Full Time Job

Assignment Editor

Fox Business Network

Washington, DC 11-30-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are looking for a highly motivated, pro-active Editor to join our Assignment Desk team at DC Bureau. We are looking for someone with strong news judgment and interest in business news. You will be required to handle multiple breaking news stories in our fast-paced network newsroom environment. You will be working directly with field producers, line producers as well as the Fox News Media units to integrate our coverage throughout all platforms.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Build strong relationships with Assignment Desks at Fox affiliates and other news service partners
• Communicate with officials and sources for editorial information
• Monitor both traditional & social media for breaking news stories
• Identify news video and soundbites for breaking news stories

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• At least 3-5 years of network or major media market and newsgathering experience
• Ability to find breaking news stories and identify where to get the latest editorial information
• Knowledge of and experience covering national and regional interest breaking news stories and coordination of field teams
• Understanding of tapeless workflow in a newsroom
• Familiarity with iNews
• Strong editorial judgment
• Strong interest in Business news
• A passion for current and breaking news events and problem-solving

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• A Bachelor's degree and/or relevant work experience

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Company Profile
Fox Business Network

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York-the business capital of the world-FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and London.