Producer/Guest Booker, Fox News @ Night

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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. Joining the number one cable news network in America is a singular opportunity to be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information.

We are looking for a highly motivated, proactive, and creative Producer/Guest Booker to join our Fox News family in our Washington Bureau. As the Producer/Guest Booker ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­you will work to book, write, and produce segments for the Fox News @ Night show. We are looking for a team player that possesses strong communication skills and works well under pressure. You are also someone who has an extensive and impressive rolodex, a positive attitude and are very detail oriented. You have stellar communication skills and thrive in a fast-paced breaking news environment, looking to grow within the company and take on more responsibilities. Also as a Producer, you have a deep understanding of current events, national politics, and the DC area.

A snapshot of your responsibilities:

  • Responsible for story placement, teases, graphics, writing, timing and all other editorial and production elements
  • Strategize with your colleagues on the best booking approaches
  • Pitch unique and interesting stories that our viewers will relate to
  • Create talking points for talent and guests
  • Conduct research and compiling well-rounded pre-interviews
  • Handle daily deadline turnarounds of a live-show
  • Gather editorial information and video
  • Generate story ideas and produce live shots
  • Identify news and selecting video and sound bites
  • Oversee editing, conduct interviews and write stories for television and digital platforms
  • Coordinate studios and guest transportation
  • Help us to establish a “cast of characters” who become fixtures on the show
  • Assist segment producers with packets and research
  • Be ready to help in the control room as needed - everything from writing banners to checking in guests

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of television news experience and booking
  • Strong editorial judgment and logistical skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced and intense atmosphere
  • Motivated, self-starter who is able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Flexibility to work day/night/weekend shifts
  • Familiarity with iNews
  • Understanding of tapeless workflow in a newsroom
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize is a necessity
  • Field experience  and experience on Capitol Hill is a plus
  • Experience interacting with high profile talent and guests
  • Basic knowledge of newsroom functions
  • Willing and able to work under tight deadline pressure while juggling long-term bookings

You are masterfully skillful at:

  • Researching using Lexis Nexus, Accurint, INEWS
  • Finding people via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Reddit
  • Finding the best part of a story and making it matter to a national audience
  • Being creative and thinking ‘outside the box’
  • Covering national political news