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 Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
Fox News is looking for a creative, organized, and motivated Producer with strong editorial skills to join us on a Freelance basis at our Atlanta Bureau. The team is responsible for the state of Georgia, and as such travel may be required. The position, reporting to the Atlanta Bureau Chief, is an "as needed" hire. You will be responsible for working with reporters and our channel staff to set up interviews, obtain editorial, and craft elements to deliver compelling live shots and packages for coverage of any breaking or planned news event.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Pitch story ideas
Find elements, log events, and identify news developments for daily stories
Collaborate with reporters to set up interviews and obtain information to craft effective pitches, live shots, and packages
Work with editors to create compelling live reports and packages
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
5 years of experience as a field producer or similar skillset
Experience with producing news live shots and packages
Strong logistical and editorial skills with knowledge of national and international stories
Good editorial judgment in regards to developing stories across the state
Keen understanding of how to set up interviews and gather news
A self-starter who can work independently as well as be a team player
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and prioritize on a daily basis and especially in breaking news situations
Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with NY HQ on assignments
Nice to Have
Familiarity with iNews is a plus
Fluency in Spanish is a plus
Social media skills would be great
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.