Line Producer, Varney & Co

Job Number: R50025499

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: May 13, 2024

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Business Network

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York — the business capital of the world — FBN launched in October 2007 and currently ranks among the top business channels on television. The network is available in nearly 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX Corporation, FBN is a unit of FOX News Media and has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Varney & Co. is looking for a talented, organized, and hard-working Line Producer with strong control room experience and great editorial judgment. We're looking for someone who can craft great newscasts quickly and adapt to breaking news. You have stellar communication skills, can thrive in a fast-paced breaking news environment, and are looking to grow within the company and take on more responsibilities.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build fast-paced, compelling newscast under deadline pressure

  • Pitch and execute creative and innovative ideas for segments and guests

  • Communicate needs effectively with Associate Producers, Bookers, and Production Assistants

  • Write dynamic teases

  • Time the show in the control room and communicate with the anchor clearly and effectively

  • Arrange and create story placement, graphics, writing, and all other editorial and production elements

  • Communicate with on-air talent, reporters, guests, and director to ensure the show is executed properly

  • Work collaboratively with the showrunner and show team

  • Participate in editorial planning and direction of the show

  • Cut video, sound, and book guests as needed; contribute to social media as needed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of professional experience in a live television control room environment

  • 2+ years of professional experience line producing in the control room

  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. business news and politics

  • Strong editorial judgment

  • Fast and accurate writing

  • Ability to make compelling graphics for air

  • Ability to work under intense deadline pressures

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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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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $84,500.00-115,000.00 annually for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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