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.
Director of Traffic
WNYW/WWOR, the FOX O&O in the #1 television market, seeks a dynamic individual to lead the efforts of the traffic department. The ideal candidate will be responsible for all activities of the Traffic Department including supervision of the quality and accuracy of the daily logs. This includes scheduling of commercials, dub lists, purge lists, log editing, processing of copy, programming format accuracy, break structures, and inventory management. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for hiring, training and supervision of staff, including off-site copy team based in Secaucus, NJ. The Director of Traffic will also coordinate with Sales Managers in an effort to maximize inventory and revenues for the stations. Candidate must be able to effectively manage inventory control process by implementing accountability metrics for the department staff, ability to work in advance with program formats and break structures to reflect the most current inventory scenarios for sales management; strong knowledge of maximizing daypart revenues through consistent and frequent inventory management. The Director of Traffic also works closely with master control operators, finance, programming and news departments. Candidate must possess strong communication and problem solving skills. Five+ years of Broadcast Traffic and management experience strongly preferred; Working knowledge of Wide Orbit is essential. Must be willing to work off hours and travel to our office in New Jersey as needed.
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.
Freelance Web Producer
Work closely with Editorial team to conceptualize/produce high profile creative on-line material; perform duties of on-line writer/producer, specializing in print style writing, copy editing and editorial gathering; facilitate the editorial gathering of local web news, gleaning information from various sources and contacts and reproducing the above material into strong compelling web material; 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; produce and post to the station’s various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. Bachelor’s degree plus 1-3 years of web production experience; 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; knowledge of internet publishing software and content management systems; position
demands excellent print/web writing, web editing, and web production skills; handle multiple demands and
competing priorities simultaneously in a strict deadline-oriented environment; excellent communication skills; ability to work under pressure as a cohesive member of a team; knowledge of Photoshop.
Writing for fast paced, high story count, local live sports newscasts; line producing and copy editing when
needed; individual must be able to perform desktop editing for vo/sots and build graphic elements. Individual
must have 3 years’ experience writing for a news show in a major market with the ability to write and produce
sports; must be creative and work well under pressure; must be able to work flexible hours and shifts including
overnight and weekends
Provide professional make-up services for On-Air Talent, Guests, Performers, Presenters, and other Personnel on all Productions both in-house and as required at remote locations; must maintain adequate inventory of supplies and provide these services in accordance with all Federal, State, Local and Industry health standards. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a major market broadcast facility as a professional make-up artist with the majority of that experience coming from working with On-Air Talent and Performers preferred; must be able to work flexible schedules including but not limited to, hours, days, overtime and holidays; experienced with using a wide variety of professional make-up products; be able to maintain make-up continuity for all shows; must be experienced working with a wide variety of skin types, ages and genders; excellent verbal communication skills is required; able to function well with aggressive deadlines in high stress situations; must work well with others in a team environment.
BROADCAST MAINTENANCE ENGINEER (Secaucus, NJ)
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.
Digital Producer, My9NJ.com
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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SALES ASSISTANT – 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, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
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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.
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 $9.00 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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