Digital Media News Librarian

Posted: 7/22/2019 | Expires: 8/21/2019

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to Experience

As the Weekend Digital Media Librarian, you are responsible for both digital and tape assets. Among other duties, you research and ingest legacy video for news production and sales purposes, select video for permanent archive, increase the value of video by shot-logging and adding appropriate metadata to all archived material, assist in moving tapes and creating tape inventories, make dubs for clients, and work weekends, as well as holidays & late nights as needed.


  • Research video as needed using in-house and external resources
  • Ingest media into digital system and provide consistent metadata information for ingested material
  • Learn all functions of dub room and provide dubs as needed
  • Properly select and annotate a large volume of media in digital asset management system to facilitate retrieval for use in news production
  • Utilize various databases and the internet to organize and confirm the accuracy of metadata
  • Catalog activities include screening video, shot listing, providing metadata, and indexing video
  • Evaluate video for archiving & rights issues and maintain quality control of archiving operations
  • Manage various projects as needed
  • Shot-logging video the Fox Movietone News and other collections
  • Assist in tape inventorying which requires moving varying quantities of tapes and other material


  • At least 2 years of professional news library experience
  • Flexibility to work a regular schedule of five days a week, including Saturdays & Sundays, with both tape and digital library responsibilities
  • Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday shifts as needed
  • Prior television production experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of Ardome digital asset management system and iNews production application preferred
  • Ability and readiness to learn any new systems and technology adopted by Fox
  • Excellent knowledge of and interest in, history, current events and news personalities
  • Detail-oriented skill set and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent computer skills including typing, online searching, and database experience
  • Excellent knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Willingness to learn all aspects of digital and tape libraries
  • Willingness and ability to work with other Fox groups
  • Propensity towards working independently and under deadline pressure

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations.

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