Full Time Job

Associate Producer, Americas News Headquarters

Fox News

Washington, DC 05-19-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
Fox News is looking for an exceptional Associate Producer to join our Washington, D.C. ''America's News Headquarters'' weekend team. As an Associate Producer you have keen editorial skills-including strong writing and copy editing talent. You have the ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television-and book guests that will inform and enlighten our viewers. You are a pro-active, passionate and self-motivated individual. You handle breaking news well-and can deal effectively with last minute changes and multi-tasking. You are a team player that works well with diverse editorial staffs, guests, and technical teams.

You will be offered the following shifts: MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, SATURDAYS 6:30 AM to 2:30 PM and SUNDAYS 7:00 AM to 3: 00 PM

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Write compelling and informative news scripts that are accurate and conversational
• Copy edit your colleagues' scripts with a strong eye for accuracy and style
• Build contacts and developing unique sources that allow you the opportunity to book and produce informative guest segments
• Build graphics and lower thirds that help emphasize and enlighten the viewer on the news subject at hand
• Edit VO's and Soundbites for air, and package producing taped interviews and field pieces

WHAT YOU NEED
• Bachelor's degree and 2 years of television news experience
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis, and especially in breaking news situations
• Strong communication and writing skills, including copy editing
• Experience booking guests and producing guest segments
• Experience with iNews and Viz systems

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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.