Reporter & MMJ

Job Number: R50025506

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: News

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Orlando, Florida

Job Posting Date: July 3, 2024

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Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.


Does this describe you?  You’re smart, infinitely curious and have a passion for finding the truth.  You’re not afraid to hold the powerful accountable, ask the tough questions and understand the human experience in every story.  You’re a self-professed news junkie who always knows what’s going on – everywhere.  Digging for answers gives you life… and you know exactly where to look.  You come to work every day fighting to be the lead, and find the angle to earn the spot.  The successful candidate is experienced in using public records to find and confirm facts, and turn that data into compelling, visual stories.  We’re looking for a self-starter and a team player.    You thrive in a fast-paced, competitive, challenging environment and crave the chance to try something new.  Every. Single. Day.  You break stories by breakfast on your Twitter feed and watch the whole market follow you.     If you have a passion for fighting for everyday people, then we need you on our team. 

FOX 35 News is looking for an experienced Reporter & Multi-Media Journalist to join an award-winning news team.  FOX 35 focuses on weather, breaking news, investigative and stories that matter to our diverse market.  Warning:  the successful candidate must enjoy warm winters, endless sunshine, quick drives to the beach and a desire to work where the world vacations. 

Provide original news content for WOFL, WOGX, and various social media platforms by successfully accomplishing the following: gather news information including; conducting live and taped interviews; write stories and deliver news reports on-air, on-line and other media platforms.  These platforms require the Reporter/MMJ to shoot and edit video and present material in an engaging manner.  Must contribute to social media efforts; initiate research, and enterprise stories.  Must be a self-starter, able to work independently, have outstanding time management skills and complete required assignments on deadline. Strong working knowledge of technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools and non-linear editing such as AVID. 

A minimum of 4+ years’ experience working as a reporter in a medium or large market preferred.   College degree in communications/journalism or related field preferred.

Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Ability to tell stories, ask good probing questions in Q&A with reporters and ad-lib effectively.  Strong writing skills and thorough knowledge of current events.  Excellent people and communication skills; must be a team player. 

Must have a valid driver’s license, must be able to meet driving requirements. Must be able to lift 40 pounds

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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