Fort Myers Broadcasting is a family-owned local news organization covering all of Southwest Florida. Our newsroom is bustling 24/7 as we follow what’s happening in the community. WINK News is the market’s news leader, broadcasting more than 65 hours of local news every week with its diverse news team.  

In addition, we publish breaking and engaging news that matters to our community on multiple digital platforms, and we’re the market’s #1 local news source on social media. 

The WINK News team is made up of journalists that are Fort Myers natives, and from every corner of the nation. It’s a great place to make a difference with quality journalism. 

FMBC offers a superior training program for people entering the news business. WINK is a dynamic and always busy environment. 

Current Openings:


Duties include TV and radio forecasts, social media updates and public appearances. Candidates should be members of the AMS and also have the CBM or be CBM-eligible. SW Florida is a dynamic weather market and the lightning capital of the country, susceptible to tropical weather and an occasional winter frost or freeze. Prior experience with tropical weather is a plus, but not a deal-breaker. 2 years of on-air TV experience preferred.

Please apply to Rich Garcia at [email protected]

WINK-TV-Southwest Florida’s News Leader is looking for a dynamic morning traffic reporter with the skills to also be a general assignment reporter.

As a Traffic Reporter, you will deliver traffic information and updates in order to improve people’s drive times. You let commuters know about accidents, construction, road closures, and backups-anything that might slow them down while traveling. We need a good storyteller who has excellent on-air presence and excellent communication skills.


  • 2 years on air/reporting experience
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to connect with our morning audience and connect with our morning team.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

If you have the skills and desire to join a dynamic and extremely competitive team, send your resume to:
Rich Garcia
Asst. News Director
2824 Palm Beach Blvd.
Fort Myers Florida 33916

WINK News-Southwest Florida’s news leader has an immediate opening for a News Production Director to work with our Production team. This position is responsible for coordinating the overall look and presentation of a fast-paced newscast.


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication or related field preferred.
  • Applicants must have prior experience working with Kahuna switcher and VIZRT graphics.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with producers and production crew to facilitate all production elements.
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Send resume to Tim Briggs at [email protected]

WINK News-Southwest Florida’s news leader has an immediate opening for a news producer. We are looking for a talented producer who can take our newscast to the next level. Must have solid writing skills, sound news judgement, strong organizational abilities and capable of working with others in a fast-paced newsroom.


  • Passion for the job with a strong news judgement.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related experience.
  • 2 years of experience in a television news room; writer or producer preferred.
  • A local news junkie mentality: knowing news of the day; having vision and ability to advance the big story.
  • Above all, you love to write … a word smith, grammar guru, courageous and creative storyteller.

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Southwest Florida`s news leader has an opening for a news photojournalist. We are looking for a person who believes in solid journalism, must have high production values and tell a story with strong video following NPPA standards.

Capture and edit visual television news content for multiple platforms. Photographers also operate various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment.

Photographers work in tandem with newsroom personnel to create and develop news stories.


  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Must demonstrate superior photography and editing skills and be capable of working well with others.
  • Nonlinear editing experience a must and live truck/LiveU experience is necessary, but will teach if necessary.
  • Two years of television news photography is preferred but not required.
  • Proficiency with lighting and computer based editing.
  • Demonstrated creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and knowledge of libel laws
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station’s web sites
  • Able to work efficiently under multiple deadlines on a daily basis
  • Must be able to work night and day shifts

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to carry and set up ENG equipment often weighing 50lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required. 

Submit resume and cover letter to Rich Garcia at: [email protected]

This position is responsible for researching, writing, capturing visual content and editing stories for multiple platforms. Video Journalists report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadlines, such as Internet and digital channels.

Responsibilities include:

  • Receive assignments or evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Organize material, determine slant or emphasis, and write stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories. Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar equipment
  • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  • Assist news producer in preparing newscasts.
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia stories. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or related degree or equivalent years of experience
  • Minimum of two years of experience preferred
  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems
  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment
  • Strong broadcast and AP style writing skills
  • Proficient at posting content to various websites
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to carry and set up ENG equipment often weighing 50lbs.
  • Must be able to drive news vehicle to news story location, and to edit footage in confined areas/space.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

Submit resume and cover letter to Rich Garcia at: [email protected]

Fort Myers Broadcasting Co. seeks a full time master control operator responsible for the operation of all systems within a multi station master control. This position administers automation for seven television stations, program recordings and assists with news production.

