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Gray Television seeks a senior news reporter – WILX

March 23, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

If you want to work with a photographer, likely have the lead story on a regular basis, have the option to work a four-day week, and earn a higher compensation that you d expect, your next career move is in Lansing, Michigan! WILX News 10 is hiring a Senior Reporter to lead our award-winning newscasts. This is your chance to dive deep and tell the important stories that affect the community. Lansing, the capital of Michigan, is a strong news market, home to Michigan State University, and a great place to live. This is NOT an entry-level MMJ position. You will be working with a photographer daily to produce must-see, impactful journalism.


  • Lead coverage of breaking news and severe weather
  • Write, collaborate, and present compelling stories with a photojournalist
  • Be a visual storyteller; perform creative standups and explanatory live reports
  • Develop and interview news sources within the community
  • Working knowledge of journalism law, including Freedom of Information and Open Meetings Act
  • Work with news director on targeted special reports each month
  • Develop new and additional content specifically for digital, providing depth of understanding on issues across those platforms; connecting viewers to impactful journalism and increasing engagement
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned


  • Must have a proven track record of successful television stories
  • Superb writing skills; be able to write in a clear, concise, conversational manner using broadcast and AP-writing style
  • Possess excellent interview and conversational writing skills
  • Excellent live reporting skills and strong on-camera presentation skills
  • Basic computer knowledge, including newsroom software (such as ENPS)
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Strong initiative and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate solid news judgment, journalistic ethics, and professional conduct
  • Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere

Estimated Salary: $20 to $28 per hour based on qualifications

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