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.
NEW BUSINESS ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
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 consistent 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. Individual must be a self-starter who can work independently; must possess strong communication skills, ability to cols 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.
Write, produce and edit high quality news and programming promos in a fast paced environment as directed by department managers; create compelling and engaging content for use across multiple social media platforms; write and produce topicals when needed; other promotion duties as assigned; Must have a minimum of 3 years prior television experience in promotion with an emphasis on news; Excellent creative writing skills required; degree in Communication or related field also required; must have strong understanding of various social media platforms; must have good working knowledge of broadcast graphics and equipment; non-linear editing skills required; must be able to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends; must be able to multi-task; requires a highly motivated and creative individual capable of working under strict deadlines; able to work well in a creative team environment.
NEWS VIDEOGRAPHER/EDITOR (2 positions)
Photograph and edit news stories, special events and microwave live shots as assigned by the News department; operate ENG cameras and editing equipment (linear and non-linear); operate ENG microwave live van, setting up live shots for news and special events; operate station owned vehicles, two-way radio system in station vehicles, microwave and satellite transmitters and receivers for the transmission of news stories; understand the use of lighting, photographic, audio and editing techniques as required in news production. Candidates must have 2-3 years’ experience in #1 market as a news videographer/editor covering breaking news, operating Microwave and SAT Live Trucks, and have the ability to tell the story in pictures; feature experience, lighting skills, and non-linear editing ability required; college degree or equivalent in journalism or broadcast production; knowledge of basic journalism and production techniques required; familiar with the operation of Panasonic P2 Camera Systems and Avid Non-linear equipment. Candidates must have a proven record of dependability and good judgment in breaking news situations and the ability to consistently meet deadlines; must be a team player and possess skills to work as a cohesive member of department; ability to lift heavy equipment and climb stairs; driver’s license required.
Edit news stories, special events, and sports as assigned by the News Department; must be fully Avid ready; must be able to operate a routing switcher for the purpose of recording various
sources (i.e.: server outputs, graphics, internet, etc.). College degree or equivalent in journalism or broadcasting; minimum of three years’ experience as an editor in a major market;
knowledge of journalism and production techniques; proven record of dependability, good judgement and decision making skills and the ability to consistently meet stringent deadlines; must
be a team player and possess skills to work as a cohesive member of department.
BROADCAST MAINTENANCE ENGINEER
WNYW/WWOR is seeking a skilled Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to perform daily preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem solving of all equipment associated with a 24/7/365 television operation in a major market. The selected candidate will be responsible for maintenance of automated Master Control systems, Studio, Automated Production Control Rooms Systems, Camera Control Systems, Robotic cameras, Remote Production ENG equipment, Post Production, Newsroom Video Playback and Archive solutions, ENG/SNG operations, NAS systems, Non Linear edit systems and Satellite distribution systems; assist in system design, construction and commissioning of new technologies at the Studio, Transmitter, and Remote Facilities. Candidate must have at least 5 years’ experience in TV Engineering which must include a strong IT background; a B.S. degree with an emphasis in Engineering or IT is preferred; must be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment; must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to lift 50 pounds.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting Director with multi-camera productions; assisting Director in disseminating information in the inner workings of the Control Room to crew, talent and producers; counting to and from commercial breaks and ensure timing of breaks; back timing of shows/coordinate trafficking of all shows, video/graphics, making sure all segments are running to time; coordinating remotes indicating time, audio, graphics and shot(s); coordinating show details with Master Control; marking rundown/scripts for each show, blocking camera shots and executing vision of Executive Producer or Producer. Individual must have at least 7 years major market experience as a Control Room Associate Director in a LIVE news environment; directing experience preferred; thorough understanding of television production; clear, concise, comprehensive verbal communication skills; ability to code segments/shows in automation; ability to associate direct and/or direct in both a manual and automated environment; ability to think and act quickly in a LIVE pressure filled environment; must be able to work flexible schedule, including weekends, nights and early morning.
Corporate Communications Intern
Fox Television Stations, LLC
New York, NY
Description: Fox Television Stations is looking for an intern to support its Corporate Communications department, which is responsible for directing communications for the 28 owned-and-operated FOX stations, MyNetworkTV and the first-run syndication division, Twentieth Television. Individuals applying for this position should be Public Relations, or Communications majors with excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in drafting basic public relations materials (i.e., press releases, media alerts, pitch letters), as well as excellent organization and time management skills. Please note that we are looking for a self-starter with a desire to work in a high-intensity but rewarding work environment.
Requirements: Must be a college Junior or Senior, be available 3 full consistent days per week for 10-12 weeks, and able to receive college credit for participation in the internship.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate one of the following on the subject line of your email so our office may properly process your application for the correct semester:
• "FALL 2016 INTERNSHIP/PR"
• “SPRING 2017 INTERNSHIP/PR”
• “SUMMER 2017 INTERNSHIP/PR”
FOX 5 WNYW / MY 9 WWOR
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:
* 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 $11.00 per hour.
FOX 5 WNYW / MY 9 WWOR
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:
* Web/Internet News
* 'Good Day New York'
* 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 $15.00 per day travel stipend.
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