Freelance Producer/ Shift Editor

Posted: 9/12/2018 | Expires: 10/12/2018

Location: New York City, New York
Category:
Role:
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Freelance
Salary Description: Commensurate with experience.

Fox News Radio is looking for a Freelance Producer/Shift Editor to supervise the staff for our network radio news operation, Fox News Headlines 24/7 (Channel 115 on SiriusXM Radio). As the Producer/ Shift Editor you are our editorial leader, working with news anchors to craft the content and structure of a 24/7 news operation. This is fast moving news environment! Your ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven newsroom allows you to deliver top quality segments. You excel at  multi-tasking and pay close attention to details. Your writing and editing skills are excellent and your editorial judgment is first-rate. 

This is a shift based role. You may be assigned any of the following:

Saturdays

3:30AM-11:30AM

9:30AM-5:30PM

3:30PM-11:30PM

9:30PM-5:30AM

12:00PM-8:00PM

 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Format, program, coordinate, and produce a live news program
  • Produce segments and reporter hits
  • Manage and keep clear communication with reporters editors, assignment desk and anchors
  • Keep newscast updated by working on developing stories as day progresses
  • Handle staffing issues when managers are not present

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5+ years experience editing all-news radio or producing live breaking news in a television control room
  • Highly skilled in writing and copy editing
  • Strong digital journalism skills and social media experience
  • Ability to make the right decisions during breaking news situations as well as during routine shifts
  • Ability to interact with high profile talent
  • A positive attitude and great communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a team environment
  • Creative and “out of the box” thinking
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment

 

NICE TO HAVES:

  • Knowledge of iNews, ENCO and Adobe Audition (Cool-Edit) a major plus

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.

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