Freelance Associate Producer, Media Desk

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Fox News is committed to delivering news as it happens. We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow and achieve our goals. If your dream is to work in TV, joining the number one cable news network in America is the opportunity of a lifetime. You will work side-by-side with the best in a business and be part of a highly successful, dynamic team that has transformed the way people get their information.

As a service desk to both Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network and dotcom entities, the Media Desk is looking to hire an Associate Producer to work in our Washington DC bureau. You should have a solid understanding of both the technical aspects of digital media as well as the editorial judgement of a newsroom environment. You will have a constant sense of urgency in order to make editorial and logistical decisions in a fast paced news environment. You have good communication skills and a positive attitude in this position, which requires working with both the staff of the Washington DC bureau and the New York headquarters.

 

A snapshot of your responsibilities include:

  • Attaching editorial meta- data (text information) to a substantial amount of daily video assets
  • Monitoring large volumes of incoming media via Satellite, FTP and physical hardware ingest
  • Using video hardware to ingest physical media into a digital system (monitoring quality control standards with correct video and audio levels)
  • Basic desktop editing
  • Attending daily interdepartmental meetings to dedicatedly discuss and plan for future events
  • Multi-tasking and prioritizing in a 24/7 dynamic, breaking news environment

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in a live television newsroom
  • Understanding digital video file formats, file conversion, file play- out and file transfer (FTP)
  • Understanding web video, streaming video, social media, Skype, etc.
  • An understanding of and experience with digital platforms and social media.

This role does not provide visa sponsorship.