Job Number: R50015963
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: Administrative, Apprenticeship, Management, News, Operations, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: December 23, 2021
The Kennedy team is looking for an experienced Line Producer with excellent communication skills. As Line Producer, your main responsibility each day will be translating the editorial “vision” for the show into an organized rundown and overseeing its live production on air. This includes building the rundown, making timing decisions, and managing producer assignments. You must be assertive, detail-oriented, and a natural self-starter. You should also have outstanding judgment and organizational skills. Most of all, you must be an effective communicator who can serve as the main point of contact for producers during the day and talent/crew during the broadcast. You should be able to improvise and make smart decisions on-the-fly in a way that inspires the people around you to follow your lead. You will work directly with the Executive Producer to make top-level decisions and communicate directly with nationally-known, on-air talent on a regular basis.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Participate in editorial meetings, pitch story and segment ideas, & build and maintain the corresponding rundown throughout the day
Manage team assignments and provide editorial guidance
Check copy, lower thirds, etc., raise red flags early and offer solutions
Handle all aspects of pre-production (pre-taped segments, package approval, reporter scripts)
Write/copy edit scripts as needed, as well as banners
Create research packets for the anchor
Guide the technical crew through each element during the show
Keep the anchor on time using clear and effective cues
Monitor the aesthetics of the screen to make sure visuals support the conversation
Effectively manage your own time and attention; prioritize and delegate tasks when necessary
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
5+ years of prior television (or similar) experience
Experience in a live control room
Experience interacting with high profile talent
Exceptional editorial skills; ability to recognize stories and elements with high potential for compelling television
Effective communication skills; ability to provide clarity and reassurance in high-pressure situations
Passion for organization; ability to simplify complicated tasks under pressure
Solid base understanding of technical skills (specifically newsroom and video editing software)
Strong interest/knowledge of news, current events, and politics and pop culture
Willingness to listen, learn and grow from constructive criticism
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
Bachelor’s degree in television, journalism, or a related 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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