WILX, the highly rated NBC affiliate, located in Lansing Michigan for more than 60 years is on a growth trajectory. WILX currently produces 33 hours of news per week and growing. A market leader in news, digital, and social media WILX News 10 is home to Emmy award winning reporters, and recipient of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters ''Station of the Year'' award. WILX is a breaking news and weather station, with a strong emphasis on original, local reporting. Our respected main anchors live here and have made WILX their career home. This includes the longest-running sportscaster in the state of Michigan. Our newsroom leadership is known for developing young journalists. Mid-Michigan (Lansing/Jackson area) is a big news market, home to the state capital and Michigan State University. It is a vibrant, diverse, stable area and a great place to live and work. Lansing is just an hour away from Grand Rapids, downtown Detroit, and a day-trip ''up north'' for some of the most beautiful places in the country. If you love lakes, boating, fishing, camping, beaches, downhill skiing, wine, craft brew, Broadway shows, Big 10 sports, minor-league baseball, NFL/NBA/NHL games…Michigan has it all!
WILX TV, Mid-Michigan's News and Weather Authority, has an opportunity for an ambitious and talented Multi-Media Journalist.
You'll be covering major stories in a capital city adjacent to a Big 10 University.
Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
• Write news stories, shoot and edit content that grabs viewer's attention
• Contribute story ideas
• Cover breaking news
• Other duties as assigned
• Excellent writing skills
• Reliable news judgment,
• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
• Possess a positive and 'can-do' attitude.
• Ability to shoot and edit video is a must
• Flexibility with evolving or changing operational needs
• Ability to write news stories, shoot, and edit content that grabs viewer's attention
• Must have good communications skills
• Have an aptitude for social media
• Digital savvy story teller
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