Segment Producer
Philadelphia, PA 
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV Stations

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox 29, in Philadelphia, PA, is seeking an innovative and creative segment producer. The candidate will be identifying and pitching great topics and booking unique guests for both in studio as well as in the field segments under the direction of the Executive Producer. Will work closely with the line producers to develop scripts, and create strong production and graphic elements for the segments. This position will be required to arrange for production needs, including shooting and editing. This producer position requires strong writing and editing skills and will be writing pre-produced stories for anchors and/or reporters. This position will coordinate the meeting and greeting of guests with the assignment desk and may at times be responsible to escort the guests to and from the studio or remote camera location and help them prepare for their on-air appearance. Video shooting, video editing skills are preferred. Line producing experience preferred.

The candidate must be able to multi-task and prioritize under daily deadline pressure including during breaking news. Need to have strong communication skills and the ability to deal politely and professionally with the public both in person, over the phone and in any online communication. This producer will need to be to be able to write in a conversation broadcast style and be proficient in English grammar, punctuation and spelling. Must have strong computer skills. Familiarity with Microsoft office, I-news, desktop editing, Bit Central, Digital CMS, Chyron and prosumer camera equipment preferred. The segment producer will be required to work flexible hours; primarily that will include early morning but some nights, weekends and holidays will be required.

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred. One to two years as an associate producer, production assistant, booker or other newsroom experience is preferred.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to fox29hr@foxtv.com or call (215) 982-5215 or visit our readily accessible station located at 330 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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Job Summary
Company
FOX
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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