Fox News Anchor/Multimedia Journalist

If you have what it takes, this is the job for you. You’re the voice and face of the FOX UP News. You’re the News Anchor for our Prime Time newscast Monday through Friday on the most powerful station in Upper Michigan. It’s the #2 rated newscast in the market, second only to its powerful sister station, WLUC.

You’ll be one of 28 young news professionals in a newsroom with the latest technology and tools. We need a take charge person for this newscast, that’s creative, a great storyteller and understands producing to on-air presentation. It’s a quick-paced newscast in a brand new studio and control room.

The person also works as a Multi-Media Journalist, reporting on stories throughout Upper Michigan. They’ll enterprise stories that stand out from the rest, through crisp writing and videography. There are times when you’ll be reporting LIVE from a story location.

We’re looking for an individual able to think outside the box. A strong grasp of the English language, spelling and grammar are a MUST! A conversational style of writing is strongly encouraged. We have an extensive training program. This position requires a valid driver’s license and passing a drug test.

Social media is a big part of our news coverage and what this position requires. Posting stories and communicating with viewers through the WLUC Website, Facebook, Twitter along with other social media platforms is a must.

If you’re looking for a progressive TV newsroom with the latest newsgathering capabilities to get your career on the fast-track, TV6 and FOX UP News is where you want to work.

As an Anchor and MMJ, you’re able to advance within the newsroom and to other stations within the Gray Television group, owners of WLUC-TV6.

Interested applicants may apply for this position at www.gray.tv/applynow.

WLUC is pleased to be a drug-free workplace and an EEO employer.

SKILLS:
Writing for on-air and on-line
Working knowledge of videography
Working knowledge of video editing
Must meet deadlines and be able to multi-task
Great attitude and enjoy working with others
Strong work ethic
Enjoy talking with people
Professional appearance
Strong on-air delivery and speaking voice
Valid Driver’s License
Pass a Drug Test
Social Media Skills

WLUC has been a fixture in Upper Michigan for more than 60 years. The #1 rated WLUC is a market leader and an NBC affiliate. The younger FOX UP News is #2 in this competitive four station market.

The U.P. is 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.



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