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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 Administrative Assistant

WDAF Fox 4 is looking for an administrative assistant for the newsroom. This person should have strong computer skills, to include the Microsoft Office products, be detail-oriented and able to work in a high pressure environment.

The successful candidate will interact positively with a variety of personalities that make up a television newsroom. You should be able to work across department lines to facilitate time keeping and financial needs. This includes tracking department expenses, vacation time, as well as sick days and days off.

A knowledge of travel booking will be a plus.

Please submit a resume to:

Tracy Brogden Miller
Vice President, News
WDAF-TV Fox 4
3030 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64108
tracybrogden.miller@wdaftv4.com

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

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

Photojournalist

WDAF-TV FOX 4 in Kansas City is looking for a motivated, hard-working news photographer to join our team. We are looking for someone who can prove they are not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage. Solid news judgment and being flexible with assigned schedule to do the best job possible and beat the competition is a plus. Experience and working knowledge of digital video photography, 3-point lighting and non-linear editing systems is also a plus.

Core Job Functions:
• Insures sound and picture quality of all stories shot.
• Works alone or with a reporter to shoot and edit stories for broadcast.
• Operates ENG microwave vans.
• Non-linear digital editing systems and related programs.
• The ability to read maps/use GPS and navigate quickly.
• Maintains inventory of all assigned equipment and responsible for its up-keep.
• Examines, maintains, and performs routine maintenance of any assigned equipment.
• Establish good working relationship with co-workers, officials and the public.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Send resume & video to:

Fritz Kramer
Chief Photographer
WDAF-TV
3030 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64108
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 Producer

WDAF-TV is looking for the next great producer to complement our team and craft the 6am newscast. We need a producer who is passionate about the news business and can showcase a newscast instead of just stacking it. We expect strong editorial judgment, ethics, creativity and hard work.

Qualifications include: four-year college degree in journalism or related field preferred, two years previous television news producing experience preferred, strong writing skills, basic p.c. and phone skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with co-workers and managers. Responsible for teamwork in monitoring overnight scanners, desk email, and beat checks to police and other sources.

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.

Please submit a resume and link of one or more newscasts you’ve produced to:

Tracy Brogden Miller
V.P., News
WDAF-TV Fox 4
3030 Summit
Kansas City, MO 64108
tracybrogden.miller@wdaftv4.com

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