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KTBC FOX 7
119 E. 10th Street
Austin, TX 78701
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Perform pre-production duties to prepare multiple systems for air. Target and square Vinten robotic cameras. Perform audio duties, including mic checks, set pre-fade audio for mics, live shots and sat feeds, set IFB mix/minus and check for proper IFB signals/levels, change batteries in mics and IFBs. Set up teleprompter and test foot pedals before air. Activate closed captioning. Operate Vinten robotic camera system, Chyron ISQ playback system, Wheatstone digital audio board, teleprompter, as necessary. Operate iTX playout servers. Catch satellite feeds using Ku-, C-band and digital satellite receivers and check those feeds for quality. Tune-in and troubleshoot local area, microwave live-shots. Tune-in satellite live-shots using Ku-, C-band and digital satellite receivers. Shade studio cameras. Acquire beauty shots with our downtown tower camera. Prepare shows for automation using iTX. Ingest promos/PSAs/commercials into a server using iTX. Responsible for cleanliness and upkeep of studio and operations. Responsible for changing bulbs in studio light grid. Assist Directors with scripts and other pre-show duties. The Tech will be cross trained to be proficient with all studio equipment during a manual or automated newscast, and will assist in other areas of Engineering/Operations as needed. College degree preferred in related communications field, with a concentration in television production. Minimum of one year television production experience, preferably in a live newscast environment. Overall knowledge of television production, including audio and video. Team player who works well under pressure, with ability to meet tight deadlines. Must be able to work various hours and shifts. Must be willing to be on-call.
Write, edit and produce daily promos for FOX 7 newscasts. Develop innovative promo spots and creative content for FOX 7 News, programming, station image, website, social media and other projects as needed. Must be able to work under pressure to produce high quality spots on tight deadlines, both individually and as part of a production team. Must be a motivated, efficient team player with strong writing skills and post production/edit expertise as well as proactive, positive communication skills. This position will be required to accommodate flexible schedules. 1-2 years experience writing, producing and editing promos in a small to medium market strongly preferred. News promotion experience preferred. Prior writing and producing experience in a professional job required. College degree strongly preferred. Videography and lighting skills strongly desired. Advanced Final Cut Pro and/or Avid editing and Adobe Creative Suite software skills (Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator) are a must.
Represent KTBC and MyFOXAusin.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. Seeking account executive with one to two years advertising sales experience. 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.
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