Jobs and Internships
Below is a list of all currently available jobs.
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT (FULL-TIME)
Description WICZ-TV – Fox 40 News is looking for a full-time production assistant at our station in Binghamton, NY. WICZ is owned by Imagicomm Communications. WICZ is an equal opportunity employer.
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST (PART-TIME)
Description WICZ-TV, the Fox affiliate in Binghamton, New York, is seeking a weekend multimedia journalist to join our news team.
WEEKEND DIRECTOR/TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (PART-TIME)
WICZ-TV – Fox 40 News is looking for a Weekend Director/Technical Director/PA to join our award-winning news team in Binghamton, NY. The company is owned by Imagicomm Communications. WICZ is an equal-opportunity employer.
Who does the position report to? Suh Neubauer, News Director
What are the key responsibilities of the role? Direct and technical direct the weekend 10 PM newscast
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Use Ross Carbonite Ultra, Tria Duet Express, Xpression, and Inception to create and technical direct live news broadcasts
Supervise and oversee the production crew
Work closely with news staff and news director to execute broadcasts
Design relevant graphics for use in broadcasts
Regularly perform maintenance on broadcast equipment
Occasionally assist with other tasks related to the position, which may include website contribution, video editing, or writing
WHAT YOU WILL BRING:
Must have experience calling and punching newscasts
Experience with news production standards and equipment
Ability to think quickly under pressure and to clearly give direction under pressure
Knowledge of Ross ecosystem required (Ross Carbonite Ultra, Tria Duet Express, Xpression, and Inception)
Experience operating audio, teleprompter, CG/Graphics, and a video server
Experience with NewTek Tricaster
Knowledge of virtual sets strongly desired
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Typing and good spelling skills necessary
College degree preferred but experience okay
To apply for the position, click here.
WICZ-TV – Fox 40 News is looking for a full-time production assistant at our station in Binghamton, NY. WICZ is owned by Imagicomm Communications. WICZ is an equal-opportunity employer.
Who does the position report to? Technical Director, Managing Editor, Suh Neubauer, News Director
What are the key responsibilities of the role? Assist with the preparation of newscasts and perform various tasks during broadcasts
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Shoot, edit, and transmit local video for newscasts
Work closely with the news team and assist with various tasks to execute broadcasts (printing scripts, checking equipment)
Assist MMJ's and anchors with editing if need be
Work alongside technical director during newscasts as graphics operator using Xpression or audio supervisor, and assist with live hits
Learn how to technical direct and edit for news
WHAT YOU WILL BRING:
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud applications, especially Premiere Pro
Knowledge Ross (Inception) strongly preferred but not required
Must be able to manage time, remain calm under pressure and work well with members of the newsroom under tight deadlines
Must have a positive attitude
Must be willing to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays
Candidates who are interested in applying should email Suh Neubauer at [email protected].
MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR
WICZ-TV/WBPN-TV in Binghamton, NY is accepting applications for a MASTER CONTROL OPERATOR. The position...
WEEKEND SPORTS DIRECTOR/MMJ
Fox 40 News WICZ-TV in Binghamton, NY is looking for a full-time Weekend Sports Director/MMJ. The candidate must able to go beyond just the X’s and O’s of a sports highlight to find real stories.
The Binghamton market has a rich tradition in sports. Candidates will be covering FPHL hockey, Double-A baseball, Division I Binghamton University Bearcats, Champions Tour event Dick’s Sporting Goods Open, and several competitive high school athletic programs.
To apply for this position, click here.
WICZ-TV, the Fox affiliate in Binghamton, New York, is seeking a Weekday Nightside Multimedia Journalist to join our news team.
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ADVERTISING SALES SPECIALIST
We are seeking an Advertising Sales Specialist that will be responsible for managing existing accounts while seeking and establishing new partnerships with small and large local, regional and national accounts. This position is an outside sales position with uncapped commission, full benefits and a competitive compensation plan.
