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Job Opportunities At Fox 5/My9


Job Opportunities At Fox 5/My9

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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.

HVAC Engineer (NY) - Per-diem

Operation, maintenance and repair of air conditioning and heating systems, fire prevention equipment including fire and house pumps, standpipes, sprinkler systems, knowledge of Class E fire alarm system, control panel and portable fire extinguishers, compressor banks and cooling tower operations; must have knowledge of water treatment procedures for all closed loop and house water systems. Must be I.U.O.E. Local 30 member; individual must be certified as an Operating Engineer possessing both Refrigeration and CFC Licenses; must have either a Fire Safety or Deputy Fire Safety Director certificate issued by the FDNY and standpipe, sprinkler certificates; other FDNY certificates a plus; must have at least 3-5 years’ experience in HVAC plant operations and plumbing experience; must be able to work flexible hours and various shifts. Please send resumes to:


WNYW/WWOR is seeking a skilled Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to perform daily preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem solving of all equipment associated with 24/7/365 television operations, e.g., maintenance of automated Master Control, Studio, Automated Production Control Rooms, Remote Production ENG, Post Production, Newsroom Video Playback and Archive solution, ENG/SNG operations, NAS systems, Non Linear edit systems and satellite distribution systems. The selected candidate will assist in system design, construction and commissioning of new technologies at studio, transmitter, and remote facilities. 


The individual will be responsible for coordinating clips between writers, producers and editors for packages and show teases; will assemble scripts for anchors; assist assignment desk with news gathering; research news archives for footage requests and b-roll; other duties as assigned. Candidate must have 1-3 years prior major market experience in a TV newsroom; must know how to desktop edit, search archives and coordinate video edits with editors and producers; great attitude and organizational skills required; assignment editor experience and story set-up experience required; must be exceptional team player; ability to work well under pressure; must be flexible with hours and days.


Essential functions of this position include working with promo management to prioritize promotional campaigns and build daily promo schedules; assist with the day-to-day creative services operations; create and maintain creative services library; troubleshoot, investigate and resolve on-air discrepancies; other promotion duties as assigned. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in television broadcasting/traffic or related filed preferred; ability to organize workload and establish priorities; must be very organized and detail-oriented; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; computer skills using Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; must be a team player with a positive attitude.


POSTED: 8/12/2015



Digital Producer,   


This position is located at MY 9/WWOR-TV in Secaucus, New Jersey.

Work closely with VP/Station Manager to manage all production/quality aspects of MY9 website; perform duties of on-line writer/producer specializing in video, writing and editorial gathering; facilitate the gathering of local web news, interface with Chasing News, to reproducing the material into a strong compelling web presentation; interface with editorial managers and supervisors from the broadcasting side of newsroom to create a cohesive working atmosphere, managing the delivery of content using new distribution platforms; ensure web sites are coded to standards consistent with web style guides set by national in-house team; assist VP/Station Manager with community outreach, scheduling and internal communications.


Experienced with writing, web production, video editing for the web; solid understanding of web standards, design and usability; knowledge of common web and application architectures; knowledge of print and broadcast newsroom standards and styles; understanding of user on-line behavior; highly skilled in all areas of a/v digitizing, editing and encoding techniques; advanced knowledge of internet publishing software and content management systems; work in a deadline driven environment; working knowledge of HTML, JSP, FLASH and Photoshop; Bachelors degree required; 1-2 years of professional experience in a digital journalism position preferred. 

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POSTED: 7/10/2015



 Established in 2001, Fox Stations Sales is the National Sales Organization for the Fox owned and operated television stations which generates 40% of the O&O station revenues. A division of 21st Century Fox, formerly NewsCorp, FSS has Sales offices located in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Atlanta, Detroit, Miami, Seattle and Minneapolis. A company owned national sales division representing 17 Fox and 10 My Net stations, the largest revenue producing station group in the country. FSS offers a premier in-house training program for accepted employees who wish to pursue a career in Sales. RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibilities are to assist 2 or 3 Account Executives in the Sales Department; responsible for maintaining account files, processing orders, revisions and cancellations; act as a liaison between Account Executives, agency buyers, reps and clients; filing, answering phones, and general administrative work; other duties as assigned. REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of DDS Software, Wide Orbit; knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel desired; must be able to calculate figures and prioritize; excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to work well under pressure and be a “team player;” college degree preferred; 0-1 years office or related experience required. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled E-mail:

