Position: News Producer - WXYZ
Company: E. W. Scripps Company
Job Type: fulltime
Compensation: / year
Are you a dynamic News Producer who wants to tell stories with integrity, live the principles of journalism, make our communities stronger and the world around us better? If so, come join us at WXYZ, our ABC affiliate in Detroit, Michigan, where we are continuing to create the future of our industry in local communities!
We have hikers, rock climbers, mountain bikers, kayakers, runners, skiers, surfers, gamers, musicians, actors, swimmers and every other mixture of diversity you can think of – we are a community of welcoming, mission-focused and lively people that continue to grow as we grow our company and rise to our full potential in every aspect of our business.
OUR HIRING PROCESS:
You are intrigued as you are already two paragraphs in and reading this job description.
You let us know you are interested (apply, email, call, shout it from the rooftops).
We call you and ask you to tell us more about yourself.
You talk with more incredible team members.
You meet the team in-person (and sometimes via Zoom or Facetime – technology is SO COOL these days).
You tell everyone about your AH-mazing candidate experience and how thrilled you are to become a part of the Scripps team.
Your friends jump on the bandwagon and join us too.
A DAY IN THE LIFE:
Arrive at the station.
Begin preparing for airtime – lead story, showcasing, multiplatform coverage, all the entertaining pieces.
Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers, assignment editors and the digital team to determine content and multiplatform needs.
Make the broadcast shine with graphics, video, research and station branding.
Work alongside your amazing team to prep for a flawless show.
Throw all the above out the window because breaking news just happened.
Respond to and cover above-mentioned breaking news.
Go home, get some rest and get ready to come back and have a totally different day tomorrow.
medical, HSA, dental, optical, life insurance, STD, LTD, 401 k, paid time off
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related experience.
Passion for the job.
2 years of experience as a television writer or producer.
A local news junkie mentality: knowing news of the day; having vision and ability to advance the big story.
Above all, you love to write … a word smith, grammar guru, courageous and creative storyteller.
Date Available: 11/20/2020