Jobs at FOX 5 (WTTG/WDCA)

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Account Executive (Full-Time, Regular) – 2 openings
WTTG/WDCA in Washington, DC is looking for a highly motivated sales professional to join our team.   The responsibilities include: work directly with ad agencies and clients to increase station revenue and shares through growing core business; sales of sports and specials, internet and new business development; achieve budgeted goals, maximizing revenue and share performance for the station and create multi-platform packages, group presentations, negotiate and close business. Must have a strong track record of increasing station revenue/share on existing business and the ability to develop new business.  In addition, must have excellent communication, organization and presentation skills; possess a creative approach to multi-platform sales initiatives and thrive in a fast paced environment.  Solid computer skills, with proficiency in PowerPoint and Excel and knowledge of industry software is a must.  Qualifications: College degree preferred.  This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced top ten market seller or for someone with 3-5 years of successful broadcast experience in a middle market to break into the top ten with a dynamic and highly rated FOX O&O.  Reference posting source and position #s 7309 and 7314

Executive Producer (Regular Full-Time)
Oversee and manage news personnel; assignment editors, writers, producers, editors, anchors, reporters, digital.  Must be able to produce a timely and compelling newscast that is editorially and visually dynamic.  Participate and lead in the editorial process.  Occasionally, produce content in the field and news specials.  Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned by the news director and/or assistant news director.  Strong communication skills and the ability to develop and assemble content on multiple platforms.  Must have strong knowledge of social media and be able to incorporate and showcase content from multiple platforms into newscast. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications. Have exceptional news judgment, strong writing and copy editing abilities. We are looking for a competitor who can challenge the staff to perform at their highest levels every night.  Must be able to work in fast paced environment under specific time constraints; exceptionally creative.  Must be able to think out of the box and find new ways to present information. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team.  Supervise the work of others.  Will work closely with news management to continually evolve our newscasts.  Possess five (5) years of newsroom experience, preferably as a Producer. Weekends, holidays and varied hours req. 

Financial Analyst (Full-Time)
Duties performed include journal entry preparation, financial close, account reconciliation/analysis, invoicing, financial reporting, forecasting, fixed assets, budget preparation, and administrative support to VP, Finance. Candidate must be highly proficient in Excel. Must be able to multi-task with high attention to detail, meet deadlines, and have strong communication & analytical skills. The ideal candidate should bring a positive attitude along with a desire to learn new skills and advance their career. Confidentiality a MUST.  Qualifications: BS/BA Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field. Familiarity with JDEdwards, PeopleSoft, A3, Wide Orbit and broadcast industry experience are a plus. Candidates must submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements. Ref posting source & position #7430

Maintenance Technician (Full-Time, 2 openings)
Duties include: troubleshooting digital and IP broadcast electronic equipment to the component level in cameras, routers, switchers, microwave, transmitters, and associated terminal equipment.  Maintenance and repair of technical equipment, installation of new equipment, and support of plant operations.  Maintain studio and field cameras, media servers, digital audio consoles, Production and Master Control automation, and Chyron graphic systems. The successful candidate must be a problem solver who will be responsible for both corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance on television equipment, including P2 equipment, switchers, ENG equipment, servers, transmitters, as well as computers, network, and telecom equipment. Component level electronic troubleshooting skills as well as exceptional IT skills are required. Must have an understanding of computers and microprocessors as they apply to broadcasting equipment. Current, relevant experience with digital video compression/encoding techniques, ATSC /MPEG transmission, and Bitcentral Newsroom is a definite plus. UHF IOT transmitter experience is also preferred. 

Qualifications: Applicant must have 6 years of broadcast maintenance experience, or a combination of experience and education from an accredited electronics school or college with a relevant degree. Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds and with equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions.  Must have a clean MVR and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license. Local travel, OT, weekends and holiday may be required.  Reference posting source and position #7197


Per Diem Studio/MC Technician (Freelance)
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 programmed length.

Work professionally as part of a cohesive team within specific time constraints.  HS diploma or equivalent required, college pref.  1 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.  Reference posting source and position #7299

Sales coordinator (Full-Time)
Provide admin support to the Sales management staff and Account Executives. Duties incl. writing and checking orders, proposals, maintaining organizational systems, general office requirements, assisting with special projects. Investigate order discrepancies and credit memos.  Strong written/oral comm skills req. Strong PC skills and proficiency w/ Microsoft Office. Requires excellent attention to detail, and accuracy.  Must be able to interact professionally with a variety of people and work efficiently and courteously w/ station personnel and within specific time constraints. 1 yr exp. in admin position req. HS diploma or equivalent req. Varied hours and OT required. College pref. Ref. posting source #7440

Internships
WTTG & WDCA offers an academic credit internship program for college juniors and seniors, receiving college credit for internships from an accredited four-year educational institution; with a major in Communications, Journalism or a related field.  Click here for more details.

 

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WTTG/WDCA IS AN Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disabled/Veterans
 


 

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