Senior Producer

Fox News Channel seeks an experienced Senior Producer to join our DC management team.  The Senior Producer will oversee producers in the newsroom responsible for live shots, packages and field producing.  7+ years’ experience required producing segments, editing packages, field producing, and booking guests for live news programs. Must have excellent news judgment, and strong managerial and organizational skills. Will also be responsible for managing staff, including performance reviews, scheduling, approval of hours and travel/expenses.

A successful candidate will be a self-starter who can hire, train, mentor and develop newsroom personnel to a higher level.   Must be a leader and team player.  Also required: great communication and research skills, creative and “out of the box” thinking, the ability to multi-task, and a terrific “can do” attitude.

 

Successful candidate will generate story ideas, oversee the newsroom production of daily stories, delegate assignments to reporters/producers and coordinate day-to-day logistics of daily news as well as future news events with our assignment desk.  The Senior Producer for the DC newsroom is also responsible for recruiting staff and freelance producers that will continue to improve our team.

 

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or better, preferably in journalism
  • 7+ years’ experience working in broadcast journalism
  • Substantial experience managing employees
  • Excellent editorial judgment
  • Motivated, self starter who is able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Keen understanding of national politics and the federal government
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts, weekends and holidays when needed