Full Time Job

News Producer / Assignment Editor

Fox TV Stations

Austin, TX 11-10-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 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 Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Put together a fast-paced, clear newscast with good writing skills, graphics use, and ability to put the best video with the best writing. Work with reporters and photographers to get the best stories on the air. Will help post stories to our website, social media and update as needed. Also works on assignment desk, to manage crews, prepare and maintain futures and story files, participate in daily editorial meetings and make story coverage decisions. Will help set up microwave and satellite feeds. Coordinate with Engineering and Production for live coverage of daily news and special events. Two years experience as a newscast producer. Additional skillset of working on assignment desk. Working knowledge of libel laws and journalistic ethics. Social media skills. Knowledge of microwave/satellite news gathering. Knowledge of newsroom computer systems. College degree preferred in related communications field. Must be creative and highly motivated and organized. Must be a team player. Evenings and weekend shift.

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