WXYZ seeking Videographer
WXYZ 7 Action News in Detroit is looking for an experienced, videographer to work on a per diem basis. WXYZ and sister station WMYD air 9.5 hours of local television news each weekday, and we produce content 24/7 on digital web, mobile and social channels as well. We have the experienced, locally-connected staff and the resources to win on all platforms. Our team wins awards for our journalism and our community outreach.
WXYZ is one of the oldest TV stations in the country, with deep roots and connections to Detroit and all of southeast Michigan. We serve our community through our Community Action Team and our Call for Action consumer team. We also produce Detroit2020, which is our initiative to unify and inspire change, and make Detroit a better place to live, work, and raise families. And as part of downtown Detroit’s resurgence and our commitment to our city, we’ve opened a brand-new downtown streetside studio.
WXYZ is proudly owned by The E. W. Scripps Company, one of America’s largest and most innovative local media companies, with TV stations in 24 U.S. markets and a rapidly-growing portfolio of digital businesses. You can grow your leadership and your career at Scripps.
-Capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms
-Work closely with newsroom personnel to create and develop news stories
-Responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment
-Knowledge and demonstration of creativity, editorial judgment, journalistic ethics and libel laws
-Drive company vehicle for business purposes
-Knowledge of and proficiency in posting content to station’s Web sites
-Perform other duties as assigned
-Education & Experience/Certifications
-Associate’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience preferred.
-Minimum of 2 years’ experience.
Skills & Abilities
-Proficiency with lighting and computer based editing.
-Proficiency with live microwave truck operation.
-Valid driver’s license with no more than four (4) points in the past 36 months, in accordance with station policy, and proof of insurability (must carry liability limits of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per accident/$50,000 property).
-Heavy lifting required