KRIV FOX 26 and KTXH MY 20
Posted: March 3, 2014
Producer Full Time Regular
Responsible for writing news stories and teases, ordering graphics and assembling newscasts. Write stories for myfoxhouston.com. Coordinate live coverage of news events and participate in the selection and development of stories. Create content for social media platforms. Perform other duties as assigned.
Four (4) year college degree required. Three (3) – Four (4) years' experience as a line producer in a medium to major market. Candidate must have strong news judgment, good writing skills, knowledge of current events and excellent communication and people skills. Knowledge of social media platforms, TV production techniques and newsroom computer systems required.
Multi Media Journalist ( 2 Positions) Full Time Regular
Provide original news content for KRIV-FOX26, myfoxhouston.com, and associated media partners by successfully accomplishing the following responsibilities: gather news information; write news stories, and doing taped and live interviews and reports for KRIV FOX26, myfoxhouston.com and associated media partners. The platforms require the Journalist to shoot and edit video and present in an engaging manner. Must contribute to social media efforts; Initiate research and enterprise stories; Update and follow up on stories and communicate with managers and assignment editors about past, current and future stories. Complete required administrative tasks in a timely and accurate manner. Perform other duties as assigned.
Must have a broad working knowledge of police procedures, the court system, and municipal, state and federal government operations and must have strong knowledge of legal and ethical parameters of reporting for mass media. Ability to work under stressful conditions and deadlines is a must. Maintaining a strong roster of contacts and sources is required. Strong working knowledge of the technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools. Must be able to use newsroom computer systems, and possess specific expertise in research and computer-assisted reporting. Must be a strong writer and communicator and have the ability to shoot and edit video. A professional appearance is essential. Must annunciate clearly, and maintain a clear delivery during both live and taped reports. Bi-lingual Spanish/English a plus. 4–year college degree required with emphasis in Communications and Journalisms required. 3 -5 years' experience in a medium to major market.
Promotions Manager Full Time Regular
Assists the Vice President of Creative Services in the creation and development of all marketing strategies for KTXH-My20. Must have strong organizational and communication skills. Must be a skilled troubleshooter and creative problem solver in the day-to-day operations of the department. Hands on writing, producing and editing of promotional messages (image/series/topical) a must, as well as a strong understanding of topical news promotion. Must meet deadlines in a fast paced environment. Work closely with media buyers on outside media placement and strategies. Produces and oversees all radio promotion and trafficking, as well as cable production/trafficking and other outside media. Instrumental in all aspects of branding creation and execution. This position will also play a huge role in the duopoly's digital media efforts (e.g. Facebook, Web, APPS) as well as the creation and execution of daily social media content. Other duties as deem appropriate and assigned.
The ideal candidate must have promotion experience in a medium to major market. Must be able to produce corporate presentations. Must be a liaison between station and syndicates, network and outside media representatives in regards to co-op, scheduling, spending and on-air product. Experience in AVID editing is required. Two (2) to four (4) years is required.
Staff Accountant Full Time Regular
The Staff Accountant has significant responsibility for providing complete, accurate, and timely accounting reports to management. Must accurately interpret raw and summarized data from the Traffic and General Ledger systems. Prepare all journal entries and analyses related to the accounting cycle closes, including standard, recurring, and adjusting journal entries and posting depreciation. Responsible for capitalizing fixed assets and maintaining the master asset list along with the related records. The Staff Accountant will assist in regular auditing and testing. Assists in the annual SOX 404 testing and annual budget preparation. This candidate must have flexibility with work schedule.
Requirements, Skills & Abilities: Four year college degree with a major or concentration in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related discipline is required. Broadcast Finance experience is preferred. A CPA or MBA is required. A minimum of four  or more years of general accounting experience is required. Must possess good working knowledge of fundamental accounting principles, have good math skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office with a heavy emphasis in Excel.
Human Resources Manager Full Time Regular
Responsibilities include performing all generalist duties for the Fox O&O duopoly, including but not limited to direct and manage the Stations' employee relations and employment programs and initiatives, recruiting/applicant tracking, performance management and performance evaluation administration, FMLA, worker's compensation, policy administration, and affirmative action compliance and monitoring. Candidate will work in concert with Station management and Corporate Human Resources to ensure that all employment regulatory requirements are met and that all Company policies are adhered to. Position requires at least five (5) years HR Management experience, Bachelors degree in HR Management, Organizational Development or related discipline, or equivalent work experience. Required skill set includes effective written/verbal communications, creative problem solving and conflict management, and strong computer skills. Must also have strong leadership skills. For immediate consideration email your resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements to: email@example.com . Resumes received without salary requirements will NOT be considered.
Qualified candidates send resume, salary requirements, and non-returnable tape (if applicable) to:
4261 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027
No phone calls please. EOE M/F/D/V
KRIV FOX 26 offers an academic credit internship program for college/university junior, senior and graduate students. Internships are available in the following departments:
The deadline for submitting your Internship materials:
Semester Deadline Date
Spring December 1
Summer April 1
Applicants must provide an official letter from an accredited college or university confirming college credit if selected for our internship program.
All internships require a minimum of sixteen  hours per week for eight  weeks. To begin the application process, please click here and complete a FOX 26 Internship Application. Along with your application, please include a resume and cover letter indicating which semester you are applying.
If you are interested in receiving additional information or have any questions about our Academic Credit Internship Program, Please contact the Human Resources Department at 713-479-2600; fax to 713-479-2728 or address written correspondence to:
KRIV FOX 26
Human Resources Department
Fox Television Stations, Inc.
4261 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027
NEWS DEPARTMENT: All News student interns will gain hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of a fast-paced news environment. Overall, an internship with the News Department will involve assisting the news staff with compiling information, answering phones and other duties that will be useful in the news gathering process. This internship may include some field experience with News Reporters to cover developing stories. Student interns are expected to assist producers with researching. Also, student interns will assist Assignment Desk Editors and News Producers with phone calls to assist in the development of stories, as well as filing press releases, sorting scripts and writing practice scripts as needed. This internship requires learning the news computer system.
SPORTS DEPARTMENT: Student interns will gain hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of the Sports Department. Interns will help produce and edit sports stories for daily sportscasts. Student interns will assist in all facets of production. Duties include but are not limited to: checking wire reports, logging feeds and games, preparing initial scripts, working with editors to produce highlights, and retrieving and archiving videotapes. This internship may include some field experience to cover sports events with a crew. Student interns must be self-starters, organized, and able to work evening and weekends hours.
CREATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT/PROGRAMMING: Student interns will assist in the production of news and program promotion, as well as creation of broadcast graphics. Creative writing and journalism background preferred. Student interns must be enrolled in a Broadcast Journalism, Television/Radio, or comparable curriculum. Student interns will also be exposed to program scheduling, TV ratings research, operational procedures and more. Interns will also learn about FCC compliance, sales support and news research. The Department is responsible for maintaining the stations' public files, cable relations and communicating with the public.SALES/RESEARCH: The Sales Department is responsible for generating revenue via negotiations with commercial advertisers. Student interns will provide administrative support to account executives and sales coordinators. Internship activities may include contract entry, typing correspondence, faxing, filling contracts, copying, etc. There will also be telephone interaction with clients and advertising agencies and the opportunity to attend in person meetings with clients and advertising agencies. There may be opportunities for the student interns to spend time in the Traffic and Research departments as well. Student interns must have a desire to work in Sales and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. The Research Department supports various departments primarily through sales research and procedures.