Job Number: R50012823
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News
Location: Southfield, Michigan
Job Posting Date: November 10, 2020
WJBK's News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Producer/Writer. Individual will produce and write compelling newscasts. Will be responsible for generating stories, actively engaged in daily news gathering, writing accurate broadcast copy for multiple platforms, including website and social media. Also responsible for coordinating coverage with the assignment desk and reporters. May be called on upon to field produce or write for other newscasts. Will create graphics and edit video for air and booth live newscasts during breaking news. Other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience required. The candidate must possess a minimum of three years' experience as a television newscast producer in a medium to major market. Candidate must have exceptional news judgment, good writing skills, knowledge of current events, excellent communication and people skills. Must handle pressure well including the ability to handle breaking news. Knowledge of TV production techniques and newsroom computer systems required. Must be creative, detail-oriented, and a problem solver. The ability to react quickly, multi-task, handle situations and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment is essential. A working knowledge of Metro Detroit history and culture is preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.