Executive Producer, Creative Services Producer And Photojournalist

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WTTG, FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus, the #1 news station in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia with the most hours of local news and entertainment, is looking for our next Executive Producer, Creative Services Producer And Photojournalist.

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Executive Producer

The executive producers at FOX 5 are advocates for our viewers and the station.

The EP team ensures engaging, high-quality content is reaching our audience.

They uphold our brand by consistently delivering informative, captivating, and flawless newscasts.

They challenge, coach, and mentor the team to perform at their highest levels every day.

We are looking for experienced candidates with a competitive spirit and creative vision who can lead a team of highly skilled broadcast professionals.

We are looking for leaders who thrive off collaboration of the minds and leading a top-level news team.

We are looking for leaders who own the editorial process and constantly strategize on ways to achieve big-picture goals.

Job Summary:

  • The executive producer is a leader in the newsroom who will supervise the work of others.
  • They manage a team of direct and indirect reports to include writers, producers, editors, anchors, reporters, assignment editors and planners, and digital staff.
  • Responsible for recruiting and interviewing, managing the daily affairs of the team, and cultivating a productive and supported work environment.
  • Produce timely and compelling newscasts that are editorially and visually dynamic, including content in the field and news specials.
  • Develop and assemble content on multiple platforms.
  • Must have strong knowledge of social media and be able to incorporate and showcase content from multiple platforms into newscasts.
  • Will work closely with news management to continually evolve our newscasts.
  • Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned by the news director and assistant news director.

What You Are Bringing:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a senior producer or executive producer in a medium to large television market.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience managing a team of direct reports.
  • Exceptional news and editorial judgment.
  • Flawless writing and copy-editing skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high professionalism.
  • High standard of quality and attention to detail.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Social media enthusiast.
  • Friendly, respectful, and collaborative.
  • Exceptional creativity and ability to find new ways to present information.
  • Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team.
  • Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays may be required.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations.

Job ID R50024128

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Creative Services Producer

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus, the local broadcast station in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia with the most hours of local news and entertainment in the market, is looking for an exceptional creative services producer to conceptualize, write, and produce dynamic promotional and streaming content for FOX 5, FOX 5 Plus and FOX LOCAL, our new 24/7 streaming platform.

Candidates must have experience showcasing their work on various platforms such as broadcast, social, digital, OTT, VOD, connected TV and more.

FOX 5 DC’s campaigns and content promote our programming while reinforcing, elevating, and expanding the FOX 5 brand and image.

As a FOX 5 producer, you will be a member of a top 10 market Creative Services and Promotions team that is widely recognized for producing the best, most effective, engaging, and high quality promotional and streaming content for our viewing community across all platforms.

We are looking for candidates who are savvy news, promotions, and social media enthusiasts. We are looking for candidates with the commitment, competitive spirit, and creative vision to clearly and creatively cut through the clutter to connect with and attract viewers to engage with FOX 5 across all platforms.

We are looking for a digitally savvy forward-thinking producer to complement our best-in-class Creative Services and Promotions team.

If you possess these qualities, then this could be you!

Job Summary:

  • The successful producer is a talented and nimble visionary, storyteller, writer, and editor who is able to use and adapt these skills as needed.
  • He/she must effectively tailor and communicate a desired message to audiences who receive their news, information, and related marketing content via a variety of platforms.
  • FOX 5 producers take the lead and are responsible for their projects from conception to completion.
  • This includes pitching ideas to management, coordinating and directing video and still photography shoots, interacting with a variety of personnel in the station, departments, outside vendors, and more.
  • Additional responsibilities include creating promotional materials for sales, logging/scheduling promos, contributing to the Daily FOX 5 newsletter, attending/working on a number of public audience engagement events like FOX 5 Ziptrips, and play a principal role in the production and execution of our Community Partnership projects.

What you are bringing:

  • Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, communications, marketing, or related field.
  • Minimum three (3) years promotions experience in a top 20 market.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Exceptional creativity in the development of compelling marketing materials, promos for all mediums including broadcast (TV/Radio), digital, and print.
  • Must have knowledge of all aspects of production, including lighting, photo, video, and print composition, directing video/print shoots.
  • Must be proficient with Adobe Premiere and the entire Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Candidates must have impeccable attention to detail and time management/organizational skills for a fast-paced and deadline driven production environment.
  • Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and as a team member.
  • Please provide writing samples and reel/link of recent work.
  • Candidates must be able to work flexible hours, including some holidays and weekends.

Job ID R50023075

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Without the pictures, it’s just radio. That’s how important photojournalism is to us.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus, Washington DC’s top news station, has an opening for an innovative and cutting edge photojournalist to join our award winning team.

Candidates should provide examples of their work that display how they tell stories and captivate an audience through the lens of the camera.

You will come to us with at least three years of recent on-the-street news experience.

You are sharp. You are a doer. You hustle to be the first on the scene. You are a self-starter who shows up every day with a positive attitude and knows there is no “I” in team.

If this sounds like you, this is the job for you!

Job Highlights:

  • Utilize digital camera and editing equipment to tell captivating stories.
  • Use of different camera and media formats to apply techniques appropriately to each story.
  • Highly skilled in Edius editing, After Effects, Bitcentral, Panasonic, Sony cameras, and iNews.
  • Utilize drones to provide cinematic perspectives and enhanced visual experiences.
  • Drone camera operator training for Part 107 pilots.
  • Operate Live U packs.
  • Shoot, capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms.
  • Assignments include breaking news, investigative features, sports events, and political news.
  • Daily collaboration with reporters, editors, managers, and other staff members.
  • Participate in editorial, department, and station meetings.
  • Think critically under pressure and work professionally on individual assignments and as part of a cohesive team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you are bringing:

  • HS Diploma (or equivalent). Vocational/technical school or Associate’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of recent experience as a news photojournalist. Mid to major market preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and good judgment.
  • Live ENG remote skillset and experience with ENG truck operation, field editing, and satellite trucks.
  • Excellent photography, lighting, audio, non-linear editing, and computer skills.
  • Superior news judgment.
  • Creative and detail oriented.
  • Ability to take direction and work under deadline pressure.
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.

Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays may be required. Candidates must submit resume and video/link of recent work.

Job ID R50023761

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