News Writer/Producer

FOX Washington, DC

About the Job

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX 5 TV in Washington, DC is looking for a talented writer and producer. The writer/producer is a fully contributing member of the newsroom who takes the lead in evaluating, editing and organizing stories, coordinating with reporters/anchors, and producing engaging, relevant newscasts that meet the highest journalistic standards. This position requires exceptional written, verbal and broadcast production skills. Candidates must have solid news judgment. Qualified candidates will have experience writing digital stories, sending breaking push alerts, live streaming, and editing photos, graphics and videos. Must be able to work in fast-paced environment under specific time constraints. Excellent writer and storyteller. Flawless writing and copy editing skills. High standard of quality and attention to detail. Deadline driven. Social media enthusiast. Friendly, respectful and collaborative. Must be exceptionally creative and able to find new ways to present information. Must be self-motivated and effectively work independently and on a team. Experience in publishing content on digital and social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube preferred. Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communications. Minimum three (3) years of newsroom experience. Weekends, holidays and varied hours required.

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.