Researcher

Job Number: R50018779

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Business Analysis & Research, Content Programming, Production, Digital, Data

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: May 13, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Sports is currently searching for a Researcher to join our Los Angeles. In this role, you will be responsible for all the research for a specific show, event, or sport at FOX Sports/FS1. Responsibilities include preparing and working with both talent and production on a day-to-day to basis to make sure they are full prepared for events/shows. This position could also include producing preseason research previews at the beginning of each season and travel to events throughout the year.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Day to day prep of research for the production and talent of a specific show/event
  • Researching, taking requests, and laying out in a digestible way pertinent information that will enhance broadcast
  • Attend production meetings and prep meetings to get an overall plan for the shows/events and understand the direction that production wants when it comes to content
  • Travel may be necessary for larger events and days of prep beforehand to prepare for when you get on-site

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 2+ years related remote television production experience
  • Experience utilizing research tools
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Mac and Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills
  • Experience in managing and tracking travel arrangements
  • Capability to multitask and work effectively under daily time constraints in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work weekends and more than standard 8 hour shifts if necessary

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor’s degree

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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