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23 Feb 2024

Full-Time Senior Reporter

FOX 47 News WSYM – Posted by stevie.petrosky Lansing, Michigan, United States

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Reporter to join our team at WSYM in Lansing, MI. As the Senior Reporter, you will play a crucial role in delivering breaking news coverage and leading our newscasts on a daily basis. You will be the go-to journalist for covering significant events, conducting in-depth investigations, and providing insightful analysis to our audience.

Provide the station with top level reporting for multiplatform distribution. Provide guidance to new reporters at the location.


  • Generate ideas for stories for multiple platforms.

  • Report from the field as the lead journalist on nightly newscasts.

  • Prepare a factual story to impart the information to the public.

  • Research stories through personal contacts, the internet and other sources deciding the best angle and approach for the story.

  • Collaborate effectively with News, Promotion, Production and Engineering on daily broadcast, special projects and online coverage.

  • Participate in community events.

  • Build a network of informational sources to provide exclusive stories for the Scripps brand.

  • Meet all production deadlines.

  • Periodically required to drive personal or company vehicle to cover various assignments.

  • Complete other duties as assigned.


  • BS/BA in related discipline or equivalent years of experience preferred

  • Generally, 5+ years of experience in related field preferred


  • Strong communication skills, oral and written

  • Storytelling ability

  • Promote teamwork attitude with station employees

  • Exceptional on-air personality

  • Multitask multiple stories

  • Advance ability in critical thinking

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits.

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How to Apply

Apply on our corporate website: https://scripps.com/careers/find-a-job/

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 36 days.

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