Freelance Production Assistant, The Five

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Fox News 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 TV, joining the number one cable news network in America 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, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information.

We are looking for a talented and experience Production Assistant to join The Five! The Production Assistant will work hand in hand with the segment producers to execute the vision of the show. This will not be your typical production assistant job – as The Five is not your typical show. We are looking for a production assistant who can not only cut tape, but oversee our social medial platforms and segment produce if needed. The ideal candidate for The Five is creative, eager, forward thinking and loves working in an unpredictable environment. We want a Production Assistant that can navigate through the fun. You are a team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.  You are comfortable working under tight deadlines in a fast- paced news environment.


A snapshot of your responsibilities include:

  • Research, choose and cut video for segments
  • Cut sound bites for show
  • Order graphics for show segments
  • Work alongside anchors and producers to coordinator creative social media posts
  • Pitch editorial stories for day of air
  • Coordinate props and set displays needed for air


  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Familiarity with digital editing platforms, Ardome and VIZ are preferred
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong social media skills