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KRIV FOX 26 and KTXH MY 20 - Houston                                                                                                                           Posted: Jan. 6, 2016

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.

NEWS

AM Executive Producer

KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking an Executive Producer to join our news team. This position oversees all aspects of Morning newscasts and guides daily editorial direction on all media platforms during the morning hours.  Helps plan and oversee guest bookings and segment ideas and their development. Oversees producers, associate producers, anchors, reporters, photographers, and video editors in the selection and formatting of all stories developed and presented for our morning news block.  Approves and copy edits scripts, teases, and graphics. Oversees the technical and logistical elements of FOX 26 Morning News on all platforms. Provides employee feedback, and writes employee evaluations.  Coordinates with other departmental managers.  Must complete required administrative tasks in a timely and accurate manner. Perform other duties as assigned.

Four year college degree required with emphasis in Communications or Journalism preferred.  Minimum five [5] years producing experience in middle to major markets, including newscast producing experience.  Two [2] years news management experience strongly preferred. Must be able to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.  Must be a strong leader and communicator, possessing both effective interpersonal skills and highly developed time management skills.  Must possess superior editorial judgment and understand the legal and ethical parameters for mass media.  Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web based news gathering tools.  Must be able to use newsroom computer systems, including AVID iNews and AVID search, editing and graphics programs.

AM Producer

KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a Morning Producer to join our news team. Responsibilities include selecting stories, assembling in a rundown, creating graphics, writing and copy editing stories, as well as editing video to go along with those stories as needed on all media platforms.  Must coordinate reporter presentations. Take assigned newscasts to the control room, where you have responsibility for timing them to include commercial breaks as well as getting the program on and off at specific times.  Must fully participate in the editorial process that leads to story assignments as needed.  Perform other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field required.  Two (2) to three (3) years' experience as a Line Producer in a medium to major television market preferred. Thorough knowledge of social media and how to manage social media engagement.   Must have exceptional editorial judgment; strong writing, copy editing, and video editing skills. Must be innovative, finding new ways to present information in a creative and compelling manner.  Must be able to work under pressure and strict deadlines.   Ideal candidate must be able to use newsroom computer systems, including AVID iNews and AVID search, video editing and graphics programs.

Photojournalist                                                                                                Full Time Regular

Fox 26 KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a Photojournalist to join our news team.  The primary role of the photojournalist is to be a visual storyteller. This role will shoot, edit, and present images with sound for multiple platforms including television, web, and social media.  This role requires someone who can “go live” as a performer in certain breaking news circumstances, as well as when assigned for “Point of View” live shots on daily news stories.  Some writing and voiceover experience desirable/preferred.  The successful candidate must also have experience operating ENG vehicles and equipment.  Must be able to “Light” scenes to produce well lit content, as needed.  Prior knowledge of web and social media content, related to the television platform is preferred.  Must have experience with non-linear editing equipment, such as Edius or Final Cut Pro is required.  Experience with P2 Camera format is a plus. Knowledge of HTML, Basic AVID editing, iNews and social media are preferred.  Perform other duties as assigned. 

Self-motivated, creative storyteller with strong shooting and editing skills on multiple platforms.  A full understanding of live truck operations, with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a photojournalist/editor in a television news department is required.  Willingness and ability to travel for story assignments, including international travel.  Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a clean driving record.  High school graduate required. Four (4) year college degree with emphasis in communications or journalism is preferred. 

Producer                                                                                                          Full Time Regular

KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a Producer to join our news team. Responsibilities include selecting stories, assembling in a rundown, creating graphics, writing and copy editing stories, as well as editing video to go along with those stories as needed on all media platforms.  Must coordinate reporter presentations. Take assigned newscasts to the control room, where you have responsibility for timing them to include commercial breaks as well as getting the program on and off at specific times.  Must fully participate in the editorial process that leads to story assignments as needed.  Perform other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field required.  Four (4) to five (5) years' experience as a Line Producer in a medium to major television market preferred. Thorough knowledge of social media and how to manage social media engagement.   Must have exceptional editorial judgment; strong writing, copy editing, and video editing skills. Must be innovative, finding new ways to present information in a creative and compelling manner.  Must be able to work under pressure and strict deadlines.   Ideal candidate must be able to use newsroom computer systems, including AVID iNews and AVID search, video editing and graphics programs.

Video Editor                                                                                                     Part Time Regular

KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a Part Time Video Editor to join our news team. The Non-Linear Video Editor will edit all video content as needed for all News department media platforms including television, web, and social media.  Responsibilities include, posting edited video content onto all platforms; managing and editing satellite and microwave content feeds as needed for all platforms; and editing on location when needed.  Perform other duties as assigned.

Four (4) year college degree in Journalism, Communications or similar field preferred.  Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a non-linear video editor in a medium to major television market is preferred.  Must be a self-starter, work well under pressure, and be capable of editing video quickly, accurately, and creatively.  Must possess good editorial judgment and be familiar with the technical operations of a fast paced newsroom.

Assignment Editor                                                                                           Full Time Regular

KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking an Assignment Editor to join our news team.  Responsibilities include gathering and developing of news story ideas via all social platforms, including the ability to perform a competitive analysis of all media platforms.  Responsibilities include posting stories to our digital and social media platforms.   Must be comfortable in a fast changing news environment and possess superior communications skills on telephone, email, in person and internet.  Must have superior knowledge of how to monitor scanners and other sources of breaking news.  Also responsible for assigning news crews to cover breaking news and developing viable sources to contact during breaking news.  Must be able to advance stories beyond the basic information.  Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned.  Must have well developed social media skills.

