Senior Producer

Job Number: R50025844

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Posting Date: June 18, 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 13, the FOX Television Stations Owned & Operated Duopoly in Seattle, is looking for a Senior Producer to join our dynamic evening team.  The successful candidate will play a key role in supervising evening newscasts and planning content for their success, including our marquee 10pm newscast. The role will be expected to participate and help lead in the editorial process and produce a timely, compelling newscast that is editorially and visually dynamic. This position may be required to produce content/newscasts for news specials, possibly field produce, and assign stories for associate producers and ENG staff with video production.

We are looking for a competitor who can collaborate with the staff to perform at the highest levels every day. Must be able to work in fast-paced environment under specific time constraints while demonstrating exceptional creativity. Must be self-motivated and work productively on a team. Will work closely with news management to continually evolve newscasts. This is a regular shift and daypart, but the news is a 24/7 world that could include occasional other shifts as needed for breaking news, vacation relief or other circumstances.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to complete simple desktop editing and use templates to produce graphics.

  • Utilize a variety of storytelling techniques and tools to showcase stories in unique ways.

  • Strong knowledge of social media and ability to incorporate and showcase content from multiple platforms into newscasts.

  • Exercise exceptional news judgment, strong writing, and excellent copy-editing abilities.

  • Proficiency with MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

  • Ability to work under daily pressure and successfully manage multiple projects and deadlines.

  • Ability to work primarily a nightside shift to focus on late newscasts, with the understanding that the news business is a 24/7 world, and that your schedule could occasionally change to accommodate sick calls, vacation relief, breaking news or other coverage needs.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a medium to major television market is preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Radio/TV, or related discipline preferred.

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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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: $84,000.00-94,000.00 annually for Washington. 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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