Full Time Job

Producer / Booker

Fox TV Stations

Houston, TX 11-09-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
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 is a dream job for the candidate who loves edgy content and live television! If you have always wanted to create your own talk show with innovative content and be part of a winning team, this is the perfect position for you. KRIV, the FOX O & O in Houston is seeking a dynamic and passionate producer-booker for our late night hour-long daily broadcast, Isiah Factor Uncensored, which also streams nationally on Fox Soul, our OTT platform. From lively debate segments, to field packages to guests from the world of politics and entertainment, the show is a unique blend of news, information and entertainment. We call it ''Infotainment''!! In addition to producing segments and booking the broadcast guests, this position may be required to produce live breaking news as well as pre-planned and pre-recorded shows. The candidate should have live control room experience. Strong journalistic standards required as well as knowledge of legal and ethical issues as applied to media.

The candidate should have strong writing skills and be able to produce strong content under deadline. Familiarity with desktop editing, rundown and graphics development and line producing experience a plus. This producer should possess leadership skills and be able to give direction while also being a team player and collaborator. Must fully participate in the editorial process that leads to story and segment development.

Bachelor's Degree required; studies in journalism, media studies or a related field preferred. Experience as a show producer in a medium or large market preferred. Must be able to work under pressure, meet strict deadlines and multitask. You may be required to perform other duties including but not limited to desktop editing, digital content production, field producing and other duties assigned as deemed necessary. Ideal candidate has familiarity or be willing to learn newsroom computer systems (such as I-news), graphics programs and other software programs for production elements. Candidate may be required to work nights as well as other hours/shifts/weekends/holidays as needed. 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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