Full Time Job

Digital Media Librarian

Fox News

New York, NY 10-08-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

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.

• 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.

• 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

• 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)

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d29xjm-3-234-211-61-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.