KRIV FOX 26 AND KTXH MY 20 HOUSTON
DECEMBER 19, 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.
Fox 26 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 and digital 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. May be required to field produce. 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. Must be willing to assist on the assignment desk if necessary. Must be reachable 24 hours a day in breaking news situations. 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. Strong writing skills required. 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. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours, shifts and shows; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Must have valid credit card and driver's license. Click Here to Apply
Weekend Morning Producer
Fox 26 KRIV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX, is seeking a dynamic, passionate and creative Weekend Morning Producer who loves live television and thrives on creating unique content and newscasts beyond the traditional news programs including FOX 26’s live Sunday morning political program. This position will be required to handle various producing assignments from producing innovative newscasts, live breaking news, live specials as well as pre-planned news programming. Strong journalistic standards required. You must have strong live control room skills and be able to write accurately and quickly particularly in breaking news situations. 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. 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 required; journalism or a related field preferred. Experience as a line producer or associate producer in a medium or large market preferred. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus. Must be able to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines and multitask. Ideal candidate has familiarity with newsroom computer systems, graphics programs and video editing software. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours/shifts/shows; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. 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 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 has an immediate opening for a Consumer Reporter who can enterprise original reporting with a focus on protecting consumers. This experienced journalist should have a deep knowledge of consumer issues with a focus on consumer fraud, government waste and consumer protections in addition to everyday pocketbook topics. The ideal candidate should have skills in data reporting and be able to ask tough questions. This reporter will be expected to be able to develop both short-term (daily) and long-term stories for broadcast and digital platforms. Candidate will be expected to provide unique content to our digital platforms and work closely with the digital staff and upload content to our digital platforms. The candidate should be a strong live television performer. Candidate must be able to use the latest technology and production techniques, to shoot, write and edit under deadline. If candidate currently cannot shoot or edit, must learn post hire as may have situations in which these skills are required. This individual must be a self-starter and able to work independently gathering news materials, interviewing people, both on and off camera, preparing and presenting packages and studio segments in unique storytelling ways. 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. Consumer reporter experience preferred. 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. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Must have a valid credit card and driver's license. Click Here to Apply
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