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Newscast Director

Fox TV Stations

Los Angeles, CA 01-25-2024
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  • 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

KTTV/KCOP has an immediate need for a director for our morning or evening newscast. Must be available for on-air broadcasts of breaking news and special new reports during all hours on the weekends, as well as fill-in on an emergency basis on all other FOX 11 newscasts during the week.

Will work closely with line producer on daily rundown and changes affecting daily broadcast, with associate director on graphic rundown and scheduled remotes, and with producer on direction and style of the newscast.
Our ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3 years' experience directing news or other related news programming in a large market and thorough knowledge of studio, news, and other commercial experience. Bachelor's Degree preferred, ability to direct spontaneous, free form programming from the news department including breaking coverage of brush fires, earthquakes, rainstorms, etc. Must be able to work well under pressure and have good interpersonal and communication skills.

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.

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $54.87-54.87 per hour for California. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpo7po-34-239-154-201-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $54.87 Per Hour ($ USD)