Executive Producer

Job Number: R50024128

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Management, News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: November 30, 2023

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FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.


WTTG/WDCA - Executive Producer (Regular Full-Time)

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus, the #1 news station in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia with the most hours of local news and entertainment, is looking for our next Executive Producer. The executive producers at FOX 5 are advocates for our viewers and the station. The EP team ensures engaging, high-quality content is reaching our audience. They uphold our brand by consistently delivering informative, captivating, and flawless newscasts. They challenge, coach, and mentor the team to perform at their highest levels every day.

We are looking for experienced candidates with a competitive spirit and creative vision who can lead a team of highly skilled broadcast professionals. We are looking for leaders who thrive off collaboration of the minds and leading a top-level news team. We are looking for leaders who own the editorial process and constantly strategize on ways to achieve big-picture goals.

JOB SUMMARY: The executive producer is a leader in the newsroom who will supervise the work of others. They manage a team of direct and indirect reports to include writers, producers, editors, anchors, reporters, assignment editors and planners, and digital staff. Responsible for recruiting and interviewing, managing the daily affairs of the team, and cultivating a productive and supported work environment. Produce timely and compelling newscasts that are editorially and visually dynamic, including content in the field and news specials. Develop and assemble content on multiple platforms. Must have strong knowledge of social media and be able to incorporate and showcase content from multiple platforms into newscasts. Will work closely with news management to continually evolve our newscasts. Other duties as deemed appropriate and assigned by the news director and assistant news director.

WHAT YOU ARE BRINGING: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field. Minimum 2 years’ experience as a senior producer or executive producer in a medium to large television market. Minimum 2 years’ experience managing a team of direct reports. Exceptional news and editorial judgment. Flawless writing and copy editing skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with high professionalism. High standard of quality and attention to detail. Deadline driven. Social media enthusiast. Friendly, respectful, and collaborative. Exceptional creativity and ability to find new ways to present information. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a te am. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays may be required.

FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. Fox 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team: https://bit.ly/fox5rocks


Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to Mary.Baker@FOX.com, Call: 202-895-3232, or visit our readily accessible station located at 7272 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814 and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.

WTTG/WDCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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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