Senior Producer, Weekend Programming

Job Number: R50014100

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: May 4, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News Channel is looking for a sharp, strong, hardworking, and creative Senior Producer. As the Senior Producer, you must have impeccable editorial skills and a strong vision for the show. You're someone who has original ideas, but can also work in a collaborative editorial environment. You must be a strong, natural leader who can rally a team behind you in high-pressure situations. You are someone who loves making great television and willing to work hard to make it happen.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Set impeccable editorial standards and build a show with original content, the best sound, and elements for each segment top to bottom

  • Oversee bookers by offering suggestions and ensuring the right guests are secured

  • Participate in daily team meetings to develop strategies for each segment

  • Guide the production of segments throughout the day

  • Take lead in the control room while monitoring/reacting to breaking news

  • Plan future shows/segments in anticipation of high-profile events

  • Manage and develop Line Producers, Segment Producers, Writers, and Production Assistants

  • Coordinate staffing, schedules, and time cards

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 4 years of Line Producing, or related experience

  • Ability to manage strong personalities, including talent

  • Must be willing to work weekends and late nights

  • Strong writing skills

  • Understanding of audience analytics and strategies for ratings growth

  • Exceptional editorial skills with the ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling television

  • Strong interest/knowledge of current events and politics

  • Passion for storytelling with a strong creative drive

  • Willingness to take risks

  • Willingness to listen, learn, and grow from constructive criticism

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER

  • Degree in Journalism, or related field

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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