Updated: November 19, 2019
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PRODUCER (2 positions) – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Looking for a strong, creative, take-charge producer who has a vision for the newscast and knows how to turn a plan into remarkable television. Candidates must be aggressive, decisive and creative. We are looking for someone with stellar news judgment who owns big stories and wins breaking news coverage. The successful candidate must think big and communicate effectively with everyone on the team. The candidate must also be assertive yet calm under pressure. Qualifications: Strong creative writing skills and editorial judgment are necessary. 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. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
SENIOR ASSIGNMENT EDITOR – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Fox 35 is looking for an aggressive, organized and self-motivated candidate to lead a team of assignment editors. You must have a take-charge attitude and take the lead on breaking news. The successful candidate needs to be cool, calm and decisive under pressure and understand how to move crews at a moment’s notice. We are looking for a leader who knows how to plan for big events and effectively communicate those plans to other team members. We want a leader who finds and gathers distinctive enterprise stories that set us apart from the competition. This candidate must have an instinct for finding memorable content and understand what it takes to turn it into great TV or digital stories. Must be a strong communicator. Must also write, publish and post on station’s website, mobile apps and social media pages. A minimum of 3 years television news assignment desk experience. College or technical degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism or communications. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Detail-oriented. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
EDITOR VIDEO/TAPE – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Maintain daily content of non-linear edit system as needed. Responsible for daily editing (cutting and labeling) and working with current, state-of-the-art equipment in a digital format. Must be able to use both hands to operate the equipment. Responsible for meeting constant daily news deadlines. Respond quickly to the producers’ requests for show and video requirements for the broadcast. Based on the producer’s needs and established guidelines, use judgment to pick the best video for the story. Demonstrate competency with video editing equipment and have proficient computer skills. Must use hands to operate the equipment and keyboard. Work with Producers and/or Executive Producers as they review all stories. Work effectively with news management and newsroom personnel to develop content and production of newscasts. Maintain open communication with News Director and all station personnel to efficiently, respectfully and professionally complete news assignments with efficiency and quality. Regularly receive and distribute information and instructions – via telephone, headset, email, and memo, to station personnel or production team in a live news environment. Stay abreast of new techniques and video products. Contribute story ideas.
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Seeking a highly motivated Account Executive to join our dynamic team. This is a multi-platform sales opportunity responsible for increasing share on transactional sales. Develop relationships with existing TV advertisers and their agencies. Produce and present effective sales solutions to existing and developed accounts. College degree and a minimum of two years’ sales 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 and general computer skills a plus. Must have valid driver’s license. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
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