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Freelance Digital Production Assistant, Rotational Program

Company: FOX Corporation
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:


Fox News Media

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.


The FOX News Media Digital Rotational Program is looking for excellent entry-level candidates to join our team. The program will place candidates in three key departments throughout the Digital organization on a rotating basis:

- News Desk team
- Flash/Media team
- Social Media/Homepage team

As a Freelance 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.

The goal is to find staff placement for the individuals who are strongly performing within the program and proving themselves to be integral members of the FOX News Media Digital team.


- 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 &
- Scour national and international media for stories that will resonate with our audience, aggregating with complete and proper attribution.
- Write headlines and headline tests for & homepages for all content verticals
- Have a creative and sharp eye to make compelling photo montages and photo illustrations via Photoshop that can be used on both sites
- Seek out and identify compelling images from a very large selection of wire service, news network, and content partner content
- Create slideshows to capture important and compelling events
- Multitask on tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment
- Prioritize assignments and meet deadlines, including close collaboration with program leads


- Bachelors or equivalent degree
- Demonstrated online news interest and experience, either writing or producing
- Knowledge of CMS, Photoshop, and video editing systems is a plus but not required
- Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
- Experienced with multi-tasking several projects
- Excellent editorial judgment and knowledge of current events
- Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced 24-hour news environment, some holidays or shift changes required.
- Be a team player willing to jump in when needed in breaking news situations
- Proven capability to be creative and think 'outside the box'

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.

Keywords: FOX Corporation, Las Cruces , Freelance Digital Production Assistant, Rotational Program, Professions , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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