Full Time Job

News Associate Producer

Fox TV Stations

Orlando, FL 10-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of US television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, DC and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is training ground for one of the most valuable roles in every newsroom: producer.

Associate Producers write clear, concise, conversational stories. Accuracy is non negotiable. If you struggle with spelling, grammar, and punctuation, this opportunity is not for you.

AP's work alongside anchors, reporters, producers, and managers to complete assignments on tight deadlines.

Daily duties include transcribing video and interviews, picking soundbites, designing graphics, and basic research of news events.

Every day you will develop strong news judgment and strategic thinking skills required of a news producer.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A strong foundation in journalism, mass communication, and/or media studies is preferred. Ideal candidate will be curious by nature, and approach every assignment with an open mind, eager to learn.

Preferred candidates must be strong writers open to daily feedback and critique aimed at career growth.

Must be well organized, able to manage multiple projects and work well under pressure.

This position requires availability for overnight, early morning, night, weekend, and holiday schedules.

Minimum of 1 year experience as an Associate Producer preferrable but not required

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Other duties as assigned.
• Regular attendance.
• Complete non-exempt time sheet completely, accurately and on deadline.
• Work varied hours, holidays, weekends and during severe weather situations as needed and/or scheduled.

JOB RELATED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Positive Attitude
• Initiative
• Commitment to Excellence
• Excellent writing skills
• Teamwork
• Communication Skills
• Integrity

TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION:

Regularly stand; walk, sit, reach with hands and arms; and; talk or hear.
Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

EDUCATION: College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism or equivalent job experience.
OTHER: Working knowledge of broadcast and digital platform. Must be well organized, able to manage multiple projects and work well under pressure.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d98ez9-54-227-97-219-42 in your application.