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Newsroom Producer

Fox Corporation, Washington, DC USA

We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands

Level: Manager (Supervisor)

Duration: Full-Time


Fox News is looking for a creative, organized, motivated, curious individual with strong editorial and logistical skills to fill a Producer position in 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. The Producer 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.

Must be flexible with your schedule and willing to travel and work both weekdays and weekends.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Find elements, log events, and identify news developments
  • Is 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
  • Deploy in the field when needed to news gather and field produce live shots
  • 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

  • 5 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
  • Natural curiosity of news
  • Familiarity with the various D.C. government agencies
  • Keen understanding of how to set up interviews and gather news
  • 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

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Familiarity with iNews, Outlook, and ScheduAll

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US


Fox Corporation

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. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.

Fox Entertainment

FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

Fox Corporation

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