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ASSIGNMENT DESK MANAGER: The Assignment Desk Manager supervises the Assignment Editors as well as daily and future news coverage. Oversee scheduling and assignments of Photographers, Reporters and Assignment Editors. Compile and edit daily story rundown, and leads morning editorial meetings. Assign, coordinate and dispatch crews to planned and breaking news events. Work closely with Managers to plan and coordinate daily and future news coverage. Work closely with Reporters to develop stories and story ideas. Must develop a network of sources to enterprise, gather and confirm information for newscasts. Must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for mass media. Must have knowledge and execution of all social media platforms. Must collaborate, coach and demonstrate consistent leadership in all facets of the position.
Bachelor's degree required. Five (5) years in a major market experience required. Four (4) to Five (5) years in a Top 15 market preferred. Prior managerial/supervisory experience a must. Must be a strong and decisive manager. Must have knowledge and proficiency in newsroom computer systems and top-notch researching skills. Proven abilities and proficiency in posting and researching on social media. Strong and professional oral and written communication skills a must. Click here to apply.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Responsibilities include writing stories and teases, editing video, and creating graphics and supers for newscasts, FOX4news.com, social channels and associated news partners. The position works closely with Producers to help develop and format newscasts and communicates continuously with Reporters, Photographers, the Assignment Desk, Managers and other applicable employees or outside sources regarding story developments and changes. Must possess the ability to write stories and post video for social media platforms in coordination with Producers and Managers. Must facilitate communication during newscasts regarding live shots and story development. Associate Producers must have the ability to overcome anticipated and unexpected changes when putting together newscasts.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field required. Two (2) to three (3) years’ experience as a TV Newscast Associate Producer in a small to medium to major television market required. Ideal candidate must be able to work under tight deadlines and have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely. Strong writing skills required. Strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for mass media is essential. Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools. Ideal candidate must be able to use newsroom video and computer systems, editing, and graphics programs. Click here to apply.
DIRECTOR: Experience with newsroom computer systems and studio automation required. Experience with ELC is a plus. Excellent communication skills and a passion for news content and eagerness to collaborate and innovate with Producers, Supervisors, On-Air personnel, Directors and Production staff. Must have the ability to handle multiple technical responsibilities and changes during fast-paced live newscasts and programs, including ELC, video and CG playback. Requires someone with a creative eye who recognizes opportunities to showcase big stories and has the ability to explain and execute the vision.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required. Five (5) or more years full-time experience in a medium or large television market directing daily live newscasts. Position requires the handling of multiple demands with professionalism, positive leadership and results. This person must have clear verbal skills. Ability to work under pressure as part of a cohesive team. Click here to apply.
NEWS PRODUCER: Strong writing and show production skills are required. Must have strong editorial knowledge and be an active decision maker, including working with Reporters, Associate Producers and on-air personnel. Responsible for producing all elements of newscasts-- including leads, stories, teases and breakouts. Experienced in mining social media information. Must be involved in coverage of news events and participate in selection and development of stories. Perform other duties as appropriate and assigned.
Four (4) year college degree required. Five (5) or six (6) years’ experience as a TV Newscast producer in a medium to small market. Must have strong news judgment, good writing skills, knowledge of current events, and excellent communication and people skills. Must handle pressure well including the ability to handle breaking news. Knowledge of TV Production techniques and newsroom computer systems required. Click here to apply.
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