White House Producer

Posted: 9/6/2018 | Expires: 10/6/2018

Location: Washington D.C.
Category:
Role:
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate with experience.

Fox News is looking for an aggressive, enterprising journalist to join our Washington, D.C. team.  As the White House producer you will use your innate curiosity, dogged newsgathering skills and strong contacts to develop stories and break news on the administration.  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 focusing on stories that intersect with the White House
  • Build contacts and develop unique sources to break news on the administration
  • Dig into important policy issues to 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 7 years of political reporting in a broadcast, print or digital work environment
  • Exceptional editorial judgment and intricate knowledge of national and international politics
  • Strong contacts in the White House, Capitol Hill, and federal agencies
  • Being a self-starter who can work independently, as well as a team player
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis, and especially in breaking news situations
  • Strong communication, research and writing skills
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

Fox News is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals.

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