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The Photojournalist shoots video audio and stills in the field, newsroom, and studio; gathers information and interviews in the field; shoots live remote as assigned. Candidate will operate audio, video, and microwave equipment for live remote broadcasts. This position is also responsible for editing news stories on deadline in the field and in the newsroom. Position must contribute to station social media channels with information, stills and video.
Requirements: Candidate must have skills in video photography and editing on deadlines, exemplary driving record, communicate clearly and deal effectively/politely with the public, public officials and staff. Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university is preferred. Three years of experience as a photojournalist or equivalent in the news department of a commercial television station required. The ability to write and produce packaged reports for air and web is a plus. Click here to apply
FLX ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (50013912)
We're looking for experienced OTT salesperson to manage develop, assist and service business for the Fox local extension OTT platform (FLX).
Prospecting new business, present FLX capabilities via Zoom and in-person. Act as category expert, working alongside Fox linear sales teams. Overseeing all schedules throughout the campaign; work directly with stations, advertising agencies and clients to increase revenue for the FLX platform.
Requirements: Excellent communication skills, proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Wide Orbit a plus. Knowledge of the local TV marketplace and how they are adapting to new OTT channels. Sales Hunter.
Two - Three years of successful experience in the digital media industry; Digital Video Advertising and/or Digital Agency/Digital Publisher experience preferred. College degree preferred. IAB certification preferred. Familiarity with basic digital media technology. Excellent presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications: Existing relationships with senior level client or agency decision makers. Digital agency relationships. Click here to apply
BROADCAST TECHNICIAN (50014256)
The Broadcast Technician is responsible for performing essential duties in the control room and studio during live broadcasts as well as recorded production sessions. Broadcast Technicians are required to operate a Wheatstone audio board, code shows in Sony ELC automation, shade cameras, control robotic cameras, floor direct, and operate a Steadicam rig. In addition, a Broadcast Technician will occasionally direct shows using Sony ELC automation. Responsibilities also include studio lighting & maintenance and supporting the operations in Master Control.
Requirements: Applicant must be a self-starter, detail oriented, has good organizational skills, perform well underpressure and good oral and written communications. A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; a college degree in a related field is a plus. Two years of experience in a television station with at least one year working as part of the crew for a live newscast. Directing experience, a plus. Steadicam experience a plus. Click here to apply
DIRECTOR/TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (R50014333)
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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