Job Number: R50009103
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Job Posting Date: June 12, 2019
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV StationsFOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
WJZY-TV, the FOX Owned and Operated television station in Charlotte, NC is seeking a Multimedia Journalist, with anchoring skills. We need the total MMJ package: someone who can do their own hard news and breaking news morning live shots 3 days a week. You will need to be quick on your feet with a desire to beat the other stations each and every day. This MMJ also co-anchors and helps write and book Saturday and Sunday morning news show that is a mix of hard news and lifestyle interviews. This MMJ will be required to have a strong and professional presence on social media, with a focus on promoting Fox 46 television news. FOX46 is a dynamic newsroom; part of the “newsroom of the future” movement. You will be working with 21st century newsgathering technology, operating as a self-contained and mobile content generator. This MMJ will have the opportunity to get attention for the right reasons and to Get Results for the community. A minimum of 3 years’ experience reporting news and 2 years’ anchoring is required. Excellent communication, writing and grammar skills are required for both the broadcast and digital platforms. Must be willing to work weekends. A Bachelor’s degree in communications or journalism required. Some training will be provided, if needed. Must be able to lift and carry up to (50) pounds to complete essential job functions.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.