Bureau Reporter/MMJ

WLUC-TV6 & FOX UP is looking for a full-time Bureau Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist (MMJ).

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

This position is in the Houghton-Hancock Bureau. You’ll be living in the Houghton-Hancock area and working out of an office in the community. Houghton is home to Michigan Tech University. The two communities offer a diverse and culturally exciting area year round. The U.P. is a recreational paradise. Winter, summer, spring or fall, if you enjoy the outdoors, this is the place for you. The small town setting is peaceful and safe, but still has the big city entertainment and dining experiences. The people of Upper Michigan make this area stand out with their friendly, helpful, honest and fun approach to life.

Job Summary:
A Multi-Media Journalist must be versatile, requiring strong storytelling. You’ll enterprise stories reporting from the field and working out of our Bureau in Houghton. You are writing, editing and producing stories from idea to on-air. You’ll also be doing LIVE shots from field locations. We’re looking for those individuals able to think outside the box, finding stories that stand out in the market, leaving a lasting impression with the viewer. The right person is creative, contributes story ideas and develops contacts. Social media is a big part of our news coverage. You're responsible for writing and posting stories to the TV6 and FOX UP Website, Facebook, Twitter and other station related platforms. Community involvement is a must.

General Responsibilities:
Writing for on-air and on-line
Conversational story delivery
Knowledge of videography
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
Social Media involvement and knowledge
Professional appearance

Qualifications:
Must have a valid driver’s license
Pass a pre-employment drug screening.
A command of the English language, spelling and grammar are required.
The right individual will have a keen eye for visual storytelling and matching words with video.
A strong grasp of the English language, spelling and grammar is a MUST!

Interested applicants may apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow.

About Gray Television:
Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

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.