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Digital Production Assistant, Photo Desk

Company: FOX Corporation
Location: Stamford
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
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.
JOB DESCRIPTION
We are looking for a motivated Digital Production Assistant 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.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Editing and optimizing original photography and video for web and devices
Booking travel for photographers
Assist with handling invoices
Adhering to detailed SEO requirements

Incorporating edits from supervisors

Utilizing real-time analytics tools to track the success of photo & video-driven stories
Creating and updating slideshows to capture important and compelling events
Communicating with news professionals in an assignment desk setting
Maintaining database of contacts and story ideas
Assisting Entertainment team by pitching stories and pulling in wire and partner content
Monitoring social media platforms and forums for the latest breaking or trending news items of interest to Fox News readers
Multitasking on tight deadlines in high-pressure environment
Prioritizing assignments and meeting deadlines
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

An interest in photography
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
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.
Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $19.47-25.00 per hour for New York City and Westchester County, NY. $16.00-20.75 per hour for Colorado. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Keywords: FOX Corporation, Stamford , Digital Production Assistant, Photo Desk, Professions , Stamford, Connecticut

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