Four (4) year college degree required with emphasis in Communications or Journalism preferred.  Candidate must possess at least two (2) years of prior Assignment Editor experience, excellent news judgment, strong sense of urgency in coverage decision making, and display an aggressive and competitive news gathering style.  Must be highly organized, and efficient at multi-tasking.  Knowledge of the Houston area preferred.

Reporter                                                                                                           Full Time Regular

KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a Reporter to join our news team.  This reporter must be someone who can track down and dig into a compelling story then be able to shoot, write, edit and front it live. Candidate must have proven presence on social media.  In addition to exhibiting a high degree of emotional intelligence, the candidate must demonstrated ability to develop and nurture a natural connection to people and the community.  You must be a self-starter with a great attitude and a desire to win.  We require that you are able to work independently in a high pressure, fast paced environment, gathering information to discern the news worthiness of events. You will research thoroughly, write clearly, and deliver content in a manner appropriate for television broadcasting, online and social media.  These platforms require the reporter to shoot, write and edit video and present finished stories in a professional and engaging manner. In addition, this individual will be responsible for gathering news materials, interviewing people, both on and off camera, preparing and presenting packages/reports either live or on tape.  Other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.

Four year college degree required, with emphasis in Journalism or Communications preferred.  Prefer a minimum of five years’ experience at a local television broadcast media outlet as a reporter producing and delivering local content.  Must have excellent editorial judgment and have the ability to produce content on all newsroom platforms, including television, online, and social media.  Must have strong interpersonal skills with colleagues and interviewees.  Must have strong writing skills, including the ability to write to video, website, Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms.  Must have at least two years of experience in shooting, and editing video.  Reporter must be able to shoot, write, edit and present own stories. 

Production Technician                                                                                     Part Time Regular

KRIV FOX 26, a FOX Owned & Operated Station, located in Houston, Texas is accepting applications for a Part-Time Production Technician position.  Candidate will be responsible for coding for ELC-SONY'S Enhanced Live Control system.  Other responsibilities include but not limited to: audio, robotic, camera operation, tuning in microwave live shots, lighting and floor directing for live newscasts and recorded programming.  Will also be required to cover vacation, sick leave and all other duties as assigned. 

Prior Broadcast industry experience in a live control room environment as a traditional Director/Technical Director preferred.  Looking for someone with a strong work ethic, and the ability to handle multiple tasks under high pressure while maintaining a team approach to all assignments.  Must be able to work flexible hours and shifts including nights, weekends and holidays. Must be a team player with solid interpersonal skills.  College Degree preferred.  Relocation is not available.

SALES

National Sales Assistant                                                                                   Full Time Regular

The National Sales Assistant is responsible for the day to day tasks involved with the national order activity process.  These tasks include but not limited to: order entry, contract maintenance, and contract reconciliation.  The National Sales Assistant will be responsible for the coordination and maintenance of all Wide Orbit paperwork, as well as the filing of national contracts. The National Sales Assistant will be in constant communication with National Account Executives, the National Sales Manager and the Traffic Department. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Four year college degree required, with emphasis in Advertising, Marketing or Business preferred.  Minimum of two (2) years’ experience. Broadcast Sales Assistant preferred. Must have good communication skills and be able to interface with National Account Executives across all FOX Station Sales offices. Must demonstrate the ability to prioritize, multi-task and perform at a high level in a fast paced environment.  Must be computer proficient and will be required to learn industry specific software and create sales presentations.  Strong mathematical skills required.

Sr. Account Executive                                                                                      Full Time Regular

KRIV Fox 26/ KTXH My 20 in Houston are looking for a Senior Account Executive.  The AE is responsible for growing transactional accounts, developing new business and selling digital products by maximizing opportunities.  The successful AE candidate must be able to identify qualified targets, use strong communication and presentation skills throughout the sales process and maintain a high closing ratio. We are looking for someone that can bring together all our resources [Top Rated Local News, FOX network, FOX sports, MyNetwork TV, Web/Digital Sponsorships and Promotions] in a creative manner to achieve a high level of results.  Other responsibilities include but not limited to: strategically negotiating existing business along with obtaining incremental dollars from the existing market and building strong client relationships.  Responsible for completing administrative tasks such as weekly forecasts, monthly reports, new business trackers, weekly meeting forms and the credit and collection of all accounts.  Other duties as assigned.

Four year college degree preferred.  The ideal candidate will be a sales professional with a minimum of 5 years television sales experience and have a proven track record of success in sales.  Knowledge of media math, TV ratings and web metrics is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required.  Wide Orbit Sales and Traffic knowledge required.  Proficiency in Microsoft office programs preferred.  We are looking for someone who is energetic, positive, creative and passionate to succeed in the highly competitive environment of media sales.  Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking are critical to the position   

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EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled

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Federal 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 krivjobs@foxtv.com, call 713-479-2720, or visit our readily accessible station located at 4261 Southwest Freeway, Houston TX 77027, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.

Organizations that regularly distribute information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refer job seekers to employers may request KRIV/KTXH
 to provide them with information about full-time openings at the station. Such requests must include the organization's name, mailing address, e-mail address if applicable, telephone number and contact person, and identify the category or categories of job openings for which it requests notices. Requests should be directed to Director of Human Resources, KRIV/KTXH 4261 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77027. We appreciate your organization's help in publicizing our job openings! KRIV/KTXH is an equal opportunity employer.

For opportunities at other 21st Century Fox companies, please visit http://www.21cf.com/careers.

KRIV/KTXH Annual EEO Public File - 2014 (PDF File)


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