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The following represents brief descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of each position.

FOX 5 Career Opportunities:


EDITOR (16000362)

The Editor uses raw material to prepare video sequences for publication during newscasts and on digital platforms. Position works closely with our digital team and Producers to help identify strong video content for both mediums.  Position must communicate any discrepancies between written scripts and edited stories.  Works to identify and prepare compelling video content for publication on digital and social media platforms, prepare file video for use in the field, edit special reports for sweeps periods, and help intake coordinator(s) to troubleshoot newscast rundowns.  Assists video coordinator by taking in feeds, restoring video, and making sure all elements in a rundown are online before deadline, and serves as video coordinator for newscasts as needed. 

Candidates must be able to work under daily deadline pressure.  Applicants must be familiar with social media and clipping elements for use in those channels.  Candidates must have good organizational skills, and be an effective communicator.  A Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university preferred.  Two years of experience at a commercial television station as a news video editor required. 



The Production Trainee will operate studio and hand-held cameras. Help with lighting equipment, teleprompter and chyron. Assist with set and prop construction and perform other duties as necessary.

Candidates should have a recent college degree (one year or less), preferably in Journalism or Broadcasting. They must be able to take direction, work well with others, and work under pressure to meet deadlines. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. 



The Traffic Coordinator assumes responsibility for the accuracy of spot placement and separation of the log, and front loads each week in an effort to maximize the inventory and ensure inventory is not left unsold.  Monitors and notifies appropriate management of inventories that becomes available at the last minute or oversold.  Evaluates and takes action on the inventory two or more weeks into the future to ensure the time required to publish each log is minimum.  Assists other Commercial Operations personnel when necessary, and works with other departments as required.  A Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university is preferred.  One to two years of TV traffic experience in commercial television station preferred. Knowledge of WideOrbit, Commercial Delivery Systems, and Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) is helpful.  The candidate must be detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  


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