Full Time Job

Editor, News / Politics

Fox News

New York, NY 02-25-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

FOX News Media is looking for an Editor, News/Politics to join their team. As an Editor for FoxNews.com, you will collaborate with other Editors and Senior Editors in leading a team of news & politics reporters. You will be assigning stories, editing, and approving pitches from reporters. Your team is responsible for covering the full range of breaking news of both general assignment and political coverage. You are fluent in AP style, can bring copy to life, and understand our dynamic audience. You are skilled at turning sharp, fast stories, headlines, and captions in high-pressure, breaking news situations. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and have previous experience in news & political journalism.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Collaborate with Editors & Senior Editors in leading editorial coverage for news & politics sections
• Assign stories to a team of news & politics reporters
• Edit a continuous stream of story submissions for grammar, style, and substance
• Write SEO-friendly headlines to ensure search authority
• Work with reporters on and off-site
• Work quickly in breaking news situations to help us be fast and precise
• Write & report when necessary
• Other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• At least five years proven experience in a daily breaking news environment, preferably for a news outlet covering a wide range of local, national, and international stories
• Prior management experience
• Experience using content management systems
• Knowledge of AP style, exceptional knowledge of current events & politics
• Ability to work on tight deadlines
• Proven organizational ability to ensure editorial standards are upheld, demands from across company platforms are addressed and smooth handover is made to next shift
• Flexible hours, including flexibility to work on some holidays
• An ''on-call'' mentality and be prepared to work under emergency or breaking news conditions

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

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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.