Responsibilities include:

  • Operation of station broadcast automation systems
  • Edits of on-air playlist,
  • Setup and record satellite and other electronic delivery feeds
  • Ingest and prepare video content onto servers
  • Live on-air switching and quality control of all programming and transmission systems


  • Must be able to understand and adhere to basic FCC rules.
  • Must be able to work varied shifts including overnights, weekends and holidays.
  • Successful candidate must possess good communication/people skills in a very friendly environment.
  • Previous master control experience desired.

Send resume to Tim Briggs at [email protected]

WINK News-Southwest Florida’s news leader has an immediate opening for a Production Assistant. We are looking for part-time Production Assistants to work with our TV production team operating camera, character generator, video switcher and audio during local newscasts and assisting with commercial/promotional production. This is an entry level position.

  • Must be detail oriented, flexible, dependable.
  • Must possess a willingness to learn and be able to work a flexible schedule.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Non-linear editing experience preferred.
  • Final Cut Pro experience a plus.
  • Live newscast production a plus.
  • Working knowledge of television station production operation equipment.
  • Working knowledge of studio cameras, teleprompters and lighting. 

Send resume to Tim Briggs at [email protected]

WINK News-Southwest Florida’s news leader has an immediate opening for an Assignment Editor responsible for managing newsroom assignments, coordinating logistics, monitoring news wires and scanners.  The Assignment Editor must have sound news judgement, strong organizational abilities and excel while working with others in a fast-paced newsroom.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan news coverage as directed by news management
  • Dispatch crews to stories and breaking news, using appropriate logistical and journalistic judgement
  • Make calls to news sources as needed, gaining appropriate and actionable information
  • Assist in finding stories, doing research and tracking story ideas in assignment desk computer with emphasis on key brand points


  • Passion for the job with a strong news judgement.
  • Solid understanding of news gathering technology including ENPS, and online research.
  • Demonstrated news skills with strong leadership skills.
  • Proven organizational and communication abilities.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Understanding of the principles of responsible journalism
  • Ability to work well with others in a team-based environment
  • Ability to write effectively
  • Bachelor’s degree with experience in a TV newsroom is a plus.

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]


FMBC Promotions Assistants work with the Promotions department to create brand awareness for our multitude of Radio/TV/Print companies.

Responsibilities include driving station vehicles, facilitating on-site promotions (executing on-site giveaways, setting up promotional equipment, etc.), cultivating a relationship with potential listeners, meeting the needs and expectations of clients and managing promotional inventory during events.

Potential candidates will be expected to work flexible hours that include nights, weekends, and occasional early mornings.


  • Excellent communication skills and outgoing personality
  • Proficient at multi-tasking and have an ability to troubleshoot problems at a moment’s notice.
  • This position requires a fair amount of manual labor so potential candidates must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and be on their feet for extended periods of time.
  • The position requires an intermediate knowledge of technology/social media platforms to post pictures from our station events on our company social media pages
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record.

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]


Ft Myers Broadcasting Company has an immediate opening for a bi-lingual (English/Spanish) Receptionist for our Fort Myers Office.  The position is responsible for answering calls, directing callers to the right departments or extensions and answering questions people have when they contact Fort Myers Broadcasting Company.  The position is also responsible for sorting and distributing mail and other administrative tasks as assigned.


  • Must be bi-lingual (Spanish/English)
  • Verbal and written communication skills to interact clearly with callers, guests, vendors and other employees
  • Organization skills to keep accurate records and find important information quickly
  • Time management skills to prioritize and complete a side variety of tasks throughout the day
  • Patience and listening skills to respond appropriately and interact positively with upset callers
  • Interpersonal skills to create a pleasant experience for all callers and guests, such as being personable and attentive
  • Good Microsoft Office skills

Please apply to [email protected]

The Sales Assistant is responsible for supporting the sales department in day-to-day activities.


