Digital Media Librarian/Entry Level
Fox Corporation, New York, NY USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
Level: Entry Level
The Weekend Digital Media Librarian is a position with responsibilities for both digital and tape assets. In this position, the Digital Media Librarian will; 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.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Work a regular schedule of five days a week, including Saturdays & Sundays, with video research, tape ingest, and digital library responsibilities
Research video as needed using in-house and external resources
Ingest media into the digital system and provide consistent metadata information for ingested material
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, add, and confirm the accuracy of metadata in video assets
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 in the Fox Movietone News collection and other collections
Assist in tape inventorying which requires moving varying quantities of tapes and other material
Learn all tape and digital technology used by library staff
Learn all functions of dub room, and provide dubs as needed.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Prior internship/experience in media/production
Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday shifts as needed
Excellent knowledge of, and interest in, history, current events, and news personalities
Excellent computer skills including typing, online searching, and database experience
Excellent knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
Must be willing to learn all aspects of digital and tape libraries
Must be willing and able to work with other DMS/Library staff and Fox groups
Able to learn any new systems and technology adopted by Fox
Detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Highly motivated with a propensity towards working independently and under deadline pressure
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
Professional news library experience
Knowledge of Dalet digital asset management system and iNews production application
Knowledge of and experience with analog tape technology (i.e. tape decks & video digitization)
About Fox Corporation
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. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.
Fox News Media
FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.
FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.
Fox TV Stations
FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.
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