Updated: August 24, 2016
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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.
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.
DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCER – (Temporary Full Time / Orlando): Conceptualize and produce high-profile, creative and engaging material for use across the station's digital platforms, including text stories, photos, links and related information. Post and engage users on the station's social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Perform duties of on-line writer/producer, specializing in print style writing, copy editing and editorial gathering. Facilitate the editorial gathering of local news and breaking news stories, gleaning information from various sources and contacts and reproducing the above material into strong compelling digital content. Apply commonly-accepted standards of journalism. Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 2 years of online, mobile and social production management experience preferred. Expert knowledge of digital production, traffic reporting and ad serving systems. Solid understanding of online standards, design and usability. Skills in all areas of a/v digitizing, editing and encoding techniques. Position demands excellent online/social writing, video editing, interface design and production skills. Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JSP, FLASH, Adobe Creative Suite and mobile applications. Ability to work under pressure as a cohesive member of a team. This is a Temporary position.
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.
ANCHOR / REPORTER – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Anchor newscasts as assigned. Use creativity, unique style, originality, innovation, discretion and good news judgment to enterprise, prepare and disseminate news stories in newscasts, during live reports and on the web site. Find local information in an innovative way. Cultivate and maintain contacts and evaluate leads/tips to develop story ideas. Utilize sources to develop substantive news stories. Write creatively and accurately to video. Provide live coverage of breaking events. Take initiative and be a leader in the newsroom. A minimum of three years' experience working as a reporter and/or anchor in a medium or large market 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. Working knowledge of newsroom computers.
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.
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.