Sr. Producer (R10002109)
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
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. JOB DESCRIPTION
WTTG/WDCA - Sr. Producer (Regular, Full time)
Fox 5 WTTG News, Washington DC the #1 News Station and most hours of local news is looking for an experienced News Producer.
Duties performed include: Selects stories, assembles them in a rundown, creates graphics, writes and copy edits the stories and coordinates Reporter presentation. Responsible for taking the show into the control room and timing it to include commercial breaks. Participate in the editorial process that leads to story assignments. Occasionally, produces content in the field and long form stories. Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned. Strong communication skills and the ability to develop and assemble content. Must have strong knowledge of social media and be able to incorporate and showcase content from multiple platforms into newscast. Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communications. Have exceptional news judgment, strong writing and copy editing abilities. Must be able to work in fast paced environment under specific time constraints; exceptionally creative. Must be able to think out of the box and find new ways to present information. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team. Supervise the work of others. Possess three (3) years of newsroom experience, preferably as a Line Producer. Weekends, holidays and varied hours req.
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.
Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), a unit of 21st Century Fox, is home to some of the highest-rated and most acclaimed series on television, including AMERICAN IDOL, THE FOLLOWING, NEW GIRL, GLEE, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, THE SIMPSONS and SLEEPY HOLLOW. The network ranked No. 1 in the key adult demographic for eight of the past 10 seasons and continues to dominate all network competition in the more targeted Adults 18-34 and Teen demographics. FOX airs 15 hours of primetime programming a week as well as late-night entertainment programming, major sports and Sunday morning news. “Like” FOX on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FOXTV and follow the network on Twitter @FOXTV.