Overview

The First TV is looking for an experienced Producer to join Bill O’Reilly’s ‘No Spin News’ program. The ideal candidate is a proven go-getter, a team player, and someone who can rise to the occasion under the stressful demands of a newsroom. As Producer, you are expected to have excellent editorial judgement, and possess the ability to research complex information, and quickly compile it in a simple organized format.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Compile in-depth research assignments daily
  • Working with editors to cut compelling video & create other on-air elements
  • Assist Executive Producer with rundown production, element gathering, writing banners, guest booking and all other show related tasks.
  • Research and write stories as assigned.
  • Pitch innovative ideas on topics such as economics, foreign policy, innovation and more.
  • Conduct reporting (including phone or in-person interviews) and assist in guest booking
  • Review rundown and all program elements to ensure quality before air.
  • Curate the best content for all digital and social media platforms.
  • Ensure that programs, promos, live reads, ads & other on-air media are delivered as required.
  • Effectively communicate with internal teams (sales, production, marketing) on performance and delivery of campaigns and initiatives.
  • Willingness to assist with other duties not described here that are necessary to the success of the news service.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Immense knowledge of political news and current events
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years editorial experience working on a daily news/talk programming strongly preferred.
  • Detail oriented individual who executes for success
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to operate under pressure and on a deadline
  • Microsoft Office suite proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook),
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, including early mornings, weekends and special events/instances of breaking news

This is a hybrid position

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About The First TV

The First is a network designed to give rise to a new generation of influencers. It is not cable news. It is not a place for competing pundits to verbally bash each other using the talking points of the old guard. Instead, it’s a forum for new thought, new approaches, and an enlightening voice for a new America that embraces the founding principles and ideals that formed the greatest country on the planet.