Job Number: R50018834
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Oakland, California
Job Posting Date: May 24, 2022
Come join the Bay Area’s top rated news station! KTVU FOX 2 is seeking individuals that have a respect for journalism and want to be part of the station’s best in class reporting, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes! Be part of a winning team with a diverse culture that believes in supporting, mentoring, and training our staff. We are searching for an experienced Stage Manager. As part of our total compensation benefits package we offer comprehensive medical plans, three weeks’ vacation, 401k, and tuition reimbursement just to name a few.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Organizing the studio for all newscasts—prompting & cueing Anchors during the newscasts & restoring the stage for the next shift to include some studio maintenance
Floor directing for talent and crews with either multi-camera or single-camera shooting from the Control Room (and on location) during broadcasts
Floor directing for all types of television station programs: Sports, promotion, local programming, community affairs, commercials and remotes.
This position consults with the Directors, Producers, Anchors and all other crewmembers on production needs and directly reports to the Studio Production manager.
Skill using wireless lavalier microphones including daily testing, charging, and the ability to dress mics on talent & guests
Use of ladders and/or motorized lifts scaling to a height of 25’
Ability to lift & carry studio items up to 20lbs
Working knowledge of studio lighting
Ignite, Inews, AutoCue experience or other newscast automation --a plus
Valid California Driver’s License
High school diploma is required; 4-year College degree is preferred. Candidate should have some experience with fast-paced television productions. Ignite, Inews, AutoCue experience or other newscast automation is required. A strong technical understanding of new technology is also required. Excellent communication and leadership skills are required. Professional working attitude & excellent time management.
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.
At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.
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