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KDFW/FOX 4
400 N. Griffin St.
Dallas, TX 75202

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Organizations that regularly distribute information about employment opportunities to job seekers or refer job seekers to employers may request KDFW/KDFI to provide them with information about full-time openings at the station. Such requests must include the organization's name, mailing address, e-mail address if applicable, telephone number and contact person, and identify the category or categories of job openings for which it requests notices. Requests should be directed to Director of Human Resources, KDFW/KDFI, and 400 N. Griffin St., Dallas, TX. 75202. We appreciate your organization's help in publicizing our job openings! KDFW/KDFI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


News

ASSIGNMENT EDITOR: Regular Full-Time: Must be aggressive and thorough in responding to breaking news.  Research and select news stories through multiple sources including: news wires, websites, social media, newspapers, scanners and email. Responsible for daily communication with police and government officials and agencies. The incumbent must develop reliable sources to help in obtaining, and confirming information for newscasts. Secure and organize elements for newscasts such as electronic audio and video files, photos and documents.  He/she must have broad working knowledge of online databases, as well as broad working knowledge of court and police procedures.  Write and publish stories for myfoxdfw.com and consistently publish to social media channels.  Coordinate, dispatch and communicate with crews to planned and breaking news events.  Work closely with reporters, producers and managers to develop stories and story ideas. Answer viewer calls and emails and speak with community contacts. Perform other duties as assigned.

Bachelor's degree required with emphasis in Communication and/or Journalism.  2 to 4 years' in a medium to major market experience required.  3 to 5 years' in a Top 15 market preferred. Must possess strong phone skills and etiquette Must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters for mass media.  Must be able to work under tight deadlines.  Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools.  The candidate must be able to use newsroom computer systems, including AVID iNews and AVID search, editing and graphics systems.  Strong communication skills are a must and must be able to complete required administrative tasks in a timely and accurate manner.

 

PRODUCER: Regular Full-Time: Responsible for writing news stories and teases, ordering graphics and assembling newscasts.  Write stories for myfoxdfw.com. Coordinate live coverage of news events and participate in the selection and development of stories. Create content for social media platforms. Perform other duties as assigned.

Four (4) year college degree required. Two (2) – Three (3) years' experience as a TV newscast producer in a medium to major market. Candidate must have strong news judgment, good writing skills, knowledge of current events and excellent communication and people skills.  Knowledge of social media platforms, TV production techniques and newsroom computer systems required.

 

REPORTER: Regular Full-Time: Provide original news content for KDFW FOX 4, myfoxdfw.com, and associated media partners by successfully accomplishing the following responsibilities: gather news information; write news stories, and doing taped and live interviews and reports for KDFW FOX 4, myfoxdfw.com and associated media partners.  Must contribute to social media efforts; Initiate research and enterprise stories; Update and follow up on stories and communicate with managers and assignment editors about past, current and future stories.  May Anchor on a part time or fill-in basis.  Complete required administrative tasks in a timely and accurate manner.  Perform other duties as assigned.

Must have a broad working knowledge of police procedures, the court system, and municipal, state and federal government operations and must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters of reporting for mass media.   Ability to work under stressful conditions and deadlines is a must.  Maintaining a strong roster of contacts and sources is required.  Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools. Must be able to use newsroom computer systems, and possess specific expertise in research and computer-assisted reporting.  Must be a strong writer and communicator and have the ability to shoot and edit video.  A professional appearance is essential.  Must annunciate clearly, and maintain a clear delivery during both live and taped reports.  Bi-lingual Spanish/English a plus.  4–year college degree required with emphasis in Communications and Journalisms preferred.  3 -5 years' experience in a medium to major market.

 

Sales

Account Executive: Regular Full-Time: KDFW/KDFI currently has an opening for an Account Executive. The position will primarily focus on developing new business for Broadcast TV.  The successful candidate must be able to identify qualified targets, use strong communication and presentation skills throughout the sales process and maintain a high closing ratio. We are looking for someone that can bring together all our resources (Top Rated Local News, Fox Network, Fox Sports, My Network TV, Web Sponsorships and Promotions) in a creative manner to achieve a high level of results.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to, strategically negotiating existing business along with obtaining incremental dollars from the existing market and building strong client relationships.  Responsible for completing administrative tasks such as weekly forecasts, monthly reports, new business trackers, weekly meeting forms and the credit and collection of all accounts. 

