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The history of KDFW is rich and ground breaking! We produce the most local News in Dallas-Fort Worth, we rank #1 in the majority of these newscasts and have for quite a while. We are the Television Station North Texans turn to as their most trusted source. We make hits of network and syndicated shows and present Sports like no other. Our community is important to us and if you are intrigued with what you have read so far it may be the ideal time to join our team.
If you are a self-starter, well-organized, and results-driven individual, then read on!
ASSIGNMENT EDITOR: Must be aggressive and thorough in responding to breaking news. Research and enterprise news stories and coverage through multiple sources including digital sources, public and private entities, scanners, and email. Responsible for daily communication with police, government sources and community groups. Must develop reliable sources to help in obtaining and confirming information for online and newscast reporting. Secure and organize elements for digital and TV, such as electronic audio and video files, photos, and documents. Must have broad working knowledge of online databases as well as broad working knowledge of court and police procedures. Write and publish stories for digital platforms. Coordinate, dispatch and communicate with crews and helicopter for planned and breaking news events. Work closely with Reporters, Producers and Managers to obtain information and story ideas. Respond to viewer inquiries. Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required with emphasis in Communication and/or Journalism. 5-7 years in a medium to major market experience required. Must possess strong communication skills and etiquette. Must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for all media. Ability to work calmly under tight deadlines. Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of TV news production required, including digital newsgathering tools. Must be able to use newsroom computer systems, including BitCentral and editing. Strong and confident communication skills are a must. Most complete required administrative tasks in a timely and accurate manner. 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.
NEWS PRODUCER: Strong writing and show production skills are required. Must have strong editorial knowledge and be an active decision maker, including working with Anchors, Reporters, Assignment Editors, Associate Producers, Directors and Managers. Responsible for producing all elements of newscasts-- including leads, stories, teases and breakouts. Experienced in mining social media information and producing elements for broadcast. Must be an experienced leader in coverage and execution of live and breaking news event coverage. Perform other duties as appropriate and assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or Communications required. Five (5) or seven (7) years’ television news experience in medium to major market. Excellent communication skills, solid news judgment and strong writing skills required. Strong research/data recovery skills. Must be capable of using news computer systems and be familiar with television and digital production techniques. Must be capable of working and performing well under deadline pressure. Click here to apply.
NEWS REPORTER: Candidate must have proven and consistent experience as a Reporter. That includes live studio and field reporting, interviewing, research, writing, story and segment setup and special reports. Candidate must enterprise news stories, set up and produce remote segments, interviews and be versatile as a writer and storyteller. Proven experience with enterprising local and original content for broadcast and digital. Must execute daily stories with creative storytelling. Skilled at mining and posting to social media platforms.
Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or Communications required. Five (5) to seven (7) years television news experience in a medium to major market. Excellent communication skills, solid news judgment and strong writing and on-air performance skills required. Strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for broadcast and digital media is essential. Must have a thorough knowledge of current events and governmental, police, and other agency procedures. Strong research/data recovery skills. Must be capable of using news computer systems and be familiar with TV and digital production techniques. Must be capable of collaborating and working and performing well under deadline pressure. Click here to apply.
METEOROLOGIST: The position must be able to execute active and severe weather tracking and forecasting on TV and Digital by using tools such as radar, WSI system and other sources. Must have deep knowledge of weather science and forecasting. Must have a dynamic, conversation and engaging presentation. On days with no active weather, must be able to differentiate and vary forecast and presentation - on TV and Digital. Will create and operate graphics for TV and Digital segments and posts. Must be able to team with Meteorologists during daily, active and severe weather. Ability to broadcast from remote locations and be active in Station and community events.
Degree in Meteorology required. AMS or CBM Seal preferred. Work as part of a team. Must be proactive in communication with the Weather team and the Newsroom. Works well under pressure in time-sensitive environment. Must have proven experience in using weather technology and proven experience and success in all Digital platforms. Must have a flexible schedule to respond to operational needs created by team's schedules, severe weather coverage and other needs. Five (5) years on air weather forecasting experience in medium to major TV market required. Click here to apply.
DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING: The Director of Engineering will ensure the operational continuity and budgetary compliance of engineering, production, news technical, facilities and security including mechanical systems and tower/transmitter oversight. The individual will ensure that all projects are properly implemented and executed and oversee the management of Maintenance personnel.
Responsibilities for the candidate include, assisting the VP Engineering in building and leading the engineering team by developing Engineering roadmaps that continually evolve FOX's Engineering frameworks and infrastructure. The person in this role will also analyze business and technical requirements for improvement. Click here to apply.
FOX 4 Internships
KDFW FOX 4 offers an academic credit internship program for college/university junior, senior and graduate students. For more information, click here.
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