FOX Summer 2023 FOX News Media College Associate Program - FOX Weather in New York, New York
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox News Media
FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
FOX is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community that attracts the industry's brightest talent. The FOX Weather Internship Program is an exciting opportunity for college students who are passionate about weather to gain exposure and real-time, hands-on experience within an innovative and exciting new business.
Launched on October 25, 2021, FOX Weather is an ad-supported digital weather service that provides critical information through cutting-edge digital products, engaging on-the-go audiences who seek trusted weather news and voices. A cross-divisional initiative built upon FOX's expansive resources and trusted meteorologists, FOX Weather provides audiences with engaging, enriched, customized weather content and information on all platforms.
With guidance from top news and weather professionals, FOX Weather College Associates will work on projects that match their skill sets, work experience and career aspirations. You will be given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a brand new digital weather service.
Submit a 1-page resume (PDF preferred)
Submit a cover letter (PDF Preferred)
Explain why your background and experience make you a good fit for our program this Summer
Share your top areas of interest
LOCATIONS OF PLACEMENT:
AREAS OF PLACEMENT:
Digital: College Associates will learn how to pitch, research, organize and write stories for publication on meteorology-based web pages. They will assist with other weather and research-related projects as needed
Audience Development: College Associates will focus on FOX Weather growth initiatives, including projects such as brainstorming and pitching ideas for FOX Weather's growing social media platforms, as well as monitor competitors for areas of opportunity on digital & social
Newsgathering: College Associates will support and contribute to the daily workflow of Newsgathering Desk by pitching stories, sourcing content, producing live content for FOX Weather and for FOX TV Stations
Programming: College Associates will support show teams as they drive content development and production for all streaming aspects of FOX Weather. That includes working with the show team, digital and newsgathering to deliver critical weather news and feature compelling weather stories
Weather Presentation: College Associates will contribute to the daily workflow of Weather Presentation by pitching graphic ideas and working on research related to the various weather stories of the day. They will learn how the FOX Weather team of meteorologists craft graphics and produce weather stories for the linear stream and digital team
SUMMER 2023 SCHEDULE:
General Application Deadline:Sunday, February 12, 2023
Summer Program:Eight weeks starting Monday, June 5, 2023 or Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Scheduled Weekly Hours:32-40 hours per week
NOTE:Schedules vary based on department needs and your availability.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
Actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree during the length of the program
Current class standing of sophomore, (second year college student) or above
Strong academic record (minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA)
Committed and available to work for the entire length of the program
Knowledge of FOX News Media and the weather industry
The ability to maintain a professional demeanor when interfacing with talent and executives
Self-starter attitudes and are team players
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to handle a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Comfortability following directions with ease
Experience with WSI Max or Baron Lynx is a plus
FOX Master Classes: A variety of presentations, panels, discussions, and trainings geared toward advancing your knowledge of our company, industry, and software systems
Professional Development Series: A variety of activities geared toward enhancing your professional development
Networking Opportunities: Numerous opportunities to connect with fellow interns and other professionals within the company
Get Published: Showcase your skills and build your portfolio by pitching stories, writing, and producing for our online properties
Pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act, please find the compensation range specific to this role if based in Colorado: Colorado pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skill, experience, and geography:$17.50 per hour.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.
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