Overnight Supervising Producer, Fox News Edge

Job Number: R50013843

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: April 6, 2021

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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 Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX News Edge serves more than 175 newsrooms, providing content that is a cornerstone of local newscasts on FOX television stations across the country. We seek a top-notch Overnight Supervising Producer who is energized by leading a small team focused on a broad portfolio of stories from breaking news to politics and entertainment. You will oversee the conception, writing, editing and digitization of dozens of stories that air in morning newscasts nationwide.   

This role has the following shifts: 9:30 PM to 6:30 AM Sunday through Thursday

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with producers and writers to help choose and execute the dozens of stories we feed to local newsrooms during every shift

  • Lead a team of writers and producers and be responsible for Edge’s editorial content over the course of a shift

  • Take lead during breaking news; assigning staff, communicating with multiple parties including upper management and making coverage of major news available to stations

  • Package produce – pitch stories, write and produce compelling packages and news stories as needed

  • Oversee production of news content for affiliate newscasts, digital and social media platforms

  • Copy edit scripts and screen video content prior to distribution

  • Pitch and produce news items for daily blocks/rundowns

  • Traffic and communicate details of four “Edge Live Channels” which provide events and live video to client newsrooms

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5 years of experience, preferably with some experience at the network or major market level

  • Writing and producing experience at an affiliate or network level

  • Exemplary news judgment and grasp of journalism best practices

  • Strong knowledge of current events

  • Excellent writing skills, an eye for spelling and grammar, and detail-oriented

  • Ability to work well with others under strict deadlines

  • Willingness to work overnight hours

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

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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