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Meteorologist

We are looking for a dynamic weather storyteller.

This position is not for beginners. If you are a certified meteorologist with your seal or working to get a seal and you live and breathe reporting the weather day in and day out, then we want to hear from you. WFFT Local is the Fox affiliate in beautiful Fort Wayne, Indiana, the second largest city in the Hoosier state. We are the only station in the market to do a Forecast First at the beginning of every newscast. Our meteorologists play a vital role in our news department and in our local community. Applicants should have at least a couple years of experience on-air, forecasting the weather. Also, the ideal candidate should be comfortable with cross-chat, breaking weather news and conveying a clean weather report each time on the air.  

If you are familiar with Weather Central software, INEWS, and AVID that`s a plus. A strong presence on social media is required for this position, along with lots of community involvement and great leadership qualities. Some reporting on weather related and charity events is also required.

We are looking to fill this position ASAP, so if you think you have what it takes, please send a cover letter, resume, references and a link to your demo reel to the General Manager, Bill Ritchhart at britchhart@wfft.com or if you need to send hard copy items the station address is listed below.

 

 

Bill Ritchhart

General Manager

WFFT

3707 Hillegas Road

Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Multi-Media Journalist / Reporter


WFFT Local, the FOX affiliate in Fort Wayne, Indiana is seeking a highly motivated multi-media journalist to join our team.  If you're looking for a great affordable place to live with a very active news environment, then send your cover letter, resume, and demo reel to britchhart@wfft.com.  Our reporters do it all each and every day, from investigating and breaking stories, to features, human interest and politics.  You will shoot, write, edit, go live and post to the web most every day here at WFFT Local.  Must have a strong work-ethic, be driven, dedicated, and have the basics down when it comes to story telling.  You can e-mail all of your information or mail it to the address below.

WFFT Local
Attn: Bill Ritchhart
3707 Hillegas Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Account Executive


WFFT Local, a Nexstar Broadcasting-owned FOX affiliate is seeking an Account Executive to maintain and build account lists through advertising agencies and direct contacts.  Qualified candidates must have a working knowledge of Microsoft business applications and a general understanding of internet terminology and usage.  Candidates must possess strong verbal and written communications skills, a strong work ethic and a proven sales record.

Other requirements include a four year college degree and/or prior broadcast television and internet sales experience is preferred but not needed.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to theiman@wfft.com or send your resume to:

WFFT Local
Attn:  Human Resources
P.O. Box 8655
Fort Wayne, IN 46808

WFFT Local is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Address:
3707 Hillegas Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46808