Job Number: R50020330
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Job Posting Date: January 18, 2023
Fox News is looking for a creative, organized, motivated, curious individual with strong editorial and logistical skills to be a Field Producer in our Washington D.C Bureau. The Field 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. You must be willing to ask the tough questions, get the latest elements into a story and move content forward. Aggressively seeking out additional information and pitching stories is critical to success in this position. A natural curiosity of news is a must.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Find elements, log events, and identify news developments
Familiar with daily developments on Washington-based political stories
Work with reporters to set up interviews, ask questions and obtain information to craft and produce live shots and packages
Deploys in the field when needed to newsgather and field produce live shots
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 deliver visually compelling stories
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
5 years of experience in a local or national newsroom
Experience producing news live shots and packages both in house and in the field
Strong logistical and editorial skills with knowledge of national and international politics
Familiarity with various D.C. government agencies
Keen understanding of how to set up interviews and gather news
Being a self-starter who can work independently, as well as a team player
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, Dalet is a plus
Must be flexible with your schedule, willing to travel, and work both weekdays and weekends
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