Job Number: R50018634
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: Editorial, News, Operations, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: June 17, 2022
“The Story with Martha MacCallum” is seeking an experienced and hard working Freelance Producer to join our team. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, works well under pressure, and has an awareness of current events. The Freelance Producer is a sharp writer with extensive control room experience who can also serve as a backup Line Producer. As a Freelance Producer on The Story, you will execute the show lead, write live scripts during breaking news, and conduct in-depth research.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Pitch guests, stories, and segment ideas
Write guest intros, anchor questions, and teases
Select elements such as sound, video clips, and graphics to tell a story
Build thorough and constantly evolving research packets
Monitor multiple sources for new developments in your segment
Build compelling and concise lower thirds throughout the hour
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
4+ years of professional experience in a live television control room
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Strong and accurate writing
Experience Line Producing
Thorough knowledge of current events and politics
Experience crafting a rundown
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
Experience writing/producing/editing news packages
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