Freelance Producer/Editor

Job Number: R50017338

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Editorial, News, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: May 2, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We have an exciting opportunity for a Freelance Producer/News Editor to supervise the staff for our network radio news operations (terrestrial and Fox News Headlines 24/7 - Channel 115 on SiriusXM Radio). As the Freelance Producer/News Editor you are our editorial leader, working with news anchors to craft the content and structure of a 24/7 news operation. This is fast-moving news environment! Your ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven newsroom allows you to deliver top-quality segments/newscasts. You excel at multi-tasking and pay close attention to details. Your writing and editing skills are excellent and your editorial judgment is first-rate. 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Format, program, coordinate, and produce a live news program

  • Produce segments and reporter hits

  • Manage and keep clear communication with Reporters, Editors, Assignment desk, and Anchors

  • Keep newscast updated by working on developing stories as the day progresses

  • Handle staffing issues when managers are not present

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 3-5 years' experience editing all-news radio or producing live breaking news in a television control room

  • Highly skilled in writing and copy editing

  • Ability to handle breaking News situations

  • Strong editorial judgment is a must

  • Ability to interact with high profile talent

  • A positive attitude and great communication skills

  • Ability to work well with a team environment

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment

  • Knowledge of iNews, ENCO, and Adobe Audition (Cool-Edit), a major plus

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Knowledge of iNews, ENCO, and Adobe Audition (Cool-Edit)

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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