Ideal candidate must possess a proven track record of success in sales.  A four year college degree is required.  Media sales experience is strongly preferred. Knowledge of media math, TV ratings and web metrics is a plus. Candidate must be a self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills. We are looking for someone who is energetic, positive, creative and passionate to succeed in the highly competitive environment of media sales. Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking are critical to the position. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required and knowledge of media related software and research tools is a plus. 

 

NATIONAL SALES ASSISTANT: Regular Full-Time: The position is responsible for the day to day tasks involved with the national order activity process.  These tasks include, but not limited to: order entry, contract maintenance, contract reconciliation and posting of contracts.  The National Sales Assistant will be responsible for the coordination and maintenance of both the Donovan and Wide Orbit paperwork, as well as the filing of national contracts.  The National Sales Assistant will be in constant communication with the National Account Executives, the National Sales Manager and the Traffic Department.

Requirements, Skills & Abilities: Four year college degree or equivalent work experience required. Must be highly organized and detail oriented. Good communication skills are essential along with the ability to construct and correct written presentations; as well as interact with National Account Executives across all FOX Station Sales offices.  Previous experience at a national rep firm or a television station preferred.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) required and an aptitude for math is a must.

 

Finance

FINANCIAL ANALYST: Regular Full-Time:  KDFW/KDFI currently has an opening for a Financial Analyst. The Financial Analyst has significant responsibility for providing complete, accurate, and timely accounting reports to management.  This is accomplished by accurately interpreting raw and summarized data from the Traffic and General Ledger systems.  Responsible for preparing all journal entries and analyses related to the accounting cycle closes, including standard, recurring, and adjusting journal entries and posting depreciation. Also responsible for capitalizing fixed assets and maintaining the master asset list along with the related records.  The Financial Analyst will assist in regular auditing and testing. Assists in the annual SOX 404 testing and annual budget preparation. This candidate must have flexibility with work schedule.  

Requirements, Skills & Abilities: Four year college degree with a major or concentration in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related discipline is required.  Broadcast Finance experience is preferred. A CPA or MBA is required. A minimum of four [4] or more years of general accounting experience is required.  Must possess good working knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, have good math skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office with a heavy emphasis in Excel and operate a 10-key by touch.


Fox Station Sales

Account Executive (Full-Time, Reg.):  Fox Station Sales currently has two openings for an Account Executive. The Account Executive(s) must be a highly motivated individual with the ability to work independently and part of a sales team.  The candidate will work directly with ad agencies and clients to increase station revenue and shares through growing core business, sales or sports and specials, internet and new business development; individual will be responsible for achieving budgeted goals, maximizing revenue and share performance for the FOX Television Stations and developing revenue through group deals above the buying level; create multi-platform packages, group presentations, negotiate and close business  

Ideal candidate must have a combination of national and spot selling experience. Minimum of five (5) years of spot/local television sales is required. College degree preferred. Knowledge of NSI ratings and secondary research resources; familiarity with DDS application a plus. The candidate must have the ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced team environment. Must have strong communication and organizational skills. Strong Dallas and Regional agency relationships a plus. Must have knowledge of power point and excel helpful. 

Sales Assistant (Full-Time, Reg.): Fox Station Sales currently has an opening for a Sales Assistant. The Sales Assistant is responsible for the day to day tasks involved with the order activity process. These tasks include but are not limited to order entry, order maintenance, and contract reconciliation. Must be able to multi-task, organize and maintain multiple accounts in a fast paced atmosphere. The position deals directly with clients and advertising agencies in handling paperwork, makegoods and program changes.

Ideal candidate must exhibit good organizational skills, excellent communication and be willing to take ownership of the tasks that are given to them. Must be computer proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Donovan is preferred. Four year college degree preferred or equivalent experience in a related field.


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