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NEWS ANCHOR/MMJ - WILX

Company: Gray Television
Location: Lansing
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. - We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business. About WILX: 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! Job Summary/Description: WILX-TV is looking for a dynamic full-time News Anchor/MMJ. In addition to being an outstanding journalist with a great personality, you need to be a team leader. The ideal candidate will display professionalism and personality, both on and off the air. Our anchors are leaders who participate in the planning of our shows and produce content regularly. Candidates must also possess strong presentation skills, strong work ethic, broad knowledge of current affairs, the ability to work effectively with a team of professionals, have an aptitude for social media, and passion for innovation. Duties/Responsible for (but not limited to) the following: --- Produce and write newscasts as needed--- Find creative ways to showcase newscast--- Anchor newscast--- Report news stories--- Oversee news content--- Digital --- Other duties as assigned Qualifications/Requirements: --- Experience with Adobe CC, Premiere, After Effects, and Photoshop--- Advanced skills in Premiere and After Effects strongly preferred--- Ability to write news stories, shoot and edit content that grabs viewer's attention--- A minimum of 1 year of experience in broadcast is preferred--- Demo reel of your best work is required Personal Characteristics - --- A passion for news, on-air and online--- Must display professional and personality both on and off the air--- Ensure accuracy, timeliness, and attention to detail in all responsibilities--- Must have the ability to be a team leader--- Possess strong presentation skills--- Must have strong work ethic--- Broad knowledge of current affairs--- Must have the ability to work with a team of professionals--- Have an aptitude for social media and a passion for innovation--- Must have good communication skills--- Must have the ability to adlib and tell stories in a clear and compelling way.--- Strong breaking news skills--- Digital savvy storyteller If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to , you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references (include demo reel) Additional Info: Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation. #LI-CW1

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