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Associate Homepage and Social Media Editor

Fox News

Remote / Virtual 06-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News Digital is looking for an Associate Homepage and Social Media Editor. The Homepage and Social Media Team is responsible for programming the homepages of FoxNews.com, and FoxBusiness.com, as well as their social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, and LinkedIn.

As an Associate Homepage and Social Media Editor, you will be engaged in newsgathering, and the creation of new, unique elements to illustrate stories, including crafting thought-provoking imagery. You will be monitoring live streams, as well as producing posts for social media. And, in coordination with other editors, you will ensure breaking news is distributed accurately, fairly, and quickly across all platforms. In addition, you will be responsible for tracking real-time analytics throughout your shift and adjusting strategies accordingly. You're a self-starter with strong news judgment who thrives under pressure.

Flexibility in your schedule is vital to this role and you will be required to work at least one weekend shift each week, in addition to some holidays.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Write engaging headlines for both the FoxNews.com homepage and FoxBusiness.com homepage
• Use a mix of news judgment and metrics to determine story placement
• Use a variety of tools to distribute content across platforms
• Headline and image test all placements on both homepages to drive KPIs
• Must have a firm grasp of current events and a desire to be precise, quick, and accurate in presenting the news to the vast FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com audience
• Launch and monitor live streams and press conferences for use on the FoxNews.com & FoxBusiness.com homepages
• Consistently and accurately compile and distribute daily analytics reports
• Must be willing to work closely with editors and fellow reporters
• Participate in broader strategic discussions

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• A Bachelor's degree in journalism or a related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
• 2+ years of newsroom experience
• Strong news judgment and knowledge of current events
• Experience writing on deadline for a major news website
• The capability of being a skilled, fast writer and self-editor
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Photoshop, Canva, and prior experience working in a CMS preferred

#LI-DNI

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.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands.

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $61,000.00-70,000.00 annually for California, Washington, New York City and Westchester County, NY. $50,800.00-58,300.00 annually for Colorado. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq050z-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $61,000 to $70,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Fox News

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.