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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
The Producer gathers news and information for newscasts and plays an active role in deciding newscast content, how stories are presented, and where they will be placed within the newscasts. Line produces assigned newscast, and fills in on other newscasts when necessary.  Line produces unscheduled news coverage as needed.  Assigns and supervises associate producers.  Prepares newscast rundowns.  Utilizes a variety of storytelling techniques, devices and studio stage locations to showcase news content in the most compelling and appropriate manner possible.  Builds graphic elements for use in the newscasts.  Collaborates with production staff to execute live newscasts and to develop compelling presentations of newscast content.  Discusses story angles and newscast content with news managers, reporters and assignment editors.  Collaborates with the digital team to identify digital and social media content to present in the television newscasts, using production styles to maximize viewer interest in the newscast and engagement on the station’s digital platforms.  Innovates non-traditional storytelling techniques.

 

 

Requirements:  Computer literacy.  Proficient in writing conversational broadcast news copy under deadline.  Proficient in English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.  Communicates clearly, effectively and politely with the public in person and over the telephone.  Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred.  Two years of experience producing television newscasts for broadcast on a commercial television station 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.

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