Producer, Fox News EDGE

Posted: 10/21/2019 | Expires: 11/20/2019

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

Fox News EDGE serves more than 180 newsrooms, providing content that is a cornerstone of local newscasts on FOX television stations across the country. We are seeking a creative, organized, motivated, curious Producer with strong editorial, logistical and leadership skills to join us at Fox News EDGE in our Washington D.C. Bureau. As the Producer, you must be willing to travel on short notice to breaking news locations.  While working in the field, you are responsible for leading the team, balancing EDGE management requests, crew needs and station requests. You are responsible for working with reporters to set up interviews, obtain information, write scripts, build graphics and deliver compelling live shots and packages on tight deadlines. As the Producer, you aggressively seek out additional information and pitch stories.

You will be offered one of the following shifts: Weekdays (7:30 am-4:30 pm or 2:00 pm-11:00 pm)

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Find elements, logs events, identifies news developments and writes scripts
  • Travel, field produce and coordinate crew movement on breaking news stories
  • Work closely with Fox affiliates to facilitate requests and answer questions on daily news stories
  • Remain read-in and familiar with daily developments on stories from politics and breaking news to entertainment
  • Work with reporters to set up interviews, ask questions and obtain information to craft and produce live shots and packages
  • Monitor wires, social media and other broadcast networks for news developments
  • Build graphics, chyrons and lower thirds for story delivery
  • Pitch story ideas
  • Work with editors to make sure we deliver visually compelling stories

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of experience in a local or national newsroom
  • Experience with producing news live shots and packages both in house and in the field
  • Strong logistical and editorial skills with knowledge of national and international politics
  • Willingness to travel on short notice
  • Strong writing and copy editing skills with a focus on accuracy and proper grammar
  • Keen understanding of how to set up interviews and gather news
  • A self-starter attitude
  • The ability to 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
  • Familiarity with iNews, Outlook a plus
  • A natural curiosity of news is a must

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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