Anchor/Reporter

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WXMI FOX 17, the Tribune Station in West Michigan is looking for our next Anchor/Reporter. We are looking for someone who can lead our weekend late newscasts and report during the week. If you are a typical rigid news reader, this isn’t the job for you. We are searching for an experienced News Anchor who has a strong personality, can gel with our team and connect with our viewers! The ideal candidate will be able to handle breaking news, go off script on a regular basis and have a sharp wit. Excellent ad-libbing skills, lots of energy and a strong desire to break news on all digital platforms are a must! This position requires a degree in journalism or related field and at least three years anchoring/reporting experience. Should have strong journalistic ethics, strong writing skills and be aggressive on social media reporting. This is a full time position working 40+ hours per week. It includes full time benefits package. Salary is negotiable.

 

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Closing Date:
11/13/2017

City:
Grand Rapids – 49525

State:
Michigan

Experience:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Ability to meet deadlines.

* Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.

* Ability to shoot and edit with speed, efficiency and creativity in a newsroom or field environment.

* Ability to produce high quality news stories across all content platforms.

* Must have a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record.

* Political reporting experience preferred.

Tribunemedia is an Equal Opportuntiy Employer. Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Requirements:

The Anchor/Reporter enterprises and generates daily news stories for live broadcast, station website(s) and all current and future media platforms. In addition, the Anchor/Reporter will:

* Shoots and edits news material.

* Performs engaging stand-ups or live shots as assigned.

* Post stories on all digital platforms.

* Strategically engages in social media.

Contact:
For consideration please apply to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/

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