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.
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.
Candidate must be able to direct high content, fast paced local newscast; coordinate technical requirements of newscast with News and Engineering/Production departments to ensure a clean broadcast; assist News Producer as necessary with all technical aspects of newscast; additional duties include directing specials and other programming as assigned by the Engineering/Production department; both manual and ELC directing/coding a must; individual must have at least 10 years major market directing experience at a commercial broadcast station or production facility in the above capacity, with an emphasis on News; ability to work well as a team player in a pressure filled environment; must be able to work flexible hours/weekends/nights/early mornings/holidays.
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.
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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