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News Producer: WFLD is seeking a staff producer to contribute to one of Fox 32’s newscasts. This role requires a producer to gather facts, find video and oversee editing of stories. The candidate must have strong writing skills and be self-sufficient for the newscast. Responsible for story content and accuracy. Must perform all other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate. REQUIREMENTS: Candidate must have 2-3 years producing experience, experience as a line producer and computer knowledge preferred. Must be creative, concise, detail oriented, able to handle deadline pressure and take direction from managers. Reliability, good news judgment, and factual accuracy are crucial. Heaving sitting at workstation, light standing, bending, walking and stair climbing are also required. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. To apply, please click here.
GM Administrative Assistant: GM Administrative Assistant: WFLD FOX32-TV, the Owned and Operated FOX Television station in Chicago, is looking for a dynamic professional to support our General Manager and Management team along with helping to coordinate Station community affairs. As our Station Executive Assistant, you will report directly to the General Manager. You'll be involved in planning station projects, events, and community activities in coordination with the News, Promotion, Programming and Human Resources Departments. Support the General Manager with scheduling, time management, presentations, meetings, reporting, and budgeting. You will also support the General Manger with daily coordination and communication with staff. In addition, help coordinate travel for various departments, manage station office supplies and other duties as assigned. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required. 2+ years of administrative or operational support experience. Excellent organizational skills with the ability to complete task with superior accuracy. Polished written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills. Excellent attention to detail. Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidential information and display the highest personal and professional integrity. Adaptability and ability to prioritize tasks on-the-fly. Experience analyzing and resolving office administrative and procedural issues. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Benefits: FOX is a great place to work. We offer a generous benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, 401k, tuition reimbursement. To apply, please click here.
Maintenance Technician: WFLD Fox Chicago is seeking a skilled Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to join our team. The selected candidate will assist in performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem-solving of all equipment associated with a 24/7/365 television operation in a major market. The selected candidate will be responsible for maintenance and repair of Automated Master Control Systems, Automated Production Control Rooms Systems, Studio Production equipment, Camera Control Systems, Robotic Pedestals, Remote Production ENG equipment, Newsroom Video Playback, File Based Archive solutions, non-linear edit systems and satellite distribution systems. The selected candidate will also assist in system design, construction and commissioning of new technologies at the Studio, Transmitter, and Remote Facilities. Familiarity with Evertz Magnum, Grass Valley ITX, Sony switchers and ELC, Bit Central Playout, Chyron Graphics systems, and Telestream Vantage is a plus. QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience in TV Engineering which must include a strong IT background. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to work nights and weekends is a must. To apply, please click here.
Newscast Director: WFLD is seeking an experienced newscast director/technical director to join its production team. We utilize a fully automated control room to produce ten hours of live news daily. The ideal candidate will have experience with a production automation system, preferably Sony ELC. Knowledge of the Sony 8000 switcher, ChyronHego tools (Camio, Axis & Luci), robotic cameras and iNews are a plus. Additional duties may include directing weekly political and sports shows, promos, satellite/Zoom interviews, pre-produced segments and floor directing. REQUIREMENTS: At least 5 years experience directing news or related content. Strong technical directing background with experience in an automated control room and studio. Ability to lead, thrive under pressure and succeed in the fast-paced environment of live local news. 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. To apply, please click here.
News Anchor/Reporter: WFLD Chicago Fox 32 has an immediate full-time job opening for an Anchor/Reporter on our news broadcast(s). The ideal candidate will display professionalism and personality, both on and off the air. Candidates must also possess strong presentation skills, strong work ethic, broad knowledge of current affairs, the ability to work effectively with a team of professionals, have an aptitude for social media, and passion for innovation. You will be expected to contribute content as an Anchor/Reporter on-air, and to other platforms including our website and social media. This is a fantastic opportunity to shine as a marquee anchor in a Top-3 market. Requirements for this position include at least 3 years of experience at the anchor desk and reporting in the field. You must show the dynamic ability to work with the news team and collaborate on newscasts. You will also be writing packages and stories on a nightly basis. Must have college degree in Journalism or related field. To apply, please click here.
Account Executive: The FOX O&O duopoly in Chicago seeks a highly motivated, team-oriented Account Executive to implement strategies to achieve quarterly budgeted goals developed by management team in order to impact station revenue objectives; develop and maintain strong client relationships and generate new business across our linear and digital platforms. The ideal candidate will have strong negotiation and communication skills, thorough knowledge of Nielsen ratings, digital and multi-platform initiatives, as well as experience in television sales; must be able to identify share and revenue growth opportunities with both transactional and new business clients; contribute to a positive culture that is focused on maintaining and building strong client relationships. REQUIREMENTS: Candidate must possess strong time management and organizational skills; must be able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressured, evolving environment; solid problem-solving, communication and strategic skills required; minimum 1 year of sales experience in a major market preferred; must have a proven track record of success selling OTT, digital as well as new business development. Proficiency with Excel, Word, One Domain, Wide Orbit Traffic, Nielsen and PowerPoint are also preferred. To apply, please click here.
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