ/Reporter. Our candidate will report on a variety of issues/events/subjects, including breaking news, enterprise and investigative topics for WOIO and our Telemundo affiliate WTCL. Must be a creative storyteller with strong live skills.

Candidate must be able to lift/carry video equipment and be capable of shooting, writing, editing, and posting multiple stories daily on air, online, mobile technology and social networking websites all under tight deadlines. Must be a good, creative writer, have an inquisitive mind, very strong journalist, a great communicator, and a positive leader inside and outside the newsroom. Must learn the difference between television writing and writing for the web. Must demonstrate the ability to produce high levels of reporting, including investigative stories. Must have the desire to pursue breaking news to turn the lead story every night.

Must contribute daily to all social media platforms to help recruit viewers to television newscasts.

Please note – the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above

• Applicant should have a minimum of 3 years experience.
• Experience with newsroom computer systems preferred.
• Must be fluent in English and Spanish.

Education Preferred:
• Bachelors or better.

Licenses & Certifications Required:
• Drivers License

How to Apply

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter, and references (include demo reel of work).

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

No phone calls please.

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

WOIO/WUAB-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.