Contract Job

News Editor / Producer

Fox News

New York, NY 03-03-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Freelance News Editor/Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION

We have an exciting opportunity for a Freelance Producer/News Editor to supervise the staff for our network radio news operations (terrestrial and Fox News Headlines 24/7 - Channel 115 on SiriusXM Radio). As the Freelance Producer/News Editor you are our editorial leader, working with news anchors to craft the content and structure of a 24/7 news operation. This is fast moving news environment! Your ability to thrive in a fast-paced deadline-driven newsroom allows you to deliver top quality segments. You excel at multi-tasking and pay close attention to details. Your writing and editing skills are excellent and your editorial judgment is first-rate.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Format, program, coordinate, and produce a live news program
• Produce segments and reporter hits
• Manage and keep clear communication with Reporters, Editors, Assignment desk and Anchors
• Keep newscast updated by working on developing stories as day progresses
• Handle staffing issues when managers are not present

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• At least 5 years' experience editing all-news radio or producing live breaking news in a television control room
• Highly skilled in writing and copy editing
• Familiarity with social media
• Ability to handle breaking News situations
• Strong editorial judgment is a must
• Ability to interact with high profile talent
• A positive attitude and great communication skills
• Ability to work well with a team environment
• Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment
• Knowledge of iNews, ENCO and Adobe Audition (Cool-Edit)

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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.