Job Number: R50012447
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News
Location: Austin, Texas
Job Posting Date: September 11, 2020
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV StationsFox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 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 Seattle.
Put together a fast-paced, clear newscast with good writing skills, graphics use, and ability to put the best video with the best writing. Work with reporters and photographers to get the best stories on the air. Will help post stories to our website, social media and update as needed. Also works on assignment desk, to manage crews, prepare and maintain futures and story files, participate in daily editorial meetings and make story coverage decisions. Will help set up microwave and satellite feeds. Coordinate with Engineering and Production for live coverage of daily news and special events. Two years experience as a newscast producer. Additional skillset of working on assignment desk. Working knowledge of libel laws and journalistic ethics. Social media skills. Knowledge of microwave/satellite news gathering. Knowledge of newsroom computer systems. College degree preferred in related communications field. Must be creative and highly motivated and organized. Must be a team player. Evenings and weekend shift.
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.