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NEWS MULTIPLATFORM CONTENT CREATOR The Multiplatform Content Creator is responsible for gathering, writing and creating content for broadcast, web, mobile and social channels. Coordinates live coverage of news events and participates in the selection and development of stories. Applicant will also edit video segments for broadcast. Writes and coordinates reporter live shots and live talk-back interviews. Writes and coordinates interviews and field package shoots. Candidate will assist in control room during newscasts. Applicant must have skills in writing conversational broadcast copy incorporating appropriate visual elements under daily deadline pressure. Applicant must demonstrate proficiency in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Candidate must communicate clearly, effectively and politely with the public in person and over the phone. A Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university preferred. Two years of experience producing or newsgathering experience for broadcast at a commercial television station preferred. DIGITAL EDITOR The Digital Editor is responsible for posting and updating news content on the station's digital platforms, including but not limited to text stories, photos, links and related information, slideshows, videos and streaming of newscasts and live news events. Also is responsible for posting and engaging with users on the station's social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter. The Digital Editor alerts users to pertinent breaking news via mobile alerts and social media posts. Monitors web, mobile and social media sites for quality control purposes, and produces special web coverage sections during major news events. Candidate must demonstrate ability to produce engaging content for social media users, handle multiple demands and completing priorities simultaneously in a strict deadline-oriented environment, and excellent communication skills. A bachelor's degree from a four year college or university is preferred, two to three years of experience working for an online news organization, and one to two years of experience posting news content to social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter. ASSOCIATE PRODUCER – PART TIME Coordinates live coverage of news events and participates in the selection and development of stories. Produces and coordinates interviews and field package shoots, live shots and live talk-back interviews as needed. Position edits video segments for broadcast. Individual will assist in the control room during newscasts. Publishes content to web CMS and to social media networks. Candidate must be skilled in writing conversational broadcast copy incorporating appropriate visual elements under daily deadline pressure. Candidate must be proficient in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and able to communicate clearly and effectively/politely with the public in person and over the phone. A Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university preferred. One year experience producing or newsgathering experience for broadcast at a commercial television station preferred. NEWS TRAINEE (Temporary – 6 months) Write scripts for FOX 5 newscasts as assigned by newsroom producers and managers. Assist assignment editors by monitoring incoming e-mail, monitoring scanners, answering telephones and performing other duties as directed by newsroom managers and staff. Work with reporters and photographers to gather video and interviews for newscasts as needed. Assist field crews in executing live remotes by communicating with the newsroom, helping with cabling and lighting and other duties as needed. Collate and distribute news scripts for FOX 5 newscasts. Perform a variety of clerical duties as assigned by newsroom management and staff, including answering newsroom telephones, sorting mail, and collating and distributing memos and other documents. Candidates must have a college degree preferably in Journalism or Broadcasting, and be a recent graduate (within one year or less). Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Basic computer skills are required.
CREATIVE SERVICES WRITER/PRODUCER FOX 5 ATLANTA is searching for an awesome WRITER/PRODUCER to join our award winning Promotion team. This is your chance to work at one of the top FOX stations in the nation and show off your brilliant creative skills to a large market audience every day. Candidate must have amazing initiative and work ethic with at least 2-3 years of promotion experience at a news station. Excellent writing skills are required! Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work well with others. Non-linear editing experience and camera operation skills are needed. Make sure to highlight any involvement in late news promotion, unique social media strategies, or understanding of design programs. Candidate must also have a college degree in a related field. Want to know what we're like? Check out samples of our work here: http://youtu.be/1JrBm8QMoAo We're a powerful station in a big city with a reasonable cost of living and great quality of life. What are you waiting for? Convince us you're the best candidate today! Rush your resume and a link to your reel to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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WAGA-TV/FOX 5 Atlanta
1551 Briarcliff Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
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