WOFL TV FOX 35 / WRBW FOX 35 PLUS, Orlando WOGX TV FOX 51, Gainesville
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ASSOCIATE PRODUCER (Regular full time / Orlando, FL)
FOX 35 is looking for our next behind the scenes rock star, who loves news and current events, and who’s ultimate goal is to be a TV newscast or digital news producer.
This position is training ground for one of the most valuable roles in every newsroom: producer.
Associate Producers write clear, concise, conversational stories. Accuracy is paramount. Excellent writing skills required. AP’s work alongside anchors, reporters, producers, and managers to complete assignments on tight deadlines. Daily duties include transcribing video and interviews, picking soundbites, designing graphics, and basic research of news events. Every day you will develop strong news judgment and strategic thinking skills required of a news producer.
REQUIREMENTS: A strong foundation in journalism, mass communication, and/or media studies is preferred. Ideal candidate will be curious by nature, and approach every assignment with an open mind, eager to learn. A minimum of 1 year experience working in a television station preferable.
Preferred candidates must be strong writers open to daily feedback and critique aimed at career growth.
Must be well organized, able to manage multiple projects and work well under pressure.
This position requires availability for overnight, early morning, night, weekend, and holiday schedules.
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DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR/PRODUCER (Regular full time/Orlando, FL)
We’re hiring TWO Digital Content Creators to be part of our next-level team at FOX 35 in Orlando, Florida. Reporting to the Digital Content Manager, the Digital Content Creator will be laser-focused on telling stories that matter most to digital and social users– and doing it better than anyone else.
Does this sound like you? You’re smart, fast on your feet, team-oriented and full of energy. You’re an expert in digital and social media platforms. You know a big story when you hear it. You’re obsessed with details. Nothing gets past you. You have a zero-tolerance policy for grammatical errors. You could copy edit in your sleep (but you won’t— we promise). You love a fast-paced, challenging environment and crave the chance to learn new things. You’ve got goals, which you strive to meet and exceed (all of them). You thrive in a competitive, fearless culture of creativity and expertise. What you do matters, and you’re out to make a difference. Most of all, you want to win. Every. Single. Day.
The person we’re looking for lives and breathes digital news and information, and is driven by an intense passion for storytelling. If that’s you, your dream team awaits.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Create compelling, UX-focused content related to news, events and topics relevant to local users and beyond, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, breaking news, and social media elements. Engage and build loyalty among communities. Serve as liaison to newsroom, ensuring digital and social dominance. Reach and engage users on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and beyond. Work with Group Content Team and other FTS markets to distribute high-interest stories at scale. Follow group standards. Monitor real-time analytics. Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.
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REQUIREMENTS: 3+ years experience developing and publishing content, including news, on digital and social platforms preferred. BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing. Excellent writer and storyteller. Superior news judgement. Impeccable writing and copy editing skills. Overwhelming attention to detail. Thrive under deadline pressure. Stellar communication skills. Social media expert. Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Video and photo editing experience (Adobe products a plus).
APPLY HERE: Digital-Content-Creator—Producer_R50017917
NEWS ANCHOR & REPORTER (Regular full time/Orlando, FL)
FOX 35 Orlando has a rare opening for a dynamic, engaging, experienced journalist to anchor our weekend morning newscasts. This anchor/reporter will enterprise investigative caliber content during the week, fill in for other anchors as needed, and work with news managers and producers to develop content and execute a strategy for weekend newscasts. We’re looking for a go- getter, with a proven track record of digging, asking tough questions on behalf of our viewers, and producing engaging content for our newscasts and digital platforms. We expect a rock star reporter who every other reporter in the market will follow.
You’ll join an anchor team includes the most experienced journalists in the market. They’re professional, polished, confident leaders in the community and the newsroom.
REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of 3+ years’ experience working as a reporter and/or anchor in a medium or large market preferred. College degree in communications/journalism or related field preferred.
MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST (Regular full time / Orlando, FL)
Does this describe you? You’re smart, infinitely curious and have a passion for finding the truth. You’re not afraid to hold the powerful accountable, ask the tough questions and understand the human experience in every story. You’re a self-professed news junkie who always knows what’s going on – everywhere. Digging for answers gives you life… and you know exactly where to look. You come to work every day fighting to be the lead, and find the angle to earn the spot. The successful candidate is experienced in using public records to find and confirm facts, and turn that data into compelling, visual stories. We’re looking for a self-starter and a team player. You thrive in a fast-paced, competitive, challenging environment and crave the chance to try something new. Every. Single. Day. You break stories by breakfast on your Twitter feed and watch the whole market follow you. If you have a passion for fighting for everyday people, then we need you on our team. FOX 35 News is looking for an experienced Multi-Media Journalist to join an award-winning news team. FOX 35 focuses on weather, breaking news, investigative and stories that matter to our diverse
market. Warning: the successful candidate must enjoy warm winters, endless sunshine, quick drives to the beach and a desire to work where the world vacations.
REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of 4+ years’ experience working as a reporter in a medium or large market preferred. College degree in communications/journalism or related field preferred.
Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Ability to tell stories, ask good
probing questions in Q&A with reporters and ad-lib effectively. Strong writing skills and thorough knowledge of
current events. Excellent people and communication skills; must be a team player.
APPLY HERE: News-Anchor—Reporter_R50017823
Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Ability to tell stories, ask good probing questions in Q&A with reporters and ad-lib effectively. Strong writing skills and thorough knowledge of current events. Excellent people and communication skills; must be a team player.
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METEOROLOGIST/WEATHER ANCHOR (Regular full time / Orlando, FL)
Do you have a passion for weather and keeping people safe? Do you understand severe weather and the importance of early warnings and accurate forecasting? Then your dream job is waiting in one of the most dynamic weather markets in the country.
The FOX O&O in beautiful Orlando, FL has an immediate opening for a high-energy, highly-skilled weekend meteorologist. We’re looking for a motivated, team player who can easily translate complex weather data and convey it to the people who live underneath the radar.
You’ll be working in a place that basks in sunshine, until it becomes the lightning capital of the world and that’s all before Hurricane season starts. But you’re not stuck in a studio all the time — -you’re on location forecasting from one of the most high-tech storm chasers in the state. This position is part weekend weather anchor, part weekday weather chaser. You must have a strong, engaging live presence in studio and in the field.
REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a weather anchor in a medium or large market preferred. College degree in communications/journalism or related field preferred. Current or in process AMS Seal or NWS certification. Hurricane forecasting experience a plus. Working knowledge of weather and newsroom computers. Ability to ad-lib effectively with news anchors.
SENIOR DIGITAL SALES MANAGER (Regular full time/Orlando, FL)
Exciting and rare opportunity for a Senior Web Sales Manager. This position oversee and maximize digital and revenue budget and share by managing the sale of digital advertising to clients/agencies. Develop strategy for digital sales business plan and practices. Package, price and control digital inventory, manager and oversee the delivery process across multiple platforms (Wide Orbit, FreeWheel, FLX & GAM). Prepare and present professional sales presentations using the appropriate software and research techniques. Attend and participate on client calls; develop and maintain direct client relationships. Deal effectively with a varied list of clients and solve problems creatively. Problem/resolution skills required.
Develop new and innovative ways to help generate increased revenue and shares. Ensure achievement of digital revenue budgets. Work closely with Digital Content Manager to create and implement web campaigns that generate site traffic as well as increase revenue. Attend and participate in weekly Digital Sales Manager calls with FTS Digital Team. Work closely with Local and National Sales Managers to provide digital proposals, prospect lists and web updates.
Act as liaison for local market and FSS Interactive. Provide local market packages, sales ideas, rates and availability. Provide training and updates to Local and National Sales Managers and Account Executives in weekly Sales Meeting and weekly FLX Meeting. Assist Account Executives with presentations, proposals and local sales calls. Attend weekly internal Digital Team meeting; provide content and sales updates.
Assist Creative Services to implement and execute sales contests and promotions. Work with Fox O&O counterparts to implement creative and revenue generating ideas across multi sites & platforms, maximizing efficiencies. Develop and implement new business plans. Assist sales management with digital budgets, market shares and forecasts. Maintain knowledge of marketing, retail and competitive media, ratings, pricing, inventory control and budgeting requirements. Oversee sales and management of both WOFL & WOGX Digital Properties including websites, news app, weather app, sports app & FLX OTT platform.
REQUIREMENTS: Experience in managing a team. Digital Sales Experience a must. College degree or equivalent work experience. Experience with online metrics, technologies and research tools. APPLY HERE: Senior-Web-Sales-Manager_R50016858
and accurate journalism practices. Excellent people, writing and communication skills; must be a team player.
Good news judgment and knowledge of fair
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