WJBK's News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Per Diem Writer. Individual will be responsible to write copy for our anchors to read during newscasts and special news coverage. The writer will choose video to illustrate news stories, select appropriate sound bites, research facts of news stories using the internet, our wire services, sources over the telephone, and our archives. Other duties as deemed appropriate to be assigned.
Ability to write accurate, concise, conversational, and interesting copy to be read by anchors in various newscasts is required. Ability to judge quality and select the best video for newscasts is also required. Candidate must be able to work various shifts; take direction from producers and executive producers. Good news judgment is an important aspect of this position as is the ability to adapt to the FOX 2 News writing style. May also be required to write for the website, produce a newscast, or work as a fill-in news reporter.
Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience required.
For consideration, please forward resume and cover letter to: Human Resources,
WJBK FOX2, P.O. Box 2000, Southfield, MI 48037-2000 EOE/M/F/D/V