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.
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.