Associate Producer, #MediaBuzz

Job Number: R50009437

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Production

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: July 18, 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. “#MediaBuzz” weekend team. As an Associate Producer you have keen editorial skills-including a strong interest in how the media cover the News. You are an avid consumer of News media—from network, cable, and radio broadcasts, to print and online media. You are adept at finding short, compelling soundbites and written quotes that can help illustrate and enlighten our viewers about how the media are covering the news.  You are a pro-active, passionate and self-motivated individual.   You are a team player that works well with diverse editorial staffs, guests, and technical teams.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research and select video clips and news quotes to help craft informative guest segments
  • Pitch guest segment ideas with a clear media focu
  • Build graphics and lower thirds that help emphasize and enlighten the viewer
  • Spearhead social media for #MediaBuzz, including our webpage and twitter feed
  • Edit VO’s and Soundbites for air, and package producing taped interviews and field pieces

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of television News experience
  • Strong interest in how the media covers the News
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis-especially in breaking news situations
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • 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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