Freelance Line Producer, Lou Dobbs Tonight

Your Future is here! 

Fox News is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals.  Joining the number one cable news network in America is a singular opportunity to be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information.

We are looking for a talented Line Producer to join the Lou Dobbs Tonight.  As the Line Producer, you can have your entire show planned, but at the very last minute, have the ability to throw out your rundown and remain calm for breaking news. You know what it takes to get the job done.  You have the right attitude and understand that Fox and Friends requires a level of commitment – unlike any other program on television.

A snapshot of your responsibilities include:

  • Strategize and execute plans and adjust as things change
  • Pitching unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
  • Responsible for story placement, teases, graphics, writing, timing and all other editorial and production elements
  • Communicating with on-air talent, reporters and guests in the field, and the director to ensure the newscast runs as smoothly as possible

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree and or relevant work experience
  • Natural ability to write effectively and creatively
  • 3 years of professional experience in a live television environment
  • 2 years of professional experience in a live control room lining a show
  • Thorough knowledge of American politics and business news
  • Strong writing and copy editing skills a must 
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • Strong research and reporting skills
  • Ability to work under intense deadline pressure in the control room

You are masterfully skillful at:

  • Working with and stacking an everyday rundown, as well as breaking news
  • Knowledge of using a graphics systems for banners, and editing video
  • Being a leader and managing the team that helps you put on the best show in cable news