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.
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 7 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, early hours, days, nights, overtime, holidays, etc. Experienced with using 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 be reliable and work well with others.
Perform job tasks including, but not limited to the maintenance, repair, placement and operation of all scenery props, lighting and other associated equipment as it relates to the production of television programs. 5-7 years’ experience working in a television studio environment preferred; candidate must be skilled in carpentry and be well versed in studio and remote lighting and electric; handling of scenery and propping; rigging experience a plus; must be able to work flexible hours, nights and weekends.
DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES -
Oversee building infrastructure and systems to ensure safe, proper and energy-efficient operations. This includes, but is not limited to the following systems: Cooling Towers, Domestic Water, HVAC controls, BMS systems, AHU’s, Chiller Plant, boilers, various booster & sump pumps, plumbing, electrical switchgear distribution, elevators, roof, façade, window systems, fire sprinkler/suppression systems and fire alarm monitoring systems. Manage contracts and relationships with facilities-related vendors for proper compliance and expected service levels. In addition, provide professional oversight for technical renovations and other day-to-day maintenance services in and around the facilities located in New York. The Facilities Director will work independently to manage both internal maintenance staff and external vendor support to ensure all systems are properly maintained, operated and documented. 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 management experience in: Electrical and HVAC systems, Building Maintenance and Construction. Skills and experience with Engineering or Architectural Design a plus. Maintenance Management and Capital Construction Practices; significant experience and abilities related to the development and management of budgets. Certifications as a Fire Life Safety Director COF holder (F-89) and Supervision of Fire Alarm Systems COF holder (S-95) are required or must be obtained within 120 days of appointment. Citywide Sprinkler COF holder (S-12), Citywide Standpipe COF holder (S-13), is preferred. Familiarity and understanding of the NYC Building codes as well as National, State and Local safety standards. Extensive skills and knowledge towards improving health and safety standards. Capable of communicating with all levels of trades and management personnel and 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) for emergencies and other required work as well as ensure staff recognizes the 24/7/365 coverage requirements of their respective roles to respond to facilities related concerns. Must possess the ability to work in a team environment and thrive under a deadline driven system is essential.
CHIEF HVAC ENGINEER
Operation, maintenance and repair of air conditioning, plumbing and heating systems, refrigeration plant operations, fire prevention equipment including fire and house pumps, standpipes, sprinkler systems, cooling tower and domestic water supply systems; supervision of HVAC staff including daily work assignments for preventive and ongoing maintenance necessary to maintain efficient building operations; applicant will work with outside contractors on HVAC related equipment in the plant and perform additional duties as assigned. Applicant must be proficient with Class E fire alarm and gaseous fire suppression systems; must have knowledge of water treatment procedures for all closed loop and house water systems; must be certified as an Operating Engineer possessing both Refrigeration and CFC Licenses; must have a F-89 Fire Life Safety Director COF, a S-12 Citywide Sprinkler Systems COF, a S-13 Citywide Standpipe System COF, a G-60 Torch use of Flammable Gas COF, a F-60 Fire Guard for Torch Operations COF, a P-98 Fuel Oil Piping & Storage Systems COF, a S-35 Operation and Maintenance of Air Compressors and a P-99 Low Pressure Oil Burner Operators COF or a Stationary Engineers license issued by the NYC DOB; other FDNY certificates are a plus; must have 5 years’ experience in HVAC plant operation and 3 or more years serving in the position as a Lead or Chief Engineer; must be able to work flexible hours, lift up to 50lbs, and work outdoors; climb up and down ladders and stairs.
Responsible for daily maintenance and housekeeping of offices, kitchens, restrooms, conference rooms, elevators, lobbies, stairwells, loading dock and other common areas within the facilities including trash removal, vacuuming, dusting and mopping. Thoroughly clean/sanitize all surfaces, toilets, partitions, sinks, tile surfaces, walls, doors, hardware, appliances and glass doors. Replenish soap, paper towels, toilet paper and other dispensable items and janitorial supplies as needed. Other duties as assigned, including seasonal maintenance, such as snow removal as needed. Assist with handyman assignments and work with other facilities staff on projects that may include moving/transporting furniture for cleaning or removal. Individual must be a team player, able to work flexible hours and evenings; candidate may be required to life up to 75lbs., and work in adverse weather conditions; must have exceptional attention to detail; some ability to perform handyman type work that will consist of painting, carpentry, and other basic maintenance functions preferred.
MASTER CONTROL TECHNICIAN
Run station automation for two fast-paced number one market stations, including breaking news and live events (iTX experience preferred). Familiarity with Traffic logs and ability to interface with Sales and Creative Services. Ingest of long and short form assets, timing of assets and working with various edge servers for delivery of same. Check in of satellite and fiber feeds for air. Operation of Beta, Digi Beta & D5 decks for on-air operations needed occasionally. Two to three years of experience at a commercial television or comparable; solid computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office a must; prior technical directing and audio experience also preferred.
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 Room 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 lbs.
DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR (position based in New York, NY)
We're hiring a Digital Content Creator to be part of our next-level team at FOX 5/WNYW-TV in New York. Reporting to the Digital Content Manager, the Digital Content Creator will be laser-focused on telling stories that matter most to digital and social users-- and doing it better than anyone else. Does this sound like you? You're smart, fast on your feet, team-oriented and full of energy. You're an expert in digital and social media platforms. You know a big story when you hear it. You're obsessed with details. Nothing gets past you. You have a zero-tolerance policy for grammatical errors. You could copy edit in your sleep (but you won't— we promise). You love a fast-paced, challenging environment and crave the chance to learn new things. You've got goals, which you strive to meet and exceed (all of them). You thrive in a competitive, fearless culture of creativity and expertise. What you do matters, and you're out to make a difference. Most of all, you want to win. Every. Single. Day. The person we're looking for lives and breathes digital news and information, and is driven by an intense passion for storytelling. If that's you, your dream team awaits.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Create compelling, UX-focused content related to news, events and topics relevant to local users and beyond, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, breaking news, and social media elements. Engage and build loyalty among communities. Serve as liaison to newsroom, ensuring digital and social dominance. Reach and engage users on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and beyond. Work with Group Content Team and other FTS markets to distribute high-interest stories at scale. Follow group standards. Monitor real-time analytics. Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.
REQUIREMENTS: 3+ years experience developing and publishing content, including news, on digital and social platforms preferred. BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing. Excellent writer and storyteller. Superior news judgment. Impeccable writing and copy editing skills. Overwhelming attention to detail. Thrive under deadline pressure. Stellar communication skills. Social media expert. Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Video and photo editing experience (Adobe products a plus).
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 INTERNSHIP/PR"
• “SPRING INTERNSHIP/PR”
• “SUMMER 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 $15.00 per hour.
FOX 5 WNYW / MY 9 WWOR
FOX Television Stations, FOX 5 WNYW and WWOR 9 have 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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