WABI TV5 CBS/CW Affiliate - #1 rated legacy station located in Eastern and Central Maine has a proud heritage with a forward thinking strategy. WABI TV is the market leader with viewers relying on news and weather coverage from LOCAL anchors and meteorologists.
Along with strong news ratings, a robust website, SEC/CBS Sports and CBS Primetime, we deliver the results for our viewers and advertisers.
The successful candidate will run our Central Maine Bureau in Waterville. While this is considered a general assignment reporting position, there is a heavy emphasis oncoverage of the state legislature/governor in Augusta as well as state elections. There may also be fill-in anchor opportunities. The job requires shooting and editing, and posting materials to social media and website.
- General assignment reporting-State legislature/governor coverage-Shooting and editing-Posting materials to website and social media-Opportunities for fill-in anchor assignments on various newscasts
- Educational background in electronic mass media/journalism-Experience shooting and editing-Experience running live backpack unit (TVU)-Valid driver's license with clean driving record