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Producer/ Shift Editor

Job Number: R10005953
Brand: Fox News Channel
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: November 5, 2018
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the soon to launch OTT platform, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country while a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states that FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country. FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape while routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News Radio is looking for a Producer/Shift Editor to supervise the staff for our network radio news operation. As the Producer/ Shift Editor you are our editorial leader, working with news anchors to craft the content and structure of a 24/7 news operation. This is fast moving news environment! Your ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven newsroom allows you to deliver top quality segments. You excel at  multi-tasking and pay close attention to details. Your writing and editing skills are excellent and your editorial judgment is first-rate. 

This is a shift based role. You may be assigned any of the following:

Saturdays

3:30AM-11:30AM

9:30AM-5:30PM

3:30PM-11:30PM

9:30PM-5:30AM

12:00PM-8:00PM

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Format, program, coordinate, and produce a live news program
  • Produce segments and reporter hits
  • Manage and keep clear communication with reporters editors, assignment desk and anchors
  • Keep newscast updated by working on developing stories as day progresses
  • Handle staffing issues when managers are not present

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5+ years experience editing all-news radio or producing live breaking news in a television control room
  • Highly skilled in writing and copy editing
  • Strong digital journalism skills and social media experience
  • Ability to make the right decisions during breaking news situations as well as during routine shifts
  • Ability to interact with high profile talent
  • A positive attitude and great communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a team environment
  • Creative and “out of the box” thinking
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment

NICE TO HAVES:

  • Knowledge of iNews, ENCO and Adobe Audition (Cool-Edit) a major plus

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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