The following represents a brief description. It is not intended, nor should construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills of the following position.
WJBK's News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a
General Assignment Reporter. Must have the skills and experience necessary to make independent editorial decisions in the field. Candidate must also possess excellent writing skills and be able to create, prepare and publish online content as assigned. Strong social media skills a plus. Must communicate clearly and deal effectively and politely with the public in person and over the phone. Must be an outstanding storyteller and on-air performer. Must have a winning attitude and the drive to produce more quality content than any other reporter in our shop. Must be willing to find innovative ways to present stories. Must be able to develop contacts and sources. Other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience required. A minimum of three years of journalism background and television reporting experience required. Ability to shoot and edit a plus. Must possess strong social media skills. Knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Multi-media journalists (MMJ's) strongly encouraged to apply.
For consideration, please forward resume and cover letter to Human Resources Department, WJBK-TV P.O. Box 2000, Southfield, MI 48037 EOE/M/F/D/V.