WMC, Action News 5 in Memphis, TN seeks a Traffic Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist. The successful candidate will anchor traffic reports Monday-Friday on Action News 5 morning newscasts and report for newscasts as assigned. The Traffic Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist will be able to clearly communicate how traffic is impacting Mid-South drivers and help them navigate around daily disruptions This position requires a creative individual who’s a gifted communicator, has a proficiency for studio technology, and the ability to multi-task and troubleshoot.


Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Deliver timely and informative traffic reports during weekday morning newscasts.– Understand traffic’s impact to determine significance and prioritization.– Self-produce graphic intensive traffic hits using Max Traffic software and external sources to validate or update accuracy of content during early mornings.– Reporting, shooting, and editing video, posting web stories/pictures/video from both the field and television station.


– Candidates should have at least two years’ experience as a traffic anchor, reporter, or news anchor at a broadcast television station– Ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment and cross platform content publishing software– Detail-oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills– Ability to multi-task in high stress situations– Strong organizational skills– Must be able to work flexible hours and adapt to schedule changes


Qualified, interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

Additional Info:

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.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.


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