Freelance Producer/News Editor

Posted: 6/10/2019 | Expires: 7/10/2019

Location: 10036, New York City
Category:
Role:
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Part Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to Experience

Fox News Radio is looking for a Freelance Producer/News Editor to supervise the staff for our network radio news operation, Fox News Headlines 24/7 (Channel 115 on SiriusXM Radio). As the Freelance Producer/News 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. 

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

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