Freelance Associate Producer, Fox Business Network

Job Number: R50025917

Brand: Fox Business Network

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: June 28, 2024

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Business Network

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York — the business capital of the world — FBN launched in October 2007 and currently ranks among the top business channels on television. The network is available in nearly 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX Corporation, FBN is a unit of FOX News Media and has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Freelance Associate Producer to join Fox Business! As the Associate Producer, you produce guest segments and reporter hits. During the show, you keep a sharp eye out for breaking news headlines while turning around news video and sound. 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Write scripts 

  • Create banners and graphics 

  • Find videos to best illustrate the story 

  • Use video, graphics, and sound bites to help illustrate stories and to help set the segment apart from the herd 

  • Pitch stories and guests and handle research for a variety of topics 

  • Fact-check claims by guests in real-time and watch the competition 

  • Keep a sharp eye out for breaking news headlines from a host of sources, including wire services, online news sites, and Twitter feeds of various newsmakers and elected officials 

  • Communicate breaking news to the control room staff and help to produce it out 

  • Write copy to reflect and source the news, corroborate the news with our own network sourcing, and build elements to help tell the story 

  • Conduct thorough topical research as requested, based on show direction and stories of interest 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED 

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

  • 1+ year of experience as an Associate Producer within a daily News program 

  • Proven experience as a skilled tease writer with catchy attention-grabbing writing that doesn’t give away too much of the story 

  • Strong grasp of economic, financial, and political news and how they intersect 

  • Solid grasp of writing for TV News 

  • A passion for breaking news 

  • Comfortable pivoting on a dime to react to breaking news 

  • Comfortable dealing with high-profile talent and guests 

  • A can-do attitude and collaborative mindset 

  • Careful listening skills 

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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: $33.00-35.00 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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