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.
KRIV- Fox 26 Houston is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and creative Executive Producer to oversee production of all evening newscasts including the popular Isiah Factor Uncensored, a news/infotainment talk show.
The ideal candidate must have strong news judgment, knowledge of current events, and excellent communication and people skills. Strong writing skills are a must. Must have a working knowledge of libel laws, fair use and journalistic ethics. Understanding of ratings, impressions, and audience flow, and the knowledge of how to use this information to attract a demographically driven audience is required. Candidates need to be innovative, and bring ideas on how to evolve our broadcasts.
Will work with our producers, reporters, anchors, photographers, editors, production crew and assignment editors to produce compelling live news coverage. The EP leads editorial calls, manages rundowns, approves scripts, and contributes to other newsroom planning. This includes, but is not limited to, coordination of news gathering, graphics production and approval of the final product. Will also coordinate news coverage in partnership with our digital team. May require fill in producing for a newscast as needed.
Must have a dedicated, driven and tireless work ethic, with a 24/7 approach to managing our team. The successful candidate should be an extraordinary ''people manager'' who can coach and challenge the staff to perform at their highest levels every day.
We prefer someone with at least 5 years of experience as a Newscast Producer in a major market, or at least 2 years of experience as an Executive Producer in a major to middle sized Market. Bachelor's degree in a communication-related field is preferred.
FOX is a great place to work. We offer a generous benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, 401k, tuition reimbursement and 15 vacations days in the first year.
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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