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The following represents brief/broad 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 of each position.


SR. DIGITAL PRODUCER

Conceptualize and produce high-profile, creative and engaging material for use across the station’s digital platforms, including text stories, photos, links and related information, and ad sales content.  Lead and supervise station digital team and work with on air talent and other news and station team members.  Work closely with the FTS digital team on developing strategies for the group.  Post and engage users on the station’s social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Perform duties of on-line writer/producer, specializing in print style writing, copy editing and editorial gathering.  Facilitate the editorial gathering of local news and breaking news stories, gleaning information from various sources and contacts and reproducing the above material into strong compelling digital content.  Apply commonly-accepted standards of journalism.  Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 3 years of online, mobile and social production management experience preferred.  Expert knowledge of digital production, traffic reporting and ad serving systems.  Solid understanding of online standards, design and usability.   Skills in all areas of a/v digitizing, editing and encoding techniques.  Position demands excellent online/social writing, video editing, interface design and production skills.  Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Content Management Systems, Adobe Creative Suite and responsive mobile design.  Excellent communication skills.  Must possess great leadership and training skills.  Ability to work under pressure in a deadline-oriented environment as a cohesive member of a team.  Must have a valid driver license.

TRAFFIC ANCHOR/REPORTER

Present compelling live daily traffic reports.  Will be part of a live ensemble weekday morning anchor team.  Conduct live interviews and report on subjects both traffic and non-traffic related, emphasizing creativity and originality.  Must be an outstanding storyteller and live on-air performer with strong interviewing skills and ability to ad-lib effectively.  Be an energetic, effective, clear communicator.  Update traffic information on multiple platforms and maintain a high profile/engagement on social media to attract, inform and engage the audience.  Two to three years’ experience as television news/traffic anchor/reporter.  Prior television traffic experience strongly preferred.  College degree is preferred in a communications related field.  Strong knowledge of current events.  Strong command of English language; working knowledge of libel laws and generally accepted journalistic ethics.  Ability to present factual, timely, accurate and responsible traffic information.  Must be a highly creative, motivated self-starter and be a team player.  Must exercise good judgment.  Working knowledge of newsroom and traffic computer systems.  Ability to shoot and edit.  Strong social media skills.  Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to drive company vehicles.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Perform executive administrative duties for VP, General Manager and assist in Accounts Payable.  Answer phones, route calls, take messages, process mail and respond to viewer complaints and comments.  Type general correspondence, reports and forms.  Coordinate various special business functions.  Handle travel arrangements.  Order office supplies.  Perform Accounts Payable functions including matching purchase orders to invoices and routing to appropriate parties.  Provide daily lunch break coverage for station front desk reception.  Pleasant and professional with a minimum of 3 to 5 years experience as Administrative/Executive Assistant.  Previous Accounts Payable experience strongly preferred. Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects and duties.  Excellent phone etiquette, communication skills and people skills, with an ability to interact professionally with staff and management.  Detail oriented.  Dependable.  Must appreciate and respect the necessity for confidentiality.  Solid working knowledge of Word and Excel.  College degree a plus.

NEWS PRODUCER

Put together a fast-paced, clear newscast with good writing skills, graphics use, and ability to put the best video with the best writing.   Work with reporters and photographers to get the best stories on the air.  Good at researching topics for live interviews in newscast.  Creative producer who can be flexible and change focus of show quickly and efficiently.   Will help post stories to our website, social media and update as needed.  Two years experience as a newscast producer.  Working knowledge of libel laws and journalistic ethics.  College degree preferred in related communications field.  Social media skills.  Knowledge of newsroom computer systems.  Must be creative, highly motivated and organized.  Must be a team player.


ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Represent station and FOX7Austin.com to local advertisers.  Develop new-to-station and web business.  Maximize billing on existing account list.  Write, prepare and deliver sales presentations to advertisers.  Negotiate business with agency buyers.  Cultivate new-to-station advertisers through cold-calling and aggressive prospecting. Prior media advertising sales experience (minimum 1-2 years) required and television sales experience preferred.  Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Experience with One Domain, Scarborough, Wide Orbit and CMR is a plus. Excellent people skills.  Good driving record.

To apply online for one or more of our open positions, click here.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to resumes@fox7.com , call 512-495-7024, or visit our readily accessible station located at 119 E. 10th Street, Austin, TX 78701, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled; VEVRAA Federal Sub-Contractor; Lisa Cordes, HR Director Hiring Contact

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