Executive Producer

Job Number: R50025867

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Posting Date: June 21, 2024

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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

WTXF- Fox 29, Philadelphia is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic, and creative Executive Producer to oversee the production of our popular weekend morning show.  Our new Executive Producer will oversee all of our news coverage, working with Reporters, Anchors, and Assignment Editors for our Newscasts. The ideal candidate must have a proven track record as a News Manager/Executive Producer.  Strong writing skills are a must, as our Executive Producer will be heavily involved in script production and approvals.  Must have a dedicated, driven and tireless work ethic, with a 24/7 approach to managing our team.  You must have a real passion for news, and the strong ability to work with on air talent, writers, and editors on all editorial and production issues.  A strong background in morning show production is a must, with proven segment producing skills ranging from hard news to fun creative segments.  You will be responsible for shaping the look and feel of our shows working with our anchors on crafting their shows.  Must have strong news judgment, knowledge of current events, and excellent communication and people skills.  Knowledge of TV Production techniques and newsroom computer systems required and the ability to editorially run the control room during breaking news events is essential.  Understanding of ratings, meters, and audience flow, and the knowledge of how to use this information to attract a demographically driven audience is required.  Candidates need to be innovative and bring ideas on how to evolve our broadcasts.  We require at least 5 years of experience as a TV Newscast Producer in a major market,  or at least 2 years’ experience as an Executive Producer in a major to middle sized TV Market, plus a four-year college degree preferred.

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