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News Producer

Fox TV Stations

Southfield, MI 04-18-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This is a unique opportunity to produce News for television and multiple digital outlets. We are looking for a creative leader with strong writing skills and impressive news judgment. They will be gathering, building and designing content for on air newscasts, live streams and social medial platforms. The producer will create graphics, write and copy edit stories, and edit video. But more importantly they will be working with reporters, fellow producers, and photographers developing a plan for finding the most compelling news stories and presenting them in a way that will engage the audience. The producer is responsible for timing the live presentation of the newscast from the control room and making live editorial decisions during the broadcast. Strong communication skills are essential to the success of this candidate.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work collaboratively with news team to determine which stories will impact our community the most and need to be in our news presentations
• Helps determine story order on air, on stream and on linear broadcasts.
• Time broadcasts and insure they are correct on the stream and on air
• Assign Multi-Skilled Journalists
• Complete simple video edits for daily newscasts
• Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
• Produce content for Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
• Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
• Work creatively and efficiently with Executive Producers, Anchors and Multi-Skilled Journalists.
• Must be an excellent writer who produces accurate engaging copy
• Must be able to operate iNews and newsroom automation systems.
• Must be able to work independently with a high degree of accuracy and have the ability to solve problems quickly
• Must have very strong social media skills and be able to contribute on all platforms
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, weekends
• Must be a team player and able to work under deadlines and have the ability to multi-task

Knowledge of Metro Detroit's cultural and economic history is a plus.
• College degree in Journalism/Communications/Broadcasting preferred; equivalent experience

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.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5yn7z-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.