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Assistant News Producer Position at Fujisankei




Assistant News Producer


• Industry: Media

• Employment Status: Full-Time with Non-Exempt

• Location: Los Angeles, Playa Vista (Very close to 405FW)

• Salary (Hourly): Base + Overtime + Bonus

• Expect approximately $50,000

• Work Hours: 11am - 7pm Need Flexible

• Benefit: Insurance (Medical with HRA, Dental, Life), 401K

• Paid Vacation 14 days/yr, Sick day 6 days/yr

• Paid Holiday 13 days/yr

• Language: Native level of English and Conversational level of Japanese

• Required: Driver’s License /Good Driver (Preferred)


Job Description: A media professional who supports the production of newscasts across all platforms. Perform US/Mexico (West Coast focus) news-gathering activities for broadcast in Japan, including news research and on-location producing.


- Monitor and remain up-to-date with daily news through local/national TV news stations, social media, news wires, newspapers, magazines, publication agencies (AP, Reuters, NYTimes), etc.

- Inquire various communication specialists, public relations, and related points of contact to gather information and set up interviews.

- Collect information, set up interviews, and coordinate travel arrangements for any potential news, projects, or breaking news.

- Discuss and coordinate with Bureau Chief and the Engineering department in setting up crews, satellite bookings, coverage requirements and additional outside technical support.

- Go on location and perform troubleshooting, researching, translating, directing, coordinating, driving, editing, and footage transmission duties for Fuji Television Network, Inc. and affiliates' news programs.


Please send your resume to aoki@fci-la.com

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