Field Producer

Job Number: R50009785

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Production

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: August 21, 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 Field Producer to work in the Los Angeles Bureau. As a Field Producer, you will cover major stories including breaking news, initiative stories, and special events.

You will be offered the following shift: MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (7:30 AM-3:30 PM);

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce reporter liveshots and pkgs on location and in the LA Bureau
  • Travel domestically and internationally to cover breaking News, often at the last minute for extended periods of time
  • Pitch and develop original story ideas
  • Newsgathering logistics, book travel, assign field crews
  • Coordinate all aspects of production, including booking, writing, ordering graphics and producing both taped segments and live shots
  • Demonstrate, through past experience, strong communication skills to work with correspondent and photographers in the field

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3 years’ experience as a reporter, writer, producer and/or editor at a News organization
  • Extensive field production experience
  • Strong writing skills
  • Extensive experience in edit room
  • Production experience in breaking News, and feature reporting
  • Ability to shoot video and operate LiveU
  • Willingness to travel and work long hours, including weekends with short notice
  • Proficiency in Spanish preferred
  • Flexibility to work outside of scheduled shift hours
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

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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