Digital Librarian – Fox News -Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

– Properly select and annotate a large volume of media into digital asset management system to facilitate retrieval and use in production.

– Utilize various databases and the internet to organize and confirm the accuracy of metadata.

– Catalog activities include screening video, shot listing, providing metadata, and indexing video.

– Evaluate video for archiving, research video rights issues, and maintain quality control of archiving operations.

– Research video as needed using in-house and external resources.

– Interface with New York Digital Media Services daily.

– Work with Tape Library as needed.

– Research and locate video in database and tape library.

– Ingest, search, and log tape video.

– Manage various projects as needed.

Requirements:

– Two or more years of professional digital news library experience.

– Master’s degree in Library Science preferred.

– Prior television news production experience strongly preferred.

– 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/VizRT 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.

– Must be willing to learn all aspects of digital and tape libraries.

– Highly-motivated individual with a propensity towards working independently and under deadline pressure.

Special Instructions: Cover letter required.

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