Fox News College Associate Program (D.C.) - Fall 2019

Job Number: R50008980

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Internships, News

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: June 4, 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

Summary:
The Fox News College Associate Program is for motivated college students who are passionate about the news industry. College Associates are paid to gain real world work experience with guidance from top news professionals. College Associates are assigned to a department that matches their skill set, work experience and career aspirations.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree during the length of the program
  • Current class standing of sophomore, (second year college student) or above
  • Strong academic record (minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA)
  • Committed and available to work for the entire length of the program
  • Access to own housing and transportation to / from the assigned internship site
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without a visa or sponsorship


If selected to move forward in the interview process:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current events and/or business news
  • Transcript or letter showing proof of enrollment


Areas of Placement:

Students may be placed on Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox News Radio, Fox News Headlines 24/7, Foxnews.com, Foxbusiness.com, or Foxnation.com based on their prior experience and interests as determined in the interview process


Journalism

  • TV: production, writing, research, booking, assignment desk, technical operations, graphics
  • Radio: production, technical operations
  • Web: writing, reporting, production
  • Social Media


Corporate

  • Business Development
  • Finance
  • Media Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
  • Marketing


Fall Schedule:

  • September 9, 2019 – November 15, 2019 (10 weeks)
  • 16-24 hours per week (2-3 days)


Note: We are a 24/7 news operation. Schedules vary based on department needs and your availability. We do our best to work around your class schedule

Important Dates: Accepting applications from June 4, 2019 to August 5, 2019 program begins in September 2019)

Program Features:
Get Published: Showcase your skills and build your portfolio by pitching stories, writing and producing for our online properties

Campus Ambassador Program: Represent the Fox News brand on your campus while pitching and reporting on stories that matter to college students
Lead College Associate Program: Enhance your leadership skills while working on additional projects during the semester

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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