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Jobs at My Fox Carolinas

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FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.

WJZY / WMYT

CHARLOTTE, NC

February 28, 2014

The following represent brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed to represent a comprehensive and/or exclusive description of all duties/responsibilities and requites skills associated with the position.

NEWSCAST DIRECTOR (AM Weekend)

Are you a maestro in the Control Room? We are looking for a newscast director for our newscasts who can roll with the punches and manage non-traditional newscasts that can turn on a dime. You must be able to handle quick changing newscasts filled with live reports and non-traditional sources of audio and video. Knowledge of manual and automated control room systems as well as newsroom computer systems such as iNews and/or ENPS.

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: At least 2 years’ experience directing live and pre-produced television newscasts. Familiarity with automated newsroom control systems preferred.

To be considered for this position, e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered.

EOE/M/F/H/V

AUDIO OPERATORS: (2 positions-weekday & weekend)

Run audio board for various newscasts that are fast paced; quick changing, and non-traditional. Various other production duties as assigned.

Education: High school degree required.

Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience in news operations position.

To be considered for this position, e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered.

EOE/M/F/H/V

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER –AM (1 position)

Responsible for managing a multi-hour morning newscast that has no fires/shootings/fender-benders in it. Responsible for producing a show that has the resources to bring the city, state, and the world into your newsroom. A show based in a newsroom filled with live, interactive, and relevant news for our morning TV and online viewers. If you are ready to manage a completely different kind of morning show, then you should be interested in this job. You must be able to think way outside the box and produce shows that include live and pre-produced material from our editorial staff as well as contributions from the community along with a highly interactive social media element. Your resume reel should not be filled with run-of-the-mill spots news/breaking news, but show a keen sense for enterprise and presenting information that will hold an audience. You will also be expected to contribute to our online/mobile distribution of news.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with emphasis on journalism and/or communications

Experience: At least 5 years of experience producing on a local or national news broadcast. Management experience preferred but not required.

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

DJ/AM/PRODUCER/ (4 positions)

Produce Fox 46 Carolinas morning newscast. This will not be a traditional “2 anchors on the set” program. You must be able to think way outside the box and produce shows that include live and pre-produced material from our editorial staff as well as contributions from the community along with a highly interactive social media element. Your resume reel should not be filled with run-of-the-mill spots news/breaking news, but show a keen sense for enterprise and presenting information that will hold an audience. You will also be expected to contribute to our online/mobile distribution of news.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with emphasis on journalism and/or communications

Experience: Two years of local newscast producing preferred

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

SR. DIGITAL JOURNALIST (2 POSITIONS)

Throw out your concept of what it is to lead a newscast. We are not looking for someone to sit behind an anchor desk and read copy. The Senior Digital Journalist for Fox 46 Carolinas must be a “presence”, a person who can take command, who can talk with an audience, not just to an audience, and who can lead a team of digital journalists on the air and on digital platforms to tell compelling stories. You must be able to think on your feet, know the area and the news stories in the area and be able to talk about them on a moment’s notice. You must be a great interviewer who knows how to draw out people, make them feel comfortable, and get them to open up and talk. You will be part of our team of Digital Journalists who knows how to shoot/edit/report. You must be a social media expert and be highly interactive with our audience via social media. You will be building a brand for both the station and for yourself.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with emphasis on journalism and/or communications

Experience: At least 2 years of anchoring and/or public speaking experience

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

JR DJ/PJ –AM (2 POSITIONS)

Can you tell a compelling story ON YOUR OWN with your camera? Can you shoot in- house to help other Digital Journalists and Anchors tell their stories? Can you work with our journalists to track down and tell complex, compelling stories? Then we are looking for you. Be part of a new kind of news department and bring your skills to a place that will truly appreciate what you do. This position also includes studio production work such as running studio cameras during newscasts.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with emphasis on journalism and/or communications

Experience: College level experience in news reporting for print, online or broadcast

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

DIGITAL JOURNALIST W/E AM (2 positions)

Throw out your concept of what it means to be a TV reporter and anchor. We are looking for 21st Century information gurus who know how to cover stories and disseminate the information over multiple platforms. You know how to use all the digital tools – cameras, iPads, editing software, cloud servers – to gather information. You know how to turn that information into stories that are spread on TV, social media, mobile devices and the Internet. You know how to mine social media for stories and information and experts. You are a self-starting enterprising journalist with a natural curiosity. You know how to communicate in a casual and trustworthy way. Don’t send us a resume reel that has a bunch of spot news/crime news/cute dog features. That is not what we are looking for. Show us stories that you found, dug to get, and presented in a compelling way. Show us what you have done on social media as well as traditional media. If you are up for an incredible challenge with the freedom to do something different, then we are looking for you. This position will also include leading the on-air presentation of our morning newscasts

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with emphasis on journalism and/or communications

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of news reporting for print, online, or broadcast news organization. Anchoring experience preferred.

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

PRODUCER/DJ W/E AM (1 position)

Produce Fox 46 Carolinas weekend morning newscasts. This will not be a traditional “2 anchors on the set” program. You must be able to think way outside the box and produce shows that include live and pre-produced material from our editorial staff as well as contributions from the community along with a highly interactive social media element. Your resume reel should not be filled with run-of-the-mill spots news/breaking news, but show a keen sense for enterprise and presenting information that will hold an audience. You will also be expected to contribute to our online/mobile distribution of news. Must be a self-starter who can handle producing several hours of morning news.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with emphasis on journalism and/or communications

Experience: Two years of local newscast producing preferred

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

DJ/ASSOCIATE PRODUCER AM

Write stories for news programs. Select appropriate video and sound for stories. Assist anchors, reporters and producers in preparing stories for broadcast and the web. Work with the assignment desk in gathering information. Produce newscasts as needed under management supervision. Strong creative writing skills and editorial judgment are a must. Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment is desirable. Must work well under deadline pressure.

