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News Reporter (Regular Full-Time)
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. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their success at developing and maintaining powerful story source networks. 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. Work accurately and efficiently within time constraints. Make public appearances on behalf of the station. Work with social media to attract, inform and engage the audience. High standard of quality and attention to detail. Deadline driven. Social media enthusiast. Friendly, respectful and collaborative. Must be exceptionally creative and able to find new ways to present information. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field required. Minimum 5 years industry experience, 3+ years 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. To Apply CLICK HERE
News Writer/Producer (Regular Full-Time)
FOX 5 TV in Washington, DC is looking for a talented writer and producer. The writer/producer is a fully contributing member of the newsroom who takes the lead in evaluating, editing and organizing stories, coordinating with reporters/anchors, and producing engaging, relevant newscasts that meet the highest journalistic standards. This position requires exceptional written, verbal and broadcast production skills. Candidates must have solid news judgment. Qualified candidates will have experience writing digital stories, sending breaking push alerts, live streaming, and editing photos, graphics and videos. Must be able to work in fast-paced environment under specific time constraints. Excellent writer and storyteller. Flawless writing and copy editing skills. High standard of quality and attention to detail. Deadline driven. Social media enthusiast. Friendly, respectful and collaborative. Must be exceptionally creative and able to find new ways to present information. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team. Experience in publishing content on digital and social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications. Minimum three (3) years of newsroom experience. Weekends, holidays and varied hours required. To Apply CLICK HERE
Studio Technician/Technical Director (Per Diem Part-Time)
Fox 5 TV in Washington, DC is looking for a talented and versatile per diem Studio Technician to fill a variety of production roles and prep material for our newscasts. The ideal candidate should be comfortable operating in a fast-paced, live production control room and studio. The Studio Technician will perform 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. 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. 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. HS Diploma (or equivalent) required. Vocational/technical school or an Associate’s Degree preferred. Ability to operate live broadcast production equipment. 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. To Apply CLICK HERE
Electronic News Gathering (ENG) Editor (Regular Full-Time)
FOX 5 TV in Washington DC is looking for an Electronic News Gathering (ENG) Editor who is motivated by working in a graphic-intense, high-production value, fast-paced news environment. The ENG Editor will create high-quality product for various newscasts using state of the art, non-linear editing equipment while under specific and stringent time constraints. Must have working knowledge and experience with Edius editing platform, Bitcentral newsroom system and iNews highly preferred. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their understanding of what elements go into good storytelling and how to apply the appropriate techniques into the work product. This position may require cross training into other areas of the news operation. Must be a self-starter and able to work efficiently in fast-paced surroundings, both independently and in a team environment. This position requires daily collaboration with other members of the production teams to create compelling news content for air to grow ratings and maintain viewer interest. HS diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred. 3+ years’ experience with news or related editing for on-air product required. Weekends, holidays and varied hours required. Candidates must submit link(s) with samples of editing work. To Apply CLICK HERE
Executive Producer (Regular Full-Time)
FOX 5 TV in Washington DC is looking for an executive producer to lead our nightside team. Our executive producers are advocates for our viewers and the station who ensure engaging, high quality content is reaching our audience. They uphold our brand by consistently delivering informative, captivating and flawless newscasts. This position will oversee and manage news personnel to include assignment editors, writers, producers, editors, anchors, reporters, and digital staff. 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 improve ratings. Must be able to produce timely and compelling newscasts that are editorially and visually dynamic to include content in the field and news specials. Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned by the news director and assistant news director. Strong communication skills. Ability to 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.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications. Exceptional news and editorial judgment. Flawless writing and copy editing skills. High standard of quality and attention to detail. Deadline driven. Social media enthusiast. Friendly, respectful and collaborative. Must be exceptionally creative and able to find new ways to present information. We are looking for a competitor who can challenge, coach and mentor the staff to perform at their highest levels every night. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team. Supervise the work of others. Will work closely with news management to continually evolve our newscasts. Must have newsroom experience producing and supervising a team. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. To Apply CLICK HERE
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