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Coordinating Producer, Lou Dobbs Tonight

Job Number: R10002667
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: May 16, 2018
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Business Network

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York—the business capital of the world—FBN launched in October 2007 and is available in more than 80 million homes in major markets across the United States. Owned by 21st Century Fox, the network has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and London.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Lou Dobbs and his team are looking for an experienced Coordinating Producer to join the #1 news program on business television. Lou Dobbs Tonight dives into the day's top stories and how they impact the economy.  As the Coordinating Producer you have a deep knowledge of business and politics and a proven track record of success. Your decisiveness and attention to detail will allow you to be a great leader in the control room.

You will be assigned the following shift: Mondays - Fridays 11:00AM - 8:00PM EST

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage production, serving as key person between talent and staff
  • Provide solid news judgement, especially during breaking news
  • Plan daily and future editorial content for the show
  • Assist in the management and development of staff from Production Assistants to Bookers to Line Producers
  • Rewrite copy, editgraphics and the cut vo/sots, compose packages
  • Coordinate guests, field crews, shoots, and staffing

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelors’ degree in Journalism or related field
  • 5+ years of proven live newsroom experience, including management of control room and line/segment producers, for television newscast
  • Knowledge and passion for current events, particularly financial and political news
  • Exceptional editorial skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Please attach a resume to be considered, applications without resumes will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

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.

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