Research Information Specialist

Posted: 11/8/2019 | Expires: 12/8/2019

Location: New York City, New York (US)
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Role:
Level: Entry Level
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to experience

We are looking for a Research Information Specialist to join the team! As the Research Information Specialist, you have a strong knowledge of current events as well as a keen interest in the details of politics, public affairs, and business news. You work with colleagues across the organization, including producers, writers and executives to prepare and provide well-sourced, detailed information that confirms facts, adds context, and informs our national audience.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Retrieve, analyze, and confirm news information, facts, statistics, and contacts
  • Produce briefing books and news backgrounders for reporters and producers
  • Assist with providing information for special projects and planned events like Congressional hearings, elections, and topical town halls
  • Proactively provide compelling information for Fox Facts, Tweets and story pitches
  • Identify primary sources and conduct research using Lexis-Nexis, Factiva, Accurint, and the internet

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Passion for research, current events, politics, and business         
  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments under tight deadlines and extreme pressure
  • 1-2 years of experience in a research role or strong internships in a professional live news environment
  • Passionate and detailed news knowledge
  • Ability to write in clear and concise formats
  • Comfortable working in a team environment
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including regular weekend hours, early mornings or evenings, and holidays

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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