Part-time Freelance Production Assistant, Highlights

Job Number: R50012882

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Production

Location: Los Angeles, California

Job Posting Date: November 20, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The FOX Sports Highlights Department is looking for a Part-time Freelance Production Assistant to join our Los Angeles team. Our Sports Highlights department is responsible for creating content for downstream clients/production teams. They also edit packages across multiple core sports for an array of studio and remote programs and destinations (including FOX NFL Sunday, MLB & College Football Studio Shows, Deportes, Sports News Edge, etc.)

As a Part-time Freelance Production Assistant, you will assist in the production of live and taped shows by ensuring a robust library of content is accompanied by accurate metadata in our MAM.

A SNAP SHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilize applicable editing and media systems to log live sporting events and write talent scripts correlating to sports Highlights

  • Organize, clip, and tag footage (Melts, Ground Reels, Week in Reviews, etc.) in both Quantel and Dalet libraries

  • Communicate with production teams to determine daily highlight requirements

  • Collaborate with Regional Coordinators to ensure highlights are fed to the regions in a timely manner

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • A minimum of 1 year experience working and/or interning in production, operations or applicable comparable experience

  • Passion and knowledge of a variety of sports

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • An understanding of video editing, storage, networking, and transmissions

  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadline pressures

  • Willingness and flexibility to work evenings and weekends

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

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.

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