Freelance Web Video Producer

Job Number: R50010680

Brand: Fox News Channel

Job Type: News, Production

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: November 19, 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 seeks a freelance Web Video Producer to encode video clips for FoxNews.com. Ideal position for someone who is creative, has a strong desire to win, has some video production experience and is looking to gain experience in online publishing and new media platforms.

You will be offered the following shift: SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS (3:00 pm-11:00 pm ET) or SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS (1:00 pm-11:00 pm ET)

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with FoxNews.com's editorial staff to identify and encode segments from Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network
  • Write compelling, SEO-friendly headlines and descriptions for video clips
  • Identify and crop photos and graphics for video thumbnails
  • Associate video clips to relevant articles on FoxNews.com
  • Stream live events on FoxNews.com and social media
  • Produce content on deadline as needed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 0-1 years relevant experience
  • Degree preferred (Journalism/Communications major)
  • Team player who can also operate independently with minimal supervision, depending on the situation
  • Flexibility to work different shifts to cover 24-hour new cycle
  • Knowledge of digital video production and editing tools
  • Photoshop, File Transfer Protocol and HTML a plus
  • Experience with web publishing tools and content management systems
  • Some experience in daily breaking news environment preferred
  • Demonstrated news judgment, headline and caption writing skills
  • Excellent grammar and spelling skills, knowledge of AP Style preferred
  • Knowledge and experience of posting videos through various social media sites

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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