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WTTG/WDCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  Please tell us if you require 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 call the Human Resources Director at 202-895-3232, or visit our readily accessible station located at 7272 Wisconsin Ave NW, Bethesda, MD 20814, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you. 

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News Producer

News Writer/Producer (Regular Full-Time)

Studio Technician/Technical Director (Per Diem, Part-Time)

Studio Technician/Technical Director (Per Diem, Part-Time)

Studio Technician/Technical Director (Regular Full-Time)

Executive Producer (Regular Full-Time)

Newscast Director (Regular Full-Time)

Photojournalist (Regular Full-Time)

News Reporter (Per Diem Part-Time)

Account Executive (Regular Full-Time)

Administrative Coordinator (Regular Full-Time)

News Writer/Producer (Regular Full-Time)

News Writer/Producer (Regular Full-Time)

Broadcast Engineer (Regular Full-Time)

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WTTG/WDCA TV – News Producer (Regular Full-Time)

FOX 5 DC/FOX 5 Plus is looking for a confident and enthusiastic News Producer to join our award-winning news team. Creative. Innovative. News Savvy. If you possess these qualities and shine as a leader in the newsroom, then this could be you! Our newsroom provides comprehensive coverage of local and national news stories across multiple platforms such as broadcast, digital, and web. As a news producer, you must be passionate about local news and delivering exceptional television broadcasting to the market. The ideal candidates will have an ingenious approach to showcasing content and pitching story ideas that make an impact online, offline, and in person. 

JOB HIGHLIGHTS

  • Responsible for daily production activities for assigned newscasts and projects from facilitating the news gathering process to editorial decisions to post-production. 
  • Develop authentic segments, write compelling stories, build rundowns, edit scripts. 
  • Work closely with executive producers, other producers, writers, anchors, reporters, and control room to ensure technically seamless newscasts. 
  • Work closely with assignment desk and field crews to coordinate live shots, assignments, and provide graphics, video, and logistical support.
  • Log and edit video for inclusion on scripts.
  • Coordinate with web/social team to ensure comprehensive coverage of all news stories online and on-air.
  • Actively participates in daily editorial, department, and production meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Reports to Executive Producer. 

WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE 

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field.
  • Minimum three years of experience in a medium to large television market. 
  • Strong news judgment, solid writing skills, captivating storytelling skills, and knowledge of current events.
  • Excellent organization skills. 
  • Keen critical thinking skills and excellent problem-solving skills. Ability to anticipate problems, articulate solutions, and provide clear directions. 
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently, working under tight deadlines.
  • Must be able to think out of the box and find new ways to present information. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Consistently display a professional demeanor with the ability to stay cool under pressure and handle strong personalities. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team. 

Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays may be required.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We have excellent benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. FOX 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks

Job ID R50020994

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WTTG/WDCA – News Writer/Producer (Regular Full-Time) 

Stellar news judgment. Captivating storyteller. Polished newscasts. If this connects with you, then your dream job awaits! FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus, the top news station in the Washington, DC metro area, is looking for a dynamic news writer and producer with a creative vision to take our segments to the next level. You should be a social media enthusiast and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

JOB HIGHLIGHTS

· Fully contributing member of the newsroom who will evaluate, edit and organize stories, coordinating with reporters/anchors.

· Produce engaging relevant newscasts that meet the highest journalistic standards.

· Send breaking news push alerts, write digital stories, live stream.

· Edit photos, graphics and videos.

· Daily collaboration with directors, anchors/reporters, editors, managers, and other staff members.

· Think critically under pressure and work professionally on individual assignments and as part of a cohesive team.

· Participate in editorial, department and station meetings.

· Other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING

· Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or related field.

· Minimum three years of newsroom experience, preferably as a newscast producer.

· Minimum two years of experience in a mid to major television market.

· Exceptional written, verbal, copy editing, and broadcast production skills.

· Solid news judgment.

· Excellent storyteller.

· Experience in publishing content on digital and social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

· Creative, detail-oriented, and ability to find new ways to present information.

· Ability to take direction and work under deadline pressure.

Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Candidates must submit examples of recent work.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We have excellent benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. FOX 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The

Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks

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WTTG/WDCA TV – Studio Technician/Technical Director (Per Diem Part-Time)

Fox 5 DC/Fox 5 Plus, the #1 news station in Washington, DC metro area airing the most hours of local news each week, is looking for a part-time Studio Technician/Technical Director to join our award winning team! Fox 5 operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We are surrounded by a restaurant scene boasting cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. 

