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Master Control Operator (Part-time Freelance)
WTTG Fox 5 News – Washington DC's #1 News Station with the most hours of local news - is looking for an experienced and dedicated Freelance Master Control Operator to provide operations support for our top rated newscasts and network programming. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced, live production environment. The Freelance Master Control Operator operates any or all of the following: automated playout systems, master control switchers, non-linear editing software, and other production support equipment. Proven ability to operate in live broadcast environments, specifically news production, is required. Ideal candidate will be able to take direction, think critically under pressure, and work professionally as part of a cohesive team within tight time constraints. Qualifications: HS Diploma (or equivalent) required. College degree preferred. Minimum 3 years recent experience as a master control operator in a major to medium size market preferred. Experience operating in an automated environment a plus. WTTG/WDCA is a 24/7 operation. Varied shifts, OT, weekends & holidays will be required. To apply CLICK HERE
Newscast Director (Regular, Full-Time)
WTTG Fox 5 TV – Washington DC's #1 News Station with the most hours of local news - is looking for an experienced and creative Newscast Director to join the production team. Fox 5 produces over 12 hours of live local news content daily. The ideal candidate will have experience directing newscasts using a production automation system, such as Sony ELC. Proven ability to lead control room team creatively delivering fast-paced news shows required. Ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of innovative production concepts that engage viewers. Additional duties may include directing weekly political and sports shows, promotions, satellite interviews, or pre-produced segments. Ideal candidate should be comfortable directing in both automated and non-automated environments. Qualifications: HS Diploma (or equivalent) required. College degree preferred. Minimum 5 years recent experience directing news related content in a major to medium size market. Must possess ability to lead, thrive under pressure, and succeed in the fast-paced environment of live local news. WTTG/WDCA is a 24/7 operation. Varied shifts, OT, weekends, and holidays are required. To apply CLICK HERE
Programming & Research Coordinator (Regular Full-Time)
Fox 5 TV, Washington DC's #1 news station with the most hours of local news, is looking for a Programming & Research Coordinator to join our team. This position will assist with a wide range of complex administrative and clerical duties to support the programming and research departments, and must maintain complete and accurate records. The coordinator will maintain the stations’ programming schedules, Wide Orbit transmission schedules, sports tracks, and satellite feeds, as well as closed captioning processes and needs. A strong understanding and ability to compile reports will be required. Weekly, monthly and quarterly reports include, but are not limited to, FCC program/issues/compliance, station film/program usage, program amortization, and discrepancy reports. The coordinator will be responsible for data management and inventory in systems such as Wide Orbit Media Sales and Kantar. Responsible for daily Nielsen scheduling and verification, program log review and issuing operational notes. Provide notifications to syndicators and respond to inquiries about programming and scheduling. Respond to viewer calls/emails regarding schedule changes and programming issues. Daily interaction and coordination between various departments and positions is required. Must be able to interact professionally with station personnel and syndication representatives. This position requires strong communication and presentation skills. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy. Knowledge of media management and broadcast technologies, and an understanding of Nielsen methodology, scheduling and ratings is a plus. Must have strong computer skills and the competency to learn new systems. Intermediate MS Office skills. Bachelors degree and a minimum 2 years of media/broadcast industry experience preferred. Varied hours, weekends, local travel, on call and OT required. To apply CLICK HERE
Studio Technician (Part-time Freelance)
WTTG Fox 5 News – Washington DC's #1 News Station with the most hours of local news - is looking for a talented and versatile Freelance Studio Technician to operate broadcast equipment in support of our top rated newscasts. The ideal candidate should be comfortable operating in a fast-paced, live production control room and studio. The Freelance Studio Technician may perform various functions including, but not limited to, technical director, audio operator, robotic camera, and/or floor director. Solid understanding of live production environments, specifically news production, is required. Experience with automated control room environments is a plus. Ideal candidate will be able to take direction, think critically under pressure, and work professionally as part of a cohesive team within specific time constraints. Qualifications: HS Diploma (or equivalent) required. College degree preferred. Minimum 3 years recent experience as a broadcast technician in a major to medium size market is required. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong abilities in some or most of these areas. WTTG/WDCA is a 24/7 operation. Varied shifts, OT, weekends & holidays will be required. To apply CLICK HERE
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