Full Time Job

Media Editor

Fox News

Remote / Virtual 08-02-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX MediaCloud (FMC) department is responsible for the ingestion, transformation, and distribution of media for linear and non-linear workflows for all networks wholly or partially owned by FOX Corporation. FMC is a 24/7 mission-critical operation that supports several business divisions across sports, news, tv stations, and entertainment.

ABOUT THE ROLE

FMC is looking for a stellar Media Editor who has the knowledge and a proven track record in editing short-form and long-form content in a media & broadcast, production, or post-production environment. Under general supervision, the position is responsible for the entire media supply chain, and this includes ingesting, editing, tracking, and delivery of all media supporting FMC and their clients, partners, and vendors.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Fulfill media needs for several stakeholders such as content creators, vendors, broadcast operations, digital, post-production, studios, and post houses via work orders, media management systems, file transfer acceleration tools, cloud, and on-premises storage, and service desk, phone, or email
• Capture and import all necessary source elements in the proper format, edit content based on client requirements with minimal direction, encode/decode, and export finished elements on time in various formats to executives, producers, editors, and clients
• Leverage tools to edit and conform media to specifications, these include but are not limited to editing out content to meet specs, slate insertion/removal, clipping, black removal, frame rate up / down / cross conversion, SD to HD resolution upscaling, visible watermark burn-ins, closed caption synchronization, and audio mixing, and ensure delivery of finished media for broadcast, international, electronic sell-through, and video on demand
• Process media through the media management system and tag metadata when required. Monitor and process notifications from automated workflows, transcode engines, and introspect QC reports to identify any problematic media that doesn't meet delivery specifications and advise management of issues
• Creative, both in collaboration with management, producers, and clients and must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, work independently, and being resourceful is favored
• Maintain complete confidentiality of privileged, and/or sensitive information and demonstrate troubleshooting techniques and problem solve with minimal direction
• Prioritize and work effectively on multiple projects in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment and think and work in multiple time zones

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Must have advanced skills in Adobe Premiere or Avid Media Composer or Final Cut Pro or Da Vinci Resolve
• Must have advanced skills in synchronizing video with closed caption files in VTT or SRT or SCC format
• Proficient in frame rate conversion, resolution, slates, trimming of black at the head, tail, and in between segments
• Proficient in creating multi-channel audio sequences and audio channel up-mixing and downmixing
• Experience working with QC tools such as Baton or Aurora or Vidchecker
• Experience working with transcoders such as Vantage or Amberfin or FFmpeg or AWS MediaConvert
• Experience working with tools such as Cinnafilm, Minnetonka, or Emotion
• Experience working with closed caption tools such as MacCaption or 3Play Media
• Knowledge of containers/codecs such as MXF, ProRes, DNx, MPEG, PCM, AAC, XAVC, WMV, FLV, XDCAM, MP4
• Knowledge of audio channel layout (5.1, stereo, mono), DVS tracks, and M&E track
• Knowledge of scripting to automate repetitive audio and video editing tasks is a bonus
• Embedded AFD (Active Format Descriptor), AMOL, closed captions, subtitles, and watermarks into video
• Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Basic color correction skills utilizing Symphony or Adobe SpeedGrade or DaVinci Resolve
• Basic graphics editing utilizing Adobe Photoshop and/or After Effects
• Must have extremely good communication skills, organizational skills, customer services skills
• Must be a great team player with a collaborative working style in a large team
• Must be flexible to work remotely, evenings, nights, holidays, and/or on weekends
• Self-motivated, stay current on editing trends (both creative and tech), and desire to improve and grow skillset

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Bachelor's degree in STEM or related field is desired but not required
• Understanding of the various video file formats and codecs in the production and post-production ecosystem
• Progressively complex, relevant video/audio editing experience at an agency and/or production house

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Company Profile
Fox News

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.