Production Assistant, Fox News Talk Radio (R10001894)
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 DESCRIPTION
Fox News Radio is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we're looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals. If your dream is to work in Radio, and be part of the number one cable news network in America, then this is the opportunity of a lifetime. You will work side-by-side with the best in the business and be part of a highly successful and dynamic team.
We are looking for a passionate Production Assistant to join our soon to be launched FOX News Talk Radio Show. If you are a team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn. You must have a great sense of communication and have the ability to work well on a team. You are comfortable working under tight deadlines in a fast- paced environment. You are someone who is a quick learner. You will have an interest in news and talk radio!
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Research and compile pre-interview/ research packets
Pitch story ideas and write scripts
Cut audio and video for segments
Book guests for show segments
Facilitate graphic and video elements for the show
Great guests and be very well organized
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Bachelor's degree is preferred
Basic knowledge of newsroom and radio functions
Familiarity with digital editing platforms, such as Ardome, ENCO, Adobe Audition and iNews
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong social media skills
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.
Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), a unit of 21st Century Fox, is home to some of the highest-rated and most acclaimed series on television, including AMERICAN IDOL, THE FOLLOWING, NEW GIRL, GLEE, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, THE SIMPSONS and SLEEPY HOLLOW. The network ranked No. 1 in the key adult demographic for eight of the past 10 seasons and continues to dominate all network competition in the more targeted Adults 18-34 and Teen demographics. FOX airs 15 hours of primetime programming a week as well as late-night entertainment programming, major sports and Sunday morning news. “Like” FOX on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FOXTV and follow the network on Twitter @FOXTV.