YouTube Producer

Job Number: R50010646

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: January 7, 2020

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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

The YouTube Producer will join a team that oversees the Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network YouTube accounts. Responsibilities include curating and optimizing broadcast content, editing custom video clips and other media, writing accurate headlines and descriptions with SEO in mind, moderating comments, monitoring our analytics and competitor performance, staying ahead of platform changes and implementing strategies to grow revenue and subscribers. As the YouTube Producer, you are an entrepreneurial self-starter with excellent communication skills who works well in a breaking news environment. You are an avid news consumer who enjoys experimenting with storytelling tools and knows how to successfully represent and grow a news brand on YouTube or other social platforms.

You will be offered one of the following shifts: SATURDAYS THRU WEDNESDAYS (3:00 PM-11:00 PM); MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS (3:00-11:00 PM)

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Curate and optimize broadcast clips for Fox’s YouTube channels
  • Edit custom video packages for Fox’s YouTube channels, including creating clips or other media for the Story and Community features
  • Create and edit customized thumbnail images for YouTube uploads
  • Run YouTube live streams while moderating comments
  • Live blogging of breaking news and other special coverage
  • Analyze audience data to inform programming decisions
  • Create weekly and monthly YouTube Analytics reports
  • Create weekly and daily coverage notes for internal planning
  • Communicate and collaborate with teams across business units to ensure timely uploads and coverage
  • Participate in broader strategic discussions

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 1-2 years of newsroom experience, preferably in a digital breaking news environment
  • Experience with metrics platforms (YouTube Analytics,  Chartbeat, Google Analytics)
  • Strong planning, communication and interpersonal skills; a positive, collaborative attitude
  • Video editing experience with tools like Final Cut
  • Image or graphics editing experience with tools like Photoshop
  • Excellent knowledge of SEO and headline writing
  • Ability to write and self-edit quickly and accurately
  • Strong 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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