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Associate Producer, # MediaBuzz

Job Number: R10007551
Brand: Fox News Channel
Job Type: Editorial, News, Production
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Job Posting Date: February 11, 2019
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

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

Fox News is looking for an exceptional Associate Producer to join our Washington, D.C. “#MediaBuzz” weekend team. As an Associate Producer you have keen editorial skills-including a strong interest in how the media cover the news. You are an avid consumer of news media—from network, cable, and radio broadcasts, to print and online media. You are adept at finding short, compelling soundbites and written quotes that can help illustrate and enlighten our viewers about how the media are covering the news.  You are a pro-active, passionate and self-motivated individual.   You are a team player that works well with diverse editorial staffs, guests, and technical teams.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research and select video clips and news quotes to help craft informative guest segments
  • Pitch guest segment ideas with a clear media focu
  • Build graphics and lower thirds that help emphasize and enlighten the viewer
  • Spearhead social media for #MediaBuzz, including our webpage and twitter feed
  • Edit VO’s and Soundbites for air, and package producing taped interviews and field pieces

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of television news experience
  • Strong interest in how the media covers the news
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis-especially in breaking news situations
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Experience with iNews and Viz systems

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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