Sports Producer
Chicago, IL 
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Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network's national content.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX 32 Chicago is looking for a full time Sports Producer to join our team . As the Producer, you will produce and direct live sport shows, live sporting events, and digital content as well as research, develop, and produce original sports content. You must be able to work autonomously, do interviews, write show scripts, and create show budgets. Additionally, you will supervise crews, talents, Associate Producers, and Production Associates during pre-production, production, and post-production.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create Live Sports Shows for both in studio and on location - research, create rundown, assign tasks to staff, graphics pre-build
  • Line produce sports segments for newscast segments and longer form shows
  • Create original content and develop new ideas or execute preconceived programs
  • Pre-produce, produce, and post-produce - write and edit

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3-5 years of extensive live news and show production experience
  • Knowledge/experience in television and broadcasting
  • Good verbal, written communication, negotiation, and presentation skills, as well as good interpersonal skills
  • Strong creative writing
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, leadership skills, and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask and work effectively under changing priorities and daily time constraints
  • Filemaker and have a general knowledge of the operation of a television production facility, including on-line and off-line editing and studio and field production
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Extremely well informed, creative, and up to date with all current sporting new

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 Experience
3 to 5 years
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