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WTTG/WDCA – News Producer (Regular Full-Time)

Are you looking to build your career with a winning news team and highly successful, well-known media company? Look no further! FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus is looking for a confident and enthusiastic News Producer to join our multi-media news team. FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus is part of Fox Corporation and Fox Television Stations, world leading and valued media brands, airing the most hours of original programming in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia local television market. At FOX 5 DC we are our own independent work community. We work in a fast-paced culture where teamwork, ideas, and input are critical. Join us and learn from a team of accomplished journalists and media professionals.


Creative. Innovative. News Savvy. If you possess these qualities and shine as a leader in the newsroom, then this could be you! Our newsroom provides comprehensive coverage of local and national news stories across multiple platforms such as broadcast, digital, and web. As a news producer, you must be passionate about local news and delivering exceptional television broadcast, digital, and streaming programming to the market. The ideal candidates will have an ingenious approach to showcasing content and pitching story ideas across multiple platforms that make an impact online, offline, and in person. 



  • Responsible for daily production activities for assigned newscasts and projects from facilitating the news gathering process to editorial decisions to post-production. 
  • Develop authentic segments, write compelling stories, build rundowns, edit scripts. 
  • Work closely with executive producers, other producers, writers, anchors, reporters, and control room to ensure technically seamless newscasts. 
  • Work closely with assignment desk and field crews to coordinate live shots, assignments, and provide graphics, video, and logistical support.
  • Log and edit video for inclusion on scripts.
  • Coordinate with web/social team to ensure comprehensive coverage of all news stories online and on-air.
  • Actively participates in daily editorial, department, and production meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • Reports to Executive Producer. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.
  • Minimum three years of experience in a medium to large television market. 
  • Strong news judgment, solid writing skills, captivating storytelling skills, and knowledge of current events.
  • Excellent organization skills. 
  • Keen critical thinking skills and excellent problem-solving skills. Ability to anticipate problems, articulate solutions, and provide clear directions.  
  • Ability to handle multiple projects concurrently, working under tight deadlines.
  • Must be able to think out of the box and find new ways to present information. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Consistently display a professional demeanor with the ability to stay cool under pressure and handle strong personalities. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team. 


Please provide writing samples and reel/link of recent production work. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours – early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays may be required.


FOX 5 DC / FOX 5 Plus operates out of state-of-the-art studios and facilities in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. FOX offers excellent benefits, 401k with company match, generous paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Our studios air the most hours of news each week throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and surrounding areas with a viewing audience that is unmatched. FOX 5 is surrounded by a restaurant scene offering cuisines from around the world, boutiques, outdoor markets and so much more! The Bethesda Metro station is just steps away. Employees have access to the onsite fitness center and building accommodations. Learn more about our team:

 Job ID R50025658


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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.