Fox Sports South Preditor in Atlanta, GA

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FOX Sports South is searching for a Writer/Producer/Editor (Preditor) to join their team in Atlanta. This position is responsible for writing, producing and editing on-air promotions for Fox Sports South, FOX Sports Southeast, FOX Sports Carolinas, and FOX Sports Tennessee, as directed by the Manager of On-Air Promotions. Projects assigned may include topical or tune-in promos, image spots, season-long campaigns, sizzle reels, and/or sales projects. Duties include maintaining a current knowledge of regional collegiate and professional sports, supervising voiceover sessions; remaining informed of video production trends, and directing promotional shoots as necessary. *A link to sample work/reel showcasing production, writing and editing skills must be included on your resume/cover letter. Responsibilities

  • Writes, produces and edits assigned topical and/ or image promotions on the AVID Media Composer non-linear editing system utilizing net-provided promotional toolkits and working closely with the graphic design department
  • Maintains a comprehensive and current knowledge of professional and collegiate sports that are represented by the FOX Sports South footprint
  • Supervises and directs voiceover sessions with talent
  • Executes music searches and determines appropriate cuts, as assigned
  • Assists in the production of promo templates for promotional toolboxes and directs promotional shoots, as necessary
  • Remains informed of industry trends in desktop video production and on-air promotions
  • Continuously develops knowledge and technical understanding of non-linear editing system qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Broadcasting or a related field is required; knowledge and/or experience in a live news, sports, and/or agency environment is strongly preferred.
  • 3 or more years of network and/or cable on-air promotions experience or television production experience is required. Furthermore, qualified candidates must possess relevant and varied experience as a skilled producer, writer, ANDeditor.
  • A link to the candidate’s reel showcasing production, writing, and editing skills must be included on your resume prior to submission.
  • S/he must have reasonable graphics sensibilities to collaborate with the design team as it relates to the production of promotional spots.
  • The ability to multitask and prioritize job responsibilities under pressure in a non-9-to-5, fast-paced live sports environment is required.
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills are required, and in particular the ability to communicate around multiple creative projects in a time-sensitive manner.
  • Strong attention to detail and solid organizational and project management skills are mandatory.
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