Freelance Associate Producer/Writer

Job Number: R50008977

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: July 12, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for an experienced Freelance Associate Producer/Writer to join our Northeast Bureau. As a Freelance Associate Producer/Writer you write for fast paced prime time and overnight newscasts. You are an exceptional storyteller with a dedicated command for news and cultural trends.

You may be offered the following shift: FRIDAYS THRU TUESDAYS 7:00 PM-4:00 AM

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with various show producers and anchors to write voice overs, manage live shots, handle guest segments and write snappy teases
  • Create production elements for scripts, including tape and graphics

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 3 years of national or large market local news experience
  • Excellent writing, producing and communication skills
  • Solid news judgment and an outstanding grasp of politics, history, geography and current events
  • Ability to write in a vibrant conversational style that makes the news relevant, clear and catchy
  • Substantial control room and breaking news experience
  • Team-player attitude paired with the ability to meet quick deadlines and react to rapid news developments
  • Flexibility to work prime time and overnight shifts

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.

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