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VP, CREATIVE SERVICES
Oversee all aspects of marketing for KTBC FOX 7 by directing and supervising the station’s advertising, promotion, graphic design, sales promotions, contests, retail commercial production and community engagement/events on and off air, including radio, cable, out of home and digital/social media marketing. Responsible for maintaining and enhancing station’s overall “look and feel.” Creates and executes station marketing campaigns, including branding and image for on air and digital properties. Develop and monitor operating and capital budgets and expenditures. Liaison with Fox network regarding station promotional activities. Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate and necessary. A Bachelor’s Degree in marketing or a related field is required. A minimum of 5 years’ promotion experience in a medium to major TV market with some management experience. Prior supervisory experience required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Must be a highly effective strategic and creative thinker and a creative idea generator. Must be flexible, adaptable and able to work well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
Shoot and edit video for daily newscasts. Cover general news assignments in a fast-paced environment using electronic cameras and editing equipment. Set-up and shoot interesting stand-ups and live-shots. Create strong visual story-telling images. Work with reporters as a team. Two to three years’ experience as news photographer/editor at an affiliated broadcast television station. College degree preferred in related communications field. Must be creative and a quick learner. Must be a team player and have good journalistic skills. Excellent videography, lighting, audio, non-linear editing and computer skills required. Must be able to drive company vehicles. Valid driver license and good driving record required. Additional skillset of writing, posting to social media and working on assignment desk preferred. Ability to work flexible shifts. Must have the ability to lift/carry up to 60 pounds of camera, tripod and other related equipment, and the ability to set up live remotes, including carrying cable reels and pulling cable for live shots.
Enterprise, research and report news stories on a daily basis, emphasizing creativity and originality. Deliver the news in a conversational, credible style. Present material in a compelling and engaging manner. Must have excellent live shot abilities. Ability to ad-lib effectively. Contribute regularly to social media efforts. 2-3 years’ experience as television news reporter. College degree preferred in communications related field. Strong command of English language; working knowledge of libel laws and generally accepted journalistic ethics. Must be a highly creative, motivated self-starter and be a team player. Must exercise good judgment. Working knowledge of newsroom systems. Ability to shoot and edit. Strong social media skills. Must be able to drive company vehicles. Must have a good driving record.
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