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Freelance Production Assistant, After the Bell

Job Number: R10007197
Brand: Fox Business Network
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location: New York, New York, United States of America
Job Posting Date: January 22, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Business Network

FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the soon to launch OTT platform, FOX Nation. FOX News also produces FOX News Sunday on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country while a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states that FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country. FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape while routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a talented Freelance Production Assistant from March 1st - May 31st (with possible extension) to join After the Bell.  We will rely on you to be a team player that can work independently, exercise sound judgment and take initiative under tight deadlines.  You are familiar working in a fast-paced environment that is constantly changing.  You are someone who is highly organized and has great time-management skills. You are someone who is proficient in social media and digitally savvy. You are looking for the next step in your career. You are someone who has a “can-do” attitude and enjoys working and collaborating with a team.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in producing segments
  • Pitch story ideas and write scripts
  • Cut and edit video for segments
  • Post content from the show to social media
  • Multi-task and prioritize workload in a 24/7 breaking news environment

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A bachelor's degree and/or relevant work experience is preferred
  • Solid production and post-production skills
  • Strong social media and digital skills
  • An up-to-date knowledge of news & current events
  • Experience in a control room is a plus

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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