Jobs at FOX 5

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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.

Current Openings



The Meteorologist gathers and presents weather information for broadcast, digital and social channels. Plays an active role in producing weather content and coverage of significant weather events. Maintains weather computer systems, and develops new graphics and presentation styles to take full advantage of the systems’ capabilities.


  • Gathers, prepares and presents weather information for broadcast/digital/social platforms
  • Constantly monitors for the possibility of severe/significant weather
  • Works a flexible schedule to support coverage of significant weather events
  • Stays abreast of developments in television weather technology
  • Produces computer generated graphics, animations, and radar images for incorporation into on-air and digital weather reports using FOX 5’s weather graphics systems
  • Actively contributes to social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using both station and individual talent accounts
  • Produces and presents reports from the field, both live and pre-produced, on weather-related topics as assigned
  • Makes recommendations to the News Director and News Operations Manager regarding hardware and software upgrades
  • Makes promotional appearances on behalf of the station and communicates clearly, effectively and politely with the public in person, over the phone and via digital channels

Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously incorporating appropriate visual elements under daily deadline pressure
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Well developed skills in the areas of meteorology and television news with a keen sense of what makes "good television"
  • Learn to use the newsroom's computer system and weather graphics hardware and software post hire
  • Proficient in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in meteorology or related science preferred. Broadcast television weather anchor experience required. Click here to apply


The Streaming Producer/Host plans, schedules, produces, edits, and hosts news, weather and informational video content on the station’s live stream. Come help us build a fast-growing new distribution platform to connect FOX 5 Atlanta with a 21st century streaming audience. This position requires a unique combination of skills and offers the opportunity to work in a market-leading news organization.


  • Works in concert with the Digital Content Manager and VP/News to develop concepts for scheduled streaming programs designed to maximize audience for the station’s live stream
  • Produces and crafts blocks of news, weather and information content to be delivered via the station’s live stream
  • Utilizes technology platforms to schedule and execute streaming of pre-produced program content
  • Monitors incoming video feeds and works in conjunction with Assignment Editors to recognize and respond to breaking news of interest to the streaming audience
  • Appears on camera to host and introduce scheduled streaming programs; hosts and narrates live coverage of breaking news and scheduled news events presented in full on the station’s live stream
  • Evaluates audience measurement data and participates in discussions about content strategy and planning for the station’s live stream
  • Ensures that streaming content meets the editorial standards of the FOX 5 newsroom
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Must possess strong language skills, be proficient in English grammar, spelling and punctuation and must be able to utilize conversational broadcast copy style efficiently under daily deadline pressure
  • Proficiency with video production technology, including non-linear editing and video switching tools
  • Strong editorial judgment required
  • Excellent on-camera delivery and communication skills required
  • Self-starter with the ability to work productively while working independently
  • Able to prioritize and work under daily deadline pressure

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in a related field preferred.  Two years of experience in a newsroom at a commercial television station preferred. Click here to apply.


FOX 5 Atlanta is seeking a highly motivated News Producer. The Producer gathers news and information for newscasts and plays an active role in deciding newscast content, how stories are presented, and where they will be placed within the newscasts.


  • Line produces assigned newscast, and fills in on other newscasts when necessary.
  • Line produces unscheduled news coverage as needed. Assigns and supervises associate producers.
  • Prepares newscast rundowns.
  • Utilizes a variety of storytelling techniques, devices and studio stage locations to showcase news content in the most compelling and appropriate manner possible.
  • Builds graphic elements for use in the newscasts.
  • Collaborates with production staff to execute live newscasts and to develop compelling presentations of newscast content.
  • Discusses story angles and newscast content with news managers, reporters and assignment editors.
  • Collaborates with the digital team to identify digital and social media content to present in the television newscasts, using production styles to maximize viewer interest in the newscast and engagement on the station’s digital platforms.
  • Innovates non-traditional storytelling techniques.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Computer literacy.
  • Proficient in writing conversational broadcast news copy under deadline.
  • Proficient in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Communicates clearly, effectively and politely with the public in person and over the telephone.

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred. Two years of experience producing television newscasts for broadcast on a commercial television station. Click here to apply.



The Director/TD works with Producers to assemble show rundowns in iNews, block cameras, talent placement and set lighting. Position will operate Sony ELC automation system, Sony MVS 8000G video switcher and associated peripherals. Candidate must be able to use Bitcentral Prexcis playout, ISQ playout of Chyron Mosaic and Powerclips, Vinten Robotic camera control and Wheatstone audio console. Candidate must maintain manual Director and Technical Director skills in the event of a catastrophic failure. Floor direct and run audio as needed. Work professionally as a part of a cohesive team within specific time constraints. Position is also required to work in Master Control switching basic live programming and segmenting program content.

Requirements: Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot, self-starter, detail oriented, and good organizational skills. Must have the ability to prioritize, work under daily deadline pressure, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Interviewee must be proficient in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. A bachelor’s degree from a university or college preferred. Five years of experience in a top 20 market television station is a plus. Click here to apply

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