News Writer/Line Producer - perdiem position

Job Number: R50025635

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 6, 2024

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

NEWS WRITER/PRODUCER - perdiem position

Responsible for organization and production of newscasts including show rundown, story selection and execution of show; act as liaison between on-air talent and production and technical staffs; familiarity with day-to-day operations of live television broadcast.

Requirements: 3-5 years live television production experience in this market preferred; individual must be detail-oriented, plugged into current events with an emphasis on health, business, lifestyle and entertainment topics. Research, book and produce individual segments within a newscast and then line produce the segments to air. Pre-interview guests, research topics and write scripts for live and recorded pieces, segments and studio guests. Must have control room booth skills. Individual must be able to work overnight shift along with flexible hours and weekends. Candidate will also be required to join the WGA East union.

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.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

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: $29.32-45.61 per hour. We provide Freelancers medical/dental/vision insurance and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, 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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