Full Time Job

Copy Editor

Fox News

New York, NY 09-15-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a talented copy editor to join the # 1 National Cable Morning Show, Fox & Friends and Fox & Friends First. You are a storyteller. You use creative, compelling, and conversational copy to pull viewers in. You are detail-oriented and thorough to catch errors in scripts and can handle the pressure of being the last set of eyes on stories before air. You are strong in a control room atmosphere and have the ability to communicate quickly and effectively with several people at once. You like to dig into details, find the most interesting part about a story and make it resonate with viewers across the country.

Must be able to work 1am - 10am, Monday - Friday for Fox & Friends First, Wednesday - Sunday for Fox & Friends

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Copyedit writer scripted vo's, vo/sot's & reporter stories under tight deadline pressure
• Research and craft stories in a way that resonates with our viewers
• Check graphics and videos to ensure they match writer scripts
• Communicate critical story information with producers and managers
• Be a leader for the writing team, helping them grow and develop
• Pitch story ideas
• Think outside the box to tell a story
• Understand the importance of utilizing and writing to video
• Craft bold banners that stand out and triple check for spelling mistakes
• Scour social media for elements or information that the competitors missed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• At least 3 years of major market experience
• Flexibility to work both weekend and weekday overnight hours
• Demonstrated ability to write creative and edgy stories
• Solid news judgment and understanding of fair and balanced journalism
• Thorough knowledge of current events, US politics, geopolitics, foreign policy, and history
• Ability to work harder & faster during breaking news without compromising accuracy

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6p65n-3-227-235-216-42 in your application.

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 recently announced AVOD platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 19 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.