Freelance Producer, The Story with Martha MacCallum

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

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

“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

  • Dalet training

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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