White House Producer (R10001226)
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Channel Fox News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for more than 14 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre. JOB DESCRIPTION
Fox News is looking for a tenacious White House Producer to join our Washington, D.C. team. As the White House Producer you have exceptional editorial skills. You have the ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television. 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 YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Building contacts and developing unique sources that allow you the opportunity to break news
Providing editorial and logistical guidance to drive our White House coverage and stay ahead of our competitors
Assisting reporters in gathering video, picking sound bites for use on air, with live shots and producing packages
You will field produce, encompassing coordinating crews for best coverage, conducting interviews, shooting video and providing editorial readouts and pool reports
You will pitch stories and develop original content for television and digital that approach stories from unique angles
WHAT YOU NEED
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of political reporting in a broadcast, print or digital work environment
Exceptional editorial judgment and intricate knowledge of national and international politics
Strong contacts in the White House, Capitol Hill, and federal agencies
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
Proficiency in shooting, editing and digitally transmitting video
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.
Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), a unit of 21st Century Fox, is home to some of the highest-rated and most acclaimed series on television, including AMERICAN IDOL, THE FOLLOWING, NEW GIRL, GLEE, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, THE SIMPSONS and SLEEPY HOLLOW. The network ranked No. 1 in the key adult demographic for eight of the past 10 seasons and continues to dominate all network competition in the more targeted Adults 18-34 and Teen demographics. FOX airs 15 hours of primetime programming a week as well as late-night entertainment programming, major sports and Sunday morning news. “Like” FOX on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FOXTV and follow the network on Twitter @FOXTV.