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Northeast Bureau Field Producer

Job Number: R10005093
Brand: Fox News Channel
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: September 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

Fox News is looking for an aggressive, enterprising journalist to join our team in New York.  As a field producer you will use your innate curiosity, dogged newsgathering skills and strong contacts to develop stories and break news.  You will use your exceptional editorial skills to identify and pitch stories with high potential for provocative, compelling television. You are a pro-active, passionate and self-motivated individual who will collaborate with our producers and reporters to advance the network’s coverage on all platforms. 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitch and develop original content for television and digital
  • Build contacts and develop unique sources to break news
  • Dig into and develop storylines that others are not already exploring
  • Enterprise investigative stories
  • Assist reporters in gathering elements for television and online coverage
  • Cover news events in town, providing editorial guidance, conducting interviews and shooting video

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of political reporting in a broadcast, print or digital work environment preferred
  • Exceptional editorial judgment
  • Strong local contacts
  • A self-starter attitude with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis; especially in breaking news situations
  • Ability and willingness to respond to breaking news at a moment’s notice, travel domestically or internationally and remain on location for as long as needed to cover the story
  • Strong communication, research and writing skills
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

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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