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Anchor/Reporter (Regular Full-Time)
FOX 5 TV, Washington DC’s #1 news station with the most hours of local news, is seeking an experienced Anchor/Reporter to cover local news for the television station. Candidates should have fully developed and polished anchoring and reporting skills. Ideal candidates will be highly creative individuals with the ability to research, write and deliver compelling news stories to maintain viewer interest. Must be an outstanding storyteller and live on-air performer with strong interviewing skills and the ability to ad-lib effectively. We are looking for leaders in the newsroom who work cohesively with producers, editors and photographers to create news stories and features that draw viewers to our segments. Must develop and maintain story source network and make public appearances on behalf of the station. Must be able to work accurately and efficiently in a team environment within specific time constraints. Must also demonstrate experience and proficiency with live news technology and newsroom computers. Ability to work with and an understanding of social media to attract, inform and engage the audience. Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field required. Minimum 6 years anchor experience required. Must have, or be willing to obtain, a valid driver’s license and be able to drive. Candidates must submit resume and video/link of recent work. Local/national travel required. Weekends, holidays and varied hours required. To apply CLICK HERE
News Producer (Freelance Part-Time)
WTTG/WDCA Fox TV in the Washington DC television market is seeking a creative Producer with strong writing skills, superior news judgment and never short on ideas! Will select stories, assemble them in a rundown, create graphics, write copy and teases, time the show from the control room, and coordinate Reporter assignments. Ideal candidate works well with others, is active in brainstorming sessions and is always current on what is trending in social media. Strong communication skills a must. Must be aware on current events and able to work in fast-paced environment under specific time constraints. Ideal candidate thinks ‘out of the box’ and is always looking to find new ways to present information. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team. Looking for a Producer with strong leadership skills. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications required. Candidate must possess at least one (1) year of newsroom experience, preferably as a Line Producer. Weekends, holidays and varied hours required. To apply CLICK HERE
News Reporter (Per Diem Part-Time)
WTTG Fox 5 TV – Washington DC's #1 News Station with the most hours of local news has a remarkable opportunity for a motivated and dynamic News Reporter. This position requires a highly creative individual with the ability to research, write and deliver compelling news stories to maintain viewer interest. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding storyteller and live on-air performer with strong interviewing skills, solid journalistic judgment and the ability to ad-lib effectively. Must work cohesively with producers, editors and photographers to create captivating news stories and features, taped and live, to connect with the viewers and grow ratings. Must be able to work accurately and efficiently within time constraints. Recent experience and proficiency with newsroom computers, live news technology and related software required. Work with social media to attract, inform and engage the audience. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate their success at developing and maintaining powerful story source networks. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field required. 3+ years of news experience in a medium to large market. Investigative journalism required. Must have, or be willing to obtain, a valid driver’s license and be able to drive. Local/national travel, weekends, holidays and varied hours required. Candidates must submit resume and video/link of recent work. To apply CLICK HERE
Weather Anchor (Regular Full-Time)
FOX 5 TV, Washington DC’s #1 news station with the most hours of local news, is seeking an experienced weather anchor and reporter. Candidates should have fully developed and polished anchoring, reporting and weather forecasting skills. This position requires a highly creative individual who is passionate about meteorology with the ability to report live, write, edit and produce compelling daily weather-related news content using state of the art technology for use on-air and online. Must be able to demonstrate ability to create and present interesting weathercasts specific to the day’s events. Ideal candidates will be outstanding storytellers and live on-air performers with strong meteorology and reporting skills, solid journalistic judgment and the ability to ad-lib effectively. Will be required to research and generate story ideas to maximize news content. Must be able to produce and present live coverage of feature reports or special events. This position may also require some shooting and non-linear editing. Prior experience with newsroom systems required. Will perform the functions of a GA reporter as needed. Must work well in team environment. This position requires daily collaboration with the assignment desk, producers, editors, photographers and the technical production team to create compelling news content for air to grow ratings and maintain viewer interest. Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills are essential. Participation in station sponsored community events will be required. Established social media presence and engagement preferred. Qualified candidates should possess a degree in Journalism, Meteorology or related field. 4+ years of live news experience required. Major market experience strongly preferred. Must have, or be willing to obtain, a valid driver’s license and be able to drive. Local/national travel, weekends, holidays and varied hours required. Candidates must submit resume and video/link of recent work. To apply CLICK HERE
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