Freelance Line Producer

Posted: 8/7/2018 | Expires: 9/6/2018

Location: New York City, New York (US)
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Role:
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Freelance
Salary Description: Commensurate with experience

We are looking for a talented Line Producer to join tour New York Bureau.  As the Line Producer, you can have your entire show planned, but at the very last minute, have the ability to throw out your rundown and remain calm for breaking news. You know what it takes to get the job done.  You have the right attitude and understand that Fox and Friends requires a level of commitment – unlike any other program on television.

This role will last from approximately July 2018 - August 2018.

 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Strategize and execute plans and adjust as things change
  • Pitch unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
  • Coordinate story placement, teases, graphics, writing, timing and all other editorial and production elements
  • Communicate with on-air talent, reporters and guests in the field, and the director to ensure the newscast runs as smoothly as possible

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A bachelor’s degree and/or relevant work experience
  • Natural ability to write effectively and creatively
  • 3 years of professional experience in a live television environment
  • 2 years of professional experience in a live control room lining a show
  • Thorough knowledge of American politics and business news
  • Strong writing and copy editing skills a must 
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • Strong research and reporting skills
  • Ability to work under intense deadline pressure in the control room

 

NICE TO HAVES

  • Familiarity working with and stacking an everyday rundown, as well as breaking news
  • Knowledge of using a graphics system for banners, and editing video
  • Being a leader and managing the team that helps you put on the best show in cable news

Fox News is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals.

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