Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
Fox News seeks a Weekend Producer with extensive experience writing and producing news for television. The Weekend Producer will work on top-rated daytime news programs 5 days a week, including Fox News Live on Saturdays and Sundays. The Weekend Producer will be responsible for line producing competitive news hours, overseeing a team of writers, APs, and PAs, and working with reporters, assignment desk personnel, and senior management daily. The Weekend Producer will put together fresh, fast-moving, and compelling hours in the Fox News newsroom and take the broadcasts on and off the air in the control room. Additionally, the Weekend Producer requires an ability to write with urgency, style, and brevity; deliver substantial news in a highly produced environment.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Line producing
- Idea generation
- Write scripts
- Produce segments/live shots/packages/graphics
- Field producing
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- 5 years of experience writing and line producing broadcast news in a working control room
- Exceptional editorial judgment
- Strong communication and writing skills
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis, and especially in breaking news situations
- Strong editorial judgment as well as polished writing skills
- Digital tape and graphic experience
- Knowledge of national politics
- The ability to work well in a fast-paced and intense atmosphere
- Familiarity with iNews, VIZ, and an understanding of building program rundowns
- Flexibility to work various shifts when needed, and a willingness to travel when necessary
- Motivated, self-starter who is able to work independently, as well as in a team environment
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.