White House Producer

Job Number: R50009521

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Production

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: July 26, 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 is looking for a tenacious White House Producer to join our Washington, D.C. team. As the White House Producer you have strong sources and exceptional editorial skills. You have the ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television.  You are a pro-active, passionate and self-motivated individual who will work with our producers and reporters to break news and advance the networks’ coverage.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build contacts and developing unique sources that allow you the opportunity to break news
  • Provide editorial and logistical guidance to drive our White House coverage and stay ahead of our competitors
  • Assist reporters in gathering video, picking sound bites for use on air, with live shots and producing packages
  • Field produce, encompassing coordinating crews for best coverage, conducting interviews, shooting video and providing editorial readouts and pool reports
  • Pitch stories and develop original content for television and digital that approach stories from unique angles

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of political reporting in a broadcast, print or digital work environment
  • Strong contacts in the White House, Capitol Hill, and federal agencies
  • Exceptional editorial judgment and intricate knowledge of national and international politics
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis, and especially in breaking news situations
  • Proficiency in shooting, editing and digitally transmitting video

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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