Job Number: R50020886
Brand: Fox News Media
Job Type: News, Production
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: New York, New York
Job Posting Date: January 6, 2023
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’
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.
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