Reporter & MMJ

Job Number: R50025506

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: News

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Orlando, Florida

Job Posting Date: May 15, 2024

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Surf, Sand and Space.   Your dream job is about to take flight.   FOX 35 News, the FOX O&O station in Orlando is looking for an aggressive bureau Reporter and MMJ to lead coverage in the 2nd largest County in the market.  This is the main position for covering rocket launches and the booming space industry among other topics in this busy coastal area.  Must be able to enterprise stories, cultivate contacts and report live on a daily basis.   We’re looking for a self-starter who can work independently and also be part of a winning team.   Shooting and editing skills required. Knowledge of the space program, science and technology is also a big plus.

Provide original news content for WOFL, WOGX, fox35orlando.com and various social media platforms by successfully accomplishing the following: gather news information including; conducting live and taped interviews; write stories and deliver news reports on-air, on-line and other media platforms.  These platforms require the Reporter/MMJ to shoot and edit video and present material in an engaging manner.  Must contribute to social media efforts; initiate research, and enterprise stories.  Must be a self-starter, able to work independently, have outstanding time management skills and complete required assignments on deadline. Strong working knowledge of technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools and non-linear editing such as AVID. 

A 4-year college degree is required with emphasis in Communications or Journalism and a minimum of three years’ experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, must be able to meet driving requirements. Must be able to lift 40 pounds

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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