Contract Job

Assignment Editor

Fox News

New York, NY 04-12-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News is looking for a highly motivated, pro-active, freelance Assignment Editor to join our Assignment Desk at our headquarters in New York, NY. We are looking for individuals with strong news judgment who will be required to handle multiple breaking news stories in our fast-paced network newsroom environment. We work closely with field producers and line producers, as well as other Fox News units, to integrate our coverage throughout all Fox News 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
• Find breaking news stories and identifying where to get the latest editorial information

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Strong editorial judgement
• A passion for current and breaking events
• Familiarity with iNews
• Understanding of tapeless workflow in a newsroom
• Knowledge of and experience covering national and regional interest breaking news stories, and coordination of field teams
• Someone who loves problem solving

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER
• A Bachelor's Degree and or relevant work experience 3-5years of network or major media market newsgathering experience

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d888zq-3-236-122-9-42 in your application.

Location
Map
Advertisement
Company Profile
Fox News

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.