Candidates should have experience with floor directing, live production broadcast equipment, and studio operations. We are looking for individuals who know how to deliver high quality newscasts, have a passion for journalism, and thrive in the technical news production environment. Must be comfortable operating in fast-paced, live production control rooms and studios. 

JOB HIGHLIGHTS

Fill a variety of production roles and help prep material for our newscasts. Perform functions including, but not limited to, technical director, audio operator, robotic camera, and floor director. Must have a solid understanding of live production elements, specifically news production, and be able to operate live broadcast equipment. Will work in an automated control room environment. Will think critically under pressure while broadcasting within strict time constraints. Work as cohesive team. Interact professionally and respectfully with on-air staff, off-air staff, production and technical crews, and management. Other duties as assigned. 

WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE

  • High school diploma (or equivalent). Vocational/technical school, associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years recent experience in the broadcast technician, master control, and news environment in a medium to major size market.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong technical skills – systems, equipment, software, etc.
  • Friendly and collaborative spirit.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Good judgment.

Must be able to sit and stand for an extended period of time. Must be able to lift 20 pounds. Must be able to reach overhead, bend, squat and kneel. Fox 5 DC / Fox 5 Plus is a 24/7 operation. Varied shifts, OT, weekends & holidays may be required.

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WTTG/WDCA TV – Studio Technician/Technical Director (Per Diem Part-Time)

Fox 5 DC/Fox 5 Plus, the #1 news station in Washington, DC metro area airing the most hours of local news each week, is looking for a part-time Studio Technician/Technical Director to join our award winning team! Fox 5 operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We are surrounded by a restaurant scene boasting cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. 

Candidates should have experience with floor directing, live production broadcast equipment, and studio operations. We are looking for individuals who know how to deliver high quality newscasts, have a passion for journalism, and thrive in the technical news production environment. Must be comfortable operating in fast-paced, live production control rooms and studios. 

JOB HIGHLIGHTS

Fill a variety of production roles and help prep material for our newscasts. Perform functions including, but not limited to, technical director, audio operator, robotic camera, and floor director. Must have a solid understanding of live production elements, specifically news production, and be able to operate live broadcast equipment. Will work in an automated control room environment. Will think critically under pressure while broadcasting within strict time constraints. Work as cohesive team. Interact professionally and respectfully with on-air staff, off-air staff, production and technical crews, and management. Other duties as assigned. 

WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE

  • High school diploma (or equivalent). Vocational/technical school, associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years recent experience in the broadcast technician, master control, and news environment in a medium to major size market.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong technical skills – systems, equipment, software, etc.
  • Friendly and collaborative spirit.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Good judgment.

Must be able to sit and stand for an extended period of time. Must be able to lift 20 pounds. Must be able to reach overhead, bend, squat and kneel. Fox 5 DC / Fox 5 Plus is a 24/7 operation. Varied shifts, OT, weekends & holidays may be required.  

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Executive Producer

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus, the #1 news station in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia with the most hours of local news and entertainment, is looking for our next Executive Producer. The executive producers at FOX 5 are advocates for our viewers and the station. The EP team ensures engaging, high quality content is reaching our audience. They uphold our brand by consistently delivering informative, captivating and flawless newscasts. They challenge, coach, and mentor the team to perform at their highest levels every day. 

We are looking for experienced candidates with a competitive spirit and creative vision who can lead a team of highly skilled broadcast professionals. We are looking for leaders who thrive off collaboration of the minds and leading a top-level news team. We are looking for leaders who own the editorial process and constantly strategize on ways to achieve big-picture goals. 

JOB SUMMARY: The executive producer is a leader in the newsroom who will supervise the work of others. They manage a team of direct and indirect reports to include writers, producers, editors, anchors, reporters, assignment editors and planners, and digital staff. Responsible for recruiting and interviewing, managing the daily affairs of the team, and cultivating a productive and supported work environment. Produce timely and compelling newscasts that are editorially and visually dynamic, including content in the field and news specials. 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 newscasts. Will work closely with news management to continually evolve our newscasts. Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned by the news director and assistant news director. 

WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or related field. Minimum 3 years’ experience as a senior producer or executive producer in a medium to large television market. Minimum 2 years’ experience managing a team of direct reports. Exceptional news and editorial judgment. Flawless writing and copy editing skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high professionalism. High standard of quality and attention to detail. Deadline driven. Social media enthusiast. Friendly, respectful, and collaborative. Exceptional creativity and ability to find new ways to present information. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. 

