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News

ANCHOR AND REPORTER: Candidate must have proven and consistent experience as an Anchor and Reporter. Responsibilities include oversight of newscasts, producing, writing and performing scripts, stories and interviews for broadcast and online. Candidate must enterprise news stories and segments, and be versatile as a writer, storyteller and broadcaster on the anchor desk, online and in the field.  Candidate must have strong editorial knowledge and the ability to produce and perform that information on all platforms.  

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or Communications required. Three (3) to five (5) years television news experience in a medium to major market with proven anchoring and reporting abilities. Ideal candidate must be a Newsroom leader who has the ability to communicate clearly and concisely. Solid news judgment, strong writing skills and live studio/field performance skills are required. Strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for broadcast and digital media is essential.  Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based tools.   Proficiency using social media a must.  Click here to apply.

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Responsibilities include writing stories and teases, editing video and creating graphics and supers for FOX4News.com, social channels and associated news partners.  The position works closely with Producers to help develop and format newscasts and communicates continuously with Reporters, Photographers, the Assignment Desk, Managers and other applicable employees or outside sources regarding story developments and changes.  Must possess the ability to write stories and post video for social media platforms in coordination with Producers and Managers. Facilitate communication during newscasts regarding live shots and story development.  Associate Producers must have the ability to overcome anticipated and unexpected changes when putting together newscasts.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field required. 2 to 3 years’ experience as a TV Newscast Associate Producer in a small to medium to major television market required.  Ideal candidate must be able to work under tight deadlines and have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely.  Strong written skills required.  Strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for mass media is essential.  Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools.   Ideal candidate must be able to use newsroom video computer systems, editing, and graphics programs.  Click here to apply.

DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR:

About FTS Digital: FOX Television Stations (FTS) Digital, the digital arm of one of the nation's largest owned & operated TV station groups, is committed to being the digital leader in Live, News and Sports. We invest in the very best people, technology and ideas, and we’re here to drive transformation of traditional media to exciting heights. We’re looking for creative, innovative leaders who are passionate about digital and crave a challenge. We’re all in. Are you? Let’s go!

We're hiring a Digital Content Creator to be part of our next-level team at KDFW FOX4 in Dallas. Reporting to the Digital Content Manager, the Digital Content Creator will be laser-focused on telling stories that matter most to digital and social users-- and doing it better than anyone else.

Does this sound like you? You're smart, fast on your feet, team-oriented and full of energy. You're an expert in digital and social media platforms. You know a big story when you hear it. You're obsessed with details. Nothing gets past you. You have a zero-tolerance policy for grammatical errors. You could copy edit in your sleep (but you won't— we promise). You love a fast-paced, challenging environment and crave the chance to learn new things. You've got goals, which you strive to meet and exceed (all of them). You thrive in a competitive, fearless culture of creativity and expertise. What you do matters, and you're out to make a difference. Most of all, you want to win. Every. Single. Day. The person we're looking for lives and breathes digital news and information, and is driven by an intense passion for storytelling. If that's you, your dream team awaits.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Create compelling, UX-focused content related to news, events and topics relevant to local users and beyond, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, breaking news, and social media elements. Engage and build loyalty among communities. Serve as liaison to newsroom, ensuring digital and social dominance. Reach and engage users on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and beyond. Work with Group Content Team and other FTS markets to distribute high-interest stories at scale. Follow group standards. Monitor real-time analytics. Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.                                                                

REQUIREMENTS:  3+ years’ experience developing and publishing content, including news, on digital and social platforms preferred. BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing. Excellent writer and storyteller. Superior news judgement. Impeccable writing and copy editing skills. Overwhelming attention to detail. Thrive under deadline pressure. Stellar communication skills. Social media expert. Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Video and photo editing experience (Adobe products a plus).  Click here to apply.

DIRECTOR: Experience with newsroom computer systems and studio automation required.  Experience with ELC is a plus. Excellent communication skills and a passion for news content and eagerness to collaborate and innovate with Producers, Supervisors, On-Air personnel, Directors and Production staff.  Must have the ability to handle multiple technical responsibilities and changes during fast-paced live newscasts and programs, including ELC, video and CG playback. Requires someone with a creative eye who recognizes opportunities to showcase big stories and has the ability to explain and execute the vision.

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required.  Five (5) or more years full-time experience in a medium or large television market directing daily live newscasts.  Position requires the handling of multiple demands with professionalism, positive leadership and results. This person must have clear verbal skills. Ability to work under pressure as part of a cohesive team. Click here to apply.

REPORTER AND ANCHOR: Candidate must have proven and consistent experience as a Reporter and as an Anchor. Responsibilities include oversight of newscasts, producing, writing and performing scripts and stories for all channels.  Candidate must enterprise news stories, segments and be versatile as a writer, storyteller and broadcaster on the anchor desk, online and in the field.  Candidate must have strong editorial knowledge and the ability to produce that information for all platforms.    

Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or Communications required. Three (3) to five (5) years television news experience in a medium to major market with proven anchoring and reporting abilities. Ideal candidate must be a Newsroom leader who has the ability to communicate clearly and concisely. Solid news judgment, strong writing skills and live studio/field performance skills are required. Strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for broadcast and digital media is essential.  Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based tools. Proficiency using social media a must.  Click here to apply.

SPECIAL PROJECTS PRODUCER: Regular, Full-time: The Special Projects Producer is responsible for researching, creating and coordinating live and taped interviews, segments and stories for KDFW-FOX4, FOX4news.com, digital channels, and FOX O&O stations. Must have strong research, investigative and database skillsets. Must be experienced in mining and posting social media material. This Producer will develop and plan content in conjunction with News Producers, Reporters and Supervisors.  Contact and schedule interviews.  Write and produce stories, create and contribute digital content, edit video, and produce graphics. Produce newscasts and perform other duties as assigned.

Four (4) year college degree in Communication or Journalism required.  Three (3) to Four (4) years’ experience as a Special Projects or Newscast Producer in a medium to major market required. Must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for mass media.  Ability to work under tight deadlines.  Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news required, including digital and web based newsgathering tools. Must be able to use newsroom computer systems including BitCentral/Edius and iNews. Strong written and communication skills.  Click here to apply.

SPORTS CO-HOST AND PRODUCER: The Co-Host/Producer is responsible for creating, producing and co-hosting segments/stories, booking guests and phoners for a live interactive nightly sports show. Stories, interviews and segments must go beyond highlights and locker room soundbites for unique topics, talkers and personalities. Must possess proven sports knowledge with a strong and collaborative presentation style. The Co-Host must display knowledge, personality and passion on varied subjects. The position requires the ability to mine and post content to FOX 4's social media channels and website and TV. Strong online engagement with sports contacts, stakeholders and fans. Must be able to use newsroom computer systems.

Bachelor's degree plus 5-7 years’ experience in broadcasting. Must be an experienced and strong communicator on air and online.  Must have experience in live interviewing, storytelling and producing. Must be able to work on multiple platforms. Must be capable of working and performing well in an environment with multiple demands and competing priorities simultaneously in a strict, deadline-oriented environment.  Click here to apply.

SPORTS PRODUCER: The Sports Producer is responsible for creating and coordinating all aspects of online sports segments and programs, sportscasts, and other assigned projects for FOX 4's social media channels website, sportscasts, and associated media partners. Enterprise stories, interviews and segments that go beyond highlights and locker room soundbites.  The Producer will plan, write, edit and format/produce stories and segments for TV, web, and social media.  Create graphics for online sports shows and segments.  Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of online and television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools. Must be able to use newsroom computer systems, including search, editing, and graphics programs.

Bachelor's degree plus 2-3 years’ experience in social media/broadcasting. Must be a strong writer and communicator.   Must be able to optimize content for all channels.  Must be able to recruit sources, and produce live programming for multiple platforms.  Candidate must be able to work in the field on remotes or shoots.  The ability to shoot with mobile devices (i.e. tablet, cell phone) is a plus.  Handle multiple demands and competing priorities simultaneously in a strict, deadline-oriented environment. Must be available for flexible scheduling, including working nights and weekends.  Click here to apply.

SUPERVISING PRODUCER: The Supervising Producer is responsible for coordinating and supervising all aspects of newscasts, breaking news coverage, online content and other assigned projects for FOX 4 and its digital and social channels.  Must work with the Executive Producer, Producers, Reporters, Anchors, Associate Producers and Assignment Editors to plan, coach, write and produce content for newscasts, website and social media.  Must work with Production and Engineering to plan and execute newscasts - including remotes, segments and productions. Approve and copy edit scripts, teases and graphics.  Provide guidance for Reporters for story ideas and story development.  Must work closely with the Executive Producer in the day to day operation of the News department. Fill in producing newscasts when necessary.  Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communication required. At least eight (8) years in a top TV market experience required. Prior managerial/supervisory experience a must.  Must have knowledge and proficiency in newsroom systems.  Must have experience and strong skill set in social media. Strong oral and written communication skills a must. Must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for mass media.  Click here to apply.

Engineering

BROADCAST MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN: (Full-Time, Reg.):  Perform preventative maintenance on master control, studio and production equipment. Prefer candidate with knowledge of on-air operations to include master control, technical operations center, ENG and SNG operation.  Successful candidate will have knowledge in the repair of studio equipment to include cameras, robotics, automation systems, a/v routing as well as networked media and file-based workflows. Successful candidate should also have a working knowledge of RF systems to include transmitters, receivers and microwave equipment.   

