- Full Time
Daily production of a quality news product defined by the FOX5 Filter, accuracy, excellence in production techniques, writing, story treatment, relevance to the viewing audience, and ability to generate ratings.Responsibilities
- Write and support line producers for assigned newscast. Fill-in produce.
- Manage the live on-air decisions, including newscast timing in the control room.
- Evaluate local, state and national/international stories using websites, Twitter, FOX/CNN & Tribune News services, and wires.
- Determine placement of stories in the newscast and which stories should be “live” from remote trucks, newsroom, etc.
- Plan future segments, topics, guests and story ideas.
- Post stories to the web.
- Maintain social media presence.
- Additional duties as necessary.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
- Must have solid news judgment
- Must be a consistent and solid writer
- Must be a creative, flexible and able to act decisively
- Work well in a strong team environment
- Strong organizational
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is desired.
- 1-2 years experience in a working newsroom as either a writer or production assistant.