Full Time Job

White House Producer

Fox News

Washington, DC 03-31-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News Media is looking for a tenacious White House Producer to join our Washington, DC team. As the White House Producer, you have strong sources and exceptional editorial skills. You can recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television. As the White House Producer, you are a pro-active, passionate, and self-motivated individual who will work with our producers and reporters to break news and advance the networks' coverage.

A SNAPSHOT OF RESPONSIBILITIES
• Build contacts and develop unique sources that allow you the opportunity to break news
• Provide editorial and logistical guidance to drive our White House coverage and stay ahead of our competitors
• Assist reporters in gathering video, picking sound bites for use on air, with live shots, and producing packages
• Field produce, encompass coordinating crews for the best coverage, conduct interviews, shoot video, and provide editorial readouts and pool reports
• Pitch stories and develop original content for television and digital that approach stories from unique angles

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 5 years of political reporting in a broadcast, print or digital work environment
• Strong contacts in the White House, Capitol Hill, and federal agencies
• Exceptional editorial judgment and intricate knowledge of national and international politics
• Strong communication and writing skills
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask, and prioritize daily, especially in breaking news situations
• Proficiency in shooting, editing, and digitally transmitting video

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER
• Bachelor's degree
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Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.