News Producer

Job Number: R50018851

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Oakland, California

Job Posting Date: May 24, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Come join the Bay Area’s top rated news station! KTVU FOX 2 is seeking individuals that have a respect for journalism and want to be part of the station’s best in class reporting, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes! Be part of a winning team with a diverse culture that believes in supporting, mentoring, and training our staff. We are searching for an experienced Producer. As part of our total compensation benefits package we offer comprehensive medical plans, three weeks’ vacation, 401k, and tuition reimbursement just to name a few.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Seeking a producer to manage our afternoon news program “The Four”. This show is a combination of news, live interviews, Bay Area culture and guest segments. Producer will have full creative control and work closely with booking producer, anchors, writers and executive producer to create unique content for a late afternoon audience. This is not a standard news show. Producer must be an avid user of social media, understand current trends, be willing to take risks and have excellent control room skills. Producer must be able to line produce, find original content, create graphics, time a live show, troubleshoot issues under tight deadlines, and collaborate with newsroom. Must be an excellent writer. Other duties assigned as deemed appropriate and necessary.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma is required; 4-year College degree is preferred.  Candidate should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience with fast-paced television productions. Experience with iNews or other newscast software is required.  A strong technical understanding of newsroom operations is also required.  Excellent communication and leadership skills are required. 

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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