Jobs at FOX 26 and My20

KRIV FOX 26 AND KTXH MY 20 HOUSTON

APRIL 2, 2021

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.

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 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. 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. Click Here to Apply


Producer

Fox 26 KRIV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX, is seeking a dynamic, passionate and creative Producer who loves live television and thrives on creating unique content, shows and newscasts. This position will be required to find impactful culture-shaping content, book guests and produce segments for a live talk/entertainment show with a national and OTT appeal. This candidate must be able to produce 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 must 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 anchors and 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, special projects and occasional assignment desk duties. Other duties assigned as deemed necessary.

Bachelor's Degree required; journalism or a related field preferred. Experience as a show or line producer in a medium or large market preferred. 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
 
Weekend Digital Content Creator 

We're hiring a Weekend Digital Content Creator to be part of our next-level team at Fox 26 KRIV in Houston, TX. Reporting to the EP, Digital/Special Projects, the Digital Content Creator will be laser-focused on telling stories that matter most to digital and social users-- and doing it better than anyone else. Does this sound like you? You're smart, fast on your feet, team-oriented and full of energy. You're an expert in digital and social media platforms. You know a big story when you hear it. You're obsessed with details. Nothing gets past you. You have a zero-tolerance policy for grammatical errors. You could copy edit in your sleep (but you won't— we promise). You love a fast-paced, challenging environment and crave the chance to learn new things. You've got goals, which you strive to meet and exceed (all of them). You thrive in a competitive, fearless culture of creativity and expertise. What you do matters, and you're out to make a difference. Most of all, you want to win. Every. Single. Day. The person we're looking for lives and breathes digital news and information, and is driven by an intense passion for storytelling. If that's you, your dream team awaits.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Create compelling, UX-focused content related to news, events and topics relevant to local users and beyond, including text stories, photos/graphics, live streaming content, breaking news, and social media elements. Engage and build loyalty among communities. Serve as liaison to the newsroom, ensuring digital and social dominance. Reach and engage users on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and beyond. Use social listening and analytics tools like Crowd Tangle, Google Analytics, Chartbeat and Share Rocket to make informed editorial decisions. Work with Group Content Team and other FTS markets to distribute high-interest stories at scale. Follow group standards. Monitor real-time analytics. Other duties as deemed necessary and assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:  3+ years experience developing and publishing content, including news, on digital and social platforms preferred. BA/BS degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications or related field with emphasis on digital publishing. Excellent writer and storyteller. Superior news judgement. Impeccable writing and copy-editing skills. Overwhelming attention to detail. Thrive under deadline pressure. Stellar communication skills. Social media expert. Proficient in content management systems, video publishing, live streaming, and digital analytics tools. Video and photo editing experience (Adobe products a plus). Candidate must be able to work flexible hours; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required.  Click Here to Apply

Producer

Do you love politics?  Do you love creating live television? Do you love producing innovative newscasts and special programs?  Fox 26 KRIV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX, is the place for you.  We are seeking a dynamic, passionate and creative Producer for our Sunday morning political show as well as live innovative newscasts. In addition, this position may be required to produce 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 anchors and 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, special projects and occasional assignment desk duties. Other duties assigned as deemed necessary.

Bachelor's Degree required; journalism or a related field preferred. Experience as a show or line producer in a medium or large market preferred. 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

Weekend Assignment Desk Editor

KRIV-TV, the FOX O&O in Houston, TX, is seeking a Weekend Assignment Desk Editor to join our news team.  Responsibilities include researching and developing story ideas, and newsgathering for all television news platforms.  The candidate must have the ability to respond to breaking news and verify information for television newscasts and digital platforms.  Monitor news wires, police and fire scanners, and social media for breaking news.  Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment; be able to multi-task, be a problem solver as well as a strategic thinker.  The candidate will be responsible for assigning photographers and reporters to news stories and managing logistics as well.  The ideal candidate is an energetic and effective communicator.  Must have the ability to develop strong contacts with officials and sources in order to advance stories beyond a press release.  The candidate will build relationships with Assignment Desks at Fox affiliates and coordinate breaking news coverage when necessary.  Must have strong social media skills.  Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned.
Four (4) year college degree with emphasis in Communications or Journalism preferred. Candidate must possess at least two (2) years of prior Assignment Desk Editor experience or bachelor's degree in lieu of experience.  Candidate must be able to work flexible hours; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Must also possess excellent news judgement, strong sense of urgency in coverage decision-making and display an aggressive and competitive newsgathering style. Click Here to Apply

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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.

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