KRIV FOX 26 and KTXH MY 20 - Houston Posted: Nov. 23, 2015
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.
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.
Assignment Manager Full Time Regular
KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking an Assignment Manager to join our news team. The candidate will supervise Assignment Editors as well as plan daily and future news coverage. Oversee scheduling of photographers, reporters, and assignment editors. Compile and edit daily story rundown, and lead daily editorial meetings. Assign, coordinate, and dispatch crews to planned and breaking news events. Work closely with all other News Managers to plan and coordinate daily and future news coverage. Work closely with Reporters to develop stories and story ideas. Candidate must have well developed social media skills, and the ability to teach others those same skills. Must coach and train Assignment Editors to perform their duties at a high level. Must be a calculated risk taker and decision maker, especially in breaking news situations. Must develop a network of sources to gather and confirm information for newscasts and breaking news situations. Must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for mass media. Oversee intern program. Perform other duties as assigned.
Four (4) year college degree required, with emphasis in Communications or Journalism preferred. Minimum four (4) years’ experience in a mid-to-major television market. Five (5) years in a top 15 market preferred. Must complete administrative tasks in a timely and accurate manner. Must be a strong leader and communicator, and possess excellent time management skills. Knowledge of the Houston area preferred.
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.
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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