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News Reporter / MMJ

Fox TV Stations

Orlando, FL 03-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Freelance News Reporter/MMJ
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

FOX 35 News is looking for an experienced Reporter/Freelancer to join an award-winning news team. FOX 35 focuses on weather, breaking news, investigative and stories that matter to our diverse market. Warning: the successful candidate must enjoy warm winters, endless sunshine, quick drives to the beach and a desire to work where the world vacations. This is a 3 month assignment.

REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 3+ years' experience working as a reporter and/or anchor in a medium or large market preferred. College degree in communications/journalism or related field preferred.

Good news judgment and knowledge of fair and accurate journalism practices. Ability to tell stories, ask good probing questions in Q&A with reporters and ad-lib effectively. Strong writing skills and thorough knowledge of current events. Excellent people and communication skills; must be a team player.

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