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Fox Business seeks a senior field producer in DC

December 26, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

The Senior Producer will coordinate coverage of breaking news and special events in the bureau and on location. The Senior Producer will assist the Managing Editor with editorial calls, copy-editing pitches and scripts, coverage planning, and training/mentoring new and junior employees. The Senior Producer will work with reporters to set up interviews, obtain information, write scripts, build graphics, and deliver compelling live shots. You must be willing to ask the tough questions, get the latest elements into a story, and move content forward. Aggressively seeking out additional information and pitching stories is critical to success in this position.


  • Oversee daily story developments within the DC region and beyond
  • Coordinate coverage of large events, including breaking news, elections, conferences/conventions, and international/domestic presidential travel
  • Monitor wires, social media, and other broadcast networks for news developments
  • Work with reporters to set up interviews, ask questions, and obtain information to craft and produce daily live shots and creative field shoots
  • Provide editorial and production support to the reporter, bureau, and network
  • Find elements, log events, and identify news developments
  • Plan and develop new sources
  • Train/mentor junior employees on-field/bureau producing


  • 10+ years experience in a local or national newsroom
  • Knowledge of the DC area, Capitol Hill, and inner workings of various DC government agencies/branches
  • Experience with producing news live shots both in house and in the field
  • Strong logistical and editorial skills with knowledge of business news, national and international politics, and production
  • Keen understanding of how to set up interviews and gather news
  • Being a self-starter who can work independently, as well as a team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis, and especially in breaking news situations


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field

To apply, go here.

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