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News Producer - WXMI-TV

The E.W. Scripps station WXMI, the Fox affiliate in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is seeking a News Producer to join our team! The News Producer will create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.

WHAT YOU’LL DO: Develop and organizes newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs Enhance the content with graphics, video, research, and station branding Execute time sensitive decisions Responsible for oversight of live broadcast and up to the minute editorial decisions Perform desktop editing Post content to station's Web sites Perform other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU'LL NEED: Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field, or equivalent experience Generally 2+ years of experience in related field preferred

WHAT YOU'LL BRING: Avid local news consumer: knows daily news, events, trends and happenings on a local level Strong vision and ability to advance stories Excellent interpersonal communicator Extraordinarily passionate about writing; courageous and creative storyteller with attention to even tiny details - choosing the perfect words, grammar, spelling Highly organized Highly adaptable - fast paced, deadline driven environment Strong self-motivation Working knowledge of journalistic ethics and libel laws and strong editorial judgement Able to use web analytics Proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus Flexible work hours may be required, including holidays, weekends and evenings

How to apply:    Apply on our corporate website.

Application Deadline    4/28/2024

Application email/URL    https://scripps.com/careers/find-a-job/

Equal Opportunity Employer

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