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Associate Producer/Writer, Fox News Daytime

Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA

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

Duration: Full-Time


Fox News Daytime is looking for a motivated and creative Associate Producer/ Writer! As an Associate Producer/Writer, you will write compelling and conversational copy on a wide variety of news topics. You have exceptional script writing skills and impeccable grammar. Your news judgment is exemplary and you have knowledge of and passion for current events and politics. You will need to work well under constant deadline pressure.

You will be assigned the following shift: Wednesday - Friday from 6 AM – 2 PM, EST; Saturday - Sunday from 8AM – 6 PM, EST

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research and craft stories in a way that resonates with our viewers
  • Write compelling scripts and bold banners under deadline pressure
  • Work with various show producers and anchors to manage live shots and handle guest segments
  • Coordinate elements for your stories, including video and graphics and scour social media for elements or information the competitors missed
  • Communicate critical information with showrunners and field producers
  • Stay on top of latest editorial information, and communicate changes in a fast-paced atmosphere
  • Pitch story ideas

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 3+ years of major market newsroom experience
  • Exceptional script writing skills, news judgment, and grammar
  • Superior understanding of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other social media networks and applications
  • Solid news judgment and an outstanding grasp of politics and current events
  • Substantial control room and breaking news experience
  • Working knowledge of iNews, VIZ, and desktop editing preferred
  • Flexibility to work day/night/weekend shifts as news requires it
  • Team-player attitude paired with the ability to meet quick deadlines and react to rapid news developments
  • Excellent comprehension of geopolitical climate and current events
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience

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.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $65,500.00-82,500.00 annually for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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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