Updated: February 10, 2017
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BROADCAST ENGINEER – (Regular Full Time / Ocala): This position will have an emphasis on installing, maintaining, and repairing full power digital television transmission systems. The ideal candidate will have strong working knowledge of all components related to the transmission system, including electrical, cooling systems, encoders, exciters, antennas, and other related RF equipment. Past experience with Comark and/or Harris DTV transmitters along with E2V IOTs is preferred. Well versed in reviewing and evaluating transmitter reports and able to document according to FCC requirements. This position will also perform duties at the studio including maintenance of master control and production automation systems, ingest and playback servers, routing systems, satellite distribution, microwave systems, networking equipment, server hardware, and other various facility needs as assigned. The position will provide timely and professional support for fast-paced news and broadcast television environment. Minimum 3 years of experience repairing and maintaining broadcast television transmitters and their related components is preferred. Additional experience with microwave and satellite technologies is strongly desired. Ability to troubleshoot computer hardware and software issues is essential. Previous experience with Grass Valley iTX automation systems, Sony production switchers, ELC automation, Vinten robotics systems, Chyron graphics systems, and BitCentral news systems is a plus. Ability to communicate effectively with management, vendors and co-workers, work efficiently, and meet deadlines. Associates degree or higher in electronics or other engineering field is preferred. Similar training from a trade school or related military experience is also acceptable. Must be flexible with schedule and willing to work weekends, holidays, and occasional overnight shifts. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Must possess a valid drivers' license. This position will work primarily in Ocala; however there will be regular assignments in Orlando.
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.
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/MMJ – (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.
SPORTS REPORTER/MMJ – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Research, write, shoot, edit and report sports stories, both live and taped, for newscasts, web, social media, and special programs. Anchor sports segments of newscasts as assigned. Develop and maintain story contacts with the major sport franchises and amateur leagues, including college and high school level athletic departments. Make public appearances on behalf of the station. Three years’ experience in broadcast sports reporting; Anchor experience preferred. College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism. Strong writing, videography, and on-air performance skills, including live field reports. Familiarity with professional, amateur and participatory sports franchises and teams, rules, players, statistics and contextual background. Ability to produce on-air pieces utilizing appropriate video, graphics and other visually and audio-enhancing elements. Must be able to work accurately and efficiently in a fast paced environment within specific time constraints. Must demonstrate experience and proficiency with live news technology, creative production techniques, newsroom computers and social media. Must have a clean driving record and a valid driver’s license. Weekends, holidays and varied hours required.
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.
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.