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27 Oct 2021

Full-Time Producer, WSYM

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

Job Description

WSYM, The E. W. Scripps FOX station in Lansing, Michigan is searching for Producer. The Producer will create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.


  • Develops and organizes newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing

  • Collaborates with reporters, anchors, news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs

  • Enhances the content with graphics, video, research, and station branding

  • Executes time sensitive decisions

  • Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions

  • Performs desktop editing

  • Posts content to station’s Web sites

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 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.

Job expires in 11 days.

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