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KTBC FOX 7
119 E. 10th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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.
Represent KTBC and MyFOXAustin.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 sales experience 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.
SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER
Conceptualize, manage and execute production projects for Creative Services, Sales and News. Serve as primary production liaison within the station, insuring technical efficiency and quality control. Serve as primary non-news videographer. Work with Sales to generate local advertising business and client satisfaction through commercial writing/spot production and promotion/marketing plans that get results. Work with News to plan and execute special content. Work with management team to develop and maintain community outreach, including event planning and on-site execution. Maintain PSA inventory and prepare FCC public service reports. Serve as a key member of social media team by identifying unique opportunities, producing special content and developing multi-platform campaigns. Must have strong videography, lighting and nonlinear editing (Avid, Final Cut Pro) experience. Demonstrated script writing ability for short and long form projects, including social media. Multi-skilled team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work flexible schedules when needed, including occasional weekend hours. 2 years related television production experience required. College degree strongly preferred.
Anchor morning and noon newscasts. Report as needed and assigned. Anchoring duties may include live field anchoring and other special events. Be an energetic, effective, clear communicator when telling and selling a story. Must be good at research and conducting live interviews. The morning show is five and a half hours of news, music, information and weather. We need someone who can think on their feet and handle breaking news as well as live interviews. We are looking for someone who is not always tethered to scripts. Minimum of three years experience reporting and anchoring. College degree preferred in communications related field. Strong command of English language; working knowledge of libel laws and generally accepted journalistic ethics. Must exercise good judgment. Must have extensive, proven anchoring/reporting experience in television news. Must be a highly creative, motivated self-starter, team player and newsroom leader. Must be able to drive company vehicles.
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 affiliated broadcast 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. Must be able to drive company vehicles. Good driving record required. Must have 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. AVID editing experience strongly preferred. Ability to work flexible shifts.
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