Special Events Producer

Location
Washington
Posted
Feb 26, 2014
Closes
Mar 28, 2014
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
Fox News is looking for a motivated, self-starter to join our Special Events team. The Special Events Producer will assist in our pool responsibilities and help plan and coordinate our special events coverage. An ideal candidate will be pro-active, have excellent organizational skills and will be able to present a strong plan, looking for the most cost effective ways to accomplish network goals. We are looking for someone who provides options, is flexible and is prepared with a Plan B if necessary. Producers will be responsible for creating budgets for projects.

At times, in addition to helping with pool and special events duties, the producer will also be expected to pitch-in, in our newsroom, on daily assignments and breaking news. All producers are expected to generate and pitch story ideas on a regular basis in addition to their daily assignments.

Special Event producer candidates must be willing to travel, often on short notice, and to work various shifts, long hours and weekends.

Requirements:

- Bachelors degree and 7+ years of broadcast news experience
- Must be a strong communicator, a detail oriented planner and able to coordinate short and long term projects concurrently
- In addition to ENG/SNG field producing experience, candidates should be familiar with new digital newsgathering tools like file uploads and live streaming video
- Strong editorial judgment and strong logistical skills
- Experience in Washington DC news coverage, network pool experience is preferred
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize is a necessity
- The ability to work well independently as well as in a team environment


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