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Freelance Production Assistant, Fox News Radio

Job Number: R10003543
Brand: Fox News Channel
Job Type: News, Production
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: July 9, 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 a talented production assistant to join our Fox News Radio team. You will be a self- starter with stellar communication skills. You have a positive attitude and you are highly organized. You will be able to perform well under the pressure of a live news environment. You are eager to advance within the company and you are a quick learner.

Schedule varies depending on news; candidate must be able to work flexible shifts including overnights, weekends and holidays.  

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitch story ideas for radio segments
  • Edit audio clips in a fast- paced environment
  • Work with editors
  • Prepare studios for on-air talent
  • Print scripts for shows
  • Conduct interviews for radio segments 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Journalism or Communications is preferred
  • Prior internship experience in radio, television or online journalism
  • Understanding of the technical and editorial functions of radio and multi-media production
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current events
  • Basic knowledge of iNews, ENCO and Adobe Audition is a plus
  • Good communication stills and a positive attitude

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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