Freelance Production Assistant, Fox & Friends (R10005485)

21St Century Fox New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

Fox News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for more than 14 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTIONWe are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Production Assistant to work with the Fox and Friends team. You will have a great sense of communication and have the ability to work well on a team. You are used to working in a fast- paced environment that is constantly changing. You are someone who shows excellent news judgement, stays up to date on current events and has a passion for the news. You will learn more here in 4 months on the job than you did in 4 years of college.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing the greenroom

  • Pitch and research story ideas and see them through start to finish

  • Interact with high profile talent and all-level guests

  • Produce guest segments and reporter hits while coordinating with studio and field crews

  • Edit news packages

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • BA in Communications or Journalism

  • Strong digital and social media skills

  • Experience with video editing software

  • 1-2 years of live television experience is a plus

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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Freelance Production Assistant, Fox & Friends (R10005485)

21St Century Fox