Production Assistant, Fox Nation
Fox News MediaNew York, NY
Full Time Job
We are looking for a talented Production Assistant to join the Fox Nation long-form team. Fox Nation takes a deep dive into a wide range of topics with exclusive streaming documentaries and investigative, historic and uplifting programing available only to subscribers. You are familiar working in a fast- paced environment that is constantly changing. You are someone who is highly organized and has great time-management skills. You are someone who is proficient in storytelling, writing and digitally savvy. You are looking for the next step in your career. You are someone who has a ''can-do'' attitude and enjoys working and collaborating with a team and juggling many different projects at once.
The Production Assistant will help with all aspects of long-form production from concept to completion-- working with a small team of associate producers and producers to complete multiple documentary-style projects at one time. The candidate should be able to work well with various small teams handling different projects at once, and be able to manage his or her own day-to-day activities as well as the long-term priorities of each project.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Researching stories, assisting with field shoots, finding archival video and still images, assisting with licensing and rights and clearances
• Screening, transcribing and logging footage as well as managing media from field productions.
• Coordinating with other departments throughout Fox such as legal, finance, graphics, and field production.
• Booking and pre-interviewing guests for interviews
• Working with video editors to locate footage and elements in order to turn written scripts into finished productions.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to work well as part of a team under strict pressure to meet imposed deadlines
• Strong knowledge of current events as well as historical events
• Writing and storytelling skills – Ability to write, edit and proof-read quality written content
• Ability to think creatively and develop new and interesting approaches to storytelling
• Positive Attitude
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.