KRIV FOX 26 and KTXH MY 20 - Houston Posted June 27, 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.
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.
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
METEOROLOGIST (Full Time Regular)
KRIV-TV, Fox 26 in Houston, Texas, the Gulf Coast Weather Authority, is looking for a weekend morning meteorologist. The right candidate must be able to provide weather forecasts for all platforms, including broadcast, web and social. Experience with radar, severe weather and hurricane forecasting required. We are looking for someone who can report from the studio and in the field. Must be willing to video edit weather material and the ability to write and produce weather and news feature content a plus.
A minimum of five years’ experience working as a weather anchor in a medium or top 25 market is required. Must have a polished on air presentation with a strong basis in science. A strong social media presence is a plus. This is a rare opening at a station that takes weather seriously. Degree in meteorology preferred. AMS Seal required, will consider someone eligible for testing. Click Here To Apply.
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