Freelance Show Director
Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
Fox News is seeking a Freelance Show Director to join our team and be an integral part of the number one news network in America. As the Freelance Show, Director, you will plan and direct live and live-to-tape news programs. You are someone who thrives in a fast-paced, breaking news, control room environment and can anticipate the needs of the editorial team in order to execute effectively.
Demo reel and director track should be available upon request.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Plan and direct live and live-to-tape news programs
- Work with the control room team to execute a high-quality show
- Thrive in a highly competitive environment and want to always win
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- 5+ years’ experience directing live television news and specials
- Know-how to work seamlessly with producers, talent, and technical staff
- Good instincts, creative ideas, strong visual ability, and understand when to take risks
- Leadership capabilities and exceptional ability to stay calm under intense and constant pressure
- Strong analytical and technical skills
- Flexibility to work all shifts in a 24/7/365 breaking news environment
- Solid knowledge of current events and news of the day
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
- Technical director skills
- Automation skills
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.
About Fox Corporation
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. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.
Fox News Media
FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.
FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.
Fox TV Stations
FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 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 Charlotte.
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