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ASSIGNMENT EDITOR: Regular, Full-time: Must be aggressive and thorough in responding to breaking news. Research and select news stories through multiple sources including, news wires, websites, social media, newspapers, scanners and email. Responsible for daily communication with police and government officials and agencies. Must develop reliable sources to help in obtaining and confirming information for newscasts. Secure and organize elements for newscasts such as electronic audio and video files, photos and documents. Must have broad working knowledge of online databases as well as broad working knowledge of court and police procedures. Write and publish stories for station website. Must consistently publish to social media channels. Coordinate, dispatch and communicate with crews to planned and breaking news events. Work closely with reporters, producers and managers to develop stories and story ideas. Answer viewer calls and emails and speak with community contacts. Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required with emphasis in Communication and/or Journalism. 7-8 years in a medium to major market experience required. Must possess strong phone skills and etiquette. 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 production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools. Must be able to use newsroom computer systems, including editing and graphics programs. Strong communication skills are a must. Must complete required administrative tasks in a timely and accurate manner. Click here to apply.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Regular, Full-time: 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.
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.
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.
NATIONAL SALES ASSISTANT: Regular, Full-time: 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.
ACCOUNTANT: Regular, Full-time: The Accountant has significant responsibility for providing complete, accurate, and timely accounting reports to management, by accurately interpreting raw and summarized data from the Traffic and General Ledger systems. Responsibility for preparing journal entries and analyses related to the accounting cycle including standard, recurring, and adjusting journal entries. Assist in the regular auditing and testing of financial data. The Accountant is responsible for a number of transactional and administrative tasks for the Finance department. The Accountant is responsible for maintaining well organized and complete records and/or files. These records must contain sufficient documentation to allow for independent audit of the data along with information regarding any assumptions used. Records and files must be logically organized and stored in such a way as to facilitate quick retrieval.
A Bachelor degree from an accredited college/university with a major or concentration in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline is required. A minimum of one to two years of general accounting experience is required. Must appreciate and respect the necessity for confidentiality, be able to professionally, diplomatically, tactfully, and courteously interact with people, and display a professional attitude and appearance. Must demonstrate initiative and self-motivation, perform well in a fast paced environment, demonstrate the ability to examine, observe, and handle details, handle multiple tasks/assignments simultaneously, work independently, establish priorities, and accurately complete tasks, assignments, and projects within established deadlines, and be well organized. Must possess a good working knowledge of accounting principles, have strong math skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel. Click here to apply.
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