Updated: July 10, 2017
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EDITOR/PHOTOGRAPHER – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Edit video for reporter and anchor packages, voice-overs and natural sound pieces for newscasts. Shoot and edit video and audio for newscasts, news programming, promotion and other station related purposes as needed and assigned. Operate ENG vehicles and equipment. Use good editorial and visual judgment. Create and add special effects to recorded pieces. Meet broadcast deadlines. BA in communications/journalism, or equivalent experience. A minimum of one year experience as an editor or photographer in a television station. Self-motivated, with good photography and editing skills. Working knowledge of P-2 camera systems, AVID edit systems, and lighting/sound equipment. Must have valid driver's license and good driving record.
PRODUCER – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Produce and meet strategic goals for assigned newscasts. Create newscasts with impact by writing stories and teases creatively and effectively. Research and present compelling story ideas at daily editorial meetings. Utilize social media tools to engage and attract viewers. Strong creative writing skills and editorial judgment are a must. Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment, ENG & SNG remotes is desirable. College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism. A minimum of 2 years' experience in a television news department producing newscasts. Must work well under deadline pressure during breaking news.
SENIOR PRODUCER – MORNING – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Oversee editorial content and meet strategic goals for assigned newscasts under the direction of the Morning Executive Producer. Demonstrate solid news judgment. Ensure newscasts are created with impact by including stories and teases written creatively and effectively. Research and present compelling story ideas at daily editorial meetings. Integrate new digital media (web, social media) with broadcast television. Strong creative writing skills and editorial judgment are a must. Ability to lead decisively and contribute to the development of a strong team environment. Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment, ENG & SNG remotes is desirable. College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism. Prior experience in a television news department producing newscasts. Must work well under deadline pressure during breaking news.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Management of the editorial content and staff for assigned newscasts, along with the web site and social media platforms. Must demonstrate solid news judgment and creative writing and producing skills. Must be a leader with the ability to supervise and work with anchors, reporters, editors, producers and production crew to produce winning newscasts with clean on-air look. Decisive, authoritative leader with strong communication skills and the ability to build a strong team environment. Must be able to integrate social media with broadcast television. At least three years’ experience working in a TV newsroom as a major market producer or smaller market news manager. Must be flexible and able to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
ASSIGNMENT MANAGER – (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 for both broadcast and all digital platforms. Work with field crews to maximize content and logistics of daily news coverage. Attend editorial meetings. Monitor scanners for breaking news. Assign news crews 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. Supervise assignment editors to ensure strategic coverage goals and objectives are met. Oversee daily planning functions to ensure consistent news coverage of continuing stories and sharing of resources among newscasts. Supervise station's role in Local News Service. Plan coverage of special events, such as the Daytona 500, sports championships, parades, etc. Supervise Planning Producer to develop and execute strategies for future news stories, projects and newscasts. Ensure follow-up stories and assignments are pursued. Supervise social media efforts from assignment desk staff. 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.
DIRECTOR – (Regular 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. Master Control experience is also a plus. Weekend, holiday and overtime are required.
SALES - ORLANDO
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Develop understanding of FOX35, MY65 and fox35orlando.com products. This is a multi-platform sales opportunity responsible for increasing share on transactional accounts, generating new non-traditional business and online sales. Develop relationships with existing TV advertisers and their agencies. Produce and present effective sales strategies to existing and developed accounts that solve client problems and increase station revenues. College degree and a minimum of two years' work 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, Rentrak and general computer skills a plus. Must have valid driver's license.
SALES - GAINESVILLE
SALES ASSISTANT – (Regular Full Time / Gainesville): Assist 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.
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.