Full Time Job

Sports Anchor / Reporter / MMJ

Gray Television

Negaunee, MI 05-03-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WLUC:

WLUC has been a fixture in Upper Michigan for 66 years. The #1 rated WLUC is a market leader and an NBC affiliate. FOX UP News is #2 in this competitive five station market.

WLUC is in Upper Michigan. We're located in a recreational paradise. Winter, summer, spring or fall, if you enjoy the outdoors, this is the place for you. Ten minutes from anywhere, you'll find a trail, river, lake or event to capture your desire. The small town setting is peaceful and safe, but still has the big city entertainment and dining experiences. But it's the people of Upper Michigan that make this area stand out. They're friendly, helpful, honest and fun. Watch this video to learn what it's like to live and work on our team: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRKc-NECDPk

Job Summary/Description:

WLUC is seeking a Sports Anchor/Reporter/MMJ. This is an exciting opportunity to start your TV and online sports reporting career. It is a full-time position with a growing emphasis on digital video coverage. We want someone willing to build their sports storytelling skills.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Writing for on-air and online
- Working knowledge of videography and non-linear editing
- Must meet deadlines and be able to multi-task
- Work alongside our Sports Director
- Anchor three nights a week (Saturday, Sunday, Monday)
- Setting up feature stories for reporting
- Capitalize on opportunities for digital and social coverage
- LIVE shots
- Covering D-1 College Hockey programs at Northern Michigan University and Michigan Tech University
- Emphasizing LOCAL sports coverage on the college and high school levels, plus the outdoors
- Great attitude and enjoy working with others
- Strong work ethic
- Enjoy talking with people
- Social Media involvement and knowledge
- Professional appearance
- Valid Driver's License

• Enterprising stories is a must. Social media and digital platforms are a big part of our sports coverage, and the growth will continue. Posting stories and communicating with viewers through the WLUC Website, Facebook, Twitter accounts and other social media platforms is required. We're looking for those individuals able to think outside the box. You need to find sports stories that stand out in the market and leave a lasting impression with viewers. A strong grasp of the English language, spelling and grammar are a MUST! Must be able to pass driver's background check.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r19q9m-3-238-72-122-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.