Freelance Producer/News Editor

Posted: 10/25/2019 | Expires: 11/24/2019

Location: New York City, New York
Category:
Role:
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Part Time
Salary Description: Commensurate to experience

We have an exciting opportunity 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

  • At least 5 years' experience editing all-news radio or producing live breaking news in a television control room
  • Highly skilled in writing and copy editing
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Ability to handle breaking News situations
  • Strong editorial judgment is a must
  • Ability to interact with high profile talent
  • A positive attitude and great communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment
  • Knowledge of iNews, ENCO and Adobe Audition (Cool-Edit) a major plus

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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