Associate Producer

San Diego, California
Feb 13, 2019
Metro Area
San Diego
Full Time


Daily production of a quality news product defined by the FOX5 Filter, accuracy, excellence in production techniques, writing, story treatment, relevance to the viewing audience, and ability to generate ratings.

  • Write and support line producers for assigned newscast. Fill-in produce.
  • Manage the live on-air decisions, including newscast timing in the control room.
  • Evaluate local, state and national/international stories using websites, Twitter, FOX/CNN & Tribune News services, and wires.
  • Determine placement of stories in the newscast and which stories should be “live” from remote trucks, newsroom, etc.
  • Plan future segments, topics, guests and story ideas.
  • Post stories to the web.
  • Maintain social media presence.
  • Additional duties as necessary.


Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • Must have solid news judgment
  • Must be a consistent and solid writer
  • Must be a creative, flexible and able to act decisively
  • Work well in a strong team environment
  • Strong organizational

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is desired.
  • 1-2 years experience in a working newsroom as either a writer or production assistant.

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