News Editor

Job Number: R50025806

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: News

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Posting Date: June 11, 2024

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Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.

JOB DESCRIPTION

WTXF Fox 29 is currently in search for a News Editor.  The News Video Editor must edit video, sound, and other visual elements for newscasts, including reporter packages, newscast elements, special projects, and other projects as assigned. Must have strong understanding of the script and editorial process and the responsibilities of the position.  Must be proficient in the operation of digital non-linear editing equipment.  Must be proficient in using other digital newsroom tools, including ingesting and transcoding visual elements for use in edited material.  Must be able to produce graphics and other visual elements for newscasts. Must maintain video archives and monitor, maintain, and organize content in digital content system. Ability to create and post material to digital and social media platforms is a plus. Experience with ENG news and jib cameras preferred. Must be familiar with other aspects of newscast production. Other duties as assigned.

High school diploma required. College degree preferred. Three (3) - Five (5) years’ experience in a medium to major market newsroom required. Must be able to work in a team environment and thrive under a deadline driven system. Good interpersonal skills with a strong emphasis on communication with Producers, Directors, Managers and other members of News and Engineering is required. Must be able to adapt to changing situations, especially during breaking news. Must be able to adapt to changes in technology and workflow. Must understand the legal and ethical environment of the mass media industry and be able to apply that knowledge in a dynamic environment.

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Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to fox29hr@fox.com or call (215) 982-5215 or visit our readily accessible station located at 330 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.

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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