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Primary Purpose              The Reporter/MMJ will be responsible for writing, producing, shooting and editing for a news magazine show for multiple platforms on deadline.  This person must be a great storyteller!  Manages multiple production tasks simultaneously and has worked in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment.  This person must have passion for entertainment, pop-culture and news.  This position is located in Detroit, MI.

Key Responsibilities

  • ·         You will report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as internet and digital channels.
  • ·         Need a creative thinker who will come up with unique angles on stories you cover.
  • ·         Shoot video and edit for all multimedia platforms.
  • ·         Must be able to work with national show leadership as well as local segment producer in preparing news magazine/entertainment show.
  • ·         You will drive the company vehicle for business purposes.
  • ·         Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum 3 years experience in on-camera reporting/anchoring.
  • Excellent storytelling skills (we need people who are great at connecting and engaging with the viewers).
  • Excellent and proven writing skills for television news/feature reporting and producing (any newsmag format experience is a plus).
  • Familiarity with social media and plugged into local sources.
  • Proficient at shooting and editing as it is required that everyone embraces the photography and video skills needed in a TV job.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to successfully interface with co-workers and diverse community members.
  • Ability to work with in a team environment and with the public.
  • Proven time-management skills for self and ability to work under deadline pressure without sacrificing quality.
  • Familiarity with I-news is a plus
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • ·         College degree or post-graduate studies in journalism, reporting and producing for television or film preferred or equivalent experience.
  • ·         Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Please apply at Scripps Career Center, http://scripps.com/careers/.  Please include a reel link to show your work.