Associate Producer, America's News Headquarters (R10001723)
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 an exceptional Associate Producer to join our Washington, D.C. America's News Headquarters weekend team.
As an Associate Producer you have keen editorial judgment and strong writing and copyediting skills. You have the ability to recognize stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television and can 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.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Writing compelling and informative news scripts that are accurate and conversational
Copyediting your colleague's scripts with a strong eye for accuracy and style
Building contacts and developing unique sources that allow you the opportunity to book and produce informative guest segments
Building graphics and lower thirds that help emphasize and enlighten the viewer on the news subject at hand
Editing VO's and Soundbites for air, and package producing taped interviews and field pieces
WHAT YOU WILL 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 copyediting
Experience booking guests and producing guest segments
Experience with iNews and Viz systems
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.