Jobs at FOX 26 and My20

KRIV FOX 26 and KTXH MY 20 - Houston                                                                       Oct. 11, 2018

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.



Digital Sales Manager

FTS is hiring Digital Sales Managers in six of their owned and operated markets.  The individuals will be responsible for conceptualizing and executing a winning digital sales strategy for their respective markets.  Position will report to the local VP General Sales Manager and the VP of Digital Sales.  The Digital Sales Manager (DSM) will be responsible for the overall monetization strategy for the Station's website, apps, OTT and social media platforms.  The DSM plays a key role as the driving force behind revenue growth and new digital business development.

Develop revenue-producing digital sales ideas for station from start to finish.  Increasing local revenue share and driving creation of new digital business.  Primary point of contact for all local digital sales campaigns.  Internal expert on digital sales.  Coach and motivate local sales staff.  Track/maintain digital sales records for all clients.  Create effective sales presentations and one-sheets, giving clients a clear picture of opportunities presented to them.  Analyze campaign performance and communicate results to clients.  Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.


5+ years digital sales or sales management experience preferred.  BA in Marketing, Communications or related field.  Deep understanding of digital sales and how to meet clients’ needs while also meeting/exceeding revenue goals.  Expert in social media monetization.  Understanding of ad tags, analytics and campaign tools.  Demonstrated leadership skills.  Experience developing/motivating winning teams.  Must be able to thrive in an intense, fast-moving environment.  Must be creative and have a passion for innovation.  Must be a strong communicator with significant experience building/delivering presentations.  Working knowledge of DART or similar operation systems. Click Here to Apply


Account Executive

KRIV Fox 26/ KTXH My 20 in Houston are looking for an Account Executive.  The AE is responsible for developing new business and selling digital products by maximizing opportunities and growing transactional accounts.  This position requires someone who will identify opportunities and close new sales.  The ideal candidate will prospect and aggressively pursue digital and new business advertisers.  Provide strategic advice to help new television advertisers get the best ROI by working closely with them in a consultative role.  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 preferred television sales experience and have a proven track record of success in sales.  Knowledge of media math, TV ratings and web metrics is preferred. 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. Click Here to Apply




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. Click Here to Apply



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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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, 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.

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