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VP/General Sales Manager (Regular, Full-Time)

WTTG/WDCA Fox TV in the Washington DC television market is seeking an experienced sales leader to develop strategy for the Sales team with overall responsibility for the revenue on a local, national, digital and new business level. Responsible for providing training and leadership of the Sales and Traffic departments. Maintains strict compliance with all FTS guidelines involved in the sales process related to revenue reporting and negotiations. Ensure all internal controls are being followed and all advertising meets FTS and local station compliance. Oversee inventory management. Develop and manage budgets and projections for stations’ revenue. Understand and analyze economic conditions and market trends, including Nielsen reporting and other media software platforms, to evaluate inventory, revenue and ratings. Work closely with VP/General Manager and other management personnel. Host and entertain clients. Proven media sales management experience. Strong and positive leadership, teamwork and communication skills. Strong analytical skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office. Bachelor’s degree required. Local/National travel required. Varied hours, holidays and weekends. To apply CLICK HERE

Electronic News Gathering (ENG) Editor (Freelance Part-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 as needed. 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. HS diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred. Minimum six (6) months news or related editing experience required. Weekends, holidays and varied hours required. 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 pref. Must be able to 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

Promotion Producer (Regular, Full-time)

FOX 5 TV in Washington DC is seeking a seasoned creative services producer to conceptualize, write and produce dynamic promotional spots that promote our programming while reinforcing and expanding the stations brand and image. This is a fast-paced, large market environment. The qualified candidate must work effectively within specific time constraints and in conjunction with producers, department management, newsroom and station personnel. Duties include, but are not limited to: project development & execution, writing, producing and editing of on-air topicals, show promotions, sales promos, station image campaigns, and digital content.  The ideal candidate will have a 4-year college degree in Broadcasting, Communications or Marketing and a minimum three (3) years broadcast experience in a top 50 market.  Must have strong writing & communication skills, creative ability to develop compelling campaigns that cut through the clutter and effectively translate across all mediums including all broadcast (TV/Radio), digital, and print. Must have knowledge of all aspects of producing to include proficiency with Adobe Premiere and the entire Adobe Creative Suite. Candidate must also have impeccable attention to detail and solid organizational skills. Qualified applicants must apply via the online portal and provide a link with samples of recent work. WTTG/WDCA FOX 5 is a great company with competitive compensation and great benefits in our Nation's capital; a city alive with year-round events, sights, and fun. To Apply CLICK HERE

Reporter/Anchor (Regular, Full-Time)

Requires a highly creative individual 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. Work cohesively with producers, editors and photographers to create news stories & features; taped and live. Develop and maintain story source network. Make public appearances on behalf of the station. Work with social media to attract, inform and engage the audience. Must have excellent live reporting, writing, and storytelling skills. Must be able to work accurately and efficiently within time constraints. Proficiency with newsroom computers and related software required. Must also demonstrate experience and proficiency with live news technology and newsroom computers. Four-year college degree required. 3+ years experience. Investigative journalism required. Broadcast TV reporting in top 55 market 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. CLICK HERE to apply.

Studio Technician/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 Freelance Studio Technician/Master Control Operator to provide production 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 Studio Technician/Master Control Operator operates any or all of the following: production switchers, robotic cameras, character generators, playout servers, audio consoles, master control switchers, non-linear editing software, and other production support equipment.  The Freelance Studio Technician/Master Control Operator performs various functions including, but not limited to: technical director, audio operator, robotic camera, floor director, and/or master control.  Proven ability to operate in live broadcast environments, specifically news production, is required.  Experience with automated control room and master control 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 preferred.  The ideal candidate will have all of the skills and experience listed above; however, we will consider applicants who have 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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