Freelance Associate Producer, Overnights at Fox Media

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News MediaFOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for an experienced Freelance Associate Producer to join our New York City Headquarters. As an Associate Producer at the NYC headquarters you will write for fast-paced overnight newscasts. You are an exceptional storyteller with a dedicated command of news and cultural trends. You will be a member of a strong, flexible team that produces both short newscasts and major breaking news coverage during prime time and overnight shifts. In addition to providing short daily newscasts, this team constantly monitors multiple sources for major breaking news.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Produce news cut-ins during taped programming
  • Produce short newscasts for digital services
  • You will need strong editorial skills and quick reflexes to produce breaking news coverage during major events
  • Write and produce hour-long programming during political coverage and international events scheduled for overnight hours

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of national or large market local news experience
  • Excellent writing, producing and communication skills
  • Solid news judgment and an outstanding grasp of politics, history, geography and current events
  • Ability to write in a vibrant conversational style that makes the news relevant, clear and catchy
  • Substantial control room and breaking news experience
  • Ability to meet quick deadlines and react to rapid news developments
  • Flexibility to work daytime, overnights and weekend shifts
  • Finding the best part of a story and making it matter to a national audience
  • Being creative and thinking ‘outside the box’

#LI-DNI 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: $59,500.00-74,500.00 annually. We provide Freelancers with healthcare and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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