Freelance Makeup Artist and Hairstylist

Job Number: R50024152

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Arts & Graphics, News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: July 8, 2024

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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.


Fox News Media has a great opportunity for a Freelance Makeup Artist and Hairstylist!  As a Freelance Makeup Artist and Hairstylist, you know how to ready a person for their close-up! Your makeup artistry and hairstyling skills guarantee that you can make anyone feel confident in their skin. You will be a member of a team of artists responsible for preparing Fox News anchors, reporters, and contributors to appear on national television. The Freelance Makeup Artist and Hairstylist will require a high level of proficiency in makeup artistry and hairstyling for both men and women, as well as the ability to understand and work in the rapidly changing environment of cable news.


  • Makeup application in a manner appropriate for television for both men and women; often this must be accomplished very quickly with a high level of skill, especially for women

  • Hairstyling in a manner appropriate for television. This too must be accomplished very quickly and includes a high level of proficiency in the techniques of blow-outs and velcro roller set, as well as using hot irons to accomplish volume and smoothness and a defined hairstyle for women

  • Provide excellent customer service for Fox News anchors, reporters, and contributors who are visiting Fox News by always projecting a friendly, helpful demeanor.

  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and solve problems by proposing solutions.

  • Be a dedicated teammate at all times. Jump in to help others who are readying talent for air. Be a good steward of the hair and makeup room by sharing this responsibility with your colleagues

  • Keep the hair and makeup room and one's personal space clean, tidy, and free of clutter, and identify products that need to be replenished to management so that supplies are well-stocked

  • Understand that the nature of television news requires employees to be able to change their schedule and/or work earlier or later than a planned shift to accommodate the needs of a news bureau responding to breaking news


  • 3+ years of experience working in the field of television makeup and hair

  • Demonstrated ability in makeup and hair for both men and women

  • A high personal standard of excellence that leads you to be meticulous in your work

  • A warm, positive attitude and strong work ethic

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a very professional manner as a representative of Fox News Channel when greeting and looking after contributors appearing on air

  • Promptness and dependability

  • Candidates must be flexible with their schedules as shifts change frequently depending on breaking news


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.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $0.00-0.00 per hour. We provide Freelancers medical/dental/vision insurance and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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paid by FOX Apply Here*