Freelance Assistant Video Editor (R50009035)

Fox Corp. New York , NY 10007

Posted 4 months ago

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

We are looking for a Freelance Assistant Video Editor to join our Fox News family. As the Freelance Video Editor you will be part of a collaborative team effort to provide highly creative and technically sound content across multiple platforms for Fox News, Fox Business and Fox Nation. You have a strong handle on Adobe software including Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Media Encoder. You are a creative, enthusiastic, solution oriented, team player who is flexible with their work schedule, including early mornings, evenings, weekends and overnights.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ingest content, set up projects, organize transcripts and multicams

  • Display initiative and focus to remain as productive as possible when working either collaboratively or independently

  • Assist the team to ensure that no technical or editorial mistakes occur on air

  • Share creative and technical input to provide a cohesive look for all platforms in a team environment

  • Think on your feet and deliver solutions to diverse requests in a fast paced news environment

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Passion for News and demonstrated knowledge of current events

  • Interest in non-linear editing on Final Cut Pro desired

  • Working knowledge with Adobe Premiere Pro is required

  • Ability to turn raw video into news packages and create broadcast quality pieces very quickly in a live environment with a sharp eye for detail

  • Work seamlessly and quickly on non-linear edit platforms

  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and After Effects is preferred

  • Knowledge of Sapphire/Boris plug-ins

  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized and thorough

  • Reel available for viewing

  • Flexibility to work early mornings, nights, weekends and overnights as required

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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Freelance Assistant Video Editor (R50009035)

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