Segment Producer

Job Number: R50018078

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Digital

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Job Posting Date: June 22, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

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 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 Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Do you live for the next instagram post from your favorite lifestyle expert?

Do you stream all the latest entertainment shows?

Do you have a hard news side and are curious to learn more about something?

Then do WE have the job for you!

FOX 9/KMSP, the FOX O and O in Minneapolis/St. Paul is growing every year. We are now searching for a Morning News Planning Producer. The number qualification for this job: be a self-starter.

Your primary responsibility: finding LIVE segments and guests for our #1 rated Morning News shows. You’ll come to the table every day with original segment and guest ideas and then be responsible for producing these segments. You will:

  • Establish and maintain a weekly calendar of live guests, live talkbacks (local or satellite), and other live segments both in studio and remote. These will be both hard news and feature-oriented.

  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with contacts for segments. Included, but not limited to: Experts in professional fields, entertainment and sports industries, Public Information Officers, government and corporate personnel, etc.

  • Establish and maintain a communication system for critical information of segments. Communications should include contact and background info, official reports or research for harder-news segments; questions and background for feature segments.

  • Write and produce these segments independent of newscast producer.  This includes structuring the entire segment, writing dynamic copy, creating graphics, ordering video and sound to be created, and the like.

  • Field produce live coverage of large-scale events as needed. Field produce for taped field segments as well.

  • Work with reporters, anchors and other on air staff to enterprise story ideas for those staffers to create content for the shows.

  • Assist the digital team and the assignment desk as needed, especially in breaking news situations both locally and nationally.

  • Respond in these situations with ideas for ad-hoc live guests, Zoom/video interviews and other perspective material to support continuing coverage.

  • Be able to line-produce newscasts when needed.

  • Be able to produce digital and social media elements for segments and other Morning news material.

You must be extremely self-reliant and organized. Have excellent communication skills both interpersonally and written. Have a strong knowledge of newsroom infrastructure and aggressive nature to contribute in a self-starting manner. Be a great newsroom citizen, positive and supportive. Previous experience producing newscasts or working on an assignment desk is required.

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.

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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