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Two (2) years' technical school in electronics or equivalent desired.  Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience in broadcast maintenance in medium or large television market is required. Position requires handling of multiple demands with professionalism and results and must be able to possess strong communication skills. The ability to work under pressure and work in a cohesive team environment is a must. Working knowledge of IT a plus.  The candidate must be flexible and willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as necessary.  Other duties may be assigned to the position as deemed appropriate and necessary.  Click here to apply.

STAGE MANAGER: This position is responsible for coordinating all activities in the studios and production areas, including cueing and prompting the on-air talent during newscasts.  Responsibilities also include the oversight of staging, lighting and the general appearance of the studios and operation of the teleprompter system.  The Stage Manager must ensure proper microphone placement and check all audio equipment on a daily basis for proper operation.

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.  One (1) or more years’ experience as a Stage Manager required.  Position requires professional handling of multiple tasks and strong communication skills.  The candidate must possess the ability to work under pressure and must work well in a team environment.  Working knowledge of IT is a plus and work schedule flexibility is required.  Other duties may be assigned as business needs require.  Click here to apply.

Sales

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE: The successful Account Executive (AE) must be able to identify qualified targets, use strong communication and presentation skills throughout the sales process and maintain a high closing ratio.  We are looking for someone that can bring together all our resources (Top Rated Local News, FOX Network, FOX Sports, My Network TV, Digital Sponsorships and Promotions) in a creative manner to achieve a high level of results.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to, strategically negotiating existing business along with obtaining incremental dollars from the existing market and building strong client relationships.  Responsible for completing administrative tasks such as weekly forecasts, monthly reports, new business trackers, weekly meeting forms and the credit and collection of all accounts.

Ideal candidate must possess a proven track record of success in sales.  A four-year college degree is required.  Media sales experience is strongly preferred.  Knowledge of media math, TV ratings and web metrics is a plus.  Candidate must be a self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills.  We are looking for someone who is energetic, positive, creative and passionate to succeed in the highly competitive environment of media sales.  Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking are critical to the position.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required and knowledge of media-related software and research tools is a plus.  Click here to apply.

NATIONAL SALES ASSISTANT: The National Sales Assistant assists the National Sales Manager.  The National Sales Assistant is responsible for the day to day tasks involved with the national order activity process.  These tasks include but are not limited to order entry, contract maintenance, contract reconciliation and the posting of contracts. The National Sales Assistant will be responsible for the coordination and maintenance of both the Order Connect system and Wide Orbit paperwork, as well as the filing of national contracts.  The National Sales Assistant will be in constant communication with the National Sales Manager, the national rep firm, the Traffic Department and agencies / advertisers.    

The National Sales Assistant must have good communication skills.  They must demonstrate the ability to prioritize, multi-task and perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.  The National Sales Assistant must be computer proficient and will be required to learn industry specific software and create sales presentations.    Broadcast sales assistant experience preferred.  College degree with emphasis in Advertising, Marketing or Business preferred.  Strong Microsoft Office skills required, including Excel.  Must be highly organized and detail oriented.  Strong mathematical skills required.  Click here to apply.

Programming

Director Programming & Research: The Director of Programming & Research is responsible for creating and maintaining program schedules and the presentation and interpretation of ratings data for KDFW/KDFI that will produce maximum sales results.  The Director will participate in programming pitch meetings and stay up to date with competitive programming changes and events.  The Director will be responsible for the local oversight of all FCC compliance issues.  The Director must be proficient in understanding and analyzing Nielsen and Scarborough data and must possess the ability to present stations' ratings to produce maximum sales results.

Four (4) year college degree required with an emphasis in Marketing, Business, Advertising preferred.  Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in major television market research and programming. Must have excellent oral and written communication.  Must possess strong organizational and presentation skills. Must be knowledgeable of the market, business and industry news and trends.  Must be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and WideOrbit.  Must possess a strong interest and curiosity in the media business, specifically broadcast and digital.  Must have strong leadership skills and be a team player.  Click here to apply.

Traffic

COPY COORDINATOR: The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that advertiser schedules air with correct commercial material. Compile listing of schedules that need copy material attached for the logs. Gather and organize materials provided by advertising agencies in order to properly schedule commercial rotations. Input commercial rotations into computer system. Check, verify and file all input schedules. Backup fellow Copy Coordinators. Backup Traffic Managers by completing daily logs. Maintain commercial inventory file. Must be experienced in working in a fast paced work environment. Must be able to effectively communicate with sales management, sales personnel, and other station personnel as required. Must be able to effectively communicate with advertising agency personnel to ensure that materials are received in a timely manner. Attention to detail is critical for effective completion of daily tasks.

Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Broadcast Traffic preferred. Candidate must have excellent communication, multi-tasking and organizational skills as well as excellent math skills. Must have Industry knowledge and be able to work in a team environment. Ability to work well under pressure and detail oriented. Previous Traffic experience and knowledge of Wide Orbit Software preferred.  Click here to apply.

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