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Associate Producer, Overnights

Job Number: R10002080
Brand: Fox News Channel
Job Type: News, Production
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: July 11, 2018
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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

We are looking for an experienced Associate Producer to join our New York City Headquarters. As an Associate Producer at the NYC headquarters you will write for fast paced daytime and weekend newscasts. You are an exceptional storyteller with a dedicated command for news and cultural trends. You will be a member of a strong, flexible team that produces both short newscasts and major breaking news coverage during prime time and overnight shifts. In addition to providing short daily newscasts, this team constantly monitors multiple sources for major breaking news.

You will be assigned the following shift: Wednesday-Friday 7:00PM-4:00AM EST, and Saturday & Sunday 9:00PM-6:00AM ​EST

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce news cut-ins during taped programming
  • Produce short newscasts for digital services
  • You will need strong editorial skills and quick reflexes to produce breaking news coverage during major events
  • Write and produce hour-long programming during political coverage and international events schedule for overnight hours

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3+ years of national or large market local news experience
  • Excellent writing, producing and communication skills
  • Solid news judgment and an outstanding grasp of politics, history, geography and current events
  • Ability to write in a vibrant conversational style that makes the news relevant, clear and catchy
  • Substantial control room and breaking news experience
  • Ability to meet quick deadlines and react to rapid news developments
  • Flexibility to work daytime and weekend shifts

NICE TO HAVES

  • Finding the best part of a story and making it matter to a national audience
  • Being creative and thinking ‘outside the box’

Please attach a resume to be considered, applications without resumes will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed

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.

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