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.

Writer(Temporary, Per-Diem)
WJBK’s News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Writer/Assignment Editor. Individual will be responsible to write copy for our anchors to read during newscasts and special news coverage. The writer will choose video to illustrate news stories, select appropriate sound bites, research facts of news stories using the Internet, our wire services, sources over the telephone, and station archives. The right candidate will also work on the assignment desk. Other duties as deemed appropriate to be assigned.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications or journalism required. Minimum two years’ in a medium to major market working in news radio or television. Ability to write accurate, concise, conversational, and interesting copy to be read by anchors in various newscasts required. Ability to judge quality and select the best video for newscasts is also required. Candidate must be able to work various shifts; take direction from producers and executive producers. Good news judgment is an important aspect of this position as is the ability to adapt to the FOX 2 News writing style. May also be required to write for the, produce a newscast, or work as a fill-in news reporter. As a fill-in assignment editor the successful candidate must be good with directions and demonstrate a working knowledge of Metro Detroit geography.
Job Code: 559

Photographer/Editor(Temporary, Per-Diem)
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. Candidate must operate the 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. The employee 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 broadcasting required. Minimum of four years’ experience as a news photographer/editor. Knowledge of basic journalism and production techniques. Experience with the operation of 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 and the FOX2 Facebook page. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Job Code: 505

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