Tape Production Assistant

Fox News Media

Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

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 newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 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.


Fox News Live is looking for a talented Freelance Tape Production Assistant to join our DC team on the weekends. As the Freelance Tape PA, you will cut, edit, and review video and soundbites for air and helpline producers execute their vision. The Freelance Tape PA always remains calm under pressure to create the perfect product for air. It’s a great way to carve out a career in the world of television!


  • Cut, edit, and look over all video and soundbites that make it on air
  • Work with line producers and writers to pick the best video
  • Cut video on the fly
  • Work with editors to ensure that everything is organized and will make deadlines
  • You are the final set of eyes on every video that makes air


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years of experience in television
  • Experience with editing software
  • A positive attitude
  • Ability to work weekends
  • A passion for current events
  • Willing and able to work under tight deadlines while juggling several tasks at once

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.