Jobs at FOX 2

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The following represents brief/broad position descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills for each position.

Photographer/Editor(Temporary, Per-Diem)
WJBK’s News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Photographer/Editor. Candidate will shoot and edit news stories and special events. They must operate live truck and other ENG equipment, as well as establish live shots, as required by the news department. Candidate must operate the communications equipment in live trucks. They must operate equipment in ENG receive including; tuning in microwave and live shots; utilizing machines for record/dub/edit purposes; downlinking satellite transmissions. The employee must utilize various communications equipment for both in-house and field communications. This person must also understand the use of good lighting, photographic, audio and editing techniques as required in the production of quality news. Perform other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications, journalism, or broadcasting required. Minimum of four years’ experience as a news photographer/editor. Knowledge of basic journalism and production techniques. Experience with the operation of P2 camera, P2 editing equipment, and non-linear experience. Must have understanding of how to utilize social media to gain more newscast viewers and draw more consumers to and the FOX2 Facebook page. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Job Code: 505

Director of Finance(Regular, Full Time)
WJBK is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as the Director of Finance. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day activities of the Finance department, including supervision of staff and administering the department’s accounting and financial reporting functions. This includes general ledger close, accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable and all internal reporting. This individual will have a key role in the annual preparation of the station’s budget (i.e., operating as well as capital).

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with three years’ general accounting experience at a management level. Expert knowledge of GAAP required. Broadcast industry experience a plus. Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office, with expert skill in Excel required. Familiarity with Integrated Accounting system (PeopleSoft) highly preferred. Other required qualities include: proven ability to conceptualize, develop and implement systems, apply sound analytical thinking, and must be detailed-oriented. Minimum three years’ experience in staff supervision, including staff development, training, and coaching required. Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to establish effective working relationships with finance staff and other WJBK and Company personnel.
Job Code: 006

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