FOX 4 Jobs

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

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Video Editor

WDAF-TV is looking for a news video editor with a good working knowledge of computers. Candidate must have excellent skills on Final Cut Pro 7 & 10 along with other editing platforms.  Individual is expected to edit news stories, vo’s, vo/sot’s and reporter pkgs.

This is a full-time position. Candidate must have a good work ethic, attitude & willing to work overtime with a flexible work schedule. A college degree in journalism or related field is preferred. We are looking for a person who works well with others in a hectic newsroom environment.

Please submit a sample of work to:

Fritz Kramer
Chief Photographer
WDAF-TV/FOX 4
3030 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64108

No phone calls, please.
EOE/M/F/D/V

Newscast Director

WDAF-TV4 in Kansas City, Missouri, is seeking an experienced newscast director. The successful candidate will work with producers to coordinate and execute live, fast-paced newscasts. The director will utilize Ross Overdrive, Vizrt, OPUS newsroom system and Final Cut Pro.

Five years of directing newscasts is preferred.
Fluency with the Ross Vision switcher, Ross Overdrive, Vizrt and Vinten Robotics preferred. Proficiency with control room and newsroom computers, solid communication skills and the ability to project a professional image and motivate others.

The job requires the newscast director to work closely with news producers to prepare and execute fast-paced, high quality newscasts in a competitive news market; communicate with control room and studio personnel to produce superior newscasts; understand and execute good lighting techniques; embrace and excel in pressure situations.

Creativity and flexibility in all aspects of production.
Utilize Final Cut Pro for sales and promotion.

Send resume to fred.wittbrodt@wdaftv4.com
Or resume and reel to:
Fred Wittbrodt
Senior Director
WDAF-TV4
3030 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64108

 

VP Sales

WDAF TV FOX 4 in Kansas City is searching for a VP/ General Sales Manager who will set the sales direction of the station. We are seeking a proven television Sales Manager to lead a well-seasoned staff as well as our Interactive platforms. Responsibilities include pricing and managing the inventory, managing budgets, and forecasting market and station revenue.

The successful Candidate will have a strong history of media sales leadership success, including development of new broadcast and internet revenue . Hands on experience with Wide Orbit a plus.

College degree preferred. Minimum of three years of Broadcast Sales Management experience.

Contact:
Send resume to:
WDAF-TV
3030 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64108
Attn: Kim Stripling

or kim.stripling@wdaftv4.com

No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V

Local Sales Manager

WDAF-TV FOX 4 in Kansas City is looking for a local sales manager to motivate, train, hire and manage a sales staff of 9 account executives and support staff. This includes setting sales goals, managing the sales process and coming up with processes, systems, ideas and ways to improve the station’s monthly, quarterly and annual sales revenue. Maintaining close client personal relationships is vital. Being a creative thinker, a dynamic leader and a detailed manager are all keys to this position.

Candidates should have five years of sales experience, preferably in television, five years of management experience preferred. They should have a proven record of success and have strong leadership qualities.

Contact:
Send resume to:
WDAF-TV
3030 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64108
Attn: Kim Stripling

or kim.stripling@wdaftv4.com

No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V

 

Local Account Executive

The FOX affiliate in Kansas City is seeking an experienced and highly motivated multi-platform account executive to grow our core broadcast business, interactive platforms and digital TV. The AE must develop new business across all platforms. The AE will negotiate rates, prepare and present avails and sales packages to agencies and direct advertisers.  The AE will be expected to increase the share of business from existing accounts and create new non-traditional revenue opportunities while utilizing research to position the station as a premiere marketing vehicle and yourself as a marketing consultant. You will create and build relationships with all WDAF-TV, Antenna TV, and fox4kc.com media clients. Candidate must have previous media sales experience. Use of Wide Orbit, Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point and other technology is a plus. College degree preferred.

Send resume to:

WDAF-TV
3030 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64108
No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V

 

News Reporter 

WDAF-TV is seeking a creative, enterprising reporter to join our news team.

Duties will include developing contacts, finding and enterprising stories,
live reporting, and coverage of breaking news. We prefer a candidate who can
generate content on all platforms; TV, online and social media.

Candidates are required to have prior experience as a television news reporter, a strong engaging on camera presentation and excellent writing and packaging skills.
A college degree in journalism or a related field is preferred.

Apply with a resume and link of on-air work to:

Tracy Brogden Miller
V.P., News
WDAF-TV
3030 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64108

No phone calls please.

EOE/M/F/D/V