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FOX 55 Fort Wayne is a multi-platform television and digital media company.  We are the market’s local FOX-affiliated television station servicing Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio viewers for over 40 years.

FOX 55 is a leading provider of local news, weather, and entertainment.  With coverage of the NFL regular season and the NFC playoffs, NASCAR (including the Daytona 500), US Open Golf, MLB World Series and FIFA Soccer, FOX 55’s sports programming is unparalleled. 

In 2009, we expanded upon our entertainment expertise, adding the market’s only 10:00 p.m. newscast, “FOX 55 News First at 10.”  This newscast has been nominated for 5 Emmy Awards for Best Newscast and has been awarded 3 First Place Awards in the Best of the Best of Indiana from the Society of Professional Journalists.  In 2011, FOX 55 added to its prime newscast the market’s only 52 week locally-produced sports show, “The Locker Room”, on Friday nights.

FOX 55 Fort Wayne strives to maintain its visibility in the community, forming partnerships with Big Brothers Big Sisters of NE Indiana, the March of Dimes, and the American Heart Association.  In 2014, we formed a partnership with the Bounce TV Network, which targets African-American viewers, to televise their programming on our digital sub-channel.  In 2018 we added Antenna TV to another digital sub-channel, which includes the greatest hits of all time. 

FOX 55 offers up-to-the-minute updates online at for news, weather, and sports; while also offering the community an array of digital products.  With solutions for online marketing including SEO, SEM, brand reputation, social media and more, FOX 55 is on the forefront of digital marketing.

Video editor/photojournalist

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WFFT/FOX 55 News in Fort Wayne, Ind. is looking for a full-time video editor and photojournalist. 

The chosen candidate will edit our 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. shows Monday-Friday while occassionally shooting breaking news and quality feature stories with our talent. 

This is a dayside position, though sometimes breaking news and special assignments will require flexibility. 

We are looking for a passionate shooter who is able and willing to help younger journalists hone their craft. 


- At least one year of shooting experience and technical knowledge of editing and photography equipment. 

- Ability to edit and shoot general assignment stories, lives shots and nat packages.

- Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Indiana, the 76th largest city in the country. The Fort Wayne market is an extraordinary place to live and work, offering affordable living and an active lifestyle. Fort Wayne has been honored with several awards for quality of life and is a multiple winner of the All American City Award.

WFFT is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Must pass pre-employment background check.

This is a full-time job.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans!

Inquiries can be sent to News Director Andy Paras at No phone calls, please. 

Digital Sales Coordinator

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This position reports directly to the Digital Sales Manager.  The primary function of this role is to support the Account Executives and Sales Managers with activities and projects to meet or exceed digital revenue goals.  The DSC contributes to the sales team's growth and professionalism by managing clients’ digital campaign elements using various project management tools.


  • Utilize project management and internal campaign trafficking tools to schedule and process digital advertising orders and requests
  • Enter and maintain digital campaigns utilizing station and vendor operating systems.
  • Support Digital Sales Manager and Account Executives in overseeing and reporting on all digital campaigns
  • Keep Digital Sales Manager informed of any critical fulfillment/workflow issues
  • Attend internal and external meetings
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Future ability and opportunity to sell digital products and services


  • Proficient in Google Suite of Products and Canva as well as MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, and Power Point and others as needed
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Digital marketing experience
  • Knowledge of digital display and video advertising
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Base salary
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Opportunity for advancement

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FOX 55 is an equal opportunity employer.


Broadcast IT Engineer

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WFFT is seeking a Broadcast IT Engineer. The ideal candidate will have experience managing Windows Server and Office 365 environments, including help desk support. Additionally, experience with Juniper, Cisco, Ubiquiti switches and firewalls, Linux OS, and video over IP systems is desired. The right person will be able to balance the interaction between traditional broadcast equipment and COTS IT hardware and software. TV engineering experience is a plus, but not required, we will train the right candidate!


Qualifications and Skills

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS NECESSARY: Windows Server 2012 w/Active Directory Office 365

Management of switches and firewalls


VOIP phone systems

Video encoding and decoding

Linux server and desktop

Embedded devices

RF network bridges

Job Type: Full-time

Media Account Executive

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FOX 55 is looking for high energy individuals that enjoy meeting and working with new people to join our growing and collaborative team environment.  Base plus commission, realistic $50-$60K first year potential. 


Position Summary:

The Media Account Executive works to increase sales volume with assigned accounts and aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and Digital business.   


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Business to business sales
  • Achieve assigned revenue goals for TV and digital sales
  • Build and maintain quality relationships with accounts
  • Research, prepare and deliver sales presentations with marketing solutions
  • Participation in periodic product launch/sales training

Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Advertising or Sales related field preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Entrepreneurial with a goal achievement orientation
  • Multi-tasker with ability to adapt to fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer and e-skills
  • Valid driver’s license


  • Base salary + uncapped commissions and incentives
  • Expense account
  • Full benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Opportunity for advancement

FOX 55 is an equal opportunity employer.

Audio/Graphics Operator

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Job Description

WFFT-TV has an opening for an Audio/Graphics Operator.  The Audio/Graphics Operator is responsible for preparation of graphic elements for the show as well as the proper operation of broadcast audio console and Ross Xpression CG during the show.

Job Responsibilities
Operate broadcast audio console.
Operate Ross Xpression.
Use Adobe Photoshop to create/reformat elements for use in the show.
Must be able to take commands from director and respond quickly to changes.

Required Skills
MOS and basic computer network understanding.
Understanding of newsroom systems iNews/ENPS and video playback systems.

Experience with Adobe Photoshop.

Experience running sound in a live or recording environment.

Candidate should be a problem solver and quick thinker, using technical know-how to resolve existing issues and to work around problems that arise during live news.
The position requires shift flexibility. Shift may include weekend duties.

Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field preferred or equivalent work experience

Required Experience
Must also have experience with audio and studio equipment.



Master Control Operator

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Switch station breaks and programs for both digital channels Record satellite program feeds Check quality of program feeds prior to air-time Operate Nexio and Sapphire tapeless airplay system; tape machines

Manage Playlist Dub commercials, promos and PSA’s for air Check next day’s logs for missing material Keep accurate transmitter and program logs


EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS NECESSARY: Good mathematical skills Computer & internet skills are necessary

Previous Master Control experience preferred, but will train the right candidate.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS:  Please re-apply to this posting if you still wish to be considered.