News Reporter Charlotte County

WINK Television On-Air Reporters Fort Myers, Florida


Position at Fort Myers Broadcasting Company

News Reporter Charlotte County


Job Description:


WINK-TV-Southwest Florida’s News Leader is seeking a talented and driven news reporter to report in Charlotte County, Florida. The ideal candidate will be passionate about journalism, able to work with a photographer independently and have a strong desire to produce high-quality, accurate, and engaging news content.




- Research and report on news stories in Charlotte County, Florida

- Conduct interviews with community leaders, government officials, and local residents

- Write and edit news articles for print and online publications

- Develop sources and maintain relationships with contacts in the community

- Attend events and press conferences to gather information and report on news stories

- Stay up-to-date on local and national news and trends

- Collaborate with colleagues and editors to develop story ideas and angles

- Use social media and other digital platforms to engage with audiences and promote content




- Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or a related field

- 2+ years of experience as a news reporter, preferably covering local news

- Strong shooting, writing, editing and presentation skills

- Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Knowledge of AP style and journalistic ethics

- Comfortable using digital tools and platforms, including social media and content management systems

- Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends


If you are a dedicated and ambitious journalist who is passionate about telling stories that matter to local communities, please submit your resume, cover letter, and writing samples for consideration.


Rich Garcia

News Director

2824 Palm Beach Blvd.

Fort Myers Florida 33916




Full-time new hires: Eligible to participate in all Company benefit plans, including:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and HSA 
    • 1st of the month after 30 days of employment
    • Subject to plan terms
  • Eligibility for company-paid benefits such as life insurance & EAP and employee-paid benefits such as short- and long-term disability
  • PTO – Earned on Accrual Basis
  • Company-Paid Holidays
  • 401(k)


Southwest Florida is often praised as being one of the healthiest and happiest places in the world with miles of white-sand beaches and a dynamic community. Broadcast Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are a drug-free and smoke-free environment.