Freelance Makeup Artist/ Hairstylist (New York or D.C.)

Job Number: R10003021
Brand: Fox News Channel
Job Type: News
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: August 23, 2018
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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.


As a Makeup Artist and Hairstylist for Fox News, you know how to ready a person for their close-up! Your skills in makeup artistry and hair styling guarantee that you can make anyone feel confident in their own skin. You will be a member of a team of artists responsible for preparing Fox News anchors, reporters and guests to appear on national television. This role will require a high level of proficiency in makeup artistry and hair styling for both men and women, as well as the ability to understand and work in the rapidly changing environment of cable news.


  • Makeup application in a manner appropriate for television for both men and women; often this has to be accomplished very quickly with a high level of skill, especially for women
  • Hairstyling in a manner appropriate for television. This too has to be accomplished very quickly and includes a high level of proficiency in the techniques of blow-outs and velcro roller set, as well as using hot irons to accomplish volume and smoothness and a defined hair style for women
  • Provide excellent customer service for Fox News anchors, reporters and guests who are visiting Fox News by always projecting a friendly, helpful demeanor.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and solve problems by proposing solutions.
  • Be a dedicated teammate at all times. Jump in to help others who are readying guests for air. Be a good steward of the hair and makeup room by sharing in this responsibility with your other colleagues
  • Keep the hair and makeup room and one's personal space clean, tidy and free of clutter and identify products that need to be replenished to management so that supplies are well stocked
  • Understand that the nature of television news requires employees to be able to change their schedule and/or work earlier or later than a planned shift to accommodate the needs of a news bureau responding to breaking news


  • 3+ years of experience working in the field of television makeup and hair
  • Demonstrated ability of makeup and hair for both men and women
  • A high personal standard of excellence that leads you to being meticulous and careful in your work
  • A warm, positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a very professional manner as a representative of Fox News Channel when greeting and looking after guests appearing on air
  • Promptness and dependability
  • Candidates must be flexible with their schedule as shifts change frequently depending on breaking news

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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