Jobs at FOX 2

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The following represents brief/broad position descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills for each position.

Producer/Writer(Temporary, Part-time)
WJBK’s News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Producer/Writer. Individual will produce and write compelling newscasts with focus on Social Media and Website posts. 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 strong news judgment, good writing skills, knowledge of current events, excellent communication and people skills. Intermediate to advanced experience with Social Media platforms and Website postings required. 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. Exceptional news judgment a must. 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.
Job Code: 240

Photographer/Editor(Regular, Full Time)
WJBK’s News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Photographer/Editor. Candidate will shoot and edit news stories and special events. They must operate live truck and other ENG equipment, as well as establish live shots, as required by the news department. The individual must operate communications equipment in live trucks. They must operate equipment in ENG receive including: tuning in microwave and live shots; utilizing machines for record/dub/edit purposes; downlinking satellite transmissions. This person must utilize various communications equipment for both in-house and field communications. This person must also understand the use of good lighting, photographic, audio and editing techniques as required in the production of quality news. Perform other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.

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: 237

Photographer/Editor(Temporary, Part Time)
WJBK’s News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Photographer/Editor. Candidate will shoot and edit news stories and special events. They must operate live truck and other ENG equipment, as well as establish live shots, as required by the news department. The individual must operate communications equipment in live trucks. They must operate equipment in ENG receive including: tuning in microwave and live shots; utilizing machines for record/dub/edit purposes; downlinking satellite transmissions. This person must utilize various communications equipment for both in-house and field communications. This person must also understand the use of good lighting, photographic, audio and editing techniques as required in the production of quality news. Perform other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.

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: 238

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