Freelance Show Director

Job Number: R50014088

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: May 4, 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 Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 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

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

  • Automation 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.

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