Freelance Production Assistant, Media Production Group

Job Number: R50009323

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Arts & Graphics, Editorial, News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: August 7, 2019

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Channel

FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a talented Production Assistant to join our Media Production Group . You will be a self- starter with stellar communication skills. You have a positive attitude and you are highly organized. You will be able to perform well under the pressure of a live news environment. You are eager to advance within the company and you are a quick learner.

Schedule varies depending on news; candidate must be able to work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays.  

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Distribute incoming day-of-air graphic orders to graphic artists
  • Communicate with producers and artists to ensure daily requests are fulfilled
  • Assist graphics production team in finding elements for graphics and animation
  • Maintain library of graphic elements
  • Develop an extensive knowledge of graphics workflow and style rules
  • Ensure producers and artists adhere to style guidelines

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Journalism or Communications is preferred
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, iNews and Vizrt is a plus
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Experience with multi-tasking several projects
  • Excellent editorial judgment

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.

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