Associate Producer, The Five

Job Number: R50009027

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 10, 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 “The Five”. As an Associate Producer on “The Five,” you are responsible for pitching stories, creating research packets, coordinating video elements and graphics and work hands-on with “The Five” co-hosts to execute their needs. Additionally, you have strong editorial skills to produce compelling and unique television. You are creative, eager, forward-thinking and love working in an unpredictable environment.  When everyone else goes right, “The Five” goes left and you are an Associate Producer that can navigate through the fun. We are seeking a team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn who is comfortable working under tight deadlines in a fast- paced news environment.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce daily segments for live air
  • Focus on editorial production
  • Pitch stories on a daily basis with topics ranging from political to cultural to the latest crazy food trend to what’s trending on Twitter
  • Look beyond the big headlines of the day to help create new and fresh conversation
  • Create research packets that serve as the foundation of our anchors preparation
  • Find the best sound bites, video and graphics to help support your segment and tell the story in the most engaging way possible
  • Write banners, cutting video and, on the rare occasion, book guests all while quickly responding to breaking News

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 2 years of news production experience on a national level
  • Solid news judgment and with a grasp of politics and current events
  • Ability to meet quick deadlines and react to rapid news developments
  • Familiarity with iNEWS, ARDOME and VIZ precut
  • Control room and breaking news experience
  • Strong social skills to work and communicate effectively with team leaders and anchors

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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