Jobs at FOX 5 (WTTG/WDCA)

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Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.  Please send an email to Theresa Wilson, call 202-895-3232, or visit our readily-accessible station located at 5151 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC 20016, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.

Account Executive (Full-Time, Regular)
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 #7309

Executive Producer (Regular Full-Time)
Fox 5 WTTG News, Washington DC the #1 News Station and most hours of local news is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and creative Executive Producer to oversee the production of our #1 rated 10PM evening newscasts.   The ideal candidate must have a proven track record as an Executive Producer or similar managerial experience, with a dedicated, driven and tireless work ethic.  A real passion for owning a show and the ability to work with on air talent on all editorial, performance and personnel issues a must.    Will oversee Producers, Writers, Editors Photographers and On Air Reporters and Anchors in disseminating all facets of the News, and Production of our talk and entertainment segments.  Must have a strong news sense, with the ability to also run the control room during breaking news situations, and the ability to lead our team on large remote broadcasts. Qualifications:  Understanding of ratings, meters, and audience flow, and the knowledge of how to use this information to attract a demographically driven audience.  A strong understanding of the importance and use of social media required.   Candidates need to be innovative, and bring ideas on how to evolve our broadcasts. We require at least Five Years of experience as a TV newscast producer and Executive Producer in a medium to major market and a four-year college degree. Reference posting source and position #7410

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

Photographer
FOX 5 WTTG News, Washington DC the #1 News Station and most hours of local news is seeking a Photographer. This electronic news gathering position requires both editing and/or videography. Cover general news assignments in a fast-paced news environment using electronic camera and editing equipment; applying techniques appropriate to each story. Understanding of different camera/media formats required. Reference posting source and position #7429 

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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