Job Number: R50024446
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Posting Date: February 1, 2024
Fox Business is looking for an experienced Freelance Field Producer to join our LA Bureau. The Freelance Field Producer is a business news junkie with dogged newsgathering skills and strong contacts that you will use to enhance the network’s newsgathering and produce exceptional journalism. The Freelance Field Producer will use editorial skills to follow leads, break news, and pitch original stories. You are a proactive, passionate, and self-motivated individual who collaborates with our producers and reporters to advance the network’s coverage on all platforms.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Produce reporter live shots and packages in the LA bureau and the field
Travel domestically and internationally to cover breaking news, often at the last minute for extended periods
Pitch and develop original story ideas
Assist reporters in gathering elements for television and online coverage
Write articles to be published on FOXBusiness.com
Handle all newsgathering logistics: book travel, book field crews
Coordinate all aspects of production including booking and conducting interviews, writing scripts, ordering graphics, and producing live shots
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
3+ years of experience as a reporter, writer, producer, and/or editor at a news organization
Extensive field production experience
Strong communication, research, and writing skills
Strong local contacts
A passion for business and current events
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and prioritize daily; especially in a breaking news situation
Production experience in breaking news and feature reporting
Flexibility and willingness to work a variety of schedules including long hours, weekends, and holidays, often with short notice
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