Job Number: R50017194
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: News, Operations, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: January 14, 2022
Fox News is looking for a talented, highly motivated, and proactive Associate Producer. As the Associate Producer, you are a creative storyteller with sound editorial skills and in-depth knowledge of the news. You know what it takes to stop the viewers from changing the channel. The Associate Producer is confident in securing interviews with high-profile politicians, newsmakers, and celebrities. You perform your best under deadline pressure and know what it takes to get the exclusive. You have excellent people skills and recognize the importance of building and maintaining relationships with potential guests & your co-workers. The Associate Producer understands the level of dedication required to work at the #1 cable news channel.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct in-depth research and pre-interviews on a wide range of topics
Write intros for your segment and coordinate production of all relevant sound, video, and graphics
Identify strong guests, cultivate relationships, and confirm bookings for the show
Track down difficult-to-find people using social media & other tools
Pitch unique stories and guests of interest to our audience
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Relevant work experience
Strong knowledge of news, politics, and current events
Strong writing skills and editorial judgment
Familiarity with popular influencers, commentators & opinion makers
Ability to establish/build positive relationships with guests and high profile newsmakers
Ability to maintain those relationships when bookings need to be canceled or rescheduled
Willingness to see the big picture, and put the show's best interests above all else
The knowledge that the news never stops and some work may be required outside regular hours
Talented in finding the best part of a story and making it matter to a national audience
Ability to multitask on tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment
Skillful in prioritizing assignments and meeting deadlines
Creative and experience with thinking ‘outside the box’
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
A Bachelor’s degree
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