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FOX40 Jobs

KTXL, an equal opportunity employer, is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants. Organizations that wish to receive information about vacancies at the station should contact Ms. Jasmine Menechyan at either: fox40hr@tribune.com or 323-460-5522.

Interested candidates should refer to the link included in the job openings listed below.

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07/22/14

Account Executive

FOX40 is looking for an Account Executive to join our successful new business development team.  If your current sales position does not provide you with a creative environment, you must apply.  Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 3+ years outside sales experience and a proven track record in order to be considered.

Ideal candidates must be adept at analyzing client needs and uncovering key marketing challenges. Candidates must know how to use creativity, market research and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate marketing solutions.  The right person will be able to develop strong, long-term relationships.  Strong presentation skills are required to be part of your skill set.

Candidate is responsible for all aspects of accounts, including web, generating new business, and the creation and sale of unique promotional sponsorships.  Candidate must be able to present and negotiate all aspects of the station and website.

If you are ready to sell on-air, on-line and on-site, reply now.  If you bring the sales skills, we will teach you the media business.  E-mail cover letter and resume to Robb Wright at Robb.Wright@FOX40.com and apply online at TribJobs.com.

07/10/14

Writer (Part-Time)

If you are a news-junkie who can write fast and accurate scripts, this is the position for you.

Writers grow into producers in this fast-paced newsroom environment.   You will learn to post web stories and updates on FOX40’s social media accounts.   Must be able to write, track breaking news, edit and have experience on multiple social media platforms, and we’ll teach you the rest.  Multi-tasking skills are required.  Hours could include overnights, early mornings and holidays.

We need someone who is naturally inquisitive and is a self-starter who pushes for more opportunities.

For the ideal candidate, this position can be a springboard to a full-time Associate Producer position.

To apply online, and to see the full job description, head to www.TribJobs.com

FOX40 is looking for a Reporter/Multimedia Journalist who can dig up unique local stories each day that are interesting and important.  We want someone who can connect with viewers using creative writing and storytelling, natural sound and dynamic video.  Our goal is to connect with viewers emotionally and find the stories that truly impact their lives.

Credible journalism is our foundation, accuracy and fairness our framework, breaking news our lifeblood.  If you enjoy the thrill of the news hunt, the adrenaline rush of competing and the pride of winning, then you need to apply to FOX40 News.

Multimedia Journalist means you are ready, willing and able to shoot and edit, in addition to write and report.  Reporter/MMJ’s work many days with FOX40’s talented and creative photographers, but other times MMJ’s are tasked to do it all.  You need to be prepared to shift gears and do either.

To see a complete job description and required skills, and to apply online, go to TribJobs.com.

FOX40 is looking for an aggressive and self-sufficient Reporter/Multimedia Journalist for our San Joaquin Valley Bureau.  This person must make contacts and be able to dig up unique local stories each day from Stockton and Modesto.  We want someone who can make an emotional connection with our viewers using creative writing and storytelling, natural sound and dynamic video.  It’s important for this Reporter MMJ to tap into the viewers in the Valley to know what is important to them.

Credible journalism, accuracy and fairness are our foundation.  Breaking news is our lifeblood.  If you enjoy the thrill of the news hunt, the adrenaline rush of competing and the pride of winning, then you need to apply to FOX40 News.

Applicants should have a college degree, preferably in broadcast journalism; knowledge of media law and ethics, understanding of the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto market, and ability to effectively report live during breaking news.

Find more information about this job and apply online at TribJobs.com, job ID#38854

We’re looking for entry level people who want to do it all….. shoot, edit, write, produce. You’ll work in the studio, run prompter, post to the web, shoot video, and learn, learn, and learn. Must be able to shoot, edit, and write, and we’ll teach you the rest. Hours include anything from 2 a.m., weekends, holidays, etc. We’re a 24/7 operation.

To see a complete job description and required skills, and to apply online, go to TribJobs.com and search for the “Asst, News” position.

Appointment viewing? Not online. Websites are 24/7 and we want a journalist who loves to break the news no matter when it happens. FOX40 is looking for an organized, detail-oriented and energetic web content producer to join our team.

You would bring a sense of urgency to the job; being able to write original and factual stories quickly from raw information, then post and share on social media sites before the tv reporter is out the door. A working knowledge of SEO, HTML coding and web publishing systems is required. At least 1 year experience in an active newsroom, with a writing or newsgathering focus is preferred.

FOX40 is looking for self-starters who can go beyond the police blotter to create interesting online content and respond to constantly changing local and national story interests.

To apply online, and to see the full job description, head to www.TribJobs.com and find job id#23850

FOX40 is looking for a Freelance (Per Diem) Reporter/Multimedia Journalist. Must have prior on-air TV News experience.  Flexibility is the key.  While there is no set schedule or guaranteed hours, it’s a great opportunity for a Reporter/MMJ who wants to gain experience, prefers the flexibility of freelance or simply wants to return to TV News Reporting.

To apply, please visit www.tribjobs.com, and search job ID#27063

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