Freelance Production Assistant, Media Desk

Job Number: R50009384

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: August 12, 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 Desk . 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.

*Please note there is an opportunity for this role to lead into a full-time staff position with company benefits.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attach editorial meta-data (text information) to large volumes of incoming daily video
  • Provide shot-by-shot logs for video specifically selected for permanent archive.
  • Use video hardware to ingest physical media into a digital system.
  • Transcribe important speeches as it pertains to breaking news situations.
  • Monitor quality control standards with correct video and levels

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Journalism or Communications is preferred
  • Knowledge of iNews and Ardome is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of current events
  • Experience with multi-tasking several projects
  • Excellent editorial judgment
  • Ability to work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays

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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