Apply Now: Fox News Ailes Junior Reporter Program 2016

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Application Deadline:Friday June 3, 2016.

Fox News is searching for the next team of Junior Reporters.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Take initiative to develop news content for daily stories and breaking news across multiple Fox platforms
  • Research, report, write, produce and edit original news stories live in the field, including appropriate video, graphics and audio packages
  • Responsible for shooting, editing and transmitting content utilizing Fox-provided digital HD equipment for daily and breaking news coverage
  • Communicate to management regarding story development and work alongside news managers, assignment editors and producers to generate news packages
  • Support Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox News Latino, Fox Television Stations and related online properties by contributing video, audio and written content on a daily basis
  • Establish a strong network of relationships, sources and contacts within the community in order to develop story leads and ongoing relationships

 Candidate requirements:

  • Maximum three years related experience- no candidate with more than three years of related professional experience will be considered
  • Experience in reporting for a local television station, college television station and/or internship experience
  • Exceptional writing, research, and on-air presentation skills
  • Adept in the field and capable of responsibly handling a live news situation
  • Prior experience within the field as a general assignment reporter, reporting and/or editing news stories, for both television and the Web
  • Skilled in multimedia production, including Final Cut Pro and Photoshop
  • College graduate with a solid journalism background and knowledge of the news industry
  • Ability to work independently and unilaterally with minimum on-site support and management
  • A team player who is ready to take initiative
  • Ability to relocate to any location
  • Ability to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays, overnights, especially for breaking news coverage
  • A valid driver’s license and a safe driving record

****If you’re interested in becoming the next Fox News Ailes Junior Reporter, apply with the following materials included for our consideration:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter detailing why you feel you are the next Fox News Ailes Junior Reporter
  • On-Air Reel **Please do not attach your reel, e-mail a link to your reel page (i.e. You Tube)
  • 3-5 writing samples for print and/or web
  • 3 professional references

*The final talent selection interviews will take place at Fox News HQ in New York City on June 21, 22, and 23. All selected final candidates must be available for all three days and are responsible for their own travel and accommodations.

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