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US-MI-Grand Rapids
News Operations
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WXMI FOX 17, the Tribune Station in West Michigan is looking for our next Anchor/Reporter. We are looking for someone who can lead our weekend late newscasts and report during the week.   If you are a typical rigid news reader, this isn’t the job for you.  We are searching for an experienced News Anchor who has a strong personality, can gel with our team and connect with our viewers!  The ideal candidate will be able to handle breaking news, go off script on a regular basis and have a sharp wit.  Excellent ad-libbing skills, lots of energy and a strong desire to break news on all digital platforms are a must!  This position requires a degree in journalism or related field and at least three years anchoring/reporting experience. Should have strong journalistic ethics, strong writing skills and be aggressive on social media reporting.  This is a full time position working 40+ hours per week.  It includes full time benefits package.  Salary is negotiable.


The Anchor/Reporter enterprises and generates daily news stories for live broadcast, station website(s) and all current and future media platforms. In addition, the Anchor/Reporter will:

*              Shoots and edits news material.

*              Performs engaging stand-ups or live shots as assigned.

*              Post stories on all digital platforms.

*              Strategically engages in social media.



Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Ability to meet deadlines.

* Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.

* Ability to shoot and edit with speed, efficiency and creativity in a newsroom or field environment.

* Ability to produce high quality news stories across all content platforms.

* Must have a valid Driver's License and a clean driving record.

* Political reporting experience preferred.

Please apply online to: Tribunemedia is an Equal Opportuntiy Employer. Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.



Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit

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