FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
Fox 35 is looking for an aggressive, organized and self-motivated candidate to lead a team of assignment editors. You must have a take-charge attitude and must take the lead on breaking news. The successful candidate needs to be cool, calm and decisive under pressure and understand how to move crews at a moment’s notice. We are looking for a leader who knows how to plan for big events and effectively communicate those plans to other team members.
We want a leader who finds and gathers distinctive enterprise stories that set us apart from the competition. This candidate must have an instinct for finding memorable content and understand what it takes to turn it into great TV or digital stories. Must be a strong communicator. Must also write, publish and post on station’s website, mobile app and social media pages.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Other duties as assigned.
• Reliable, punctual, flexible
• Work varied hours, holidays, weekends and during severe weather situations as needed and/or scheduled.
• Assignment Editors
• Planning Producer
JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Positive Attitude
• Problem Solving and Decision Making
• Commitment to Excellence
• Take Initiative
• Experience in News Television Station
• Excellent Communication Skills
Regularly stand; walk, sit, reach with hands and arms; and; talk or hear. Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. A minimum of 3 years television news assignment desk experience. College or technical degree in in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism or communications. Thorough working knowledge of newsroom computers, the Internet and computer-assisted reporting. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills. Detail oriented.