WOFL TV Fox35 / WRBW TV My65, Orlando
WOGX TV Fox51, Gainesville /
Apply Here: http://www.fox35orlando.com/about/jobs
July 5, 2018
The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and, /or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.
PHOTOGRAPHER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Shoots and edits video and audio for newscasts, news programming, promotion and other station related purposes. Operate ENG vehicles and equipment. Use good editorial and visual judgment. Create and add special effects to recorded pieces. Meet broadcast deadlines. Self-motivated, creative storyteller with strong photography and editing skills and a full understanding of live truck operations. Working knowledge of: P-2 camera systems and AVID/Adobe Premier edit systems, Dejero/LiveU backpacks, lighting and sound equipment, and newsroom computer systems considered a plus. BA in communications/journalism, or equivalent experience and at least 2 years’ experience as a photographer/editor in a television news department is preferred. Willingness and ability to travel for story assignments. Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record.
MANAGING EDITOR (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Manage daily news coverage and operation of the assignment desk to include the following duties: Develop and implement strategies for effective, efficient and smooth operation of the assignment desk to ensure maximum news production and most efficient use of resources. Work with reporters and crews to maximize news coverage of daily news events. Attend editorial meetings. Monitor scanners for breaking news. Assign news crews and equipment to cover stories. Gather meaningful news information from available sources for newscasts. Work closely with other news managers and producers in executing daily and future story coverage. Lead and supervise assignment editors and set goals to ensure strategic coverage goals and objectives are met. Lead and oversee training for assignment editors and help design systems to make sure local content goals are met. Drive digital media content through the assignment desk by identifying streaming sources and potential digital stories. Work closely with the digital team. Oversee daily planning functions to ensure consistent news coverage of continuing stories and sharing of resources among newscasts. Plan coverage of special events, such as the Daytona 500, sports championships, parades, etc. Supervise assignment planners to develop and execute strategies for future news stories, projects and newscasts. Ensure follow-up stories and assignments are pursued. College/University degree in broadcast journalism or other related field. A minimum of three years’ experience on a TV news assignment desk preferred. Working knowledge of newsroom computers, the Internet and computer-assisted reporting.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Write stories for news programs and use across the station’s digital platforms, including text stories, photos, links and related information. Select appropriate video and sound for stories on air. Assist anchors, reporters and producers in preparing stories for broadcast and the web. Produce newscasts as needed under management supervision. Seek out and identify engaging content and post on the station’s social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Work with the assignment desk in gathering information from various news sources and determining the newsworthiness. Keep news staff apprised of breaking news and changes in assignments. Make beat check calls to law enforcement and other governmental agencies. Communicate with affiliates to ensure continuity of coverage. College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism or equivalent job experience. Strong creative writing skills and news and editorial judgment are a must. Must be proficient in social media and have an eye for content that will engage viewers on social media. Must be well organized, able to manage multiple projects and work well under deadline pressure. Must be able to deal effectively with people. Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment, and ENG & SNG remotes is strongly preferred.
PRODUCTION TECH – PT (Part Time / Orlando): Assist director with various aspects of production including video camera, audio console, floor directing, video recorder and lighting board. College degree or equivalent work experience in film or television preferred. Basic understanding of television production and computers. Weekends and holidays required. This is a part time position scheduled 16 hours per week.
DIRECTOR – TEMP (Temporary Full Time / Orlando): Utilize Sony ELC production automation system to direct live newscasts, newsbreaks, programs and specials. Prepare show rundowns by coding all necessary automation cues. Monitor transmitter and iTX connectivity. Operate camera robotics, audio console, and floor direct as needed. A minimum of two years’ experience directing and/or technical directing on-air for live news programming required. Experience with Sony ELC or other production automation system preferred. Ability to operate a broad range of production equipment, including character generators, audio consoles, camera robotics and video editing desired. Weekend, holiday and overtime are required. This is a temporary position.
SALES – Orlando
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Fox35, My65, and Fox35Orlando.com seek a highly motivated AE to join our dynamic team. This is a multi-platform sales opportunity responsible for increasing share on transactional accounts, generating new non-traditional business and digital sales. Develop relationships with existing TV advertisers and their agencies. Produce and present effective sales solutions to existing and developed accounts. College degree and a minimum of two years’ sales experience preferred. Candidate should possess top communication skills and be service oriented. Experience with new business development preferred. Knowledge of Scarborough, NSI, Wide Orbit, Media Sales and general computer skills a plus. Must have valid driver’s license.
SALES – Gainesville
SALES ASSISTANT (Regular Full Time / Gainesville): Assist TV Ad General Sales Manager and Local Account Executives with the scheduling, input, checking and revision of orders to accommodate client business. Work with Local Account Executives on client visit preparations, generating proposals, graphics and avails. Resolve customer service issues and inquiries such as credit memos and discrepancies. Perform general clerical duties including copying, faxing, and mailing. Maintenance of office supply inventory. Handle incoming phone calls and route appropriately. Computer literacy in Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel. Must be detail oriented and have excellent organizational and time management skills. Prior knowledge of Wide Orbit and experience in the broadcast/advertising industry are considered a plus. This position is in our Gainesville office.
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FOX TELEVISION STATION SALES/SALES TRAINING PROGRAM / New York – To apply for the FTS Sales Training Program or to review a list of other job opportunities available across the U.S. at Fox Stations Sales, click here.
Fox Television Stations Sales is seeking applicants for its Sales Training Program. The goal of the Training Program is to provide an internal pool of talent for future Account Executive positions within Fox Television Stations and Fox Stations Sales. Individuals must commit to a three-year program and must be geographically mobile. Assignments during and after completion of the program may be in any of the Fox Stations Sales offices or Stations located throughout the continental United States.
- Assumes responsibilities for the retention and application of knowledge imparted through the training sessions and supplemental development modules.
- To gain the knowledge and training required for the position of an Account Executive within the Fox organization.
- Assumes responsibility for the accuracy and consistency of work assigned and for its completion within the time schedules determined by the Program Trainer.
- Assumes responsibility for the understanding and retention of knowledge of all Company policies and procedures pertinent to this position and as an Employee of the Company.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Formal educational background.
- Aggressive self-starter with excellent communication, computer and organizational skills.
- Must be geographically mobile within the continental United States.
- Must be able to commit to a three-year program and sign a Personal Services Agreement for up to three years.