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

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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.

 

PHOTOJOURNALIST: {2 Positions} Regular Full-Time: Responsibilities include but not limited to: Shooting and nonlinear editing, live truck and video transmission operations, and the proper care of assigned equipment. Must be able to work closely with Reporters in evaluating and determining the course of stories and be able to work solo in the field, responsible for coverage of news events as assigned by Supervisor. Candidate must be an active participant in social media. Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs of equipment. This position requires that the employee maintains a valid Texas driver's license and maintains a clear driving record. Must also perform other duties including some travel as assigned and must be able to work in physically challenging conditions.

College degree preferred. Ideal candidate must have strong story telling abilities, great attitude and problem-solving skills. Demonstrate skills in operating photography, non-linear editing and live equipment. Work well under deadlines. Must be able to adapt to changing technologies. Candidate must have two (2) to three (3) years shooting experience, which include photography and editing experience.

 

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.



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