Freelance Producer, Fox Nation

Job Number: R50025560

Brand: Fox News Media

Sub Brand: Fox Nation

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: July 15, 2024

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX Nation seeks a dynamic, experienced Freelance Producer to join the long-form team. You will be responsible for both pre-production and post-production tasks, including pitching compelling stories, researching, booking guests, conducting in-depth interviews, writing long-form or episodic scripts, as well as participating in the editing process.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitch guests, stories, and ideas for long-form documentaries.

  • Develop accurate and continuously updated story research.

  • Book guests and conduct both on-camera and off-camera interviews.

  • Oversee logistics and field production.

  • Write interview questions, descriptions, and scripts. 

  • Select and integrate elements such as sound, video clips, and graphics to effectively tell a story.

  • License archival footage and managing rights and clearances.

  • Coordinate with other departments such as legal, finance, graphics, marketing, field production, and media relations.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5+ years of professional experience at a news organization, production company, or documentary company

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience

  • Strong and accurate writing

  • Line producer experience a plus

  • Thorough knowledge of current events and politics

  • Ability to travel when required

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong strategic thinking and decision-making skills

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced creative environment, working both independently and as a part of a team

  • Ability to think creatively and develop new and interesting approaches to storytelling

  • Willing to work nights, and weekends when needed

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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.

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: $35.10-47.12 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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