Freelance Production Assistant, Fox Weather Rotational Program

Job Number: R50025110

Brand: Fox Weather

Job Type: News, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Entry Level

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: April 2, 2024

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Fox Weather

FOX Weather is a 24/7 ad-supported streaming service operated by FOX News Media. Launched in October 2021, the platform builds upon FOX News Channel’s expansive newsgathering units & FOX Television Stations’ added resources with a combined 120 meteorologists for a comprehensive suite of weather products featuring local, regional and national reporting, in addition to live programming. Utilizing multiple radar systems, including an immersive mobile 3D radar, and more than 100,000 HD cameras located around the country, the service offers users an innovative approach to forecasting, including coverage surrounding all weather patterns, from immediate to long-term. FOX Weather is available via, the FOX Weather app on IOS and Android devices, as well as Tubi, Apple TV, Amazon, and Roku, through FOX’s Connected TV Apps.


Are you an aspiring news producer who has a passion for weather and is eager to immerse yourself in the industry? Look no further! We are seeking a Freelance Production Assistant to work on the FOX Weather Programming team. This one-year Rotational Program provides a unique opportunity to experience morning/weekend, midday, and primetime weather programming, with each possessing a distinct strategy and feel.

As a Freelance Production Assistant, you excel in communication, embrace learning opportunities, and exhibit exceptional teamwork. You thrive in a high-paced environment, enjoy collaborating with a team, and are eager to advance within our company.


  • Actively pitch a variety of stories from breaking weather news to fascinating features on weather-related themes

  • Assist our production team in building segments, managing breaking news, and handling long-term projects

  • Find the best sound bites, video, and graphics for the most informative and compelling segments

  • Write banners, edit video, and occasionally book guests, all while quickly responding to breaking weather news

  • Quickly identify strong user-generated content from multiple sources, ensuring the best elements are incorporated into FOX Weather coverage

  • Collaborate with Associate Producers, Producers, and Senior Producers to create content


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent experience

  • Previous internships or job experience in related roles

  • Passionate about the weather domain; previous experience is a plus

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple tasks effectively

  • Proficient in leveraging social media platforms

  • Exceptional communication skills to work in collaboration with team members

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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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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: $17.79-18.75 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.

Current Employees and Freelancers/Temps
paid by FOX Apply Here*