News Associate Producer

Job Number: R50025201

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Editorial, Production, Digital

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Houston, Texas

Job Posting Date: April 8, 2024

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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.


FOX 26, the multi-platform Fox owned and operated news and information operation in Houston is looking for an Associate Producer who’s ready to help us re-invent how local news and original programming is created and delivered. The ideal candidate will move seamlessly between linear and digital platforms, gathering and editing video elements, writing engaging headlines, teases and copy, along with building graphics for various platforms, as assigned by Producers and Executive Producers.  


At FOX 26, we train our Associate Producers to master their primary role, while also preparing to grow their careers as full-fledged ProducersYou’ll learn how to build news segments, create rundowns, manage breaking news and severe weather, and execute news programs in the control room. Once your training is complete, you’ll be expected to produce newscasts and other programs on a fill-in basis. You will also have the chance to field produce and gather content during big sporting events, election coverage, breaking news and local original specials.  

Houston is a fast-paced, breaking news and severe weather market of more than 7.5 million people. This position comes with tight deadlines, schedules that could include overnights, early mornings, evenings, and holidays. The ideal candidate must be willing to work any of these shifts and must be prepared to respond to “all-hands-on-deck” situations such as major breaking news events and natural disasters. 


A 4-year degree in journalism, media studies or related field is preferred.  At least one year’s experience working in digital media and/or a smaller television market is preferred.  Proficiency with Photoshop and desktop video editing software is preferred, but not required. Knowledge of newsroom computer systems such as I-News, AWS and SLACK is a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license.  Must be willing to work any shift as needed. 


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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