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Company: Twentieth Century Fox
Location: Atlanta, GA
Twentieth Century Fox
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox TV StationsFOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
The News Trainee will learn all facets of their respective department as preparation for full-time regular employment at a broadcast station. This position writes scripts for FOX 5 Atlanta newscasts as assigned by newsroom producers and managers. Assist with digital responsibilities including creating web stories and social posts on multiple platforms. Assist assignment editors by monitoring incoming e-mail, monitoring scanners, answering telephones and performing other duties as directed by newsroom managers and staff. Work with reporters and photographers to gather video and interviews for newscasts as needed. Assist field crews in executing live remotes by communicating with the newsroom, helping with cabling and lighting and other duties as needed. Perform a variety of clerical duties as assigned by newsroom management and staff, including answering newsroom telephones, sorting mail, and collating and distributing memos and other documents. Being able to communicate effectively is a must.
Candidate must be a recent college degree ( one year or less ) recipient, preferably in Journalism or Broadcasting.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.