KRIV FOX 26 and KTXH MY 20 - Houston Posted Nov. 15, 2017
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The Fox O&O in Houston TX is searching for a Financial Analyst. The candidate will be responsible for completing monthly account reconciliations, and creating and entering all Journal Entries for KRIV & KTXH. Analyst will also complete weekly WO Analytics reports, monthly Key Dayparts Reports, No-Charge report, plus quarterly Baserate reports, and assist in the completion of the annual Tax, Insurance and SAQ packages. Other duties include but not limited to: Back up other Finance, employees including Director of Finance, and VP of Finance, and assist in the weekly A/P processing, and maintaining Fixed Asset systems. The Financial Analyst will also participate in the annual Budget process and perform other financial related duties as assigned.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with major or concentration in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related discipline is required. Master’s degree preferred. Broadcast Finance experience preferred. A minimum of four (4) years of general accounting experience is preferred. Must possess a good working knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, have good math skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office with a heavy emphasis in Excel. Individual must be detail oriented and be able to handle numerous projects simultaneously with little supervision. This position requires strong organizational skills, and good written and verbal communication skills. Must have flexibility with work schedule.
KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX, is seeking an Associate Producer to join our news team. Responsibilities include writing stories and teases, editing video, and creating graphics and supers for newscasts, Fox26Houston.com and social media platforms. The position works closely with producers to help develop and format newscasts and communicates continuously with Reporters, Photographers, Assignment Desk, Managers and other applicable employees or outside sources regarding story developments and changes. Must possess the ability to write stories for on air newscasts, Fox26Houston.com, and create written and visual content for social media platforms in coordination with producers and managers. 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. Other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field required. One  to Two  years’ experience as a TV Newscast Associate Producer or Producer in a small to medium to major television market or equivalent preferred. Ideal candidate must be able to work under tight deadlines, have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, and be willing to work any work shift, as needed. 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 computer systems, including AVID iNews and AVID search, editing and graphics programs. Must have valid credit card and driver's license.
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, and be able to handle high-pressure 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. 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 medium to large 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.
PM Executive Producer
KRIV Fox 26, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX, is searching for a dynamic PM Executive Producer to lead our early evening and late-night newsgathering efforts. In addition to two traditional hours of news, this person will also manage a brand new, innovative hour of news and information programming. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic manager and motivator with a proven track record of ratings success and connecting unique content to our viewers across all platforms. We are looking for someone who knows how to showcase the big stories, breaking news, and breaking weather, and embraces social media and content that engages our audience every night. The PM Executive Producer will manage several reporters and producers, assignment editors, and digital staff, as well as approve scripts, and ensure our content meets all legal and journalistic standards. The PM Executive Producer will also help with scheduling and contribute to special projects, including elections.
Four-year college degree required with emphasis in Communications or Journalism preferred. Minimum five  years producing experience in middle to major markets, including newscast producing experience. Two  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. Must have a valid credit card and driver's license.
KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a dynamic, passionate and creative Producer. If you are a producer who loves live television, wants to innovate and develop a news program beyond the traditional newscast and has strong journalistic standards. KRIV wants you to join our team! You will be expected to have complete line producing skills including: writing and editing, developing a rundown, creating graphics as well as video editing. Thorough knowledge of social media and how to manage social media engagement preferred. Our producer must be a strong communicator and have leadership skills and be able to give direction while at the same time being a team-player and collaborator. You must have strong live control room skills and be able to write accurately and quickly particularly in breaking news situations. Must fully participate in the editorial process that leads to story development and work with reporters to bring their stories to air. You may be required to perform other duties including but not limited to: desktop editing, digital content production, field producing and special projects.
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field required. Two to three (3) years' experience as a show Producer in a medium to major television market is required. Must be able to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines and multitask. Ideal candidate must be able to use newsroom computer systems (I-news preferred) and graphics programs. Must be available to work any shift/program assigned. Must have a valid credit card and driver's license.
KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX is seeking a Reporter to join our news team with the ability to enterprise unique stories as well as cover breaking and hard news. Strong live skills are required. In addition, this reporter must be able to shoot, write and edit as required. Candidate must have proven presence on social media and be as comfortable in the social media world as they are in broadcasting. The candidate must operate with a high degree of journalistic ethics, emotional intelligence and 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 which requires writing, editing and uploading material including material which may be shot by the reporter. 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 a valid credit card and driver's license.
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.
Four-year college degree preferred. The ideal candidate will be a sales professional with a preferred 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 preferred. 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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