Executive Producer

Job Number: R50012541

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: September 30, 2020

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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

The Fox Business Network is looking for an Executive Producer to oversee multiple hours of a show within the market day. As the Executive Producer, you will 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 the build of the show, up into the Control Room until the end of the show

  • Frame compelling storylines 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 the host regarding show content

  • Help coordinate special projects, look ahead guest segment ideas

  • Manage and mentor staff and monitor staff development

  • Conduct annual reviews

  • Oversee staff calendar/backup roles

  • Provide staff with daily rating analysis

  • Communicate with management about rundown/guest issues/staff issues

  • Coordinate with media relations on stories, big guests, big events

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 8+ years show producing at a local station or news network

  • 2+ years as a senior producer in a professional live news environment

  • Ability to execute live segments, 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

NICE TO HAVES

  • Candidate should be able to deal with daily script deadline pressure

  • Able 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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