Associate Producer/Writer, The Faulkner Focus

Job Number: R50025704

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 4, 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

The Faulkner Focus is looking for a creative, thorough, and hardworking Associate Producer/Writer. As an Associate Producer/Writer, you will be responsible for writing correct, concise, scripts that tell an engaging story to draw in our audience. You will be responsible for contributing to the selection of elements for scripts in a collaborative team environment. You’re well versed in politics, domestic and foreign policy, cultural issues & current events — and innately curious about everything else. You are a clever writer and excellent researcher who sees value in discovering unique angles/approaches to stories that no one else will find.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write stories, guest intros, teases, and banners

  • Be nimble and able to quickly change/update stories as news breaks and new elements become available

  • Be ready to take on additional stories as news warrants and contribute in the control room during breaking news

  • Pitch unique guests, stories, and segments

  • Conduct in-depth research on your stories and news of the day

  • Select/suggest elements such as sound, video, and graphics to help tell a story and work with video/elements PA’s

  • Additional responsibilities based on your unique talents/abilities

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

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

  • 2+ years of prior television (or similar) experience

  • Strong knowledge of news, politics, and current events

  • Familiarity with popular influencers, outlets, columnists, commentators and opinion makers

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others under intense deadline pressure

  • Ability to work independently and proactively make smart decisions

  • Ability to work weekends and overnight hours

  • Ability to find the best part/angle of a story and make it matter to a national audience

  • Ability to be creative and think ‘outside the box’

  • Willingness to listen, learn and grow from constructive criticism

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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: $61,000.00-75,000.00 annually for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits 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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