Job Number: R50014088
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: News, Production
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: May 4, 2021
Fox News is seeking a Freelance Show Director to join our team and be an integral part of the number one news network in America. As the Freelance Show, Director, you will plan and direct live and live-to-tape news programs. You are someone who thrives in a fast-paced, breaking news, control room environment and can anticipate the needs of the editorial team in order to execute effectively.
Demo reel and director track should be available upon request.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan and direct live and live-to-tape news programs
Work with the control room team to execute a high-quality show
Thrive in a highly competitive environment and want to always win
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
5+ years’ experience directing live television news and specials
Know-how to work seamlessly with producers, talent, and technical staff
Good instincts, creative ideas, strong visual ability, and understand when to take risks
Leadership capabilities and exceptional ability to stay calm under intense and constant pressure
Strong analytical and technical skills
Flexibility to work all shifts in a 24/7/365 breaking news environment
Solid knowledge of current events and news of the day
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
Technical director skills
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.