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.

Weekend Morning Anchor/Reporter

WDAF-TV is seeking a Weekend Morning Anchor/Reporter with previous television newsroom experience.  This is a Full Time position.

The candidate must be able to pull of a visual live shot and know how to turn an enterprise story into a lead.  The winning candidate must be equally effective on the street and on the the anchor desk.  Engaging on camera presentation, storng writing, storytelling and News judgment are a must.  Seeking a candidate who can generate content on all platforms: TV, online and social media.  The person may also be asked to make public appearances at station events.

Duties will include anchoring weekend newscasts, fill-in anchoring on other newscasts, developing contacts, finding and enterprising stories to WDAF-TV standards, reporting those stories in a fair and balanced fashion that avoids litigation and reporting those stories live.

Successful candidates will be expected to manage tasks and resources necessary to complete daily duties without assistance or direct supervision. The ability to communicate and relate well with a television viewing audience will be a critical component for the successful candidate.

A minimum of three years of local television newsroom experience is required. A four year college degree in journalism or related field is preferred.

If you are interested in this position please apply online at http://www.tribunemedia.com/#/?page_id=15562. Filter the Job Search by Location, US-MO-Kansas City, to view all open WDAF positions. Please include a resume, completed application, a link to past work and an indication of where you first learned of the position. WDAF Fox 4 and Tribune Media are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Part Time Production Assistant

The primary focus of the Part Time Production Assistant is to provide assistance for live newscasts and other in-studio production.
There are two main responsibilities for live newscasts:
1. Perform the role of Floor Manager by following the assigned rundown, guiding talent to designated areas, greeting and assisting guests for appearances and communicating instructions.
2. Operate the teleprompter.

Previous television studio experience and a related college degree are preferred.

Solid communication skills and the physical ability to lift heavy ladders and lights are required. Previous television studio experience and a related college degree are preferred. Lighting board experience.

If you are interested in this position please apply online at http://www.tribunemedia.com/#/?page_id=15562. Filter the Job Search by Location, US-MO-Kansas City, to view all open WDAF positions. Please include a resume, completed application, a link to past work and an indication of where you first learned of the position. WDAF Fox 4 and Tribune Media are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Account Executive

Details:
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.

If you are interested in this position please apply online at http://www.tribunemedia.com/#/?page_id=15562. Filter the Job Search by Location, US-MO-Kansas City, to view all open WDAF positions. Please include a resume, completed application, and an indication of where you first learned of the position. WDAF Fox 4 and Tribune Media are Equal Opportunity Employers. Job ID 2015-42814

Newscast Producer

Are you a producer that is passionate about the news business? Can you showcase a newscast instead of just stacking it? Do you have strong editorial judgment and creativity? If so, WDAF-TV is looking for you.

The qualifications for the job include: four year college degree in journalism or related field preferred, one year of previous television news producing preferred, strong writing skills, basic p.c. and phone skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with co-workers and managers.

Successful candidates must be a strong writer on multiple platforms, able to produce a dynamic newscast capable of holding and growing an audience, organized, detail oriented, communicative and capable of completing multiple, complex tasks on deadline.

If you are interested in this position please apply online at http://www.tribunemedia.com/#/?page_id=15562. Filter the Job Search by Location, US-MO-Kansas City, to view all open WDAF positions. Please include a resume, completed application, link of one or more newscasts you’ve produced, and an indication of where you first learned of the position. WDAF Fox 4 and Tribune Media are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Assignment Editor

WDAF-TV is seeking a full-time Assignment Editor with the ability to gather information via phone, email, scanner and personal contacts.  Strong PC and communication skills are required along with strong news judgment.

Duties on a daily basis will include making beat checks, assigning stories to Photographers and Reporters, getting new details on and updating stories, finding stories for daily and feature use, assisting crews with directions and providing information and resources as required.  Multi-taking will be critical since more than one of these duties may need to be performed simultaneously.

Previous television newsroom experience is a plus; preferably on the Assignment Desk. A college degree in journalism or a related field is preferred. The candidate must be able to work in a stressful, deadline oriented environment in which multiple split second decisions critical to the success of the operation are required.

Successful candidates must be social media savvy, organized, detail oriented, deadline driven and capable of working well with minimal supervision.

To apply, go to  http://www.tribunemedia.com/?page_id=15562. Filter the job search by location, MO-Kansas City; 3030 Summit, to view all open positions at WDAF. Please indicate where you first learned of the position and include a resume, cover letter and link to past work. WDAF-TV and Tribune Media are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Part Time Editor

WDAF-TV is looking for a Part Time 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 packages.

A college degree in journalism or related field is preferred. Seeking 2+ years broadcast news experience. You should be able to work in a pressure filled newsroom environment with deadlines. The winning candidate must be enthusiastic about working in TV news.

Physical Requirements:
Good manual dexterity in order to operate small push buttons and rotary switches on the equipment. Good eyesight and hearing for composition and evaluation of promotional production and programming. Should be able to lift a moderate amount of weight.

Interested candidates should apply online at http://www.tribunemedia.com/?page_id=15562.

Filter the job search by location, MO-Kansas City; 3030 Summit, to view all open positions at WDAF.
Please indicate where you first learned of the position and include a resume, cover letter and link to past work. WDAF-TV and Tribune Media are Equal Opportunity Employers.

News Reporter

WDAF-TV is seeking a creative, enterprising reporter to join our news team. Duties include developing contacts, finding and enterprising stories, live reporting, and coverage of breaking news. The candidate should be able to 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.

Interested candidates should apply online at http://www.tribunemedia.com/?page_id=15562. Filter the job search by location, MO-Kansas City; 3030 Summit, to view all open positions at WDAF. Please indicate where you first learned of the position and include a resume, cover letter and link to past work. WDAF-TV and Tribune Media are Equal Opportunity Employers.