Full Time Job

Line Producer, The Big Show

Fox News

New York, NY 03-21-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a dynamic, hardworking and creative Line Producer to join The Big Show team. As the Line Producer, you have the opportunity to craft and help create a brand new weekend program on FOX News Channel. We are looking for a natural leader, a proven go-getter and someone who can rise to the occasion under the stressful demands of television. You have excellent editorial judgment, know what makes a compelling segment, live shot, tease, and overall rundown, and you have breaking news experience both in and out of the control room.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Pitch and execute creative and innovative ideas for each part of the show on a regular basis
• Responsible for story placement, teases, graphics, writing, and all other editorial and production elements
• Time the show in the control room and communicate clearly and effectively with on-air hosts and the director
• Communicate needs effectively with Senior and Associate Producers
• Oversee and rewrite copy
• Be a key contributor to editorial planning
• Help mentor and train new staff members

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• At least 5 years of newsroom experience, including 2- 3 years of line producing and relevant control room experience
• Exceptional editorial skills; ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling television
• Strong knowledge of news, politics, and current events
• Decisive and skilled management of a control room
• Excellent writing skills
• Flexibility to work weekdays and weekends, daytime and primetime as the show demands
• Ability to work under pressure, be decisive, detail-oriented, and meet deadlines

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred

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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.