Studio Producer - Big Ten Network

Job Number: R50014360

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Production

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Posting Date: June 4, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Big Ten Network is looking for a Studio Producer to join their team in Chicago! As the Studio Producer, you will be responsible for producing studio shows, pre-game shows, magazine shows, specials, and breaking news. Your duties will include maintaining fiscal oversight for assigned programs, working collaboratively on show content and presentation, working with the assignment manager and Operations to coordinate and setup events and productions, as well as producing “original programming” projects each summer. Additionally, you will be scheduling and participating in meetings and conference calls, and maintaining office hours, as necessary.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce live shows, pre-game shows, magazine shows, specials, and news

  • Maintain fiscal oversight for all assigned programs

  • Work in conjunction with coordinating producers and Senior Producer Studio and Original Programming on show content and presentation

  • Work with assignment desk and operations to coordinate and to set up events and productions

  • Assist in developing less experienced staff and freelance employees

  • Schedule and participate in meetings and conference calls related to events

  • Maintain office hours as necessary

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 7+ years of experience in live studio show line production

  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills

  • A demonstrated ability to work without supervision in a high-pressure environment

  • Ability to adapt to changes easily, allow for flexibility with the schedule, and have strong attention to detail

  • Knowledge of INEWS

  • Familiarity with VIZ graphic packages as well desktop editing experience

  • Strong leadership skills

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor’s degree

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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