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Electronic News Gathering (ENG) Editor (Full-Time)
Fox Television in Washington DC is looking for an Electronic News Gathering (ENG) Editor. Duties include: Edit ENG material for various newscasts under specific time constraints using state-of-the-art, non-linear editing equipment. Must have a working knowledge of Adobe Premiere editing platform. Familiarity with Bitcentral newsroom system and iNews a plus. Must be able to work in a graphics-intense, high-production value, fast-paced news environment. Applicant must understand what elements go into good storytelling and apply appropriate techniques into their daily work. Candidate is expected to be willing to cross-train into other areas of the news operation if needed. Weekends, holidays and varied hours required. HS diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred. 6 months news or related editing experience required. Must be a self-starter and able to work efficiently in fast-paced surroundings, both independently and as a team member. Candidates must submit samples of editing work link in the online portal. To apply, CLICK HERE
News Reporter (Full-Time)
Fox 5 WTTG News, Washington DC the #1 News Station and most hours of local news is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a reporter. Individual will research, write, produce and report stories -- both live and taped -- for on-air newscasts, streaming webcasts and special stories. Work with producers, editors, and photographers to create and produce news stories and investigations. Must have excellent live reporting, writing, and storytelling skills, as well as proven social media skills; contributions, consistent digital engagement and followers. Ability to work under stressful conditions and deadlines is a must. Maintaining a strong roster of contacts and sources is required. Work accurately/efficiently within time constraints.
Qualifications: BA/BS Degree and at least three years exp. in broadcast TV reporting in top 75 market required. Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools. Must possess specific expertise in research and computer-assisted reporting. Must be a strong writer and communicator. A professional appearance is essential. Must communicate clearly, and maintain a clear delivery during both live and taped reports. Local/national travel, weekends, holidays and varied hours required. Proficiency with newsroom computers and related software required. Must be able to drive. Candidates must submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements and embedded video link. To apply CLICK HERE
Photographer (Regular, Full-Time)
Cover general news assignments in a fast-paced news environment using electronic camera & editing equipment; applying techniques appropriate to each story. Understanding of different camera/media formats required. 3 years recent on-the-street TV news photography experience required. Must be able to work accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced news environment. Live ENG remote skills and experience required, including ENG truck operation and field editing: Sat truck experience a plus. Excellent photography, lighting, audio, non-linear editing, and computer skills required. Weekends, holidays, travel & varied hours required. HS diploma required, college degree preferred. Lift/carry 50 lbs equipment. Must be able to drive, have proof of insurance, obtain a valid driver’s license and maintain a clean MVR. Resume and DVD or on-line link of recent work required of applicants. To apply, CLICK HERE
Planning Editor/Writer (Regular, Full-Time)
Fox TV, Washington DC, the #1 News Station with the most hours of local news is looking for a Planning Editor to plan segments, news coverage and produce content for all newscasts. Work closely with executive producers, producers, reporters and anchors to ensure that segments and stories are enterprised and accommodated in newscasts. Daily duties include researching story ideas, booking guests, conducting interviews, and producing stories, segments and producing up the screen for all newscasts. You will also meet daily with News Managers for next day preview and the planning of future segments. Understand the logistics of the assignment desk and the needs of a newscast through a producer’s eyes. Work with web site in developing stories, segments and projects to work in conjunction with newscasts. Responsible for gathering story info from various news sources and determining the newsworthiness. Make decisions on what stories to cover that will be timely, news worthy and break news on our broadcast and digital platforms. Have the ability to alter segments as news breaks and changes. Keep news staff apprised of breaking news and changes in assignments. . Assist field crews in story development/completion; this includes, but is not limited to, providing directions to a location, providing contact information for a story, providing background information on a story, making preliminary calls to set-up a story. Communicate story developments to producers, field crews and managers Communicate with affiliates to ensure continuity in coverage. Coordinate coverage of special events. Develop and maintain professional relationships with sources. This includes, but is not limited to Public Information Officers, corporate spokespersons and public relations personnel. Stay informed on current events, journalistic practices and changing industry trends.
Qualifications: 4-year college degree in broadcast journalism or other related field. Previous assignment desk and/or producing experience preferred. Must be well organized and able to manage multiple projects. Must demonstrate outstanding news judgment and good news writing skills. Must be able to deal effectively with people. Must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment. Working knowledge of newsroom computers and the internet. Must be able to work overtime, varied hours including weekend, holidays. Minimum 2 years broadcast experience (or equivalent work experience) in a top 50 market. Knowledge of all aspects of producing as well as proficiency with Adobe Premiere and the entire Adobe Creative Suite. Must work well independently as well as part of a cohesive team. Weekends, holidays and varied hours required. Local travel may be required. Be willing to obtain a local driver’s license and maintain a clean motor vehicle report (MVR). To Apply CLICK HERE
Studio Technician (Freelance)
Fox 5 WTTG News, Washington DC the #1 News Station and most hours of local news is looking for a Freelance Studio Technician. Fill a variety of production roles for our newscasts and prep material for air on our two stations. Roles may include, technical director, audio board operator, character generator operator, robotic camera operator and floor director. Also, master control commercial and program prep. May also operate master control during live sports and at other times. Operate Sony ELC automation and Sony MV8000 video switcher. Operate Sony MV8000 video switcher in manual mode (w/o ELC control). Operate SSL audio C100 and C10 audio console and all associated audio equipment. Operate Chyron Camio/ISQ system, controlling Chyron Mosaic and PowerClips servers. Operate Vinten robotic cameras. Floor direct and provide cues to talent in the studio. Use iNews computer and Sony ELC playlist viewer. Use Miranda iTX master control system to prepare programming and commercial content for air. Edit the iTX playlist as needed to add, delete and adjust programming and commercial segments for air. Operate iTX during live programming, including sports, to trigger commercial breaks on cue and adjust for programming which is over or under the program length.
Qualifications: Work professionally as part of a cohesive team within specific time constraints. HS diploma or equivalent required, college pref. One year recent commercial TV experience required. The ideal candidate will have all of the skills and experience listed above, but we will consider applicants who have strong abilities in some or most of these skills. WTTG/WDCA is a 24x7 operation. Varied shifts, OT, weekends & holidays will be required. To Apply Click Here
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