Full Time Job

Overnight Assignment Editor

Fox News

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

Fox News is looking for a highly motivated, proactive Overnight Assignment Editor to join our Assignment Desk team at our headquarters in New York City. 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. Assignment Editors report directly to the Affiliate Manager and work closely with field producers and line producers, as well as other Fox News units, to integrate our coverage throughout all Fox News platforms.

Applicants should be able to work overnight shifts 5 days a week.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Building strong relationships with Assignment Desks at Fox affiliates and other news service partners
• Communicating with officials and sources for editorial information
• Monitoring both traditional & social media for breaking news stories
• Identify news videos and soundbites for breaking news stories
• Acquiring news material for use on FNC and our properties

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• 2-4 years of network or major media market newsgathering experience
• Strong editorial judgment
• A passion for current and breaking events
• Familiarity with iNews
• Understanding of tapeless workflow in a newsroom
• An interest in international news
• Ability to find breaking news stories and identify where to get the latest editorial information
• Knowledge of and experience covering national and regional interest breaking news stories, and coordination of field teams
• A love for problem-solving

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
• Bachelor's Degree

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqmopx-3-237-16-210-42 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.