Full Time Job

Coordinating News Producer

Fox News

New York, NY 11-05-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
FOX News Edge serves more than 175 newsrooms, providing content that is a cornerstone of local newscasts on FOX television stations across the country. We are looking for a top-notch block and Coordinating Producer who is energized by working on a broad portfolio of stories from politics and breaking news to entertainment to oversee content distribution on weekends and evenings.

This role has the following shifts: 3:00 pm to 12:00 am Wednesday to Sunday

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with producers and writers to help choose and execute the dozens of stories we feed to local newsrooms during every shift
• Lead the team during scheduled shifts, approving story selections, and be responsible for Edge's editorial content
• Take lead during breaking news; assign staff, communicate with multiple parties including upper management and make Level 2 coverage of major news available to stations
• Oversee production of news content for affiliate newscasts, digital and social media platforms
• Copy edit scripts and screen video content prior to distribution
• Pitch and produce news items for daily blocks/rundowns
• Traffic and communicate details of four ''Edge Live Channels'' which provide events and live video to client newsrooms

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 5 years of experience; preferably with some experience at the network or major market level
• Writing and producing experience at an affiliate or network level
• Exemplary news judgment and grasp of journalism best practices
• Attention to detail and excellent writing skills, spelling, and grammar
• Ability to work well with others under strict deadlines
• Strong knowledge of current events
• Willingness to work flexible hours

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Bachelor's degree

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Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.