Jobs at FOX 26 and My20

KRIV FOX 26 and KTXH MY 20 - Houston                                                                        Feb. 15, 2019

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.

Sales

Account Executive

KRIV Fox 26/ KTXH My 20 in Houston, TX, is 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 who 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 this position. 

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NEWS

Producer

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.  You’ll be required to do some desktop video editing but we’ll teach you if you don’t know how.

 

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: digital content production, field producing, occasional assignment desk duties and special projects.

 

Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field required.  Two to three years' experience as a 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.

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Reporter

KRIV & KTXH, the Fox O & O Duopoly 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. This position will

anchor our weekend morning show and report three days during the week.  The ideal candidate will have experience running a weekend morning show including editorial direction, booking guests and segment ideas as well as segment development.  In addition, this reporter must be willing 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 you.  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 strong interpersonal skills with colleagues and interviewees.   Must have a valid credit card and driver's license. 

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Producer

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, occasional assignment desk duties 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. 

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Engineering

Maintenance Technician

KRIV Fox 26/KTXH My 20 in Houston, TX are looking for a SNG/ENG Technician to join our team.  The ideal candidate will drive the Satellite News Gathering vehicle or Electronic News Gathering vehicle to news story locations and establishes satellite or microwave transmission to the station as well as sets up and connects appropriate cables and portable microwave equipment to establish clear video and audio signals for broadcast.  Responsible for operating audio, video and transmission equipment for live remote broadcasts The SNG Technician will operate equipment at the station to receive satellite and microwave signals; communicates with field crews to establish those signals, and monitors the quality of those signals once established.  Communicate effectively with news managers and producers about the status of satellite and microwave transmissions.  Maintain all assigned equipment and tools in good operating condition. Assist with routine vehicle and electronic maintenance. Shoot video and audio recordings in the field, newsroom, and studio as well as collect information and obtain sound at the scene of news events.  Edit news stories on deadline in the field and in the newsroom and assist others with news gathering operations when needed.  Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Two years’ experience as an SNG/ENG Technician and/or photojournalist at a commercial television station.  Prior experience with Satellite News Gathering vehicle, Electronic News Gathering vehicle, Bitcentral, Video Camera & Related Accessories, Microphones, Mixers & other Field Audio Equipment, LiveU Networks Backpack preferred. Working knowledge of microwave/satellite equipment.  Demonstrated skill or ability to develop skill in video photography and editing on deadline.  Communicate clearly and deal effectively/politely with co-workers and the public.  The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.  Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.  Must have a valid credit card and be willing to travel for news events.  Candidate must be able to work flexible hours; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required.

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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled

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.

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