Full-Time Weekend Anchor/MMJ
WXYZ, the E.W. Scripps ABC affiliate in Detroit, Michigan is looking for a Weekend Anchor/Multimedia Journalist to join the team. The ideal candidate will prepare and deliver accurate news reports for newscasts and well as report and research compelling news stories throughout the week. WXYZ, the E.W. Scripps ABC affiliate in Detroit, Michigan is looking for a Weekend Anchor/Multimedia Journalist to join the team. The ideal candidate will prepare and deliver accurate news reports for newscasts and well as report and research compelling news stories throughout the week.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
Organizes material and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.
Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration.
Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
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.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Four-year college degree preferred.
At least six years on camera experience.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
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 75 pounds.
Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.
How to Applywww.scripps.com/careers
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