Multimedia Journalist - Iron Mountain News Bureau

An exciting opportunity is now available for those looking to start their TV news broadcasting career. WLUC-TV6 and FOX UP are looking for a great storyteller to join our team. The full-time position is for a Multi-Media Journalist (MMJ). This position is in the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Bureau. You’ll be living in the Iron Mountain or Kingsford area and working out of an office in the community.

As an MMJ you’ll do it all. You’ll enterprise stories reporting from the field and shooting your own video. You’ll then handle writing the story, editing it and producing the story for on-air. You’ll also be handling LIVE shots from the scene.

Reporters are also involved in our on-line presence through social media. Knowledge of Web-based reporting, Facebook, Twitter and other platforms is highly recommended.

We’re looking for those individuals able to think outside the box. Find stories that stand out in the market and leave a lasting impression with the viewer. A strong grasp of the English language, spelling and grammar are a MUST! We have an extensive training program and prepare you for bigger and better markets. The position requires a valid driver’s license.

If you’re looking for a progressive TV newsroom with the latest newsgathering capabilities to get your career on the fast-track, TV6 News is where you want to work.
As an 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
Valid Driver’s License
Pass a Drug Test

WLUC has been a fixture in Upper Michigan for 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. Start your career with us.