Jobs at FOX 26 and My20

KRIV FOX 26 and KTXH MY 20 - Houston                                                                                                     Posted May 17, 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.

 

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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Production Technician

KRIV FOX 26 an FOX O&O located in Houston, Texas is accepting applications for a Full-Time Production Technician position.  Responsibilities of the position include robotic camera operation, lighting and set design, audio, tune-in microwave live shots and managing the floor for live newscast and recorded programming.  Candidate must possess a high level of confidence and previous experience in floor directing within a live environment and possess strong multi-tasking skills.  Is responsible for maintaining set and equipment necessary for television news production.  Duties will also include but not limited to coding for Ross Overdrive Automation System. 

 

Prior broadcast experience in a live control room environment is preferred.  Candidate must be able to work flexible hours; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required.  Will also be required to cover vacation & sick leave and all other duties as assigned.  Looking for someone with strong work ethics and the ability to handle multiple tasks under high pressure while maintaining a team approach to all assignments.  Must be a team player with solid interpersonal skills.  College Degree and 1-2 years’ experience preferred. Click Here to Apply

 

Production Technician – Part Time

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 with life automated control systems.   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 within a live newscast environment is 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.  Click Here to Apply

 

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 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. Click Here to Apply

 

Associate Producer

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 be willing to learn how to produce newscasts and be available for assignment as a newscast producer on a fill-in basis as warranted by news management.  Must be willing to assist on the assignment desk if necessary.  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. Click Here to Apply

 

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.  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.  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. 

 

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

 

Associate Producer

KRIV & KTXH, the Fox O & O Duopoly 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 be willing to learn how to produce newscasts and be available for assignment as a newscast producer on a fill-in basis as warranted by news management.  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. Click Here to Apply

 

PM Executive Producer

KRIV & KTXH, the Fox O & O Duopoly 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 [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. Must have a valid credit card and driver's license. Click Here to Apply

      

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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.

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