Education: College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism or equivalent job experience is preferred.

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

DJ/ASSOCIATE PRODUCER PM

Write stories for news programs. Select appropriate video and sound for stories. Assist anchors, reporters and producers in preparing stories for broadcast and the web. Work with the assignment desk in gathering information. Produce newscasts as needed under management supervision. Strong creative writing skills and editorial judgment are a must. Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment is desirable. Must work well under deadline pressure.

Education: College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism or equivalent job experience is preferred.

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

PRODUCER

Produce Fox 46 Carolinas newscasts. This will not be a traditional “2 anchors on the set” program. You must be able to think way outside the box and produce shows that include live and pre-produced material from our editorial staff as well as contributions from the community along with a highly interactive social media element. Your resume reel should not be filled with run-of-the-mill spots news/breaking news, but show a keen sense for enterprise and presenting information that will hold an audience. You will also be expected to contribute to our online/mobile distribution of news.

Education: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with emphasis on journalism and/or communications

Experience: Two years of local newscast producing preferred

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered EOE/M/F/H/V

6 pm Director

Direct live newscasts, newsbreaks, programs and specials. Prepare show rundowns in I-News to coordinate all shots and cues. Lead camera crews, audio operator, and floor direct as needed; other duties as assigned.

A minimum of two years' experience directing and/or technical directing on-air for live news programming required.. Ability to operate a broad range of production equipment, including character generators, audio consoles and master control equipment is desired. Lighting design experience is also a plus. Must be a leader who is pro-active, creative, takes initiative, reacts quickly, projects a positive attitude, and keeps their composure during stressful situations.

Education: College degree preferred

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

10 pm Director

Direct live newscasts, newsbreaks, programs and specials. Prepare show rundowns in I-News to coordinate all shots and cues. Lead camera crews, audio operator, and floor direct as needed; other duties as assigned.

A minimum of two years' experience directing and/or technical directing on-air for live news programming required.. Ability to operate a broad range of production equipment, including character generators, audio consoles and master control equipment is desired. Lighting design experience is also a plus. Must be a leader who is pro-active, creative, takes initiative, reacts quickly, projects a positive attitude, and keeps their composure during stressful situations.

Education: College degree preferred

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

ENGINEERING MANAGER/DIGITAL SYSTEMS; We are in search of an Engineering Manager/Digital Systems who can help lead our engineering department in the constantly evolving industry of broadcast television. The ideal candidate has extensive project management experience, can demonstrate competency in all aspects of broadcast production and has successfully managed a team of employees. Management experience is preferred. Candidates must also have a strong IT and IP networking background and working knowledge to assist newsroom utilizing IP based technology.

Essential Functions

Supervise the installation, maintenance and repair of all technical equipment necessary to establish and foster a sound technical facility from which technical, creative and editorial personnel may work to produce News and Programming content.

Track the progress of each incident reported from the assignment to a Maintenance Technician, to the return and checkout by the person originating the report.

Must be familiar with information systems infrastructure relating to broadcast technical systems

Develop a preventive maintenance schedule and perform preventive maintenance or safety inspections on all electronic systems and vehicles thereby reducing the probability of equipment failure or accidents.

Supervise and maintain support systems such as emergency power generation and switching systems, UPS and power distribution devices

Oversee transmitter supervisors and overall transmitter operations & maintenance

Purchase replacement parts and equipment for the Engineering Department as directed by the Director of Engineering.

Working with the Director of Engineering, manage operating and assist in the preparation of capital budgets for the Engineering Department.

Conduct group meetings and daily individual meetings with the engineering staff to determine day to day objectives and gauge the progress of long term goals as determined by daily meetings with the Director of Engineering.

Minimally, once per year conduct a full facility drill on emergency power systems.

Work with Corporate VP of Engineering and Director of Engineering to assist with equipment purchasing decisions.

Maintain repair and maintenance logs and databases, oversee problem resolution and identify recurring issues.

Educational Requirements:

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent broadcast experience.

Experience Requirements: 5-7 years of broadcast television experience in a technical role.

To be considered for this position e-mail your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to WJZYNEWSJOBS@FOXTV.COM Resumes without salary requirements will NOT be considered

EOE/M/F/H/V

Qualified candidates should submit their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Fox Television Station – HR

3501 Performance Road

Charlotte, NC 28214

E-mail –WJZY.NewsJobs@FOXTV.COM

AM TRAFFIC DIGITAL JOURNALIST

Help keep Charlotte moving in the mornings. Are you an expert at ad-libbing? Can you think quickly and keep up with changing information? Fox 46 Carolinas is looking for an AM Traffic Digital Journalist. You will be responsible for multiple traffic reports throughout the morning using our AccuWeather traffic system, You will know how to use social media to have our audience help report traffic and be able to go out into the field and do reports when needed. You will be part of a morning team where the expectation is that you contribute throughout the morning newscasts on traffic and whatever other topics come up.

Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred

Experience: Previous experience as a traffic reporter preferred. Knowledge of the Charlotte metro area preferred.

TELEVISION STATIONS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H/V




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