  • Contacts clients as needed regarding ad materials, pricing, billing or special upsell opportunities.
  • Data entry: Sales Orders
  • Assists in collecting and composing ad copy, maintaining account base and ensuring high customer service.
  • Works closely with order entry, traffic and layout as needed to ensure clients advertising schedules are met.
  • Calculate and have the ability to communicate rate packages to client and prospects.
  • Assists Sales manager on all special project details including but not limited to production schedule, rate authorization and communication.
  • Facilitate & process sales presentations.
  • Generate sales reports.
  • Identify and correct any billing errors or issues prior to end of month.
  • Correctly input client billing adjustments within the same month as dispute identified.
  • Attend sales training and planning meetings.
  • Research problems that develop with accounts and troubleshoot the issue developing a satisfactory conclusion for the property and the customer needs.
  • Handles the daily general clerical functions such as filing, answering phones, creating correspondence and calculating rates to quote to customers when they call.
  • Arranges and distributes various advertising materials and sales reports to the proper areas in a timely manner.
  • Provide exemplary customer assistance.
  • Adheres to company policy and assigned standards of performance.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Education & Experience/Certifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 1+ years’ experience in administrative or sales support or a related field
  • Prior internship experience in sales and/or media industry a plus

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong customer service skills
  • The ability to read, analyze, and interpret sales demographics information and creative layouts
  • Must have the ability to generate reports, business correspondence, and presentations
  • Strong communication skills and the capability to effectively respond to questions from managers, colleagues and customers
  • Must have the ability to calculate figures related to the advertising rate packages
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Must have the ability to learn new software programs such as ad order entry and customer relations management software
  • Must have good organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Communicate and work as a team player both internally and externally

Send resume to Janine Mohl at [email protected]

Ft Myers Broadcasting Company has an immediate opening for a Broadcast Traffic Assistant for its Radio and TV properties.

Responsibilities include all aspects of traffic: Log preparation and reconciliation; maintaining media and entering copy instructions; entering programming formats.


  • Experience with Wide Orbit Traffic software is an asset, but not required.
  • Individual should have excellent organizational, communications and interpersonal skills,
  • Ability to meet deadlines with great attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work independently and enjoy working in a team environment.

Submit Resume and cover letter to Donna Ullio at: [email protected]

Marketing Consultants work in a team environment helping our local community business owners grow their customer base.

We are looking for an experienced bilingual sales person for our Spanish TV and radio properties in SWFL. This position is commission-based. Your pay is based on what you sell and collect.


  • Minimum of 2 years of outside sales experience in broadcast media sales preferred.
  • Strong self-motivation
  • Thrives in fast-paced environments.
  • Strong planning, organizational, and presentation skills are a must.
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and accomplish goals in a timely manner.

If you’re looking for a fulfilling and fun career in advertising sales with opportunity for growth, where you can help other companies grow their business; we look forward to hearing from you!

Submit resume and cover letter to Vanessa Cardona at: [email protected]

Fort Myers Broadcasting is seeking a Transmitter Broadcast Engineer for our TV and radio stations. The Transmitter Broadcast Engineer will be responsible for maintenance, emergency, and technical operations at all of our transmitter sites within FCC regulations while adhering to company policies to ensure delivery of content to our local communities.

The successful candidate will work alongside other company engineers and IT. This candidate will possess the ability to prioritize work, manage the stress of a high-pressure work environment, and comply with all company procedures and internal controls associated with the assigned duties.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Troubleshooting, Operating and maintaining station transmitters/towers in accordance with FCC regulations
  • Maintain and repair all technical and electronic equipment with a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to accurately project capital expenditures
  • Work closely with other staff engineers and Technology Dept.

Career Requirements:

  • Associates or technical degree in Broadcasting Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
  • Five years’ experience broadcast engineering
  • Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of basic electronics theory
  • Ability to work independently to troubleshoot and repair high-power TV, AM and FM transmitting facilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven experience interacting with management and staff at all levels with ability to multi-task and handles pressures and deadlines
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing
  • Must possess valid state driver’s license
  • Ability to lift and/or move loads up to 50 pounds, with the ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces
  • Ability to be on call for afterhours emergencies
  • Create instructional manuals and backup systems
  • Knowledge of communication systems

Send resume to  [email protected]

WINK is also an EEO employer, who actively seeks to diversify its workforce. This EEO Public File Report is filed in Station WINK-TV, WINK-FM, WJUA-AM and WTLQ-FM’s public inspection file pursuant to Section 73.2080©(6) of the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) rules.

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Fort Myers Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are a drug-free and smoke-free environment.