Booker/Researcher, FBN A.M.

Posted: 8/1/2019 | Expires: 8/31/2019

Location: 10036, New York City
Category:
Role:
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to Experience

FBN:AM is Fox Business’ s signature daybreak morning show. FBN:AM kicks off the business day recapping overnight headlines, breaking news and international and futures markets with hosts Lauren Simonetti and Cheryl Casone.

You will be assigned the following shift: MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (1:00 AM-9:00 AM EST) ​

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Respond quickly to breaking news during and after regular hours
  • Plan for anticipated future news events
  • Suggest segments for social media
  • Cut video and sound, and make graphics as needed
  • Write scripts for a one-hour show
  • Identify and pitch news stories for show content
  • Produce segments, readers, graphics and reporter hits
  • Work with and write for the Mornings With Maria team after FBN A.M. is over at 6:00AM

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • 2- 3 years of television news experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think fast and react to breaking news
  • Creative thinking and a passion for news and current events
  • Availability via email or phone during off-hours or weekends, as needed for breaking news or other changes to the show lineup
  • Excellent writing, production and communication skills
  • Ability to write in a vibrant conversational style that makes the news relevant, clear and catchy
  • Team-player attitude with the ability to meet quick deadlines and react to rapid news developments
  • Ability to identify news, select video and sound bites and oversee editing
  • Solid news judgment and a grasp of business news, politics and current events
  • Sports knowledge is a plus
  • Ability to work an overnight schedule

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations.

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