Talk Show Co-Host (First Coast Living)

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

Job Description

Co-host daytime lifestyle advertorial program. There are two co-hosts for the show. This position will conduct on-air interviews with guests and facilitate and/or participate in product demonstrations on the show; daily show prep; post-show meetings will be required; produce, report and write content packages; make public appearances/community involvement; front station promos; generate topicals, digital online content, and social posts; other duties as directed by Department Head/Executive Producer/management.

Job Requirements


Minimum of three to five years on-air hosting experience preferred. 



Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational and delivery skills; strong content judgment; must have strong writing and production skills; excellent presentation and reportorial skills; knowledge of journalistic standards as related to the on-air presentation; must be able to work well under pressure and with others to develop and execute compelling programming; must be a high-energy collaborator bursting with ideas; highly competent with social media knowledge and skills; and must be self-motivated and creative.



College degree preferred; Broadcast Journalism or Communication emphasis preferred.


Scheduled Days & Hours:

Approximately five days per week – Weekends and nights as necessary.


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Brent Struense

First Coast News

1070 East Adams Street

Jacksonville, FL 32202

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TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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About Us

First Coast News(FCN), WTLV /WJXX, a duopoly combining the powers of the ABC and NBC networks, is committed to being “First For You.”  On a daily basis we demonstrate through consumer advocacy, targeted station projects, a dedicated sales force, and strong marketing our ability to put the needs of viewers first.   First Coast News takes the news of the day a step further to impact the lives of people where they need it most, finding elements of a story that relates to everyone.  FCN is a voice for the voiceless and holds those in power accountable. We want to make our community a better place.

Why live on the First Coast? The First Coast is a very unique area.  From the beauty of Amelia Island, to the historic culture of St. Augustine, to Jacksonville itself, with its thriving beach communities, there’s so much to offer.  There are numerous outdoor activities, the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars and beautiful beaches to enjoy year-round.