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The following represents brief descriptions.  It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of each position.

METEOROLOGIST  (Full-Time Regular)

We are seeking a full-time meteorologist and anchor for newscasts. Ideal candidate will be an experienced professional who has excellent meteorological skills and who is able to anchor news – both in studio and in remote live shots. Must be a dynamic on-air personality who has professional live reporting skills and good news judgment. Leadership skills and ability to work well with other newsroom staff is a must. Having a proven track record of contributing to a blog and/or web site is also very important. Must be able to produce engaging, interesting & creative daily weather forecast presentations. Will be required to make station-related community/charity/educational appearances at various times, including weekends. Must be able to operate (or learn to operate) weather & radar computer systems. Minimum 5+ years experience as a Meteorologist in a medium to large market preferred. Experience as a news anchor is a plus. Candidate must be a team player with strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Must also work well under deadline pressure and able to work weekends. Strong computer and Internet/web skills necessary. Basic editing and producing skills preferred.

 

METEOROLOGIST ( Part-time Temporary)

We are seeking a freelance meteorologist for newscasts. Ideal candidate will be an experienced professional who has excellent meteorological skills – both in studio and in remote live shots. Must be a dynamic on-air personality who has professional live reporting skills and good news judgment. Leadership skills and ability to work well with other newsroom staff is a must. Having a proven track record of contributing to a blog and/or web site is also very important. Must be able to produce engaging, interesting & creative daily weather forecast presentations. Must be able to operate (or learn to operate) weather & radar computer systems. Minimum 2+ years experience as a Meteorologist in a medium to large market preferred. Experience as a news anchor is a plus. Candidate must be a team player with strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Must also work well under deadline pressure. Strong computer and Internet/web skills necessary. Basic editing and producing skills preferred.

 

 

TRAFFIC DIRECTOR  (Full-Time Regular)

Duties include management and training of the Traffic Department and every aspect of the Wide Orbit Traffic System.  Input and assign copy rotation as per client request; create formats, inventory codes and log editing templates; proficient in dub and purge procedures.  Work closely with Sales Reps and Management in controlling inventory to maximize avails and revenue.  Strong computer skills a must.  Working knowledge of Wide Orbit.  5+ years of Broadcast Traffic experience and College degree strongly preferred.

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER  (Full-Time Regular)

 

We are searching for a creative writer for our programs. Ideal candidate should have some newscast producing experience and will fill-in produce during vacations and sick calls. Must be able to write packages, VO’s and VO/SOT’s quickly and under deadline pressure.  Must have a working knowledge of TV newsroom computer systems and lingo. Must be familiar with how feeds operate and how editing equipment (linear and non-linear) works. College graduate and at least 1-4 years experience as a writer or newscast producer in a medium to large sized market. Internet skills a must.

Maintenance Technician  (Full-Time Regular)

Operate, install and maintain all types of broadcast studio and engineering equipment in new SD/HD digital facility. Must be knowledgeable of networked computer systems. Work week will include most weekends.  At least 5 years experience in maintaining all types of broadcast equipment. Completion of electronics technical school required.

For consideration, applicants should forward resume and non-returnable tape (if applicable) to:

FOX HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT | 330 MARKET STREET | PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
FAX: (215) 982-5498 | E-MAIL: Fox29.Hr@foxtv.com
Please state job title and FOX Opportunities in your cover letter. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Check out our website for up to date job openings: www.myfoxphilly.com. Posted 1/26/12.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (EOE/M/FD/V)

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