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Field Producer, Bureau

Fox News

Atlanta, GA 05-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Freelance Field Producer, Atlanta Bureau

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News is seeking a creative, organized, and motivated individual with strong editorial skills to fill a Freelance Field Producer position in Atlanta. The Freelance Field Producer will be responsible for working with reporters and our channel staff to set up interviews, obtain editorial, and craft elements to deliver compelling live shots and packages for coverage of any breaking or planned news event.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Pitch story ideas
• Find elements, log events, and identify news developments for daily stories
• Work with reporters to set up interviews and obtain information to craft effective pitches, live shots and packages
• Work with editors to create compelling live reports and packages

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study, or equivalent experience
• 5 years experience as a field producer or like skill set
• Experience with producing news live shots and packages
• Strong logistical and editorial skills with knowledge of national and international stories
• Keen understanding of how to set up interviews and gather news
• Being a self-starter who can work independently, as well as a team player
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and prioritize daily especially in breaking news situations
• Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with NY HQ on assignments
• Familiarity with iNews a plus.
• Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
• Social media skills beneficial
• Must be flexible with your schedule and willing to work both weekdays, weekends, and extended hours as news warrants

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm0byx-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Fox News

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.