Updated: October 20, 2016
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VP ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Daily oversight of the Engineering and Operations functions for three televisions stations in Orlando/Gainesville, Florida. Ensure the operational continuity and budgetary compliance of engineering, production, master control and news technical operations, facilities and security including oversight of mechanical systems and four tower/transmitters. Develop and implement current and long-range technical operation plans, prepare departmental expense and capital budgets. Maintain three year capital plan. Ensure that all projects are properly implemented and executed. Develop and update three year building/future technology plan. Responsible for station compliance with FCC, OSHA and FAA regulations. Establish procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and proper studio operations. Oversee the management of personnel. Develop and implement systems to ensure fault tolerant and error free operation of station(s) broadcast equipment, daily oversight of local Hub/Spoke technology assuring efficient error free operations. Extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems and knowledge of government regulations and industry standards required ensuring the station's technical compliance. Bachelor's Degree in electronics/electrical engineering or related IT and broadcast specific technical training and minimum of 8 years broadcast engineering management experience. SBE certification is preferred. Significant technical expertise in the planning, implementation and maintenance of television station facilities, including RF facilities. Understanding of digital technology is essential. Knowledge of ELC and iTX environments a plus. Requires a strong leader with an ability to direct and motivate the technical staff. Must be a strong team player and be able to instill the concept of teamwork within the department and work well with other departments.
IT SUPPORT TECH – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Assist Fox Television Stations personnel with technical support of desktop computers and applications/related technologies, including the installation, configuration, and ongoing usability of desktop/laptop computers, mobile devices and peripheral technology. Ensure systems interconnect seamlessly with diverse systems and Active Directory resources. Back up station's IT Manager and assist with maintaining station's servers and network. Provide technical support for file servers on the primary Active Directory domain. Recommend and perform hardware and software upgrades on systems to ensure security, reliability, performance and longevity. Ensure system configurations and operations are in compliance with company policies and procedures. Maintain hardware/software inventories for all IT managed technologies. Work with support vendors to troubleshoot technical problems on PCs, servers and software. Assist with the creation and maintenance of technical documents used for planning and support of local servers and networks. Deploy new or upgraded technologies as defined in approved projects. Assist in information gathering associated with asset management and IT initiatives on an as-needed basis. BS/BA in Computer Science, or equivalent experience. 5+ years supporting Windows PCs, Servers, 3+ years supporting a user based >75 people, 2+ years basic IP networking. Familiarity with Technologies including OS–MS Windows, Server 2008/2012 and MS Windows 2007/2010; Hardware Platforms including HP Desktop and ProLiant Servers, Cisco Switches, Tablets and Smartphones; and Applications/Software including MS Office, McAfee Antivirus, Microsoft SCCM, Backup Exec, Ghost (or equivalent, and PGP disk encryption. Ability to resolve issues and isolate faults methodically, follow defined procedures and processes, deal with frequent change and unexpected events, demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, exhibit sound and accurate judgment and logical reasoning, show initiative and learn quickly with little supervision.
PHOTOGRAPHER – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Shoots and edits video and audio for newscasts, news programming, promotion and other station related purposes. Operates ENG vehicles and equipment. 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. 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.
REPORTER/DIGITAL JOURNALIST – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Provide original news content for WOFL, WOGX, FOX35Orlando.com and various social media platforms by successfully accomplishing the following: gather news information including; conducting live and taped interviews; write stories and deliver news reports on-air, on-line and other media platforms. These platforms require the Digital Journalist to shoot and edit video and present material in an engaging manner. Must contribute to social media efforts; initiate research, and enterprise stories. Must be a self-starter, able to work independently, have outstanding time management skills and complete required assignments on deadline. Strong working knowledge of technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools and non-linear editing such as AVID. A 4-year college degree is required with emphasis in Communications or Journalism and a minimum of three years’ experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, must be able to meet driving requirements. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – (Regular Full Time / Gainesville): Develop understanding of FOX51's product. Market the station to the advertising community. Produce and present effective sales strategies to existing and developed accounts that solve client problems and increase station revenues. Develop relationships with developmental retail clients, existing TV advertisers and their agencies. College degree or equivalent work experience. Candidate should possess top communication skills and be service oriented. Experience with new business development preferred. Knowledge of Scarborough, NSI, Wide Orbit, TV Scan and general computer skills a plus. Must have valid driver's license. This position is in our Gainesville office.
Fox Television Stations Sales Sales Training Program / New York
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Description: Fox Television Stations Sales is seeking applicants for its Sales Training Program. The overall 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.