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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

P/T (freelance) - Digital Librarian - Fox News

Part-time/Freelance Digital Librarian Job Description: Responsibilities: • Cleanup and correct records in Ardome digital asset management system. • Utilize various internal and external databases and the internet to organize and confirm the accuracy of metadata. • Catalog activities include screening video, shot listing, correcting metadata, and indexing video. • Manage various projects as needed. • Properly select and annotate a large volume of media into digital asset management system to facilitate retrieval and use in production. • Evaluate video for archiving, research video rights issues, and maintain quality control of archiving operations.   Requirements: • Looking for a news junkie with a curious and agile mind. • Two days per week (Thursdays and Fridays) with occasional late night or weekend shifts as required. • Two or more years of professional digital news library experience. • Strongly prefer candidates with experience in digital archives. • Willing to work evening, weekend, and holiday shifts as needed. • Excellent knowledge of, and interest in, history, current events and news personalities. • Knowledge of Ardome digital asset management system and iNews production application preferred. • Must be detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. • Excellent computer skills including typing, online searching, and database experience. • Excellent knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications. • Prior television production experience strongly preferred. • Must be willing to learn all aspects of digital and tape libraries. • Highly-motivated individual with a propensity towards working independently. • A news junkie with a curious and agile mind • Masters degree in Library Science preferred.   How to apply: Interested applicants, please send resume to:
Fax: 212-301-8588
Mail: FOX News Channel/FOX Business Network
1211 Avenue of the Americas
ATTN: Human Resources/Jobs
New York, NY 10036