Job Number: R50009625
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Job Posting Date: August 13, 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.
The dominant newsroom in Phoenix is seeking an experienced reporter with a passion for winning. Beginners need not apply. We are seeking a highly creative individual who routinely generates unique story ideas and is willing to take risks to tell those stories using non-traditional techniques both on-air and on-line. Applicants must display the ability to research, write and deliver compelling stories both live and on tape. Must show strong proficiency for breaking news coverage, ad libbing, and superior interview skills.
Minimum 3 years’ experience reporting. Work cohesively with producers, editors and photographers to create news stories and features. Work accurately and efficiently meeting tight deadlines. Proficiency with newsroom computers and related software required. Develop and maintain sources. Make public appearances on behalf of the station. Must have strong track record using social media to attract, inform and engage the audience. Local/national travel, weekends, holidays, varied work hours required. Four year college degree required. Experience in investigative and political reporting a plus. Must have, or be willing to obtain, a valid AZ driver’s license and be able to drive. All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug screening. Please embed a link of your recent work in your cover letter. Resumes/cover letters without embedded links of recent work will not be considered.
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.