Senior Producer, Primetime Weekend Show

Role Purpose:  

The Senior Producer is responsible for editorial content of a one hour per week of a live primetime weekend show. They work closely with host and show producers to decide story selection, placement, length, editorial treatment and overall presentation of show and segments.

Job Duties:

  • Editorial point person in the Control Room during live shows along with other staff
  • Works directly with hosts regarding show content
  • Manage/make assignments.
  • Ability to identify news maker guests
  • Helps coordinate and execute special projects
  • Mentor junior staff

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years show producing at a local station or network
  • 2 years as a senior producer in a professional live news environment
  • Ability to execute live segments
  • Ability to work overnight and weekends
  • Possess technical skills, strategic thinking/decision making, and be a team player
  • 2 years’ experience line producing shows
  • Ability to write and copy edit scripts for air
  • Experience with the guest booking process
  • Knowledge of social media and success incorporating into television programming

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered 
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news
  • Must be willing to work in NYC 
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics:

  • Candidate should be able to deal with daily script deadline pressure
  • Able to react to breaking news with instant programming ideas. 
  • Exceptional editorial skills: Ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television.
  • Knowledge of current events, politics and pop

Description of Organization:  FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news.  A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for 15 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

FOX NEWS policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability or genetics, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. FOX NEWS equal employment opportunity philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, employee benefits, compensation, and termination.