Full Time Job

Digital Production Assistant

Fox News

New York, NY 09-08-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for motivated Digital Production Assistants to be a part of a groundbreaking online news-team for FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com. As a Digital Production Assistant, you can handle a fast-paced environment and are creative, flexible and have a ''can-do'' attitude. You are willing to learn, enjoy collaborating with a team and are eager to advance within the company.

Shift schedule & working hours will be based on department needs, but the flexibility and ability to work weekends and evening shifts are ideal.

YOU WILL BE PLACED WITH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TEAMS WITHIN DIGITAL
• Audience Development
• Entertainment
• Flash
• Homepage and Social Media
• Lifestyle
• News Desk
• Originals
• Politics
• SEO

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Audience Development
• Producing multiple assigned multimedia articles a day in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Adhering to detailed SEO requirements
• Incorporating edits from supervisors
• Communicating with news professionals in an assignment desk setting
• Entertainment
• Story research
• Assist entertainment team by pitching stories and pulling in wire and partner content
• Create and update slideshows to capture important and compelling events
• Monitor social media platforms and forums for the latest breaking or trending news items of interest to Fox News Entertainment readers
• Flash
• Cut video from Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network shows for use in articles or the homepages of FoxNews.com and FoxBusiness.com
• Monitor Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network programming for compelling newsmakers/segments that can be featured on FoxNews.com and FoxBusiness.com
• Multitask on tight deadlines in high-pressure environment
• Prioritize assignments and meeting deadlines
• Homepage and Social Media
• Write headlines for FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com homepages for all content verticals
• Utilize real-time analytics tools to determine desired content placements
• Monitor live streams and press conferences for use on the FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com homepages
• Coordinate presentation of still photos as well as montages/collages/photo illustrations and slideshows
• Lifestyle
• Researching, writing, and producing multiple assigned short articles a day in lifestyle topic areas a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Selecting and adding multimedia features to articles (video, images, slideshows)
• Adhering to detailed article templates and word counts
• Producing compelling photo montages and illustrations
• News Desk
• Story research
• Assist editors by pitching stories and pulling in wire
• Write headlines for FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com homepages and social media for all content verticals
• Utilize real-time analytics tools to determine desired content placements
• Originals
• Cut video from Fox News Channel & Fox Business Network shows for use on Fox News Digital platforms & YouTube
• Work closely with the Graphics Production team in finding and creating custom elements for Fox News Digital platforms
• Monitor Fox News Channel & Fox Business Network programming for compelling newsmakers/segments that can be featured on our sites
• Pitch, pull, and produce wire & partner content for FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com
• Politics
• Story research
• Assist editors by pitching stories
• Maintain database of contacts and story ideas
• Assist reporters and editors with video editing and blog posts
• SEO
• Researching, writing, and producing multiple assigned short articles a day in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Selecting and adding multimedia features to articles (video, images, slideshows)
• Adhering to detailed article templates and word counts
• Producing compelling photo montages and illustrations

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• One year working in daily breaking news environment
• Ability to work under deadline pressures with editors and reporters
• Willingness and ability to work nights, weekends, and some holidays
• Proven creative mind with a great eye for detail

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• A Bachelor's degree in political science, communications, journalism, graphic arts or other related discipline
• Photoshop, Illustrator and prior experience working in a CMS

#EntryLevel #EarlyCareer

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm3wb2-44-201-68-86-42 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 newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 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.