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Production Assistant, Fox Weather Rotational Program

Fox News

New York, NY 04-15-2022
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  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Freelance Production Assistant, FOX Weather Rotational Program


We are looking for a Freelance Production Assistant to be part of a one-year Rotational Program within the FOX Weather Programming team. Whether your dream is to be a producer or you are interested in gathering more experience in this field – this could be the perfect opportunity for you. In the Rotational Program, participants will rotate through being part of our morning, daytime/weekend, and primetime programming teams – immersing themselves in different dayparts, each with its own unique strategy and feel. This is an incredible opportunity to learn about all aspects of programming over the course of one year!

As a Freelance Production Assistant, you have great communication skills, love to learn, and are an A+ team player. You thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy collaborating with a team, and are eager to advance within the company.

The goal is to find staff placement for individuals who are performing strongly within the program and proving themselves to be integral members of the FOX Weather team.

• Pitch stories on a daily basis, with topics ranging from the most important breaking weather news to features on weather-related stories of interest
• Provide support to the production team as they build segments, manage breaking news, and work on long-term projects
• Find the best sound bites, video and graphics for the most informative and compelling segments
• Write banners, cut video, and on the rare occasion, 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
• Work in coordination with studio, field crews, and guests as needed
• Find the best sound bites, video, live cameras and graphics for the most informative and compelling segments

• Bachelor's degree in Journalism or a related field preferred
• Prior internship or job experience in a related field
• Must have a passion for the weather - weather experience a plus
• Willing and able to work under tight deadlines while juggling several tasks at once
• Social media savviness
• Strong communication skills to work collaboratively with team members

#EntryLevel #EarlyCareer

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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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d21kqm-34-204-174-110-42 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 recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 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.