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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.

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 newscasts, 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. Must 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. Two (2) to three (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 writing 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 and computer systems, editing, and graphics programs.  Click here to apply.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: The Executive Producer is responsible for the daily direction and oversight of FOX 4's Good Day newscasts.  That includes content assignments, production and coaching of staff.  The EP oversees and is directly involved in the execution of breaking news coverage, online content, segments and other assigned projects for FOX 4 and its digital and social channels.  Must oversee enterprise shoots and segments. Must effectively supervise Producers, Reporters, Anchors, Associate Producers, Directors and Assignment Editors.  Must work with Production and Engineering to plan and execute newscasts - including remotes, segments and productions.  Provide guidance for Reporters for story ideas, development and execution. 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.

METEOROLOGIST: The position must be able to execute active and severe weather forecasting on TV and online by using tools such as radar, WSI and other sources.  Must have deep knowledge of weather science and forecasting and must have a dynamic, conversational and engaging presentation.  On days with no active weather, must be able to differentiate and vary forecast and presentation. Will prepare and operate graphics for on-air and online segments and posts.  Must be experienced in creating engaging posts and updating forecasts, videos, and pictures for online and social media platforms.  Must be able to work with other Meteorologists during severe weather.  Ability to broadcast from remote locations for newscasts during severe weather events and community events.

Degree in Meteorology and AMS seal required. Work as part of a team and must be proactive in communication with the Newsroom. Works well under pressure in a time-sensitive environment.  Must have proven experience in using weather technology and proven experience and success in all social media. Must have a flexible schedule to respond to operational needs created by severe weather events and coverage needs. Five (5) years on air weather forecasting experience in medium to major market required.  Three (3) to Five (5) years in a major market preferred.  Click here to apply.

NEWS PRODUCER: Strong writing and show production skills are required.  Must have strong editorial knowledge and be an active decision maker, including working with Reporters, Associate Producers and on-air personnel. Responsible for producing all elements of newscasts-- including leads, stories, teases and breakouts.  Experienced in mining social media information.  Must be involved in coverage of news events and participate in selection and development of stories.  Perform other duties as appropriate and assigned.

Four (4) year college degree required.  Five (5) or six (6) years’ experience as a TV Newscast producer in a medium to small market.  Must have strong news judgment, good writing skills, knowledge of current events, and excellent communication and people skills.  Must handle pressure well including the ability to handle breaking news.  Knowledge of TV Production techniques and newsroom computer systems required.  Click here to apply.

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.

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.

SEGMENT PRODUCER/PRODUCER: Responsible for producing all elements of a live newscast -- including Reporter stories/assignments, Anchor performance, segments, breaking news, teases, and breakouts. Strong writing and show production skills are required. Must be experienced in mining and using social media information.  Must be adept at planning and executing stories and segments that are topical, relevant and engaging. Perform other duties as appropriate and assigned.

Must have strong news judgment, good writing skills, knowledge of current events, and excellent communication and people skills. Must handle pressure well including the ability to manage breaking news.  Knowledge of newsroom computer systems required. Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and social newsgathering tools. Must be able to use newsroom computer systems. Four (4) year college degree required.  Five (5) or six (6) years’ experience as a TV Newscast producer in a large to medium market.  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.

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.

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN: Performs the duties of television technician, including handling the operations of television equipment, audio boards, and station automation operations. Performs quality assurance on commercial and program material. Also performs on-air operations for the Production Control rooms/Studios, works with directors in the operation of robotic cameras (including shading) and the coding of ELC or equivalent system. The candidate must have the ability to handle multiple technical responsibilities and changes in a fast-paced newscast.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Two (2) or more years’ experience as a television technician in a medium or large television market. 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.  Click here to apply.

Finance

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.

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.

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