Fox News ChannelNew York, NY
We are looking for a Freelance Field Producer with great multi-tasking abilities. As a Field Producer you will cover major stories including breaking news, initiative stories and special live event projects. You have creative and ''out of the box'' thinking and a competitive edge. Your familiarity with covering breaking news in a competitive environment allows you to deliver a quality product in a fast paced 24-hour news environment!
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Pitch and develop original story ideas for cable
• Work on live special events
• Own the production process in the field, from pitching stories, writing of the script and supervising the edit process
• Coordinate all aspects of production of delegated assignments including booking, writing, graphics and producing both taped segments and live shots.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 3 years' experience as an reporter, writer, producer and/or editor at a news organization
• Extensive field production experience
• Strong writing skills, including proven ability to structure script segments of 8-minutes or more
• Extensive experience in edit room
• Production experience in breaking news, and feature reporting
• Ability to shoot video and edit
• Flexibility to work varied shifts (3-5 days/week)
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Channel
FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.