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks

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Newscast Director 

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus – the #1 news station in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia with the most hours of local news – is in search of an experienced Newscast Director to join our award winning team and support our expanding broadcast schedule! Candidates should have experience directing newscasts using a production automation system, such as Sony ELC. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO: Direct fast-paced newscasts as well as political, sports and lifestyle shows/specials, promotions, satellite interviews, and pre-produced segments. Lead control room team to accomplish clean technical execution of the overall look of the newscast. Work closely with producers and production crews. Provide creative input. Have a deep understanding of innovative production concepts that engage viewers. Will direct in both automated and non-automated environments. Take direction, think critically under pressure, and work professionally as part of a cohesive team and individually within specific time constraints. Be a friendly, respectful and collaborative teammate. Demonstrate a positive attitude, enthusiasm, good judgment and excellent communication skills. Interact effectively and professionally with on-air staff, off-air staff, production and technical crews, and management. Other duties as assigned. 

WHAT YOU WILL BRING: HS Diploma or equivalent. Vocational/technical school or an Associate’s Degree preferred. Minimum 5 years recent experience directing news related content in a medium to major size market. Experience with automation systems. Knowledge various newsroom and broadcast systems, as well as be able to adapt to new technology. Quick thinker and problem solver who thrives under pressure. 

Must be able to sit and stand for extended lengths of time. WTTG/WDCA is a 24/7 operation. Shift flexibility is required. Shifts may include early mornings, weekends, holidays and OT.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks 

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Photojournalist 

Without the pictures, it’s just radio. That’s how important photojournalism is to us. 

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus, Washington DC’s top news station, has an opening for an innovative and cutting-edge photojournalist to join our award-winning team. Candidates should provide examples of their work that display how they tell stories and captivate an audience through the lens of the camera. You will come to us with at least three years of recent on-the-street news experience. You are sharp. You are a doer. You hustle to be the first on the scene. You are a self-starter who shows up every day with a positive attitude and knows there is no "I" in team. If this sounds like you, this is the job for you!

JOB HIGHLIGHTS

  • Utilize digital camera and editing equipment to tell captivating stories.
  • Use of different camera and media formats to apply techniques appropriately to each story.
  • Highly skilled in Edius editing, After Effects, Bitcentral, Panasonic, Sony cameras, and iNews.
  • Utilize drones to provide cinematic perspectives and enhanced visual experiences.
  • Drone camera operator training for Part 107 pilots.
  • Assignments include breaking news, investigative features, sports events and political news.
  • Daily collaboration with reporters, editors, managers, and other staff members.
  • Participate in editorial, department and station meetings.
  • Think critically under pressure and work professionally on individual assignments and as part of a cohesive team.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Operate Live U packs.
  • Shoot, capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms.

WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING

  • HS Diploma (or equivalent). Vocational/technical school or Associate’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of recent experience as a news photojournalist. Mid to major market preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and good judgment.
  • Live ENG remote skillset and experience with ENG truck operation, field editing, and satellite trucks.
  • Excellent photography, lighting, audio, non-linear editing, and computer skills.
  • Superior news judgment.
  • Creative and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to take direction and work under deadline pressure.
  • A valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.

 Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Candidates must submit resume and video/link of recent work.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks 

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News Writer/Producer (Regular Full-Time)

Stellar news judgment. Captivating storyteller. Polished newscasts. If this connects with you, then your dream job awaits! FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus, the top news station in the Washington, DC metro area, is looking for a dynamic news writer and producer with a creative vision to take our segments to the next level. You should be a social media enthusiast and thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

JOB HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fully contributing member of the newsroom who will evaluate, edit and organize stories, coordinating with reporters/anchors.
  • Produce engaging relevant newscasts that meet the highest journalistic standards.
  • Send breaking news push alerts, write digital stories, live stream.
  • Edit photos, graphics and videos.
  • Daily collaboration with directors, anchors/reporters, editors, managers, and other staff members.
  • Think critically under pressure and work professionally on individual assignments and as part of a cohesive team.
  • Participate in editorial, department and station meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING 

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or related field.
  • Minimum three years of newsroom experience, preferably as a newscast producer.
  • Minimum two years of experience in a mid to major television market.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, copy editing, and broadcast production skills.
  • Solid news judgment.
  • Excellent storyteller.
  • Experience in publishing content on digital and social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
  • Creative, detail-oriented, and ability to find new ways to present information.
  • Ability to take direction and work under deadline pressure.

Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Candidates must submit examples of recent work.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We have excellent benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. FOX 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks

R50020326

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News Writer/Producer (Regular Full-Time)

Stellar news judgment. Captivating storyteller. Polished newscasts. If this connects with you, then your dream job awaits! FOX 5 / FOX 5 Plus, the top news station in the Washington, DC metro area, is looking for a dynamic news writer and producer with a creative vision to take our segments to the next level. You should be a social media enthusiast and thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

JOB HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fully contributing member of the newsroom who will evaluate, edit and organize stories, coordinating with reporters/anchors.
  • Produce engaging relevant newscasts that meet the highest journalistic standards.
  • Send breaking news push alerts, write digital stories, live stream.
  • Edit photos, graphics and videos.
  • Daily collaboration with directors, anchors/reporters, editors, managers, and other staff members.
  • Think critically under pressure and work professionally on individual assignments and as part of a cohesive team.
  • Participate in editorial, department and station meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING 

  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications or related field.
  • Minimum three years of newsroom experience, preferably as a newscast producer.
  • Minimum two years of experience in a mid to major television market.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, copy editing, and broadcast production skills.
  • Solid news judgment.
  • Excellent storyteller.
  • Experience in publishing content on digital and social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
  • Creative, detail-oriented, and ability to find new ways to present information.
  • Ability to take direction and work under deadline pressure.

Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Candidates must submit examples of recent work.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We have excellent benefits, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks 

Job ID R50019971

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Broadcast Engineer (Regular Full-Time)

Fox 5 WTTG / Fox 5 Plus WDCA, the #1 local television news operation in the Washington, DC metro area, is seeking a Broadcast Engineer (Full-time) to support the operation of our ST 2110 IP facility. It Network Engineers with some broadcast experience may be considered for this role.

JOB HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Design and install complex broadcast systems
  • Support an ST 2110 media network running on Arista network switches
  • Work with Lawo VSM, SMART, Arista Cloudvision and other tools
  • Maintain cameras, production switchers, graphics systems, non-linear editing systems, cloud-based systems, intercom, production audio consoles, ENG equipment, etc.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • Hands-on experience working in a television facility
  • Experience providing technical support for production video and broadcast operations
  • Experience with IP routing & workflows
  • General understanding of the SMPTE 2110 suite of standards
  • Ability to troubleshoot computer and network-based systems
  • Ability to read technical drawings and follow signal flows
  • Strong analytical, reasoning, and technical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to take direction and work under deadline pressure
  • Must be organized, creative, and detail-oriented
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team

NICE TO HAVE:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferred focus in electrical engineering or computer science or related field
  • Arista or Cisco certification, Arista CloudVision
  • Experience maintaining a television transmitter
  • Specific expertise with Chyron graphics, Sony production switchers, Lawo control systems, VxRail or other VM servers and storage systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft tools, including MS Visio
  • Autocad experience
  • Experience with SNMP servers

Candidates must be able to work flexible hours. Must have a clean motor vehicle record (MVR) and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license. 

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks 

Job ID R50019627

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Administrative Coordinator (Regular Full-Time)             

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus has a job opportunity for an exceptionally organized and customer-service oriented professional. This position provides administrative support to the Station’s leadership team and assists with the maintenance of daily office tasks. Candidates must be computer savvy and resourceful in navigating systems and devices. We are looking for individuals who are known for their professionalism, versatility, and positive attitude. Keep reading to learn more about this exciting opportunity and FOX 5! 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide administrative support the Station’s VPs.
  • Electronic and manual preparation of invoices, expenses, purchase orders, deposits, and check requests.
  • Inventory and maintain station supplies and submit supply orders and payment invoices.
  • Financial log reconciliation.
  • Manage vendor partnerships and subscriptions for supplies, refreshments, and general housekeeping.
  • Coordinate meetings and special events. Manage conference room/meeting space scheduling.
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail and packages.
  • General office duties – assist with travel arrangements, expense reports, sales tickets, and other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree preferred.
  • Experience working in an administrative role in an office setting supporting leadership and senior/executive staff. Experience in the broadcast/media industry a plus.
  • Ability to plan and organize work, take initiative, and determine work priorities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high professionalism.
  • Good judgment.
  • Proficiency in Office applications, online communication tools, vendor management systems, software, databases, and spreadsheets.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks

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Account Executive (Regular Full-Time)

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus has an amazing opportunity for an experienced account executive to generate digital and broadcast advertising revenue for Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia’s top local news television station. Does driven, self-motivated and results-oriented describe you? Are you a hunter and networker? If so, we would like to hear from you! 

