Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications, journalism, or broadcast required. Minimum of four years’ experience as a news photographer/editor. Knowledge of basic journalism and production techniques. Experience with the operation of a P2 camera, P2 editing equipment, and non-linear experience. Must have understanding of how to utilize social media to gain more newscast viewers and draw more consumers to fox2detroit.com and the FOX 2 Facebook page. A geographical and/or historical knowledge of Metro Detroit is a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Job Code: 212
Successful candidate must be proficient in the Wide Orbit Traffic system. Should also be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Power Point. Must have an understanding of the local spot television industry as a whole, especially as it pertains to advertisers, commercials and log reporting. Ability to multi-task with multiple clients within the traffic system required. Strong organizational and verbal communication skills. Sound attention to detail is critical. Ability to work under strict deadlines and work overtime when necessary. Four year college degree in business or other related area, highly preferred. Minimum three years’ experience in a sales administrative function. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Job Code: 213
Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Journalism or related field or equivalent experience required. A minimum of three years of journalism background and television anchoring and reporting experience required. Must possess strong social media skills. Knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices.
Job Code: 090
WJBK’s News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Director for live broadcasts. The Director will work closely with producers and other employees on rundown preparation, segment design and graphic presentation. Lead implementation of new concepts/ideas for newscasts. Provide editorial input as it relates to development of engaging story-telling and problem solving. Establish quality control and consistent look from the various technical operational positions. Other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.
Proven ability to lead production and editorial staff during live programming, as well as, knowledge of broadcast industry, particularly as it pertains to the production of local news programming, required. Ability to contribute ideas about best practices and most compelling story-telling techniques. Must understand technical terms used in control rooms. Able to adapt to a fast-paced quickly changing environment and lead others through these changes in a clear and concise manner. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with station personnel. Experience with ELC preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience required. Three to five years’ experience as a broadcast director, preferably in news, required.
Job Code: 171
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