We are a media company that includes television and a full-service digital advertising agency. We strive to continuously evolve, adapt and be on the leading edge of new technologies and strategies. Digital products and services include display, social, video, OTT, SEO, SEM, website development and much more.
Our comprehensive benefits package to full time employees includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life Insurance, FSA accounts and additional perks that are included with our current office location.
• Seeking potential clients via cold-calling local, regional and national accounts in per-person visits around the greater Binghamton area.
• A continuous follow-up to build strong relationships and management of accounts
• Ability to listen to clients needs and develop campaigns that help their business achieve their goals.
• Build proposals with accurate pricing and value while completing the full-cycle sale
• Thrives off individual and team successes
• Excellent time management & organizational skills
• Positive attitude, excellent social skills and desire to excel
• Work in a fast-paced sales environment
• Persistence and able to handle rejection
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Motivated by the opportunity to be part of a fast moving, entrepreneurial team
• Tech savvy, with working experience with Google and/or Microsoft Suite
• Candidates must be self-motivated, creative and must have a passion for business and helping others
If you are interested in applying for this position, please rush your resume and cover letter to JP Costello, Local Sales Manager at [email protected]
(Posted on 8/1/2022)
- Who does the position report to? Suh Neubauer, News Director
- What are the key responsibilities of the role? Anchor and produce the 6 pm and 10 pm weekday newscasts
- Produce and anchor the 6 and 10 pm newscasts
- Write and anchor daily news teases
- Work with the assignment editor and news director daily stories, advancers and folo pieces.
- Approve reporter packages and vo/sots and proofread stories for the web
- A minimum of two years of on-air experience as a reporter or anchor in a television newsroom
- Previous anchor and reporting experience in a small-medium market or as an associate producer/writer in a big market.
- Experience using Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel and Adobe Acrobat,
- Knowledge of Premiere Pro and LiveU strongly preferred
WEEKDAY DAYSIDE MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST
(Posted on 1/31/2022)
WICZ-TV - FOX 40 News is looking for a full-time dayside weekday Multimedia Journalist. We are looking for someone with a passion for news and visual storytelling. We are looking for someone with a ‘can do’ attitude who enjoys working as a team.
WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU
Write, shoot, edit daily stories
Produce and promote content on social media
Work well under pressure and meet daily deadlines
Strong news and editorial judgment
Communicate regularly with the assignment desk on the status of your story.
Participate in AM editorial meetings
Pitch two story ideas each day
Write and update news stories for web
Operate a company vehicle to assignments
Ability to manage multiple assignments
Knowledge of journalistic ethics and libel law
Perform other duties as assigned
Must be flexible with schedule and hours
If you are interested in applying for this position, please rush your resume, cover letter and a link to your reel to Suh Neubauer, News Director at [email protected].
We always accept resumes even if no positions are currently available. Resumes are kept on file and in the event a job opening becomes available they will be reviewed at that time. Please send your resume with the attn: to the appropriate dept below.
FOX 40 WICZ TV
4600 Vestal Parkway
Vestal NY 13850
We offer internships year-round (Fall, Winter, Summer, & Spring Semesters). Interns will assist with the the production of the 10 o'clock evening broadcast. Duties will range from (but are not limited to) assisting / shadowing reporters with field and in-house work, writing for the web and social media and generating story ideas.
Students must receive credit for the internship through an accredited college or university. Must be at least a sophomore to apply.
If you are interested in an internship please email your resume and cover letter to Suh Neubauer, News Director at [email protected].
FOX 40 WICZ TV is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. If your community group or organization disseminates employment information to its members or to the general public, and you would like to be notified for each full-time opening at WICZ, please send your organization’s name, mailing address, phone and fax numbers, contact person’s name, and the contact’s email address to Vernon Rowlands at [email protected]. If you only want to receive notices for specific categories of employment, please list those in the email.