Job Number: R50010183
Brand: Fox TV Stations
Job Type: News
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Job Posting Date: November 8, 2019
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV StationsFOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
WTXF- Fox 29, Philadelphia is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and creative Executive Producer to oversee the production of our early morning newscasts. Our new Executive Producer will oversee all of our news coverage, working with Reporters, Anchors, Assignment Editors, and Producers for our 4am and 5am Newscasts, and will heavily contribute to the production of the later hours of our morning show Good Day Philadelphia from 6am-10am. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record as a News Manager/Executive Producer. Strong writing skills are a must, as our Executive Producer will be heavily involved in script production and approvals. Candidate must have a dedicated, driven and tireless work ethic, with a 24/7 approach to managing our team. You must have a real passion for news, and the strong ability to work with on air talent, writers and editors on all editorial and production issues. A strong background in show production is a must. You will be responsible for shaping the look and feel of our early morning newscasts, working with our Producers on crafting their shows. Must have strong news judgment, knowledge of current events, and excellent communication and people skills. Knowledge of TV Production techniques and newsroom computer systems required and the ability to editorially run the control room during breaking news events is essential. Understanding of ratings, meters, 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. We require at least 5 years of experience as a TV newscast Producer in a major market, or at least 2 years’ experience as an Executive Producer in a major to middle sized TV Market, plus a four-year college degree.
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