Freelance Production Assistant, Media Desk

Job Number: R50025451

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: News, Production

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Entry Level

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: July 10, 2024

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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 newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 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.


We are looking for a talented Freelance Production Assistant to join our Media Desk. The Freelance Production Assistant will be a self-starter with stellar communication skills. The Freelance Production Assistant must have a positive attitude and is highly organized. You will be able to perform well under the pressure of a live news environment. You are eager to advance within the company and you are a quick learner.

Please note, depending on department availability this role will work either a full-time or part time freelance schedule. There is an opportunity for this role to lead into a full-time staff position with company benefits.


  • Attach editorial meta-data (text information) to large volumes of incoming daily video

  • Provide shot-by-shot logs for video specifically selected for permanent archive.

  • Use video hardware to ingest physical media into a digital system.

  • Transcribe important speeches as it pertains to breaking news situations.

  • Monitor quality control standards with correct video and levels


  • Bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting, Journalism or Communications is preferred

  • Knowledge of iNews and Dalet Galaxy is a plus

  • Strong knowledge of current events

  • Experience with multi-tasking several projects

  • Excellent editorial judgment

  • Ability to work flexible shifts including weekends and holidays

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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.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $17.79-18.75 per hour. We provide Freelancers medical/dental/vision insurance and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Current Employees and Freelancers/Temps
paid by FOX Apply Here*