Open Positions at WILX


Photographer Part-Time

Union, Non-Exempt, Part-time WILX is a drug free work environment. All candidates must pass a drug screening prior to employment. Also, candidates must provide proof of a good driving record. General purpose of Position: To generate content for broadcasts, web channel and social media. Job Description: The Photographer's primary focus will be to shooting/editing video and general news gathering, either teamed with a reporter or solo for across various media channels. The photographer will operate microwave and TVU remote systems. Qualified individuals will be able to work well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, self-motivated; flexible; extremely organized; very detail oriented; tenacious, yet tactful; strong problem solver; able to work well under pressure in order to meet deadlines and will have a positive attitude. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Strong photography and non-linear editing skills Ability to operate microwave trucks and TVU boxes Ability to meet deadlines Must be able to work any hour of the day when required Must provide own transportation to work Company must be able to contact you by phone or pager Must have excellent verbal and written skills Must be able to work individually, and/or in a group setting Should show individual initiative and creativity in photography skills Other duties as assigned by News Director Qualifications: Must demonstrate solid news judgment A.A. Degree in television production or photography desired Previous newsroom experience as employee or intern Strong photography skills and ability to think creatively under constant deadline pressure Ability to operate photography and editing equipment as assigned Valid driver's license Technical Requirements: Knowledge of computers, cameras and editing equipment Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing 50 pounds Must have regular and timely attendance and flexibility for changing operational needs. Job descriptions are subject to change at the discretion of management. Apply at: www.gray.tv/applynow


News Anchor

WILX, mid-Michigan's dominant NBC affiliate, has a rare and exciting anchor opportunity. We are looking for an experienced broadcast journalist to anchor out top-rated week-day, morning newscasts. The successful candidate will also be responsible for regular reporting for daily news coverage and serving as a strong representative for WILX in the community. Lansing, Michigan is an exceptional place to live and sharpen your professional skills. It is the capital, Michigan State University is in adjacent East Lansing and General Motors has built two of it's newest North American assembly plants here. The successful candidate must have strong anchoring and reporting skills and have at least 3-5 years of previous experience as a news anchor. Candidate must also be aggressive on social media and other digital platforms. WILX is a drug-free work environment and employment will be dependent on drug test results. You must also have a driver's license with a good driving record. Apply at: www.gray.tv/applynow


General Contact Info
Station Phone Number
517-393-0110
 
Station Fax Numbers
News 10: 517-393-9180
General Info: 517-393-8555
Community Announcements: 517-393-8555
Sales: 517-393-8555
 
Mailing Address
500 American Road
Lansing, MI 48911
 
Emails
Story Ideas: newstips@wilx.com
General Comments: comments@wilx.com
Announcements: community@wilx.com
Weather Questions: weather@wilx.com
 
Station Management
 
Michael King
Vice President/General Manager
mike.king@wilx.com
 
Laura Kimmel
Executive Assistant
laura.kimmel@wilx.com
 
Sales/Advertising
 
Debbie Petersmark
General Sales Manager
debbie.petersmark@wilx.com
 
News 10
 
Kevin Ragan
News Director
kevin.ragan@wilx.com
 
Tracy Maher
Digital/Social Manager
tracy.maher@wilx.com
 
Tim Gillette
Assignment Manager
tim.gillette@wilx.com
 
Steve Coon
Chief Photographer
steve.coon@wilx.com
 
The Weather Authority
 
Darrin Rockcole
Chief Meteorologist
darrin.rockcole@wilx.com
 
Andy Provenzano
Meteorologist
andy.provenzano@wilx.com
 
Beverly Perry
Meteorologist
beverly.perry@wilx.com
 
News 10 Sports
 
Tim Staudt
Sports Director
tim.staudt@wilx.com
 
Phil Byrne
Sports Anchor/Reporter
phil.byrne@wilx.com
Zach Berridge
Sports Anchor/Reporter
zach.berridge@wilx.com
 
Production
 
Steve Coon
Operations/Production Manager
steve.coon@wilx.com
 
Engineering
 
Mike Winsky
Chief Engineer
mike.winsky@wilx.com
 
Creative Services
 
Paula Bohamed
Creative Services Director
paula.bohamed@wilx.com
 

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