Content Producer, Facebook Watch Platform

Job Number: R50009366

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Production, Product Management / User Experience / Content

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

“Fox News Update” on the Facebook Watch Platform focuses on compelling stories and breaking news. As the Content Producer, you write and produce strong, interesting, audience-driven reports for a short newscast on Facebook. This unique opportunity allows you to combine your passion for journalism with the newest tools and unparalleled reach of digital media. You are responsible for creating minutes-long segments of exclusive news content on Facebook Watch. This is an 18 month project-based role. 

You will be offered the following shift: MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (8:30 AM-4:30 PM)

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitch story ideas and segments for the Facebook Watch Platform, and take ownership from conception to completion
  • Find the most compelling video and photo content for segments
  • Line produce news and original programming and take it live to Facebook  
  • Update content as stories change, including researching, writing, and editing
  • Collaborate and communicate with Senior and Executive Producers
  • Manage reports on content to finance and senior leadership as required
  • Communicate with designated liaison at Facebook Watch
  • Promote Facebook Watch on social media platforms
  • Identify new content types and technologies that help us reach larger audiences
  • Support creative processes, content development, and production

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 2+ years of experience in live television, including control room experience
  • Experience producing content for cable, broadcast, or digital programming
  • Strong News judgment and the ability to find new and engaging ways to present information
  • Exceptional writing skills, with a conversational style
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Working understanding of social media analytics
  • Ability to work an extended schedule as the News cycle and deadlines require
  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field

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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