Job Number: R50022303
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: May 25, 2023
Jesse Watters Primetime is looking for a Writer – one who is creative, collaborative, and fun – with a knack for great storytelling and making people laugh. As part of the daily writing process, you will be conducting research, selecting sound bites, writing, editing video, building graphics, and workshopping your script with the show’s host and Senior Producers. This is the perfect position for a Fox News fan who is well-versed in politics, culture, and current events — and thrives in a collaborative, creative, editorial environment.
You will be offered the following shift: Mondays through Fridays 12 PM - 8 PM ET
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Pitch stories & participate in daily team meetings
Conduct in-depth research; identify valuable information and cut through clutter
Write stories, guest intros, teases & lower thirds
Identify & edit the most compelling visual elements (sound, video, graphics)
Workshop scripts with the show’s host & Senior Producers
Additional responsibilities based on your unique talents/abilities
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
1-3 years of prior television (or similar) experience
Knowledge/interest in current events, politics, pop culture
Ability to work collaboratively with others under intense deadline pressure
Ability to work independently and make smart decisions on your own
Ability to understand and implement ideas described by other people
Willingness to listen, learn and grow from constructive criticism
Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
Experience in a live control room
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