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – Fox Stations Sales

 Established in 2001, Fox Stations Sales is the National Sales Organization for the Fox owned and operated television stations which generates 40% of the O&O station revenues. A division of 21st Century Fox, formerly NewsCorp, FSS has Sales offices located in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Detroit, Miami, Seattle, Minneapolis and Boston. RESPONSIBILITIES: National sales for 17 spot television markets with 27 TV stations; oversee all schedules throughout the flights; work directly with ad agencies and clients to increase station revenue and shares through growing core business, sales of sports and specials, internet and new business development. REQUIREMENTS: 2-3 years of successful TV advertising sales experience preferred; college degree preferred; knowledge of NSI ratings and Rentrak research resources; familiarity with Wide Orbit applications is a plus; strong PC skills: Excel and Word; ability to work and thrive in a fast paced environment; positive attitude. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled EMAIL:

POSTED: 2/18/15

To review a list of and to apply online for job opportunities available at Fox Stations Sales, including the FTS Sales Training Program, click here.



RESPONSIBILITIES: The Fox O & O duopoly in New York, WNYW FOX 5 and WWOR MY 9, seeks a highly motivated, team oriented professional to develop and maintain new business sales efforts for the stations. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to identify new business opportunities, engage in constant face-to-face sales calls, possess a creative approach to multi-platform sales initiatives and consistently close new business deals. Candidate must meet or exceed quarterly new business goals and is responsible for managing developed accounts as well as creating strong marketing presentations that clearly outline station's ability to meet the needs of prospective new business clients.

REQUIREMENTS: Individual must be a self-starter who can work independently; must possess strong communication skills, ability to cold call and fully develop new business accounts. Must have a working knowledge of Nielsen ratings; solid presentation skills with proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel; candidate must be able to demonstrate prospecting skills, identify new revenue streams as well as redirect revenue from other mediums. Position requires excellent communication and problem-solving skills and the ability to create and present sales decks. Television sales experience is preferred.



RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide general management, supervision, and professional direction for comprehensive facilities management organization that provides: Infrastructure maintenance and repair; oversight for technical renovations; and other day-to-day maintenance services in and around the Station facilities in both New York and New Jersey.

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of ten years facilities management experience with at least 5 years as the Director of a mid to large scale technical facility with key responsibilities for comparable systems and progressive responsible management experience in: electrical and HVAC Systems, Building Maintenance, and Construction; skills and experience with Engineering or Architectural Design, Maintenance Management and Capital Construction Practices; significant experience and abilities related to the development and management of budgets; Certification as a Fire Safety Director and Evacuation Director is required or must be obtained with 120 days of appointment. Familiarity and understanding of the NYC Building codes as well as National, State and Local Safety standards; extensive management skills and abilities in the field of Safety, System Operations, Facilities management and construction; considerable knowledge in preparation and management of budgets; capable of communicating with all levels of trades and management personnel; ability to coordinate activities of a multifaceted operation to provide effective support and services to a diverse fast paced community; must be available after-hours (Evenings, Weekends and Holidays) to respond to facilities related concerns; the ability to work in a team environment and thrive under a deadline driven system is essential.



FOX Television Stations, FOX 5/WNYW and MY 9/WWOR offers a hands on six month training program for College Graduates interested in obtaining valuable experience in the various fields of Television Broadcasting. This training program requires no previous broadcast work experience, thereby, when the six-months training period is completed, the goal is to provide the trainee with the prerequisite skills to acquire an entry-level position in the broadcasting field.

We request that anyone interested in applying for the training program should send a resume and cover letter indicating a preference for any of the areas listed below to the above address.

The Six Month Training Program is offered in the following departments:

* Production/Engineering
* Newsroom
* Good Day New York'

The Training Program offers:

Hands-on training with experts in the various fields of broadcasting; Access to staff employment opportunities pending availability and qualifications; Six months of employment which includes a full work week of 40 hours at a pay rate of $8.75 per hour.



FOX Television Stations, FOX 5 WNYW and WWOR 9 has an ongoing internship program for college juniors and seniors majoring in broadcast communications and/or journalism, as well as other areas. Individuals have the opportunity to learn from trained professionals in various departments. Students must be able to receive college credit in order to be eligible for the program.

We request that anyone interested in applying for an internship to send a resume and cover letter indicating a preference for any of the areas listed to the above address. The internship program is offered in the following departments:

* Sales
* Newsroom
* Web/Internet News
* 'Good Day New York'
* Finance/Accounting
* Community Affairs

The internship program offers:

Hands-on training with experts in the various fields of broadcasting; access to staff employment opportunities pending availability and qualification; and a $5.00 per day travel stipend.



Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.  Please send an email to, call 212-452-5700, or visit our readily accessible station located at 205 East 67th Street, New York, NY 10065, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.


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