JOB SUMMARY: You will be responsible for all aspects of accounts, generating new business, selling OTT and CTV platforms, and the creation and sale of unique multi-screen promotional sponsorships. Work independently and with sales management to implement strategies to maintain strong client and agency relationships, consistently grow revenue, and exceed revenue goals. Present and negotiate all aspects of the Stations and digital offerings. Deliver unique and valuable packages to new and existing clients. Meet and communicate with clients regularly to help expedite the closing process. Prepare and deliver sales presentations to clients. Process transactional business. Work with clients and station personnel to develop advertising schedules. Timely management of accounts and administrative tasks. Maintain a high level of communication with station and corporate management, sales staff and all station personnel. Participate in sales trainings and meetings. 

WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING: 

  • 3+ years professional experience in Sales, Account Management, and/or Business Development, preferably in a TV sales environment.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Experience developing new business, with a record of digital success.
  • Skilled negotiator and motivator.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, written & verbal communication skills.
  • Digitally savvy. Proficiency with computers and cloud-based communication applications. Experience with WideOrbit preferred.
  • Ability to accurately forecast revenue based on client pending and pipelines.

Must have or be willing to obtain reliable transportation and have a valid driver’s license. Local travel and entertainment, weekends, holidays and varied hours may be required.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. FOX 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks

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News Reporter (Per Diem Part-Time)

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus – the #1 news station in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia with the most hours of local news – has a remarkable part-time opportunity for an experienced journalist to join our award winning team! We are looking for a creative, forward-thinking individual with an engaging personality that can ignite conversations and turn interviews into compelling, newsworthy stories. You are comfortable using various platforms to engage viewers and provide the most essential local news and information to the community. You are curious, agile, and innovative. You have a focus for delivering timely and accurate news. You have an eagerness to dominate and be the first to report breaking news. You know what is important to your audience.

Responsibilities: An outstanding storyteller and live on-air performer with strong interviewing skills, solid journalistic judgment and the ability to ad-lib effectively. Investigate, research, write and report against tight deadlines in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment. Pitch powerful stories that uncover significant information that will receive attention. 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. 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. 

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field required. 3+ years of news experience in a medium to large market. Investigative journalism required. Recent experience and proficiency with newsroom computers, live news technology and related software 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.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. FOX 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks 

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Studio Technician / Technical Director (Regular Full-Time)

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus – the #1 news station in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia with the most hours of local news – is in search of Studio Technician/Technical Director to join our award winning team and support our expanding broadcast schedule! If you have experience with floor directing, live production broadcast equipment, and studio operations this may be the perfect job for you. The ideal candidate will have a passion for journalism, focuses on delivering high quality newscasts to local viewers, and is a leader in the news production environment.

Responsibilities: Fill a variety of production roles and help prep material for our newscasts. Operate in a fast-paced, live production control room and studio. Perform functions including, but not limited to, technical director, audio operator, robotic camera, and/or floor director. Take direction, think critically under pressure, and work professionally as part of a cohesive team within specific time constraints. Friendly, respectful and collaborative. Positive attitude, good judgment and excellent communication skills. Interact effectively and professionally with on-air staff, off-air staff, production and technical crews, and management. Other duties as assigned. 

Requirements: HS Diploma (or equivalent) required. Vocational/technical school, associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum 3 years recent experience in the broadcast technician, master control, and news environment in a medium to major size market is required. Ability to operate live broadcast production equipment. Solid understanding of live production environments, specifically news production, is required. Experience with automated control room environments is a plus. Must be able to sit and stand for an extended period of time. Must be able to lift 20 pounds. Must be able to reach overhead, bend, squat and kneel. WTTG/WDCA is a 24/7 operation. Varied shifts, OT, weekends & holidays will be required.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, high-end boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks 

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WTTG/WDCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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 Mary.Baker@FOX.com, Call: 202-895-3232, or visit our readily accessible station located at 7272 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814 and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.