Job Opportunities at FOX 5/My9

To apply online for one or more of our open positions, click here   **No faxes or phone calls please. **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.

SALES COORDINATOR – [R50016065]

WNYW FOX5 and WWOR MY9 are seeking a well-organized Sales Coordinator to provide support for a team of Account Executives, Sales Managers and Sales Assistants. The successful candidate will be responsible for the administration and coordination of accounts for WNYW & WWOR-TV.  The Sales Coordinator position requires the ability to implement processes and workflow for a team of assistants, maintain filing systems, coordinate order input and resolve discrepancies.  The Sales Coordinator is responsible for training sales assistants and maintaining efficient workflow in a fast-paced environment.  Must be extremely organized, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, detail-oriented, highly motivated, and an aptitude in problem solving.   Additional requirements include solid computer and data entry skills, proficiency in Excel and Word; 1-2 years prior sales assistant experience; must be a team player with strong leadership abilities and a great work ethic. College degree preferred.

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – [R50016066]

The FOX O&O duopoly in the #1 market seeks a highly motivated, team-oriented Account Executive to implement strategies to achieve quarterly budgeted goals developed by management team in order to impact station revenue objectives; develop and maintain strong client relationships. The ideal candidate will have strong negotiation and communication skills, thorough knowledge of Nielsen ratings, digital and multi-platform initiatives, as well as experience in major market television sales; must be able to identify share and revenue growth opportunities with both transactional and new business clients; contribute to a positive culture that is focused on maintaining and building strong client relationships. Candidate must possess strong time management and organizational skills; must be able to work in a fast paced, high-pressured, evolving environment; solid problem-solving, communication and strategic skills required; minimum 3 years of sales experience in a major market preferred; proficient with Excel, Word, One Domain, Wide Orbit Traffic, Rentrak and Power Point. Candidate must also have solid knowledge of new business development and digital sales.

DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR – [R50016067]

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 the 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 include: 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). Must be willing to work various shifts, including nights and weekends.

NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER/EDITOR – [R50015193]

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 love 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.

NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER/EDITOR – [R50014292]

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 love 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.

NEWS PHOTOGRAPHER/EDITOR – [R50015195]

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 love 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.

PROMOTIONS PRODUCER (NY) – [R50014260]

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; 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.

PROMOTIONS PRODUCER (NY) – [R50014261]

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; 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

BROADCAST MAINTENANCE ENGINEER – [R50014004]

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.
 

TRAINING PROGRAM FOX 5 WNYW / MY 9 WWORFOX 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 $15.00 per hour.INTERNSHIP PROGRAM- FOX 5 WNYW/MY 9 WWORFOX 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:

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 $15.00 per day travel stipend. 

EOE/M/F/Veteran/DisabledFederal 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 myjobs@foxtv.com, 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.