Line Producer

  • Full Time
  • New York, NY
  • 27/09/2022

Fox News Media

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 5+ years

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Big Show is looking for a dynamic, hardworking, and innovative Line Producer to join the team. We are looking for a natural leader, a proven go-getter, and someone who can rise to the occasion under the stressful demands of television. The Line Producer has excellent editorial judgment, knows what makes a compelling segment, live shot, tease, and overall rundown, and has breaking news experience both in and out of the control room.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitch and execute creative and innovative ideas for each part of the show on a regular basis
  • Create story placement, teases, graphics, writing, and all other editorial and production elements
  • Time the show in the control room and communicate clearly and effectively with on-air hosts and the director
  • Communicate needs effectively with the Executive Producer and Associate Producers
  • Oversee and rewrite copy
  • Be a key contributor to editorial planning
  • Help mentor and train new staff members

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 5 years of newsroom experience, including 2- 3 years of line producing and relevant control room experience
  • Exceptional editorial skills; ability to recognize stories with high potential for compelling television
  • Ability to work under pressure, be decisive, detail-oriented, and meet deadlines
  • Strong knowledge of news, politics and current events
  • Decisive and skilled management of a control room
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Flexibility to work weekdays and weekends, daytime, and prime time as the show demands

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

To apply for this job please visit www.foxcareers.com.

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