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8 Apr 2022

Full-Time News Producer, WSYM

Scripps – Fox 47 – Posted by PJRetty Lansing, Michigan, United States

Job Description

The E.W. Scripps news station WSYM, Fox 47 in Lansing, Michigan is seeking a News Producer to join our team! The News Producer will create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.  We are offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for this role.


  • Develop and organizes newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing
  • Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs
  • Enhance the content with graphics, video, research, and station branding
  • Execute time sensitive decisions
  • Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions
  • Perform desktop editing
  • Post content to station’s Web sites
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 1 – 2 years of experience as a television writer or producer


  • Avid local news consumer: knows daily news, events, trends and happenings on a local level
  • Strong vision and ability to advance stories
  • Excellent interpersonal communicator
  • Extraordinarily passionate about writing; courageous and creative storyteller with attention to even tiny details – choosing the perfect words, grammar, spelling
  • Highly organized
  • Highly adaptable – fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Strong self-motivation
  • Working knowledge of journalistic ethics and libel laws and strong editorial judgement
  • Able to use web analytics
  • Proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus

How to Apply

Job Types: Full-Time.

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