Executive Producer, Mornings With Maria

Job Number: R50009258

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: August 14, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Business Network

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York—the business capital of the world—FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and London.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Mornings with Maria’ is the smartest conversation in the morning! Anchor Maria Bartiromo and her team are committed to covering the most important business and political news stories of the day. From Silicon Valley to Wall Street to the White House and even across the pond, Maria, alongside a rotating panel of experts, talk to viewers about issues that matter. We are looking for a talented Executive Producer to join the team.  As the Executive Producer, you are responsible for overseeing content for a three-hour morning cable television news program. You work hand in hand with the host, the show team and management to facilitate a successful production and create a positive work environment for the entire team.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the editorial point person throughout build of the show up into the Control Room until the end of the show
  • Frame compelling story lines and pick the best sound and elements for each segment top to bottom
  • Copy edit scripts throughout the entire broadcast including changing them throughout the live broadcast if necessary
  • Work directly with host regarding show content
  • Help coordinate special projects
  • Look ahead at guest segment ideas
  • Manage and mentor staff and monitor staff development
  • Conduct annual reviews
  • Oversee staff calendar/backup roles
  • Provide staff with daily ratings analysis
  • Communicate with management about rundown/guest issues/staff issues
  • Coordinate with media relations on stories, big guests, big events

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 10+ years’ experience producing at a local station or News network
  • Base knowledge and experience in business News
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Senior Producer in a professional live news environment
  • Ability to execute live segments including breaking News
  • Ability to work all hours and days as breaking News requires
  • Ability to travel with the host to road shows when required
  • Possess technical skills, strategic thinking/decision making, and be a team player
  • Ability to copy edit scripts for air
  • Ability to handle daily script deadline pressure
  • Ability to react to breaking news with instant programming ideas
  • Exceptional editorial skills
  • Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television
  • Knowledge of current events, politics and pop culture

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.

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