Executive Producer

Posted: 7/26/2019 | Expires: 8/25/2019

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Category:
Role:
Level: Executive (Director, VP, Department Head)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to experience

We are looking for a talented Executive Producer to join the team.  As the Executive Producer, you are responsible for overseeing content for a three-hour morning cable television news program. You work hand in hand with the host, the show team and management to facilitate a successful production and create a positive work environment for the entire team.

 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the editorial point person throughout build of the show up into the Control Room until the end of the show
  • Frame compelling story lines and pick the best sound and elements for each segment top to bottom
  • Copy edit scripts throughout the entire broadcast including changing them throughout the live broadcast if necessary
  • Work directly with host regarding show content
  • Help coordinate special projects
  • Look ahead at guest segment ideas
  • Manage and mentor staff and monitor staff development
  • Conduct annual reviews
  • Oversee staff calendar/backup roles
  • Provide staff with daily ratings analysis
  • Communicate with management about rundown/guest issues/staff issues
  • Coordinate with media relations on stories, big guests, big events

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 8+ years’ experience producing at a local station or News network
  • Base knowledge and experience in business News
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Senior Producer in a professional live news environment
  • Ability to execute live segments including breaking News
  • Ability to work all hours and days as breaking News requires
  • Ability to travel with the host to road shows when required
  • Possess technical skills, strategic thinking/decision making, and be a team player
  • Ability to copy edit scripts for air
  • Ability to handle daily script deadline pressure
  • Ability to react to breaking news with instant programming ideas
  • Exceptional editorial skills
  • Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television
  • Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations.

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