Job Number: R50016479
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: News, Production
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: October 27, 2021
We are looking for a Freelance Associate Producer to join the Evening Edit! As the Freelance Associate Producer, you produce guest segments and reporter hits. During the show, you keep a sharp eye out for breaking news headlines, turning around news video and sound.
You will be offered the following shift: WEEKDAYS (10:15 AM-7:00 PM)
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Create banners and graphics
Find video to best illustrate the story
Use video, graphics, and sound bites to help illustrate stories and to help set the segment apart from the herd
Pitch stories and guests and handle research for a variety of topics
Fact check claims by guests in real-time and watch the competition
Keep a sharp eye out for breaking news headlines from a host of sources, including wire services, online news sites, and Twitter feeds of various newsmakers and elected officials
Identify and flag that breaking news, communicate that breaking news to the control room staff, and help to produce it out
Write copies to reflect the news and source the news, corroborate the news with our own network sourcing, and build elements to help tell the story; copy should be fact-based yet colorful, and it should push the story forward instead of rehashing an earlier headline
Conduct thorough topical research as requested, based on show direction and stories of interest
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
1 year of experience as an Associate Producer within a daily News program
Proven experience as a skilled teases writer with writing that is catchy and attention-grabbing, without giving away too much of the story
Strong grasp of a wide range of News-worthy topics, particularly where economic, financial and political issues intersect
Solid grasp of writing for TV News
A passion for breaking news
Comfortable pivoting on a dime to react to breaking news
Comfortable dealing with high-profile talent and guests
A can-do attitude and a zest for teamwork
Careful listening skills
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