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1 Feb 2023

Full-Time Anchor/Reporter WXYZ

PJRetty – Posted by PJRetty Southfield, Michigan, United States

Job Description

WXYZ, the E.W. Scripps ABC affiliate in Detroit, Michigan is looking for a powerhouse News Anchor/Reporter to join our team. You will work with people committed to quality journalism, and who have a passion for being the best. At The E.W. Scripps Company we want our anchors to tell the stories that matter. That means getting into our communities to listen, and report and connect with viewers.

If you are competitive, a gifted storyteller, and an excellent performer on the anchor desk, this could be an opportunity for you.


  • Receive assignments or evaluate news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.

  • Gather and verify information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.

  • Organize material and write stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.

  • Shoot video and still photos to illustrate stories.

  • Edit, or assist in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.

  • Appear on the live newscast to front a packaged report.

  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.

  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.

  • Assist online staff in preparing for multimedia stories.

  • Report, write, capture quality visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as internet and digital channels.


  • 4-year college degree preferred.

  • At least 6-years on-camera experience.


  • Computer literacy required, including newsroom computer systems.

  • Videography and non-linear editing experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of broadcast quality camera equipment.

  • Edit video on Final Cut Pro editing systems, or similar 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.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: michigan and Southfield.

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