Job Number: R50017238
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: News, Operations, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Job Posting Date: May 12, 2022
Fox News is looking for a creative, organized, motivated, curious individual with strong editorial and logistical skills to fill a Freelance Producer position in our Washington D.C Bureau. The Freelance Producer will be responsible for working with reporters to set up interviews, obtain information, write scripts, build graphics and deliver compelling live shots and packages. The Freelance Producer will also work on DC-based shows writing scripts, building graphics, cutting video, and helping to book and produce guest segments.
Must be flexible with your schedule and willing to work both weekdays and weekends.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Find elements, log events, and identify news developments
Is read-in and familiar with daily developments on Washington based and political stories
Work with reporters to set up interviews, ask questions and obtain information to craft and produce live shots and packages
Monitor wires, social media, and other broadcast networks for news developments
Build graphics, chyrons, and lower thirds for story delivery
Pitch story ideas
Work with editors to make sure we deliver visually compelling stories
Help book and produce guest segments, write scripts, and prepare graphics and videos for DC-based shows
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
5 years of experience in a local or national newsroom
Experience with producing news live shots and packages
Strong logistical and editorial skills with knowledge of national and international politics
Familiarity with the various D.C. government agencies
Keen understanding of how to set up interviews and gather news
A self-starter personality who can work independently, as well as a team player
The ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis, and especially in breaking news situations
Familiarity with iNews, Outlook and Dalet
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