Social Media Producer

Fox News Channel and Fox Business News Channel is seeking a Social Media producer with 3-5 years experience. This position requires proficiency on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat as well as comprehensive understanding of national and international news. 

The candidate must possess the ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and be able to make decisions on the fly.  Great communication skills and being a team player are vital.  

Responsibilities will include:

  • Producing content for and posting to Fox News’s social media platforms, including live-tweeting, Facebook, Instagram, etc
  • Pitching and helping produce social segments within programming
  • Searching for and pitching trending topics on multiple outlets in real time 
  • Evaluating social media analytics
  • Planning ahead for events and creating exciting social media content to build and engage followers
  • Tracking social conversation before, during and after shows

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience in news (TV or web)
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to proof one’s own copy
  • Extensive knowledge of news and current events, entertainment, and politics 
  • Must be social media savvy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good editorial judgment as well as strong logistical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure of a breaking news environment
  • Motivated, self-starter who is able to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Able to demonstrate instant programming ideas in a breaking news environment
  • Must be available to work a weekend schedule and have the flexibility to work various daytime and nighttime shifts as well as holidays
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize is a necessity 
  • Experience with live television production is a plus

Description of Organization:  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 15 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.

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