Full Time Job

Detroit - WWJ Reporter

Audacy

Southfield, MI 05-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Overview

WWJ Newsradio 950 in Detroit is looking for a full time reporter with high energy and great story-tellling qualities.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do
• Develop and produce news reports
• Gather, write, record, edit and deliver news content
• Collaborate with newsroom staff
• Report within live coverage of breaking news and special coverage
• Interview newsmakers
• Host special long-form news specials focused on a variety of topics
• Connect with listeners on social and digital platforms to promote brand
• Contribute content on social and digital platforms, including audio, video, and text

Qualifications

About You

Required and Preferred:
• A valid driver's license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant's own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required.
• This person should be able to go on air in a moments notice and handle the deadline pressures during the shift.
• This job includes coverage of breaking news, as well as stories focused on neighborhoods, city hall, and other parts of Detroit and Michigan.
• Strong writing and creative use of sounds are a must.
• We are looking for a reporter with strong social media skills and engagement to amplify your work.
• You must be able to collaborate and come to the table with enterprise story ideas.
• You must be technically skilled for audio delivery and editing.
• You must also be able to navigate the Detroit and Metro Detroit area.
• This is an extremely high-energy position that will require you to develop and maintain news sources.
• The reporting work will involve tight deadlines and a mix of live and recorded reports each day.

Responsibilities:

What You'll Do
- Develop and produce news reports
- Gather, write, record, edit and deliver news content
- Collaborate with newsroom staff
- Report within live coverage of breaking news and special coverage
- Interview newsmakers
- Host special long-form news specials focused on a variety of topics
- Connect with listeners on social and digital platforms to promote brand
- Contribute content on social and digital platforms, including audio, video, and text

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj2y12-34-228-52-223-42 in your application.