Frequently Asked Questions

- How can I contact Channel 7?
- How can I contact the ABC network?
- What should I do if I have a possible news story?
- How can I contact a specific reporter or anchor?
- Where can I go to respond to a story?
- What can I do if I experience a Closed Captioning issue?
- Can a WXYZ anchor or reporter come to my function?
- How do I obtain video from WXYZ News or ABC News?
- What do I need to watch video on the web?
- How can I locate a past story?
- What is Captcha?
- How can I receive e-mail news and weather updates?
- Where can I browse WXYZ job opportunities?
- I have a consumer complaint. How can WXYZ help?
- How can I ask a lawyer a question?
- How can I intern with Channel 7?


How can I contact Channel 7?

You can contact WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 by:

Snail Mail:
WXYZ-TV
20777 West 10 Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48037

Email:
Breaking news and press releases can be sent to: wxyzdesk@wxyz.com 
Call for Action: click here or call7@wxyz.com
Chuck Stokes' editorials: cstokes@wxyz.com

Phone: Click for a complete listing of phone numbers.

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How can I contact the ABC Network?

Send your questions, comments or concerns to the ABC network:

ABC Television
77 West 66th Street
New York, NY 10023

Click to e-mail your comments about ABC shows or ABC News.

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What should I do if I have a possible news story?

If you see breaking news or have any other story ideas, call 248-827-9407. Someone is always there to answer your call.

If you have a consumer-related news story, call 248-827-3362.

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How can I contact a specific reporter or anchor?

To reach a reporter or anchor by telephone, call 248-827-7777 or send a fax to 248-827-9444 and be sure to include their name on it.

Report email addesses can be found on their bio pages


You can also correspond via snail mail by writing to:
(Reporter Name)
WXYZ News
20777 West 10 Mile Road
Southfield, MI 48037

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Where can I go to respond to a story?

If you would like to respond to one of Chuck Stokes' editorials, send an email to cstokes@wxyz.com.

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What can I do if I experience a Closed Captioning issue?

You can contact WXYZ Master Control for an immediate response to Closed Captioning issues: PHONE: 248-827-9276 / FAX: 248-827-9287 Or via email: wxyzcaptioning@wxyz.com.

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Can a WXYZ anchor or reporter visit my school or function?

For more information about anchor and reporter visits, please contact Public Relations by emailing a request to PR@wxyz.com

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How do I obtain video from WXYZ News or ABC News?

WXYZ is unable to provide tapes of our newscasts, but you can contact the following company to purchase a copy of a newscast:

  • TV News Clips: 800-799-8881

If you are looking for ABC News transcripts or videocassettes, call 1-800-CALL-ABC.

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How can I locate a past story?

You can try searching for the information by using our site search. Type what you are looking for in the search box. Not all news stories are posted on WXYZ.com and subsequently will not show up in the site search.

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What is Captcha?

CAPTCHA is a program that protects websites against bots by generating and grading tests that humans can pass but current computer programs cannot. All you have to do is type the words that appear in the box. For more information visit http://www.captcha.net/

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Can I receive e-mail news and weather updates?

To sign up for our free Action Mail service, click here! We will notify you of breaking news and send daily news headlines.

To receive a personal forecast, you can sign up for My Doppler 7 by clicking here.

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Where can I go to browse WXYZ job opportunities?

All of the current job openings for WXYZ are posted on our corporate office's website at http://cfapps.scripps.com/jobposting/jobopp.asp?sub=GetPostings&restrict=Location&cmbLocation=34.

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I have a consumer complaint. How can WXYZ help?

E-mail your concerns or complaints to call7@wxyz.com. You can also Call Bill For Action at 248-827-3362 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 11:30am to 1:30pm.

We help as many people as we can, but you may get a busy signal. Please keep trying as we are on the phone helping others. On Thursday, we staff the hotline with lawyers who will answer your legal questions for free.


How can I intern with Channel 7?

Click for information on Channel 7's internship program.

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