Full Time Job

News Producer

Fox TV Stations

Houston, TX 03-13-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the US These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network's national content.


Content creators -- this kind of opportunity doesn't pop up in local newsrooms very often. So, take note and get those resumes ready!

KRIV FOX 26 in Houston is hiring a producer to create, plan and deliver the most compelling, informative, and entertaining hour of morning news in the city . This is an ultra-competitive news market, but Houston's Morning Show is growing and beating the network morning shows regularly from 7-10am. We're looking for a content rockstar who can move seamlessly from breaking news and severe weather coverage to live segments and studio guests that showcase everything our diverse community has to offer.

You'll need a sense of urgency and mastery of the control room environment and be ready to take live coverage on linear, streaming platforms or both at the same time. You 'll need to maintain a close relationship with
our digital team to ensure that everything we do is tailored for the platforms we serve and that each piece of content we create works in support of our growing digital footprint.   Other skills we're looking for in the ideal candidate include : concise, accurate and audience-focused writing skills, the ability to edit video in support of live and studio segments, plus knowledge of social media best practices.

When your show is over, you'll jump into planning mode for the next day and beyond, working collaboratively with your teammates. You'll participate in the editorial process along with anchors, reporters, assignment desk team members and managers to develop future stories and segments, keeping FOX 26 ahead of all local news outlets in creating the most compelling content for our audience.

Requirements :  Minimum 2 years' experience as a producer in a medium or large market is preferred. Bachelor's Degree required , journalism or a related field preferred. Must be able to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines and multitask. Ideal candidate has familiarity with newsroom computer systems, graphics programs and video editing software. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours/shifts/shows . This is a morning news position, but other shifts may be assigned as needed, including nights, weekends and holidays. Must have a valid credit card and driver's license.

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.

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