Producer

  • Full Time
  • New York, NY
  • Applications have closed

Fox News Media

Salary or Budget: $82K - $115K p.a
Experience required: 2+ years

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media
FOX 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

Jesse Watters Primetime is looking for a creative and hardworking Producer to join the team in NY. The Producer will pitch original content, book unique guests, write scripts, select/build elements, and produce packages in a collaborative team environment. You’re a Fox News fan who is well versed in politics, culture, and current events — and innately curious about everything else. You are a clever writer and excellent researcher who sees value in discovering unique angles/approaches to stories that no one else will find. You also see yourself as an aspiring leader — willing to help guide the production of every segment — and confident enough in your own ideas to present them in front of a group that includes high-profile talent. Please come prepared to share your ideas and tell us what makes you stand out — demonstrate the value that only you can bring to our team!

The Producer will be offered the following shift:

Monday – Friday from 12 PM – 9 PM, ET

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Pitch and produce strong original content (unique guests, stories, shoots & segments)
  • Conduct in-depth research
  • Write stories, guest intros, teases, banners, and questions
  • Select elements such as sound, video clips, and graphics to help tell a story
  • Help develop Associate Producers by providing insight/advice/feedback on their segments
  • Additional responsibilities based on your unique talents/abilities

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study preferred, or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years of prior television (or similar) experience
  • Strong knowledge of news, politics, and current events; familiarity with popular influencers, commentators, and opinion makers
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others under intense deadline pressure
  • Ability to work independently and make smart decisions on your own
  • Willingness to listen, learn, and grow from constructive criticism
  • Experience in a live control room, interacting with high-profile talent, and managing a small team
  • An understanding of history and its impact on current events

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.

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.