Job Number: R50017975
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: News, Operations, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Job Posting Date: June 22, 2022
Fox News is looking for a creative, organized, motivated, curious individual with strong editorial and logistical skills to fill a Field Producer position in our Washington D.C Bureau. The Field 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 Field 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. A natural curiosity of news is a must.
Must be available to work 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 newsgathering 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
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
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.
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, especially in breaking news situations
Familiarity with iNews, Outlook, and ScheduAll a plus
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