Freelance Editor

Job Number: R50009824

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Editorial, News

Location: Washington, District of Columbia

Job Posting Date: August 22, 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 highly motivated, pro-active, and creative Freelance Editor to join our Washington Bureau for vacation and sick relief. As a Freelance Editor, you have a passion for News and demonstrated knowledge of current events. You must be willing to work weekends and nights and other various shifts.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Turn raw video into News packages and create broadcast quality pieces very quickly in a live environment with a sharp eye for detail
  • Move fast on non-linear edit platforms
  • Prioritize assignments and meet deadlines
  • Be a creative, enthusiastic, solution oriented, team player

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A bachelor’s degree and or relevant work experience
  • Flexibility with work schedule, including early mornings, evenings and weekends
  • 2-3+ years of experience in non-linear editing with Adobe Premier Pro
  • Demonstrated news editorial judgment and broadcast experience.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and After Effects is preferred. Knowledge and Sapphire/Boris plug-ins is also a plus.
  • Great time management skills
  • Ability to work well with producers
  • Ability to take direction and work independently

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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