Senior Editorial Producer, Prime Time

Posted: 1/22/2020 | Expires: 2/21/2020

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to experience

We are looking for a dynamic, hardworking and creative Senior Editorial Producer to join a Prime time team. In this role you will have the opportunity to craft the most influential and watched stories in all of cable news. We are seeking a natural leader, a proven go-getter and someone who can rise to the occasion under the stressful demands of prime time cable news. As the Senior Editorial Producer, you have excellent editorial judgment, can put together a compelling and unique rundown, and are comfortable handling live breaking news in the control room.


  • Oversee the line producing of the show – including “The Angle” – the monologue that is the engine of the broadcast
  • Participate in editorial decisions for content for the show – day of and future
  • Set the editorial and production standards and provide leadership among show producers
  • React to breaking news, ensuring that the right content is getting on the air in the right order
  • Work hands on with the talent making sure they are receiving the necessary research and elements needed to ensure the best show on a daily basis
  • Participate in weekly ratings analysis - keeping track of guests/timing structures that maximize ratings output



  • At least 5 years of newsroom experience and producing/line producing a television newscast
  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills as well as the ability to create an environment that fosters team work
  • Decisive and skilled management of a control room is required
  • Must be prepared to travel
  • You must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure as well as meet multiple daily deadlines
  • Knowledge and passion for current events, politics, and cultural stories shaping the national conversation is essential
  • Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling television
  • Proven track record of leadership and newscast ratings growth

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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