Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
FOX Corp is looking for a skilled Information Specialist with a passion for politics, research, and current events to join our team. You will work closely with key members of the organization to research, analyze and break down newsworthy topics. This specialist will also provide well-sourced, detailed information that confirms facts, adds context, and informs our national audience.
Qualified individuals must be able to handle multiple, varied, and complex research assignments in fields ranging from politics to business to entertainment. This could involve confirming facts for a story, analyzing statistics, creating a briefing book for reporters, and many other activities. If your love for research is equaled only by your interest in news and current affairs, we want to hear from you.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
- Retrieve, analyze and produce detailed research on newsworthy topics.
- Produce briefing books and political backgrounders that will be distributed throughout the organization.
- Provide information for special projects and planned events like Congressional hearings, elections, and topical town halls.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree a plus
- 3+ years of experience in a research role and/or strong internships in a professional live news environment
- Knowledge of Boolean operators and databases including but not limited to LexisNexis, Factiva, and Accurint
- Strong writing skills and the ability to write in a clear and concise format
- Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including regular weekend hours, early mornings or evenings, and holidays
- Ability to juggle multiple assignments under tight deadlines and extreme pressure
- A passion for politics, government, and the news
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.
About 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 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, 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.