FACT CHECKING DIRECTOR

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Vetting scripts for factual accuracy, logical errors and omissions
  • Reviewing archival footage for context and content
  • Ensuring accurate editing
  • Maintaining detailed records of sourcing and changes made to stories
  • Working collaboratively with producers and editors to correct factual issues
  • Copy-editing on-screen text and closed captions
  • Conducting follow-up research to resolve outstanding questions

Requirements:

  • A strong understanding of ethical reporting standards and practices
  • An interest in a broad range of political, scientific, historical and cultural subjects
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of people in complex situations
  • Previous experience as fact checker for news organization.

Please contact Alex Mager at amager@retroreport.com to apply for the position.