Producer

Posted: 1/10/2020 | Expires: 2/9/2020

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

Fox News is looking for a creative, organized, motivated, curious Producer with strong editorial and logistical skills to join the team at our Washington D.C. Bureau. The Producer will be responsible for working with reporters to set up interviews, obtain information, write scripts, build graphics and deliver compelling live shots and packages.  You must be willing to ask the tough questions, get the latest elements into a story and move content forward.  Aggressively seeking out additional information and pitching stories is critical to success in this position.  A natural curiosity of news is a must.

 

You may be offered the following shift: Weekdays and Weekends (8:00 AM-5:00 PM or 10:00 AM-7:00 PM )

 

 

 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Find elements, logs events, and identifies news developments
  • Stay read-in and familiar with daily developments on Washington based and political stories
  • 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
  • Field produce major stories including breaking news
  • Work with editors to make sure we deliver visually compelling stories

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree and 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
  • Familiarity with the various D.C. government agencies
  • Keen understanding of how to set up interviews and gather news
  • A self-starter attitude paired with 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 and ScheduAll a plus

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