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Account Executive (Regular, Full Time)
We're looking for experienced OTT salesperson to manage develop, assist and service business for the Fox local extension OTT platform (FLX)
Prospecting new business, present FLX capabilities via Zoom and in-person. Act as category expert, working alongside Fox linear sales teams. Overseeing all schedules throughout the campaign; work directly with stations, advertising agencies and clients to increase revenue for the FLX platform
Excellent communication skills, proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Wide Orbit a plus. Knowledge of the local TV marketplace and how they are adapting to new OTT channels. Sales Hunter
2-3 years of successful experience in the digital media industry; Digital Video Advertising and/or Digital Agency/Digital Publisher experience preferred. College degree preferred. IAB certification preferred. Familiarity with basic digital media technology. Excellent presentation skills. Preferred Qualifications: Existing relationships with senior level client or agency decision makers. Digital agency relationships. Job Code: (13901)
Editor/Photographer (Regular, Full Time)
WJBK’s Creative Services Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Production Editor/Photographer. Employee will shoot and post-produce high-end station promotional spots, Public Service campaigns, presentations, commercials, programs, and a variety of other creative on-air pieces. They will also act as a departmental videographer, shooting basic and high-end promo footage. The position will also be required to be "hands-on" during the creative process, providing input during the idea development and writing phases of various projects. Perform other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in broadcasting required. This position requires strong production and post-production skills. Must be experienced and proven on non-linear based editing systems, compositing software packages, proficient with HD video cameras and associated technical gear, and have previous experience in a team-oriented creative environment. Job Code: (13377)
Relief Technician (Temporary, Part-Time)
An employee in this classification, working under the direction of the VP of Engineering and under the direct supervision of the Engineering Director of Operations, must show proficiency in the operation of the Sony ELC production automation system, Grass Valley iTX (or similar programs), as well as various types of broadcast equipment for the purpose of producing Live News, Sports, Local Productions, and daily On-Air Programming transmission integrated with commercial content. Operate various automated television production equipment to maintain On-Air television operations. Interact with and follow quickly changing instruction from Local Sales and Traffic, as well as Hub-based personnel to produce the highest quality On-Air production. Operate various television production equipment to produce daily Newscast.
Positive interaction with and proven ability to follow quickly changing instructions from News Directors and Producers to create the highest quality newscast possible. Operate various television production equipment to produce local sports and public affairs productions. Interact with and follow quickly changing instructions from Sports and Local Production producers to create the highest quality Sports and local productions possible.
Perform other related duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned. Associate Degree or equivalent broadcast experience required. Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred. Three to four years experience working in a medium to major broadcast environment. Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, quickly changing technical environment and high-stress situations. Valid Driver License. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Job Code (13376)
Sports Producer (Part-Time/Temporary)
WJBK-FOX 2 is seeking a versatile candidate with extensive knowledge of local, college and professional sports and experience covering it over the air and in the digital space. The sports producer will perform many traditional functions, including assignment coordination and scheduling duties plus field producing. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute significantly on all platforms. This includes identifying and posting compelling and shareable content to the web and social media, working with every member of the sports department to do the same, and executing an active strategy that drives page views. Line producing ability expected. Must have the capability of recognizing developments in ongoing stories, spotting interesting angles that go beyond box scores, and perform calmly and effectively in breaking situations. Perform other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent required. Three years of sports producing experience or equivalent preferred. The individual must have expert knowledge of a television sports department’s video and story needs, web production, social media channels such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Local knowledge and sports-related connections a significant plus. Valid driver’s license required. Job Code (12973)
News Producer/Writer (Part-Time/Temporary)
WJBK’s News Department is seeking an individual for an immediate opportunity as a Producer/Writer. Individual will produce and write compelling newscasts. Will be responsible for generating stories, actively engaged in daily newsgathering, writing accurate broadcast copy for multiple platforms, including website and social media. Also responsible for coordinating coverage with the assignment desk and reporters. May be called on upon to field produce or write for other newscasts. Will create graphics and edit video for air and booth live newscasts during breaking news. Other duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience required. The candidate must possess a minimum of three years’ experience as a television newscast producer in a medium to major market. Candidate must have exceptional news judgment, good writing skills, knowledge of current events, excellent communication and people skills. Must handle pressure well including the ability to handle breaking news. Knowledge of TV production techniques and newsroom computer systems required. Must be creative, detail-oriented and a problem solver. The ability to react quickly, multi-task, handle situations and meet deadlines in fast-paced, dynamic environment is essential. A working knowledge of Metro Detroit history and culture is preferred. Job Code (12823)
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