Promotions Topical Producer
Full Time Job
FOX46 WJZY is looking for a Topical Producer to join our Creative Services team. This position reports to the VP of Creative Services. If you have a passion for local news promotion and thrive on quick deadlines, creative tease writing, shooting and editing - This position is for you. There's opportunities to push your creative boundaries while making a difference in a very competitive television market.
Topical Producer Essential Functions:
The Topical Producer partners with in-house producers, artists, and vendors to create, develop and produce the on-air Promos for WJZY/WMYT. This may include writing, producing, videotaping, recording or photographing: news topical promos, radio ads, custom syndicated show and block promos, VO Tags, digital art, custom music, jingles, on hold messages and radio production. Writes/Produces/Edits (and occasionally shoots) special events and contest promos. Produces elements for use on web and all social media platforms. Operates or has a working knowledge of digital cameras and Adobe Premiere nonlinear editing. Works effectively and courteously with all other departments such as traffic, operations, production, news and sales. Must maintain collaborative working relationships and maintain contacts with Fox Broadcasting and Syndicated Distributors for changes, directives, specials, all necessary promotional elements. Work closely with the news department to determine promotional priorities and creative decisions of individual news program promotion. Uses a PC with keyboard and other related station systems to perform essential functions of the job such as writing, using the internet to upload and download from ftp sites. Requires fine motor skills. Constantly uses verbal, audible, and visual abilities to perform essential functions. Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Regularly receives and distributes information and instruction, via telephone, e-mail and memo, to station personnel and clients. Completes/approves electronic time sheets completely, accurately and within time constraints. Regularly moves throughout the station to coordinate work requirements and programming related activities. Sits for extended periods of time in order to accomplish essential duties. Occasionally bends, stoops and crouches to arrange, lift and carry promotion and production related items up to 25 lbs. in weight, such as lighting, video cameras and photography equipment. Occasionally drives an automobile for extended periods of time to perform sales functions, and transport station equipment. Maintain a clean MVR and personal vehicle insurance. Works varied hours, holidays and weekends, as required. Attends and participates in any company training seminars, meetings or other attendance required events. Complies with all Station and Department policies, procedures and guidelines. Other duties as assigned by the VP Creative Services or the Promotion Manager.
It is an essential part of a Topical Producer's job to be willing to adjust hours to meet the fluctuating demands of a television station in a competitive market. If special events fall on an employee's day off they may be required to participate. Holidays that fall Monday through Friday may be worked if required by circumstances. Please coordinate annual vacation / personal allocations with the VP Creative Services or the Promotion Manager.
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.
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox TV Stations
FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.