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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. Valid driver's license and good driving record.
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 also have the ability to carry and set up camera, tripod and other related equipment. Must be able to set up live remotes, including carrying cable reels and pulling cable for live shots.
NEWS PRODUCER/ASSIGNMENT EDITOR
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. Will help post stories to our website, social media and update as needed. Also works on assignment desk, to manage crews, prepare and maintain futures and story files, participate in daily editorial meetings and make story coverage decisions. Will help set up microwave and satellite feeds. Coordinate with Engineering and Production for live coverage of daily news and special events. Two years experience as a newscast producer. Additional skillset of working on assignment desk. Working knowledge of libel laws and journalistic ethics. Social media skills. Knowledge of microwave/satellite news gathering. Knowledge of newsroom computer systems. College degree preferred in related communications field. Must be creative and highly motivated and organized. Must be a team player. Evenings and weekend shift.
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.
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