Freelance Content Operator

Job Number: R50009668

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Content Programming, Operations, Product Management / User Experience / Content

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: August 13, 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

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 prime-time and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FOX News Channel is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

Fox Nation is a streaming subscription service you can access from your phone, computer and select TV devices. Fox has created a members-only destination for Fox News' most passionate and loyal fans featuring exclusive content, exclusive experiences and exclusive access.

The Content Operations team is responsible for providing a flawless user video experience for Fox Nation. As a Freelance Content Operator, you assist in day to day tasks of video operations from handling the live-stream experience of our daily shows to programming audio shows and podcasts.

You will be offered the following shift: MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (7:00 AM-3:00 PM)

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Video Publishing/QA/Editorial

  • Key liaison between Fox Nation show producers and digital staff communicating last minute changes
  • Content management & editorial execution across all apps and platforms
  • App/system monitoring and active troubleshooting or escalation
  • Troubleshoot and correct content related issues
  • Develop robust understanding of Fox Nation and Fox News digital publishing workflow
  • Manage audio content for Fox Nation including live radio programming, podcasts and audio shows


Live Operations

  • Monitor various live events in real-time, communicate with show producers, and execute program contingency plans when needed
  • Ensure the proper video sources are routed to the respective encoders for the scheduled programs and events
  • Monitor video, audio, and captioning standards for all live streams/events

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Associate degree (or higher) in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Must be able to provide flexible work availability which may include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with an eye for quality
  • Attention to detail in performing data analysis and data entry
  • Self-motivated & a natural problem-solver with strong analytical skills
  • Proficiency with productivity tools such as Excel, Google Sheets/Docs, etc
  • Some experience with creative tools such as Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of various publishing, metadata, and/or productivity tools is a plus, including: MPX, VDMS Uplynk, Jira/Confluence, Gracenote, Aspera, Quip, BOX/DropBox, Splunk, PagerDuty, AWS
  • Passion for TV and digital media
  • Flexibiilty to work various shifts including nights, 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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