Associate Producer/Editor, NNS

Job Number: R50010067

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: September 9, 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 an Associate Producer/Editor to join Network News Service (NNS), an ABC, CBS, FOX News Cooperative with 556 member stations. NNS provides LIVE Breaking News (7,500 LIVE feeds last year) to all three Networks. As the Associate Producer/Editor, you work alongside colleagues from ABC and CBS in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. While this is a FOX position, you provide content to the Cooperative.

As the Associate Producer/Editor, NNS you have a strong combination of editorial, operational, and logistics experience. You are able to supervise Newsroom operations and editorial content, including, but not limited to, reacting effectively to live breaking News, managing edit assignments, and approving edits and abstracts. Additionally, you have proven leadership skills, understand how to use social media to discover and track stories, and possess the News judgment to prioritize assignments.  You know the digital “tools of the trade”, including non-linear editing and file-based video transfer. Strong News writing and good customer service skills are a must. Knowledge of satellite, fiber, and IP-based transmission is helpful. Assignment Desk experience is a plus.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with partner networks and their affiliates to plan and coordinate live and breaking News coverage
  • Maintain strong working relationships with partners’ national and regional desks
  • Edit non-linear video
  • Prepare daily News coverage plans for partners
  • Supervise Newsroom operations as required
  • Assist with NNS News features planning
  • Maintain partner News standards and practices
  • Support the strategic goals and mission of NNS

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor's Degree with minimum two years’ related experience
  • Non-linear editing skills are a must
  • Good editorial judgment as well as strong logistical skills
  • Experience in broadcast or affiliate news services a plus
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize is a necessity as well as being detail oriented
  • Ability to react quickly and decisively under deadline pressure
  • Flexibility to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends

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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