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Company: Fox Corporation
Address: Philadelphia, PA
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox TV StationsFox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.
WTXF- Fox 29 Philadelphia is in search of our next great Associate Show Producer. If you are passionate about creating great newscasts, enthusiastic about our business and a creative news leader, then we want to talk to you. Our ideal candidate must have a proven track record as a Newscast Show Producer with a dedicated, driven and tireless work ethic and a real passion for owning a show and the ability to work with on air talent, writers and editors on all editorial issues. Candidates should have strong writing and show production skills, must have strong editorial knowledge and be an active decision maker. You will be responsible for writing and/or producing all elements of our newscasts- including leads, stories, teases and breakouts, and experienced in mining social media information. Must be involved in coverage of news events on air and online and participate in selection and development of stories. Must have strong news judgment, good writing skills, knowledge of current events, and excellent communication and people skills. Knowledge of TV Production techniques, newsroom computer systems and our website required. You must have a strong ability to editorially run the control room during our shows and during breaking news situations. Understanding of ratings, meters, and audience flow, and the knowledge of how to use this information to attract a demographically driven audience is a big plus. Candidates need to be innovative and bring ideas on how to evolve our television and digital broadcasts. We require at least 2-3 years of experience as a TV newscast producer in a medium to major market and a four-year college degree.
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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.