Associate Producer, America's News Headquarters

Job Number: R50009010

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Production

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: June 13, 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 exceptional Associate Producer to join our Washington, D.C. “America’s News Headquarters” weekend team. As an Associate Producer you have keen editorial skills-including strong writing and copy editing talent. You have the ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television-and book guests that will inform and enlighten our viewers. You are a pro-active, passionate and self-motivated individual. You handle breaking news well—and can deal effectively with last minute changes and multi-tasking. You are a team player that works well with diverse editorial staffs, guests, and technical teams.

This is a weekend show. You will be offered the following shift: WEDNESDAYS THRU FRIDAYS 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, SATURDAYS THRU SUNDAYS 6:30 AM-2:30 PM

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write compelling and informative news scripts that are accurate and conversational
  • Copy edit your colleague’s scripts with a strong eye for accuracy and style
  • Build contacts and develop unique sources that allow you the opportunity to book and produce informative guest segments
  • Build graphics and lower thirds that help emphasize and enlighten the viewer on the news subject at hand
  • Edit VO’s and Soundbites for air, and package producing taped interviews and field pieces

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of television News experience
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis, and especially in breaking news situations
  • Strong communication and writing skills, including copy editing
  • Experience booking guests and producing guest segments
  • Experience with iNews and Viz systems

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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