Full Time Job

Anchor / Reporter


Detroit, MI 04-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
WXYZ, the E.W. Scripps ABC affiliate in Detroit, Michigan is looking for an energetic and engaging Anchor/Reporter to join one of the most dynamic news markets in the country. The ideal candidate for this position thrives outside the confines of a desk or teleprompter, embracing community involvement and storytelling. We are looking for a great teammate who is dedicated to collaborating with and supporting their colleagues.

• Anchor 5pm and 10pm broadcasts Monday-Friday.
• Research, gather, write, and develop news content for multiple platforms.
• May report live on location from various news events.
• Perform various community service activities for station, including performing as master of ceremonies for public service events and as host/hostess for station events.
• Perform other duties as needed and assigned.

• Bachelors degree in relation discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience.
• Generally, 6+ years on-camera experience preferred.

• Must connect on camera with a sense of urgency.
• Ability to cultivate sources and mine stories.
• Knowledge of newsroom computers and computer databases strongly preferred.
• Must demonstrate strong news judgment and organizational skills.
• Must have keen sense of logistics and ability to work well under intense pressure and deadlines.
• Must have good creative and editorial judgment, mastery of journalistic ethics, and libel law.
• Must be able to speak clearly and concisely.
• Valid driver's license, good driving record, and ability to provide proof of insurance with the company required insurance limits.

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn10o3-3-215-186-30-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.